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Offline StoneRoad

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Anchorage "Sportsman"
« on: March 30, 2018, 04:20:01 PM »
Currently "under restoration" although work is stalled at present.
Particularly I have two conundrums
a) a mis-match between the engine and gearbox
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b) steering mechanism missing some parts
 
some images here ...
http://www.ipernity.com/doc/312383/album/402853
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Re: Anchorage "Sportsman"
« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2018, 01:40:04 PM »
What a fantastic project, There are several people on this site who may be able to assist, though you appear to be doing very well.
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Re: Anchorage "Sportsman"
« Reply #2 on: April 27, 2018, 10:34:58 PM »
Discovered a while ago that the mahogany gunwale has suffered from the usual problem of being exposed to non-salt water ...

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Re: Anchorage "Sportsman"
« Reply #3 on: February 23, 2019, 08:43:07 AM »
Had another go at trying to work out the gearbox and engine mis-match ...

Still failing to sort it out ...


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Re: Anchorage "Sportsman"
« Reply #4 on: February 23, 2019, 08:43:53 AM »
oh I should add
And it looks like the recent tidying up has resulted in some lost broken bits off the exhaust ... they were there, and they fitted
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Re: Anchorage "Sportsman"
« Reply #5 on: February 23, 2019, 08:51:49 AM »
This is a brilliant project, best of luck with it. Anyone interested should look at the pictures in the first post of this board. BN
1953 Albatross
1958 Dowty Turbojet
1965 Mitcham Jetboat
1968 Mitcham OB