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Old 07 January 2014, 13:44   #1
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Another addition....

I've been hankering after a hovercraft for some time (think it goes back to watching we are the champions when i was a kid), and have been playing about with a friends for a good while....

So being gently spurred on by a project we have coming up much later this year, where we need one to work alongside the 7m, have been trying to source a codeable /suitable craft with a view to operating it ourselves / in time.

So, after much discussion with surveyors /MCA etc, have today collected this ultra light class Vortex..... Looking forward to moving all this forward!
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Old 07 January 2014, 14:35   #2
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Great for clearing leafs,,bloody noisy tho
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Old 07 January 2014, 14:36   #3
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Niiiiice! Love it
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Old 07 January 2014, 14:39   #4
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Did you see the TV program on Hovercrafts last night?
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Old 07 January 2014, 14:46   #5
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Ooooh, fantastic !

*rattles piggy bank and googles ebay*

One question though, why is it on a trailer ? - cant you just drive it to the sea
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I wanna go, I wanna go!

I cant wait to see this in action! Put some videos up
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Old 07 January 2014, 15:05   #7
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Cheers all!

Won't get to play until the weekend sadly.... But have been sitting in it pretending

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Did you see the TV program on Hovercrafts last night?
I did! Was great.... Funnily enough, my craft is same spec as the pilot from Griffon (Russ) own vortex (it has a modified skirt by Griffon)....

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Ooooh, fantastic !

*rattles piggy bank and googles ebay*

One question though, why is it on a trailer ? - cant you just drive it to the sea
My son has asked if he can go to school on it tomorrow

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I wanna go, I wanna go!

I cant wait to see this in action! Put some videos up
Will do, but vanity won't permit until my handling skills improve
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You can't beat a nice bit of skirt on a forum....

Quality!
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Invention of the devil, no bl____ng brakes
Mind, those on the RIB don't work too well either
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Invention of the devil, no bl____ng brakes
Mind, those on the RIB don't work too well either
Where's your sense of adventure?
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