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by hoodman
Wed Jul 18, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Electric Power & Systems
Topic: 1/0 wire
Replies: 9
Views: 78

Re: 1/0 wire

It depends on what you are powering but I would hope so!
by hoodman
Wed Jul 18, 2018 12:15 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Matt's Geronimo
Replies: 897
Views: 144291

Re: Matt's Geronimo

Here she is with four coats everywhere.
by hoodman
Wed Jul 18, 2018 11:56 am
Forum: Gathering 2018
Topic: Food
Replies: 65
Views: 1692

Re: Food

That looks great Bill. Just remember, everything you bring has to be rolled across about 200 feet of dock. But I'll give you a hand if I'm available.
by hoodman
Wed Jul 18, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Matt's Geronimo
Replies: 897
Views: 144291

Re: Matt's Geronimo

Neel, that's the plan! Taking her to the Evinrude dealer tomorrow.

I can't offer any new insight in WR-LPU. I have done the best I can considering the conditions. If I ever buff and polish it will be during the off season. For now, it is what it is.
by hoodman
Wed Jul 18, 2018 5:34 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Matt's Geronimo
Replies: 897
Views: 144291

Re: Matt's Geronimo

Thanks everyone! Two or three more coats are needed but it's coming together.
by hoodman
Tue Jul 17, 2018 7:55 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 2383
Views: 321471

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

Glad you're feeling better, Carl.
by hoodman
Tue Jul 17, 2018 7:45 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Matt's Geronimo
Replies: 897
Views: 144291

Re: Matt's Geronimo

Here comes the great white whale!
by hoodman
Tue Jul 17, 2018 6:55 am
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Squirt in Manitoba
Replies: 37
Views: 1530

Re: Squirt in Manitoba

Almost everybody has a chine or sheer break. If there is any imperfection in the grain of the wood in that forward area that's where it will break. The laminations do help to stabilize each other. Once the planking is on the boat will be one solid unit.
by hoodman
Mon Jul 16, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Looking to replace a waverunner
Replies: 1
Views: 61

Re: Looking to replace a waverunner

Welcome to the forum. There are lots of great choices in that size range.
by hoodman
Mon Jul 16, 2018 6:06 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from Bolton, UK
Replies: 6
Views: 161

Re: Hello from Bolton, UK

No exotic tools are needed. Just determination and perseverance.
by hoodman
Mon Jul 16, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Neeley's Barrelback - Sacramento
Replies: 212
Views: 39613

Re: Neeley's Barrelback - Sacramento

The jewelry is really setting it off. Doesn't look like it needs much buffing to me.
by hoodman
Mon Jul 16, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Zip - Best Contemporary Classic, Lexington, Michigan
Replies: 11
Views: 190

Re: Zip - Best Contemporary Classic, Lexington, Michigan

Congrats! That's awesome!
by hoodman
Sun Jul 15, 2018 6:09 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Vandal 22
Replies: 21
Views: 1104

Re: Vandal 22

Wow, those hatches were a LOT of work no doubt. Awesome boat!
by hoodman
Sun Jul 15, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: 16' Ski Boat Restoration
Replies: 129
Views: 16376

Re: 16' Ski Boat Restoration

This is an ignorant question: why is the oil fill vented? Don't you need oil pressure? Sorry, I just want to learn.
by hoodman
Sun Jul 15, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Vandal 22
Replies: 21
Views: 1104

Re: Vandal 22

I love the fair curves around the hatches. Is that all glassed in? Looks really good and professional like you might have made a mold and vacuum bagged it to the form. I figured those were store bought hatches but if they are homemade I'm really impressed. Of course I'm impressed with the boat in g...

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