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Quote pmackellow Replybullet Posted: 10 Aug 2013 at 12:07pm
Have you got any photos of your Multigardner please John ??

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Quote jtg1 Replybullet Posted: 10 Aug 2013 at 12:17pm
unfortunately not. up in yorkshire at moment, will dig it out and take some next week
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Quote pmackellow Replybullet Posted: 10 Aug 2013 at 2:15pm
Ok thanks

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Quote pmackellow Replybullet Posted: 12 Aug 2013 at 5:52pm
Some progress over the weekend...







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Quote jtg1 Replybullet Posted: 12 Aug 2013 at 6:04pm
no hanging about!
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Quote pmackellow Replybullet Posted: 12 Aug 2013 at 6:12pm
Well I have a plan for next years Tractor World show...

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Quote pmackellow Replybullet Posted: 12 Aug 2013 at 8:17pm
Wheels back on the mower chassis...




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Quote pmackellow Replybullet Posted: 13 Aug 2013 at 10:06pm
I've discovered a good exploded diagram of the Tarpen unit amongst my literature, the materials are on order and hopefully construction will begin in the not too distant future...   

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Quote pmackellow Replybullet Posted: 15 Aug 2013 at 8:47pm
Bit more done over the past couple of days, thanks again to Titch for the decals...








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Quote pmackellow Replybullet Posted: 16 Aug 2013 at 9:35pm
More decals arrived today to assist with various projects including this one...




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Quote pmackellow Replybullet Posted: 18 Aug 2013 at 6:38pm
Steve d (and the girls) came over today to give me a hand, the Multigardner engine runs (very sweetly) and the cables are in place including the new clutch cable for the drive unit, just need a drive belt the right size now...




and the decal is back on the graveyard mower unit...




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Quote Martinh Replybullet Posted: 18 Aug 2013 at 6:45pm
What a nice little machine , and unusual too. Very handy for the garden Cemetary ! or allotment  Neat and adaptable  bit of kit .  TRy AC Belting in Gloucester for a drive belt if you know the length . 
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Quote pmackellow Replybullet Posted: 18 Aug 2013 at 7:06pm
Thanks for the information Martin, I think John Cruse at the Hailsham Mower Centre should be able to help me out...

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Quote pmackellow Replybullet Posted: 19 Aug 2013 at 4:54pm
New exhaust pot turned up today in the post, I thought the old one might be difficult to remove, luckily it came straight off with no drama...




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Quote pmackellow Replybullet Posted: 21 Aug 2013 at 4:39pm
I found this advert in the 1966 CGA Annual...



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Quote pmackellow Replybullet Posted: 22 Aug 2013 at 5:09pm
New belt collected from John Cruise today. Now runs and drives
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Quote pmackellow Replybullet Posted: 22 Aug 2013 at 5:46pm
Here's some pictures, notice the mixture of deep concentration and sheer terror on my face !!








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Quote pmackellow Replybullet Posted: 22 Aug 2013 at 9:01pm
Multigardner now tucked up back in its shed, parked in forwards so I can paint the back end and wheels...

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Quote pmackellow Replybullet Posted: 22 Aug 2013 at 9:23pm
Has anyone got a good copy of the Farmfitters logo ??

With this project and the two Versatillers in the steve d collection a logo would be handy...

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Quote pmackellow Replybullet Posted: 30 Aug 2013 at 9:36pm
The Multigardner has not been forgotten, I'll be back on it over the weekend, I need to get the trailer back end cleaned up and painted and the engine tidied up...

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Quote pmackellow Replybullet Posted: 01 Sep 2013 at 9:29am
jtg1, did you get some pictures of your Multigardner that you could reproduce here please ??

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Quote simar kid Replybullet Posted: 01 Sep 2013 at 11:25am
nice little multi tool paul. will save your back when taking stuff from shed to car when showing etc. will also be a god send to wendy when she does the weekly shop in the supermarket. wendy wiz as shes now known. the photo of you on the test flight and the uncertain looks from the dog speaks volumes
Not sure whats wrong. i think we will let it develop
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Quote pmackellow Replybullet Posted: 02 Sep 2013 at 8:39pm
It's normally me that does the shopping John !!

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Quote pmackellow Replybullet Posted: 08 Sep 2013 at 7:09pm
The big green machine has taken a bit of a back seat with the arrival of a Versatiller and other bits, but I will soon be back on it. The idea is to have it ready for Tractor World in 2014.

Plus with the arrival of the Versatiller I can see a Farmfitters themed display coming on...
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Quote pmackellow Replybullet Posted: 11 Oct 2013 at 4:34pm
Another Multi Gardner purchased on you know where yesterday evening, going to Zummerzet tomorrow to pick 'er up...   

This one has the full cultivator unit with tines and trailing wheels so a different setup to the machine above, should compliment it nicely...

Photos on here tomorrow evening or Sunday...

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Quote Charlie Replybullet Posted: 11 Oct 2013 at 8:01pm
Hope you have the right visa and export documents and your jabs are up to date!
I will not be home this weekend but up on the Mendips Land Rovering.
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Quote pmackellow Replybullet Posted: 11 Oct 2013 at 9:50pm
Originally posted by Charlie

Hope you have the right visa and export documents and your jabs are up to date!
I will not be home this weekend but up on the Mendips Land Rovering.


We should be fine thanks Charlie, just a brief visit across the border !!
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Quote pmackellow Replybullet Posted: 12 Oct 2013 at 10:58pm
Just got home, here's the new Multigardner in the trailer outside the West Somerset Railway station at Bishops Lydeard (which was a very good afternoon), and in the shed at home...









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Quote Dieselhead Replybullet Posted: 13 Oct 2013 at 4:59pm
Looks in good order apart from missing air filter
 
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Quote pmackellow Replybullet Posted: 13 Oct 2013 at 7:00pm
Yes Chris went over 6000 yesterday, its there to be used

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Quote pmackellow Replybullet Posted: 13 Oct 2013 at 9:25pm
Will be going to see Mr Cruse regarding an air filter, don't think it will be a problem to get...

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Quote nigel Replybullet Posted: 14 Oct 2013 at 6:03pm

ive got some of them paul

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Quote pmackellow Replybullet Posted: 14 Oct 2013 at 9:26pm
Thanks nigel, i will take you up on that if I'm not successful with John C

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Quote pmackellow Replybullet Posted: 17 Oct 2013 at 7:11pm
This is Part One of the Multigardner adventure, Part Two will be on the new forum !!

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