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PostPosted: Fri Oct 04, 2019 1:34 pm 
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I am arranging a slightly silly jaunt from Maidstone to Aberdeenshire and back to collect various parts from a rotten but low miles 9-5 I purchased.

Along the way I will be picking up Shalien too.

Feel free to come along and help wield spanners :haynes:
Or laugh at the idiot sassenach :lol:

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 04, 2019 7:36 pm 
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I've got a new Rattle Gun (Lidl Parkside) that needs testing. However, it's at my folks, so I doubt I'll get to test it out this time? :cry: :roll:

I've booked Monday off (well, I've logged it on the shared Calendar, but not informed anyone I'll be AWOL yet :lol: ).

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 09, 2019 8:10 pm 
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I have secured the loan of a very decent cordless whizzy gun and sockets (in exchange for chillies!). I shall also be picking up a few provisions both for the road trip and Saturday breakfast. The rest we can worry about once in Scotlandshire.

What I can't understand is why nobody else has jumped at the chance of coming to the middle of nowhere to stand /lie in the most likely freezing hissing rain to remove parts probably rusted in place by Aberdonian salt from an old car :loco:

:mrgreen: :haynes: :corn:

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 09, 2019 8:35 pm 
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I'd hope TFatC would've arranged the best spot in his big shed to shelter us from the storm front hitting Aberdeenshire, whichever one it is by the weekend?

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 09, 2019 8:39 pm 
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Good point!
I shall have to remember the bribes :lol:

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 09, 2019 9:11 pm 
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Good film to prepare you

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 09, 2019 9:20 pm 
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I have secured the loan of a very decent cordless whizzy gun and sockets (in exchange for chillies!). I shall also be picking up a few provisions both for the road trip and Saturday breakfast. The rest we can worry about once in Scotlandshire.

What I can't understand is why nobody else has jumped at the chance of coming to the middle of nowhere to stand /lie in the most likely freezing hissing rain to remove parts probably rusted in place by Aberdonian salt from an old car :loco:

:mrgreen: :haynes: :corn:


I did ask the wife if I was free, but the answer was a swift an unequivocal no!

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 10, 2019 8:41 pm 
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Well, I will be there! :lol: Anyone passing is welcome!

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 10, 2019 9:05 pm 
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TFatC wrote:
Well, I will be there! :lol: Anyone passing is welcome!


I hope you've recalled your Butler for the weekend? :lol:

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 5:48 am 
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A rubbish day and even worse southern half of the journey has seen us a lot later than we wished.
We are about to however, enter Scotlandshire :mrgreen:

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 10:48 am 
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Unfortunately I can't make it over to the party.
Lovely day now.
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 4:50 pm 
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Sorry guys, just saw this or I would have joined you, I was already as far north as Blairgowrie so only a few miles further and I could have joined you.

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 14, 2019 6:20 am 
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Oh Sorry Rich, I've only just seen this to... :cen:
Hope you got all what you wanted and kept of that whisky..!!!

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 14, 2019 12:51 pm 
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:lol: :lol: I may have sampled a little malt, but not too much!

That was a looong weekend!
Thanks to a lot of help I did indeed get what I wanted - and there were plenty of laughs along the way too. Decent weather helped too.

I will write a bit more later.....

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 14, 2019 9:55 pm 
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It was very good to briefly see MalcV and the bosses local MOT tester........ and laughter plenty throughout the whole weekend.

A bit longer account here, but I cannot be faffed to do more than paste the link!

http://www.uksaabs.co.uk/UKS/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=197814&p=1859939#p1859939

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 25, 2019 9:23 pm 
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Darn, I'm only seeing this post now.
I would have loved to have joined the party!


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 25, 2019 10:39 pm 
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You would've been suitably missed, had we known you would see this too late. :wink: :lol:

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