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Forum: Power Systems 09-16-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,919
Posted By Robvald
would you mind sharing the name of your mechanic?...

would you mind sharing the name of your mechanic? It would be nice to have a contact of a trustworthy mechanic like that.Im glad you got her home. best of luck with your new boat.
Rob
Benicia, CA....
Forum: General Discussion 05-07-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,708
Posted By Robvald
Teak deck coatings on old trawlers

I have been using the Cetol oil sealer with great results. I use the sealer only on all horizontal surfaces and added a clear coat on the vertical trim pieces. I like the finish and the oiled...
Forum: General Discussion 03-26-2019, 01:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,476
Posted By Robvald
Got it great info. Thanks

Got it great info. Thanks
Forum: General Discussion 03-25-2019, 11:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,476
Posted By Robvald
David, what do you mean by non perforated? Isnít...

David, what do you mean by non perforated? Isnít that what tightens the band at the worm gear ?
Forum: DeFever 03-25-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 839
Posted By Robvald
DeFever? - Location of Serial Number or HIN

https://www.dropbox.com/s/rnv1u49gzmnmx5w/IMG_7453.JPG?dl=0

I am curious to know if someone can help me find my boat serial number. built in the CTF yard 1977 I have looked in the obvious places....
Forum: General Discussion 02-18-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 791
Posted By Robvald
Napa carries a FORD RED color. Itís a great match...

Napa carries a FORD RED color. Itís a great match and a Engine paint ( high heat )
Forum: General Discussion 06-27-2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,019
Posted By Robvald
Now that is the best response Iíve read so far.

Now that is the best response Iíve read so far.
Forum: General Discussion 06-27-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,019
Posted By Robvald
Impossible.IMHO You may have had a even return...

Impossible.IMHO
You may have had a even return on your cash invested. But hundreds of hours of free labor to make that happen . I just donít see flipping boats as a money making venture. Unless you...
Forum: General Discussion 05-29-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,045
Posted By Robvald
Or just buy one of these

Or just buy one of these
Forum: General Discussion 05-26-2018, 06:54 AM
Replies: 211
Sticky: Boat Search 101
Views: 78,566
Posted By Robvald
She must love me

Oh no RT. My boat def loves me. ď but I think itís only for the money ď
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cEtcNpM9QEk
Forum: General Discussion 05-26-2018, 12:05 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,045
Posted By Robvald
Yes very impressive Ski. You are our go to guy....

Yes very impressive Ski. You are our go to guy. TF is the best
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 04-28-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By Robvald
I took it to my go to plumbing house to see if...

I took it to my go to plumbing house to see if they could set me up with replacement washers. Tom the owner of the place couldnít help me. That was the first time I have seen him stumped in 20 Years...
Forum: General Maintenance 03-30-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,525
Posted By Robvald
Oh no ! Barnacles on your nuts is really bad ...

Oh no !
Barnacles on your nuts is really bad
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Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 03-30-2018, 01:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,042
Posted By Robvald
Found one-Looking for an oil pan for a 80 hp ford Lehman 2712E

I put a vertical support from the stringer to the floor member below the mocked A frame. There is a support below each end of the A frame. Worked fine. I had a 1 ton rated Come-a-long at the rear of...
Forum: Power Systems 03-29-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,525
Posted By Robvald
How is a pop test done ?

How is a pop test done ?
Forum: General Discussion 03-28-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 16,887
Posted By Robvald
Absolutely a fantastic thread and such...

Absolutely a fantastic thread and such inspiration for me. These 2 are truly living the dream!
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 03-28-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,042
Posted By Robvald
I placed a vertical support from the inboard...

I placed a vertical support from the inboard stringer to the floor system at each end of the mocked A frame. It basically transferred the weight onto the inboard stringer. The wood came from a scrap...
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 03-28-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,042
Posted By Robvald
Thank you all for the comments and support . BTW...

Thank you all for the comments and support . BTW the pan is cast aluminum. I now check anything Iím putting pressure on with a magnet.
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 03-28-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,042
Posted By Robvald
FOUND one in Oakland Ca. Just last week.Just a...

FOUND one in Oakland Ca. Just last week.Just a short drive away from me. What a job ! I had to lift the engine up to the floor boards to get the old pan out/new pan in. I hope to never do that again...
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 03-21-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,042
Posted By Robvald
Yes, Brian was my first call. I might have a...

Yes, Brian was my first call. I might have a lead on a used one that is close to me. I am just hoping the casting #s match.
Thanks
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 03-21-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By Robvald
better view of leak

better view of leak
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 03-21-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By Robvald
leak at tub spout

Has anyone had any luck repairing this type of tub valve? does anybody recognize the spout that can share manufacturer or parts # to the washer or ? the tub spout leaks out of the back of the...
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 03-21-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,042
Posted By Robvald
I put a hole in it trying to lift the engine to...

I put a hole in it trying to lift the engine to change motor mounts. Bad move on my part. I will remove the pan and assess the damage this weekend. hope it is repairable. no luck finding a pan. ...
Forum: General Discussion 03-19-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,062
Posted By Robvald
Well said ! Always something ! But I wouldnít...

Well said ! Always something !
But I wouldnít change a thing.lol
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 03-11-2018, 12:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,042
Posted By Robvald
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