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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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Fitting 15hp EL 4 stroke Tohatsu to the Orkney 440

16 November 2016
The Tohatsu 15hp 4 stroke electric start longshaft outboard engine comes with fuel tank, line and remote control box.There is no oil supplied as this is drained prior to shipping.You also need to buy the …
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Orkney 440 antifouling

12 November 2016
I masked off the boat at the waterline it had when it came in using masking tape. Those of you who have read the rest of the refit blog will know it had a over …
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Orkney 440 polishing the Hull

10 November 2016
I have got the port side polished down to the third chine line. As can be seen in the other pics below its coming up nice. I left a bit unfinished in one picture so …
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