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by davidb
Mon Sep 27, 2021 11:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pictures on this Forum
Replies: 1
Views: 49

Re: Pictures on this Forum

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I took a screenshot on my Motorola by long pressing with 3 fingers at once with only the part of the picture i wanted showing on screen.
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On my old Samsung I pressed the volume down and the power buttons simultaniously:

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(to be continued.........)
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by davidb
Mon Sep 27, 2021 8:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pictures on this Forum
Replies: 1
Views: 49

Pictures on this Forum

. nearly all photos these days seem to be taken with phones ( for obvious reasons) and the quality is generally excellent, but that comes at a cost, and that is the large file size they create when they come out because most people want the best quality possible. My phones are set at 8Mb and 6Mb whi...
by davidb
Fri Sep 24, 2021 12:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cameras
Replies: 6
Views: 115

Re: Cameras

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Sorry, I have just seen this, I must be spending too much looking at Facebook and other diversions :oops:

You should be able to do it again, I was experimenting with settings some time ago.

cheers, David
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by davidb
Mon Sep 20, 2021 7:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Merlo
Replies: 8
Views: 548

Headstock

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The front plate is back after treatment and the forks can be used again, so all's well.
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by davidb
Fri Sep 17, 2021 9:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Are they kidding
Replies: 2
Views: 106

Re: Are they kidding

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Just wait till the new eden project is built in Morecambe. Now is your chance to make an investment!. There is going to be a price boom.
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by davidb
Fri Sep 17, 2021 8:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Merlo
Replies: 8
Views: 548

Man Cage

. Well, it's been Ok for more than a week now, so can be used on the slip with caution. It's possible that there may be a little back up battery in the ECU to store it's settings, time will tell when we investigate later. The headstock with the fork is currently at Horn's for sandblasting and painti...
by davidb
Mon Sep 13, 2021 7:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Merlo
Replies: 8
Views: 548

Merlo

. Barnfields came again on Friday and again the computer reset cured it, but I don't think we should trust it near the water line on the slip in case we can't get it to reverse. The JCB and its torpedo are still working fine. . It seems to me (and others) that we have a dry joint or a loose connecti...
by davidb
Thu Sep 09, 2021 2:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bar Opening Times
Replies: 2
Views: 179

The Bar Returns

. As Val has already alluded to in the email, the Bar has reopened. In line with the refurbishment it was decided to review our beer supplier and types. We now have 2 premium beers for your delectation . An English ale Lancaster Blond Bitter a golden fresh beer light and eminently quaffable although...
by davidb
Thu Sep 09, 2021 5:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Glasson Village Treasure Hunt this Saturday
Replies: 0
Views: 77

Glasson Village Treasure Hunt this Saturday

. Come and join friends on this Saturday (11th Sept) for a Treasure Hunt round the village during the day, and to support the volunteers who have reopened the Bar at the Club. Yes, it's short notice, but the Bar has only just opened....also we know that the weather is reasonable on Saturday for this...
by davidb
Thu Sep 09, 2021 5:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Piel Trip this Tuesday
Replies: 3
Views: 223

Re: Piel Trip this Tuesday

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by davidb
Wed Sep 08, 2021 2:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Merlo
Replies: 8
Views: 548

Re: Merlo

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No it's not ok after all.

now we suspect the 1-0-2 gear switch.

Barnfields are coming again tomorrow
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by davidb
Wed Sep 08, 2021 6:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Merlo
Replies: 8
Views: 548

Re: Merlo

It is ok again .

The fault was the throttle position sensor and it has been reset by Barnfields with his computer.
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by davidb
Tue Sep 07, 2021 8:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Piel Trip this Tuesday
Replies: 3
Views: 223

Re: Piel Trip this Tuesday

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A magical place, and all the moorings still intact, we are on no2 and had plenty of water under us at Lw. Garry arrived just before low complete with dog and friends. D
by davidb
Sun Sep 05, 2021 5:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Piel Trip this Tuesday
Replies: 3
Views: 223

Piel Trip this Tuesday

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The weather is looking very promising. Does anyone fancy joining us for a trip across the Bay on Tuesday and back on Wednesday? That will mean help is available for launch and recovery.
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HW time is 12:15 on Tuesday
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cheers, David and Chris
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by davidb
Fri Sep 03, 2021 9:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mooring on Lune available?
Replies: 2
Views: 321

Mooring on Lune available?

It's a bit late to ask about this but,..,....... I can forward any replies to him, thanks David I am enquiring if it is possible use a swinging mooring outside of Glasson dock for a visiting Yacht? Kira is a cape cutter 19 with a 0.5m draft. i am planning a trip which would see me requiring a moorin...
by davidb
Mon Aug 30, 2021 9:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Regatta Pictures
Replies: 4
Views: 590

Regatta Blog Post

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I have finally got all our pictures on the Blog, and have included a couple from Ivan, thanks. There are also two new videos on there.

http://glassonsailing.co.uk/wp/2021-regatta/

cheers, David
by davidb
Mon Aug 23, 2021 7:52 pm
Forum: For Sale and Wanted / free to good home
Topic: TV aerial wanted
Replies: 0
Views: 278

TV aerial wanted

Anybody got a TV aerial for sale please , perhaps like this:
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It's for on the boat.
by davidb
Sun Aug 22, 2021 8:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Regatta Pictures
Replies: 4
Views: 590

Re: Regatta Pictures

Nearly at the light.
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by davidb
Sun Aug 22, 2021 8:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Regatta Pictures
Replies: 4
Views: 590

Regatta Pictures

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we have got quite a few to sort out now, will probaly make them into a video.

saturday's start:
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by davidb
Sat Aug 21, 2021 6:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Piel Moorings have been Renewed
Replies: 2
Views: 588

Piel Moorings Positions

. . At present the club has no moorings officer so sailors are encouraged to please report back exactly what they find whilst at Piel, preferably with a photo of the buoy they are moored up to and a photo of their GPS screen (ideally taken whilst the tide is flooding for consistency of location, ple...
by davidb
Sun Aug 08, 2021 5:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wales correspondent
Replies: 7
Views: 1028

Pilots Cove

. After a night at abermenai at anchor we sailed round to Pilots cove on Wednesday and that was certainly a day of two halves. We had a walk around the perimeter of the Island and by the time we got back, which was only just over an hour, the boat was throwing about like a silly thing and not very f...
by davidb
Fri Aug 06, 2021 11:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: West Coast Of Scotland - Paradox
Replies: 23
Views: 2099

Re: West Coast Of Scotland - Paradox

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Thanks very much John and Jean for your efforts sorting the Piel moorings out - it is great when somebody takes positive action off their own bat!
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Cheers David
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by davidb
Tue Aug 03, 2021 6:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wales correspondent
Replies: 7
Views: 1028

Abemenai

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A novel way of testing the anchor winch at Abemenai. Point.
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Pilots cove tomorrow, then Caernarfon for the night, strong winds forecast for Friday.
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by davidb
Mon Aug 02, 2021 9:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wales correspondent
Replies: 7
Views: 1028

Re: Wales correspondent

Back on board after a peaceful walk ashore in Port Dinorwick. The pub was doing a roaring outdoor trade to people watching the sunset across the straits. Big John in My Cloud passed us going down the Swellies bound for Barmouth this afternoon.
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