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Old 27-07-15, 17:23
Jon Hickman Jon Hickman is offline
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Default Staghound restoration in the UK

After 4 years of trying, I am finally a member, thanks to Wayne for pointing me in the right direction and Keith for making it happen!!

As a guest you cannot blow up pictures and this had been the worst bit, now I can full appreciate Wayne's hard work on his own Staghound.

I started off with a very rough Staghound, which I bought despite being advised a better one would come along, and then on a parts hunting trip to the US, I unintentionally became the lucky owner of a much better one! Not only was it much more complete, it is also nice as a collector to have the opportunity to own and restore one of the vehicles the late Jacques Littlefield never managed to get done in his life time.

The first Stag was not by any means a complete waste of my time, primarily it led me to the second one, and also to some useful parts to aid in the restoration of both of them and meeting some other Stag owners both near and far. The first stag has now found a new home here in the UK with a good friend of mine and on the basis of the last vehicle I sold him it will be up on its own wheels and moving around in no time. Whilst I wont be doing the work myself now, it is very pleasing to have found all the parts required to make it a viable project, coupled with being able to find someone else who shares my vision to get it running again.

Anyway I am busy collecting parts and finishing off the restoration of my M8 A/C and then it will be full steam ahead on the Stag restoration!!

I have also started a blog which I hope to try and keep updated, although I wont be entering any contracts on that!!!

http://staghoundrestoration.blogspot.co.uk/

Thanks Jon
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Old 27-07-15, 18:17
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Hi Jon

Welcome to the forum! I enjoyed our meeting at the Littlefield auction and I trust the parts I sent via Carl Brown finally arrived in good order? I have been keeping anything Stag aside for you as I dig through the Littlefield treasures. I wish you continued good luck with your projects.

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Old 27-07-15, 18:27
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Thanks John,

Just sent you a quick email, but yes all here and in good order.

I am having the same fun this end with my lot of '8 skids of tank parts' found some great bits in them so far, including things I never knew I needed!

KR Jon
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Old 27-07-15, 21:46
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Hi Jon,

Succes with the restoration!
I'll follow it with interest!

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Old 01-08-15, 07:33
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Welcome Jon,
Will look forward to see some photos and progress reports.

Don't be scared to post some photos of the M8, MLU do allow the odd American vehicle on this forum from time to time.
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Old 11-09-20, 13:23
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Hye Jon,

I've been looking around but havnt found any updates anymore. Hope you're doing well. Have you had the opportunity to finnish the Staghound? I found you through chasing an old picture of a Dutch hull.

Beating around the bushes to see what will jump out as a project to finnish or take over
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Old 15-02-22, 17:32
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Default Finally we are back at it!!

You can follow the blog here;

http://staghoundrestoration.blogspot.com/
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Old 16-02-22, 16:53
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Hi Jon,

Big job ahead. I didn't see anything on your blog about a hull number on your Stag.

Have you managed to identify your Stag as yet, or uncovered any history?

Being ex-Littlefield, it may be ex-Australia.

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