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tommays 04-12-2010 05:41 PM

various cal 29 progress
 
One of the bigger issue with the motor was changing the FWC impeller without draining 1.5 gallons of anti-freeze as ONE time was ENOUGH
http://i565.photobucket.com/albums/s...412_150609.jpg

So i found i needed 1/2' ball valves and 3/8 X 1/2 male nipples as the 3/8 valves were just to small

I had to tweak one handle to tighten the valve But there is enough there to open and close the valves once or twice a year :)

http://i565.photobucket.com/albums/s...412_150515.jpg

The hatch is back from powder coating and looks great and the waterjet place should have the lens cut this week as i HATE cutting and sanding plastic

http://i565.photobucket.com/albums/s...412_150400.jpg

I made two seacock mounting plates using the great Mainsail guide at

Compass Marine Project Articles Photo Gallery by Compass Marine at pbase.com

http://i565.photobucket.com/albums/s...412_050510.jpg
And for the final touch i pumped out 15 gallons a REALLY bad gasoline and got the tank out of the boat and called it a day on Sunday as i do have to work a real job :)


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