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Fender151

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  1. Do you have an area of the country you are prepared to invest/ live in?
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    Jabasco fresh water pump

    Hi Tim, I have a surplus to requirements Jabasco Pro max 2.9 pump installed for around two months, I changed to vetus pump and spare, primarily because the vetus is quieter. PM me If you are interested in a spare pump. Cheers, Jon
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    Narrowboat at sea adventure

    Wouldn't surprise me if he was aiming for the skipper!
  4. But it looks like it so can! just been reading Maplin, one of my favourite shops for all things electrical, that I can't remember the name of, but they can, are fighting to hold off going into administration. I think a petition needs to be raised and a march on No 10 organised, why do we need to save financial institutions if there is nowhere to spend your money Can we send a hat around and save the day,
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    Narrowboat at sea adventure

    Sorry to disagree with you Bee, but I do have the St Kilda T-Shirt, trust me, they rock and roll like a 60's band.
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    Narrowboat at sea adventure

    The services used to operate a Landing Craft Logistic (LCT) between North Uist and St Kilda, which is 52 nautical miles NW of Stornoway heading out to Iceland. An LCT is a flat-bottomed boat, i believe around 200 tons. The cruise takes around 8 hours. they use an LCT because the ship has to beach land, no jetty on the Island. On many occasions the seas are too high which means the LCT can beach and has to either standoff, so this is a flat bottom boat, in the Irish Sea, in storms, or return to Uist, You'd think that having jettisoned the contents of gut on outbound trip the return trip couldn't really get any worse, you would, in fact, be so very wrong, stuff of nightmares. So to conclude, based on my previous experience, would I take my NB on a journey on lumpy waters, not all the time I have a hole in my arse.
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    Brotherly Love?

    Read the post, police called, informed. Idgit moored up and returned to carry on aggressive confrontation. This is in no way acceptable in any social environment and totally not to be tolerated on the CUT. Nobody has the right to drop this attitude on others, especially if the action of the offender is being an arse.
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    Which Computer anti Virus programme?

    Bullgaurd is pretty solid and provides backup functionality, for the directories/folders/files you designate, as stated, can be used on up to 3 systems. Buy from Amazon @ £18 for an annual licence and updated the licence key number on your BullGuard account. Job done,
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    Boat Ballast

    I have bed ballast on top of the bed, tis the reason I insist she sleeps on the right ! and hope to god she doesn't have a CWF login !!!
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    Outboard not starting

    Does the engine sump have a magnetic drain plug?
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    Outboard not starting

    Do you have a magnetic drain plug or a magnetic probe you can fish the washer out with, probe available from any motor factors or DIY store? I would try every option to fish it out before I ran the engine, very high change the washer will cause a major engine, gearbox failure Me, I couldn't live with that, but hey...
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    Chromebook opinions

    Roger that!
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    Chromebook opinions

    You sherly can, on all the above! Chromebook https://www.google.co.uk/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=3&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0ahUKEwjBo9j1uanWAhWDLlAKHaJ1AsgQFggxMAI&url=https%3A%2F%2Fbeebom.com%2Fhow-to-install-and-use-whatsapp-on-a-chromebook%2F&usg=AFQjCNGkkz5v01kY1By0cxTnuGHtULz2uQ Linux https://www.google.co.uk/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=2&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0ahUKEwiD7ZKtuKnWAhVJZlAKHWIeCowQFggpMAE&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.linuxandubuntu.com%2Fhome%2Fwhatsapp-now-available-to-use-in-linux-through-web-browser&usg=AFQjCNEjdF2i5W5FtNd4ODFjHgLx9EJv9Q Windows PC https://www.google.co.uk/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=3&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0ahUKEwiM19_QuqnWAhVOaVAKHS0yDhwQFggxMAI&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.techadvisor.co.uk%2Fhow-to%2Fwindows%2Fhow-use-whatsapp-on-any-windows-pc-or-laptop-3639993%2F&usg=AFQjCNG8pbHxTPkvKCLhS9vjq_vUJ4ozmA I use WhatsApp on both Linux and Windows 10, dual boot laptop, no real issues, fettling required post updates, but for me, thats part of the challenge/fun, very sad man! Have fun
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    four counties

    We have just finished the Four Counties Ring, 14 days, would loved to have spent longer. Just loved it, loads to see, Wedgwood Museum, Shugborough Hall, great market towns every other day. Heart Break Hill is just a day to feel like a hero and perfect excuse/ justification/ reward for supping pints of rehydrating liquids! Stoke is a history lesson, history not always inspirational, Westport Lake moorings on the out skirts of Stoke is great overnight moorings. Harecastle Tunnel box needs ticking IMO. Most of the folks we met were great, helpful when we/they though we needed it ! The whole Shroppie experience, views amazing, not overly busy, has water, no trouble with locks, whats not to like! Just go for it, and enjoy, make time your friend.
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    Fradley to London current experinces

    Thanks for your comments Matty, I thinking a plan B is required. Cheers
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