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Yesterday, 06:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,120
Posted By nuffaredy

A fairly aggressive wet media blast will identify...

A fairly aggressive wet media blast will identify most blisters without having to peel all the gelcoat off.
this can save some bucks on a blister repair job.
I certainly don’t understand why the OP...
Yesterday, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 451
Posted By nuffaredy

Go buy a new one and TAKE CARE OF IT! It only...

Go buy a new one and TAKE CARE OF IT!
It only takes a few minutes and some appropriate lubricants to keep your gear in tip top shape...
06-23-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 631
Posted By nuffaredy

You really should do this...

You really should do this...
06-23-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By nuffaredy

I’d install it as low in the bilge as possible,...

I’d install it as low in the bilge as possible, with the float switch just a little higher than that of your primary pump.
also wire up an alarm that notifies you when the secondary pump comes on,...
06-23-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 347
Posted By nuffaredy

Unless you’re ready to dump much more cash into...

Unless you’re ready to dump much more cash into this vessel than you will ever be able to recoup, Repair or replace the gassers and go fishing!
If you’re in love with diesel and just have to have...
06-18-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By nuffaredy

Don’t know what brand they are, but my local...

Don’t know what brand they are, but my local Kobelt controls dealer sells purple jacketed cables that are really silky!
06-18-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,887
Posted By nuffaredy

You can use an oversized pump, just trim off...

You can use an oversized pump, just trim off every other vane on the impeller.
it doesn’t cut the flow in half, but does reduce it somewhat.
i put a seaboard pump on a low hp 6b and had enough...
06-18-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 824
Posted By nuffaredy

No one predictor can possibly cover all fishing...

No one predictor can possibly cover all fishing types and locations.
If you find your fishing trips are about 50% productive, keep doing what you do, that’s not bad!
06-18-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,055
Posted By nuffaredy

I don’t usually have any sounds on while fishing,...

I don’t usually have any sounds on while fishing, but Jimi Hendrix at max volume has netted me some big Marlin in the 11th hour of quite a few tournaments.
Don’t know if it’s relevant or just...
06-16-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,343
Posted By nuffaredy

Maybe you’re using too stiff a rod? The bend in...

Maybe you’re using too stiff a rod?
The bend in the rod lowers the angle significantly.
I prefer zero degree holders, they don’t do weird shit to your cranking angle as they swivel to follow the...
06-06-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,643
Posted By nuffaredy

[QUOTE=SmokyMtnGrady;12597607] I argued with...

[QUOTE=SmokyMtnGrady;12597607]

I argued with the guy and said a wonder bra might make a women look like 36 DD but in the end she is just 36 B.


Ha Ha!
So so when she asks you how long your...
06-06-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,306
Posted By nuffaredy

It’s all about the numbers, your age and the size...

It’s all about the numbers, your age and the size of the boat.
A mans ideal boat length is his age plus 5.
At 68, that formula puts me at about 23 feet short currently, but it’s a big improvement...
05-12-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,011
Posted By nuffaredy

Check with your insurance company before...

Check with your insurance company before accepting disabled charters.
you may have to meet ADA standards to take them aboard legally.
i used to work with a company that would book charters through...
05-07-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,242
Posted By nuffaredy

this holds true true for release as well, the...

this holds true true for release as well, the quicker they are released, the greater their chances of survival.
05-01-2019, 03:10 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 19,924
Posted By nuffaredy

This is possibly the stupidest thread on this...

This is possibly the stupidest thread on this entire forum!
Mahi Mahi are renowned throughout the world as top notch table fare.
if you don’t like them, you should take up golf...
02-23-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By nuffaredy

Normally such items are fused. Only a bilge...

Normally such items are fused.
Only a bilge pump should be run direct off the battery, and right now I’m wishing I hadn’t done that!
stuck float switch just cost me $500 worth of batteries.
02-23-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 783
Posted By nuffaredy

I used a block of thick black plastic lumber to...

I used a block of thick black plastic lumber to build a fairing block, it’s used pretty extensively in dock construction, a worker gave me an off cut for free! I counter sunk a couple of silicone...
02-23-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 839
Posted By nuffaredy

I clean the bearings with kerosene, then blow dry...

I clean the bearings with kerosene, then blow dry before packing with corrosion block grease.
After installing the bearing, I give it a good squirt of Reel X oil to thin the grease coating the ball...
02-23-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,446
Posted By nuffaredy

Id disagree with that, bonding to plywood...

Id disagree with that, bonding to plywood improves when the surface is first saturated.
The thickened resin won’t penetrate very far into the wood, and your bond is only as good as the wood that it...
02-23-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 541
Posted By nuffaredy

Are you talking about a striking rod holder like...

Are you talking about a striking rod holder like you find on the arms of some fighting chairs?
the top of them is elongated , and looks like a hawsepipe, the rod butt receiver below that pivots to...
02-20-2019, 11:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 839
Posted By nuffaredy

Mahalo!

Mahalo!
02-17-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 702
Posted By nuffaredy

Give it a break test with a scale.

Give it a break test with a scale.
02-17-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,786
Posted By nuffaredy

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-...

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This is one big reason I quit using double...
02-16-2019, 10:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 943
Posted By nuffaredy

The Ultra switches are the real deal. You know...

The Ultra switches are the real deal.
You know they’re good cause West Marine doesn’t sell them!
02-16-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,658
Posted By nuffaredy

Your motor has no heat exchanger or raw water...

Your motor has no heat exchanger or raw water pump, so it will need a keel cooler to work on a boat, not a radiator.
At that low a hp rating, and a 2500 redline, this motor could outlast all of us,...
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