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Happy New Year to all, from Yorkshire.
A few weeks ago, I bought the remaining stock of used P38 parts from Emmott's of Colne - to keep my RR going when bits get more difficult to find. Predictably, many of these parts are not relevant to my RR, so I could do with off-loading them. Selling through eBay and posting so many items fills me with dread. However, I notice in Land Rover Monthly magazine that they are hosting a "Land Rover, 4x4 and Vintage Spares Day" at Ripon Racecourse in March (and another in October). As this is close to me, I am wondering about taking a pitch there. My missus commented: "Is it going to be worthwhile, bearing in mind the rarity of P38s ?". Of course, she quite correct...
Sooo... Here's the question: Would any of you be thinking of going to this Spares Day in March (whether or not I go) ?
I stress: I'm only 'considering' going.
I'm not sure which date it is in March - the magazine says the 12th, while their website says the 5th. The postcode for Ripon Racecourse is HG4 1UG.
On a different subject, many, many thanks to everyone for the invaluable information on this Forum. You've saved me hours of head-scratching.
All the best,
Paul.

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The same lot run the Newbury showground spares day I think - it is busy when I've been though thats been a few years now, and lots of P38/Disco 2 era stuff there. Probabbly more of that than any other models other than defenders. My mate likes to go to try and pickup Series bits, but they are getting sparse now.

Might also depend exactly what you have got as to if its worth going (how much and what parts?)

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Happy New Year to you to Paul/Echo-Echo ! (Hopefully it will at least be Happier for most of us ?)

Ripon is probably too far for me unless the price of petrol drops substantially (holds breath) ... Know what you mean about e-bay, it's tricky at times (but at least your items are new) or you could insist buyers are members of rangerovers.pub.... ?? Seriously..... check with Mods. and see if you can at least post a list of some kind on here ?

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Not a problem with posting stuff for sale on here, in fact we even have a thread dedicated to it. If you have a list, with prices if you want or leave that up for negotiation, post it here https://rangerovers.pub/topic/1983-the-place-for-sales-swaps-wants-offers-gifts-and-giveaways

What are EoC doing now, stopping altogether or dropping P38 parts to concentrate on the later models? I've only used them once for a starter motor that I checked before fitting and found it dead. Contacted them and they simply sent me another free of charge and didn't want the dead one back either.

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Hello again all.
Thanks for the responses. To reply to your comments:
Yes BrianH, it is the same lot who run the Newbury Showground day. According to their mag, that's on 2nd April & 10th October this year.
Davew - Apologies if I gave the impression that the parts are new, they are all used (believed good, as most were individually Klingfilm-wrapped and all stored on Dexion shelving in their garage).
Gilbertd: What I'm hoping to do is get rid of as much as possible in one day, rather than individually - with endless trips to the Post Office ! If that doesn't happen, I may well take you up on your suggestion. Emmotts of Colne are continuing, but they are concentrating on the more recent (lucrative ?) models. They also want rid of their stock of Freelander 1 parts - if anyone is interested.
Paul.

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eBay items have a royal Mail "collect from home" option provided you buy the postage via ebay. Save a trip to PO.

Also you can also end the item early if it sells elsewhere.

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Problem I always find when selling stuff on eBay, or anywhere else for that matter, is finding suitable sized boxes to package it in.

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Fully agree Echo-Echo, this forum is marvellous!
Like the idea of model specific meetings (and mixed ones, too) for parting with parts ... ;-)

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Likewise this "pub" has saved my life :-)
Me for one, always interested if parts come about ... you never know!

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I went last year to the one near reading there wasn't much P38 stuff mostly silly defender parts ----- had a building open with lots of new stuff clothing tools etc Definitely worth going you can pay on the day too Malvern is end of February I've never been to that one only been to Newbury showground so much walking though so definitely wear sensible footwear

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This was a lot of money, but surely looked like a nice lot!
Only the sunblinds were worth 1/3 to half of the asking bid, if you ask me ...
https://auction.dunsfold.com/lot/518