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Post by Vintage man » Tue Mar 24, 2020 10:37 am

Got 21 days to paint my bus ,keep safe all and God bless.



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Re: 21 days

Post by Tony Z » Tue Mar 24, 2020 2:14 pm

Keep well guys. May you all make some progress on your projects.

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Re: 21 days

Post by retrovan » Tue Mar 24, 2020 4:28 pm

Tony Z wrote:
Tue Mar 24, 2020 2:14 pm
Keep well guys. May you all make some progress on your projects.
Thanks Tony, are you stuck at sea, or will you be able to make your way home....

All the best. to all

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Re: 21 days

Post by Tony Z » Tue Mar 24, 2020 4:49 pm

retrovan wrote:
Tue Mar 24, 2020 4:28 pm

Thanks Tony, are you stuck at sea, or will you be able to make your way home....

All the best. to all

Herman
LOL... yea, things arent going according to plan on my side
I'm supposed to be coming home on 1 April, so after the European spike, I booked a flight through New York to JHB. This was cancelled a day later when SAA shut shop.
Not too bad, considering the thousands of cases now in NY.
I'm now booked to fly home via London.
But now, Cyrils speech yesterday says that all incoming people from high risk areas will be placed into 14 day quarantine. Previously he referred to self isolation or self quarantine, so I'm not sure if placed into quarantine means getting stuck in some government institution or if I can go home to quarantine.
Currently, I am at sea, arriving in Florida on Saturday morning. 5 hours after arrival, I go to the airport and begin the trip home. So far we have zero cases onboard, so touch wood, I'll be safe when I get home. So the last thing I want is to get stuck in a government shiv hole with others who have the illness for 2-4 weeks.

Then the other question exists.... will I still be able to travel to get back to the boat at the end of May or will I lose my job from this? I suspect the latter

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Re: 21 days

Post by Haans » Tue Mar 24, 2020 5:23 pm

Yip,...scary thing this corolla!!
Clean garage twice and now fixing a thing not to be named!!!! Starts with an F!!! 🤔
Take precautions people,....drink only red wine!!😎

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Re: 21 days

Post by retrovan » Tue Mar 24, 2020 8:00 pm

Haans wrote:
Tue Mar 24, 2020 5:23 pm
Yip,...scary thing..........not to be named!!!! Starts with an F!!! 🤔
.......
Haans😷
My mother told me that if its a 4 letter word and it starts with an F its a swear word !!!

:lol: :lol:

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Re: 21 days

Post by John Alves » Wed Mar 25, 2020 9:35 am

Ill be pulling my beetle's motor to replace front sealing rubber, crankcase seal and general clean up, sorting out slight shudder at front wheels also replacing rear bearing seals and gaskets,
That should take 2 days, what will I do for the next 19 days?
No sense being pessimistic. It wouldn't work anyway.

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Re: 21 days

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No sense being pessimistic. It wouldn't work anyway.

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Re: 21 days

Post by Wentzel » Wed Mar 25, 2020 10:22 am

Hope you can get home amd back to work safely and in time Tony!

I will be working on my engine project, hope I have all I need since I won't be able to buy something Im missing.

Will still be working too but not as always.
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Re: 21 days

Post by 73type2 » Wed Mar 25, 2020 11:59 am

I was hoping to work a lot on car projects but my boss gave us a long list of stuff to do during the lockdown period! At least I can work on my laptop and watch Youtube videos at the same time.

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Re: 21 days

Post by Eugene » Wed Mar 25, 2020 12:44 pm

Wentzel wrote:
Wed Mar 25, 2020 10:22 am
....hope I have all I need since I won't be able to buy something Im missing.
This is what is scaring me. I have what I believe to be a stuck valve...dunno what to buy now and surely don't want to buy anything I don't need. So' I'll take it apart over the next 3 weeks :lol:
You can never have enough Garages :-(

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Re: 21 days

Post by Eugene » Wed Mar 25, 2020 12:45 pm

Tony Z wrote:
Tue Mar 24, 2020 4:49 pm
Then the other question exists.... will I still be able to travel to get back to the boat at the end of May or will I lose my job from this? I suspect the latter
Hey ProfZ...thinking about you...hope you get home or laid :lol:
You can never have enough Garages :-(

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Re: 21 days

Post by V6 Capri » Wed Mar 25, 2020 12:54 pm

I am in Pharma manufaturing, so will still be working through this. Not sure how long though... It is one thing to say "yes, we are open and working as an essential service", and a completely other thing for manufacturing staff to get to work. Also, only so much you can do from home.
I guess we will only know when the hammer drops? If I run out of actual work, and the wife's to-do list, I guess I will be washing and polishing cars for a day or 5? Who knows?
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Re: 21 days

Post by calooker » Wed Mar 25, 2020 1:48 pm

Not going to be a pessimist but rather a realist..... 21 days, no way, look at the rest of the world where there has been lockdowns, China, Korea etc. it’s now running into months not weeks, so take your time with whatever you have to do, you going to have plenty time.
For what it's worth, ignorance has no limits ......

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Re: 21 days

Post by Vintage man » Wed Mar 25, 2020 2:47 pm

A very good source said that Cyril will announce an extension on the last Sunday of the lock down...lets see

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