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07-26-2004, 01:29 PM
Replies: 25
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Posted By trouty

RE: What would you do?

Ok lets take a road scenario...

Guy in front of you stals halfway across the railway tracks - the lights start to flash and bells ring becaiuse now an express train is barrelling down in him.
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Forum: Dockside Chat
07-26-2004, 01:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 630
Posted By trouty

RE: Funny Stuff

:roll Ohh Hotspot - how could you?

Non Boating related & political into the bargain! :grin: ;)

I feel a big Wiley smack on the wrist commin up for you! ;) :grin:

What the heck - I got a...
07-26-2004, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,806
Posted By trouty

RE: Motorguide 24V 82lb Tour problem

Rob,

Maybe this is stating the obvious - not sure - but....here goes.

Have you got 24 volts going to the unti or 12V?

I.e do you have the two batteries connected in series or paralell?
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07-26-2004, 12:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,682
Posted By trouty

RE: What would you do?

Who was the stand on boat?

Might has right (the tanker)

Was the disabled boat showing any "daytime signal" to suggest he was "restricted in ability to maneouver?"

Were you displaying 'towing...
07-25-2004, 09:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,699
Posted By trouty

RE: Trailer Tire Problem

Lets see now...28 years of driving wthout a major serious accident or police conviction for anything @ an average of 60,000 km's per year (lets say 1.68 Million kilometers under my belt so far) and...
07-25-2004, 08:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,011
Posted By trouty

RE: The Bilge

Sheesh - now everyone wants to get in on the Bilge action with Fuji's cookin and Grubers moonshine!!

Next thing you know - ol leadbottom hisself will be hangin out there! :roll :grin: :grin: ;)...
07-25-2004, 01:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,699
Posted By trouty

RE: Trailer Tire Problem

Youre all telling the guy essentially to keep running the SAME tyres at the same pressures that are already known to be causing him a problem, anmd a brand which is also known to have had a reputed...
07-25-2004, 01:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,699
Posted By trouty

RE: Trailer Tire Problem

Nope - thts just what we have found works best in our heat, with heavey loads over the vast distances we pull boats / trailers. Usually ground temps in the sun exceed 50 degrees C in summer in our...
07-25-2004, 12:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,602
Posted By trouty

RE: My version of a 12v A/C

I think you could possibly "improve" your 'air conditioner' by converting your cooler container to a 12V 'refrigerator' and as others have suggested find a "better refrigerant" such as salt water or...
07-25-2004, 12:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,795
Posted By trouty

RE: Anti-fouling paints?

Copper?

What a lot are using is tri-butyle-tin.

There are different types of ablative paints for antifouling and choice should be dictated by they type and speed of vessel you have and what...
07-25-2004, 12:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,699
Posted By trouty

RE: Trailer Tire Problem

50 PSI cold MINIMUM?

C rated tyres?

Hell get light truck (10 ply) rated steel belt radial tyres - end of problem, and run them at a reasonable tyre pressure like 32 psi COLD or thereabouts!!
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07-25-2004, 05:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,132
Posted By trouty

RE: Superglue on mono/braid knots

Loctite 406 is the only "superglue" you should use with braide.

That said, I personally use a 100 turn bimini twist/Rizzuto whip on the braid, catspawed to a 30 turn Bimmini twist/Rizzuto on the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-25-2004, 05:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 611
Posted By trouty

RE: ICEING/CLEANING FISH ON WAY TO SHORE THE RIGHT WAY

In fact, saltwater and ice slurry keeps fish best. Saltwater freezes at a lower temp than freshwater (ice) so it's possible to chill saltwater down below zero when in a slurry with freshwater ice,...
07-25-2004, 04:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,511
Posted By trouty

RE: Barracuda Jumps Into Ship, Bites Man in Ga.

Coulda been worse!

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/3903967.stm

Cheers!
07-16-2004, 09:58 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,230
Posted By trouty

RE: Sea Ya Bottom Feeders

Sad to see you go Leo.

All the good folk get bashed at this forum - thats what happened since the dealers and sponsors took over!

Another website trashed by the almighty dollar! :roll
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07-16-2004, 09:53 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 26,941
Posted By trouty

RE: Scout Boats, Inc.

Hope you win Marti - hey - you might end up owning Scout! :grin: ;)

Cheers!
07-16-2004, 09:41 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 26,941
Posted By trouty

RE: Scout Boats, Inc.

You don't owe anmyone any explanations Marti - they are just another scum sucking American company screwing foreigners over for a quick Quid - it's the American way, just like the torture at Abu...
07-16-2004, 09:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 888
Posted By trouty

RE: Floating..not float ON..trailer

Run the boat WOT up the ramp first - then back the trailer under it.

Ohh - you don't have an aluminium boat?

Glass is dead - now you know why! ;)

Cheers!
07-16-2004, 09:26 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 40,090
Posted By trouty

RE: Fiberglass vs. Wood

Liquid Metal will be the boats of the future....rotomoulded in one piece, no doubt!

Listening Jay? ;)

http://www.liquidmetal.com/technology/

But then - WTF would I know? ;)

Cheers!
07-16-2004, 09:13 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 26,941
Posted By trouty

RE: Scout Boats, Inc.

New Moon FU.





At least get it right asswipe! :)

Cheers!
07-16-2004, 05:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,757
Posted By trouty

RE: Scout Contact

Scouts suck!

Cheers!
07-16-2004, 04:50 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 26,941
Posted By trouty

RE: Scout Boats, Inc.

Scout should eat Mangoes boat - ie replace it and everything in it totally - then fix mangoes and sell it down as a demo model or whatever later.

The guy paid for a brand new boat without defects...
07-15-2004, 01:02 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 26,941
Posted By trouty

RE: Scout Boats, Inc.

As Scout are producing a greater % of oats they are having a geater number of problems publicised.

Someone posted on page 1 that gel coat is porus - well if it is - we are in big trouble because...
07-15-2004, 09:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,171
Posted By trouty

RE: At what point is a boat a lost cause?

I remember reading a thread with accompanying photo's quite afew years ago...on a downunder boating board.

Basically it went like this..

When building a major dam in the snowy mountains...
07-15-2004, 07:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,979
Posted By trouty

RE: pacific aluminum boats (black lab marine)

Go see Jay at Blacklab - and arrange a test ride - tell him you found him via THT - but for Christs sake, don't say anything about 'trouty" or "electrolysis" in the same breath or likely Jay will...
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