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10-12-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Softhammer

Been there done that. Smoked two perfectly...

Been there done that. Smoked two perfectly serviceable impellers. Muff em!
10-10-2020, 06:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,703
Posted By Softhammer

That green is called zinc chromate primer and is...

That green is called zinc chromate primer and is usually applied as a two part epoxy type coating. Expensive but phenomenal for marine applications as it’s impervious to corrosion as long as not...
09-27-2020, 06:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,015
Posted By Softhammer

Water as in steam is a byproduct of fuel...

Water as in steam is a byproduct of fuel combustion. Cold temps will cause the condensation. Ever wonder why airplanes leave white contrails? Same concept.
09-21-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 755
Posted By Softhammer

I have a Taylor made and it’s ehh.. doesn’t fit...

I have a Taylor made and it’s ehh.. doesn’t fit very well around the t top or engines and the canvas started oxidizing and degrading to dust by year two and I keep my boat in a covered rack. I sprung...
09-19-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,957
Posted By Softhammer

All this buffing advice is perfect. However...

All this buffing advice is perfect. However gelcoat has a finite thickness and after enough buffing and wet sanding you are totally screwed. Nothing left to shine up. I’m in the same boat. Previous...
09-12-2020, 06:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 765
Posted By Softhammer

How about flushing with a whole can of WD40 or...

How about flushing with a whole can of WD40 or something to truly wash it out then re lube. Also I’m pretty sure the magnet on the plug won’t grab stainless either.
09-10-2020, 06:25 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,810
Posted By Softhammer

Nothing like seeing some morons bury the bow on a...

Nothing like seeing some morons bury the bow on a 39 footer while a 19-23 foot whatever CC properly cruises through dry! I’m addicted to those videos too. Makes you really think twice about buying...
09-08-2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,422
Posted By Softhammer

New battery, a can of sea foam top off the fuel...

New battery, a can of sea foam top off the fuel and oil tank and run the shit out of it.
09-08-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,098
Posted By Softhammer

I’m an airline pilot and we get hit with green...

I’m an airline pilot and we get hit with green lasers with regularity. It’s almost impossible to catch the person but has been known to blind pilots. I’m assuming it’s funny guys hitting us with high...
Replies: 8
Views: 1,031
Posted By Softhammer

Have you used one of these prior? Useful for...

Have you used one of these prior? Useful for greenies or sardines? And sorry one more where in a Tampa? I’m totally intrigued by this.
08-26-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 897
Views: 311,736
Posted By Softhammer

Thanks! I was mixed about it. Some of the lumber...

Thanks! I was mixed about it. Some of the lumber i needed was only available in soft maple when hard was all I normally used. It looked great but once finished, as in one of the tops, to me it looked...
08-26-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 897
Views: 311,736
Posted By Softhammer

I’ve thought about that. I have so much free time...

I’ve thought about that. I have so much free time now. Only drawback is they’re fairly expensive compared to Ikea stuff, although you can’t get them. If I switched to poplar and made the tops from...
08-26-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 897
Views: 311,736
Posted By Softhammer

Yet another project out of the newly air...

Yet another project out of the newly air conditioned garage. Air conditioner itself was the best project of all time btw.. kids stuck at home for school and good luck finding a desk anywhere so...
08-24-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By Softhammer

Did your twist the impeller back into the cup...

Did your twist the impeller back into the cup backwards when reinstalling?
08-22-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,194
Posted By Softhammer

And then your barn blew up and was splattered...

And then your barn blew up and was splattered with lead after pumping 200 Amps Into those things.
08-21-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 905
Posted By Softhammer

I suspect that many have all their goodies dealer...

I suspect that many have all their goodies dealer installed On a new buy so they can wrap that into the 20 year financing. Buy a boat for 50 and it’s easy as hell to add 20gs in electronics and...
08-09-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 623
Posted By Softhammer

I have all my plugs on their own leaders. When...

I have all my plugs on their own leaders. When the fish wigs out, into ice it goes, lure and all. I’ll put another one one to avoid exactly what happened to you. Supersonic trebles scare the crap out...
Replies: 27
Views: 9,078
Posted By Softhammer

Hey Gil, I currently have a pair of 1040xs that...

Hey Gil, I currently have a pair of 1040xs that are starting to lock up on me on the sonar screens and act goofy with radar. I can’t update the firmware due to the sd slots being corroded to death....
07-23-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 897
Views: 311,736
Posted By Softhammer

Love it!

Love it!
07-12-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 886
Posted By Softhammer

I have the older version of the Sailfish, same...

I have the older version of the Sailfish, same hull though. The 150s work just fine and the fuel efficiency is killer. The 200s aren’t worth the added expense for 4 mph or whatever it gets you....
07-12-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By Softhammer

No. In a perfect world it should be maintained...

No. In a perfect world it should be maintained but I seriously doubt that would negatively affect anything, as long as there isn’t visual signs. Corrosion or the like, which is unlikely in that new...
07-07-2020, 06:00 AM
Replies: 897
Views: 311,736
Posted By Softhammer

I just finished my Corona project. All scratch...

I just finished my Corona project. All scratch built. ...
07-06-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,832
Posted By Softhammer

As above. If you do your own routine maintenance...

As above. If you do your own routine maintenance it’s exactly double the cost, but still less than dealer MX on a single.
06-28-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,969
Posted By Softhammer

Combi 40! Lol, I nearly just pissed myself!

Combi 40! Lol, I nearly just pissed myself!
06-25-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 709
Posted By Softhammer

As above, there should be a HIN number molded...

As above, there should be a HIN number molded into the transom.
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