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Wattagan

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Nice new forum
« on: 12 April, 2010, 05:45:02 PM »
Hi all,
Phil's the name from Wattagan NSW.
Have probably met some of you from time to time.
Good to see this new forum up and running and seems to be working well.
My collection and interests at present :-

1929 International C Cab truck on historic rego.
1980 UD truck on historic rego. 26ft tray transporter, lazy axle, 10spd RR
Ford Blitz tipper
TED Fergie I have owned for 31 years
Tandem Fergies under construction. One engine articulated.
Home made 4x4 loader/forks for picking stuff up.
1954 Phoenix bondwood caravan restored but seldom used.
1973 Hillman Hustler being painted at present.
1973 Yamaha XS650 semi chopper
1970 BMW R75/5 for taking the missus for rides.
1960 Ural solo with VW engine fitted
Lister D engine running a piston pump
6hp Roseberry engine.
Petter (universal) horizontally opposed sidevalve stationary engine
Ingersol Rand 3cyl radial engine air compressor
Early chinese 8hp (800rpm) marine diesel engine and gearbox
British Seagull 6hp outboard
Numerous Howard V twin engines.
2 x Mobilco Heavycut slashers, working.
Pioneer dragsaw complete but yet to be used.

That's all I can think of just now without going down the shed and having a better look around.
Looking forward to meeting some more interesting people here.
It's not about the Bling !
29 Inter gypsy van, UD CK40, Kids tractor, Artic Fergie, Putt Putt, Bikes, Hustler etc Hunter Valley NSW AU, MAATES secretary.

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Re: Nice new forum
« Reply #1 on: 12 April, 2010, 06:33:07 PM »
Hi Phil, Welcome to the forum .Sounds like you have an interesting collection .A bit of everything . My son and i are in to crawler tractors .Ian .
fowler vf,david brown 30td,cat D24U,D47U,D47J,D46U,R4,D68U IH TD9,TD6 and many more
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Wattagan

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Re: Nice new forum
« Reply #2 on: 12 April, 2010, 07:56:37 PM »
Ahh Ian that's one thing I don't have yet is a crawler.
Only the other day I tried to get a friend to part with one of his two Cletrac's but his answer was "I have two sons, one each"
So no chance there.
Maybe when the UD is registered I might have to start looking for a crawler because I'll have something to carry it about on.
Where are you at? Going to Dubbo ?
It's not about the Bling !
29 Inter gypsy van, UD CK40, Kids tractor, Artic Fergie, Putt Putt, Bikes, Hustler etc Hunter Valley NSW AU, MAATES secretary.

ianoz

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Re: Nice new forum
« Reply #3 on: 13 April, 2010, 09:52:42 PM »
Hi Phil, We are in central queensland . If you look in the tractor section there are photos of our toys there . Can't remember if i have updated it lately . Will have to have a look myself . I think i would steer clear of olivers and cletracs .As they had their own track system  and its pretty hard to come up with walking gear for them . There was a story in the TOMM magazine about converting a DDH i think it was to cat walking gear . Ian .
fowler vf,david brown 30td,cat D24U,D47U,D47J,D46U,R4,D68U IH TD9,TD6 and many more
 Benaraby Central Queensland

IrishDigger

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Re: Nice new forum
« Reply #4 on: 29 May, 2010, 11:44:43 AM »
Another new member checking in - congratulations the new forum

ianoz

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Re: Nice new forum
« Reply #5 on: 26 August, 2010, 10:17:57 AM »
 Hi Irshdigger , Welcome to the forum .Did not see your post for some reason .Ian .
fowler vf,david brown 30td,cat D24U,D47U,D47J,D46U,R4,D68U IH TD9,TD6 and many more
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Teddy

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Re: Nice new forum
« Reply #6 on: 28 August, 2010, 08:04:34 PM »
Hi Wattagan Phil and Irish Digger
Welcome to the Forum, good to see some new fellas with different gear joining the gang.
Hey Phil, where is Wattagan?-my Aussie map book doesn't show it.
And the UD, does that have a UD diesel? I'm told they are the Japanese copy of a GM Detroit Diesel 2 stroke?
Goodonya fellas
Teddy

Wattagan

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Re: Nice new forum
« Reply #7 on: 29 August, 2010, 09:00:03 AM »
Hi Teddy,
Wattagan is the range south of the lower hunter valley in NSW.
Look up Cessnock then go into the hills to the south.

The UD has it's own 6 cyl inline turbo diesel. Normal 4 stroke format of 10.3 litres (630 cid) capacity.
They have earned a very good reputation it seems so I'm hoping nothing expensive breaks on this one. The tray is 26.5ft long but I plan to add a beavertail of about 3ft for loading.
Just have to get round to some rust repairs on the cab and some paint before putting it on the road.
It's not about the Bling !
29 Inter gypsy van, UD CK40, Kids tractor, Artic Fergie, Putt Putt, Bikes, Hustler etc Hunter Valley NSW AU, MAATES secretary.

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Re: Nice new forum
« Reply #8 on: 31 August, 2010, 06:57:43 PM »
Hey mate,
Are you on the road up from Gosford?
It's a road not travelled by me. I'm familiar with the Putty Road, once the great truckies back way out of Sydney to dodge the scalies, I believe.

Wrong thread fot this, but I like your story on the putput motor and dinghy. Good one!
Teddy

Wattagan

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Re: Nice new forum
« Reply #9 on: 01 September, 2010, 09:15:32 AM »
Yep just peel off the F3 to Peats Ridge and keep heading North to Laguna.
Then ask anyone around where to find me.
It's not about the Bling !
29 Inter gypsy van, UD CK40, Kids tractor, Artic Fergie, Putt Putt, Bikes, Hustler etc Hunter Valley NSW AU, MAATES secretary.