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Southbound's Pix 08 Jan 2020 14:29 #205631

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An old mate of mine, Des Ryan,(now long gone), used to run Sydney to Perth in an S model Bedstead towing a two axle, single wheel dog trailer. Now that's a guy who deserved a medal.

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Southbound's Pix 08 Jan 2020 15:35 #205633

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And would imagine it would have been in a time when the Nullarbor was still mostly dirt. Better man than I in an S model!

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Southbound's Pix 08 Jan 2020 19:40 #205636

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trucks all went by the train in those days....from memory the rail line was washed out for a year about 1968/70 or so ,and the road had to be fixed.

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Southbound's Pix 08 Jan 2020 22:18 #205642

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I know it is not a truck but earlier I think it was mentioned about older vehicles not being used as a dailey driver.
Well one of the optometrists in Taree drives his late 1959's maybe early 60's Morris 1000 Van to work evey day. Even the signage on the van is faded and may be original from back when it was new. It always looks great but don't know if it is still a stocker or modified with the Datsun 1200 motor and gearbox.
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Southbound's Pix 10 Jan 2020 19:45 #205669

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If it wasnt for the 100kms I have to do a day and the freeway in the dark in the morning I'd be dailying a HQ or HT holden.

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Southbound's Pix 10 Jan 2020 22:28 #205673

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Either should be up to a hundred Ks a day last time I looked HQs and HTs had lights I had an HD Premier it wasn’t scared of the dark
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Southbound's Pix 11 Jan 2020 21:24 #205684

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if it was an old 6v VW then I would understand the not wanting to drive in the dark, it would have been like driving by candle power. Even my old FC Holden with globes for headlights were good enough for a young bloke with good eye sight to have a go at night.
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Southbound's Pix 12 Jan 2020 17:12 #205696

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Lucky the Stude has sealed beams - not too bad for 6 volts.

Jarrod.

“I offer my opponents a bargain: if they will stop telling lies about us, I will stop telling the truth about them”

― Adlai E. Stevenson II

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Southbound's Pix 19 Jan 2020 18:42 #205812

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At the Holden Museum Trafalgar

I'd rather have tools that I don't need, than not have the tools I do need.
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Southbound's Pix 01 Feb 2020 09:28 #206150

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Carted a new excavator last week.
I'd rather have tools that I don't need, than not have the tools I do need.
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