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by Hercdrvr
Thu Sep 24, 2020 1:32 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: dry weight for a Malahini
Replies: 4
Views: 210

Re: dry weight for a Malahini

It’s about a 1000 lbs without the motor. I have a light duty trailer with little 12” wheels, no problems. I’ve pulled it thousands of miles and have only had one blowout on a crappy old tire that needed replacing anyway. I will say one thing about a boat trailer, have good sturdy fenders! When a tir...
by Hercdrvr
Mon Sep 21, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: Gathering 2021
Topic: G15 thanks for your support
Replies: 4
Views: 157

Re: G15 thanks for your support

Thank you Ken for doing the leg work and making the walk through videos. Exciting to have a new destination!
Matt and Heather
by Hercdrvr
Sat Sep 19, 2020 11:25 am
Forum: Gathering 2020
Topic: G14 pics
Replies: 39
Views: 654

Re: G14 pics

Ride back from Chattanooga
by Hercdrvr
Fri Sep 18, 2020 10:22 am
Forum: Gathering 2020
Topic: G14 pics
Replies: 39
Views: 654

Re: G14 pics

3 boats to Chattanooga
by Hercdrvr
Thu Sep 17, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: Gathering 2020
Topic: G14 pics
Replies: 39
Views: 654

Re: G14 pics

Heated game of dominos on the dock.
Matt B
by Hercdrvr
Thu Sep 17, 2020 2:15 pm
Forum: Gathering 2020
Topic: G14 pics
Replies: 39
Views: 654

G14 pics

Chris and I were the 1st to arrive at the floating cabins about noon today, we took a quick shake down cruise.
Tom, your Baklava dessert arrived, thank you so much. We will enjoy!
Matt B
by Hercdrvr
Wed Sep 16, 2020 9:16 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Florida Barrelback
Replies: 85
Views: 15968

Re: Florida Barrelback

John,,, I found a picture of the faired bow on my Palm Beach. It has a very similar bow profile to the BB. You will be sanding/planing a lot of wood off of the stem to get it fair. From my picture you can see how far back the chine meets the stem. Neel Neel, I like the way you tied the 1st bottom a...
by Hercdrvr
Wed Sep 16, 2020 8:57 am
Forum: Gathering 2020
Topic: G14 weather
Replies: 17
Views: 592

Re: G14 weather

Rain has been removed from Friday and Saturday forecast!
Matt B
by Hercdrvr
Tue Sep 15, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: Gathering 2020
Topic: Food for Gathering 2020
Replies: 38
Views: 1741

Re: Food for Gathering 2020

Tom J wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 4:00 pm
The baklava is on its way! scheduled to arrive on Thursday and should be at the Hales Bar Marina office when you get there...
Heather wants to know if it’s addressed “in care of Heather” she just told me she could eat gobbs of it.
Matt B
by Hercdrvr
Tue Sep 15, 2020 4:52 pm
Forum: Design Modifications
Topic: 65 HP long shaft on a zip
Replies: 11
Views: 321

Re: 65 HP long shaft on a zip

65 hp Merc weighs 190 lbs, a new Yamaha 40hp weighs 214 lbs, build a good motor well to tie it all together back there, Strap it on and floor it, it’ll be fine. That said, I would be respectful of rough water. Throwing more HP into the equation to try and go faster in a boat doesn’t have much effect...
by Hercdrvr
Tue Sep 15, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: Gathering 2020
Topic: G14 weather
Replies: 17
Views: 592

Re: G14 weather

Yes, we may catch the edge of some rain on Friday but I keep an orange rain suit like Deadliest Catch show onboard.
Matt B
by Hercdrvr
Tue Sep 15, 2020 2:44 am
Forum: Gathering 2020
Topic: Food for Gathering 2020
Replies: 38
Views: 1741

Re: Food for Gathering 2020

Sounds great,
Thank you Matt,

Matt B
by Hercdrvr
Mon Sep 14, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Another Aussie Zip!
Replies: 6
Views: 277

Re: Another Aussie Zip!

Wow, milling your own lumber is way cool !
Matt B
by Hercdrvr
Mon Sep 14, 2020 11:45 am
Forum: Gathering 2020
Topic: G14 weather
Replies: 17
Views: 592

Re: G14 weather

Looks like the storm will blow through Tennessee on Wednesday and Thursday with a little left over crud on Friday. I got an auto bilge pump installed yesterday on the Malahini so it can babysit itself in a downpour.
Matt B
by Hercdrvr
Mon Sep 14, 2020 11:39 am
Forum: Gathering 2020
Topic: Gathering Location Poll
Replies: 18
Views: 535

Re: Gathering Location Poll

Sure, I‘m game for a new dot on the map. It’s not because Hales Bar is awful but I’m always interested in what’s around the next bend.
Matt B

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