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Forum: General / Other 04-13-2015, 12:18 AM
Replies: 5,701
Views: 551,035
Posted By david_ski
A round of buffing compound followed with a coat...

A round of buffing compound followed with a coat of wax. Now it ready for a season at the pond.
Forum: Trailers 03-20-2015, 02:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 614
Posted By david_ski
I use a piece of plywood (dimensions 2' x 4') ...

I use a piece of plywood (dimensions 2' x 4') that I lean up against the trailer on the south side to combat sun exposure. Quick to set up and take down.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 03-19-2015, 01:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,045
Posted By david_ski
Get a 4160, dump the 4010. The 4010 can be tuned...

Get a 4160, dump the 4010. The 4010 can be tuned for hot or cold, idle or run. Best fix I made right after I purchased my 1993 ProStar 10 years ago.

Anyone want a used 4010. Haha!
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 11-01-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,197
Posted By david_ski
I am a west coast Giants fan, but hats off to KC...

I am a west coast Giants fan, but hats off to KC for a great series. Such class from both teams and fans. Again a great series, and game 7 could of gone either way.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-25-2012, 12:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,568
Posted By david_ski
I put in 2 1/4 turn ball valves into the heater...

I put in 2 1/4 turn ball valves into the heater lines. In addition I added brass T's in line on the heater side. To winterize or during summer, valves closed and take the plugs out of the T's and...
Forum: General / Other 06-02-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,478
Posted By david_ski
I too had a leak in my muffler. I pinpointed the...

I too had a leak in my muffler. I pinpointed the leak, sanded the area well, the added some fiberglass/resin to the area. Two layers and it is as good as new. I used a mirror to inspect the inside...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 02-18-2012, 03:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,762
Posted By david_ski
I had a similar leak in my muffler. I used...

I had a similar leak in my muffler. I used fiberglass and resin on exterior. I will post a picture tomorrow. I actually used a mirror and inspected the inside and found a fairly large crack at the...
Forum: General / Other 01-10-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,623
Posted By david_ski
not for gas tank. It is below floor line and the...

not for gas tank. It is below floor line and the rudder control cable is above it. Nothing is resting on it.

I am in China right now. I will post some new pics this weekend after I get home. I...
Forum: General / Other 12-20-2011, 01:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,623
Posted By david_ski
standard 1:1 BW trans; 1 in shaft and 13x13prop....

standard 1:1 BW trans; 1 in shaft and 13x13prop.

Even if it was a powerslot with a larger prop, the prop fins would be closer to rudder. This box is right behind the prop strut. This box is at the...
Forum: General / Other 12-19-2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,623
Posted By david_ski
Purpose of this fiberglass extrusion in bilge

This is a 93 ProStar. The picture is in the rear of the bilge towards the rudder.

What is the purpose of the fiberglass hump that is part of the interior fiberglass pan (circled in RED)?

As you...
Forum: General / Other 11-29-2011, 01:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 509
Posted By david_ski
Muffler pin hole leak

I found a pin hole leak in one of my mufflers.

I was noticing more water in bilge than usual (typically none).
After taking off prop shaft access panel I noticed a small spray emiting from muffler...
Forum: General / Other 11-29-2011, 12:54 AM
Replies: 5,701
Views: 551,035
Posted By david_ski
I drained fuel from gas tank and cleaned the...

I drained fuel from gas tank and cleaned the chunks floating on the bottom.

I will replace the fuel pickup hose with new feed tube (strainer broke off and was rattling in tank).

New fuel hose from...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 09-15-2011, 12:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,374
Posted By david_ski
You mean that this can happen more than...

You mean that this can happen more than once??
Drowning and submersion due to falling or jumping from burning water-skis, subsequent encounter.

I know that water skiing is an addictive sport, but...
Forum: General / Other 08-30-2011, 12:39 AM
Replies: 5,701
Views: 551,035
Posted By david_ski
Skied 2 sets. Then I changed the oil & filter....

Skied 2 sets. Then I changed the oil & filter. Good for another 50 hours. A great day.

Here is the strange thing. Last week I had tried to change the oil after our ski sets. I did it the same...
Forum: General Discussion 01-29-2008, 05:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,622
Posted By david_ski
Hurleman's Boat repair in Penryn on English...

Hurleman's Boat repair in Penryn on English Colony. Is is a master craftsman with fiberglass and wood.
Forum: General Discussion 09-07-2007, 01:06 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 12,891
Posted By david_ski
It cleans up real well what is your recipe for...

It cleans up real well
what is your recipe for your variation on "Britt's Boat scrub"?

I purchased a 1993 PS190 2 yeas ago and the previous owner had it shining just like yours.

The new owner...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-26-2007, 01:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 772
Posted By david_ski
I have a 93 ProStar 190. I had a similar problem...

I have a 93 ProStar 190. I had a similar problem a couple of years ago. When I had less than 8-10 gallons in the tank. My boat would start to act like it was empty. My boat is carburated.

My...
Forum: General Discussion 07-05-2007, 05:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,037
Posted By david_ski
Great info. Another question from the timeline. ...

Great info.

Another question from the timeline. What years of ProStar lineage in the late 90's/early 2000's required the hull modification for tracking/turning?
Forum: Find A Pull / Give a Pull 08-02-2005, 01:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,850
Posted By david_ski
Yes, I think we were out there about a month ago...

Yes, I think we were out there about a month ago in the afternoon. You have a 93 stars and stripes? I thought is was a new model 04 MC197 (blue/white)?
Forum: Find A Pull / Give a Pull 08-02-2005, 12:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,850
Posted By david_ski
you got it. not my boat, but since I am boat...

you got it. not my boat, but since I am boat free this summer, that is what I have been sking behind.
Forum: Upholstery 08-02-2005, 12:02 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,219
Posted By david_ski
Did you order the skins from your local dealer or...

Did you order the skins from your local dealer or contact MC directly?
Forum: Find A Pull / Give a Pull 08-01-2005, 09:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,850
Posted By david_ski
I am also a member of Stillwater. Just got back...

I am also a member of Stillwater. Just got back in the country. I am usually out there Tues & Thurs morning.
Forum: Upholstery 08-01-2005, 08:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,783
Posted By david_ski
new skins - estimated costs ??

Quick question: how much would a new set of MC skins cost? rough estimate only?

Last summer I had a local upolstry shop make me new skins for just the driver and passenger seat cushions and it ran...
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