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Forum: General Discussion 04-01-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 481
Posted By RonR
Could you just pull the piece, remove the finish...

Could you just pull the piece, remove the finish by heat gun, scraper if its think or just sand or chemical, te-ka bomb it, fill the holes with a matching wood filler sand and refinish?
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 04-01-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 3,594
Posted By RonR
They have closed most of the public boat launches...

They have closed most of the public boat launches here in Washington, as well as all the State parks/trails. And all fishing... Come April 8th when lowland trout should open a few of us who have...
Forum: Harbor Chat 03-31-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1,652
Views: 226,595
Posted By RonR
If you get an E-mail with Knock-Knock in the...

If you get an E-mail with Knock-Knock in the title block don't open it.



Its a Mormon working from home !
Forum: General Discussion 03-31-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,492
Posted By RonR
Thank you Sir.

Thank you Sir.
Forum: General Maintenance 03-31-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,744
Posted By RonR
To speed up the process.. boil them in the...

To speed up the process.. boil them in the vinegar, we use to do this all the time with the horse bits (mostly sweet copper and some brass). From there if you want polish. Don't expect it to last...
Forum: General Discussion 03-30-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,443
Posted By RonR
https://millimeter.org/ I have an El Toro...

https://millimeter.org/

I have an El Toro now, but like these as well. I have not seen one in the water in Everett but I have seen them down in Richmond CA.
Forum: General Discussion 03-30-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,492
Posted By RonR
So does anyone have the Canon 8x25 Image...

So does anyone have the Canon 8x25 Image Stabilization Binoculars? 381.00
How about the Fujinon Techo-Stabi TS 12x28? 649.00
Or what one would you buy of the two?

If I had a little more $$ I...
Forum: Covid-19 03-30-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,691
Posted By RonR
Strip, clean, sand, VARNISH !

Strip, clean, sand, VARNISH !
Forum: General Discussion 03-30-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,176
Posted By RonR
2.5 lb of surgical steel hold me together.

2.5 lb of surgical steel hold me together.
Forum: General Discussion 03-28-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 536
Posted By RonR
How often to you swap the batteries

How often do you guys change out house/main batteries? Or is there a way to load test them? Our boat sat at a dock plugged in for the last 4 years. The batteries are 5 years old. The boat has a...
Forum: General Discussion 03-26-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,307
Posted By RonR
Thank you for the tips, but this is just a how...

Thank you for the tips, but this is just a how much does it cost, how long does it take, and how do you plan out a trip like this.


But with average cost between 10-20k added to the cost of a...
Forum: General Discussion 03-25-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 482
Posted By RonR
I know nothing about any of this but,,, What...

I know nothing about any of this but,,, What about just selling time shares of the boat and the boat running as its own company? I have heard stories of larger sail boats doing this with up to 5...
Forum: General Discussion 03-25-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,307
Posted By RonR
Mechanically inclined, yes Experience with open...

Mechanically inclined, yes
Experience with open ocean travel that I planned, no
I have done a few Seattle/Hawaii/Alaska/Cali runs in a tug back in the 90's so I know what to expect for conditions. ...
Forum: General Discussion 03-24-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,307
Posted By RonR
That's for my little 33' boat. Twin Chev 350's...

That's for my little 33' boat.
Twin Chev 350's twin fuel scans, I think its right.
Forum: General Discussion 03-24-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,307
Posted By RonR
I would bet your right, but for the current place...

I would bet your right, but for the current place I am at (wishful thinking) I was trying to gain a little knowledge of how something like this comes together.
And whats an average rate someone like...
Forum: General Discussion 03-24-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,307
Posted By RonR
Where do you even start ( boat trasport)

So lets say I was looking to buy a larger boat some day. Say the boat was a 1988 Ocean 48' Convertible with twin 485hp 671's. Packs around 580 gallons of fuel. Lets assume all systems are good and...
Forum: General Discussion 03-24-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,258
Posted By RonR
This will be a very entertaining tread. We have...

This will be a very entertaining tread.
We have an older (1971) Egg Harbor, I have been in contact with 2 of the Previous owners who are wonderful and open about everything they did and did not do...
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 03-24-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,151
Posted By RonR
We are relatively new to dock life in Everett. I...

We are relatively new to dock life in Everett. I was surprised to see the same thing. We bought our boat about 6 months ago and started noticing that about 50% of the boats on our dock never move,...
Forum: General Discussion 03-16-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,063
Posted By RonR
I have no idea what your all talking about...

I have no idea what your all talking about...
Forum: General Maintenance 03-04-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,676
Posted By RonR
And remove the swim step, fab new stainless...

And remove the swim step, fab new stainless brackets. Remove the exhaust outlets and re-seal. Never done it before, that's why I am asking.
Forum: General Maintenance 03-02-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,676
Posted By RonR
Yoga mats? Here is a pic the old owner sent...

Yoga mats?

Here is a pic the old owner sent me with the caption
"Block it high, paint it black, drink some beer and put it back"

Not sure they even do it like this anymore, I think this was...
Forum: General Maintenance 03-02-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,676
Posted By RonR
I asked about this at the Port of Everett office....

I asked about this at the Port of Everett office. They stated owners can, only thing needed is a HEPA filter on the shop vacuum hooked to a sander, wear a suit and respirator (not a dust mask). ...
Forum: General Maintenance 03-02-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,676
Posted By RonR
Bottom paint, do it yourself or hire a pro?

Looking to get a fresh coat of polishing bottom paint on the 33' Egg Harbor. I have never done this type of work, the current paint looks ok with very little growth and only barnacles on the...
Forum: General Discussion 02-27-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,343
Posted By RonR
Yep, as I find myself falling into the old man...

Yep, as I find myself falling into the old man yelling at people to keep off my lawn I realized it was time to sell the ski boat and move on. Let the kids have their fun just as I did. As I am sure...
Forum: General Maintenance 02-26-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 884
Posted By RonR
What was better about it? Where did you use it? ...

What was better about it? Where did you use it? Cap/rail/trim?
How long have you had it?

We tried a few out so far, with Interlux Compass clear the winner for a match to what is on the boat and...
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