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Dads old Monitor

Discussion in 'Monitor' started by Peter.C, Nov 5, 2016.

  1. Peter.C Australia

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    Hi all here is my late fathers Monitor fettled,
    The only history i have is it was purchased around 1952 in Australia after dad emigrated in 1951.
    It traveled far and wide and my wife and i used it camping in the 1990's.Great little stove runs sweet.
    Fits nice in the Arnotts tin.
    Regards Peter

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    Very fine, priceless with the memories.

    John
     
  3. Peter.C Australia

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    Your right John nothing beats the look on campers faces hearing a jet engine doing the morning Brew.
    Peter.
     
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    @Peter.C

    Excellent, Peter!

    A fine stove with warm history. Do you keep it in the Arnott's tin?

    Cheers

    Tony
     
  5. Peter.C Australia

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    Hi Tony ,and yes mate it lives in the Arnott's tin ,i never saw a original tin until a i found this great site.
    BTW I've had my Trangia running a treat at Ronnie creek Cradle Mountain last year ,Dad loved the place so the Monitor needs a visit i think.
    regards Peter.
     
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    @Peter.C
    G'day Pete, Your Monitor looks like it has been loved and well cared for.
    I am sure it brings back happy memories for you every time it is lit. :lol:

    Martin
     
  7. Peter.C Australia

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    Hi Martin ,you bet mate memories i know it traveled in the pannier of Dads 500 BSA in about 1953 from Melbourne to Adelaide and fried up some rabbit taken along the way
    with the Lithgow / Slazenger .22.
    Ahh those were the days.
     
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    @Peter.C , that's tremendous!
    Now then, do you own a bike......? ;) :whistle:

    Alec.
     
  9. Peter.C Australia

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    Sorry Rangie not for many years.my old friend was a Honda cd175 and would have looked great with a pannier full of polished brass :-):-).
     

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