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Forum: Gulf Coast
07-07-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,055
Posted By knotreel

A 45 or sportie pulling a tender was headed west...

A 45 or sportie pulling a tender was headed west for a port to port passage. Then he cuts to starboard about 100 yards in front of me to enter Oyster Bar Marina. His wife starts yelling for me to get...
Forum: Gulf Coast
06-19-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,072
Posted By knotreel

my favorite is the Insight charts that came...

my favorite is the Insight charts that came loaded on my NSE, viewing in "shaded relief", for me it couldn't get any clearer.
Forum: Gulf Coast
05-19-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,850
Posted By knotreel

What he said, and for NOAA, I never look at the...

What he said, and for NOAA, I never look at the written forecast, I just just the NOAA graphical which show maps for 4 time a day and night, the shading of areas for wave height and wind data is...
Forum: Gulf Coast
05-19-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 571
Posted By knotreel

Thanks, the thing is, my fear is based on...

Thanks, the thing is, my fear is based on submerged dock wiring, A/C. But DC seems to be the most dangerous. I have done only a little reading so far and most of the info is DC. We don't have any DC...
Forum: Gulf Coast
05-19-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 571
Posted By knotreel

yes. to my knowledge all the houseboats in our...

yes. to my knowledge all the houseboats in our marina are.
Forum: Gulf Coast
05-18-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 571
Posted By knotreel

Thanks, hull is 50 x 18 drafting<1' so how many...

Thanks, hull is 50 x 18 drafting<1' so how many do you recommend?
Forum: Gulf Coast
05-18-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 571
Posted By knotreel

Hey Ryan, One of us was pressure washing the hull...

Hey Ryan, One of us was pressure washing the hull sides to get the winter stuff off and he said there were a number of quarter sized spots that just blew off. There was shiny metal exposed when chip...
Forum: Gulf Coast
05-17-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 571
Posted By knotreel

Thanks, how does that work? since my hull has no...

Thanks, how does that work? since my hull has no electrical connections and no ground to dock power or any thing else, where would the isolator go? The hull has been in the same slip since about 2007...
Forum: Gulf Coast
05-17-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 571
Posted By knotreel

That's my next step, confirm current with meter...

That's my next step, confirm current with meter but since it already had zincs and it has signs of electrolysis I am not sure if a few more will protect. I want to see if anybody else in the marina...
Forum: Gulf Coast
05-17-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 571
Posted By knotreel

Electrolysis, any houseboat hulls having this?

Our houseboat on a steel barge seems to be having this problem. Our marina dock power is supplied from conductors which are in conduits under the now flooded docks and these wires are underwater. We...
Forum: Gulf Coast
05-14-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,324
Posted By knotreel

4200? I don't use it for bedding any deck...

4200? I don't use it for bedding any deck hardware and fittings. I use a caulking compound like Life seal. 4200 is way to adhesive for most areas for me., I my opinion it has some uses below...
Forum: Gulf Coast
05-14-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,324
Posted By knotreel

this is the way I do it. use a longish 1/4" drill...

this is the way I do it. use a longish 1/4" drill bit guided by angle block (15 deg in your case) then first drill a pilot hole before you use the hole saw.. then put a long drill bit in your hole...
Forum: Gulf Coast
05-14-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,324
Posted By knotreel

I don't think it's a crazy amount they quoted....

I don't think it's a crazy amount they quoted. perhaps they are including backing plates as well. In my opinion they are a must for a proper job. Like others said you can DIY the tools (hole saw ...
Forum: Gulf Coast
04-30-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By knotreel

I usually use COCA Sales Wimbish Dr. in Baker LA

I usually use COCA Sales Wimbish Dr. in Baker LA
Forum: Gulf Coast
04-20-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By knotreel

Love my batteries so much! in fact, they all four...

Love my batteries so much! in fact, they all four have names, first there are the twins Achilles and Agamemnon then there is Spooky and Rocky.
Forum: Gulf Coast
04-09-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,061
Posted By knotreel

My fav. for a long long time and before that life...

My fav. for a long long time and before that life caulk. Only place on my hull i use 5200 is the intake scoop for raw water, other than that all bedding is life seal. including transducers,...
Forum: Gulf Coast
03-31-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,233
Posted By knotreel

I'm no fan of 24/7 year after year dredging, but...

I'm no fan of 24/7 year after year dredging, but two things about that picture, 1. that appears to be one of the dredge ships that load slit and drive off somewhere to and dump so they are not likey...
Forum: Gulf Coast
03-25-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,566
Posted By knotreel

maybe a new loaction woukd help. just sayin

maybe a new loaction woukd help. just sayin
Forum: Gulf Coast
03-18-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,233
Posted By knotreel

I think that ships bigger and south pass is...

I think that ships bigger and south pass is relatively narrow. Maybe there is less water flow now in SP but that is not impossible to deal with, IMHO. The "engineers" (corp of) said it would not work...
Forum: Gulf Coast
03-15-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,233
Posted By knotreel

james eads gave us an alternative to dredging, he...

james eads gave us an alternative to dredging, he fixed south pass in the 1870's with wing dams letting the current do the work, he got the depth to 30 feet including offshore approach, the corp...
Forum: Gulf Coast
03-12-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,233
Posted By knotreel

the book,Rising Tide. should be required reading...

the book,Rising Tide. should be required reading of everybody.
Forum: Gulf Coast
03-08-2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,233
Posted By knotreel

My bad, I thought the parish still owned it.

My bad, I thought the parish still owned it.
Forum: Gulf Coast
03-07-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,233
Posted By knotreel

it's just a matter of time now until the parish...

it's just a matter of time now until the parish sell's the marina to private hands, probably the plan all a long?
Forum: Gulf Coast
03-03-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By knotreel

IMHO, the motor is not the money, the lower unit...

IMHO, the motor is not the money, the lower unit and especially the upper gear box could be desired by somebody. 233 great boat
Forum: Gulf Coast
02-15-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 506
Posted By knotreel

just fill it with gas and use your nose unless...

just fill it with gas and use your nose unless you already know it's leaking?
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