Mick's Motoring September Stroll

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Re: Mick's Motoring September Stroll

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Met Bob for our post Stroll debrief today so I can put right the omission from my last post:
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Did Bob bring his own glass?....he's got the one with the "label" and yours is just plain!

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So he has!! We both had a soft drink first and then went onto a single pint of Old Speckled Hen to wash down the lunch. He had his pint before me, while I had an ice cream, so I expect they had run out of the labelled ones when I ordered! :-D
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Seems to me there is a common thread within this thread :beer: :beer: :rofl2: :rofl2: :rofl2: :rofl2: :rofl2: :rofl2:
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admiral51 wrote: 09 Oct 2020, 18:09 Seems to me there is a common thread within this thread :beer: :beer: :rofl2: :rofl2: :rofl2: :rofl2: :rofl2: :rofl2:

:lol: :-D :lol: :-D =D>
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Then it's a good job you don't do coffee Colin!! :-D :-D :-D
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mickthemaverick wrote: 09 Oct 2020, 18:13 Then it's a good job you don't do coffee Colin!! :-D :-D :-D
In honour of Father Jack only when i have run i out of Beer Bleach and Toilet Cleaner do i have to resort to coffee :-D
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mickthemaverick wrote: 28 Jul 2020, 13:15 I have been doing some work for the Stroll this morning and I have discovered that our route takes us through 35 sheets of the OS Landranger series of maps, my preferred mapping from rallying days. On examining my library of maps I have found that I only have 10 of the required sheets so I'd like to obtain the rest of the sheets required. At £8.99 per sheet that would mean an investment of £224.75. I can, and have, subscribe to the OS to have all the sheets available online or to download previously where a signal may not be available for a mere £25 per annum. I think that is excellent value considering you will always have the most up to date edition of whichever sheet you are using. Having said that if anyone has a copy of any of the sheets listed below which they are happy to loan me for September please PM me and we can arrange return postage etc which I will cover, as I really prefer to have actual maps instead of the laptop to work from. The OS Landranger Map Sheet numbers needed are:

168, 169, 155, 154, 143, 131, 122, 121, 112, 106, 101, 100, 94, 93, 88, 87, 86, 85, 90, 97, 102, 108, 117, 126, 138

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I had a vague idea that there was a thread with OS maps in it.
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Thanks for that link Steve, I've set up an account and will see how it goes!! :)
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myglaren wrote: 23 Jul 2022, 12:30 I had a vague idea that there was a thread with OS maps in it.
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mickthemaverick wrote: 23 Jul 2022, 12:41 Thanks for that link Steve, I've set up an account and will see how it goes!! :)

If you aren't averse to using microsoft's bing search, bing maps come up with an option to show maps as Ordnance Survey on a drop down list from the default roads. I use it frequently, I think it could have been Bobins who pointed it out one time.
example...covers the entire uk
example...covers the entire uk
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You have to be geolocated in the UK to be able to access the OS map alternative on Bing Maps. A VPN might work if you're outside but have never tried it.
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Thanks Neil, I subscribe to the OS directly and have all their maps on the app!! :-D
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