This is one of those "rarer than hens teeth" things, urban legends etc etc. So whilst checking my saved searches on eBay I came across a Vicmarc outboard turning rest for sale, like I said "hens teeth" are more common. So I did what needed to be done.....

 

The thing is very heavy duty and it came in several parcels, all of them heavy to the extent that the parcel delivery chap was in need of a truss after depositing them on the drive. Vicmarc are not known for ever under engineering a product and this is "sturdy" to say the least.

I was then left with the "krypton factor" (showing our age a bit on that one then !!) challenge of assembling the thing from any and all photos I could find on t'internet, once assembled I only had one slight problem....I couldn't actually pick the thing up.

The next step is fitting it to Vicky ..... this should be interesting......wonder where the nearest crane hire service is....

 

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