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Re: Rogue Trooper
« Reply #160 on: September 13, 2010, 12:27:04 PM »
Fantastic rogue, here is a suggestion, why dont you write a book on the building of your van. You have enough pics, and if you were to get someone to ghost write, i recon it would sell, i would buy it. How long has it taken to get to where you are now. Thanks mate.

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Re: Rogue Trooper
« Reply #161 on: September 13, 2010, 12:40:19 PM »
Fantastic rogue, here is a suggestion, why dont you write a book on the building of your van. You have enough pics, and if you were to get someone to ghost write, i recon it would sell, i would buy it. How long has it taken to get to where you are now. Thanks mate.

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x2 i love reading and seeing pics of your build and would love to see and hear some of the work on your van george
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« Reply #162 on: September 13, 2010, 02:14:40 PM »
Fantastic rogue, here is a suggestion, why dont you write a book on the building of your van. You have enough pics, and if you were to get someone to ghost write, i recon it would sell, i would buy it. How long has it taken to get to where you are now. Thanks mate.

george.

I think most people want to forget their nightmares. I look at some of what I did previously and wonder what the hell I was thinking. Others I just wish I'd spent more time on them. Nevermind, I'm bit older and wiser now so hopefully this time around it'll be done right. It's taken about 21 years so far although about 15 of those were spent just sitting in the garage while I did things like buying a house etc.

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Re: Rogue Trooper
« Reply #163 on: September 13, 2010, 07:09:46 PM »
A bedford IS a house   ;D

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« Reply #164 on: September 13, 2010, 07:41:41 PM »
yea do an e-book mate sell heaps make heaps of money and spend it on ya beddie great plan
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Re: Rogue Trooper
« Reply #165 on: September 18, 2010, 04:51:36 PM »
Nice one, Its gonna be spekky when finished
Lack of planing on your behalf ....doesnt constitute an emergency on mine lol

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Re: Rogue Trooper
« Reply #166 on: November 02, 2010, 08:16:49 PM »
Hey Rogue,

Cool pics mate. Your clever mate Rob wouldn't be the owner of that dark red van parked alongside yours, in the pic with the gull wing side door open, would he? I have a feeling he was in the vanning scene way back in the mid 70's as his face, name and that van look familiar.

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« Reply #167 on: November 03, 2010, 04:36:52 AM »
Hi Garry

Yes you are correct. That dark van was maroon and named Conquistador. It was around in the 70's. Rob was a founding member of both 'Southern Confederate Vans' and 'Vandits'. You were having a chat with the both of us in the afternoon at the show for the Wellington Van Nationals. I should be seeing him sometime in the next few weeks and I know he had a ton of photos kicking around. I'll see if I can talk him into letting me have a few to scan for the site.

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« Reply #168 on: November 03, 2010, 09:39:11 AM »
That would be cool if you could get some of those old pics. Nothing like looking back through vanning history. Does he still have the van or has it been put to rest?

I see there are some stirings with Southern Confederates that may be promising. They are even hosting a New Years doo in the Hutt this year. I'm still contemplating coming down so I'll be in touch if I do.
 

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« Reply #169 on: November 03, 2010, 10:10:46 AM »
Unfortunately it has passed on. It required just a bit too much work to bring it back up to scratch and he just has too many other projects on the go. It was his diff arms I got for my conversion.

I was chatting with Colin about SCV at the Wellington Nationals and asked me if I wanted to sign up again then but I said that I would have been the only CF in the club which is really no fun for me. That was one of the reasons I packed it in in the first place as all the other Bedford owners had moved away. Heather sent me some details regarding the new website and club plans a little while ago and asked again if I wanted to sign up but at this time I would rather concentrate on getting the van on the road. I may feel different about it once the van is actually going. I see Kane has joined up. He's a bit of a club slut. I think he's still a member of River City.

Definitely sing out if you're coming down.

 

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