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Forum: Atomic 4   04-15-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,161
Posted By nigglesworth
Moyer Temp & Oil kit - toruble getting Temp. unit out

I am in the process of installing a few moyer marine upgrades for the A4. I am trying to finish the install of the temp. & Oil pressure kit and can't seem to get the temp. sending unit to loosen. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-14-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 3,408
Posted By nigglesworth
So I went with the hole saw around the outside of...

So I went with the hole saw around the outside of the nipple, then cut with a sawsall and it worked like a dream. Not nearly as bad as I expected. I was then able to grind down the remains of the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-08-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 4,900
Posted By nigglesworth
what about starboard? I just finished drilling...

what about starboard? I just finished drilling out my new thru-hulls and am moving on to backing plates tomorrow. Not sure i have the patience to make backing plates out of fiberglass... so its...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-06-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 3,164
Posted By nigglesworth
I'm glad I asked! Being a new boat owner...

I'm glad I asked!

Being a new boat owner entering my second season, I want to make sure I am properly preparing the boat for launch. I bought the boat last spring so this is my first launch.
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-06-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 3,164
Posted By nigglesworth
Imron paint + any specail care required for cleaning and waxing?

New boat owner preparing boat before launch. I would like to clean, polish & wax before it goes in and have read several guides listed on this site (including the sticky in this forum).

My boat...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-04-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 3,408
Posted By nigglesworth
Wink amazing!

From what I have been able to find, it sounds like there is no flange on the outer hull. This is partly why it is suggested to replace them as they can be prone to failure.

I think I might try...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-04-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 3,408
Posted By nigglesworth
Here are the pics Nigel ...

Here are the pics

Nigel

http://gallery.me.com/nigelreeves#100348/IMG_0243&bgcolor=black

http://gallery.me.com/nigelreeves#100348/IMG_0298&bgcolor=black

MobileMe Gallery...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-04-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 3,408
Posted By nigglesworth
Replacing seacoks + how to grind down old fiberglass around old gate valves.

I am working on replacing my original seacocks and through holes on my 1978 Catalina 27. I was able to get my water intake out and cleared no problem. The other two are gate valves that are a piece...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-21-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,620
Posted By nigglesworth
Catalina 27 + how to ensure the prop shaft is true

I am about to head into my second season and would like to test my prop shaft before it goes into the water. At the end of last season, a fateful trip lead to a mooring ball being swept under the...
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