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Ulf

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The value of getting together...
« on: June 21, 2012, 15:07:44 »
Yesterday I had the pleasure of attending a very local "tire-kicking" event here in Copenhagen, we were only 5 cars, but the value of getting together locally was immense - both in terms of the social aspects (has yet to meet a Pagoda-owner that I didn't like), but also the exchange of practical tips - like using Cillit Bang to clean whitewalls and regular car wax to keep them looking clean (didn't see that advice coming) + lots of extra practical stuff. I was a little anxious that my car wouldn't be as nice as the others, but the 5 cars ranged from a VERY nice restored example to a scruffy, but completely original and charming daily driver. I am a lot happier and relaxed with my own car now...
So while this big international forum is a great tool, I can only recommend also getting together locally once in a while :-)

Ulf
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gerster

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Re: The value of getting together...
« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2012, 17:20:37 »
You're right.

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Re: The value of getting together...
« Reply #2 on: June 21, 2012, 20:15:15 »
Totally agree.  I just attended the June Jamboree in MB USA HQ last weekend.  There were about 7 Pagodas there.  Amazing to compare and learn what is right and what is something to add to my list.  Need to do that more often.
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Re: The value of getting together...
« Reply #3 on: June 22, 2012, 00:49:32 »
...and that is why PUB has been such a welcoming experience for all that attend...
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Re: The value of getting together...
« Reply #4 on: June 22, 2012, 03:30:34 »
...and that is why PUB has been such a welcoming experience for all that attend...

 ;D  I will be there with Ingrid for the upcoming PUB !!!   2013 - right?     

Cheers, Hank

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Re: The value of getting together...
« Reply #5 on: June 27, 2012, 17:27:58 »
We agree: European Event 2012... probably fully booked!
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Re: The value of getting together...
« Reply #6 on: July 01, 2012, 13:16:31 »
Agreed!  We get together at least twice a year in Sarasota/Clearwater.
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