Monthly Archives: February 2008

Trailer resurrection – $894

Promotor Trailers (Progress Motors) just rebuilt my trailer, which had three rusted cross-beams. They rebuilt the end of the trailer with Duragal box section. I asked for two extra cross-beams and for them to brush-paint the finished job with some … Continue reading

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More resurrection

I finally tested the new stainless prop today, a Solas Titan 3 High Rake in 15" pitch. This is quite a large diameter prop at 13 7/8" and it looked much bigger than the alloy 15" pitch it was replacing. … Continue reading

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The Resurrection Continues

I have added a splash plate to The Tardis to stop a jet of water going up from the transducers and hitting the side of the motor and sometimes penetrating the cowling. I also had the motor lowered by cutting … Continue reading

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Rick Mills Memorial Artificial Reef Survey

Went out to the Rick Mills Memorial Artificial Reef site off Darwin’s Lee Point yesterday and was bitch-slapped by a storm that was hanging over the city. But the storm went out to Charles Point and formed the perfect storm … Continue reading

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My first blog entry

Well, this is my first blog and this is a test entry. I see that the blog New Entry form is too wide for my computer screen so that will have to be fixed. OK, let’s see if I can … Continue reading

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