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Hi , i think i joined the club in 1988 joined after i had just purchased my first bus for £250 quid , saw it advertised board on the ssvc stand at dubfreeze the year before, and it was only round the corner(mad or what) it was in a poor state but hey i had a vision . Where is GEA 668D now ?
ive included a few old photos , sorry iu cant remember the years or places so feel free to comment plus i have found a video i took from VW Action 1991 at the showground Stoneleigh Warwickshire(i will put link up asap)

my first purchase
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Early ssvc camp meet-Robert Meekings will remember this photo-my panel van FFM 341C
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Convoy to Stanford hall my best van (i still own since 1991 -7339DD)
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years ago-good guys!
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Great ssvc meetings-the old days-who can you spot?
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is this stonor-90s
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new forest?ssvc meeting
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vw action 1991
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my old panel taken at ssvc meet at BIlling AQua drome-northampton
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thanks for looking please comment....... Darren
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8) Great photos - bet they bring back memories for some folks :D

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he aint drove his bus since :wink: :lol:
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That surely does bring back some very good memories.
4th pic down looks like the Axe and Compasses, I was there on Friday evening and camped at Villa Farm before going to Busfreeze. I remember very fondly meetings in those days and the people.

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the top photo of the bus from action '91 was Dave somthing from Lytham, who changed the colours nearly every year. Last I saw of it it was in Streetwagens farm looking very sorry for itself, with wooden sills and two roofs!
Fantastic photos of a very young Mr Squeeky.
Must learn how to post photos 8O

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Terry wrote:That surely does bring back some very good memories.
4th pic down looks like the Axe and Compasses, I was there on Friday evening and camped at Villa Farm before going to Busfreeze. I remember very fondly meetings in those days and the people.

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good memory there ,what year was it? stanford hall??
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I have to dig some of mine , I have been away for some time who are still around Terry Ellis ? Ray who I did see in one photo

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Are you some sort of time Lord Mr Yip? You dont look and older with your bomber jacket on, altough you do look a bit camp :-)
I think you captured the scene at it's best mate and just like Final Fling just gone that's what it's all about!


Keep the photo's coming mate! I'd post my own but we were so poor we had just a black board and chalk!


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Crewcab beany wrote:I have to dig some of mine , I have been away for some time who are still around Terry Ellis ? Ray who I did see in one photo
HI Beany how are you doing -long time no hear great to hear from you-good ol days :wink:
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pic8 is fast freddie in his wide bed pick up-rare!
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After the Axe and Compasses picture then there is the Stanford Hall line up followed by Villa Farm (I would recognise those humps anywhere!!). Fairly convinced in the camping pics I can see Amanda in short dungarees but would need a magnifying glass to be sure as my eyesight is not as good as it used to be.

What good days they were, Amanda and Trevor remember them fondly. Matthew does not remember much of his early years of camping so does not have such good memories (although there have been some good camps).

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My two realy miss those days we talk about them often

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211vanman wrote:
Crewcab beany wrote:I have to dig some of mine , I have been away for some time who are still around Terry Ellis ? Ray who I did see in one photo
HI Beany how are you doing -long time no hear great to hear from you-good ol days :wink:
I lost the path of the VW and walked in the darkness untill the the 6volt light showed me the way back to the true path :D
To be honest I lost intrest in the whole VW thing over here was even going to sell my van

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ade700 wrote:he aint drove his bus since :wink: :lol:
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