Matt's Geronimo

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Matt if any unshielded electrical goes thru that fuel tank compartment it should be vented. I think that includes a fuel sender unit which your tank has. My production built outboard hulls all had grilles that let air in and out of the compartment.
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Matt,

The dash and switch layout looks great! The framing in place gives a nice preview of the curve of the deck :D

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Thanks, everybody! Billy, thanks for mentioning the vents, I need to think about that. Steve, It is cool to see the shape of the front deck. I need to do a little bit of fairing all around but nothing too extreme. I am going to run as many wires as I can before I do the deck planking. I did a little bit this morning. There is a lot of wire already for just two circuits.
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I'm finishing out the framing for the motorwell and decking in the back of the boat. I just need to glue it all in now.
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:D I like the wider motor well.I didn't make mine very big and had to do like Tom Smitherman did(installing 3 " tube over the end of steering cable.I also had to redrill steering cable hole closer to transom so I could install stiff steering cable. :D
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Hopefully, I put the hole in a good spot. It looks like it's pretty close in line with where the tilt tube might end up.

Last night I had a weird dream about driving the boat for the first time.
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can't be any weirder than mine(pulling a boat and trailer with crop duster airplane through a corn field) :lol: woke up laughing :lol:
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Chug

Damned if I'd told that :!: :lol:

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:D Beer and Ice cream bar nightcap mighta helped. :lol: Yum :lol:sorry off topic
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Most of my dreaming occurs when I am trying to get work done on the boat!!. Need to try and keep that in check so I can get things done.! :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Howdy Matt, yeah I've had a couple of bizarre dreams about driving the boat too lately. The tentative launch date will be Sat Apr 21st down at the bay. I need to check it out at low tide first; that day it's a negative tide at the time we're planning.
Your boat's getting there - it looks great. What size fuel tank is that? Are you putting in a drain in your boat? Bob
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The boat was in the water but none of the switches were hooked up so I told the passengers we weren't technically legal since we didn't have a horn. Then all of the sudden I was pulling the boat by the painter as it floated in MID-AIR down a hallway.

Bob, I have a 13-gallon tank. Plenty for a day of fishing, but maybe not a whole day of watersports. But I've got plenty of room for a jerry can if needed. I'm planning to put in drains. I'll need two for the splashwell and one on either side of the keel I suppose.

Are you going to Mission Bay or San Diego?
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You Know I'm making motor noises today!
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Matt

Do you have enough gas to get to Chattanooga? (about 35 miles)

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Bill, I should be able to easily go 35 miles. There and back might be stretching it. I'll bring a jerry can.
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