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08-13-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 260
Posted By Aliboy

I would also check boost before playing with...

I would also check boost before playing with props.

Try running up each engine to wot with the other engine in neutral. Check speed and wot rpms to see if one is seriously lagging the other. it...
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-12-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,975
Posted By Aliboy

Sitting on a plane heading overseas next to a...

Sitting on a plane heading overseas next to a loved up young couple. Get chatting to the guy. He is in the navy and off on his honeymoon. Tell him my BIL is the head chaplain in the navy and ask if...
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-11-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 15,971
Posted By Aliboy

A dolphin can also be a mammal that is very...

A dolphin can also be a mammal that is very similar to a porpoise. There are apparently 42 dolphin species and 7 porpoise species globally. We get around half a dozen dolphin species here and...
08-10-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,231
Posted By Aliboy

Ear plugs help if it bothers you. After a few...

Ear plugs help if it bothers you. After a few hundred nights you just don't notice it much anymore
08-07-2020, 10:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 908
Posted By Aliboy

Saw the same type of stern/rear mods on a boat in...

Saw the same type of stern/rear mods on a boat in a yard recently. Asked the owner what the mod achieved. Said it dramatically improved his stability.
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-04-2020, 02:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,465
Posted By Aliboy

First cat was Dennis Connors in 1988 built to...

First cat was Dennis Connors in 1988 built to race the big monohull challenger from NZ. Lots of litigation involved. The first fully cat fleet was in 2013 when the US Team won with a Kiwi CEO and an...
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-03-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,465
Posted By Aliboy

Americans have arrived and started practicing....

Americans have arrived and started practicing. Brits and Italians practicing in Europe still. 2nd US team trying to do a deal to use TNZ first boat as their build program is too slow. That's the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-03-2020, 02:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,465
Posted By Aliboy

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Forum: Dockside Chat
08-03-2020, 02:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,465
Posted By Aliboy

I'm a little bit the same as you, but damn these...

I'm a little bit the same as you, but damn these things are impressive. I raced 2 man 3 sail dinghys for years and I really enjoy the cut and thrust of more traditional racing, but many people today...
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-02-2020, 09:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,465
Posted By Aliboy

Wait till they advance that tech to power boats....

Wait till they advance that tech to power boats. Have your 30ft CC running 50knts with a pair of 50hp outboard getting 10mpg. Had one of the 75fters towed out past me by it's tender a while back....
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-02-2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,815
Posted By Aliboy

If only they could trace back the virus and...

If only they could trace back the virus and pinpoint who gave it to you. Then when granny dies you could identify who killed her by not following the virus safe rules and sue the heck out of them....
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-02-2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,465
Posted By Aliboy

What's even more amazing is that they landed it...

What's even more amazing is that they landed it ok and carried on sailing. That only a 38fter. When the 75fters do the same it must be really interesting. Must be hard to kiss your ass goodbye and...
08-02-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By Aliboy

Could be for essential services that bypass the...

Could be for essential services that bypass the main battery switch? Say bilge pump and radio memory etc?
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-02-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,465
Posted By Aliboy

Americas Cup

Anyone checked out the new AC boats? Heres a half scale one getting a little excited on a practice day. They say the full size ones can exceed 50knts. Had a full size one go past me a few months...
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-02-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,236
Posted By Aliboy

The only way I drink coffee. Dark or med roast...

The only way I drink coffee. Dark or med roast beans fresh ground out of freezer storage. Dark beans for a strong sweetened coffee in the morning, and med roast unsweetened later in the day. Day my...
08-01-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 289
Posted By Aliboy

Helped a friend get his new to him toat ready for...

Helped a friend get his new to him toat ready for a commercial survey inspection. Had to pull the thruhull seacocks for checking. One wasn't bonded. It was also just an empty shell ready to fail at...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-29-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 6,123
Posted By Aliboy

Adopted a rescue cat years back when living in...

Adopted a rescue cat years back when living in the country. Wouldn't even chase a mouse. Useless!!
One day I uncovered a rats nest full of babies out by the shed in a rubbish pile left by previous...
07-27-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 286
Posted By Aliboy

Did you change the wire harness to the remote oil...

Did you change the wire harness to the remote oil tank or just the ones on the engines? One boat I fixed a similar problem on had had the very long engine to remote tank harness cut and shortened....
07-27-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 534
Posted By Aliboy

Check the switch first. common for some of the...

Check the switch first. common for some of the typical toilet switches to fail.
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-26-2020, 10:46 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,800
Posted By Aliboy

I have a black 78. T tops, 403 and auto. 63000...

I have a black 78. T tops, 403 and auto. 63000 original miles, matching numbers, mint interior. Started reading this thread and was interested in the match to my car. Owned it since 1986.

About to...
07-26-2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By Aliboy

Don,t know the brands, but love watching the key...

Don,t know the brands, but love watching the key sprint racing. Used to live nest a river where they had a jet sprint course. On a lake I imagine you might want a little more deadrise than on the...
07-26-2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By Aliboy

What sort of drive plate do they use? Noise at...

What sort of drive plate do they use? Noise at idle can be a drive plate as well as the actual transmission.
07-26-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By Aliboy

"The starter gets 0.02 volts when I turn the...

"The starter gets 0.02 volts when I turn the key."

This is a classic symptom of a corroded cable or loose connection. Sometimes you can feel heat in the bad connection if you hold the key in start...
07-26-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By Aliboy

Trouble is that you could have seized bearings...

Trouble is that you could have seized bearings and/or seized pistons. I would try one of those $25 snake cameras that interface to your phone or PC down through the plug holes. If the bores are...
07-26-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 542
Posted By Aliboy

Definitely check the prv.

Definitely check the prv.
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