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Old 31 July 2014, 20:12   #51
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I think there's some posts on here from when that RIB "JustLooking" was new.

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Thanks for that I found the original threads back in 2007 posted by a chap called Steve under his forum name 'Just Looking'
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Old 31 July 2014, 22:20   #52
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Thanks for that I found the original threads back in 2007 posted by a chap called Steve under his forum name 'Just Looking'

Oh dear. Hope you didn't find that he was asking too many questions back then about how best to repair a badly cracked transom or whether shedloads of water mixed with oil in the lower leg was any cause for concern!
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Old 01 August 2014, 03:12   #53
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Oh dear. Hope you didn't find that he was asking too many questions back then about how best to repair a badly cracked transom or whether shedloads of water mixed with oil in the lower leg was any cause for concern!

On the contrary the threads show when he bought it, why he called it Just Looking, how he ran the engine in, a couple of trips and finally the reason for selling after a year plus what he did in that year. The only negative was a bearing failure on his trailer after 3 months which happened to me on a on a new de graff trailer. That was an experience that I don't want to repeat. Just Looking was then put on brokerage with Ribcraft when Margot Hendrie bought it. I bought it off Margot in early June. So thanks to Ribnet I have a little more history.

Will you be running to Moelfre on the 16th? Would be good to meet up for a drink again.
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So thanks to Ribnet I have a little more history.
Thanks to Ribnet you have ALL the history. Which is cool.
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On the contrary the threads show when he bought it, why he called it Just Looking, how he ran the engine in, a couple of trips and finally the reason for selling after a year plus what he did in that year. The only negative was a bearing failure on his trailer after 3 months which happened to me on a on a new de graff trailer. That was an experience that I don't want to repeat. Just Looking was then put on brokerage with Ribcraft when Margot Hendrie bought it. I bought it off Margot in early June. So thanks to Ribnet I have a little more history.

Will you be running to Moelfre on the 16th? Would be good to meet up for a drink again.
Happy days indeed!

Unfortunately, I'll be in the North Sea, not the Irish Sea that weekend but look forward to seeing all the pics, particularly Nugent's water cannon in full flow, so to speak.

Have fun and look forward to catching up on the water again some other time before the end of the season.
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Happy days indeed!

Unfortunately, I'll be in the North Sea, not the Irish Sea that weekend but look forward to seeing all the pics, particularly Nugent's water cannon in full flow, so to speak.

Have fun and look forward to catching up on the water again some other time before the end of the season.
don't you go mentioning the end of season, it's only August, typical of a retired rag n sticks man, the season ends when the ice blocks the slip at Ty Calch
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don't you go mentioning the end of season, it's only August, typical of a retired rag n sticks man, the season ends when the ice blocks the slip at Ty Calch
....and begins again when the water subsides far enough to find the slip, I guess?

Anyway, at the risk of complete thread drift I hear congratulations are in order because Whackwoody's bid's been accepted by the Caernarfon Harbour Trustees.

He's prolonging his season and getting his go juice paid for by undertaking to lay the channel marker buoys across the bar in the autumn. Crackin' result for him when you think about it because if he hadn't hit the banks so many times (during the season) the channel would still be where it was when the Harbourmaster marked it back in the spring.
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still looks like new to me, far too good for Helen, that's for sure

It took me a whole day to wash and polish that boat to get it looking like new!
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still looks like new to me, far too good for Helen, that's for sure

Just watch out at Moelfre Mr C - I'll have water cannons at the ready!! H
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Oi Tony I only hit that sandbank once (although that is 1 too many). Anyway I have officially named it the Havaianas Sandbank as that's where I lost my flip flops when I had to bail it (doh). Can everybody keep an eye out for them please (LOL)
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