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by blacklab99
Mon Oct 08, 2018 8:08 pm
Forum: Boating
Topic: Safety Chains
Replies: 28
Views: 653

Re: Safety Chains

I've seen it twice at Hastings, both were with that boat latch ( not the boat catch which is positive locking) they were pulling out, ramp a bit bumpy, jumped the boat latch and off she came !!! ouch ( no safety chain connected). I totally rely on the boat catch, drive on, click, and drive out, neve...
by blacklab99
Mon Oct 08, 2018 8:01 pm
Forum: Boating
Topic: Marine ply sealer
Replies: 9
Views: 141

Re: Marine ply sealer

Hi Sinsemilla, cobby is right about the "correct" way to seal it, and don't forget to seal all the edges. I will note though, that I have heard others seal off there floors with a decking oil believe it or not, and very successfully. But, even though it is going to be covered with carpet, ...
by blacklab99
Fri Sep 28, 2018 5:28 pm
Forum: Geelong - Corio Bay
Topic: Who's heading out Friday?
Replies: 16
Views: 582

Re: Who's heading out Friday?

Bowl,
how did you go mate ?


Col
by blacklab99
Wed Sep 26, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: Marine Electronics
Topic: Lowrance gen 1 /totalscan transducer
Replies: 4
Views: 247

Re: Lowrance gen 1 /totalscan transducer

Hi fishnut,
Can you put a pic up of the transducer placement ?


Col
by blacklab99
Wed Sep 19, 2018 7:55 pm
Forum: Fishing techniques
Topic: Spearfishing and diving?
Replies: 20
Views: 645

Re: Spearfishing and diving?

Yes, there was a video a while back of a bloke fishing in his tinnie off Altona, while the 4-5 meter White decided to check him out. I'm with matt, Why on earth would you want to get in amongst those toothy variety that are in our waters !! Now dont be giving me those statistics on how many shark at...
by blacklab99
Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:28 pm
Forum: Boating
Topic: Getting on with boat re-build
Replies: 277
Views: 9878

Re: Getting on with boat re-build

I know good friends in F-T, went there years ago when I was merely a wee boy and went on their cruiser boat. Had zero idea what I was doing using soft plastics for the first time ever and was reeling in bream (let's be honest very easy fish to catch anyhow hehe) one after the other God it was fun M...
by blacklab99
Thu Sep 13, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Boating
Topic: Need some recommendations
Replies: 92
Views: 1817

Re: Need some recommendations

Hi Kimtown, The 550c looks like a great boat, very capable. Cobby is right, comfort and your ability come into it. Mine is just under 5.4, but it's a beamy boat for its size, good pedigree, good size gunnels with a cuddy and a very high front screen for protection, plus it's very beamy for its size....
by blacklab99
Thu Sep 13, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: Boating
Topic: Getting on with boat re-build
Replies: 277
Views: 9878

Re: Getting on with boat re-build

Canned_tuna, I know that ice cream shop you talk about, been in there a few times ! I'm quite surprised at the building work going on in Forster at the minute, yesterday in port Macquaurie seemed to be the same . It would definitely be a bit harder getting employment in ones field in places like tho...
by blacklab99
Thu Sep 13, 2018 3:02 pm
Forum: Boating
Topic: Getting on with boat re-build
Replies: 277
Views: 9878

Re: Getting on with boat re-build

I'm currently, lying on a recliner chair on the balcony of a 3 floor apartment in Forster-Tuncurry. Wondering, what the bloody hell am I suffering Melbourne winters for !. What an absolute fishing mecca up here, simply beautiful. We drove up to port Mcquarrie yesterday to have a look, 25 degrees, a ...
by blacklab99
Wed Sep 12, 2018 7:01 pm
Forum: Boating
Topic: Need some recommendations
Replies: 92
Views: 1817

Re: Need some recommendations

Hi Kimtown, For what it's worth, The V19's were a great boat, as you say, in its day. The other problem is, you either buy an un restored one and do it yourself, or you take a huge punt and rely on the word on the quality of someone elses work, I did that and had it professionally inspected and got ...

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