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Old 25 March 2013, 14:37   #11
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When looking for our first rib we travelled to north Wales and stayed over the night before in a hotel only to find the Rib was 5 years older than what they said it was. When I told the owner he walked inside and slammed the door leaving us stood on his driveway.....

After about 5 mins we got in the car and traveled home, about 200 lighter for fuel and hotel cost and no rib
Fook me you well controlled mate ... any other English man would've thrown a brick throw his window with nostar written on it
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Old 25 March 2013, 14:41   #12
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This is what we got , a Humber destroyer . Many thanks to Bertie from the island of Islay .

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Old 25 March 2013, 14:42   #13
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Old 25 March 2013, 14:44   #14
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nice! like the layby shots, i got some of those
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Old 25 March 2013, 14:44   #15
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Still on the m6 south , still about 3 hours to go , give us a wave if you see us !

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Old 25 March 2013, 15:03   #16
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Most I have done towing is 650 m in a day
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Old 25 March 2013, 15:06   #17
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sounds more like an example of why ebay and alcohol dont mix!
Completely agree, I never drink & ebay now unless they'll post !!!
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Old 25 March 2013, 16:32   #18
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thats quite a rib to be towing in the bad weather.
Have done Newcastle on Tyne to Helford several times, but
did Newcastle to Southampton and back in one day last month delivering the Rib to Ribshop and towing the empty trailer back (doesnt it count if the trailers empty?)
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Old 25 March 2013, 16:35   #19
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To be honest the roads have been really good , all around seemed to be chaos , but our route was fine , the worst was around the Birmingham area .

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