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Forum: General Discussion 11-27-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,876
Posted By Begorrah
I have a similar set but it' s missing some of...

I have a similar set but it'
s missing some of the pieces. I'm in the4 home building business and I still draw floor plans the old fashioned way. Don't use auto cad. Would like to have them. My...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 10-18-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,488
Posted By Begorrah
I used Navionics on my cell phone. It was pretty...

I used Navionics on my cell phone. It was pretty darn close.
Forum: General Discussion 10-09-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 6,796
Posted By Begorrah
If the fog was as thick as described, tie up at...

If the fog was as thick as described, tie up at the guest dock in LaConner or at the LaConner Pub and Tavern and wait it out. Have a nice lunch or breakfast. pretty hard to run into something on dry...
Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,616
Posted By Begorrah
Don't eat and drink so much.

Don't eat and drink so much.
Forum: General Discussion 07-31-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,581
Posted By Begorrah
The sales agreement should spell out exactly what...

The sales agreement should spell out exactly what the deal is. If the actual sales price is 57,000 it should say that because that is what you will pay tax on. Buyer pays the sales tax , not the...
Forum: General Discussion 07-03-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,802
Posted By Begorrah
Hate to admit it. Sold my boat last year after...

Hate to admit it. Sold my boat last year after boating every year in the San Juan's and Canadian Gulf Islands since 1974. I'm 85 and My First Mate is 72
Forum: Boating Safety and Concerns 05-02-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,538
Posted By Begorrah
Don't think they suffocate. Probably die from the...

Don't think they suffocate. Probably die from the heat or cold.
Forum: Boating Safety and Concerns 05-02-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,538
Posted By Begorrah
Allways liked to have two people on the bridge so...

Allways liked to have two people on the bridge so one could be on the lookout for logs in the water. Never boat at night. Take it easy on the speed.
Forum: General Discussion 05-01-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,435
Posted By Begorrah
if you have rodded out the heat exchanger then it...

if you have rodded out the heat exchanger then it sounds like the risers or exhaust elbows if that is what you have. If they are cast iron elbows they could be clogged. Need to pull them and check...
Forum: General Discussion 05-01-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,069
Posted By Begorrah
strip it down, sand it, clean with teak...

strip it down, sand it, clean with teak cleaner/bleach and then apply teak oil. have to do this once a year but don't have to sand it the 2nd year, just use teak cleaner and then teak oil. Don't have...
Forum: General Discussion 04-27-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,143
Posted By Begorrah
I would get a RIB with a very small OB next time...

I would get a RIB with a very small OB next time w/ Weaver davits. Don't want to sail.OB would be electric or propane powered.
Forum: General Discussion 04-27-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,143
Posted By Begorrah
I had a 10 or 11 ft Livingston. Rowed ok. Had a...

I had a 10 or 11 ft Livingston. Rowed ok. Had a 6.5 Evinjrude on it with Lift & Low bracket on it. Had to be carefull getting in and out. Would carry about 3 adults. Friend bought a 12 ft Bullfrog....
Forum: General Maintenance 04-21-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,650
Posted By Begorrah
Bottom Paint. I allways had LaConner Maritime...

Bottom Paint. I allways had LaConner Maritime pull my 32. They hauled it, pressuire washed it in the slings, blocked it, put down a tarp. then I scraped the bottom, repaired any little blisters and...
Forum: Power Systems 04-13-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,723
Posted By Begorrah
Every two years which is about 200 hours. They...

Every two years which is about 200 hours. They don't cost that much and it's a lot easier making the change at the dock.
Forum: General Maintenance 04-11-2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,650
Posted By Begorrah
have the yard do it.

have the yard do it.
Forum: General Maintenance 04-10-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,650
Posted By Begorrah
I'm 85. That's why I hire the yard.

I'm 85. That's why I hire the yard.
Forum: General Maintenance 04-08-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,650
Posted By Begorrah
I found that it was a lot easier to have the yard...

I found that it was a lot easier to have the yard pull it out, presure wash while it is still in the slings, block and level and put a tarp on the ground. Then you can paint it or have the yard...
Forum: General Maintenance 04-08-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,650
Posted By Begorrah
you should not need to sand. yard will not like...

you should not need to sand. yard will not like it if you do. epa won't like it. may have to scrape it a little to get loose paint off. most yards will not allow grinding or sanding. before you paint...
Forum: General Discussion 04-08-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,055
Posted By Begorrah
Leaking Fuel Tanks. I had a 32 bayliner. One of...

Leaking Fuel Tanks. I had a 32 bayliner. One of the tanks had a minor leak in the bottom. Tanks were accessable. Each tank had 3 compartments. Cut 6" dia access hole near the top of the tank for each...
Forum: General Discussion 04-08-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,055
Posted By Begorrah
Bayliner 3270 1987. Aluminum tanks.Pump out fuel....

Bayliner 3270 1987. Aluminum tanks.Pump out fuel. Cut access holes in side or top of tanks, one per compartment. Clean the tanks. Epoxy the bottom and up the sides of the tank. Install access hole...
Forum: General Maintenance 03-09-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,650
Posted By Begorrah
LaConner Maritime is a good place to go. Haul,...

LaConner Maritime is a good place to go. Haul, pressure wash, block, tarp and splash by them. You cannot sand or grind (EPA)but if you are quick you can grind a few blisters. Should not have to sand....
Forum: General Discussion 02-21-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,055
Posted By Begorrah
are your tanks steel or alum? had my alum tanks...

are your tanks steel or alum? had my alum tanks epoxied on the inside. tanks were leaking at the bottom. cut 3 access ports in the side of each tank. Petroclean from Anacortes drained tanks, cleaned...
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