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Re: Mayhem at Wicksteed 2015
« Reply #375 on: May 08, 2015, 10:39:17 pm »

Is the timeline for campers still the same?
1. Friday afternoon, arrive, set up personal tent/caravan/foxhole
2. Friday evening, set up tea tent, check lake is still there.
3. Later Friday evening, Fish and chip run (is this up to individuals or is there a group run?)
4. Even later Friday evening, general unmoderated natter, drinking practice, then bed


5. Saturday Mayhem, 9 to 4 ish?


6. Saturday late afternoon, put boats away, change ready for BBQ
7. Sat early evening, light BBQ's (individual??) break out alcohol, stuff face
8. Sat late evening, gather in large group, put world to rights, drink, evening sail for those who can still see boats.
9. Late evening, elderly members go to bed, rest reduce volume to jet engine equivalent and put world righter.


10. Sunday am, Get up, dress, take pictures of anything funny (many opportunities), eat, play boats.
11. Sunday afternoon, pack up, hope alcohol has cleared system, depart for home.


Does that sound about right?
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Re: Mayhem at Wicksteed 2015
« Reply #376 on: May 09, 2015, 05:43:35 am »

Nope.  ok2

Arrive Thurs night or early Friday
set everything thing up by 4pm
Watch it blow away by 5pm
start again and finish by 7pm
Eats
go retrieve a few gazebos from the lake and push a van out of the mud
sleep
sat
get up to glorious sunshine
cooked breakfast
realise it's 10pm Friday night and the gazebos are nesting with the ducks in the lake again
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Re: Mayhem at Wicksteed 2015
« Reply #377 on: May 09, 2015, 05:53:18 am »

 :embarrassed: truly we set up as early on Friday as possible
evening is fish and chips individual or group.
Sat breakfast on your own time
open to public at 10am
close down at 6pm
community gathering starts at campsite with Phil taking the helm
bbq and drinks all evening
mischief begins post 9pm
Sun same as Saturday really except breakdown when jndividuals want
I personally take the tent down after breakfast and get that squared away.
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Re: Mayhem at Wicksteed 2015
« Reply #378 on: May 10, 2015, 08:54:36 am »

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Re: Mayhem at Wicksteed 2015
« Reply #379 on: May 10, 2015, 08:59:03 am »

Hi Klunk
From what I have read in this post to get everything done you are going to need a go faster stripe on your new mobile.
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Re: Mayhem at Wicksteed 2015
« Reply #380 on: May 10, 2015, 01:29:11 pm »

Moi. I'm just a powerhouse. I go till I collapse. I run on bacon rolls and tea. And of course lots of laughter!
If you saw the duckling chase last year you would know! !
I still can't believe bill caught the damp thing!
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Re: Mayhem at Wicksteed 2015
« Reply #381 on: May 10, 2015, 03:19:21 pm »

Say hello to my new friend Allen








His little brother is my penguin who likes singing and dancing! :D
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Re: Mayhem at Wicksteed 2015
« Reply #382 on: May 10, 2015, 03:26:31 pm »

are you putting it in a boat?
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Re: Mayhem at Wicksteed 2015
« Reply #383 on: May 10, 2015, 03:31:03 pm »

Hmm his little friend will be! :}
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Re: Mayhem at Wicksteed 2015
« Reply #384 on: May 11, 2015, 09:42:08 am »

Must be something about the run up to Mayhem that causes cars to break.

Took the kids to Legoland on Saturday and the Compressor for the air suspension decided to call it quits on the way home.
It's booked into the garage for Tomorrow but I'm told there's quite a lead time on the part at the moment.

I've told them I need it back by the 20th at the latest. Fingers crossed!
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Re: Mayhem at Wicksteed 2015
« Reply #385 on: May 11, 2015, 11:39:33 am »


Hmmm, Mayhem at Wicksteed 2015 - The Car Breaker!
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Re: Mayhem at Wicksteed 2015
« Reply #386 on: May 11, 2015, 05:10:27 pm »

Do you have a Citreon TugCowboy, my C4 Picasso has an issue with its suspension. It will drop then the compressor will, kick in and the car will go up to the correct height. At the moment no one has an idea what the issue is.

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Re: Mayhem at Wicksteed 2015
« Reply #387 on: May 11, 2015, 08:51:34 pm »

Best guess is that you have a leak, some soupy water could help in your hunt for it. Get it on a lift and spray it on the houses and connections if it foams up you have found it .

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Do you have a Citreon TugCowboy, my C4 Picasso has an issue with its suspension. It will drop then the compressor will, kick in and the car will go up to the correct height. At the moment no one has an idea what the issue is.

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Re: Mayhem at Wicksteed 2015
« Reply #388 on: May 11, 2015, 09:09:24 pm »

i know its on here somewhere . but has any one contact details for the park . also is there discount this year for us ?
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Re: Mayhem at Wicksteed 2015
« Reply #389 on: May 11, 2015, 09:13:06 pm »

Hi Ian


its a few pages back heres a repeat:


Right you 'orrible lot!!!  Listen in for the briefing- RAF style!As of today at 1715hrs local time I received a phone call from Wicksteed Park management confirming the following:All Mayhemer's will receive a 25% discount on campsite fees.
To redeem this offer please telephone the booking office on 01536 512475 and state that you are camping with the Mayhem at Wicksteed event.
(Please be aware that this discount will only be available from Thursday 21st May to Monday 25th May which covers the days surrounding the Mayhem at Wicksteed 2015 weekend.)Dismissed.  I would like to extend my thanks to the park for giving us this discount and all the support they are giving us once again.
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Re: Mayhem at Wicksteed 2015
« Reply #390 on: May 11, 2015, 09:26:59 pm »

Hi Ian


its a few pages back heres a repeat:


Right you 'orrible lot!!!  Listen in for the briefing- RAF style!As of today at 1715hrs local time I received a phone call from Wicksteed Park management confirming the following:All Mayhemer's will receive a 25% discount on campsite fees.
To redeem this offer please telephone the booking office on 01536 512475 and state that you are camping with the Mayhem at Wicksteed event.
(Please be aware that this discount will only be available from Thursday 21st May to Monday 25th May which covers the days surrounding the Mayhem at Wicksteed 2015 weekend.)Dismissed.  I would like to extend my thanks to the park for giving us this discount and all the support they are giving us once again.
nice one . thanks mate ! ... see you there !
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Re: Mayhem at Wicksteed 2015
« Reply #391 on: May 11, 2015, 09:28:59 pm »

See you there mate :-))
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Re: Mayhem at Wicksteed 2015
« Reply #392 on: May 11, 2015, 09:31:06 pm »

Thanks for the replies guys.

No it's a Land Rover Discovery 3.
I'm confident there's no leaks as it's been 2 days now and the height hasn't dropped at all since I cut the power to the compressor so the pressure must be constant.

No biggie as the car is 8 years old now and I do take it offroading so that long on a compressor that gets used hard is quite acceptable - just annoying it went now!
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Re: Mayhem at Wicksteed 2015
« Reply #393 on: May 13, 2015, 06:33:30 am »

10 days to go....getting  a tad excited!!! Looking forward to seeing the gang together.
Car sorted fingers crossed. Just need to charge some batteries
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Re: Mayhem at Wicksteed 2015
« Reply #394 on: May 13, 2015, 07:25:03 am »


Yes, final weekend for pre-Wicksteed testing!
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Re: Mayhem at Wicksteed 2015
« Reply #395 on: May 13, 2015, 08:34:32 am »

Picked the car up from the Garage Yesterday all sorted.

Huge amount of boat bits on order due to be fitted on Saturday as I'm busy from Sunday-Thursday.

If they don't come you guys might see a partially finished boat on the lake but nothing is going to stop us getting to Mayhem this year.
Oh darn I need to make a suitable transport case too - best pop down B&Q later.

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Re: Mayhem at Wicksteed 2015
« Reply #396 on: May 13, 2015, 11:14:43 am »

Had a few emails asking who can come... EVERYONE!

Got a model boat, you can come.
Not got a model boat, you can come.
Interested in model boating? you can come.
Want a day out with model boaters? - you can come.
Like hot warm days in a nice park? - you can come.
Storm chaser?  - you can come. Bring a video camera!
Not interested in model boats - you can come. Free tea & Coffee!
Got an unreasonable or irrational  husband / wife / father / son / that insists on going to Wicksteed that weekend?  - you can come too!

So what's on?

  LOTS of chat and laughter!
  Victorian Fleet review
  Bring a boat, have a go!
  Boats always on the water
  Tea and Coffee always on the go
  Blindfold Steering challenge
  Tug Tug of war
  Model Boat penalty shoot out!
  Springer Boats challenge
  Try your hand at Straight running ( even RC or anything with a Kill switch on it! )
  Night sail & BBQ on the Saturday evening
  Photo of the weekend competition
  On site camping or caravan parking
  (via Wicksteed Park - http://wicksteedpark.org/ )
  Good parking with easy access to the lake
  Great comradery with old & new friends!


NB: There is a Wicksteed Park parking fee 3 per day I think but Mayhem is Free!
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Mayhem at Wicksteed!  Sat Sun, 23nd 24th May

Monday off as it's a Bank Holiday!
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Re: Mayhem at Wicksteed 2015
« Reply #397 on: May 13, 2015, 01:41:30 pm »

I'm planning on comming to Wicksteed again this year but can't figure out which is the best day. Last year it was great fun with a whole fleet of predreadnoughts on the Sunday. Is this planned again or would any of the three days be the same.
 
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Re: Mayhem at Wicksteed 2015
« Reply #398 on: May 13, 2015, 05:07:25 pm »

Martin your fingers are too big! What sort of day is SDat ?

I think the dates are 23-24 sat and sun are they not? Apart of course for the happy campers arriving on Friday.
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Re: Mayhem at Wicksteed 2015
« Reply #399 on: May 13, 2015, 05:16:59 pm »


Thanks Doug!
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