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UK Meet 2019 1928

No Life Club Posts: 4,750 Smurf it!
Re: UK Meet 2019
« Reply #60 on: August 25, 2019, 01:55:06 AM »
The turd looking thing is a paint stripping disk off Sparkys battery grinder.

Ah a flap wheel or brillo pad with balls👍

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Re: UK Meet 2019
« Reply #61 on: August 25, 2019, 12:46:20 PM »
The arrow/spear head is quite good

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Re: UK Meet 2019
« Reply #62 on: August 25, 2019, 01:31:08 PM »
 :like:
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Re: UK Meet 2019
« Reply #63 on: August 25, 2019, 07:48:25 PM »
Cupboard brought ice creams!
Zombie Apprentice Posts: 13,899 Hidalgo, Castillo del Hook
Re: UK Meet 2019
« Reply #64 on: August 25, 2019, 08:17:38 PM »
:drool:
Looks warm there.

Hooked, like everyone else. ;)

All hail the hook!
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Re: UK Meet 2019
« Reply #65 on: August 25, 2019, 09:19:18 PM »
Kev brought his whittling kit along. Cupboard and I made some spoons.  :tu:
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Re: UK Meet 2019
« Reply #66 on: August 25, 2019, 09:19:58 PM »
We had to calibrate the camp oven.  :D
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Re: UK Meet 2019
« Reply #67 on: August 25, 2019, 09:22:03 PM »
Kev, Sparky and Cupboard, chilling in the hood
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Re: UK Meet 2019
« Reply #68 on: August 25, 2019, 10:51:19 PM »
 :like: :tu:
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Re: UK Meet 2019
« Reply #69 on: August 26, 2019, 12:42:43 PM »
Sunset last night
Admin Team Absolutely No Life Club Posts: 6,960 I brake for cake
Re: UK Meet 2019
« Reply #70 on: August 26, 2019, 12:43:16 PM »
All packed up and ready to get on the road
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Re: UK Meet 2019
« Reply #71 on: August 26, 2019, 12:44:17 PM »
Groundskeeper Willie  ;)
Zombie Apprentice Posts: 18,441 Oxygen and magnesium toghether?! OMg!
Re: UK Meet 2019
« Reply #72 on: August 26, 2019, 01:44:20 PM »
Kev brought his whittling kit along. Cupboard and I made some spoons.  :tu:

So... it's fair to say you both had a nice time spooning? Good to know...

 :whistle:

 :D :D :D :D

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Re: UK Meet 2019
« Reply #73 on: August 26, 2019, 01:48:04 PM »
So... it's fair to say you both had a nice time spooning? Good to know...

 :whistle:

 :D :D :D :D
:rofl: you're worth your weight in gold Santos  :cheers:

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Re: UK Meet 2019
« Reply #74 on: August 26, 2019, 01:57:19 PM »
Looks like another successful meet guys  :cheers:

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'Derail a thread and we'll come at you like a block of cheese'. Captain Mags and Sergeant Fuzzbucket of the Anti Derai.... mmmmmmm cheese
Zombie Apprentice Posts: 18,441 Oxygen and magnesium toghether?! OMg!
Re: UK Meet 2019
« Reply #75 on: August 26, 2019, 01:59:11 PM »
:rofl: you're worth your weight in gold Santos  :cheers:

 :hatsoff:

Well, then, I'm off to lunch!

 :D :D :D :D

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Zombie Apprentice Posts: 12,868
Re: UK Meet 2019
« Reply #76 on: August 26, 2019, 06:00:20 PM »

I only took a couple of pictures all weekend....

And

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Re: UK Meet 2019
« Reply #77 on: August 26, 2019, 06:01:37 PM »
Groundskeeper Willie  ;)

Willie is looking hot and knackered there!

Everything’s adjustable
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Re: UK Meet 2019
« Reply #78 on: August 26, 2019, 09:31:03 PM »


The card axe thing... hmmm. The spear bit worked though I'm not sure what useful purpose it served. The other bit took a lot of (not my) effort to lash in to the stick, performed OK at clearing brambles but you'd never have cut a tree down with it. The saw was rubbish, it just clogged up and required cleaning almost every stroke. More irritatingly it cut through the lashing cord. We did break it whilst batoning but you need to split logs somehow! I was surprised that it snapped rather than bending. The grind on the blade was a bit shonky out of the packet, but it sharpened up easily enough. The edge was very easy to ding.

Aside from that, a thoroughly enjoyable weekend. Sparky even showed me round his car boot which was a great privilege. I even bought myself some rust of my very own :)
« Last Edit: August 26, 2019, 09:36:34 PM by Cupboard »
Admin Team Absolutely No Life Club Posts: 6,960 I brake for cake
Re: UK Meet 2019
« Reply #79 on: August 27, 2019, 08:08:42 AM »
Well I did make it home but the journey didn't go quite to plan. I set off later than hoped (too hot to move), and got slower and slower in the heat. Coupled with problems with one of my tyres it meant that I'd only done about 35 miles in 3 hours and want going to make it home before about 10 o'clock. So I phoned my wife to come and rescue me.  :D

Anyway, thanks to the guys for a great weekend.  :like:
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Re: UK Meet 2019
« Reply #80 on: August 27, 2019, 10:09:36 AM »
Looks like everyone had a most enjoyable time and I wish I could have made it. Hopefully next year though.

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Zombie Apprentice Posts: 18,441 Oxygen and magnesium toghether?! OMg!
Re: UK Meet 2019
« Reply #81 on: August 27, 2019, 01:29:28 PM »


The card axe thing... hmmm. The spear bit worked though I'm not sure what useful purpose it served. The other bit took a lot of (not my) effort to lash in to the stick, performed OK at clearing brambles but you'd never have cut a tree down with it. The saw was rubbish, it just clogged up and required cleaning almost every stroke. More irritatingly it cut through the lashing cord. We did break it whilst batoning but you need to split logs somehow! I was surprised that it snapped rather than bending. The grind on the blade was a bit shonky out of the packet, but it sharpened up easily enough. The edge was very easy to ding.

Aside from that, a thoroughly enjoyable weekend. Sparky even showed me round his car boot which was a great privilege. I even bought myself some rust of my very own :)

Not to make fun of that throw, mate, but guess what appeared when the video ended?...

 :pok: :pok:



 :D :D :D :D

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It is just a matter of time before they add the word “Syndrome” after my last name.

I don't have OCD, I have OCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ.

Eff the ineffable, scrut the inscrutable.

IYCRTYSWTMTFOT

Zombie Apprentice Posts: 17,010 I'm not a pessimist, I'm an experienced optimist!
Re: UK Meet 2019
« Reply #82 on: August 27, 2019, 02:07:32 PM »
Well I did make it home but the journey didn't go quite to plan. I set off later than hoped (too hot to move), and got slower and slower in the heat. Coupled with problems with one of my tyres it meant that I'd only done about 35 miles in 3 hours and want going to make it home before about 10 o'clock. So I phoned my wife to come and rescue me.  :D

Anyway, thanks to the guys for a great weekend.  :like:

Smart move, Chris. Glad you didn't get yourself into too much trouble.

Looks like another excellent meet, chaps.  :cheers:



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Zombie Apprentice Posts: 12,868
Re: UK Meet 2019
« Reply #83 on: August 27, 2019, 06:53:54 PM »

I don't know what your problem was Chris it was only 37 degrees c in the sun and you only had about 100 miles to ride (all down hill!)   :ahhh

Glad you got home OK Mate!

Everything’s adjustable
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Re: UK Meet 2019
« Reply #84 on: August 28, 2019, 02:55:21 PM »
Another great relaxing fun weekend.  Thanks guys and see you at the next one  :cheers:
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Re: UK Meet 2019
« Reply #85 on: August 31, 2019, 03:53:35 AM »
Nice one lads

Happy memories from last year:
- How good it was to see you all
- How well you looked after me
- And how generous you all were with tool gifts and food  :D

 

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