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by WoodRay
15 Apr 2021, 18:59
Forum: Get Togethers and Events
Topic: 2021 EC Griffith Cup Boat display
Replies: 8
Views: 221

Re: 2021 EC Griffith Cup Boat display

Manic day getting ready. Will finish packing tomorrow morn. Looking forward to catching up with some of the crew for a great weekend. Safe travels to one and all.

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by WoodRay
10 Apr 2021, 21:30
Forum: Main Room
Topic: Thunda Babe
Replies: 87
Views: 14699

Re: Thunda Babe

It was an unknown block. I was told it was a runner. I picked it up at a farm clearing sale with two other engines and five gearboxes for $150. Now I know!
by WoodRay
10 Apr 2021, 14:09
Forum: Main Room
Topic: Thunda Babe
Replies: 87
Views: 14699

Re: Thunda Babe

Looks like I'm going to have to go 40 thou over if I use this block. The broken ring has done a bit of damage to the bore.
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by WoodRay
09 Apr 2021, 17:47
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Grey motor timing cover thrust housing parts
Replies: 0
Views: 30

Grey motor timing cover thrust housing parts

I'm chasing these parts for my latest build. I have a mix of housings with only one complete assembly that is too wide for the bearers. As it happens it is to suit a 1.5" ID 6 roller drive pulley. It doesn't fit the housing I want to use as that one needs a 2" ID 5 roller drive pulley. Ide...
by WoodRay
03 Apr 2021, 07:20
Forum: Main Room
Topic: Thunda Babe
Replies: 87
Views: 14699

Re: Thunda Babe

Final patterns done and the new inlets rockers fit. One major hurdle done.

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by WoodRay
31 Mar 2021, 10:26
Forum: Get Togethers and Events
Topic: 2021 EC Griffith Cup Boat display
Replies: 8
Views: 221

Re: 2021 EC Griffith Cup Boat display

I'm the same as Ray. One car and one boat at the moment.
by WoodRay
29 Mar 2021, 23:31
Forum: Main Room
Topic: Nirvana 1941 Chris Craft
Replies: 62
Views: 2903

Re: Nirvana 1941 Chris Craft

Great progress Bob. 8-)
by WoodRay
21 Mar 2021, 20:48
Forum: Main Room
Topic: 1962 Seacraft
Replies: 200
Views: 62539

Re: 1962 Seacraft

Yes Bob, the more you look and the more you find. Every frame that came out was broken. The only thing that stopped the engine from going through was the keel and the plysheets. All the ply sheet screws were rotten also so it says a lot for the glue.
by WoodRay
21 Mar 2021, 17:15
Forum: Main Room
Topic: 1962 Seacraft
Replies: 200
Views: 62539

Re: 1962 Seacraft

Yep me too Ray. This woodwork stuff is new to me. You cant weld it either................
by WoodRay
21 Mar 2021, 16:23
Forum: Main Room
Topic: 1962 Seacraft
Replies: 200
Views: 62539

Re: 1962 Seacraft

Finally I'm back into the Seacraft. I can't believe its been 9 months since I've touched it. Bloody skiffs are a major distraction 8-) This week I've managed to pull out the last of the frames that I want to at this stage. I'm leaving the rear two in so I can maintain the shape of the hull. They won...

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