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Too many projects - not enough time!!!

by lewlew100 » 31 Jan 2019, 18:47

I have just been informed by a very good friend that he has just had his boat stolen up at Morecambe. John is one of the original gang that built the plug and made the moulds that I bought for my fast fisher project. I hGeoff.Thanks, ave posted this on the WSF forum, but thought it would be helpful if BB members could keep their eyes open.
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by Ianfs » 01 Feb 2019, 07:38

It wouldn't surprise me if it had be stolen by the unscrupulous gangs exploiting refugees.
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by lewlew100 » 01 Feb 2019, 19:37

I had not thought about that Ian, but it could th.at is possible. The gang (5 in total) knew exactly what they were doing, they cut through the security gate locks and the trailer wheel clamp. This was all caught on John's CCTV, but they used veagsry bright led lights which made the no plates and faces totally obscure. Scumbags. Geoff.
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by lewlew100 » 20 Feb 2019, 17:17

Still too cold for me to be working outside, but I now have collected my outboard (3 years in storage!!!) and i have managed to get hold of a complete used Baystar hydraulic steering system which is in full working order. The pipes are probably too short, but it is my intention to re-arrange the plumbing and bring all the motor controls into the boat via the middle of the transom to avoid limiting access to the swim platform. It does seem to be getting milder now so watch this space. Geoff.
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by lewlew100 » 21 Feb 2019, 22:19

I am very pleased to say that the police have found John's boat and that it is being collected tomorrow. Geoff.
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by Ianfs » 22 Feb 2019, 13:32

Any other information Geoff?
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by lewlew100 » 22 Feb 2019, 19:22

no further infoabout the stolen /found boat, but the owner (John) did ask me to thank any members that had been keeping an eye out for him. Geoff.
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by lewlew100 » 23 Feb 2019, 19:34

I have never tried to sell part of my Carrera fleet, but a friend from the boat club has persuaded me to sell him the Brighton boat. I decided that at the age of 75 with with so many projects it is time to slightly reduce the number of current projects, but still have plenty to go at - numerous boats/trailers, a couple of small cnc machines oh yes and I have recently aquired an old Wolseley landcrab. Geoff.
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by betty boop » 25 Feb 2019, 19:03

Im sure there is plenty to keep you busy Geoff :-)
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by lewlew100 » 22 Mar 2019, 18:18

Lovely sunny afternoon here today so I decided it was time to start back on the fast fisher. As the boat iseptk outside it is very dirty so the first job is to clean it up a bit (I don't like cleaning!!!). Geoff.
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