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by chugalug
Thu Jul 19, 2018 9:49 am
Forum: Electric Power & Systems
Topic: 1/0 wire
Replies: 10
Views: 117

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: 10
Views: 117

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: 10
Views: 117

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
by chugalug
Wed Jul 18, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: Electric Power & Systems
Topic: 1/0 wire
Replies: 10
Views: 117

1/0 wire

is 1/0 wire big enough for primary from battery 7 ft for'ward to 150 amp breaker ,then another 7 ft to for'ward busbar? :roll: Was looking for 0 size but had to go bigger.
by chugalug
Tue Jul 17, 2018 5:20 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 2384
Views: 321788

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

:D Good to hear.can't wait til you're in the wiring stage.I got a 25 ft chunk coming tomorrow-126 bucks.Yikes :lol:
by chugalug
Sun Jul 15, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Field of Dreams - Gulf Shores AL
Replies: 4
Views: 240

Re: Field of Dreams - Gulf Shores AL

:D should stop and check for trailer hitch on the Bently.that would look cool dragging your Bartender. :D
by chugalug
Sun Jul 15, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Vandal 22
Replies: 21
Views: 1141

Re: Vandal 22

:D Wow ! that's nice.kinda similar to my Bo.Yours is on the top of the spectrum and mine is on the crappy end :)
by chugalug
Sun Jul 15, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 2384
Views: 321788

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

sorry about the stones too.I've been "stoned" a few times too.even had bladder stones too.When I saw the pics ,thought I was growing another set of teeth in there.
by chugalug
Sun Jul 15, 2018 1:37 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Shop size
Replies: 4
Views: 237

Re: Shop size

:D Well,I built an 18ft longx 8 ft wide Bo-jest in a 12x 24 ft shed.Its tight but leaving wall studs exposed helped with some clamping issues.Also had higher ceiling rafters to lift hull from(2x10 rafters) :D
by chugalug
Sun Jul 15, 2018 1:30 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Tucker's Squirt
Replies: 43
Views: 5399

Re: Tucker's Squirt

how about one of these rubber transom pads? I'm gonna order one for my boat- about 32 bucks
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Jamestown big book page1176 :D
by chugalug
Sun Jul 15, 2018 7:12 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 2384
Views: 321788

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

:D Carl. Are the cabin sides straight? or will they be slightly curved?
by chugalug
Sun Jul 15, 2018 7:09 am
Forum: Painting
Topic: Problems with a dark paint color on hull?
Replies: 4
Views: 182

Re: Problems with a dark paint color on hull?

:D I'm trying a hunter green hull using latex house paint.might have change to yellow so I might have a "Yellow submarine" :lol:
by chugalug
Sun Jul 15, 2018 7:04 am
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Squirt in Manitoba
Replies: 37
Views: 1544

Re: Squirt in Manitoba

:D kinda like pic 3 of Robert Schmitz's squirt build in The Glen-L Boatbuilder's Gallery :D .
by chugalug
Mon Jul 09, 2018 5:16 pm
Forum: Design Modifications
Topic: TrueGrit/Coastal Cruiser Walkaround
Replies: 51
Views: 4836

Re: TrueGrit/Coastal Cruiser Walkaround

:D Hey,I got one of those! I noticed that sawdust will get in bottom of slot and one won't be able to tilt back up 90 degrees.I just use mine with 1/2 " blade for quick cut off.
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by chugalug
Mon Jul 09, 2018 10:44 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Wake board tower questions
Replies: 19
Views: 394

Re: Wake board tower questions

:D you wouldn't have to worry about backing up-just turn the motor-still going for'ward.might have to have nav lights on a turntable on top :D

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