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Forum: Prairie 05-19-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 21,795
Posted By milt
All I can say WOW, I looked at your boat way back...

All I can say WOW, I looked at your boat way back when it was for sale under the name uno mas. Passed on it and decided on a larger boat that was closer to home (FL) Have been following your trip...
Forum: General Discussion 12-02-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 767
Posted By milt
Caught the same sunrise on the west side, the...

Caught the same sunrise on the west side, the other pine island in south west FL. We were anchored off Chino island.
Forum: General Discussion 05-09-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,606
Posted By milt
looked long and hard and found one that was right...

looked long and hard and found one that was right for me.

The Europa style did not suit me because of the fly bridge overhang (I am 6' 6" tall & 300 lbs.).
I was also looking for a project...
Forum: Power Systems 01-05-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 570
Posted By milt
Could not find anyone in Fl who knew much about...

Could not find anyone in Fl who knew much about this trans.:banghead: The boat is being put on the hard Mon. the yard will pull the trans., put on a pallet

and will be sent to a shop in SC. to...
Forum: Power Systems 12-17-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 570
Posted By milt
paragon trans. rebuild

I was wondering if any one knows of a shop that would rebuild a 1973
paragon P type transmission in the SW/S Florida area. Lost reverse and
the trans. started to slip while heading back. Plan to...
Forum: General Discussion 08-30-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 993
Posted By milt
Thanks for the heads up, will take a close look...

Thanks for the heads up, will take a close look at the shaft when I get back
in Oct.
Forum: General Discussion 08-29-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 993
Posted By milt
I did the stuffing box about 2 years ago. I used...

I did the stuffing box about 2 years ago. I used 3/8's I think.

I pulled out 2 rings and replaced with 3 rings.

I did not try to match beveled sacrifices, just butted them together making...
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 05-12-2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,147
Posted By milt
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: General Discussion 04-30-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,535
Posted By milt
My wife made covers for both forward and aft flag...

My wife made covers for both forward and aft flag poles. The flag on
the bow was used on a car side window, I removed the plastic pole that
fastens to the window and put two grommets for mounting.
Forum: Power Systems 04-25-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 705
Posted By milt
Have searched internet, you tube, found basic...

Have searched internet, you tube, found basic info. but not my problem.
Talked to some one who works on these trans. and supplied me with the
parts and blow up picture of the trans.
I needed...
Forum: General Discussion 04-23-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,166
Posted By milt
Bought my boat at lands end a few years ago, nice...

Bought my boat at lands end a few years ago, nice marina with gates
at each dock and a good restaurant. But not floating docks.
Milt
Forum: Power Systems 04-23-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 705
Posted By milt
Paragon Transmission

I lost reverse in my 73 MT trawler it has a 120 Lehman diesel with a paragon
trans. When I took it apart I noticed the reverse linkage in the trans. had come apart.
I managed to get the reverse...
Forum: General Discussion 03-09-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,276
Posted By milt
Yep, passed the old HOBO while he was rounding...

Yep, passed the old HOBO while he was rounding the south end of
Pine Island earlier this week.
Forum: General Discussion 03-01-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,590
Posted By milt
Off the coast of Kittery Maine. {not this time of...

Off the coast of Kittery Maine. {not this time of year)
Forum: General Discussion 03-01-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,590
Posted By milt
Sunset off cape harbor, Cape Coral FL.

Sunset off cape harbor, Cape Coral FL.
Forum: General Discussion 02-25-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 975
Posted By milt
73276 I have about a six inch overhang from...

73276

I have about a six inch overhang from the bridge. Rain water tens to migrate
under the overhang and drip on the windows and walls of the cabin.

To cure this I put thin chrome looking...
Forum: General Discussion 02-24-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,657
Posted By milt
What I meant to say was where in FL will you keep...

What I meant to say was where in FL will you keep the boat,

Curt
Forum: General Discussion 02-24-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,657
Posted By milt
Congratulations on the new boat. Have you...

Congratulations on the new boat.
Have you settled on a home port for her?

Curt
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 02-21-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By milt
The switch on my boat has an adapter plate to...

The switch on my boat has an adapter plate to mount the breaker.
If you are looking to replace the breaker, get the name and numbers off
the breaker and check online. Did a search some time ago and...
Forum: General Discussion 02-03-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,416
Posted By milt
A little different situation but same idea. We...

A little different situation but same idea. We are planing to sell our house up
north and stay in FL. full time. We spent a whole summer getting ready for a
huge garage/house sale.

We have been...
Forum: General Discussion 01-29-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 629
Posted By milt
We are also in the area (Pine Island), if there...

We are also in the area (Pine Island), if there is some way we can help let us know.
Curt
Forum: General Discussion 01-22-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 887
Posted By milt
We went from Tampa bay to Pine Island two winters...

We went from Tampa bay to Pine Island two winters ago, no issues with depth in the Chanel.
We only need four feet for our 34' MT, have not noted any change since Irma,
others may have more recent...
Forum: General Discussion 01-16-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,933
Posted By milt
I live on the south end of Pine Island and ended...

I live on the south end of Pine Island and ended up with a horizontal crack
along the bottom of my seawall due to the water pressure on the back side
of the wall and now it is buckling out along...
Forum: General Discussion 01-15-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,389
Posted By milt
Cannot tell you why some boats are let go to that...

Cannot tell you why some boats are let go to that extent, but I am glad that
I found one in that condition. The PO was a heavy smoker so I needed to wash the interior down twice to get rid of the...
Forum: General Discussion 01-14-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,893
Posted By milt
There are sand bars around the north end of Pine...

There are sand bars around the north end of Pine Island, at lower tides I have seen boats pull up and unload chairs and coolers. Not Sanabel but it is sand.;)
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