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BlueStringPudding last won the day on July 24 2020

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About BlueStringPudding

  • Birthday 08/07/1974

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    Eating, drinking, floating and being merry. DIY-ing the boat, Greenery, cute furry creatures, and a snifter of Talisker... ah...bliss!

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    Chief Executive & Costume Designer n stuff
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    Mabel Stark
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  1. My boat's tank is the same width, length and depth as the double bed. I don't know how many litres that equates to. But it means 1 person's full time use lasts 3 months between pump outs (including flush water, excluding loo paper which goes in a bin). When I worked full time, I would get 6 months at least beteen pump outs. Once it lasted a year - but I think I must have been working long hours at the time (either that or chronically dehydrated πŸ€”πŸ˜‰) Tanks that size I think are fairly unusual outside of Black Prince / Pinder built narrowboats. There used to be two such tanks on my boat, wh
  2. Except they are hinged - and bolted on at the hinge. So do you consider it part of the length of the boat in its upright position, or its horizontal position, or detached from the boat? Upright it's within the arc of the rudder. Therefore it doesn't add to the permanent length of the boat and it's not a permanently fixed fender.
  3. The old BP owners website seemed to fizzle out a while ago. It's a shame because it was great seeing how people had fitted out their boats. I would be interested in seeing another site all about ex-black Prince boats 😊
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  5. My brother who is in the area told me this too - he reckons the Elsan point has only been working a handful of times in the last three months. So people have been emptying their cassettes into the public toilet there apparently, and blocking that as well.
  6. That's a shame. Used Beale's for theatre stuff in the past.
  7. Inside a wardrobe or under the back steps are typical locations.
  8. I've got adhesive backed vinyl planks on an uneven floor. Firstly, they are much warmer to walk on in winter than the old laminate planks that were there. Secondly, because the vinyl planks are quite thin, in a couple of places where the floor was uneven, I built up the small dip with off cuts of the vinyl, then laid one of the planks across it perpendicular to the direction the rest of the planks were to be laid, to create a smooth transition. I then laid the rest of the vinyl flooring on top of it. It smoothed out the wibble well. It's in a corridor so has the most footfall of the boat.
  9. A macerstor toilet's shortest flush requires 0 water. It's the Empty function. Great for flushing just pee without filling the tank with unnecessary water - which most trips to the loo are. And, for those from the "If it's yellow, let it mellow" school of thought, half a bowl of pee is plenty to flush all but the most elephantine bowel movement. Again, saving water and reducing time between pump outs. πŸ˜πŸ’© Whats most important is the tank - There's a reason Black Prince use tanks the same dimensions as a double bed for their macerator loos. They last weeks or months between pump outs.
  10. Me too. "Chufity chufity" is a good way to describe it. Love old engine sounds 😊🎢
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  12. Taster gives a thumbs up πŸ˜‹πŸ‘
  13. Tree Monkey's "Official Taster of Fine Breads & Most Tempting Baked Delicacies and Sweetmeats" once again declares these both ruddy delicious. I believe I even commented on how tasty the crust was and I hadn't seen the loaves whole. So it can't be burnt, merely weatherbeaten πŸ˜‰
  14. Tree Monkey's "Official Taster of Fine Breads & Most Tempting Baked Delicacies and Sweetmeats" declares it ruddy delicious.
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