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by Chivs
04 Jul 2019, 11:03
Forum: Main Room
Topic: A Tasmanian experience
Replies: 528
Views: 104626

Re: A Tasmanian experience

Just gotta be a Tasmanian thing???? I took a short video with a classic question from Glenn at the end! I will try and and atach it albeit probably upside down but you get the idea, \i hope the audio is not played in reverse?!!! The boat went well, there is of course some teething issues that need f...
by Chivs
04 Jul 2019, 10:54
Forum: Main Room
Topic: A Tasmanian experience
Replies: 528
Views: 104626

Re: A Tasmanian experience

Done it again Greg! Sorry, I will add a couple more upside down my end ????

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by Chivs
04 Jul 2019, 10:48
Forum: Main Room
Topic: A Tasmanian experience
Replies: 528
Views: 104626

Meanwhile in Townsville!!

Ahoy all! Its been just under twelve months since I towed Tomboy to Townsville to play boats with Glenn after givin him 4 years notice that, that was my plan, which he clearly and now obviously did not believe!!! Well albeit 12 months too late he contacted me to say he was finally ready to launch hi...
by Chivs
16 May 2019, 20:07
Forum: Main Room
Topic: A Tasmanian experience
Replies: 528
Views: 104626

Re: A Tasmanian experience

Thanks Ross and Will it’s always nice to get some feedback! Will “perceived motion” no that’s a classic ! The truth is being alone and a fair way from the ramp with no tools I didn’t take the risk turning her off!!!! As you may have picked up I have been having issues for some time but I am hoping t...
by Chivs
15 May 2019, 16:12
Forum: Main Room
Topic: A Tasmanian experience
Replies: 528
Views: 104626

Re: A Tasmanian experience

Ahoy all! At the risk of testing Greg’s patience I have added a couple of photos of today’s activity! Yep 20 degrees in Hobart, 5 above the average and no wind and had ir to myself ! Torea appears to have given up the fight and is behaving herself very nicely, or as Ken says until I get to the next ...
by Chivs
11 May 2019, 21:17
Forum: Main Room
Topic: News Letter
Replies: 9
Views: 717

Re: News Letter

Paul it’s the one on the trailer with the flag obscuring the name on the transom “Chris Craft” it looks nothing like the original photo I posted!!! Apparently it came from the States as an open runabout and the open cabin/shelter was put on in Hobart.
by Chivs
08 May 2019, 09:06
Forum: Main Room
Topic: News Letter
Replies: 9
Views: 717

Re: News Letter

Well done Greg great to see the motivation is still up mate! I did send you a photo via your Stormy e mail re a photo and assumed you didn’t get it? I will try and attach it here? The boat on the trailer where money was no object is called Chris Craft! When Tomboy races against this it had a very sm...
by Chivs
07 Apr 2019, 09:02
Forum: Restoration Help and Advice
Topic: Time for a new Transom
Replies: 14
Views: 979

Re: Time for a new Transom

Try not to dig anymore!!! Brace what you have got and try and remove in one piece so that you can use it as a template will make a difficult job easier when refitting the new transo. Anything that needs replacing that you can keep together also should be for templates like the deck, best of luck wit...
by Chivs
25 Mar 2019, 19:26
Forum: Do You Need This?
Topic: Unfinished Barrelback project
Replies: 2
Views: 353

Re: Unfinished Barrelback project

If you got the skills and want a new boat this is bloody cheap as the photos show an impressive build so far!!!!
by Chivs
25 Mar 2019, 19:17
Forum: Do You Need This?
Topic: Crackerbox
Replies: 1
Views: 245

Re: Crackerbox

A stereo!? Be nice sitting in the upright position listening to some tunes.

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