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OxonPhil wrote:.........."YES........I am MarkP" :lol:
Pmsl. So like that brilliant.
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There it is

The "splittie smile"


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OH

and these

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The kids will look back on these in there later years and reminisce of happy care free days that you only get from childhood.

Gerry looks great mate, well done. Good to see you and the family out enjoying yourselves with Gerry.

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Wow


WV Action Santa pod


Never ever done a show before

Never ever showed a vehicle before

Never ever thought I had any chance at all of winning anything as there was so many amazing busses there and it was a massive turn out .... A massive show and shine ....


This is for you Dad ..... Took me 2 year but we did It :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:

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:cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:


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Will do a nice big update for you all later if the dam pc works
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Over and out


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markp wrote:Wow


WV Action Santa pod


Never ever done a show before

Never ever showed a vehicle before

Never ever thought I had any chance at all of winning anything as there was so many amazing busses there and it was a massive turn out .... A massive show and shine ....


This is for you Dad ..... Took me 2 year but we did It :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:

Top 10 winner
Custom aircooled

:cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:


Image


Will do a nice big update for you all later if the dam pc works
:lol:


Over and out


Mark
Your dad would be proud bud great weekend and you made me laugh so hard sat night
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Best buy a large trophy cabinet,

First of many I'm sure

Well done 8)
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Hey congrats Mark, so well deserved after all that graft :wink:

So nice to see you again bud. The level of detail on your bus is amazing!

Awesome effort.

Nige

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Proud..... 8)
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nige1171 wrote:Hey congrats Mark, so well deserved after all that graft :wink:

So nice to see you again bud. The level of detail on your bus is amazing!

Awesome effort.

Nige



Until you found the bolt that was not touched up :lol:


But have no fear everyone ..... A touch up stick is carried in Gerry for these exact moments and the day was saved :lol:

Nigel it was great to catch you and next time I hope to spend much more time with you mate


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steve j l wrote:Proud..... 8)



Just a little. :wink: :cheers:


Sorry we didn't have our normal 3 hour chat guys ...... Next time I'm sure ..... I hope !


Steve shout if ya need a hand at all


Paul you going to billing next weekend in ya bus ? It's a VW weekend :cheers:

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markp wrote:
steve j l wrote:Proud..... 8)
Paul you going to billing next weekend in ya bus ? It's a VW weekend :cheers:

Mark

Yarp... sounds cool! 8)

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markp wrote:Wow


WV Action Santa pod


Never ever done a show before

Never ever showed a vehicle before

Never ever thought I had any chance at all of winning anything as there was so many amazing busses there and it was a massive turn out .... A massive show and shine ....


This is for you Dad ..... Took me 2 year but we did It :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:

Top 10 winner
Custom aircooled

:cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:


Image


Will do a nice big update for you all later if the dam pc works
:lol:


Over and out


Mark
absolutely made up for you mate, all your hard work paid off, like Chris said your dad would be so proud of what you've done :D
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Thanks Moody


I'm thinking of sleeping with my trophy tonight ..... Just because I CAN lol. :lol: :cheers: :cheers:

Hey and not forgetting my Claire also made this happen as I had loads on comments today about the inside of Gerry ........ thank you so much Claire our my star ...... :wink:


Moody and lodge. thank you for inviting me this weekend it was amazing and I really enjoyed all the company that was there ....... But not the freely skinny guy !!! Lol

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Hey Mark,

As I said earlier, well done mate :cheers:

Others have mentioned it..................but I think you will need to make space in the man cave for this:

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:lol: :lol: :lol:

Phil. :D
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We loved you being there bud and you got to meet your hero the dubdon here he is guys Image
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Well done Mark and Gerry, well deserved!
Lovely to meet you both for real.
Hope your rudimentary first sleepover was comfy-ish?
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