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Old 12 March 2012, 13:24   #11
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Also Peter - if you get stuck on anything to do with the discussions we've had before... then you know where I am
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Old 13 March 2012, 10:02   #12
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I assume not me ( peter ) .....anyways did you get it ? Whats it like ?

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Old 13 March 2012, 10:03   #13
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Its on its way to me now, should be here shortly

And was referring to Peter @ Boats&Outboards
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Its behind me
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Took me a moment to work that out ! But I assume your towing it !

How much to keep on driving another 30 miles down to Bournemouth ?
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Old 13 March 2012, 11:13   #16
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Too late , its with me now - thanks Lee !

Not bad at all, boat looks in good shape, engine needs a little bit of grease, but should be fine - can't wait to try it out!

Will be for sale with 8hp soon...
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Old 26 March 2012, 05:12   #17
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Well, we got around to taking the boat out this weekend, as it was the first time out, I decided to take both Honwaves out, with a friend driving my old setup.... It all went well, engine started first time, sounded a bit lumpy, but I was putting that down to the fact it hadn't been run for a while, and I hadn't serviced the engine yet. So we launched under the Itchen bridge, we were running side by side and then I thought I would try the speed out.

It increased revs slightly, but didn't get on plane .... I was then starting to think I've bought a duff engine... I thought maybe it was the choke.. but wasn't that... so I stopped the engine, and took engine cover off to see if I could see anything.. and thankfully found I hadn't connected one of the spark plugs back up!

Once I did that, and restarted the engine - the boat flew! I put two adults and two kids in the boat, 25L of fuel and it still popped on the plane and flew along nicely.

So this week, going to get the bits I need to service the engine, and aim to get out again ASAP

It pops up onto the plane really easily, and reminds me of the Zapcat now.

Thanks again Peter for finding the combo, and thanks Lee for bringing it down to me!

I will aim to get some photos of the package I'm selling soon.

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A bit late now I know, but for future reference, these guys have a ford ranger 4 wheel drive crew cab pickup (with towbar!) for 50 a day. I've used them a few times now, very handy.

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Old 26 March 2012, 07:10   #19
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Thanks Tim, thats excellent, I am sure I will need a vehicle again at some point Now I have the bigger engine... I might have to see if I can get slight bigger SIB
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Uhh, yes, indeed.
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