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New Scottish SLK Owner

Hi all, after months of searching I've managed to track down a SLK 350 with the options and colour that I want.
I pick her up on Friday afternoon and I'm really looking forward to getting to know her (and you all) better.
She's a 2005 auto in black with red leather- pictures to follow.
I'm currently based in Aberdeen but I'm from Renfrewshire.
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Welcome to the forum from Glasgow.

I wonder... are there any SLK club meeting here in Scotland? It seems there are a few Scottish based people here as new members.

Does anyone know?
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Hi Gordon, and welcome to SLKWorld.com from the UK Midlands - Thanks for joining us!

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Welcome to the forum from Glasgow.

I wonder... are there any SLK club meeting here in Scotland? It seems there are a few Scottish based people here as new members.

Does anyone know?
James, I don't think there's been a meet there this year (otherwise I would have put it into the 2016 UK Meet Calendar). I'm sure there was one sometime towards the end of last year, but I can't remember the details.

If you're interested in meeting other members, please feel free to propose something with a new post in the UK Region thread, and I'll add it to the calendar.
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Thanks Dave.

I'll need to post a bit more before qualifying to message others.

And I think that i should probably get a car too before trying to revive a meeting programme.

Which raises the question of how local branches get started and manage to keep going.
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Thanks Dave.

I'll need to post a bit more before qualifying to message others.

And I think that i should probably get a car too before trying to revive a meeting programme.

Which raises the question of how local branches get started and manage to keep going.
James, just 2 more posts (and give the system time to refresh) and you'll be able to PM people. Why not go and welcome just a couple more people now, so you'll be able to PM (and edit your own posts) when you need to?

In the Midlands, we don't have anything sophisticated or coordinated, other than posting proposed meets in the UK Region section whenever one of us decides it's about time that we arranged another meet.

Anyway, I'll stop hijacking Gordon's welcome thread now, and let others get back to welcoming him instead.

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Hello from the south coast. Lovely colour combo you have
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Hi Gordon. Good to see someone else in Aberdeen. Have to catch up sometime.
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