Weighbridge Thread 2 Oh Dear.

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  1. Jim

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    Some will remember the raffles we had last year for the new marquee. Well that money bought a nice new £1150, 12m by 6m marquee which yesterday I crammed it into our new two ton trailer along with the 6m by 4m hospitality tent and everything else we need to run the rally. It was looking a bit heavy so I thought I'd pop along to the weighbridge; better safe than sorry. The trailer was only 388kg overweight which also put my back axle 40kg over too! :eek::eek:

    So we've just had to hire a van for the week to the tune of £300 so we can take the marquee to the Newbury Show :cry::cry::cry: Gutted
     
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    Damn ! Not good Jim :(
     
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    Its not mate, then I've got to fuel it and the RV ...Bummer... I'll be insisting NO ONE leaves the marquee before midnight each night, just so I can get my monies worth ;)
     
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    Shoulda gone to Specsavers :)
     
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    You will just have to leave the beer at home JIm. That'll get the trailer under weight (y)
     
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    id a thought weightwatchers:wink:
     
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    Good thing you had the sense to check, if you had got pulled....... well!
     
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    388kg overweight !! :doh: :swear2:
     
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    Not even half a ton ;)
     
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    Try getting it weighed without you in it ;-)
     
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    I know it does not help now , but would one of those 3 axel trailers farmers use for moving livestock solve the problem. Am guessing it would reduce nose weight having 3 axels.
     
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    No good if you cannot have music in it (Chester;)):D--Little fuel no water and Sian driving = 1/2 TON SAVING WITHOUT TRYING
    terry
     
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    look we all enjoy the marqee the fun we have ask every one to bring a raffle prize sell tickets this will pay for the cost of the van and fuel happy times out of the wind and rain do you wont me to pick up some raffle tickets jim also bringing sunshine from Swansea tomorrow lol ray
     
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    Fer gawds sake...dont mention the marquee when you get here!!!!
     
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    Looks like you need a bigger RV and trailer with better payloads Jim!:D
     
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    I see running a forum is still money for old rope then :eek::rolleyes:
     
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    What if you filled the marquee with helium?
     
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    Or the trailer tyres?
     
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    If he filled the marquee with trailer tyres it would be even heavier :whistle::LOL:
     
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    I hadn't spotted the double meaning there! LOL
     
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