• Recent Blog Posts

    Shelman

    New Inverter

    I added a new inverter to the boat this past weekend. I had a cheep cobra inverter but I didn't trust it to not catch on fire and also to not ruin the mackbook pro. I chose the Xantrex 600 watt...

    Shelman Yesterday 12:21 PM
    bgary

    Time is Fluid (mast re-hab, part 3 of 3)

    At Christian’s recommendation, I called Buzz Ballenger and asked about his “spar seal” product. This is basically a polymer-based sealer that protects the pores in an anodized spar and keeps it...

    bgary 05-19-2016 03:33 PM
    bgary

    Time is Fluid (mast re-hab, part 2 of 3)

    Next phase of the project was to replace lights and wiring. Most of that wasn’t very dramatic, thanks to the design of the Kenyon spar that Ericson used in this era. It is a beautiful design –...

    bgary 05-19-2016 03:25 PM
    bgary

    Time is Fluid ** (mast re-hab, part 1 of 3)

    (**) "Time is fluid, so the moments where everything feels perfect pass in a wink, and those where you're on your knees in despair drag on like the death of a thousand cuts"
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    bgary 05-19-2016 03:16 PM
    Macgyro

    E-32 Folding Transom Ladder

    My winter project is finally mounted on the boat! You may not be able to see it easily in the photos, but the bottom wooden step has a two step stainless steel folding ladder bolted to it. Here's...

    Macgyro 05-18-2016 10:54 AM
    Christian Williams

    "Thelonious II" -- Fuel Tank Inspection Ports -- Five-Minute Video

    I use the engine to charge the batteries, and although there is solar capability on the new boat, I want the engine to run after rough weather has shaken the fuel tank like a rag doll and left arms,...

    Christian Williams 05-06-2016 05:15 PM
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  • Welcome to EY.o!

    Greetings -

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  • Recent Forum Posts

    cooper999

    Dual battery replacement

    Just to close the loop here (because I know everyone is on the edge of his/her seat), I ended up replacing both batteries with no issues. Guy, you are

    cooper999 Today, 08:38 AM Go to last post
    toddster

    Towing E25

    I've spent a lot of time hauling trailers with relatively light V6 vehicles, and I think I agree with the others. You're getting a bit outside the comfort

    toddster Today, 08:09 AM Go to last post
    Shelman

    Towing E25

    I tow my E-26 twice a year, and even towed it to Oregon from the great salt lake in Utah, but it was slow 50mph the whole way with a car out front on

    Shelman Today, 08:04 AM Go to last post
    supersailor

    Towing E25

    Hi Loren,

    8,000lbs is into the major towing range. It is a serious load. The 2500 would be more comfortable. The major manufacturers have

    supersailor Today, 07:41 AM Go to last post
    Loren Beach

    Weights and Measures

    I would figure out what the weight of the boat & trailer is, and then check my owner's manual for max. trailer weight that can be towed. Remember

    Loren Beach Today, 07:24 AM Go to last post
    supersailor

    Towing E25

    Dodge shows the truck is rated for 6050lbs towing. The boat (good choice by the way) is 5130 lbs. Add 1000lbs for the miscellaneous stuff you always

    supersailor Today, 07:15 AM Go to last post
    gowfer

    Towing E25

    I'm going to purchase a E25 next week if the boat checks out. My only other concern is towing this boat. I have a Ram 1500 with the 3.6 V6 not the V8

    gowfer Today, 06:50 AM Go to last post
    Lorih

    Mississippi river

    Maybe all rivers stink.
    After 24 or so locks, garbage water in St loius, wingdams, 30 mph straight at us winds, barges, low bridges. ..muddy water,

    Lorih Yesterday, 11:14 PM Go to last post
    Lorih

    2 non boaters made it 950 miles from Wisconsin to TN

    We were called nuts. But what else do you do when you live in tn and buy a boat in northern Wisconsin? You bring her home. We learned an awful lot about

    Lorih Yesterday, 11:02 PM Go to last post