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Siddy

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About Siddy

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  • Birthday 02/08/1967

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  1. Single Parent Hiring Boats

    I've never understood the Rangers out alone doing tasks on the rivers unlike a hirer get on and then off at next point, don't they have a lone working arrangment in place and if their out of mobile/radio range. It wil come in and they'll need more cash for it.
  2. Independence - Updates | Maintenance & Care

    From a early video doesn't the engine room have a fire system, I thought I saw the large red tank and the smaller pressure cyl which sets it off. Looked the same and what we use in comms rooms to remove oxygen. Better than the 180 bar cylinders we used to have. Could also put in a dead weight fire wire system, fusible links over the engines so around 70c the link melts and shuts the fuel valve off via the weight stopping flow to the engines. Then again on a boat with dual helm you'd be up top flat out to shore. Not silly prices.
  3. Sea Sickness - Oh Joy And Glee!

    Not done the ferrys etc but the fishing cobbles out of Brid as above we went out one afternoon and the sea had done a Blackpool and left the area so had to be taken out in the row boat, they were washing the tyres down from the last trip and ours was as bad. I've not been sea sick but my mate thought he could balance the boat to stop it rocking I left him. Even on the trip boat in Leeds we didn't spill a pint but number of people that was sick even before we'd set off. Later on it was the beer. Only help you got from me was take your glasses off and head over the side. If were ever out on a boat together and you feel ill DO NOT come to me, I can't cope I'll end up joining you.
  4. I was on Youtube and it listed some new Broads video's I've not seen, Check out this for things going wrong on a 5 day trip. Search - Drama on the Norfolk Broads
  5. The Haven Bridge

    Mr Bridge operator what time did you sign off, What time did you make a call for an engineer. Mr Engineer what was your job number and where's your report? if they got a call. Job going for a bridge operator, start straight away.
  6. Independence - Updates | Maintenance & Care

    Sorry Hylander I don't know Chrome, is they not an option using right click on the mouse to save. Anybody able to assist here pls. SteveO I've just been done the river in Leeds to photograph Lock 1 which is having new gates so it's an open weekend and it was bitter, Last one there so got the pictures I wanted from inside the bottom of the chamber with no crowds.
  7. Independence - Updates | Maintenance & Care

    Try downloading and not playing the film, If you right click and `save link as` then transfer to Goggle Drive. If your using Firefox if you click the link it should ask if you want to play or save he film. Let us know what you use to view the internet.
  8. Independence Fuel Usage Sweepstake

    Sod it lol. Too late. I didn't like the look of them sight level tubes on Griff's video today, I wish I'd gone with my first calc I did.
  9. Independence Fuel Usage Sweepstake

    I now have Ricardo's figure in my inbox. good luck.
  10. Independence Fuel Usage Sweepstake

    Ricardo, pm me your figure then you can quote it afterwards in case your close. Fair play and all.
  11. Independence - Updates | Maintenance & Care

    Could this turn out to be a Jolly Boys outing @ Brighton Pier tonight (which one will be rodders?)
  12. Independence - Updates | Maintenance & Care

    Forget that last request for lower helm, my post and your video crossed lol
  13. Independence - Updates | Maintenance & Care

    Great Video, thanks for info on shallow seas and telling us why it happens. It helps us build a picture. Can we you take video from the lower helm to see what you can view from their please.
  14. Independence - Updates | Maintenance & Care

    Yes now there on the move I've added to my fleet. Just click on the icon and the option is there. See how long I can track before the bank lock Web page out lol
  15. Independence - Updates | Maintenance & Care

    Ok if you click on boat called Blue it gives the option to add to fleet but Indy doesn't.
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