Dirty Bastards!! -Renfrew Ferry-

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Re: Dirty Bastards!! -Renfrew Ferry-

Postby Autolycus » Fri Feb 12, 2010 9:56 am

Does anyone know how much a second-hand hovercraft costs?
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Re: Dirty Bastards!! -Renfrew Ferry-

Postby hazy » Fri Feb 12, 2010 10:57 am

Autolycus wrote:Does anyone know how much a second-hand hovercraft costs?

You leavin . Send us a postcard so as we know where not to visit. ::):
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Re: Dirty Bastards!! -Renfrew Ferry-

Postby hungryjoe » Fri Feb 12, 2010 1:31 pm

Autolycus wrote:Does anyone know how much a second-hand hovercraft costs?

A bit more than a second hand boat. I hope that helps.
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Re: Dirty Bastards!! -Renfrew Ferry-

Postby yoker brian » Fri Feb 12, 2010 6:09 pm

You need to have a pilots licence to operate a hovercraft
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Re: Dirty Bastards!! -Renfrew Ferry-

Postby Dexter St. Clair » Fri Feb 12, 2010 6:17 pm

Autolycus wrote:Does anyone know how much a second-hand hovercraft costs?



£7,995

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Re: Dirty Bastards!! -Renfrew Ferry-

Postby Dave » Fri Feb 12, 2010 7:40 pm

And my suggestion of a row boat was discounted as silly :(
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Re: Dirty Bastards!! -Renfrew Ferry-

Postby hungryjoe » Fri Feb 12, 2010 7:56 pm

Dave wrote:And my suggestion of a row boat was discounted as silly :(

Cos yer a fud ::):
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Re: Dirty Bastards!! -Renfrew Ferry-

Postby Dave » Fri Feb 12, 2010 8:31 pm

hungryjoe wrote:Cos yer a fud ::):


::):

I doubt you'll find many people to disagree with that HJ, here or otherwise. That's because folk are scared of change and don't like foresight, especially the type of foresight that might prove reasonable and sensible, worse yet the type of foresight that might get put into practice.

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Re: Dirty Bastards!! -Renfrew Ferry-

Postby BrigitDoon » Fri Feb 12, 2010 8:51 pm

sunnysider wrote:Weeeeeeey! That looks like fun!

Yoker, Renfrew, Miami..... ::):

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Re: Dirty Bastards!! -Renfrew Ferry-

Postby peter » Fri Feb 12, 2010 9:32 pm

Sorry but a floating bus just does not look or feel right. I built all sorts of boats for 30yrs and I would not feel comfortable on such a vessel/vehicle. How stable? how durable. i mean the present ferry has a welded steel hull. Just how thick is the skin on the bus. I've been on a DUKW which although a similar idea wallowed all over in any swell.i just think anything on water should have a hull shape and characteristics of a boat.
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Re: Dirty Bastards!! -Renfrew Ferry-

Postby Mori » Sat Feb 13, 2010 12:29 am

i remember the Glasgow Ducks tried to set this kind of amphibus tour service during the 90s and did not last very long.



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Re: Dirty Bastards!! -Renfrew Ferry-

Postby rabmania » Sat Feb 13, 2010 11:41 am

Liverpool seems still to have them. http://www.theyellowduckmarine.co.uk/
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Re: Dirty Bastards!! -Renfrew Ferry-

Postby Dave » Sat Feb 13, 2010 11:59 pm

rabmania wrote:Liverpool seems still to have them. http://www.theyellowduckmarine.co.uk/


But that's a tourist gimmick much like I suggested the yellow amfibus could be on the big circle. Only thing is Glasgow doesn't have an uberbrand to ride off of.
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Re: Dirty Bastards!! -Renfrew Ferry-

Postby donjuan » Sun Feb 14, 2010 1:14 pm

You could get yourself one of these.
If you still want to travel by boat you could get the train from Yoker/Garscadden to Central and get the Clyde Waterbus.
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Re: Dirty Bastards!! -Renfrew Ferry-

Postby donjuan » Sun Feb 14, 2010 2:36 pm


This could also be a useful solution for crossing the Clyde.
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