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Who has taken their Motor Home to a weigh bridge

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Post by IanH Mon Dec 13, 2021 3:45 pm

Wasnt meaning that kind of drone Peter!. Meant droning on about same subject and ignoring experienced opinion, having asked for it.

Aerial drones are ecpensive, which knocks the Yorkie possibility out, means spending money!!! hugegrins hugegrins
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Post by PLOUGHLIN Mon Dec 13, 2021 3:53 pm

IanH wrote:Wasnt meaning that kind of drone Peter!. Meant droning on about same subject and ignoring experienced opinion, having asked for it.

Aerial drones are expensive, which knocks the Yorkie possibility out, means spending money!!! hugegrins hugegrins

BP has form for drone videos from at least one other Forum. (non-motorhome site)

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Post by Mike23 Mon Dec 13, 2021 3:54 pm

Hi, I agree as mentioned that replies were intended to offer helpful advice, If I may put my 2 pennyworth in may  I suggest (with respect) that you remove your towbar, corner steadies etc and bin them, likewise the cooker and anything else heavy aft of the rear axle, then put your boat inside your Neuvo and inflate it in case of a bad dose of water ingression, that should cover all points of concern. Regards and goodbye wave
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Post by Paulmold Mon Dec 13, 2021 4:04 pm

PLOUGHLIN wrote:
IanH wrote:Wasnt meaning that kind of drone Peter!. Meant droning on about same subject and ignoring experienced opinion, having asked for it.

Aerial drones are expensive, which knocks the Yorkie possibility out, means spending money!!! hugegrins hugegrins

BP has form for drone videos from at least one other Forum. (non-motorhome site)

And boats (ribs) .Amazing what google throws up.

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Post by PLOUGHLIN Mon Dec 13, 2021 4:13 pm

Paulmold wrote:
PLOUGHLIN wrote:
IanH wrote:Wasnt meaning that kind of drone Peter!. Meant droning on about same subject and ignoring experienced opinion, having asked for it.

Aerial drones are expensive, which knocks the Yorkie possibility out, means spending money!!! hugegrins hugegrins

BP has form for drone videos from at least one other Forum. (non-motorhome site)

And boats (ribs) .Amazing what google throws up.

Yes on a boating Forum via Youtube.

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Post by Bigplumbs Mon Dec 13, 2021 5:04 pm

IanH wrote:Totally agree, as I said above...Eternal Drone and Endex (military abbreviation for the end of an exercise!!)

So the previous post was not your last word then ?
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Post by Bigplumbs Mon Dec 13, 2021 5:13 pm

It is very interesting that a person comes into a room full of people that have been there a while together and asks a question.

They receive an answer that they feel is not accurate or perhaps wrong.

So they post a poll to gauge the views of a wider audience.

That poll sort of confirms that the answers they were given were not accurate. 

Rather than accept the results of the poll the people in the room all band together in their 'friendly forum' with various unpleasant attacks on the person who asked the question.

Interesting don't you think.

And Yes I have many drones about 14 in fact. Many of them perfectly capable of being legally flown over any site you might be on. They are almost silent and I can assure you you would have no idea they were even there. I would always fly them responsibly and respectively


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Post by jwells Mon Dec 13, 2021 5:22 pm

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Post by inspiredron Tue Dec 14, 2021 1:19 am

I have to agree that the poll does not prove anything. 49 responses is an extremely small sample of the motorhoming community and is almost certainly not representative. A large proportion of the respondents is in the Never group but that is clearly composed of two subgroups one of which has characteristics which are more in common with the multiple weighing groups and to which I (and probably others) belong. Had I not insisted on the extra 200kg of headroom on my Nuevo I think I could be concerned enough about overloading to more diligently seek a weighbridge. But my rough and ready sums, based on my MOT axle weights noted for brake efficiency, give me enough comfort not to panic about being overloaded.
What does concern me is the post about not being interested in axle weights and tyre pressures. Once again, I'm not in a panic about that as I think my own choice of tyres has been responsible. But I have bothered to check the relationship and have put sensors on the valves to warn me of potential under-inflation or over-heating. Only a year or two ago, I walked round my car when I stopped to stretch my legs (no sensors on the car) and, as is my custom, felt the tyres. One was warmer than the other 3 and by standing further away I could see that it was just slightly flat. The valve, replaced a week or two previously with new tyres was faulty and leaking round its base. 
When we drive our vehicles we are in charge of powerful weapons which should be handled with care, respect and common sense.
Sorry - I've gone way off topic.

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Post by Bigplumbs Tue Dec 14, 2021 5:57 am

Well the number of answers is increasing and the votes for never weighing and gaining all the time.

There are still over 30 days for the poll to run.

When a poll does not show what you want claiming it is not representative is a very poor excuse. Some bloke in the US with dodgy hair tried that a few months ago.

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Post by IanH Tue Dec 14, 2021 6:21 am

Each to their own, as always

I KNOW  what mine weighs
I KNOW both axle weights.
I KNOW, therefore my tyre pressures are correct.
My TPMS tells me both pressure AND temperature to confirm that

As an engineer, I deal with facts not guesses, but as I have already said, each to their own!
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Post by Bigplumbs Tue Dec 14, 2021 8:10 am

IanH wrote:Each to their own, as always

I KNOW  what mine weighs
I KNOW both axle weights.
I KNOW, therefore my tyre pressures are correct.
My TPMS tells me both pressure AND temperature to confirm that

As an engineer, I deal with facts not guesses, but as I have already said, each to their own!

Chartered Surveyor here and had several Engineers in my employ over many years. Seen them build in factors of safety of stupid proportions and indeed guess on other occasions so indeed each to their own

I see you are in Norfolk you don’t work for NPS do you
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Post by Kemerton-bath Tue Dec 14, 2021 8:29 am

Bigplumbs wrote:Well the number of answers is increasing and the votes for never weighing and gaining all the time.

There are still over 30 days for the poll to run.

When a poll does not show what you want claiming it is not representative is a very poor excuse. Some bloke in the US with dodgy hair tried that a few months ago.
You’re making rather a lot of noise with your various polls and comments.

Surely you’d gain far more enjoyment from going out and using your van rather than being a keyboard warrior?

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Post by Tinwheeler Tue Dec 14, 2021 9:21 am

Seeing the way the poll results have been used to feed the argumentative needs of the originator, I would like to withdraw my vote.
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Post by Bilbobaggins Tue Dec 14, 2021 9:36 am

Wise man once said 

Never argue with an idiot. They will drag you down to their level. Then beat you with experience.

(Or was it Dilbert? smile!)

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Post by IanH Tue Dec 14, 2021 10:05 am

Tinwheeler wrote:Seeing the way the poll results have been used to feed the argumentative needs of the originator, I would like to withdraw my vote.
Ditto please
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Post by roli Tue Dec 14, 2021 12:54 pm

Post closed getting out of hand
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