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Forum: RIBs & ribbing 02 October 2020, 15:29
Replies: 26
Views: 1,512
Posted By Simon B
I've got two, my own personal one for other jobs...

I've got two, my own personal one for other jobs and stuff a Myerchin rigger, serrated. The boat one is a kitchen devil type knife that has had that horrific point ground off. V. cheap to replace and...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 28 August 2020, 16:00
Replies: 29
Views: 1,253
Posted By Simon B
I use a Typhoon surface suit, you often see them...

I use a Typhoon surface suit, you often see them on ebay (ex fisheries protection or navy) Very similar to the RNLI ones. Usually black and yellow, breathable and at least two reasonable pockets....
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 28 August 2020, 15:53
Replies: 21
Views: 1,246
Posted By Simon B
You could try using a "tripping" line on the...

You could try using a "tripping" line on the anchor, that way you'd not have to pull on the chain, which is probably the filthiest bit.
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 19 October 2016, 17:13
Replies: 22
Views: 2,703
Posted By Simon B
We had a Delta that had lifelines that had a...

We had a Delta that had lifelines that had a spring carabiner on each end onto D rings, it also had the rope running through 10mm ID smooth fuel line.

This kept the life line down a bit more and...
Forum: RIB gallery 28 September 2016, 16:14
Replies: 6
Views: 1,465
Posted By Simon B
Or the Yorkie ad filmed I think on the river...

Or the Yorkie ad filmed I think on the river Orwell bridge Suffolk
Forum: RIB gallery 15 September 2016, 18:34
Replies: 74
Views: 20,286
Posted By Simon B
The above/below from The Hera, in Kiberick cove.

The above/below from The Hera, in Kiberick cove.
Forum: RIB gallery 15 September 2016, 18:32
Replies: 74
Views: 20,286
Posted By Simon B
Some more from Falmouith

Some more from Falmouith
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 13 January 2016, 22:46
Replies: 5
Views: 929
Posted By Simon B
Tube Reinforcement post production

Has anyone had tube reinforcement bonded on after the tubes were made? Our boat is getting a bit scuffed in some areas and I was wondering about getting some 100mm flat straking bonded on above and...
Forum: RIB gallery 11 September 2015, 15:57
Replies: 474
Views: 128,110
Posted By Simon B
Agreed and it also provides another opportunity...

Agreed and it also provides another opportunity to crack your other shinbone having done so on the one at the back also.

Wouldnt be without mine.
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 30 July 2015, 14:03
Replies: 28
Views: 3,172
Posted By Simon B
If you want a very easy and good way to splice an...

If you want a very easy and good way to splice an eye into 3 strand google Pro splice;

Pro Splice (https://web.comhem.se/~u77479609/eyesplice.html)

Lets you fix loop size and you don't need to...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 23 July 2015, 13:25
Replies: 0
Views: 625
Posted By Simon B
Testing These

Beaver Amara Superflex, neoprene back amara palms, had some sailing gloves with this material good when its wet or dry. These are full fingers, my sailing ones were Steptoe and Son jobs, bit cold...
Forum: Engines & props 19 July 2015, 12:04
Replies: 4
Views: 3,260
Posted By Simon B
I looked at this on thehulltruth the american...

I looked at this on thehulltruth the american forum, plenty of feedback through shear weight of numbers, I think we will replace both NSS (neutral safety switch) one in the remote and one in the...
Forum: Engines & props 17 July 2015, 09:59
Replies: 4
Views: 3,260
Posted By Simon B
Neutral Switch Suzuki Side Throttle

Has anyone had any problems with Suzuki side throttles Neutral switch?
Ours is 6 years old engine has done about 350 hours a Suzuki DF175
Throttle is seated ok in neutral but engine wont start,...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 09 July 2015, 13:45
Replies: 9
Views: 1,244
Posted By Simon B
GRIND less downward load on the GRP.

GRIND less downward load on the GRP.
Forum: Other stuff 22 May 2015, 09:56
Replies: 21
Views: 3,573
Posted By Simon B
Bet it started first time and drove away.....

Bet it started first time and drove away.....
Forum: Engines & props 21 May 2015, 13:24
Replies: 72
Views: 8,976
Posted By Simon B
Didn't Barrus knock up a Mariner that was a...

Didn't Barrus knock up a Mariner that was a military burn almost any fuel job? Think it was a small motor though.

I'd expect a lighter block will not be far off so as others have said its just a...
Forum: Electrics and electronics 04 May 2015, 11:21
Replies: 16
Views: 3,246
Posted By Simon B
We like Lowrance for the side-imaging option you...

We like Lowrance for the side-imaging option you get. The charts that work on Lowrance are quite extensive now.
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 27 April 2015, 22:12
Replies: 19
Views: 2,233
Posted By Simon B
Base layer - tool station builders thermals Mid...

Base layer - tool station builders thermals
Mid layer - cheap micro fleece probably builders again
Top layer - fishing all in one

This is a very cheap way of doing it. Please add on a scaling...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 27 April 2015, 22:04
Replies: 7
Views: 1,739
Posted By Simon B
That sounds do-able, cheers. If we do the...

That sounds do-able, cheers. If we do the Acclivity I'll try and post some side scan shots of her.


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Forum: RIBs for sale and wanted in the US and Canada 24 April 2015, 14:25
Replies: 2
For Sale: Sealegs 7.1
Views: 1,273
Posted By Simon B
The official video used to show a boathandler...

The official video used to show a boathandler wearing a nice white bikini, it seemed to appeal to a number of members on here.
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 24 April 2015, 14:22
Replies: 7
Views: 1,739
Posted By Simon B
Let me know how it goes, we're planning our trip...

Let me know how it goes, we're planning our trip soon, aiming for neaps jun-july ish.
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 22 April 2015, 15:18
Replies: 7
Views: 1,739
Posted By Simon B
Stevedonna, Very useful, we are thinking of...

Stevedonna,

Very useful, we are thinking of taking our dive rib there to do some exploring with our sidescan this year. Possibly visiting the Acclivity wreck, never been there, usually done from...
Forum: RIB gallery 07 April 2015, 13:04
Replies: 1,277
Views: 477,403
Posted By Simon B
Good job you didnt witness my pants reversing...

Good job you didnt witness my pants reversing down the slip, hence front hitch, however, this means you dont get any reversing practice....
Forum: RIB gallery 04 April 2015, 19:22
Replies: 474
Views: 128,110
Posted By Simon B
I like the Mazda SLT lovely engine could do with...

I like the Mazda SLT lovely engine could do with one for my ailing 2.8 Isuzu.


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Forum: RIB gallery 04 April 2015, 18:54
Replies: 1,277
Views: 477,403
Posted By Simon B
Whitby last weekend. Training some new boat...

Whitby last weekend.
Training some new boat handlers how to do it dive style. 104108

104109


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