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rgreg last won the day on February 8 2018

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  1. I recently had a failed Morse control unit replaced under their replacement parts cover: absolutely first class service. I have been a member for many years and will continue to be.
  2. Good luck with that when you're stuck in the middle of "nowhere" on a wet Sunday afternoon.
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  4. Yes, and also (to a lesser extent and depending on set-up) running the central heating pump.
  5. I have an Indesit IWDC 6125 which has a cold wash option. When using offline I put about 4 litres of hot water in the drum manually, then run it through the cold wash programme. It runs happily from a Victron 2Kw inverter, but I can't say whether it would on a 1.5 Kw.
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  7. Even in the harshest northern winters, when leaving my boat I have never drained my fresh water tank (stainless steel). As others have said, less than 100% full allows for any expansion. Winterisation would consist of turning off the main stop tap, opening all taps and placing the shower head in the tray, then switching the water pump off. I never left any heating on and perhaps I was lucky but never suffered any issues from frost. As an aside, I know someone who (unknowingly) didn't have any anti -freeze in his engine (semi-trad) for 10 years and got away without any known issues.
  8. Exactly what I do. I have a 180 litre tank and average 1.25 litres per hour consumption. I can usually predict within a few litres the fuel needed to fill the tank.
  9. I know, that's why I posted it ( the header being: "updated on 2nd December". Isn't the thread related to current movement?
  10. Updated 2 December 2020 General advice for boaters Does the pandemic affect the requirement to continuously cruise? Continuous cruisers should generally boat as normal, following our guidance for continuous cruisers, and the government guidance above. If you have any specific issues, please contact your licence support officer. We are aware that continuous cruisers may not be able to cruise their intended pattern because of the guidance to avoid leaving or entering tier 3 areas and we will look at this when reviewing licences – please don’t worry. We do ask that people contin
  11. Ah right, I thought I'd seen it on a plan in recent years. Obviously not feasible then.
  12. Was there not a plan to install ladders in Beeston Iron?
  13. That depends on the generator and where it's positioned.
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