Well John, you have pissed off a lot of Ex-Triumph employees =-O
I can think of one in particular who gets your blood pressure up. By
any chance was he or a juvenile relative at the event?
Check a few of their fingernails for paint and time to change the
classic coverage to include vandals.
John Macartney wrote:
> And one of them did the following this weekend to my Triumph - AT A
> CLASSIC CAR EVENT!!!!!!
> Extracted the radio aerial from it's fully locked position (collapsed)
> condition to fully extended. Then tried to tie a knot in it (but
> failed) so bent it three ways and in a circular motion wiped it round
> the boot lid - leaving meaningful scratches as witness and proof
> Took the driver's wing mirror and rotated that in a circular motion so
> the mirror head also left a nice circular scratch on the bonnet and
> O/S front wing, and then ...
> As a coup-de-grace took a six inch nail (or similar pointed object)
> the full length of the passenger side of the car from front flasher to
> rear stop lamp in a neat wavy line.
> If I should catch the offender (highly improbable) I have a long and
> sharp meathook that will fit very nicely into his (he has to be male)
> s***t*m and therefrom I might drag him down the road for quite a long
> Matter reported to the police who have inspected, tut-tutted and said"
> what a shame to such a nice xar,", no witnesses, probably no recourse
> in court if the little s***e ever does get caught and a very hefty
> repaint bill. Quite frankly, I'm wondering if it's worth it spending
> yet more money as vandalism seems excluded on my policy.
Glenn A. Merrell
Chairman, Triumph Stag Club USA (2007-2009)
The best trophies are miles on the odometer, stone chips in the paint, dead
bugs on the windshield!
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