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Forum: Gulf Coast
01-08-2017, 05:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,196
Posted By Greno

I don't fish offshore anymore, but my theory on...

I don't fish offshore anymore, but my theory on wahoo for shallow water off Alabama is the month of May is best. All of the fish we ever caught in shallow water were always big. I always thought it...
10-17-2016, 10:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By Greno

If you have wing nuts on the battery you have to...

If you have wing nuts on the battery you have to torque them down with pliers or replace with lock nuts
05-05-2016, 09:04 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,913
Posted By Greno

Love it. I had an 85 or 86. Floor will be...

Love it. I had an 85 or 86. Floor will be rotten pine planks sitting on wet foam and rotten stringers. You will end up with a great boat. Stringers and floors are not hard to do in a couple of...
03-29-2016, 08:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 691
Posted By Greno

Find the factory manual on eBay. Shows wiring as...

Find the factory manual on eBay. Shows wiring as color coded
03-01-2016, 07:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,858
Posted By Greno

It is made here in mobile. I have not used the...

It is made here in mobile. I have not used the two part, but the Jack Tar marine paint seems to hold up very well.
02-09-2016, 05:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,467
Posted By Greno

I would never had a project that required storage...

I would never had a project that required storage fees.
01-05-2016, 05:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,512
Posted By Greno

There is an entire documentary on Netflix about...

There is an entire documentary on Netflix about the image of Che Guerva. I thought the Motorcycle Diaries was a great movie personally, but about a socialist lunatic
10-24-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,214
Posted By Greno

On one of my old ones, I got so mad I used a...

On one of my old ones, I got so mad I used a sawzall and cut a piece of the casing. Mad is and understatement of the frustration
09-07-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 637
Posted By Greno

My rectifier smoked on my 1994. Also ate the...

My rectifier smoked on my 1994. Also ate the stator.
08-07-2015, 04:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,829
Posted By Greno

I had a 1985 Ski Nautique for several years. ...

I had a 1985 Ski Nautique for several years. Wood floor and stringers. Easiest boat I have ever owned. I would love to get another one.
07-28-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,212
Posted By Greno

I had a pinhole in the fuel pump. Ran like a...

I had a pinhole in the fuel pump. Ran like a scalded dog till I shut it off. It was basically flooding out when it was hot. Pump the bulb and see if you get a dribble of fuel out of the exhaust. ...
06-16-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By Greno

Float problem?

Float problem?
Forum: Gulf Coast
05-01-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,374
Posted By Greno

Loved taking the Land cruiser down in high...

Loved taking the Land cruiser down in high school. Sad not to be able to drive out there anymore
04-19-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,683
Posted By Greno

I have three friends that own them and a couple...

I have three friends that own them and a couple of folks in the neighborhood. They have all replaced the floor, yes rots.
04-18-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,683
Posted By Greno

Floor replacement is very common. Nice little...

Floor replacement is very common. Nice little boats
04-11-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 891
Posted By Greno

Friend had old Seadrives. Cut a window in the...

Friend had old Seadrives. Cut a window in the side of the midsection and cut the shaft to finally get it to drop. Corrosion is a pain.
Forum: Gulf Coast
01-25-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 944
Posted By Greno

Southern Forest Products in Augusta, Mississippi....

Southern Forest Products in Augusta, Mississippi. Ask for Mark.
01-24-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 29,531
Posted By Greno

I cannot get fir ply here anymore. The guy that...

I cannot get fir ply here anymore. The guy that at one time, 3 years ago, had stacks actually laughed when I asked him before he replied it is all going to Asian markets.
01-23-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 29,531
Posted By Greno

If they got big enough to us, look for bois d'...

If they got big enough to us, look for bois d' arc or osage orange. Not the lovely sassafras smell but a great wood
12-11-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,088
Posted By Greno

The nut on the top pulling the mechanism up or...

The nut on the top pulling the mechanism up or are you missing the greased washer that goes between? Only thing I can think of.
12-11-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 120,394
Posted By Greno

go to pepboys and get a "carport" tent to work...

go to pepboys and get a "carport" tent to work under. They go on sale sometimes for 100-150 bucks. about 25 feet long and wide enough to put the boat under. Keep some of the sun and rain off. The...
12-11-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 225,673
Posted By Greno

I had a friend with a Colonial, big boat, over...

I had a friend with a Colonial, big boat, over 40' and closer to 48'. Carvel planked. He lived aboard it for years in Orange Beach, Alabama. It had a triangle chine log. Strangest thing I had...
11-08-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 6,228
Views: 1,515,377
Posted By Greno

The one that is under restoration itithe help...

The one that is under restoration itithe help butthe they n New Oeleans is impressive. I tried to volunteer to help but they needed fundraising more that fairing help.
Forum: Gulf Coast
11-06-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,528
Posted By Greno

Don't overlook the opportunities in the service...

Don't overlook the opportunities in the service side mud logging, mud engineering, etc. and working up the ladder through the service hand side. It will take a few years but the knowledge cannot be...
10-30-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6,228
Views: 1,515,377
Posted By Greno

I hadn't been on messing-about.com in years but...

I hadn't been on messing-about.com in years but my password is still good!
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