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  1. Thread: Bucklers!

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    Sad to say, but the person most responsible for...

    Sad to say, but the person most responsible for the marque being a known thing, Bruce Sutcliffe passed away this last weekend.
    Without Bruce very few would know what the cars were, or meant in the...
  2. Mr Nashville, I'm curious why you want to use...

    Mr Nashville, I'm curious why you want to use resin bodies for active slot cars. Today I was with the body maker for RC stockcars (UK type that bash and crash) and he couldn't understand why either...
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    I would SUGGEST (same word could replace "state"...

    I would SUGGEST (same word could replace "state" in earlier post) that the photo with the Zephyr, 105E, Humber/Hillman could be Tamihana /Meura St corner. The plane tree plantings in many parts of...
  4. I'm working on either a resin body or vacuum...

    I'm working on either a resin body or vacuum formed. Watch this space.
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    Roger, your post #53, please correct as I did NOT...

    Roger, your post #53, please correct as I did NOT "state that it was owned by John Histed". I said, as quoted by you in post #51 " The front engine car is, I believe, the Lola FJ car, according to...
  6. I can probably organise a Peugeot 404 for you as...

    I can probably organise a Peugeot 404 for you as per 1968
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    The "windowed building in the background"...

    The "windowed building in the background" according to street view Google earth is "The Pancake House" the windows on the same source with plywood where the glass is, Corner of Tui and Tainui.
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    You couldn't quite drive the track Roger, The...

    You couldn't quite drive the track Roger, The islands on Broadway tend to stop that :)
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    It has helped immensely particularly towards the...

    It has helped immensely particularly towards the end of a page. It didn't seem to matter early on a particular page. Weird.
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    Bloody rivet counters :) It's pretty excusable,...

    Bloody rivet counters :) It's pretty excusable, given the history GN, HRG, AFN, Godfrey and Frazer Nash to have a mix up :) The cars are pretty similar too!
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    Ray, your HRG looks much more like Frazer Nash...

    Ray, your HRG looks much more like Frazer Nash badge to me, as usual could well be wrong, but the badge shapes are different, HRG with squared off ends, FN more pointed.67518
  12. Hamilton Car Club also ran the Raglan Grass Track...

    Hamilton Car Club also ran the Raglan Grass Track events.
  13. Hi Paul, the email I have for you has failed. I'm...

    Hi Paul, the email I have for you has failed. I'm still on the one you have used previously.
  14. I was going to give my usual plaudits, then I saw...

    I was going to give my usual plaudits, then I saw the seat. Is that what they used? We can do a lot better for you Paul.
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    You both look a little less mature than the last...

    You both look a little less mature than the last time I saw you :). When was the last domain? I ran the Gordini.
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    Ray, was that tongue in cheek for a bright green...

    Ray, was that tongue in cheek for a bright green car, and a French one "C Non British Toad" :)
  17. That photo is on the first year start line. Milan...

    That photo is on the first year start line. Milan mentioned earlier that for the second year it moved further along the street to near the Catholic Church. Background church and buildings in the...
  18. Roger, my Dad was the Town Clerk of the Borough...

    Roger, my Dad was the Town Clerk of the Borough Council when the races were run. He was appointed the day the DC3 crashed on the Kaimais.
    In the pic you have in post #231 of the coupes in a cloud...
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    Another masterpiece from the house of...

    Another masterpiece from the house of masterpieces.
  20. The front engine car is, I believe, the Lola FJ...

    The front engine car is, I believe, the Lola FJ car, according to Keiron Spencer Black (Spinner), although I thought it was Histed at the time. I have no documents to confirm or deny.
    I would say...
  21. The photo with a front row of Anglia, Mini,...

    The photo with a front row of Anglia, Mini, Anglia is absolutely Broadway, the 2 story building showing above the 4 men on the right is the "Wesley Building" where most Friday nights was what would...
  22. My memory is playing games, the first photo is in...

    My memory is playing games, the first photo is in Broadway, and I don't remember a start line there at all. As usual could be wrong, but perhaps a dummy grid, as it's not too far from the pits exit?...
  23. Thanks for the link to Chris Ken. Even the...

    Thanks for the link to Chris Ken. Even the so-called deadheat had cars staggered so I have never been able to comprehend the "result"
  24. Thread: Bucklers!

    by Oldfart
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    All seems correct to me, except I note from the...

    All seems correct to me, except I note from the entry list that the Bowers car has capacity as 1250 cc
    Yes that's the paddock at Pukekohe, and what looks like the tail of another de Joux body just...
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    It is the only resource, and for that I admire...

    It is the only resource, and for that I admire Vercoe. What I don't like are the massive errors (my own car included) and when so many of us submitted corrections and a second edition kept the errors...
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