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Old 09 May 2007, 14:54   #1
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Lift to RIBEX? - Saturday 12 May 2007

Is anyone thinking of going to RIBEX who would be willing to take a fare paying passenger (me!), preferrably on the Saturday? Pick up from Lymington, Southampton or thereabouts.
Really very reluctant to go to a RIB exhibition on a ferry, and I'm still building my RIB Very willing to pay share of fuel, drinks and anything else that is needed
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What we really need to do Ian is for everyone to have a meet up for lunch or something.
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Old 09 May 2007, 15:02   #3
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What we really need to do Ian is for everyone to have a meet up for lunch or something.
I'll drink to that
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if we go on saturday then you are more than welcome on ours...
it will be 50 quid for fuel, 110 quid for expensive opti oil, 50quid for lunch for me and the mrs, 40 quid for afternoon tea, then probably 5 quid for chips, 2.50 for launching, 8 quid for parking, 12 quid for mooring at ribbex, and 40 quid for camping fees for the motorhome

havent put you off have i?
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if we go on saturday then you are more than welcome on ours...
it will be 50 quid for fuel, 110 quid for expensive opti oil, 50quid for lunch for me and the mrs, 40 quid for afternoon tea, then probably 5 quid for chips, 2.50 for launching, 8 quid for parking, 12 quid for mooring at ribbex, and 40 quid for camping fees for the motorhome

havent put you off have i?

Sounds fair enough! Got seating for 15?

And we want a trip around the island too!
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Sounds fair enough! Got seating for 15?

And we want a trip around the island too!
i can make room for 15 at those prices mind you i would have to charge you double andy as you are quite a tall lad, mind you all that weight and wind resistance might improve my economy somewhat!!!
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if we go on saturday then you are more than welcome on ours...
it will be 50 quid for fuel, 110 quid for expensive opti oil, 50quid for lunch for me and the mrs, 40 quid for afternoon tea, then probably 5 quid for chips, 2.50 for launching, 8 quid for parking, 12 quid for mooring at ribbex, and 40 quid for camping fees for the motorhome

havent put you off have i?

Bloody hell, so I was right to choose an E-tec! 110 quid for Opti oil
Bankers draft OK
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Bloody hell, so I was right to choose an E-tec! 110 quid for Opti oil
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bankers draft is fine or for cash i can knock the chip money off!
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Ian you'r most welcome on Evolution, I think Hightower is coming with me too. Will be leaving Haslar/Gunwarf at about 11ish if thats any good....

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Ian,

I might be going from Southampton Dry Stack. Not sure which day, depends on weather. ( I am a fair weather ribber). You are welcome to join me.

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I've just come back from helping set up at Ribex. Exhibitors are rather worried about the anticipated poor turnout. Everyone was having trouble trying to stop their marquees blowing away. Landrover have apprently pulled out today becuase they don't think its worth going now. Pitty it couldn't have been a couple of weeks ago when we had all that lovely weather! I went over in the rib and got totally soaked on the way back...
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Tim M and Peter J, thanks very much for the offers, much appreciated. Chris (Hugh Jardon) has offered a lift which I have accepted, so thanks again for the offers, and if ever I can return the compliment.....................
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Tim M and Peter J, thanks very much for the offers, much appreciated. Chris (Hugh Jardon) has offered a lift which I have accepted, so thanks again for the offers, and if ever I can return the compliment.....................
Ian, you must be well off then

Tim M said he'd pay me to go with him
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I had to bride him with discount vouchers
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Ian, you must be well off then

Tim M said he'd pay me to go with him
after i offered to drop the 5 for chips he thought it was a great deal and has sent payment via paypal already

cant get better than than!!!!

also i have free vip passes to get in plus half price tickets for 6 people so if we end up going over in a group i can help out save folks some cash too
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Is anyone thinking of going to RIBEX who would be willing to take a fare paying passenger (me!), preferrably on the Saturday? Pick up from Lymington, Southampton or thereabouts.
Really very reluctant to go to a RIB exhibition on a ferry, and I'm still building my RIB Very willing to pay share of fuel, drinks and anything else that is needed
Hi Ian, as I recall, lymington is only a short hop across pond to IOW. why dont you take your boat across ???
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Hi Ian, as I recall, lymington is only a short hop across pond to IOW. why dont you take your boat across ???
Cause he'd have to row it over

Mind you though, with the number of Osprey owners around you could tie the RIB's stern to bow and walk across
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Hi Ian, as I recall, lymington is only a short hop across pond to IOW. why dont you take your boat across ???
Er, well, I didn't anticipate selling my previous RIB quite as quickly as I did, so I am now left with a kit form boat for the moment
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