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by oldgaffer1
Thu Apr 09, 2009 12:09 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: That old chestnut...
Replies: 3
Views: 1721

Re: That old chestnut...

William the Conkerer
by oldgaffer1
Sat Mar 28, 2009 6:11 pm
Forum: Stuff Wanted
Topic: Small bit of teak
Replies: 10
Views: 6061

Re: Small bit of teak

Clyde_Wanderer wrote:Mine's 8" :oops: Nick, and will be in post very soon.
C_W

Oh dear, mine's only 3 inches. Mind you, it was 3 foot long and 9 inches wide before I took the saw to it and put it in a jiffy bag.... :(
by oldgaffer1
Wed Mar 25, 2009 5:54 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: No credit crunch on Arran?
Replies: 4
Views: 2168

Re: No credit crunch on Arran?

Agree with Booby Trapper. That'd be the Auchrannie then. Bug*ers would be quick enough to sell you one of their time shares though....
by oldgaffer1
Tue Mar 24, 2009 9:44 pm
Forum: Stuff Wanted
Topic: Small bit of teak
Replies: 10
Views: 6061

Re: Small bit of teak

Nick

I've just checked and I've got a piece of stock that I can get those dimensions out of. PM me with your address if you still need it.
by oldgaffer1
Mon Jan 19, 2009 6:57 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: The Classic Channel Regatta July 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 2069

Re: The Classic Channel Regatta July 2009

Me and my mucker C.J. are taking part in 'Sagittaire'. We missed out on the last one but are planning to be there this year - please pop over and say hello! (You can usually find us by following the trail of comments that run something like; 'What on earth are those two old idiots up to? ') Here's a...
by oldgaffer1
Tue Nov 25, 2008 1:39 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Trustee from the Toolroom
Replies: 12
Views: 3186

A bit of a coincidence in that I've just finished reading 'Most Secret' where the action is set down here on the Dart and over in Brittany. It is the first time I've read Shute since school and I must say that, whilst probably not his best work, it made me yearn for the well crafted rattlin' good ya...
by oldgaffer1
Tue Nov 18, 2008 7:37 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: New sailing mate.
Replies: 13
Views: 4129

Re: New Seadog

Wildbird wrote:Hey- Old gaffer1 - is that a flat coat? Here's a hello from Skye in Plymouth!

He sure is a flat coat - great dogs aren't they? Is that Mayflower marina that you are on?
by oldgaffer1
Wed Nov 12, 2008 8:42 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: New sailing mate.
Replies: 13
Views: 4129

New Seadog

Couldn't resist showing off my new mate Clark ('cos his kennel name is 'Superman' :) )

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by oldgaffer1
Thu Oct 16, 2008 4:32 pm
Forum: Gear and Gadgets
Topic: Don't buy a Samsung laser printer
Replies: 5
Views: 3905

Nick, Your post rang a bell with me about the warranty as I had to do quite a bit of digging when in contact with them over a Samsung fridge that had been damaged in their warehouse. To quote from the depths of Samung's own site: 'The warranty applies from the date of purchase by the first customer ...
by oldgaffer1
Fri Jul 11, 2008 3:37 pm
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: Passages and Place
Replies: 6
Views: 2658

I can see that you're dab hands at this....
by oldgaffer1
Wed Jun 25, 2008 4:46 pm
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: Strangford Lough. New water turbine
Replies: 11
Views: 4377

Rowana wrote:... or they have to be stopped because there is too much of the stuff!


And, sometimes they stop themselves......
by oldgaffer1
Mon Jun 23, 2008 12:32 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Accommodation on Arran
Replies: 7
Views: 2753

You could try Arran Hideaways who should be able to point you in the right direction.
by oldgaffer1
Tue Jun 17, 2008 3:46 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Zara Phillips
Replies: 20
Views: 5886

Windfinder wrote:You reckon Phil doesn't enjoy giving one to an ageing queen?


I knew that Brian May had played atop of Buckingham Palace and has a CBE but I didn't realise that his relationship with the Windsors was that intimate.... :shock:
by oldgaffer1
Sat Jun 14, 2008 9:05 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Zara Phillips
Replies: 20
Views: 5886

Oh, I don't know, see here:

Octogenarian Dad

Mind you, I'm not sure that Phil the Greek 'takes long walks everyday' nor 'drinks fresh camel milk' or indeed, 'enjoys sex'.

Cheers,

Alister.
by oldgaffer1
Fri Jun 13, 2008 11:40 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Zara Phillips
Replies: 20
Views: 5886

aitchw wrote:
Maybe Granpa kicked the nag in the b*ll*x as his own personal protest against the Chinese Regime.


Unlikely to have much effect seeing as the animal is a gelding :cry:


I take severe exception to the suggestion that Prince Phillip is a gelding..... :)

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