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Old 01 October 2014, 13:54   #1
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Ive had the rib stored at a local farm since I've had it, so a few years without any issues. Over the past 6 months I get a call from him saying the rent is 2/3 months behind.

I show him my diary of when I paid him, and he still persists that I'm over due - so a few months I paid him 3 months rent to pull me back up to date, and tonight I've had another call saying I'm 3 months behind 😁

Think it's time to start looking around at other options.


Anyone know any good places in the north west?


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Old 01 October 2014, 14:13   #2
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Ive had the rib stored at a local farm since I've had it, so a few years without any issues. Over the past 6 months I get a call from him saying the rent is 2/3 months behind.

I show him my diary of when I paid him, and he still persists that I'm over due - so a few months I paid him 3 months rent to pull me back up to date, and tonight I've had another call saying I'm 3 months behind 😁

Think it's time to start looking around at other options.


Anyone know any good places in the north west?


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Or just set up a standing order for the right amount - traceable then.
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Old 01 October 2014, 14:18   #3
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Aye that's my thoughts but he won't be paying Tax on it is my guess
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Seems like people nowadays are happy to mug people off.

I've had 2 RIBNET members pull out of selling boats to us in the last month. Both times we paid full asking, both times we were prepared to buy blind (relying on an accurate description), as is guaranteed sale. The first time we paid a 500 deposit, only to be told 5 days later he'd changed his mind to sell (I suspect he sold it to somebody else). The second time we arranged for it to be picked up, only to be told today he's sold it, despite agreeing to sell to us!

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I am looking for somewhere to store in the south east, to give me an idea, how much are you paying per month?
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Old 01 October 2014, 18:00   #6
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Aye that's my thoughts but he won't be paying Tax on it is my guess

That's the problem! It's all cash in hands with no receipts.


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Old 01 October 2014, 18:08   #7
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That's the problem! It's all cash in hands with no receipts.


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I would get your self a note book and wright down each payment and ask him to sign it giving yourself a record to show to him when you paid!
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Threaten him with the tax man
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Should be more places near by as well have a drive round
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How do you find these places. Knock on the door of farms ?
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