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What spare parts do you have on board?

Old 05-24-2011, 09:53 PM
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Default What spare parts do you have on board?

Belts, points, fuses, etc.

Just curious thanks
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Old 05-24-2011, 09:58 PM
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Vessel Assist card, AMEX card and cell phone!
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Old 05-24-2011, 09:59 PM
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I carry a set of fuel and oil filters. Drive fluid, engine oil, and a couple belts...
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Old 05-24-2011, 10:31 PM
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Blower belts, all other belts, spare impellers, MSD box, coil, starter, fuses, electrical tape(probably kept my boat from sinking last year) duct tape. Tools. Oil and gear oil. I know it seems like overkill til you need it. Or someone else does.
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Old 05-24-2011, 11:06 PM
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Points? What are they?

Serpentine belt, rotor, cap, 1 set of plugs, 2 long plug wires, prop set, prop nuts, fuel pump, impellers, assorted nuts, bolts and screws, assorted electrical connectors, AGC and ATO fuses, duct tape, engine and drive oil, p/s fluid, fuel and oil filters, starter, hose clamp assortment, canvas snap repair kit, silicone RTV, 3M 5200, Marine-Tex, tool set, and WD-40!

I go a long way from home, and out for at least 3 days when I go...
Retired! Boating full-time now.

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Old 05-24-2011, 11:15 PM
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always have an extra 12 pack of bud light. cause you never know when you might get stranded. 2 hand held marine radios, cellphone, and boat tow us unlimited inland towing card.
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Old 05-24-2011, 11:17 PM
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spark Plug
hull plug
radio (spare handheld I go out in the ocean)

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Old 05-24-2011, 11:40 PM
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On the Fountain:

Fuel filters, two sets.

Engine and drive oil, 2 qt each.

1 belt, 1 impeller

1/2 gal. coolant

50' 18 ga wire ("lamp cord")

picker uppers, claw style and telescoping magnet

telescoping mirror

basic tools - 1/4" SAE 6 socket set with extension, reversable flat/phillips screwdrivers med size x2, long flat blade, Robo grip pliers x2, 8" Vise grip, fine mini screwdrivers, dikes

asst. SS nuts, bolts, screws

razor blades

duct tape

All tools in a plastic tool box from Sears. About 28 lbs. Never been stranded.

Plus cell phone, Tow Boat US, VHF

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Old 05-25-2011, 12:16 AM
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Vessal Assist card
Cell phone
A couple of run-flat credit cards
Full cooler
oh, and duct tape
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Old 05-25-2011, 12:38 AM
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I carry cash, credit cards, BoatUS membership card, VHF, hand held VHF, cell phone. Thats about all the " extra " parts I carry.
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