Author Archives: Mark

Austin 7 Special Walkaround

My friend Peter in the UK asked me a while ago to do a walkaround of the Special as he was holed up in a lockdown at the time and probably is again, so as I had just popped down … Continue reading

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Turning good material into scrap with louvres

Hot day today so while it was still cool in the shed I thought I would try out my latest Ebay folly a set of louvre rollers that can be used on my bead roller. I have been on the … Continue reading

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Ernest Archdeacon

Denis Basson sent me this, I think it’s from Wikipedia. The pictures are worth some study. The thing that looks like a steering wheel is in fact a starter? In 1906 Archdeacon commissioned a propeller-driven motorcycle, the Aéromotocyclette Anzani, which achieved … Continue reading

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