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parts relay system

Postby citronut » 23 Aug 2008, 09:01

how many FCF users would be interseted in joinnig together to form a parts collection and delivery relay network across the UK,

maybe each member go to about 20ish miles,

as im after getting an O/S rear door in white collected from DURHAM to go to east sussex but my courrier freind is away for 10 days,

regards malcolm
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Postby CitroJim » 23 Aug 2008, 09:05

I'd be more than happy to do a relay leg in this neck of the woods Malcolm... As long as it does not involve the A21 :lol: :twisted:
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Postby myglaren » 23 Aug 2008, 10:21

I could collect it from Durham and take it to the next staging post.
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Postby citronut » 23 Aug 2008, 10:49

citrojim wrote:I'd be more than happy to do a relay leg in this neck of the woods Malcolm... As long as it does not involve the A21 :lol: :twisted:


you coward Jim
nout wrong with the 21, thats if you dont mind traveling at 30 to 40 miles an hour or less on a 60 limit road

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Postby handyman » 23 Aug 2008, 11:34

Excellent idea, Malcolm! :x I'm up for it, so I'll be your nearest link. If we get John (jgra1) in the scheme, he is the next link going north.

Ideally we need to know where everybody is on the map so we can plot a matrix.

The only two stumbling blocks I can see must be Jim in NP, afraid to come further south (we're not really cannibals in Sussex, :shock: ) and poor old Andrew stuck out in Wales.

Jim, I think the M25 in all its guises beats the A21 into a cocked hat for car parking.

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Postby myglaren » 23 Aug 2008, 12:11

handyman wrote:Excellent idea, Malcolm! :x I'm up for it, so I'll be your nearest link. If we get John (jgra1) in the scheme, he is the next link going north.

Ideally we need to know where everybody is on the map so we can plot a matrix.

The only two stumbling blocks I can see must be Jim in NP, afraid to come further south (we're not really cannibals in Sussex, :shock: ) and poor old Andrew stuck out in Wales.

Jim, I think the M25 in all its guises beats the A21 into a cocked hat for car parking.

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Postby citronut » 23 Aug 2008, 13:22

my son sudgested we set up a map of the UK so each FCF/CCC member can add there own pin/flag marker/s, to indicate were they are and were they travle on a regular bases, if thats possible, also the max sized load they can/will carry, pluss the distance they might be prepaired to run

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Postby red_dwarfers » 23 Aug 2008, 14:57

Good idea Malcolm!
Though I doubt there will be much call for it down around Exeter, but if there is I'd be willing to jump on the bandwagon.
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Postby Toby_HDi » 23 Aug 2008, 17:01

Again, always happy to help out if I can...

In the Hampshire/Dorset/South Wiltshire area
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Postby 1900sr » 23 Aug 2008, 21:17

I'm in Sutton Bridge (King's Lynn, Wisbech, Spalding triangle), and regularly travel up to Lincoln. Got a Xantia Estate so Ok for biggish stuff.
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Postby Stempy » 24 Aug 2008, 00:01

I'm in Guildford and often travel down the A3 to Portsmouth. Prepare to meet thy doom.
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Postby Toby_HDi » 24 Aug 2008, 00:43

Just to add I often travel to Malvern in Worcestershire.
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Postby admiral51 » 24 Aug 2008, 01:38

Will be glad to put my name down as i have a 26t wagon at my disposal :) :) but may need to take a few days to work out my planned journeys could possibly accommodate whole cars :lol: :lol:
have been known to travel to rep of ireland and scotland so not just a local taxi :lol: :lol:

anyway Jim the A21 is not that bad when compared to the A43 at rush hour :) :)

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Postby lolingram » 24 Aug 2008, 16:24

how many FCF users would be interseted in joinnig together to form a parts collection and delivery relay network across the UK,

maybe each member go to about 20ish miles,

as im after getting an O/S rear door in white collected from DURHAM to go to east sussex but my courrier freind is away for 10 days,

regards malcolm

High guys, although this post is somewhat off topic, I would just like to mention that some of you will remember my fairly recent need of a driver's electric window mechamism, as well as a HDi fuel tank for a Xantia estate - these items cost around £600 from Main Stealers.

Well, I found the items via breakers.com (PCR Recylers), and they delivered them to S France for the sum of £194GBP - both items in good condition. I am well pleased.
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Postby f00lzz » 25 Aug 2008, 03:50

Hi All..

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