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rgreg

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  1. It's an acquired taste. Whilst I prefer fresh milk, I find I can get used to UHT. It's also very handy when you're in the middle of nowhere and run out of fresh milk!
  2. I use this one, with the pipe attached to a thin length of wood (a garden cane will do the job) with cable ties. This keeps the pipe straight and you can be certain it is sucking up from the bottom but it is difficult to get into the sides. The plastic version mentioned in the previous post may be flexible for this so worth a try.
  3. Use this around the wooden frames and you won't have condensation again: https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/slredirect/picassoRedirect.html/ref=pa_sp_phone_search_atf_aps_sr_pg1_1?ie=UTF8&adId=A08076722OIRGWACIZXA1&url=%2Ftesa-UK-Thermocover-Insulating-Windows%2Fdp%2FB0038JE7X6%2Fref%3Dmp_s_a_1_1_sspa%3Fadgrpid%3D53323020375%26gclid%3DEAIaIQobChMI6-KYqrbe5wIVQRSPCh2FKgBeEAAYAyAAEgKI3_D_BwE%26hvadid%3D259159955246%26hvdev%3Dm%26hvlocphy%3D9046811%26hvnetw%3Dg%26hvqmt%3De%26hvrand%3D1553376605606095530%26hvtargid%3Dkwd-303020806221%26hydadcr%3D18247_1724480%26keywords%3Ddouble%2Bglazing%2Bfilm%26qid%3D1582143107%26sr%3D8-1-spons%26psc%3D1&qualifier=1582143107&id=898234117294241&widgetName=sp_phone_search_atf
  4. It was actually quite a feat to select candidates from such a large list of mostly unknown people and basing that decision on a short statement. Despite this, I persevered on principal.
  5. What some consider fair will not be to others; there are plenty of boaters who would be happy with a limited cruising range whereas others would find it problematic. Open the floodgates and it all starts to add up.
  6. In the case of the Lancaster closure, it is for maintenance. If CRT start issuing licence discounts for stoppages they'll have even less money for maintenance.
  7. The problem is, where do CRT draw the line with this? For example, the Lancaster Canal is blocked north of Lancaster for 5 months, leaving only a short stretch available; should all those trapped boats get a discount? The end result would only mean controversy and reduced income for CRT.
  8. Could you not escape via the Ship Canal?
  9. I just picked one of these up at Aldi; perhaps not the most powerful available but adequate, rechargeable, and wet & dry. It comes with docking station and accessories. The filter will need regular cleaning, and the unit frequently emptying. Handy for the boat/ car. £14.99. https://www.aldi.co.uk/easy-home-cordless-vacuum-cleaner/p/099717332886700
  10. It always used to be 72 hours but very little signage to indicate that.
  11. Yes, I moored in Castlefield a couple of times last year and both occasions were a struggle to get in; much busier than previous years. Once you're in it's fine. Sale and Piccadilly/Telford Basins (if you're going that way) are other options.
  12. https://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/three-people-rescued-manchester-city-17671871
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