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Forum: Power Systems 07-16-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,727
Posted By robbie
Thanks again Hendo, I think I'm OK the...

Thanks again Hendo,
I think I'm OK the machinist has managed to modify the old unit that Ocean Breeze located for me, cheers Elwin!!.
Still need to do some realignment of the new shaft, the guys...
Forum: Power Systems 07-14-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,727
Posted By robbie
Cheers sport, I'll keep that in mind, I was at...

Cheers sport, I'll keep that in mind, I was at the machine shop this morning banging on their door at sun up lol, the machinist thinks he can come up with a solution, I asked him to fabricate a plug...
Forum: Power Systems 07-14-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,727
Posted By robbie
My old girl is almost vintage, so it's not easy...

My old girl is almost vintage, so it's not easy to find the right stuffing box, the one I need is threaded to the stern tube where as most everything I've found has "o" rings.
Thanks to a member I...
Forum: Power Systems 07-11-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,727
Posted By robbie
Urgent need a stuffing box

Ideas please guys!! I sheared a prop shaft and need to locate a new 1.5" inside stuffing box.
I've only been able to locate 2 in the whole of the maritime's, but the guy wants $650can!!! seems a bit...
Forum: General Discussion 06-02-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,246
Posted By robbie
It would be nice just to get out on the water but...

It would be nice just to get out on the water but that won't happen for a few weeks yet up here, here's a pic I took at the weekend...
and this is from today's news!!

Fishermen rescued from ice...
Forum: General Discussion 06-02-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,246
Posted By robbie
I know what you mean Andy, traffic is bad at my...

I know what you mean Andy, traffic is bad at my home port also.
Forum: General Discussion 05-27-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,267
Posted By robbie
Congrats on the new ride, post plenty of pics...

Congrats on the new ride, post plenty of pics when you have a chance!!.
Forum: Welcome Mat 02-06-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 810
Posted By robbie
Sensible move sir, welcome aboard:thumb:

Sensible move sir, welcome aboard:thumb:
Forum: General Discussion 01-01-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,475
Posted By robbie
Happy new year to all.

Happy new year to all.
Forum: Welcome Mat 12-26-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 993
Posted By robbie
Welcome aboard Tdog, Sound like you have...

Welcome aboard Tdog,
Sound like you have plenty of experience so you have a head start on most newbies, ask away I doubt if there's a boat out there that these guys don't have a solid opinion on!.
Forum: General Discussion 12-25-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 22,653
Posted By robbie
Hi Ben, He's a Lab, although I'm no expert lol,...

Hi Ben,
He's a Lab, although I'm no expert lol, rescued him 2 years ago and he's a gentle giant, seems to like everyone and adores kids.
Forum: Welcome Mat 12-25-2013, 06:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 725
Posted By robbie
Welcome aboard Susie & Tom, Lots to learn...

Welcome aboard Susie & Tom,

Lots to learn here so get stuck in!:thumb:

Merry Christmas
Forum: General Discussion 12-24-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 22,653
Posted By robbie
This is "Mocha", off watch, he's 125 lbs and...

This is "Mocha", off watch, he's 125 lbs and snores loud enough to keep me awake!.
Forum: General Discussion 12-23-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,967
Posted By robbie
Having lived in the Montreal area for over 20...

Having lived in the Montreal area for over 20 years and being English speaking, I can assure you that you will have no problem with the language, I'm married to a Quebecois girl and once we get East...
Forum: Welcome Mat 12-18-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 941
Posted By robbie
Excuse moi Luc, Yes we intend to sail her home...

Excuse moi Luc,
Yes we intend to sail her home sometime in Late March as soon as the ice is out and there's a decent weather window, I say "we" thankfully I'm in contact with the son of the original...
Forum: Welcome Mat 12-18-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 941
Posted By robbie
Welcome aboard Oliver, Read and learn, you...

Welcome aboard Oliver,

Read and learn, you will find all the info needed here that will lead you towards the type of boat that will suit your needs and you have a LOT to learn, especially in the...
Forum: General Discussion 12-17-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,998
Posted By robbie
A very Merry Christmas to all. I took a few...

A very Merry Christmas to all.

I took a few pics this morning, just to put you hot house boaters in the Christmas spirit, and no we don't have to buy a Christmas tree!!!:thumb:.
Forum: General Discussion 12-16-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,466
Posted By robbie
Agreed Elwin, If there's problem with a boat in...

Agreed Elwin,
If there's problem with a boat in my town, by the time the owner gets the news the locals will have things well in hand in fact they will most likely have done any needed repairs!!
I...
Forum: General Discussion 12-08-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,412
Posted By robbie
Oh no..bummer Elwin you will have to think of...

Oh no..bummer Elwin you will have to think of something else, I've already asked Santa for that, sorry.
Forum: Welcome Mat 12-08-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,325
Posted By robbie
Hey Andy We're thankful you didn't call yourself...

Hey Andy We're thankful you didn't call yourself "Dingo":thumb:

Welcome to TF Andreas, it would be nice to see some pics of your cruising areas:thumb:.
Forum: Welcome Mat 12-04-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,565
Posted By robbie
Oh yes "Careb", I had my eye on her for...

Oh yes "Careb",

I had my eye on her for almost a year, tried to beat to owner down into my price range but he wouldn't budge, and the cost of getting her home was just too much for me, so VERY...
Forum: Welcome Mat 12-03-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,368
Posted By robbie
Welcome aboard Shufti. Post a few pics when...

Welcome aboard Shufti.

Post a few pics when you have a chance, blue seas and sunshine helps us get through until spring, my home port is already frozen over and it's snowing!!!
Forum: General Discussion 12-01-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 10,229
Posted By robbie
Marty, It's a serious rule too, this summer...

Marty,

It's a serious rule too, this summer down around St John's, a great white estimated at 14' was stealing fish right at the side of the boats.
Also scientist are satellite tracking "tagged"...
Forum: General Discussion 12-01-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 10,229
Posted By robbie
After seeing the size of the sharks we had around...

After seeing the size of the sharks we had around the boats this summer while cod fishing, I will be adding one rule for next year.

"Keep you hands inside the boat at all times, do NOT try to land...
Forum: General Discussion 12-01-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,861
Posted By robbie
Winter is creeping up slowly but surely, this...

Winter is creeping up slowly but surely, this view from my window this morning shows a couple of hardy locals braving the ice to get to sea, I think I'll stay put today!:thumb:
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