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  1. If you would like to text me your contact details I will message Richard with them for you 07770893453
  2. I have a contact number for Richard …and can pass on a message
  3. Too many conditions on sale tbh i can understand preservation but feel this craft needs a bit extra
  4. Fortunately more like
  5. We thought about it prior to CYPRUS and immediately agreed it’s not the right boat for us it’s not really a cabin boat as the conversion. Kn my opinion. Is shyte and it is not financially viable to change or reconvert to working trim
  6. As we’re setting off for Brinklow soon ( the long way round) I really do need to attend to CYPRUS’s gearbox as it doesn’t seem to hold back with any efficiency now I do know that David put a really good crowther prop on so I presume it’s down to gearbox adjustment I have been told by a couple of reliable sources it’s just a matter of taking the control rod off the box and adjusting it forwards or backwards a quarter of a turn to see how it is has anyone actually done this or am I walking into a minefield Happy to get hands dirty BUT have never touched one of these boxes……all advice/ info gratefully appreciated Chris
  7. We looked at it as well before getting CYPRUS
  8. Congratulations on your purchase …nice Butty
  9. I used to love the cross channel runs when it was as rough as hell ..9/10 eat and drink as much as you liked for free as everyone else was as sick as a dog me and my mate mike just laughed it all off and had another brekkie with a chaser
  10. Michael Keaton played Batman in a film …. #hopethatexplainesit
  11. And that is the difference , few will see it BUT some will and they appreciate the detail
  12. Have a look in the sales area
  13. Hiya Matty ..lol… that’s another beer I owe you I’m still around just not as Canalworld active as I used to be hope all well chris
  14. Late to the party hence the edit lol
  15. Late to the party but …when we got our J2 , Dick said to start on Aspen fuels as it doesn’t clog up works for us
  16. Just seen these for sale https://narrowboats.apolloduck.co.uk/boat/yarwoods-70-traditional-for-sale/529956
  17. Amazon chopping finger engaged … thank you brain wouldn’t come up with a clever idea , tried starbrite and white vinegar ty
  18. This one has sat around a while and has quite a limescale build up in the pan starbrite don’t touch it … need to get it clean , what limescale remover etc is safe for a pump out that has only had a biological treatment gotta keep the punters happy Chris
  19. Neil Todd was the chap at cowley , Also owned Greenlaw
  20. If I recall correctly Orianne is currently residing at Roger Fullers yard at Stone but there again I may be wrong just imagining it Chris Bantock Mk 2
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