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  1. Rent a canal houseboat

    I would suggest you seek advice from a qualified legal person that has an obligation to provide you with professional advice. I would be seeking clarification that the Licensor has all the pre-requisites in place to make this a legitimate rent e.g. correct licence, insurance, entitlement to moor, boat safety etc. and how he/she will indemnify you for any failings in these areas. If you are potentially contracting to spend a minimum of 6 months x £1250 (by invoking the get out clause), a couple of hours of legal advice might be good value. + all of the above stated by Alan
  2. Three men in a boat

    Well thank you Sir
  3. Three men in a boat

    Likely to be CRT contractors electro fishing to remove Zander.
  4. A quick and easy option (but not necessarily the best) is Flash Floor Cleaner diluted in half the recommended amount of water. Apply using a hand sprayer but bear in mind it is water based so you will need to dry and protect anything that will rust. For heavy dirt, paraffin is good.
  5. Pigeon/Dog box finish

    This good stuff. Easy to apply and doesn't crack or fade. https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00JPG1Q5S/ref=pe_385721_139953871_TE_3p_dp_1
  6. NASA BM2 Settings.

    I recently bought one of these. It will do SG and antifreeze %... https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B01IVQBQ7A/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o04_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1 The only thing to bear in mind is that you will have to put a drop of battery acid on the test plate. You may or may not see this as a safety issue.
  7. Batteries & charging

    That will be the fridge cooling down due to the heat of the dryer, perfectly logical
  8. traction battery and boat stability

    Why not ask 16 of your average sized friends to stand in the location your are suggesting then ask the number of people that would be using the seating to join them plus a few to allow for the metal housing and see what happens? Worth also filling the water, diesel and pump out tanks (if you have one) to get a true feel.
  9. Batteries & charging

    I produced this based on original work by Peter Clarkson and Steve Pipe published on Facebook for my own use but I cannot see any reason why it can't be shared. It brings together the installation and calibration process for the basic functions i.e. voltage, current and power measurement (under/over protection and external relay functionality has been ignored). I have omitted to state that the display can be set to power off automatically after 10-60 seconds using the SET function on the display as the default is permanently on. For obvious reasons, I do not accept any liability for any installation issues caused by using the device or any installations not performed by myself. Installation of the DC 120V 300A Wireless Volt Ammeter Power Meter.docx
  10. 4LW starting/stopping

    I have a 3LW with electric start and no decompression levers so it's always full compression. Using the cold start button on the fuel pump it starts in 2-3 turns using just a standard 12v starter battery.
  11. Batteries & charging

    I agree, the instructions supplied are only good for recycling. The Facebook group I referred to has installation instructions and a calibration (the key bit) documents stored in the Files section available to Members. Basically it's a shunt between the domestic negative connection and all other negative cables, a +12v fused feed (2A) to the shunt and a USB cable between the shunt and the display. The shunt is the intelligent part so even if the display is disconnected, all of the data is retained. Once I had done battle with 95mm sq cable (which I now know to be OTT), the set up was straight forward. If you don't have access to the Facebook group I have my interpretation of the files that I am willing to share.
  12. 4LW starting/stopping

    Same here. There is a remote engine stop which works when pulled but the routing/quality of the cable does not allow it to return by itself. Good enough in an emergency situation but for day to day I do the same as you, not least to make sure it is back in the right position before trying to restart it.
  13. Batteries & charging

    I can take no credit for finding this device but it is somewhat legendary on the 12 volt boating Facebook group thanks to Phil B-L. http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/DC-120V-300A-Wireless-Volt-Ammeter-Power-Meter-battery-Charge-discharge-capacity/172278832577?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2060353.m2749.l2649 Ordered and delivered within 2 weeks. My Smartgauge tells me my SoC but not my actual capacity. With this device I can measure drain aH and charge aH which enables me to calculate the actual capacity based on the remaining SoC from the SG. From that I can get an idea of the true state of my batteries. Well worth £23 + a few extra bits to fit it. P.S. It shows Volts, Amps and Power in real time which may negate the need for a clamp meter.
  14. Jp3 propeller dilemma

    Would one of these help? https://www.amazon.co.uk/Digital-Tachometer-Small-Engine-Non-contact/dp/B00HWLTW90/ref=pd_lpo_sbs_263_t_0?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=90CKQCF90BB5V3QJCJX1
  15. Batteries & charging

    If you are using eBay try and choose a Seller with good (and relevant) feedback for the item you are buying. I ordered a UT203 in November and have just been refunded by eBay because the goods never arrived from China. I will probably now pay a bit more and source one in the UK.