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Re: Meeting of the Clans II
« Reply #25 on: April 30, 2019, 13:53:49 »
I am planning for options, AB and C
280SL  C300  C300

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Re: Meeting of the Clans II
« Reply #26 on: April 30, 2019, 15:31:30 »
I am planning on attending, but not sure what days yet.
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Re: Meeting of the Clans II
« Reply #27 on: April 30, 2019, 17:12:47 »
Now that I'm pretty sure my car can make the trip:

I plan to attend, with my 68 Pagoda. I'm thinking only option C as I may not be able to make the time for A and B.

Dan, is there something I can do to help out with arrangements?

I prepared the attached file that has all the attendees that have expressed interest on this thread. We could use this for keeping track of who's coming. I have an excel file but not able to upload it, so I'm uploading the pdf.

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Thanks for making the return trip back to my place and thanks also putting that list together. As we draw closer to our event, I may need some help so I will reach out if I need to. We are quickly reaching the pagoda numbers of 13 years ago which I think were 14 cars. Remember, this is an event open to all MB cars and I also expect some American iron as well.
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Re: Meeting of the Clans II
« Reply #28 on: April 30, 2019, 17:17:54 »
I am planning on attending, but not sure what days yet.

Thanks for your support Joe. For those who may not know, Joe and I go back a long ways to about 1980 when he did the frame and floors on a very rusty 190SL I once owned. I think we finally met in person in 2007 at one of his PUB events.

Looking forward to having you over. Are you bringing Jacob?

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Re: Meeting of the Clans II
« Reply #29 on: May 01, 2019, 04:23:47 »
Hi Dan,

It's always good to see you. It will be my first time at your place. I'm not sure if Jacob can attend, but I'm sure he is up to it! He can help drive now also.
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Re: Meeting of the Clans II
« Reply #30 on: May 02, 2019, 17:56:07 »
Hi guys,
I'm on board for the Clans weekend and events before and after. I will help in any way I can.
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Re: Meeting of the Clans II
« Reply #31 on: May 03, 2019, 04:35:57 »
I would like to make the dinner on Friday night but won’t know for sure until we get closer.

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Re: Meeting of the Clans II
« Reply #32 on: May 03, 2019, 14:22:25 »
I'd love to attend, but all the nearby B&B's and inns are fully booked already.  Dan, can you suggest some hotels?
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Re: Meeting of the Clans II
« Reply #33 on: May 03, 2019, 17:09:43 »
Try Days Inn   Wallaceburg, Ontario.
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Re: Meeting of the Clans II
« Reply #34 on: May 03, 2019, 22:55:00 »
Hi everyone,
Dan and his staff have worked over the winter to put our 230SL back together. This week they were able to take the car for a little ride, and they made a video. The video also shows the old school we will be using for the Meeting of the Clans II, in the background, and the property fairly well. (Even though it's a short video, the file is far too large to upload to the sl113.org server.) Watch the video at
http://peter.jedicke.ca/D230SL/D230SL2019-04-29.mp4

Enjoy!
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Re: Meeting of the Clans II
« Reply #35 on: May 04, 2019, 06:45:22 »
Looks like it won't be long now !
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Re: Meeting of the Clans II
« Reply #36 on: May 04, 2019, 21:41:16 »
Hi Dan and Hugh,

(Rolf-Dieter). Will attend from London, Ontario he will be attending events A, B and C. Driving his 280SL 1969

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Re: Meeting of the Clans II
« Reply #37 on: May 05, 2019, 23:52:39 »
Dan
Just wondering if there is one Hotel that the majority are staying at.
I checked with the Days Inn in Wallaceburg and they have 4 rooms remaining for the 23rd 24th and 25th
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Re: Meeting of the Clans II
« Reply #38 on: May 06, 2019, 00:17:33 »
Dan
Just wondering if there is one Hotel that the majority are staying at.
I checked with the Days Inn in Wallaceburg and they have 4 rooms remaining for the 23rd 24th and 25th
Frank

I guess you can never be too early. I'll get on that right away.
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Re: Meeting of the Clans II
« Reply #39 on: May 06, 2019, 17:10:20 »
For those looking to book a room try:

Days Inn
76 McNaughton Ave.,
Wallaceburg, Ontario
519 627 0781


Days Inn is about 10 miles from my place.
I'm told they have about 14 room available right now. We will be checking out other places nearby to see what they have.
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Re: Meeting of the Clans II
« Reply #40 on: May 07, 2019, 04:05:44 »
Jack Jones will be attending B & C and will be driving my 1984 280sl. Staying at the Days Inn in Wallaceburg.
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Re: Meeting of the Clans II
« Reply #41 on: May 07, 2019, 05:58:59 »
It will be nice to see you again Jack.

Book your rooms now if you can. I will post other places shortly.
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Re: Meeting of the Clans II
« Reply #42 on: May 07, 2019, 14:54:03 »
For Thursday and Friday (events A and B), is there a "preferred hotel" in London for Participants?
It looks like my nephew (Christian Beaudoin) and I will be attending all three - A, B and C.  I will confirm later today.
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Re: Meeting of the Clans II
« Reply #43 on: May 07, 2019, 17:29:20 »
Hi Tom,

If I would be traveling from the east to London for an afternoon meet (like our plan is for the car show), I would be searching for a nice B&B just outside London. I like to stay at B&B’s primarily since it offers secure parking.

I made a search for you at Zeelandia, on check it out  (once the site opens, you find prices at the very end).

https://www.google.ca/travel/hotels/b%26B%20405229%20Beaconsfield%20Road%2C%20Norwich%2C%20ON/entity/CgsIjoXUoufqvJWnARAB/photos?g2lb=4207876%2C4208993%2C4215767%2C4223281%2C4242898%2C4252383%2C4253230%2C4254308%2C4258168%2C4260036%2C4260580%2C4250437%2C4253015&hl=en&gl=ca&un=1&q=b%26B%20405229%20Beaconsfield%20Road%2C%20Norwich%2C%20ON&rp=OAJAAEgB&ictx=1&ved=2ahUKEwibwrX_2oniAhXrkOAKHabrC_4Q3z56BAgVEAA&hrf=KhYKBwjjDxAFGBMSBwjjDxAFGBQYASgA&tcfs=EhoaGAoKMjAxOS0wNS0xORIKMjAxOS0wNS0yMFIA

I would do the same checks just west of London after the dinner on Friday or simply return the short distance East to Zeelandia.

I believe Hugh will be posting some hotels as well in London that would have secure parking.

Dieter

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Re: Meeting of the Clans II - London Parking
« Reply #44 on: May 08, 2019, 02:18:39 »
Hi Tom; A short 10 min drive from the London Club and downtown is a nice historic hotel with exterior free parking called the Idlewyld Inn & Spa (ranked #1 hotel in Tripadvisor) link for more details     https://www.tripadvisor.ca/Hotel_Review-g154995-d5986398-Reviews-Idlewyld_Inn_Spa-London_Ontario.html

Several hotels downtown that are good, but parking is often in attached parking garages that would have an extra charge. If you have any questions, let me know, Hugh
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« Reply #45 on: May 08, 2019, 04:08:15 »
Hi Hugh and Rolf-Dieter,
Thank you for the recommendations for lodging.  I just booked rooms for My nephew and me in London at the Idlewyld Inn for Thursday and Friday and at the Days Inn in Wallaceburg for Saturday and Sunday.
I know we will have plenty of time at the Thursday car show to plan something for Friday before the London Club, but for sure, since my wife doesn't want to go, it won't be shopping. 
I assume meeting places and times will be planned.
It looks like We will be leaving Quebec at about 7:00 am on Thursday to drive to London.  Meet-ups will be possible so long as we don't lose too much time.

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Re: Meeting of the Clans II
« Reply #46 on: May 14, 2019, 18:13:19 »
I have just added a new stop for Sunday's events. We are now able to take a private tour of RM Restorations near Chatham Ontario. RM Sotheby's is now the largest auto auction house of high end specialty cars in the world and we will be able to see some of the cars in storage or being worked on. RM closed their doors to public tours a few years ago so don't miss this rare opportunity to see their facilities. 
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« Reply #47 on: May 14, 2019, 19:12:14 »
That is fantastic Dan, thank you !!
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« Reply #48 on: May 14, 2019, 23:07:50 »
I agree thanks Dan for going out of your way

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« Reply #49 on: May 15, 2019, 02:52:23 »
Fantastic Dan, this will make the trip all that more worthwhile and memorable.
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