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by PappaPepper
Tue Oct 06, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Forbidden - Using an Alloy Boat as an electrical ground - Causes Corrosion
Replies: 2
Views: 278

Re: Forbidden - Using an Alloy Boat as an electrical ground - Causes Corrosion

Right on! I'll get back into the archives. Once I find a good thread I'll link it in this post too. Thank you!!
by PappaPepper
Mon Oct 05, 2020 7:25 pm
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Forbidden - Using an Alloy Boat as an electrical ground - Causes Corrosion
Replies: 2
Views: 278

Forbidden - Using an Alloy Boat as an electrical ground - Causes Corrosion

I've attached a few photos of corrosion that is occurring all over my boat. In talking with pacific I can't tell if its from poor electrical connections or just general neglect. In doing a little electrical checking I found that there are three wires coming off the negative terminal of the battery. ...
by PappaPepper
Mon Oct 05, 2020 6:35 pm
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Lubricant for rubber deck gaskets
Replies: 6
Views: 856

Re: Lubricant for rubber deck gaskets

Deck Hatches secured! I used Corrosion Block initially to clean the old corrosion out and prepare the surface. I also soaked the SS fasteners in corrosion block to clean them up. I then used Tef-Gel on all the fasteners and and gasket (rkanner - I think its just glues surgical tubing too, but I boug...
by PappaPepper
Sun Sep 20, 2020 4:35 pm
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Resurfacing Aluminum Boat.
Replies: 6
Views: 423

Resurfacing Aluminum Boat.

After years of getting put into docks, rocks and beaches the sides of the boat are looking fairly beat up with scratches and light oxidation/corrosion. I’m wondering what it would take to restore the boat back to its “nearly” original smooth surface. Any thoughts?
by PappaPepper
Thu Sep 10, 2020 2:49 pm
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Lubricant for rubber deck gaskets
Replies: 6
Views: 856

Re: Lubricant for rubber deck gaskets

Never seen those hatches on a Pacific before, I believe they used Armstrong 8" deck hatches from the factory. These are the deck hatches (Vice transom inspection hatches) used since at least 2014. This is located near centerline in the aft deck area. I cant speak to other hulls. I imagine they use ...
by PappaPepper
Sun Sep 06, 2020 1:09 pm
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Lubricant for rubber deck gaskets
Replies: 6
Views: 856

Lubricant for rubber deck gaskets

It’s been mentioned that Pacific Boats deck gaskets, provided for the Fraser Bronze Foundry deck inspection hatch, breakdown and fail causing water to enter the hull. This is especially of concern when it’s raining and the deck is unable to drain fully because the bow is not elevated enough to facil...
by PappaPepper
Mon Aug 31, 2020 1:19 pm
Forum: Hauling Your Alloy Rig
Topic: Carpet Bunk to Roller Conversion EZ Loader 1925 Pacific
Replies: 3
Views: 609

Carpet Bunk to Roller Conversion EZ Loader 1925 Pacific

I have a an EZ Loader 3700 single axel trailer with carpeted bunks for a 1925 Pacific. I reading these forum its recommended to switch to rollers. I'd like to do the work myself and covert the bunks to rollers and while I'm at it re-build the hubs and brakes. Does anyone have pointers or recommendat...
by PappaPepper
Mon Aug 31, 2020 11:56 am
Forum: Aluminum Boats For Sale
Topic: FOUR Pacific V1925 at auction
Replies: 6
Views: 1074

Re: FOUR Pacific V1925 at auction

2020 Price 53800 for the hull, Single Axel 3100 EZ loader and Honda 90. Before Taxes and Fees.
by PappaPepper
Wed Aug 26, 2020 12:48 pm
Forum: Alloy Shop Talk
Topic: V1925 water in hull
Replies: 50
Views: 8678

Re: V1925 water in hull

Was the source of water ever identified?
by PappaPepper
Tue Aug 25, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: Aluminum Boats For Sale
Topic: 2009 PACIFIC 26’ FOR SALE
Replies: 10
Views: 7142

Re: 2009 PACIFIC 26’ FOR SALE

Is this boat for sale still?
by PappaPepper
Tue Aug 25, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: Aluminum Boats For Sale
Topic: 2000 Pacific skiff v1925
Replies: 20
Views: 9427

Re: 2000 Pacific skiff v1925

Where is the boat located?