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Indy welcome to the forum and a first impressions count and your looking good :thumb

Pics are bang on the money & looks like you had a good day :beer:

Thanks for sharing :cool2:

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It really was very nice to meet you Indy, I'm looking forward to seeing you and Hitgirl again soon.

Your pictures really do the place justice.

Thank you

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