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About gaffa

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    Marlin Master
  • Birthday 11/02/1948

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    Eastleigh Hants
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    Vintage Fountain Pens<br />
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    Reflections 2
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  1. gaffa

    Birthday greetings Dave

    Happy Birthday Dave πŸŽ‚ Enjoy the day 🍻 Welcome to the ole farts Club
  2. gaffa

    Birthday greetings Jason & Andy

    Happy Birthday Guys πŸŽ‚ Enjoy the day🍹
  3. gaffa

    Happy Birthday Wedger

    Happy Birthday Trev. πŸŽ‚ Enjoy the day 🍻πŸ₯‚
  4. gaffa

    Happy Birthday Sam

    Happy Birthday Sam. 🍻 Enjoy the day πŸŽ‚
  5. gaffa

    Cobbs fuel

    Why don't they invest in a spare New unit as this is not the first time there have been problems with the card payment system.
  6. gaffa

    Outboard Anode

    When I was on F pontoon I was on F167 next to yours. You must be in a lucky spot because I had to change most of my anodes twice a year.😒 Outboard anodes weren't too much of a problem because I kept OB raised so not all were in the water. Regular need to change anodes was one reason I went to dry stacking that and there was no need to anti-foul. I remember that there was boat about 5 berths down that always has a big anode dropped over the stern and wired to the battery negative when he was on the berth.
  7. gaffa

    Happy Birthday Jerry

    Happy Birthday Jerry πŸŽ‚ 🍻 πŸ₯‚ Enjoy the day
  8. gaffa

    More kts please

    Beg to differ My Bennet hydraulic tabs can adjust the planing angle to bring the bow down towards horizontal and once the sweet spot is reached the speed really picks up requiring a throttle back to prevent submarining the wave ahead. With an outboard its all a balance of trim and tab and throttle to get the best benefits in any sea condition. Wouldn't be without mine Thoroughly agree with Martins comment If I ever have to replace mine i would get a set that auto retracted and also indicated the tab position on the controls Forgot to fully raise my tabs once and drystack lift burst a ram so always check now
  9. gaffa

    Lockdown project - livebait tank

    Ah a pukka live well pump NEAT
  10. gaffa

    Lockdown project - livebait tank

    A very professional job Adam What pump and or scoop system will you be using
  11. gaffa

    Who's out on the weekend?

    Unfortunately NOT ME Still observing lock down at the moment being in the high risk vulnerable old fogey with health issues category. The family have self isolated and locked me and Denise down for the time being having performed their own Risk Assessments. Quite enjoying having the shopping done for us you never know what will turn up. I am going to leave it a few more weeks yet to see how the R number is affected by the lock down relaxation and if things improve will probably escape and do a runner
  12. gaffa

    Bank Holiday Weekend

    That's why I chose a fibreglass car with a rugged ladder chassis when in my youthful sportscar era. well it wasn't really a sports car it was the first hatchback a Reliant Scimitar GTE. Looking back on it now it was a pig of a car but I did keep it for 12 years even had the engine and suspension rebuilt and upgraded. What a waste of time . Then along came the kids and the Vauxhall Cavalier FWD....with power steering what a revelation...that turned out to be a pig of a car as well.😩
  13. gaffa

    Bank Holiday Weekend

    Would scare me to death to get into an mgb or sprite nowadays. Have you seen how small and flimsy looking they are compared to today's behemoths😎
  14. gaffa

    Happy Birthday Conger King

    Happy Birthday Tony πŸŽ‚ Long time no see
  15. gaffa

    My first ever boat purchase.

    Hi Adrian, Does the boat come with an anchor? It just looks like rope overhanging the bow to me. It seems to have an anchor locker but no visible means of securing the anchor rode e.g sampson post or cleats. Also there is no bow roller fitted which doesn't help with lifting and securing the anchor . Don't forget you also need a length of substantial chain between the anchor and rode. This will ALL need to store in your anchor locker. if you select an appropriate bow roller the anchor could be retained on it . All above just means more expense I'm afraid.Better to be aware up front
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