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by Old aussie
Sun May 27, 2012 8:04 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: hello from missouri
Replies: 9
Views: 1360

Re: hello from missouri

Peabody have you started building yet, keep us posted..............


Old..Aussie....Peter
by Old aussie
Sun May 27, 2012 4:48 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Aus Barrelback-19 Update
Replies: 4
Views: 2256

Re: Aus Barrelback-19 Update

Welcome another aussie builder and a barrelback ,great stuff...........

Old Aussie .....Peter...........
by Old aussie
Sat May 26, 2012 2:23 pm
Forum: Australia Gathering 2013
Topic: "Down Under" projects/potential gathering register
Replies: 210
Views: 56029

Re: "Down Under" projects/potential gathering register

Ozzieboat we made it to Bribie island ,look for a scruffy little dog, a old bloke with a loud shirt and a blue cap and a old girl
on crutches, hope you can make it..............

Old Aussie....Peter.......
by Old aussie
Thu May 24, 2012 8:49 pm
Forum: Australia Gathering 2013
Topic: "Down Under" projects/potential gathering register
Replies: 210
Views: 56029

Re: "Down Under" projects/potential gathering register

Not mine Dave ,but i did think about it two many projects on the go now, it would be awesome to drive, it looks to be about the size of a zip with a 350 chev in it . there must be lots of these old boats around just a matter of finding them , this one was by pure chance...... Old Aussie ...Peter...
by Old aussie
Thu May 24, 2012 12:03 am
Forum: Australia Gathering 2013
Topic: "Down Under" projects/potential gathering register
Replies: 210
Views: 56029

Re: "Down Under" projects/potential gathering register

Look what i found a Hamond built in 1959 about to be restored.....

Old Aussie....Peter....
by Old aussie
Sat May 19, 2012 6:21 pm
Forum: Fasteners
Topic: Raptor Composite Fastenings & Tools Available at Glen-L!
Replies: 22
Views: 14425

Re: Raptor Composite Fastenings & Tools Available at Glen-L!

Jeff, I would buy the Omer gun, you know that it is going to work, and if the gun you already have will shoot the raptor brads use it for a back up gun. they will not work in my super cheap but then you get what you pay for, I bought the Omer nailer and stapler they are well made and work well... Ol...
by Old aussie
Sat May 19, 2012 5:41 pm
Forum: Australia Gathering 2013
Topic: "Down Under" projects/potential gathering register
Replies: 210
Views: 56029

Re: "Down Under" projects/potential gathering register

Hi, James. how about that for a coincidence ,the wife and i will be holidaying in Marlo in Feb , we had talked about seeing
Tassie while we were down there, it will depend on when friends from Melbourne can get holidays if we can make the boat
show .......

Old Aussie......Peter.....
by Old aussie
Wed May 09, 2012 3:56 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Barrelback bottom batten
Replies: 8
Views: 3799

Re: Barrelback bottom batten

After working on the Riviera, the Barrelback looks as big as a Pt boat......


Old Aussie.......Peter...
by Old aussie
Tue May 08, 2012 7:00 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Barrelback bottom batten
Replies: 8
Views: 3799

Re: Barrelback bottom batten

Bbeck the way i bent my battons chines=shears i fixed them to the bow first ,then pulled them down and around slowely,you have got more control doing it that way ,even if it takes a couple of days you will have a nice even bend, this worked well on the Riviera ,but the Barrelback looks to have a sha...
by Old aussie
Tue May 08, 2012 6:04 pm
Forum: Australia Gathering 2013
Topic: "Down Under" projects/potential gathering register
Replies: 210
Views: 56029

Re: "Down Under" projects/potential gathering register

Trackhappy, you are right, looking back at the add, saturday may be the better day, maybe Ozzieboat can help us there i was hopeing to be able have a look at your Gentry while we were in your area ,we will be traveling in our motorhome and we have no time limit on where we are....... Old Aussie Pete...
by Old aussie
Mon May 07, 2012 3:54 pm
Forum: Australia Gathering 2013
Topic: "Down Under" projects/potential gathering register
Replies: 210
Views: 56029

Re: "Down Under" projects/potential gathering register

Not over here, alcohol must be sold seperate from where food is prepared, on a temporary licence........

I like the idea off the tee shirts+ caps i should have bought a few with the raptor gear....

Old Aussie ..Peter
by Old aussie
Mon May 07, 2012 4:52 am
Forum: Epoxy
Topic: West System pumps with PoxyShield
Replies: 12
Views: 3791

Re: West System pumps with PoxyShield

Hi i was mixing epoxy in plastic cups and i had to throw them away after every use, Jamie put me on to these proper measuring cups, they are marked on the inside...2"1....to....7"i...mix they are quite soft and when the epoxy hardens you can pull it out and re ,use them, at a dollar each that is goo...
by Old aussie
Mon May 07, 2012 4:31 am
Forum: Australia Gathering 2013
Topic: "Down Under" projects/potential gathering register
Replies: 210
Views: 56029

Re: "Down Under" projects/potential gathering register

I was thinking the bar might be the best place to meet..............

Old Aussie...Peter....
by Old aussie
Mon May 07, 2012 3:00 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Aussie Riveria update
Replies: 230
Views: 57295

Re: Aussie Riveria update

Vettepilot have you started building your boat yet ,I will be passing thru Childers to Bribie island in a couple of weeks....
would like to drop in and say g,day if possible, will be staying at Woodgate with friends one night ,very flexable when..

Old Aussie Peter...............
by Old aussie
Mon May 07, 2012 2:36 am
Forum: Australia Gathering 2013
Topic: "Down Under" projects/potential gathering register
Replies: 210
Views: 56029

Re: "Down Under" projects/potential gathering register

Ozzieboat , I will be there on sunday on Sylvan beach, we will work out how to recognise each other some how by then...
looking foward to meeting other boat builders.........

Old Aussie ..Peter.............

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