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03-18-2019, 10:19 AM
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Posted By CaptSamShurhold

A simple microfiber towel, the plusher the...

A simple microfiber towel, the plusher the better, would be the perfect tool for removing the excess wax after applying it. Finish with a light wash with regular boat soap.
03-18-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,456
Posted By CaptSamShurhold

Well, we got a lot of work done. Two guys...

Well, we got a lot of work done. Two guys actively involved in hanging heavy gear didn't leave much room for pictures, but here is the "finished" product. Barry elected to not get the aluminum plate...
03-18-2019, 05:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 257
Posted By CaptSamShurhold

If you're waxing it, you can do it by hand or...

If you're waxing it, you can do it by hand or with our soft brush attachment. You can use a soft wool pad on low speed, but it needs to be well seasoned to avoid throwing hair everywhere. Pretty...
03-15-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 132
Posted By CaptSamShurhold

It's all about the surface temperature of what...

It's all about the surface temperature of what you're working on. For instance, I've waxed in 45-degree weather as long as the sun was beaming down on the side I was working on. A generally safe...
03-14-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,456
Posted By CaptSamShurhold

We always have a spare on board, just in case....

We always have a spare on board, just in case. Mounting it upside down was our only option for fitting it in the anchor locker. It did turn the wheels in my head as to whether a lower bow pulpit...
03-14-2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,456
Posted By CaptSamShurhold

So we've got the aluminum bracket back and it's...

So we've got the aluminum bracket back and it's time to test the final fitment. When we decided to add tabs to the wings of the plate, we didn't account for fitment. That means more surgery. Had to...
03-07-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 234
Posted By CaptSamShurhold

When you wash, use a stronger cleaner like our...

When you wash, use a stronger cleaner like our SMC as opposed to a traditional boat soap. I would make sure the deck is nice and dry before starting work with the compound, however, a few drops won't...
03-06-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 354
Posted By CaptSamShurhold

Oh I like that. Good find

Oh I like that. Good find
03-06-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 354
Posted By CaptSamShurhold

Bossman doesn't want another hole in the boat,...

Bossman doesn't want another hole in the boat, which I get. Additionally, the Albury has no bilge. It's a sealed deck from bow to stern minus the rigging tube that terminates above the deck in a drop...
03-06-2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 354
Posted By CaptSamShurhold

Removable Live Well Water Pickup

I want to create the best setup I can to install a removable baitwell on our Albury 23 without installing a through-hull fitting. We're thinking of using these a KeepAlive tank as the base. Bait...
03-05-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,456
Posted By CaptSamShurhold

Ok, so we're really bad at taking pictures it...

Ok, so we're really bad at taking pictures it turns out.

We got the pulpit back and mocked it up into place. It was a very snug fit, which is perfect. We marked where we would need holes cut for...
03-01-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,456
Posted By CaptSamShurhold

After some searching around the internet, we...

After some searching around the internet, we found this stainless roller guide that will mount over the hole in the pulpit. The rear roller will overhang the hole, so the line or chain should never...
03-01-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,456
Posted By CaptSamShurhold

We made a brief attempt with the wood we had on...

We made a brief attempt with the wood we had on hand, but the shop is right down the road and it only took them a few minutes to do it with the right tools. The business side of things has taken some...
03-01-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 493
Posted By CaptSamShurhold

For such such a short sales cycle, if your...

For such such a short sales cycle, if your concerned about value preservation to dollars spent, a couple applications of of wax over that time period and a wash after every outing (or at least once...
02-28-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,456
Posted By CaptSamShurhold

The drum itself, when hung from the pulpit, held...

The drum itself, when hung from the pulpit, held about 180 feet of line and rode (total) when packed on the spool properly. That's not a lot for a 43ft boat, so yes, we are going to use a braid style...
02-28-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,456
Posted By CaptSamShurhold

We received our aluminum plate. The sides come in...

We received our aluminum plate. The sides come in a little to much, so we're sending it back for the edge of the leaves to be pushed out 1/4". We don't have a hydraulic press or we would do it...
02-26-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,456
Posted By CaptSamShurhold

Cutting out the liner for access. Note the...

Cutting out the liner for access. Note the rigorous safety standards we uphold while working on our own boat.

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02-26-2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,456
Posted By CaptSamShurhold

While the aluminum plate is getting fabricated,...

While the aluminum plate is getting fabricated, we noticed that the area of the pulpit that's close to the bulkhead has a pretty significant amount of extra material around it. It rises up about an...
02-25-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,456
Posted By CaptSamShurhold

Our platform is an internal bow pulpit made from...

Our platform is an internal bow pulpit made from fiberglass over a foam core. That is straight from the factory. We are keeping the original anchor roller, as we have no need to change it in this...
02-22-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,456
Posted By CaptSamShurhold

Yes, It will hang off the long shaft you see in...

Yes, It will hang off the long shaft you see in the right of the photo. Here's how the unit looks assembled. ...
02-22-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,456
Posted By CaptSamShurhold

We need a larger hole to allow for the line to...

We need a larger hole to allow for the line to move along the spool. So we template and cut the hole. Note that the aluminum bracket seen is only a placeholder. It comes with the package to mount...
02-21-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,456
Posted By CaptSamShurhold

Here is the bow pulpit during and after the...

Here is the bow pulpit during and after the removal of the old system.

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02-21-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,456
Posted By CaptSamShurhold

I've been on boats with them mounted vertically...

I've been on boats with them mounted vertically on deck. The initial wraps and loading of line onto the drum is critical. If it's wrapped properly, it usually lays pretty well. I'm concerned that the...
02-21-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,456
Posted By CaptSamShurhold

Like a top. She's looking good thanks to a lot of...

Like a top. She's looking good thanks to a lot of work this fall, we just blasted across to the east side for a trip this last weekend. Better than new, really.
02-21-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,456
Posted By CaptSamShurhold

Windlass Conversion Project on 430 SeaVee

We're converting our SeaVee's Anchoring system from a Genius Horizontal Windlass to a more commercial EZ Anchor Roller system....
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