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Re: British Seagull Outboards (YouTube Clips)

Posted: Tue Jun 27, 2017 1:00 am
by pat777
Keith.P wrote: Filmed over two seasons wasn't it?
Yes, I think from reading their website it was filmed 2013 and 2014.

Here is another clip, I presume this is in the documentary dvd, (purists, please avert your eyes now!) Nice one! Go on, click the link, you won't be dissapointed.

Hybrid Twin Cylinder British Seagulls (one for the fraternity)

http://vimeo.com/96476021

Re: British Seagull Outboards (YouTube Clips)

Posted: Tue Jun 27, 2017 8:53 am
by Charles uk
Pat there are 2 Seagulls on that trailer along with the little yellow boats, the 2 cylinder one & my Century with the twisted crankshaft, because the man with the starter rope Raoul Lealand accidentally dropped the back of the boat with the motor revving at 4k onto a hard beach, stopped it quite quick & twisted the needle roller crank.

Re: British Seagull Outboards (YouTube Clips)

Posted: Tue Jun 27, 2017 10:07 am
by tambikeboy
How cool is that :lol: :lol:

Re: British Seagull Outboards (YouTube Clips)

Posted: Tue Jun 27, 2017 11:00 am
by Nudge
Now stop that video and have a good look at the other motor (the black one)
Look at where the carb is! not quite in the normal place!! :shock:
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Re: British Seagull Outboards (YouTube Clips)

Posted: Tue Jun 27, 2017 11:20 am
by Charles uk
That list for the firing squad, your name is on there Nudge!

Nothing wrong with fitting reed valves, as long as they're Seagull parts, wasn't the Seagull Sport in the Seagull price list circa 1993 & 4?

I took that out there to teach the Kiwis a lesson, but didn't allow for sabotage by one of them, they don't like not winning, not that they get a lot of practice!

Re: British Seagull Outboards (YouTube Clips)

Posted: Sat Jul 01, 2017 3:05 am
by Charles uk
This should be a link to another silly idea from Raoul the mad Kiwi, me testing the ski boat, it ran up on 3 water skis.

After that it got fitted with foils, & then got scrapped for being toooo dangerous!


https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid ... 015&type=3

Re: British Seagull Outboards (YouTube Clips)

Posted: Sun Jul 02, 2017 12:25 am
by Nudge
come on, Just live a little!!! :twisted:
Looks like a fun ride! got any other pics of it? a video of it running maybe?

Re: British Seagull Outboards (YouTube Clips)

Posted: Sun Jul 02, 2017 12:58 am
by Charles uk
I will ask to see if anyone has got any pics, I didn't take any, I was in it getting drowned, that's why I was wearing a survival suit.

Re: British Seagull Outboards (YouTube Clips)

Posted: Sun Jul 02, 2017 10:47 pm
by Charles uk
I've been promised some pictures of the ski boat up on it's skis when I was test flying it, on & in Lake Taupo.

Re: British Seagull Outboards (YouTube Clips)

Posted: Mon Jul 03, 2017 5:20 pm
by Charles uk
These are the only pics I've been sent so far, look at the difference in hair colour, Guess the oldest pic, no prize.

All on Lake Taupo, middle pic is trying a Susuki DT9, no pics of it up & flying yet.

Re: British Seagull Outboards (YouTube Clips)

Posted: Wed Jul 05, 2017 10:24 am
by Nudge
I've got a few more photos of you Charles! There was no point in using the video.... you had broken down again!! :lol:
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The photos are a little fuzzy because the boat that the pics where taken from was moving quite quick! :mrgreen:

Re: British Seagull Outboards (YouTube Clips)

Posted: Sat Sep 09, 2017 4:27 am
by pat777
Came across this clip on SOS homepage.
Dear John

Many years ago I decided to make a short film publicly funded by the Queensland Government in Australia. It was based loosely on my relationship with my father and our old seagull outboard motor. We had looked at your site many times together and I always meant to send you a copy. Instead, I've now put it online and I'm sure you'll love to embed it on your website for your followers.