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Old 06 October 2010, 12:22   #1
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How to launch, (or perhaps not)

He just bought a new boat and decided to take her for the maiden voyage.
This was his first boat and he wasn't quite sure of the exact Standard Operating Procedures for launching it off a ramp, but he figured it couldn't be too hard.
He consulted his local boat dealer for advice, but they just said "don't let the trailer get too deep when you are trying to launch the boat".
Well, he didn't know what they meant by that as he could barely
get the trailer in the water at all! Anyhow, here's a picture below.

You're gonna love this guy!!!













Folks, you just can't make this stuff up!









And once again, these people breed...and on occasion they vote!
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Old 06 October 2010, 13:45   #2
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One small mistake and that poor guy gets wheeled out all the time!
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What I have to do on a daily basis



Not as funny but.........

What I have to do 8 out of 10 launches,

So any one for a lightly used Pajero!!!
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Not as funny but.........

What I have to do 8 out of 10 launches,

So any one for a lightly used Pajero!!!
I wouldn't touch a vehicle that had been that deep in salt water with somebody else's barge pole!!
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Old 06 October 2010, 17:56   #5
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I wouldn't touch a vehicle that had been that deep in salt water with somebody else's barge pole!!
Only if you knew about it.

I was chatting to a chap today who sorts the RNLI lifeguard (Beach Rescue) pick-ups before they go back to the lease companies. '07 plate, 5-6k miles pickled running gear. He reckoned that the bodies stand up pretty well as they are wax oiled regularly, it's the moving bits that don't.
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I was chatting to a chap today who sorts the RNLI lifeguard (Beach Rescue) pick-ups before they go back to the lease companies. '07 plate, 5-6k miles pickled running gear. He reckoned that the bodies stand up pretty well as they are wax oiled regularly, it's the moving bits that don't.
ooh.. thats a bit naughty as the lease companies would then dispose of said motors to general public who would have no knowledge of the motors' past ?
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ooh.. thats a bit naughty as the lease companies would then dispose of said motors to general public who would have no knowledge of the motors' past ?
Anybody who looks underneath and has half a clue ought to spot a regularly salted vehicle a mile off but if they go through auction...
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