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Old 26 March 2007, 09:06   #1
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Experts wanted!

Channel 4 are looking for a couple of "experts" to assist teams in Scrapheap Challenge. The task will be building and driving a performance boat, and it's just possible that it might end up as RIBnet vs Boatmad

More details here: http://boatmad.com/forum/showthread.php?t=8328

Have you got what it takes?

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Old 26 March 2007, 10:45   #2
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I'm up for doing scrapheap challenge! Not exactly an expert though...
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Old 26 March 2007, 11:30   #3
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I would definately be up for that, built a rib and 2 rally cars so expert in building stuff, boating skills not to bad either. (he says modestly)

COUNT ME IN!!!!!!!

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Old 26 March 2007, 11:38   #4
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Maybe this is something Codpiece should be recommended for as he seems to know everything there is to know about building boats, driving them, sea keeping and survival at sea, maybe he could suggest a plastic bag to keep things dry
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Maybe this is something Codpiece should be recommended for as he seems to know everything there is to know about building boats, driving them, sea keeping and survival at sea, maybe he could suggest a plastic bag to keep things dry
Uncalled for......
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Agreed. This codbashing is beginning to get too much. It's time it stopped.

Personally I'd be quite happy to have Codprawn on a team.



Should add btw,I've built several bikes, rebuilt lots of engines and I can weld...
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Old 27 March 2007, 03:30   #7
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note to self, read the link first, yes i would love to be on scrapheap challenge but expert. I don't think so!!!!!!

But how difficult could it be, pointy bit at one end, blunt bit at another. pump enoth bouyency into any think it floats.

as for power, half the challenges are completed with hand or leg power any way..
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Old 27 March 2007, 11:20   #8
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I'm barely a novice but am expert in Liquid Metal Hosing aka scrapheap style mig welding. Presumably the expert is the one that gets told what the expert design is and where the scrap heap has been "salted" with all the kit, then there's the "1 hour tinkering time" which in some teams efforts has resulted in more progress than the preceding "build time"

Never-the-less it' completely addictive stuff - bravo and good luck to any representatives who make it from the forum.
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