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by brokebill
Thu Apr 12, 2018 8:02 am
Forum: A/C Wiring
Topic: updating wiring
Replies: 7
Views: 577

Re: updating wiring

Big no, no to use solid conductor wire on a boat. It has to be marine wire, which means that it is silver coated, annealed, stranded wire. It's not cheep but is good insurance against fires and faulty wiring. Everything on boats moves independent of everything else. The solid wire will eventually fo...
by brokebill
Wed Mar 07, 2018 8:19 am
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: 1984 28 For Sale
Replies: 4
Views: 737

Re: 1984 28 For Sale

Nice looking boat, well maintained. I may be well uninformed but where did you get the side thruster?
by brokebill
Fri Nov 10, 2017 10:55 am
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: '59 houseboat on CL
Replies: 6
Views: 1045

Re: '59 houseboat on CL

It reminded me of house boats that were custom made on Kellogg Ave. Cincinnati, back in the 1960's. Any one remember the name of the boat company?
by brokebill
Mon Jun 19, 2017 6:07 pm
Forum: Engines
Topic: Exhaust manifold temp
Replies: 17
Views: 1652

Re: Exhaust manifold temp

Years ago I found that the assembly gaskets can be incorrectly punched out so that some water gets through but not enough, compare old gaskets with new ones.
by brokebill
Sun Jan 08, 2017 11:19 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Sunken 32`
Replies: 99
Views: 8052

Re: Sunken 32`

I started working on a 1980 28' sedan it was partially gutted, after refinishing the outside I started in the inside. While refinishing the outside I cut hand holes in the walls to loosen the deck cleats and light fixtures. Cutting the hand holes I found that the plywood they covered with vinyl had ...
by brokebill
Fri Oct 21, 2016 8:04 am
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Door needed
Replies: 6
Views: 810

Re: Door needed

I have looked into the local glass companies and no one can get that extrusion and they don't want to make one that small. This sedan had one sliding door, I will check out eBay. Thanks
by brokebill
Thu Oct 20, 2016 2:39 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Door needed
Replies: 6
Views: 810

Door needed

I have a 1986 -28' sedan. I need a sliding rear door. I was having the old door powder coated and lost part of the door frame #*%$@!.. I even have new glass for it.
by brokebill
Wed Sep 28, 2016 5:35 pm
Forum: Boat and Hull
Topic: window track
Replies: 26
Views: 3922

Re: window track

I have an extra piece of aluminum track if anyone is interested in purchasing it. Please PM me.
by brokebill
Thu Mar 03, 2016 8:50 am
Forum: Boat and Hull
Topic: blower vents
Replies: 9
Views: 1509

Re: blower vents

I bought some new ones that are polished stainless steel with a black plastic base. Their very close to the same size as the old ones so they covered the old holes. The hose fits inside these where there some tabs to keep it from falling. I think though I am going to make some inside keepers for the...
by brokebill
Sun Feb 07, 2016 1:28 pm
Forum: Cabin and Interior
Topic: interior wood
Replies: 4
Views: 1273

Re: interior wood

Thanks Karl, I had not considered them for paneling. I did find some 4 quarter by 6" wide by 6' long for $28 a board foot just east of me near Xenia Ohio.

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