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  1. And Chimney Collars if fitted springy
  2. Fuel supply, most likely -check filter(s), pickup pipe, lift pump. Unlikely, but a friend had an LPWS3 which IIRC had similar symptoms, which turned out to be the return spring on the pump elements - 2 of the 3 were broken. springy
  3. will the revs pick up in neutral - if so check prop isn't fouled, if not - broken/disconnected throttle cable could be a wide variety of things but that's where i'd start springy
  4. If you can not get the inner race off in situ you MAY be able to remove the rudder in the water. Fit an eyebolt into the bolthole used to retain the swan neck, attach a length of rope to this. You will need a reasonable depth of water/canal below the rudder, and your other rope still attached to the eye in the rudder blade. Lift the rudder out of the bottom cup and lower below the boat using the rope attached to the eyebolt, retrieve from below the boat using the rope on the rudder blade. Leave the rope in the rudder tube for re-installation. springy
  5. A quick google says capacity 20,000 containers, currently carrying 18,300. Wiki says 20,124 TEU (Twenty foot Equivalent Unit) so presumably forty footers count double. springy
  6. AIS has it as stationary at the moment (happy nomad beat me to it), but there's a quite a stream entering from the med, and the first of the backlog held in the lake is just popping out into the Red Sea. springy
  7. AIS has it well on the way, without the flotilla of tugs and making 9 knots https://www.vesselfinder.com/?imo=9811000 springy
  8. Yes they look like standard 70's inertia solenoids, I think however they are insulated return ("Marine") units rather than standard units, which would just have one spade terminal and use the mounting bracket as the return, be aware that they are also available with an auxiliary contact (for a "ballasted" ignition system as seen on some 70's ford cars) which will LOOK like the units you need but the energise circuit is between one spade and the mounting bracket, the second spade (which may be smaller) is connected to the main feed when the solenoid is energised. The wiring certainl
  9. And there's this a bit further down in the briefing :- "The backflow prevention devices will considerably reduce the rate at which water is dispensed from the taps. Please allow additional time to fill containers and bulk water holding tanks. Please also expect an increase in the amount of waiting time if the facilities are already in use." (my bold) springy
  10. I have a similar setup using an "L Port" valve, many suppliers but usually 1/2 inch BSP-F so you will need fittings to suit, https://www.allvalves.co.uk/valve-actuator/1-2-brass-ball-valve-3-way-l-port-rb-bsp-lever-op https://www.directwatertanks.co.uk/1-2-bsp-female-3-way-l-port-ball-valve and in stainless somewhat cheaper than RS https://www.swiss-fittings.com/3-way-ball-valve-t-port-a-730-tt-1595?___store=en&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI9sK89Ym37wIVO4BQBh31bQiAEAQYByABEgJ4hPD_BwE avoid "Reduced Bore" valves. springy
  11. This page https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Propane,_butane,_and_LPG_container_valve_connections has a table which lists 11 different sized "Quick Couplings" from 16 mm to 35 mm. including 20, 21, 21.7 and 22 mm ! It also has three LH-POL standards - two appear identical and the third (UK) is functionally compatible but specified as 5/8 - 14 TPI BSP thread form rather than NGO (National Gas Outlet - american NPT family thread). In theory an american spec regulator POL would be very slightly looser in a UK valve but within thread tolerances and the seal is on the cone
  12. AIUI the industry standard for Propane (vapour take off) is known as a "Left Hand POL" - POL = Prest-O-Lite, the original manufacturers of the valves. This fitting is also used on most other vapour-take-off fuel gases such as acetylene and hydrogen. Non fuel gases supplied in bottles have the same fitting but with a right hand thread - oxygen, nitrogen, argon mixtures for welding etc. This is a cone seat fitting and relies on a metal to metal joint, unlike what was the standard "domestic" fitting on butane bottles which relied on a male thread on the bottle and a rubber washer. This was stand
  13. The louis ranger is designed to burn wood, not coal as usually used in a back cabin; it is of welded steel with (i suspect) no insulation on the back and sides. Unlike the typical back cabin stove which is usually a mixture of Cast Iron, a refractory brick lined firebox, and on the back and sides a layer of insulation under a sheet metal cover (why most back cabin stoves are much closer to their surroundings than the regulations would require for a stove with an un-insulated body). I was going to say its the wrong hand, but for £30 extra they will make one the opposite hand. sprin
  14. That's a tidal barrage to prevent salt water going to far inland, rather than a flash lock to maintain a navigable depth. And its utter mayhem at opening time. springy
  15. And a few other threads : BSP British Standard Pipe NPT National Pipe Thread (US) UNF and UNC UNified Fine and Coarse BSW British Standard Whitworth springy
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