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by bruceket
Sat May 27, 2017 5:32 am
Forum: Engines
Topic: Mechanic near Kent Island, MD
Replies: 0
Views: 163

Mechanic near Kent Island, MD

Need a recommendation for a good, reasonably priced mechanic for help with my Chrysler 318 engines. Thanks
by bruceket
Thu May 25, 2017 4:16 pm
Forum: Boat and Hull
Topic: Rough seas
Replies: 17
Views: 1083

Re: Rough seas

Agree with squirrelly behavior in following/quartering seas. 2-4 ft in the Chesapeake kept me busy on the throttles. Steering alone didn't work. No danger though. Head seas are fine. Overall very pleased with my M's handling.
by bruceket
Wed Apr 12, 2017 6:22 pm
Forum: Boat and Hull
Topic: Aft Deck Restoration
Replies: 49
Views: 5933

Re: Aft Deck Restoration

Is the original 5/8" plywood springy?
by bruceket
Fri Mar 31, 2017 5:07 pm
Forum: Boat and Hull
Topic: Aft Deck Restoration
Replies: 49
Views: 5933

Re: Aft Deck Restoration

I understand the beautiful work many of you are doing in replacing the aft decks of your boats. I saw that the OEM thickness of the plywood was 5/8". Is this right? I used 1/2" as a temporary overlay (so I wouldn't fall through). It really moves underfoot. 3/4" feels right to me but w...
by bruceket
Wed Mar 29, 2017 3:55 pm
Forum: Boat and Hull
Topic: Hull Preparation & Painting
Replies: 34
Views: 2212

Re: Hull Preparation & Painting

OK guys. This sounds like you are very serious about your bottom paint. I have a workboat quality Marinette 32 express cruiser. What is the least expensive way I can bottom paint it, with the least expensive bottom paint?
Thanks,
Bruce

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