Gjh's Poor Workmanship...

Discussion in 'Motorhome Chat' started by JJ, Jul 15, 2015.

  1. JJ

    JJ Funster

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    I am sad to have to post about this matter but I think Funsters should be aware of the situation.

    Several years ago I was attending a Funster meet in the Wagon (aka The Black Beauty) when the rear doors locked shut. The key would not unlock them.

    Being a Funster meet, several folk wandered over to offer help and after several discussions had taken place, the course of action decided on was the "strong crowbar method".

    Within seconds the rear handle, button and barrel lock were removed (permanently) and the doors could be opened by pushing on the catch through the hole left by the missing handle.

    Now, of course, this hole in the rear door would let rain in but it couldn't be permanently blocked off as one needed to be able to get at that catch.

    I knew I could get a new (to me) handle from a scrappy in Portugal so didn't want to buy a new (expensive) one in Blighty.

    Up steps Graham (GJH) of Motorhome Parking fame.

    He looks at the problem and instantly forms a Project Management Solution.

    He pops back to his van and returns with a roll of high quality Duct tape with which he proceeds to fashion a cover to stick over the hole.

    Now here is the complaint.

    Even though this repair took place only a couple or four or five years ago, look at the state of the repair now!

    Shoddy workmanship or what?

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    JJ :cool:
     
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  2. GJH

    GJH Funster Life Member

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    What's wrong with that? Still a perfect match for the paintwork on the Wagon.

    May I suggest that perhaps a (slight) improvement might be effected by use of some of the rest of the roll :LOL:
     
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  3. Easyliving

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    Oh come on, he's not German so you can't expect anything to last :)
     
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  4. Gellyneck

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    OK right @JJ you've got him by the shor..............., eh legal precedent!

    As the service was undertaken in England and you being a fine upstanding gentleman will, no doubt, have paid excessive remuneration to said contractor this will be covered under The Sale of Goods Act (or whatever it's called now). So. sue the opportunistic ragamuffin for every farthing he's got for both poor workmanship and the distress caused worrying over potential future issues during the intervening 5 years!

    As you will have noticed he's now got plenty time on his hands to execute repairs as Faceache have also seen through his urbane demeanour!

    Go for the jugular!:boxing::swear2:
     
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    What more could you expect from a pen pusher.;)
     
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  6. Tea Bag

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    Hi.
    "SUE!!!!!!"
    Just let him dare show his......Credentials (Ooooeeer misses) LOL This side of the Spanish border !!
    Tea Bag
     
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  7. JJ

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    I am saving the rest of that roll to show all the techies over here what proper gaffa tape should look like, as opposed to the stuff they get from the Chinese Shops.


    JJ :cool:
     
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  8. GJH

    GJH Funster Life Member

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    You haven't lost it stowed it in a safe place then? :LOL:
     
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  9. JJ

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    Are you having a laugh?

    Rufty Tufty Off-Site Freeloaders don't pay!

    I am sure Graham's reward comes every time he sees the awe on people's faces when he tells them that, not only did he touch the Wagon, but he even worked on it.


    JJ :cool:
     
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  10. ShiftZZ

    ShiftZZ Funster Life Member

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    Hmm I think the tape is worth more than the Hymer. Ask for it back @GJH
     
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    GJH Funster Life Member

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    Not only touched the Wagon but was allowed to gaze (in awe of course) on the parquet floor.
     
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    Oh no Mr GJH... still where you saw me put it...

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    A place for everything and everything in its place..


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    Not the Hymer, Mr ShiftZZ... we are talking about the Wagon... which is, of course, priceless...


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    Well that's just screwed the financial recompense you're about to pursue!:cry:
    The scoundrel's got away with it again.
     
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    Should have been maintained on your annual hab check! instead of just ticking the duct tape box
     
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    GJH Funster Life Member

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    As, of course, is a roll of Genuine Duck Tape, not some inferior unbranded copy :D
     
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    THE bounder JJ!, Where's Madam Lash when you need him, The Cad ! absolute Cad! Carrots should be stuffed up every available orifice!
     
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    It would have been no good using carrots on that job. They would have bunged up JJ's catch.

    And..................................there would have been less for the pasties.
     
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    One suspects that you have confused priceless with worthless.

    @GJH you may be liable in assisting HMRC in doubling JJ'S estate.
     
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    does gaffa tape travel well. or does it go of in a hot country... that's why it is peeling.
     
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