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derbywill



Member Since: 25 Mar 2010
Location: Derbyshire
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England 2005 Defender 90 Td5 XS CSW Java Black
With me through all the big life events!

So I’ve had my Td5 90 as my daily for over 12years now, when I purchased it in 2009 it had 28,000 miles her and was duly named Gerty.
I met my partner in 2010 and Gerty has been there through everything, seen many holidays towing our caravan around the country. Many trips to Derbyshire county team shoots and even on holiday to Northumberland when I proposed on the beach near Bamburgh castle in 2017.

So maybe her most important trip to date. Bring me and my partner Leah to Gretna for our wedding, we should have gotten married last April but the world kinda went on pause due to Covid-19.
Gerty preformed brilliantly bring us the 190miles to Gretna and now over to Just south of Stranraer for a short honeymoon. She’s now nearly touching 160,000miles and I still can’t imagine driving anything else!

The now brother in law has came up in his 90 and the power steering pump went which I had to change the day after my wedding! Bloomin typical!

Anyway here is to a much loved family member, Gerty.


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1954 86'' Series 1 tilt

Post #901150 3rd May 2021 10:48am
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United Kingdom 2011 Defender 110 Puma 2.4 USW Keswick Green

Great story, I've had mine coming up to 10 years now, it was a 30th birthday present...just waiting for some "ups" in life to report about. 2011 110 USW
1973 Series III 1-Ton
1972 Series III 1-Ton Cherrypicker
1969 IIA 1-Ton
1966 IIA 88"

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Not_Given



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United Kingdom 2011 Defender 110 Puma 2.4 SW Orkney Grey

Congratulations, Derbywill! You have two keepers there.

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Rashers



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Congratulations. That is an excellent story Thumbs Up

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AMBxx



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United Kingdom 2015 Defender 110 Puma 2.2 XS CSW Orkney Grey

I'd have spent my day worrying about trapping the dress in the Defender door!

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derbywill



Member Since: 25 Mar 2010
Location: Derbyshire
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England 2005 Defender 90 Td5 XS CSW Java Black

Thank you all for the kind words.

Thankfully No dress was caught in the door 🤣

Cheers

Will 2005 90 XS
1954 86'' Series 1 tilt

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L110CDL



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England 

Congratulations to you derbywill Thumbs Up 1996 Golf Blue 300Tdi 110 Pick up. Keeper.

Clayton.

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Grenadier



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Well done all three of you! Great story. Thumbs Up Monsieur Le Grenadier

I've not been everywhere, but it's on my list.....

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