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by chugalug
Sat Aug 18, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Matt's Geronimo
Replies: 1029
Views: 157868

Re: Matt's Geronimo

:D Looks like fun.Nice that your little monster lover co-pilot is learning the ropes on how to drive too.awesome :D
by chugalug
Thu Aug 16, 2018 5:40 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Malahini Bow Rider porpoising
Replies: 11
Views: 210

Re: Malahini Bow Rider porpoising

:D Just cause you have a 26 gal tank,doesn't mean you have to have that much in there.try it with less fuel and motor trimmed in a little.or add electric trolling motor and battery up forward.(Kinda like my newest donor boat-1700 Monark fishing boat with 90 merc.)I open it up tucked all the way in, ...
by chugalug
Thu Aug 16, 2018 5:27 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Matt's Geronimo
Replies: 1029
Views: 157868

Re: Matt's Geronimo

:roll: Sorry got confused on rope-Canadas rule is 49 ft of rope and anchor or secondary means of travel(paddle or oars)Mn.didn't say ,however a paddle is handy. I got my registration when I went in to DMV.then had to send to state for HIN.funny,the guys at state said only they could assign reg # wit...
by chugalug
Wed Aug 15, 2018 8:23 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Matt's Geronimo
Replies: 1029
Views: 157868

Re: Matt's Geronimo

:roll: I think the floating piece of rope(maybe 50 ft)is to tye to life ring or for tow rope maybe for you or someone elses boat.just thought I saw that in boaters regs. :roll:
by chugalug
Wed Aug 15, 2018 5:19 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Matt's Geronimo
Replies: 1029
Views: 157868

Re: Matt's Geronimo

:D Looks good ,Matt.Got all the safety equip.? Had to put horn and fire extinguisher in "chug' and new to me donor boat.also floating piece of rope :D
by chugalug
Tue Aug 14, 2018 12:23 pm
Forum: Wood and Plywood
Topic: Need some ideas - plywood problem
Replies: 3
Views: 267

Re: Need some ideas - plywood problem

:D Wouldn't hurt to drape some towels on ply and apply boiling water.seemed to help on my Bo-jest. :D
by chugalug
Sat Jul 21, 2018 7:43 pm
Forum: Epoxy
Topic: Epoxy Sensitivity
Replies: 23
Views: 871

Re: Epoxy Sensitivity

Any chance it's something else?poison ivy,oak or sumac. :?:
by chugalug
Sat Jul 21, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 2402
Views: 336340

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

:D is the water for drinking or dishwater?I'm going with large water containers from store for drinking and seperate water tanks for wash and grey water.maybe 5 gal jerry cans. :D
by chugalug
Sat Jul 21, 2018 2:06 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Matt's Geronimo
Replies: 1029
Views: 157868

Re: Matt's Geronimo

:D Lookin' good ,Matt.Does that E-tec motor have oil injection like the older Mercs? Just wondering as I bought one of the older mercs recently.
by chugalug
Sat Jul 21, 2018 1:59 pm
Forum: Epoxy
Topic: Epoxy Sensitivity
Replies: 23
Views: 871

Re: Epoxy Sensitivity

Sorry,Bill. I wasn't trying to be funny.just wondering if that was from just being around it(maybe inside boat )or direct resin contact.?
by chugalug
Sat Jul 21, 2018 1:53 pm
Forum: Electric Power & Systems
Topic: 1/0 wire
Replies: 11
Views: 905

Re: 1/0 wire

:D The Starting battery and the house battery go to battery switch first .then common battery + cable goes to 150 amp breaker mounted near batteries,then off to + busbar mounted on back of steering bulkhead. :D
by chugalug
Sat Jul 21, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: Epoxy
Topic: Epoxy Sensitivity
Replies: 23
Views: 871

Re: Epoxy Sensitivity

Wow .that makes you look like a grumpy ol' man.is that from the new stuff? or even sanding the cured stuff? :|
by chugalug
Thu Jul 19, 2018 9:49 am
Forum: Electric Power & Systems
Topic: 1/0 wire
Replies: 11
Views: 905

Re: 1/0 wire

Thanks ,Bill and Steve.My main concern was the length and size of wire to circuit breakers from batteries(about 15 ft).dash switches have fuses on panel.was thinking on running heavy wire from battery switch in rear up to the pos and neg busbars .then smaller wire to each panel then off to loads.Hav...
by chugalug
Wed Jul 18, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: Electric Power & Systems
Topic: 1/0 wire
Replies: 11
Views: 905

Re: 1/0 wire

I know it's probably overkill. positive busbar will have anchor winch and fuse panels and switches for everything.got alot of smaller wire(mostly duplex)in various sizes for bilge pumps,horn ,lights and other.thanks for the chart.(not sure I understand it tho)
by chugalug
Wed Jul 18, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: Electric Power & Systems
Topic: 1/0 wire
Replies: 11
Views: 905

Re: 1/0 wire

:D Am using size 2 welder ground wire for common ground to forward busbar.wanted bigger red for primary.site I was looking at ,mentioned 0.thought 1/0 would work.just don't want to have problems.Curious what Bill used on his Bartender. :D

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