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|07-05-2008 10:45 AM|
|ericroline||I've been looking for a transom ladder for 3 yrs, the Cal 9.2 was available with one as an option, most did not pay the hi co$t that they charged. I found a used one at a fair prince $125, that was cheaper than the cost of tubing stock to make one from scratch... May the hot dog days of summer be with us, we will go swimming.....|
|06-26-2008 01:02 PM|
|beej67||All new sails, baby. First time the originals (almost 30yr old) have been replaced.|
|06-26-2008 12:07 PM|
4 cases of Yeungling (cans for easy storage when done with contents)
and a new fuel tank
|06-26-2008 11:58 AM|
CD...guess you should invest in another piece of gear... this telescoping Grabbit thingee
|06-26-2008 11:11 AM|
Originally Posted by camaraderie View Post
Many of you would have hired a diver or rented the gear yourself for retrieval. I have a different philosophy: Sooner or later the pile of crap sitting under my tub will be high enough that I can just reach down and grab whatever falls in. It is 20 feet deep (originally).... but I am almost there. I might even put a bouy over the pile as it is becoming a navigational hazard.
|06-26-2008 10:27 AM|
|camaraderie||Right next to your bar-b-que tools eh CD?|
|06-26-2008 09:52 AM|
A new set of dikes (wire cutters).
I actually know where they are, just cannot hold my breath that long. You can have them if you want.
|06-26-2008 08:52 AM|
The obligitory profile shot:
With the cowling off (yeah I should have dusted it, but I think you can see it was stored away in a recently refurbed condition):
The carb, as an example of the shape it is in. That is a spot of lubricant on the choke linkage on top, not corrosion (there is none anywhere that I can find):
Yeah, I wish it was quieter, but if it is reliable and pushes the boat well I can get over that.
|06-25-2008 11:41 PM|
Originally Posted by arbarnhart View Post
Guess what? It runs like a champ! I did have to get a tank and proper fitting. One downside that I did not realize was that this is another loud smokin' air cooled motor. It doesn't look like it because they used a lower exhaust housing that looks like an impeller. But it is in fantastic shape. I think it was rebuilt or at last refurbished before being stored. The carb and wiring looks like it has seen little if any use. The engine was repainted and the nuts have no tool marks. It runs well at idle and while it makes some noise at higher RPM, I can't wait to get out and see how well it will push the boat.
|06-25-2008 10:48 PM|
TNTC-too numerous to count (or remember). Suffice to say that we have an old boat that looks new and has a lot of new gear on it, and most importantly it's in the water. I'm happy .
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