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Forum: Water / Sanitation / Heating   25-09-2019, 13:21
Replies: 11
Views: 1,114
Posted By tugboat
It sounds like my filter which isn't surprising...

It sounds like my filter which isn't surprising given our vans are almost identical.

Assuming your pump is under the floor by the wardrobe, you could undo the screws securing the pump to the floor...
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   22-09-2019, 10:05
Replies: 16
Views: 348
Posted By tugboat
The weight is in the motor. Best way for you...

The weight is in the motor.

Best way for you would be to stand behind the scoot and shuffle forward so you are astride the back of it.

With one hand pull up on the ribbed grip behind the seat...
Forum: Tablet PCs   29-07-2019, 17:12
Replies: 6
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Views: 175
Posted By tugboat
I think I would have left the subscription run if...

I think I would have left the subscription run if there are several months remaining.

They should notify you in plenty of time before renewal, giving you time to cancel then.

I'm the world's...
Forum: Health & Fitness   28-06-2019, 18:54
Replies: 422
Views: 12,098
Posted By tugboat
I'm sure Hans will know nothing about what is...

I'm sure Hans will know nothing about what is happening.

Many years ago, an elderly lady neighbour of mine was admitted to hospital with a urinary infection. Apparently, in the hospital she was...
Forum: Newcomers   22-05-2019, 21:32
Replies: 18
Views: 647
Posted By tugboat
Starting out in MHing is a steep learning curve...

Starting out in MHing is a steep learning curve and full of potential for mistakes.

Research is important and look at lots of vans before you decide. Many people change vehicle after a year...
Forum: Pets   17-05-2019, 16:22
Replies: 15
Views: 302
Posted By tugboat
What lovely, happy, well trained and well behaved...

What lovely, happy, well trained and well behaved dogs. They were a credit to you.
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   16-05-2019, 11:27
Replies: 19
Views: 517
Posted By tugboat
I would have thought the van converter would have...

I would have thought the van converter would have provided an access panel in case of plumbing leaks.

If the mixer needed replacing for some reason, I can't think you would be expected to do major...
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   16-05-2019, 09:37
Replies: 19
Views: 517
Posted By tugboat
It sounds like you have a system whereby the pump...

It sounds like you have a system whereby the pump is activated by a switch under the tap. You will need to access the underside of the shower control, where there will be a microswitch. Maybe a wire...
Forum: Health & Fitness   14-04-2019, 13:39
Replies: 67
Views: 2,149
Posted By tugboat
For those of you who line the bowl with loo paper...

For those of you who line the bowl with loo paper before a BM, I go to the picnic/party section in the supermarket where they sell packs of 100 thin single layer paper napkins. I line the bowl with...
Forum: Introductions   05-04-2019, 12:34
Replies: 24
Views: 572
Posted By tugboat
The reason so many vans are not supplied with a...

The reason so many vans are not supplied with a spare wheel is down to the fact that many modern vans have such a poor payload.

A spare is a heavy item, plus the weight of the under-chassis...
Forum: Health & Fitness   25-02-2019, 16:53
Replies: 67
Views: 2,149
Posted By tugboat
Ooh, Milly, I love it when you get all dominatrix...

Ooh, Milly, I love it when you get all dominatrix on us.

Of course, the women forumites have no excuse for forgetting this stuff, but we men are genetically disposed to being forgetful. It can be...
Forum: Pets   25-02-2019, 01:25
Replies: 19
Views: 629
Posted By tugboat
Aw, Terry, I'm so sorry. Whenever someone on here...

Aw, Terry, I'm so sorry. Whenever someone on here posts that they have lost their dog I get quite emotional, as I think of all the travels they enjoyed together. Dogs are the most amazing companions....
Forum: Health & Fitness   23-02-2019, 22:15
Replies: 67
Views: 2,149
Posted By tugboat
Have a freebie from me, Davy!

Have a freebie from me, Davy!
Forum: Health & Fitness   23-02-2019, 21:11
Replies: 67
Views: 2,149
Posted By tugboat
I don't have your particular problem, but I have...

I don't have your particular problem, but I have always been a stickler for personal hygiene.

For many decades I have always washed myself after a BM. No skidmarks at Tugboat Towers. Ever.

To...
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   22-11-2018, 17:16
Replies: 18
Views: 921
Posted By tugboat
When I had to remove my fridge last year I found...

When I had to remove my fridge last year I found that self-adhesive foam strip had originally been fitted round the rear cabinetry and the back edge of the fridge pushed against it. This seems...
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   15-10-2018, 08:35
Replies: 29
Views: 12,418
Posted By tugboat
I had Sagem units for a good few years but they...

I had Sagem units for a good few years but they kept missing recordings.

Now I have a Humax and it hasn't missed a beat. It's this one
...
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   10-10-2018, 18:57
Replies: 16
Views: 1,517
Posted By tugboat
I agree. A spreader board on the outside still...

I agree. A spreader board on the outside still just relies on screw threads holding into mdf. If glue is used, it becomes a permanent fixture with no option of removal. Plus it would be glued onto...
Forum: Computer Help   05-10-2018, 17:06
Replies: 27
Views: 1,562
Posted By tugboat
That looks like a ladyboy, Ray, you have been...

That looks like a ladyboy, Ray, you have been warned.

Not that I know about such things, you understand!
Forum: Chausson Motorhomes   26-09-2018, 08:35
Replies: 4
Views: 1,448
Posted By tugboat
Just having another thought about the shower. ...

Just having another thought about the shower.

The cubicle may be constructed of several panels which are bonded and sealed to the bottom tray. You will probably be able to see lines of a slightly...
Forum: Chausson Motorhomes   24-09-2018, 21:17
Replies: 4
Views: 1,448
Posted By tugboat
Even if the van is trimmed badly, the shower...

Even if the van is trimmed badly, the shower water should only be able to escape down the plug'ole. I would get under the van and see if the waste pipe to the grey water tank has come adrift above...
Forum: Motorcycle Racks & Cycle Racks   18-09-2018, 12:46
Replies: 8
Views: 1,050
Posted By tugboat
By the time you add the weight of the rack, you...

By the time you add the weight of the rack, you are talking about 200kg.

The 544 appears to have quite a long rear overhang already, so you'll need to find out if your rear axle will take that...
Forum: Motorcycle Racks & Cycle Racks   27-08-2018, 08:04
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By tugboat
The Vanbitz Strikeback alarm has an accessories...

The Vanbitz Strikeback alarm has an accessories loop for bikes and scooters etc.

Not suggesting anyone gets one just for their bikes, just adding the info in to the mix.
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   24-08-2018, 18:10
Replies: 91
Views: 3,048
Posted By tugboat
[/B] I usually set the thermostat to a bit...

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I usually set the thermostat to a bit under halfway when I first fire it up on EHU at home.

The freezer usually goes down to -12/-15 and the fridge to about +3.

It's much the same on...
Forum: Website Help   22-08-2018, 10:40
Replies: 30
Views: 2,286
Posted By tugboat
I suggest 'Fridgeman'.

I suggest 'Fridgeman'.
Forum: Introductions   29-07-2018, 08:34
Replies: 31
Views: 1,381
Posted By tugboat
I agree with the others that wilding is so much...

I agree with the others that wilding is so much easier with a MH. A doggy companion will hugely enhance your travels.

Scotland is much more MH friendly than England, though there are places to...
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