Datsun Roadsters of Puget Sound (DROPS). First gathering

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Datsun Roadsters of Puget Sound (DROPS). First gathering

Post by ted heaton » Mon Sep 14, 2009 3:40 pm

The first get together of the Datsun Roadsters of Puget Sound (DROPS) on 9-12-09.
A few months ago I started to compile contact info for the Datsun Roadster
owners in the Seattle area.
I hoped to increase contact, pass on info, motivate roadster activity etc for the many roadster folks in the area
and it has been quite successful. We currently have an Email contact list of 27.
On Saturday we had our first gathering for BS, gossip and a ride on local back roads.
We had 7 roadsters show up and it was a beautiful day.
We got all 7 roadsters out for a drive and we all made it back with no stops for repairs.
We will make this an annual event and next year have a BBQ and food.
We have selected an area/weather appropriate acronym (DROPS) for our internet group.
But the weather has been so dry this last 4 months that we will be selling our unneeded tops!
I guess there are over a 100 roadsters in the area so if any one in reasonable driving distance
to the Puget Sound/Seattle area wants to join our email list please contact me.
We have a lot of very knowledgable old roadster hands who have shared much good info already.
Gathering pictures below.
Ted. tcheaton@hotmail.com





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Re: Datsun Roadsters of Puget Sound (DROPS). First gathering

Post by waggleboy » Sat Sep 19, 2009 4:22 pm

We had a good time considering not a lot of planning went into this gathering. Thanks to Steve and Cheryl for hosting.

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Re: Datsun Roadsters of Puget Sound (DROPS). First gathering

Post by dbrick » Sat Sep 19, 2009 5:52 pm

Sometimes the unplanned ones go very well. You need a good club sticker/logo, something involving the rain to tie it all together.

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Re: Datsun Roadsters of Puget Sound (DROPS). First gathering

Post by shifty » Thu Sep 24, 2009 9:26 pm

Very cool!

We need to do something like this for the Portland area - the Datsun clubs here are not very roadster oriented!

Mike and I still would like to do a Hood River run sometime (the last attempt was snowed out!)
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Re: Datsun Roadsters of Puget Sound (DROPS). First gathering

Post by ahgrafx » Sun Sep 16, 2018 6:19 pm

Is this still happening?
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Re: Datsun Roadsters of Puget Sound (DROPS). First gathering

Post by notoptoy » Sun Sep 16, 2018 9:08 pm

Considering the post was from 2009, I hope it already happened! :-)
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Re: Datsun Roadsters of Puget Sound (DROPS). First gathering

Post by ahgrafx » Tue Sep 18, 2018 9:55 am

notoptoy wrote:
Sun Sep 16, 2018 9:08 pm
Considering the post was from 2009, I hope it already happened! :-)
Happening as in "annually" :lol:
1967.5 1600 Roadster
1969 Ford F250
1985 Ttop Mustang GT
1994 Toyota 4x4 Pickup
2005 Mazda3 hatchback (my daily)
2015 Subaru Forrester (wifes daily)