Another Grand Gone

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  1. Larrynwin

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    Just ordered new Caratow A frame for toad today. Is our hobby/way of life too expensive ?
     
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    YES!!!!!! Most definately, YES! Not as bad as boats (I believe) but nowhere near as cheap as a lot of my friends/general public seem to think!:Doh:
     
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    Most definitely, always need to buy something. Savings dwindling away:cry::cry:
    Gadget after gadget. R U A gadget freek too.

    Lesley
     
  4. Larrynwin

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    You are right about the boats, almost 5 years ago we sold a Princess 33 twin screw motor cruiser . It cost the earth to maintain and run, moorings, insurance , broads fees etc. The RV is much cheaper.
     
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    :Cool: No way. That's chicken feed. :Rofl1:
     
  6. Larrynwin

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    Yes got loads, trouble is some get used a couple of times then end up in the glory hole.
     
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    I suppose it's as expensive as you make it?
     
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    Only if you don't 'cut your garment according to the cloth'.......and many people don't as the credit crunch proved.

    A lot of people out there living on borrowed time as well as money. :RollEyes:
     
  9. Larrynwin

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    Borrowing can be bad news. I only spend what I can afford.
     
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    hiya,you will find its the best thing you have ever bought,is that the fitted price onto the car ?,i have had two cars done at towtal at stoke,the first one a non braked one for a little fiat ,cant spell the model,that was 400 the second one on my car now a merc vaneo just under 800 they have been a god send my wife [dragon] puts the a frame on car it takes about 5 mins and we are off,it follows like you dont know its there,and when you get where ever you are going wether its 20 miles or 200 miles you have transport.its a must for me as i have my electric wheelchair in the back of the car.its money well spent.muz
     
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    Hi Muz yes thats the fitted price. I have already got a trailer ready for use on the continent, it tows well but its a big lump to pull around on site once the toad is off

    Larry
     
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    hi, has your toad got a towbar ?if it has ive seen loads towing the trailer to park it,anyway you will see how easy and better it is with the a frame,and you wont know the toads on the back,you will be looking in your camara to see if its still there,i had the towtal one has one long bar through two eyes on the toad and thought it would be easyer for us.all the best muz.
     
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    No towbar on toad , may have to consider when using trailer. A Frame sounds similar fixing, A frame also does away with trailer nose weight

    Regards Larry
     
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    Not if it's necessary to realise your dream it's not.:Cool:It's always a question of living within your means without owing anyone anything.
     
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    Got to do it while your'e alive, cos your'e a long time dead and there aren't any shops in heaven :Cool:
     
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    both companies quoted on our new toad a toyota rav4 for a frame and towtal were far cheaper and having used them before know theirs is good so when ready later in month will get it booked in
    i cannot see the point in a trailer as just increases nose weight , increases towed weight and need to store it when arrive , a frame far better option but do agree need camera to check is still there
     
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    Nice one Larry.:Cool:
     
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