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    • RichM

      Changes to our Site Chat   05/04/17

      Invision Power Services Inc, the developers of our forum & chat software will be retiring the existing Chat functionality of the site as of May this year. (You may read more about this here) As such, we are in the position of finding an alternative solution given we believe that our chat functionality still has a place on Canal World. We're currently trialing out new "Chatbox" software on the site which you may view both via the bottom of the main page or by clicking "Chatbox" at the top right of the page. We appreciate the design & functionality is different though we welcome your feedback. 


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About Flyboy

  • Birthday 06/05/49

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    Aircraft, Steam railways, Industrial archeology. Canal boats & history.

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    Retired engineer
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  1. The Lime Kilns pub at bridge 15 on the Ashby does very good food and drink. There are good moorings and a water point also.
  2. Do not use ordinary paint stripper on GRP, it will dissolve the resin. What you need is Dillunet made by Owertrol.
  3. Departed
  4. I think the age is irrelevant, how many hours has it done ?
  5. If I remember correctly the Beta 43 has a breather pipe (1/2" bore approx. rubber pipe) that goes from the rocker box to the filter. Check this is clear.
  6. Territory
  7. Breathtaking
  8. When you change the air filter, check that it's complete because if it's broken up the debris will have been sucked into the engine.
  9. Go in a lock that's descending, leave it full with the top gate open,. There's no way the bottom gates can open as they open inwards.
  10. Gongoozler
  11. Neighbourhood