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by lawyerdave71
Fri Nov 25, 2016 1:22 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: What I did with my boqt this weekend.
Replies: 4
Views: 1781

Re: What I did with my boqt this weekend.

Also friendly suggestion on your platform . . . don't forget to check the mounting blocks on the inside of the stern. Are they wood or stainless steel? If wood, replace with stainless steel (prefered) or new wood.
by lawyerdave71
Fri Nov 25, 2016 1:19 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: What I did with my boqt this weekend.
Replies: 4
Views: 1781

Re: What I did with my boqt this weekend.

Boat zincs???

http://www.boatzincs.com/

cheapest place I know of.
by lawyerdave71
Fri Nov 25, 2016 1:17 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Cockpit Size and Sea Handling
Replies: 8
Views: 2151

Re: Cockpit Size and Sea Handling

[quote="I wouldn't go out in 2.5M (8ft plus) waves)[/quote] Thanks for translation. Holy crap 8 footers!!!! In those seas, I would consider an extended aft railing like what the fishing guys do. What I found shocking . . . THEY GOT SEA RAYS IN AUSTRALIA??? Man, them things are like cockroaches - the...
by lawyerdave71
Fri Nov 25, 2016 1:02 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Buying Old trojan Houseboat
Replies: 10
Views: 4669

Re: Buying Old trojan Houseboat

Hello, Yeah that airbnb is a big thing and everyone coming up with ideas. I think in NY you can sleep in an old converted taxi. Here is something else to think about consider and ponder. What about Coast Guard issues? Its a vessel that floats and has motors. You take money from passengers to stay on...
by lawyerdave71
Tue Nov 15, 2016 3:07 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Another newbie question tools and parts
Replies: 20
Views: 5676

Re: Another newbie question tools and parts

Remember are Trojans are middle aged.

You need tooth pics for screwing screws where the hole is too big!
by lawyerdave71
Mon Nov 14, 2016 11:37 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Another newbie question tools and parts
Replies: 20
Views: 5676

Re: Another newbie question tools and parts

Oh and good to have a soldering gun on board. Drill gun and drill bits of all sizes. Always good to have a water utility sump pump 120 or 12 volt I have a dremel kit on board Or, you need to meet a dock neighbor like me where everyone comes to me for a tool. Know I may not know what to do with all o...
by lawyerdave71
Mon Nov 14, 2016 11:31 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Another newbie question tools and parts
Replies: 20
Views: 5676

Re: Another newbie question tools and parts

DUCK TAPE Tooth pics Cork screw FUSES Electrical tape Liquid Nails Caulk and Gun Socket set Wrenches Screw drivers Crow bar Hammer Metal brushes Big pipe wrench for shafts Extra screws and washers Replacement part for motors such as belts, spark plugs, fuel filters, oil filter, points, condenser, di...
by lawyerdave71
Thu Oct 27, 2016 9:28 am
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Work....work.... And more work!
Replies: 71
Views: 12957

Re: Work....work.... And more work!

Boy oh Boy

If one of those wood pallets snaps which they are prone to do, you really are going to need a haul repair!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
by lawyerdave71
Mon Oct 17, 2016 1:47 am
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Ship's clock
Replies: 3
Views: 1261

Re: Ship's clock

I don't have a clock on my boat.

When boating, we tell time by when the sun comes up and when it goes down. Full moons are considered extra daylight!
by lawyerdave71
Tue Oct 11, 2016 7:31 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Exhaust Manifold Lifespan
Replies: 8
Views: 2203

Re: Exhaust Manifold Lifespan

I had one fail after 37 years!

Mechanic said it was probably defective from new.

By the way, its not fun changing them things.
by lawyerdave71
Fri Sep 30, 2016 12:48 am
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: New Props for 1977 F30 Express
Replies: 6
Views: 1725

Re: New Props for 1977 F30 Express

My 78 F30 has its original 1978 props. And in the bottom of my boat closet there is a brand new set of props with original Trojan price tags. Turns out the new props are the exact same size as the props that have been on since 1978. Since I can get the old gal up to 27 mph on the old props, re-propp...
by lawyerdave71
Fri Sep 23, 2016 8:12 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Newbie question on draft
Replies: 11
Views: 2208

Re: Newbie question on draft

Depth Finder?

What happened to the the old tie a rope to a brick and throw it overboard?? Oh yes, one has to remember to hang on to the rope!
by lawyerdave71
Fri Sep 02, 2016 9:35 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: What came standard for batteries on my vintage boat?
Replies: 6
Views: 1444

Re: What came standard for batteries on my vintage boat?

Oh starboard is cranking and port is house battery,
by lawyerdave71
Fri Sep 02, 2016 9:33 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: What came standard for batteries on my vintage boat?
Replies: 6
Views: 1444

Re: What came standard for batteries on my vintage boat?

This what standard set up should be.

Notice the step that was installed - comes in handy.


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by lawyerdave71
Mon Aug 29, 2016 4:17 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Heavy Oxidization
Replies: 13
Views: 3493

Re: Heavy Oxidization

Hey now I love gelcoat - but have you seen what people are doing with paint these days????