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Yesterday, 01:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By Pez Vela

I'm not at all sure what you have in mind, but I...

I'm not at all sure what you have in mind, but I solved my "removable bait tank" installation by cutting 3/4" and 1 1/2" holes (approximately) into the deck plate. Through those holes, I connected...
Yesterday, 08:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 274
Posted By Pez Vela

From Kraden: https://krayden.com/plexus_ma320/ ...

From Kraden: https://krayden.com/plexus_ma320/

"This material displays excellent resistance to salt solutions, as well as acids and bases (3-10 pH), but is susceptible to strong acids and bases,...
Yesterday, 08:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 486
Posted By Pez Vela

Yacht brokers perform the required contractual...

Yacht brokers perform the required contractual and escrow services which an international boat purchase demand, and they also arrange for the collateral services: including surveys, mechanical...
06-22-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 482
Posted By Pez Vela

An additional fuel flow meter will not likely be...

An additional fuel flow meter will not likely be required, because the engine's ECU will transmit all the required data to allow the Garmin engine data function make the various calculations ......
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-21-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 391
Posted By Pez Vela

Always room for one more: Phil Spector (HBO...

Always room for one more: Phil Spector (HBO Films). Over the closing credits, Spanish Harlem plays. It's sung by actress and singer Rebecca Pidgeon, wife of the writer and director David Mamet....
06-20-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,057
Posted By Pez Vela

You’ve only got a low speed 2 mile run to your...

You’ve only got a low speed 2 mile run to your ramp, so why you’d want to rebuild or replace your hubs makes no sense. There’s nothing wrong with them that you’ve diagnosed. If you want brakes,...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-20-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 831
Posted By Pez Vela

We had 325,000 trouble free miles on our LS400...

We had 325,000 trouble free miles on our LS400 before we let it go. If you buy used, the L/Certified warranty extends the OEM coverage for up to 6 years. But wait there's more! Add 2 years free...
06-20-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,057
Posted By Pez Vela

Remove the calipers and cap the brake lines. ...

Remove the calipers and cap the brake lines.

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06-19-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,598
Posted By Pez Vela

No, it's not. You may experience the hobbyhorse...

No, it's not. You may experience the hobbyhorse effect (of the boat pitching) without the bow firmly secured against the bow stop. Also, in a sudden stop, the boat has little to prevent it from...
06-19-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,598
Posted By Pez Vela

It appears to me that a crossmember has been...

It appears to me that a crossmember has been removed at the terminus of the trailer tongue, perhaps to accommodate the winch stand, in turn to accommodate the spare tire. That trailer set-up has me...
06-18-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,386
Posted By Pez Vela

I always wondered how draw bar hitches were...

I always wondered how draw bar hitches were bolted on. Not the op's hitch but still interesting. Now I've got the urge to find some bolts to tighten.
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Forum: Dockside Chat
06-17-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,114
Posted By Pez Vela

The well known internet banks are all FDIC...

The well known internet banks are all FDIC insured. If you open an account at Ally, you may link it to your local brick and mortar bank and easily transfer funds back and forth. Never know when you...
06-17-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,180
Posted By Pez Vela

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Forum: Dockside Chat
06-17-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,430
Posted By Pez Vela

Why shoot all three ... including mom? The...

Why shoot all three ... including mom? The legendary tension among shoppers finally resulted in this ... it's sick ... really sick.

Russell and Paola French with, at right, their son, Kenneth...
06-16-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 480
Posted By Pez Vela

What kind of access do you have?

What kind of access do you have?
06-14-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,397
Posted By Pez Vela

Looks like a lotta boat on that trailer. I'd...

Looks like a lotta boat on that trailer. I'd start verifying its size, capacity and the boat's specs before rebuilding it. Of course, you haven't mentioned any of that basic stuff, so it's hard to...
06-14-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 29,847
Posted By Pez Vela

You must request an inspection. Vessel Safty...

You must request an inspection. Vessel Safty Check, VSC (http://www.cgauxssi.us/html/cgaux__vsc.html)

You can't just print this and scotch tape it to your boat.
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06-13-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 29,847
Posted By Pez Vela

Actually, that's a bad excuse, and hence the...

Actually, that's a bad excuse, and hence the resentment. Safety inspections are best left to the auxiliary organizations who perform them for boaters on a voluntary basis. On numerous occasions, I...
06-12-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,509
Posted By Pez Vela

In common parlance, that would not be chartering,...

In common parlance, that would not be chartering, but the reg doesn't concern itself with chartering, but rather taking passengers for hire (as that is defined). If the "student" is required to pay...
06-12-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 614
Posted By Pez Vela

I had an 18' boat I towed with a Z-28. Pulling...

I had an 18' boat I towed with a Z-28. Pulling out with a manual transmission was not ideal. That's your only issue that I can see. You've built the suspension up, so you should be good there. I...
06-12-2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,509
Posted By Pez Vela

... and hence, they're not passengers. They, like...

... and hence, they're not passengers. They, like hotel guests, are boarders.
06-11-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 799
Posted By Pez Vela

A select few want to have their cake and eat it...

A select few want to have their cake and eat it too. Convert the analog data from their tank (with a fluid level sensor) into NMEA2000 sentences so that they may view both methods of measurement on...
06-11-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 644
Posted By Pez Vela

Go into a tackle shop and ask some questions. If...

Go into a tackle shop and ask some questions. If someone your age works there, invite them to go fishing with you. Those guys like to fish.
06-11-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,386
Posted By Pez Vela

GMC has its engineering department. GMC has its...

GMC has its engineering department. GMC has its legal department. GMC has its advertising department. GMC has its publications department. GMC has its graphics department. Put them all together and...
06-11-2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,386
Posted By Pez Vela

Regrettably, I brought this up earlier. I found...

Regrettably, I brought this up earlier. I found motorcycle guy's reference to 5,000 lbs. as and for a hitch rating to be suspicious for such a heavy duty truck. I looked around the GMC trailering...
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