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    I'm almost certain that he would need PP to...

    I'm almost certain that he would need PP to remove brickwork from your wall. When I lived in Leeds, in a detached house, one neighbour decided they wanted to put a gate in and that meant drilling...
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    Whilst I agree banning them would be in a perfect...

    Whilst I agree banning them would be in a perfect world, the inability to reverse without unhitching the A-frame would surely come under
    some legislation?

    I'm sorry but this is different from...
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    Given these informative comments, it begs the...

    Given these informative comments, it begs the question as to whether such units should be allowed on single track roads, seeing that one is expected to be able to reverse into a passing place (our...
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    Quite agree, Snowball, and this, to my mind, is...

    Quite agree, Snowball, and this, to my mind, is the only sensible, survival way to drive - a particular hate is people cutting across lanes at last minute to take an m-way exit when they wouldn't...
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    With all due apologies to you, Snowball, it seems...

    With all due apologies to you, Snowball, it seems some caravanners (not yourself) need to be added to the list - see the news item about the caravan smash between Street and Glastonbury!

    David,...
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    Thanks for the explanation, Snowball, very long...

    Thanks for the explanation, Snowball, very long time since I towed!!

    Dennis, decoupling was indeed what did happen in the end. However, it begs the question of whether the driver was competent to...
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    Not factually correct in this instance - for a...

    Not factually correct in this instance - for a first time visitor - locals know where to look so not blaming him on that count. It was an English reg. - yes - but it's more UK visitors who can't cope...
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    Seeing the whole exercise took 20 minutes to sort...

    Seeing the whole exercise took 20 minutes to sort out, I guess it was inexperience and possibly a lack of research as to our roads! I actually don't think he could see the end of the A-frame through...
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    Motorhomes and A frames

    Is it possible to reverse with the A-frame attached? Witnessed huge motorhome with diddy car on A-frame behind being unable to reverse into a passing place when he met loaded forestry lorry and...
  10. Too true, Snowball. Don't condone belting someone...

    Too true, Snowball. Don't condone belting someone but just look who the Beeb has re-employed! And I can personally cite a number of organisations I've worked for where the individual who is...
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    Don't make much difference to us - we're up all...

    Don't make much difference to us - we're up all hours with me Mum and we sleep when we can!
  12. Really detest these large gyratories - pet hate...

    Really detest these large gyratories - pet hate is Hermistongait, for those who know Edinburgh, but m-way interchanges are almost as bad. The M8/M9 split (heading for Edinburgh at Broxburn) is a...
  13. Thread: NIP's

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    Thank you, Santa, I didn't know how long you get...

    Thank you, Santa, I didn't know how long you get to reply.
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    Thanks, Beelzebub! Weather will always be a...

    Thanks, Beelzebub!

    Weather will always be a challenge; midges (at least here) are bearable (D&G ones are torture for me!!) and any political comment from me will no doubt bring the wrath of the...
  15. Thread: NIP's

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    Beelzebub, as a matter of interest, do you know...

    Beelzebub, as a matter of interest, do you know what the situation would be if the RK was sent a NIP at their correct address but it arrived outside the time factor because of external circumstances...
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    Given Dennis' last post, if you are caught...

    Given Dennis' last post, if you are caught speeding in Scotland you will NOT be offered a speed awareness course - they don't do them!
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    I can't answer your question, Smudger, but I'm...

    I can't answer your question, Smudger, but I'm disgusted at the cost of spares! OK, I've got a Freelander. The tank straps needed replacing (lot of off-roading plus our climate) last year - 282...
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    I can't comment on OP's situation but we have a...

    I can't comment on OP's situation but we have a lot of blind bends and summits and with the vast difference between sunrises and sunsets throughout the year, we're bound to get blinded at some point...
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    Santa's right, George. Dear heaven, in this...

    Santa's right, George.

    Dear heaven, in this day and age when technology is God and we're all supposed to be distracted by radio (try driving most of my journeys and one would rapidly learn you...
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    2005 Freelander - do not use more than 5%...

    2005 Freelander - do not use more than 5% biodiesel. Recently pulled up at a service station I've used for years and was unable to fuel up as all diesel more than 5%. Nowt to do with supermarket...
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    Dennis, why do you want to know? If you are...

    Dennis, why do you want to know? If you are travelling within the speed limit, there's no issue on m-ways. To my mind, average speed cameras on m-ways/dual carriageways are actually more sensible...
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    Even right on the sea in Tobermory we've had a...

    Even right on the sea in Tobermory we've had a fair amount of snow but biggest issue was lack of gritting - our wee road was more like a haphazard car park, which then meant the gritter couldn't get...
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    You been caught speeding, Dennis?

    You been caught speeding, Dennis?
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    Over the years, I've used truck stops and some...

    Over the years, I've used truck stops and some were awful, others very good if basic. The more recent ones I've used (having been educated by a truck driver who also shares my rallying hobby) are...
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    Another vote for Tebay! Don't usually get down...

    Another vote for Tebay! Don't usually get down that far nowadays. The only ones I tend to use are Stirling (evil, but a necessary loo stop on certain journeys) and Abington on M74 if journey south...
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