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by alan williams
Tue Oct 25, 2016 4:26 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: TacTick Compass
Replies: 9
Views: 6808

Re: TacTick Compass

Hi Easy job. Hardest bit was opening the compass. Mine was one of the later ones and after the battery was installed reset its self. I had to change the battery tags and re-solder the old ones back on. As the type they specify is no longer made with those contacts, not hard to do and for the price o...
by alan williams
Fri Oct 21, 2016 10:21 am
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Swift restoration
Replies: 58
Views: 25872

Re: Swift restoration

Hi Giles
Sorry to have missed you. We were in Brum at the Motorhome and Caravan Show. Glad to here that the trails was successful. I'm sure we could put on the Swift "Nationals" for you.
Regards Alan
by alan williams
Wed Oct 19, 2016 11:50 am
Forum: Boats and bits wanted
Topic: rowing scull
Replies: 32
Views: 23634

Re: rowing scull

Hi Michael
But do you have photo of it tacking. Now that would be impressive.
Cheers Alan
by alan williams
Wed Oct 19, 2016 10:19 am
Forum: Boats and bits wanted
Topic: rowing scull
Replies: 32
Views: 23634

Re: rowing scull

Ruined a good IC.
Cheers Alan
by alan williams
Wed Oct 19, 2016 10:16 am
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Bullet
Replies: 3
Views: 3360

Re: Bullet

Kiddies Furball.
Al ex Horneteer.
by alan williams
Thu Oct 13, 2016 2:54 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Down to one boat... each... plus a spare
Replies: 38
Views: 16066

Re: Down to one boat... each... plus a spare

Good one.
Cheers Al
by alan williams
Tue Oct 11, 2016 8:45 am
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: Free and Lark Hulls
Replies: 5
Views: 4450

Re: Free and Lark Hulls

Pat
Will find out when next at Roadford.
Regards Al
by alan williams
Mon Oct 10, 2016 11:17 pm
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: Free and Lark Hulls
Replies: 5
Views: 4450

Re: Free and Lark Hulls

Hi Chris
You are very welcome to have it. I can meet you at Roadford on Saturday. I'm away on Sunday.
Regards Alan
by alan williams
Mon Oct 10, 2016 4:52 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Swift restoration
Replies: 58
Views: 25872

Re: Swift restoration

Hi Peter
Nice to see her sailing again.
Cheers Alan
by alan williams
Mon Oct 10, 2016 4:49 pm
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: Free and Lark Hulls
Replies: 5
Views: 4450

Free and Lark Hulls

The two hulls are at Roadford. Finn is a well known Pearson from the 60's Tiger 286 I think. I would give you sail for it but you would need to source a boom and fittings but a traveller is included. A mast and rudder stock, could be available. If no one wants the Lark or Finn they will be destroyed...
by alan williams
Fri Oct 07, 2016 12:22 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: TacTick Compass
Replies: 9
Views: 6808

Re: TacTick Compass

Hi Michael
The New Zealand guys appear to have cracked that. Will let you know if it works. It maybe my soldering skills that really kill the thing.
Al
by alan williams
Fri Oct 07, 2016 11:53 am
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: TacTick Compass
Replies: 9
Views: 6808

Re: TacTick Compass

Hi
Battery was easy to obtain £5 .60 from Amazon so I'm going to give it ago. May save £260 if it works .
Al
by alan williams
Fri Oct 07, 2016 10:31 am
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: TacTick Compass
Replies: 9
Views: 6808

Re: TacTick Compass

Thanks Phil
The compass is dead so it's worth a try before having to shell out for a new one.
Regards Alan
by alan williams
Fri Oct 07, 2016 9:47 am
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: TacTick Compass
Replies: 9
Views: 6808

TacTick Compass

Has anyone successfully replaced the Battery? Is there accompany willing to do this?
Cheers Al
by alan williams
Mon Oct 03, 2016 2:50 pm
Forum: Boats and bits wanted
Topic: Classic Phantom wanted
Replies: 11
Views: 7660

Re: Classic Phantom wanted

I'm sure it's not catching.
Alan