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04-05-2021, 04:20 PM
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Posted By Reel1Fishing

Thanks! Don’t have too many mounting places left...

Thanks! Don’t have too many mounting places left besides main console. Will need to figure it out. How do you like the AP?
04-05-2021, 06:26 AM
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Posted By Reel1Fishing

We modified the bow area/cap yet again. Original...

We modified the bow area/cap yet again. Original cap lip ended abruptly towards the bow. We extended the lines a bit further. The compromise was that it eliminated some storage space.

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03-26-2021, 04:20 AM
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Posted By Reel1Fishing

Thanks Surv will try to install above waterline...

Thanks Surv will try to install above waterline then. Was concerned with noise, but guess I can always resolve that after.
03-24-2021, 08:40 PM
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Posted By Reel1Fishing

Planning all the plumbing/livewell/washdown...

Planning all the plumbing/livewell/washdown setup.

Since the bottom of the livewell is above the waterline, can I install the drain thru-hull above the waterline as well or does it need to be...
03-22-2021, 07:57 PM
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Posted By Reel1Fishing

Actually never tried that on the older Yamaha I...

Actually never tried that on the older Yamaha I had. Good to know. I did have an extra lanyard screwed into the bottom of console just in case.
03-22-2021, 04:33 PM
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Posted By Reel1Fishing

Over the weekend we finally installed the fuel...

Over the weekend we finally installed the fuel tanks. All that’s left is to ground them and touch up some scuff marks with coal tar epoxy.

We also started working on plumbing. The groco fuel...
03-21-2021, 07:17 PM
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Posted By Reel1Fishing

What happens if the captain falls overboard and...

What happens if the captain falls overboard and there is still somebody onboard to retrieve them, but they can’t get engines started because the captain has lanyard attached?

I will probably get a...
03-15-2021, 04:52 PM
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Views: 13,574
Posted By Reel1Fishing

We’re hoping this was a one time install type of...

We’re hoping this was a one time install type of thing. I guess if it fails and bolts spin, we grind everything off. Don't think they will fail however since they’re encapsulated in resin/CSM and...
03-14-2021, 04:30 PM
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Posted By Reel1Fishing

We finally made the backing plate for the seacock...

We finally made the backing plate for the seacock and installed it:
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02-14-2021, 08:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,085
Posted By Reel1Fishing

Dont want to derail thread, but Quantum 99 paint.

Dont want to derail thread, but Quantum 99 paint.
02-14-2021, 07:36 PM
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Posted By Reel1Fishing

Curious since I’m painting soon with similar...

Curious since I’m painting soon with similar paint. Even for trailered boats that don't live on a slip?
02-14-2021, 04:02 PM
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Posted By Reel1Fishing

Thanks Surv! All those years of carpentry...

Thanks Surv! All those years of carpentry projects helping out.

We used that big waxed plywood in the photo as a flat mold. We then peeled off the layup (1.5 CSM, 1708, 1708) and bonded it...
02-14-2021, 02:31 PM
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Posted By Reel1Fishing

That looks like best of both worlds. Im guessing...

That looks like best of both worlds. Im guessing it requires internal strainer?
02-14-2021, 02:29 PM
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Posted By Reel1Fishing

:bashhh: Wow, considering all the materials I...

:bashhh: Wow, considering all the materials I used thats probably cheaper too!
02-14-2021, 01:58 PM
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Posted By Reel1Fishing

Looks great! Did you make those hatches yourself?...

Looks great! Did you make those hatches yourself? Just did a few and they’re pretty time consuming.
02-14-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 565
Posted By Reel1Fishing

Thanks Bullshipper, I guess ill keep my 3/4”...

Thanks Bullshipper, I guess ill keep my 3/4” clam/flanged groco seacock setup then.

Need to make a backing plate and figure out a way to tighten the clam/seacock and align the flange bolts.
02-14-2021, 12:25 PM
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Posted By Reel1Fishing

For the floor up in the bow/anchor locker, we...

For the floor up in the bow/anchor locker, we decided to do an integrated hatch/layup skin so we wouldn’t have to tab the hatch or do much fairing. We adhered it to the top of the 3/4” plywood with...
02-14-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Reel1Fishing

Don’t have a stepped hull so will probably go...

Don’t have a stepped hull so will probably go that route. Thanks again.
02-14-2021, 07:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 565
Posted By Reel1Fishing

I wonder if with the clamshell it will do the...

I wonder if with the clamshell it will do the same effect? Only reason considering regular thru hull was because in the slight chance I hit something, clamshell would just tear off and thru hull...
02-14-2021, 07:05 AM
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Views: 565
Posted By Reel1Fishing

High Speed Pickup vs Thru Hull

Doing the plumbing for my livewell. Any advantage of a high speed water pickup vs a regular thru hull and clamshell strainer? Both will be installed with a seacock. Just curious if the high speed...
02-13-2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 13,574
Posted By Reel1Fishing

More hatches. Making two of these: ...

More hatches. Making two of these:


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02-13-2021, 06:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By Reel1Fishing

Thanks, will give them a call. Was thinking of...

Thanks, will give them a call. Was thinking of using thru bolts instead of screws since my 3 piece hull has a liner as well. Any cons of doing this? I know I’m not supposed to tighten the actual...
02-12-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By Reel1Fishing

Any recommendations on brand as well? Is Taco the...

Any recommendations on brand as well? Is Taco the best or all of them pretty much the same thing?
02-11-2021, 09:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By Reel1Fishing

Low Profile Rub Rail

Going to need to purchase a rub rail soon for my refit. The one I have now is fairly thick.

Was wondering if I can choose another one with a low profile. Does the shape need to be the same?Was...
02-08-2021, 06:10 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 13,574
Posted By Reel1Fishing

Thanks Surv! Little by little it’s getting there....

Thanks Surv! Little by little it’s getting there. We’re ordering engine today. Should be here in 4-6 weeks so we need to pick up the pace.
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