This weekend hasn't been good for boaty stuff. First off the tides are wrong and the weather was pants yesterday.
Deciding to do something boaty on land I decided to have a go at getting my generator running after the winter layup. No dice, it doesn't want to run. I sweated and strained with the pull starter but even a few litres of fresh petrol won't cajole it into life.
I've sprayed the carb with carb cleaner and I'll leave it for a week to see if it starts next week.
I also had a go with my old seagull that I last played with last year. I've never had it running and the chances of getting it running seem to be slimmer every time I play with it. Last year I treated it to a replacement carb as the original was cracked. This weekend I treated it to a new HT connector, lead and plug cap.
Well, still no dice on that either. I checked the points and they open, but as to whether the timing is correct, I need to do some digging. Having never run, anything could be wrong with it.
So a bit of a downer this weekend. After all that tugging at starting cords I need to rest and recuperate!