Showing results 1 to 19 of 19
Search took 0.00 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Huffie
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 18 November 2013, 03:15
Replies: 1
Views: 730
Posted By Huffie
What Adhesive?

Hi guys,

some of you may have seen my thread on my RIB Project...

I can't import the adhesive from outside Kenya without huge charges, as thats an offence under the terrorism act!

So I need...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 13 November 2013, 14:02
Replies: 35
Views: 3,763
Posted By Huffie
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/110035871/RIB/...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/110035871/RIB/001.jpg

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/110035871/RIB/002.jpg
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 13 November 2013, 13:59
Replies: 35
Views: 3,763
Posted By Huffie
So great news, only problem with the outboard was...

So great news, only problem with the outboard was that the carbs where all clogged up, so 30 minutes of tinkering and she fired up covering us all in water - but totally worth it. I was prepared for...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 10 November 2013, 15:04
Replies: 35
Views: 3,763
Posted By Huffie
No Worries thanks for the advice though! Useful...

No Worries thanks for the advice though! Useful tips though - cheers.
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 10 November 2013, 14:56
Replies: 35
Views: 3,763
Posted By Huffie
Just been looking through this - great project,...

Just been looking through this - great project, not sure I could cope myself though... I'll talk with my rafting mates I bet they have done this kind of stuff before..
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 10 November 2013, 14:48
Replies: 35
Views: 3,763
Posted By Huffie
The South African company that made the boat will...

The South African company that made the boat will do me new ones for 1000 plus maybe 350 shipping costs. So doubt with labour costs in the UK that it is worth it - plus trying to get them on a...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 10 November 2013, 13:03
Replies: 35
Views: 3,763
Posted By Huffie
Just an update - getting a decent pvc repair here...

Just an update - getting a decent pvc repair here is next to impossible (it would seem) so the options I have is to have a go at sealing the boat up with a mate who works on white water rafts a lot -...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 02 November 2013, 13:20
Replies: 35
Views: 3,763
Posted By Huffie
Well labour here is very cheap. But I doubt that...

Well labour here is very cheap. But I doubt that there is a place that makes tubes here as not many people own RIBs. I have found a place in South Africa that claims to do retuning for 500 for a 5...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 01 November 2013, 15:25
Replies: 35
Views: 3,763
Posted By Huffie
It was Naivasha - but will be used at the coast....

It was Naivasha - but will be used at the coast. Replacement tubes are pretty expensive are they not? Whats the usual price for something this size? I think i'll stick to some patching and might...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 01 November 2013, 13:11
Replies: 35
Views: 3,763
Posted By Huffie
Well I'm not really sure what I need. I can use...

Well I'm not really sure what I need. I can use ebay in the UK then get a courier to send it over. But need to buy it all in one package to make it worth while. Anyone want to compile a shopping list...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 01 November 2013, 06:48
Replies: 35
Views: 3,763
Posted By Huffie
Floors double layered fibreglass from looking at...

Floors double layered fibreglass from looking at it.

Going to need to find some to walk me round the engine no idea what goes where... I know its water cooled but no idea where the waters meant...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 01 November 2013, 05:26
Replies: 35
Views: 3,763
Posted By Huffie
I have no idea what year this thing is - the...

I have no idea what year this thing is - the serial number plaque has these numbers:
90A6T0 /
6HI / L / 479185

Any clues?
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 01 November 2013, 05:03
Replies: 35
Views: 3,763
Posted By Huffie
I like the land idea! We don't have hoovers here...

I like the land idea! We don't have hoovers here they have not made the trip across the sea. - Could make it using some hose pipe and tape?!
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 01 November 2013, 04:59
Replies: 35
Views: 3,763
Posted By Huffie
Cheers guys great stuff. And Hippos are the issue...

Cheers guys great stuff. And Hippos are the issue not so much crocs - had a close encounter while dragging this old girl out the marsh! We had 12 people in that boat very quickly!

Will check out...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 01 November 2013, 04:06
Replies: 35
Views: 3,763
Posted By Huffie
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/110035871/RIB/...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/110035871/RIB/WP_20131101_001.jpg
First 20 minute clean, hose pipe and a sponge

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/110035871/RIB/WP_20131101_002.jpg
The...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 01 November 2013, 04:01
Replies: 35
Views: 3,763
Posted By Huffie
Its good news that you don't think its a lost...

Its good news that you don't think its a lost cause, I had no idea! I need to buy a pump, finding one in Nairobi is impossible. I cleaned it with some hot soapy water last night, all be it with no...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 01 November 2013, 03:45
Replies: 35
Views: 3,763
Posted By Huffie
- Thanks Chris, I have no idea where to start or...

- Thanks Chris, I have no idea where to start or how to go about fixing all the punctures, restoring the tubes etc. Any tips on where to start. I a quick learner and good with my hands ;) ?! Just...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 01 November 2013, 03:13
Replies: 35
Views: 3,763
Posted By Huffie
Pictures: ...

Pictures:
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/110035871/RIB/0.jpg
Getting a boat through the thick hyasinth swamp!

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/110035871/RIB/1.jpg
The Boat after we...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 01 November 2013, 01:57
Replies: 35
Views: 3,763
Posted By Huffie
My New RIB Project

Hi All,

I have been reading the forum for some time while I didn't have a RIB and have been on the look out for a decent priced little motor.

I think I have done quite well, I managed to buy a...
Showing results 1 to 19 of 19

 



Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:09.


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