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Forum: Power Systems Yesterday, 06:06 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By HiDHo
I’m no expert but I would remove the injectors,...

I’m no expert but I would remove the injectors, put some motor oil in each cylinder enough to cover the piston head so the cylinder walls get coated. Then turn the engine flywheel by hand to loosen...
Forum: Covid-19 Boating Information Yesterday, 08:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 866
Posted By HiDHo
:iagree: The repetitive posts about who is...

:iagree:
The repetitive posts about who is vaxed or who is against being vaxed, endless statistics along with OPINIONS, political jabs, and information best found on other websites not the forum....
Forum: Power Systems 07-12-2021, 04:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 963
Posted By HiDHo
I think it’s referred to as a controllable pitch...

I think it’s referred to as a controllable pitch prop. I seem to recall all props are variable pitch as seen in the blade twist.
The US Navy equipped gas turbine drive destroyers with controllable...
Forum: Power Systems 07-09-2021, 04:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,225
Posted By HiDHo
:iagree: I agree, very reliable engines on...

:iagree:

I agree, very reliable engines on two boats we owned over a 31 years of operation. Routine maintenance, filters from Napa, impellers, etc on line. As with anything mechanical maintenance...
Forum: General Discussion 06-30-2021, 10:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 804
Posted By HiDHo
To be legal your only alternative is the FOB...

To be legal your only alternative is the FOB which kills the engine if it gets wet.
Forum: Boats | Wanted 05-31-2021, 08:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 100
Posted By HiDHo
This is a Monticello River Yacht the Majestic...

This is a Monticello River Yacht the Majestic Legacy is similar in design.
Forum: Boats | Wanted 05-31-2021, 07:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 100
Posted By HiDHo
Majestic/Legacy or Monticello River Yachts Wanted

We had an opportunity to see both the Majestic/Legacy River Yachts and the Monticello Lake Yachts and think either one would fit nicely as our last boat. I like the nautical bow, keel, anchor and...
Forum: General Maintenance 05-15-2021, 04:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,075
Posted By HiDHo
WD40, place absorbing clothe over the glue,...

WD40, place absorbing clothe over the glue, saturate with WD40, cover with plastic film and allow penetration. use plastic scrapers to remove the glue.
Forum: General Discussion 05-15-2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,482
Posted By HiDHo
NO OTHEr CHOICE definitely my rule also, danger...

NO OTHEr CHOICE definitely my rule also, danger situation yes , my size 6’3” 210 helps but now that I’m among the ranks of the elderly conceal carry evens the odds ashore and afloat.
Forum: General Discussion 05-15-2021, 08:18 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,482
Posted By HiDHo
I just finishing viewing quite a few episodes of...

I just finishing viewing quite a few episodes of “Under Arrest” on NetFlix filmed in Canada. Only a few drive by shootings with AK47’s or handgun arrests. But lots of knives, look alike pellet...
Forum: General Maintenance 04-22-2021, 07:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,008
Posted By HiDHo
Leave it untreated with it’s natural non-skid...

Leave it untreated with it’s natural non-skid surface. Treat with salt water occasionally, scrub crossed the boards with a soft 3M pad on a pole sander. Done.
Forum: Harbor Chat 04-21-2021, 06:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,315
Posted By HiDHo
Don’t forget to get your Golden Age Passport to...

Don’t forget to get your Golden Age Passport to the National Parks.
Forum: General Discussion 04-11-2021, 07:32 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,598
Posted By HiDHo
:iagree: Owned two boats 17 and 14 years, routine...

:iagree: Owned two boats 17 and 14 years, routine maintenance, filters from Napa, trouble free engines.
Forum: General Discussion 04-08-2021, 06:56 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 6,318
Posted By HiDHo
The cost of government services is payed by...

The cost of government services is payed by taxation. Your 30 second opinion that it’s not a legal tax gives you a clue to how much credence the taxing authorities give you. Your best option is thru...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 03-25-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 621
Posted By HiDHo
$3.00 wow, I was ready to order a led motion...

$3.00 wow, I was ready to order a led motion light till I saw the shipping charge of $12. I guess diesel fuel headed back towards $4 a gallon might be the reason ?
Forum: Harbor Chat 03-09-2021, 09:26 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,083
Posted By HiDHo
Mr RT, I agree about plastic pollution in our...

Mr RT, I agree about plastic pollution in our oceans.
Hereís a well know documented fact, straws cause wrinkles from pursing lips. A photo campaign could greatly reduce use by women, who are big...
Forum: Welcome Mat 03-07-2021, 07:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 843
Posted By HiDHo
The first three characters of the HIN can be used...

The first three characters of the HIN can be used to identify the boat builder. The last three characters identify the month and year built. Google “ boat manufacturer codes.
Forum: Harbor Chat 02-28-2021, 09:15 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,467
Posted By HiDHo
Mr CR, we all are being fed news thatís managed,...

Mr CR, we all are being fed news thatís managed, censored or spun in many different ways. Any TF Texans that might post the truth about the winter storm power causes would be welcomed.
In the area...
Forum: General Discussion 02-27-2021, 11:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 347
Posted By HiDHo
Google Gun Laws Wikipedia, for a state by state...

Google Gun Laws Wikipedia, for a state by state and nations listing of firearms regulations.
Forum: Harbor Chat 02-27-2021, 09:08 AM
Replies: 2,344
Views: 307,568
Posted By HiDHo
:ermm:

:ermm:
Forum: Boating Safety and Concerns 02-24-2021, 11:33 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,883
Posted By HiDHo
I think it is the same as “reckless driving” both...

I think it is the same as “reckless driving” both operators having control of speed and direction in a motor powered vehicle or vessel. No wake makers usually produced from sailboats, or self powered...
Forum: General Discussion 02-22-2021, 09:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By HiDHo
Ebay has two of the Ryobi moisture meters...

Ebay has two of the Ryobi moisture meters referenced. Probable a good thing to accompany your sounding mallet would be dowsing sticks for less than $20 at Amazon, but only a good indication of...
Forum: Boating Safety and Concerns 02-13-2021, 08:14 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,173
Posted By HiDHo
Vertical white lights, stay well clear. Used...

Vertical white lights, stay well clear.
Used to see this when we sailed crossing to and from the Bahamas at night. I think the tugs and barge course was to and from Puerto Rico from east coast USA...
Forum: Harbor Chat 02-12-2021, 11:06 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,965
Posted By HiDHo
I don’t care who payed for it, is it factual. ...

I don’t care who payed for it, is it factual.
What is the Tesla roof made from ? It has a life span calculated at 25 years, then is it reused or land filled ? What’s the pay back savings vs cost ?...
Forum: Harbor Chat 02-12-2021, 01:59 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,965
Posted By HiDHo
Google “ Have you ever heard of Unobtanium” on...

Google “ Have you ever heard of Unobtanium” on You Tube for the downside truth of solar panels, wind turbines, etc.
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