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Sep 23, 2014
Ayrshire Scotland
Funster No
Swift Kon-Tiki 640
Since 1964 Gosh that makes me feel old.
An oldie but a goodie...

Manual; Rotate clockwise.
Translation; Clamp with mole grips then beat repeatedly with hammer, anticlockwise.
Manual; This is a snug fit.
Translation; Not a hope in hell matey.
Manual; As described in chapter 7.
Translation; That'll teach you not to read through before you start; Now you are looking at scary photos of the inside of a gearbox.
Manual; Pry
Translation; Hammer a screwdriver into.
Manual; Undo.
Translation; Jump up & down on breaker bar until your face goes purple, now go buy a tin of WD40 (catering size)
Manual; Retain tiny spring.
Translation; Jeez what was that, it nearly had my eye out.
Manual: Rebuilding is a reversal of strip down.
Translation: Rebuilding is a reversal of strip down but you swear in different places.
Manual: Loosen the five retaining nuts.
Translation: You can only find four retaining nuts & they won't budge.
Manual: Loosen large nut.
Translation: There is no sign of a nut, only a large round blob of rust.

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