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Originally Posted by Scotjimland View Post
Thanks for the tip. Ordered some on the back of your recommendation which turn up yesterday. Serious bit of kit and well pleased. Looking forward to trying them out !
Brilliant thanks. Thats what Ill do then. They are long enough two up to get going a fast enough speed to get away I think. There is a slight drop as well once I get about 50 yards so that will also help. I will have to do the whole procedure in reverse though but I think that may actually be better anyway.
Ill not tie them to the front of the van though, Ill just walk back for them once Im on solid ground. There has not been that much rain yet at Flamborough believe it or not but we will be there three weeks. I also let the grey run on the field as well (as instructed I might add) so that probably doesnt help. Mrs D likes to keep clean!
as andy said, under your drive wheels, rough side down,so you have some traction with the grass, you can then put your blocks on top, and as kev said,tie something, i use my washing line,tied to each and looped to the back of the towbar,so as you drive off they follow you, they have got us off places where other people have had to wait for the tractor. and as i said earlier, when oh does a job its done proper, when i met him, my door handle was loose[he was the cab driver,and carried some shopping in for me] so he said,get me a screwdriver and i will tighten that up for you,so i sent david for the pototo peeler.......universal tool....so he came back the next day with his tool box, and he,s been building since.
but.. the jobs i did with no tools you wouldent believe, the base of our back garden wall is still standing nearly 50 years on, i built it with bricks i found in the road, seaside bucket and spade,and rubber gloves, when we redid the wall bernard couldent get it down,so he had to render it.
They need to go under the DRIVE wheels, their the ones that will be moving you off the pitch and will require a bit of traction.
If you tie them to something on your MH you can drag them with you once you get moving and retrieve them once you are on solid ground
Well I got an early Christmas Present that arrived just now from Mags (Having fun). They are superb. All cut down to size and smoothed off and the two sets are linked together so you get more of a run to get going I guess. Or I suppose I could separate them and put one on each wheel. My thinking though is that as we will be on blocks on the front wheels what I might do is put two on the back wheels and just put the front two under or behind the blocks. What do you reckon? Or just put the full set as they are under the blocks?
Last year when we came off the blocks we just got stuck straight away. Im thinking if we come off the blocks the back wheels will have come out of any rut they are in anyway so maybe have the full two sets under the front wheels for a run back to the track in reverse. Ill have to go backwards.
Anyway. Here is my pressie! A massive thanks to Mags for going to all this trouble. I shall rest easy come January that I have a good chance of getting out of the field!
Originally Posted by havingfun View Post
|Pudsey_Bear||Re the grip mats thangs, I like the idea of tying them to the back of the van so you don't have to go back to retrieve them, just remember to do it once you reach the tarmac etc, liily law won't like it otherwise.|
ken, i,ll have you know i dident ride it into the canal, i got stuck in a rut and it catapulted me over the handlebars into the canal, still holding on to the bike of course.....and when i got out and caught up with bernard, he once again said you look sweaty love,what have you been doing, and that was when i screamed.
Originally Posted by fatbuddha View Post
I think I must have married her sister.
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