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KJR 136  as it is today
Fire Engine Photos
No: 26365   Contributor: Dave Merrin   Year: 2011   Manufacturer: Commer   Country: United Kingdom
KJR 136 as it is today

This is how she looks this morning! (8/01/2011) The paintwork on the miles body is a bit patchy, so is earmarked for a respray as soon as the climate improves. The aim now is to bring her back to her original spec as a hose/ personel carrier. If anyone has any pointers to things that are wrong, please post a comment!
Picture added on 08 January 2011 at 22:41
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Good man - I see the beacon is on the corect side now.

I'm now posting a black & white of one of the six in its original hose carrier guise. I also have a colour rear shot of the Alnwick one complete with its trailer pump which I'll post when I unearth it.

Added by Ian Moore on 08 January 2011.
Doesnt look so bad actually. Ronny is probably your man to speak to.

Added by Davey G on 09 January 2011.

I have the former Northumberland (Seahouses) Dennis /Miles F8 (see picture #2305) this has handpainted crests as they should be - the originals are no longer available - if you wish, post respray I can take photos and email them to you ?

Good luck with the restoration

Rick Loudon

Added by Rick Loudon on 09 January 2011.
Ric, thank you very much for that kind offer. The crests that are in place at the mo are the small Northumbria fire and rescue ones, which I guess are later.

Added by Dave Merrin on 10 January 2011.
Yes Dave the Badges that are on are much newer, and much smaller. The correct badges are a larger COA with no fire brigade star behind.

Added by Davey G on 10 January 2011.
very nice , how rare is this thing???

Added by Justin on 11 January 2011.
Justin, I have been told that only three of the original six have made it.

Added by Dave Merrin on 12 January 2011.
Only three of the original six had made it? Dave, thats a very good survival rate indeed! I just wish that three ex Newcastle AECs had 'just made it' now that would have been something to see.

Added by Chris Hall on 22 December 2011.
Are these 3 still in the UK

Added by Justin on 22 December 2011.
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