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by TAB
Fri Aug 03, 2018 3:23 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Hull Identification Number
Replies: 5
Views: 328

Re: Hull Identification Number

there is a MIC for every state for home built. ( manufactors id, the 1st 3 letters) http://www.uscgboating.org/content/manufacturers-identification.php its generally a pretty easy process. take your boat to the correct agency, pay the fee( funny how they always want money) they issue you a HIN, some...
by TAB
Mon Jul 09, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Wake board tower questions
Replies: 19
Views: 502

Re: Wake board tower questions

I will drive back down too Sacramento so we can rock that on Folsom lake .
by TAB
Fri May 04, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Build a Gantry?
Replies: 22
Views: 3472

Re: Build a Gantry?

I talked to my friend Kenny. He said if you want it come get it it's yours.
by TAB
Fri May 04, 2018 12:23 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Build a Gantry?
Replies: 22
Views: 3472

Re: Build a Gantry?

I checked out the tow behind lift at Aba Daba Rents they said they go to 6'. I don't think that's high enough when you consider the height of the engine and the height of the hull on the trailer. Remember their number? Jim No, I hated them, they had old gear that was warn out. Blue line on elder cr...
by TAB
Fri May 04, 2018 10:04 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Build a Gantry?
Replies: 22
Views: 3472

Re: Build a Gantry?

Why not rent one of the tow behind engine hoists. They go really high(used them for long shaft outboards) and are like $25 for the day. Used them too flip boats too.

Green back rentals always had them 916 9893000. Fun my not lived there for years, but I still remember their number
by TAB
Fri May 04, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Build a Gantry?
Replies: 22
Views: 3472

Re: Build a Gantry?

no need, just buy some 2x4 brace your trusses(floor too hornz member) and lift it with a strap. done it many times with boats of all sizes.

I will actually be back in sacramento next week. I will be more then happy too swing by and show you.
by TAB
Wed Apr 11, 2018 8:19 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: 3d Printed/ machined plug
Replies: 0
Views: 1124

3d Printed/ machined plug

https://youtu.be/G1F4P9O_CO8


Pretty cool, not sure if it is any better then just cnc foam plugs, but it's cool no less
by TAB
Wed Apr 11, 2018 8:12 am
Forum: Boat Power
Topic: Cold Starting - Should I be Concerned
Replies: 8
Views: 1671

Re: Cold Starting - Should I be Concerned

2 things I would check 1 st choke linkage 2nd is to make sure your CARB is not dumping fuel I to the intakes while trailering. The carbs on the older 4.3 were known to leak fuel I to the intakes while trailering. If you can pull the back spark plugs easily, I would do that at the ramp and see if the...
by TAB
Fri Mar 16, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Seriously???????
Replies: 12
Views: 1200

Re: Seriously???????

That bridge looked like a I-beam itself, the top, the bottom, and the triangle trusses in between. If the triangle trusses in between is the web, then the top & bottom make a I-beam. Did you see the photos of the demolition crews jackhammering it apart? It is full of re-bar. If you got a I-beam...
by TAB
Fri Mar 16, 2018 2:39 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Seriously???????
Replies: 12
Views: 1200

Re: Seriously???????

From the pics I saw, they used 2 dollys that were not inter connected. If I was too guess during the move a twisting moment was introduced into the structure which cause a failure of the renforcment. I might be wrong, but the structural engineering background in me says that was it.(worked for a we ...
by TAB
Fri Mar 16, 2018 2:25 pm
Forum: Wood and Plywood
Topic: Sourcing Holly?
Replies: 2
Views: 1622

Sourcing Holly?

I have been looking for a source for holly, but I can not find one. Does any one know of a source for 4/4 Holly in decent lengths? I have called all the major suppliers on the west coast and the best I can find is ply wood. Which is interior only.
by TAB
Fri Mar 16, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Seriously???????
Replies: 12
Views: 1200

Re: Seriously???????

From the pictures I saw I wonder if it was an installation error. The bridge was made off site and put onto dollies to move into place. It is entirely possible that during that process they stress something they should not. I'm sure in about 6 months will know just about everything. I know one thing...
by TAB
Thu Mar 15, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Need help on a trailer.
Replies: 9
Views: 1107

Re: Need help on a trailer.

Re: Marv's. He was recommended by Mastercraft in Sacramento. He is still in business, but doesn't build trailers. Jim He used to. There is also a place in Citrus Heights not too far from Sylvan corners. I don't know if they're still open but I had them build me a me a couple of specialized trailers...
by TAB
Thu Mar 15, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Need help on a trailer.
Replies: 9
Views: 1107

Re: Need help on a trailer.

Re: Marv's. He was recommended by Mastercraft in Sacramento. He is still in business, but doesn't build trailers. Jim He used to. There is also a place in Citrus Heights not too far from Sylvan corners. I don't know if they're still open but I had them build me a me a couple of specialized trailers...

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