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Forum: RIBs wanted 14 January 2014, 11:25
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Posted By bigscott
Bombard aerotec 380 floor

Im after an airdeck for my bombard if anyone knows of one up for sale.

Cheers
Scott
Forum: Inflatable boats - SIBs and folding RIBs 05 December 2013, 13:48
Replies: 14
Views: 7,842
Posted By bigscott
That console looks great. I like the idea of a...

That console looks great. I like the idea of a handle to carry it around although I cant for the life of me figure out why they left the mounting bolts so long??
Forum: Engines & props 12 August 2013, 04:52
Replies: 11
Views: 1,952
Posted By bigscott
No idea will check when I get home tonight. ...

No idea will check when I get home tonight.

Stupid question - does the keel have to be bang on in line with the anti cavitation plate?
Forum: Engines & props 12 August 2013, 03:42
Replies: 11
Views: 1,952
Posted By bigscott
Ahhh thats a nice easy fix right there thanks...

Ahhh thats a nice easy fix right there thanks lightning. Will make a riser block at work today ready for tomorrow evening. I did think about changing the trim yesterday but the current was ripping...
Forum: Engines & props 11 August 2013, 12:49
Replies: 11
Views: 1,952
Posted By bigscott
Its on a bombard 380 mate. Its a replacement for...

Its on a bombard 380 mate. Its a replacement for my 25 Mariner 2 stroke. The honda runs on fumes compared to the 25 :) Theres a big drop in power from the 25 ( as expected) but im happy.

It...
Forum: Engines & props 11 August 2013, 10:02
Replies: 32
Views: 5,040
Posted By bigscott
Clyde its awesome. Took it out this morning and...

Clyde its awesome. Took it out this morning and it runs perfectly. Flat out I clocked 15mph on the gps which is good for me. I whizzed about for around 40 minutes and used very little fuel.
...
Forum: Engines & props 11 August 2013, 09:52
Replies: 11
Views: 1,952
Posted By bigscott
Hi lightning I took the plunge and bought the...

Hi lightning I took the plunge and bought the outboard yesterday. Very happy with it. Took it out this morning and it runs like a dream.
Forum: Engines & props 10 August 2013, 11:17
Replies: 32
Views: 5,040
Posted By bigscott
Right chaps. After a lot of thought and even more...

Right chaps. After a lot of thought and even more pacing up and down I decided to forget about ever buying a parsuns outboard and instead spend my money on a decent engine. As speed is not an issue...
Forum: Engines & props 08 August 2013, 14:55
Replies: 11
Views: 1,952
Posted By bigscott
2008 honda 10hp 4 stroke

Hi guys.

Ive been offered a honda 10hp 4 stroke 2008 in perfect condition for 1200. I know hondas are excellent outboards but not sure if the price is right? Is it too much or should I snap it...
Forum: Engines & props 15 July 2013, 17:41
Replies: 32
Views: 5,040
Posted By bigscott
Yep big launch wheels which are far better than...

Yep big launch wheels which are far better than th original wheels supplies which resembled aircraft wheels. Would be good to get hold of an outboard to test out the power behind which I should...
Forum: Engines & props 14 July 2013, 17:06
Replies: 32
Views: 5,040
Posted By bigscott
Would like a 4 stroke this time round. Nice and...

Would like a 4 stroke this time round. Nice and quiet easy on fuel. Ive had 2 strokes for the last 6 years and DAMN are they noisy plus the premixing csn be a pain.
Forum: Engines & props 14 July 2013, 16:11
Replies: 32
Views: 5,040
Posted By bigscott
Oh I will miss the power for sure. My 25 turns...

Oh I will miss the power for sure. My 25 turns my bombard into a rocket but its time to downsize to something thats easier to handle up and down the beaches.
Forum: Engines & props 14 July 2013, 15:55
Replies: 32
Views: 5,040
Posted By bigscott
Very true henry thats why im after a 9.8 or an...

Very true henry thats why im after a 9.8 or an 8hp once you hit the 15s they get weighty
Forum: Engines & props 14 July 2013, 15:50
Replies: 32
Views: 5,040
Posted By bigscott
Thanks guys mind made up will be leaving the...

Thanks guys mind made up will be leaving the parsuns alone for this purchase.

Festinghouse my 25 is 50kg give or take a kilo and lifting it out the car and van is killing me. I launch off...
Forum: Engines & props 14 July 2013, 13:39
Replies: 32
Views: 5,040
Posted By bigscott
Parsuns Outboards. Are they worth the money?

hi guys.
Anybody have any up to date experience with the parsuns outboards? im thinking about buying a new 9.8 standard shaft to replace my mariner 25hp 2 stroke as its way to big and costly to run...
Forum: Engines & props 05 October 2012, 15:22
Replies: 4
Views: 1,931
Posted By bigscott
Thanks guys thats the answer I was hoping for :)...

Thanks guys thats the answer I was hoping for :) Placed the order so looking forward to getting out on the water
Forum: Engines & props 04 October 2012, 17:11
Replies: 4
Views: 1,931
Posted By bigscott
Tiller extension on a 25hp

Well im running a 25hp 2 stroke on the back of my bombard 380 and its killing my arm to the point where I have to stop every 5 minutes and rest. I know this is an issue with weight distribution but...
Forum: Inflatable boats - SIBs and folding RIBs 02 May 2012, 14:33
Replies: 15
Views: 6,286
Posted By bigscott
A bravo pump is the way forward with out a doubt....

A bravo pump is the way forward with out a doubt.

I use this one
BRAVO Inflatable Boat Rib 12v HP Air Pump Inflator BP12 | eBay...
Forum: Inflatable boats - SIBs and folding RIBs 17 April 2012, 14:20
Replies: 0
Views: 894
Posted By bigscott
Bombard aerotec 380 Transom paint

Hi guys

Forgive if this has been discussed before but everytime I use the search button it comes up with nothing ( No matter what I type in )

The transom on my 380 has a few chips in the...
Forum: Inflatable boats - SIBs and folding RIBs 18 March 2012, 15:47
Replies: 38
Views: 23,178
Posted By bigscott
Those Bravo pumps are brilliant. I use one for...

Those Bravo pumps are brilliant. I use one for the Aerotec 380 and it has me up and on the water in no time :)
Forum: Inflatable boats - SIBs and folding RIBs 07 March 2012, 13:41
Replies: 12
Views: 3,808
Posted By bigscott
Aha :) Im a porker but not that big lol 21...

Aha :) Im a porker but not that big lol 21 stone of the 40 was me the rest was my mate and fishing/diving gear :)
Forum: Engines & props 17 February 2012, 14:32
Replies: 8
Views: 1,889
Posted By bigscott
Im thinking more on the lines of salvaged from a...

Im thinking more on the lines of salvaged from a written off boat bought in a job lot and popped on ebay. He used his mobile to post the auction so wouldnt be surprised if a few more popped up in...
Forum: Engines & props 26 January 2012, 16:23
Replies: 14
Views: 5,956
Posted By bigscott
Guys thanks for all the words of wisedom and help...

Guys thanks for all the words of wisedom and help with this :) Ive decided that its out of my comfort zone and the engine will be going for a check up once Ive raised the cash.

The thought of me...
Forum: Engines & props 24 January 2012, 17:18
Replies: 14
Views: 5,956
Posted By bigscott
Cheers Uncle Al :) Ive had a quick look at the...

Cheers Uncle Al :) Ive had a quick look at the manual for checking and changing the timming. Lots of tinkering coming up :)
Forum: Engines & props 24 January 2012, 14:51
Replies: 14
Views: 5,956
Posted By bigscott
Yes it Does!!!! especially 2 or 3 times in a...

Yes it Does!!!! especially 2 or 3 times in a row. How would I go about changing the timming or is this a job best left to the experts
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