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by GAv
Mon Apr 27, 2015 4:01 pm
Forum: Boat Identification and Dinghy History
Topic: c'mon then... whatisit?
Replies: 13
Views: 9012

Re: c'mon then... whatisit?

I loved my https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7671/16670824603_e2de596021_n.jpg first Streaker, that had been bought by its first keeper,direct off the Holt stand at Olympia, but with a hole in the bow, had been abandoned,in the Club graveyard,some years on,when he gave up sailing. Still very solid with...
by GAv
Sun Apr 26, 2015 2:10 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: how do you manage a restoration project?
Replies: 19
Views: 12362

Re: how do you manage a restoration project?

Hello all, Jobs list for Citrene keeps getting longer and longer, I've about 10 jobs on the go, my garage and now loft is filling up with bits and pieces, tools everywhere. So I am looking for tips on how to project manage a restoration. How do you guys keep tabs on all the bits you remove, is the ...
by GAv
Sun Apr 26, 2015 12:58 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Sad news
Replies: 2
Views: 3829

Re: Sad news

I remember him on one of my favourite programs as a kid, Animal Magic.
Excellent Artist R.I.P
by GAv
Fri Apr 24, 2015 4:44 am
Forum: Boat Identification and Dinghy History
Topic: c'mon then... whatisit?
Replies: 13
Views: 9012

Re: c'mon then... whatisit?

Maybe a cream crackered Streaker ? :mrgreen:
by GAv
Fri Apr 24, 2015 1:54 am
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: My old Firefly mast has a hole in it...
Replies: 5
Views: 5239

Re: My old Firefly mast has a hole in it...

Sorry have I misread this, is part of the mast wood.
Not trying to be oportunist but I have now broken up the hull of my too far gone 1960 Fairey Firefly, so still a few bits n bobs on Fleabay
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/321720566514? ... 1555.l2649
by GAv
Wed Apr 22, 2015 1:19 am
Forum: Boats and bits wanted
Topic: mast for a squib
Replies: 9
Views: 6089

Re: mast for a squib

I think the Squib hull is the same as a Hunter 19 and the cuddy on the Hunter in effect a cabin so maybe a mast from one of those would fit. I could be wrong,anyway there is quite a Squib fleet at Levington on the River Orwell. Whilst further up toward Ipswich the Royal Harwich YC 's keel fleet is a...
by GAv
Tue Apr 21, 2015 4:40 pm
Forum: Boats and bits wanted
Topic: Albacore steel centreboard wanted.
Replies: 8
Views: 5529

Re: Albacore steel centreboard wanted.

I have a Firefly one and loads of other bits for one(on Fleabay) as Butterfly my 1960 Fairey Marine one is now in many bits after the inactivity and the rot set in.
by GAv
Mon Mar 07, 2011 12:14 am
Forum: Banter
Topic: Confused, try Login.com
Replies: 5
Views: 3644

Re: Confused, try Login.com

But am logged in on the PC when I went into History :roll:
by GAv
Sun Mar 06, 2011 10:44 pm
Forum: Banter
Topic: Confused, try Login.com
Replies: 5
Views: 3644

Re: Confused, try Login.com

Thanks Ed, apologies for any inconvenience. Maybe I was trying to put the wrong pw in but after I registered a new thinghy, as I say magically the page returned to the site and there I was logged in-better try logging out and in again. GAVin
by GAv
Sun Mar 06, 2011 6:58 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Every garage should have one
Replies: 11
Views: 3574

Re: Every garage should have one

What an excellent device, you could sell the plans for that? Now all I need is some space in the garage :lol:
by GAv
Sun Mar 06, 2011 5:23 pm
Forum: Banter
Topic: Confused, try Login.com
Replies: 5
Views: 3644

Confused, try Login.com

I see people were having troubles logging in or staying so. Recently I found if I put what I was sure was the right loggin password, it refused entry. If I go upstairs to my main PC, still plugged in via ethernet cable, I can log on immediately because it has remembered the pw automatically, as it s...
by GAv
Sun Mar 06, 2011 4:51 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: tempo scow
Replies: 21
Views: 7823

Re: tempo scow

Done Ian, please see EMail
by GAv
Sat Mar 05, 2011 3:30 am
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: tempo scow
Replies: 21
Views: 7823

Re: tempo scow

Hi Ian have only recently seen your post, very nice Tempo, she looks brand spanking new. I owned the one below up till 5 years ago. The fellow I bought it from said that she was the second one he had owned in a short while. pre digital camera pictures scanned off old photos, so not of a marvellous q...
by GAv
Thu Mar 03, 2011 12:40 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: On a budget
Replies: 34
Views: 7412

Re: On a budget

The problem area you really need to address in my humble opinion,is under that forestay bracket. Judging by all that green surrounding it, you will need to get those foredecks and fillet lifted to see whats underneath. Also remove the thwart traveller as usually the fore and aft side decks meet ther...
by GAv
Sat Feb 05, 2011 1:26 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: rot?
Replies: 23
Views: 4070

Re: rot?

SoggyBadger wrote:
GAv wrote:but don't invite Grumf, he would be there with relish...
No. The really cunning thing to do would be to get him to attend and then sit everyone down to watch a Swallows and Amazons DVD :twisted:
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