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    More Dorade Info

    The curing of the penetrating epoxy takes a long time, if the cure criteria is that the solvent odor should be gone. After nearly two weeks I can still detect the solvent. I'll have to re-read the...

    footrope Yesterday 10:52 AM

    Caboose of the main panel post

    As built:

    This is pretty much the way I made the house control panel and associated cabinets a few years ago. Minus a few mistakes because I hadn't done it for a while. But now that I have...

    toddster 08-20-2016 05:54 PM

    New 12V Main Panel

    Last week, I added a new 12V Main panel to Arcturus. During my initial refit, I moved the mains to some old electrical boxes left behind on the galley cabinet by the PO. However, this left the back...

    toddster 08-20-2016 05:27 PM

    Forward Dorade Box

    On my 1980 E-38, the forward dorade box incorporates a pair of cowls with a winch handle holder in between and has a wooden bottom. The wood was painted, but apparently not sealed. It seems to have...

    footrope 08-14-2016 04:56 PM
    Christian Williams

    Thelonious II--Revised Cabin Table, New Upholstery

    A cabin table that doubles as a conversion platform for a double berth needs to fill the space. I find that makes for an overlarge table which inhibits access to the banquette. My spouse disagrees,...

    Christian Williams 08-12-2016 11:36 AM
    Martin King

    Gusher 10 replacement part 2

    Well look here, a valve return spring! Nothing like this on the Gusher 10.

    Side by side of the deck plates and their gators.The old style was powercoated aluminum and the new one is plastic....

    Martin King 08-07-2016 10:57 PM
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