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Old 09 March 2003, 14:12   #71
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I think not - the Rand is getting stronger by the day:
1.00 = R12.70

This makes a massive difference.
Not in the mind of Manos, or as we like to call him Jackanory!
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Old 09 March 2003, 18:13   #72
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Before this thread devolved into an engine bartering session, a couple of really good points were made and I'd like to explore them a bit more if anybody is interested?


1. The ridiculous price for maintenance parts for engiines and how can we get them cheaper. Does anybody have any ideas of how to get these cheaper.


2. The idea of clubbing together in a Rib based purchasing cooperative stikes me as heaven sent. I wonder what prices we could get if we bought 5 GPS's , 10 Icom radios or a 100 5 litre cans of Optimax Oil,

Manos I need an 8.5 mtr trailer , what can you do for me.

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Old 10 March 2003, 03:23   #73
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Manos I need an 8.5 mtr trailer , what can you do for me.
I will ask TALON trailers in SAfrica nad let you know within the week.
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Old 10 March 2003, 03:34   #74
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TO ALL WHO ARE HAVING A GO @ ME

After a 6 hour delay I arrived at my destination and 1st thing this am is to look at the favorit RIBNet.

Well guys thanks for the comments. I will not reply to each and one of you separately but in general.

1. Whatever you want to believe the FACT is that the UK is the MOST expenssive country to live in the World!! South Africa due to the low exchange rate (AGREE is GBP1.00=ZAR12.65 - I was wrong) is cheaper than the UK.

2. I do not have to prove anything to any one so those who talk about hot air and crap like that better wach their own back before they start again. And as they say in the US KISS MY !!

3. My prfession is Marine Consultant i.e. I provide advise about marine matters to people who request it for a fee. So any further info or advise by me on this mmatter needs to be paied for.

Finally, who gives a damn what every body else thinks (I don't) and you either like it or lump it
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Old 10 March 2003, 04:11   #75
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3. My prfession is Marine Consultant i.e. I provide advise about marine matters to people who request it for a fee. So any further info or advise by me on this mmatter needs to be paied for.

Finally, who gives a damn what every body else thinks (I don't) and you either like it or lump it [IMG]
So how much is unemployment benefit at the moment?
And as for not giving a damn, why are you even replying in that case.

The simple fact is this, talk as much as you like, but at some time you will need to come up with the goods!
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Old 10 March 2003, 04:13   #76
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So how much is unemployment benefit at the moment?
You are the best to know about that yet!!
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Old 10 March 2003, 04:22   #77
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There you go again Giggler, you're a s**t stirer, I'm gonna tell my mum about you!
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I'm not having a go Manos.

As one fellow Plymouth alumni to another how much do I need to pay you in professional fees for you to tell me whether the Yamaha outboard prices you are quoting are conventional 2 stroke or HPDI? I am genuinely interested!

Thanks,
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Old 10 March 2003, 04:40   #79
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dont be offended

People on this forum are genuinely interested in ( through this global medium called a puter ) to see what opportunities there in getting a better deal

eg if trailers can be purchased for 600 quid and then imported saving hundreds , if not thousands then great

we all know that we are simply ripped off in the UK in many many aspects

A customer of mine once said that he was buying a second home in SA for 600 quid ! Astonishing , even if it is in a poorer area.

I have tried looking at SA african websites to compare prices on various things, but I have to say the majority of websites are very home made looking and dont quote prices, so I have got nowhere. The few prices I have seen have actually been very expensive because they have probably been imported to SA from US.

Comparing prices in US is easy as they are so advanced with websites and online purchasing & we know they are much cheaper there.

Why not silence your critics by showing a couple of useful website links or scanned brochures with prices quoted, as we are interested !

Feedback I have got is that you're a great bloke so dont get the hump. Now about this marine consultancy fee, lets waive that for the time being.
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Someone seems to have upset you, but I'm not sure why. You have made some fairly wild assertions, but with nothing to back them up people are a bit sceptical.

I, for one, still don't believe your figures. Nothing personal, and I'm not having a go at you. I just don't believe them.

I look forward to being proved wrong though

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