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by floater
Sun Sep 27, 2020 3:00 pm
Forum: Internet Finds
Topic: This was a Fletcher Arrow
Replies: 1
Views: 28

Re: This was a Fletcher Arrow

I saw this and thought "scrapheap challenge"

I don't imagine it's easy to exit in a hurry.
by floater
Mon Sep 21, 2020 9:41 am
Forum: Official CMBA Events
Topic: CMBA autumn meeting at Ivy Lake Chichester cancelled
Replies: 1
Views: 39

CMBA autumn meeting at Ivy Lake Chichester cancelled

Regrettably it has been decided not to hold the autumn meeting at Chichester Waterski club's Ivy Lake on November 1st. The current restrictions on numbers, social distancing and a potential further tightening of the rules as the infection rate starts to rise again mean that we would not be able to h...
by floater
Sun Sep 13, 2020 8:04 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Broom saturn restoration project
Replies: 4
Views: 109

Re: Broom saturn restoration project

Useful guide for fibreglass boat repair here https://www.westsystem.com/wp-content/uploads/Fiberglass-Manual-2015.pdf It's written by West System so references their products but is equally applicable to any epoxy. Or a good old fashioned book https://www.amazon.co.uk/Fiberglass-Boat-Repair-Manual/d...
by floater
Sun Sep 13, 2020 5:15 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Broom saturn restoration project
Replies: 4
Views: 109

Re: Broom saturn restoration project

Welcome to the forum, there are a few Broom boats in the club so there should s be some wisdom to tap in to. Here is a good starter: http://broomspeedboat.blogspot.com/search?updated-max=2008-05-06T11:24:00%2B01:00&max-results=14 Personally I wouldn't separate the hull and deck unless you really hav...
by floater
Fri Jul 31, 2020 11:15 pm
Forum: The Boatshed
Topic: Engine cutting out - potential causes
Replies: 15
Views: 1216

Re: Engine cutting out - potential causes

That's irritating, putting it mildly. I would still be looking for electrical causes because you say it fires up again straight away, so fuel problems are less likely. How about:- Kill cord wiring and switch if fitted. Ignition switch, particularly if it's like the car type that switches the ignitio...
by floater
Tue Jul 21, 2020 11:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Tom Cunliffe Boatyard
Replies: 1
Views: 428

Re: Tom Cunliffe Boatyard

First two episodes of Boatyard Dowty Turbocraft restoration now uploaded.

Episode 1: https://youtu.be/X3EzUOD9fgI

Episode 2: https://youtu.be/mD4bJD-_Dso
by floater
Mon Jul 06, 2020 10:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Tom Cunliffe Boatyard
Replies: 1
Views: 428

Tom Cunliffe Boatyard

Every episode of Tom Cunliffe's series "Boatyard" from a few years ago is going to be made available on YouTube
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCs8P4a ... rksrJJbyPw
by floater
Sun May 24, 2020 10:28 pm
Forum: The Engine Room
Topic: Help - Mercury 500 - no spark!
Replies: 10
Views: 1121

Re: Help - Mercury 500 - no spark!

I was just typing a reply but Rapier has beaten me to it Flywheel puller here https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Flywheel-Puller-Lift-Ring-Removal-Mercury-Mariner-Tools-Lifting-Eye-91-849154T1/264738155680?hash=item3da39faca0:g:bswAAOSwdIVeZgg9 But as Rapier says you don't need to remove it to test the stat...