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Re: Guildford Open Day 2021
« Reply #30 on: July 04, 2021, 08:40:26 AM »
Mike Started by running the Vee Twin:

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iRyAxZbz6uk" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iRyAxZbz6uk</a>

The Anzani ran





The Gipsy:



And old reliable the Bentley:



Attendees were encouraged to stand down wind of the engines so they could appreciate the force of the engine (and get splattered with a fine spray of engine oil   :-X ) The sensible ones just stood at the front:



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Re: Guildford Open Day 2021
« Reply #31 on: July 04, 2021, 08:48:32 AM »
We were not the only attendees, there were also traction engines:







And the odd monkey:



Steam waggons:



And they even came to visit us:



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Re: Guildford Open Day 2021
« Reply #32 on: July 04, 2021, 08:54:56 AM »
There was the boating lake:



This funny bird looking thing squirted water at the kids, which they clearly enjoyed:



There were a fair number of boats:



Of all sorts of kinds:











And another fun boat that always gets a positive reaction:



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« Reply #33 on: July 04, 2021, 09:08:28 AM »
Hiding in the bottom loop was a collection of rather nice original hydroplanes and their engines:



A few in hulls:





But most just sat available to look at:









































All original complete with silt from racing on the lakes 8)

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Re: Guildford Open Day 2021
« Reply #34 on: July 04, 2021, 09:11:52 AM »
Many thanks Jo, for giving non attendees an excellent overview of the show, which captured quite a lot of the essence of the big, ( and much regretted in their loss ), Guildford shows of old.  Dave

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Re: Guildford Open Day 2021
« Reply #35 on: July 04, 2021, 09:14:13 AM »
Many happy hours looking out from our tent:



And just before we packed up at the end of the day:



A long very enjoyable day and other than one short shower the only other complaint I hear was that it was rather hot in the sun  8)

And the free bacon bap for breakfast and free cheese burger for lunch went down very well  :P Which meant that we did not really need all those sticky-whatis but Mike generously kept hold of them just in case  ::)

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Re: Guildford Open Day 2021
« Reply #36 on: July 04, 2021, 09:37:53 AM »
Jo,

A lovely set of photos and a good range of engines.  You and Mike had nice array of engines and good to see some of them running.

Glad you had a good day and the rain stayed away most of the day.

Colin

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Re: Guildford Open Day 2021
« Reply #37 on: July 04, 2021, 10:32:19 AM »
Excellent  :ThumbsUp:  :ThumbsUp: Thank you for posting all those fine pictures  :wine1:
Best regards

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Re: Guildford Open Day 2021
« Reply #38 on: July 04, 2021, 02:09:57 PM »
Wow!  Stunning photos Jo, and many stunning engines too, superb builds, many thanks for that, I did enjoy looking at them all.

Chris

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Re: Guildford Open Day 2021
« Reply #39 on: July 04, 2021, 03:21:21 PM »
That looks like a fun show, with lots of fascinating engines and other interesting things to check out. I will say that I didn't find the monkey odd at all... ;)

Thanks for sharing your pictures!
Regards,
Ron

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Re: Guildford Open Day 2021
« Reply #40 on: July 04, 2021, 04:59:44 PM »
Thanks for the recap and all the great pictures, Jo!
I enjoyed the virtual tour of your show.
Thank you,
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Re: Guildford Open Day 2021
« Reply #41 on: July 04, 2021, 07:18:38 PM »
Thanks for taking and posting all the great photos Jo.
It looks like it was a very nice show and also a nice day to be out.

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Re: Guildford Open Day 2021
« Reply #42 on: July 04, 2021, 09:43:08 PM »
Looks like you both enjoyed the day / show  :cheers:

Thank you for sharing with the rest of us  :ThumbsUp:

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Re: Guildford Open Day 2021
« Reply #43 on: July 05, 2021, 04:38:07 AM »
Hi Jo, It looks like a great show, well worth the trip to attend.

Thanks for posting all the pictures, something for all interests there.

May there be many more shows to come in future years, and you be well enough to take more pictures.

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Re: Guildford Open Day 2021
« Reply #44 on: July 05, 2021, 02:29:42 PM »
Thanks Guys. It took longer to resize the photos and load them than it did to take them  :Doh: .

Did anyone notice the strap on Mike's engine running Workmate anchoring the back of it to the ground? If that was not there the workmate would be quickly go over due to the thrust from the engines.

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