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by tundrarules
Tue Apr 23, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Boat and Hull
Topic: Wax?? Need some guidance
Replies: 5
Views: 116

Re: Wax?? Need some guidance

Wax has come a long way since the 80's......... Wash boat with Dawn dish washing liquid. That takes all oils, etc off. Zaino Clear Seal http://www.zainostore.com/product/Z-CS.html Then use Zaino Z-8 for every other wash maintenance. http://www.zainostore.com/product/Z-8.html This stuff wipes on and ...
by tundrarules
Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Cleaning tips and tricks
Replies: 1
Views: 236

Cleaning tips and tricks

Orpine This seems to be the best soap per boating forums. Very concentrated and goes a long way. I've used it for the last couple of seasons and it does a good job. Dissolves spider poo if you apply and let sit for a couple of minutes. Orpine Boat Soap & Wax https://www.amazon.com/OPW2-Orpine-B...
by tundrarules
Thu Mar 07, 2019 9:08 am
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: running on one engine to save fuel?
Replies: 7
Views: 881

Re: running on one engine to save fuel?

Great topic! I’ve asked a few times for someone with a floscan system to post a fuel usage chart for us. Hopefully you floscan guys can help us out this spring. I have a 29 and I use one engine most of the time. About 1700 rpms gets me 7mph. I usually just enjoy a slow cruise for an hour then set an...
by tundrarules
Sat Feb 23, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: Engines
Topic: Engine oil, transmission fluid and filter types for Chrysler 360
Replies: 20
Views: 5951

Re: Engine oil, transmission fluid and filter types for Chrysler 360

Amazon carries 10w30 Rotella [url]Rotella T4 Triple Protection Diesel Engine Oil 10W-30, https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01LH7KO1Y/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_3NECCbR6Y1KT7[/url] That’s what I’ve been using. My engines have 700 hrs and that oil weight doesn’t slip past the rings yet. I do add a 1/2 bottle of zd...
by tundrarules
Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: About My Boat Brags
Topic: New Boater, New to me Marinette.
Replies: 22
Views: 5828

Re: New Boater, New to me Marinette.

SWEET! Another Marinette saved! :D . Welcome aboard. We look forward to your post on progress. Lots of great guys here to help. Your signature rocks! Makes me laugh :lol:

BigM :ugeek:
by tundrarules
Mon Dec 17, 2018 11:38 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Flying Bridge Restoration
Replies: 45
Views: 12556

Re: Flying Bridge Restoration

Carl,
Thanks very much for all the detailed post! You rock! Good job! Sharing your knowledge helps us all. You’re a very kind person.

Everyone enjoy your holiday season! Now come on boating season :mrgreen:
by tundrarules
Mon Dec 17, 2018 11:15 am
Forum: Cabin and Interior
Topic: Cabin window tracks
Replies: 1
Views: 1305

Re: Cabin window tracks

There is a thread a few years old. Use the search function. Guy named Tom and his phone number can be found on that thread. Here it is if he still has any. Tom, from Marinette site 619-208-6458. Welcome to the forum. Let us know how your project goes.

BigM
by tundrarules
Thu Sep 27, 2018 11:30 am
Forum: About My Boat Brags
Topic: Family Boat Resurrected!
Replies: 5
Views: 1710

Re: Family Boat Resurrected!

WOW! Great job on the restore of your family boat :D Good for another 40 years! :D Thanks for sharing your story and pictures with all of us. Gives us hope and drive for our own projects. Our classic boats deserve a new life!

BigM
by tundrarules
Thu Aug 30, 2018 10:13 am
Forum: Fresh Water Systems
Topic: Fresh Water Holding Tank Pump
Replies: 21
Views: 6934

Re: Fresh Water Holding Tank Pump

Ray4713, I have a belt driven like you. When I run my tank out of water...which is often, I always get trapped air in the lines. The pump will run with no water output until you purge the air out. My setup has a purge hose with valve next to the pump that works well. Sometimes I can purge using the ...
by tundrarules
Sun May 27, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: Boat and Hull
Topic: Restoring 37 double cabin
Replies: 2
Views: 1296

Re: Restoring 37 double cabin

Star-brite Black Streak Remover is some great stuff. I use it every time I wash my deck.

[url]Star Brite Instant Black Streak Remover 1 Gallon https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0000AYFCJ/re ... cBbXSSWWYS[/url]

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