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Old 05-02-2014, 03:21:48 AM
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Wow just received some back issues of the oily rag. Why haven't we herd about this little mag before .it has some pretty interesting articles in it as well as a good content of Australian rallies and tractor treks.All you need to know about the next national rally in Tassie.
hope the editor keeps up the good work and continues to get good support from our movement.
if anyone is interested contact this guy
jcvictor@bigpond.com
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The Oily Rag is an fantastic Magazine.

Give John and his crew an huge 10 for what he is doing.

The Oily Rag is the Antique Power of Azzieland and Kiwiland.

They are going to have all the support from us now and in the future.

John if you watch the Dutch Pioneer magazine is going to send an journalist to us.

So as far what i know is that you are staying alone and very special with what you are doing.

An huge salut for John and his crew of the Oily Rag,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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Sure is a cool name for a magazine!!
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Hi All,

THANK YOU to those that have enquired about the magazine, I appreciate your interest.
Thank you also to Rob S and Chris & Henric Clemens for your kind words and support.

For those who have made enquiries, I have replied by forwarding an Information sheet which explains a bit about the "magazine". In all fairness, it probably does not tell you what you really need to know. My apologies for this as I usually speak face to face with interested parties who in turn get to have a look at a copy or two to see if it is to their liking.

SO, what's it all about....?

I am no journalist, publisher or literary genius, just your average greasy hands on bloke who enjoys tinkering with old machinery and sharing information related to old machinery.

The "magazine" is nothing flash. No glossy pages, just printed on "sand" coloured paper (to try give the appearance of an old newspaper look)

At present it is 40 pages in content. Printing and postage are the biggest costs keeping it to this size.

What you may/may not find inside.
][*]As mentioned there are "reports" on rallies and tractor treks,[*]Currently, in serial form, the Brothers Clemens are telling their "Treasure in the Tree" story[*]Readers restorations[*] "Toolbox troubles" dealing with handy tips and help with restoring/repairing your old iron.[*]Classifieds section for subscribers only. (Due to scam activity non subscriber adverts are no longer accepted)[*]Club related activities[*]Auction reports and[*]Other items of interest relating to our "hobby"[*]There is also a page of jokes to read for when your restoration project is getting you down. (Grab your favourite beverage and hopefully have a quiet chuckle and clearing your head of frustrations before having another go)[/LIST]
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OOPS! pressed the wrong button

So basically, that's it in a nut shell.
I understand and appreciate that this "magazine" may not be to your liking or taste.
There are a couple of readers here who I thought may have expressed their thoughts and views, but maybe they are too embarrassed to confess to being readers.

I hope this gives a bit better picture of what the Oily Rag is about.

Thank you for your interest.

Best wishes, jayvee.
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Just sent in my details and money, looking forward to the first issue
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Handed out a few more subscription forms today. People i showed the mag to seemed very interested and were highly impressed. Will be forwarding pictures and a story about the Woo Back horse ploughing attempt to you shortly. Rob s
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