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09-25-2020, 02:45 AM
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Posted By Xcomunic8d

thatís what that stuff in a tube is called the op...

thatís what that stuff in a tube is called the op mentioned. Easy simple good solution.
09-24-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 578
Posted By Xcomunic8d

did it all myself. Used a 20 gallon air...

did it all myself. Used a 20 gallon air compressor and hvlp gun I bought at Home Depot. 1.4 and 2.2 tips.
the white I got from a local marine shop. They told me most of the commercial guys use this...
09-23-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 578
Posted By Xcomunic8d

Ask and he shall receive 1119033...

Ask and he shall receive

1119033 (https://postimg.cc/c6v5QPnj)

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09-23-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 915
Posted By Xcomunic8d

pics would help, but otherwise this is a sound...

pics would help, but otherwise this is a sound plan.
09-23-2020, 12:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 748
Posted By Xcomunic8d

Repower... I just tried rebuilding my Suzuki...

Repower... I just tried rebuilding my Suzuki dt200. Parts are hard to come by. Taking it apart was murder. I hate giving in but I’m at the point where parts, fuel, and quiet offset the payments
09-23-2020, 12:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 578
Posted By Xcomunic8d

I just put down a bright white With gray nonskid...

I just put down a bright white With gray nonskid in cockpit. White nonskid on bow. I was afraid of the same thing and thinking about a flattening agent. Turned out just fine. pick what you like and...
09-22-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 688
Posted By Xcomunic8d

I used 1/2” Finnish birch (9 ply) on a recent...

I used 1/2” Finnish birch (9 ply) on a recent hatch project. Turned out just fine. I’m also a woodworker. Your core material is a very different principle than woodworking. I’d say it’s closer to...
09-21-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By Xcomunic8d

I had the same looking control cables. My shifter...

I had the same looking control cables. My shifter had to go too.

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09-21-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 499
Posted By Xcomunic8d

Well. Gelcoat has a unique touch or feel to it....

Well. Gelcoat has a unique touch or feel to it. It can be buffed to a nice shine for considerably less than a new paint job. my boat had been painted. It was lumpy and wavy. Like they put it on Like...
09-21-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 805
Posted By Xcomunic8d

I haven’t used total tread. But most of the stuff...

I haven’t used total tread. But most of the stuff by total boat is really good. Total fair has been just wonderful. I really wanted kiwigrip too, but couldn’t get it here on my island. I decided to...
09-21-2020, 12:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,102
Posted By Xcomunic8d

Yes and the space onboard is amazing. cats are...

Yes and the space onboard is amazing. cats are around here in Hawaii. Was discussing them with a boatbuilder I buy supplies from. That’s what his opinions were in our discussions. They have many...
09-20-2020, 10:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 820
Posted By Xcomunic8d

Iím daisy chaining my rocker switches off my...

Iím daisy chaining my rocker switches off my courtesy lights (led strips under each gunnel that can be controlled off my cell phone). Even with switch on for rocker switches I can turn courtesy...
09-20-2020, 10:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,102
Posted By Xcomunic8d

Cost and marketing. they (typically) cost more to...

Cost and marketing. they (typically) cost more to make. They (generally) require twin outboards, the turns can feel funny and some times water gets blown out the tunnel.

overall they have a...
09-17-2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 592
Posted By Xcomunic8d

Probably a lot will come off. You’ll only need a...

Probably a lot will come off. You’ll only need a small amount in the threads. But if you have a seal around the head of the bolt (recommend a washer here too) water can’t get in anyway. Especially if...
09-17-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,041
Posted By Xcomunic8d

donít knock it until youíve tried it... a small...

donít knock it until youíve tried it... a small piece of plastic bag will conform to a very small space as a decent shop vac pulls it through. Use a small nylon string and youíll be there in seconds....
09-17-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,051
Posted By Xcomunic8d

Couldn’t have said it better on trade offs. My...

Couldn’t have said it better on trade offs. My buddies 16’ alii Kai is a dream at night drift fishing in our bay. It’s murder out trolling. It has a very low dead rise with a flat bottom part way up....
09-16-2020, 10:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,041
Posted By Xcomunic8d

this is how an electrician taught me to run wire...

this is how an electrician taught me to run wire in conduits. I just used it in rewiring my boat. Works perfect.

donít reinvent the wheel...
09-16-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 592
Posted By Xcomunic8d

Lag bolts are a necessary evil some times....

Lag bolts are a necessary evil some times. Slather them in 5200 and they will be fine.

id much rather through bolt with a backer plate and the biggest washers and locking nuts I can find. Again...
09-16-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By Xcomunic8d

Here’s why you need a fuse on every circuit: ...

Here’s why you need a fuse on every circuit:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VwK6rCaEVL8

battery Lines need a fuse to main Fuse distribution blocks.
wires need to match fuse capacity so fuse...
09-16-2020, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 432
Posted By Xcomunic8d

yes, you need to glass over it. It’s just a...

yes, you need to glass over it. It’s just a bonding agent to give you a surface to work against. good luck on your project. It doesn’t really matter how you get there as long as it’s solid in the...
09-15-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 432
Posted By Xcomunic8d

Love the work, brother! I bonded mine using...

Love the work, brother!

I bonded mine using this:
https://www.homedepot.com/p/Loctite-PL-Premium-28-fl-oz-Polyurethane-Construction-Adhesive-1390594/202020474

stuff is amazing. I took 2- 2Ē...
09-15-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 978
Posted By Xcomunic8d

5200/4200 screw holes and use a backing plate if...

5200/4200 screw holes and use a backing plate if possible (really, really encourage this). Through bolt and use backing washers. Screws if you canít reach backing plate, but use the biggest things...
09-15-2020, 01:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 248
Posted By Xcomunic8d

Yes to tabs. I’d suggest moving your batts too....

Yes to tabs. I’d suggest moving your batts too. But that can be costly considering the cables involved etc. don’t forget venting needed as lead acid produces hydrogen gas when charging.

im...
09-05-2020, 02:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 535
Posted By Xcomunic8d

Well I looked up your boat and that does look...

Well I looked up your boat and that does look odd.

I’d suggest using a metal hole saw on a pretty stout drill. Drill through at an angle similar to your rod holder. You may want to use some...
08-28-2020, 12:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,580
Posted By Xcomunic8d

Quite the move, brother. As someone who’s made...

Quite the move, brother. As someone who’s made this kind of move. That’s True LOVE!
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