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pmackellow
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Quote pmackellow Replybullet Topic: Wheelhorse Lawn Ranger 1966
    Posted: 08 Apr 2012 at 6:53pm
Here is the final member of the fleet, collected from a nice (Show)man on the South Coast this afternoon...





and before the health and safety police jump up and down there were more straps holding her on for the journey home !!

Here she is in the stable...



And here she is getting approval from the ladies of the house...



To say I am a happy bunny with the new arrival is quite an understatement...

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Quote The Showman Replybullet Posted: 08 Apr 2012 at 9:53pm
just found these
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Quote simar kid Replybullet Posted: 08 Apr 2012 at 10:30pm
very nice resto you have bought paul,the showman does a great job.ps is this your new shed full already ??????    your just going to have to put an extention on quickly.
Not sure whats wrong. i think we will let it develop
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Quote neilhorse Replybullet Posted: 09 Apr 2012 at 7:53am
real nice  round hood paul  hmm 1966 that was a good year for English football
Chris certainly does a nice job on his restorations how did you manage to prize his fingers off that one ,
you say this is your last one in the collection  (watch this space
i think i would also have my dog guarding my shed  with all that kit in there.
great looking machine Paul          ENJOY
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Quote meadowfield Replybullet Posted: 09 Apr 2012 at 9:40am
oh we like that !

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Quote will_haggle Replybullet Posted: 09 Apr 2012 at 11:45am
Wow, doesn't he do them well? I could see why you were looking like the cat that got the cream yesterday!
6 months ago I couldn't even spell engineer - now I are one
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Quote pmackellow Replybullet Posted: 09 Apr 2012 at 2:06pm
Thanks for your comments gents, yes I was grinning quite a lot yesterday (still am today for that matter)

1966 was when we had a good football team, it was also the year I was born so does that make the Lawn Ranger young or me old ??
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Quote neilhorse Replybullet Posted: 09 Apr 2012 at 7:37pm
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Quote pmackellow Replybullet Posted: 09 Apr 2012 at 8:33pm
Thanks Neil I suppose I asked for that !!
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Quote The Showman Replybullet Posted: 10 Apr 2012 at 9:35pm
can't believe it was 2008 when I restored it
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Quote pmackellow Replybullet Posted: 10 Apr 2012 at 9:49pm
Shes lasted well Chris, plenty more years in her yet...

Now where did I put that polish...   
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Quote pmackellow Replybullet Posted: 14 Apr 2012 at 8:56pm
Photo uploaded for The Showman , his photo upload does not seem to be working...



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Quote neilhorse Replybullet Posted: 15 Apr 2012 at 7:57am
Jesus Paul, I know you said ,  ( Now wheres that polish) but i think you may hyave polished it a bit too much , all the red have gone I'm most amused today!
 
Restored in 2008 and it still looks that good ,  will we see it at Ardingly show Paul ?
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Quote pmackellow Replybullet Posted: 15 Apr 2012 at 9:57am
she will be there along with the other 3 horses. The stable will be empty for that weekend
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Quote pmackellow Replybullet Posted: 18 Jul 2013 at 5:16pm
Here's the Lawn Ranger at the 2013 Wheelhorse Roundup at Ardingly along with her two stable mates and 18 other horses...




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Quote jtg1 Replybullet Posted: 18 Jul 2013 at 7:20pm
good job, we were all well stocked with hay and bbq fodder for the saturday night!
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Quote WestwoodGazelle Replybullet Posted: 24 Jul 2013 at 10:30pm
That's a beautiful 'Horse! Clap Wish I could get paint finishes like that! LOL
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Quote pmackellow Replybullet Posted: 25 Jul 2013 at 4:44pm
Can't take the credit for the paintwork, that was done by the Lawn Rangers previous owner Chris "The Showman" Sutton, hopefully he will be doing the same for me on my Commando 8 soon !!

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Quote wristpin Replybullet Posted: 25 Jul 2013 at 7:18pm
I'm no Wheelhorse expert but I seem to remember a Ranger that looked nothing like yours  - bit of a down market pressed steel affair but maybe its the heat or age - probably both!
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Quote pmackellow Replybullet Posted: 25 Jul 2013 at 8:35pm
That would be the later Lawn Ranger made about 1968 - 1970...

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Quote pmackellow Replybullet Posted: 25 Jul 2013 at 8:50pm


This one ??

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Quote wristpin Replybullet Posted: 25 Jul 2013 at 10:24pm
Originally posted by pmackellow

That would be the later Lawn Ranger made about 1968 - 1970...



That's the one - thanks
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