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08-10-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By ThursdaysChild

Thank you for all the ideas. I tended to lean...

Thank you for all the ideas. I tended to lean towards it being an electrical problem too, so I did a full tune up and replaced the plugs, wires, caps and rotors and checked the timing.....and that...
07-29-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 690
Posted By ThursdaysChild

Thank you both for the input. I am doing a full...

Thank you both for the input. I am doing a full tune up, checking the timing and will double check the fuel. I would think both engines would be acting the same way if the fuel were the problem since...
07-28-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 690
Posted By ThursdaysChild

backfire through carb once every 40 minutes or so

There are PLENTY of threads on backfiring through carburetors, but none seem to fit the situation I'm looking into. One of my twin FWC 305 CI 220 HP Crusader's backfires through the carburetor...
05-18-2017, 10:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By ThursdaysChild

That just makes too much sense!! Many thanks,...

That just makes too much sense!! Many thanks, that's exactly what I'll do!
05-18-2017, 07:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By ThursdaysChild

Boot Stripe tape with through hulls....

I just removed the beat up old boot stripe off my NorthCoast and have some real nice material from Hullstripes.com that I'm getting ready to replace it with. NorthCoast's have the bilge pump through...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-18-2017, 06:59 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,661
Posted By ThursdaysChild

There goes another one of my favorites....way too...

There goes another one of my favorites....way too soon. May he rest in peace.
10-01-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,212
Posted By ThursdaysChild

I've always been impressed with Charles Jannace's...

I've always been impressed with Charles Jannace's work. He gets my vote.
06-01-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 601
Posted By ThursdaysChild

The manufacturer thinks the box was either a 24...

The manufacturer thinks the box was either a 24 volt unit or was faulty since it worked the first time but not again after the second start. Either way, it's shot. We'll try another one. Nothing...
05-30-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 601
Posted By ThursdaysChild

Thank you, I'll bring a jumper and see if I can...

Thank you, I'll bring a jumper and see if I can find a bad wire - that definitely makes sense.
05-30-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 601
Posted By ThursdaysChild

Engine Synchronizer Issue

My Beede Engine Synchronizer (now Beede Faria...and OEM on a bunch of boats over the years), started becoming erratic this year. It would sometimes work, sometimes peg to the stbd engine side, and...
02-21-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,652
Posted By ThursdaysChild

Got to agree with Finman. If you're looking at...

Got to agree with Finman. If you're looking at the current crop of CC's, I don't know how you go wrong with a Regulator. You'll hurt yourself long before you'll hurt the boat - and with the way...
11-24-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 479
Posted By ThursdaysChild

Before I read your replies I ended up taking some...

Before I read your replies I ended up taking some safety wire and threading it through a couple holes in the grille, looping it and pulling hard with a pair of pliers. It worked real well and the...
11-23-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 5,645
Views: 666,262
Posted By ThursdaysChild

Adjusted the winter cover bungees and slipped...

Adjusted the winter cover bungees and slipped into my cold season coma.
11-23-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 479
Posted By ThursdaysChild

Poly Planar MA 9060 Speaker Grille Removal

Has anyone attempted to remove the grille from a Poly Planar MA 9060 Marine Box Speaker? My son put a dent in the grille that I'm trying to get out and can't figure out a way to get the white grille...
05-23-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 729
Posted By ThursdaysChild

Anyone try the Gelplane Proscraper?

I know that the Farrow System or soda blasting are the preferred method of removing antifouling paint, but since I've got some time to kill, I was looking at using the GelPlane Proscraper. Has...
04-23-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,200
Posted By ThursdaysChild

If you have any old black rubber auto floor mats...

If you have any old black rubber auto floor mats lying around, you can cut strips of black rubber out of them and wrap them around the tube then slide the grip over. Any black rubber that's thick...
03-25-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,650
Posted By ThursdaysChild

Wink Well that'll save me $14/month! FastFred and I...

Well that'll save me $14/month! FastFred and I have been comparing notes on our 24' NorthCoast restoration projects for a while and it really is helpful. As for the 31', it's built solid and should...
03-24-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,893
Posted By ThursdaysChild

I have one of these boats with inboards...but...

I have one of these boats with inboards...but have been on the outboard boats and both offer an amazing ride. They really are the biggest behaving 24' boats I've ever been on. I honestly don't know...
02-19-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3,040
Views: 438,266
Posted By ThursdaysChild

Beautiful job! I'm just enjoying watching this!

Beautiful job! I'm just enjoying watching this!
12-06-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 5,645
Views: 666,262
Posted By ThursdaysChild

I thought about it. Then I went back to work.

I thought about it. Then I went back to work.
11-13-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,761
Posted By ThursdaysChild

I'm with the fix the hull yourself crew. It's...

I'm with the fix the hull yourself crew. It's really not that hard assuming you can get at the stringers. I've seen plenty of guys cut the tops of the stringers off and fill them with sea cast or...
11-01-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,721
Posted By ThursdaysChild

It can't hurt the value of the boats that weren't...

It can't hurt the value of the boats that weren't damaged.
10-26-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,922
Posted By ThursdaysChild

Yeah but we're good at NorEasters! No doubt the...

Yeah but we're good at NorEasters! No doubt the media is having a field day with this one. Regardless, my boat's out for the year.
10-25-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,246
Posted By ThursdaysChild

I'm sitting here looking at all the data (refuse...

I'm sitting here looking at all the data (refuse to watch the Weather Channel's hype), and it seems that if we get hit up here, one of the big issues to worry about might be a 4-8' storm surge. If I...
10-07-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 19,854
Posted By ThursdaysChild

Giving this boat away would be absurd. You just...

Giving this boat away would be absurd. You just can't find a boat that does what this one does for anywhere near the price they are asking. I have an identical boat and could go on all day about...
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