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Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 06-16-2022, 03:30 PM
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Posted By Boydster
Onan Sound Enclosure

Complete enclosure except plywood base off our Onan MDJE. Pick up only, located on Vancouver Island. $500 good condition. Also single cylinder Yanmar with a 190a alternator set up as a 12v DC...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 11-20-2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 560
Posted By Boydster
Halon System Removal?

As part of my electrical system cleanup I'd like to remove my ancient Fike Fiquench halon system. There doesn't seem to be any documentation for this equipment...it was old hardware when we purchased...
Forum: Grand Banks 10-14-2020, 12:57 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 37,993
Posted By Boydster
We have the 8th glass GB42. Hull #360, she was...

We have the 8th glass GB42. Hull #360, she was the first glass GB42 in San Francisco. She now resides on Vancouver Island; we've owned her for eleven years now. https://www.facebook.com/GrandBanks42
Forum: Grand Banks 10-20-2019, 11:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,146
Posted By Boydster
Isabella42, if you haven't already done so I...

Isabella42, if you haven't already done so I would recommend joining the forum at IAGBO. Lots of good advice from veteran owners. There's also a pretty good Grand Banks Owners Group over on Facebook.
Forum: Grand Banks 10-20-2019, 11:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,146
Posted By Boydster
There are rails on the outer sides of the teak...

There are rails on the outer sides of the teak "sliders"...these are the thick pieces of wood running fore and aft which the hatch slides back on. You need to remove several small screws from the...
Forum: General Maintenance 09-19-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 814
Posted By Boydster
Westiculo - Looks great, some outside the box...

Westiculo - Looks great, some outside the box thinking using plywood. Certainly more cost effective than rebuilding with solid mahogany as our was originally built.
Forum: General Maintenance 09-19-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 814
Posted By Boydster
Thanks Comodave. Looked for your upload but...

Thanks Comodave. Looked for your upload but couldn't find it. Do you happen to recall the title of the original post?
Forum: General Maintenance 09-19-2019, 12:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 814
Posted By Boydster
King Starboard window frames?

Our old Grand Banks is about due for new window frames. Thinking that some chunky Starboard frames may keep the vintage wood framed look with the added benefit of being nearly indestructible despite...
Forum: General Discussion 04-08-2019, 11:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,948
Posted By Boydster
Toocoys, it's a work in progress but the page is...

Toocoys, it's a work in progress but the page is up "Our Grand Banks"
BTW Facebook has been a bit buggy, some of my posts on that page have disappeared but are now back up. Keep checking as I will...
Forum: General Discussion 04-08-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,948
Posted By Boydster
Will have to get back to you on that, my wife...

Will have to get back to you on that, my wife will have the number (right to the last red cent).
Forum: General Discussion 04-07-2019, 11:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,948
Posted By Boydster
Funny you'd say that! Before moving to Vancouver...

Funny you'd say that! Before moving to Vancouver Island we were based in Squamish and Centre Bay was a regular stop for us; Centre Bay Yacht Station to be precise...we just sold our membership last...
Forum: General Discussion 04-07-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,948
Posted By Boydster
Ha ha! - The real irony is that I'm a woodworker...

Ha ha! - The real irony is that I'm a woodworker too AND I just got back from Florida. Helped a friend move his Grand Alaskan 60 from Ft Lauderdale down to Key West. Ft Lauderdale is one of the few...
Forum: General Discussion 04-07-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,948
Posted By Boydster
Dan did you mean to reply to this thread??? I'm...

Dan did you mean to reply to this thread??? I'm in Canada way out on the left coast and not in the market for any custom cabinetry. - Boyd
Forum: General Discussion 04-07-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,948
Posted By Boydster
Thanks FF but as stated in the original post...

Thanks FF but as stated in the original post she's fully seaworthy. - For anybody that may be interested I'm in the middle of assembling a Facebook page with photos (in no particular order) of some...
Forum: General Discussion 04-04-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,948
Posted By Boydster
The shame

I stand before you, tail between my legs as an owner of one of those boats. The sorry cases you walk by at the marina streaked in dirt, a veritable science experiment being grown on the hull below...
Forum: General Discussion 03-30-2017, 11:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,577
Posted By Boydster
Unless carefully clear-coated silver leaf will...

Unless carefully clear-coated silver leaf will tarnish. Genuine 23k gold leaf will look good for years if applied properly. Lots of info available online but it can be frustrating to work with for...
Forum: Tug Designs 12-03-2016, 12:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,512
Posted By Boydster
Very pretty but too much wood. This is coming...

Very pretty but too much wood. This is coming from a Grand Banks owner. ;-)
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 11-16-2016, 04:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 964
Posted By Boydster
Thanks, did it myself. I have a small graphics...

Thanks, did it myself. I have a small graphics business that caters to the film and television industry in Vancouver...it was a slow day today ;-)
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 11-16-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 964
Posted By Boydster
Let's try that again...

Let's try that again...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 11-16-2016, 03:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 964
Posted By Boydster
Refurbishing Force 10 range

The numbers and lettering had all but disappeared off our Force 10 range. Being a pre 2000 model, the manufacturer couldn't supply a direct replacement so I decided to re-graphic our existing one and...
Forum: Welcome Mat 11-13-2016, 08:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,674
Posted By Boydster
Gorgeous boat, congratulations and welcome aboard!

Gorgeous boat, congratulations and welcome aboard!
Forum: General Discussion 10-30-2016, 12:05 AM
Replies: 426
Views: 41,432
Posted By Boydster
Graphic designer. I did the logo for this site...

Graphic designer. I did the logo for this site but my day job is design in film and TV. Stargate SG-1, Stargate Universe, Stargate Atlantis, X-Men, Battlestar Galactica, Misson to Mars, X Files,...
Forum: Grand Banks 10-17-2016, 08:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,712
Posted By Boydster
"Is there a good general reference source for all...

"Is there a good general reference source for all things GB? Thanks."...If you haven't done so already I suggest you register over at IAGBO.
Forum: Welcome Mat 10-17-2016, 07:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,380
Posted By Boydster
Congratulations and welcome! Make sure to...

Congratulations and welcome! Make sure to register over at IAGBO, an excellent resource for us GB owners.
Forum: Grand Banks 10-17-2016, 07:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,712
Posted By Boydster
Jeez that's a handsome boat, first of its kind...

Jeez that's a handsome boat, first of its kind I've ever seen. "Sport Cruiser" may be a bit of an oxymoron when usd in conjunction with "Grand Banks". ;-)
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