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Old 03 May 2010, 05:55   #1
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RIbs for transporting goods

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I have not posted for some time as I have been busy setting up a new business (the crisis bites still!). My question is: are there ribs around which can be used for transport? Suppose it would have to be pretty big as I woldn't want to make longish trips for a box of bananas.

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Old 03 May 2010, 06:03   #2
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From memory,Eupa who used to post on here had a big rib with twin 250s to do a newspaper run.

'course, there's always a Crompton
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Crompton specialised in that market!

I think you'll need to narrow down what you want to carry, does it need to be kept dry etc. You might also want to think about how you will load/unload it...
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Thanks Polwart,

It has to be kept dry, yes. Unloading and loading is less of a problem.
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It seems to me

that Crompton Marine (UK) do not have a website, or even an e-mail. Can someone correct me on this one?
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that Crompton Marine (UK) do not have a website, or even an e-mail. Can someone correct me on this one?
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I think you'll find that Crompton Marine are no longer trading, and that their former directors can be contacted via HM Prison Service.
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I think you'll find that Crompton Marine are no longer trading, and that their former directors can be contacted via HM Prison Service.
However, I believe Crompton Marine's moulds went elsewhere so you may be able to find one built by someone else.
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Thanks Nos

Sounds like a bit of dead end at the moment, tho.
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Doesn't the Postman down your kneck of the woods use a Redbay?
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Nope,

I think he uses a horse. Half sea-horse, half land-horse.
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