Aussie Gentry

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Re: Aussie Gentry

Postby neel thompson » Mon May 28, 2018 5:38 am

John... You are a true craftsman... Very nice

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Re: Aussie Gentry

Postby billy c » Mon May 28, 2018 7:17 am

Beautiful!
Get her launched :D
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Re: Aussie Gentry

Postby PeterG » Mon May 28, 2018 8:02 am

Excellent!!
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Re: Aussie Gentry

Postby JimmY » Tue May 29, 2018 9:28 am

:shock: Simply beautiful.
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Re: Aussie Gentry

Postby John R » Sun Jun 17, 2018 10:28 pm

G/Day thanks for you coments well screen fitted and all the fitting done on the rear hatch starting to look the part
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Re: Aussie Gentry

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Re: Aussie Gentry

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Re: Aussie Gentry

Postby neel thompson » Mon Jun 18, 2018 3:11 am

John..... What hinges did you use on the aft hatch?

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Re: Aussie Gentry

Postby John R » Mon Jul 09, 2018 4:25 pm

G/Day Neel they are a 316 S/S spring hatch stay about 220mm long and the ends pivot and rotate holds 4 kg each cost here $15.00AUD

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Re: Aussie Gentry

Postby John R » Thu Aug 16, 2018 12:35 am

G/Day well moving along have fitted the rest of the instruments fitted the alternator and made all the brackets and also the water pump all this is on a dummy engine, now i will start on engine parts like service the starter motor service the oil pump and distributor remember this engine is 1939 era
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Re: Aussie Gentry

Postby John R » Thu Aug 16, 2018 12:36 am

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Re: Aussie Gentry

Postby John R » Thu Aug 16, 2018 12:38 am

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Re: Aussie Gentry

Postby Milhouse » Mon Aug 20, 2018 11:23 pm

John R wrote:remember this engine is 1939 era


Wow I thought I had the oldest engine project with my 1962! you have a project there, very cool!

My sailboat may get this 2.5 HP 1936 Erinrude Sportwin 2 cylinder short shaft that I got running, its super interesting how simply these motors were designed :) vid here

Is that tiny brass guy a little water pump?

And if you want to get a new starter that is marine rated (i.e. spark sealed so you don't explode) I got mine at north county rebuilders in Escondido, CA, they ordered it from a guy that did a special nose for it so it mounted to my old block. Pics of mine old vs new and installed

I also see you are doing pulley steering, I am doing the same but mine are routed down both sides of the boat.
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Re: Aussie Gentry

Postby John R » Tue Sep 04, 2018 4:36 pm

G/Day yes that brass thingie is a Jabsco water pump yes i run them down the one side much easier that way, ok fitted the dummy engine in with all its parts on no issues at all and still lines up ...........John
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Re: Aussie Gentry

Postby John R » Tue Sep 04, 2018 4:37 pm

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