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by Soloboat
Wed Jul 15, 2020 3:52 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Klondike Build
Replies: 793
Views: 248990

Re: Klondike Build

Went out a few times but didn't do any fishing had all the tools but alas the boat was not cooperative. Overheated as soon as it got on plane .Did some overdue maintenance, I am waiting for a set of manifolds and riser elbows. I did manage to snare a few nice rock cod last week on a private charter ...
by Soloboat
Mon Jul 13, 2020 7:05 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Klondike Build
Replies: 793
Views: 248990

Re: Klondike Build

The relays seem to be similar so now you gotta have a spare which you will never need. :P good going Steve
by Soloboat
Mon Jul 13, 2020 6:58 pm
Forum: Human Power
Topic: RowMe
Replies: 61
Views: 12120

Re: RowMe

glad to see you on the board again. Hope senior moments are rare and past experience fuels this high octane build :) I am, especially in these times enjoying my boat, maintenance is easy except in instances when I forget what exactly I had wired and its purpose( senior moments)
by Soloboat
Wed May 06, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Klondike Build
Replies: 793
Views: 248990

Re: Klondike Build

currents are described for the direction the are going wind on the other hand is named for the direction it came from. A head wind is no problem for you since you are already going with the flow. Great going Steve.
by Soloboat
Wed Nov 28, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: Gathering 2019
Topic: Why Do You Come to The Gatherings?
Replies: 11
Views: 6922

Re: Why Do You Come to The Gatherings?

From the very inception this forum has been one of helpfulness no one ragging on any one except for ragging on Bill E. I went to G2 G4 and G10 after the first I went because of the kindred spirit we all did the same stupid and brilliant things we all found solutions advice wise or from sleep induced...
by Soloboat
Wed Nov 28, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 3363
Views: 781473

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

Everything looks really great and strong I thought some of the scantlings for my build seemed small and not being an engineer didn't know of the idiot factor that goes into design eg if its made to withstand x force it could possibly withstand x plus, so my frames were the nominal thickness. I paid ...
by Soloboat
Thu Sep 06, 2018 6:05 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: SEA KNIGHT
Replies: 463
Views: 157580

Re: SEA KNIGHT

Do not despair sleep on it sometimes that is all that is necessary to come up with the solution. I know the feeling I think we have all been there especially in areas we know going in is not our strong suit.
by Soloboat
Wed Aug 29, 2018 5:12 pm
Forum: Human Power
Topic: Christmas present……….some assembly required ! !
Replies: 61
Views: 49299

Re: Christmas present……….some assembly required ! !

Kens I just placed you in the furniture builder category for future reference. some of us build work, play, jewels like Seaquin, award winning etc boats but now you have gone and built water bound furniture. Absolutely beautiful. Kens do not put a big block in her :P
by Soloboat
Mon Jul 30, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Carriage bolts on Riviera
Replies: 5
Views: 1790

Re: Carriage bolts on Riviera

m8 is closer to a 5/16 m10 is closer to 3/8
by Soloboat
Thu Jul 26, 2018 1:46 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: What do call this type of sheer?
Replies: 15
Views: 4247

Re: What do call this type of sheer?

Or maybe A Fair sheer
by Soloboat
Thu Jul 26, 2018 1:46 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: What do call this type of sheer?
Replies: 15
Views: 4247

Re: What do call this type of sheer?

So now we know what it isn't maybe in sailing terms it is a bold sheer.
by Soloboat
Thu Jul 26, 2018 8:37 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: What do call this type of sheer?
Replies: 15
Views: 4247

Re: What do call this type of sheer?

I think it is called a Hogged Sheer.I think there is some reference to style and types of sheer in Boat building with Plywood
by Soloboat
Fri Jul 06, 2018 5:35 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: new guy from orange county, ca
Replies: 5
Views: 2282

Re: new guy from orange county, ca

I am also in OC and I can appreciate the effort to maintain the Skipjack a smaller center console may adequately fit the bill. good luck with your build that is a nice boat for CA waters
by Soloboat
Sun Jun 24, 2018 2:01 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 3363
Views: 781473

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

As usual looking great now old buddy you are at the 10% stage. It is often said that 90% of the build takes 10% of the time and the other 10% takes 90%of the time and it looks like you are way into the 90% so keep on keeping on you are doing it right. :)
by Soloboat
Sun Jun 24, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Converting a non-marine 305 and is it worth it
Replies: 19
Views: 5139

Re: Converting a non-marine 305 and is it worth it

The differences between a marine engine and an automotive engine as we know it are the ancillary components. the starter and alternator are such that they inhibit wayward sparks and carbureted engines have a flame arrestor instead of an air cleaner exhaust is usually water cooled and some other mics...

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