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by chugalug
Sun Aug 20, 2017 11:13 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: This is Our other Place and Where We Keep the Boats
Replies: 7
Views: 507

Re: This is Our other Place and Where We Keep the Boats

:D Knew it wasn't current as if you look at my house,I still have huge woodpile out front(that's been gone for a couple of years now)Just trying to find where you're talking about tho I'll never make it down that far. :D
by chugalug
Sun Aug 20, 2017 10:31 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: This is Our other Place and Where We Keep the Boats
Replies: 7
Views: 507

Re: This is Our other Place and Where We Keep the Boats

:D Is that the ones at Oyster bay?Been looking on google maps.Is that you looking up? :lol:
by chugalug
Sat Aug 19, 2017 6:19 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: 1st timer. Boat for Camping?
Replies: 8
Views: 705

Re: 1st timer. Boat for Camping?

:roll: Or screened in cabin on pontoon boat. could even have hole cut in floor for night-time fishing (similar to ice fishing house) would have to have hatch cover over hole for moving,maybe fireplace in corner and futons :roll:
by chugalug
Thu Aug 17, 2017 10:05 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: 1st timer. Boat for Camping?
Replies: 8
Views: 705

Re: 1st timer. Boat for Camping?

:D Sometimes,I wish I had built a Small houseboat instead of the Bo-Jest one I'm working on.Something flat-bottomed (Water Lodge)so could use flat bed trailer and could use as camper on land as well as on the water. :D
by chugalug
Sun Aug 13, 2017 9:51 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Travels and Adventures of "Curt's Dream", a True Grit design- Illinois River
Replies: 11
Views: 868

Re: Travels and Adventures of "Curt's Dream", a True Grit design- Illinois River

:D Adventure stories are AWESOME.Love reading and seeing pics of adventure in other places.Hope I can start doing mine soon too. :D
by chugalug
Sun Aug 13, 2017 9:45 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 2131
Views: 245180

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

:D Looks good ,Carl.What are you doing with the berth edge along hull?I went ahead on Chug and put cloth and epoxy.After seeing my Dad's Chris-craft interior a few years ago when I went to get her and clean her up,there was opening on sides that allowed all kinds of thing to slide down into the bilg...
by chugalug
Fri Aug 04, 2017 9:45 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Seeking Information & Assistance
Replies: 21
Views: 1198

Re: Seeking Information & Assistance

:D Sorry about that.the 260 is a Mercruiser 5.7 350 cu.in.I/O .the 302 was a v8 also but lacked power with lots of passengers( I used it for guiding years ago)What was nice was even if rough out(4 ft whitecaps on the angle bay)it would cut right through without bouncing.the hull was made pretty good...
by chugalug
Fri Aug 04, 2017 6:40 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 2131
Views: 245180

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

:D Looking good ,Carl! don't make it too nice or it'll live its life on a trailer in a boat show.Add a scratch somewhere so you won't be afraid to use it.
by chugalug
Fri Aug 04, 2017 6:22 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Naming your boat, bad luck?
Replies: 12
Views: 693

Re: Naming your boat, bad luck?

:D The name for my boat is my name here.I'm used to bad luck.(better than no luck)I used Red oak in my hull.Coarse ,the shipright on Jamestown skiff build used some too.
by chugalug
Fri Aug 04, 2017 6:12 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Seeking Information & Assistance
Replies: 21
Views: 1198

Re: Seeking Information & Assistance

:D Years ago,I used to own a Fibreform fibreglass boat,24 ft. similar to the Bolero.Had v-berth up forward but no cabin (was big open boat) motor box in stern with seating on each side and back-to-backs fold out ones for passengers and driver.Had 302 Ford Mercruiser(188hp) which was sufficient for 1...
by chugalug
Wed Jul 26, 2017 12:41 pm
Forum: Metal
Topic: Troubles with Lincoln Magnum Pro 100SG
Replies: 5
Views: 568

Re: Troubles with Lincoln Magnum Pro 100SG

years ago,when I was operating Miller robot at work,I would have problems with tips burning off too quickly so remedied by grinding off 1/4 inch of tip off.gotta make sure to grind a chunk of wire inside tip as well.otherwise the tip would melt hole closed.seemed to help.shortened burnback as well s...
by chugalug
Mon Jul 17, 2017 9:01 am
Forum: Electric Power & Systems
Topic: single wire or duplex
Replies: 17
Views: 1535

Re: single wire or duplex

:D Well,got most of my wire now.still need to get heavier wire to run from breaker to fuse box as well as a few other parts(acr and other misc.fuse parts)Was wondering if a heavy section of wire meant for tractor with ends on would work?Can get them custom made to length at tractor supply store woul...
by chugalug
Sat Jul 15, 2017 2:53 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Chugalug's BoJest
Replies: 278
Views: 50893

Re: Chugalug's BoJest

:D kinda in a quandry -do I lift boat up in boat shed and stuff trailer under?or build longer bunks on trailer extending into boat shed and winch boat onto trailer using lots of dawn.each has it's own merits and faults. :roll:
by chugalug
Sat Jul 15, 2017 6:51 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Photobucket mess
Replies: 23
Views: 1459

Re: Photobucket mess

:( That's a bummer -Ray as I had your blog set up as a short-cut on my laptop so i could easily get on so as to see construction of your boats and see adventure photos.
by chugalug
Thu Jul 13, 2017 9:35 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: I'm a Boat Builder! G-L Ski Tow under construction!
Replies: 346
Views: 43085

Re: I'm a Boat Builder! G-L Ski Tow under construction!

:( That's too bad.all my photos are on my card in my digital camera.so i use the attachments on this place.I'm not sure about editing photos but can edit the script.I really enjoyed your posts and wish there is a quicker fix. :roll:

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