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by Colin D Smith
Sat Aug 08, 2015 7:55 am
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: More help needed please
Replies: 5
Views: 2387

Re: More help needed please

https://www.flickr.com/photos/134372311@N06/20184333918/in/album-72157656501100570/ I have put together a 4 to 1 complex pulley system which works great . The only thing I need to do is move the anchor point forward so that the moving pulley has more room to move I think it would be a good idea to p...
by Colin D Smith
Sat Aug 08, 2015 7:32 am
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: More help needed please
Replies: 5
Views: 2387

Re: More help needed please

Stephen Hawkins wrote:Cant help you with the falcon, but that's a nice tidy Airhead you got there. I have an R100 myself,

Cheers

Steve Hawkins
Thanks Steven, She's a 1980 R100RS . I took the fairing off last year as the cradle was bent. Yep great old bikes!
by Colin D Smith
Tue Aug 04, 2015 9:34 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: More help needed please
Replies: 5
Views: 2387

More help needed please

I have to say Thanks again for the fab help that I'm getting on this forum and I'm sorry if its all take take take at the moment. I hope that will change soon. This is a pic of the swing keel on my Falcon. I have just stuck some rope around some pulleys to keep it from rubbing on the ground. It's a ...
by Colin D Smith
Tue Aug 04, 2015 8:43 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Pully location?
Replies: 6
Views: 3190

Re: Pully location?

Many thanks Pat I have sent a email in that direction.
by Colin D Smith
Mon Aug 03, 2015 5:45 am
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Pully location?
Replies: 6
Views: 3190

Re: Pully location?

Many thanks Michael :D
by Colin D Smith
Sun Aug 02, 2015 9:52 am
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Pully location?
Replies: 6
Views: 3190

Re: Pully location?

Many thanks for that jpa it is really nice to draw a line under things... You have also confirmed my suspicion that the deck has been replaced at some point. I did see a photograph of a Falcon racing, and one of the things that caught my attention was that the shroud wire went through the deck. My F...
by Colin D Smith
Sat Aug 01, 2015 5:02 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Pully location?
Replies: 6
Views: 3190

Pully location?

https://www.flickr.com/photos/134372311@N06/20013059470/in/album-72157656650513925/ This is a pic of a pulley on my Falcon it is fixed to the stem. If anyone could take a guess what this pully was used for, that would be great. I have spent the last year striping the old paint off the hull and deck ...
by Colin D Smith
Fri Jul 31, 2015 6:21 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Hello!
Replies: 3
Views: 5223

Re: Hello!

Hi I have had the boat for around one year! Gosh funny where the time go's! it must be my age. This site seems just what I've been looking for. I've done some sailing years ago when I lived near Fortwilliam and more recently around Falmouth. This is my 1st boat and I have been slowly striping, repai...
by Colin D Smith
Wed Jul 29, 2015 5:15 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Hello!
Replies: 3
Views: 5223

Hello!

Sorry if I have put this in the wrong place , but I could not find the Hello I'm a newbie part.

I just wanted to say hello!
I have been doing a modest restoration on my 1963 Fairey Falcon. With any luck I hope to have her ready to sail by the end of the year.
Kind regards
Colin