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  1. Flue pipe temperature

    What state was the flue pipe in when you cleaned it. Unless there were large oily deposits or it was overly clogged up with soot I wouldn't worry
  2. Has the ignition barrel got a serial number on it. If it has try these guys https://www.key2code.co.uk/
  3. OK so take it Morris K99, Ramanol etc that all appear on the interweb are no better or worse than each other
  4. Morning all, Will need to re-fill my stern gland greaser fairly soon Which make/type of grease do folks recommend. I've read that you should steer clear of copper based grease
  5. Forth and Clyde Closure

    As AllanD says you can go from the Kelpies to Edinburgh. Once you've passed through the Falkirk Wheel upper locks you are lock free until Edinburgh and the bridge at Lochrin Basin. That'll probably take a week. Do visit, it's worth the trip
  6. Forth and Clyde Closure

    But importantly cyclists and kayakers will not be affected
  7. Forth and Clyde Closure

    Unfortunately the rot had already started. The Union has not been properly dredged and has overgrown so much that in some places only one boat at a time can pass through. When large areas of weed have become detached from the bank we've had cases of hire boats 'running aground' on them. SC have a complete monopoly on moorings which are few and far between and have made it almost impossible to moor on other parts of the canal. The few guys still working on the canal try their best but have no backing from the management. I think it will be an uphill battle but it's got to be worth a try
  8. Forth and Clyde Closure

    Attached is the letter sent by the chairman of the LCA. As David Mack has quite rightly pointed out a straight cut and paste will probably be ignored by the powers that be so it is more about providing salient points for your own letters Point to note: Scottish Canals annual income including £10m grant from Government is around £19m but only £3m is allocated to maintenance. LCA complaint to Parliament (1).docx
  9. Forth and Clyde Closure

    Totally agree. Just e-mailed Graeme to check he's happy for it to be shared
  10. Forth and Clyde Closure

    They represent the interest of all the boaters on F&C and Union Canals There's no membership fee. It's all voluntary
  11. Forth and Clyde Closure

    Ronnie, have mailed you the letter. Just adapt it for personal use Go on the LCA website and apply from there Allan. There will hopefully be a dedicated Facebook page soon
  12. Forth and Clyde Closure

    Cheers Haggis, I'e mailed Ronnie the letter
  13. Forth and Clyde Closure

    In hand, if you fancy ranting to your local MSP that would be great
  14. Forth and Clyde Closure

    Cheers Ronnie, I'll pass on all suggestions
  15. Forth and Clyde Closure

    For anybody who's not a member of the Lowland Canals Association A concerted effort has started to force/embarrass Scottish Canals and Parliament into taking action. A Twitter campaign (whatever that is) has started to all MSP's, news agencies etc Anybody with any suggestions of who would be worth contacting put them here, or indeed any useful suggestions of any sort Time to stop sitting around tutting and do something about it Please share. Scottish Canals have closed the Forth Clyde canal to navigable craft since they have failed to adequately maintain two key bridges. This is one of the oldest man made sea to sea crossings in the world. They have subsequently failed in their statutory duty. Evidence attached. Please help us firstly raise this issue publicly and secondly perhaps help us crowd fund to challenge legally. As anyone can. www.legislation.gov.uk LEGISLATION.GOV.UK