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Theres been a couple of threads on here about sending old car mags out to the lads (& ladys) in Afganistan.

Seems to be a few on here offering old mags in the freebies ect.

C'mon, if you dont know what to do with them, send them out & let loads of lads read them. Never know, we may pick up a few new R n S members.
If your sat in the doctors / dentist looking through Readers Digest from 1995 & you suddenly spot an old car mag, you grap it & have a quick read :D Imagine being stuck out in Afganistan ect & suddenly a big pile of car mags turns up :tup:

I've sent a load out, even bought some bike mags down the market (3 for £2) to chuck in. Others on here have also sent some.

Keep this thread in view & send the lads something to read !

I am currently running a camp in Helmand Province in Afghanistan and would like to get as many readers as possible to send my blokes/females ( many are keen bikers) your bike, scooter or car magazines once you have finished with them.

I apologise for the direct approach, but magazines are not delivered as part of our operational welfare package.

The postage is free (up to 2kg) to the bfpo address and all it will cost is the envelope.

The postal address if you would like to help us is;

QM TFH LASHKAR Gar BFPO 715.

Any help will be greatly appreciated and all mags will be read multiple times".

from Major Andy Lothian
 

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Timely reminder, I checked the address from previous posts and sent out a batch of magazines today.
I did have to fill out a customs label thing at the Post Office but that was simple and there was no charge for sending the parcel.
This really does take just a few minutes of your time and it could give the guys out there a few minutes release from what their lives are really all about. Let's just all do this and show our support and appreciation for all they're doing.
 

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Good call
Spent last night in the pub with my Nephew and two other lads in the infantry who'd been at the funeral yesterday of Thomas Lake, their mate who died three weeks ago.
It's the first time he'd really opened up since coming back from Afghan, while some of the stories are hilarious, most are bloody horrific.
These troops really appreciate this stuff when they're out there.
Please post any links to addresses as I'd missed earlier posts
Cheers
Al
 

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*********************************LETS KEEP THIS THREAD ON THE FIRST PAGE***********************************

Just packaged up 2 more parcels of American Carworld/Hotrod/Escort(!) mags to the boys n' girls in Helmand Prov. Go on,send some its FREE.
thanks to 57peppershaker for taking the time to post this up again,top man:tup:

Gary.
 

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Sent mine last wik and i took them down the post office in a big rectangle box to which i had help with into the car,the mrs said how you going to lift it out on your own[180 mags] i said i will collar some one on the highstreet.the bloke i collared had just came from afgan and said fuck me i could of done with some of these when i was out there so it just shows
 

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Theres been a couple of threads on here about sending old car mags out to the lads (& ladys) in Afganistan.

Seems to be a few on here offering old mags in the freebies ect.

C'mon, if you dont know what to do with them, send them out & let loads of lads read them. Never know, we may pick up a few new R n S members.
If your sat in the doctors / dentist looking through Readers Digest from 1995 & you suddenly spot an old car mag, you grap it & have a quick read :D Imagine being stuck out in Afganistan ect & suddenly a big pile of car mags turns up :tup:

I've sent a load out, even bought some bike mags down the market (3 for £2) to chuck in. Others on here have also sent some.

Keep this thread in view & send the lads something to read !

I am currently running a camp in Helmand Province in Afghanistan and would like to get as many readers as possible to send my blokes/females ( many are keen bikers) your bike, scooter or car magazines once you have finished with them.

I apologise for the direct approach, but magazines are not delivered as part of our operational welfare package.

The postage is free (up to 2kg) to the bfpo address and all it will cost is the envelope.

The postal address if you would like to help us is;

QM TFH LASHKAR Gar BFPO 715.

Any help will be greatly appreciated and all mags will be read multiple times".

from Major Andy Lothian, I have sent some old mags off, can anyone else help?
 

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just to keep it
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I put his name on the package. Sure they will get to the right place (or he can have first dibs lol)

Craig, how big was the box !!!
 

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I was going to ask how to this tonight! thanks for the info,
Can you send several 2KG packages or just one?
 

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have bin down post office , am over weight she said and your ugly i said, it turn out that four retoford mags are just under 2kgs so now we have 32 packets to go happy days:D
4 mags = 2kg ?? Those old Retro motors must be full of filler :incheek:
Its roughly 9 or 10 yank mags to 2kg :beuj:
 
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