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Forum: Engines & props 12 September 2017, 12:58
Replies: 9
Views: 1,828
Posted By nigel52
Interesting solution if it works. Do you know...

Interesting solution if it works. Do you know what type of melted wax please.
Forum: Engines & props 09 September 2017, 14:10
Replies: 9
Views: 1,828
Posted By nigel52
Certainly a very large plastic bucket may work....

Certainly a very large plastic bucket may work. Not sure how effective pumping out the sea water would be as rain will fill it up, although fresh water. Don't know much about electric antifouling of...
Forum: Engines & props 09 September 2017, 11:48
Replies: 9
Views: 1,828
Posted By nigel52
Protecting lower skeg and gearbox from weed growth

Our boat does not allow enough clearance for the Suzuki 150 to completely raise ie the skeg and bottom 8" of the gearbox is always in the water. We are getting lots of weed growth on these areas in...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 21 September 2016, 11:33
Replies: 0
Views: 583
Posted By nigel52
Suzuki DF150 TGL Motor New

Hi, can anyone guide me to where I can find an English version of the Owners Manual for the Suzuki DF150 TGL and any information about the drive by wire (wireless) controls please. Taking a...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 14 May 2016, 13:39
Replies: 7
Views: 1,723
Posted By nigel52
Jim has made all sorts of boat covers for me over...

Jim has made all sorts of boat covers for me over 20 yrs and quite honestly he is the best. Quality amazing.
Forum: Trailers & towing 05 May 2016, 14:04
Replies: 9
Views: 1,760
Posted By nigel52
Many Thanks Trailer Guy

Being struggling all afternoon trying to fit some new Knott Avonride brake shoes. In the end googled YouTube video and found a fantastic video on how to do this by a Trailer Guy. First I was fitting...
Forum: Trailers & towing 05 August 2015, 03:25
Replies: 48
Views: 7,031
Posted By nigel52
Difficult to argue - thanks

Difficult to argue - thanks
Forum: Trailers & towing 04 August 2015, 13:10
Replies: 48
Views: 7,031
Posted By nigel52
I don't doubt the cost of a RRS service...

I don't doubt the cost of a RRS service particularly with a main dealer. They are not cheap to run but are a hell of a vehicle 'if' running without issues.
Forum: Trailers & towing 04 August 2015, 13:08
Replies: 48
Views: 7,031
Posted By nigel52
Repair and breakdown support in France is...

Repair and breakdown support in France is important so Ssangtyong although good has a fairly small dealer network.
Forum: Trailers & towing 04 August 2015, 11:47
Replies: 48
Views: 7,031
Posted By nigel52
Pete - maybe I will stick with the RRS. It is a...

Pete - maybe I will stick with the RRS. It is a lovely go anywhere drive and one would not know the RIB is on the back when towing; I just wonder if a RRS is just too complicated/sophisticated for...
Forum: Trailers & towing 04 August 2015, 03:24
Replies: 48
Views: 7,031
Posted By nigel52
Not one I had considered but worth a look. ...

Not one I had considered but worth a look.

Re the 30 mpg if a vehicle actually managed 29 mpg I would not dismiss.
Forum: Trailers & towing 04 August 2015, 01:40
Replies: 48
Views: 7,031
Posted By nigel52
What Tow Vehicle

Readers advice please. Need a good load lugger for 300 mile trips to France. Also must be able to launch a 6m RIB on a steepish slipway without grounding. Previously had a 2005 Merc E320 diesel...
Forum: RIBase Member Registry 02 October 2014, 10:13
Replies: 0
Views: 2,499
Posted By nigel52
Ré Lax :: 2012 Piranha 6.0m

Ré Lax :: 2012 Piranha 6.0m (2014-10-02 11:13:18)
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 02 October 2014, 10:06
Replies: 27
Views: 2,402
Posted By nigel52
Thanks I would have done this but good to check;...

Thanks I would have done this but good to check; also any particular glue would anyone recommend please.
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 02 October 2014, 08:28
Replies: 27
Views: 2,402
Posted By nigel52
Attaching cushions to fibreglass seat

At the moment my vinyl covered cushions are attached to each of the seats with poppers which keep seizing or coming off. I would like to look at alternative ways of attaching the vinyl cushions. ...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 08 February 2014, 04:54
Replies: 12
Views: 2,128
Posted By nigel52
Mix some fibreglass tape with some epoxy ie West...

Mix some fibreglass tape with some epoxy ie West System, wrap it round the screw and force into the hole. Take the screw out before the fibreglass sets. When set drill a hole slightly smaller than...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 15 January 2014, 14:07
Replies: 29
Views: 6,526
Posted By nigel52
I have had several custom fitted covers done by...

I have had several custom fitted covers done by JB yacht services and everyone remarks on the quality.
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 28 December 2013, 16:26
Replies: 105
Views: 10,757
Posted By nigel52
Many thanks will order shortly. Good luck with...

Many thanks will order shortly. Good luck with the project.
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 28 December 2013, 13:10
Replies: 105
Views: 10,757
Posted By nigel52
Not totally relevant to your excellent rebuild -...

Not totally relevant to your excellent rebuild - but where did you get the paddle holders from as I would like to stick on something similar to hold my paddle/boat hook. Thanks
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 16 December 2013, 18:03
Replies: 15
Views: 3,392
Posted By nigel52
Mix the oxalis with wallpaper paste to get a...

Mix the oxalis with wallpaper paste to get a porridge consistency that will stick to the hull. Paint it on and wash off after about 10 minutes with fresh water. Only good for stains though.
Forum: Other stuff 07 December 2013, 14:38
Replies: 60
Views: 7,710
Posted By nigel52
Great way of addressing the issue. Just gently...

Great way of addressing the issue. Just gently point out the dangers of petrol and cigarettes not mixing.
Forum: Engines & props 18 November 2013, 12:35
Replies: 4
Views: 2,750
Posted By nigel52
Many thanks

Many thanks
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 14 November 2013, 03:00
Replies: 86
Views: 23,259
Posted By nigel52
Wow she looks lovely and great colour...

Wow she looks lovely and great colour combination. You will have lots of fun on her.
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 08 November 2013, 02:52
Replies: 3
Views: 1,068
Posted By nigel52
No question go to JB Marine, Bursledon. Jim does...

No question go to JB Marine, Bursledon. Jim does a great job on all canvas work. He will make anything you want. He has made canvas items for me for over 25yrs.
Forum: Trailers & towing 03 November 2013, 13:58
Replies: 6
Views: 2,044
Posted By nigel52
Thanks

Thanks
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