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Saddlescombe Farm Gas-Up 21st April

This event is held at the old farm that nestles in the valley on the South Downs near Devils Dyke, the club has been putting on displays here for a number of years, and this year we had a good number of different engines on display with a number driving […]

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Brighton and Hove Engineerium

To stave off the boredom of cold January days, I paid a visit to the open day at the Goldstone Pumping station (formerly the Brighton and Hove Engineerium) in Neville Road, Hove. Many of you will recall the Engineerium contents were due to be sold off on site by Bonhams […]

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Health and Safety Reminder

We are actively checking at our events to see if non members attending have the appropriate insurance cover (currently £5 million), and taking a closer look at all the exhibits to make sure they are safe to run. SEAMS members ar very good at this and have some excellent displays […]

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Blatchington Windmill Club Nights

The club nights held at the new venue (Blatchington Windmill) every other month are gaining in popularity.  I have heard several positive comments and for those that haven’t attended any of our club nights either at Warnham or Blatchington Windmill, please do try and attend at least one and see […]

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Gas-Up at Hurst Farm 30th December 2012

Paul invited SEAMS to hold our end of year gas-up at Hurst Farm.  I’m always pleased to hear those words as I know we at SEAMS are in for a really good day out. I am not sure why Paul volunteers to hold the gas-up at his farm, as it […]

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To Paint or Not to Paint

A subject thst often comes up these days is whether to paint or not!  If you have an engine or some other item be it a mill or pump, the first question may be `do I just mechanically restore and give  it the oily rag treatment’, or `do I paint […]

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First Official Event of 2013

The first official event of 2013 will be the Gas-Up and Bring and Buyat the Southdown garden Centre at Hassocks on March 17th. For those that have not been before, this is becominga very popular and interesting event whether you want to buy or sell, exhibit an engine or collection […]

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The Last Event of 2012

The last event of 2012 was held at my place (Hurst Farm) on the 30th December and was well attended by club members and visitors who were interested to find out what was going on.  There were not many engines this year but we did manage to run  of the […]

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New Subscription Charges

As those of you who attended the AGM will know it has been necessary to increase our subscription to £18.00. This is because the NFU have increased the premium to insure an event from £10.00 to £60.00, this means that our insurance costs have gone up from £335.00 to £980.00!! […]

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Hassocks November Gas-up and Bring and Buy

When I woke up and saw the weather, I thought that no one would show up so I set off in trepidation wondering what was to be was to be. The roads were flooded, the wind was cold and the rain just kept coming, but upon arrival Peter was already […]

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