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Old 12-04-2011, 07:57 PM
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Old 12-04-2011, 08:57 PM
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Glad you mentioned this. I need to do the same. Thanks....

I have been up in under the bow all evening measuring cable lengths for the battery relo and addition of a second. Got the new partition in place after a little persuasion with a rubber mallet.
hey cloaked...any pics..? I hate the battery in the back... would love to see what you did.
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Old 12-04-2011, 09:10 PM
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Old 12-04-2011, 09:32 PM
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mgorczak1,

We worked on the same parts today..
the last 2 summers I've noticed some play in my steering took the assembly off today and found a bushing that can be replaced.you can see the bushing in the third pic.
mgorczak1..is your bushing like the one in the pic?


Also replaced the rubber pad under the port side rear tower leg.What a P.I.T.A !!! I had to remove the back rest on the port side then drill a 2 inch hole in the inner fiberglass where the backrest bolts on to access the tower nut..I was nervous drilling the hole but,it all worked out.
Hey Too_tall is that a model number on that unit?

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Old 12-04-2011, 10:38 PM
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I dont know what the numbers mean on the white sticker.

Stamped on the side of the assembly is 3950210
Might want to print the pics out and bring them with you to teleflex.

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Old 12-04-2011, 11:12 PM
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Sunny and warm here. Working on battery relocation today.

Not sure how you guys justify residing in that type of winter climate. I worked in the northern tier US for 13 winters over the course of years. I knew I was headed south when the job was done.

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I have been in Minnesota all my life and have no desire to live elsewhere. As much as I love summer in my boat, there is so much to do in the other seasons if you are hearty enough to enjoy it. I would never want to give up ice fishing and snowmobiling. Deer hunting in the snow is outstanding. I can deal with the extreme cold much better than the extreme heat. I can always put more clothes on.
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Old 12-05-2011, 08:15 AM
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I have been in Minnesota all my life and have no desire to live elsewhere. As much as I love summer in my boat, there is so much to do in the other seasons if you are hearty enough to enjoy it. I would never want to give up ice fishing and snowmobiling. Deer hunting in the snow is outstanding. I can deal with the extreme cold much better than the extreme heat. I can always put more clothes on.
That's...good for you to be able to enjoy the cold..have a few friends up their that would never move for the same reason. I love MN, have a number of customers up there... Hard not to enjoy all the lakes just about everywhere... The St. Croix is just gorgeous in summer.

I'm with cloaked... I just like summer more now, would need to refit for winter activities, and with this great economy, I have to be picky and I choose summer stuff, wife and I love to travel to Cancun during winter....so no more $$$ for winter activities... like the song goes, my wife and tequila make me crazy...
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Old 12-05-2011, 02:56 PM
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fyi props have blades anchors have flukes
Actually, airplanes have props and boats have wheels.... That's why Michigan Wheel is called just that.... Ahhhhhh we could go on for days with this one, about as good as another oil thread. lol And you're right bout that it's math and physics, that's why I posted that link. If you have a read it has some good stuff in there....

I'll have a look at your link now.
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Old 12-05-2011, 05:42 PM
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Actually, airplanes have props and boats have wheels.... That's why Michigan Wheel is called just that.... Ahhhhhh we could go on for days with this one, about as good as another oil thread. lol And you're right bout that it's math and physics, that's why I posted that link. If you have a read it has some good stuff in there....

I'll have a look at your link now.
Actually wheel is a slang as is prop in professional terms it is either a propeller or a propulsor really no debate on that . The site that you posted did have some good rule of thumb empirical suggestions, but actual propeller design theory is somewhat more involved as far as the calculations are concerned.
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Old 12-05-2011, 06:16 PM
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Actually, airplanes have props and boats have wheels.... That's why Michigan Wheel is called just that.... Ahhhhhh we could go on for days with this one, about as good as another oil thread. lol And you're right bout that it's math and physics, that's why I posted that link. If you have a read it has some good stuff in there....

I'll have a look at your link now.
you forgot screws......
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