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Old 18th April 2024, 09:19   #251
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Glad i made it . sadly not able to bring my 75 as i cant not drive as just had a operation so my arm is in a sling .. it was hoped BEV WOULD DRIVE but she has leg issues so not comfortable driving a manual . So we brought our Automatic MG ZS. .

since the pandemic not been as active with my 75 at events but have been to many events in our mgs so wanted to come to this . with my iffy arm not been able to do much with the 75 but it works and not planning to get rid .
gaydon went well and i hope i can use my 75 at more events
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Old 18th April 2024, 12:41   #252
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Hi,

I would like to thank the organization for last Sunday's event in Gaydon.
It was very nice to be able to speak to all kinds of 75 and ZT enthusiasts.
I followed the project team's presentation with great interest.
Unfortunately we had to leave a bit earlier to be able to catch the train in Folkestone on time.

In total we travelled 1300 miles but it was definitely worth it.

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Old 18th April 2024, 17:42   #253
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I really enjoyed the day & the calibre of the 75/ZT’s on display was very high. The highlight for anoraks of the MGR Marque was the nearly two hour long question & answer session with R40 project team. It really tops off the Great R40 documentary from 2020. I certainly gleaned some interesting new information.

It was a real shame that Museum seems to have ‘lost’ the first production 75 (their answer) as those of us who have visited the museum many times are already familiar with the last 75. Still there were enough pre-production, early or just awesome 75’s to make up for it.

Many thanks to Reebs for organising the day & panel. I knew it would be special & it was. It was the inaugural outing for my ZT-T but I was much to interested in everyone else’s cars to stay with mine.

I also enjoyed getting to chat with some of the owners & recognised some of the cars from the previous days Longships & Octagons event at Great British Car Journey.
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Old 19th April 2024, 07:40   #254
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Hi,

I would like to thank the organization for last Sunday's event in Gaydon.
It was very nice to be able to speak to all kinds of 75 and ZT enthusiasts.
I followed the project team's presentation with great interest.
Unfortunately we had to leave a bit earlier to be able to catch the train in Folkestone on time.

In total we travelled 1300 miles but it was definitely worth it.

Regards,

Pim
Nice to see you . hopefully see you again soon
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Old 19th April 2024, 11:11   #255
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Hi Stephen and Bev,

it would be great seeing you again at one of our meetings on the continent from the Club Seventyfive / www.r75.info

Cheers,

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Old 21st April 2024, 15:13   #256
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Great day out! Very appreciative of the organisation of the event and found that there were multiple anoraks in the crowd! Great weather helped the day and amazed that members travelled very far to get there! Looking forward to next year's event
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