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    Grumpy old man
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    Make Haste Slowly
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  1. Basingstoke Canal

    We did the BC in August this year and really enjoyed it, we found the locks easy to use, no problems with water levels, the people we met were so friendly and excited to see boats moving I thought they must all be members of the canal society. The landlord of the Fox and Hounds ran a hose out to the boat to fill the water tank and came aboard for a look around, he would like a boat of his own in the future the landlady definitely not. We will definitely revisit in the future.
  2. Portable radios

    Our portable Pure dab radio works well in side the boat.
  3. Freaky friday

    Check prices though, even with the discount the oven I was looking at is cheaper else where.
  4. Freaky friday

  5. How much gas do you use?

    Well spotted Chubby
  6. How much gas do you use?

    We use about 13g every 8 to 10 weeks. (three season live aboards) Mainly for cooking, grill used most mornings, oven or hob or both most nights) bake our own bread twice a week and have the CH running on the odd occasion for an hour in the evening. The only time i turn the gas off is when I change the bottle. I expect some appliances are more frugal than others . We have a Spinflow prima mk3 oven and grill
  7. Has anyone lit their stove yet?

    Chimney on and stove lit.
  8. Dual lip seals

    Thanks for that I will give them a try.
  9. Dual lip seals

    I know but it would be nice to know if the seals are available separately when it ever does become a problem.
  10. Dual lip seals

    Yes I keep it well greased . The two lip seals are in the end housing where you put the grease into. The grease goes in between the two seals. I will move the shaft a little while I'm replacing the seals. At the moment I,m only getting a few drips per trip but I expect that to increase with time. cheers
  11. Dual lip seals

    I want to replace the two dual lip seals in my vetus stern gear, the vetus distributors only sell the seals in the housing( about the £90). Does anyone know where I can source the seals separately. Thanks
  12. Watch Out Watch Out There's a Grumpy Triker About...!

    Congratulations ; There are plenty of very good ex hire boats out there. They all tend to have cruiser sterns and pump out loos both plusses in my book. A big plus is they are uncomplicated .... unlike some of the boats being built today. Enjoy
  13. Who goes first? - question on etiquette

    It always makes me smile when it is obviously your bridge hole, you see the bow wave of the approaching boat increase and then go into full screaming reverse when they see your bow in the hole.
  14. Dunchurch pools marina coming along

    Nice wide berths. Widebeam's are going to get awfully scratched, parts of the north oxford are only wide enough for a skinny boat with all the offside vegetation.
  15. Mastervolt combi 12/2500-100 fault

    'AC auxiliary supply defect' Not sure what caused the fault but may of been caused by a spike in the shore supply from the marina. Keith said this is becoming a problem at some marinas with a lot of residential moorers ramp up the voltage to keep up with demand.