Author Topic: Wheels and..........no wheels  (Read 299 times)

bob48

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on: February 12, 2020, 06:47:11 AM


The Saracen was one of a number of vehicles built by Alvis using a common chassis. They were very successful and used by several armies around the world.

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Reply #1 on: February 12, 2020, 06:49:15 AM


“O Lord God, let me not be disgraced in my old days.”

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Reply #2 on: February 12, 2020, 08:15:14 AM


The Saracen was one of a number of vehicles built by Alvis using a common chassis. They were very successful and used by several armies around the world.

Also the Saracen was affectionately named "The Pig" because it was a pig to drive.

Including this beast which to my eternal regret did not get to drive

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Alba gu' brath


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Reply #3 on: February 12, 2020, 08:28:23 AM

I always wondered what the point of the hovercraft was - for passenger travel. From what I recall, it wasn't that much faster cross channel (seems it could get up to 70 knots!) and it cost a fair whack. More comfortable?

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Reply #4 on: February 12, 2020, 08:39:04 AM
I like this one :-)


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Reply #5 on: February 15, 2020, 07:28:30 AM

“O Lord God, let me not be disgraced in my old days.”

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Reply #6 on: June 12, 2020, 09:33:43 PM
Not sure if this fits here but...



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