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by Puffin
Tue Jul 15, 2008 7:26 pm
Forum: Outboards
Topic: MARINER 5HP 4 STROKE
Replies: 10
Views: 5264

Suzuki DF4

Sorry to hear about the expiry of your trusty work horse. My old Two stroke Mariner also reached the end of its service and i decided to Opt for the Suzuki DF4 which i have to say i am very happy with. The DF5 and DF6 all have the same external measurments. but the DF4 seems to be up to the job also...
by Puffin
Mon Jun 30, 2008 8:21 pm
Forum: Mast
Topic: Mast Pivot Bolt
Replies: 3
Views: 2172

Thank you both for your advice, and the bolt is to remain firmly in place.
Regards
Paul : )
by Puffin
Sun Jun 29, 2008 9:36 am
Forum: Tiller / Keel
Topic: Lubrication of keel Thread / Bush
Replies: 3
Views: 2403

Thank you for your advice Mike, It has worked a treat
Regards
Paul
by Puffin
Sun Jun 29, 2008 9:32 am
Forum: Mast
Topic: Mast Pivot Bolt
Replies: 3
Views: 2172

Mast Pivot Bolt

Puffin is now afloat in Portishead Mariner and i have spent the last couple of weeks pottering around the Mariner running her new engine in and tweaking various things etc. I am looking at venturing out into the Bristol Channel some time during the next week or so to give her a shake down but have o...
by Puffin
Fri Jul 20, 2007 1:24 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Keel Position whilst Sailing
Replies: 4
Views: 2057

Keel Position whilst Sailing

hopefully I will be lauching Puffin very shortley and as she is my first bigger boat, I would like to cast adrift the following question. I currently sail a dinghy with a centre board , and adjust the centre board in relation to the conditions and to the point of sail that I am on. as the swift has ...
by Puffin
Fri Jul 20, 2007 1:03 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Anti Fouling Preperation/Application
Replies: 5
Views: 1903

Thank you very much for the advice that ou have given me, any advice on stopping the rain so i can get on wih the job chuckle :D
by Puffin
Sat Jul 14, 2007 11:03 am
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Anti Fouling Preperation/Application
Replies: 5
Views: 1903

Anti Fouling Preperation/Application

Hello i am in the process of prepairing Puffin for a spell in a local mariner and have been reading the previous section on suggested Anti Fouling with great interest. I intend to use Micron extra. Puffin has never had anti fouling applied before and i would like advce on the best preperation/primer...