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Re: Old style hood [Re: Ian Wegg] #671785
09/11/20 09:18 AM
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Originally Posted by Ian Wegg
Originally Posted by Richard Wood
... I have found the ultimate is a flying helmet. After all you're not going to be travelling much faster than in the cockpit of an open plane.

Much faster? Hopefully not smile

Agreed - Tiger Moth cruises over 80mph, and the Boeing Stearman over 100mph....

Re: Old style hood [Re: Graham, G4FUJ] #671822
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Originally Posted by Graham, G4FUJ
Originally Posted by John V6
Easy up is a joke. The Simmonds hood is far easier

Similarly the Allon White hood conversion of trad hoods - very quick and easy to raise and lower.

We had the AW conversion on our 1985 4/4. It was very quick and easy but the factory easy-up is both quicker and easier to live with on a touring holiday - the catches on the rear of the hood that held it down were inaccessible with a full holiday load.

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