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Everything posted by mrsmelly

  1. Sorry but more irelevant remainer waffle. the choice was simple, and was made. Nothing needs to be done now and Brexit will be delivered on the 29th it realy realy is that simple. Of course that wont happen as the result has not and will not ever be accepted as of course it was the wrong result.
  2. As you say we have been here before. There were two options and two options only on the ballot paper. Leave or Stay. Thats the whole story. Both main parties said they would deliver what the referendum result wanted. An act of parliament was then passed and article fifty triggered to tell the UK, the eu and the rest of the World we are leaving It realy is that simple. No crap about deals anywhere on any ballot paper. If we leave then Brexit has been delivered if we remain then quite simply it hasnt. There is no such thing as " Crashing out " thats a phrase, all part of project fear fuelled by the establishment and media to scare the gullible.
  3. For those who want to go oop norrf from Nottingham on a longish boat this could be crucial. I took my Hudson seventy footer thro Thorne lock, touching both ends, had it been an inch or so longer it simply would not have passed thro the lock. I never measured the boat so how long was it? 70 Foot dead? I doubt it. I would have been happy enough to go round Trent end, indeed I at first thought I would have to go that way, it was a bonus getting thro Thorne lock but many people wouldnt want to do Trent end in a bathtub/skip and I dont blame them.
  4. Ahhhhh you tell porkies 😁 Loose/slipping fan belt? Loose connection just about anywhere? Dodgy alternater? Very low tickover? etc etc
  5. Oh whatever makes you feel good. You are a typical minority losing voter that will argue black is white when you are wrong, which you are again, wrong, get over yourself. Go on reply with more nonsense and I will not respond so you can have the last word as thats what you want byeeeeee.
  6. Quit means to leave a place or maybe a job, usualy on a permenant basis. Like I said he Quit his country. He had no intention of returning unless of course Hitlers mob had won.
  7. Ah Australia. A sensible administration. Was he born there or did he have to ask permission to live there?
  8. Are you joking? The scumbag was arrested in Germany and brought back to England.
  9. If its only showing 12 volts when the engine is running its a case of " Houston, we have a problem "
  10. A foreign one at that!!
  11. You remind me of a bloke called William Joyce. His politics were similar. He too quitt his country.
  12. You become more hilarious by the minute. You quitt your country and slag it off whilst living in one that everything is running so smoothly in. Truly hilarious. Which shade of yellow is best for the vest?
  13. It aint that simple. Boats are like cars, different sizes and types differ with differing things in yer life. Being stuck on some miniscule 57 footer is daft if yer living on the vast majority of the waterways when a whole boat can be purchased. Besides houses are for hoildays, not living on. Until we binned the last house as we didnt use it enough we always lived on the boat and had days off and holidays in the house, makes moocho more sense than the weird way of living in a house and time off on a boat.
  14. Easy enough to sell and buy a different one though.
  15. Yes it would, they mistakenly think otherwise. So absolutely true down to the word.
  16. I do luv your optimism Peter. problem is there is no way that is going to happen. Yes it would be best for all concerned but it would be the " wrong " result remember.
  17. Its as much use as a chocolate fireguard. Just for one as a for instance Stainforth and Keadby states 65 foot by 17 foor odd, when in reality a 70 foot narrowboat can use the canal. A huge difference when narrowboating.
  18. My last boat had something, a film fitted on the inside of the glass. From inside looking out was as normal but with a small tint. From outside the boat it was not possible to look into the boat as it was like looking at a mirror unless face pushed right up against the glass. It was exellent stuff but had been done before I bought the boat. Sorry I cant be more helpful other than to convey stuff is available on a roll to cut and stick on yourself from somewhere.
  19. This is very true. I know of many and I mean many people who restricted themselves to 57 foot boats after doing research as to going anywhere. A lot of those people have owned boats now in excess of twenty years and often longer and have still never been north of Brum or Nottingham. A friend has owned his 57 footer for 10 years and is still at his first mooring on the Oxford and never ventures beyond the Thames or further north than Rugby. There are many boaters like this. If you dont go where the short boat length is needed then dont restrict yourself to one unless its the only boat you like, which is doubtful.
  20. We would probably have a referendum first. If the majority was to join dont expect parliament to deliver it.
  21. Surely thats all part of the wonderful " Ever closer political union bollocks " 🙄
  22. It wouldnt suprise me. Tim Langer is no spring chicken and if he has any sense which he has then he needs to retire before he ends up pushing up daisies.
  23. I think the problem is that many think they are filling the lock when they are not touching gates both ends. I took my seventy footer through Thorne lock which is supposed to be impossible. We did it very slowly and the steel shell was touching top gate and bottom gate. In fairness there may have been three eighths of an inch on occasion at either end due to water movement. Thats what I call a full lock.
  24. I took my 57 footer across the full length of the L and L paired with a sixty footer, we did every lock together. It does get damp but a sixty footer has no problem on the L and L. 62 foot will go diagonaly. 57 foot on its own rattles around with room to spare. The only thing my mate had to do was lift his button on his sixty footer. It does get a bit damp.
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