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PostPosted: Tue Mar 07, 2017 3:39 pm    Post subject: 2018 Type 3 Invasion - June 14-17, 2018 Scottsboro, AL Reply with quote

I know it is still over a year away, but our local hosts (Marion & Peg McDonald) are getting ahead of the game as far as planning for our next Invasion. They have reserved our venue and lined up camping and host hotel already (hold off until June to make reservations).

So I put together the beginning of the 2018 Invasion website and am starting this thread, putting some info on Facebook, and starting a thread over on the vwtype3.org list. Time to get the word out and starting thinking about your plans to attend the Invasion in Scottsboro, AL.

http://www.carartbyjohn.com/2018Invasion/

'Bama or bust!
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 07, 2017 4:15 pm    Post subject: Re: 2018 Type 3 Invasion - June 14-17, 2018 Scottsboro, AL Reply with quote

Hooray! Laughing
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 07, 2017 7:18 pm    Post subject: Re: 2018 Type 3 Invasion - June 14-17, 2018 Scottsboro, AL Reply with quote

Wow, I might actually make it to this one...

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 08, 2017 7:55 pm    Post subject: Re: 2018 Type 3 Invasion - June 14-17, 2018 Scottsboro, AL Reply with quote

Don't forget that if you are planning on attending and want to get your name on the "Planned Invaders" list and map, you need to send me an email ([email protected]) with the following info:

Name
City and State
E-mail Address
and the Type 3s you have or are bringing to the Invasion


'Bama or bust, baby!
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 09, 2017 9:35 pm    Post subject: Re: 2018 Type 3 Invasion - June 14-17, 2018 Scottsboro, AL Reply with quote

I added a few more Invaders and our route down to Scottsboro from the Detroit area. Turns out we are way too close to Deals Gap to not add a little detour and run the Tail of the Dragon on the way down! It is going to be epic taking the Type 3s through those 11 miles and 318 turns!

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 10, 2017 6:40 pm    Post subject: Re: 2018 Type 3 Invasion - June 14-17, 2018 Scottsboro, AL Reply with quote

Great news, and just in time. My 68 square back is getting painted this year and should be back together in good time for the invasion.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 8:50 pm    Post subject: Re: 2018 Type 3 Invasion - June 14-17, 2018 Scottsboro, AL Reply with quote

I'm starting to plan for this now. I am in Mobile, AL. There are about 12-15 (that I know of) of us along the coast from Gulfport, MS to Fort Walton Beach, FL. I will be working to get at least a few of us there.

Here's a link to a gallery from a show this weekend. There were 6 Type 3s in attendance.

https://www.facebook.com/islandtime73/media_set?se...amp;type=3
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 26, 2017 8:36 pm    Post subject: Re: 2018 Type 3 Invasion - June 14-17, 2018 Scottsboro, AL Reply with quote

Added a few more Invaders to the Map and List. Been seeing interest from folks on this thread and getting lots of requests to add folks to the Facebook group from all over the SouthEast which is great. Lots of new names and cars.

However, don't forget that the only way to get added to the Invaders List and Map is to email me with your name, City/State, e-mail, and Type 3 info.

Just over 15 months to go!
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PostPosted: Tue May 02, 2017 8:28 pm    Post subject: Re: 2018 Type 3 Invasion - June 14-17, 2018 Scottsboro, AL Reply with quote

Added some more Invaders to the list and map. Even have the first one from Florida!

I still need to add the site photos that I got from our hosts and some other details. Still working on the official logo too. Hoping to get the finalized in the next few weeks. Stay tuned.

‘Bama or bust in 2018!
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 14, 2017 4:31 am    Post subject: Re: 2018 Type 3 Invasion - June 14-17, 2018 Scottsboro, AL Reply with quote

365 days. Man, that time is going to fly by!
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 01, 2017 7:57 pm    Post subject: Re: 2018 Type 3 Invasion - June 14-17, 2018 Scottsboro, AL Reply with quote

Made some significant updates to the Invasion website. Lots more maps and pictures of the Invasion site. Added a few Invaders, updated the lodging/host hotel information, and updated the logo. The logo is still a work in progress, but it is getting closer.

http://www.carartbyjohn.com/2018Invasion/index.html

Most important is the host hotel is now taking reservation for our block of rooms. I made our reservation this morning. The Hampton Inn has set-up a direct link to our block and rate. Here is the link:

http://hamptoninn.hilton.com/en/hp/groups/personalized/H/HSVSBHX-VTZ-20180614/index.jhtml

Hard to believe it is less than a year away. 'Bama or Bust!
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 01, 2017 7:59 pm    Post subject: Re: 2018 Type 3 Invasion - June 14-17, 2018 Scottsboro, AL Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 05, 2017 1:07 pm    Post subject: Re: 2018 Type 3 Invasion - June 14-17, 2018 Scottsboro, AL Reply with quote

jaransonT3 wrote:
I added a few more Invaders and our route down to Scottsboro from the Detroit area. Turns out we are way too close to Deals Gap to not add a little detour and run the Tail of the Dragon on the way down! It is going to be epic taking the Type 3s through those 11 miles and 318 turns!

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It's not as fun as one would think. First off there are tons of squids on bikes that will run you off the road or pass you on blind turns. 18-wheelers use that road which they are encouraged not to. You have to watch for trucks pulling boats in your lane going around corners. Usually Tennessee steps up police patrol of their section during the spring and summer. The cops around Robbinsville, N.C. are pricks. The speed limit is 35mph on HWY 129 IIRC.

Can't wait for the invasion!
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