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by Rich Coey
Sat Sep 22, 2018 5:12 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Boat Cover Batten wood?
Replies: 7
Views: 187

Re: Boat Cover Batten wood?

I had a aluminum one on a boat I had.

Rich
by Rich Coey
Tue Sep 18, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Wood Boat Porn (work appropriate)
Replies: 15
Views: 733

Re: Wood Boat Porn (work appropriate)

A member of our ACBS chapter has three Van Dam boats in his collection at his winery in Clearlake. The Saturday dinner for the Wood and Glory show is usually held there.
Check out the collection at https://www.boatiquewines.com/about/boats/

Rich
by Rich Coey
Mon Sep 17, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Boat Cover Question
Replies: 2
Views: 118

Re: Boat Cover Question

My boat stays covered outside so it is hard on the covers. I used to use Stitch master covers and they would last about three years but they stopped making them. I tried others and they would not even last a year. This is the cover I am using now https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0041E9CJ6/ref=oh_a...
by Rich Coey
Tue Sep 04, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: ACBS - Delta Cruise October 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 292

Re: ACBS - Delta Cruise October 2018

Yes,
My wife and I go every year.

Rich
by Rich Coey
Wed Aug 01, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: 1st annual Runabouts on the River
Replies: 4
Views: 315

Re: 1st annual Runabouts on the River

More

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A couple Barrelbacks



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"My Sin" A 1938 Hydroplane



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A 28 foot Sea Lion with a v12 Lycome engine


Rich
by Rich Coey
Wed Aug 01, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: 1st annual Runabouts on the River
Replies: 4
Views: 315

1st annual Runabouts on the River

Last weekend our Northern California / Lake Tahoe ACBS had a new show at the Stockton Sailing Club. We had over 40 boats. Including 2 Glen-L boats. ( Mine and a Cracker Box built by the Sea Scouts) The show was free to the public and we had a good turnout. A few pictures IMG_0166.jpg Glen-L Cracker ...
by Rich Coey
Wed Jul 25, 2018 7:33 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Varnishing Tips
Replies: 48
Views: 4764

Re: Varnishing Tips

Agree, Different approaches, all valid. I chose to use 1 part for my use. Less expensive easier to to apply and I planned to refinish every few years. My boat is no "Trailer Queen" I store it covered but outside in Modesto Ca, 100+ degrees common in the summer. We do take it to shows but o...
by Rich Coey
Mon Jul 23, 2018 7:05 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Varnishing Tips
Replies: 48
Views: 4764

Re: Varnishing Tips

Does two part varnish not flow like regular varnish? Regular varnish when applied correctly even with a brush will flow out smooth with no sanding or buffing. The two part might be a tougher finish, but I can't see the advantage to all the extra work and turning all that expensive varnish into dust ...
by Rich Coey
Sun Jul 15, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: 16' Ski Boat Restoration
Replies: 151
Views: 30370

Re: 16' Ski Boat Restoration

If you used some 90 degree fittings on the thermostat housing would that work ?

Rich
by Rich Coey
Thu May 31, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: through-hull drains
Replies: 15
Views: 2270

Re: through-hull drains

On my Monaco, when it is level the lowest point is about where the drivers feet are. It would be hard to lift the front high enough to drain at the transom. I have a T- handled garboard plug like Jim posted. It is under the front cockpit floorboard on one side of the keel with a limber through the k...
by Rich Coey
Mon May 28, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: Launching Ramp
Topic: 1000hr. Zip splash
Replies: 10
Views: 6084

Re: 1000hr. Zip splash

Congratulations,
Fun!
This is what its all about.
by Rich Coey
Mon May 28, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Riveria water line
Replies: 4
Views: 2061

Re: Riveria water line

On the plans the page that shows the lines should have that information. I think it is page 2. It shows the waterline and also gives the measurements from the setup level to the top of the bootstripe.

Rich
by Rich Coey
Sun May 13, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Key Largo Update - Boise, ID
Replies: 25
Views: 3611

Re: Key Largo Update - Boise, ID

Too much,
Max should be about the same as the shaft size. A 1" shaft about 1" between. An 1 1/4" can be up to 1 1/4" but 1" would still be fine with 1 1/4 shaft.
But also not too close, as you need water flow through the bearing and room to use a puller for the prop.

Rich
by Rich Coey
Tue May 01, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Key Largo Build in Charleston
Replies: 81
Views: 11302

Re: Key Largo Build in Charleston

Here is a link to a post that showed the hole saw I made. Easy to make, cut through fast, and it cuts straight and won't wander like a drill bit and no need for a backer on inside for tear out.
viewtopic.php?f=2&t=25179&p=151163&hilit=hole+saw#p151163

Rich
by Rich Coey
Tue Mar 20, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Lake Tahoe Boat Show
Replies: 6
Views: 1384

Re: Lake Tahoe Boat Show

From there we went around the lake stopping at Emerald Bay and other resorts with more people and boats joining as we went. P1010018.jpg gettingaquainted.jpg Then cruised all around the lake ending up at Thunderbird lodge, where some stopped for a picnic and others continued to Camp Richardson. Rich

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