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going from single to twins (rant . . sort of)

Old 05-06-2003, 06:42 PM
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Lost Stainless nuts and Plastic parts.... Try using a strong shop - vac. If fou can reach it by fingertip, shouldn't be any problem. Might not help with heavier tools.
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Old 05-06-2003, 07:29 PM
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Yea! If they would make the boat 2' longer and put it all in front of the engines things would be much better. My next boat will be a staggared setup thats for sure. I just sucked out the stainless screws I dropped over the weekend with my shop vac. Plus my chest is still hurting from leaning over the bench seat on Saturday.
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Old 05-06-2003, 07:35 PM
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You can always go to a blow boat and eliminate all those problems.
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Old 05-06-2003, 08:25 PM
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Originally posted by glassdave
oh, and lets not forget to mention the sheer joy and sense of acomplishment one feels after completing a series of tasks on one engine only to have to do it all over again.
I don't get it I only whip out one credit card, sign one receipt, both engines are done - are you saying you pay for each engine to be service seperately
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Old 05-06-2003, 09:46 PM
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. . . . bunch-o-goofs . . . . well i guess i started it. . .

WickedWon- damn . . . . i cant argue with that pretty sweet man. now if i can just find a saw to hack out my back seat i think i could go full stagger too . . . DAMMIT . . . just droped the saw into the bilge. . . oh well, guess i'll just hafta live with it.

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Old 05-07-2003, 07:21 AM
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Old 05-07-2003, 11:13 AM
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Default Re: going from single to twins (rant . . sort of)

Originally posted by glassdave
. My hats off to the marine engineers for placing the engines in the exact location and for knowing the precise length of my arm so that any part or tool droped in between them can only be touched by the tip of my finger but not actually moved or picked up.

Your lucky, you had good engineers... mine didn't know how big my hand was... I stuck my hand between the bench seat and the front of the motor on my old boat and had to stay there until my dad finished dinner and heard me yelling for help.. 45 minutes hunched over the motor with my hand stuck, boy did my back hurt..

I have been upsided down with my feet straight up in the air, head in the bilge..
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