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.

Barossa Wine Tour 23 Feb

Kev Tipler organized this summer’s Barossa Wine run on Saturday 23 January. Kev and I met at Williamstown bakery ay 10 am, Kev having and extended entourage of 6, and I was accompanied by my son Alex and his partner Kate.

As has become traditional with these events, Kev took us via multiple back-roads to our first stop at Seppeltsfield for coffee and tastings where we were met by Greg Helbig and Tony Luke.

Then on to the new Lambert’s cellar door for what turned about to be an extended lunch and tastings. From there the group travelled to Thorne Clark for more tastings, and finally on to Liebick’s for fortified tastings.

A great day for all those who participated on a beautiful Barossa Valley day.

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

For Sale 1980 Series 3 Land rover FFR

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.

The price is $ 23,000.00.  Cash only.

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

Barossa Winery Tour 21 April

Kev Tipler organized another of his winery tours through the Barossa Valley on 21 April 2018. Originally we were to take our military vehicles, but unfortunately my Jeep was u/s due to a brake problem, so we decided to take our civvy vehicles. On what turned out to be a lovely sunny autumn day, we met at Williamstown Cafe at 0900 hrs for coffee and Marc Turner arrived in his jeep! We then visited St Hallett winery for tastings where we were well looked after by a staff member who was a friend of Kev’s.

Next we drove to Pindarie for tastings, and were met by Tony Luke for lunch. After lunch Kev took us on a scenic drive including on some rough tracks to  Jacob Creek’s Steingarten Vineyard on top of the eastern ridge, then on to another of Kev’s friend’s wineries at Liebich Wein for fortified tastings and finishing up a Tony Luke’s for afternoon tea.

A really good day was had by all who attended. Well done Kev!

Mick Jenner

Anzac Day Parade 2018

Hi All,

Would all members intending to provide vehicles for this Year’s Anzac Day parade please contact Mick Jenner, so we can advise the organizers of vehicle availability.

Club Run to Rick’s Farm for BBQ 13 January

On Saturday 13 January the club held a run from Mt Torrens Hotel to Rick’s Farm via the backroads through the rolling hills, followed by an evening BBQ and club meeting.

Rick showed the attendees around the site, and the progress of his mega-barn building project. A great day out for those that attended.

Jeep Tyres for Sale

Frank Scott has has four tyres for sale ;   700×16  s/h    Firestone brand;   $200.

Contact Frank on 0418 828 747 email frankscott@adam.com.au.

Xmas Function – Kersbrook Tavern 10 December

The Club held this year’s Xmas function at the Kersbrook Tavern on 10 December. All members and their partners enjoyed a relaxed lunch in a quiet and comfortable setting.

NOTE: the January meeting will be cancelled as we will be holding a meeting in conjunction with a club run from Mt Torrens to Rick’s Farm on Saturday 13 Jan.

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