Collecting Badges



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.