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06-16-2022, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 651
Posted By madbouyz

I was thinking of these ..... ...

I was thinking of these .....

https://www.offshoreonly.com/forums/general-boating-discussion/227442-pulse-drives-they-still-business.html
06-13-2022, 09:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 628
Posted By madbouyz

A pair of 20 year old Hi-Teks on a 502MPI in...

A pair of 20 year old Hi-Teks on a 502MPI in very salty water .
New zincs as required only .
05-22-2022, 11:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,990
Posted By madbouyz

Bear in mind that once you have established ...

Bear in mind that once you have established optimal (or max) vacuum reading on a healthy engine there's other things that contribute to that reading besides the carb.
You can have a flawless carb...
04-30-2022, 07:39 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 15,160
Posted By madbouyz

Looking very nice/super clean ! One worry...

Looking very nice/super clean !
One worry though. That rear support cradle .. Does where the feet fall line up perfectly with stringers inside ?
If not I'd support it on the keel . After...
04-22-2022, 12:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,201
Posted By madbouyz

Agree with the suggestions above . Definitely ...

Agree with the suggestions above . Definitely epoxy resin , sometimes you don't have to thicken it because of the tolerances of the existing hole. Besides using toothpicks with good results in the...
Forum: Magnum Marine
04-19-2022, 04:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,104
Posted By madbouyz

Well , I did use the word 'mistaken' as a safety...

Well , I did use the word 'mistaken' as a safety net :D

I thought that seeing the V windscreen used a different deck mold (and may have been the original deck design) once they changed to the...
04-19-2022, 12:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 633
Posted By madbouyz

^^^ Out here the best selection and ...

^^^

Out here the best selection and (generally) quality is always at the marine supply outlet(s)
I was actually looking for some s/s fasteners 2 hours ago and went to the neighborhood hardware...
04-19-2022, 12:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 633
Posted By madbouyz

After all that work using s/s is a no brainer. ...

After all that work using s/s is a no brainer.
Costs just a bit more (you're not going to need a whole lot) and you never have to worry about it again.
3 materials you can't go wrong with on a...
Forum: Magnum Marine
04-18-2022, 07:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,104
Posted By madbouyz

If I'm not mistaken the earliest production 27...

If I'm not mistaken the earliest production 27 sports had the V shaped windscreen , and you don't see too many of them around . Then they changed to the straight across model.
As an example , if...
04-17-2022, 04:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 364
Posted By madbouyz

I don't want to come out and say it's rocket...

I don't want to come out and say it's rocket science but I have a feeling that there's been a ton of guys who were reasonably mechanically inclined who thought they could undertake this job and when...
04-17-2022, 04:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 988
Posted By madbouyz

I switched to that a few years ago on a B3 . From...

I switched to that a few years ago on a B3 . From the very first shift into gear I could hear a difference.
Shifting seems smoother and definitely quieter now as does outdrive whine when running...
Forum: Magnum Marine
04-17-2022, 02:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,104
Posted By madbouyz

^^^ Boom , there ya go ! ;)

^^^ Boom , there ya go !

;)
Forum: Magnum Marine
04-17-2022, 01:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,104
Posted By madbouyz

Is it a 27 that's been converted to outboards on...

Is it a 27 that's been converted to outboards on a bracket or is it one of the Canadian Magnum 27 Center Consoles made under license in Canada ?
Neither of the 2 27 Mag models were available...
Forum: Magnum Marine
04-17-2022, 07:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,104
Posted By madbouyz

Congratulations on the acquisition of one of the...

Congratulations on the acquisition of one of the most iconic sport boats ever made.
Another person who is a treasure trove of information is mrvinyl.
I can never remember the year that putting...
04-10-2022, 12:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,177
Posted By madbouyz

A picture is worth a thousand words ! It'll be...

A picture is worth a thousand words ! It'll be interesting to see what you're talking about for sure .
04-06-2022, 09:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,177
Posted By madbouyz

I guess a little clarity is needed as to if it...

I guess a little clarity is needed as to if it is definitely the chines or if it's the hull bottom .
You do know what the chines are , right ?
The area where the hull sides meet the bottom of...
04-05-2022, 04:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,177
Posted By madbouyz

I think we need to see some clear pictures...

I think we need to see some clear pictures (although you will need 10 posts to put any up)
Hooks in chines just don't mysteriously appear over time unlike warps in the hull bottom showing up...
04-03-2022, 12:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 835
Posted By madbouyz

I've got one cover that utilizes the type of rod...

I've got one cover that utilizes the type of rod #2 and one that uses type #3 and the #2 is definitely better IMO. Both have heavily reinforced areas that they engage. Type #2 hasn't been prone to...
Forum: General Q & A
04-01-2022, 04:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 590
Posted By madbouyz

If you've resin sealed (epoxy is my choice) all...

If you've resin sealed (epoxy is my choice) all the transom cutouts where wood coring is exposed = good !
As far as a sealer goes if you never , ever plan to take anything off again or you sell the...
Forum: Magnum Marine
04-01-2022, 01:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 569
Posted By madbouyz

'74 Maltese for sale

Not mine , listed on powerboatlistingsdotcom. Maltese 28

https://www.powerboatlistings.com/view/72240

Very pretty boat that appears to have been gone through.
(please remove the 'lighthouse'...
04-01-2022, 01:20 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,961
Posted By madbouyz

At the risk of showing my age , had the thread...

At the risk of showing my age , had the thread been titled "Anyone running a 'Doelfin' on a ..." I'd have had a better idea what to expect , but maybe that's just me :D
03-12-2022, 02:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,015
Posted By madbouyz

No question about it , a split second decision as...

No question about it , a split second decision as dangerous as it was to save the lives of others she didn't even know risking her own .
What I'd love to see is maybe a few philanthropically...
03-05-2022, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By madbouyz

What a wonderful tribute . Thanks for posting...

What a wonderful tribute . Thanks for posting that Charlie.
I always wondered what the name 'Mona Lou' represented and now I'm reminded of the legendary 'Moppies' .
Live and learn .
02-28-2022, 07:22 AM
Replies: 548
Views: 51,658
Posted By madbouyz

Aye , pretty much exactly the same over here as...

Aye , pretty much exactly the same over here as well. Except we don't have to deal with the 'E' fuels .
02-20-2022, 12:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 452
Posted By madbouyz

This thread may be of help , and it's pretty...

This thread may be of help , and it's pretty recent as well .
And it mentions the 'foam' issue also .
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