A Frames in Spain

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  1. Jim

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    In a short run yesterday we saw two brits pulled over by police within a couple of miles of each other less than 20 miles from Santander. One was a Monaco RV the other a Bessacar E7something. Both were A framing small cars. Both had about 6 police officers attending. I'm just guessing but I think the A frames were the common denominator.
     
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    you can lead a horse to water Jim..

    As they say you can lead a horse to water, but you cannot make him drink...

    Does not matter how many times there are advice and information put on MHF re the toads in Spain there is always those that think they can beat the system.

    Oh well they are €80 less to spend and a lot of aggro and worry if they are going to get pulled further along the road.

    Thanks for telling it as it is.. first hand views of the issue are always welcome.

    Bob
     
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    Whilst it is very possible that our blessed Leader (may his name be praised) is right about the reason for the police stopping the vehicles, it is by no means certain.

    I count myself lucky that my two vans are of a suitable size to allow me to go largely where ever I choose...

    A Frog yes... a Toad never... :Wink:

    JJ :Cool:
     
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    Two vans eh............Capitalist :Rofl1:
     
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    he likes being a capitalist

    JJ likes being a capitalist.. if Prestcot can have 2 jags he can have to 'old' vans

    Bob:Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    With two "J"s he surely needs two vans doesn't he? :Laughing:
     
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    Crossing Spain off the list of places to visit.

    Don't have an A frame either.
     
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    Absolutely. They might have been stopping people to warn them to be on guard against gassing attacks :Laughing:
     
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    or to check for illegal speed camera POIs on sat navs

    spare driving glasses

    high viz vest

    spare lamps

    warning triangles

    hmm... think they have bigger fish to fry .. or 'framing' to do :Wink:
     
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    Of course you could look outside the box a little with this. As most people that take a car to Spain are there long term and if they have a pull on the way down and a pull on the way back at today's exchange rate it would equate to around £130. For the convenience of a car for 6 months I am of the opinion that its a cheap price to pay. Much cheaper than having to pay for 2 pitches,one for the camper,one for the trailer. Not to mention the extra weight of the trailer and the security issues whilst its unhooked. You could of coarse hire a car in Spain for 6 months, but NOT for £130. Really there are more than one options here and the trailer for me is still a no brainer. But then again that's only the opinion of someone that's Aframed for 12 years without a pull. I may have been lucky or then again I may have been sensible and not come out with the silly answer of "Its OK in the UK so must be OK here mister". More along the lines of "Would you join me in a bottle of wine SIR"
     
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    Or perhaps they were looking for illicit imports of Fray Bentos (safe for vegetarians) meat pies
     
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    If they had joined motorhome fun they would have known its a no no.

    However there is a rempte chance the motorhomers were a group of young me who had actually flagged down the Police to ask em what are the best pick up lines to pull a Spanish Sen your Rita....

    huh??? bet ya didnt think of that did ya now?

    simples.....


    I sugest this as I am an expert on body language and the presence of several Police means a problem they are trying to solve via their joint life skills....

    because we all know the answer to:-

    How many spanish Police does it take to report an A frame toad pulling motorhomer.....

    just Juan
     
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    love the (safe for veggies) remark....cracked up here
     
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    by cracked up i mean laughing...just in case the gossip mongers are going....ooooooooooooooooooooooooo look at that Harry is doing drugs.
     
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    Geezus Im off to snowbirds pitch...if him and a policeman can jaccuzzi in a bottle of wine so big to accomodate them both...then hes the host for me.
     
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    if Jim is abroad...then we could all go wild...when the cats away ethos...


    kwjoijeojgwnmojw0jpk]poqewk-0fpkj...there, I feel much better for that....
     
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    :Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    is Harryoxford2 going for record?

    Is Harryoxford2 going of a record or the most replies to one post back to back I wonder.. or is it the wine that has got him going?

    Bob:Blush:
     
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    ya right..I do it all wrong in replies.

    I read something and make a comment then the same with a few and all of a sudden there is a que of harry replies


    I will kerb me enfuse eeasm
     
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    not another word
     
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