Lyndoch Wine Tour 31 Jan

Kev Tipler has organized another of his famous club wine run for 31st Jan. This one is around Lyndoch and the lower Barossa Valley.

Meet at the Bridge Cafe in Williamstown at 8.30-9.00 for coffee, then depart for a scenic drive at 9.30. The drive will be up Wirra Wirra road and on to the Steingarten look out.  Then on to Cimickys cellar door and if time permits, slip back to Rick Burge Estates before lunch at the Yaldara cafe/restaurant. We are booked there for 12.30.

After lunch we shall enjoy a tasting at their cellar and if time permits, we can visit some of the 4 wineries in the region.

Anyone interested please contact Kev Tipler or Mick Jenner as we need to confirm numbers with the lunch venue, as is the requirement these days.

Xmas Lunch at Bridge Hotel Langhorne Creek

This year’s Xmas function was held at the Bridge Hotel, Langhorne Creek on Sunday 13 December.

Regardless of Covid restrictions, we had really good rollup and everyone enjoyed sumptuous country pub-style means served by very friendly staff. Many suggestions were made for a return visit, or possibly a meeting venue.

For Sale 1980 Series 3 Land rover FFR Bargain $20,000

For Sale 1980 Series 3 Land rover FFR  complete with radios mounted in their correct trays.

The radio prc 25 is untested and the F2/F3 HF radio is case only but there is also the AMU HF Tuner and BBF1 Charger also the antenna mounts are on  the vehicle two HF and two VHF with there own AMU but one VHF AMU needs replacing.

The vehicle has had a lot work completed mechanically ie: Brakes completely replaced , all bushes under the body replaced also the gearbox has been completely rebuild with all new parts.

All the invoices for all the works done is available.

Included is about $1200.00 of spare parts and bits ie: Cam Net plus poles , 3 x Dist caps , 3 Rotor caps and more.

Currently on SA Historical registration.

Special price  now $ 20,000.00.  Cash only.

Interested buyers only Contact John Jenner  on 0439 551 173, or email john.jenner@bigpond.com.

Re-Enactors SA Event 29 – 31 May

Re-Enactors SA will be holding a major event in the Mount Crawford forest on 29 -31 May 2020. The event will be based on Operation “Deadstick”, the allied glider-borne assault to capture intact two road bridges in Normandy across the River Orne and the Caen Canal in the early hours of D-Day 6 June 1944.

The organizers are keen to hear from any members willing to provide WW2 vehicles to the event. Anyone interested please contact Chris Entwistle  on cplusk@bigpond.com.au.

These events are usually great fun, and are well organized. Members providing vehicles will have the entry fee waived.

For further information please refer to the attached briefing or visit the RSA website on https://www.reenactsa.com/

Re-enact SA tactical event brief – May 2020 v1.2

Australia Day Parade 2020

Those members who participated in the Australia Day parade this year all had a great day.

Xmas Function Anderson Hill Winery 14 December

This year’s Xmas function was held at Anderson Hill Winery, Lenswood Saturday 14 December,  following a club run from Gumeracha.

For those that met at Gumeracha, Kev Tipler arranged for a stop off at the the Applewood Gin distillery for gin samples and coffee followed by a drive to Anderson’s Hill via a scenic back country roads. Three jeeps led the convoy followed by some of us less adventurist drivers in  civvy vehicles.

The December meeting was held at the winery followed by a sumptuous lunch of platters and pizzas. Our table was located outside on a grassed area with a spectacular view over the vineyards and surrounding rolling hills. A great day out for those that attended.

A big thanks to Kev for arranging the outing. More events like this to come?

Mt Torrens to Rick’s Farm Club Run July 17

The club held a social event on 17 July, starting with a lunch at the Mt Torrens Hotel followed by a run to Rick’s farm via various backroads.

5 jeeps and several civvy 4WD’s  took part in the run led by Fiona Shearman in her jeep. On arrival at Rick’s we all had a look through Rick’s shed with its assortment of new developments followed by afternoon tea and coffee at the house.

We were fortunate to have a lovely sunny winter’s day for the event, and it was a great day out for all participants.

Club Registration Day – Stanley Bridge Tavern Verdun 23 June

This year’s club Registration Day was held in the private room of the Stanley Bridge Hotel at Verdun  on Sunday 23 June prior to lunch. A really good day out for those that attended, in a charming country venue.

Australia Day Parade Update – Saturday 26 January

Several members attended the Australia Day parade on Saturday 26 January .

We were in group H10, right behind the Tahitians who entertained us with their wooden drums and dancers.

Birdwood Motor Museum Event Cancelled

Due to lack of interest, the proposed club event at the Birdwood Motor Museum on 28 October has been cancelled. A possible replacement event will be discussed at the next club meeting on 6 November

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