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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-22-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 620
Posted By bradway5
Marine Speakers

i'm wondering about the durability of marine speakers and where to mount them. Can i mount them in the cockpit of a sailboat? They will be exposed to seaspray and the weather. I got a nice Kenwood,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-20-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,166
Posted By bradway5
Re: Interior Painting ????

Would a primer such as Kilz be adequate?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-16-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,166
Posted By bradway5
Interior Painting ????

I have some questions about fiberglass PPP. (prep, prime, paint).

Interior Prep
I am going to be painting the interior of the boat during the spring, and wanted to get going on sanding and what...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-10-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By bradway5
Re: Introduction

And i'm in Kittery
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-10-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By bradway5
Re: Introduction

not in it for profit. And i'm into it for $0. if i can break even in 10 years (for what i put in it) i'll be happy. And does anyone ever make a profit on a boat really? I've seen many boats on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-10-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By bradway5
Re: Introduction

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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-10-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By bradway5
Introduction

So even though i've already posted a few times, and bugged the heck out of everyone with some eletrical questions, i figured i'd post up a formal introduction to me and my lawn orniement.

My name...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-09-2013
Replies: 52
Views: 3,028
Posted By bradway5
Re: overwhelmed w/ electrical

conduit in the cabintery....wicked awesome idea
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-09-2013
Replies: 52
Views: 3,028
Posted By bradway5
Re: overwhelmed w/ electrical

i'm going to put in the battery from my trolling motor for the time being, to start checking wiring.

What i'm doing right now is stripping all the systems that are getting junked and replaced, to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-09-2013
Replies: 52
Views: 3,028
Posted By bradway5
Re: overwhelmed w/ electrical

ok, so right off the bat, i read the 12 volt bible. Pretty quick, but having expirecnce in plumbing, everything sorta clicks, path of lowest resistence. For you seniors, don't over analayze what i...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-08-2013
Replies: 52
Views: 3,028
Posted By bradway5
Re: overwhelmed w/ electrical

I need it in the water in 2014, im transfering to who knows where(USCG). So id like to do what I need to do to get it in the water so when I transfer I can sail it rather than pay for shipping. The...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-07-2013
Replies: 52
Views: 3,028
Posted By bradway5
Re: overwhelmed w/ electrical

Just put the 12 volt bible on hold at B&N. Im goinf to dive in deeper tomorrow! Thanks a ton
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-07-2013
Replies: 52
Views: 3,028
Posted By bradway5
Re: overwhelmed w/ electrical

Yeah im not looking to start from scratch, nowhere near the budget or time for itn my goal is to have it in the water in 2014. Id like to see what I can save, then what I need to replace. My plan...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-07-2013
Replies: 52
Views: 3,028
Posted By bradway5
overwhelmed w/ electrical

Well, I hope I can get some advice here even though im new to this board. My project boat is a 1978 islander 32. It took in some water during a prolong storage on the hard. Now eletrical is not my...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-30-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 2,906
Posted By bradway5
Re: replacement flooring

JimMcGee,
Have you seen this product before? Does it look like a sheet of plastic or rubber? The stuff definitly looks like something up my alley.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-30-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 2,906
Posted By bradway5
replacement flooring

Due to some water damage, i had to rip out the teak and holly interior flooring (plywood). Now with it being pretty expensive to replace with teak and holly again, i was hoping to just lay something...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-14-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 851
Posted By bradway5
Re: Patching Around Strut

glad you posted this, i have the exact same issue, just slightly smaller. I'm repowering her before she goes in the water, so i'll take the time to pull the shaft and check for straightness...and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-10-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,177
Posted By bradway5
Re: Interior Lighting

and i was looking more of the blue courtesy lighting
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-10-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,177
Posted By bradway5
Re: Interior Lighting

ever seen any of the blue lights for night? I'm in the CG, and the red lights get old after a few months, i would like to get a different color, and blue seems to be a pretty popular option. And...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-10-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,177
Posted By bradway5
Interior Lighting

Well getting the Islander up here on friday, and i've been shopping more than i should, but i've very picky, and when i'm not positive what i want it's hard to settle on something. I'm replacing all...
Forum: Diesel   10-03-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,325
Posted By bradway5
Re: Volvo Penta MD6B

me and my brother pulled out my MD7A, but had to hand carry it into my basement... i would estimate it close to a metric s@#t ton! Sorry to be absolutly no help!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-03-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 514
Posted By bradway5
Re: any upcoming issues?

Yeah, i am curious on all the forces on on the keel and stands, and hows that affects (effects? all confuse the two) the boat itself. I aquried the boat for zilch, long story in which i will post...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-03-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 514
Posted By bradway5
any upcoming issues?

I have a boat being transported next week from western mass to southern maine. The boat has been sitting on stands for close to 15 years. To the naked eye, the hull looks amazing. Being new to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-02-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,581
Posted By bradway5
Re: Teak stain issue

I greatly appreciate all your time with the information...the last couple days has been allot of scrubbing...I ended up using a 2 part cleaner, two good long washings, and scrubbing and scrubbing and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-01-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,581
Posted By bradway5
Re: Teak stain issue

i appreciate the info...it's definitly a water stain...no mater how many times i wash it with teak cleaner it doesn't go away, although it does lighten it up a good bit. And i'm glad you brought up...
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