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Re: Just a "Dirty Ol' Punt."

Posted: Fri Feb 08, 2019 7:24 am
by Captain6979
Ha ha! not yet lads.... soon.... Varnish should be all done today.. and then installation on Sunday arvo.

Re: Just a "Dirty Ol' Punt."

Posted: Fri Feb 08, 2019 8:58 am
by fishhunter81
I am pretty sure Noah got his rig banged together in far less time than this vessel......

Re: Just a "Dirty Ol' Punt."

Posted: Fri Feb 08, 2019 9:16 am
by Captain6979
I, however, am not spurned-on by a higher-power.... ha ha!

Re: Just a "Dirty Ol' Punt."

Posted: Fri Feb 08, 2019 5:53 pm
by Captain6979
5 coats of Mahogany-red varnish. Sanded back 3 times, and finished with a clear-sealant varnish... Good enough for the bush... ;)

Re: Just a "Dirty Ol' Punt."

Posted: Sat Mar 09, 2019 5:31 pm
by Captain6979
Well team, the new bungey-cord for the electric motor came thru yday, so we fitted it. As well as riveting the timber trim for the tops of the hull. Need a few different sized rivets for the front. N then nearly finished... yes yes......hecklers gunna heckle...

Re: Just a "Dirty Ol' Punt."

Posted: Thu Mar 28, 2019 7:37 pm
by Captain6979
The time be nearly at hand.....the punt is nearly done.... this weekend be the testing moment me hearties....

Re: Just a "Dirty Ol' Punt."

Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2019 5:34 am
by Matt Flynn
That's a good looking punt!

Re: Just a "Dirty Ol' Punt."

Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2019 8:17 am
by jeffish
Yoho 8) :captain:

Re: Just a "Dirty Ol' Punt."

Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2019 9:41 am
by Captain6979
And against many wishes from people to name it: The Ark, " I have another name in mind, with Decals to be made up v soon. :)

Re: Just a "Dirty Ol' Punt."

Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2019 6:27 pm
by Captain6979
Tomorrow... the Punt cometh... I'd like to be thanking all that aided me in the birth of this potential maritime legend, or disaster....deepblack, mcminns mob, fullonchaos, flicken4em, my neighbour Clive who pilfered me the launch wheels, Jimmy from AKS welding, the guys at Promoter trailers, my good friend Michael "scratch" Scraturchio, and of course Tangels. Without any of you, I'd still be humbugging all for rides in their boat. But I still might.. ha ha. Wish Mr Tangels and I luck on the morrow, we be rolling the dice..... but we feeling lucky. ;)

Re: Just a "Dirty Ol' Punt."

Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2019 6:30 pm
by Captain6979
Love it.. def worth the reward of feeling good about it all. .

Re: Just a "Dirty Ol' Punt."

Posted: Tue Apr 30, 2019 12:54 pm
by Captain6979
A few pix from our trip to Lee point on Sat with Mr Tangels... itll be slaying tuna n mackies v soon...

Re: Just a "Dirty Ol' Punt."

Posted: Tue Apr 30, 2019 1:08 pm
by Matt Flynn
Looks great :)

Re: Just a "Dirty Ol' Punt."

Posted: Tue Apr 30, 2019 3:45 pm
by tristan.sloan
I've enjoyed watching this construction......now for some fish photos please

Re: Just a "Dirty Ol' Punt."

Posted: Tue Apr 30, 2019 6:06 pm
by Captain6979
You know it....mr Tangels would a had a 8/9kg Tuna in it....but that's another story... Friday arvo boys... watch this space...