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by Darren
26 Oct 2020, 07:40
Forum: Get Togethers and Events
Topic: Inland Classic
Replies: 11
Views: 2001

Re: Inland Classic

I am hoping to attend as well, haven't booked the dinner, be good to have a table.
As a Metro dweller and the slowness of lifting restrictions just waiting as well.
I haven't booked any accommodation either be sleeping in the van.
Cheers
Darren
by Darren
21 Oct 2020, 23:13
Forum: Main Room
Topic: Thunda Babe
Replies: 70
Views: 10109

Re: Thunda Babe

It's coming up really well Craig, better get another few coats on before the Friday/Saturday deluge.
Suppose we can't complain this rain is the best we've had for many, many years
by Darren
15 Oct 2020, 23:17
Forum: Main Room
Topic: Thunda Babe
Replies: 70
Views: 10109

Re: Thunda Babe

Amazed we still have snow up there, Nath, we've had some warm ones. Let's hope the water spreads far and wide.
by Darren
07 Oct 2020, 14:16
Forum: Main Room
Topic: A Tasmanian experience
Replies: 543
Views: 135867

Re: A Tasmanian experience

Ahoy Chivs,
What a great couple of bits of history!
Wow Tomboy needs to be locked up.
You could have almost bought a house for 1000 pounds back then.
It was a high powered launch too
by Darren
19 Sep 2020, 11:18
Forum: Restoration Help and Advice
Topic: Carol-Lee
Replies: 8
Views: 681

Re: Carol-Lee

Yeah, I can't wait to see a few "big bangers" on the water
by Darren
19 Sep 2020, 10:09
Forum: Main Room
Topic: Re: Invader
Replies: 8
Views: 568

Re: Re: Invader

Yes gears are another consideration, mines probably a bit tall for the skiff, hence the smaller diameter prop. In my case I gave Steve a choice of 3 props to start with, and he went for the one I least expected to my eye, and significantly cut it down as I mentioned previously. He told me he chose i...
by Darren
19 Sep 2020, 10:01
Forum: Main Room
Topic: CAROL LEE Ski Boat 1968
Replies: 4
Views: 300

Re: CAROL LEE Ski Boat 1968

Thats a pearler! looks quite "beamy" for the period
by Darren
18 Sep 2020, 14:32
Forum: Main Room
Topic: Re: Invader
Replies: 8
Views: 568

Re: Re: Invader

Have to agree with the Wild woody, Mine always handled OK but when Steve Moritz took diameter out of mine, plus cut the actual blade area. The difference in straight handling was substantial, and with the little 302, and speed was not lost. 71.6mph at 5500 I think the would be more pronounced with a...
by Darren
11 Sep 2020, 21:34
Forum: Get Togethers and Events
Topic: Narrandera 2020
Replies: 17
Views: 1432

Re: Narrandera 2020

I am envious Chivs, even with the water low it still looks fantastic.
And great insight Andy, I think us Melburians are due for 20 to 35 mm tomorrow, it will extend north, but I am gathering this is delayed water from weeks ago?
by Darren
10 Sep 2020, 09:06
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: NOT WOOD. BUT A CLASSIC IN THE WILD.Some where in the U.S.A.
Replies: 3
Views: 292

Re: NOT WOOD. BUT A CLASSIC IN THE WILD.Some where in the U.S.A.

Its sad to see, but sort of exciting to think one day someone might find this and bring it back to life, the glass does last longer than wood. If this this was wood, probably be a motor sitting on a trailer

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