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Old 29 July 2004, 10:12   #11
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Lastly please remember when using toys not to exceed 20 knots as anything higher than this can cause serious injury.
Must remember to advise girlfriend not to use her toys when travelling on RIB
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Old 29 July 2004, 10:21   #12
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Toys are never as good......

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Must remember to advise girlfriend not to use her toys when travelling on RIB

.......as the real thing, however, I bet you can't move at 30knots so I suppose Simons advice is sound after all.

Now this has just got silly so I'm off to do some werk (scowse).
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Although I'm reliably informed that the Rampant Rabbit comes a close second
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Old 29 July 2004, 12:06   #14
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Although I'm reliably informed that the Rampant Rabbit comes a close second
Just done a search for Rampant Rabbit on google Ė bit confused canít work out where to tie the rope ?
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Old 29 July 2004, 12:10   #15
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Just done a search for Rampant Rabbit on google Ė bit confused canít work out where to tie the rope ?
..bend over 'n gArf'll show ya!
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Old 29 July 2004, 15:25   #16
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The Ringo Toy, I mentioned I had available is now SOLD, thank you, so now there is someone else who can do 40 knotts towing a toy
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Philip, I ve got a Wetline donut, I havent actually got round to using it yet but it looks cool. I got mine form the local chandlery and managed to persuade them to sell me the display model, therefore I got it cheap, ended up paying about £55 I think. It is always worth asking even if you are pushing your luck!
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Old 29 July 2004, 15:49   #18
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I bought one this week on ebay (brand new 52" Sportstuff) for £25 plus £8 next day delivery.

It came yesterday and looks OK. I'll be "testing" it tomorrow; I'll post some pics and the verdict tomorrow evening.

The seller has loads: http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.d...485070225&rd=1
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Old 29 July 2004, 15:57   #19
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The Ringo Toy, I mentioned I had available is now SOLD, thank you, so now there is someone else who can do 40 knotts towing a toy
Looks like I must have just beaten a few ppl to it!
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Old 29 July 2004, 16:58   #20
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I've got your bog standard wetline ring. bloody good fun, especially when you drive around and around in a circle so the person in the tube has a permanent expression of complete fear and utter joy. You then carefully bring the tube round (making sure the speed that was gained from the cornering is kept) and make it pass through the nice chop created in the middle of the circle. 4 foot clean off the water is my best and my engine is only 25hp!

I obviously don't endorse such daft behaviour as it could probably result in some kind of injury! I do it under the strictest of conditions and only when the rider asks for it!

Rings are great and cheap but the rider has no control (part of the fun?!). You can get ones with fins on (like the one for sale i think?) that are steerable. Try www.boatworld.co.uk (or .com...can't remember)

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