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by Darren
20 Apr 2009, 12:45
Forum: Main Room
Topic: New Boat
Replies: 102
Views: 57377

Re: New Boat

Dave,
A very nice find, it will come up a treat!
Now your a family man a more fitting pursuit.
Straw hat and bamboo fishing pole (i'm guessing the're already in stock)
Darren

Come on, You know where Noah's ark is too!
by Darren
17 Apr 2009, 10:16
Forum: Restoration Help and Advice
Topic: Stripping Paint
Replies: 11
Views: 4777

Re: Stripping Paint

The heatgun/scraper method is the only one that has worked for me. It is not a pleasant job I agree. The only sobering thought about soda blasting, is that we are dealing with a natural product, it has different densities from one end of a plank to another especially with deck ply/veneer. So what wo...
by Darren
17 Apr 2009, 09:28
Forum: Do You Need This?
Topic: Record Holder
Replies: 15
Views: 5137

Re: Record Holder

There were V drive/rearmounts around in the late 50's.
I have one - strange looking animal though.
Dave in SA also has a gearbox similar to mine...so they are around.
No step up in mine it just gets the engine down the back.
Darren
by Darren
07 Apr 2009, 20:24
Forum: Get Togethers and Events
Topic: Gippsland Wet Together
Replies: 12
Views: 6055

Re: Gippsland Wet Together

The location weather and boats look fantastic.
Very Envious!
Richard,
I was saddened to here the news of the passing of Max Shepherd.
I never got to meet him.
I would appreciate any news of the
compilation of photos etc Greg said you were working on.
Darren
by Darren
03 Apr 2009, 22:32
Forum: Do You Need This?
Topic: 1970's Eddy with 308
Replies: 2
Views: 1842

Re: 1970's Eddy with 308

This will explain the tongue in cheek response
A pic of the Eddy Alan P and myself own to go to combat
in the Malibu infested Murray waters at Christmas.
Was made a couple of years ago from surplus stuff
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by Darren
03 Apr 2009, 22:10
Forum: Do You Need This?
Topic: 1970's Eddy with 308
Replies: 2
Views: 1842

Re: 1970's Eddy with 308

Bob,
It's a plastic Eddy.
They are true thoroughbreds.
Rare, Exclusive, Classics.
Can you add anything Alan?
:lol:
Darren
(True test of you manliness over 60 mph)
by Darren
03 Apr 2009, 18:23
Forum: Do You Need This?
Topic: The Bug - Jones Hydroplane
Replies: 2
Views: 1767

Re: The Bug - Jones Hydroplane

Andrew,
I cant believe this has not sold either.
A genuine turnkey boat for that money...ridiculous
Alas, my boathouse has emptied my biscuit barrel.
Otherwise it would be in my shed for sure.
If it needs an interstate holiday it can board at my joint!!!
Darren
by Darren
03 Apr 2009, 18:11
Forum: Get Togethers and Events
Topic: American Motor Show - 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 2762

Re: American Motor Show - 2009

Greg,
I have just run the rake over Steinway and will be there.
Those trees may come in handy to stop the rain.
Will be there around the 8.30am mark.
Doug B just called he is coming with Electric Girl.
Also "the Doc" will be consulting.
See you there
Darren
by Darren
20 Mar 2009, 21:06
Forum: Main Room
Topic: Cassatta a video star
Replies: 6
Views: 3111

Re: Cassatta a video star

Well the song was called "been Waiting"$$$ Dave
It's a wonder the crabs didnt eat your feet
with them in the water so long....
although the scenery wasn't that bad!
Darren
by Darren
20 Mar 2009, 20:59
Forum: Do You Need This?
Topic: woodie on ebay
Replies: 4
Views: 2468

Re: woodie on ebay

Skiffo,
I'm thinking it's older than 66?
Darren

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