Gunner Jim's Lesney Matchbox Kings-Size and Super-Kings including Universal and Tyco.
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Re: Gunner Jim's Lesney Matchbox Kings-Size and Super-Kings including Universal and Tyco. 1 month, 2 weeks ago #361

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It's a one piece component to hold the tractors in place. It clips to the flat bed, then the tractors are located in it. Scroll back a page, and you'll see how it works on the back of the box.
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Re: Gunner Jim's Lesney Matchbox Kings-Size and Super-Kings including Universal and Tyco. 1 month, 2 weeks ago #362

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I see now, thanks.

Re: Gunner Jim's Lesney Matchbox Kings-Size and Super-Kings including Universal and Tyco. 1 month, 1 week ago #363

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<p>GunnerJim wrote:
High Theo, you still collecting too.
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<p>Yes Jim, I do still collect. Apart from the Routemasters still collecting nice Dinky Toys.</p>
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Re: Gunner Jim's Lesney Matchbox Kings-Size and Super-Kings including Universal and Tyco. 1 month, 1 week ago #364

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Another different variation of the Refuse Truck arrived today. In an awful box that will need replacing, but a seemingly more difficult variation to find, so grabbed it despite the crap box.



Labels on rear tipper, not on raised platform on front tipper.


No breather hole on this one.
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Re: Gunner Jim's Lesney Matchbox Kings-Size and Super-Kings including Universal and Tyco. 1 month, 1 week ago #365

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There we go and the two I have shows a square with a round hole in the center instead of the plain round hole shown in your image.

Re: Gunner Jim's Lesney Matchbox Kings-Size and Super-Kings including Universal and Tyco. 1 month, 1 week ago #366

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So not similar to either one on page 23 post 342?

Re: Gunner Jim's Lesney Matchbox Kings-Size and Super-Kings including Universal and Tyco. 1 month, 1 week ago #367

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I should have used a magnifying glass Jim. Although the square sides are beveled inwards and has a smaller hole and not as round as I had thought.
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Re: Gunner Jim's Lesney Matchbox Kings-Size and Super-Kings including Universal and Tyco. 1 month, 1 week ago #368

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Thanks, I thought you found another variant. Not this time.
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Re: Gunner Jim's Lesney Matchbox Kings-Size and Super-Kings including Universal and Tyco. 1 month, 1 week ago #369

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The rear of the chassis was altered by the addition of reinforcing webs.

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Re: Gunner Jim's Lesney Matchbox Kings-Size and Super-Kings including Universal and Tyco. 1 month, 1 week ago #370

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Great information on this Refuse truck. Never seen the differences before
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Re: Gunner Jim's Lesney Matchbox Kings-Size and Super-Kings including Universal and Tyco. 1 month, 1 week ago #371

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That is something I never knew , the towing guide , how clever were the toy makers to realise that the model would slip sideways when on a tow truck, credit to them.

Re: Gunner Jim's Lesney Matchbox Kings-Size and Super-Kings including Universal and Tyco. 1 month, 1 week ago #372

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Happens to the best!

Re: Gunner Jim's Lesney Matchbox Kings-Size and Super-Kings including Universal and Tyco. 1 month, 1 week ago #373

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Excellent pair and size comparison is good too.

Re: Gunner Jim's Lesney Matchbox Kings-Size and Super-Kings including Universal and Tyco. 1 month ago #374

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They do look good together, even though they're modeled at different scales. 62-1 for the breakdown truck and 54-1 for the racing car transporter.
going back to the refuse truck for a minute, I bought a beater for the tyres, and curiosity got the better of me so I took it apart.

It's quite a complex model, and must have been time consuming to assemble on the production lines. Note the red hydrosleeve. All my others have this item in black.
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Re: Gunner Jim's Lesney Matchbox Kings-Size and Super-Kings including Universal and Tyco. 1 month ago #375

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It is always interesting to see the inside workings of a model. Specially one like this with the moving parts. Thanks for showing.