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When your wife demands that you spend $3,300 on the boat you don't argue. (at least not for long)
Yup I was a bit reluctant to drop the coin on this one, but she was very persuasive, she kept...
Now that I had my grounding plate installed I went to work on the mast top rod/aeriel and all the bits between them. The rod its self I made from a 2.5' length of 1/2" aluminum rod that I Rounded...
I know what your thinking... There is no lightening risk in Oregon right? Yes, Yes that's true, But I just gave notice at work and I'll be leaving at the end of the year for sunny Florida! We're...
After removing we found the stanchion mounts in perfect condition. they are carved from the teak cap rail itself! We were worried that it was going to be ugly under there!
The gate stanchions...
We had some surprises with the first heavy rains. the most persistent leak from gate stanchions was worsening. off with the headliner and mahogany planks! What we discovered gave us confidence in the...
This project is not going very fast, but it's going ok. It's not near the top of the list, but it needs to get done before the headliner project starts this winter. Over the past few weeks I've...
Christian, sounds like you were on my boat one day but you changed the names to protect the innocent. Thanks for the laugh!
Yes, plan B. My plan B was going down to the marina and taking a nap on her whilst she rocked me. Slept like a log for 2 hrs.
I have not heard of a 190 amp alternator before.
Lordy.... the wiring must be Huge.
The 190-amp alternator is installed and works well. I did have to split the case open after the first installation attempt and rotate the rear housing,
I have always gone with the 8500 figure. One travellift operator claimed that it weighed more than 10,000, empty, but I think that's probably plus or
I should add that the Fein Multimaster with straight blade has once again proved its worth. We started out with chisels and prybars and after 15 minutes
Thanks for posting these pics!
You wondered why they didn't gelcoat under the settee, but on our 1984 E30+, there is no gelcoat
Gusts to the mid 30s in Rock Hall. Plan "B" implemented.
Wow. This is an E36RH, correct? It's been out of the water since the bottom was peeled? I haven't used vacuum bagging before? You had to wait for the