Yesterday I was in a very smelly hole in Wednesbury. This was an early nineteenth century culvert which we were trying to survey with the assistance of some specialists who had a remote-operated vehicle.
Problem was the ROV kept getting stuck in the silt so various additions had to be made for it to float slightly higher than it was designed to do. It never quite worked, but this was the nearest thing to a success - lashing 100mm water pipes to it with cable ties. This pushed the tail end (propellors) down and the nose end (camera) up.
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