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by Busia
Mon Jan 18, 2021 11:27 pm
Forum: About My Boat Brags
Topic: Fancy metal boat
Replies: 1
Views: 47

Fancy metal boat

59 Chev boat.jpg

Some practice trying to post a picture.

Something for Jeff.

Everybody is home, so post some pics, report how your summer went, what you have to fix before spring.
by Busia
Tue Dec 15, 2020 3:06 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Long shot
Replies: 4
Views: 1137

Re: Long shot

I would start by looking up the registration number. Does that state issue titles to a boat? Find out who they have listed as the owner. Otherwise, it is easy in some states to get a title for a re-constructed car/boat or for storage fees.
by Busia
Fri Dec 04, 2020 12:57 pm
Forum: Engines
Topic: Hard to start?
Replies: 10
Views: 2325

Re: Hard to start?

Check if you have gas in the float bowl of the carb. ( pump the throttle, does the accelerator pump squirt gas down the throat of the carb? )
Actually, it is good to crank it awhile if you have the battery and starter that will handle it. Build up oil pressure before it runs. That drains down too.
by Busia
Sun Nov 29, 2020 3:26 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: New hole needed
Replies: 3
Views: 1896

Re: New hole needed

I just used the seacock that supplied raw water for the port engine. What little water you use for the head won't make a difference to the engine. I welded up all the holes in the hull that I could eliminate.
by Busia
Fri Nov 27, 2020 12:28 am
Forum: A/C Wiring
Topic: A/C wiring source
Replies: 5
Views: 13481

Re: A/C wiring source

"The problem is, I have a cut Capac cable about 12 inches away from the sensor in the bilge, how can l repair this? can this be done." If it is really the Capac system and not a transducer for depth or something else, yes, just splice the wire. The Capac is just a DC signal of about a mill...
by Busia
Tue Nov 03, 2020 10:57 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: 1966 26' Express Chevrolet 350 Conversion
Replies: 6
Views: 2830

Re: 1966 26' Express Chevrolet 350 Conversion

[quote="sfry"]Thank you again for the feedback Louis, unfortunately the previous OMC dealer in the largest county in the state of GA has a kid that suggested that I buy a new boat..." Simple. Tell him you are going to buy another boat. A really good boat. Better than any he has for sa...
by Busia
Mon Oct 26, 2020 11:33 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Anchors
Replies: 6
Views: 3326

Re: Anchors

The chain is what makes the anchor hold. Use lots of chain.
by Busia
Sat Aug 22, 2020 4:01 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: bridge steering not responding
Replies: 7
Views: 3819

Re: bridge steering not responding

Do you have cable or hydraulic steering ?
by Busia
Sun Aug 16, 2020 2:07 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Facebook v. Marinette Forum posts
Replies: 15
Views: 7851

Re: Facebook v. Marinette Forum posts

Noticed that awhile ago. Seems to be quality vs. quantity. Often I advise people to look on this site for the correct info, sometimes I see unbelievably wrong info on the Facebook group. I think most people are on Facebook already, so that's what they use.
by Busia
Sun Aug 09, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: New member with questions, Sedan 32
Replies: 21
Views: 21879

Re: New member with questions, Sedan 32

Welcome to the group. #1. Does it just stink, or does it smell like gasoline? ( the engine will only smell a little oily when it's hot) If it is gasoline, be very careful! Open everything up and turn on your bilge blowers. Then fix the leak. Most likely it is a skunky smell from the shower sump, the...

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