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Wrench & Roast – August 4-5, 2018
This year’s W&R will be at A.J. and Stephanie Portmann’s garage in Dillsburg, PA.
Please contact 3/24 to be considered for our project truck.
Rules for applying:
MEB 2018 Wrench and Roast Invitation for vehicle/member selection
Please consider making the time to come out and assist a fellow Bronco owner(s)
This year’s Wrench & Roast will be held on Saturday, August 4th at my shop located in Dillsburg, Pa.   The shop will be available for use from Thursday evening through Sunday around noon. Folks have the liberty of assisting two fellow members throughout the weekend with Saturday being the main day of the Wrench & Roast.
Camping will be available on the property (tent or RV) for those participating in the Wrench & Roast event.  Anyone looking to camp at the property please let me know which day you plan to arrive, how long you plan to stay and any specific needs (water or electric hook-ups). 
Proposed Build
  • TBD

MEB 2018 Wrench & Roast Itinerary

Thursday – August 2nd

  • Help begins to arrive

  • Finish prepping the shop so work can begin on Friday/Saturday

  • Dinner @ 6pm

  • Snack @ 9pm

Friday –August 3rd

  • Help continues to arrive

  • Finish any last minute shop prepping so work can begin

  • Breakfast @ 8am

  • Lunch @ 12pm

  • Dinner @ 6pm

  • Snack @ 9pm

Saturday –August 4th

  • Breakfast @ 7am

  • Work begins @ 8am

  • Lunch @ 12pm

  • Dinner @ 6:30pm (passing of the horse shoe- Judy Payne/Anita Weaver to ?)

  • Snack @ 9pm

  • Work ends @ 11pm (due to noise level) work may continue if not too loud to disturb the neighbors

Sunday –August 5th

  • Breakfast – TBD, if going out, leaving @ 8am

  • 10am –wrap up work activities and clean up shop

Where to Stay
 Camping at Portmann Residence 3 Pleasant Hill Court, Dillsburg, Pa 17019
  • Contact -  AJ @ 717-649-8608 or Steph @ 717-215-7046
 Gifford Pinchot State Park 2200 Rosstown Road, Lewisberry, Pa 17339
  • Contact -  Campground Office – 717-292-4112 or717-432-5011
  • Email:
  • 15 minutes from Portmann residence
Hampton Inn Harrisburg West  4950 Ritter Road, Mechanicsburg, Pa 17055
Comfort Suites 10 S Hanover Street, Carlisle, Pa 17013
Good Food
Food will be provided throughout the weekend.
  • Friday breakfast, lunch, dinner & snack
  • Saturday  breakfast, lunch, dinner & snack
  • Sunday  breakfast
Things to Do:
  • Gettysburg
  • Hershey Park
  • City Island Senator's baseball
  • Shopping (Outlets at Gettysburg and Hershey)
  • Williams Grove Speedway
  • Haar’s Auction and Drive Inn
RSVP By July 29th
If you plan to attend this event or have any further questions, please send an email to so we have a count as far as organizing the participants to assist  buying food.
 If you see an area of the build you can or want to help with, please provide your area of interest and skill level.
Steph and I are looking forward to seeing the MEB family come together to assist two fellow members and seeing these Bronco projects come to life. 
A.J. and Steph Portmann, Charter Member, Mid-Atlantic Early Broncos