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by vettepilot
Thu Mar 17, 2011 4:43 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Roberta's ZIP
Replies: 1010
Views: 161005

Re: Roberta's ZIP

VERY NICE!! :D
by vettepilot
Tue Mar 15, 2011 3:11 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: More trailer questions...
Replies: 27
Views: 2270

Re: More trailer questions...

I have used the bottom one in the last pics and it started to crack trailer channel.... I think because its diameter was too small for any upward heavy load, unlike the larger surface areas of the ones in previous pics....Dave
by vettepilot
Tue Mar 15, 2011 6:25 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: More trailer questions...
Replies: 27
Views: 2270

Re: More trailer questions...

Not sure where your boat sits on the trailer (if it overhangs no good for following suggestion) I have used a short 8" Chain under a bolt head to hook my turn buckles into...
by vettepilot
Tue Mar 15, 2011 6:16 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: More trailer questions...
Replies: 27
Views: 2270

Re: More trailer questions...

Not a big fan of drilling into Galvanised Channel (allows water to sit and rust from inside out)....Is there someway you can use the bolts already on your bearers for your load rings? Just my 2cents... :|
by vettepilot
Wed Mar 09, 2011 9:17 pm
Forum: Speed and Performance
Topic: Double Eagle, center console.
Replies: 157
Views: 71306

Re: Double Eagle, center console.

upspirate wrote:According to my Chapmans,it says"on average 10 to 15 nautical miles in ship-to-ship situations,and 25-30 miles ship-to-shore,depending on heights of both transmitting and receiving antennas"
Also on Cloudy days you will even transmit and receive even further distances....
by vettepilot
Wed Mar 09, 2011 4:42 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hi all new from Ipswich Brisbane Australia
Replies: 9
Views: 1046

Re: Hi all new from Ipswich Brisbane Australia

Welcome to this Forum Bullbear, Lots of great info and friendly help here.....I too am another Aussie, hope to start on the Riviera...later this year...as soon as new shed is up :wink: Dave.
by vettepilot
Wed Mar 09, 2011 1:17 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Help Get Ethanol out of Premium Gasoline
Replies: 54
Views: 83451

Re: Help Get Ethanol out of Premium Gasoline

Most model engines are a magnesium-aluminum alloy. My understanding is that the magnesium reduces the reactivity of the aluminum by creating a magnesium-aluminum oxide coating over the surface. Methanol dissolves the normal AL2O3 coat that protects the metal. In the case of a mag alloy the oxide la...
by vettepilot
Tue Mar 08, 2011 12:44 am
Forum: Design Modifications
Topic: help with new add on's to the gentry advice and tech help
Replies: 3
Views: 1629

Re: help with new add on's to the gentry advice and tech help

I am not qualified to answer that....but I wonder if it's possible to fit a bench seat in front of engine bay :?:
by vettepilot
Mon Mar 07, 2011 3:13 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: hi all new here from australia
Replies: 17
Views: 2189

Re: hi all new here from australia

Hi Bigbird...I don't think that engine is available as a marinised unit.......Dave another Aussie
by vettepilot
Tue Mar 01, 2011 6:27 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Riviera or Tahoe
Replies: 9
Views: 1359

Re: Riviera or Tahoe

Thanks Dave and everyone for your input :) ...I really appreciate the big learning curve I am getting from all these topics and posts :idea: ....it is making me more and more anxious to get things underway....all of you guys and woman here need to be commended on your excellant plane english explana...
by vettepilot
Tue Mar 01, 2011 6:15 am
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Another TNT build
Replies: 415
Views: 47427

Re: Another TNT build

Very Clever Onplane... :D Could you use perspex as a board? would the epoxy stick to it? I am learning so much on here :D :D
by vettepilot
Mon Feb 28, 2011 2:44 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: WW1 Veteran
Replies: 8
Views: 846

Re: WW1 Veteran

With Thanks to all our Allied Vets ..... Lest We Forget..... :(
by vettepilot
Sun Feb 27, 2011 2:12 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Roberta's ZIP
Replies: 1010
Views: 161005

Re: Roberta's ZIP

Roberta Hegy wrote:
DaveLott wrote:I shot golf one time. I found them hard to eat so I stopped :roll:
You need to slow cook them in marinaro sauce and serve on pasta.
or you could do it Aussie way boil them in a pot....throw in some pebbles....when the pebbles are soft eat them :lol: :lol: :lol:
by vettepilot
Sun Feb 27, 2011 7:17 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Riviera or Tahoe
Replies: 9
Views: 1359

Re: Riviera or Tahoe

Yes Video looks good....Hard to tell how big that chop was....and I prefer the Riviera....and if it rides similiar well that will do me :wink:

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