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Old 29 March 2004, 08:08   #1
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Crompton Ribs

Oops, Compton Marine in the Daily Mail today for all the wrong reasons. Police found large sums of cash in the owners UK home, Spanish Police looking into why all the smuggling boats are Cromptons.




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Old 29 March 2004, 08:28   #2
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Oh dear, we've just been approached to do thier tube work!
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Did they ask for big pockets to be inserted in the tubes?
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I always wondered who bought 1250 hp outboard ribs. The fuel bill must be phenomenal.
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Compton Marine brings a whole new meaning to the term speed boats.
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They asked me about glueing bags of talc inside the tubes when we built them
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They asked me about glueing bags of talc inside the tubes when we built them
Are you sure it was talc?
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Those monster RIBs on the web site did look like cartoon drug smugglers boats, but it all seemed a bit too obvious to be true!

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And I thought it was only the build quality that was criminal!
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