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Thornycroft nubian MK5 reg no 37RNM
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No: 17412   Contributor: Jason   Year: 2009   Manufacturer: Thornycroft   Country: United Kingdom
Thornycroft nubian MK5 reg no 37RNM

This is a rare beast its a Thornycroft nubian MK5 reg no 37RNM it is in the process of having work done these were a work of art and may well be in the RAF fire service museum collection at Barkston heath soon!
Picture added on 04 June 2009 at 14:53
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Thats good news Jason thanks! Now, was it A lever in and B lever out for foam or the other way round? Come on lads jog my memory!

Added by John Stott on 05 June 2009.
Malta Historic Vehicle Trust are attempting to do same with a MkV recovered on the Island.
A out B in for foam A in Bout for water Both out for suction lift ??? is it

Added by Robert Ewing on 05 June 2009.
By eck young Robert! Showing your age eh?

Added by John Stott on 05 June 2009.
Oh Yea 3rd gear for pumping aswell

Added by Robert Ewing on 06 June 2009.
Jason, where is the Mk 5 located as the lads at Barkston Heath don't know anything about it?.

Added by Gordon Smith on 26 September 2009.
Gordon, I seem to remember Robert or somone mentioning there were two 5s at Cosford hidden in a hangar.

Added by John Stott on 27 September 2009.
I believe there MAY be a lot more things hidden at Cosford!

Added by Bob on 27 September 2009.
Bob, as long as its not an 8 then I am happy!

Added by John Stott on 27 September 2009.
The two at Cosford are no longer there and have moved on. Do we know where this one is currently located?

Added by Gareth Jordan on 16 May 2014.
This Mk5 is still in existence and slowly being restored. A seized engine (Rolls B80 Mk2D) means we are still looking for parts. Otherwise complete (apart from the foam pump)and now under cover in the workshop. Originally retrieved from Mains scrapyard in Oxfordshire in 2004.

Added by Bob Papps on 16 July 2015.
At the RAF Fire Service Museum Scampton

Added by J Yates on 11 December 2015.
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