Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
 
Old 18 April 2008, 06:44   #11
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Over here
Boat name: S.S. Nobstick
Make: Three Wise Monkeys
Length: 3m +
Engine: 44lbs of thrust....
Join Date: Nov 2003
Posts: 2,115
Yes Jeff, you can do it with ease and I can too, but there are an awful lot of people who can’t and why take the risk? Restoring a thread lead can easily be screwed up. You also telling me you’ve never measured or calculated something incorrectly? What is the old saying? “If you’ve never made a mistake, you’ve never made anything?”

I will amend my advice then. If you’re a competent “DIY” type then go-ahead and shorten the thread….but make sure you have a spare bolt stood by if you’re doing it late in the day…..
__________________

__________________
Jono is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 18 April 2008, 07:07   #12
Member
 
Country: UK - Scotland
Make: HumberOceanOffshore
Length: 8m +
Engine: Volvo KAD300/DPX
Join Date: Oct 2002
Posts: 4,962
That's better.
__________________

__________________
JW.
jwalker is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 18 April 2008, 10:47   #13
Member
 
Country: Other
Town: San Carlos, Mexico
Boat name: INDE
Make: LOMAC 730
Length: 7m +
Engine: 200 Merc.
MMSI: Please press 1
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 1,688
Send a message via Skype™ to Limey Linda
Thanks for all the concern guys, but I must have done it 1000's of times and I have the correct tools.
__________________

__________________
Running around like a head with it's chicken cut off.
Limey Linda is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off





Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:25.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.