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by woodbutchergraham
Wed Nov 19, 2008 9:54 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Newbie saying hello!
Replies: 5
Views: 5424

Welcome aboard ,its a strange bend of the wierd and the clinicaly insane
but thats enough about me!
best of luck with the rebuild you want to know enything ,this is the place to ask
Steve 66, is it ever sunny in Wolverhampton this time of the year ?
by woodbutchergraham
Wed Nov 19, 2008 7:39 pm
Forum: Help
Topic: weedless?
Replies: 10
Views: 8160

I was refering to my 1957 seagull, that was acording to the great book of british singles (oldstyle record things like CDs but black ).
It rcons that the late 50s .
by woodbutchergraham
Mon Nov 17, 2008 9:58 pm
Forum: Help
Topic: weedless?
Replies: 10
Views: 8160

Thanks Charles You would think that in Grimsby, once the largest fishing port in the world. Seagull owners wouldnt be so rare. Ill give your card technique a shot. I do take pride in the fact this British motor born around the same time as rock and roll has the power and reliably move myself and fam...
by woodbutchergraham
Sat Nov 15, 2008 1:01 pm
Forum: Help
Topic: weedless?
Replies: 10
Views: 8160

Thanks Charles i heed your warning and may run this as an experiment, but not at the expense of destroying my Seagull.
by woodbutchergraham
Thu Nov 13, 2008 6:53 pm
Forum: Help
Topic: weedless?
Replies: 10
Views: 8160

Ive sorted the problem with the water inlet, I made up some wire deflecters. As recomended on another tread these allow sufficant water to enter the pump housing providing the weeds not too thick . The idea of sharpening the leading edge had crossed my mind, but in the interests of safety didnt try ...
by woodbutchergraham
Wed Nov 12, 2008 7:10 pm
Forum: Help
Topic: weedless?
Replies: 10
Views: 8160

Thanks Charles this what ive been waiting for, its SJP 5528. It is a 40+ and i worked the age to be aprox 1957-58 and as it is only pushing a 14 foot canoe, and hardly ever use full throtle. Do you think i should try it or not take the risk. It hasnt a clutch and still runs on 10:1 mix . Gives me a ...
by woodbutchergraham
Sat Nov 08, 2008 5:21 pm
Forum: Help
Topic: weedless?
Replies: 10
Views: 8160

weedless?

Do weeedess props work, i have just aquired one from the Bay for my 1957,40+ for £5.55 was this agood deal or what?. Ive had 3/16" machined out of the back to allow for the locking coller. As its going to be some months befor i can try it i just wanted to Know others experiances .
by woodbutchergraham
Thu Nov 06, 2008 8:15 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: the 'Bay'
Replies: 11
Views: 8290

Thanks John I knew i had seen one somewhere, as i suspected your the man in the Know but appers that its not worth the trouble to try to recreate this historical piece in stainless.
by woodbutchergraham
Thu Nov 06, 2008 6:59 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: the 'Bay'
Replies: 11
Views: 8290

By the sound of it then its not worth recreating the the square wheel then? :( still never mind it will just give me longer to polish my brass tank. :)
by woodbutchergraham
Wed Nov 05, 2008 8:50 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: WEEDLESS
Replies: 4
Views: 4865

WEEDLESS

Do weeedess props work, i have just aquired one from the Bay for my 1957,40+ for £5.55 was this agood deal or what?. Ive had 3/16" machined out of the back to allow for the locking coller. As its going to be some months befor i can try it i just wanted to Know others experiances . wrong section I k...
by woodbutchergraham
Tue Nov 04, 2008 9:25 pm
Forum: Help
Topic: Seagulls and weeds!
Replies: 6
Views: 5012

Do these weedless props actualy work then, or have i wasted some cash. If i have may not bother getting the machineing done to get it to fit my 57, 40+
by woodbutchergraham
Sun Nov 02, 2008 3:49 pm
Forum: Help
Topic: Seagulls and weeds!
Replies: 6
Views: 5012

I run a 1957 40+, pushing a Gander river canoe (open canoe with a wine glass stern) I also have found problems with excess weed. Just puchased off the bay a new weedless prop for £5.50 + post (bargin I think?)Just minor machineing to be done so it will fit back against the brass shaft locking ring ...
by woodbutchergraham
Sun Nov 02, 2008 1:27 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: the 'Bay'
Replies: 11
Views: 8290

[quote]appeared to be a reversing 2 hole bracket with an inner holder and an outer ring . Yes i also spoted this item and contenplated a bid but after close viewing castings looked pitted. As this was not a proper seagull part ,and due to the salt deposits in my local waters causing (eating) problem...
by woodbutchergraham
Wed Mar 19, 2008 12:05 pm
Forum: Help
Topic: Pumping water
Replies: 0
Views: 2703

Pumping water

Having experienced a problem with the Lack of water flow on my 40+. I went through all the usual processes to resolve the problem, back flushing through the block, stripping down to the impeller, and cleaning out the lift pipe. To no avail :( then with the help of my father a retired steam marine en...