Author Topic: Flabbergasting engineering  (Read 761 times)

Offline pycoed

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Flabbergasting engineering
« on: January 07, 2022, 05:00:01 PM »
I just recently found Allen Millyard on Youtube & notified a mate, only to find he is well known in biking circles.  :doh:
The bloke is a GENIUS. I've done a quick search on here & can't find a reference to him, but this chap is special - what he does with a fairly basic workshop & hand tools is staggering e.g. made a bike powered by a 5 litre Vee twin engine consisting of two barrels & heads from a Pratt & Whitney 9 cylinder radial engine from a Dakota.

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Re: Flabbergasting engineering
« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2022, 07:01:19 PM »
Ive also found him recently - can't agree more.


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Re: Flabbergasting engineering
« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2022, 04:19:47 AM »
I just recently found Allen Millyard on Youtube & notified a mate, only to find he is well known in biking circles.  :doh:
The bloke is a GENIUS. .......

He's regularly on UK TV with Henry Cole who makes programmes such as Find it Fix it Flog it, Shed & Buried etc.
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Re: Flabbergasting engineering
« Reply #3 on: January 08, 2022, 04:56:41 AM »
Does the show ever show any of his stuff, or how he makes it? (I find Henry Cole irritating, so never watch anything he's in)

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Re: Flabbergasting engineering
« Reply #4 on: January 08, 2022, 06:06:20 AM »
Henry Cole is a complete ( expletive withheld….)

And that other guy Drew wotsisname is just as bad…..I don’t even bother watching those programmes anymore….
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Re: Flabbergasting engineering
« Reply #5 on: January 08, 2022, 06:46:14 AM »
Does the show ever show any of his stuff, or how he makes it? (I find Henry Cole irritating, so never watch anything he's in)

Really only that he's good at getting motorbikes running! (I too find HC irritating - considering he's a bike nut he doesn't have a clue about how they work.)

Henry's other mates Guy Wollaston & Sam Lovegrove are both wizards with motorbikes.
Phil Fern
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Re: Flabbergasting engineering
« Reply #6 on: January 09, 2022, 12:50:54 PM »
Thanks for posting that, I hadn't seen his videos before, and there's a lot of very useful info there. I'm not into motorcycles, but definitely into engines, and small workshop tooling and methods! Great videos!  :clap:
I love it when a Plan B comes together!
Steve
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Re: Flabbergasting engineering
« Reply #7 on: January 18, 2022, 07:15:29 AM »
I wouldn't let his association with Henry Cole put you off watching Alan Milliyard's video, the man's work is amazing!