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by Doc
14 Oct 2015, 11:47
Forum: Main Room
Topic: Pagan uncovered!!
Replies: 27
Views: 7284

Re: Pagan uncovered!!

Red Hydro on the left in the last photo, could be "Tiger" . Pagans' "hatch" could be from another boat.
Doc.
by Doc
26 Sep 2015, 07:58
Forum: Main Room
Topic: Winter fixes
Replies: 37
Views: 9314

Re: Winter fixes

Hi Bob, Holley 4150 850cmf carby, you will find all butterfies are open on idle .Linkage which connects front and back can be flatten to close rear on idle or you buy a adjustable one. The biggest problem i had was idling the boat on water for a long time , plugs would fowl up. These carbies were ma...
by Doc
06 Sep 2015, 16:17
Forum: Restoration Help and Advice
Topic: mystery skiff restoration
Replies: 13
Views: 5749

Re: mystery skiff restoration

I think the ribs are the right spacing for the skiff ,if you take out every 2nd rib the spacing is to wide .
Doc.
by Doc
19 Jul 2015, 15:32
Forum: Restoration Help and Advice
Topic: trying to identify skiff
Replies: 51
Views: 16551

Re: trying to identify skiff

Clinker hull rolls with the deck , the top plank has ply on the outside to stop splitting. It would split if ply was on the inside.The whole idea of ribs is for movement.
Doc.
by Doc
26 Jun 2015, 17:00
Forum: Main Room
Topic: Now and Then
Replies: 25
Views: 6781

Re: Now and Then

Hi Chris,
Bottom flag looks to be "St. George" motor boat club.
Doc.
by Doc
21 Jun 2015, 11:54
Forum: Restoration Help and Advice
Topic: trying to identify skiff
Replies: 51
Views: 16551

Re: trying to identify skiff

Most clinker race boats racing had a life span of 2 seasons and ended up changing owners. Over a period of 50yrs ,i should imagine colour changes happen with new owners [ race teams etc.] plus most original race engines stayed with the first owner to go in the new hull. There's no doubt that " ...
by Doc
20 May 2015, 19:20
Forum: Main Room
Topic: aggressor
Replies: 27
Views: 6783

Re: aggressor

Hi Dave ,
Good pickup ! I have a bumper bar sticker from the same year 1972 Eppalock "Griffiths Cup" Red back ground.
Doc. [ 1st page "Stampede" ? ]
by Doc
25 Apr 2015, 14:13
Forum: Do You Need This?
Topic: Boats and bits
Replies: 12
Views: 2818

Re: Boats and bits

Chris,
With a name like "PISSER" yellow would be a good choice.
Doc. [ still a cool looking boat! ]
by Doc
24 Apr 2015, 07:01
Forum: Do You Need This?
Topic: Boats and bits
Replies: 12
Views: 2818

Re: Boats and bits

Dave,
Rivercraft with Merc Leg hanging out the back and V 12 BMW driving this beast is COOL.
Doc.
by Doc
14 Apr 2015, 11:08
Forum: Get Togethers and Events
Topic: Goolwa Aquafest 2015
Replies: 69
Views: 20492

Re: Goolwa Aquafest 2015

Paul,
"What a great looking Skiff !
Doc. Should change your title from "SKIFFO" to "SMICKO".

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