9th March 2017 meeting

Posted on: February 10th, 2017

Guest Speaker for Thursday 9th March will be Liz Martin – Truck Hall of Fame.

Visitors always welcome.

8pm Pt Broughton Golf Club

Meeting June 9th, 2016

Posted on: May 23rd, 2016

The guest speaker for our next meeting, (June 9th) will be Trevor Naismith, who will present Part 2 of his talk about his interest in cars. Part 2 deals mainly with Phillip Island.

Meeting, April 14th, 2016

Posted on: April 10th, 2016

Meeting at Pt Broughton Golf Club at 8.00 pm. Guest speaker Danny Allen will talk about his experiences in aviation

10th October, 2013 Meeting

Posted on: September 29th, 2013

8.00 pm at Pt Broughton Golf Club  Film night.  David Kent will show a film titled The Cattle Carters.

Rust removal or De-rusting

Posted on: May 13th, 2011


For members not using the electrolytic method of removing rust from iron and steel parts, here’s the information necessary to set up. This method was demonstrated at the Feb. Workshop Night.

You will need:- Read the rest of this entry »

Oliver Tractors

Posted on: May 8th, 2009

The Oliver Farm Equipment Corporation was formed when 4 companies merged in 1929. These were the Oliver Chilled Plough Company, Hart Parr Company, Nichols and Shepard Company and the American Seeding Machine Company. Read the rest of this entry »

Rubber Tires and the Racing U’s

Posted on: December 27th, 2008

(From Old Allis News )               
When Allis-Chalmers introduced rubber tires as standard equipment on the Model U in 1932, it did not go over with the farmers, nor did it go over with competitor tractor companies who questioned Allis-Chalmers claims of extra horsepower than what steel wheels would provide, less fuel consumption and as country roads were no longer primarily dirt roads, the tractor could travel on the surfaced roads.  Read the rest of this entry »