This year’s Xmas function will be held at Anderson Hill Winery, Lenswood Saturday 14 December from 12.30 onwards, following a club run.
Kev Tipler has arranged for a prior club run from Gumeracha via the Applewood Gin distillery. For those interested meet at the Gumeracha oval between 10.45 and 11.15 and he will lead them to the Applewood Distillery at the old Unico cool stores for either a gin samples or coffee. A half hour stop here then to Anderson’s hill via a scenic back country drive arriving around the 12.30 ish mark. Military vehicles are preferred but civvy vehicles are ok. There will be some (formed) dirt roads.
Those not wishing to undertake the run can go directly to the winery.
Full financial members and their partners will have meals subsidized by the club for $10 per person. Associate members and guest are most welcome to attend, but will need to pay for the full price of meals.
Could those proposing to attend please contact Kev Tipler, or Mick Jenner as we need to confirm numbers.
NOTE: The normal December meeting will not be held at the Tower Hotel.
Menu is attached.
The club will be holding a run from the Mt Torrens Hotel to Rick’s farm on Saturday 21 September via various backroads.
Meet at the Mt Torrens Hotel at 12 midday for lunch at the pub, and proceed to Rick’s farm for afternoon tea via a series of lesser used eastern hills back roads and tracks. Military vehicles are preferred but suitable civvy vehicles are acceptable.
Those interested should contact Rick Shearman so we can advise the hotel staff of numbers.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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!
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.
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.