Edinburgh or Greenock to Ardfern?

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Edinburgh or Greenock to Ardfern?

Postby marisca » Fri Apr 20, 2018 7:36 pm

Is anyone heading to Ardfern with a wee bit of spare space. I bought an engine from there and they would like the trolley it was on back. Its just a square(ish) frame with castors and would fit in most cars (if they're not full of sails, cushions, beer, etc.).
Thanks for thinking about it.

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Re: Edinburgh or Greenock to Ardfern?

Postby aquaplane » Fri Apr 20, 2018 11:04 pm

All being well I'm heading from Yorkshire via M6, M74, M8, Erskine bridge to Crinan ish and don't mind diverting the odd few miles. Bearing in mind it's already a 6 hour drive, the diversion is better after the M8 when I have got there.

Hamilton services is a frequent pi(ss)t stop so would suit me fine.
Other junctions I don't tend to get off at so don't know of any suitable exchange sites.

Will the trolley go on Seminole so I can get it from Tayvallich to Ardfern by boat?

Oh, this is on Monday 23/04/18.
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Re: Edinburgh or Greenock to Ardfern?

Postby marisca » Sat Apr 21, 2018 6:35 am

Thanks Bob. There's no great hurry for it to get there and your offer would be a bit of a faff for you. So thanks but no thanks. Try and enjoy your St George's day drive.

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Re: Edinburgh or Greenock to Ardfern?

Postby claymore » Sat Apr 21, 2018 2:50 pm

Going up on Monday but the car is already full to bursting - if they are not too anxious I'll be back in a week or two...
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Re: Edinburgh or Greenock to Ardfern?

Postby Shuggy » Tue Apr 24, 2018 12:45 am

Alastair - I'm in Crieff (as I think you know, given that I sold you a dodgy outboard 2 years ago!). I'm going to Ardfern on Wednesday if that's of any use? Rgds, Hugh.
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Re: Edinburgh or Greenock to Ardfern?

Postby marisca » Tue Apr 24, 2018 7:56 am

Thanks Shuggy. Crieff is a wee bit out my way, though.
The outboard, rather than being dodgy, turned out to be far too powerful for an Avon Redcrest so was passed on to a bigger heavier dinghy - I got a complaint that it wouldn't start a couple of days ago, and no, he hasn't checked the fuel or the plug!

I was looking for someone like Anne and Tim, popping up to their boat after staying at their Ed'burg pad. Is she on this forum? Claymore would know.

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Re: Edinburgh or Greenock to Ardfern?

Postby HRH-A » Wed Apr 25, 2018 12:18 am

marisca wrote:
I was looking for someone like Anne and Tim, popping up to their boat after staying at their Ed'burg pad. Is she on this forum? Claymore would know.

Yes, one has been a member here for some time, but hasn't posted lately as I mislaid my note of my password.
Maybe we could meet, and sort out something on my next visit to Murrayfield.

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Re: Edinburgh or Greenock to Ardfern?

Postby marisca » Wed Apr 25, 2018 9:24 am

Highly honoured Ma'am. I note you will be just round the corner from my humble abode on 1st May when you visit Ed'burg Uni King's Buildings. Perhaps you could pick it up then?

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Re: Edinburgh or Greenock to Ardfern?

Postby aquaplane » Wed Apr 25, 2018 10:02 pm

I think that like Pete Cooper, she has people to do these things for her :)
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Re: Edinburgh or Greenock to Ardfern?

Postby marisca » Thu May 03, 2018 1:29 pm

Panic over. HRH popped round and the trolley fitted into the boot of the bolide nae bother. It's now back in Ardfern. I wonder if there's any one else useful on this forum?

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Re: Edinburgh or Greenock to Ardfern?

Postby wully » Thu May 03, 2018 8:09 pm

marisca wrote: I wonder if there's any one else useful on this forum?


Wonder not......


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