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Old 29th October 2019, 10:10 AM
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Big install given the go ahead near you Ian, Dogger Bank is a huge install that hopefully for me will need multiple ships mobilised, this in turn will be supplying you your clean electric (after 25 years, depending on maintenance required) and putting some pennies in my pocket to fuel the Range Rover while I still can. Win, win.





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Im holding off to see how the IR35 changes affect me, should know by Xmas
I hate IR35, it stinks
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I did the post-build lifting equipment and lifting gear inspection on that vessel a few years back to ensure that it complied with UK offshore lifting regs. 800te lift capacity. Fascinating vessel. I count my work in offshore renewables as my carbon offset
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I hate IR35, it stinks
Does anyone lke it??
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I did the post-build lifting equipment and lifting gear inspection on that vessel a few years back to ensure that it complied with UK offshore lifting regs. 800te lift capacity. Fascinating vessel. I count my work in offshore renewables as my carbon offset
This vessel was in an episode of Impossible Engineering, Series 5 Episode 4, called "Skyscrapers of the Deep". You can watch the full episode here:

https://www.bilibili.com/video/av48139077/
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It still is a thing - the free supercharging for life stays with the vehicle when sold on to the buyer - and at least one Model S has done half a million miles already https://futurism.com/the-byte/tesla-...000-kilometers )
Correction/update: here's one with one million KM on the clock -

https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-mode...5WMWx1vPn9k7wA
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There is a Model S on auto trader that states, I kid you not, will never need replacement brakes due to regenerative braking....

https://www.autotrader.co.uk/classif...?atmobcid=soc3
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There is a Model S on auto trader that states, I kid you not, will never need replacement brakes due to regenerative braking....

https://www.autotrader.co.uk/classif...?atmobcid=soc3
Well, I've done 90k (miles) on mine, and haven't even thought about changing the pads yet...
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