I also like these play-by-plays with a little built-in suspense...
Progress so far:
it lifts okay, mast stays straight, rigging seems fine. Once we gave the awkward cluster of pulleys a bit more slack to hang from they arranged themselves well enough to pull pretty straight.
It's still hard to hoist up, so it's on a winch - but the force of this winch pulls the motor too far back (you can see it pulling in the bottom left corner of the second photo)
the engine started to roll over because one of the lines slipped
Problem 3 (solved?):
I realised it wouldn't haul it high enough, so had to raise the main halyard higher and just lengthen the block and tackle
I never knew that the cylinders were actually a separate part of engines. brilliant... i'm much less afraid of doing my own rebuild now.
thanks very much for posting this :)
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