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    02-08-2023, 12:25 AM
    cstevens replied to a thread Skookum Maru in Building / Repair
    I'd love to find a car for under $10k but I expect I'm going to end up somewhere north of that number. The rubber bumper cars have had something of a...
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    02-07-2023, 10:58 AM
    cstevens replied to a thread Skookum Maru in Building / Repair
    I've been drooling over that BGT in the Netherlands for weeks now. It's almost perfect, although I'd prefer a wire wheel car. There is this one in...
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    02-06-2023, 01:47 PM
    cstevens replied to a thread Skookum Maru in Building / Repair
    Oh, yeah. I suppose that's true enough! Although I will confess that the only reason that I'm driving the Studebaker regularly is that my wife's Audi...
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    02-05-2023, 10:39 PM
    I oiled the swim step on Skookum Maru using many coats of Deks Olje #1 a few summers back. It looked fantastic. It was perfect. Absolutely...
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    02-05-2023, 06:35 PM
    Ha! Actually it's legal down here too, or so I hear.
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    02-05-2023, 05:53 PM
    cstevens replied to a thread Skookum Maru in Building / Repair
    Ah, but the problem in this case isn't the voltage swap, it's that they weren't working before. When I bought the truck the wiring was completely...
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    02-05-2023, 02:08 PM
    cstevens replied to a thread Skookum Maru in Building / Repair
    More progress... New beam shelf section and blocking in place. A little fitting work to do and then it will get all fastened together....
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    02-05-2023, 02:00 PM
    Very nice Alex! That window will be handy to spy on the raccoons pilfering your snacks but I think you need some curtains and maybe a bud vase to...
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    01-29-2023, 11:52 AM
    cstevens replied to a thread Skookum Maru in Building / Repair
    Yes, Mark is excellent and a really good guy. I've known him for going on twenty five years now and I trust his work completely. I have no doubt that...
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    01-28-2023, 12:33 PM
    That's a lovely boat and a great offer Hugh! I may take you up on it if Bruce still has room in the flotilla and depending on when this little...
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    01-28-2023, 12:28 PM
    cstevens replied to a thread Skookum Maru in Building / Repair
    So far the 12v conversion on Lucky Truck has been a complete success. Starts on the button, headlights actually illuminate the road, battery stays...
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    01-28-2023, 11:27 AM
    If I had a suitable boat I would be all in for this Bruce! As it is I could do the "oar" part, but the sailing bits would be rather more difficult.
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    01-28-2023, 11:12 AM
    cstevens replied to a thread Engine cleaning in Building / Repair
    I'll second Ron's suggestion of steam cleaning. It's not a small job and requires some preparation but the results are worth it. I rented a steam...
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    01-24-2023, 12:42 PM
    cstevens replied to a thread Skookum Maru in Building / Repair
    Thanks Rich. Everything is getting some attention right now. I just finished converting Lucky Truck from 6v to 12v. I resisted doing that for years...
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    01-23-2023, 10:47 PM
    cstevens replied to a thread Skookum Maru in Building / Repair
    Thanks Hugh!
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    01-23-2023, 10:46 PM
    I doubt they are "prioritizing big-ticket folks". I've talked to Pete at PTF on a few occasions. Never spent a dime with them (yet) but they have...
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    01-23-2023, 06:22 PM
    cstevens replied to a thread Skookum Maru in Building / Repair
    Thanks Garret. I think we know the worst of it but we will see what it looks like when it's opened up and go from there.
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    01-23-2023, 06:06 PM
    cstevens replied to a thread Skookum Maru in Building / Repair
    I've had another hiatus from the forum and from boats in general, occasioned by work and holidays, but after some delay a window opened up in Mark's...
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