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LEO last won the day on August 20 2013

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  1. LEO

    For Athy

    Err - see No13.........................................
  2. LEO

    Trent Aegir Predictions

    Thanks for this, I have seen one or two pictures of the bore at Gainsborough and in some it looks amazing, what is the effect on boats, particularly narrowboats?.
  3. LEO

    Safety Ladders

    Those ladders are excellent, it is important to have the extension to grab hold off and help getting over the edge.
  4. LEO

    Almost new car, rep mobile

    Sorry I have only just picked this up - not a sufferer, but they are not good for the 'Chalfonts'. OK, use them to take the chill off the seat but not for long term use ---otherwise........
  5. LEO

    How to disconnect this light!!!

    In some respects it's an interesting question.......looking at the whole picture it all looks a 'bodge up', doubtful fit out, wires in polystyrene, male and female connectors the wrong way round, don't disconnect it just rewire the whole lot. Would love to see some more pictures of the boat though.
  6. LEO

    Almost new car, rep mobile

    Which model?, I am on my second Hyundai (iX35 & Tuscon), good, under rated cars, only problem I have had is with a rear view camera, which needed to be replaced. Hankook tyres seem to suit these cars.
  7. LEO

    Almost new car, rep mobile

    Heated seats ok, but don't keep them on for long,..........otherwise,.........heated steering wheel excellent though.
  8. LEO

    Almost new car, rep mobile

    Another vote for Hyundai's, I had lot's of company cars, but once I started buying my own it was Honda's, then Hyundai's. Now on a Tuscon, top of the range, it's a winner, if you can get a S/h one or a Sante Fe it would do the job for you. The Honda was brill and gave 11 years service but they ruined it with the re-designed CRV.
  9. LEO

    Copper piping turned silver

    The problem is the batteries are 'gassing' excessively, the silver pipes will soon turn black. On a positive note, you will have no problems with spiders for a year or so.
  10. LEO


    Thanks, Leo missed this one.......all the best for the New Year.
  11. GF Handel's Messiah - particularly 'For unto us a Child is born' - defo the best, - Christmas carols, well sung and then the Pogues..........
  12. LEO

    Survey Plans Grand Junction

    I wondered about that and tried to be as tactful as possible, but life was so different back then - the developer was a brilliant Irishman and the jokes he told were outstanding, almost makes Mrs Brown's Boys seem tame.
  13. LEO

    Survey Plans Grand Junction

    Mark, It's worth looking at a geological map of the valley running from Watford down to West Drayton and beyond, draining the Colne, Fray and Chess. It's gravel with lots of peat and one long run of marsh and bogs. Useful road crossings were rare - at Watford and Uxbridge. In the early 1980's I was part of a development group building houses at Harefield, ground conditions caused lots of problems with foundation design, machinery movements (particularly piling derricks). Sub ground water, running streams - I recall one Irish worker starting a pump to try and pump out a foundation trench.........he could not understand why the level never went down...... Merry Christmas. Mike.
  14. LEO

    Prop shaft problems

    It was indeed, but to the cheeky Russian message of 'Good Luck', I would have been tempted to reply - 'Good show lads, but your not as good as the Red Arrows'.
  15. LEO

    Marina smoke pollution

    Hi, Check your mooring conditions about fuels that can be burnt when moored in the marina, See if you neighbour is burning sawn up palletts as some of these are coated treatments that can be dangerous to heatlth when burnt. Have a word with the marina staff. L

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