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    Today, 00:53
    Maxum 41 Jacky Sea ex Gibraltar in 2008 Sarnico 55 ARI (still for sale in Croatia) near Grado in 2016 Ferretti 510 huidig Hony Rider Seget 2019
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  • jfm's Avatar
    Today, 00:03
    jfm replied to a thread Hull/Topside joint. in Motor Boat Forum
    I agree with richard10002 but if you do ultimately do the job then I would use one of the enhanced strength polyurethanes like 3M 5200, and not CT1....
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  • petem's Avatar
    11-11-19, 15:42
    Sounds exciting! We used Coast2Coast for our Targa and all we removed was the radio mast. We left the radar scanner and nav lights in place...
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    10-11-19, 23:32
    jfm replied to a thread CE Marking in Motor Boat Forum
    Donít rely on a yacht broker to tell you what that looks like!
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    10-11-19, 23:19
    jfm replied to a thread CE Marking in Motor Boat Forum
    To be honest I havenít read it all. I just posted the correction when I read something half way up the page thAt said vat was due, which was wrong. I...
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    10-11-19, 23:06
    jfm replied to a thread CE Marking in Motor Boat Forum
    This is 100% correct: if you move your personal residence from non EU into an EU country then you can bring your personal possessions with you and...
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  • John100156's Avatar
    09-11-19, 00:11
    Too many 'O's in the book title....:cool:
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  • jfm's Avatar
    08-11-19, 19:26
    Yawn. Internet etiquette: please donít split into 2 threads- so annoying to forum users. Reply on the other thread.
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    08-11-19, 16:17
    jfm replied to a thread Fairline 43 Owners in Motor Boat Forum
    :encouragement:
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    08-11-19, 16:12
    jfm replied to a thread Fairline 43 Owners in Motor Boat Forum
    I presume that's aimed at me. First point, Mr amateur lawyer, is that I don't (and don't want to) know your name/address/mobile phone/bank...
    100 replies | 8696 view(s)
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    08-11-19, 12:59
    petem replied to a thread Fairline 43 Owners in Motor Boat Forum
    Unfortunately, that's not entirely how your original post came across, Also, IMO, for a new / current model it's extremely unlikely that any owner(s)...
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    08-11-19, 10:39
    petem replied to a thread Fairline 43 Owners in Motor Boat Forum
    The T43 factory side decks are not held down with self tappers, they are vacuum fitted. You've seen one retrofit and we have no idea of the...
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  • jfm's Avatar
    08-11-19, 01:56
    For all those jobs use a polyurethane like 3M 4200, sika 291 or a modified polyurethane like CT1. Don't, imho, use a silicone as suggested in post...
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    08-11-19, 01:13
    jfm replied to a thread Fairline 43 Owners in Motor Boat Forum
    Yes the caulk seams between adjacent panels were hand made in the boat build factory. Only way to do it. Using exactly the same caulk as used for...
    100 replies | 8696 view(s)
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    08-11-19, 00:53
    jfm replied to a thread Fairline 43 Owners in Motor Boat Forum
    Answers inserted in blue below Porto
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    08-11-19, 00:40
    jfm replied to a thread Fairline 43 Owners in Motor Boat Forum
    First of all, they last way longer than 10 years. Yes you are missing something. The grp layer is ultra thin. If you change the teak you can...
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    08-11-19, 00:36
    jfm replied to a thread Fairline 43 Owners in Motor Boat Forum
    It's completely normal. Most s/yachts are specced with even not randon staggering. You can have random or different non random staggering if you...
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    07-11-19, 16:29
    petem replied to a thread Fairline 43 Owners in Motor Boat Forum
    Remember that Wattsons also make the cheap mass market ply backed decks like I have (they supplied my replacement deck in 2017). It's these that I...
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  • petem's Avatar
    07-11-19, 10:44
    Mike, did you get the samples that I sent to you?
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  • jfm's Avatar
    06-11-19, 23:59
    jfm replied to a thread Fairline 43 Owners in Motor Boat Forum
    Thereís no plywood. The planks are solid teak. On the back of the panel there is a super thin layer of Grp to hold the panel together. This is how...
    100 replies | 8696 view(s)
  • jfm's Avatar
    06-11-19, 20:34
    Great stuff Mike. You know your onions - respect!
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    06-11-19, 20:04
    jfm replied to a thread Fairline 43 Owners in Motor Boat Forum
    Reliable sources tell me the dealer tried to fix this but thought better to ask the factory so a factory team has been to the boat to fix it and have...
    100 replies | 8696 view(s)
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    06-11-19, 13:20
    petem replied to a thread Four Winns 268 in Motor Boat Forum
    If you see a boat that you like buy it now. Don't wait until Spring by which time all the good stuff will have been snapped up.
    7 replies | 485 view(s)
  • jfm's Avatar
    06-11-19, 04:33
    jfm replied to a thread Fairline 43 Owners in Motor Boat Forum
    No, absolutely not. Mine (solid teak not veneer) were glued on then vacuum bagged to press them down, with zero screw holes.
    100 replies | 8696 view(s)
  • jfm's Avatar
    05-11-19, 19:07
    The obscured boat behind the Y75 is a Y85. Yes, that's £8m of exports right there!
    5 replies | 714 view(s)
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