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Cleaning the top deck of an Arran 16 Boat using acid

08 January 2017
I know I have shown you before the power of Oxalic acid before but the results always surprise me.This time I mixed it with wallpaper paste so it would stick to the vertical surfaces.The pictures …
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New Arran 16 Boat for Sale

08 January 2017
I have just collected the first new hull of 2017. Its for sale if you are interested?
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Turning the Arran 16 boat back over

08 January 2017
Here is the finished centre keel band and bow U bolt. I have worked out how to turn the boats over using three winches and two overhead gantrys without any damage or it even it …
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Arran 16 Keel Bands

05 January 2017
I am back in the workshop fitting the keel bands but again its -3 degrees so a bit cold.Having filled the old screw holes in I use sikaflex 291 sealant on the back of the …
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Fishing sound of Kerrera at Oban.

21 December 2016
Thought I would post how I got on the other night fishing the Sound of Kerrera at Oban. There is little info on the net other than from other anglers wanting info. I fished two …
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Making and drilling keel bands for an Arran 16

11 December 2016
I have a secondhand Arran 16 in which requires new keel bands. It takes two 4m lengths of 40mm x 3mm 316 stainless steel bar to do the job. If you cut the length of …
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