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Old 07 February 2009, 18:38   #1
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Trailer mis-selling.

I've noticed on a fishing forum I use that selling unbraked trailers that can't legally carry the new boats they are sold with by dealers seems to be quite common.

Anyone found this in the rib world?
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Old 08 February 2009, 04:49   #2
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Its quite common in packages as the area where costs are cut to keep the overall costs down. I even heard of one case where a RIB sold to the Police was illegal and had to be exchanged once they noticed.
Clubs especially put all the thought into the motor and hull and tend to forget about the trailer spec.......
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