Mechanic Senior Scouts Badge 1958 to 1964
The Mechanic Badge was part of the Collective series “Scientist”
To earn this badge a scout must do the following *
(1) Demonstrate that he understands the working of the internal combustion engine and knows the names and functions of all the principal parts. Diagnose simple running faults such as: misfiring choked jet, incorrect mixture and over-oiling.
(2) Demonstrate: Oil and/or grease chassis points, attend to oil level in gear box and back axle, and top up the battery. Mend a puncture. Check order of ﬁring, clean and test sparking plugs.
.*The Requirements for each badge varied through issues of POR.