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selectedgrub
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« Reply #125 on: December 24, 2014, 08:12:29 am »

 Cheesy


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Drew P
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« Reply #126 on: December 24, 2014, 02:45:36 pm »

Ooo, that may be good for the COE thread. Wink

Liking that trim emblem piece.

 Smiley
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Always ask 'Why not!?'
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« Reply #127 on: December 24, 2014, 07:25:32 pm »

My goodness, what a horrific grin!
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Hurricane Annie
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« Reply #128 on: December 25, 2014, 09:09:18 pm »

My goodness, what a horrific grin!



  Dear Frances , I  fear all over rural New Zealand there are army fleets   of old  rusting  relic farm vehicle lying dormant  in wait  to come back to life and make their strike.








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selectedgrub
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« Reply #129 on: December 25, 2014, 11:35:59 pm »

Nice.
When I tiki tour I'm always on the lookout.
The back roads are the best traveled.

Ooo, that may be good for the COE thread. Wink

Bit too young for that crew.  Smiley
I've got some older in the sitting & rotting photo dump.
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« Reply #130 on: December 26, 2014, 05:04:17 am »

Yes, you are correct.
Never the less, it is still a COE. Smiley
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« Reply #131 on: December 26, 2014, 08:09:42 pm »

Don't you do recycling in New Zealand?  All that metal!
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« Reply #132 on: December 29, 2014, 10:56:03 am »

Hurricane Annie
Photo No2 is that Smash Palace??
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« Reply #133 on: December 29, 2014, 07:00:16 pm »

Hurricane Annie
Photo No2 is that Smash Palace??

 That sounds familiar from where I car jacked  the photo from flickR. Manawatu?
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« Reply #134 on: December 30, 2014, 11:05:39 pm »

https://www.google.co.nz/maps/place/Horopito/@-39.3434042,175.3794129,523m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m2!3m1!1s0x6d6ae43b164391b1:0x500ef6143a2f4e0?hl=en

That will be it - Horopito Motors - there is some good old metal there.
Smash Palace was the name of the movie that they filmed there (Bruno Lawrence).





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« Reply #135 on: December 31, 2014, 01:25:06 am »

 Spooky

 Like a Church of General Motors  grave yard  waiting to be re awoken....
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« Reply #136 on: December 31, 2014, 07:25:10 pm »

Don't those cars have such pleasing shapes, thank you for posting I love these pictures.
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« Reply #137 on: February 02, 2015, 10:31:55 pm »

Not the most illustrative shot, I had to be careful to exclude recognisable features in the background to protect the location, but rest assured that attached to the visible end of the boom and resting at the bottom of the shallow quarry is an abandoned Ruston-Bucyrus face shovel.

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selectedgrub
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« Reply #138 on: February 05, 2015, 06:15:45 am »

Beautiful shot.

If I was a kid again, I'd be down that hole making a hut in the cab with friends.
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selectedgrub
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« Reply #139 on: April 05, 2015, 05:27:19 am »


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« Reply #140 on: April 08, 2015, 12:01:52 am »

Oh my, it is a prototype Martian.
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« Reply #141 on: April 08, 2015, 03:34:00 pm »

Like this stuff. Will have to dig out my rusty farm equipment and steam train photos. May also have to make a trek up the road to Lightning Creek and the old mining kit lying around up there.
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selectedgrub
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« Reply #142 on: April 10, 2015, 08:41:55 am »

Yes please.
Thanks
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« Reply #143 on: April 10, 2015, 01:02:01 pm »

Won't be until after I come home from Ireland next month, so, 'Patience, grasshopper'!
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« Reply #144 on: April 10, 2015, 09:21:45 pm »

Don't you do recycling in New Zealand?  All that metal!

 There is recycling here  Dear Frances , though sadly it is not exploited to its full potential.  Maybe it is the extensive land mass and small population.

 Or it could be the    "keep it because somebody might be able to use it " hoarding culture as the result of being a far flung antipodean island nation were nearly everything is imported. 

 There is a debate  by international visitors that we are still stuck in the post WW2 era
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selectedgrub
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« Reply #145 on: April 18, 2015, 05:34:48 am »

Won't be until after I come home from Ireland next month, so, 'Patience, grasshopper'!

Something while we wait, patiently


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« Reply #146 on: April 25, 2015, 07:55:36 pm »

I hope that rush for throwing ewerything away madness will never ever reach to Your country as well, here people even got killed (fox, bu high voltage, falling, etc) when searching for valuable metals and stuff, almost everything with cast iron and rivets are gone long time ago here. I hope You ower there realise what tressure all those things are! Deffinitly deserve better than being re-melted to scrap and sheap junk in a Asian country. Actually, even in that condition wery old cars are worth money for spare parts in Europe since there is so few left.
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« Reply #147 on: April 26, 2015, 02:03:17 am »

I hope that rush for throwing ewerything away madness will never ever reach to Your country as well, here people even got killed (fox, bu high voltage, falling, etc) when searching for valuable metals and stuff, almost everything with cast iron and rivets are gone long time ago here. I hope You ower there realise what tressure all those things are! Deffinitly deserve better than being re-melted to scrap and sheap junk in a Asian country. Actually, even in that condition wery old cars are worth money for spare parts in Europe since there is so few left.

 Historical bronze statues of mermaids and  native birds in flight  get stolen for scrap. Nothing is sacred here in the search for scrap metal. It doesn't even have to be  thrown away; bolted down installations and equipment is  regarded as fair game. Bus stop seats can be taken from right under you.
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selectedgrub
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« Reply #148 on: April 27, 2015, 02:18:47 am »

Which statutes are those  Huh

Here's a non sacred statue in bronze.
Small town New Zealand. Still there.





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Hurricane Annie
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« Reply #149 on: April 28, 2015, 02:04:35 am »

Which statutes are those  Huh

Here's a non sacred statue in bronze.
Small town New Zealand. Still there.










 Because you know which  bus stop seats got taken ?  Wink


That is a lovely sculpture above

 The steel eel
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11297365

Pania of the Reef - lost
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10352292

Found
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10353607


 Eagle
http://www.stuff.co.nz/auckland/local-news/6146449/100-000-statue-stolen-for-scrap-metal
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