FAD # 2 bring your snake net!

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Post by Matt Flynn » Sat Sep 29, 2007 4:48 pm

The MV Dodgy sunk like a stone - here's some pix - I'll post some video shortly.

Congratulations to BarraBeast, Dodgy, Codfather and all who helped do this great thing - the transportation of the hull from the crane to the sea floor was hitch free with BarraBeast leaving nothing to chance.

A highlight was watching Dodgy and Beast sinking holes in the hull with the sledge hammers - the hull holed quite easily and sank much faster than the Mick Clancy.

I used the video camera for the final sinking, so I have no pix of that. If anyone can email one I would be grateful.

PS. I've got your sledge Harmsey, I might use it to tune my old motorbike :grin:
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Post by Hawkeye » Sat Sep 29, 2007 5:30 pm

Well done fellas

:clap: :mrgreen: :applause: :cheers:

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Post by jasonmcc » Sat Sep 29, 2007 6:03 pm

Few more pics. I even managed to score a nice skinny after I set the marker bouys :grin:

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Post by dodgyone » Sat Sep 29, 2007 6:10 pm

What a morning. :cheers:

Big thanks to Ray for putting up the Codfather for towing purposes. The big rig did it with ease nearly hitting 20kmh as we went past Larrakeyah. :o
Goldcan for providing backup and keeping the crew well supplied with cold XXXX Gold after the sinking. Some nice driving skills mate. :cheers:
Harmsey providing second back up vessel and sledge.
Matt as official camera boat. :cheers:
Jasonmcc for getting the buoys onto the Rick Mills site and having everything in place when we got out there.
Shorelands for providing expert help in getting the hull down to the water early on a Sat morning. :cheers:
Mrs Dodgy for dropping me off at 5.30am at Berrimah for the lift. :kiss:

Tow and sinking went like a dream. Better than expected. Is a great thing when a plan come together well like it did and everything went even better than expected.
One interesting thing was the total lack of spectator rigs....none. Big tides must have scared them away. :roll:

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Post by BarraBeast » Sat Sep 29, 2007 6:56 pm

How smooth was that scuttling? 8-) but I still feel a deep desire to sink more! It's confounds me, the feelings of triumph and a certain sense of loss all the same time. :bs: WHAT A LOAD OF BOLLOCKS! BRING IT ON, MORE BOATS TO THE BOTTOM OF THE OCEAN. Some how my destructive needs get met! :angel:

Special thanks to -

Graham Fowler of Blue Point Fabrications
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Bungless Scuttling Services :rofl:
Dodgy's Mum, My Mum.
Dennis Madalozzo
Kane Dysart and Phil Hall
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The Codfather and crew, Goldcan and Jasonmcc
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Post by dodgyone » Sat Sep 29, 2007 8:02 pm

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Post by jasonmcc » Sat Sep 29, 2007 8:34 pm

Here is a bit of a slide show i put together.


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Post by Gold Can » Sun Sep 30, 2007 7:31 am

Here is a series of pics that I got of the day!!!!!!!!!
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:
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Post by Gold Can » Sun Sep 30, 2007 7:43 am

More!!!!!!
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Post by barrajames » Sun Sep 30, 2007 8:55 am

here are some more.
Note the rebirth of Dodgy after she goes down.... :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
Lets do the Quintrex next, just got to keep it on the low down so I get my insurance..... :angel:
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Post by flicker » Sun Sep 30, 2007 4:02 pm

Top stuff fellas, congrats to all involved. :applause: :applause: :applause:
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Post by A_Nomad » Mon Oct 01, 2007 7:58 am

Yep, top stuff guys, looks like a load of fun as well.
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Post by Merv » Mon Oct 01, 2007 10:04 am

Good effort guys.....your a credit to the FFF. Also great pics and videos
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Post by Matt Flynn » Mon Oct 01, 2007 3:54 pm

Apologies to those whose photos were in the paper today of the MV Dodgy. The paper said the pix were supplied by me which is true but I did not ask for that line to be put there making it look like I took them all.

I did not receive any cash for them.

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Post by Bag Limitz » Wed Oct 03, 2007 7:28 pm

p..s funny boys,

a lot better coverage than the old NT news. Keep up the good work

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