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- Sun Jun 21, 2020 1:31 am
- Forum: Power Boats
- Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
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:D Takes alot of thought.I built a small drawer for my batteries under Chugs motorwell.Just the weight of the two batteries hold it in place.That spot is the pivot point so shouldn't get jostled around much.I also mounted battery switch on the front.I have a starting battery and a deep cycle for # 2...
Mine was 3 ft long and didn't work .took apart-they forgot to fasten one lead at the factory.Was kinda flimsy so built one from treated 2x4's and made it so I can add flag on rear as well as platform for other antennas. IMG_1282.JPG My bow lights are mounted on front of pilothouse sides.Know my top ...
Just went for another sunset cruise again this evening.Anchored in little creek a few miles from home.Not much interesting on this cruise -just watch sun set and listen to the spring peepers. IMG_1396 (1).JPG :D will try to keep most of my postings to this spot instead of the powerboat spot. IMG_139...
- Thu May 21, 2020 11:42 am
- Forum: Electric Power
- Topic: Solar powered Amp Eater
- Replies: 186
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There is an interesting story of a guy that went 337 miles on Ontario's Trent-Severn waterway in Small Boat Monthly(Sept.2019)that did what you're asking.Maybe that could give you a few ideas
:D Went out to the west side of the Angle bay tonight-went up to little river we hope to camp on soon.No one lives on that creek except for the critters.Saw alot of snow geese as well as swans. IMG_1318.JPG Theres a little feeder creek up for'ward that has an interesting spot to camp in mouth of. IM...
- Wed May 20, 2020 3:58 pm
- Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
- Topic: New Builder in Florida, Advice Needed
- Replies: 7
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You might be able to build to 15 ft.I have a 17ft monark with 90 merc and per measurement would fit in a 21 ft garage with a couple inches to spare so if you could make it 2 ft shorter ,that might fit. you didn't specifi adult sizes :big guys or skinny dudes
took "Chug" out for sunset cruise tonight-about 10 miles on Angle bay.Runs good .Boy,does it troll slow! no problemsAdmiral was really comfy in her leather chair. Me,not as much on my fold-down pad.
:D Had a heavy all-day rain a couple of days ago-checked bilges -still bone dry.must have the right boat angle.I made the enclosed bulwarks so they drain through (the bulwarks are open at bow).I had problems when "Chug was sitting on trailer as water found a crack to leak into pilothouse. :D the lit...