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by ian bell
Mon Sep 09, 2019 2:53 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New zip builder from Hamilton new zealand
Replies: 5
Views: 1555

Re: New zip builder from Hamilton new zealand

Welcome Steve . Just remember to measure twice cut once, good luck with your build .
Ian
by ian bell
Sat Aug 10, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: What to do with all the leftovers.....?? build or sell,,,looking for ideas
Replies: 4
Views: 1869

Re: What to do with all the leftovers.....?? build or sell,,,looking for ideas

Hi Ken. Here in Australia when we retire we join an Australian Men's Shed association. There are sheds all over Australia , we bring a lot of knowledge with us and help other members doing different projects. Most of the items in the shed, machinery and wood have been donated. We have metal worker's...
by ian bell
Sat Aug 10, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Aussie Belle
Replies: 537
Views: 172699

Re: Aussie Belle

Hi Jamie, Sorry to hear about your little mishap. Every one OK now ,how is Mum and Dad? Boat looked really good. You are a Master.
Ian
by ian bell
Sat Jul 27, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New member from Brisbane, Australia
Replies: 4
Views: 1407

Re: New member from Brisbane, Australia

G,day Neil .I'm from Chambers Flat 4133. Welcome to Glen-l .I have built the Renegade with a 350 marine chev and a sterndrive, and you can come and have a look. Another builder Alan (ozzieboat) is at Cornubia who built the Monaco with a v8 Lexan motor.
Ian
by ian bell
Thu May 23, 2019 2:55 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Aussie Belle
Replies: 537
Views: 172699

Re: Aussie Belle

Very well done Jamie , you will be glad when it's finished. Looking forward to the launch.
Ian
by ian bell
Thu May 23, 2019 2:49 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 2938
Views: 579893

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

Looking real good Carl , you are a Master.
Ian
by ian bell
Thu May 23, 2019 2:37 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from Andrew C from Brisbane Australia
Replies: 3
Views: 1952

Re: Hello from Andrew C from Brisbane Australia

Hi Andrew ,I am from Chambers Flat and my build was a short time 2008-2016 compared to yours. Welcome back.
Ian Bell
by ian bell
Thu May 23, 2019 2:32 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New member.
Replies: 6
Views: 1894

Re: New member.

Welcome Garry . I live at Chambers Flat and have built the Renegade , you are welcome to have a look at it. The only wood working skills I had was what I learned at a Tech High School . As Tony said check out Allan (ozzieboat) his boat has a Lexen in it.
Ian Bell
by ian bell
Wed Mar 13, 2019 3:32 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 2938
Views: 579893

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

Looking real good Carl, you will have to shift down under, temp today was 41c at my place in Queensland. Cooler tomorrow 32c, the winters around 20-25c . I have not been on for awhile ,busy at the Men's Shed . Starting to quieten down now, before we start the next project. Have not even been skiing ...
by ian bell
Sat Mar 09, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Aussie Belle
Replies: 537
Views: 172699

Re: Aussie Belle

Looking good Jamie, when is the launch.
Ian
by ian bell
Wed Nov 28, 2018 2:48 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Aussie Belle
Replies: 537
Views: 172699

Re: Aussie Belle

Looking good Jamie . A gathering would be great. How did your Dad fair in the Bush Fire ,I see they evacuated his town ,how will it affect you and your family today .We had to evacuate when Ash Wednesday fire got within 500 metres of our place back in 1986.
Stay Safe
Ian
by ian bell
Sat Jun 30, 2018 2:55 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Converting a non-marine 305 and is it worth it
Replies: 19
Views: 3406

Re: Converting a non-marine 305 and is it worth it

Hi Krause , I had a 350 chev vortec that I marinised , with marine gaskets.Alloy exhaust ,marine carby and starter motor and alt which I already had .put in a cam for a marine engine ,can't remember the grind for that.Launched the boat last year ,runs like a dream.
Ian
by ian bell
Fri Nov 24, 2017 2:08 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 2938
Views: 579893

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

Fantastic Carl ,are you going to do the "Glen-L logo as well.
Ian
by ian bell
Thu Sep 28, 2017 3:17 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Aussie Belle
Replies: 537
Views: 172699

Re: Aussie Belle

Long time no hear , glad to see you are back to the Aussie Belle.
Ian
by ian bell
Thu Sep 28, 2017 3:11 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New builder from Down Under
Replies: 3
Views: 1290

Re: New builder from Down Under

Hi Lachlan and welcome . I live in Qld and have built the Renegade . I used recycled hoop pine for my frames and Tassie Oak for the Keel . My marine ply and epoxy I bought from " Boatcraft Pacific" , they have agencies in Vic other than that Bunnings sell Marine ply. Another member down your way is ...

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