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by Tuggle
Fri Nov 02, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: Boat and Hull
Topic: Aft Deck... Diamond plate aluminum?
Replies: 11
Views: 550

Re: Aft Deck... Diamond plate aluminum?

25 years, how bout 43, still in good shape, know the 18-20 years prior to my ownership she sat in a covered slip. What's hurting are the sides, seems to be some kind of fiberboard, was going to use 1/4" StarBoard on them. I'm with you on replacing before there totally shot.
by Tuggle
Fri Nov 02, 2018 7:36 am
Forum: Boat and Hull
Topic: Aft Deck... Diamond plate aluminum?
Replies: 11
Views: 550

Re: Aft Deck... Diamond plate aluminum?

Sound dampening? Have you considered KingStarboard, although mine is currently in good shape I know the day is coming, probably sooner than later.
by Tuggle
Sun Oct 28, 2018 4:56 pm
Forum: Engines
Topic: New owner engine stall issues
Replies: 17
Views: 1615

Re: New owner engine stall issues

Plugs used are Autolite APP65's.
by Tuggle
Fri Oct 26, 2018 4:11 am
Forum: Engines
Topic: New owner engine stall issues
Replies: 17
Views: 1615

Re: New owner engine stall issues

Ordered mine directly from Performance Distributor, since both distributors turn in the same direction there is no reverse rotation designation. Had them make the wires 4" longer and on their recommendation used Autolite Double Platinum Plugs gapped at .055, as of this writing don't remember wh...
by Tuggle
Wed Oct 24, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Engines
Topic: New owner engine stall issues
Replies: 17
Views: 1615

Re: New owner engine stall issues

Had a low idle stalling issue on my port engine that was unbelievably frustrating, tried everything, finally bit the bullet and installed DUI Distributors. These engines now idle as if they were fuel injected, conferred with Trowerpower who has the same setup, this forum is a wealth of information. ...
by Tuggle
Wed Oct 03, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: Electrical and Electronics
Topic: Chartplotter
Replies: 1
Views: 327

Re: Chartplotter

Take a look at the Garmin 276cx, this is the re released version, strongly considering this one myself. Have an old 376c that always worked great, used it on the boat, truck and motorcycle. Look it over and let me know what you think.
by Tuggle
Thu Sep 20, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: Engines
Topic: New owner engine stall issues
Replies: 17
Views: 1615

Re: New owner engine stall issues

I'll second Fast Jeff's post, I too have learned through experience there is no substitute for dedicated chargers. Have used Newmar Chargers for years.
by Tuggle
Tue Aug 14, 2018 5:16 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: One wire alternator
Replies: 6
Views: 574

Re: One wire alternator

On a one wire alternator isn't the voltage regulator internal, thus completely bypassing any external regulator?
by Tuggle
Mon Aug 13, 2018 11:19 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: One wire alternator
Replies: 6
Views: 574

Re: One wire alternator

Replaced both of mine last year with Arco's, wired them directly to the positive battery lead, they've never missed a beat.
by Tuggle
Thu Jul 26, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: BALLAST in the stern of 39 Sedan
Replies: 13
Views: 1151

Re: BALLAST in the stern of 39 Sedan

Have seen people put bags of concrete in houseboats to level them out. At 2000 lbs. you've got about a $1000 stash.

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