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DHutch

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About DHutch

  • Birthday 26/05/87

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  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    Uttoxeter/Cheshire
  • Interests
    Steam Engines, Boats, Canals, Sailing, Engineering, Forums, Friends/Family, etc.

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  • Occupation
    Principal Design Engineer
  • Boat Name
    EmilyAnne
  • Boat Location
    Northwest & roaming.

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  • Website URL
    http://www.emilyanne.co.uk

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  1. Fair enough. Obviously we decided, at some expense, to buy a new hatch and spend the time cutting out our and welding in the new one. We like the increased amount of light, something like 2 sqft of glass, but it wouldnt suit all peoples tastes. Obviously a lot of people pay good money to have a pigeon boz welded up, so I am still hoping to pass ours on rather than scrap it! Daniel
  2. Connecting a 4" flue to a 5" stove?

    We have the exact same. I don't think 24 years is bad service. Daniel
  3. Anderton Services closure

    For some reason the services have always appeared to have significant issues with rising damp. Obviously the fact that they are below mains sewage system, means their must be pumps, which are either very expensive, intoleranct of what can be out down the pan, unreliable, or all three. However that aside, usually they are working and presentable. Daniel
  4. How much gas do you use?

    We find just cooking it lasts forever, certainly all year of being onboard every 2-3 weekends Friday night to Sunday lunch, making tea and two evening meals. But the water heater, if we want got water while not running the engine to cruise, uses a lot more. Certainly once you start having showers. Heating is coal fired. Daniel
  5. We cut our 6 light pigeon box out and replaced it with a brass hatch, as per the ones stocked by Midland Chandlers. Much light, if not to everyones tastes. The old one if for sale if you're interested, priced to sell. Daniel
  6. Railings for Marple aqueduct - whats next?

    So where are we up to on this? Seems to have gone all quiet? Daniel
  7. Wood burning stoves to be banned in London

    I was going to post this when I saw it last night. I'm torn, on one level it sounds draconian and unenforceable, but on the flipside there is a surge in people fitting stoves and other fires to houses, many of which are cheap and poorly designed and I would not be at all surprised if they make a very real impact on localised air quality. Daniel
  8. Editing time limit

    I believe it's 1hr. See; https://canalworld.net/forums/index.php?/topic/93354-editing/ Daniel
  9. When I did our I made a tray and welded it into the hole to give a flat, which I how I believe the others on the boat where done. Daniel
  10. Pair of ex-working boats

    Where in the country are you based? Daniel
  11. Adverts in signature

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  12. Monthly paypal payment " bounced"

    Odd. I have just logged into the Paypal and all appears to be well at our end. Two payments have failed today which is unusual, although we often get a few fail given the number there are, however two other have been successful today. I all get at our end is as below, however you should see a reason for the failure if you log in. You didn't get your money Dear CANALWORLD.NET, We've sent your customer an email asking them to make sure their payment information is correct. If you have any questions, please call us on freephone 0800 358 7911 (mobile rates may apply and are dependent on the terms of agreement with your network provider). The automatic payment from ######has failed 1 times. As a result, we will not try to process this automatic payment again. You should contact your buyer to collect the outstanding balance. Daniel
  13. Video

    Always!
  14. Editing

    Yeah. This is to allow mistakes to be corrected, without the issue of people playing games and adjusting histroy etc. Daniel
  15. Video

    The featured videos are selected by @RichM so if you have a suitable clip please approach him. Daniel
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