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Agfest 2019

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What a great 3 days we had and such a line up of members displaying their collection. The weather was good, a few spits but not enough to dampen our spirits.

Lloyd Tunbridge: International Pig 1937 1.5 – 2.5 hp, Rosebery 2 hp, Lister L,
Jeff Springer: Lister J
Richard Edmunds: Mini Landrover 5⁄8 scale, 1925 Sunbeam Tiger 5⁄8 scale, Crankless Engine 985cc 5⁄8 scale, Fowler VF 1⁄2 scale
Derrel & Karyn Haines: Bern Smith dragsaw with Villiers motor, 1940s Breville washing machine, Draught horse harness collection, various tools.
John Booth: 1952 Bern Smith dragsaw, 1940 Ronaldson Tippett dragsaw, air cooled 2 3⁄4 hp model NA, various chainsaws, 1952 Mobilco tree feller machine.
Harry Nolan: Cooper N 3 hp, 21 chainsaws,
John & Cindy Spencer: Trewhella Bros log winch, International Pig, Sandstone grinding wheel, 1900 Steam Air engine, Wooden pulleys, 1950 Pulford Air compressor, 1950 Air cooled diesel engine, 1910 Steam engine
Verne Reeves: Cooper Hit & Miss, International Pig 5 hp , Petter 6 1⁄2 hp
Duncan & Alex Mantje: various Villiers motors
Andrew Lyne: 1949 Francis Barnett “Merlin” motorbike, 1935 BSA Model W35-7 motorbike, Lister Model J 3 hp 3 stand sheering plant, Lister H 2 hp, Robson Sawbench, Chainsaw, 1920s Argson Engineering battery powered wheelchair.
Nicholas Mantje: International ART 3, Lister D, Rosebery 4 hp, Ronaldson Tippet 4 hp, CS Lister 31⁄3 hp, Ajax open gear pump 3’ bore 5” stroke, Jap 2A 1 – 11⁄2 hp
Peter Unwin: Lister 5 hp, 1926 Roseberry 2 hp, McCormick Deering made by International Harvester 11⁄2 hp, 1918 Emerson Brantingham 11⁄2 hp, various lawn mowers, Whippet car
Wayne & Deb Wood: Various memorabilia & hut.
David & Judy Burk: Moffat Virtue 2 1⁄4 hp driving Air Compressor and Air Compressed engine, Deutz engine 11 hp, Roseberry open crank water pump 4” x 5”
Ian Clayton: Goulds pyramid 4” x 5” double action piston pump, Various farming tools, Dawn 611 hand operated post drill, Ajax A 1.5 double action piston pump, Ajax milk pump, Simplex milk pump, Macson 1.5 double action piston pump, The Globe bench / post hand drill.
Brian Ling: 1928 Cooper twin head shearing plant, bullock yokes, home made spanner gate.
Rex Woodberry: Various small crop equipment
Phil Burrows: Fertiliser spreader May & Co horse drawn
Rick Diprose: 1938 Allis Chalmers B Deluxe
Stephen Scott: Dumper, Howard Rotary Hoe, Ransomes MG6 Tractor
Lyn Richards: 1947 Aveling Barford Calfdozer, 1929 Model A Ford Roadster
Heather & Graham Howard: 1954 Farmall Super AV
Paul Gillam: B250 International
Verne Reeves: 1952 TE 20 Ferguson tractor
Duncan Mantje: 1944 McCormick Deering W4
Alex Mantje: Farmall Super A
Greg & Trudy Spencer: 1970 International 564
Gerard Gelston: 1946 John Deere Model BR
Colin & Martin Jones: 1945 McCormick International W4, 1990 265 Case International offset high clearance, 1943 McCormick International WD9, 1950 Field Marshall Series 111, 1959 International 660, 1967 McCormick Deering 434, 1951 Case Model D, 1970 International TD6B Bulldozer, 1960 McCormick International B275 Orchard.
David & Thomas Elson: Allis Chalmers Model 710, 1968 Massey Ferguson 110, 1974 Allis Chalmers 440, 1954 Howard DH226, 1936 McCormick Deering W30
Rex Woodberry: Allen Oxford Cultivator + drivers seat + trailer + pumpkin.

Woolmers 2018

 After the Scottsdale show Richard Edmunds, Halina Billing, Lloyd Tunbridge, Harry Nolan and John Booth moved on to Woolmers for the Festival Of The Roses.
We were joined there by Lutz Bockisch, Fred Harris, Kaye & Brian Ling, Judy & David Burk and Lyn Richards. Great weather terrific location and company wasn’t bad either.
Lyn had her Ford Model A Roadster, Fred his McDonald roller,
Brian Cooper shearing plant and bullock yokes, Richard his scale Sunbeam Tiger, Series 1 Landrover, and a Fowler crawler. John some old chainsaws , Lutz Minature Hit and Miss engines.
Harry chainsaw collection, David Moffett Virtue and a McDonald Diesel and Lloyd two Internationals and a Lister .
We had a great display at Woolmers with plenty of interest in our displays
It topped off a great three days of shows thanks all.

Stanley Show

December 8, 2018

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A wet start to the day but it turned out very hot. We had a good display and lots of interest from the public.
Derryl & Karyn Haines – 1956 Grey & Gold Ferguson
John Booth – Mobilco swing saw with BSA motor
Brian Ling – 1928 KA Cooper 2hp twin head shearing plant and various tools
Lloyd Tunbridge – 5hp Lister, 1918 Rosebery 2hp, 1937 International (Pig) 2hp
Neil Broomhall – Sandstone sharpening wheel, Ronalsdon Tippett model NA 2 ¾ hp motor driving Mofat Virtue pump, horse clipping machine
Peter Butler – various tools
Davin & Judy Burk – 1958 – 59 11hp ex PWD Deutz engine
Lutz Bockisch – 8hp Lister suppling 12 volt for engines & air for steam models
Ray Harris – 1925 Sunshine engine water cooled 3 ½ hp petrol Lister (1940)
Tom & Barb Moore – 1947 Moffat-Virtue V-3 2 ½ hp, Dawn M.F.G. Co Forge Blower, Ajax Pump A 1 – ½ 1950c, Lister Model D 1940 motor
Viv Voss – 1923 Fairbanks Morse 1 ½ hp , 1930 International type M 1 ½ hp.

Scottsdale Show

November 16 & 17, 2018

Friday the 16th of November Halina Billing , Richard Edmunds, Eddie Jongschaap, Harry Nolan, Ian Clayton Lloyd Tunbridge and myself, John Booth, left our homes in the early hours to head to the Scottsdale Show.
The weather was nice for the two day show, on show was Ian Clayton’s assorted tools, Drills, pumps and a 1 hp aircooled Cooper.
Richard Edmunds and Halina Billing had Richard’s Sunbeam Tiger 5/8 scale, Landrover series 1 5/8 scale, 1946 Fowler Crawler ½ scale and a crankless 985cc 5/8 scale engine.
Eddie Jongschaap had a Norton Villiers engine, chainsaws and a Perkins dragsaw powered by a BSA engine.
Lloyd Tunbridge Lister “J” , Inter “pig” and a Roseberry engine.
Harry Nolan a chainsaw collection and a oregon chain sign.
John Booth a collection of chainsaws.
The weather was good for the two days quite a bit of interest from the crowd all in all a good show, thanks all of you for the big effort in getting there.

Entally House Gardenfest

November 10 & 11, 2018

The 2 day event was a very good with pleasant sunny weather and 7 exhibitors.
Rodney and Alison Springer’s display was 3 engines, a Lister “J” and a Rootyvandervoort and a 2HP New Record both were brought out of retirement a first run for about 6 years.
Lutz Bockisch had a excellent display with his model Internal Combustion and Steam Engines .
He kept the crowd on their toes with a blast from his whistles.
Rex Wooberry’s display was his assorted garden tools, A Villiers engine driving an Ajax pump.
I don’t know if he contributed to the excellent gardens.
Lloyd Tunbridge had his 2 engines on display, an International “pig” an a 2HP roseberry both ran very well all weekend.
Nigel Boyd had a very good display with his model train and railway items as well as assorted buildings.
Harry Nolan had his “CS” Lister on display, it ran faultlessly all weekend, after all that would be expected from a Lister.
Thanks to all exhibitors for making it a top weekend, well done.

Armistice Centenary Celebrations

Penguin History Group

On the 11.11.2018 a small group of attended the celebrations at the PENGUIN HISTORY GROUP at Penguin.
Members Joan and Kelvin Fielding, Deborah and Wayne Wood, Brian Ling and John Booth attended.
Joan and Kelvin had a display of kitchen wares etc, Deborah and Wayne had a collection of hand tools all well named.
Brian had a 1927 Cooper shearing machine and bullock yokes etc.
John had a mid 1940s Ronaldson Tippett dragsaw also a single handed crosscut saw.
A great effort by all attending.

Umina Park

October 19, 2018

I would like to thank Karyn and Derrel Haines and their daughter Carmel (who works at UMINA), for coordinating our display as part of Seniors Week.
Present were: Karyn & Derrel Haines, Lutz Bockish, John Booth, Judy & David Burk, Lloyde Tunbridge, Elaine & Viv Voss, Lyn Richards, Barb & Tom Moore and Brian Ling.
Displays were: Derrel & Karyn David Brown 25 tractor , horse gear and some yo yos, Lyn assorted homewares and old cameras, Brian a scale jet engine, bullock yokes and cream separator, John assorted chainsaws, Tom & Barb Lister motor driving a waterpump which was running a man chopping a log also a ohv villiers powering another waterpump, Viv & Elaine the blowfly, Lloyde a International pig as well as a Roseberry motor, Lutz a collection of scale model hit and miss motors and David & Judy a Moffet Virtue running a compresser which ran a scale motor.
Members Fred Harris and Tony Young called in for a look and talk.
The residents were pleased and interested in our display.
Can’t say enough about the hospitality (morning tea, flathead , chips and salad for lunch, and sausage rolls and party pies (Brian’s favourites) for afternoon tea). Just a terrific make you feel good , no drama social day with club mates doing our bit for a good cause.

Launceston Show

October 11, 2018

Thursday saw members, Rodger Duncan, Harry Nolan, Rodney & Alison Springer, Peter Unwin, Richard Edmunds & Halina Billing, John Booth, Lloyde Tunbridge, Lutz Bockish, Trevor Cowin, and David & Gloria Perry arrive at the Launceston Show Ground.
A pleasant surprise was a nice sunny day and that Harry and Rodney had been there the day before to set up our fencing, thanks you two.
Members exhibits: Rodger Farmall tractor, Harry Lister 3HP motor, Rodney bright yellow dumper (a big hit with the kids), Alison Southern Cross motor,
Peter Roseberry 2HP motor, International harvester 1 .5 HP motor, Emerson Brantingham 1.5 HP motor plus a collection of lawn mowers, David & Gloria a potato planter and digger powered by a Lister motor,
Richard had his scale model Fowler crawler Sunbeam Tiger and Landdrover, John collection of chainsaws, Lutz collection of scale model motors, Trevor Big Chief Waterloo Boy 4.5 HP motor also a 3HP Ronaldson Tippett, and Lloyde “THE PARKING INSPECTOR” had a Roseberry 2 HP motor and a International Pig motor.
We all had a great day, plenty of interest from the show patrons, happy show organisers ( we have been invited back next year).
Thanks to all of you .