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by bcassedy
Mon Nov 25, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Saving info from site...
Replies: 1
Views: 712

Saving info from site...

Guys, Based on what Dependo wrote on the 3rd page of the "Pulpit Restoration" posting, I thought I'd offer some information regarding saving information from this site. He mentioned (possibly tongue in cheek) that he'd printed off a ton of information from the site but it had become unwiel...
by bcassedy
Fri Nov 22, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: Boat and Hull
Topic: Pulpit Restoration
Replies: 22
Views: 11684

Re: Pulpit Restoration

Joel,

Well put!!
My request... Don't take your entry down. It speaks well of you and the vast majority of members.

Bill
by bcassedy
Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:21 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Not even sure how to ask about this...
Replies: 13
Views: 2584

Re: Not even sure how to ask about this...

As I understand it, Marinettes were originally designed as a river and/or lake boat. Given their light weight (compared to 'glass' boats) and deadrise (from being a semi displacement hull) they are a bit prone to rolling with wave action. However, there are many on the Great Lakes and that environme...
by bcassedy
Thu Nov 07, 2019 8:46 am
Forum: Boat and Hull
Topic: Bow seating
Replies: 2
Views: 1253

Re: Bow seating

Appears that this is something where there are different state regulations that govern riding in the bow area. But it seems there's a general train of thought / regulatory bent... - If there's a seat / seating area in the front of the boat that we originally created during the manufacturing process,...
by bcassedy
Sat Nov 02, 2019 9:15 am
Forum: Electrical and Electronics
Topic: master battery switch
Replies: 4
Views: 3417

Re: master battery switch

"... Those old coffee cans have long ago been dug up and used."

(sniff, sniff..) End of an era.....

Bill
by bcassedy
Wed Oct 16, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: Engines
Topic: Engine Drain Plugs
Replies: 9
Views: 8222

Re: Engine Drain Plugs

Ok folks, my winterization for engines... ... And please tell me if I've been lucky or this is an OK process..... ( raw water engines - with engines warm and OFF...) - pull drain plugs on engines (inboard side) and drain. Replace plugs. They're brass and haven't teflon coated since 2010. No leaks no...
by bcassedy
Tue Sep 24, 2019 8:23 am
Forum: Engines
Topic: Stumped - Fuel Delivery Issue
Replies: 13
Views: 10503

Re: Stumped - Fuel Delivery Issue

Just to eliminate ANY kind of obstruction issue I'd recommend: Prerequisite - if your system still has the Perko ceramic filter in place, this should be drained, cleaned out, & CAREFULLY filled with clean fuel and screwed back into place. 1. disconnect fuel line at tank (anti-siphon valve remain...
by bcassedy
Fri Sep 20, 2019 7:37 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Over-wintering boat - in water???
Replies: 16
Views: 10851

Re: Over-wintering boat - in water???

Rob,

In a word... OUCH!!!!

Bill
by bcassedy
Fri Sep 20, 2019 7:10 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Over-wintering boat - in water???
Replies: 16
Views: 10851

Re: Over-wintering boat - in water???

Joel, Some do pull their boats. Others leave them in. Joe, In the true sense of a "marina" definition, no. This is a backwater of the Ohio (ie, when the Ohio was dammed by the big dams in place of the multiple weir dams that dotted the Ohio, creeks backed up forming a lot of navigable area...
by bcassedy
Thu Sep 19, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Over-wintering boat - in water???
Replies: 16
Views: 10851

Re: Over-wintering boat - in water???

Out of water storage isn't an option this uear... Too many 'needs' pulling at dollars (political campaign running for mayor, house being resided, dock rebuild, boat possibly needing new carb on port engine (Break Out Another Thousand (couple of hundred but that didn't match the "T"... :? )...

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