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by Hugz
Tue Sep 17, 2019 4:30 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Cleaning steel tanks
Replies: 9
Views: 854

Cleaning steel tanks

Haven't tried this method yet but sounds as though it has merit. Found on a BSA site: Petrol Tank Cleaning and De-Rusting Les Howard recommends a four stage process for stripping, cleaning, de-rusting and drying the petrol tank on your classic motorcycle. Appropriate clothing should be worn... One o...
by Hugz
Fri Jul 19, 2019 10:47 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: My SD
Replies: 11
Views: 1404

Re: My SD

By golly, I do indeed!
by Hugz
Fri Jul 19, 2019 5:43 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: My SD
Replies: 11
Views: 1404

Re: My SD

Lovely! Can l add SD685 to the SD registry? If so may l have the magneto JM # and if the clutch lever is plain with no inscription. Also these early ones had a B number B#### on other side of crankcase from engine number. Love the early P3's!
by Hugz
Thu May 30, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Sd 1863
Replies: 10
Views: 1955

Re: Sd 1863

Nice. On the register.
by Hugz
Sun May 26, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Wanted Powerful British Seagull Outboard Motor
Replies: 8
Views: 3046

Re: Wanted Powerful British Seagull Outboard Motor

Which country? Curlew in OZ.
by Hugz
Wed May 08, 2019 6:02 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Seagull Heaven
Replies: 19
Views: 4094

Re: Seagull Heaven

Too late! Parts and info are easy to get though. Might work my way up to an M20. Thought l might deliver pizza on it ha ha.
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by Hugz
Tue May 07, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Mounting bracket
Replies: 31
Views: 5127

Re: Mounting bracket

What's the history of that one HA? Is it a new discovery? There are a few variants.
by Hugz
Tue May 07, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Mounting bracket
Replies: 31
Views: 5127

Re: Mounting bracket

Dutch
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by Hugz
Tue May 07, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Mounting bracket
Replies: 31
Views: 5127

Re: Mounting bracket

My photos of side mount are bad quality. Left click to enlarge.
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by Hugz
Tue May 07, 2019 4:30 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Mounting bracket
Replies: 31
Views: 5127

Re: Mounting bracket

Skeletal first appeared on the C and D. There is the 'Dutch' brass bracket, date and origin unknown and the SD side mount bracket for WW2 pontoons. Skeletal may have been included in sales from post war surplus retailers. Plenty of the side mount drive shaft fixture fittings left on SD's but only ab...
by Hugz
Tue May 07, 2019 3:56 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Seagull Heaven
Replies: 19
Views: 4094

Re: Seagull Heaven

andrew wrote:The burning question here is: once you have reached Seagull Heaven, what do you do next?
Start collecting Birmingham Small Arms bantam motorbikes...... Amal carb, wipac ignition..... 2 wheels instead of propellor... 125cc, but piston is smaller than seagull (longer stroke).
by Hugz
Mon May 06, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Bought Another One
Replies: 32
Views: 5623

Re: Bought Another One

I've only ever seen mild steel bolts holding the G clamps to the body.
by Hugz
Mon Apr 29, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Seagull lamp
Replies: 7
Views: 1949

Re: Seagull lamp

A noisy fan heater....
by Hugz
Sat Apr 27, 2019 11:43 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: SD POWERHEAD - NO LONGER ABOUT
Replies: 3
Views: 1472

Re: SD POWERHEAD - NO LONGER ABOUT

Thanks. It's good to record the migration habits of the Seagull. Noted.
by Hugz
Mon Apr 22, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Seagulls as the greenest motor on the water
Replies: 21
Views: 6583

Re: Seagulls as the greenest motor on the water

Ah! That explains it. I thought we where talking about edible oil as in rice bran, canola, olive etc. Are you planning on using your gearbox for smoothies after? Not sure where this is leading too unless you can obtain cheap or free. Be handy to know your inquiring philosophy. Less toxic to sea life...