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Old 05 April 2013, 06:51   #21
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Marcos sports cars had a wooden chassis. Old fashioned big dippers were all made of wood. Wood is actually very strong - look at a giant redwood tree.
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Marcos sports cars had a wooden chassis.
And wooden wheels and a wooden engine. That's when they found it wooden go.
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And wooden wheels and a wooden engine. That's when they found it wooden go.
Lol, yeah Marcos were very well "rooted" in the UK but i always thought their designers were "bark"-ing mad.

I certainly don't "pine" for them now that they are gone...

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Let's leaf it there.
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And wooden wheels and a wooden engine. That's when they found it wooden go.
It was the leaf springs causing the problem?
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I wondered when you'd twig, Willk.

Thank you and Goodnight. I shall bough out.
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I shall bough out.
Before we all get Board?
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dont ribs have rubber tubes ? originally rubber came from that super strong liquid (sap) that comes out of trees . but i might be wrong
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Discretely took a picture of this while waiting to board the x-channel ferry this evening....

Yes, it really is made entirely out of wood! ( the steel drawbar is bolted to the front....ermmm.... Bit of decking i think?). Perhaps Jeepster has diversified?

Will be giving him a wide berth when we get to the other side....

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