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Forum: About RIBnet | Site Help & Announcements 04 January 2016, 15:20
Replies: 93
Views: 23,893
Posted By HughN
John / Willk, Please can you oblige? ...

John / Willk,

Please can you oblige?

Thks
Hugh
Forum: About RIBnet | Site Help & Announcements 04 January 2016, 14:54
Replies: 93
Views: 23,893
Posted By HughN
It was tongue in cheek. I, sir, take...

It was tongue in cheek.

I, sir, take exception to you taking exception to my post. Now, how does one close an account?
Forum: Trailers & towing 04 January 2016, 11:30
Replies: 67
Views: 8,687
Posted By HughN
Three Americans or one opera singer.

Three Americans or one opera singer.
Forum: Electrics and electronics 04 January 2016, 10:10
Replies: 81
Views: 10,798
Posted By HughN
A failure of such a system could conceivably lead...

A failure of such a system could conceivably lead to a loss of life and therefore should be designed, developed and tested accordingly. Would you be prepared to stake a life (yours or that of another...
Forum: Electrics and electronics 04 January 2016, 09:30
Replies: 81
Views: 10,798
Posted By HughN
There was a young man from Nantucket, Who fell...

There was a young man from Nantucket,
Who fell out with some sh*t in a bucket,
Like a truly pro boater,
He hung on to a floater,
Who needs a kill cord? "Oh f**k it!"
Forum: About RIBnet | Site Help & Announcements 04 January 2016, 08:51
Replies: 93
Views: 23,893
Posted By HughN
Can't you just change the name of closed/frozen...

Can't you just change the name of closed/frozen accounts to 'Stroppy_b*gger', 'MoodyBloke', 'PatheticWhiner', etc? :)
Forum: Electrics and electronics 03 January 2016, 16:16
Replies: 81
Views: 10,798
Posted By HughN
Just before exiting Littlehampton Harbour onto...

Just before exiting Littlehampton Harbour onto the sea there is now a bright red sign saying "Don't forget your killcord" (or similar).
Forum: Trailers & towing 18 December 2015, 09:40
Replies: 67
Views: 8,687
Posted By HughN
I got my license in 1988 so had the towing...

I got my license in 1988 so had the towing entitlement. I then declared a health condition to DVLA and was put on a one year licence with all entitlements taken away. After a few years of that I went...
Forum: Trailers & towing 18 December 2015, 09:32
Replies: 67
Views: 8,687
Posted By HughN
Ah, but that is titled for Light Goods Vehicles -...

Ah, but that is titled for Light Goods Vehicles - is it only valid if you are driving an LGV? :rolleyes:
Forum: Trailers & towing 17 December 2015, 19:14
Replies: 67
Views: 8,687
Posted By HughN
<<Wibbly-wobbly timey-wimey flashback>> I...

<<Wibbly-wobbly timey-wimey flashback>>

I wonder how Jeepster got on with his trailer...
Forum: Trailers & towing 17 December 2015, 16:14
Replies: 67
Views: 8,687
Posted By HughN
The trailer for my hardboat doesn't have a VIN...

The trailer for my hardboat doesn't have a VIN plate. It is the trailer upon which the boat was delivered 45 years ago. It is well-maintained and up to snuff w.r.t lighting, etc., and the local...
Forum: Trailers & towing 17 December 2015, 13:36
Replies: 67
Views: 8,687
Posted By HughN
As easy on the eye as that listing is, the plate...

As easy on the eye as that listing is, the plate looks iffy. I would have thought that having a dodgy plate would fall foul of some other laws and get you into more trouble.
Forum: Tow vehicles, 4x4s, trucks, cars & bikes 15 December 2015, 22:29
Replies: 19
Views: 4,230
Posted By HughN
Not surprised. Even for hardened villains with...

Not surprised. Even for hardened villains with access to balaclavas and high Dernier, face-obscuring tights, avoiding being seen driving Princess Anne's favourite car must have been a challenge....
Forum: Tow vehicles, 4x4s, trucks, cars & bikes 15 December 2015, 20:38
Replies: 19
Views: 4,230
Posted By HughN
Nightmare. My commiserations and fingers crossed...

Nightmare. My commiserations and fingers crossed it will be recovered. The culprits will soon discover how much it costs to run and will bring it back.

My wife waves at other LRs (don't ask!) so I...
Forum: Say Hello | New Member Introductions 11 December 2015, 15:55
Replies: 7
Views: 2,031
Posted By HughN
As 92D80 said "engine section is awash with...

As 92D80 said "engine section is awash with info..."
Forum: Other stuff 11 December 2015, 15:46
Replies: 1
Views: 815
Posted By HughN
More Ainsley Harriot...

More Ainsley Harriot...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 11 December 2015, 07:22
Replies: 42
Views: 8,047
Posted By HughN
Looking at the link you posted earlier, Poly, its...

Looking at the link you posted earlier, Poly, its a community not-for profit training organisation with the aim of brining back Colwyn Bay to a seaside destination. This sort of publicity probably...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 09 December 2015, 14:50
Replies: 42
Views: 8,047
Posted By HughN
Yep. Not just the prop but making sure the boat...

Yep. Not just the prop but making sure the boat doesn't drift over them.
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 09 December 2015, 14:46
Replies: 8
Views: 1,700
Posted By HughN
If you have an APM based autopilot, the latest...

If you have an APM based autopilot, the latest version has a 'follow me' mode where the the position of your smart phone is exchanged over the telemetry and it follows that.

I use a Tesco Hudl as...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 09 December 2015, 09:48
Replies: 42
Views: 8,047
Posted By HughN
About fifteen years ago I went to help a...

About fifteen years ago I went to help a windsurfer whose mast had snapped. He was really, really fat and I didn't know whether to drag him over the tubes or harpoon him.
Forum: Inflatable boats - SIBs and folding RIBs 08 December 2015, 21:59
Replies: 320
Views: 52,123
Posted By HughN
A Ford Ka? A nautical hobby? Hmm, its a shame...

A Ford Ka? A nautical hobby? Hmm, its a shame they don't make these kits any more or you could combine the two...

https://www.barryboys.co.uk/photos8/fluffykillerwhale6.jpg...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 26 November 2015, 12:39
Replies: 32
Views: 5,183
Posted By HughN
There's probably a high tech way but to quote...

There's probably a high tech way but to quote from this (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cecil_Vandepeer_Clarke#Limpet_mine) there may be a less sophisticated means by which a gas cannister could be...
Forum: Engines & props 26 November 2015, 09:51
Replies: 12
Views: 2,235
Posted By HughN
I'm not sure that will work. I think the the...

I'm not sure that will work. I think the the 'head' of the bolt is embedded in the rubber with another pointin in the other direction into the tray.

They're good engines.
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 25 November 2015, 17:21
Replies: 32
Views: 5,183
Posted By HughN
I once picked up a floating line round the lower...

I once picked up a floating line round the lower unit of the o/b. The first thing I knew was the speed dropping off and when I looked aft there were about five buoys/flags following me like the...
Forum: Other stuff 21 October 2015, 09:31
Replies: 50
Views: 8,660
Posted By HughN
When accountants supported Engineers and before...

When accountants supported Engineers and before it became the other way about.

The 'holding your breath as you go through a tunnel' game might have been a challenge.
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