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Old 16 January 2012, 16:57   #1
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How cold is your boat?

We had a ground frost last night, which is pretty rare round these parts, so I just nipped out doors with the infra-red thermo to see what's what tonight and took this reading off my tubes. Suprisingly the lawn was a few degrees warmer and the air temp is +3.1.
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Old 16 January 2012, 17:00   #2
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Try putting bar greenhouse heaters in under covers with consul open takes freeze away and for condensation put cat litter in an open plastic box- takes damp off
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Old 16 January 2012, 17:17   #3
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lol at 3.5 c we were -6.5 here last night, I had to defrost the inside of my car from ice....ok I had not used it for 4 weeks lol

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Old 16 January 2012, 17:29   #4
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not down to last year's temp yet though when our car had a bottle of low temp washer additive concentrate laid on the car seat-and that was solid in the early morning! But the boat's b****y eberspacher has failed again(it doesnt like cold weather!) - a 12 hour shift is a bit like survival training at the minute! Please deliver the new part parcel farce...please!
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