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      You moved to Merritt Island around the same time I moved up to Maryland. I've only been back a handful of times. Went shrimping on the...
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      Tinny Fleet, You run a lot of the same areas I have. I grew up in Cape Canaveral, and fished the port, Indian and Bananna rivers...
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      thill replied to the thread Boat cleaning questions.
      I've done quite a bit of boat work, and the best aluminum polish I have found is Mother's. That stuff is amazing. That being said...
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      thill replied to the thread Cable/pulley steering vs rotary ?.
      Oh, the marina knew about the systems. One of them raced vintage boats, and he did the inspections. But guys who race their boats...
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      Interesting update... I found the exact corner caps here: https://www.ebay.com/itm/281745312062 But the seller only takes personal...
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      Thanks for that info, Ldubs. How much does yours weigh dry? If you do @30 mph with 50 HP, that makes me very curious about how the 55...
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      Saw this boat on FB and couldn't resist. Went to see it, and it was not pretty, but in very solid condition. Not soft or dented up...
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      thill replied to the thread Adding a house battery.
      As stated earlier, if you use a group 27 deep cycle battery, you won't have any problems, unless you have a very powerful stereo system...
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      thill replied to the thread Outboard Cleaning.
      Vinegar is good stuff, too. Cleaning vinegar... Where do you find that? Inexpensive?
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      thill replied to the thread Outboard Cleaning.
      Oxalic Acid works well for many things. I am a bee keeper, so I buy it by the pound, and mix it to the concentration I want. Fairly...
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      thill replied to the thread Question about painting.
      That looks really good!
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      thill reacted to Sinkingfast's post in the thread Short shaft/long shaft with Like Like.
      That pump hasn't seen water. Not familiar with that motor but is it possible the pump base plate might be upside down? If the pump was...
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      thill replied to the thread Trailer Setup Questions.
      I'd advise, if you haven't already, to get longer bunks and get the weight off that center roller. If too much weight rests there, it...
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      thill replied to the thread Aluminum Plate for Transom.
      Many years ago, I had a motor slide off a transom during a turn and plunge to the bottom of the Bay in 45' of water. Definitely use...
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      thill reacted to airshot's post in the thread Aluminum Plate for Transom with Like Like.
      If your motor is a clamp on mount, consider plywood on the inside to give the clamps something to bite on..Saw more than one motor slip...
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