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About PaulD

  • Birthday 07/08/1947

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    Music - opera, violin, guitar, piano

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  1. PaulD

    Mooring or what.....?

    I never tie up tight in case water level changes. Boat that is not trousers. Interesting night in Norwich a few years ago so lesson learnt. Never happens on the canal ???
  2. PaulD

    Central heating pump tripping rcd any ideas?

    What 240v equipment is installed on the boat e.g. consumer unit, isolator switch ? There must be an earth leakage somewhere.
  3. A day without Mozart is a day wasted.
  4. canal plan.org.uk Not much info but may be useful.
  5. Might be worth finding the previous owner. Also there should be a history of registration with CRT, boat safety certificates etc. Boat name and CRT registration number can be checked on line.
  6. PaulD

    Trojan Lithium Batteries

    I read that Dyson and some of the electric car makers are working on a new solid state battery concept which is based on lithium ion technology but with a solid electrolyte. Google solid state batteries for lots of interesting articles. But how will I explain why I need to go to the boat again to check the batteries.
  7. PaulD

    Prv letting by.

    Flow can be limited by resistance in the pipes / shower or limited capacity of the pump. Needs a bit more thought before choosing a new pump.
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  9. PaulD

    Sliding Hatch

    My hatch runs on plastic strips and I had the same problem of water running down them and some of it ending up on the rear steps. I also cut grooves so that the water runs off before the hatch which has worked well. Big question is why the problem suddenly started after 10 years. Could it be global warming or the new moorings?
  10. PaulD

    Folding steps idea

    Yes but it looks good ply. And the magnets.
  11. PaulD

    Folding steps idea

    Half a sheet of 19mm veneered ply?
  12. Front steps? Step for side hatch on a hinge? https://hideawaysolutions.com/ Only available in USA. No connection just looks a useful idea.
  13. PaulD


    Everyone is being very kind and helpful. If you know nothing about boats, live hours away from your proposed business and prefer the lazy option there might be other opportunities for you.
  14. PaulD

    Squeaky Fenders

    Round ones squeek too. Rope ones are best.
  15. PaulD

    Nottingham Boat Sales

    Article in the Nottingham Evening Post today about the trial of David Shakespeare at Nottingham Boat Sales. https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/local-news/jailed-boat-salesman-blamed-flooding-1518137 Apologies if already posted somewhere.

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