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  1. back cruncher

    Self tapping screw for fg boat

    Hi all...all good kingy chaser.
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    Self tapping screw for fg boat

    Hi all...I just googles butterfly screw and the spring loaded toggles.they are a good option if I can find stainless ones.
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    Self tapping screw for fg boat

    Hi all...the part of my boat that makes up that pocket is a plastic material that is also screwed on..your rite,it’s actually a rod rack.somewhere to put the rods when on the road,once boat in water,rod moved into rocket launchers. rick...I don’t know what a butterfly screw and spring toggle is.. Is a wood type self tapper the appropriate screw for fibreglass ?
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    Self tapping screw for fg boat

    Hi all...im going to make a copy like this one.boats the same.it screws on the ends.i could screw it in the midle as well.
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    Self tapping screw for fg boat

    Hi all...I’m going to make a stainless steel rocket launcher for my fibreglass boat tomorrow.im wondering what type of self tapping screws to use to screw into the fibreglass.i can’t nut and bolt it due to access.im thinking wood type self tappers.the fibreglass is approx 5mm thick.
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    Port Stephens- snapper again!

    Hi all...well done fellas.what colour plastics were working ?.
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    bilge pump or not to bilge pump.....

    Hi all...some boats have the air tight sealed chambers filled with foam,which displaces water.
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    bilge pump or not to bilge pump.....

    Hi all...look at your bilge pump like your life jacket.chances are you will never need to use your life jacket.one day you just mite need it. if you ever get a deck wash,a bilge pump comes in handy.
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    Aluminium Cracked Boat Hull

    Hi all...to high amps or wrong welding technique can cause under cut in a weld.udercut is when the very edge of weld meets parent metal,and has cut into parent metal,reducing thickness of the plate.1mm of under cut makes your plate metal 1mm thinner,and so on.look closely on the edge of weld and see if it’s got under cut,use your fingernail to feel,or a torch to look for shadow.
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    Working out tide times in open water

    Hi all....fishop,just type in the location.otherwise do what paddyt said.
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    Working out tide times in open water

    Hi all...fishop ive got willyweather app on my my phone,all you have to do is put the location you want in,and all the info you need is there.
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    Fuel additives...anybody use them?

    Hi all...e10 is a fuel I would never use.ive seen first hand the damage it done to the carbies on my bikes that went into storage.
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    Dual battery set up.

    Hi all...good reading fellas.ive had duel batteries in all my 4x4 vehicles for around 30 yrs.one thing I’ve found out is I have always been able to start my diesel vehicles with 2 flat batteries.or should I say 2 batteries beyond repair that won’t hold charge.
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    SAND SLED

    Hi all...Chris,all good ideas mate.ive seen beach going wheel chairs to get the disabled people onto the beach,big light weight plastic ballon tyres .one person pushing them on soft dry sand.you won’t need wheels that big though. the kids are putting pvc pipe over there tyres so they can slide there carts and trikes.they let the air out of tyres,slip pvc over tyre then pump tyre up to lock in pvc. rick mentioned Belmont beach,I call it blacksmiths beach,it’s is one of the softest beaches around.so if Rick managed on that beach pulling a cart,your on a winner.
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    SAND SLED

    Hi all...going bigger diameter is better than going wider.