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Old 10 September 2006, 07:27   #11
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I guess the most critical thing is to have the setup right so it doesn't start snaking - I should think once it starts to go you have a real problem on your hands....! A gusty crosswind on a motorway could be "interesting".

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Old 10 September 2006, 08:04   #12
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i have some lockable thule bars that will be spare when i sell the landy for a reasonable price

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Old 10 September 2006, 08:10   #13
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Originally Posted by Polwart

you can get "bunk bed" style trailers which will take a rib on the bottom and sailing dinghy on top. We used to do this with a sailing club rib - with console etc some time ago. For the cost of roof bars - which you are then going to overload you could probably modify the trailer to take the dinghy trailer on supports that hold it clear of the rib underneath.
Nice idea but I only need to do this once. I found some bars on ebay for £39.99 so that option is quite atractive now.
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Old 10 September 2006, 11:14   #14
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Originally Posted by Biggles
Isn't that some sort of positive Discrimination.
No. Its because they dont pay income tax that they are allowed to do what the f*&k they want on the public highway too..

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