Well to all those who attended O'Tooles 09 what a great group of people and to anyone who didn't have fun u only have one person to blame as Yobbo said "GRUMPY" Just Joking.
All up there were 42 Vehicles and in excess of 100 poeple who attended.
The weekend was a great success and I would personally like to thank everyone on behalf of the Organizing Committee, A very Special thanks to all the sponsors
Traralgon 4x4 Centre
Morwell Army Disposals
Johnno's Campers (Gilly)
Mitre 10 Morwell
and numerous others, Also a big thankyou to Walkabout for your generous help.
Well the weekend was full of trips, laughter, fun, damage and anything else u can fit into a weekend away with people who like the same things in life.
There were a total of twelve trips done
Thursday Mt Useful with BEK as trip leader, along for the ride were Davidman, Blue4b, Jackedsurf, Ekki, Lowlux and Vitallan.
Friday Walhalla/Bruntons Bridge with BEK as trip leader, along for the ride were Bubba, Billolga, Jackedsurf, Yobbo, Walkabout, Lowlux and Ekki.
Robz, WLDSRF and Davidman did a run to try to find some lost glasses from the day before see if u can guess who's they were by reading this report.
Saturday saw 4x4 Lead a group to Deep Creek, along for the ride was Robz, Yobbo, Elise, Walkabout and Gilly.
Saturday also saw Nickj lead a run to Jerico Tunnel although that's not where they finished up, those along were Ekki, Lowlux, Coxy, Billolga, Donx, Petera, Gippsurfer, Kaleb and Bill.
Saturday also saw Gunna do a Water Wheel Run along with Jackedsurf, Blue4b, Griff100
Sunday Nickj as trip Leader did Deep Creek with Coxy, Billolga, Jackedsurf, donx and Boxerjohn in tow.
Gunna Again did the Water Wheel trip on the Sunday with Gippsurfer, Yobbo, Oznog and Badboy in tow.
Several trip were also done by people doing a Special couple of trips called Magic Markers where everyone had a ball and hopefully now have a far better understanding of their GPS units.
Sunday also saw Grumpy do a quick run with Yobbo and Walkabout
Many awards were handed out over the weekend with well over a hundred prizes being handed out.
The Damage list as far as I can tell stands at
Walkabout :-Trailer Springs
Billolga:- Radiator problems
Jackedsurf:- Rear Quarter panel Damage, Broken Shocker, Snapped Bull Bar Bolts, Lost Glasses ect.
EKKI:- Panel Damage
Graham:- Heater hose
Petera Throttle body warmer assembly
Robz:- Rear End Damage, Tailight
BradsGQ :- Steering arm.
Grumpy:- Jockey Wheel Handle and of course roof rack BRACKETS.
In closing I like to thank all for their patients in Putting up with a GRUMPY OLD BUGGER.