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Scammell: Handyman

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1964. "Handyman".
1968. Scammell Handyman. Reg No: TRE 506G.
1968. Scammell Handyman. Reg No: TRE 506G.
Reg No: WFA 849K.

Note: This is a sub-section of Scammell.

The Handyman initially used a glass fibre cab designed by Scammell - for the Mark 2 and 3 versions a new Michellotti-designed "cheesegrater" fibreglass cab as used on the 2nd and 3rd versions of the Routeman Rigid was fitted.

Early versions were equipped with Scammell's own "gate-change" gearbox but subsequent versions were fitted with AEC and David Brown gearboxes.

Engines fitted included the Leyland 680, Gardner 150 and Rolls Royce 220.

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