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by Fastjeff
Sun Aug 20, 2017 5:43 am
Forum: Props
Topic: question about propeller racing in foul seas
Replies: 7
Views: 79

Re: question about propeller racing in foul seas

..."We trailered our 28 to Green Bay (the body of water, not the city!) " Had to laugh at that since my GPS has me running up the local river on dry land! (The pointer is off about 3/4 of an inch.) Weird to see buoys located on dry land! If the props were breaking free, either those was so...
by Fastjeff
Thu Aug 17, 2017 5:13 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: radar
Replies: 6
Views: 148

Re: radar

I thought he retired when M*A*S*H went off the air?

Jeff
by Fastjeff
Thu Aug 17, 2017 5:13 pm
Forum: About My Boat Brags
Topic: MY 1966 26 ft 327 fireball
Replies: 25
Views: 938

Re: MY 1966 26 ft 327 fireball

Try an auto junkyard for Hudsons and Ramblers (on-line). People specialize in all kinds of cars.

Jeff
by Fastjeff
Tue Aug 15, 2017 7:21 am
Forum: Props
Topic: 28 prop recommendation
Replies: 1
Views: 59

Re: 28 prop recommendation

My advise? Stick to what's working. Also, from my experience, a 4 blade prop creates a noticeably faster idle speed. (That made for some thrilling docking until I learned to shift in and out of neutral, regularly.) If that's not a concern, you MIGHT get better plane off with the 4 bladed, but be car...
by Fastjeff
Tue Aug 15, 2017 7:16 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: jralbert Private message outbox stuck
Replies: 7
Views: 109

Re: jralbert Private message outbox stuck

It's a "conspira-stroke!" (Jimmy Durante)

Jeff
by Fastjeff
Mon Aug 14, 2017 7:07 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Carb Problem
Replies: 22
Views: 500

Re: Carb Problem

Stuff happens. Just yesterday a carb I recently rebuilt (and was working fine) leaked like a sieve when I turned on the electric fuel pump. Why? Search me, but a few raps with a plastic hammer freed it up and it sealed again--until I got to the launch ramp. A few more knocks and it was working again...
by Fastjeff
Sun Aug 13, 2017 7:28 am
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: 62 40 ft ?
Replies: 8
Views: 204

Re: 62 40 ft ?

Or a diesel?

Jeff
by Fastjeff
Fri Aug 11, 2017 7:09 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Throttle and shift lever handles
Replies: 7
Views: 200

Re: Throttle and shift lever handles

Sorry, but when I moved last year I threw away an entire set of those.

Jeff
by Fastjeff
Fri Aug 11, 2017 7:08 am
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: 62 40 ft ?
Replies: 8
Views: 204

Re: 62 40 ft ?

Boat designers cringe seeing "modifications" like that.

Jeff
by Fastjeff
Thu Aug 10, 2017 6:59 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Pumping out your holding tank
Replies: 11
Views: 397

Re: Pumping out your holding tank

I would rather use the marina facilities than that! Yeeeuuuckk!

Jeff

PS: Damn clever, though. I use a shop vac to pull the oil out of the motor on my new boat. Oil stops at an old propane tank I got for nothing (of course. (Legendary cheapskate!)

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