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by Fastjeff
Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:09 am
Forum: Boat and Hull
Topic: Source for 5/8" starboard marine anti slip
Replies: 7
Views: 231

Re: Source for 5/8" starboard marine anti slip

I too went the aluminum way, screwing it down on the existing plywood deck. A few spots were rotted and needed replacement, so I used 1/2 inch exterior plywood with a shim to get the surface level. I sealed all around the perimeter with caulking to keep the wood below dry. A rug went on top of that,...
by Fastjeff
Tue Feb 06, 2018 7:20 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Bimini Top
Replies: 9
Views: 312

Re: Bimini Top

I used plywood when my bimini rotted away. Ugly but efficient. Survived a brutal snowstorm.

Jeff
by Fastjeff
Tue Feb 06, 2018 7:19 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Thinking about summer
Replies: 2
Views: 156

Re: Thinking about summer

Got a photo of the truck with the tree damage?

Jeff
by Fastjeff
Sat Feb 03, 2018 8:26 am
Forum: Boat and Hull
Topic: Bottom Paint
Replies: 5
Views: 124

Re: Bottom Paint

Outstanding. Love to know the boat's name's "secret" meaning (if you don't mind). Jeff PS: To those of you contemplating orbital sanding 'under there', Harbor Freight sells a "water sander" that eliminates the toxic dust hazard--about 60 bucks. It's an air sander with a built in ...
by Fastjeff
Sat Feb 03, 2018 8:21 am
Forum: Cabin and Interior
Topic: Update Head
Replies: 1
Views: 125

Re: Update Head

Nice work.

Jeff
by Fastjeff
Sat Feb 03, 2018 8:20 am
Forum: Cabin and Interior
Topic: New counter tops
Replies: 3
Views: 153

Re: New counter tops

Much better!

Jeff
by Fastjeff
Sat Feb 03, 2018 8:19 am
Forum: Cabin and Interior
Topic: New Curtains
Replies: 1
Views: 110

Re: New Curtains

The Admiral did ours with the same type material. Makes a HUGE difference on a hot day.

And who said Mothers-in-law are bad!

Jeff
by Fastjeff
Sat Feb 03, 2018 8:18 am
Forum: Engines
Topic: Cleaning Risers
Replies: 1
Views: 124

Re: Cleaning Risers

Do yourself a favor and (if you can) and have those flanges surfaced by a machine shop. (They get out of flat over time.)

Be sure to silicone BOTH sides of the gasket with a THIN coating when reinstalling. and retighten the bolts after the motor fully warms up.

Jeff
by Fastjeff
Wed Jan 31, 2018 4:01 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Block Heater
Replies: 9
Views: 209

Re: Block Heater

..."Aluminum is such a good conductor that the heat from the hull heater is just transferred right into the water. "

And visa-versa. If the water at the marina never gets below 35 degrees you should be okay; it takes a long time to drop a thousand pounds of iron a few degrees.

Jeff
by Fastjeff
Wed Jan 31, 2018 6:38 am
Forum: Marinette Admin Notices
Topic: Activation
Replies: 2
Views: 167

Re: Activation

Okay. Thanks.

Jeff

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