13th December 2005 Rodney Burnett, Neville Botha and myself did a quick
trip down to the Karoo to collect some engines returning late the
following day. For overseas readers, the Karoo is a dry semi desert
region in the central part of South Africa. It is mainly a sheep
We had a very successful trip and came back with a good haul of
engines. In fact, we had to leave 2 behind as there was no more space
on the truck for them. These were a Ruston & Hornsby Size 2 and a
Petter semidiesel of about 5/6 H.P.
What we did bring back was 4 Petters, 1 aircooled Petter genset, 1
Bamford, 1 Massey Harris (Cushman) Cub, 1 Fairbanks Morse (about 7
H.P.), an Alco genset (plus an extra incomplete engine), a Lister A and
of course my personal prize, A Wolseley Series 4 (or R Type).
I hope you enjoy looking at them and would appreciate any feedback or
information especially on the Wolseley and the Petter aircooled genset.
I would like someone to identify the Petter for me.
Thanks in advance.
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