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by carl
Mon Oct 22, 2018 7:34 am
Forum: Props
Topic: Prop size and operating RPM for 318 Chrysler engines
Replies: 15
Views: 1755

Re: Prop size and operating RPM for 318 Chrysler engines

Propeller sizing is a skill, somewhere between a mathematician and an art form. Cupping your tiny 12" props are not going to get you perfect. You need to stick with the original equipment. While you have your original 16 x 15 props off consider sending them out to be serviced, typically a good ...
by carl
Sat Oct 20, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Marinette Boat Gauge Set For Sale on eBay
Replies: 4
Views: 693

Marinette Boat Gauge Set For Sale on eBay

I'm selling a set of eight Marinette boat gauges on eBay. Here is the link: https://www.ebay.com/itm/Marinette-Boat ... 3599428424
by carl
Sat Oct 06, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: neutral switch?
Replies: 2
Views: 512

Re: neutral switch?

On a Velvet drive gearbox it should be on the gearbox itself.
by carl
Sat Oct 06, 2018 8:15 am
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Very rare 1957 Starcraft Ski-Champ for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 385

Very rare 1957 Starcraft Ski-Champ for sale

Are you or someone you know looking for a winter project? Besides my 32' Marinette I also own two other smaller runabouts, one Sears fiberglass boat that I am restoring and this very rare 1957 StarCraft Ski-Champ that I have started to restore. But due to personal reasons I'm handing the StarCraft o...
by carl
Sat Sep 29, 2018 11:30 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Mystery Items...
Replies: 2
Views: 527

Re: Mystery Items...

Just learned from a generous guy over on the Marinette Facebook page that they are plugs for the original through hull depth sounder transducer and the knot meter paddle wheel.
by carl
Sat Sep 29, 2018 10:13 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Mystery Items...
Replies: 2
Views: 527

Mystery Items...

When I purchased my boat it was packed full of the previous owners crap but it wasn’t all crap. In the cubbyhole under the dinette I found a treasure trove of goods, all brand new still in their original packages, mostly spare engine parts, 16 sparkplugs, 4 fuel filters, two distributor caps and rot...
by carl
Sat Sep 29, 2018 9:56 am
Forum: Boat and Hull
Topic: Replacement for Window Track Poly Glide
Replies: 3
Views: 561

Replacement for Window Track Poly Glide

Replacement material for the aluminum window track Poly Glide inserts available on eBay. Only eight rolls left of both the window width and the screen width. Absolutely the last batch I'm custom ordering and selling. Get yours before its all gone. Search eBay for Marinette Boat Parts and you will fi...
by carl
Sun Sep 23, 2018 11:09 am
Forum: Cabin and Interior
Topic: Windows
Replies: 2
Views: 443

Re: Windows

Your boat is 38 years old and those windows have probably never been slid in their tracks. You took out the clear plastic stop blocks often installed in the upper track to prevent the window from sliding backwards. The tracks are probably full of 38 years of crud under and around the glass. I would ...
by carl
Sat Sep 22, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: Engines
Topic: I need a good reputable source for Crusader Marine Engine Parts
Replies: 1
Views: 389

I need a good reputable source for Crusader Marine Engine Parts

Doe's anyone have good experience buying Crusader Marine engine parts from a particular vendor? A vendor you would recommend? I'm getting to the engines now and will need to source some parts...Thank You.
by carl
Sat Sep 22, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Cabin and Interior
Topic: Interior teak laminate
Replies: 3
Views: 604

Re: Interior teak laminate

Your interior Teak veneered marine plywood is most likely 1/4" but you'll need to challenge/verify this. Try to source here: http://theworkbench.com/about.php

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