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by javalin390
Fri Apr 15, 2016 10:55 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Chrysler 440 haul out HELP!!
Replies: 11
Views: 3030

Re: Chrysler 440 haul out HELP!!

Double cabin? How mechanically inclined are you? Personally, in my case, mine are small blocks ( 360's ) and if the need arises, I would do it myself by stripping both to short blocks to make them as small & light as possible and pull them out with a regular engine hoist. Remove the carpet, as t...
by javalin390
Fri Apr 08, 2016 5:50 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Am i crazy???? Double cabin VS Marque
Replies: 22
Views: 4314

Re: Am i crazy???? Doible cabin VS Marque

I can totally appreciate the sediment of not wanting her to die miserably, as M's are to aluminum boats to what Chris Crafts are to people that love old wooden boats. Marinettes are beautiful classics. In my first year of ownership of my '37, I have studied the history of these boats, spent time wor...
by javalin390
Thu Apr 07, 2016 8:34 pm
Forum: Boat and Hull
Topic: Hull design
Replies: 14
Views: 3626

Re: Hull design

That is correct, not sure what year the change was, but the change was made sometime in the 80's, and it was for better handling on open waters.
by javalin390
Wed Apr 06, 2016 7:42 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: New to Marinette. Made new exterior emblems.
Replies: 29
Views: 7918

Re: New to Marinette. Made new exterior emblems.

If any of you are planning on going to Kelly's Island for the 2016 Rendezvous, I can give a live tutorial on how to make them, and you can see the finished product on my boat.
by javalin390
Wed Apr 06, 2016 7:34 pm
Forum: Cabin and Interior
Topic: Wood, Trim, Boards, etc.
Replies: 8
Views: 2785

Re: Wood, Trim, Boards, etc.

Beautiful trim, why are you dismantling the boat???
by javalin390
Sat Apr 02, 2016 9:42 pm
Forum: Electrical and Electronics
Topic: Fuse block in engine bay?
Replies: 9
Views: 2203

Re: Fuse block in engine bay?

On my 1975 37', the only green is in the AC ground circuit, and all my DC grounds are white. Mine is pretty original, near as I can tell.
by javalin390
Sat Mar 12, 2016 11:56 am
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Re:1984 crusader Question for FastJeff
Replies: 12
Views: 2654

Re: Re:1984 crusader Question for FastJeff

Holy cow ! I hope you're doing the port engine too. Have any stray pieces of the impeller gone downstream ?
by javalin390
Sun Mar 06, 2016 4:59 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: 2016 RENDEZVOUS
Replies: 21
Views: 7412

Re: 2016 RENDEZVOUS

When will registration begin?, When can we start reserving dock space?
by javalin390
Mon Feb 15, 2016 8:57 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: New to Marinette. Made new exterior emblems.
Replies: 29
Views: 7918

Re: New to Marinette. Made new exterior emblems.

The first couple attempts, the old emblem stuck to the clay, so I ended up using the same trick that a baker would use, like sprinkling flour onto it so the "dough" won't stick, but instead of flour, I used talcum powder, then the old emblem popped right off. Marinette emblems 006.JPG Mari...
by javalin390
Mon Feb 15, 2016 8:34 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: New to Marinette. Made new exterior emblems.
Replies: 29
Views: 7918

Re: New to Marinette. Made new exterior emblems.

Ok, here's the secret formula. It's cheap, easy & fun for the whole family. Visit your local hobby shop or craft store. The name of the product is called Sculpey & Super Sculpey. This is a mold-able plastic clay that you can make any shape you wish. It can be shaped & formed just like mo...

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