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Forum: RIB gallery 04 July 2021, 18:30
Replies: 32
Views: 1,771
Posted By GeoffW
Good work Donny. Scotland's Bear Grylls ! ...

Good work Donny. Scotland's Bear Grylls !

Ta for the trip the other week.
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 15 February 2021, 16:01
Replies: 28
Views: 1,008
Posted By GeoffW
It is indeed a painful one and I think most of us...

It is indeed a painful one and I think most of us will feel your pain. Good luck, I hope you get good accurate advice from an informed source to mitigate the impact/cost of new rules. Like all...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 15 February 2021, 15:56
Replies: 28
Views: 1,008
Posted By GeoffW
I think your experience is borne out by the road...

I think your experience is borne out by the road haulage association , 60% less trade going back to Europe , that's not a hiccup or teething problems , its an act of self harm. Lets hope when the...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 14 February 2021, 15:14
Replies: 33
Views: 2,537
Posted By GeoffW
I agree the obvious fairness of the point you...

I agree the obvious fairness of the point you make it’s a boat at has been paid a long time ago it’s unfair to attract VAT again. But that’s the reality of where we are now. But equally we can’t...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 14 February 2021, 11:58
Replies: 33
Views: 2,537
Posted By GeoffW
Agree entirely. As i said above, I think...

Agree entirely.

As i said above, I think its important to obey the spirit and letter of the rules and law. Rather than thinly disguised dodges to cheat. If we go down that route you end up with...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 14 February 2021, 08:46
Replies: 33
Views: 2,537
Posted By GeoffW
It looks that way. It seems there are hidden...

It looks that way. It seems there are hidden costs and duty to pay on all goods coming from the EU to Uk now new or second hand. Not sure we all, or indeed if any of us understood that whatever...
Forum: Other stuff 07 February 2021, 13:06
Replies: 43
Views: 2,602
Posted By GeoffW
Strangely quiet this subject this year. Wonder...

Strangely quiet this subject this year. Wonder why. Given lockdown assumed it would be a highlight.
Forum: Trailers & towing 29 January 2021, 22:52
Replies: 75
Views: 3,998
Posted By GeoffW
Be interesting to see if the new Ineos Grenadier,...

Be interesting to see if the new Ineos Grenadier, which so closely remembles the original Defender wins over some Land Rover customers on value , but not that cheap either. Also his decision to...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 04 January 2021, 15:16
Replies: 12
Views: 1,134
Posted By GeoffW
Arms sales is a murky world , rarely going have...

Arms sales is a murky world , rarely going have your hands clean , nature of the beast .

Your Scottish jobs slant is a distraction as no yard elsewhere in uk currently has the skills or capacity. ...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 03 January 2021, 23:14
Replies: 12
Views: 1,134
Posted By GeoffW
Sensible corrections there. But also...

Sensible corrections there.

But also turning a blind eye to Bae systems well publicised corruption allegations on arms sales to Saudi.

Turning the other eye blind to poor value for money for...
Forum: Inflatable boats - SIBs and folding RIBs 29 December 2020, 08:45
Replies: 60
Views: 3,433
Posted By GeoffW
Man of many talents Donny. Perhaps radio control...

Man of many talents Donny. Perhaps radio control boats is a more natural interest. And safer! I have one left now, a Clyde Steamer at 1:48 scale. Rest have new homes.

As for drones. I have...
Forum: Inflatable boats - SIBs and folding RIBs 29 December 2020, 08:33
Replies: 60
Views: 3,433
Posted By GeoffW
Its clearly a requirement of the job. Arlene...

Its clearly a requirement of the job. Arlene Foster has much the same impact resistant style head gear, inflexible and uncompromising folicles!.

But cleary Boris and Trump take it to another...
Forum: Other stuff 23 December 2020, 21:33
Replies: 26
Views: 1,551
Posted By GeoffW
Freedom. He is out. Lol Will he get the...

Freedom. He is out. Lol


Will he get the adulation Smeeto did for kicking the man on fire at Glasgow Airport.

A very fickle Britain !
Forum: Other stuff 23 December 2020, 19:18
Replies: 26
Views: 1,551
Posted By GeoffW
PS Is it just me or is there a sickening...

PS

Is it just me or is there a sickening irony in the fact that this covid free man has served a prison sentence for breaking Covid rules when Cummings gets away with a far worse crime. Again...
Forum: Other stuff 23 December 2020, 19:09
Replies: 26
Views: 1,551
Posted By GeoffW
Free the Isle of Man one ! ...

Free the Isle of Man one !

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-isle-of-man-55428761

In different times he would perhaps be help up as an example of British pluck, of do and dare and...
Forum: Other stuff 18 December 2020, 12:46
Replies: 26
Views: 1,551
Posted By GeoffW
How exciting. South Yorkshire , its like Hazard...

How exciting. South Yorkshire , its like Hazard County!

Your more Boss Hogg than Mad Max to be fair.

A good Xmas and new year to you Pikey .
Forum: Other stuff 18 December 2020, 10:46
Replies: 26
Views: 1,551
Posted By GeoffW
I can understand your instinctive response in the...

I can understand your instinctive response in the circumstances Pikey , but sounds like your lucky not to be on the wrong end of a restraining order yourself! Who do you think you are? A Yorkshire...
Forum: Other stuff 16 December 2020, 15:37
Replies: 26
Views: 1,551
Posted By GeoffW
Of course , if he had only dressed up his...

Of course , if he had only dressed up his dangerous stunt as raising money for some good cause or another, he would be a hero, not rightly ridiculed for folly and probably given an honor , Knighthood...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 27 November 2020, 12:09
Replies: 71
Views: 4,059
Posted By GeoffW
Just 20 mile range on battery in the full fat RR...

Just 20 mile range on battery in the full fat RR ! Mind you thats enough to drop off Rupert and Lucinda at school and swing by Waitrose and home for fat free yogurt, so well within the Range Rovers...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 27 November 2020, 09:23
Replies: 71
Views: 4,059
Posted By GeoffW
I assume the effort within landrover is not how...

I assume the effort within landrover is not how to fix or improve diesel or petrol engines but to catch up with the pack on electric. They are poorly positioned with nothing in the range thats...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 26 November 2020, 20:25
Replies: 71
Views: 4,059
Posted By GeoffW
Great Scottish company fitting luxury car brands...

Great Scottish company fitting luxury car brands and beyond.

https://www.volvocars.com/uk/about/humanmade/discover-volvo/bridge-of-weir
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 26 November 2020, 18:28
Replies: 71
Views: 4,059
Posted By GeoffW
I agree again. Last of the D2 were great looking...

I agree again. Last of the D2 were great looking and if you can get one thats got life in it. Why not.
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 26 November 2020, 18:25
Replies: 71
Views: 4,059
Posted By GeoffW
Fully agree. Lost thier way and saw the future...

Fully agree. Lost thier way and saw the future in high end big engines town limos. Clearly a market for those , but left the rest of us who liked the brand despite reliability issues and wanted to...
Forum: Upcoming RIB cruises 25 November 2020, 18:31
Replies: 59
Views: 4,612
Posted By GeoffW
Covid ! Its been in the news a bit of late.

Covid ! Its been in the news a bit of late.
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 25 November 2020, 18:30
Replies: 71
Views: 4,059
Posted By GeoffW
I agree, there is unlikey to be a better tow...

I agree, there is unlikey to be a better tow vehicle or off roader , they make easy work of both jobs. My two D 4 s i had were both very reliable unlike the 3 so i was lucky , but my experience...
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