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by haventaclue
Sat Oct 10, 2020 12:37 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Rebuild Started - Wooden Runabout
Replies: 58
Views: 47831

Re: Rebuild Started - Wooden Runabout

what could possibly go wrong for a first launch on a newly restored boat, home built trailer and a novice!!!..... There's not enough time to write what could go wrong :hilarious: :hilarious: :hilarious: But I know exactly what and why you are trying to do,I do the same myself but I have the luxury ...
by haventaclue
Wed Oct 07, 2020 11:44 am
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Rebuild Started - Wooden Runabout
Replies: 58
Views: 47831

Re: Rebuild Started - Wooden Runabout

Something like these in the link. I prefer a tank though. I have an old galvanized attic storage tank. Another option would be a 40 gallon plastic barrel cut in half.Doesn't take up much room in the garage. https://www.amazon.co.uk/Flush-Muffs-Outboard-motors-double/dp/B0184AVXI0 Muffs can give a fa...
by haventaclue
Sat Oct 03, 2020 8:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Why Was My Pearly Miss Made By AE Freezer ?
Replies: 4
Views: 441

Re: Why Was My Pearly Miss Made By AE Freezer ?

Why not have it hot dipped? Last longer than the spray galv. in salt water.I did notice you say for use in canal,but you never know. About £0.90, incl vat, a kg, turn around usually a week I doubt your trailer will be much over 60kg.
by haventaclue
Sun Sep 06, 2020 10:06 pm
Forum: The Antique Outboards Section
Topic: 1964 Johnson 40hp RD-26S
Replies: 17
Views: 1369

Re: 1964 Johnson 40hp RD-26S

Ah the joys of boating :D . I'm sure you'll get it shorted. When I was building and working on "NO-KIT" doing anything at Downings pier, there was a fella who, as soon as I arrived, left. I found out years later, he observed my trial and tribulations with water testing "NO-KIT" and the Merc800, and ...
by haventaclue
Sat Sep 05, 2020 9:09 pm
Forum: The Antique Outboards Section
Topic: 1964 Johnson 40hp RD-26S
Replies: 17
Views: 1369

Re: 1964 Johnson 40hp RD-26S

How did it go ?
by haventaclue
Thu Aug 27, 2020 7:59 pm
Forum: The Boatshed
Topic: Galvanic corrosion on Pearly Miss
Replies: 6
Views: 701

Re: Galvanic corrosion on Pearly Miss

Only installed a month, even in salt water environment, I wouldn't expect it to corrode to that extent unless water dripping directly on to it
by haventaclue
Wed Aug 26, 2020 7:40 pm
Forum: The Boatshed
Topic: Galvanic corrosion on Pearly Miss
Replies: 6
Views: 701

Re: Galvanic corrosion on Pearly Miss

As it's an alloy boat, did you earth the boat itself?
Do you many stainless steel fittings/bolts? Aluminum + S/S + saltwater = electrolysis
by haventaclue
Sun Jun 07, 2020 8:04 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Pearly Miss No4 Restoration
Replies: 25
Views: 4692

Re: Pearly Miss No4 Restoration

Very nice :notworthy:
by haventaclue
Sat May 23, 2020 7:14 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Pearly Miss - No3 Restoration
Replies: 37
Views: 7232

Re: Pearly Miss - No3 Restoration

A master then so :perfect: