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Forum: RIBs & ribbing 25 November 2020, 17:21
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By goearth
Any boat of any type MUST have anodes on if it is...

Any boat of any type MUST have anodes on if it is kept in the water for any length of time.. The dealer should have told you this. These anodes are sacrificial - that is they wear away instead of any...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 02 September 2019, 16:32
Replies: 2
Views: 620
Posted By goearth
Excellent advice, Neil. The only thing I...

Excellent advice, Neil.

The only thing I didn't agree with was "Every time you go out, something will break". It's not every time, merely most of the time!
Forum: Trailers & towing 10 May 2019, 09:27
Replies: 22
Views: 2,214
Posted By goearth
Hi Pikey Dave First of all - a caveat - I...

Hi Pikey Dave

First of all - a caveat - I cannot give formal legal advice, as I am not a solicitor, so please don't take this as the last word.

The problem is that in theory you do NOT need to...
Forum: Trailers & towing 10 May 2019, 08:43
Replies: 22
Views: 2,214
Posted By goearth
I'll ignore the paranoid comments in some of the...

I'll ignore the paranoid comments in some of the above.

However, beamishken raises an important point when he says:



That is the issue - if you are paying a commercial company to tow your...
Forum: Trailers & towing 07 May 2019, 08:01
Replies: 22
Views: 2,214
Posted By goearth
Really Willk. Sorry, but I find that your...

Really Willk. Sorry, but I find that your comments are unhelpful.

It is not a case of being a stickler for regs - just warning people who are taking their trailers abroad. IF you use a transport...
Forum: Trailers & towing 06 May 2019, 16:09
Replies: 22
Views: 2,214
Posted By goearth
Hi Maximus Understand the 'misgivings' about...

Hi Maximus

Understand the 'misgivings' about any new regs. However, it is very easy and unproblematic to register - all on-line - and registering may make actually it easier in some countries.
...
Forum: Trailers & towing 06 May 2019, 07:47
Replies: 22
Views: 2,214
Posted By goearth
IMPORTANT: New Trailer Regulations - outside UK

Hi All

As I have not seen it mentioned elsewhere, I just want to make you all aware of new trailer regulations that came into force on 28 March 2019.

Transporting a trailer outside the UK may...
Forum: Bits and pieces 28 April 2019, 18:23
Replies: 3
Views: 601
Posted By goearth
We supply new Indespension rollercoaster trailers...

We supply new Indespension rollercoaster trailers at discounted prices off retail to RIBNet members. Please let me have either the model you want or details of the rib, and I will quote a price to...
Forum: RIBs wanted 09 April 2019, 20:11
Replies: 5
Views: 761
Posted By goearth
We can supply any new Indespension trailer (Car...

We can supply any new Indespension trailer (Car transporters, livestock trailers, goods trailers & boat trailers - Indespension (https://www.indespension.co.uk/4-trailer-range) ) at 10% discount to...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 23 March 2019, 19:44
Replies: 12
Views: 1,310
Posted By goearth
My advice is DO NOT click on any link that you do...

My advice is DO NOT click on any link that you do not know or understand. If you do, then you may introduce a virus to your mobile or laptop.

This is one of the oldest tricks in the book - called...
Forum: Bits and pieces 06 March 2019, 16:37
Replies: 3
Views: 406
Posted By goearth
Hi -if you want a new Indespension trailer, we...

Hi -if you want a new Indespension trailer, we offer the entire range at 10% discount for RIBNet users.

We don't do used trailers.

Cheers
Forum: Engines & props 18 February 2019, 16:26
Replies: 19
Views: 1,842
Posted By goearth
What sometimes happens is that the prop hits...

What sometimes happens is that the prop hits something, and slightly bends the output shaft. This means that the seals cannot seal properly, letting in water.

Obviously don't know if that is the...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 14 February 2019, 08:41
Replies: 3
Views: 659
Posted By goearth
If you want more info see, for example: ...

If you want more info see, for example:
https://www.boatingbusiness.com/news101/Promotions/boat-shows/new-dedicated-marine-section
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 14 February 2019, 08:37
Replies: 3
Views: 659
Posted By goearth
Goodwood takes place on the Duke of Richmonds...

Goodwood takes place on the Duke of Richmonds huge estate. Currently, there are no plans to use the lakes or Chichester marina - so at the moment it is purely land based. This may possibly change if...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 14 February 2019, 08:06
Replies: 3
Views: 659
Posted By goearth
Marine Section at Goodwood Festival of Speed

If you've ever been to the Festival of Speed, you know what a great festival it is. Until now they have only done cars, motorbikes, bikes, planes and helicopters.

Now they are adding a boating...
Forum: Bits and pieces 14 February 2019, 08:00
Replies: 6
Views: 721
Posted By goearth
Possibly not for you if you want second-hand -...

Possibly not for you if you want second-hand - but we sell Indespension trailers at a 10% discount to RIBNet members.I can guarantee no wire brush is needed :-)!!
Forum: Engines & props 11 February 2019, 19:09
Replies: 5
Views: 885
Posted By goearth
If he wants electric (Torqeedo), we supply them...

If he wants electric (Torqeedo), we supply them at 10% discount to RIBNet members. Saves carrying two types of fuel.
Forum: Trailers & towing 31 December 2018, 17:41
Replies: 20
Views: 1,896
Posted By goearth
If its a Bradley trailer (and it looks like it is...

If its a Bradley trailer (and it looks like it is from the label!!), spare parts are available from:

https://www.bradleydoublelock.co.uk/products/gb/66-bearing-kits

You MAY need a small gear...
Forum: Trailers & towing 23 December 2018, 16:20
Replies: 5
Views: 801
Posted By goearth
Hi We can supply NEW Indespension trailers...

Hi

We can supply NEW Indespension trailers at 10% discount to RIBNet members. If interested, email me on the email address below.

If you are looking for a cheap used one, we probably can't help...
Forum: Electrics and electronics 09 December 2018, 14:00
Replies: 21
Views: 2,488
Posted By goearth
A compass is a good idea, in case your...

A compass is a good idea, in case your electronics go faulty, which is always possible. You should always have a backup. Even a cheap hand-held is better than nothing. Just my opinion!
Forum: Bits and pieces 14 November 2018, 20:11
Replies: 9
Views: 878
Posted By goearth
We have a specialist stainless steel fabricator...

We have a specialist stainless steel fabricator who has worked for us before, and has done a great job for us and for other people as well.

If you can send me a diagram, with sizings, I can get a...
Forum: Bits and pieces 10 November 2018, 16:09
Replies: 4
Views: 737
Posted By goearth
Hi Pete We are a RIBNet trade member,...

Hi Pete

We are a RIBNet trade member, specialising in getting kit at the lowest cost for RIBNet members.

If you were interested in a NEW outboard, we get these for RIBNet members at close to...
Forum: Engines & props 01 November 2018, 17:22
Replies: 41
Views: 3,879
Posted By goearth
The original Post said "While the Yanmar has the...

The original Post said "While the Yanmar has the reputation being bullet proof but suffers from turbo lag - what about the Volvo ?" I was answering that question!
Forum: Engines & props 01 November 2018, 16:48
Replies: 41
Views: 3,879
Posted By goearth
The Volvo Penta's have a good reputation, with...

The Volvo Penta's have a good reputation, with spares readily available and enough VP trained marine engineers (at least in the UK - I don't know about Germany, but I should imagine that it is...
Forum: Engines & props 01 November 2018, 16:41
Replies: 29
Views: 2,653
Posted By goearth
Another "silly" suggestion - but worth checking,...

Another "silly" suggestion - but worth checking, and quick to check - check that all the pipes are free of cracks or holes. I had an issue with the engine on a RIB safety boat - found it was due to a...
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