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by Bluesman
Sat Sep 30, 2017 6:18 pm
Forum: Boat Power
Topic: I think I have an Engine
Replies: 5
Views: 258

Re: I think I have an Engine

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by Bluesman
Sat Sep 30, 2017 6:17 pm
Forum: Boat Power
Topic: I think I have an Engine
Replies: 5
Views: 258

Re: I think I have an Engine

Well it followed me home.... Thanks for your note Ken but running it would involve some ignition parts and probably a carb. rebuild. It does turn over and I'm pretty good at engine building so I'll strip it down, clean it up, replace & rebuild as needed. 20170930_123148.jpg 20170927_163832.jpg 2...
by Bluesman
Tue Sep 26, 2017 4:23 am
Forum: Boat Power
Topic: I think I have an Engine
Replies: 5
Views: 258

Re: I think I have an Engine

Something happened to the hull and the boat was scrapped. There were (2) engines and the other was installed in another boat. Basically the guy said he's selling me the assembly for the cost if I had to buy the accessories (manifolds, risers, ignition, carb.) and the engine he's essentially giving m...
by Bluesman
Mon Sep 25, 2017 6:29 pm
Forum: Boat Power
Topic: I think I have an Engine
Replies: 5
Views: 258

I think I have an Engine

How's this sound: Used Mercruiser Chevy 5.0 I/O out of a 1984 Sea Ray cruiser. Hours: unknown but I'm told it runs Needs: Water pump, bellhousing / flywheel(?), Starter I would probably tear it down, clean it up, re-paint, new gaskets, rebuild the carb., new hoses / belts, etc. Maybe hone the cylind...
by Bluesman
Mon Sep 18, 2017 10:39 am
Forum: Gathering 2017
Topic: G11 Pictures and videos
Replies: 25
Views: 943

Re: G11 Pictures and videos

Thanks for the photos & videos, we had a very nice time and it was great to finally see the boats in action!
by Bluesman
Wed Aug 30, 2017 6:19 pm
Forum: Gathering 2017
Topic: Gathering 2017 (G11) Name Tags - ATTENDEES PLEASE READ
Replies: 35
Views: 1209

Re: Gathering 2017 (G11) Name Tags - ATTENDEES PLEASE READ

Yea me too, it's a ton of fun!
by Bluesman
Wed Aug 30, 2017 4:35 pm
Forum: Gathering 2017
Topic: Gathering 2017 (G11) Name Tags - ATTENDEES PLEASE READ
Replies: 35
Views: 1209

Re: Gathering 2017 (G11) Name Tags - ATTENDEES PLEASE READ

Thanks Hoodman, I'll give it a go! Pick one of these for a name tag...

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My hand built Factory Five


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I'd bring this for a camera platform but I don't have a trailer...
by Bluesman
Wed Aug 30, 2017 4:21 am
Forum: Gathering 2017
Topic: Gathering 2017 (G11) Name Tags - ATTENDEES PLEASE READ
Replies: 35
Views: 1209

Re: Gathering 2017 (G11) Name Tags - ATTENDEES PLEASE READ

Then I'm at a loss on how to post an image.
by Bluesman
Tue Aug 29, 2017 7:35 pm
Forum: Gathering 2017
Topic: Gathering 2017 (G11) Name Tags - ATTENDEES PLEASE READ
Replies: 35
Views: 1209

Re: Gathering 2017 (G11) Name Tags - ATTENDEES PLEASE READ

Try this one. http://s1307.photobucket.com/user/Bluesmanpux/media/20150905_115907_zpsaoyyprdb.jpg.html?sort=3&o=2 And if it must be a boat.... I like the first photo better. http://s1307.photobucket.com/user/Bluesmanpux/media/20140720_162308_resized_zpsxooyadev.jpg.html?sort=3&o=0
by Bluesman
Tue Aug 29, 2017 5:41 pm
Forum: Gathering 2017
Topic: Gathering 2017 (G11) Name Tags - ATTENDEES PLEASE READ
Replies: 35
Views: 1209

Re: Gathering 2017 (G11) Name Tags - ATTENDEES PLEASE READ

Name: Ted Souhrada
Name: Kim Souhrada
Forum: Bluesman
Design: Undecided. Tahoe?

Why not put this on the tag? I built it too....
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10210624292029177&set=a.10202889411141989.1073741826.1403713408&type=3&theater
by Bluesman
Tue Aug 29, 2017 12:20 pm
Forum: Gathering 2017
Topic: Who's Going and Where
Replies: 120
Views: 5570

Re: Who's Going and Where

Well they just switched us to a water cabin.... #10.
by Bluesman
Mon Aug 28, 2017 4:21 pm
Forum: Gathering 2017
Topic: Who's Going and Where
Replies: 120
Views: 5570

Re: Who's Going and Where

We've booked a land cabin for Friday & Saturday - #11.
by Bluesman
Sun Aug 27, 2017 1:24 pm
Forum: Gathering 2017
Topic: Who's Going and Where
Replies: 120
Views: 5570

Re: Who's Going and Where

Every year I say I'm going to try to come, and I think this year we're gonna' make it happen..... I don't have a wooden boat to bring but I'm interested in building and looking to ask questions & learn more. Considering a Tahoe or something similar. Ted & Kim Souhrada LeClaire, IA - home of ...
by Bluesman
Wed Jul 27, 2016 8:04 am
Forum: Gathering 2016
Topic: G-10
Replies: 330
Views: 47670

Re: G-10

I've been considering a build for 2 years and am thinking of finally making the trip. My hope would be to view and speak with owners of either the Tahoe or a Riviera. Dave Lott? Butch Barto? Question: Does the RV park fill up on these gatherings? I'd probably choose to bring my own lodging but I don...
by Bluesman
Thu Jun 11, 2015 4:57 pm
Forum: Fasteners
Topic: Brightwork supply
Replies: 8
Views: 1413

Re: Brightwork supply

Roberta wrote:Cool! AWESOME CAR!!!

Roberta :D :D :D :D :D :D


Thank you! had to finish that (and a few other things) before starting a boat.....

I see you're in East Troy, my grandparents had a home on Blue Spring Lake in Palmyra from 1954 - 1996.

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