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Old 06-01-2010, 01:13:25 AM
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I'm enjoying looking around your forum. I am a retired winemaker now working part time in a Settlers museum in Hawkes Bay , New Zealand. We have an assortment of old motors on display , some of which I can't identify so this seemed to be a place full of knowledge and wisdom!
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Nice to see another member from the North Island.......
I have a friend in Masterton.......you aren't that far off.......in fact he's an engine man and you may wind up knowing him soon......
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Yes Craig, Masterton's not that far and home to the "Golden Shears Competition".
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Hi, I will be traveling New Zealand in July. Can you recomend places to see antique engines and maybe railroad Speeders. We will be staying in Mission Hts. Thanks, Jerry Logan, Downey, Ca
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G,day Jerry,
There will be a crankup at my place 24 25 July Timaru, South Island. We will have some serious engine collectors there. and probably about forty engines there. If you are interested PM me and I can give you my contact details.
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Hi Merv, Thanks for the invite but I will only be there the first
10 days of July. I will be comming back there a few times a year to see my grand kids. I will try and make it to the Settlers Museum and check out your engines maybe see you there. Thanks, Jerry
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hi you are going to want to look up Greame R. he is a lets say prominent New Zealander who posts here alot and is a good guy to talk to!
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gday farm boy ,I KNOW I KNOW its like listening too old engines going , i just need too sit on my hands for quite some time ,as my wife wont let me out very often... Theres got too be something like A.A. for this...... Truth is we are laid up for a bit and at midnight or so the bug seems to strike...Jerry there have been a couple of guys email me off the stak site and please feel free to do so. It looks like your stay is in that .. other.... island but i know of a couple of guys up that way. Question what on earth are railway speeders? All the best for your holiday cheers graeme
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