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by sean-nós
Wed Jan 03, 2018 9:49 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: 14' Picton
Replies: 12
Views: 6402

Re: 14' Picton

A Johnson :grrr: :D Best of luck with her if you need a hand you know I'm always buzzy so ask someone else :hilarious:
by sean-nós
Sat Jan 23, 2016 2:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Scolopendra winner of yachtsman's cup 1903
Replies: 3
Views: 3091

Re: Scolopendra winner of yachtsman's cup 1903

Hi Marc I have been following her for a few years now and probably have all the photos of her here http://s753.photobucket.com/user/fergalbutler/library/Scolopendra?sort=6&page=1&postlogin=true she is back in the UK now getting finished off I think the new owner is still looking for a thornycroft, A...
by sean-nós
Sun Jan 17, 2016 5:35 pm
Forum: The Antique Outboards Section
Topic: Antique Johnson Outboards
Replies: 30
Views: 25099

Re: Antique Johnson Outboards

Nice job :thumbsup: I don't know how you can wait for warmer weather to try it out, just bring it into the house and give it a quick pull no-one will notice :D
by sean-nós
Thu Dec 24, 2015 12:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: CHRISTMAS
Replies: 5
Views: 2712

Re: CHRISTMASS

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by sean-nós
Wed Oct 28, 2015 4:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Availability of White mercs in the uk
Replies: 26
Views: 16311

Re: Availability of White mercs in the uk

Not sure if you would be interested in this option but I used a blueband and just added the older cowling on it. http://i753.photobucket.com/albums/xx179/fergalbutler/Dromineer/DSC00718.jpg The cowlings are handy enough to pickup on eBay :D http://i753.photobucket.com/albums/xx179/fergalbutler/engin...
by sean-nós
Thu Oct 22, 2015 8:02 am
Forum: The Engine Room
Topic: Evinrude Yachtwin Info. needed!
Replies: 2
Views: 2667

Re: Evinrude Yachtwin Info. needed!

There is a post here viewtopic.php?f=7&t=3797&hilit=1958+evinrude I did on a 1958 fastwin might be of some help to you. :thumbsup:
by sean-nós
Sat Aug 29, 2015 9:28 pm
Forum: The Boatshed
Topic: What wood is best ?
Replies: 5
Views: 5987

Re: What wood is best ?

White oak is another good wood and if you get stuck laminate some marine plywood to the thickness you need, it's not great at holding screws thread coach bolts as it can split the laminations so if you can drill holes for a nut and bolt to hold the engine mounts.



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by sean-nós
Sat Aug 29, 2015 5:00 pm
Forum: The Boatshed
Topic: What wood is best ?
Replies: 5
Views: 5987

Re: What wood is best ?

Douglas fir is good for motor stringers try and get a clean bit with as few knots as possible if you end up with some drill them out and fill the holes with thickened epoxy, for extra strength you can epoxy on marine plywood to each side encapsulate the lot in resin and maybe fibreglass cloth and it...
by sean-nós
Sun Aug 23, 2015 2:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Glastron SSV 178 & merc 115
Replies: 12
Views: 6509

Re: Glastron SSV 178 & merc 115

She's alive :woo:


by sean-nós
Sun Aug 16, 2015 5:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Glastron SSV 178 & merc 115
Replies: 12
Views: 6509

Re: Glastron SSV 178 & merc 115

A little update :D http://i753.photobucket.com/albums/xx179/fergalbutler/Mobile%20Uploads/2015-07/20150723_152420_zps7fzwiq1m.jpg http://i753.photobucket.com/albums/xx179/fergalbutler/Mobile%20Uploads/2015-07/20150725_151503_zpsimu2mupv.jpg http://i753.photobucket.com/albums/xx179/fergalbutler/Mobil...