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Forum: Dockside Chat
Today, 08:37 PM
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Posted By FL Bill

Home made mead! Sorry, no picture handy...

Home made mead! Sorry, no picture handy...
Today, 07:10 PM
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Posted By FL Bill

good and steady!

good and steady!
03-19-2019, 07:46 PM
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Posted By FL Bill

:o

:o
03-19-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 25,494
Posted By FL Bill

Stumbled across this build today and I am glad I...

Stumbled across this build today and I am glad I did. You are putting a lot of work into it and I hope you keep with it. The before and after of the inside of the hull are nothing short of amazing!
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03-19-2019, 07:06 PM
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Posted By FL Bill

She is a smart lady. (the wife) and being a first...

She is a smart lady. (the wife) and being a first responded you should know how dangerous a motorcycle is in FL. Do not not get me wrong, I love riding and do so when I can. But all the drunk and...
03-17-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,073
Posted By FL Bill

I got the needed parts at local hardware store....

I got the needed parts at local hardware store. First I went to my breaker box and checked to see what style breakers I needed. Then went to hardware store and bought a 30amp breaker for my box. I...
03-16-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 5,410
Views: 608,533
Posted By FL Bill

Finished rigging my hydraulic steering and took...

Finished rigging my hydraulic steering and took her for a sea trial.
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/20190316_165841_451cb63ddc2a2d86cd47598bb2b4c0009f2c1b67.jpg
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-16-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 3,668
Views: 1,271,071
Posted By FL Bill

Do people not know that they can go to thread...

Do people not know that they can go to thread tools at top of page and SUBSCRIBE to a thread....?
03-16-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 2,732
Views: 385,664
Posted By FL Bill

Also that may just be a heat riser for the carb,...

Also that may just be a heat riser for the carb, you are in FL an prob could just eliminate it...but I don't know....lol
03-16-2019, 07:53 PM
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Views: 385,664
Posted By FL Bill

Does he manifold not sit flush? or is that an...

Does he manifold not sit flush? or is that an illusion? As for the missing threaded hole, you could drill it and tap it. Any machine shop could do this or you could do it your self. Slow and steady!!...
03-15-2019, 10:28 PM
03-15-2019, 10:27 PM
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Views: 608,533
Posted By FL Bill

I have thought about using empty water bottles as...

I have thought about using empty water bottles as well, but there has to be a reason manufactures do not do this. 2liter bottles might be better. They are very durable!
03-15-2019, 10:07 AM
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Views: 385,664
Posted By FL Bill

Dude... I am a master certified mechanic... I...

Dude... I am a master certified mechanic... I agree with everything Corndog said. I have no idea how much oil them engine will use, but I would still only drop a few quarts in each and start taking...
03-15-2019, 06:01 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,716
Posted By FL Bill

Yeah, so did he die? Did the boat just reach a...

Yeah, so did he die? Did the boat just reach a point where he realized what he bit off and spit it back out? Did he just stop work for the winter?


In deed. I think that was what we all thought...
03-14-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,716
Posted By FL Bill

Bimmer, how have things worked out? Did you fix...

Bimmer, how have things worked out? Did you fix your linkage issue? Did you get the boat on the water?

Let us know...
03-14-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 2,732
Views: 385,664
Posted By FL Bill

You need to consult the engine builders about...

You need to consult the engine builders about break in oil and weight recommendations and procedure. I think you are supposed to run conventional oil for the first "xx" hours.

As far as amount of...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-14-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 3,668
Views: 1,271,071
Posted By FL Bill

which one and why?

which one and why?
03-14-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,865
Posted By FL Bill

Live and learn! They seemed like they knew...

Live and learn!

They seemed like they knew there stuff and were friendly and helpful. Until the wrong parts showed up at my door. Took 2 months to get refunded and I had to pay for return...
03-14-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 2,732
Views: 385,664
Posted By FL Bill

I also second what Corndog said, just log the...

I also second what Corndog said, just log the hours and down the road, if you build new switch boards, you can get all new gauges and meters.

but that is not going to help your splash date!
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03-14-2019, 08:55 AM
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Views: 385,664
Posted By FL Bill

You need to run air lines to your work area. How...

You need to run air lines to your work area. How are you going to run sanders if you do not have air at the boat?

In fact I recall you did run air out there...what happen?
03-14-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,199
Posted By FL Bill

I updated my original post as well... LOA?...

I updated my original post as well...

LOA? HIN?
03-13-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,199
Posted By FL Bill

why not comment on other posts?? Maybe OP does...

why not comment on other posts?? Maybe OP does not know how to browse the THT yet?
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-13-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 3,668
Views: 1,271,071
Posted By FL Bill

here is the full video really cool. ...

here is the full video really cool.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6308767/Bizarre-moment-diver-appears-stroll-ocean-floor.html
03-13-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,199
Posted By FL Bill

Welcome aboard! Now lets see it!! :)

Welcome aboard! Now lets see it!! :)
03-12-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 377
Posted By FL Bill

The transom will need to be completely rebuilt....

The transom will need to be completely rebuilt. This will be expensive. If you are going to do it you will prob learn a lot about glass work. And you will prob want tot do the floors too at the same...
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