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Re: The infamous Motorflote push tug...
« Reply #325 on: March 29, 2015, 02:27:25 pm »

I was thinking of naming the 'Flote after my ladyfriend, but her  name is so long, the boat isn't big enough... <:(


But, and earning myself valuable house points into the bargain, the ferry is to be named after her  %)
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Re: The infamous Motorflote push tug...
« Reply #326 on: March 29, 2015, 02:36:54 pm »

Newhaven to Dieppe  :embarrassed: :embarrassed:


Nice name Rich {-) {-)


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Re: The infamous Motorflote push tug...
« Reply #327 on: March 29, 2015, 04:22:16 pm »

Newhaven to Dieppe  :embarrassed: :embarrassed:


Nice name Rich {-) {-)


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You silly boy... ;D
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Re: The infamous Motorflote push tug...
« Reply #328 on: March 29, 2015, 04:50:07 pm »

"Bryan"?  :embarrassed:
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Re: The infamous Motorflote push tug...
« Reply #329 on: March 29, 2015, 04:53:59 pm »

Thought Bryan was a "very naughty boy"

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Re: The infamous Motorflote push tug...
« Reply #330 on: March 29, 2015, 05:01:19 pm »

Just googled motorfloater and apparently Bryan was a lucky lucky boy

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Re: The infamous Motorflote push tug...
« Reply #331 on: March 29, 2015, 05:53:36 pm »

  Hi Rich,
     Re the lady's name careful think tattoo's. I got told off on the forum for mentioning Terry Pratchets Mathematician from Pyramids by his real name (Terry's choice not mine) You B*****d, I had to re read the chapter twice until it clicked. Age hey! Last thing you want is to offend SWMBO. Good choice with the stern she looks much better without the tyre you even have me thinking of building a Springer at some point, you never know.
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Re: The infamous Motorflote push tug...
« Reply #332 on: March 29, 2015, 07:55:25 pm »

No, you numpties! THIS Bryan...............
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Re: The infamous Motorflote push tug...
« Reply #333 on: March 29, 2015, 09:23:59 pm »

I remain speechless...
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Re: The infamous Motorflote push tug...
« Reply #334 on: March 29, 2015, 10:38:26 pm »

 Well.
        seein as every one thinks it looks like a floating brick..dont supose you could call it the Sussex Siren or is that name reserved for the barge.  {-) {-)
 
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Re: The infamous Motorflote push tug...
« Reply #335 on: March 30, 2015, 07:40:09 am »

Hi,

Or painting a brick design all over it!

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Re: The infamous Motorflote push tug...
« Reply #336 on: March 30, 2015, 07:57:20 am »

Ooh, you lot are rotten to my Motorflote...


I'm thinking of honouring the old Steppenwolf track from the film 'Easy Rider'...you all know the one...The Pusherman.
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Re: The infamous Motorflote push tug...
« Reply #337 on: March 30, 2015, 10:22:02 am »

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Re: The infamous Motorflote push tug...
« Reply #338 on: March 30, 2015, 10:25:13 am »

Yes Andy..thank you Andy...rotten so n' so.  ;D


For the third time, I am speechless...
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Re: The infamous Motorflote push tug...
« Reply #339 on: March 30, 2015, 11:28:48 am »

A variation on the Motorflote, maybe...
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Re: The infamous Motorflote push tug...
« Reply #340 on: March 30, 2015, 02:20:45 pm »

George checking over the newly installed grab rail and foot step to allow him safe access to the engine cover box, and also the newly redesigned exhaust stack.
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Re: The infamous Motorflote push tug...
« Reply #341 on: March 30, 2015, 02:37:06 pm »

Hi,

With all apologies for copying your photo without asking.

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Re: The infamous Motorflote push tug...
« Reply #342 on: March 30, 2015, 03:12:12 pm »

Hi,

With all apologies for copying your photo without asking.

Regards

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Richard,
Gorgeous George is gonna need some
heat resistant gloves in case he touches
the unlagged exhaust stack >>:-( >>:-( >>:-(
(Floating Brick H & S directive 34567890/765/2015)

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Re: The infamous Motorflote push tug...
« Reply #343 on: March 30, 2015, 04:25:28 pm »

What...what on earth is happening? Martin...ban him..ban that Mr Rickles!  >>:-(  He's got an unhealthy obsession with bricks...


Hang on Ned, I have the heat cover made ready to install, but it can't be fitted just yet...patience old chap, hold tight.
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Now..where was I? Oh yes...pusher knees are fitted, just the rubber strip to fit once they are painted. All the handrails are now fitted, apart from the one around the cab front, and that I can't do until later. Fuel fillers are fitted as well...painting time is rapidly approaching.
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Re: The infamous Motorflote push tug...
« Reply #344 on: March 30, 2015, 04:30:08 pm »

Painting...ah yes Brick Red  of course %)  yeah yeah I can hear the groans from up here !
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Re: The infamous Motorflote push tug...
« Reply #345 on: March 30, 2015, 04:43:09 pm »

Grrrrr.... <*<
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Re: The infamous Motorflote push tug...
« Reply #346 on: March 30, 2015, 04:53:15 pm »

Lot of risk involved in basin trials Rich.
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Re: The infamous Motorflote push tug...
« Reply #347 on: March 30, 2015, 05:24:23 pm »

The [/size]pontoon effect[/color][/size] refers to the tendency of a vessel whose flotation depends on lateral [/color][/size]pontoons[/color][/size] to [/color][/size]capsize[/color][/size] without warning when a lateral force is applied. The effect can be sudden and dramatic because the vessel is stable and self-righting as greater lateral force is applied, up to the point that the pontoon(s) on one side of the vessel are completely submerged. At this point, stability suddenly disappears and the vessel rapidly capsizes.[/color][/size][1][/font][/size]


Watch out for lateral forces Rich %% %%


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Re: The infamous Motorflote push tug...
« Reply #348 on: March 30, 2015, 06:07:21 pm »

So...it's a case of "keep the force close by" I take it?
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Re: The infamous Motorflote push tug...
« Reply #349 on: March 30, 2015, 08:17:43 pm »

Hi,

With all apologies for copying your photo without asking.

Regards

Well Rich, now you can say it really is built like a "Brick S..t House".... {-) {-) {-)
 
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