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Old 24 December 2013, 05:56   #41
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to be fair, if it is the boat i think it is, it and another one havent moved in years. The versadock is now empty so i think thats it. Leaves me wondering if the owner will even notice or care and in which case what will happen at high water later on today!
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Old 24 December 2013, 05:57   #42
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Going by the flickering of the lights our power will be off again today. Better go get the gennys looked out. I've got the outlaws coming for Xmas, the last thing I want is no power!
About a year ago I put a switchover panel and a diesel genny on my house, it runs the lot and you would never know, matey next door has no power but I'm ok, 100 ft lead over the fence has sorted his freezers out
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Old 24 December 2013, 05:58   #43
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That's even more upsetting! something needs to be done... RSPCR

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Well after all that wind at least I now know how strong my boat cover is - 68 mph strong

At one point last night we did wonder if we should remove it incase it got ripped off - but then I figured we were past the point of no return. If we had have started to remove it we would have been blown away ourselves. So we left it and every hour or so looked out the window anxiously.

All fine now. But I think next time I may take it off just to avoid a whole evening of wondering.
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Old 24 December 2013, 06:05   #45
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the local seagulls dont respect the RSPCR for sure! poor boat was in a terrible state!
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Old 24 December 2013, 06:14   #46
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About a year ago I put a switchover panel and a diesel genny on my house, it runs the lot and you would never know, matey next door has no power but I'm ok, 100 ft lead over the fence has sorted his freezers out
I'm not quite as technical, I just flick the master switch off and put a lead from the genny to a 3 pin socket it the house.
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Old 24 December 2013, 06:47   #47
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I'm not quite as technical, I just flick the master switch off and put a lead from the genny to a 3 pin socket it the house.
Yep that use to be me until I found the plastic dripping off the lead
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I'm not quite as technical, I just flick the master switch off and put a lead from the genny to a 3 pin socket it the house.
That'll be a "lead of death" then the one with a 3 pin plug on either end
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one casualty of last nights storm down here in southampton right up the itchen in riverside park. Washed off a versadock i think
That's a shame, what happens to that now then?
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That'll be a "lead of death" then the one with a 3 pin plug on either end
That's the one, just got to make sure its plugged in before firing up the genny.
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