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Old 9th May 2010, 02:36 PM
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Buy 4, 99p buckets from B&Q .... Put the legs of the gazebo into them & fill with concrete or gravel.

Then buy some of those cheapo plastic tarps for the sides

It'll probably not survive a real nasty gale but surely we should be away from those by now !!??
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Old 9th May 2010, 02:38 PM
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What about a large weights at each corner, which is then tied to multiple point of the gazibo. You then have no need for pegs and it should fly away in strong wind. Where there's a will there's way .
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Old 9th May 2010, 03:26 PM
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You guys are full of clever ideas! I think I'm favouring the buckets idea, I can fill them with the gravel from the floor which will also provide me a flat, smooth surface to build on

10 more days of revision and exams then uni will be finished and a I can focus my mind on having similar genius ideas
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Buy this.

http://forum.fordsierraclub.co.uk/vi...p?f=26&t=45423

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Old 10th May 2010, 11:38 AM
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David,

I have just noticed this one having been bedded down for a few days,

Welcome to the forum and the world of kit car building,

The thought that crossed my mind whilst reading the thread was if you get all the parts of the bay or from separate sources you will end up with a ‘Q’ plate as you will not be able to ‘prove’ that everything has come from a single donor.

Lots of people have ‘Q’ plates and there is nothing wrong with them but likewise lots like an age related plate, just thought you might like to know.

I have done all my building and stripping in a single garage, started with a build table and got the chassis 80% finished before a donor turned up then put the chassis on the roof of the Sierra pushed the lot in the garage, stripped the Sierra then pushed the Sierra out (on a trolley (that I still need to return to a member in Salisbury, sorry Steve)). Chassis back in and cracked on.

It can be done, depending on how much you have messed about with Sierra’s it will help you work out how every thing works.

Enough waffling from me (quiet week at work, this week I will be spending way to much time on here)

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Old 10th May 2010, 05:13 PM
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Thanks for the advice.

What's the disadvantage of a 'Q' plate?
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You can't transfer another private reg onto a Q-Car.

But buy the car listed above an dyou can use it's registration.

I am not bothered..

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I wouldn't be bothered about private plates. So would it get a '10' plate?
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Not a lot really, probably just peoples point of view, historically ‘Q’ plates sell for less, I don’t know if that is the case any more.

With a ‘Q’ plate you can’t tell how old the vehicle is, which could be argued as a plus point, my car should end up with a ‘J’ Plate despite everything that wares being new, because the doner was a 'J' Plate.

Not that helpful an answer now I have read back through it, will try harder next time.

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I wouldn't be bothered about private plates. So would it get a '10' plate?
No, you would have to build from virtualy all new parts to get a 10.

You will get the Donor car reg if you can prove you have used most of the major components needed from that donor.

You will get a Q if you can't prove the origin of the donor parts were from one source.

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