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11-16-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,424
Posted By dsharp

One is built out of aluminum and the other is...

One is built out of aluminum and the other is built out of cast iron.
11-14-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,711
Posted By dsharp

Are the fuel filters mounted outboard of the main...

Are the fuel filters mounted outboard of the main engine? Can't really tell from the picture. Beautiful job on the finish and engine room btw.
11-12-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,300
Posted By dsharp

the 41í werenít bad except for the generator. If...

the 41í werenít bad except for the generator. If you put it between the engines at the back of the engine room you canít get to the stuffing boxes then if you have a stuffing box that drips it slings...
11-12-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,300
Posted By dsharp

If you plan on doing the maintenance I would go...

If you plan on doing the maintenance I would go with a 45í or 46í Hatteras. By the time you add a pair of engines, batteries, generator, ac equipment and of the other equipment to run the systems an...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-07-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,153
Posted By dsharp

I would probably use cedar or cypress. Much...

I would probably use cedar or cypress. Much lighter and doesn’t warp near as bad as pt pine , unless you can find some kiln dried after treated.
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-07-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 13,370
Posted By dsharp

I don't think working for your mommy and daddy...

I don't think working for your mommy and daddy counts.
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-02-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 11,693
Posted By dsharp

The 401 match and health insurance are something...

The 401 match and health insurance are something that you need to put a pencil to. Being self employed has some downsides
10-29-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 824
Posted By dsharp

They have been selling some version of that...

They have been selling some version of that product since the 80’s. None of them worked. I would be surprised if they worked now.
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-24-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,064
Posted By dsharp

one oil analysis wonít tell you anything about...

one oil analysis wonít tell you anything about wear. You will need a series of samples. Not sure where people get the idea that Diesel engines ďblow upĒ . Keep clean fuel in it and keep the cooling...
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-23-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,156
Posted By dsharp

If you donít have insurance you donít receive...

If you donít have insurance you donít receive treatment. I have a close acquaintance that was having trouble breathing and thought it was copd. Went to the dr. And found out it was a large tumor...
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-22-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,156
Posted By dsharp

throw in auto, boat and home insurance and it...

throw in auto, boat and home insurance and it really makes you ill.
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-22-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,156
Posted By dsharp

it was going up every year before the affordable...

it was going up every year before the affordable care act and if you had a pre-existing condition they didnít have to cover it. Every time thereís a change the insurance companies jack the rates to...
10-20-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,306
Posted By dsharp

They may be 3160 cats. They were rated at 210 HP...

They may be 3160 cats. They were rated at 210 HP when naturally aspirated. I donít remember when they came out with the 3208. Are they v-8 engines on inline 6ís?
10-18-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,306
Posted By dsharp

If you join Boat Diesel’s membership they have...

If you join Boat Diesel’s membership they have some programs that you can run simulations that are surprisingly accurate. You will need to know vessel waterline length, weight and hull shape. The...
10-18-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,306
Posted By dsharp

You need to see what props and gears you’re...

You need to see what props and gears you’re running. If those are 350hp Cats there is something wrong if your only making 10knts. With 6-71 turbos those boats would run mid 20’s and that was with...
Forum: The Carolinas
10-12-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 988
Posted By dsharp

Donít expect the paint job to happen in a hurry....

Donít expect the paint job to happen in a hurry. The hull sides go pretty quick. The topsides take a while and if you are planning on removing hardware for replacing it can take even longer. You have...
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-11-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,541
Posted By dsharp

there was one on Engine power show last weekend...

there was one on Engine power show last weekend and I think it put out 800 hp. Just donít remember if it was a Camaro or a Mustang.
10-11-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 967
Posted By dsharp

If you run a generator through the ships wiring...

If you run a generator through the ships wiring do you have ground? Saw a guy that got killed using a 110 volt drop light at our old boatyard.
10-11-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,954
Posted By dsharp

I got about 2 years out of one of those. Look at...

I got about 2 years out of one of those. Look at a Quincy
10-11-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,035
Posted By dsharp

https://www.overdriveonline.com/bully-dog-parent-t...

https://www.overdriveonline.com/bully-dog-parent-to-pay-6-5m-to-settle-alleged-emissions-defeating-violations-in-light-duty-trucks/
Bully Dog got whacked, too
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-10-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,043
Posted By dsharp

That will be exciting handling that slick metal....

That will be exciting handling that slick metal. Nice looking building btw
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-03-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 16,956
Posted By dsharp

thank you

thank you
10-02-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,435
Posted By dsharp

Be thankful that it does. Stamped steel is a...

Be thankful that it does. Stamped steel is a crappy material to use in a marine environment
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-28-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,071
Posted By dsharp

They used to call it stinkadena, not sure if they...

They used to call it stinkadena, not sure if they still do. This part of the Texas coast has sold their soul to the chemical industry. It brought a lot of well paying jobs but it has really screwed...
09-27-2019, 11:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 170
Posted By dsharp

The red/yellow is the solenoid wire. It may go...

The red/yellow is the solenoid wire. It may go through a neutral safety switch or breaker first
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