Them bloomin flies

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  1. gordoncbrown

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    I'm sure this has been asked before but can't find it. We have a bit of a long trip coming up and although the MH will be gleaming before we set off I'm sure by the time we get to the middle of France it will have a few flies on it. What is the best method for getting them off ? At home I have ladders, different mop headsetc. Won't be taking all that with me, just an extending mop.:thumb:
     
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    Sorry to be flippant Gordan... it is an illness of mine...

    but my solution is to leave them... after a while my Wagon gets so dusty, dirty and covered with flies that it all becomes part of the overall "ambience" of the vehicle...

    this policy saves me a lot of time and effort and greatly reduces the chances of it being nicked... the thieves don't watch to catch any obscure illnesses...:Rofl1:

    I do however visit a car wash just prior to the MOT of course... :thumb:

    JJ :Cool:


    PS... serious suggestion... try cleaning them off as soon as possible after you have murdered them before rigor mortis sets in and they get stuck on properly...
     
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    some people put wide catering cling film over the luton before travelling then pull it off when they arrive on site complete with all the flies.
     
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    If you are worried take a large cloth and extending brush, dampen cloth place over flies and this should shift them.

    Or better still follow JJ's advice, and wait till you get home.
     
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    I have heard of clingfilm being used aswell on the overcab area - as that is the hardest to reach and clean
     
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    I find if you use a good quality polish before you leave, then they will wash off with just cold water.. simples:Smile:
     
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    Advice? Yeah right , he just found himself an automatic cleaner ... he just says "ribbit ribbit" and then, a stupid , (but good climber) frog shows up , gets on his Van's roof (at least on the hymer's one) and clean it !!:BigGrin::BigGrin:

    Now can You English explain why when you say ribbit ribbit , a frog shows up ... I would have though it was some kind of yorshire accent to say RABBIT .... :getmecoat:

    Frankie:Blush:
     
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    "when you say ribbit ribbit.....I would have though it was some kind of yorshire accent to say RABBIT"

    :Eeek:NOT IN YORKSHIRE...SITHIE NOW..... NOWT SAID LIKE THAT IN YORKSHIRE AWD LUV we speak proper English up north:Doh:..............Nar if thars talking abart... "Rabbit".........Rabbit is what thar gets art when thar put's thar ferret darn a hole for thar dinner, like Rabbit stew or pie....or what thar trains thar whippet or greyhound with:Doh::Doh: :Smile:....Try DUTCH...DOUBLE DUTCH:Rofl1:

    Mel
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    Cher Frankie

    Ribit Ribit is actually what English (and Australian) frogs actually say when they speak to us. So it makes perfect sense to say that, in the hope a frog will hear you and arrive.

    Most Frogs on the other hand, just say " 'jour m'sieur/m'dame " - to us anyway. (unless of course " 'soir m'sieur/m'dame " is more appropriate !)

    HTH

    Genevieve et Pierre

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    Eh???????

    Lol
     
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