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Old 01-03-2018, 05:24 PM
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Among the many gifts my wife made me, the best one is this:
So the first, she gave me a Lego F40... then she gave me a ticket to Milan and then she told me that she had organized for me a visit of the Ferrari factory through people associated with Vettel. This is quite an exclusive tour and you need to be vetted by Ferrari.

The visit will be in May and I cannot wait for it to happen!
What a great gift. And, several days in Italy, as well. Best I could do was the model of the FXX K I gave my grandson.
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Old 01-03-2018, 07:59 PM
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Among the many gifts my wife made me, the best one is this:
So the first, she gave me a Lego F40... then she gave me a ticket to Milan and then she told me that she had organized for me a visit of the Ferrari factory through people associated with Vettel. This is quite an exclusive tour and you need to be vetted by Ferrari.

The visit will be in May and I cannot wait for it to happen!
Wife and I did the Factory tour last year in May; surprisingly, the wife really enjoyed it. She like it so much that she is making plans for us to go back again this May and then go to Monaco for the GP. Last year the only problem was that Ferrari was very late in issuing tour dates so it was a scramble to reschedule travel and lodging reservations. With a "special" tour, that may not be an issue.

Have fun!!!

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Old 01-04-2018, 04:07 AM
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This was a lot of fun to build (over 7,500 pieces)...

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Old 01-04-2018, 01:41 PM
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Wow I'm actually jealous and you seem to have quite a cool collection
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Wife and I did the Factory tour last year in May; surprisingly, the wife really enjoyed it. She like it so much that she is making plans for us to go back again this May and then go to Monaco for the GP. Last year the only problem was that Ferrari was very late in issuing tour dates so it was a scramble to reschedule travel and lodging reservations. With a "special" tour, that may not be an issue.

Have fun!!!

Steve
Thanks I'm secretly hoping that she'll like it so much that she will let me get one next. I've been lusting after a 599...
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Old 01-04-2018, 02:47 PM
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Very Cool! 😎
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New coffee maker, the yellow looks great in our kitchen.

I'll be honest in that so far it brews coffee so strong that I'm still tweaking how much coffee grounds to place in the maker.



This is an awesome coffee maker. Only one I can find that keeps the temp right all the way through the brew cycle. It’s that increased temp all the way through that is making your coffee stronger. Play with the amount (use a scale, not a scoop) and you’ll never look back.
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