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11-13-2019, 07:01 AM
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Looks like itís perfect for no wake zones.

Looks like itís perfect for no wake zones.
11-13-2019, 04:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 478
Posted By mshugg

Get the 9 mil Harbor Freight nitrile gloves. ...

Get the 9 mil Harbor Freight nitrile gloves. Blow outs and breakage are rare. Acetone is no problem with them either.
11-12-2019, 05:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 386
Posted By mshugg

You donít want to use neoprene or any other black...

You donít want to use neoprene or any other black rubber with a fuel tank. Carbon is what makes it black and carbon causes galvanic corrosion when it contacts aluminum.

I think current best...
11-11-2019, 05:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By mshugg

Probably not off of Canaveral.

Probably not off of Canaveral.
11-10-2019, 04:07 PM
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Views: 258
Posted By mshugg

I know nothing about the Maritime, but I owned an...

I know nothing about the Maritime, but I owned an Aquasport 170. The AS is underpowered with a 50. Ninety horses are about perfect on the hull, but you could get by with 70. With that said, the...
11-08-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By mshugg

Through the years AquaSport had many models. The...

Through the years AquaSport had many models. The Flatback was truly flat bottomed. The early Ospreys 170, 196 and 222 had 12 degree deadrise. The CCPs Explorers, Family Fisherman all had 19-20...
11-05-2019, 11:17 AM
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Views: 34,800
Posted By mshugg

Nobody dies. So far everyone has followed it. ...

Nobody dies. So far everyone has followed it. Knock on wood.
11-05-2019, 12:56 AM
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Views: 157
Posted By mshugg

Use an oversized drill to make holes larger than...

Use an oversized drill to make holes larger than the fitting. Fill with thickened epoxy. Then drill for screw and install your fitting.

If you want to make it even stronger, after you...
11-03-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,561
Posted By mshugg

That cap looks awesome! Did you change the angle...

That cap looks awesome! Did you change the angle of the hull/deck joint at the stern?
11-02-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,920
Posted By mshugg

Seems a bit like searching for a unicorn? How...

Seems a bit like searching for a unicorn? How many were built? At least you can find formulas, Seacrafts.. etc
11-02-2019, 05:17 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 62,927
Posted By mshugg

I spent a good amount of time crawling around on...

I spent a good amount of time crawling around on the RR 230 at the FLIBS, and Iíve got to say itís the most exciting thing that I saw at the show. Itís rare to find a serious fishing boat in this...
11-01-2019, 08:05 AM
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Posted By mshugg

looks like a flush deck extending further forward...

looks like a flush deck extending further forward than on most cats. I like the look.
10-31-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,920
Posted By mshugg

Maybe include Aquasport 200 or 222 CCPs. They...

Maybe include Aquasport 200 or 222 CCPs. They have 20 degree dead rise unlike the shallower v Ospreys.
10-31-2019, 12:28 PM
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Views: 303,242
Posted By mshugg

The tef-gel also helps prevent ss from galling,...

The tef-gel also helps prevent ss from galling, maybe not an issue everywhere, but Florida in August, itís a thing.
10-29-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,188
Posted By mshugg

If you have center console or walk around, the...

If you have center console or walk around, the top mount preserves the ability to walk a fish around the boat.
10-29-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 516
Posted By mshugg

There is no torque tab on the 150, so youíll feel...

There is no torque tab on the 150, so youíll feel more steering torque. My motor was a bit low, so steering torque was extreme even with Uflex hydraulic steering. Raised the motor, now torque is...
10-24-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By mshugg

If you want an express, why not start with one. ...

If you want an express, why not start with one. It seems there are a fair number of Albemarles, and similar inboard /IO boats that can be had for less than a similar outboard boat. You could gut...
10-23-2019, 10:02 AM
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Views: 303,242
Posted By mshugg

Wow! Your boat looks awesome. The windows...

Wow! Your boat looks awesome. The windows finish things nicely. You're close now. Get her rigged and on the water.
10-22-2019, 03:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 822
Posted By mshugg

Surv, with the oval tubes, I just used two...

Surv, with the oval tubes, I just used two pieces of PVC with a spacer. I wrapped with packing tape and then glassed them. To unmold, I just knocked out the spacer.

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10-20-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By mshugg

Fuel vapors are a sign of a problem that need to...

Fuel vapors are a sign of a problem that need to be solved. Hydrogen is lighter than air, so a passive vent located high in the console should be fine, or even better go to AGMs.
10-20-2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 822
Posted By mshugg

I donít like the brass tubes because over time...

I donít like the brass tubes because over time they work harden, crack and allow water into the core. You can still have the scuppers exit the transom, just use PVC tubes, or make your own out of...
10-15-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 93,060
Posted By mshugg

That layout is classic. Sheís going to be one...

That layout is classic. Sheís going to be one sweet ride.
10-12-2019, 05:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,447
Posted By mshugg

Have we finally seen the Rube Goldberg Machine of...

Have we finally seen the Rube Goldberg Machine of boatís?
10-11-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 732
Posted By mshugg

No replacement for displacement.

No replacement for displacement.
10-11-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 520
Posted By mshugg

Just strip twice as much wire as you would ...

Just strip twice as much wire as you would normally and double the wire over. It works great. You can also buy reducing crimps, but they can be a pain to find.
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