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by Bernie Tresner
Mon Aug 12, 2019 1:03 am
Forum: Dock Talk
Topic: Food for thought
Replies: 5
Views: 7472

Re: Food for thought

Amen!
by Bernie Tresner
Sun Aug 11, 2019 12:12 am
Forum: The Lighter Side
Topic: The Danger Of Attending A 60th High School Reunion
Replies: 1
Views: 790

The Danger Of Attending A 60th High School Reunion

He was a widower and she a widow. They had known each other for a number of years, having been high school classmates and having attended class reunions in the past, without fail. This 60th anniversary of their class, the widower and the widow made a foursome with two other singles. They had a wonde...
by Bernie Tresner
Thu Jul 25, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: Repair Questions
Topic: 3 way valve operation
Replies: 7
Views: 2148

Re: 3 way valve operation

Try putting dye in the head, pump it out and then look over the side. That should give you your answer.
by Bernie Tresner
Fri Jun 21, 2019 2:42 am
Forum: Repair Questions
Topic: Pencil anodes
Replies: 5
Views: 2435

Re: Pencil anodes

Do you still need zincs? Do I need to come to the rescue and send some? If you can wait a year, i will bring some with me.
by Bernie Tresner
Tue Apr 09, 2019 2:31 am
Forum: Cruising Forum
Topic: Towing the tender
Replies: 7
Views: 13062

Re: Towing the tender

I have a 12' AB RIB with a 40hp Yamaha that I tow behind our 32GB. I had them made by a company in Canby, OR. The company is TOP-KNOT. I had it made with a towing bridle to keep it centered behind the boat. They come in a variety of colors and are made to order. Very Reasonably price. and their work...
by Bernie Tresner
Mon Dec 10, 2018 12:58 am
Forum: Repair Questions
Topic: Can't loosen bolt on exhaust elbow
Replies: 5
Views: 2629

Re: Can't loosen bolt on exhaust elbow

Use a product named Kroil or Kona Kroil. I have never used anything that comes close for loosening bolts.
by Bernie Tresner
Tue Nov 20, 2018 4:34 am
Forum: Repair Questions
Topic: Lighted Gauges
Replies: 17
Views: 4811

Re: Lighted Gauges

Only my tach has a bulb. When I built an overhead console for the gps and radio, I installed a small, single red LED bulb. The single bulb is more than enough light to see the gauges. There is very little distraction from the bulb. I tied it to the compass light switch. [attachment=0]DSCN0815.JPG[/a...
by Bernie Tresner
Tue Nov 13, 2018 1:25 am
Forum: General Information
Topic: insurance
Replies: 6
Views: 3219

Re: insurance

US Boat / Geico. Good covarage. I have stated value yacht coverage. Reasonable rates and no survey.
by Bernie Tresner
Sun Nov 04, 2018 11:27 pm
Forum: Repair Questions
Topic: Stewart Warner Light Bulbs
Replies: 2
Views: 1576

Re: Stewart Warner Light Bulbs

Check with your local auto parts store.
by Bernie Tresner
Sun Sep 09, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: Repair Questions
Topic: How to drain antifreeze
Replies: 4
Views: 2282

Re: How to drain antifreeze

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Here is a picture.
by Bernie Tresner
Sun Sep 09, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: Repair Questions
Topic: How to drain antifreeze
Replies: 4
Views: 2282

Re: How to drain antifreeze

There is a fitting on the left side of the engine that should have a circulation hose attached. Mine has a drain valve fitted to the connection. I attach a small hose and drain it into a 2 quarts at a time into a container. For those that don't already know, there is a special coolant made for diese...
by Bernie Tresner
Tue May 29, 2018 2:17 am
Forum: Cruising Forum
Topic: Where do you have your wood GB Insured
Replies: 9
Views: 4793

Re: Where do you have your wood GB Insured

Boat US. Renewal on a woodie is not a problem.
by Bernie Tresner
Thu Mar 22, 2018 12:55 am
Forum: Dock Talk
Topic: Holyhead 2
Replies: 2
Views: 2111

Re: Holyhead 2

I'm just thankful that you keep my other boat in a shed for the winter.
by Bernie Tresner
Sun Feb 25, 2018 11:59 pm
Forum: Dock Talk
Topic: What's happened ?
Replies: 27
Views: 9557

Re: What's happened ?

Tom Overs wrote::P :P :P
Bob,
It's the Ladyboy adverts that I'm really worried about. :twisted: :twisted:

Tom



Hmmmmmm. Why would you be getting those ads? I just get ads for cars and power tools. :shock: :twisted: I'm getting worried about you.
by Bernie Tresner
Thu Feb 08, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: Repair Questions
Topic: Replacing house bank batteries
Replies: 6
Views: 2089

Check out Budget Batteries on Center Street & Union in Tacoma. Good batteries at a good price. I got 12 years out of my last set of 6vdc.