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I need to have a volunteer to take over as El Presidente by the 20th.

I went to the doc this afternoon and I've had an entirely new pathology added to my already lengthy list. Soon I may be needing a guide dog and a white stick and I've never met a Labrador yet that can type, never mind the spilling and pinctuation;

I really am serious guys - I am no longer able or willing to do the few simple tasks required to keep the site running. Can I have a volunteer even if he thinks that he can palm it off later. It isn't that difficult altho someone with computer skills and an interest could do a lot with the "raw" site.

Over to you, Blue Leader (I was RAF, so that makes sense if you fought in the Battle of Britain like me.)
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Screws to mount downrigger

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  • Screws to mount downrigger

    Hi guys. Iím going to mount the downrigger on the port side of the boat on the gunwhal. I will use a scotty mount that stays permanently on the gunwhal but allows the downrigger to slide on and off when not using. Can I check are ss self tapping screws fine? And what gauge screw would you recommend? Iíll post pics once done. Thanks

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    I'd feel happier with ss nuts and bolts myself, assuming it's accessible, but remember my boat was called "Unsinkable II" ;-)

    If using screws, drill a hole that's nearly the screw gauge, or you'll strip the hole. Perhaps some of our oily-handed friends could put it better. I just put folks to sleep.
    When I was a boy....

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      Thanks Doug

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