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by Crackoff
Mon Apr 23 2018 16:45
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: trailers
Replies: 10
Views: 270

Re: trailers

Just go on youtube and put the question in there will be a vid on the different ones :wink:

Grant :smile:
by Crackoff
Wed Apr 18 2018 15:29
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: Talon
Replies: 40
Views: 785

Re: Talon

Even the push in poles from the states are very expensive £450 in total for two push in poles and mounts with shipping and tax :eek: :eek: :eek: Even the push in poles from the states are very expensive £450 in total for two push in poles and mounts with shipping and tax How long do these poles hav...
by Crackoff
Tue Apr 17 2018 23:48
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: Talon
Replies: 40
Views: 785

Re: Talon

Even the push in poles from the states are very expensive £450 in total for two push in poles and mounts with shipping and tax :eek: :eek: :eek: Even the push in poles from the states are very expensive £450 in total for two push in poles and mounts with shipping and tax How long do these poles hav...
by Crackoff
Tue Apr 17 2018 19:01
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: New to me Fishing Motor
Replies: 19
Views: 398

Re: New to me Fishing Motor

Andrew Croft wrote:
Thats cool. could get a tripod in there and back up to the edge of the water with they seats turned around
Thats now't the lefthand single seat that you can see facing the back on the left can turn around and face the side door :wink:

I will get some photos up tomos :smile:

Grant :smile:
by Crackoff
Tue Apr 17 2018 13:24
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: New to me Fishing Motor
Replies: 19
Views: 398

Re: New to me Fishing Motor

Oh I forgot to say that the seats turnaround as well

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You Know why Toyota diesels overheat don't you Ben






























Coz there hot stuff :laughs:


Grant :smile:
by Crackoff
Tue Apr 17 2018 11:12
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: Talon
Replies: 40
Views: 785

Re: Talon

Edward.P.A.C wrote:
I’m currently without a contract Grant. Been unemployment for the last 2 months :cry:

Think the book keeper would be a tad cross if I spent another 2k on the boat. Especially as I dont know when I’ll pick up another contract :sad:
Things will come good for you mate :thumbs:

Grant :smile:
by Crackoff
Tue Apr 17 2018 09:39
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: Talon
Replies: 40
Views: 785

Re: Talon

would imaging you could easily ledger from a boat with bite alarms with a pair of talons. :thumbs: I use a DH and Talon from the stern and my other anchor winch on the bow to hold the boat solid for bream feeder fishing with alarms. I have contemplated getting another Talon and pontoon mounting bra...
by Crackoff
Mon Apr 16 2018 01:23
Forum: Wildlife & Photography Forum
Topic: Fastest bird
Replies: 10
Views: 247

Re: Fastest bird

I'd give her a fast one :hug: :hump: :laughs:

Grant :smile:
by Crackoff
Mon Apr 16 2018 01:19
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: New to me Fishing Motor
Replies: 19
Views: 398

Re: New to me Fishing Motor

Permanent 4 wheel drive will make it eat tyres and be a little thirsty but the switchable Low and High is a right bonus. My Hilux was a 3 litre diesel auto and struggled to get over 24mpg, ultimately why it was sold. Has it got the ETC Power button? That’s the Jap version of sport mode, I surprised...
by Crackoff
Mon Apr 16 2018 01:11
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: New to me Fishing Motor
Replies: 19
Views: 398

Re: New to me Fishing Motor

A lot of the early Toyota diesels overheat for some reason. See if there is an upgraded radiator for it (there is for a Hilux) Change the coolant every year using only Toyota coolant (it’s red for the Hilux), do this without fail and replace the water pump if it’s not already been done (again there...
by Crackoff
Sun Apr 15 2018 18:44
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: New to me Fishing Motor
Replies: 19
Views: 398

Re: New to me Fishing Motor

davelumb wrote:
Have you run out of boats to convert, Grant?
Yep I'v lost my mojo a bit so this will get me back on track :laughs: :thumbs:

Grant :smile:
by Crackoff
Sun Apr 15 2018 18:43
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: New to me Fishing Motor
Replies: 19
Views: 398

Re: New to me Fishing Motor

It’s actually called a Toyota Estima Lucida and is also known as a Tarango and is a smaller version of the Previa, seems to be based on the TownAce van, think yours is mark 1 (XR10/20) https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toyota_Previa Thanks Ben the years are marching on :laughs: Is that based on anoth...
by Crackoff
Sat Apr 14 2018 22:37
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: New to me Fishing Motor
Replies: 19
Views: 398

Re: New to me Fishing Motor

Andrew Croft wrote:
Im sure it'l look great when done. What ya doin with the gv
I don't know yet Andy I may keep it :scratch:

I will have to see how it goes mate

Grant :smile:
by Crackoff
Sat Apr 14 2018 22:35
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: New to me Fishing Motor
Replies: 19
Views: 398

Re: New to me Fishing Motor

suffolk si wrote:
Looks like potentially a very good fishing vehicle Grant, will be interesting to see the finished product,oh and happy birthday!
Cheers Si

this is some of the ideas i'm playing with
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Grant :smile:
by Crackoff
Sat Apr 14 2018 20:13
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: New to me Fishing Motor
Replies: 19
Views: 398

New to me Fishing Motor

Just bought myself a new fishing motor as it's my B-Day :thumbs: Toyota Lucida, 2200cc Diesel, Auto (once in park its not going anywhere) 4x4 Going to fit towbar front and back remove some of the seats to make a camper van thingy it has a lift up door at the back keeps the rain of when the door is o...
by Crackoff
Mon Apr 09 2018 09:36
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: 10" trailer wheels
Replies: 36
Views: 849

Re: 10" trailer wheels

Andy Tighe wrote:
what weight is your trailer carrying ?
People forget that there is the weight of the trailer and the boat plus you may put gear in it as you'r traveling i.e. batteries, anchors, bait box before you know it your well over the weight :cry:

Grant :smile:
by Crackoff
Thu Apr 05 2018 22:46
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: Nylon row locks
Replies: 10
Views: 282

Re: Nylon row locks

On the topic of rowing, my outboard broke down on the canals and left me and my buddy in a pickle on Monday! I now know that I need spare pins.... A snipped down table and some careful pliers work made a makeshift pin and got us back to the launch but I know know I'm going to need some Oars for an ...
by Crackoff
Thu Apr 05 2018 11:25
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: Grant, you kept this one quiet !
Replies: 7
Views: 283

Re: Grant, you kept this one quiet !

Will Smith wrote:
Oh good, I feel better already :hug: .
I thought I had upset you for a minute :laughs: :laughs: .

Will.
Don't be daft :laughs: where theirs a Will theres a way :lol:

I bet thats the first time anyone in the whole wide wold has said that to youhooooo :giggle:

Grant :smile:
by Crackoff
Thu Apr 05 2018 10:48
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: Grant, you kept this one quiet !
Replies: 7
Views: 283

Re: Grant, you kept this one quiet !

Will Smith wrote:
Wel, thats me told :exit: .

A little bit sensitive this morning are we ?

Will.
No mate just forgot to put a few :smile: :smile: :smile: and :laughs: :laughs: :laughs: on

Grant :smile:
by Crackoff
Thu Apr 05 2018 09:51
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: Grant, you kept this one quiet !
Replies: 7
Views: 283

Re: Grant, you kept this one quiet !

When I do a camo boat for wild-fowling I do it right :thumbs:

Just because the guy thinks you can fish from it for BIG FISH is another thing.

And just for your information MR :rasp: when I build or commission a trailer I do it right :wink:


Grant :wink:
by Crackoff
Mon Apr 02 2018 07:42
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: Nylon row locks
Replies: 10
Views: 282

Re: Nylon row locks

This is what I did to mine and it keeps the noise down as well :wink:

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Note the rubber washer under it as well

Grant :smile:
by Crackoff
Tue Mar 27 2018 07:31
Forum: Ideas & Suggestions
Topic: Ben smilie..
Replies: 5
Views: 206

Re: Ben smilie..

:wave: :wave: :wave: :laughs:

Grant :smile:
by Crackoff
Tue Mar 27 2018 05:19
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: 14ft Seastrike package on gumtree
Replies: 17
Views: 464

Re: 14ft Seastrike package on gumtree

Will Smith wrote:
I cannot see the ad, has it been removed ?

Will
I think so Will mate :scratch:

Grant :smile:
by Crackoff
Sat Mar 24 2018 08:10
Forum: Hunting, Shooting & Pets Forum
Topic: Weaponised Predator :)
Replies: 15
Views: 461

Re: Weaponised Predator :)

I enjoyed that :thumbs:

Grant :smile:
by Crackoff
Sat Mar 24 2018 07:53
Forum: Ideas & Suggestions
Topic: MIDGETS
Replies: 14
Views: 391

Re: MIDGETS

Is this more interesting than watching paint dry :laughs: :scratch: :wave:

Grant :confused:
by Crackoff
Sat Mar 24 2018 07:49
Forum: Tackle Forum
Topic: Tip eye coming out
Replies: 17
Views: 397

Re: Tip eye coming out

Cheers guys for all your input and help :thumbs: :smile:

Grant :smile:
by Crackoff
Fri Mar 23 2018 15:44
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: orkney 440 cuddy removal
Replies: 5
Views: 228

Re: orkney 440 cuddy removal

Ian Crook wrote:
Greggy, he’s only going to stick a door on it and Groundhog Day starts again :madmick:
Oi Get thee behind me :rasp:

Grant :smile:
by Crackoff
Fri Mar 23 2018 15:41
Forum: Tackle Forum
Topic: Tip eye coming out
Replies: 17
Views: 397

Re: Tip eye coming out

davelumb wrote:
Stick a new ring on you cheapskate!
Oi theres no need for that I'm a senior citizen now :laughs:

Grant :smile:
by Crackoff
Fri Mar 23 2018 15:40
Forum: Tackle Forum
Topic: Tip eye coming out
Replies: 17
Views: 397

Re: Tip eye coming out

Grant, don't feck about its not worth it. Get a lighter on the ring tube, don't get it too hot so you melt the blank, and pull it off with a pair of pliers or a cloth, clean the bit of blank and measure its diameter, then give me a ring and I will send you an eye to glue back on, simple as that. I ...
by Crackoff
Fri Mar 23 2018 15:20
Forum: Tackle Forum
Topic: Tip eye coming out
Replies: 17
Views: 397

Re: Tip eye coming out

Yes the ceramic bit will areldite hold in place?

Grant :smile: