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Forum: RIBs & ribbing 03 January 2018, 11:00
Replies: 20
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Posted By Bigplumbs
Don't you just love it when people use the word...

Don't you just love it when people use the word 'tat' one mans tat is another mans gold
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 03 January 2018, 10:59
Replies: 20
Views: 1,768
Posted By Bigplumbs
I would agree that Southampton is the best but...

I would agree that Southampton is the best but SBS and LBS are at opposite ends of the year so I like to go to both. If you were thinking of going don't be put of I say go and make up your own mind
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 03 January 2018, 06:14
Replies: 20
Views: 1,768
Posted By Bigplumbs
Went last year and the most basic complete boat...

Went last year and the most basic complete boat was a Rib for about 5K so you are quite incorrect.
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 03 January 2018, 03:20
Replies: 20
Views: 1,768
Posted By Bigplumbs
I went last year and had a lovely time. Lots to...

I went last year and had a lovely time. Lots to see and well worth a visit at this miserable time of year. I would go if I were you don't take any notice of the moaners so far.


You can get...
Forum: Inflatable boats - SIBs and folding RIBs 21 November 2017, 02:53
Replies: 12
Views: 1,708
Posted By Bigplumbs
Can I ask where that slip is it looks a lovely...

Can I ask where that slip is it looks a lovely slipway

Dennis
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 18 November 2017, 02:42
Replies: 35
Views: 4,294
Posted By Bigplumbs
Looks very nice in my opinion

Looks very nice in my opinion
Forum: Inflatable boats - SIBs and folding RIBs 18 November 2017, 02:33
Replies: 18
Views: 1,516
Posted By Bigplumbs
So who is this Barry chap

So who is this Barry chap
Forum: Engines & props 17 November 2017, 02:39
Replies: 13
Views: 1,918
Posted By Bigplumbs
Always do this sort of work yourself. Not only do...

Always do this sort of work yourself. Not only do you save a shed load of money you learn a lot about your engine which makes it a less scary beast
Forum: Inflatable boats - SIBs and folding RIBs 14 November 2017, 04:12
Replies: 18
Views: 1,516
Posted By Bigplumbs
Looks very nice Dennis

Looks very nice

Dennis
Forum: Inflatable boats - SIBs and folding RIBs 14 November 2017, 02:58
Replies: 18
Views: 1,516
Posted By Bigplumbs
Looks nice. Have you any pics of the launch...

Looks nice. Have you any pics of the launch point. How far do you travel with your sibs on the roof like that


Dennis
Forum: Engines & props 30 October 2017, 02:03
Replies: 57
Views: 4,769
Posted By Bigplumbs
Excellent news. I am very pleased for you....

Excellent news. I am very pleased for you. Effective and quite a cheap fix. Well done


Dennis
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 29 October 2017, 14:39
Replies: 22
Views: 1,544
Posted By Bigplumbs
Equipment Pouch

And you think I am the one with the attitude......... Ever heard of a joke. I guess not
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 29 October 2017, 10:57
Replies: 22
Views: 1,544
Posted By Bigplumbs
I have one of those. This is for a particular...

I have one of those. This is for a particular location to fit in a place. That is why the one I have bought is ideal. Of course it is going to act like a sponge, Leak like a sieve and rust and...
Forum: Engines & props 29 October 2017, 04:21
Replies: 57
Views: 4,769
Posted By Bigplumbs
If you do need ballast use water not sand. Are...

If you do need ballast use water not sand. Are you sure you mean 150 kg
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 29 October 2017, 04:06
Replies: 22
Views: 1,544
Posted By Bigplumbs
That looks a good option

That looks a good option
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 28 October 2017, 16:02
Replies: 22
Views: 1,544
Posted By Bigplumbs
Yup my money all 7 of it. It will work very well...

Yup my money all 7 of it. It will work very well for what I want it for
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 28 October 2017, 13:07
Replies: 22
Views: 1,544
Posted By Bigplumbs
Well we have to be versatile nowadays and embrace...

Well we have to be versatile nowadays and embrace change :)
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 28 October 2017, 13:06
Replies: 22
Views: 1,544
Posted By Bigplumbs
So do all the zips rust on the cloths that you...

So do all the zips rust on the cloths that you wear when you go boating. Or do you pay silly prices and only wear cloths from a marine store. Been boating for many years and havnt had any zips rust...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 28 October 2017, 12:33
Replies: 22
Views: 1,544
Posted By Bigplumbs
No this is perfect. It will not be left on the...

No this is perfect. It will not be left on the boat. I will make some hooks for it and just hook it on and off.
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 28 October 2017, 11:49
Replies: 7
Views: 694
Posted By Bigplumbs
So after reading many replies I have lowered the...

So after reading many replies I have lowered the transducer on all three boats by about 8 mm and have rotated it to point forward more by one click. It actually looks much better now. We will see.
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Forum: RIBs & ribbing 28 October 2017, 11:27
Replies: 22
Views: 1,544
Posted By Bigplumbs
This is what I think I will adapt and use. Very...

This is what I think I will adapt and use. Very good and very cheap cos it is not boating related

...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 28 October 2017, 10:37
Replies: 10
Views: 1,556
Posted By Bigplumbs
Boating can be cheap

When I was out in my new to me Rib the other day I was aware that I needed a toilet on board. Today I was putting antifreeze in my Sports Cruiser and I was suddenly aware that the antifreeze comes...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 27 October 2017, 02:41
Replies: 22
Views: 1,544
Posted By Bigplumbs
Equipment Pouch

I have been searching the net as I want some sort of pouch (clear would be nice) that I can fix to my steering console on the rib to put things like my mobile phone and wallet etc in. I am having...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 27 October 2017, 02:32
Replies: 7
Views: 694
Posted By Bigplumbs
Depth lost over about 15 knots

On 2 of my boats where I have Garmin transom mounted transducers and garmin chart plotter combo and Striker 4 depth equipment. I loose the depth information (Depth just flashes and holds the last...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 27 October 2017, 01:39
Replies: 11
Views: 896
Posted By Bigplumbs
No we did not stop just kept up a steady pace....

No we did not stop just kept up a steady pace. Where is Cork sands. I am sure I should know


Dennis
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