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by bcassedy
Wed Jun 20, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Stern railing design
Replies: 15
Views: 168

Re: Stern railing design

Purpose...
I'm wondering if it was added to add to the aesthetic appeal of the "cruiser look"?

Name...
skirt (ing) works for me as well.

Bill
by bcassedy
Wed Jun 13, 2018 9:00 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: How to post pictures
Replies: 2
Views: 150

Re: How to post pictures

For those who have MS Paint as an accessory app on their computers (all Windows PC's/laptops would have it - MAC users may have another same type app).... - You can open the pic in question in Paint. --> If your pic is skewed (sideways / upside down), you can use the "Rotate" function to g...
by bcassedy
Mon Jun 11, 2018 8:42 am
Forum: Engines
Topic: engines seem locked up
Replies: 17
Views: 611

Re: engines seem locked up

legendlc wrote: without being on her and I'm having withdrawals lol.


Signs of a true Big M owner/boater!! :D

Bill
by bcassedy
Tue May 01, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Old gas
Replies: 22
Views: 2590

Re: Old gas

Update... History - (saves major read thru... ;) ) Had previously filled the tanks in spring of 2017 anticipating launch May, 2017. That didn't happen due to Admiral accident (busted neck & lumbar vertabrae :o ). At top off of starboard tank, the cap was left off till late April, 2017. One or 2 ...
by bcassedy
Thu Apr 26, 2018 8:01 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Hatch Gasket Material
Replies: 5
Views: 421

Re: Hatch Gasket Material

And me. Got mine at Lowes.

Bill
by bcassedy
Sat Apr 21, 2018 10:09 am
Forum: Vendors
Topic: Packing boxes RUDDER
Replies: 11
Views: 2111

Re: Packing boxes RUDDER

So... Because of damage that occurred while boat was on hard -> bent rudder shaft... Stbd Rudder - bent n out - f.jpg ...it was necessary to remove it for repair / replacement at a local machine shop. Extraction was deceptively easy. - Remove 3 cotter pins. (1 on shaft's top, 1 which tied to packing...
by bcassedy
Wed Apr 18, 2018 7:20 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Hull or vin number...
Replies: 5
Views: 431

Re: Hull or vin number...

diFrenzi... To give you an idea on oil filter changes... - Get a low height pan to catch the oil. - Use a standard oil filter wrench to initially loosen and then you'll be able to unscrew the filter. With the pan underneath the pan you should catch all the oil that'll come out before you can get the...
by bcassedy
Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Paint
Topic: Bottom paint dilema
Replies: 8
Views: 608

Re: Bottom paint dilema

John, You could spot sand areas where the paint's flaking, apply a couple of coats of Interprotect 2000e and a couple of coats of bottom paint. But importantly, those areas that haven't flaked off could do so shortly after you put her in the water. I would definitely try to work something out moneta...
by bcassedy
Mon Apr 16, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: Paint
Topic: Bottom paint dilema
Replies: 8
Views: 608

Re: Bottom paint dilema

John, I've never heard of a bottom paint job lasting as long as you're hoping. I've painted my own boat a couple of times since we bought her in Jun 2010. By design, the ablative paints are intended to wear off in order to rid the bottom of slime, crustaceans, and other undesirable stuff. There are ...

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