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What are we made of?

Postby Citizen Smith » 17 Dec 2017, 10:08

Well My Mum was no academic but she said you are what you eat. Notwithstanding the circa nine month starter pack I totally agree with her on that. Then there is the "God made little boys" rhythm (non-pc filtered :oops: ).

But I am thinking more in terms of the social demographic profile of our membership.
Beatniks, Petrol heads, lovers of ancient vehicles, too tight to by a “proper” vehicle or use hotels, would be rednecks? Or shock horror :shock: even sad people who got lumbered with a money gobbling pile of obsolete kit.

Me? Well I am just an ancient Rocker doing his roaming in just a tad more style. 8) What about you?
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Re: What are we made of?

Postby lefty67 » 17 Dec 2017, 10:13

Cheese :)
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Re: What are we made of?

Postby sarahandthebear » 17 Dec 2017, 10:15

A young couple who is probably a little crazy but as we can't find these apparent affordable hoisting anywhere this will do :rofl
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Re: What are we made of?

Postby multisi » 17 Dec 2017, 10:33

Im also looking for a reasonably priced engine crane at the moment !
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Re: What are we made of?

Postby Oldiebut goodie » 17 Dec 2017, 12:44

I just bit the bullet and bought a heavy lift 3 ton one - it was worth it just for the ease of moving a boat engine around and getting it up high enough for the engine stand. Only problem is that I have to dismantle it each time for storage. Cheaper smaller ones are around £120.
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Re: What are we made of?

Postby multisi » 17 Dec 2017, 13:02

Just having a bit of fun with someones spelling mistake . :wink:
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Re: What are we made of?

Postby sarahandthebear » 17 Dec 2017, 15:42

:rofl it's my fat fingers on this tiny phone stupid thing is always autocorrecting everything I write
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Re: What are we made of?

Postby tea42 » 17 Dec 2017, 15:47

Well I could easily have afforded a new T5 or big Camper Van. But I like old vehicles ( got a Stag too) and looking at my neighbours T5 I thought it was a bit small, silly money and not really very cool. Big Campers can be a pain.
My 1980 Devon Air Cooled Moonraker has original colours and trim. It faffs along at 60 which is fast enough for us, its relatively spacious, better than a SWB T5 (neighbour is insanely jealous of the extra space). As its my first camper (I have borrowed my sons 1991 Hymer a couple of times) I didnt want to spend a fortune but wanted to see how Camper Camping appealed because we just love the open air life as long as its no longer in tents.
Did a trial run up the local pub and camped in a field, wonderful. Might do it regularly and thus avoid the breathaliser. First trip to a festival in Dorset and broke down right opposite Stonehenge in a jam on the single carriageway (spade terminal fell off the ekectrical petrol pump!)
To sum up, old bloke, seen the world, fed up with flying, love camping and the open air, happy to explore UK and near Continent, careful with money, love Classic Vehicles, music festivals, social meet ups, beaches, walking, cycling, wildlife.Will that do?
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Re: What are we made of?

Postby Oldiebut goodie » 17 Dec 2017, 17:30

multisi wrote:Just having a bit of fun with someones spelling mistake . :wink:


Didn't see that!
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Re: What are we made of?

Postby tobydog » 17 Dec 2017, 19:31

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Re: What are we made of?

Postby skysurfin09 » 18 Dec 2017, 09:21

Old soldier looking to smile and peace, found in my bus and the crowd that come with it.....Thanks

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Re: What are we made of?

Postby NicBeeee » 18 Dec 2017, 09:50

99.9999999 % empty space and 0.0000001 % biscuit
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Re: What are we made of?

Postby bigbadbob76 » 18 Dec 2017, 13:41

Hmmm...
I'm a petrol head, a rocker, I enjoy a challenge, I like having a project to keep me busy, We're still looking for adventures but have done enough camping in a tiny tent and riding a hard-tail trike, we have a large dog so can't take her on the trike with us and can't always find a hotel that will allow her in, we're probably tight as ducks arses but ten years in hotels would be cheaper than the van when you think of everything we've spent on it. :lol:
We're definitely a little crazy and we like cheese too. :rollin
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Re: What are we made of?

Postby Citizen Smith » 18 Dec 2017, 15:26

NicBeeee wrote:99.9999999 % empty space and 0.0000001 % biscuit


Lovely concept and possibly true if the Tefal heads be believed. But for all intents and purposes I'd still go for what you eat and looking forward to Xmas you could add stuff like dead turkey, Xmas pudding and alcohol to the biscuits :D
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Re: What are we made of?

Postby NicBeeee » 18 Dec 2017, 19:48

Citizen Smith wrote:
NicBeeee wrote:99.9999999 % empty space and 0.0000001 % biscuit


Lovely concept and possibly true if the Tefal heads be believed. But for all intents and purposes I'd still go for what you eat and looking forward to Xmas you could add stuff like dead turkey, Xmas pudding and alcohol to the biscuits :D
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