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My repair parts for the Hetzer should arrive
tomorrow 7/8. I can have her operational by 8/9
but not the AML armored car.
If you can convince Will Montgomery to stop at
your place for a B&B session on 8/9, I might
be able to drive out to Dayton for a one-on-one
Have you had any response from other builders
in Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky or Michigan?
At 09:53 AM 7/2/2003 -0400, you wrote:
>I am officially postponing the first Ohio tank battle (which was coming up
>in August) due to a poor local (tri-state area) interest. It is not fair
>to expect everyone to drive in from Maryland (where the largest cluster of
>operational tankers appear to be) for such a small turnout of
>opponents. Also my tank, while actually making progress, will still
>likely not be finished by then.
>Frank suggested that it might be better to have the event this fall or
>next spring instead, and I think next spring is the best idea (early,
>while still cold) so that I have a chance to get my tank done, and then
>take that around to different places and try to entice people into the hobby.
>I apologize to those who have been looking forward to this event, and who
>may have scheduled their vacations already ...
>Now, I know there are several people on this list from Ohio, and other
>'nearby' locations, and I would suggest to them the following: let's have
>a BB (Build and Bull) session on some saturday! perhaps even that saturday ...
>This will help us get past any hurdles on our tanks, and we can all meet
>and get to know each other. That will also give us a good idea of how
>many locals there are for future planning.
>So, speak up Ohio/Indiana/Kentucky people ...
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