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by Adrian Dale
Tue Apr 03, 2018 4:22 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: SD parts
Replies: 21
Views: 1949

Re: SD parts

In answer to SD Parts: To my limited knowledge (given there is no one yet that has full knowledge) the SD's were all long shaft no standard shafts were manufactured. I have two SD's one cut down the other original long shaft, reason for long shaft only lies in assumption that when the ministry of (M...
by Adrian Dale
Sat Feb 24, 2018 4:13 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: To restore or not?
Replies: 25
Views: 2753

Re: To restore or not?

'To restore or not' is a good question but its dependant on your objectives. Mine were always to get the engine on the back of a boat. But for some it is to get an engine to concourse condition ref classic and vintage cars for the definition. SOS is about saving the heritage and history interest of ...
by Adrian Dale
Mon Jan 01, 2018 3:44 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Moderator's Meeting
Replies: 33
Views: 4287

Re: Moderator's Meeting

Please consider in the light of social media trends, hate mail, bullying, andracist comments to members through PM's is unacceptable.in any language. AJIhave not experienced this personally but Iunderstand thatregetable thius may have occurred in the resent past it must be stamped out the trouble is...
by Adrian Dale
Sat Dec 30, 2017 10:32 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: What has SOS has done for you?
Replies: 8
Views: 1445

What has SOS has done for you?

Reflectling on the years since joining Saving Old Seagulls… I have been a member for five years if I remember correctly, it has lead me to some delightful new friends and enabled me to help people when they have requested my input or assistance. One such instance was a private message from Queenslan...
by Adrian Dale
Fri Dec 29, 2017 3:11 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Transom Security Bars on F, FV, FVP, LM and LS
Replies: 17
Views: 2203

Re: Transom Security Bars on F, FV, FVP, LM and LS

going back to the Island Bruny :roll: on the 5 jan will try to check my FV's andLS some time in the new year will need help but should find some one to do the lifting :lol: AJ
by Adrian Dale
Tue Dec 26, 2017 10:51 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Knots versus mph/kph
Replies: 30
Views: 3283

Re: Knots versus mph/kph

froth blower is the definition a person who pisses of Hugz or is there a more general definition in the Australian vernacular that I have missed
AJ
by Adrian Dale
Sun Dec 24, 2017 2:30 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Knots versus mph/kph
Replies: 30
Views: 3283

Re: Knots versus mph/kph

in the 50s' and 60's on the factory floor micrometers were and still are calibrated in thousandths of an inch 1/2 = .0005 ⅛ =.125 ¼ =.250 add infamy add infaminfant we didn't calculate anything or convert we simply knew the decimal amounts like counting remember when a brief glance at a nut or bolt ...
by Adrian Dale
Sat Dec 23, 2017 6:30 am
Forum: Help
Topic: Wspcl stutters and dies mid throttle
Replies: 13
Views: 2072

Re: Wspcl stutters and dies mid throttle

sage advice Charles
by Adrian Dale
Sat Dec 23, 2017 5:51 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Knots versus mph/kph
Replies: 30
Views: 3283

Re: Knots versus mph/kph

speeds and distances on a marine chart knots inland water ways that are measured in empirical miles this will be rivers inland of the estuary will be miles ofr if metric maps the klm whorl speed records usually run over measured miles on inland waterways will be posted in miles so for instance when ...
by Adrian Dale
Thu Dec 21, 2017 10:51 am
Forum: Help
Topic: Wspcl stutters and dies mid throttle
Replies: 13
Views: 2072

Re: Wspcl stutters and dies mid throttle

Looks to me like you are running too rich, perhaps at 25 to 1 without the correct needle. If you want to run at 25-1 get the correct needle from John otherwise run with a correct mix of 8 to 1 which will give correct fuel to air ratio in the combustion chamber. The wet on the plug is not oil, but un...
by Adrian Dale
Thu Dec 14, 2017 12:57 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Cracked waterjacket
Replies: 50
Views: 6551

Re: Cracked waterjacket

about a year ago I posted a detailed crack repair procedure complete with prep wbrasing temps cleanup lapping and reassembly of a middle aged Centry engine that was then used to run continuously at full throttle for non stop 16 hours run around Bruny Island unfortunately I can no longer find the pos...
by Adrian Dale
Thu Dec 14, 2017 12:42 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: 102 register
Replies: 3
Views: 699

Re: 102 register

thanks Jon hope the roads are all clear Iknow there has bee snow on the cast not sure about inland 8) so different here with 25'Cevery day getting ready to watch the ahes to day later :twisted: don't give the POMSmuch chance but hope for a good competitive game

AJ
by Adrian Dale
Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:11 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: 102 register
Replies: 3
Views: 699

102 register

were are we with this the fv and ls is now well populated and available to all thanks to Gemery.Iam now relaxing in the sun in Tasmania my Bass Straite boat is nearly complete although the proposed crossing has bee veto'ed for the fore seeable future but may be I can get onto the D'entrecasteux Chan...
by Adrian Dale
Tue Sep 12, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: FRANCES is STILL for SALE
Replies: 5
Views: 1576

FRANCES is STILL for SALE

I want to move Frances and my engines on, let me know anyone if you're at all interested, am willing to work a good deal. Only 6 weeks left before we leave, wish to clear my belongings from the work shed at Beech Cottage. You can also let my wife Allegra know to biggs.dale@icloud.com, it's the best ...
by Adrian Dale
Tue Aug 29, 2017 7:47 pm
Forum: Events and Racing Seagulls
Topic: CHOLSEY 2017
Replies: 21
Views: 4808

Re: CHOLSEY 2017

Many thanks Jon for arranging spending your holiday around me to give Allegra and me pleasure of getting on the water again. Very disappointed in the low turn out as I had hoped to meet a few of you once again even if it was only at Sheriden's or the pub for a pint. great to catch up with Jeremery t...

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