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Old 04 July 2013, 01:19   #21
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Originally Posted by ShinyShoe View Post
What are yopu hoping it will do that AIS cant... to me thats the question.,..
Still quite a lot of fishing boats round us dont have AIS so the radar is safer with AIS

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Old 04 July 2013, 03:44   #22
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The question should really be do you need RADAR ?

Do you go out at night or in poor visibility, do you go off the coast or only inshore.

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Old 04 July 2013, 04:55   #23
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He really doesn't need RADAR on his non-existent BWIG.

He does need to go back to the clowns paying him to ghost post and to tell them to read this thread though:-

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Old 04 July 2013, 05:04   #24
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Originally Posted by GJ0KYZ View Post
"Poncy"?? Tut tut....
Colins dictionary definition:


-cier, -ciest
(derogatory, slang (mainly British) ostentatious, pretentious, or effeminate
you don't think that's a fair description for a big white shiny arch on a rib?

I believe the etymology is from a 19th century term for a pimp... ...seems appropriate in the sense of "pimping up" a boat/car etc?
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Old 06 July 2013, 03:29   #25
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Originally Posted by Poly View Post
Is the purpose of RADAR to help you see stuff that nobody else can? Because in that case the Admin team might need to invest in RADAR. I'm not sure what the RADAR signature of a troll would look like but I guess that SPAM should give a good reflection.
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Old 10 July 2013, 07:46   #26
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Originally Posted by Poly View Post
you should have bought one of those ribs with a poncy fibreglass arch then like the OP is pretending to have!
Not really my style, eh?

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Man, your radar is amazing. Super HD picture.... and it even tells you on the screen what it's found! Gotta get me one of them!

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