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BuffaloBill last won the day on December 24 2013

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  1. I believe that he went home on Wednesday morning. We saw him taking luggage to his car from the boat.
  2. On Monday morning there was a black Audi saloon on the top of the Plumstead roundabout. I really fail to see how they do it. I, like Griff, use the Fakenham road and the NDR when we come down now. No problem for me driving but seeing how others drive it beggars belief! In my view, the only way to make it safer is to change it into a 2 lane roundabout which the majority of people are familier with. I did say The Majority!
  3. Hi JOhn. Were you in The Pleasure Boat on Thursday afternoon? Not sure if it was you so did'nt speak.
  4. With a menu like that, we won't be going back! Called in every time we were down that way but won't be going again until the menu changes.
  5. I know of two yards that will not let you hire out your own boat. It's in the Terms and Conditions. The Insurance would go through the roof anyway and would you like your boat being used by, perhaps, Stag and Hen do's? Seen that happen before with Hire Craft, even picking up extra people down river!(Wayford and Ranworth) Big NO from us!!
  6. Any idea where-a-bouts they will be?
  7. I spotted that one as we were coming home from the boat. It was easy to spot from a good distance though, so anyone caught on it wasn't paying attention.......
  8. So someone wasn't very Focus'd on their driving....
  9. Sorry Neil but no. She had to go for personal reasons and it was a sad and reluctant day!! We now have an Aquafibre Diamond 35 which works for us better at our age
  10. Having had a 950 Centre cockpit and a 950 Aft cockpit I can only say that they are well built boats. The 1070, if an Aft cockpit is what you are considering, is a real chore to get the canopy up or down for bridges and is a 2 person job. Not ideal if you want to get under a low bridge when its raining! 15-20 minute job. Even Yarmouth needs careful planning as does St Olaves. Wroxham bridge is a no-no anyway. Also don't believe the air draft quoted with everything down, 6' 8" it 'aint! On the other hand, the Centre cockpit is a lovely boat with a real air draft of 6' 8" and will pass under Wroxham etc. with ease and winding the canopy back and dropping the screen is a real breeze and can be done in 5 minutes whilst still underway by one person. They handle well too. Garry at Wroxham Marine (Sheerline) is one of the most helpful guys you would wish to meet. If you need more info or help, please PM me. Bill
  11. If the greaser hasn't been turned for some time, the grease already in the pipe from the greaser can go hard and that may be your problem. If it has gone hard, it can take some pressure to 'pump it through' and clear it. Remove it and see if it is all clear. If there is hard grease in it, careful use of a small drill turned by hand will remove it.
  12. There you go M. I doubt I'de risk going there!
  13. Going down the Bure towards Marina Keys there are several posts on the bends that I don't remember being there in the 60's and 70's when I went regularly. I agree with Griff, if all that silting were dredged then the outflow would increase and so lower the levels at Potter etc. Arn't they dredging around Marina Keys now though?
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