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11-17-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 14,192
Posted By MrBoo

Wait. Don't fold em just yet. Are all these in...

Wait. Don't fold em just yet. Are all these in the same area? Maybe the same area on both sides? If so, you may be able to cut out the damaged area and weld new in. I'm no expert but I don't...
11-17-2020, 04:18 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,869
Posted By MrBoo

Drying it out isn't waiting until there is no...

Drying it out isn't waiting until there is no more water dripping or wet looking spots. You need a moisture meter to gauge when it's dry enough. Use the meter on a high part of the hull to get an...
11-16-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 14,192
Posted By MrBoo

This is the best price I found on the two part...

This is the best price I found on the two part foam.
Urethane Foam , Expanding Marine Polyurethane Foam (http://www.uscomposites.com/foam.html)

I used 5 gallon bucket liners for my large...
11-15-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,481
Posted By MrBoo

Question on flooring. Switched up and putting...

Question on flooring. Switched up and putting marine grade plywood in and my first thought was to use a sealer on the underside. TotalBoat Penetrating Epoxy is the choice but I picked up the...
11-15-2020, 04:52 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 14,192
Posted By MrBoo

I'm Restoring a A 96 Fisher Freedom 220 right...

I'm Restoring a A 96 Fisher Freedom 220 right now. Stripped it down to metal inside and out. I can't tell you how pleased I was not to find pitting on the inside and very little issues on the...
11-12-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 494
Posted By MrBoo

A 12 volt would hold a 23 ft boat if there's no...

A 12 volt would hold a 23 ft boat if there's no wind or current. LOL They simply use different criteria to reflect their motor's capabilities. A 24V 80# from one will be close to a 24V 80# from...
11-12-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,573
Posted By MrBoo

There is a difference with twice as much weight...

There is a difference with twice as much weight on the back. You probably can get it out but it won't be easy. Tabs would help.
11-11-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By MrBoo

You can probably get by without cutting the rail...

You can probably get by without cutting the rail as long as you stay with terrova and don't mind putting a little extra back into pulling it up. You can release the unit and tilt it up under the...
11-10-2020, 06:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,066
Posted By MrBoo

58 years old and act like I am 22. I don't...

58 years old and act like I am 22. I don't remember the last time going out and not being injured. Ha!
11-10-2020, 05:06 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,102
Posted By MrBoo

I plan to clean mine this time. Still trying to...

I plan to clean mine this time. Still trying to figure out the best way to clear the tubes. Don't care to have it clean but leaving oil in the tubes during transport to and from the boat can leave a...
11-07-2020, 03:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,332
Posted By MrBoo

Was out with a guide out of Sanibel this past...

Was out with a guide out of Sanibel this past week. Water quality sucked and he had a hard time keeping bait alive. He said it didn't happen often, but it happened on my charter. Had a large bait...
10-30-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,332
Posted By MrBoo

We keep a lot of delicate baits for days. I've...

We keep a lot of delicate baits for days. I've seen many boats that have flooded due to having well pumps on and the system backing up. Bilge and livewell pumps are meant for short cycles but I use...
10-27-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,499
Posted By MrBoo

There is a switch somewhere that turns it on. It...

There is a switch somewhere that turns it on. It will be the wife's next best friend when it vibrates. It's a deal maker when the wife is on the fence.
10-26-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,387
Posted By MrBoo

Not all chargers are created equally. I would...

Not all chargers are created equally. I would have agreed with you, before I went with Minnkota chargers. I also had to check the water level every few months. Now, I check and top off my...
10-26-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 829
Posted By MrBoo

The ones I linked specifically say they eliminate...

The ones I linked specifically say they eliminate electrolysis aluminum breakdown.
10-26-2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,147
Posted By MrBoo

In my state, you do not pay sales tax on a person...

In my state, you do not pay sales tax on a person to person boat purchase. You DO pay sales tax if it's dealer to person transaction. What are the sales tax laws in your state? We still must pay...
10-26-2020, 07:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 829
Posted By MrBoo

This is on Amazon. Don't know if it's the right...

This is on Amazon. Don't know if it's the right size but it's a start.
...
10-26-2020, 05:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 829
Posted By MrBoo

The newer pressure treated stuff at Lowes is done...

The newer pressure treated stuff at Lowes is done with a difference process that isn't suppose to be hazardous to metals so it may matter as to which treated stuff he used.. You could also just...
10-24-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 500
Posted By MrBoo

Here's an update to the nipple replacement. I...

Here's an update to the nipple replacement. I took straps to tie up the lift but didn't need them. Plugging the bottom of the tubes did the trick. I did you sides on this lift. ...
10-23-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,106
Posted By MrBoo

Those are coil terminals. The spark plugs have...

Those are coil terminals. The spark plugs have to be in the engine block. The cable that plugs into goes someplace. Follow that and you'll find your plugs.
10-23-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,073
Posted By MrBoo

Ugg... Thanks. Well, maybe my info will help...

Ugg... Thanks. Well, maybe my info will help someone with the Minnkota wrap issue. I am sure Rhodan will get it resolved. Problem is, it will probably be with future models and people with...
10-23-2020, 06:10 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,073
Posted By MrBoo

I don't know much about the details of the Rhodan...

I don't know much about the details of the Rhodan wrapping issue but I had wrapping happening from time to time on my Ultera 24V. In my case, the boat would over correct so much that it would fly...
10-22-2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,481
Posted By MrBoo

Today I was able to repaint the upper hull. I...

Today I was able to repaint the upper hull. I left a stripe of the blue to help break things up. The bottom color is suppose to be ivory but it comes out more cream. I have a little touch up to do...
10-22-2020, 06:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,481
Posted By MrBoo

I purchased the boat, motor and trailer for...

I purchased the boat, motor and trailer for $1200. I sold the black max for $900. The actual boat is the smallest of the costs! Ha! Planning on powering with a new or newer four stroke. Adding...
10-22-2020, 06:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,481
Posted By MrBoo

I had lost track of this thread. I've made a lot...

I had lost track of this thread. I've made a lot of progress on this restoration but it's slow going. Lots of work and doing everything outside. This is the wettest year I can remember.
Stripped...
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