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Old 16-05-2010, 09:51   #16
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8. Sometimes the water tanks leak all the water into the bilge - and the bilge pump fails too.
And sometimes, there is no bilge pump!
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[QUOTE=capt_douglas;452379]8. Sometimes the water tanks leak all the water into the bilge - and the bilge pump fails too.

Sounds like a 2001 ex-charter boat I delivered... sold to the buyer as 100%A1... and that was just the start...
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I've also had problems with the gas cylinder on my PFD.... Some say you can, some say you can't (too dangerous) and the fact that every life vest on the plane contains one doesn't seem to make any difference. That's life!
I fly from Calgary to Victoria, Vancouver and Comox several times a year. I carry a copy of the CO2 cartridge regulations from WestJet's web site as I carry a spare as well as the one in the vest. The agents are generally good but I have had show the security folks the page when they x-ray my checked luggage. At CAD $80 buck a re-charge kit, I do not want to go through the hassle of getting one or two each time.
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