40th Anniversary

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V10 SPM
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I have seen no mention on this website about the 40th anniversary of the G-wagen. Does anyone know if there are any special events planned to mark the occasion?

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There is a great shindig going on near Dublin right now...
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That's the " luck of the Irish". Good onem but Europe have stopped Factory visits from 2017. I don't know if the GWOA is up to organising one. I think every one has Brexit on mind - so could be nothing happening. 

Any one else upto it?

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Nick123 wrote:
There is a great shindig going on near Dublin right now...

The one in Dublin was fantastic, nearly 60 G's of all shapes and sizes

Proper grand craic too.... you missed a treat!

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No 'Luck' involved-  'Needamerc' from www.gwagenregister.com spent 6 months organising it.

Pity you missed it... 

Its unlikely you will see that many privately owned G wagens again all in one place anytime soon.

 

Here is a short video of the event

 

http://youtu.be/S4HMCLtw3O0

 

 

 


 

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Thank you for posting the clip of the event - I am sure it was a sucess and yes it is a shame I missed it. I have no doubts it took as long as you say to organise it - well done to your efforts. 

Out of interests did you lay on any events within the event foods, sports etc?

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There was much revelry over the weekend,

'Private' use of the loch in the Mountains where 'Vikings' the TV series was filmed.. with a BBQ and facilities for all, 

With drone footage of the event.

Offroading in 1500acres of 'private forrest', with guides. many Action videos made..

And a large Banquet on the Saturday night in the Hotel...for all who wished to attend,

with a very Special Birthday celebration, including a cake in the shape of a G Wagen.. 

A special 'Tommahawk 30oz Steak for the lucky few!

Followed by much Guinness and celebrations to close the evening. 

 

It was a fantastic Weekend.

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Now you making me hungry, looks like I'll have to pop at my local Toby's Cavery to substitute for the event .