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06-03-2019, 10:38 AM
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Posted By thundra

I replaced the other bunk's brackets with the new...

I replaced the other bunk's brackets with the new Stainless Steel ones.

I had spread Tuf Gel on the bottom of the bracket so the metals in contact will not ruin the aluminum crossmember.

I...
05-09-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,185
Posted By thundra

I would also run them. I would not go back...

I would also run them.

I would not go back to bias plys as I had kept on replacing the bias plys that came with my trailer, three sets worth as the inside edges of the front tires kept on...
05-05-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 997
Posted By thundra

No, the brackets are not angled, they had started...

No, the brackets are not angled, they had started out life, back in 2007, at 90-degree angles.

Now, the tops of my bunks have an angle cut into the inner tops of them to help keep the bunks...
05-04-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 997
Posted By thundra

The camera angle/perspective/optical illusion/two...

The camera angle/perspective/optical illusion/two dimentional photograph makes it appear as if time and space have been warped and one things things are not as they should be however, the bolts in...
05-04-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 997
Posted By thundra

Stainless Steel(in this case) is superior to Galvanized(Pics)

The boat/motor/trailer is going on season 12.

My starboard side L-Brackets that hold the cypress bunks that the hull rides on, had bent.

The portside L-Brackets are straight-for now while I...
05-02-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,011
Posted By thundra

I have existing S/S u-bolts as well as the thru...

I have existing S/S u-bolts as well as the thru bolts for the bunks where one bolt goes through the bunk and bracket while the bunk rests on the other S/S bolt.

The galvanized L-Brackets are...
05-01-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,011
Posted By thundra

I got the four brackets today and I'm glad I went...

I got the four brackets today and I'm glad I went with the S/S as they are beefy. Like at least twice as thick as the galvanized brackets, and heavy.

I might be able to get them on this...
04-30-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,011
Posted By thundra

https://www.sturdybuiltonline.com/8-inch-Bunk-Brac...

https://www.sturdybuiltonline.com/8-inch-Bunk-Bracket-Stainless-Steel-L-Type-for-Bunk-Boards-on-Boat-Trailers_p_1794.html
04-29-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 569
Posted By thundra

I have two of those Quiet Hitches, they are...

I have two of those Quiet Hitches, they are excellent. I never tow or put anything into my receiver without one. Everything else is crap compared to the ease of tightening up the two nuts along...
Forum: Northeast
04-29-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,423
Posted By thundra

In a big way, leaving what is the equivalent of...

In a big way, leaving what is the equivalent of $1,000-$5,000 tablets/computers/marine navigation systems onboard, unlike a motor vehicle where doors can be locked and where by and large, thieves do...
04-29-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By thundra

I had to keep the clam strips really small,...

I had to keep the clam strips really small, worm-like, to get the fish to bite.

Seems they were not interested in either jigs, worm or fly teasers, or bigger pieces of clam bait. Until I had...
04-29-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,011
Posted By thundra

Thanks. It will be nice, when I get the...

Thanks.

It will be nice, when I get the Stainless Steel L-Bunk brackets and get them installed.

No rusting or less-rusting. Unless they bend, again, they will probably be the last bunk...
04-28-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,011
Posted By thundra

L-bunk brackets, Aluminum, Stainless Steel or Galvanized?

My right rear bunk bracket is bent so that the hull is listing to starboard on the trailer. I had looked at it today and had noticed that the reflector that I had screwed to the end of the bunk...
04-27-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 778
Posted By thundra

Toilet bowl cleaner, does work on the . . .

. . . orange scumline that I get from where I dock my boat all season. I had been using the Mary Kate stuff until others had mentioned that toilet bowl cleaner, I happened to get two bottles of Home...
04-25-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By thundra

Season 12. My boat/trailer story(and haddock fishing today)-so far, so good . .

. . . it was sometime in 08/2005 that I had found The Hull Truth when searching for, something. At the time, I may have repowered an 87 Aquasport Osprey 222 with a 150-HP OptiMax and was fishing...
Forum: Northeast
03-28-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,389
Posted By thundra

If the current moratorium does for cod, like it...

If the current moratorium does for cod, like it had done for striped bass through the 80's, I'm ok with it.
Forum: Northeast
03-27-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,389
Posted By thundra

Cod is closed.

Cod is closed.
Forum: Northeast
03-27-2019, 06:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,389
Posted By thundra

As the regs read right now, it is 12 haddock at...

As the regs read right now, it is 12 haddock at the same 17".

Last year was 15 fish per angler?
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-21-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 574
Posted By thundra

Compacted dirt, gotcha. and thanks. Not...

Compacted dirt, gotcha. and thanks.

Not sand or gravel(shows how much I don't know).
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-21-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 574
Posted By thundra

It is definitely the problem in my backyard. ...

It is definitely the problem in my backyard. About 20 yards behind the house, there is a slope that is about 10 yards high that plateaus to the very top of the massive hill the neighborhood is on. ...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-21-2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 574
Posted By thundra

Thanks all, for the great advice and suggestions....

Thanks all, for the great advice and suggestions.

I'm going to wait until it warms up a bit as the temps here in MA are only in the 40's at best and it still gets below freezing at night.
...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-18-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 574
Posted By thundra

Foundation crack/leaks into basement, tips on how to repair

I have a 16 year old poured concrete foundation.

I have dug out both of the cracks, about 66" or 5 1/2' down.

A few months ago I had tried to seal the cracks from the inside with some conncrete...
03-10-2019, 06:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By thundra

I aluminum riveted fire hose to the...

I aluminum riveted fire hose to the top-inside-parts of my trailer fenders as my boat would hit the fenders anytime I was not perfect/current/wind would take the bow off-center.

Since I have...
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-15-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,311
Posted By thundra

Jump, crawl, swim, whatever you want. It's all...

Jump, crawl, swim, whatever you want. It's all good.

Do you also want a C6/C7 Corvette?
Forum: Northeast
02-15-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,017
Posted By thundra

It is interesting how the boat show has gone/been...

It is interesting how the boat show has gone/been going since 2007 and through the "Great Recession" years of 2009 where TowBoat US would always be giving away some pretty decent bags when either...
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