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Arran 16 Ferox Trout Trolling Boat Refit Project.

03 December 2016
This Arran 16 fishing boat has just come in for a refit.It was bought as a bare hull with cuddy on an old trailer. The customers are going to decide what exactly they want me …
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Orkney 440 rebuild nearing completion

01 December 2016
It finally warmed up from -3 to 9 degrees in the workshop which meant the window rubber was soft enough to put the filler strip in it. Once I had done that I put edge …
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Servicing a 2008 Honda 90hp BF LRTU

23 November 2016
As discussed this is much bigger than the engines I normally do but the customer was desperate for a simple service. I was impressed with the engineering of the Honda.Everything was easy to get to.The …
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Refit-Fitting windows to an Orkney 440 using rubber seals and filler strip.

20 November 2016
It was -3 degrees in the workshop today so not ideal for fitting windows. The rubber is too hard to work with but I was waiting for a customer so took the opportunity to cut …
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Honda BF EFI 90hp Outboard Engine Service

19 November 2016
This is not the usual size of outboard engine I deal with. The Arran 16 only takes a 15hp max. This is a 2008 BF Honda 90 EFI I am servicing this for a customer …
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Orkney 440 Boat Refit -Seats Bilge Pump Battery Cut Off Switch

18 November 2016
The boats coming together quickly now with new swivel seat bases fitted to the centre thwart.I used stainless bolts and spread washers to fit them. The old seats were reusable but new bolts had to …
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