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Forum: RIBs & ribbing 09 March 2018, 08:27
Replies: 15
Views: 2,090
Posted By Alan Priddy
The Boat is owned by Richard Reddyhoff who was...

The Boat is owned by Richard Reddyhoff who was the other half of Dean and Reddyhoff. I have known Richard for many years and in this case he put his money where his thoughts lay.
His idea was to...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 16 February 2018, 16:13
Replies: 3
Views: 1,631
Posted By Alan Priddy
Until the water wants to come in then it gets...

Until the water wants to come in then it gets very messy!!
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 04 January 2016, 08:34
Replies: 8
Views: 1,107
Posted By Alan Priddy
I designed this tank and I think its about 135...

I designed this tank and I think its about 135 ltres
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 11 May 2015, 14:11
Replies: 60
Views: 7,103
Posted By Alan Priddy
Or sit an exam

Or sit an exam
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 19 February 2015, 18:44
Replies: 11
Views: 1,754
Posted By Alan Priddy
I was asked to look at an experimental UK boat a...

I was asked to look at an experimental UK boat a couple of years ago that the entire inside of the boat was mounted on mini shock absorbers. No matter what the hull did the cabin and deck did...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 19 February 2015, 18:33
Replies: 58
Views: 8,733
Posted By Alan Priddy
The Uk needs its own governing body to look after...

The Uk needs its own governing body to look after all records along with the terms and conditions to take part in an attempt. Currently the rules have been written by people with "internal interests"...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 01 February 2015, 14:26
Replies: 21
Views: 3,794
Posted By Alan Priddy
Learn how to drive your boat blind and feel for...

Learn how to drive your boat blind and feel for waves from the seat of your bum. When you have gained the experience the only time a flashlight wil be any good is slow approaches to unknown harbours....
Forum: Engines & props 28 January 2015, 10:10
Replies: 19
Views: 8,980
Posted By Alan Priddy
I think you will find that Yamaha build this...

I think you will find that Yamaha build this engine for Toyota not the other way round. I agree with Biff. Run a 12 volt feed and push button through a relay direct to the end glow plug 10 will see...
Forum: Upcoming RIB cruises 25 January 2015, 13:02
Replies: 42
Views: 10,901
Posted By Alan Priddy
It's a secret society so contact Cannonball...

It's a secret society so contact Cannonball direct. Once you sign up you get all the info. Alan P
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 20 January 2015, 07:59
Replies: 21
Views: 3,303
Posted By Alan Priddy
Yamaha did this in three small speed boats back...

Yamaha did this in three small speed boats back in the late 60's early 70's as a promotional voyage.. Our very own Bill Brown was on the trip and I always remember the story of them leaving Ramsgate...
Forum: Say Hello | New Member Introductions 07 January 2015, 09:57
Replies: 6
Views: 1,199
Posted By Alan Priddy
Hi Spartan. You joining Ribnet is very timely...

Hi Spartan.
You joining Ribnet is very timely for me as I will be blasting into Puerto Rico this November in our 80 ft RIB
Have a look at www.teambritannia.co.uk and all will become clear. It...
Forum: Upcoming RIB cruises 27 December 2014, 15:13
Replies: 40
Views: 7,452
Posted By Alan Priddy
They don't make them like they used too

They don't make them like they used too
Forum: Upcoming RIB cruises 27 December 2014, 10:03
Replies: 40
Views: 7,452
Posted By Alan Priddy
I took part in the first Round Scotland in 1990...

I took part in the first Round Scotland in 1990 in a 5m Narwell with twin 40s
GPS was not available and everyone had to have a reasonable skill for real navigation. Wet weather gear was a plastic...
Forum: Upcoming RIB cruises 27 December 2014, 09:52
Replies: 40
Views: 7,452
Posted By Alan Priddy
RB Via the Caledonian Canal was the powerboat...

RB Via the Caledonian Canal was the powerboat wimps route. The real RB is all the way round.
Forum: Tow vehicles, 4x4s, trucks, cars & bikes 15 November 2014, 21:22
Replies: 10
Views: 3,408
Posted By Alan Priddy
Now we have the Internet we don't need specilists...

Now we have the Internet we don't need specilists !!!. Replace the clutch and maybe flywheel
Forum: Tow vehicles, 4x4s, trucks, cars & bikes 15 November 2014, 13:15
Replies: 10
Views: 3,408
Posted By Alan Priddy
It's the clutch binding. It's nothing to do with...

It's the clutch binding. It's nothing to do with wear. It's a common problem. Changing the oil with a blended type will look like the problem is fixed but the problem will come back. Alan P
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 08 October 2014, 13:32
Replies: 19
Views: 2,045
Posted By Alan Priddy
I am pretty sure that one of the "Older" members...

I am pretty sure that one of the "Older" members of Ribnet had a lot to do with the design and concept of these. Alan P
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 29 September 2014, 14:18
Replies: 13
Views: 2,154
Posted By Alan Priddy
Stay in the Bridge tavern? Alan P

Stay in the Bridge tavern? Alan P
Forum: Other stuff 08 September 2014, 20:03
Replies: 5
Views: 740
Posted By Alan Priddy
Sounds more like a clutch and dual mass flywheel...

Sounds more like a clutch and dual mass flywheel problem. At 100k miles a bet it has not had a decent oil change. Alan P Building gearboxes for 45 years
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 06 September 2014, 09:13
Replies: 0
Views: 604
Posted By Alan Priddy
SR4 Tubes

Did I imagine it or was someone selling a set of tubes for and Avon 4 metre on here a while ago? If so I could be a buyer of them. Alan P
Forum: RIBnet North America 27 August 2014, 06:45
Replies: 11
Views: 4,649
Posted By Alan Priddy
Design is one thing operation is another....

Design is one thing operation is another. Obviously the boat has not taken a "Big One" over the bow yet? I suspect very strongly that the door and will break and the cabin flood. Just speaking from...
Forum: Upcoming RIB cruises 17 August 2014, 14:04
Replies: 24
Views: 2,971
Posted By Alan Priddy
Kiss the cliffs all the way once you clear the...

Kiss the cliffs all the way once you clear the Needles and you will be ok. Save Portland for another trip. Head into Weymouth Marina. Good for nightlife, B&B,s and petrol across the Road. On a...
Forum: Other stuff 05 August 2014, 06:24
Replies: 15
Views: 2,103
Posted By Alan Priddy
Tame!!! Search Russians vs Pirates to see how to...

Tame!!! Search Russians vs Pirates to see how to deal with. Alan P
Forum: Commercial operators 03 August 2014, 18:45
Replies: 28
Views: 3,456
Posted By Alan Priddy
Don't drive like a tit and show off how high the...

Don't drive like a tit and show off how high the boat can fly. Airplanes fly and boats float. Driven properly there is no reason that anyone should get injured. I have seen some very bad...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 28 July 2014, 16:10
Replies: 18
Views: 1,488
Posted By Alan Priddy
A couple of jam do nuts and get it over and done...

A couple of jam do nuts and get it over and done with! Alan P
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