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Post by scimjim » Tue Aug 04, 2020 8:31 pm

rjudcsx wrote:
Tue Aug 04, 2020 7:53 pm
May there have been a register taken by some one at Harewood House
ha - I think 6 of us parked several hundred (was it 600?) Reliants in reasonably straight lines in front of the house - and it was before cameras on phones :D


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Post by Elizabeth's dad » Tue Aug 04, 2020 8:54 pm

Try Googling 'Candy Apple Orange' and looking at the images it brings up, it looks very much like it to me.


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Post by Corky » Tue Aug 04, 2020 9:00 pm

philhoward wrote:
Tue Aug 04, 2020 12:38 pm
That's even pre-Corky - and I can't remember the registrar before then (Allan Inwood maybe?). Has guybetts got anything on the Register (not that he's allowed to divulge it, thanks to GDPR)?
I think in order it was Dave Jones, Alyn Ashworth, Allan Inwood, then me in about 2006 I think.


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Post by colinf » Wed Aug 05, 2020 11:20 am

Thank you all for your replies and suggestions.
A lot of the paint suppliers near me either don't have or are unwilling to scan the paint, this may be due to the volume of paint required or just can't be bothered. I will continue the search until i find a reasonably good match but it does get disheartening to say the least using up my holiday driving to unhelpful suppliers (or maybe they just don't like me :( ).


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Post by rjudcsx » Wed Aug 05, 2020 1:26 pm

I note you appear to be in London , just a suggestion , but why not have a trundle up to ACEs CAFE , if you look on there web site it gives you all the dates , times and type of venue . It would give you a chance to see if there was something like yours and have a chat with some of the Rod boys who will know the "go to" people re paint . If no joy at least you have had a good night / weekend drive out [Covid issues understood ] .Do not get down by the issue , it will come right . Regards Richard .



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