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by carl
Tue Jul 24, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: Boat and Hull
Topic: Bilge Blower Restoration
Replies: 20
Views: 1004

Re: Bilge Blower Restoration

Some more pictures of the modification.
by carl
Tue Jul 24, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: Boat and Hull
Topic: Bilge Blower Restoration
Replies: 20
Views: 1004

Re: Bilge Blower Restoration

After a closer inspection and better understanding of my bilge blower/passive air flow system I decided to implement a modification/upgrade to both. Originally the collection/plenum boxes on my aft vents accommodated both circuits, the passive air flow through the bilge and the forced air flow from ...
by carl
Mon Jul 23, 2018 6:11 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Swim Ladder Question/Restoration
Replies: 14
Views: 831

Re: Swim Ladder Question/Restoration

Today I took apart the stationary (upper) section of the swim ladder, cleaned all of the parts and reassembled it. Don't forget to use a drop of Loctite thread locker on the nuts during reassembly or nylock nuts if you prefer. I'm still working through my fix on the swing down section of the swim la...
by carl
Sat Jul 21, 2018 10:29 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: A sad day
Replies: 17
Views: 1255

Re: A sad day

If it helps to write then write...If it helps to talk then talk...If it helps to pray then pray...personally I understand this, all three helped me in a time of sorrow, sadness and pain. Some of us know true heartbreak while others look in from the outside. Not a day has gone by that I'm not thinkin...
by carl
Thu Jul 19, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Fly Bridge Ladder Restoration
Replies: 1
Views: 207

Fly Bridge Ladder Restoration

It took me all of eighteen hours non stop to restore my fly bridge ladder today, this was more than a full days work, it was more than twice a full days work but the end result is one my family and I can climb up and down with a peace of mind all day now. I got lucky too, the powder coat shop let me...
by carl
Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:41 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Swim Ladder Question/Restoration
Replies: 14
Views: 831

Re: Swim Ladder Question/Restoration

Thank You Gentlemen for your input and information. Today I pulled everything apart for my refurbishment and headed to the blast booth with all of the aluminum pieces in hand to clean them up for the powder coater tomorrow when I realized the two aluminum bottom tubes bent at 90 degrees are actually...
by carl
Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:24 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Swim Ladder Question/Restoration
Replies: 14
Views: 831

Swim Ladder Question/Restoration

I'm in the process of rebuilding my Swim Platform Swing Down Ladder and I have some questions. I've attached three pictures of the swing down section of the ladder off of my 1990 32' FB Sedan. I need some help. I'm not sure if it is all original or if it has been modified or repaired by a previous o...
by carl
Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: Corrosion
Topic: Bow Rail Restoration
Replies: 31
Views: 5368

Re: Bow Rail Restoration

Today I installed my flag staff socket in the gunwale center transom with a 1/4' Starboard insulator. I also started drilling and installing the aluminum Rivnuts for the Aft deck rail stations. More details to come...
by carl
Sun Jul 15, 2018 7:32 am
Forum: Boat and Hull
Topic: Bilge Blower Restoration
Replies: 20
Views: 1004

Re: Bilge Blower Restoration

Vents, Collector Boxes and new Blower Motors installed...
by carl
Sat Jul 14, 2018 10:35 pm
Forum: Boat and Hull
Topic: Bilge Blower Restoration
Replies: 20
Views: 1004

Re: Bilge Blower Restoration

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