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by sckaras
Thu Oct 22, 2020 4:48 pm
Forum: Boat and Hull
Topic: RUb Rails
Replies: 5
Views: 927

Re: RUb Rails

thank you for the heads up they are coming out very nice, very slow but nice so now for the next stupid question as we reassemble I am confused about the proper choice for any bolts stainless and aluminum don't go together well...but it seems all the bolts, screws, etc... we took out were stainless ...
by sckaras
Sun Oct 04, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: Boat and Hull
Topic: RUb Rails
Replies: 5
Views: 927

RUb Rails

Restoring 1985 Sportsman
Anybody have any input to restoring rub rails or source for new / old replacement
also when took off there was a material between rub rail and boat any ideas what it was
by sckaras
Fri Jul 27, 2018 2:55 pm
Forum: Engines
Topic: 318 Rebuild / replacement
Replies: 2
Views: 3518

318 Rebuild / replacement

1985 sportsman Marinette - Currently two tired 318's,going to a minimum long block rebuilds, thinking about 360 swap though, any thoughts on good bad or otherwise.
by sckaras
Mon Mar 26, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Topside Paint and Preparation
Topic: Topside Paint
Replies: 8
Views: 15264

Re: Topside Paint

very nice pictures, thank you for the advice
much appreciated
by sckaras
Sat Mar 24, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: Topside Paint and Preparation
Topic: Topside Paint
Replies: 8
Views: 15264

Topside Paint

Opinions Please - Imron vs. Awlgrip vs Interlux for waterline up including sides, top, deck, etc....
by sckaras
Thu Mar 22, 2018 8:34 am
Forum: Boat and Hull
Topic: Soda blasting vs. Glass Beads
Replies: 1
Views: 3232

Soda blasting vs. Glass Beads

I know it has been recommended that sand blasting is not good for the hull. We are stripping the whole thing top and bottom
having trouble finding a soda blaster but found someone that uses wet blasting with glass beads. Has anybody any experience or recommendations on this?
by sckaras
Tue Mar 06, 2018 7:09 am
Forum: Cabin and Interior
Topic: Cleaning Interior Hull
Replies: 3
Views: 9145

Cleaning Interior Hull

Looking for recommendations... Have stripped out complete cabin and v-berth interior as we rebuild entire boat... 35 years of mold, mildew etc...would like to wipe / clean before reinstalling new interior. Looking for recommendations for cleaning products that will not react adversely with aluminum....
by sckaras
Mon Jan 29, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: Corrosion
Topic: 1985 Sportsman Restoration Beginning
Replies: 11
Views: 16973

1985 Sportsman Restoration Beginning

Just beginning restoration on 1985 Sportsman, Twin 318's with a Flybridge. Began this weekend with removing the main cabin. Lots of soft spots in floor and walls. So naturally the questions will be coming for many months... Thank You in advance to all of you for your assistance and patience. 1st Que...
by sckaras
Fri Aug 18, 2017 6:47 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Wanted Trailer for 28 Sportsman Twin
Replies: 2
Views: 2961

Wanted Trailer for 28 Sportsman Twin

Looking for a trailer for 28 Sportsman with Twins, doesn't have to be New but Good Shape and road worthy...
Willing to travel if its worth it
by sckaras
Fri Aug 18, 2017 6:46 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Wanted 28" Sportsman
Replies: 13
Views: 8949

Re: Wanted 28" Sportsman

WE FOUND ONE, thanks to all who helped
now on to restoration, and finding a decent trailer

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