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by solitaire
Tue Mar 27, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: Personal Sales/Wants
Topic: Members 12ft Sorcerer For Sale - SOLD
Replies: 4
Views: 4317

Members 12ft Sorcerer For Sale - SOLD

Due to new arrival causing lack of space - I am having to let go of two boats - for 1 week, just on the Forum and prior to going on the auction sites Lovely little mid 70's red (original gel coat) Scorpio Sorcerer with 67 Mercury 500SS (50hp) redband S/S engine (f/water use only) and very recent lov...
by solitaire
Wed Mar 07, 2018 3:45 am
Forum: General
Topic: Forum vs Facebook
Replies: 7
Views: 7459

Re: Forum vs Facebook

Thanks everyone - I am would also hate to see the Forum die, there always appear to be plenty of people viewing but just not much input - must be the time of year! - also agree the search facility is often overlooked as a valuable source of data on a host subjects that has been discussed in the past...
by solitaire
Tue Mar 06, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Low Freeboard Fenders in UK.
Replies: 9
Views: 25177

Re: Low Freeboard Fenders in UK.

I've tried buying the Taylor Made ones direct from CH Marine and Taylor Made (Ireland) for almost two years and agree they are the best, but they have not been available - will give CH another chance and call them again ...........
by solitaire
Sun Mar 04, 2018 3:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Forum vs Facebook
Replies: 7
Views: 7459

Forum vs Facebook

It would appear the CMBA face book page is getting a great deal more use for passing on information about events and useful info than the Forum these days.
I expect I am not alone in noticing the Forum is becoming very quiet vs Facebook. Is Facebook the way to go if the a Forum is dying.u
by solitaire
Tue Feb 27, 2018 9:12 am
Forum: General
Topic: Low Freeboard Fenders in UK.
Replies: 9
Views: 25177

Low Freeboard Fenders in UK.

Finally found a UK supplier - £13 each anyone used these ?

http://www.compassmarine.co.uk/majoni-a ... 2x24299314
by solitaire
Thu Feb 22, 2018 9:15 am
Forum: Personal Sales/Wants
Topic: Ford watermota
Replies: 1
Views: 3026

Re: Ford watermota

If it's a genuine Sea Tiger, it should be a 1600 crossflow - and the block casting number supports this - (allegedly the M stands for Mexico) - gearbox slipping is just an easy adjustment unless the plates are totally shot, but I think Sherdam marine will have new ones - So it should be a very usefu...
by solitaire
Mon Jan 29, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: Personal Sales/Wants
Topic: Mercury 50Hp LS E Start and PT
Replies: 2
Views: 3475

Mercury 50Hp LS E Start and PT

Club members have been offered a Mercury 50Hp engine - long shaft with electric start and power trim at a favourable price. From the number 9020406 it looks to be a 1973 (can anyone clarify the year?) A Belgium built motor, hardly any corrosion. but has been in dry storage for a while and is covered...
by solitaire
Mon Jan 29, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: Personal Sales/Wants
Topic: QUICKSILVER 2-STROKE OIL. DOES IT GO OFF?
Replies: 2
Views: 2875

Re: QUICKSILVER 2-STROKE OIL. DOES IT GO OFF?

The quick answer is " Yes it does go off" .......... Most reputable oil co's will say 2-3 years shelf life. You can see from the packaging that the bottle is collapsing - usually due to the solvent (carrier) evaporating into the plastic bottle. Modern two stroke lubes are are made up from a very com...
by solitaire
Sat Jan 13, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Penta AQ110/100
Replies: 5
Views: 9244

Re: Penta AQ110/100

Also a possibility that this motor may have some Ruddspeed high performance components fitted. any documents to support this?
by solitaire
Sat Jan 13, 2018 8:22 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Penta AQ110/100
Replies: 5
Views: 9244

Re: Penta AQ110/100

Please give me a call tomorrow Rapier has my number I know the boat (would have bought it if I had funds at the time) Hope I can help as worked for VP back in the day. Before you call. Does the block have volvo penta brass plate AQ**. I think it's a B18 Motor and what type of joint is on the drive H...