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NB Esk

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NB Esk last won the day on May 20

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  • Gender
  • Location
    Wakefield , West Yorkshire.
  • Interests
    Narrowboating, especially the self-build side of it. Mechanic by profession, I am currently restoring a vintage 2cyl Dorman diesel, which will ultimately power my NB.
    Currently building my own narrow tug shell (started in 2007 & still not finished).
    Interested in industrial archeology, especially coal mining.

Previous Fields

  • Occupation
    MOT tester/ motor engineer, oh, and now retired.
  • Boat Name
    narrowboat ESK...same but different. Ex Tom pudding tug HATFIELD
  • Boat Location
    Wakefield wharf

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  1. NB Esk

    It really is a buyers market.

    Always sad to cut up a boat, no matter what the size but a good feeling when one gets saved and goes on to a new life of good service........
  2. NB Esk

    Wind turbine

    You sure you're not?.....
  3. NB Esk

    Engine just cut out

    And when you do eventually get them out, remember they're definitely not for the pan.....
  4. NB Esk

    240 volt ac on a boat - why?

    I need 240v on my boat. My 240v isolation transformer wouldn't work without it.......😀
  5. "Militant Vegan Group" there's something really wrong about that...
  6. NB Esk

    Read the rules

  7. NB Esk

    Read the rules

    An' there's me, entering mid thread, thinking we're talking about plants.....🤔
  8. I wish I could zoom in without losing resolution but from what I can see I'm thinking they're using 6010 electrodes?
  9. NB Esk

    Mystery item?.....(photo)

    I can see why you might have thought that.
  10. NB Esk

    Mystery item?.....(photo)

    It is indeed. Sometimes known as a barrel winch (it'll be obvious from the other pics) a once common sight on the waterways.
  11. Laying in the grass at a commercial wharf in South Yorkshire. Don't think it will be long before someone recognises it. More pics to follow...
  12. NB Esk

    NB Swift Notice/ Info Board

    Thought of a greenie but that's more of a groanie.....
  13. NB Esk

    Help with yesterday's lift out...

    Are you saying they were going to lift with the straps just on the hook block? Lol, I love new words....😃
  14. NB Esk

    Read the rules

    Respect, virtual greenie ✅
  15. NB Esk

    Help with yesterday's lift out...

    Lol, it looks like money to me, lots of money...😀 No Mike, that's our own crane. Ours is 70 tons and the big boy is 220 tons. I know, I was about as far away as I could get. Here's another pic.

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