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bigcol last won the day on March 28 2013

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About bigcol

  • Birthday 07/06/1960

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    Milton Keynes
  • Interests
    getting our boat to steer in a straight line.
    Now achieved!!! I'm going places now!!


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    Wildest dream
  • Boat Location
    Grand union canal Bucks

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  1. It was Ross and kate who sent me the photo, but was taxing me late last night saying never seen it so bad.
  2. Photo just sent me this photo, lock stoke Hammond mk
  3. Happy new year to all you lovely members out their. surely 2021 will be a better year? fingers crossed
  4. Here’s our 2 Matilda and Ralph don’t do nothing, we drag them a short way on towpath, maybe tops 100 mtrs then they lay down will not move, won’t move, we’re standing there pair of Pratt’s. seriously they do nothing lol but we love them lol col
  5. Thanks Peter funny I’ve been looking at this photo, and the oven door looks wrong, and rail wifes telling me it’s a tea towel, called me a plonker, 😂 😂 😂 😂, I even took the pic, what’s his name on tele, I’m a regular Mr Mc goo?
  6. Hi there David from the side of cabin roof. It’s a power flue. and as Athy says, hardly any smoke at all, in fact shouldn’t be anything at all if running right. see pic, between 3rd and 2nd black light same colour as boat
  7. We on our boat also have a rayburn xt, same as the 400 but with a power flue, and runs on kerosene. having a solid fuel royal on previous boat. very realisable, good engineers are rare tho, parts can be got from auction sites on internet. they are fairly simple to service, but new parts are expensive through aga rayburn. Jacksons of Preston are magic, bit far away from us, but have been a great help offering advice and technical knowledge. tracy have never let me down. one part which is very important is the oven protector plate, £you can buy for £45
  8. Hi Mike


    just to say have spoken to Ed, and he’s coming tomorrow to sort out the wiring re beta alternator.

    thank you very much



  9. Hi Mike just to say have spoken to Ed, and he’s coming tomorrow to sort out the wiring re beta alternator. thank you very much col
  10. Does anyone know of a electrician I’m the MK area that can wire the domestic 24v alternator in, we have instructions from beta, and modified leads. many thanks col
  11. copy of message sent to our freind Alan, realising how lame it sounds the planar people can instal this week if I let them know today and it’s got cold now, I’m now trying to get the missis to cuddle up to keep warm lol she said get the sodding new heater lol Hi Alan the heater problem has still not gone away, I’ve got a spare old unit minus the blower chamber as I’ve wrecked that trying to get to the fan motor inside. so I’ve rang up a agent that I’ve used for sometimes, butlers and sputechnik and he can get it collected but the min it wou
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