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by Journeyman
Mon Dec 14, 2020 10:45 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: I am Interested
Replies: 7
Views: 832

Re: I am Interested

That is one hell of a fine collection you have Bruce, I remember when you moved it some years ago and was impressed then.
Glad to see it’s still growing.
Dave.
by Journeyman
Fri Nov 20, 2020 9:50 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Seagull refueller
Replies: 10
Views: 1482

Re: Seagull refueller

I have a red one like that, that came from halfords, same style can but not embossed with Seagull. I your one embossed with Seagull? Yes it’s embossed on both sides with the same wording. Petroleum Sprit Seagull ------------- -------------Refueller Highly Inflammable Setout like the above. Have tri...
by Journeyman
Tue Nov 17, 2020 12:03 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Am I on a slippery slope?
Replies: 7
Views: 1048

Re: Am I on a slippery slope?

beerjam wrote: Fri Nov 13, 2020 7:42 pm Now I am considering getting the welder out to modify my box trailer to carry a boat!
Good Man! Next you’ll be designing a boat trailer and launching trolly and a bigger boat to go fishing!
by Journeyman
Mon Nov 16, 2020 11:49 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Seagull refueller
Replies: 10
Views: 1482

Re: Seagull refueller

The one I have came with a 40+ along with spare crankcases and a bucket of spares! Don’t have a separete photo of it but that’s it in the back of the car along with on the left a 40 featherweight, a Centuary in the middle and the 40+ on the right. Boat 077.jpg Inflatable and fishing gear allso fits ...
by Journeyman
Fri Nov 13, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Am I on a slippery slope?
Replies: 7
Views: 1048

Re: Am I on a slippery slope?

When you build the shed make it three foot bigger than you think you need to build the largest boat you are thinking of building, the ideal boat is always three foot bigger than the one you have. :wink:

Dave.
by Journeyman
Fri Nov 13, 2020 1:35 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Seagull refueller
Replies: 10
Views: 1482

Re: Seagull refueller

The are from the 1970's, as you can see the advert is for decimal money and that happened in 71. I have the same can as in the advert, steel can plastic spout. Previous Refuellers had round tanks and rubber pipes for the transfer of the fuel. The one in the advert works well, if you stick the spout ...
by Journeyman
Wed Oct 07, 2020 4:42 pm
Forum: The Discussion
Topic: Starting in Reverse?
Replies: 14
Views: 11947

Re: Starting in Reverse?

OK firstly there will be no need to say Honest at the end of this! Most two strokes will run backwards some are even designed to do so. There are many big marine engines that are coupled directly to the prop shaft with no gearbox involved. Most of the these engines are two stroke diesels with sleeve...
by Journeyman
Sun Nov 24, 2019 8:27 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Anyone with spare time?
Replies: 3
Views: 3146

Anyone with spare time?

You have probably seen them , couple of little forties on the bay at the moment, one in Bristol 274110180012 and the other in North Wales, Holyhead 163958005564.

Just the thing for a winter project!

Dave.
by Journeyman
Thu Aug 29, 2019 8:37 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Sad Death of our Webmaster
Replies: 11
Views: 7775

Re: Sad Death of our Webmaster

Sorry to hear your news John It will be a big shock for his family, my thoughts are with them.

Give my Condolences to his Family and Friends,

Dave.
by Journeyman
Tue Aug 13, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: FREE!!!! Come get it....
Replies: 14
Views: 7572

Re: FREE!!!! Come get it....

Yes remember your story of this motor from when I first joined the group. Was impressed then that you managed to get the motor striped and was equaly impressed that she ran again!
A nice gesture to give her away, hope someone will take up the offer.

Dave.
by Journeyman
Fri Aug 02, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Anneal new head gasket?
Replies: 6
Views: 4244

Re: Anneal new head gasket?

That’s a nice part of the country African Imp is west along the cost from you in Hout Bay. Do you know him? He is very enthusiastic about Seagulls.

Dave.
by Journeyman
Fri Aug 02, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: Boats Suitable For Seagulls
Topic: Orkney dinghy
Replies: 11
Views: 8002

Re: Orkney dinghy

Hi John, Probably a lot of influence from the Yole in your boat, it’s difficult to tell from your photo if there is any drag to the keel? Although fitted with a transom it looks quite high so the underwater lines could be close to the double ended Yole with the raked sternpost. People tended to buil...
by Journeyman
Thu Aug 01, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Anneal new head gasket?
Replies: 6
Views: 4244

Re: Anneal new head gasket?

No problem, welcome to the group, where in South Africa are you?

Dave.
by Journeyman
Thu Aug 01, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Anneal new head gasket?
Replies: 6
Views: 4244

Re: Anneal new head gasket?

Just use it as it is, it will have been made of half hard copper, you only need to anneal when it’s been used and has become hard from being compressed.

Dave.
by Journeyman
Thu Aug 01, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: Boats Suitable For Seagulls
Topic: Orkney dinghy
Replies: 11
Views: 8002

Re: Orkney dinghy

Nice traditional boat, is there any sign that she was sailed, such as a mast step on the hog or a hole through one of the thwarts? In researching your boat there are two authors I know of who wrote about boats in your area. Arthur Johnston who wrote books such as “Scottish Fishing Craft” 1936. Stuar...