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10-02-2020, 06:51 AM
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Thanks for the offer to help, I will probably...

Thanks for the offer to help, I will probably take you up on that some time, hopefully for the hands not the tow!
09-28-2020, 06:44 AM
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Broke a prop shaft last weekend, also decided not...

Broke a prop shaft last weekend, also decided not to complete the restoration. It's a really rough ride in the conditions I typically run in. We get a few weeks early in the season that it would be...
09-11-2020, 06:55 AM
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Views: 3,301
Posted By resurrected

So no real damage, from the tree. Just some...

So no real damage, from the tree. Just some cracked gel coat.
I have had a chance to run it a few times, this time of year Lake Huron is pretty sloppy so no real top end runs.
Typically I've been...
09-04-2020, 06:24 AM
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Posted By resurrected

This is what I got home to last night, makes me...

This is what I got home to last night, makes me glad that I didn't spend any time on cosmetic work!
Does not appear to be any real damage.
With the help of my brother and father, had the worst of...
08-28-2020, 07:09 AM
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Views: 3,301
Posted By resurrected

It's mornings like this that I want to skip work...

It's mornings like this that I want to skip work and wake up the neighbors!...
08-25-2020, 06:21 AM
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Views: 3,301
Posted By resurrected

I think a ski at 70 would feel way faster than in...

I think a ski at 70 would feel way faster than in a boat.
Cruising at 50 feels slower than 35 in the aluminum fishing boat.
I took a friend out Saturday that had never been over 50 in a boat...
08-24-2020, 12:00 PM
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Views: 3,301
Posted By resurrected

Have been out a few times, the miss was one of...

Have been out a few times, the miss was one of the MSD distributors was wired backwards, so was cross firing above 4000RPM.
That was frustrating to find!
I even pulled rocker covers off thinking...
08-14-2020, 07:51 AM
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Views: 3,301
Posted By resurrected

Got out for a shake down last night, really works...

Got out for a shake down last night, really works well. I didn't run above 4000rpm, was getting some strange AFR readings on stb engine, need to look at the data and see whats going on
...
08-12-2020, 01:18 PM
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Posted By resurrected

Monday nights job was to raise the dock. 2 hours...

Monday nights job was to raise the dock. 2 hours to build the crane to lift it, 30 min to do the work and an hour to clean up
...
08-12-2020, 01:13 PM
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Views: 3,301
Posted By resurrected

I don't have any current pics, my girlfriend got...

I don't have any current pics, my girlfriend got some on Sunday but I haven't copied them yet. With the cabin lighter (no wet balsa, no interior) its 2" to 3" higher in the nose than before.
From a...
08-12-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,301
Posted By resurrected

Launched late Sunday night and just idled to my...

Launched late Sunday night and just idled to my dock. I have been doing some tuning with the Sniper. I am waiting until my brother is available to be a chase boat for the first trip out in the lake,...
07-31-2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,301
Posted By resurrected

Thanks Mitch, I'm taking the afternoon off and...

Thanks Mitch, I'm taking the afternoon off and hopefully getting it wrapped up (assembled and running but still cosmetic work to do). If things go well, I'll be testing tonight or tomorrow. Drag...
07-21-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,301
Posted By resurrected

The cabin is glassed Drives are black but ugly...

The cabin is glassed
Drives are black but ugly as sin
the engine hatch is ready to bolt on, 3M microballons are awesome! I had a little Duratch high build left from the transom so gave it a blast...
07-21-2020, 07:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,301
Posted By resurrected

Lars, I hope I love it when it hits the water! ...

Lars, I hope I love it when it hits the water!
So a little more progress, I lost some shop time because we moved our office to a new location. We had a really nice cherry desk that had some water...
06-26-2020, 06:38 AM
Replies: 31
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Posted By resurrected

Its going to be ugly, but it will be in the water...

Its going to be ugly, but it will be in the water in a couple of weeks for testing. Then I will know if its worth restoring or waiting for a donor hull
06-26-2020, 06:37 AM
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Posted By resurrected

Gauges are assembled in the new panels I made out...

Gauges are assembled in the new panels I made out of some scrap carbon/kevlar hybrid. I need to clear them, but not this year
...
06-26-2020, 06:31 AM
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Posted By resurrected

Exhaust and plumbing is complete, water and fuel....

Exhaust and plumbing is complete, water and fuel. It's not pretty but this is just temporary. A couple of years at best
New fittings. lines and air pump for the mufflers.
...
06-26-2020, 06:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,301
Posted By resurrected

Glass work in the cabin is progressing slowly,...

Glass work in the cabin is progressing slowly, one side is almost done, need to tidy it up and add one more layer of glass. I added a rib, not sure if its a good move to stiffen it up or not. Guess...
06-26-2020, 06:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,301
Posted By resurrected

So an update on the progress Engines are close...

So an update on the progress
Engines are close to being ready to drop in, I have assembled them so they are completely modular, just plug in harness and water and good to go. Lots of little...
05-28-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,301
Posted By resurrected

Thank you! I sprayed it, my first time using...

Thank you!
I sprayed it, my first time using gel. It was actually way easier than I was expecting. Just used one of my HVLP primer guns with the biggest tip I had. The only pain was cleaning the gun...
05-27-2020, 06:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,301
Posted By resurrected

Transom gelled, ready for pickups, primary...

Transom gelled, ready for pickups, primary strainers and inter cooler strainers mocked up and the rotten core is pulled out of the cabin on the port side
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05-13-2020, 07:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,301
Posted By resurrected

Last night I freshened up the trim cylinders on...

Last night I freshened up the trim cylinders on one side, the old "O" rings were hard and brittle. Should be good now!
05-12-2020, 06:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,301
Posted By resurrected

So while waiting for more resin, I figured I'd...

So while waiting for more resin, I figured I'd check some more off the list
last night was finish the prep for the installation of the water pickups for the inter coolers
Last summer I first tried...
05-11-2020, 07:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,301
Posted By resurrected

1990 Century Ultra III

Ok, so I have done some fiberglass repair on my old POS since I pulled the engines.
My goal with the boat is to run it for a couple of years until a decent hull comes along (something 30' to 35'...
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