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Bovington Tank Museum on Saturday

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Old Un
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There was some talk a while ago about going to Bovington on the Saturday before Wotan . As players will not be able to get on site before 18:30 ish , could be a good way of spending Saturday afternoon .

Without getting bogged down on the "in kit /in civvies " argument is anyone interested in meeting up as it will be open on the 6th Oct .?

It's 60 miles / 1 hour away from Wotan/UCAP , cost £10 entrance fee, and takes a good 3 hours for a look around.

Personally would want to get there for around midday , spend 3-4 interesting hours and then get over to UCAP .

Post interest below .

 
Posted : 21/09/2007 2:04 pm
Steiner
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Count me in, Guy. 8)


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Posted : 21/09/2007 2:51 pm
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Doesn't cost me anything for entry. ;)

 
Posted : 22/09/2007 12:35 am
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You could book yourselves in as group, call yourselves the "Tiger 1 appreciation society" & say you will be in period dress! I have to work the Sat so won't get to Wotan till Sunday monring,

Steve.D

 
Posted : 22/09/2007 8:28 am
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I've booked Friday off so I will be packing my stuff on that day.

Just checking the drive time from house to Bovington - put me down for a 85% going lol

Not been to the museum since I was 15 lol

 
Posted : 22/09/2007 9:27 am
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Not been to the museum since I was 15 lol

Well worth it, Del - they have pretty much the whole range of German WW2 AFVs, including TWO King Tigers!


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Posted : 22/09/2007 10:36 am
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Yup, 2 king tigers. Both the Porsche and the Henschel versions. They got a Jagdtiger there too.

 
Posted : 22/09/2007 4:54 pm
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Looking doubtful if I'll be able to get to this one at all, got a birthday party for a four year old on the Sat afternoon to organise and a party Sat night that I can't get out of without war breaking loose with the wife, given the distances I might have to pull out.

 
Posted : 22/09/2007 5:03 pm
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Im hoping to get there early enough for a jaunt round the tank museum, but i'll have to check with pota, well, his better half anyway. Depends what time we can leave. Heres hoping anyway.

p.s. I get in free to(I hope)

My Two Cents.....
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Posted : 24/09/2007 10:03 pm
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working saterday morning bpaul, earlyist i can get away is 1300, maybe 1400 :roll:

"Take that you rotton helping of strawberry flan!"
Joseph Porta to "strawberrys and cream", in the sven hassel book ,ogpu prison

 
Posted : 24/09/2007 10:38 pm
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Would love to, dunno what time we're aiming on landing yet tho :? think its pending when small people are offloaded


 
Posted : 24/09/2007 10:51 pm
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My car load should be hitting Sabre and maybe the other sights of Portsmouth..

But I can wholeheartedly recommend the tank museum!

 
Posted : 25/09/2007 8:50 am
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working saterday morning bpaul, earlyist I can get away is 1300, maybe 1400 :roll:

With any luck this might change. Tell yer boss to peace off bruv!!!

my two cents

My Two Cents.....
Tiny

"I'll show you 'ow the English knock the top off a egg"

Weapons:-
MP40
Dboys K98
MG42
Thompson
plus loads of other modern day crap

 
Posted : 25/09/2007 8:42 pm
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I've heard theres a terrible bout of man flu in Rochdale, you'll need to be careful theres only a couple of weeks and gawd forbid you catch it and can't get to work that saturday ;) sounding a bit hoarse already porta :lol:


 
Posted : 25/09/2007 8:47 pm
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ive already got that flu, and its shite.

heres a brief list of the firms staff

the Boss and sole owner - full time -60 years old

Me , mechanic, receptionist, booker in and out, counter, repairs, sales, driver, debt collector, telephone support, IT department, security camera guy, and all round doer of all things, - full time - 34 years old

driver, mornings 8-12 mon to friday - 57 years old

rep, wednesdays 8-5, - 68 years old

accountant/bookeeper, 2 days a week - 83 years old

so anything needs doing its pretty much me that has to do it,

GOING SICK JUST DOSNT HAPPEN IN THIS JOB :cry:

every other job ive had ive always milked the sick rotton, (24 weeks off with stress from one job 8) ) but with this job i cant :( its payback i guess

ill plead with the boss , as hes on three weeks holiday in november, so i think he should let me swop the saterday bruv :thumbs:

"Take that you rotton helping of strawberry flan!"
Joseph Porta to "strawberrys and cream", in the sven hassel book ,ogpu prison

 
Posted : 25/09/2007 9:29 pm
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How do you lot get in free? Squaddies?

If its passed 9 there is a 95% chance im pissed.

 
Posted : 25/09/2007 9:42 pm
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Fingers crossed porta, 1 saturday compared to 3 weeks off is not even a fair exchange, lay it on thick


 
Posted : 25/09/2007 9:49 pm
che
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seems to me your invaluble to the busieness must give you some sway :lol:

theres nowt so Permanent as temporary




 
Posted : 25/09/2007 9:51 pm
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ive got tomorrow morning off to register my Volkswagon, ive only had it in the uk since JUNE, on California plates :rofl:

:raspberry: to the speed cameras

anyways ive used up 1 favor already this week :shock:

but ill talk to the gaffer tomorrow afternoon :roll:

"Take that you rotton helping of strawberry flan!"
Joseph Porta to "strawberrys and cream", in the sven hassel book ,ogpu prison

 
Posted : 25/09/2007 9:54 pm
che
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ive got tomorrow morning off to register my Volkswagon, ive only had it in the uk since JUNE, on California plates :rofl:

but ill talk to the gaffer tomorrow afternoon :roll:

:raspberry: to the speed cameras

anyways ive used up 1 favor already this week :shock:

:lol: :lol: wish i had thought of that only just escaped a ban for speeding
on my bike

theres nowt so Permanent as temporary




 
Posted : 25/09/2007 9:59 pm
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