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by Mr Hot Rod
Mon Sep 03, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: Gathering 2018
Topic: Food
Replies: 96
Views: 6457

Re: Food

Neel & Ken, I can park the truck camper next to the barge and provide a triple burner stove and oven. I also have a triple burner camp stove with a 10 lb propane tank. A spare 20 lb tank is in the camper. As usual, i can supply some Canadian maple syrup for breakfast, eh ? Has anyone heard from ...
by Mr Hot Rod
Mon Sep 03, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: Gathering 2018
Topic: PLEASE PROOF NAME TAGS
Replies: 9
Views: 590

Re: PLEASE PROOF NAME TAGS

Nice job, Ray !! I still have my old tag : http://www.chelseacoachworks.com/images/hot_rod/gathering/2018/hot_rod_tag.jpg See you at the G ! ____________________ Paul Kane Kane Custom Boats Ltd. Chelsea, Quebec Building the Glen-L Hot Rod : http://www.kanecustomboats.com Glen-L Hot Rod build thread ...
by Mr Hot Rod
Mon Aug 27, 2018 10:17 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: 16' Ski Boat Restoration
Replies: 165
Views: 33250

Re: 16' Ski Boat Restoration

I am struggling to find Female AN-8 to 5/8" barbed fittings that are not push-lok I see what you mean ... You may want to use an adapter or increase to a 10AN Male or switch to an ORB fitting : ▪ Earls 700111ERL Straight -10 AN Female to 5/8 Inch Barb Adapter ▪ 8AN female to 10AN male / 10AN f...
by Mr Hot Rod
Mon Aug 27, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: 16' Ski Boat Restoration
Replies: 165
Views: 33250

Re: 16' Ski Boat Restoration

Thanks for the positive feedback ! The engine isn't covered, so everything is on display. We had a lot of fun building this one !! As for your questions, here's a list of plumbing fittings and accessories we used on this engine : ▪ Spectre Magna-Clamp Hose Clamp 3268 ▪ Fits 5/8 inch inside diameter ...
by Mr Hot Rod
Sun Aug 26, 2018 11:16 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: 16' Ski Boat Restoration
Replies: 165
Views: 33250

Re: 16' Ski Boat Restoration

Jim : Engine is looking good. I can't wait to see it run !! To clarify, the Hot Rod 's flywheel-forward plumbing is as follows : ● Water pickup to strainer to cam-drive water pump ● Port cam-drive water pump outlet to Port transmission oil cooler and exhaust manifold ● Starboard outlet to engine oil...
by Mr Hot Rod
Sun Aug 05, 2018 11:31 am
Forum: Boat Power
Topic: Intake Strainers
Replies: 32
Views: 3845

Re: Intake Strainers

Another item we've added is a check valve installed on the sea strainer outlet port. This keeps the cam-drive water pump's inlet hose from losing water. With water behind the inlet and outlet ports, the pump is always primed and reduces the risk of running a dry pump. Bronze Check Valves ● GROCO Bro...
by Mr Hot Rod
Sun Aug 05, 2018 10:33 am
Forum: Painting
Topic: Let's demystify some of these boat finishes
Replies: 58
Views: 18613

Re: Let's demystify some of these boat finishes

You might consider a single part solvent-based paint such as RUST-OLEUM's Marine line of paints. Primer, topsides and bottom paint. Follow the link below for more info. ● Rustoleum Boat Paint ● RUST-OLEUM Marine Coatings (rustoleum.com) An air-supplied mask is a great investment. Not only does it en...
by Mr Hot Rod
Mon Jul 30, 2018 11:22 am
Forum: Painting
Topic: knowledge Base - Buffing
Replies: 0
Views: 1289

knowledge Base - Buffing

This post is another in the 'Knowledge Base' series. The intent is to create an index to useful posts which would be of general interest. Post any useful links from other topics on the Forum or write a post to cover a particular topic. Buffing varnish and clear coats • The Warmth & Beauty of of...
by Mr Hot Rod
Mon Jul 30, 2018 11:09 am
Forum: Painting
Topic: Let's demystify some of these boat finishes
Replies: 58
Views: 18613

Re: Let's demystify some of these boat finishes

My previous post covered most of these questions. I've expanded and moved the post to the Painting topic : Knowledge Base - Painting Hope this helps ! ____________________ Paul Kane Kane Custom Boats Ltd. Chelsea, Quebec Building the Glen-L Hot Rod : http://www.kanecustomboats.com Glen-L Hot Rod bui...
by Mr Hot Rod
Mon Jul 30, 2018 10:57 am
Forum: Painting
Topic: Knowledge Base - Automotive Paints
Replies: 1
Views: 2222

Knowledge Base - Automotive Paints

http://www.glen-l.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?p=202206#p202206 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- This post is another in the 'Knowledge Base' series. The intent is to create an index to useful posts which would be of general interest. (Note t...
by Mr Hot Rod
Fri Jul 27, 2018 5:01 am
Forum: Upholstery
Topic: Support Knowledge Base - Upholstery
Replies: 1
Views: 2290

Support Knowledge Base - Upholstery

Post any useful upholstery links from other topics on the Forum to this thread. (1) Seat Design / Hercdrvr : http://www.glen-l.com/phpBB2/download/file.php?id=23628&t=1 ● Malahini Seats (2) Hot Rod Seats - Adjustable seats, webbing & slip-on seat covers / Mr Hot Rod http://www.chelseacoachwo...
by Mr Hot Rod
Fri Jul 27, 2018 4:39 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Boat video directory
Replies: 27
Views: 4942

Re: Boat video directory

@Bill & Kens : Thanks guys ! I hope we can make it ... @Neel : Looking forward to sitting on the porch having a beer ... or two ... Don't forget to bring a slalom ski and a rope. I want to see you up on water skis ! @Billy C : Glad you enjoyed the links ! @Bryan : Thanks for the video link. We'v...
by Mr Hot Rod
Wed Jul 25, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Boat video directory
Replies: 27
Views: 4942

Re: Boat video directory

It's been a while since the last update ! We've been busy block sanding the Hot Rod's deck and fixing up some dock rash while listening to some inspirational music. We may make the Gathering this year ... I thought we'd share the playlist. Danielle Nicole Band, Joe Bonamassa, Beth Hart, BB King. We'...
by Mr Hot Rod
Fri May 04, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Build a Gantry?
Replies: 23
Views: 5142

Re: Build a Gantry?

Here's some inspiration if you decide to build a gantry ... We designed and built a portable gantry to move the boat from its cradle to the trailer. The 6" wide x 12' long I-beam is supported by jackposts which adjust from 7' to 9' in height. The 3" C-channel base is supported by 8" s...
by Mr Hot Rod
Thu Mar 29, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: UK Zip Build
Replies: 89
Views: 16072

Re: UK Zip Build

I'm a bit late to the party, but here's a link to a thread which might be of interest : http://www.chelseacoachworks.com/images/misc/engines/shortened_outboard_2.jpg Little Fellow by Bob Ruskauff, Mechanix Illustrated Converting an outboard engine to an inboard Hope this helps ! ____________________...

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