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PostSubject: What a weekend   What a weekend EmptyWed Jun 06, 2012 7:31 am

Had to drive my son to Brize Norton to catch a flight to Afghan early hours of Sunday Morning, which was a bit of a downer,

Blew the head gasket on my LWB Frontera on Monday driving down to a camp near Brighton and to cap it all today pitched my new tent in the garden to make sure my new camp bed fitted in length ways and it started to rain and hasn't stopped yet and I need to pack it away as I'm away early doors Friday and I just know work will be mental tomorrow and Thursday.
GGGrrrrrrrrrr!!!!!!

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PostSubject: Re: What a weekend   What a weekend EmptyWed Jun 06, 2012 8:29 am

British Summertime!! Laughing

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PostSubject: Re: What a weekend   What a weekend EmptyWed Jun 06, 2012 12:06 pm

Had the same problem at and after the Bushcraft Show. When we left it was set in for the day (Sunday) so literally packed the motor, laid a dry tarp on top of the bags and chucked in the soaking wet tent on top.

Erected it in the garden Monday morning and fortunately despite on & off showers all day the wind just managed to dry the thing by late afternoon before the next shower came along. Couldn't even bag it up as the black clouds rolled in, just chucked it in the garage seconds before it started again.

Sod's law that last weekend was brillant sunshine! mad

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PostSubject: Re: What a weekend   What a weekend EmptyThu Jun 07, 2012 11:22 am

And its been hot and in the 30's where i've been and i have a suntan.
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PostSubject: Re: What a weekend   What a weekend EmptyWed Jun 13, 2012 4:38 am

just spent a week back in the UK landed at luton in pouring rain, angry ,,and flew out from luton in pouring rain,,, angry ,,oh and had pouring rain all week,,,,,, angry ,,,,got back monday,,,,,,,,SUN,,,SUN,,,SUN,,,,,lovin it,,,,, sunny sunny sunny

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PostSubject: Re: What a weekend   What a weekend EmptyWed Jun 13, 2012 12:23 pm

Know what you mean. Flew out last Friday rain at Stanstead, sun & 25 degrees at times over near Franfurt, rain again returning yesterday. No

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PostSubject: Re: What a weekend   What a weekend EmptyWed Jun 13, 2012 7:48 pm

tom did you go to the badkissenger overland show,,,,?????

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PostSubject: Re: What a weekend   What a weekend EmptyThu Jun 14, 2012 1:40 am

Sure did, see the EVENTS section for piccies.

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PostSubject: Re: What a weekend   What a weekend EmptyThu Jun 14, 2012 3:50 am

WF, you spoke too soon when you recently said how reliable the Frontera was, you should know better as it tempts fate.

Hope you get it sorted quickly and painlessly.
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PostSubject: Re: What a weekend   What a weekend EmptyWed Jun 20, 2012 7:38 am

Assassin wrote:
WF, you spoke too soon when you recently said how reliable the Frontera was, you should know better as it tempts fate.

Hope you get it sorted quickly and painlessly.

I know, I know don't rub it in at least the swb is still going strong

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PostSubject: Re: What a weekend   What a weekend EmptyWed Jun 20, 2012 11:29 am

Sod's law ... obviously the kiss of death! No

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