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Forum: Trailers & towing 12 July 2017, 17:06
Replies: 2
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Posted By G.Mac
Sorry I cant be of more help but when I used to...

Sorry I cant be of more help but when I used to work for Serco the Pac28's were towed on air braked trailers which would suggest the boat / trailer combo was more than 3.5T. Cant remember the weight...
Forum: Engines & props 20 May 2017, 13:45
Replies: 2
Views: 713
Posted By G.Mac
Not been in the water yet with the Volvo, There...

Not been in the water yet with the Volvo, There are still some bits to sort before she is ready.
There are still a couple of areas of the deck to strengthen, some rot to be cut out the engine box...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 20 May 2017, 05:08
Replies: 60
Views: 2,820
Posted By G.Mac
You could ask Survitec in Dyce

You could ask Survitec in Dyce
Forum: Engines & props 19 May 2017, 17:06
Replies: 2
Views: 713
Posted By G.Mac
Volvo Penta D6 shoehorned into a Pacific 22

Hello there, its been a while as the boat has been out the water for a while.

It all started a fair few years ago when we picked up an ex MOD Police Pac 22 from Babcock Disposals. After a bit of...
Forum: Engines & props 23 August 2013, 15:05
Replies: 2
Views: 962
Posted By G.Mac
Cheers for that Poly, will look into that. Got...

Cheers for that Poly, will look into that.
Got a Mercury one fitted at the moment but that does not look as if it can be moved about.

Graeme
Forum: Engines & props 22 August 2013, 16:03
Replies: 2
Views: 962
Posted By G.Mac
Looking for help with side mount throttle/gear controls on Pac 22

Hello there

I am looking for some help sourcing a new side mount control unit for the engine / gear. We have recently changed from the Sternpowr 101 drive to a Volvo DPR drive on our Pac22.

The...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 03 October 2010, 22:24
Replies: 15
Views: 6,549
Posted By G.Mac
Another vote for Ruddymart. We have used him in...

Another vote for Ruddymart. We have used him in the past for our sternpowr drive, you will save a shed load over Dick Turpin and co at Lancing Marine
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 31 May 2010, 06:32
Replies: 9
Views: 1,225
Posted By G.Mac
Me thinks you will need to go round Wales and...

Me thinks you will need to go round Wales and Scotland too, ;)
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 24 May 2010, 14:28
Replies: 11
Views: 2,285
Posted By G.Mac
It certanly would not go down well with the Old...

It certanly would not go down well with the Old man on any of the Calmac boats using the North entrance, Having to sit off for numpties like that does not look very good on the performance returns...
Forum: Engines & props 24 May 2010, 14:08
Replies: 9
Views: 1,522
Posted By G.Mac
Cheers for the replys folks. Phoned Mermaid...

Cheers for the replys folks.

Phoned Mermaid this morning and they wanted 480+Vat + postage for a starter !!!!!

Andy popped into Stanley Harris this morning and they pointed him in the...
Forum: Engines & props 22 May 2010, 17:53
Replies: 9
Views: 1,522
Posted By G.Mac
Best place for a starter motor

Alright floks

Andy (my brother) and I were out in the Rib today, Launched at Renfrew Ferry then I took the boat up to Braehead to the pontoons to wait for him as he was taking the trailer up the...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 07 May 2010, 16:51
Replies: 48
Views: 8,345
Posted By G.Mac
Lat time I was there the pub was shut to visitors...

Lat time I was there the pub was shut to visitors as it had lost its licence and the nice lady warden wouldnt let us in for a sly pint even after we brought her out to our ship for a look about.
...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 27 April 2010, 06:37
Replies: 35
Views: 6,007
Posted By G.Mac
Pacific 22 200HP Ford Mermaid Turbo 4 @ 2700 -...

Pacific 22
200HP Ford Mermaid Turbo 4 @ 2700 - 2800 rpm
29kts, 30 if its flat calm and the boat is light.
Prop - not sure
Forum: RIB gallery 07 April 2010, 20:27
Replies: 35
Views: 13,634
Posted By G.Mac
A couple from a previous job (pac28's) ...

A couple from a previous job (pac28's)

http://www.rib.net/forum/attachments/photobucket/img_347068_0_2a6f1799906436bea6bb3eec34ea5b5e.jpg
...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 14 March 2010, 22:26
Replies: 50
Views: 13,943
Posted By G.Mac
the artics I used to use when I was in the...

the artics I used to use when I was in the Fisheries used to have 2 on deck mounted tanks mounted betwen the twin 70's and the lifting frame so may have been along the same idea

Graeme
Forum: Other stuff 14 February 2010, 16:24
Replies: 1
Views: 817
Posted By G.Mac
Looking for some help from any Facebookers out there

Alright folks I'm looking for a bit of help, well a good friend from school is.
Her band has made it to the Unsigned bands contest final on facebook so looking for all you facebookers out there to...
Forum: RIB gallery 25 January 2010, 16:26
Replies: 35
Views: 13,634
Posted By G.Mac
my brothers ex Defence police Pacific 22 parked...

my brothers ex Defence police Pacific 22 parked up in the Great Harbour in Greenock next to a couple of ex RMAS vessels
...
Forum: Upcoming RIB cruises 29 December 2009, 18:34
Replies: 22
Views: 2,974
Posted By G.Mac
Ahhh, np, Its a guy I work with, he has a yello...

Ahhh, np, Its a guy I work with, he has a yello Redbay 6.5m ish job

Hes known in most of the local pubs, esp the cames hotel...lol

Graeme
Forum: Upcoming RIB cruises 29 December 2009, 16:52
Replies: 22
Views: 2,974
Posted By G.Mac
You wouldnt happen to know Stuart Jack from...

You wouldnt happen to know Stuart Jack from Tighnabruich would you?
Forum: Upcoming RIB cruises 29 December 2009, 14:20
Replies: 22
Views: 2,974
Posted By G.Mac
Well things didnt go quite to plan today, ...

Well things didnt go quite to plan today,
headder tank was frozen, even though it had a decent dose of anti-freeze (obviously not enough), got that thawed out and tried to fire her up to no avail,...
Forum: Upcoming RIB cruises 28 December 2009, 09:43
Replies: 22
Views: 2,974
Posted By G.Mac
Hello there, im going to say a tentative yes to...

Hello there, im going to say a tentative yes to the cruise.

Our boat has been getting revamped over the last 6 - 8 months. Our exhaust is away being refabricated but I'm heading down to Meercat to...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 16 September 2009, 15:22
Replies: 21
Views: 2,943
Posted By G.Mac
Yup anything big and steel, they just cut a big...

Yup anything big and steel, they just cut a big old hole ion the side and weld it up afterward
Forum: Bits and pieces 12 September 2009, 18:46
Replies: 2
Views: 1,223
Posted By G.Mac
Will speak to my brother but he is lookign for...

Will speak to my brother but he is lookign for complete steering unit for the leg

Graeme
Forum: Bits and pieces 31 August 2009, 12:56
Replies: 3
Views: 935
Posted By G.Mac
Try ruddymart on Ebay...

Try ruddymart on Ebay http://myworld.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ruddymart/

ALOT cheaper than Lancing marine

Graeme
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 19 August 2009, 08:18
Replies: 93
Views: 9,979
Posted By G.Mac
I would like to retract my previous statement as...

I would like to retract my previous statement as I cant seem to edit my last post as it now appears that the RYA are now accepting our GOC certificates, so its good that they are moving with the...
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