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10-10-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 121
Posted By mbb

If that was the carbon copy of omc v4..... It...

If that was the carbon copy of omc v4..... It would be 18 to 22 foot pounds. Start in the center and go in a circle and work your way out.

yamaha said 11 first time 22 second.

don't forget to...
10-10-2019, 02:06 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 18,717
Posted By mbb

Only boated with friends that are fisherman and...

Only boated with friends that are fisherman and boat owners. Or my family.

Never had issues.

Not a gas whore, and wont ruin my day being around people i i dont like. Id rather go fishing by...
10-09-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 18,359
Posted By mbb

If you can pay cash, it's okay to finance If...

If you can pay cash, it's okay to finance

If you can't pay cash, you shouldn't buy a boat

In all seriousness, buying is the cheapest part
Storing, using, outfitting ,maintaining cost more...
10-09-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By mbb

the peacock is the problem im guessing. ...

the peacock is the problem im guessing.

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-vbulletin/296x170/images_a0785a2138c74747fc01e9e44b4eda472dd3bed1.jpeg
10-09-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,805
Posted By mbb

First....weigh the boat Subtracting everything...

First....weigh the boat
Subtracting everything that's not in the hull weight
You have to define extent of problem.

A seller does not have to disclose anything.
They can't lie. Get your answers...
10-08-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 437
Posted By mbb

If you have 2 similar, reasonably well charged...

If you have 2 similar, reasonably well charged batteries, a single switch 1-2-both-off works fine. #2 batt is mostly just spare.

you dont need a house battery for just a small depthfinder and vhf...
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-08-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 987
Posted By mbb

We had big rats under my parents shed. One day...

We had big rats under my parents shed.
One day mom opened garbage can next to it....rat was sitting on garbage inside. So parents put out poison.

Neighbor next door ,across fence from shed found...
10-08-2019, 04:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,750
Posted By mbb

Maybe sheer coincidence, but Bondo - pink ...

Maybe sheer coincidence, but
Bondo - pink
Bondo glass ....gray

Both have fillers that attract moisture, and arent suitable , if thats what is. Marine filler is 3x as much for reason.

I use...
Forum: Northeast
10-08-2019, 03:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,333
Posted By mbb

Ive never heard of it, but not from there. ...

Ive never heard of it, but not from there.

but the notary that does the title transfer or bill of sale typically copies both persons driver license. I dont recall having copy of other person...
10-07-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,750
Posted By mbb

Glass can also look that way when its resin poor...

Glass can also look that way when its resin poor due to hydrolysis of the resin. It decomposes by reacting with water. Incompletely cured orthopthalic resin did this bad...essentially what a blister...
10-07-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,299
Posted By mbb

The number one best thing you can do is look for...

The number one best thing you can do is look for a boat that's been dry stored indoors. It will be in near pristine condition.

.......and get a survey.....
10-07-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,750
Posted By mbb

Looks like a bunch of CSM that's not really...

Looks like a bunch of CSM that's not really bonded well or wetted well there. Nothing wrong with using just CSM to repair a hole, but that don't look right on left.

Since the bottom is involved...
10-07-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 701
Posted By mbb

You got a fire extinguisher What what could go...

You got a fire extinguisher
What what could go wrong?

I would fuse your battery cable so that it doesn't melt.......
10-07-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 133
Posted By mbb

Could you just call starcraft,? Or there may...

Could you just call starcraft,?

Or there may be old brochures floating around net
10-07-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,864
Posted By mbb

I dont think you understand just how poorly...

I dont think you understand just how poorly efficient internal combustion engines are to start with. Your talking about a difference betwen 20% efficiency, and 25 % overall. Nothing green about it.
...
10-07-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,750
Posted By mbb

Sand it down, see what you got. you might need...

Sand it down, see what you got.
you might need to redo it

Or....applying gel coat upside down with a brush was harder than p.o. thought it would be. Some gel coat, made for spraying in molds,...
10-07-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,117
Posted By mbb

Pure water isnt. but add ions and it becomes so...

Pure water isnt.
but add ions and it becomes so

If your looking for 15+ amps to flow thru clean water at 120v, no Ive had xmas lights in yard submerged. Thats when i discovered the gfci on...
10-07-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,750
Posted By mbb

Is that a mckee.....

Is that a mckee.....
10-07-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 390
Posted By mbb

Your hub may be

Your hub may be
10-07-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By mbb

Yes and less drag .....from prop but it will...

Yes
and less drag .....from prop
but it will also get you more prop slip

Require deeper motor mount height? Add drag that way?

if you move the motor up and didn't get more RPMs you didn't...
10-07-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 1,102
Views: 285,045
Posted By mbb

Awesome.. I know how much work all that is. ...

Awesome..

I know how much work all that is.
​​​​​​ I don't know how anyone does it and has a day job.

Maybe I'm just getting old and lazy haha, but I'm in awe of many of the project boats on...
10-07-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 840
Posted By mbb

Don't know the i.d. of that hose barb, But but...

Don't know the i.d. of that hose barb,
But but if it was 3/8 inch you'd only have 3.3 lb of force pushing that hose off at 30 psi.

It shouldn't come off even if the tie wrap wasn't there. Sounds...
10-06-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 94
Posted By mbb

Trial and error doesnt work to figure out? I...

Trial and error doesnt work to figure out?

I like the Bernard Identi-plates for labelling switches and fuses, etc .

https://www.seamar.com/products/29/Identification-Plates/
10-06-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,268
Posted By mbb

That's that's what I suggest too. It's it's...

That's that's what I suggest too.

It's it's not structural you don't need some kind of heavy-duty glass. A little CSM, a little bit of resin, sand to keel shape, fair and fill , brush a little gel...
10-06-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,864
Posted By mbb

Newer engines pollute as well All engines...

Newer engines pollute as well
All engines pollute

Underwater exhausts and cooling exhausts with raw water should be banned.
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