Monthly Archives: October 2011

Papplewick 1940s event

Although this was in October, we had almost summer weather. On Saturday, we had the K2 and Dennis, and the Turntable Ladder. Saturday was a rather quiet day, and gave us the chance to try things out. We did a … Continue reading

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Save the London Fire Brigade Museum

The London Fire Brigade are yet again trying to close its Museum which is a key part of its public face and a means to promote the safety message at the heart of its mission. ¬†We oppose this and are … Continue reading

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Maintenance on the Fordson 7V

This vehicle has long suffered from a blowing head gasket. The symptoms were that under sustained load, say up a hill, bubbles would appear in the water, displacing so much that the engine would boil over. Luckily, water did not … Continue reading

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