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A Celebration of All Things Seven - Andrew Poynter

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Postby rugbyref1 » 29 Jul 2015 21:01

The book is available Worldwide.
£19.95 for the Book

Postage
UK £4.90 First Class
£9.50 Europe
£14.25 Elsewhere (Rest of World)

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Please go to http://www.thewedgebook.com
Hardcover: 224 pages
Publisher: Andrew Poynter (1 Nov. 2015)
ISBN-10: 0993369308
ISBN-13: 978-0993369308
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A respectable collection.

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Postby rugbyref1 » 29 Jul 2015 21:19

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Andrew Poynter was born in 1949 and spent his early years living in Colonial East Africa, where he became familiar with such rugged fare as Saabs, Volvos and the ubiquitous VW-Beetle.

By the time Harris Mann’s Wedge first hit the streets in 1976 he was newly married, and by the time production ceased around 1981 he had two children and what was known at the time as a ‘steady’ job in a Timber Merchants, employment that provided him with a Company Car. Undoubtedly useful, but totally boring as a veritable list of Repmobile Fodder was to follow, in the form of Vauxhall HC Vivas, a variety of Ford Cortinas, a couple of Hillman Avengers and even a Talbot Solara. Eventually, the family grew up and moved on to have families of their own, but the string of Company cars was to continue, albeit now rather more up-market.

A change of job meant that a nearly-new silver BMW E30 318is was to be followed by an Audi Coupé, and then a wide-body Alfa Romeo 155....

Time eventually came when the pension-pot was raided, and some of the proceeds were used to buy a TR7 Drop Head Coupé - this served well but was eventually used as a down-payment on a more exciting TR7\V8 Drop Head, a car that was eventually sold to fund a place in the 2012 Mongol Rally.

Who else can say they traded a TR7\V8 for a Hyundai Accent? It was an inspired choice, made following a period of intense research - but was also one that was boringly predictable. The popular, Pensioner-Blue three-door hatchback was the perfect vehicle to choose; undertaking the 9,800-mile trip in just six weeks and never missing a beat, other than a shredding an alternator-belt somewhere in the vast, sandy expanse of Kazakhstan...

Once home in the UK - courtesy of Aeroflot via Moscow - and champing at the bit for another Wedge, a late 2.0l Fixed Head Coupé was bought in Silver with a near-perfect Tan interior, a car that’s now been supplemented by another 1981 Drop Head fitted with a 3500cc unit sourced from a Rover SD1.

Andrew is an active member of the TR-Driver’s Club and has been editing their bi-monthly Club Magazine for three years, as well as orchestrating - together with John Clancy, the Club’s Press Officer - the TR7s 40th Anniversary Run in September 2014, an event that went on to win the TRDC a prestigious award at the NEC in November.
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I got my Book today!

Postby Dave Dyer » 05 Nov 2015 21:33

I received my 'A Celebration of all things Seven' Book today, it looks great from the cover and feels like a quality made book, but I can't read it!! Not because I can't actually read, but because I proudly opened it in front of the Wife and showed her the cover, She then says (removing the book from my hands) "this will make a great Christmas present for you" so I will have to wait a bit longer!

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Postby Maxwell » 06 Nov 2015 00:09

You could always buy another, and I'll send it to your place of work.....

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Postby willywonka » 06 Nov 2015 08:16

I also received my book today and was well pleased with it.
Well done Andrew, I will bring it with me to the NEC on Sunday for an autograph if that is OK with you.

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Postby Maxwell » 06 Nov 2015 08:31

Kelly - I'd be delighted. Thank you for your kind words!

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Postby dursleyman » 06 Nov 2015 15:12

Got mine yesterday, excellent work by Andrew.
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Postby moestr7v8 » 06 Nov 2015 21:02

I received mine today, thank you Andrew, and I will enjoy reading it at my leisure as my other half has not snatched it away ha ha.
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Postby busheytrader » 07 Nov 2015 00:00

I got mine today too. Looks fab, can't wait to read it. Didn't make it to the acknowledgement page but my wedge is in it..........

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Postby Maxwell » 07 Nov 2015 09:17

Guys - I think a line of Acknowledgements may have slipped in the printing process - that's Number Two! Sincere Apologies to all - not the easiest thing to check!

My fault - not the Printers!

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Postby busheytrader » 07 Nov 2015 11:19

Hi Maxwell,

No issue at all. I was very glad to be included........a quality item.

Cheers,

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Postby gorann24 » 08 Nov 2015 18:02

Hi All,
Got mine yesterday but had to work, just looking through it now and it looks good. great for these long dark winter nights!!
well done Andrew .
Gordon McCaig

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Postby Maxwell » 08 Nov 2015 20:27

Thank you for the praise, Gordon!

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Postby allzway » 10 Nov 2015 15:27

Awesome.. eagerly waiting across the pond to see it.

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Postby fastman » 16 Nov 2015 13:52

Received in the middle of Canada on the 14th. Thanks, it looks great!
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