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by tim briggs
Mon Sep 11, 2023 1:25 pm
Forum: Personal Sales/Wants
Topic: Albatross if any one is looking
Replies: 0
Views: 7270

Albatross if any one is looking

This albatross popped up on Facebook marketplace if anyone is looking for one. Looks good £4k.
https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/it ... 396396043/
by tim briggs
Fri Jun 24, 2022 3:06 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Latest arrival - Simmonds
Replies: 8
Views: 4870

Re: Latest arrival - Simmonds

Burton power do a really good uprated X flow, expensive though.
by tim briggs
Fri Jun 24, 2022 3:04 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Latest arrival - Simmonds
Replies: 8
Views: 4870

Re: Latest arrival - Simmonds

not sure if you can make it out, hard to post a quality pic on the forum.
by tim briggs
Thu Jun 23, 2022 10:35 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Latest arrival - Simmonds
Replies: 8
Views: 4870

Re: Latest arrival - Simmonds

I agree, the gap is too big. I will post a picture of mine upside down tomorrow. The gap is nominal. I would suggest that the shaft has moved rearward when they swapped the engine?
by tim briggs
Wed Jun 22, 2022 10:05 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Latest arrival - Simmonds
Replies: 8
Views: 4870

Re: Latest arrival - Simmonds

Looks really super! I am in Dorset and have a Simmonds but it was missing the rudder when I purchased it. Any chance I could measure yours up so I can fabricate a new one?
Tim
by tim briggs
Sat May 07, 2022 11:00 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: simmonds re-surfaces
Replies: 17
Views: 14239

Re: simmonds re-surfaces

Does she still look the same? Are the wooden bumpers still on.
by tim briggs
Tue Jan 25, 2022 9:45 am
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Ray Wright Delta GRP
Replies: 3
Views: 4143

Re: Ray Wright Delta GRP

I have a Worthy Blake 1600 cross flow available. It is the ford unit, fully marinised (even has a sump oil cooler, marine exhaust manifold and jabsco pump). I purchased it off ebay for a project. it has had some work done as all the blanking caps on the block and head are new. the seller promised to...
by tim briggs
Sat Nov 20, 2021 3:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Garden find pearly miss
Replies: 0
Views: 1828

Garden find pearly miss

I pass this house in Bournemouth quite often. Has a pearly miss with what looks like a period or certainly quite old outboard on it.
by tim briggs
Sat Nov 13, 2021 7:56 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: simmonds re-surfaces
Replies: 17
Views: 14239

Re: simmonds re-surfaces

Pictures loaded wrong way round, looks like I am taking it to pieces.
Many thanks to Keith and Janice burgess who I met today. Very welcoming and encouraging.
by tim briggs
Sat Nov 13, 2021 7:53 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: simmonds re-surfaces
Replies: 17
Views: 14239

Re: simmonds re-surfaces

I am now a fully paid up member!😁
Back to work stiffening up a framing member that was hacked about at some point to get the exhaust pipes to the back of the boat. It had lost a lot of strength and generally wibbly wobbly.