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Austin Gypsy Light Pump
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No: 27759   Contributor: Barrie Green   Year: 2011   Manufacturer: Austin   Country: United Kingdom
Austin Gypsy Light Pump

439 JCV is an Austin Gypsy Light Pump seen on a vintage vehicle run in Fife, Scotland, a few years ago. I am unsure of the details of this Gypsy....Cornwall Fire Brigade had quite a few similar machines in the 1950s/60s
Picture added on 20 April 2011 at 09:05
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This is ex Cornwall and I believe it was stationed at St Dennis.

Added by Tony Morris on 21 April 2011.
Is there a tank on these units and how big is the pump also how much hose can they carry.

Added by Les Davis on 25 April 2011.
I believe that they had a small tank of 40 gallons, a hose reel, and the pump was a 350/500 gpm unit. Not sure on the amount of delivery hose carried, but with space limited I expect it was no more than 6 lengths. Hopefully someone may have more detailed information.

Added by Tony Morris on 28 April 2011.
Thanks for the information.

Added by Les Davis on 29 April 2011.
It was 9 lengths of 2 3/4" (70mm) hose carried on the gipsy.

A full locker inventory can be found online.

Added by Davey G on 02 May 2011.
Thanks for the help.I did look it up on line.

Added by Les Davis on 05 May 2011.
Thanks Davey. Can you let me have the link please, as my searches have failed to find the inventory?

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Added by Tony Morris on 05 May 2011.
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