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Victa Mustang GTS V40

Victa Mustang GTS V40

Back in the mid 1980s I bought a brand new Victa Mustang GTS lawn mower from David Coulson’s shop in Prudhoe, Northumberland. It had the new, at the time, Vortex V40 engine. Really easy to start and use. I still have it, but at the end of 2020 disaster struck…I started it one day, it […]

Hozelock Polyspray 3 O-Ring

Hozelock Polyspray 3 O-Ring

I really don’t like throwing things away that can easily be repaired…especially when they are well made. Sadly, many of the manufacturers make it difficult and costly to get spares. I have an old Hozelock Polyspray 3 garden sprayer for weedkiller and the like. It works well and it’s easy to carry around. The rubber […]

Ideal Standard Michelangelo Towel Rail

Ideal Standard Michelangelo Towel Rail

I’ve added this post in the hope that it might help some vintage bathroom owners 🙂 If you, like me, have a perfectly good but vintage Ideal Standard Michelangelo Bathroom Suite, chances are the small plastic ‘bushes’ on the towel rails have failed by now.  They still work…but the rail is loose and rattles. I […]

 
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