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by Joe
Wed Sep 05, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Engines
Topic: Broken valve new engine
Replies: 10
Views: 723

Re: Broken valve new engine

Looking at the pic. The head gasket between the two center cylinders looks very black . The firing ring looks burnt to me . Was it running hot.
by Joe
Thu Aug 16, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Boat and Hull
Topic: Shorepower, transfer switch & genny
Replies: 6
Views: 286

Re: Shorepower, transfer switch & genny

With the breakers off. Disconnect the "white" wires one at a time. Disconnect the water heater completely. Every wire going to it.
by Joe
Tue Aug 14, 2018 5:20 pm
Forum: Boat and Hull
Topic: Shorepower, transfer switch & genny
Replies: 6
Views: 286

Re: Shorepower, transfer switch & genny

Check/ disconnect your water heater. I had a heater element split. It still worked, butt it was back feeding.
by Joe
Tue Jun 05, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: Props
Topic: Spacing between prop and rudder
Replies: 2
Views: 426

Re: Spacing between prop and rudder

In theory, the space between the back of the prop and the cutless bearing should not be more the twice the diameter of the shaft.
by Joe
Sun Mar 25, 2018 9:58 am
Forum: Topside Paint and Preparation
Topic: Topside Paint
Replies: 8
Views: 1418

Re: Topside Paint

This is after 3 1/2 years sitting in the marina. In the water the whole time. No buffing, No wax. Just Awlgrip boat soap only. Very happy.
by Joe
Sun Mar 25, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: Topside Paint and Preparation
Topic: Topside Paint
Replies: 8
Views: 1418

Re: Topside Paint

Awlgrip , Imron. I would consider "professional " Both are 2 part. Meaning you need to know what your doing. Both will give you a very hard finish. The interlux is a single. Softer finish. I used the Awlgrip system when I painted mine. "Butt" I had access to a paint booth that th...
by Joe
Wed Feb 07, 2018 7:58 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: 39 Sedan purchase & transport
Replies: 23
Views: 3519

Re: 39 Sedan purchase & transport

You really need 5 men. One in each corner and one to feed the cables and wires. On the ground 2 men can handle the bridge , butt its all you want.
by Joe
Wed Feb 07, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: 39 Sedan purchase & transport
Replies: 23
Views: 3519

Re: 39 Sedan purchase & transport

Not the best pics. I painted mine in 2012/13 All my pics are on a computer with a hard drive problem. This is when I first pulled it out to get started. I was about 14'6" tall. Had to dodge the traffic lights.
by Joe
Wed Feb 07, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: 39 Sedan purchase & transport
Replies: 23
Views: 3519

Re: 39 Sedan purchase & transport

Hello. This is what I did on my 32. First on the lower front deck run 2 2x4s front to rear ,on the lower deck hand rail. Use some pipe strap and wrap around the hand rails. Then cut a 2x4 across the front , and cut 2 legs for the front. to make a frame. Then on the flybridge remove the screws. lift ...
by Joe
Wed Jan 31, 2018 2:33 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: 39 Sedan purchase & transport
Replies: 23
Views: 3519

Re: 39 Sedan purchase & transport

The flybridge and the seat post will have to come off to even get close to 14. A 32 sedan ,bridge off, post off. No wheels ,no tires ,no axles on trailer . trailer on 4" equipment moving skates, No props, The keel and rudders were a 4x4 off the floor. I got it in to a 12' 4" door opening. ...

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