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And after the grit cart

Discussion in 'General Banter' started by Topperz, Nov 30, 2012.

  1. Topperz

    Topperz Zorg Guru (I)
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    ~x( Many thanks to SDDC our local council and their highways dept
    Sat at a junction in a que of traffic, ( about 10 cars ) along came the gritting wagon at warp factor 10 with the spreader on and a glint in his eye ,he knew exactly what he was doing
    I have complained and the woman laughed =)) :)] because it was cold and we had the top down which didn't help things ~x(
     

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    I think they need the bill for the respray. That will wipe the smile off her face!
     
  3. hard top

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    Bloody hell...... :-o
     
  4. hard top

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    By the way, no gritting here yet but last night we had rain and then it went to minus something and this morning I could not open the car.

    Had to beg a lift from the boss who managed to get into his car via a rear passenger door.

    My car is now in the (our) workshop for the weekend to dry out the soft top so I can put the hardtop back on Monday morning.
     
  5. micklaw

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    hi topperz.they are a total pain in the *#*~#*# butt X( .
    i know its not much help but have a look at chip ex road rash repair kit.
    not tried it yet but looks like good results
    cheers mick :)
     
  6. badman gee

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    They are ok for minor chips but i think he will need a bonnet respray.

    Mark
     
  7. Daz3

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    I feel for you topperz that's some bad luck. It makes my blood boil when people don't give a damn about damaging others property X(
     
  8. bonzo

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    Too right, hope you get some sort of closure from the council on this mate. Keep on at them, bad publicity hurts!

    Bonzo.
     
  9. pete59

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    This happened to our car,not the zed but our business car last year .They refused to pay because we did not have the gritters reg no or any others on that road at the time makeing a complant,so good luck?
     
  10. z3cade

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    Are they chips or just the salt laying on the bonnet? :-?
     
  11. badman gee

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    I like salt with my chips :D
     
  12. Brian4

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    Sorry to hear of your damage, keep onto the council and I hope you get some recompense.

    Brian
     
  13. captain

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    That looks like you will need to get the bonnet resprayed, that's really bad luck. As was said, try and get them to pay. Hope it all works out well in the end.
     
  14. TitanTim

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    This is why mines been tucked away the past 4 years but its first winter of use so need to get a gritter detector :)

    Hope you get it fixed up, really sucks.

    Tim.
     
  15. bonzo

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    Took Zelda out tonight to get a take away curry and she got sprayed by a salt/grit spreader. Doesn't appear to have caused any damage, but will look in daylight to see better. Fingers, crossed! :ympray:
     
  16. badman gee

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    another one who likes salt with his food :D
     
  17. Titan

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    I'm sure the council were only trying to spread their festive message:.
    Season's Grittings
    Merry Chipmas and Happy New Respray


    Sent from m'iPhone using TappetTorque
     
  18. swamper

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    ouch....now that was painful %-( .... :))