16' Ski Boat Restoration

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Re: 16' Ski Boat Restoration

Post by hoodman » Sun Sep 15, 2019 7:23 am

Awesome job!
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Re: 16' Ski Boat Restoration

Post by mrintense » Sun Sep 15, 2019 12:20 pm

Pretty cool Jim. I checked out the trailer thread as well. Very nice restoration.
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Re: 16' Ski Boat Restoration

Post by Milhouse » Sun Sep 22, 2019 6:13 pm

I made and installed a bracket for the Man Overboard receiver.

It was a bit tricky to epoxy to the side of the hull. I needed to make a scaffolding to support it while the epoxy cured.

Hopefully it is not going to be kicked when people are getting in and out of the cockpit.
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Re: 16' Ski Boat Restoration

Post by Milhouse » Sun Oct 13, 2019 6:12 pm

I made a little progress on the wiring from the dash to the under the seat where the main fuse panel is. The split Corrugated sleeving worked out well, I probably should have got one size large to allow for future wires to be added.

I certainly have an appreciation for modern car wiring harnesses now! Lots of wires running everywhere. The schematic certainly helps tons though.

In order to add cable management tie downs to under the seat I bought a 90deg drill adapter from Harbor Freight, it worked out well!
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Re: 16' Ski Boat Restoration

Post by mrintense » Mon Oct 14, 2019 2:50 pm

Looking good Jim. Those 90 degree drills are great. I have an air powered one that I occasionally break out.

Judging the wire loom size seem like a tricky business. I've got hard installed PVC conduits that I hope are big enough.
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Re: 16' Ski Boat Restoration

Post by Milhouse » Wed Oct 16, 2019 8:53 am

mrintense wrote:
Mon Oct 14, 2019 2:50 pm
Judging the wire loom size seem like a tricky business. I've got hard installed PVC conduits that I hope are big enough.
The split loom I used was 5/8" I probably should have used 3/4". I can't imagine routing that much wire through conduit; adding a wire later will be near impossible.
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Re: 16' Ski Boat Restoration

Post by Milhouse » Wed Oct 16, 2019 8:56 am

Got the boat back on the trailer!

One person on each chainfall and one managing the trailer, worked great!
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