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Forum: General Discussion 09-16-2018, 09:03 PM
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Not so, I have a 18 foot 1936 Poulsbo Skiff Cedar...

Not so, I have a 18 foot 1936 Poulsbo Skiff Cedar on oak, that was in such shape that fiberglass was the last resort. I have owned the boat for over 40 years from when it was glassed by persons who...
Forum: General Maintenance 09-11-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 474
Posted By Al
After three sets of Perko door units, I installed...

After three sets of Perko door units, I installed a high quality lock lasp and went with a high quality padlock. Looks good and does the job. The Perko door handle will work in one direction which...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 09-11-2018, 12:05 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,961
Posted By Al
Exactly!! This is the process on 'Slo~Belle' ...

Exactly!! This is the process on 'Slo~Belle' Upon engine start, the ACR switch is made and the start battery is joined with the house battery for charging purpose while underway. On shore power or...
Forum: General Discussion 09-10-2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 6,082
Views: 710,745
Posted By Al
Nice conversion for sure. $94,000 US? If there...

Nice conversion for sure. $94,000 US? If there is a comment to the negative it would be the apparent tight quarters to the sides of the Gardner for access and engine work, not that these engines are...
Forum: General Discussion 09-10-2018, 11:45 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,124
Posted By Al
Same here, backed up by a 'Greener" hanging on...

Same here, backed up by a 'Greener" hanging on the bed stead.


Al-Ketchikan
Forum: General Discussion 09-10-2018, 11:42 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,124
Posted By Al
You are correct, however, we stow the gun in...

You are correct, however, we stow the gun in Seattle, yet we can transport one via the Alaska Ferry to Bellingham, or claim it in a locked container, were we to fly. We often drive from Prince...
Forum: General Discussion 09-10-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,124
Posted By Al
As a resident of Alaska who visits Seattle a...

As a resident of Alaska who visits Seattle a couple times a year, I retain a 9mm CC firearm alongside a a non-resident Washington state CC permit.
Just saying, Welcome to Seattle,a true Left Coast...
Forum: Cruising and Events - West Coast 09-08-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 724
Posted By Al
Ken, message passed. They are holding for Dixon...

Ken, message passed. They are holding for Dixon Weather (Tad rough)
Forum: Cruising and Events - West Coast 09-07-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 724
Posted By Al
Will make a point of that, I will check the...

Will make a point of that, I will check the harbor this AM to see if they are still moored in BHN.(Bar Harbor North). Glad you are traveling well without any incidents.
Cheers,

Al:thumb:
Forum: Cruising and Events - West Coast 09-06-2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 724
Posted By Al
No word on my accounts, however, today, Dave and...

No word on my accounts, however, today, Dave and Dorothy Nagle on the
Diesel Duck 'David Ellis' drifted into Ketchikan. I had witnessed the boat on the hard in Wrangell recently. Met the two of...
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,581
Posted By Al
Or "Lower 48":)

Or "Lower 48":)
Forum: Welcome Mat 09-03-2018, 02:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 311
Posted By Al
:flowers:heck out this product....

:flowers:heck out this product. 'https://www.amazon.co.uk/Captain-Tolleys-Creeping-Crack-sealer/dp/B003T6EJ9A

It is the consistency of condensed milk. You allow it to gently slow flow around the...
Forum: Welcome Mat 09-03-2018, 02:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 311
Posted By Al
Murray- Finally have a Sundowner in Ketchikan...

Murray- Finally have a Sundowner in Ketchikan other than the Chatterbox model reported to you early on. We had seen the boat listed for sale in Gig Harbor for $35,000 with a 1000 hr. Yanmar arrive...
Forum: Cruising and Events - West Coast 09-03-2018, 02:16 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 10,444
Posted By Al
[/I] Hi Richard,:flowers: Whoops I was...

[/I]

Hi Richard,:flowers: Whoops I was confused in my thinking, Sure, Now I remember. I had the Nordhaven as you as we came in as the conversation related to the location it did take. I have seen...
Forum: Cruising and Events - West Coast 09-01-2018, 12:02 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 10,444
Posted By Al
Wow! Dream Catcher moved swiftly!! We knew her...

Wow! Dream Catcher moved swiftly!! We knew her to be in Meyers Chuck as we were passing heading North to Wrangell on the 22ND. From the radio traffic I learned that some unknown soul in the "Chuck"...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 08-17-2018, 11:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,972
Posted By Al
With a 28 foot boat and a failed ac/dc fridge, we...

With a 28 foot boat and a failed ac/dc fridge, we purchased a very inexpensive small 2 cubic foot (I recall) fridge from Walmart, We have a 1800 Watt inverter and 2000 Honda gen set. When we drop...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 08-14-2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,412
Posted By Al
Hummmmmm I resemble that remark!! Thanks...

Hummmmmm I resemble that remark!!

Thanks for the report Bill, having recently installing a ComNav unit, clues to potential issues filed away in the absent memory bank for future forgetfulness...
Forum: Cruising and Events - West Coast 08-14-2018, 11:38 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 10,444
Posted By Al
And Contact with Bill was accomplished! Finally...

And Contact with Bill was accomplished! Finally met the 'Man'.:thumb: Lunch with he, Ken, and Chrystal, of 'Hat Trick' (DAMN, I am of poor name retention here). As always, pressing the flesh of...
Forum: General Discussion 08-09-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,052
Posted By Al
While on the West Coast and you are on the Gulf,...

While on the West Coast and you are on the Gulf, here is an example of patience paying off were all the stars aligned,
...
Forum: Classifieds 08-08-2018, 12:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 825
Posted By Al
Nothing personal,:flowers: the wiring strung all...

Nothing personal,:flowers: the wiring strung all about, low engine room head room, are two items that struck me as to what the total housekeeping of the boat shouts.
The price IS attractive no...
Forum: General Discussion 08-07-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,052
Posted By Al
:banghead:Well, seeing as you have made a...

:banghead:Well, seeing as you have made a decision on the $13,000 investment, the advertisement for a replacement engine of your current make at under $4,000 fitting all the current aspects may well...
Forum: General Discussion 08-07-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,052
Posted By Al
For what it is worth, Just spotted this on the...

For what it is worth, Just spotted this on the Seattle Craigslist:

https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/bpo/d/boat-engine70-hp-pathfinder/6665031958.html
...
Forum: General Discussion 08-04-2018, 09:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,124
Posted By Al
Have the same boat and situation here in...

Have the same boat and situation here in Ketchikan. The one here, outfitted with the same top house canvas and such, was sunk raised and engine flushed. It has been purchased from the insurance...
Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,052
Posted By Al
Final from Al on specs of Sundowner with Perkins...

Final from Al on specs of Sundowner with Perkins 2-236: My acquaintance called to give information on his Sundowner. His Perkins 4-236 has a 2:1 gear and runs a 22X13 wheel. and runs it at 1800 RPM...
Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,052
Posted By Al
[QUOTE=Rocky Champagne;685932]Eris, responding to...

[QUOTE=Rocky Champagne;685932]Eris, responding to your request about the 80 HP Perkins M85t (Cat 3034T). It has been a great engine for us. It runs all day at an easy 2,000 rpms at 7 kts burning 1.5...
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