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Old 07 October 2008, 10:29   #1
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Got That First RIB- SeaRider 5.4--Yeeeaahhh!

Well here she is--I feel like a kid again with a 4 meter Boston Whaler

http://pictures.aol.com/ap/singleIma...v4xQp5Fd3Ig%3D

-Plan to restore to original for now- may change console later.
-Buffing with 3M super Duty Compound and then Wax.
-clean/restore/replace valves and o-rings
-Recover new fiberglass or other material Bench with Sunbrella, light color for Florida Sun.
-Big T Teleflex Helm- Need advice on what else I need to run 90 hp (cable type)
-Clean Tubes- repatch one spot.- 303 all hypalon
-Research & price out new wide strakes- not sure what it takes to remove old ones?
-find 90 hp motor- possible 88hp johnson 2 stroke?
-Reseach electronics- radio and hand held GPS,

-see if she floats-

Any and all advise/opinions welcomed...cheers.
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Old 07 October 2008, 10:37   #2
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nice one mate
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Old 07 October 2008, 10:55   #3
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<puts on cowl>

<sound of low murmuring and chanting>

WELCOME TO THE BROTHERHOOD
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Old 07 October 2008, 11:49   #4
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Congrats, Wrench!

Keep us posted on progress.


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