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- Sat Jan 23, 2016 2:47 pm
- Forum: General
- Topic: Scolopendra winner of yachtsman's cup 1903
- Replies: 3
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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...
- Sun Jan 17, 2016 5:35 pm
- Forum: The Antique Outboards Section
- Topic: Antique Johnson Outboards
- Replies: 30
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Nice job 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
- Wed Oct 28, 2015 4:21 pm
- Forum: General
- Topic: Availability of White mercs in the uk
- Replies: 26
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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...
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.
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...
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...