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  1. rickyrooo1

    rickyrooo1 Hanging round like a bad smell

    Here we go then, roll up! Techenders spring event 2014 at the usual place

    All welcome learn how to fix your van in company or just camp.
    It's usually about £8 a night - there's limited hook ups for the nesh which then makes it about £10.
    Breakfasts are about £5 pre book with Eddy the owner.
    We usually have a takeaway run on the saturday night.

    So what is it?

    Techenders is a chilled weekend where you can learn to fix things on your van in the company of likeminded people, there's always a few "experts" on hand to assist but we prefer you to get your own hands dirty while we shake our heads and point at things - so don't come expecting work to be done for free (beer and cake "may" help....)
    It's on the weekend of April 25th although a few of us arrive on the Friday the main day is Saturday for tinkering.

    I'll provide a firepit and enough wood for the weekend should you want to sit round the fire - there is also the use of Eddy's barn for wet weather working/evening chill out (an extra cost will be made if we use the barn to "chill" in for the heating/lighting.)

    Any questions? ask away to either me @tuesday_wildchild @zed @Baysearcher (hope that's ok lads) we always go so mostly can answer your questions.

    Next post i make is just a list of who's coming and if they have any jobs to do.
    Last edited: Mar 3, 2014
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  2. rickyrooo1

    rickyrooo1 Hanging round like a bad smell

    @rickyroo1 push rod seals and associated bits if i can be arsed.
  3. Paradox
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  4. I will make it to one of these techenders to learn from the masters soon I hope

    I can't do this one as it is my mates 40th Birthday. Gutted
  5. Lord Charles

    Lord Charles Day's Away Mod

    Will bring beer

    @rickyrooo1 push rod seals and associated bits if i can be arced.
    @paradox - to be revealed
    @Lord Charles - Gear linkage and quick select thingy
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  6. Count me in,off that week and weekend ,gonna try and fit a riviera heater :thumbsup:
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  7. I'll be wobbling my way there slowly.
    My bus needs work but none suitable for a weekend in a field so I won't be doing anything.
    I might help but don't count on it, I need a break. :)
  8. I'll be there, with bits for congi and baysearcher.
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  9. Baysearcher

    Baysearcher [secret moderator]

    I'll be there :D
    Fit new steering wheel
    Fit under pedal tray with @baybirmingham's rivnut gun
  10. I'm planning on coming. Want to know how to do some basics (oil change, points, tappets and the three main cables) plus help swapping out my 2-way fridge for a new(ish) 3-way one. Will be available to hold things and hit other things with hammers if required.
  11. Yep - me 2 nights - hook up! Not sure what I will be doing - depends on the weather and how much ive got done on my van by then. Possibly propex fitting!! Mains hook up. (front beam - lol)
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  12. I'm aiming on coming but have a lot of stuff to do to the bay at the moment that'll need doing before I go camping in it. However, even if I just turn up for the day (not that far from me) I'll be there. Was good last time.
  13. Count me in....I'll be in the area reserved for Ford Focii and other non-buses
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  14. Silver

    Silver Needs points/will pay!

    @rickyrooo1 push rod seals and associated bits if i can be arced.
    @paradox - to be revealed
    @Lord Charles - Gear linkage and quick select thingy[/quote]
    @Silver - also gear linkage adjustment, maybe breaks, maybe fuel tank main pipe see how it goes.
  15. Tea breaks, beer breaks or fag breaks?
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  16. Silver

    Silver Needs points/will pay!

    Damn....all the right letters, just hit in the wrong order. :)

    I'll have to say coffee brakes in the morning and cider brakes after lunch.:thumbsup:
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  17. me!
    electrics - headlight only on full beam after a thump
    fuel guage
    intermittent wipers - works if i wiggle my fingers under dash (or is that usual?)
    propex fitting??
    service - guess it's time i did it myself :oops:
    drinking, talking Marmitee and sleeping :D

    both nights for me too please, not sue when i'll be able to get away from work and it'll take me longer this year :(
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  18. Count me in for another gear linkage thingy and any other advice I can get. watch & learn help pass beers or spanners etc :)
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  19. Not sure how I can contribute but I will....

    me too.jpg
  20. I hope it's clear to everyone that you will be doing your own spannering unless you hit lucky and @Dicky installs your electrics.
    That said if you're planning on taking out your engine everyone will want to help.
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