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Forum: Grand Banks 01-20-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,631
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I just rebedded and rebuilt mine. Not a lot to...

I just rebedded and rebuilt mine. Not a lot to it. These could easily be made out of extruded fiberglass and would last forever.

I was going to do that but teak lasts almost forever so I rebuilt...
Forum: Grand Banks 01-06-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 344
Posted By Choices
I have a 92. Just did mine from AM. Got to my...

I have a 92. Just did mine from AM. Got to my blog, grandbankschoices, and you can see what I did. Any questions let me know.

They are beautiful!
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 01-06-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 481
Posted By Choices
Once registered in Texas you only pay for annual...

Once registered in Texas you only pay for annual registration. Many people move the boat out of state every six months and don't even pay that. Kind of a gray area. We only do that on the dinghy.
Forum: General Discussion 01-06-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 718
Posted By Choices
My 36 is newer, 92, but I finally got a minor...

My 36 is newer, 92, but I finally got a minor leak.

Most leaks are from window drains becoming clogged. Clean them each time you wash the boat.

Rebedding windows is a lot of work but...
Forum: Power Systems 12-27-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,142
Posted By Choices
Please post the testers info. I have a 36 GB, and...

Please post the testers info. I have a 36 GB, and I know they are in great shape, but...I might sleep better
Forum: General Discussion 12-23-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 15
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All good points. Regarding LED bulbs.... ...

All good points.
Regarding LED bulbs....

First, when selecting a LED bulb, confirm socket type and if bayonet the contact orientation.

Another issue is AC vs DC. LED bulbs are made in DC and...
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 12-16-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 207
Posted By Choices
I am from that area. Try the Aransas Pass...

I am from that area.

Try the Aransas Pass area, several shrimp boat yards there.
Was one in Ingelside, but I think it closed.
One on T-head in Corpus.
Forum: Power Systems 12-11-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,169
Posted By Choices
This is good info. Waiting for the solution.

This is good info. Waiting for the solution.
Forum: General Discussion 12-11-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 15
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Views: 829
Posted By Choices
I put LEDs in from I think superbrite. Went with...

I put LEDs in from I think superbrite. Went with highest lumens that would fit. Maybe doubled light output. Big benefit is voltage loss.
Forum: General Discussion 12-11-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By Choices
Inside door hardware is Perko and still...

Inside door hardware is Perko and still available, but you gotta hunt for it.
Forum: General Discussion 12-11-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By Choices
Most Perko stuff is still available. Go to my...

Most Perko stuff is still available. Go to my blog, grandbankschoices for wiper info. Just rebuilt mine as I did windows. Door hardware can be tough. Might explore rechroming or polishing out. The...
Forum: General Maintenance 11-29-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,357
Posted By Choices
You can do them yourself in a weekend if your...

You can do them yourself in a weekend if your handy.

I redid mine in gold leaf and show how on our blog, "grandbankschoices." Burrow down to find it.
Forum: General Discussion 11-13-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,690
Posted By Choices
Go for removing all imperfections. Only then can...

Go for removing all imperfections. Only then can you find out how good you are. Striving for a perfect finish is the sign of true craftsman.

With time it will get scratches and dings. Then you...
Forum: General Discussion 11-13-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 456
Posted By Choices
I did mine in gold leaf. Used vinyl for outline....

I did mine in gold leaf. Used vinyl for outline. Go to my blog, grandbankschoices and see process. Very easy.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 11-13-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By Choices
My gb has a voltage sensing relay that closes...

My gb has a voltage sensing relay that closes allowing the fourth battery to charge once the first three reach float voltage.

Look for a hockey puck size device with a couple wires coming out of...
Forum: General Discussion 11-07-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,629
Posted By Choices
These are not cut off. These are removable...

These are not cut off.

These are removable handles to prevent unauthorized operation, probably for the macerator or cooling system.

Sometimes they are padlockable, but that prevents emergency...
Forum: General Discussion 11-05-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,763
Posted By Choices
Check my blog, grandbankschoices, I show how to...

Check my blog, grandbankschoices, I show how to do it in two hours.
Forum: General Discussion 11-05-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,763
Posted By Choices
On a 135, pulling tranny is easy couple hour job....

On a 135, pulling tranny is easy couple hour job. 135s have rear motor mounts so trans should be hanging of bell housing.

A damper plate acts like a busted crank or thrown rod, once it locks up....
Forum: Monk 11-05-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 34,466
Posted By Choices
Since the poster is in Florida... There was...

Since the poster is in Florida...

There was a GB distributor in Florida that special ordered his own inventory.

These boats were usually single screw, with factory fiberglass decks. Most were...
Forum: General Maintenance 10-28-2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 438
Posted By Choices
Check out my blog, grandbankschoices. I made a...

Check out my blog, grandbankschoices. I made a set out of nylon washers and 5200 for six bucks. Got the washers are a True Value hardware store . Exact fit with some sanding.
Forum: General Discussion 10-23-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 870
Posted By Choices
River Forest did mine $45/ft. Was such a...

River Forest did mine $45/ft.

Was such a good job I didn't want to put it in the water.
Forum: General Discussion 10-23-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 478
Posted By Choices
I am almost on year 4 in full Gulf Coast sun. ...

I am almost on year 4 in full Gulf Coast sun.

Anywhere it is protected I am sure it could go ten years or more.
My boat is a Europa, so some of the boat is pretty shaded.

Awlwood is a...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 10-13-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By Choices
Garmin tech support is very good. Hit them mid...

Garmin tech support is very good. Hit them mid morning.
Forum: General Maintenance 10-13-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,358
Posted By Choices
I stripped an entire GB 36 with a heat gun and...

I stripped an entire GB 36 with a heat gun and scrapper in a weekend. Was removing Cetol which came off easy.

I see no reason to go back with Cetol, unless you just want to do it again in 18...
Forum: Grand Banks 10-12-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 704
Posted By Choices
Bill, PM me and you can pick them up in Beaumont.

Bill, PM me and you can pick them up in Beaumont.
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