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by byrdsworth
Thu Aug 30, 2018 10:00 am
Forum: Technical Articles
Topic: Centreboard repairs report - # 2
Replies: 7
Views: 785

Re: Centreboard repairs report - # 2

Hi Drifter

from memory I used some plastic I had ...2 different thickness .. used a hole saw to cut to size and glued the pieces together.

And yes circular spacers either side of the keel ...



Cheers
Byrds
by byrdsworth
Fri Aug 24, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: Technical Articles
Topic: Centreboard repairs report - # 2
Replies: 7
Views: 785

Re: Centreboard repairs report - # 2

Hi .. just me again Here are some shots of the finished product... The ss plates are sealed with polyuretane sealant .... and there is a rubber o ring between the nut and the bolt head and the ss plate... I guess I will see if it leaks when I get her in the water... I have lowered and raised the CB ...
by byrdsworth
Fri Aug 24, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: Technical Articles
Topic: Centreboard repairs report - # 2
Replies: 7
Views: 785

Re: Centreboard repairs report - # 2

Hi Again Did the epoxy on the weekend ... slow process plenty of mat in layers here are some more photos https://i.imgur.com/8PrUXRu.jpg https://i.imgur.com/7u8h3zE.jpg https://i.imgur.com/9QnjIJ8.jpg The Bolt slides in and out smoothly ...but is very snug ... so far so good Cheers Byrds
by byrdsworth
Fri Aug 24, 2018 2:12 pm
Forum: Technical Articles
Topic: Centreboard repairs report - # 2
Replies: 7
Views: 785

Centreboard repairs report - # 2

Hi The photo links to my old posts are broken I've been asked to post the photos again so here goes a redo of the old posts Hi Guys I have been making some progress with the centre board pivot issue This first photo shows the odd shaped hole in the inner glass on the CB Case... after I had used a ho...
by byrdsworth
Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hit the Skids Cruise 1-2 September
Replies: 6
Views: 1777

Re: Hit the Skids Cruise 1-2 September

Me too !!!
by byrdsworth
Tue May 01, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wivenhoe Winter Marathon 9-10th June
Replies: 2
Views: 1457

Re: Wivenhoe Winter Marathon 9-10th June

I think it's still from Logan's

shame ... the club grounds are great ... but lack facilities

Probably need to book a campsite again

Cheers
byrds
by byrdsworth
Mon Apr 30, 2018 7:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bay to Bay 5-6th May 2018
Replies: 14
Views: 2789

Re: Bay to Bay 5-6th May 2018

Safe travels John !!

Cya on Friday

Cheers
byrds
by byrdsworth
Fri Apr 27, 2018 9:21 am
Forum: Technical Articles
Topic: C18 Trailer tilt release / engage
Replies: 15
Views: 2077

Re: C18 Trailer tilt release / engage

All done ... thanks for all the help and advice

the 1st one I made failed ... then I made a template out of ply

Image

Image

cheers
Byrds
by byrdsworth
Fri Apr 27, 2018 7:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hit the Skids 4-5th August 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 1286

Re: Hit the Skids 4-5th August 2018

I'm proposing a change of date to the 1st and 2nd of September ..

Tides are better ... and I can make it that weekend ... :P

Can't make the 4th and 5th August ... :evil: .. I seem to be cursed for this cruise ... which is my fave after the B to b

Cheers
Byrds
by byrdsworth
Fri Apr 27, 2018 5:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bay to Bay 5-6th May 2018
Replies: 14
Views: 2789

Re: Bay to Bay 5-6th May 2018

i noticed that there weren't any 22's this year

I thought The pariah and Mr Mcquire were going to team up ?

It will be crowded in careel alley at the Tin Can bay Marina with 7 18's in there

Cheers
Byrds
by byrdsworth
Fri Apr 20, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: Technical Articles
Topic: C18 Trailer tilt release / engage
Replies: 15
Views: 2077

Re: C18 Trailer tilt release / engage

Thanks Ed ta for the photos ...it all helps Yeah that's my plan ... make a new piece ... Don sent me some photos of the tab he had removed from a trailer. my 1st attempt didn't quite work ... so I have made a template from ply and have got that right now just need to replicate it in steel now cheers...
by byrdsworth
Thu Apr 19, 2018 6:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bay to Bay 5-6th May 2018
Replies: 14
Views: 2789

Re: Bay to Bay 5-6th May 2018

spoke to Graham last night (Cool Change)

he is entering today ...

Cheers
Byrds
by byrdsworth
Wed Apr 18, 2018 12:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Questions prior to buying a Careel 18 mk 2
Replies: 3
Views: 1585

Re: Questions prior to buying a Careel 18 mk 2

Hi
there is a MK2 for sale over at TSP

http://www.trailersailerplace.com.au/ph ... 37&t=15325

is that the one ??

Cheers
Byrds
by byrdsworth
Tue Apr 17, 2018 11:52 am
Forum: Technical Articles
Topic: C18 Trailer tilt release / engage
Replies: 15
Views: 2077

Re: C18 Trailer tilt release / engage

Thanks for that Don ... photos will help heaps

Hopefully you can get up to Tin Can Bay this year ... boost the C18 fleet a bit

Cheers
byrds
by byrdsworth
Sat Apr 14, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: Technical Articles
Topic: C18 Trailer tilt release / engage
Replies: 15
Views: 2077

Re: C18 Trailer tilt release / engage

Luka's photo ...if anyone is interested

Image

Cheers
Byrds

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