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by Zanzibar
Thu March 13th, 2008, 6:11 pm
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: painting a hull
Replies: 7
Views: 5066

Hi John, I hope you got my reply via a private message. just a thought, if you cant get hold of red lead, some engineering consumables stockists (try arco) will be able to supply you with "red ochre" powder. It is used as marking when mixed with oil for scraping in bearings, metal to metal...
by Zanzibar
Fri March 7th, 2008, 5:28 pm
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: painting a hull
Replies: 7
Views: 5066

Hi John, Just a brief note regarding your planking seams. If they are completely open, you must first fill the gap with caulking cotton, taking strands of the cotton (available at most good chandlers) and twisting them together to make a "rope" that is slightly thicker than the gap in your...
by Zanzibar
Sun June 10th, 2007, 10:37 pm
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: Prop Size?
Replies: 2
Views: 2565

Thanks for the advice Chris. will see if volvo have such a calculator on their website. and do a bit more web research.
Best Regards,
Mike
by Zanzibar
Mon June 4th, 2007, 10:35 pm
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: Prop Size?
Replies: 2
Views: 2565

Prop Size?

Does anyone have any ideas as to what size/ pitch propeller I should be running on my 3 tonner? The current 3 blade prop looks a little undersize and the engine does not seem to labour in any situation. I am running a standard, raw water cooled volvo md 1 of 1970 vintage. any advice would be gratefu...
by Zanzibar
Sat June 2nd, 2007, 10:47 am
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: unique 3 tonner?
Replies: 0
Views: 4802

unique 3 tonner?

Hello all!! :lol: , I have recently bought a YM 3 tonner, " Zanzibar" and I belive her hull form may be one of a kind? I am aware that all wooden boats are unique, with a soul of ther own (having sailed on many as a child, most notably the crossfields built moercambe bay prawner "Rose...

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