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by olderisbetter
Sun Oct 08, 2017 6:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1475 DA number plate
Replies: 4
Views: 809

Re: 1475 DA number plate

I think sadly it may have gone to the big car plant in the sky, He showed me a picture of it he had in his wallet really nice guy and he is car mad, He fitted a shorrock super charger to it back in those days i bet it was a real speed machine.
by olderisbetter
Sun Oct 08, 2017 1:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1475 DA number plate
Replies: 4
Views: 809

1475 DA number plate

I was chatting to a friend today who owned 1475DA many years ago, He was probably the first owner in 1959,
It wwas a black 2 door car, Does anyone know if this is around?
by olderisbetter
Sat Sep 09, 2017 8:51 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Ginger bush
Replies: 172
Views: 22351

Re: Ginger bush

I started my thread "Our other hobbies and passions" at almost the same time as this one and when i compared the statistics of both threads i am shocked to find i have been thrashed by a ginger bush.
by olderisbetter
Thu Aug 31, 2017 11:29 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Enville Hall show
Replies: 7
Views: 1604

Re: Enville Hall show

Yes tha would be nice to get the traveller out to a local show, It should be at Himley show unless the weather is bad.
by olderisbetter
Wed Aug 30, 2017 12:35 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Enville Hall show
Replies: 7
Views: 1604

Re: Enville Hall show

I will add it to my list of things to do....which is about a mile long now :roll:
by olderisbetter
Tue Aug 29, 2017 7:43 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Enville Hall show
Replies: 7
Views: 1604

Re: Enville Hall show

Never been to this and it is quite local, I will keep my eye open for future events.
by olderisbetter
Tue Aug 29, 2017 7:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dont ever give up on finding your old morris :)
Replies: 9
Views: 1661

Re: Dont ever give up on finding your old morris :)

Such a good thing to bring back the past in this way, All the best with bringing it back to life i used to love going to shows and seeing these cars from "boy" racers back in the day.
by olderisbetter
Mon Aug 28, 2017 7:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dashcam
Replies: 14
Views: 2346

Re: Dashcam

I have the Nextbase 412gw it works well but i never really look at it unless we get a mad driver or a near miss, Then i back it up to my pc to make my own tv show :lol: I have CCTV on the house but never use it unless something has happened, It used to be funny when we had it set up to alert to our ...
by olderisbetter
Thu Aug 24, 2017 2:25 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Mystery item Suitcase
Replies: 9
Views: 1595

Re: Mystery item Suitcase

Well i think mystery solved, The covering is indeed leather cloth or faux leather, Most it seems ok and i think it is worth spending a bit of time making it useable, Maybe it will fit in the back of my traveller, Thanks all.
by olderisbetter
Thu Aug 24, 2017 2:00 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Our other hobbies and passions
Replies: 114
Views: 17633

Re: Our other hobbies and passions

@Palacebear, I love the red pottery piece and that kind of colour, I have a bright yellow one almost the same with the "fat lava" effect, Great to know those bits have been given a new life i saved them from my sister when she was on a clear up.
by olderisbetter
Wed Aug 23, 2017 8:58 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Mystery item Suitcase
Replies: 9
Views: 1595

Mystery item Suitcase

I have this suitcase looking item that has angled sides, It looks like it was made to go into a specefic space, maybe a car boot? It has small feet on the back to stand it up on so i think it is made to be carried no just a box in the boot. https://puu.sh/xhO78/865e20858b.jpg https://puu.sh/xhO6O/c6...
by olderisbetter
Wed Aug 23, 2017 8:51 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Our other hobbies and passions
Replies: 114
Views: 17633

Re: Our other hobbies and passions

@Palacebear, Those are great clocks i have a green and black one like your all white one, Yes the clock i have takes a C cell and it says Lorus on the front not Seiko as i thoughy, Maybe i have another one made by Seiko? Here it is parked nicely between some of my smaller 60's west german pottery. h...
by olderisbetter
Tue Aug 22, 2017 1:35 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Our other hobbies and passions
Replies: 114
Views: 17633

Re: Our other hobbies and passions

@Palacebear, I love those clocks with the teak looking wooden parts on metal rods surrounding the clock face, I still keep my dads old clock on display as he used it for years to get up for work, But lst year my sister gave me a battery clock from the early 70s which is grey and black i think made b...
by olderisbetter
Mon Aug 21, 2017 8:51 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Our other hobbies and passions
Replies: 114
Views: 17633

Re: Our other hobbies and passions

That is shocking, i know i picked up quite a few cup and saucers with odd coloured cups aswell i think red yellow and green cups, I need to get in the loft and turn my front room into a shop :lol:
by olderisbetter
Sun Aug 20, 2017 11:58 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Our other hobbies and passions
Replies: 114
Views: 17633

Re: Our other hobbies and passions

I knew it was a set aimed at budget end, I have been picking up pieces for years, A few people have said it had gone up in valve, I have a feeling i have a tea pot,coffee pot and cups and saucers and a few red plates, Hilarious to think friends used to think i was odd for collecting it lol
by olderisbetter
Sun Aug 20, 2017 8:08 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Our other hobbies and passions
Replies: 114
Views: 17633

Re: Our other hobbies and passions

@Palacebear, I love that picnic set i have a 2 person set in the loft with Ridgway homemaker pattern which i just loved when i was young, I will have to go through some boxes and take pictures of the odd things i have kept, See kitchy Ridgway home maker pattern in pic. https://img1.etsystatic.com/21...
by olderisbetter
Sun Aug 20, 2017 7:59 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Our other hobbies and passions
Replies: 114
Views: 17633

Re: Our other hobbies and passions

@Shropshiremoggie, I have not been to the Rudge place in a while but yes i know what you mean, Some trendy painting can kill the original features of antiques, @SteveClem, No joke the lada was robust, My mate drove his into a hedge off roading and it just had a few scratches, He went on to niva 4x4 ...
by olderisbetter
Sun Aug 20, 2017 7:07 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Our other hobbies and passions
Replies: 114
Views: 17633

Re: Our other hobbies and passions

I have never seen the antique place at bobbington but there is also one on the Bridgnorth road at rudge.
by olderisbetter
Sun Aug 20, 2017 10:07 am
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: Traveller seat issues
Replies: 5
Views: 856

Re: Traveller seat issues

Thanks all, They are the original seats which look leather and the stitching is failing, The frame is the folding type and i love the design so want to keep that, The only spare seats i have are blue vinyl from a later car but i can put some seat covers on till i get the old ones sorted.
by olderisbetter
Sun Aug 20, 2017 12:36 am
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: Traveller seat issues
Replies: 5
Views: 856

Traveller seat issues

I was in the passenger seat a few days ago and the seat leaned back and stayed there, I think the frame is bent up but not broken, The padding and webbing looks and feels like it needs a refurb so i am going to tackle both seats, I know it will take quite a bit of time so i am going to put other sea...