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Forum: RIBs & ribbing 30 January 2014, 22:57
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Posted By Ribandmotorhome
oh right. didn't realise you were in the business...

oh right. didn't realise you were in the business of manipulating conversations.

I cant see how to remove my profile from the site, please do it now for me.

Absolutely no point being on here...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 30 January 2014, 22:11
Replies: 238
Views: 29,838
Posted By Ribandmotorhome
I'm getting fed up of the admin people always...

I'm getting fed up of the admin people always moaning and having an attitude on here.
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 30 January 2014, 21:58
Replies: 238
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Posted By Ribandmotorhome
You might have done! :-)

You might have done! :-)
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 30 January 2014, 21:50
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Posted By Ribandmotorhome
That's the sort of idea I was trying to think of...

That's the sort of idea I was trying to think of and get at.

But at the end of the day being sensible at the helm and use all safety things currently in use is the main thing
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 30 January 2014, 21:45
Replies: 238
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Posted By Ribandmotorhome
I know what you mean but with the crashing about,...

I know what you mean but with the crashing about, movment of weight etc, at sea it would be easy for the system to be set off wrongly and possibly very dangerous.
Also electronics and water don't go...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 30 January 2014, 21:32
Replies: 238
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Posted By Ribandmotorhome
Yes the life jacket could be stowed in a locker. ...

Yes the life jacket could be stowed in a locker.
Same as you can drive your car without a seat belt on, you shouldn't but you can!

I also said in addition to the kill cord, I agree it works fine...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 30 January 2014, 21:00
Replies: 110
Views: 16,186
Posted By Ribandmotorhome
Yes! Fiberglass boats are usually deeper inside....

Yes! Fiberglass boats are usually deeper inside. Maybe sat with the deck level with your shoulder or elbow.

Not your knees as in a rib!
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 30 January 2014, 20:49
Replies: 238
Views: 29,838
Posted By Ribandmotorhome
I'm sure it will lead to a licensing system like...

I'm sure it will lead to a licensing system like for cars eventually, but that will just push the costs through the roof and make it inaccessible to many.
Hopefully long after I'm out of it.

But...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 30 January 2014, 20:32
Replies: 110
Views: 16,186
Posted By Ribandmotorhome
I see your point but it could happen with any...

I see your point but it could happen with any size outboard.
Yes 300hp is big and owners need to be aware of how powerful and dangerous things are.
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 30 January 2014, 20:27
Replies: 110
Views: 16,186
Posted By Ribandmotorhome
Very difficult to keep pressure on the seats or a...

Very difficult to keep pressure on the seats or a foot plate when jumping waves. I can see problems occurring possibly.
Can't see how you would remove the issue, as said.

The kill cord does it...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 30 January 2014, 20:23
Replies: 110
Views: 16,186
Posted By Ribandmotorhome
+1 agreed.

+1 agreed.
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 30 January 2014, 19:37
Replies: 110
Views: 16,186
Posted By Ribandmotorhome
I agree Paul. They won't be reading this or...

I agree Paul. They won't be reading this or looking at all.
Slipway signs about kill cord is a good idea. They should say wear a life jacket too!
There is one on the slip at lymington!

But I bet...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 30 January 2014, 17:31
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Posted By Ribandmotorhome
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 30 January 2014, 17:16
Replies: 110
Views: 16,186
Posted By Ribandmotorhome
I ment the fact the report exists will have...

I ment the fact the report exists will have little effect.
Who will read the report???
Only the already responsible pepole will look it up.
However if the report came though my door with my...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 30 January 2014, 16:53
Replies: 110
Views: 16,186
Posted By Ribandmotorhome
I will look at that. Thanks for the info

I will look at that. Thanks for the info
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 30 January 2014, 16:52
Replies: 110
Views: 16,186
Posted By Ribandmotorhome
I'm sad to say I don't think it will have much...

I'm sad to say I don't think it will have much effect.
I didn't know till this thread started and I have spoke to a couple of boating friends, with fishing boats and they didn't know it was...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 30 January 2014, 16:47
Replies: 110
Views: 16,186
Posted By Ribandmotorhome
Point taken about the disinterested but that goes...

Point taken about the disinterested but that goes with everything.

However most of these 'incidents' are accidents, by this I mean they don't set out to have the 'incident'.
It usually takes...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 30 January 2014, 16:21
Replies: 110
Views: 16,186
Posted By Ribandmotorhome
If the safe practice leaflets had pictures of...

If the safe practice leaflets had pictures of dead cut up bodies and explain the risks and how it happened would have some effect though.

I would rather that than it leading to licensing and...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 30 January 2014, 12:34
Replies: 110
Views: 16,186
Posted By Ribandmotorhome
I agree with the above. However it is very...

I agree with the above.
However it is very difficult, boating is one of the last things we have left that is 'free and open' to all.
The fact anyone can do it is part of the magic of it and it's...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 30 January 2014, 10:37
Replies: 110
Views: 16,186
Posted By Ribandmotorhome
I agree. Education is the key! I know a chap...

I agree. Education is the key!

I know a chap with a scarab powerboat in Poole fitted with 2x 7.4 v8 engines.
He has never had a kill lanyard or insurance and if you mention it to him he looks...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 30 January 2014, 09:55
Replies: 110
Views: 16,186
Posted By Ribandmotorhome
I was thrown off the console, over the tubes and...

I was thrown off the console, over the tubes and in the drink on my old 4m narwhall and that only had a 40hp.

I had the kill cord on and it stopped instantly.
It was funny at the time but taught...
Forum: Engines & props 29 January 2014, 19:59
Replies: 40
Views: 7,873
Posted By Ribandmotorhome
Much appreciated Eddie. Didn't think you were...

Much appreciated Eddie. Didn't think you were trying to sell fuel.
And I'm not trying to stop or discourage sale of your fuel.

I do start the boat every 3 weeks, however for example yesterday I...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 29 January 2014, 15:50
Replies: 22
Views: 2,635
Posted By Ribandmotorhome
Just spent 2 hours doing the same today. Doh!

Just spent 2 hours doing the same today. Doh!
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 29 January 2014, 15:28
Replies: 22
Views: 2,635
Posted By Ribandmotorhome
A lot of wiping and rubbing but the liquid in...

A lot of wiping and rubbing but the liquid in them does seem to loosen it up.
On baths, tiles etc that is
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 29 January 2014, 14:56
Replies: 22
Views: 2,635
Posted By Ribandmotorhome
Big wipes!! Use them all the time when re...

Big wipes!! Use them all the time when re siliconing baths etc.
Yellow tub red top in B&Q. City plumbing suppliers etc.
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