Narrandera 2014

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rayza1
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Re: Narrandera 2014

Postby rayza1 » 04 Nov 2014, 19:00

Atomic link...........I think!https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=844008472288095

Alan
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Re: Narrandera 2014

Postby Alan » 04 Nov 2014, 19:10

Yep, we made it home as well, great week end. Picked a spare garage in some town on the way home and poked a yellow boat in it hope the owner doesn't mind.
So Ray, do you need a trailer to pick up something?

Tyres may not like you Dave but the camera does
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rayza1
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Re: Narrandera 2014

Postby rayza1 » 04 Nov 2014, 19:17

Nah Alan, the phrase "RUST BUCKET" would be the most appropriate description! Although "restorers delight" was used.

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loco1
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Re: Narrandera 2014

Postby loco1 » 04 Nov 2014, 20:30

Now that we are home and have better upload speed here are some more photos.

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Greg
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Re: Narrandera 2014

Postby Greg » 04 Nov 2014, 21:15

Thanks everyone for making it another really great weekend. Not even a bit of mongrel weather stopped us this year (but has it ever?).

Naturally, Monday was the pick of the days with mid 20's, sunshine, little wind and flat water.

Nick, just to prove it was there and going, one for you.

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Bob Vic
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Re: Narrandera 2014

Postby Bob Vic » 05 Nov 2014, 00:00

Another great weekend guys. Like catching up with everyone and seeing the 'new' boats. Back in Melbourne tonight after coming home via Paynesville. Thanks Greg for all the hard work & being our President for 10 years. Bob. Our club wouldn't be what it is today without your passion & commitment.

Bob

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Re: Narrandera 2014

Postby NPeth » 05 Nov 2014, 22:02

Thanks Greg :D

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DaveD
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Re: Narrandera 2014

Postby DaveD » 09 Nov 2014, 18:21

The Skiff, Rude is ready for action again. Replaced the noisy & slow (stuffed) Hi Torque gear reduction starter with a good ole standard Delco starter motor. Using the same battery that was in it last weekend, without anymore charge, spun the 350 over with ease and fired up.

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Re: Narrandera 2014

Postby The Spook » 10 Nov 2014, 19:38

Hi Guys

After the two days at Narandera I have sent my spare set of gearbox shafts to Philip Haynes to get a taller set of gears. The engine was pulling 7200 (tacho memory) and the GPS was indicating 167 kph (peak speed memory). Too many revs and not enough speed.

The engine was hitting its maximum revs really quickly and then everything else was catching up a bit which might be an indication that the engine is overpowering the gearbox and prop setup, so I've decided to load it up a bit more. Basically the engine was pulling maximum revs for the entire length of the straight.

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Re: Narrandera 2014

Postby bootlegger » 11 Nov 2014, 21:03

Great news bob. Now go and race it. Lol


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