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Old 04 April 2013, 12:16   #1
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Why bother with steel when you can use wood

Discretely took a picture of this while waiting to board the x-channel ferry this evening....

Yes, it really is made entirely out of wood! ( the steel drawbar is bolted to the front....ermmm.... Bit of decking i think?). Perhaps Jeepster has diversified?

Will be giving him a wide berth when we get to the other side....

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Damn i phone app.... Meant to press the + button to add an attachment but just caught the Send button instead...

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The 8x4's must be his next project.

Caravan? Burger van?

Or, RWB?
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Old 04 April 2013, 12:46   #4
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Caravan? Burger van?

Or, RWB?
Ok Leapy, I'll probable regret asking but whats an RWB when its at home then?

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Damn i phone app.... Meant to press the + button to add an attachment but just caught the Send button instead...

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So THAT's Where the ''Clampit's'' Go on Holiday! YeeHarrr!!!
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Ok Leapy, I'll probable regret asking but whats an RWB when its at home then?
Having read a bit of Leapy's stuff over the years, I'm gonna lead with:

Rigid Wooden Boat
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Having read a bit of Leapy's stuff over the years, I'm gonna lead with:

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I'm sure someone from South America (can't remember which country) posted photos of a "proper" all wooden boat trailer a year or so ago. Or it might have been on the Etec forum??
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I'm sure someone from South America (can't remember which country) posted photos of a "proper" all wooden boat trailer a year or so ago. Or it might have been on the Etec forum??
It was on here P.D. someone from Peru or somewhere like that.
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Actually looks like a decently made trailer.

To add to this thread, how about a wooden wakeboard tower?

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Wooden Fighter Bomber anyone?

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in thailand they use 40 ft wooden boat trailers, with 3 200 plus on the back, maybee there not towed that far but they do work
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Actually looks like a decently made trailer.

To add to this thread, how about a wooden wakeboard tower?
Lol, leave that lying around over here in France and some fecker will come along, fit a rather large sliding razor blade to it and start offering public beheadings!... :-)

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Lol, leave that lying around over here in France

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So your phone is actually working then? I assumed it was broken
Lol, you sound like Mrs Anchorhandler :-)

Sorry Matt, had my work cut out over the last few days as we took delivery last Saturday of another new vessel..... And believe me, she has her fair share of issues.

Im back in France today so will have more time ( in theory)
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Lol, you sound like Mrs Anchorhandler :-)

Sorry Matt, had my work cut out over the last few days as we took delivery last Saturday of another new vessel..... And believe me, she has her fair share of issues.

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I noticed there's a new arrival, Vortex out on a long term job?

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, Vortex out on a long term job?
The spot market is such at the moment that we're keeping her in Den Helder . She has been pretty busy lately though mainly towing rigs from the UK sector to the Dutch.....

Will call you tonight.... I promiss.

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