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Classic Commercials at Gatton

Postby boronia » Sun Oct 02, 2011 5:35 pm

The HCVAQ Truck Show was held at Gatton lat weekend. An interesting display of buses was included:
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Not quite a bus :shock:
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Refreshments were available from this MCW bodied Atlantean, which also has an Alnor bodyplate:
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The theme of the show was the "Mack Muster", with a reported 130 examples of the marque in attendance ranging from WW2 NR models up to current.
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Make that 130-1/2:
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Re: Classic Commercials at Gatton

Postby Bedford-29 » Sun Oct 02, 2011 6:32 pm

I am surprise to see the ex Roberts Lismore Leyland Tiger cub amongst bus collection how long has this bus been preservation.Picture from the Leon Batman collection.
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Re: Classic Commercials at Gatton

Postby Volvo B12BLEA » Sun Oct 02, 2011 8:11 pm

It is part of the collection belonging to Barrie Watt
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Re: Classic Commercials at Gatton

Postby moreton » Wed Oct 05, 2011 9:36 pm

Great work Boronia, good to see some pics for those of us that couldn't make it. The grey Commer Bus is a local bus used for many years to carry students at Queensland Agricultual College, Lawes about 4 klms out of Gatton, my mates Dad, Sid used to drive and look after it for many years. Good to see the Double Decker Cafe also made the trip. :wink: Moreton
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Re: Classic Commercials at Gatton

Postby THE INFORMANT » Thu Oct 06, 2011 8:04 pm

Nice photos and a nice collection.What is the History on the Hedges bodied bus? It looks similar to a couple of the Units John J Hill Wollongong got when the took over Kieraville Bus Service
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Re: Classic Commercials at Gatton

Postby Landseer » Sat Nov 05, 2011 6:36 am

Also the Golden Eagle series 15 ex Doug Levers was there aswell and is for sale
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Re: Classic Commercials at Gatton

Postby BBL 10 » Sat Nov 05, 2011 6:58 pm

Its a Bedford SB3 the old grey bus
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Re: Classic Commercials at Gatton

Postby RobSmith » Fri Feb 10, 2012 3:11 pm

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Does this truck for real? Just wondering why it is so small compare to other Mack trucks. :D
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Re: Classic Commercials at Gatton

Postby High Floor Bus » Fri Feb 10, 2012 4:29 pm


Does this truck for real? Just wondering why it is so small compare to other Mack trucks.

Now if thats the same truck i saw painted in a shell roadhouse colors just outside of the north of adelaide back between 1992/1996, then if so , its a converted mini moke and is a realy amazing conversion. :)
I will have to dig up the photos from back then !
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