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Old 09 March 2006, 09:29   #21
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I'm sure you are aware that April will often be windy in the Channel and you'll need to pick your day very carefully.
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Old 09 March 2006, 13:39   #22
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I'm sure you are aware that April will often be windy in the Channel and you'll need to pick your day very carefully.
Yes, we are totaly weather dependant, if it isnt fit we dont go, it's seaworthy but definatly isnt rib, we got it just spot on for the North Channel, hope to do likewise this time.
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Old 09 March 2006, 13:47   #23
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Had a quick look at the site and thought..... "Mad Feckas"... .. just trying to figure what it's about though ? Did I miss a link? Also... whilst you're trying to develop the tracked LR, you might want to call Cuthbertson, who according to some info on the web are still trading...and find out why they didnít do too well with their tracked conversions.. Good luck to you anyway I'm always jealous of people who "do" it instead of "talking about" it
Had a good look at the Cuthbertson, just trying to avoid the massive subframe and being tracked for life so to speak, have you seen Mattracks? were folowing similar lines but more HD.
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Old 09 March 2006, 14:50   #24
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Have rib and willing to try new things, may be able to bring another rubber friend too.
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Old 09 March 2006, 15:18   #25
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Had a good look at the Cuthbertson, just trying to avoid the massive subframe and being tracked for life so to speak, have you seen Mattracks? were folowing similar lines but more HD.
I saw some mattracks a few years ago - had forgotten about them - looks like a far more finished product now - looked homemade when I saw it!!!

Another solution are what are known as bog cogs - they just bolt to the wheel - great for soft ground!!!
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Old 09 March 2006, 15:53   #26
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I saw some mattracks a few years ago - had forgotten about them - looks like a far more finished product now - looked homemade when I saw it!!!

Another solution are what are known as bog cogs - they just bolt to the wheel - great for soft ground!!!
ours are the ones that look homemade at the moment!!! were getting there.our challenge is deep snow & serious low temp.
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Old 09 March 2006, 16:04   #27
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ours are the ones that look homemade at the moment!!! were getting there.our challenge is deep snow & serious low temp.
Did you see the British team that crossed the Bering Straits? Very impressive.

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Old 09 March 2006, 17:02   #28
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.....Another solution are what are known as bog cogs - they just bolt to the wheel - great for soft ground!!!

Have you actually tried them? They're shite, they just twist, deform and rip off if you try to use 'em..... the only thing they're good for is impromptu picnic tables.... and that's from personal experience....
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Old 09 March 2006, 17:34   #29
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sorry to change the subject but

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what's this truck that been road registered youre on bout (oh and yea I'LL BRING MY TRUCK ON)
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Old 09 March 2006, 23:06   #30
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Have you actually tried them? They're shite, they just twist, deform and rip off if you try to use 'em..... the only thing they're good for is impromptu picnic tables.... and that's from personal experience....
No I haven't - I would have thought a lot would depend on how they are constructed - surely a well designed set made from steel or alloy would be ok - would need longer wheel studs though.
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