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by headdownarseup
Wed Jan 29, 2014 12:29 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: crankcase sealing
Replies: 12
Views: 8452

crankcase sealing

just thinking outside the box a bit here! with regards to correct sealing of the crankcase with ALL seagulls (except perhaps QB models) has anyone thought about using regular motor oil in with the fuel. e.g 10w40 or similar. i've read on here somewhere that the "racing boys" sometimes do this. Is th...
by headdownarseup
Tue Jan 28, 2014 11:26 pm
Forum: Events and Racing Seagulls
Topic: hayling island race
Replies: 9
Views: 10255

Re: hayling island race

school summer holidays (ish) so i was told the other night. i've never done the hayling run before so will be a first for me. hope i dont run aground as my boat is pretty heavy at 16 foot with enclosed cuddy up front. its set up for a motor running on remotes really not tiller steering so should be ...
by headdownarseup
Mon Jan 27, 2014 8:53 pm
Forum: Events and Racing Seagulls
Topic: hayling island race
Replies: 9
Views: 10255

hayling island race

hi all

anybody know if this years hayling island race is going ahead and if so what dates/times etc.
missed out on previous years but ready for this year. also any limitation to boat size?

regards jon
by headdownarseup
Fri Jan 24, 2014 8:52 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Funny old week
Replies: 11
Views: 6403

Re: Funny old week

bagsy i have the 102 in the photo.
by headdownarseup
Thu Jan 23, 2014 9:59 pm
Forum: Help
Topic: Siver century direct drive problems
Replies: 7
Views: 6179

Re: Siver century direct drive problems

good news that the head came away without any upset. yep these motors respond quite well to a bit of cleaning , just make sure the entire fuel system is good and clean everywhere, points are set up right and the right plug gap and the motor will repay you with years of noise and smoke. btw when you ...
by headdownarseup
Sat May 04, 2013 5:02 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Is the bubble bursting?
Replies: 33
Views: 15593

Re: Is the bubble bursting?

H-A exactly right! all of the unmentionables that i've seen recently have been either incomplete or seized or too far away to warrant any further interest. i'm sure its been mentioned somewhere on here before that somebody will have a warehouse full of new old stock marstons in some secret location ...
by headdownarseup
Fri May 03, 2013 7:09 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Is the bubble bursting?
Replies: 33
Views: 15593

Re: Is the bubble bursting?

oh how i long to own an old marston. 3 or 4 in the last year alone and two this year already. one of which i placed a couple of bids on. condition unknown? is it really worth the gamble spending say up to £500 for an OA that you're unsure will ever run again? i know that this forum is full of useful...
by headdownarseup
Fri May 03, 2013 6:09 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Forty and Century restoration
Replies: 37
Views: 23578

Re: Forty and Century restoration

hi guys going back to a slightly earlier thread on the usage of seagulls during ww2,the other 2 charles have said they've done some research into this. i for one would be delighted to know if there are any records available to back this up. i tried a little while ago going through the imperial war m...
by headdownarseup
Wed May 01, 2013 10:50 pm
Forum: Help
Topic: SEAGULL ALTERNATER
Replies: 2
Views: 3710

SEAGULL ALTERNATER

HI GUYS I'M A NEWBIE TO THIS SITE BUT I'M HOPING TO GET SOME INFO ON A SEAGULL THAT I'M DOING A REFURB ON. SERIAL NUMBER IS EFNRL1043GG9 WHICH HOPEFULLY TRANSLATES TO A MODEL 90 LONGSHAFT MADE IN JULY 1979 I THINK? ITS THE ONE WITH ELETRONIC IGNITION,RECOIL START AND ALTERNATER. WHAT I NEED TO KNOW ...