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post #9 of Old 09-23-2008
cardiacpaul
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dayum, a cat27.. Smack, didcha see that?

ok, engine... any idea what was in it? You should be able to tell by whats "left", fuel tank, etc. Probably an "Atomic-4 gas flathead" available used or rebuildable for less than 2000.00

Is the prop and shaft still there?

i remember a boat boneyard up there in Alabama somewhere, they bought a lot of the Katrina boats, you may be able to find some pieces-parts there.

Cleaning...
invest in a long handled nylon floor brush about 6 to 8" wide. Wander in to your local dollar general and buy some clabber girl scouring powder. lots of it.
Hand the powder to a kid prone to fits, or a chick with MS. (the neuromuscular tremors help distribute the powder)
Wet the deck, strew the stuff all over, and scrub away. About 4 hours of time. For the first layer of crud. It'll cost ya 3.00 for the scrubbing stuff, 4.00 for the brush, 20.00 for the kid, and dinner for the chick.
Inside? throw the cushions outside, put a... oh, 10%... phhhft, live on the edge, 1/2 and 1/2 solution of bleach and water in a bucket, and go nuts with the brush. It ain't that hard. (it'll really put your jeans in a pickle though)
This comes from a Lazy, Broke, AND crippled former Cat27 owner.
(oh yeah, get a survey first)

We are not primarily on earth to see through one another, but to see one another through

Some people are like slinkies: not really good for anything... but you can't help laughing when you push them down the stairs

Last edited by cardiacpaul; 09-23-2008 at 01:46 PM.
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