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What did you do to or with your boat today?

Post by 9-R » 20 Apr 2016, 19:28

Anything you did, drove it, broke it, fixed it or improved it!

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Wrote a note said, 'back in a minute'. Bought a boat and I sailed off in it.

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Re: What did you do to or with your boat today?

Post by kaman » 20 Apr 2016, 20:47

Hi 9-Ŕ
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Went out in my Honwave 3.5ae and got it wet for the 1st time in 2016.
A few hours fishing and another few hours bombing around.
Tried out my fixed DSC GPS Vhf radio.
It doesn't even compare to my handheld.
I had both running simultaneously.
The fixed set was picking up radio traffic that the handheld was oblivious to.
Also noted the fixed on low power still outperformed the handheld on high power.

Very pleased with the mod.

Also tried out my new bilge pump which was also a suck-cessful. :lol:

Very happy camper :D
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Re: What did you do to or with your boat today?

Post by James » 21 Apr 2016, 08:46

I am glad the VHF works a treat :-)
I've done nothing to my boat for ages. Just looking at Keel Guards to day.
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Re: What did you do to or with your boat today?

Post by James » 21 Apr 2016, 20:04

I'm sorting my anchor out so I can use it properly.
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Re: What did you do to or with your boat today?

Post by 9-R » 21 Apr 2016, 20:06

Had large storms come through so went out to check and make sure everything was alright. Glad to see the cover held with no pools of water.
Wrote a note said, 'back in a minute'. Bought a boat and I sailed off in it.

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Re: What did you do to or with your boat today?

Post by James » 21 Apr 2016, 23:19

One of my launch wheels had gone all stiff.
I stripped it down and re-greased it up. I was surprised to see there are no bearings in it.
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Re: What did you do to or with your boat today?

Post by 9-R » 22 Apr 2016, 00:09

What kind do you have?
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Re: What did you do to or with your boat today?

Post by James » 22 Apr 2016, 07:37

9-R wrote:What kind do you have?
I bought them from this site http://foldablerib.com/product/launch-wheels/ Looks like they are slightly different now.
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Re: What did you do to or with your boat today?

Post by 9-R » 26 Apr 2016, 15:17

Checked the oil level and re-gapped the spark plugs. Hopefully good to go for this weekend.
Wrote a note said, 'back in a minute'. Bought a boat and I sailed off in it.

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Re: What did you do to or with your boat today?

Post by psycho » 26 Apr 2016, 18:30

Went out to play for a couple of hours today....! :whistle
Bit lumpy, but good fun.

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