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 Posted: Fri Jul 31st, 2009 10:46 pm
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C'mon...Where's the limerick?...:P

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 Posted: Fri Jul 31st, 2009 12:03 am
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think it got a bit tangled,shud still have been legible tho.only one expletive-gotta say i think it shows considerable self restraint innit...

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 Posted: Thu Jul 30th, 2009 08:08 pm
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Thanks for the Limerick Rob.
Cant possibly publish it here!

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Dynamic Balance wrote:
Just a posh word to say that I felt the way you posted your reply towards me indicated you had a "Bad Feeling", none constructive outlook on the post, meaning you indicated that you thought you found a weak link in my post and you went out like a vulture to devoir me.

DB:D


And Then, There`s Me, And Others, :?.com.

Reading replies to postings that We have Constructively Made, And "You" The "Vulture" showing "bad feelings",:? A "Non" Constuctive outlook on the posts.:shock:

Meaning that "You" Are Actively seeking a weak link in any of Our replies and trying to "Demean" or "Devour" All of Us!:shock::X

Kev G,

Is Probably "Correct", But I will be, Diplomatic/ Democratic and Say, I Personally think that You are Wrong DB.;)

Many Thanks, to our recent new member, "keith" for actually pointing us in the right Direction,;) 

Wes.;):P

 

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 Posted: Mon Jul 27th, 2009 10:44 pm
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I'm not as pedontic over spelling as you are DB.

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 Posted: Mon Jul 27th, 2009 09:03 pm
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KevG wrote: It means "Rancor"

First to PM me with a limerick with the word "Rancor" in it wins!
Extra points if DB is in the limerick too.

I will post the best ones in a new thread!


Kev


Kev I think you mean "Rancour", which means you were bitter towards me in your reply.

DB:D

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 Posted: Mon Jul 27th, 2009 08:59 pm
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KevG wrote: It means "Rancor"

First to PM me with a limerick with the word "Rancor" in it wins!
Extra points if DB is in the limerick too.

I will post the best ones in a new thread!


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Just a posh word to say that I felt the way you posted your reply towards me indicated you had a "Bad Feeling", none constructive outlook on the post, meaning you indicated that you thought you found a weak link in my post and you went out like a vulture to devoir me.

DB:D

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..if we don't run out of asterisks!

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It means "Rancor"

First to PM me with a limerick with the word "Rancor" in it wins!
Extra points if DB is in the limerick too.

I will post the best ones in a new thread!


Kev

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Yes.
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Or 'devoir'

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 Posted: Mon Jul 27th, 2009 05:38 pm
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HI DB.

I'll get back to you when I find out "enmity" means.


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Hi guys - I am not offering and opinion or advise but I have found this info if your interested on this website

http://www.businesslink.gov.uk/bdotg/action/detail?type=RESOURCES&itemId=1082014876

is says

Which vehicles need annual tests?
The annual test covers the following goods vehicles:

  • motor vehicles with a gross weight of more than 3,500 kilograms
  • vehicles that are built or have been adapted to form part of an articulated vehicle
  • semi-trailers
  • converter dollies manufactured on or after 1 January 1979
  • other trailers with an unladen weight of more than 1,020 kilograms
All public service vehicles with more than eight passenger seats - not including the driver's seat - need to take an annual bus test. Larger private passenger vehicles with 13 or more passenger seats need to take a class V MOT.

Lorries and buses must be tested each year. The first test should be twelve months after registration. Trailers must be tested one year after they were first sold or supplied.

 

hope this is useful

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It may be better Wes if you went and did some research and then you would not be confused over areas like ULW and Kg's

No point me doing the research for you, I already understand the difference so how could that help you understand?

DB:D

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Hi All,

"Trailers and Caravans", Towed by use of a "Towbar" and "Ball" or a "Pin Hitch" maybye even a "NATO Hitch";)

"Absolutely Nothing To Do With Anything that Requires A Fifth Wheel Coupling"!;)

DB, I personally think that Your Misinterperetation of 750kgs Is Extremely Confusing.

"Please" Go and Do some "Research", And then come back to Us and explain the difference between 750kgs ULW and 750kgs MASS.;)

As far as I am Aware, At Present, There are NO "MOT" Related Requirements for "Trailers" or "Caravans".;):P:D 

BTW Guys,;)

Big Bro, came over and said, "Everything" is being Towed In and Towed Out, Using a Winch or Tractor,:?

In, Coupled, Loaded and Out.;) Home Safely With No "MOT" on "Trailer":shock:, No Winch No Tractor!;) No Probs.:D

Wes.:cool:

 

 

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KevG wrote: Well I have a trailer with a mass of over 750 KG and it has no plate or test and its not an HGV!

Your Wrong DB

Most Caravans are over 750 KG, There is no legal difference between a caravan or a trailer, as far as the towing and trailer rules are concerned

mine is 1400 KG

The only rule I know of is if the trailer has a MPLM (Max permitable laden Mass)of over 750 kg
then brakes are needed.
There is an upper limit of course which i think is 3500KG
Kev.



Hi Kev,

Thank you for your direct enmity towards me there Kev, I can see your were like a Vulture hovering there just waiting to swoop down and devoir me:(

You could have used your manners and been diplomatic and said something like I think you may have got that wrong DB, or are you sure:dude:

My original post follows;

Hi Joe,

You can manufacturer your own tow bar. You can check the requirements at;

http://www.motinfo.gov.uk/htdocs/m3s06000001.htm

trailers under 750Kg do not require an mot test, (I think I got the mass right). Number plates on these trailers I think would only reflect the vehicle that is towing them, but if unsure you could email VOSA or DVLA and ask their advice.

I did however as you point out forget about the brakes, yes you are right trailers over 750Kg do require them, but I never mentioned those as we were talking about towbars.


I think what I said to Wes was;

Hi Wes,

The 750Kg I mentioned refers to the mass of the trailer and not the weight. I don't think I am a million miles out on what I have said but would have to check the regulations if needed to be exact.

Nobody as far as I am aware mentioned caravans?

Trailers over and above the mass I mentioned above have always been subject to "Plating and Testing" with regards to the HGV Goods Testing Scheme.

The last part above was specifically in relation to trailers, and I was refering to trailers used to carry Goods, which is why I mentioned plating and testing. I appreciate there are different rules for diferent circumstances, and I didn't mention them all, because I don't know them all, but then I am not a vulture waiting to devoir somebody.

DB:D


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I think it has to be 1040 kg ulw to be in the testing regs"

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Well I have a trailer with a mass of over 750 KG and it has no plate or test and its not an HGV!

Your Wrong DB

Most Caravans are over 750 KG, There is no legal difference between a caravan or a trailer, as far as the towing and trailer rules are concerned

mine is 1400 KG

The only rule I know of is if the trailer has a MPLM (Max permitable laden Mass)of over 750 kg
then brakes are needed.
There is an upper limit of course which i think is 3500KG
Kev.

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Hi Wes,

The 750Kg I mentioned refers to the mass of the trailer and not the weight. I don't think I am a million miles out on what I have said but would have to check the regulations if needed to be exact.

Nobody as far as I am aware mentioned caravans?

Trailers over and above the mass I mentioned above have always been subject to "Plating and Testing" with regards to the HGV Goods Testing Scheme.

DB:D

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Hi All,

In a now Closed "Post", (Towbars), I have read that a Trailer under 750kgs does not require an MOT?:?;)

When did the Requirement for an MOT on Any Trailer or Caravan actually start?:?

Wes.:D

 
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please reply soon cos I`m Towing My IWT back Home Later.:?:P:D

Last edited on Sun Jul 26th, 2009 12:07 am by Wesley

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