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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 11:42 AM
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Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Easy resolution.

Hi Jim. I did like your comment ďpublic input at itís bestĒ, story number 1007. Country people have initiative and they donít look for complexities do they. Just like the folks at...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 03:03 AM
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Views: 680
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Kind of new to the forum

Hello MickeyD.
You are looking for someone within 50 miles to talk to. Why? You can talk to people all around the world on this forum who are willing to share their skills and expertise. I don't...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 02:44 PM
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Views: 127,640
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

This follows story number 1006, do please read that first.
Inequities of electoral areas.

I spoke in the previous story about inequities of electoral boundaries or more so the size of electorates...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-27-2021, 12:39 AM
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Views: 127,640
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Corellas.

Did you ever see an Alfred Hitchcock terror movie called “The Birds”. I think I got the name correct. These birds pulled a house apart and terrorised the residence. Well I reckon Mr...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-24-2021, 05:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,358
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Tires

thanks Shew. well that's unique but my method is much better. Tyre shop.
cheers, gary
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-22-2021, 02:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,121
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Dynamite!

She's beautiful. The girl's pretty too.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-21-2021, 03:46 PM
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Views: 127,640
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Homeless and no hope.

I have never had exposure to homeless and helpless people. Itís because Iíve always lived in rural locations and they simply donít exist here. Once when visiting Melbourne...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-20-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1,009
Views: 127,640
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

The Bidgee Bridge News.

My friend Duane is a much-travelled man and has worked in many parts of the world. He too is a cropduster pilot and worked for me during the rice sowing season in Oct and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-20-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,358
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Tires

I am curious. What is the garbage bag method?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-20-2021, 03:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,448
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Model A Aircraft Kit

Well that was a comprehensive rundown on aeroplane piston engines and fuel Mister Moose. There is only one thing I would add that is of interest, and only one.
The cylinders are steel and the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-19-2021, 12:29 PM
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Views: 127,640
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Another Walter Mitty.

I lived nearly 20 years in the town of Finley which is 10 miles north of Tocumwal. One evening at the Returned Services Club, or RSL for short, I met this incredible bloke by...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-19-2021, 03:10 AM
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Views: 127,640
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

I met Walter Mitty.

On several occasions I had noticed a swaggie walk along the levee bank outside our house. I spoke to him and he was interesting. He was clean and tidy so I invited him in. His...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-18-2021, 03:45 PM
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Views: 127,640
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

John Caboret.

I start this story with part of an article from a newspaper dated Feb. 2017.

ONCE a jolly swagman worked at a Melbourne bank, tired of his office job, camped behind a desk.
So...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-18-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 1,009
Views: 127,640
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Possum. Follows on from story 998.

Some years ago I flew out to the corner of NSW, Victoria and South Australia to aerial muster cattle. The property owner and I flew the area and he briefed me....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-18-2021, 05:53 AM
Replies: 1,009
Views: 127,640
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Homeless people.

It used to be a family rule that we all eat at the dining table. Now our kids have all left home (baby is now mid-forties) Patsy and I slob out in the lounge to eat off a tray and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-17-2021, 02:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,448
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Model A Aircraft Kit

The Pietenpol.

The commentary on this has been most interesting. I never knew such an aeroplane existed until 18 months ago when my friend sent me a picture of one from Osaka. Oshkosh gary you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-17-2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 1,009
Views: 127,640
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Sympathy for those living in extremely cold climates.

Mr Ziemanís account of his dad cranking up the A on a cold Chicago morning. What and effort required and in such a miserable cold temp. Story...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,448
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Model A Aircraft Kit

follows story number 4 from 40 Delux

Well, that may have been an option for the wealthy pilots of the day, but Bernard Pietenpol designed this plane to be a homebuilt for the average guy during...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2021, 05:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 723
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Slow post

I have read on two occasions of mail delivery men, who have been found to have had each of their respective garages full of undelivered mail.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 423
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Good Start!

Very similar to cranking your vehicle. This follows story number 6

I taught 4 in my family to fly. I did not permit them to start the aeroplane engine on the starter motor but I had them start by...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2021, 02:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 423
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Good Start!

This follows on from story number 4 by California Treviesco.

I grew up on a farm and drove tractors without power steering and starter motors. I learned very early in my life just where to put...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2021, 07:02 PM
Replies: 1,009
Views: 127,640
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

GreJac apologies for his grammar and spelling (story number 994).

Apologies not required sir. The fact that you can get your story across is all that is required.
I failed our most junior...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2021, 03:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,430
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Failed Experiment

I ran radial engines in my aeroplanes for years. The first rebuilt exchange I purchased came without a carburettor gasket so I made one. I later learned they arenít used because the conduct of heat...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,031
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Air filter for right-hand drive vehicles?

I run air filters on 2 of my Aís, both purchased from an A supplier, (the filters that is, not the Aís). One uses foam, the other metal gauze. The foam a better filter but it probably acts as a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-10-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 616
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Adjust speedometer from miles to km/hour

Our open road speed limit (Australia) is 100kph (and 110kph in few selected locations) which equates to 60mph (without splitting hairs). Since my Aís wonít comfortably exceed 100kph it is not...
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