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Old 25 December 2014, 09:46   #1
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Well mates the big guy in the red suit has been and left me some nice things but alas nothing for the rib!!
Has he left anything nice for your rib?


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Old 25 December 2014, 09:50   #2
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Unless the rib will look and smell better with socks, pants and aftershave . The answer is No! But my Mother in Law did put 40 quid in an envelope sooooo! Regards Jim
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Old 25 December 2014, 13:20   #3
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Old 29 December 2014, 14:52   #4
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Getting a new fuel tank from the wife but have to order it myself as she could find a boat fuel tank shop. And I got a Velcro wrist strap for the kill cord from my 13 year old daughter. Clearly she put more effort in as she found the kill cord shop ok ha ha .


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. And I got a Velcro wrist strap for the kill cord from my 13 year old daughter.
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Should NOT be putting the Killcord around the wrist !!

Either around your leg or clipped on to the LJ,
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Well mates the big guy in the red suit has been and left me some nice things but alas nothing for the rib!!
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Nothing for the rib for me either. But....
New pair of hiking boots, gaiters, and jacket
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Should NOT be putting the Killcord around the wrist !!
Why not?
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Old 29 December 2014, 16:14   #8
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On a Boat with a steering wheel there is a very good chance of it becoming wrapped around the helm unit !! and being activated at probably the most in opportune moment .. Also on some helms a risk of jamming the helm.
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On a Boat with a steering wheel there is a very good chance of it becoming wrapped around the helm unit !! and being activated at probably the most in opportune moment .. Also on some helms a risk of jamming the helm.

Yep agree with that reasoning
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Old 29 December 2014, 16:26   #10
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On a Boat with a steering wheel there is a very good chance of it becoming wrapped around the helm unit !! and being activated at probably the most in opportune moment .. Also on some helms a risk of jamming the helm.
Not this old chestnut again. Lots of people have been happily using a killcord on my wrist for years and there's no reason to get it trapped assuming you feed the steering wheel when turning rather than hand over hand if you drive like Starsky and Hutch.
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