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by pistnbroke
Sat May 22, 2010 12:08 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Possible Castol XL30 Replacement
Replies: 5
Views: 3160

Re: Possible Castol XL30 Replacement

have I not read that chain saw bar oil is a straight 30 ..?
by pistnbroke
Wed May 12, 2010 7:25 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: The West Coast Piner's Punt
Replies: 3
Views: 2973

Re: The West Coast Piner's Punt

for that boat to be stable it would have to be very heavy or have ballast ...the round shape makes it roll very easily ....very heavy not good ..very round not good
by pistnbroke
Tue May 11, 2010 10:37 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Dead Magnets
Replies: 5
Views: 3288

Re: Dead Magnets

yes disconnect the contacts ..the magnetic field you create should snap through the old magnets and re viaalise them ...you must bare in mind why did they loose the magnetism ? vibration ? heat ?
by pistnbroke
Sat May 08, 2010 11:45 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Dead Magnets
Replies: 5
Views: 3288

Re: Dead Magnets

rather than stroke you could try this .. find which poles are N and S inside the flywheel with a small compass ( compass points to south pole of a magnet remember not north as the north pole of the earth is a magnetic south pole ) Say the first mag to approach the magneto coil is a North. then bring...
by pistnbroke
Fri May 07, 2010 12:32 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Trim Tab designs
Replies: 47
Views: 17181

Re: Trim Tab designs

Quote .....more entertaining than the news of the world And Now with more pictures than the Sun. Because you do not have to register a boat here in australia with under 4 hp I know that even at this low power many use Hydrofoils to help raise the rear despite the low speed .....certainly attaching ...
by pistnbroke
Mon May 03, 2010 11:19 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Trim Tab designs
Replies: 47
Views: 17181

Re: Trim Tab designs

common problem with small boats where you do not have enough power to get onto the plane ....you are unable to get over the hump as the technical guys say ..so you stay pointing skywards ..the solution used here in Aus is a fin on the outboard ..for underpowered craft like yours you will need the bi...
by pistnbroke
Sun May 02, 2010 12:48 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: The origin of the name 40+
Replies: 11
Views: 5622

Re: The origin of the name 40+

I find the image and hosting a pain so why not try this .. load your photos from your camera into your computer under my photos At bottom of this box we type in is a tag called... upload attachments click on that then Browse and find your photo in your computer memory ie my photos....click on it and...
by pistnbroke
Sun Apr 25, 2010 12:26 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: how to check a villiers coil?
Replies: 15
Views: 19298

Re: how to check a villiers coil?

I thought we had established that some of the coils incorperated a spark gap in the HT winding ...so your multimeter will not show a reading.....try this .....connect a plug to the plug lead ...earthed of course and then connect 12v AC from a transformer via a 21w indicator bulb to the primary ........
by pistnbroke
Sat Apr 24, 2010 6:04 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: 18mm spark plug reducer
Replies: 11
Views: 6462

Re: 18mm spark plug reducer

I note from the photographs that some of the adaptors are for 18mm taper seat plug holes so you may still need the lathe or enquire of the vendor .....
by pistnbroke
Wed Apr 14, 2010 12:42 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Excellelnt FREE boat design software
Replies: 2
Views: 2835

Re: Excellelnt FREE boat design software

I am sure a few of you have used this or loaded it for future use ...the print out of the panels is a bit small but if you load down Freeship software ( not delftship it wont print) and import your file (XYZ) into it you can develop the panels in Freeship ( one click in Tools) and then print it out ...
by pistnbroke
Wed Mar 24, 2010 11:13 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Excellelnt FREE boat design software
Replies: 2
Views: 2835

Re: Excellelnt FREE boat design software

Done some test with this ..If yu have any idea of building a boat best to dowload it now as its seems to come and go in availability as it is not being maintained by the software developer and I can find nothing similar for free . Has been used for many of the kits available. There is also a program...
by pistnbroke
Sun Mar 21, 2010 2:54 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Excellelnt FREE boat design software
Replies: 2
Views: 2835

Excellelnt FREE boat design software

I found this excellent boat design software called Carene . you specify boat length, width ,deadrise , number of planks .shape of bow /stern etc ...you can do from a canoe to a corricle . It draws out the shape of planks to be cut ...print ..enlarge and go buy some ply .....excellent for stitch and ...
by pistnbroke
Tue Mar 16, 2010 4:07 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: PortaBote
Replies: 2
Views: 3033

Re: PortaBote

you can make your own www.glen-l.com for plans
by pistnbroke
Thu Mar 04, 2010 5:00 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Your Boat & Motor Pictures
Replies: 78
Views: 32596

Re: Your Boat & Motor Pictures

brenden has it all in hand I have advised him what is required and the concerns of the non broadband members so you will get thumbnails ..5 max per post and download the photos direct from your computer ...see the full size picture if you want by clicking on the thumbnail ..........no hosting with f...
by pistnbroke
Wed Mar 03, 2010 12:11 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Your Boat & Motor Pictures
Replies: 78
Views: 32596

Re: Your Boat & Motor Pictures

now who is getting there nickers in a twist .....those who dont want easy post pictures get ready to eat your words ....watch this space for an anouncement ...those who like pictures thanks for your support I do agree long streams of full size pictures are a pain but if brendon gets it right a post ...