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by Steve the Brain
Thu Jun 29, 2017 9:26 am
Forum: Share your Projects and Creations
Topic: Who likes my new helm station/tackle drawer/storage
Replies: 1
Views: 174

Re: Who likes my new helm station/tackle drawer/storage

I plan a side console builtinto this why I referr to as station the lidded SC will house
VHS/marine mp3/electrical switchs/ electrical remote throttle control for kicker may partition SC for snacks

i will still be able to navigate sitting sideways SC will be width of VHS.

example
by Steve the Brain
Thu Jun 29, 2017 6:57 am
Forum: Share your Projects and Creations
Topic: Who likes my new helm station/tackle drawer/storage
Replies: 1
Views: 174

Who likes my new helm station/tackle drawer/storage

Who likes my new helm station/tackle drawer/storage Orginal plywood helm station is in excellent condition however it’s a 2’x2’ heavey unusefull box. Redesigned helm station will be a fraction of weight compared to original plus valuable drawer storage tackle/first aid/flaregun/flares/fire extinishe...
by Steve the Brain
Sun Jun 25, 2017 9:06 am
Forum: Your Alloy Boat
Topic: My new North River Seahawk Offshore 24'
Replies: 53
Views: 7207

Re: My new North River Seahawk Offshore 24'

Well BCTony finally has his boat back after it spent a bunch of time in Oregon receiving his latest round of mods and some warranty work at the factory. The boat was brought to me Tuesday of this week on a transport for the full enchilada bottom paint job and we pulled some long hours to have it re...
by Steve the Brain
Wed Jun 14, 2017 8:16 am
Forum: Share your Projects and Creations
Topic: Stepping transome contender style
Replies: 0
Views: 162

Stepping transome contender style

Stepping transome contender style Benefits 1.additional hull space 2.additional _-- cubic feet floatation allows raising engine more speed. 3.minimize boat rocking motion 4.dive platforms area approxchmentil 30”Wx 20”L I design to be removeable. both pods will be filled w/ poured in foam then sealed...
by Steve the Brain
Sat Jun 10, 2017 11:07 am
Forum: Hauling Your Alloy Rig
Topic: Plastic Bunk Boards??
Replies: 7
Views: 1471

Re: Plastic Bunk Boards??

I've seen people replace wood bunks with plastic deck boards, they sag terribly between the supports so not a good option. Plastic bunk covers are the way to go (or rollers) the weight of the vessel on rollers will streth and ding the alunim so the hull isn't smooth thus reducing speed. my trailer ...
by Steve the Brain
Sat Jun 10, 2017 10:48 am
Forum: Hauling Your Alloy Rig
Topic: Ford F150 to have aluminum body next year
Replies: 11
Views: 890

Re: Ford F150 to have aluminum body next year

Will they let us order a truck unpainted? That way it would match our boats? :rotfl: I asked one of the sales guys if they could find out for me, didn't seem to interested in looking into it. The next time his vehicle is on my lift & disabled, I will ask him again & see how his attitude changes the...
by Steve the Brain
Sat Jun 10, 2017 10:39 am
Forum: Alloy Shop Talk
Topic: Was my hatch designed for a midget?
Replies: 0
Views: 152

Was my hatch designed for a midget?

Was my hatch designed for a midget? What’s the purpose of a hatch that a normale sized person can’t fit though? Except for throwing the anchor down the hatch My hatch is useless to me, so I will be either relocating it or have a second acessable hatch, to the second level where I can crawl though. I...
by Steve the Brain
Mon Jun 05, 2017 1:17 pm
Forum: Aluminum Boats For Sale
Topic: Pacific 2025v
Replies: 6
Views: 1193

Re: Pacific 2025v

patrisage wrote:
Sun Jun 04, 2017 7:00 pm
2002. Mid 30s I think.
you think? thats funny.

I think it's under powered shouldn't a heavey boat have proper hp

free bump
by Steve the Brain
Sun Jun 04, 2017 6:05 pm
Forum: Aluminum Boats For Sale
Topic: Pacific 2025v
Replies: 6
Views: 1193

Re: Pacific 2025v

do you know the year model?

do you know the top speed?
by Steve the Brain
Sun Jun 04, 2017 7:30 am
Forum: Share your Projects and Creations
Topic: Redesigning windshield/extend front roof trawler style raiseing bow.
Replies: 0
Views: 178

Redesigning windshield/extend front roof trawler style raiseing bow.

Redesigning windshield/extend front roof trawler style.raiseing bow I would like to not duckdown when entering the cuddeis V-birth. more inside area is welcome real estate, will increase my helm station from currentely 12" to windshield 36" to windshield.for hard charts ect. not adding much weight b...
by Steve the Brain
Mon May 15, 2017 6:11 am
Forum: Share your Projects and Creations
Topic: need avice on priming/paint exposed bare aluimin under water level
Replies: 4
Views: 189

Re: need avice on priming/paint exposed bare aluimin under water level

I would like to prime POD /transom skin only exposed alumin https://www.wholesalemarine.com/interlux-primocon-underwater-marine-primer-79098.html the boats freeboard/top/bow complete boats color choosen is light grey metallic, proballey just scuff orginale enamel and use enamel. bottom paint is fine...
by Steve the Brain
Sun May 14, 2017 7:28 pm
Forum: Share your Projects and Creations
Topic: need avice on priming/paint exposed bare aluimin under water level
Replies: 4
Views: 189

Re: need avice on priming/paint exposed bare aluimin under water level

hello kevin boat still has bottom paint

all I want to cover is exposed aluimin on transome
by Steve the Brain
Sat May 13, 2017 10:07 am
Forum: Electronics
Topic: I have a major glare on my display
Replies: 0
Views: 156

I have a major glare on my display

I have a major glare on my display.
used a towel to blockglare in this image.

my rear enclosure will need darker tinting it's proballey 5% will add mirror 35%

what do you think STB
by Steve the Brain
Sat May 13, 2017 7:06 am
Forum: Share your Projects and Creations
Topic: need avice on priming/paint exposed bare aluimin under water level
Replies: 4
Views: 189

need avice on priming/paint exposed bare aluimin under water level

need avice on priming/paint exposed bare aluimin under water level, saltwater. I'm in the process of redoing my engine POD. Redoing engine POD keyhole cover replacing street sign w/ nicer 1/8" sheet aluimin this piece will cover the keyhole and transducer mount screw though hull holes. I will have m...
by Steve the Brain
Sat May 13, 2017 6:31 am
Forum: Share your Projects and Creations
Topic: Please advice on homemade dive plateform can I JB cold weld glue
Replies: 5
Views: 235

Re: Please advice on homemade dive plateform can I JB cold weld glue

I plan to have a removeable dive plateform.

it overlaps engine POD,bolton angle surport against transom.

two tubes surport outside this where I want to continue the removeable option.
by Steve the Brain
Mon Mar 13, 2017 6:43 am
Forum: Share your Projects and Creations
Topic: Please advice on homemade dive plateform can I JB cold weld glue
Replies: 5
Views: 235

Re: Please advice on homemade dive plateform can I JB cold weld glue

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by Steve the Brain
Mon Mar 13, 2017 6:40 am
Forum: Share your Projects and Creations
Topic: Please advice on homemade dive plateform can I JB cold weld glue
Replies: 5
Views: 235

Please advice on homemade dive plateform can I JB cold weld glue

Please advice on homemade dive plateform can I JB cold weld glue I’ve bolted and revited diamondplate though the tube it stiffenes up the diamond plate. I currentely have one triangle surport second isn’t pictured, even though the cut triangle is grinded smooth I’ll bend it over. Will be bending a t...
by Steve the Brain
Thu Mar 02, 2017 8:43 am
Forum: Welcome New Members
Topic: new here Steve currentely prepareing for cruiseing the Gulf for a few days.
Replies: 2
Views: 193

Re: new here Steve currentely prepareing for cruiseing the Gulf for a few days.

Hello and thanks for the welcome I’m presumeing that I will really like this website. As said previously written I am still working on my smallish crusier restore. The major stuff engine/mounting sys/steering/trim/controls/electricalNAV/fueling/oiling/anchor sys. Bilge/Livewell sys.s ect. are all sh...
by Steve the Brain
Wed Mar 01, 2017 9:06 am
Forum: Welcome New Members
Topic: new here Steve currentely prepareing for cruiseing the Gulf for a few days.
Replies: 2
Views: 193

new here Steve currentely prepareing for cruiseing the Gulf for a few days.

new here Steve currentely prepareing for cruiseing the Gulf for a few days.

I've been fabbing a bunch of brackets, shelves ect. for restore that started 11 months ago. all where made of aluimin by me.

Gotta love the tin.
STB