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  1. Gunner29

    Gunner29 Read Only Funster

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    If you have to use them do you:

    a. drive on to them
    b. reverse on to them

    I reverse on
     
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    My missus just scoffs any chocs we have :BigGrin:
     
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    It depends. Sometimes I drive on other times I reverse on.
     
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    I do it like this ! :Rofl1:



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  5. scally

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    reverse on when I can so I can drive off if in a panic:thumb::thumb:
     
  6. JJ

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    I copy the Masons and park on the level.

    Don't need to drive onto ramps forwards or backwards.

    JJ :Cool:
     
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    Depends on the circumstance at the time, but usually drive on.
     
  8. Gunner29

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    Same as you Scally
    IF it rained and the ground got a bit soggy I find it easier to put the anti slip mats ((Cut off of old bread basket ) in front and drive off just my way
     
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    i drive on, seen some serious damage caused by reversing over the end and the ramps flipping up and taking a huge chunk out of a front bumper ( in laws Auotrail ).
     
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    Do I presume when you reverse on you mean on to your rear axle not front? I would not fancy a quick getaway that involved driving the rear wheels over my ramps!! I always try to adjust the front as we have a twin rear axle and I am not sure whether to raise just one of the wheels or try to put the ramp under both (we have four wheels on single rear axle, not tandem). I would chose to drive forwards on but could reverse front axle on as we have plenty of clearance

    I also don't get this quick exit business, I rank it in with gassing (urban myth) IMHO, do you disconnect the electrics as well before you go to bed and I have to presume you don't use an external windscreen cover :Eeek:

    David
     
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    Well! being a Cornish/Kiwi and #1 All Black Supporter, I lift the front by the Bumper and Mrs R slips the Ramps in under, sometimes she even uses one of her loaves of bread she bakes, sometimes her handbag, horses for courses!:thumb:
     
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    Hi.
    Some people love to live on the edge.... Regarding their choice of block material. And PRINTING IT ON HERE !!!
    Tea Bag
    PS Glad i didn't print that !!:Wink::Wink:
     
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    if you mean this...((Cut off of old bread basket ) then i dont see a problem posting it.

    i acquired four trays from a school kitchen i was working at (with permission) and by the time i cut off all four sides there was no identification as to the bakery left.

    no name...no claim.
     
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  14. Gunner29

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    My wife is a much better driver than me so I do the directing So far so good
     
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    skip

    I found the bread tray in a skip so I think I am re-cycling not nicking.
    I don't really care which way you do it I just thought I'd put it on and see how the thread progressed.
    On an Aire/wild camping I rarely use ramps, always leave the windscreen clear and have the keys handy Just in case.
     

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