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by chugalug
Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:15 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Chugalug's BoJest
Replies: 332
Views: 81529

Re: Chugalug's BoJest

:D Unsure if I'll leave the panel exposed as it is getting quite worn-I got a chunk of teal colored boat carpeting to cover the floor anyway.really cold in boat shed so haven't been in there much. :x
by chugalug
Wed Dec 05, 2018 8:35 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Chugalug's BoJest
Replies: 332
Views: 81529

Re: Chugalug's BoJest

:D Not much done to "Chug".got HIN # routered on outside of hull.Picked up a few extra parts-toilet with 9 gal waste tank attached.designed to be permanently installed.waste to be sucked out at waste disposal sites.hope it complies with Canadian regs IMG_1072[1].JPG Also got anchor winch and 20 lb a...
by chugalug
Wed Dec 05, 2018 5:29 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 2524
Views: 402951

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

:D Looking good ,Carl.don't forget to do some wiring in those tight spots.I did and am paying the price for it :D
by chugalug
Wed Dec 05, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New guy from Michigan
Replies: 6
Views: 250

Re: New guy from Michigan

:D Maybe,look at the Bo-Jest plan.It's a little bigger,has v-berth and is powered by small outboard.mine has a 9.9 Yamaha 4 stroke- high thrust.I'm hoping I can get mine in the water next spring.Just a thought.
by chugalug
Wed Sep 12, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Matt's Geronimo
Replies: 1081
Views: 212253

Re: Matt's Geronimo

:D Nice to see the boat up and running.coulda tried dowel centers(little metal inserts into dowel holes)Looks like you did good tho.How is the glass mounted in frames?I had to assembly my frames and glass at same time.
by chugalug
Wed Sep 12, 2018 7:02 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Bob's Geronimo - help please corrosion issue
Replies: 12
Views: 1003

Re: Bob's Geronimo - help please corrosion issue

Is that corrosion from dissimilar metals and salt-water?
by chugalug
Sat Aug 18, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Matt's Geronimo
Replies: 1081
Views: 212253

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: 965

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: 1081
Views: 212253

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: 1081
Views: 212253

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: 1081
Views: 212253

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: 5
Views: 1746

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: 2078

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: 2524
Views: 402951

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: 1081
Views: 212253

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.