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Old 06 August 2011, 12:28   #21
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Well after considering everyone's comments, it looks like I'm reluctantly going to have to go for the double door like P.D. say's, by the time I've scratched the hull and skeg and done my back in, I'll wish I would have done the job properly in the first place.

Although, there is still the option to swap the trailer.
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Old 06 August 2011, 16:32   #22
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Picture of the boat sat on the trailer might help. Personally I'd be looking at narrowing the trailer before widening the door.

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Picture of the boat sat on the trailer might help. Personally I'd be looking at narrowing the trailer before widening the door.

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A few pics on this thread.


http://www.rib.net/forum/f8/5-4-air-...b-42127-4.html
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For what it;s worth, I had a potentially similar problem, and spent a huge amiount of time trying to find a braked trailer <2m width. There are (or were, I assume nothing's changed) Three- Brammber, The old Snipe (Now mersea Trailers) and a DeGraaf

I went for the Mersea one for various other packaging reasons (mostly down the the winch post could be configured to get the boat further over the hitch assy so it would go in and still be able to shut the door), and it is sat on a Knott axle. I guess you could either buy a new narrow trailer & punt your old one, or for a couple of hundred quid replace the axle, assuming the chassis is of a shape that will fit.

I have about 1.2" clear either side of the mudguards.
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I'm going to give Ian at L.P.B. a ring when he comes back off holiday "must be spending my money" and ask him if it would be possible to get Indespension to swop it for a less wider model. I'm sure that can be done, I've only used it to bring home. It's got to be cheaper than £1600.00 to have a new double garage door fitted.
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priced at 2k

Wife not happy.[/QUOTE]

ever thought of getting rid of the wife then
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ever thought of getting rid of the wife then [/QUOTE] I'll tell her you said that... she will give you a Manchester Kiss
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Name change?

Imnotgoen (in the garage)?

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You're a bad man Mr Willk, stop widening him up
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Sorry. I saw a small opening in the conversation...
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Cant you make some dummy wheels out of 3/4 inch ply wood and remove the mud gaurds.
Even make a bogey that fastens on to the underside of your trailer axel and then remove the wheels? seems straight forward enough.
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priced at 2k

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ever thought of getting rid of the wife then [/QUOTE]

think 2k is cheaper than getting rid if wife, unless you are hiring a hit on her...then you get the insurance and bigger house and garage and the rib becomes a tender!
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unless you are hiring a hit on her..
As you lot are obviously incapable of QUOTE]ing me in court - might I suggest a RIBnet Group Buy? - I'm quite sure I know some, em, gentlemen, who would "knock off" at least 25% if you do ten RIBnet spouses...

So thats:

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You organising the RIB Widow outing - the trip for all the Wifes to go on a bus trip to nice place...to compensate them being neglected by hubby & boat?

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As you lot are obviously incapable of QUOTE]ing me in court - might I suggest a RIBnet Group Buy? - I'm quite sure I know some, em, gentlemen, who would "knock off" at least 25% if you do ten RIBnet spouses...

So thats:

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I might be a possible, I'll have to run it by the wife first though

ee lad, tha can't educate pork
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As you lot are obviously incapable of QUOTE]ing me in court - might I suggest a RIBnet Group Buy? - I'm quite sure I know some, em, gentlemen, who would "knock off" at least 25% if you do ten RIBnet spouses...

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Can you organise a group buy from Redbay using the proceeds from the "bus trip"?
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Ok, I've run it by the wife and she says yes on condition that we get a BOGOF

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Imnotgoen (in the garage)?

Not bad Mr willk, nearly as good as your WINKER (misprint) sketch a few months back. But I'm not biting.
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Very funny P.D. but I'm still not biting.
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You really are going to get ribbed for this! So many easy jokes.

Hope your shoulders are wide enough to take them in good spirit?!
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