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by bansil
Wed Dec 12, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: Pontoon Rebuilds and Restorations.
Topic: Bansil and MamaTurtle create a getaway cruiser
Replies: 119
Views: 3566

Re: Bansil and MamaTurtle create a getaway cruiser

Thank you Paul, I appreciate that.
Doug
by bansil
Tue Dec 11, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: General Pontoon & Deckboat Discussion
Topic: Verado 175 on new Tahoe
Replies: 18
Views: 264

Re: Verado 175 on new Tahoe

:thumbsup
I feel better now, and that should look great!
Got a pic?
by bansil
Tue Dec 11, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: General Pontoon & Deckboat Discussion
Topic: Verado 175 on new Tahoe
Replies: 18
Views: 264

Re: Verado 175 on new Tahoe

Did they really show you a boat with all the corrosion/gunk on the toons :-|

I assume they will clean it, is it salt water corrosion that has eaten the anodized aluminum? or just algae?
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by bansil
Tue Dec 11, 2018 11:05 am
Forum: Pontoon Rebuilds and Restorations.
Topic: Bansil and MamaTurtle create a getaway cruiser
Replies: 119
Views: 3566

Re: Bansil and MamaTurtle create a getaway cruiser

What to make console out of?

I am thinking Alum, so I can play with bead roller and Tig machine :biggrin2
by bansil
Tue Dec 11, 2018 11:04 am
Forum: Pontoon Rebuilds and Restorations.
Topic: Bansil and MamaTurtle create a getaway cruiser
Replies: 119
Views: 3566

Re: Bansil and MamaTurtle create a getaway cruiser

Wow, it has been 2 months Sadly my father passed on Halloween, this makes both of our dads didnt make it through 2018 Boat is still in the water, no free time :| I did receive the 5 new sets of wheel bearings, so plan to fix trailer week of Christmas break and retrieve the boat and bring her home fo...
by bansil
Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: Welcome
Topic: New Pontoon Boat owner
Replies: 9
Views: 267

Re: New Pontoon Boat owner

Fyi, our gage was "grounded" from the sending unit to the synthetic deck...yes, i said that, :donno a quick wire to an actual ground fixed ours
by bansil
Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: General Pontoon & Deckboat Discussion
Topic: CHANGING ROOM ENCLOSURES REPLACEMENT MATERIAL
Replies: 5
Views: 167

Re: CHANGING ROOM ENCLOSURES REPLACEMENT MATERIAL

Guess I will add any of the "pop up" type shower/porta potti tents might work for you
by bansil
Tue Oct 02, 2018 3:47 am
Forum: Pontoon Rebuilds and Restorations.
Topic: Bansil and MamaTurtle create a getaway cruiser
Replies: 119
Views: 3566

Re: Bansil and MamaTurtle create a getaway cruiser

knock on wood...we don't have a mosquito problem unless you get right up to the back way back in a cove with no wind (or so I have been told) never have been bit by mosquito or no-see-ums (until next weekend now) :happy We can just set up a 7 x 10 tent in front (she isnt up to that yet) :mrgreen: I ...
by bansil
Sun Sep 30, 2018 5:47 am
Forum: Pontoon Rebuilds and Restorations.
Topic: Bansil and MamaTurtle create a getaway cruiser
Replies: 119
Views: 3566

Re: Bansil and MamaTurtle create a getaway cruiser

Thanks, you! we are going out today for a couple hours, have several plans for this winter and can not wait to do them Are idea was simple at first and now except for her wanting a bean bag or andrionak chair, not sure yet on that, we dont want to add anything except for moar shade and wind protecti...
by bansil
Thu Sep 27, 2018 1:19 am
Forum: General Pontoon & Deckboat Discussion
Topic: Exploring
Replies: 6
Views: 230

Re: Exploring

We agree that exploring is the most fun, after the hurricane vacation relocation a couple weeks ago, we actually visited 3 more of our marinas via pontoon with friends, its fun visiting new places
by bansil
Sun Sep 23, 2018 9:43 am
Forum: Pontoon Rebuilds and Restorations.
Topic: Bansil and MamaTurtle create a getaway cruiser
Replies: 119
Views: 3566

Re: Bansil and MamaTurtle create a getaway cruiser

Mama and I got out for a few hrs last night, beautiful night Guess who forgot wine Solo cups? :donno So I washed my hands after pulling fish off her rods and. .swish,click, slice,and dice...Appalachian wine vessels :mrgreen: 2018-09-23 12.31.21.jpg Next was snacks, homemade crustini (s/p), fig jam, ...
by bansil
Fri Sep 21, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: Pontoon Rebuilds and Restorations.
Topic: Brown pt plywood
Replies: 2
Views: 240

Re: Brown pt plywood

Technically you can use the green BUT it CAN NOT touch aluminum anodized or not, (it will corrode it) so if you used rubber or something strips it would work. But for the trouble AND glue adhesion issues, I wouldn't use it. The marine plywood is about $85 a Sheet, has no voids and uses waterproof gl...
by bansil
Fri Sep 21, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: General Pontoon & Deckboat Discussion
Topic: Prop Size - Yamaha 150 (four stroke)
Replies: 9
Views: 197

Re: Prop Size - Yamaha 150 (four stroke)

Im jealous, I swapped props and doubled my speed....you guys are double my double, so it's like quadrupled from mine a month ago :mrgreen:

My shit is so squirrely now at wot, i gotta fix steering this winter


ETA....I have a small old 2 stroke so it is apples to oranges up in here :nana
by bansil
Wed Sep 19, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: General Pontoon & Deckboat Discussion
Topic: What have you done to make your boat special?
Replies: 20
Views: 713

Re: What have you done to make your boat special?

Not much Removed all seating so we put camp chairs where we want to sit Can mount 7x7 canopy or 7x8 tent to deck. Can fish on all sides Got lights etc to mount this is winter Will build a fiberglass/wood "center console this winter, so we can both be out of cool or wet breezes and can walk around/fi...