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by TUGMYWAY
Mon Jun 06, 2011 2:51 pm
Forum: Boat Power
Topic: 72' Merc 402 controls
Replies: 3
Views: 1607

Re: 72' Merc 402 controls

That safty stop will not work like that!! :lol:
by TUGMYWAY
Mon Jun 06, 2011 7:19 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: " IT starts,the "TITAN TRAWLER"
Replies: 60
Views: 16820

Re: " IT starts,the "TITAN TRAWLER"

I may be changing the hull for my build?
Here is a head on of the True Grit and the wide Titan. :roll:
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Planing or displacment???Little smaller side deck.
by TUGMYWAY
Mon Jun 06, 2011 6:48 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Cruissing the TN River in the tug boat!
Replies: 26
Views: 6055

Re: Cruissing the TN River in the tug boat!

Love the Log! Very well done!
by TUGMYWAY
Sun Jun 05, 2011 11:00 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: t i l t n t r i m
Replies: 7
Views: 1622

Re: t i l t n t r i m

NO! ATF it will kill the system! ATF is not good with water,FOOMSSSSSS. When trim first came out it had 10w30 motor oil. Worked better around water. Some time later we went to 10w40 motor oil,10w30 was going away. Now we have trim and power steering oil. If your Mercury has the pump mounted in the b...
by TUGMYWAY
Sun Jun 05, 2011 4:18 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: t i l t n t r i m
Replies: 7
Views: 1622

Re: t i l t n t r i m

Does the motor(trim) sound like it is spining faster than normal? This can come from low or no oil. You can use 10W40 to refill or trim oil.
by TUGMYWAY
Sun Jun 05, 2011 3:41 pm
Forum: Metal
Topic: Fan Tail ?
Replies: 13
Views: 6647

Fan Tail ?

COULD? I put a fan tail on lets say a True Grit ? Also taking the money out of it ,why Alum over Steel ? The plan part is not a problem,what I don't know is what would it upset ? Planing,balance at the stearn,what do you think? Maybe the fan could be just above the water line so it would just have t...
by TUGMYWAY
Sat Jun 04, 2011 10:37 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: " IT starts,the "TITAN TRAWLER"
Replies: 60
Views: 16820

Re: " IT starts,the "TITAN TRAWLER"

Someone is on my boat and he is 5'8"tall! :shock:
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by TUGMYWAY
Sat Jun 04, 2011 9:13 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: HELP INFO NEEDED!
Replies: 18
Views: 2729

Re: HELP INFO NEEDED!

Great find. I lucked out and also got a 'Tower of Power' with the 'donor' boat I bought, mine is a '61. Relating to another thread on a ZIP transom coming loose while being trailered with a big merc - if one can image one of these in line 6 cylinder engines on the back of a ZIP one can only think h...
by TUGMYWAY
Fri Jun 03, 2011 9:59 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: " IT starts,the "TITAN TRAWLER"
Replies: 60
Views: 16820

Re: " IT starts,the "TITAN TRAWLER"

Thanks,I mean no disrespect. :oops: The work I see here is from the heart,not from "plan's".Using some input from "Introduction to Naval Architecture" by Gillmer and Johnson,I feel that the resizing is not the problem, it will be the new balance and the resetting of the weights like ,motor,fuel and ...
by TUGMYWAY
Fri Jun 03, 2011 7:40 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: " IT starts,the "TITAN TRAWLER"
Replies: 60
Views: 16820

Re: " IT starts,the "TITAN TRAWLER"

So,how about some input????
Well here is the new sized from the stern.
The door is 6'2" x 2'2"
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by TUGMYWAY
Thu Jun 02, 2011 9:23 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Cruissing the TN River in the tug boat!
Replies: 26
Views: 6055

Re: Cruissing the TN River in the tug boat!

Tom,what would your Wife add to the boat? You know things that are needed but offen forgot about? Live the tale!
by TUGMYWAY
Thu Jun 02, 2011 8:25 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: " IT starts,the "TITAN TRAWLER"
Replies: 60
Views: 16820

Re: " IT starts,the "TITAN TRAWLER"

Alittle more work on the resized Titan.The center glass is 2'x2'. I should be able to see to the next port??? :lol: 9' wide. Input?? Thanks Randall
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by TUGMYWAY
Wed Jun 01, 2011 6:58 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Cruissing the TN River in the tug boat!
Replies: 26
Views: 6055

Re: Cruissing the TN River in the tug boat!

Thanks Tom,keep it comeing!Think my Tug idea just got bigger? Maybe A/C would be a good idea? :lol:
by TUGMYWAY
Mon May 30, 2011 4:38 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Keel cooler
Replies: 4
Views: 1681

Re: Keel cooler

This is what I am looking into doing with my Tug idea? Its about 2.6 gal. Oh,and the boat is steel. :roll: Also a tank in motor room for expantion and another gal. or 2 plus the motor???
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by TUGMYWAY
Mon May 30, 2011 2:11 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Progress on the Titan Tug
Replies: 140
Views: 49753

Re: Progress on the Titan Tug

Doug,do you think a bow thruster could be put ahead of bulkhead 9?

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