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Old 27 August 2013, 13:39   #1
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Drilling Thro' Hull

Have just watched a chap inside his boat drilling into the "floor" of an old RIB on the hard standing. ( note the use of "'s )

After debating with my boys whether to ask if he knew the bit was going through the hull we decided that, "yes, it may be of help".

We were told that he'd been boating for years and was fitting straps for new tanks and bags and "knew what he was doing".

I mentioned that the bit had drilled through to the outside of the hull, he said it was "ok, it's a double skinned hull and he was using self tappers".

We left him to it.

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Old 27 August 2013, 14:11   #2
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This wasn't near Falmouth was it?
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This wasn't near Falmouth was it?
That classic always cracks me up
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That classic always cracks me up
It IS a cracker. The bit that tickles me most is where he was on the slip, wondering why it wouldn't budge...

When I'm depressed or down, I think about it and I feel much better
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It's easily done.
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Which classic is that? C'mon: share with the n00bs!
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Yes I'm also missing out here - what's the story?
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Old 27 August 2013, 15:04   #8
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Self tappers in an SR can fix anything!

Whispers self tapping day out will stay with me forever as the quickest smile to spread across a ribbers face ever :-) (call you tomorrow)
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Self tappers in an SR can fix anything!

Whispers self tapping day out will stay with me forever as the quickest smile to spread across a ribbers face ever :-) (call you tomorrow)
Oh yes, my SR in deck water feature

I've got a pic of you fixin toobs in about -2 deg c one December many moons ago
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