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I know i should have the spirit of Christmas giving but...

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RorysRacingReindeer Wed 01-Dec-10 17:37:07

am i being unreasonable when i buy this nice boat for DH for a joint birthday and Christmas present. It's not his birthday until July but i know he'd just love this but i'm not sure if i could justify the expense of two big presents especially given the current economic situation.


RorysRacingReindeer Wed 01-Dec-10 17:48:35

surely someone can help me?

Cathycat Wed 01-Dec-10 17:50:14

Fine I'm sure but will it fit in your back yard?

lorelilee Wed 01-Dec-10 17:50:23

Go for it - I'm sure he's worth it...

JustKeepSparkling Wed 01-Dec-10 17:51:50

Tricky to budget for when no price actually given.

Limez Wed 01-Dec-10 17:52:34

No problem.

I'm sure he'll be happy with the joint present.

Happy sailing!

RorysRacingReindeer Wed 01-Dec-10 17:54:21

I think i could moor it at the local harbour but do you think pedlars will have a big enough ribbon to wrap around it.

RorysRacingReindeer Wed 01-Dec-10 17:54:59

i was thinking as it had been out of commission for a number of years that maybe £75 would be reasonable.

LadyThumb Wed 01-Dec-10 19:05:27

Nah - the jet on EBay is much better value for money at £95,000 !!!

RorysRacingReindeer Wed 01-Dec-10 21:08:39

ooh now that sounds interesting, but i wonder if dh's pilot's license is still valid? Have you got a link?

HollyBollyBooBoo Wed 01-Dec-10 21:14:43

My Dad served on this ship during the Falklands war so if you want it you'll have to go head 2 head with me in a bidding war!

RorysRacingReindeer Wed 01-Dec-10 21:38:39

Ooh fighting talk

Limara Wed 01-Dec-10 21:46:05

Does it come with a few sailors thrown in? smile

blushingm Wed 01-Dec-10 22:16:11

what about the armoured cars? You couldd put the keys in the crackers you have on christmas day

RorysRacingReindeer Thu 02-Dec-10 21:06:30

now i wouldn't say no to the sailors especially if they were thrown in as a job lot, not sure i could have them as an extra.

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