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by iconic
Thu Sep 19, 2013 8:44 pm
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: Fleabay Gull 809...anyone know it?
Replies: 1
Views: 1102

Fleabay Gull 809...anyone know it?

I've already got a boat, but I do like the look of these Gulls.

......these old boats are like Pringles... more'ish :wink:
by iconic
Sat Sep 14, 2013 6:48 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: mast floats....thoughts
Replies: 20
Views: 9000

Re: mast floats....thoughts

Thanks guys....some great info' there.
by iconic
Fri Sep 13, 2013 9:44 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: mast floats....thoughts
Replies: 20
Views: 9000

mast floats....thoughts

Ive dug a pint of pebbles, shells n single from the of top of my mast...also saw someone that had to have the help of the rescue boat on the waveney as his mast had dug into the river bed. They look ugly but are they worth it?
by iconic
Fri Sep 13, 2013 9:24 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Yet another Moth on Fleabay
Replies: 6
Views: 4472

Re: Yet another Moth on Fleabay

Did this sell for 225...i cant even buy a decent shed for that! Why so cheap?
by iconic
Fri Sep 13, 2013 9:09 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Merlin No.8 on the 'bay
Replies: 75
Views: 19923

Re: Merlin No.8 on the 'bay

I bookmarked that too....good looking boats..and a bit of provenance with this one
by iconic
Thu Sep 12, 2013 7:21 pm
Forum: Boat Identification and Dinghy History
Topic: Torch Class
Replies: 11
Views: 5449

Re: Torch Class

my interior...no upfront sofas

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by iconic
Thu Sep 12, 2013 6:59 pm
Forum: Boat Identification and Dinghy History
Topic: Torch Class
Replies: 11
Views: 5449

Re: Torch Class

found this for GRP Torch

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by iconic
Thu Sep 12, 2013 6:53 pm
Forum: Boat Identification and Dinghy History
Topic: Torch Class
Replies: 11
Views: 5449

Re: Torch Class

Ya correct rupert....been a long week....i can say they weigh 250lbs...lardy old tubs!
by iconic
Wed Sep 11, 2013 10:59 pm
Forum: Boats and bits wanted
Topic: road trailer south norfolk will travel!
Replies: 4
Views: 3801

road trailer south norfolk will travel!

Must be roadworthy ( to get it home!) but tatty n small jobs ok! Im in south norfolk near banham...to suit a torch which is 13ft grp
richard 07753-495111
by iconic
Wed Sep 11, 2013 10:01 pm
Forum: Boat Identification and Dinghy History
Topic: Torch Class
Replies: 11
Views: 5449

Re: Torch Class

Being the shallow type i bought as i like their simple oldschool lines....mines grp and heavy but very solid....im sure to test the build quality being a rookie. the portsmouth handicap is 1107 which i think seems a bit harsh but im not too clued up on these things my sail number is 371 and i believ...
by iconic
Wed Sep 11, 2013 9:52 pm
Forum: Boat Identification and Dinghy History
Topic: Torch Class
Replies: 11
Views: 5449

Re: Torch Class

....like buses.. .!
Yours looks a little different to mine deck and seatwise...what sail number is yours

pics of mine are in the boat maintainance section under transum traveller..my first dinghy too. ..search should throw up some info'.
by iconic
Wed Sep 11, 2013 12:29 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Newbie question: What is a jammer block?
Replies: 11
Views: 3959

Re: Newbie question: What is a jammer block?

Chris, had a quick look, no sign of any other fittings on the mast foot, a drum sounds a good idea...the guy I bought her didn't even fit the kicker, what there is of it...just a line down from the boom to the foot of the mast.
by iconic
Wed Sep 11, 2013 9:34 am
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Newbie question: What is a jammer block?
Replies: 11
Views: 3959

Re: Newbie question: What is a jammer block?

thanks Jim, ...all I need now is a piccy of how the lines run on the jammer block, can't find a picture at the moment :) I'd prefer to make up my own kicker strap but have found this 2:1 system at £36 delivered....everything I need..boom key to wire strop, to upper block, to line, to lower block wit...