Tim's Monaco launch, Sydney, Australia

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Re: Tim's Monaco launch, Sydney, Australia

Postby jeffh » Tue Dec 20, 2011 6:09 pm

Wow, she is a beauty! Very, very, very well done.
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Re: Tim's Monaco launch, Sydney, Australia

Postby keith » Wed Dec 21, 2011 2:51 am

I had the privalege of meeting Tim and seeing his almost finished Monaco at the start of the year, and it was inspirational and tipped me over the start line on my build.

It a great looking boat Tim, well done and thanks for taking the time to show it to me
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Re: Tim's Monaco launch, Sydney, Australia

Postby psychobilly » Wed Dec 21, 2011 3:55 am

Tim, you ready for Hobart on Boxing Day? lol

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Re: Tim's Monaco launch, Sydney, Australia

Postby Tim Major » Wed Dec 21, 2011 5:48 am

Maybe the Hobart Wooden Boat Festival next year Blair.

Thanks for all the supportive comments, very much appreciated.

Performance report - We took the 5.7 litre PCM up to 50mph at around 5000rpm (still running engine-in of course). She gets up on the plane easily and cruises nicely at 30 to 40 smiles per hour :D and turns beautifully at any speed.

As for the Boot Line Dave...........Happy now.

At this point I don't have a decent video to post but here are some more pics
10. Launch Day.JPG

5. Pre-launch discussion.jpg

4. Completed boat.JPG

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Re: Tim's Monaco launch, Sydney, Australia

Postby psychobilly » Wed Dec 21, 2011 6:25 am

That's gotta make a feller feel good Tim, everyone standing around, admire'n, and axe'n questions. :-)

She looks sweet brother!

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Re: Tim's Monaco launch, Sydney, Australia

Postby rbrandenstein » Wed Dec 21, 2011 9:34 am

Very nice. Everything about the build looks first class. I'm sure you're have a blast showing it off.
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Re: Tim's Monaco launch, Sydney, Australia

Postby DaveLott » Wed Dec 21, 2011 10:24 am

So Tim - You are using the same engine as I am and getting the same type of performance. What prop are you turning?

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Re: Tim's Monaco launch, Sydney, Australia

Postby Tim Major » Wed Dec 21, 2011 10:54 pm

Yes, very happy with my Monaco, thanks again for your comments.

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Re: Tim's Monaco launch, Sydney, Australia

Postby Ozzieboat » Thu Dec 22, 2011 3:02 am

Tim's boat has to be seen to be fully appreciated. He has done a fantastic job of building one of Glen-L's prettiest designs.
Well done Tim.
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Re: Tim's Monaco launch, Sydney, Australia

Postby DaveLott » Thu Dec 22, 2011 2:13 pm

Tim Major wrote:Yes, very happy with my Monaco, thanks again for your comments.

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I'm using a Four blade 13x16 prop described as being a Super cup with a Parabolic profile (whatever that means :? )


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Much like the one I had customized. The engine kicks out so much torque we have to put some meat behind it to keep it under control. :D
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Re: Tim's Monaco launch, Sydney, Australia

Postby BruceDow » Thu Dec 22, 2011 3:29 pm

Yay Tim!!!!

congratulations.

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Re: Tim's Monaco launch, Sydney, Australia

Postby Retroman » Sat Dec 24, 2011 12:04 pm

outstanding
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Re: Tim's Monaco launch, Sydney, Australia

Postby speedracer » Sat Dec 24, 2011 3:19 pm

Tim, what a beautiful boat. I’m into my Monaco for about 10 months now. This kind of success keeps me driving forward. You and everyone who helped you should be very proud.
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Re: Tim's Monaco launch, Sydney, Australia

Postby Tim Major » Mon Dec 26, 2011 9:24 pm

Gidday Speed

I'm glad you are finding my shots inspirational. I certainly drew regularly on Monaco and Riviera build shots from the web-site along with forum posts throughout my build for ongoing inspiration, we are all fortunate to be able to see and use these great shots.
It's been said that a picture is worth a thousand words......how true is that !

Love to see some shots of your build, don't keep us in the dark mate. We need to increase the Monaco selection in the Customer Photos page.

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Re: Tim's Monaco launch, Sydney, Australia

Postby speedracer » Thu Dec 29, 2011 2:18 pm

Tim, I will have to post my pics. I have been a little hesitant due to my lack of workmanship skills but what the heck. The Titanic was touted as unsinkable. I'm not sure how or where to do that on the site but I will figure it out.
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