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Cool Working near Tampa this week, any SLKs around here?

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Of course we all know the answer to that! Just wanted to say I'm in Tampa until next Tue Sep 22, missing my trusty SLK350 and spotted a few choice specimens while running errands today. If some Tampa area (to be specific, Palm Harbor) fellow members are inclined to enjoy a beer or a bite this week it'd be fun to meet face to face. Don't be surprised if the subject of, oh say, SLK mods comes up! - John
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MaryKay will jump in to hopefully coordinate a mini meet
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Mornings before 1 pm usually best to beat the afternoon rains.
come to strawberry country

https://www.slkworld.com/u-s-florida/...y-country.html


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John, you are staying where in Tampa?


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come to strawberry country

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Looks yummy. I'm supposed to be working days but love strawberries almost as much as German convertibles andwill make it work if it's not an all day affair. Could we pull this off as a long/early lunch?
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John, you are staying where in Tampa?
I'm in Palm Harbor off Tampa Rd near Omaha St, about 1.5 miles from Ferrari of Tampa Bay.

Looks like Parkesdale Farms is about an hour from here. Anything a little closer so this side of town? Just asking.
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The market doesn't have strawberries this time of year thus no shortcake and they are closed on Monday. The plastic was just laid and now in the process of planting (slowly).

We can meet in Tampa. Let me research.


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I don't want to inconvenience anyone if Tampa is more central, but reasonably distanced Applebees or Chili's is fine by me. MayKay & I traded numbers, will talk a little after 9 to square away details. You all know by now I'm a fan of Waze and trust it will get me to whatever spot we settle on.
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never an inconvenience. we've traveled further for a minimeet. but I know time is at a premium for the visitor/tourist so I like to get in and out for their benefit.


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we will be having a mini meet at Chilis on Dale Mabry and Columbus drive on Sunday, Sept 20th at 11 am.

Address: 2903 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33607

Any SLK owner's, feel free to join us and meet John or any other old/new members that show up!
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bump! come to the mini meet Sunday!

bump! come to the mini meet Sunday!


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I will try to make it!
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Chris and I met John at Chilis for a nice lunch!
He needs to return during Strawberry Festival time frame next year or March for hopefully the 4th annual picnic!
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Very nice! A SoCal member met some of our members in Florida ... kinda like the opposite of what I did!
This is what this forum is all about. Makes the world a happier place.
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"This is what this forum is all about. Makes the world a happier place.
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Yes, it certainly does. Thanks again to my SLK family in Tampa for the warm welcome. Great to meet Jeff & Chris face to face.
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Ditto John! Hope you were productive at your house!
See you next time.

Don't forget we have to work on Vegas!


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Gosh, I wish I could have met you John. Had to take mother-in-law to the hospital...UGH.

Hope to meet you next time you're here.


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