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    She's got sole!

    Floor frames were carefully measured and cut to float a cm off of the hull, glassed on both sides and epoxy sealed edges, then tabbed into place with 3 layers of 17 oz tabbing. A large 3/8" G-10...

    texlan Yesterday 07:40 AM

    An uplifting change!

    I went ahead and glassed in the old engine controls panel hole and shifter/throttle hole, as they were located in prime leak water into the boat locations. There was also another hatch near the gas...

    texlan 12-11-2019 11:17 PM

    Working through it

    This girl needed a real new lease on life. It needed a new backbone..err mast compression post step. It needed a new sole. We could rebuild her... we do have the technology. She could be more than...

    texlan 12-10-2019 10:40 PM

    New beginnings

    Even though I'd stepped back, I did manage to, over a year or so, finish out the new sump and engine bay pretty nicely, and even got the nuisance pump (A whale 320 gulper with air pressure switch)...

    texlan 12-10-2019 09:27 PM

    More Debuilding and some scope..

    I was starting to feel pretty good about the sump situation,

    but once you start cutting, it becomes an addiction. There was the Great Rotten Galley Removal of '17..

    The delaminated...

    texlan 12-10-2019 08:22 AM

    More Problems -- Debuilding.

    So No Problem needed to come clean about it's past, and if I was ever to get my soon to be wife to come aboard, I had to fix the petrole-mold smell. Unfortunately, much of it was not visible...

    texlan 12-10-2019 07:59 AM
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  • Recent Forum Posts

    Loren Beach

    E32 Wiring diagrams

    Keep in mind that "standards" change, over the years and decades.
    Our '88 was factory wired with all GFI-protected outlets for the AC

    Loren Beach Today, 05:22 AM Go to last post
    Tin Kicker

    E32 Wiring diagrams

    Good eye!

    I very much agree with Parrothead and will add that there are other things also not to ABYC, such as the distance from the shore

    Tin Kicker Yesterday, 09:59 PM Go to last post

    E32 Wiring diagrams

    A word of caution. The OEM drawing presented by tinkicker is out of current ABYC compliance in at least one aspect, the requirement that both current

    Parrothead Yesterday, 09:11 PM Go to last post
    Geoff W.

    E32 Wiring diagrams

    As someone who likes to nerd about this stuff (and has the same boat) I'd love to see the diagrams for whatever you come up with Might inspire better

    Geoff W. Yesterday, 04:50 PM Go to last post
    Tin Kicker

    E32 Wiring diagrams

    Here's the OEM circuit for the 110 VAC. I've already already sent it to everybody who asked for the DC circuits, EXCEPT for those who forgot to tell me

    Tin Kicker Yesterday, 04:35 PM Go to last post
    Geoff W.

    Ericson 32-3 in WA

    Don't see these come up often, so sharing a link. Looks well kept. Don't know much about it otherwise


    Geoff W. Yesterday, 03:23 PM Go to last post
    David Grimm

    carbon monoxide

    As a professional firefighter I respond to many CO calls a year. I found on natural gas stoves people use aluminum drip trays for easy clean up. These

    David Grimm Yesterday, 07:57 AM Go to last post
    Frank Langer

    E32 Wiring diagrams

    Hi Bob,
    Thanks for sending this so quickly! The sharing of info and expertise on this forum is just the best!


    Frank Langer 12-12-2019, 07:17 PM Go to last post
    Tin Kicker

    E32 Wiring diagrams

    Glad to give back.
    Everybody who asked should have an email by now. Let me know if not received.

    Tin Kicker 12-12-2019, 06:38 PM Go to last post