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Last call for entries for the 2022 edition of the Good Blokes Guide
Bryan Price
near Grantham
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November 23, 2021 - 1:28 am
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In the September edition of the Banter magazine, I asked if Club members could spend a couple of minutes thinking about recommending any restoration service providers or parts suppliers that they had used during the Lockdown periods; and maybe check the 2021 edition of the Guide to see if it listed any businesses that they knew had closed down or moved.

I’m afraid that I didn’t get any responses. Perhaps it was the ongoing website problems and duff official email address! But I have received nowt since the flurry of recommendations that came in with the 2021 subscription renewals. If you have a few minutes to spare - please check if your favourite businesses are listed; or recommend them if they aren’t. Just send me whatever details you have – name, address, contact tel no, and maybe website/email address if possible. Then a couple of words about what you’d recommend them for. Don’t worry if you don’t have all the information: I will fill in any blanks. If you are in regular contact with other any other local members, then please feel free to contact them if you reckon they might contribute.

I’ll sit on the latest draft until next Sunday night so please do what you can during this week. Because of the ongoing website problems with our 'official' email addresses: please reply to my personal email address ** Please log in to view **  (NB: I don't seem to be able to receive PMs, either).


D1 Plunger, D3 Swing Arm, D14/4 . Also e-mail me: membership@bsabantamclub.org.uk

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Unless anybody else knows differently, the following entry can be removed from the Good Blokes Guide.



Location Kent
Company Engineering Solutions Bexley Ltd
Address Unit 31, The Hop Store, Old Bexley Bus Pk, 19
Bourne Rd, Bexley DA5 1LR
Tel No. 01322 553773
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Comments General engineering services

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November 23, 2021 - 12:00 pm
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I have nobody to add, but I'm happy to continue endorsing Roadstar Cycles in Dover. 

Chandlers ford
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I would highly recommend Trestan’s of Woolston Southampton for powder coating, bead + shot blasting,

or just undercoating or vapour cleaning.

I’ve used them for the last 30 yrs or so.

regards Chris 

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I would like to add:

QSE Metalblast Ltd.
11 Cowley Road
Nuffield Industrial Estate
Poole BH17 0UJ
01202 672152
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I have used them for bead blasting, sand blasting and shot peening. Results were uniformly excellent, prices were fair and turnaround good at 5-8 working days.

Also, and apologies if you are already aware of this, A Gagg & Sons have sold their speedo repair and reconditioning business to:

Timeless Motorcycles
Unit C21A
Byron Industrial Estate
Brookfield Road
Nottingham NG5 7ER
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Phone number is unchanged.

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