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SC1000 gauges Update

SC1000 gauges Update

The old gauges were functional but the engines electronics provide much more information than the old gauges show. The new SC1000 gauges (one for each engine) show the RPMs while the digital display below shows a multitude of other important readings. The gauges take...

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Blue Water Bait Tank Installed

Blue Water Bait Tank Installed

The original bait tank on this vessel was not really designed to work with the more fragile fin baits that are used on the West Coast (i.e. anchovies). The new bait tank should handle these 'fragile' fin baits much better. The capacity is 75 gallons and up to 5 scoops...

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The Pulpit

The Pulpit

The pulpit was pretty beat up from years of use. It looked like the anchor had been dropped on it a couple of times as the fiberglass was shattered in several places and the existing gel coat was beat up. The pulpit was repaired with fiberglass and gel coat and looks...

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The new seats are in!

The new seats are in!

The new seats arrived with the new pedestals. The install was pretty simple but a little time consuming because I had to head out to West Marine and buy the correct size stainless steel bolts, nuts and washers. The new chairs give the cockpit a much better look.

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Grady White Decals

Grady White Decals

All of the old Grady White decals have been removed and all of the new Grady White decals have been applied. Lots of lessons learned in this phase but overall I think the results were pretty good.

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6/6/2015 Update

6/6/2015 Update

This last week, I got a couple of hours in each day before the sun went down. Time really flies when you have a lot of things that you want to accomplish! This weekend, the bottom paint is being applied.

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