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Forum: Overhaul 07-27-2019, 05:45 PM
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Posted By 2dogsnight
So finally after all these years I have my boat...

So finally after all these years I have my boat in the water. Motor started with no problems and off we went.
I was running it only at 1000 rpm and we were going 7 mph, at 1500 rpm the...
Forum: Overhaul 07-23-2019, 05:21 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 54,519
Posted By 2dogsnight
Little Bear on the water 14365

Little Bear on the water

14365
Forum: Overhaul 04-07-2017, 03:23 AM
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Posted By 2dogsnight
I didn't do any work on the boat because I had to...

I didn't do any work on the boat because I had to work :D:D:D:D......hahahah very funny.
Anyway, while working I had more time to think, and come to realization that I will need to remove the rudder...
Forum: Overhaul 04-05-2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 54,519
Posted By 2dogsnight
Thank you Neil ! Will go scratch the paint to...

Thank you Neil !
Will go scratch the paint to see what I have there....most likely it's a bronze
Forum: Overhaul 04-04-2017, 11:21 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 54,519
Posted By 2dogsnight
I didn't know about using two clamps on each side...

I didn't know about using two clamps on each side of stuffing box!!
.................here is a question: would be OK to drill a hole trough the rudder where my finger is pointing without...
Forum: Polls 04-04-2017, 07:48 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 47,678
Posted By 2dogsnight
I am going to run mine on sea water this season,...

I am going to run mine on sea water this season, and if the motor and the boat will perform to my satisfaction then I think will be smart to go with water cooling kit
Forum: Overhaul 04-04-2017, 02:33 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 54,519
Posted By 2dogsnight
OK, figure it out the picture posting thing.... ...

OK, figure it out the picture posting thing....

here is the packing box that needs new rubber house around it
Forum: Overhaul 04-04-2017, 02:23 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 54,519
Posted By 2dogsnight
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-94dUutDl9WQ/WOL...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-94dUutDl9WQ/WOLD6GsMWqI/AAAAAAAACJc/yun5ptR15vo1Hnkxlo_imy4jlHL3Kc5sgCJoC/w530-h297-p/17%2B-%2B1

working on getting new rubber house over the shaft....after...
Forum: Overhaul 03-19-2017, 04:33 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 54,519
Posted By 2dogsnight
there is a 17' wooden boat with an atomic 4 in it...

there is a 17' wooden boat with an atomic 4 in it for sale in Vancouver BC :)
Forum: Overhaul 03-19-2017, 04:32 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 54,519
Posted By 2dogsnight
Question Really ?? I thought that the reduction gear is...

Really ??
I thought that the reduction gear is a part of the transmission...
Forum: Overhaul 03-19-2017, 02:18 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 54,519
Posted By 2dogsnight
how do I find out what is the transmission...

how do I find out what is the transmission ratio??
They come 2:1 and 3:1 for this motor
Forum: Overhaul 03-14-2017, 07:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,466
Posted By 2dogsnight
Looks like your motor is going to need a lot of...

Looks like your motor is going to need a lot of machining work. I wander about the number$$ myself......

Wojo
Forum: Overhaul 03-14-2017, 07:28 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 54,519
Posted By 2dogsnight
Thank you Bill !!! So today I had my car...

Thank you Bill !!!

So today I had my car mechanic working on hooking up all gas and water stuff to the motor. New battery charged, had a water in a bucket.......and after few hours of preparations...
Forum: Overhaul 08-28-2016, 05:42 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 54,519
Posted By 2dogsnight
Hi Shawn, yes, very funny with the choice of...

Hi Shawn,

yes, very funny with the choice of designs :)
....I wanted a kayak that is stable and simple to build, and friend from Wooden boat forum suggested few designers and picked the...
Forum: Overhaul 08-27-2016, 01:59 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 54,519
Posted By 2dogsnight
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-_2cOR9IbxLE/V6y...

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-_2cOR9IbxLE/V6yi_jmS3NI/AAAAAAAABGA/YSSRyRceNus0bA37b9D-8v_P4wRyNTcHACL0B/w958-h539-no/16%2B-%2B1

here I am in my kayak floating at Penrose state park in Lakebay...
Forum: Overhaul 08-27-2016, 01:55 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 54,519
Posted By 2dogsnight
Summer went by and no progress to report on...

Summer went by and no progress to report on Atomic.
I did build two kayaks ( Mill Creek 13) from Chesapeake Light Craft plans.
had family from Alaska and Poland and we had lots of fun with kayaks...
Forum: Overhaul 11-10-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 54,519
Posted By 2dogsnight
so have the motor in the boat......in the winter...

so have the motor in the boat......in the winter just don't feel like doing anything in cold "tent".
Went there today - had some time on my hands - and found the motor all wet from the cold...
Forum: Overhaul 09-07-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 54,519
Posted By 2dogsnight
another picture with motor in place

another picture with motor in place
Forum: Overhaul 09-07-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 54,519
Posted By 2dogsnight
motor is in the boat as of today...very happy...

motor is in the boat as of today...very happy about that. Need to hook up all wires, want to install few more gages.....replace few corroded connectors....but I am moving forward !
Forum: Overhaul 08-27-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 54,519
Posted By 2dogsnight
had the boat out to the boat ramp...dipped it in...

had the boat out to the boat ramp...dipped it in the water, and there are no leaks......ready for motor re-installation :-)
...
Forum: Overhaul 07-26-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 54,519
Posted By 2dogsnight
after reading about the function of it, I think I...

after reading about the function of it, I think I will just clean the oil often
Forum: Overhaul 07-26-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 54,519
Posted By 2dogsnight
...I would be happier with the motor being less...

...I would be happier with the motor being less oily :D
...I will have to find a remedy for that - oil collecting pan..??
Forum: Overhaul 07-26-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 54,519
Posted By 2dogsnight
Few days after starting the motor for the first...

Few days after starting the motor for the first time in years....I have notices some oil in area indicated by an arrow......it's an early motor, and later years had that part horizontal rather than...
Forum: Announcements 07-25-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,793
Posted By 2dogsnight
Very good idea! Thank you !

Very good idea!
Thank you !
Forum: Overhaul 07-15-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 54,519
Posted By 2dogsnight
Hmmm.....I used Teflon tape on 2 block drain...

Hmmm.....I used Teflon tape on 2 block drain plugs, but I was not sure if I can use it on exhaust manifold......Thank you Dave!
....BTW - never owned Cal 46....did have Aquarius/Balboa 23 though :)
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