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Kens bonita is great table fare especially if its iced immediately they tend to get mushy if left in the gunny sack too long. I do also have a working boat and hope to keep it in reasonable condition. and gap988 I get it with that link but I will bet they do not have the 99% perspiration nor the 1% ...
If you saw my boat now you wouldn't believe the variegated paint scheme. I have hit the docks so often and so hard that I have had to repair the rash. The damage to one area on port side bow, deformed the plywood but the glass did prevent abrasion. I ground out about an 8in circle buttered in a scar...
- Sat Jun 17, 2017 7:33 pm
- Forum: Miscellaneous
- Topic: Farewell to my father...
- Replies: 27
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Glen made it possible for me to realize a childhood dream. by the time I was ready to build a boat most plans had just lofting details and I thought I would have to find classes for me to understand this stuff. I happened upon this site and the simplicity of not having to loft made this dream a poss...
What Kens said. I built with white oak and pound for pound I think it is stronger than mahogany the genuine and all the other varieties so there is no need to have 1 inch net, save some weight net 3/4 is adequate for white oak also it steam bends better than most
- Thu May 04, 2017 8:07 am
- Forum: Power Boats
- Topic: Grounding Fuel Fill and Fuel Tank
- Replies: 4
- Views: 557
Using a through bolt to the underside to attach a ground wire is the way to go I did just that however just make sure that there is continuity from fill to your ground verify by using an ohm meter. Connecting to a neg. bus is ok too
- Thu Apr 20, 2017 9:36 am
- Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
- Topic: Hello from Southern California
- Replies: 5
- Views: 533
welcome from a fellow left coast member. the boats you are looking at look very similar, go back and look at the Key Largo check the notes it shows several power options based on achievable speeds. Pics on the La Paz shows one builder with a 150 Hp outboard.I think 400LBS would be the weight of each...
- Fri Apr 14, 2017 2:39 pm
- Forum: Power Boats
- Topic: I guess it's time to come out of the closet!Bartender 24
- Replies: 1415
- Views: 177177
I live in So Cal so didn't have to winterize not withstanding I have a freshwater cooling system so I did all my Spring launch checks put her in the water started ok but the idle was off the charts sticking throttle plate a few squirts of WD 40 fixed it but so much anxiety until it is fixed. the one...
ok Ken but who has been to the rendezvous & all 10 gatherings and maybe 1 Australian Gathering, see not one of you guys have been on the pacific coast except to visit Gayle at Glen-L just a dig we will talk about it next week
- Thu Sep 08, 2016 5:51 pm
- Forum: Gathering 2016
- Topic: Gathering 2016 (G10) Name Tags - ATTENDEES PLEASE READ
- Replies: 22
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Bill I didn't even bother to task Ray with making us name tags because I figured My wife and I may be the only people of African descent at this here gathering may be wrong but those who already know us will know who we are those that don't we will introduce ourselves. Looking forward to the awards ...
- Wed Jul 13, 2016 7:09 am
- Forum: Electric Power & Systems
- Topic: Electronics Upgrade for Cruising
- Replies: 12
- Views: 1062
I am really impressed with Rays Kens and others ability to understand all this stuff and to actually use it, I am at a "lost" if I go out and cannot see land the hard part is, whenever I go boating I am loathe to play with electronics because I just wanna fish When I see Ray he will have t...