The van men cometh

Posted by @ 12:25 pm on Thursday 30th April, 2009.
Categories: A bit of a rant

Against all the odds, the fabled “Lost Shed of Olde Hinckley Town” was indeed delivered here yesterday. Things were looking up, and I thought that the situation had been resolved.

But it wasn't to be.

This morning I went out to begin assembling the thing, but the exercise was shortlived after I had one of those "WTF?" moments. The tools were packed away again and I arrived at the store a few minutes later. Rather foolishly, the staff had neglected to don their flak-jackets...

Right, Sir, what can we do for you?

Well, you could start by not sending me a shed with a skewed plain end that's clearly been assembled by feckin' morons and then quality-checked by Ray Charles!

Oh. Oh dear. How bad is it?


We went into the back yard and found another 7x7 strapped up as a bundle, as delivered from the supplier. I helped the assistant to take the required panel from the bundle, and set it aside on a trolley, ready to be sent to me.

The replacement panel will be here mañana, allegedly.

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2 Responses to “The van men cometh”

  1. alan.sloman says:

    I thnk it has olde worlde charm. It will look like that after a few months anway, surely? (especially if I was to erect it...)

  2. BG! says:

    Originally Posted By alan.sloman
    I thnk it has olde worlde charm.

    You might have made a good point there, Alan - it's advertised as a two-door shed, maybe there was a typo and it should have read "Tudor shed". 😕

    Personally, I reckon they're taking the Pisa 🙂

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