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Old 02 January 2011, 10:42   #21
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ahhhh..... it's always good when the conversation gets round to humbers as folk line up on either side of the floor to dance around.......

if we are being realistic, then there's always the transom max. to think about,

and following BruceB's comments, yep, I'm also running a 5.8 destroyer, not as heavy as Bruce's (not half the toys he's got in there )
oh and being only a boy in the technical bits....
using a 100 yam 4 stroke I can get through my 5.50 worth of fuel in 3.9 miles, or 8 miles depending on how I drive, and still being 'dead technical' - thats with a prop thats not the supplied one, rather a one to give me a bit more push at the start, rather than top end speed, which works out at about 35mph, on a boat that weighs 860kg

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Old 02 January 2011, 12:50   #22
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Old 02 January 2011, 13:05   #23
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I'm talking about a wheel not a stick
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Old 02 January 2011, 23:17   #24
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the 90 suzi is fine on the 6m rib, gone up from standard pitch which I think was 19inch to 21 (and I aint going out to the garage to look cos its cold!)to keep the revs down.
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thats cos its a gutless honda,
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Old 02 January 2011, 23:52   #25
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Should JG Bodfuan not be a trade member? Seems like advertising to me!
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Should JG Bodfuan not be a trade member? Seems like advertising to me!
Just because it SEEMS like advertising, doesn't mean that it is. He appears to be within both the letter and the spirit of the law, to wit;

"It is acceptable to use your company's web site address as the Home Page URL in your profile. You may also have a link to your web site in your signature."

Anyway, he's out of season...

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Flipping a Humber is hardly good advertising!
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He'll never live that down. How many years ago?
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If he thought ahead he could have had his web address and contact number on the hull, free advertsing!
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'twas equipment failure-sommat to do wiv de nut wot holds tha steering wheel
Happy new year Jonathan, long time no sea.
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Happy new year Jonathan, long time no sea.
Shocking! Who fitted it out...
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Humber (Don't forget your spare underpants on a cruise) pawl: I feel i should be paid for my input and presence, rather than pay to be here.

Wavlength Dave: happy new Year, be good to see u sometime

Chewy: when you've been ribbing in anything more than duck wake, please feel free to comment

Willk: thankyou for your positive input, we are in season though, see a pic of me today

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Might have been duck wake but due to "artistic license" I'm going to call it a F8 and might change my mind in a few months and call it a F10.....
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new year, same...............................
now dont keep me awake I'm on nights on t'big boat and have got a lotta sleeping to do before the day shift takes over
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Might have been duck wake but due to "artistic license" I'm going to call it a F8
Did you take Humberpawls advice and take spare pants?
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Nah, we have balls where I come from...
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by the way ..that dickie bird in the foto is definitely unarmed
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