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by Jonair222
Sun Feb 03, 2019 12:29 pm
Forum: Performance & Tuning
Topic: Think about your MOB procedures
Replies: 23
Views: 5130

Re: Think about your MOB procedures

I only wear my seatbelt when I am on an interstate, during a late night in a dangerous area, or doing something risky. I have been in a few minor accidents and in these events a seatbelt has not really benefited me (although I know of people who have been severely injured by partial strangulation fr...
by Jonair222
Sun Feb 03, 2019 11:30 am
Forum: MacGregor/Venture Discussion
Topic: Alternative Swing keel replacement
Replies: 3
Views: 1616

Re: Alternative Swing keel replacement

That makes complete logical sense Ezra. Ok so what about this: Filling the void between the bolt/trunk and keel with Expandable Foam. Spray a little oil on the keel, roll it up, spray foam into trunk from below. Excess can be cut away or will crush down? Might help reduce splashing an leaks too. Gon...
by Jonair222
Thu Jan 31, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: MacGregor/Venture Discussion
Topic: Alternative Swing keel replacement
Replies: 3
Views: 1616

Alternative Swing keel replacement

Has anyone replaced the Iron keel with something else? My keel was hauled two seasons ago and coated liberally, any yet it is already swelling in size again :evil: Lead has a greater density and was thinking of something with a lower half of lead and wood/epoxy upper¿?¿ The lead also will not rust. ...
by Jonair222
Sat Aug 04, 2018 12:08 pm
Forum: Performance & Tuning
Topic: Model Props
Replies: 2
Views: 1321

Re: Model Props

by Jonair222
Thu Aug 02, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: Performance & Tuning
Topic: Model Props
Replies: 2
Views: 1321

Model Props

http://www.modelpowerboat.com/content.p ... propellers
These Model Boat People know thier Props
by Jonair222
Thu Jul 26, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: MacGregor/Venture Discussion
Topic: Adding weight to a V21 swing keel?
Replies: 2
Views: 1942

Re: Adding weight to a V21 swing keel?

WHY?
KEEL IS PLENTY HEAVY
WHY STRESS YOUR BOLT/TUNNEL MORE ?

SHAVED ABOUT 100 OFF AND NO PROBLEMS IN SEAS TOO LARGE FOR A VENTURE

DO COAT IN OSPHO AND EPOXY THO
by Jonair222
Thu Jul 26, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: MacGregor/Venture Discussion
Topic: Prop protector guard - good or bad?
Replies: 4
Views: 2937

Re: Prop protector guard - good or bad?

AFTER CHOPPING CHUNKS IN MY RUDDER IN SHALLOW WATER
PROP GUARD=GOOD
by Jonair222
Thu Jul 26, 2018 4:15 pm
Forum: MacGregor/Venture Discussion
Topic: 26S Radio Installation
Replies: 13
Views: 4611

Re: 26S Radio Installation

WHEN YOU RUN THE CABLE UP THE MAST:
PUT A WHOLE PACK OF ZIP TIES SPACED ABOUT 6" APART
DO NOT CLIP THEM

STOPS THE CABLE FROM SWINGING AROUND AND MAKING ANNOYING NOISE
by Jonair222
Thu Jul 26, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: MacGregor/Venture Discussion
Topic: Yamaha Sailboat Motor Issue
Replies: 6
Views: 2834

Re: Yamaha Sailboat Motor Issue

DRAIN OIL
POUR DIESEL IN OIL RES
WAIT A FEW DAYS
DISCONNECT SPARK AND ROTATE ENGINE
WAIT
DRAIN
IF SUPER NASTY REPEAT
DRAIN AND FILL WITH FRESH OIL
by Jonair222
Thu Jul 26, 2018 4:07 pm
Forum: MacGregor/Venture Discussion
Topic: speeds
Replies: 18
Views: 6041

Re: speeds

IF YOU HIT HULL SPEED ON YOUR FIRST DAY I WOULD DRILL A HOLE IN MY BOAT :D
POST AN UPDATE NEXT YEAR LET US KNOW

PS: ANYONE EVER GET THY 22
ON A PLANE ?? :wink:
by Jonair222
Thu Jul 26, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: MacGregor/Venture Discussion
Topic: Battery size
Replies: 2
Views: 1580

Re: Battery size

24 STANDARD SIZE MARINE DEEP CYCLE
EXIDE from HD is GREAT

MAKE SURE YOU UTILIZE THAT VOLTAGE FROM YOUR OUTBOARD MAGNETO TO TRICKLE CHARGE
USE A DIODE = PREVENT ELECTROLYSIS
by Jonair222
Thu Jul 26, 2018 3:59 pm
Forum: MacGregor/Venture Discussion
Topic: Boat Lift
Replies: 2
Views: 1684

Re: Boat Lift

DANG THAT GREY IS SHARP :!:
by Jonair222
Thu Jul 26, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: MacGregor/Venture Discussion
Topic: Size and type of water tank
Replies: 24
Views: 7506

Re: Size and type of water tank

Mounted under the cockpit TUB. Shortened Wand. Excellent Value
https://www.harborfreight.com/12-volt-1 ... -9583.html
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