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Old 11 August 2009, 17:49   #21
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Old 11 August 2009, 18:19   #22
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dont pee scratch your sensitive parts or rub your eyes after chopping chillies, and use upol tiger seal instead of sikaflex it costs a wee bit more but is worth it
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Old 19 August 2009, 07:11   #23
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I use my spare wheel as a jockey wheel when retrieving my trailer. I have it mounted on a stub axle with complete hub and bearings aswell. I have two tubes welded onto the trailer, one where the spare wheel is stored and the other near the the trailer coupling. There is a nut welded to both tubes with a bolt that locks the stub axle in place. Works well for beach launching the boat with a rope, it does not get bogged in the sand as easliy as the small jockey wheels but you need to pull fairly straight. I still have a normal jockey wheel for moving around on hard smooth surfaces.
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Old 20 August 2009, 15:15   #24
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Old 20 August 2009, 16:03   #25
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Hull cleaning

Going back to the weedy hull thing, I had Coppercoat put on my boat about a year ago and it's 100% weed free today. It costs a lot but is worth it in my opinion. I had it done professionally as it's a bit tricky to apply but it's certainly RIB-friendly stuff.

Another tip: Make a radio check everytime you take your boat out. You'll crap your pants if you have an emergency and only then discover the radio doesn't work.

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Make sure you know how to get back aboard if you fall in by trying it somewhere safe-and have someone aboard that can help the first time you try it in case you can't get back onboard.

Make sure your painter isn't long enough to foul the prop.

If you've been fishing and got blood or lime on the deck, don't use warm water to wash the boat down at home without thoroughly washing it down with cold water and washing up liquid first. Warm water cooks the smell on and it'll smell like a trawler.
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Old 20 August 2009, 17:20   #28
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Have you been with my missis??? Wipe here down with cold water first or she smells like a trawler! Yep, sounds about right, got to get her out of the drysuit once in a while or she festers. Why not try good old Fairy Liquid and elbow grease, it works wonders. Pampers baby wipes are also brilliant for removing the stuborn stuff - I'm not kidding, give em a try. I,ve removed some real bad stains from the hull with them. They also work great on tubes. Or ya bum.....
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