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springy

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  1. nls link for old hill, 6", 1888-1913 - unfortunately there are 14 basins/lay by between windmill end and gosty - mostly clearly associated with collieries, no sign of fishers dock, https://maps.nls.uk/geo/explore/#zoom=16.52130223556615&lat=52.4726&lon=-2.0577&layers=6&b=4 springy
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    leaking fuel ?

    lift pump or injector pump ? the lift pump has a drain hole underneath it (almost impossible to see in situ) diesel from here is possibly the diaphragm leaking, it also has a rubber washer under the cap. springy
  3. Well worth looking at some of his other videos - lots of hidden and historical stuff in and around manchester, another drained lock, culverted rivers and railway tunnels including standedge https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5xbtXYAlKhc springy
  4. It sits wherever you like and a suitable length of tube carries the grease to the stern gland, just make sure you can turn the handle without loosing your knuckles, springy
  5. IIRC Ex FMC steamer Count was shortened and a 5L2 fitted to become the tug Enterprise - used to work with 6 "hampton" boats behind. springy
  6. Petter PJ3M & mechanical gearbox https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Petter-PJ3M-Marine-Engine-and-Gearbox/202638328975?hash=item2f2e2f848f:g:ILsAAOSwaAtciBSV springy
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    Boat horn

    we did borrow one, but dutifully handed it at the southern portal, we were first through on that day and no one followed us in, besides my bugle playing is rubbish ! springy
  8. springy

    Boat horn

    went through about 12 months ago & were required to have a "powered" horn for emergency signals, a canister powered air horn was deemed acceptable springy
  9. springy

    Boat horn

    almost, - railway ones had B.R. moulded into the plastic, at least the one I have does ! same piece of kit - and yes bloody loud, but not acceptable for harecastle. springy
  10. https://hnbc.org.uk/shop/cockerels-cut historically it was ok springy
  11. and the BCN clean up is this weekend - saturday & sunday, dudley no 2 if anybody fancies a dirty weekend ! springy
  12. https://www.expressandstar.com/news/local-hubs/sandwell/2019/03/23/m5-motorway-in-sandwell-shut-after-unexploded-device-found/ you never know whats down there springy
  13. or 25mm hole saw followed with a file springy
  14. Funeral is 3:15 Friday 8th March at Powke Lane, Rowley Regis Will be missed. springy
  15. The company was Perman & Co of London, started building boats 1904, associated with kromhout 1907 https://www.gracesguide.co.uk/Perman_and_Co British made 3cyl https://www.gracesguide.co.uk/File:Im1933EnV156-p275.jpg springy
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