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by chugalug
Mon Jun 10, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 2699
Views: 483939

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

I've got a few of those window catches from junk van windows .allows window to tip out on bottom and secures window when in
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been trying to fit on chugs windows.can't quite get it yet
by chugalug
Sat Jun 08, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 2699
Views: 483939

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

:D Or a power window from a car or a hand crank one :D
by chugalug
Wed Jun 05, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: Boat Power
Topic: mystery motor problem
Replies: 8
Views: 327

Re: mystery motor problem

:D The pins had a little grease on them but looked gray-does fit a little loose when slid together but taped together now Seems my other outboards have a spring thingy holding together.will check into that tomorrow :D
by chugalug
Wed Jun 05, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: Boat Power
Topic: mystery motor problem
Replies: 8
Views: 327

Re: mystery motor problem

:D Played with main engine hook-up this morning.couldn't get pins opened up but took small knife and scratched the pins as much as I could before putting back together and taped .now motor works as well as all the guages.now I know where to look. :D
by chugalug
Wed Jun 05, 2019 5:35 am
Forum: Boat Power
Topic: mystery motor problem
Replies: 8
Views: 327

Re: mystery motor problem

Was reading another forum this morning about what another fix was-the main engine wire harness connection under the hood-might be corroded and pins not connecting so will start there. :roll:sure hope I don't have that problem on the 2013 Yamaha 9.9 sitting on "Chug-a-Lug" :D
by chugalug
Tue Jun 04, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: Boat Power
Topic: mystery motor problem
Replies: 8
Views: 327

mystery motor problem

:roll: Have 1994 90 hp merc outboard that I got last summer.Ran great last year.When I put it up last fall-checked lower unit and charged and removed batteries.Now this year,I checked everything and launched the boat that the 90 is on.Took a few cranks to start and after went for a 3 mile cruise.Not...
by chugalug
Sun Jun 02, 2019 3:20 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 2699
Views: 483939

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

:D Just a note- on the old Chris-craft,there is a chrome engine air scoop,aft of last side window(course you won't need that with outboard) :D
by chugalug
Fri May 31, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 2699
Views: 483939

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

:D Looking good,Carl.if you look on Woodyboater,a few days back,there was an old boat with sides like yours and a soft top instead of a hard one.just a thought. :roll:
by chugalug
Sun May 26, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 2699
Views: 483939

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

Looking good ,Carl.I didn't save much by building a boat(had to build boatshed and shop first) but think I'll save on the next one as I already have the building spot. :D
by chugalug
Sun May 26, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Squirt in Manitoba
Replies: 68
Views: 13442

Re: Squirt in Manitoba

Doesn't Glen-L have a fastener kit?
by chugalug
Tue May 14, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Chugalug's BoJest
Replies: 336
Views: 98655

Re: Chugalug's BoJest

IMG_1150[1].JPG :D Keel guard is on!Don't think the Bo-jest was designed for one as there is a pretty sharp spot on the bow so had to cut sides in on that spot.It's not designed to cover leaky spots -just to protect the ply keel edge.I went about 5 ft back from bow on bottom and 3 ft up bow to bulw...
by chugalug
Mon May 13, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Monte Carlo swim platform
Replies: 13
Views: 1442

Re: Monte Carlo swim platform

:D Looks really nice .Thanks for showing the process and supports.I've got to build one for outboard transom. Got a ladder ordered.Is yours a 2 or 3 step?mine will be a 3 :D
by chugalug
Wed May 01, 2019 7:52 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Matt's Geronimo
Replies: 1111
Views: 255749

Re: Matt's Geronimo

:D That auto darkening helmut is the ticket ,Matt.I used to use one welding at "Polaris".I used the wire feed w/gas-just pull the trigger and go.
by chugalug
Tue Apr 30, 2019 7:33 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Chugalug's BoJest
Replies: 336
Views: 98655

Re: Chugalug's BoJest

:D It's a cutwater of sorts. maybe help against the "sleepers" in all the gunkhole spots. :D Ordered another 1.2 gal kit of epoxy from Glen-L. I've always had good luck with that stuff.
by chugalug
Mon Apr 29, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Chugalug's BoJest
Replies: 336
Views: 98655

Re: Chugalug's BoJest

:D Had a few warm days recently, so am prepping front keel area for a keelguard strip to avoid damage from rocks and beaches.Would recommend putting those on before putting bottom paint on.What a PITA. :evil: Now temps have dropped so unsure as when it will go on.(its supposed to be at least 65 in s...