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by rcapriola
Sat Sep 07, 2019 12:00 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Checklist for Buying Classic 17-footer
Replies: 8
Views: 505

Re: Checklist for Buying Classic 17-footer-Moisture Meter

I sure wish I had a moisture meter when I was evaluating my newly purchased 1980 Revenge V-22. When I pulled my first through-hull to replace it, water came dribbling out from the hull. As I got further into the project, I purchased a moisture meter, and found that it accurately measured the portion...
by rcapriola
Mon Aug 26, 2019 11:08 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: The DRYBOAT Company: Customer Survey
Replies: 0
Views: 228

The DRYBOAT Company: Customer Survey

To anyone who has employed the Dryboat Company to remove water from the [Unibond hull of a Boston Whaler boat]:

What was your experience?

What was the cost?
by rcapriola
Mon Aug 26, 2019 11:01 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Problem with Water in Fuel Tank Cavity
Replies: 18
Views: 508

Re: Problem with Water in Fuel Tank Cavity

There is a lot said about this topic in earlier posts and they reflect a real mix of approaches, from installing a separate sump pump for the fuel tank compartment after removing the foam, to putting in a drain tube connecting the fuel compartment to the aft compartment via drain tube. I am consider...
by rcapriola
Mon Aug 26, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Problem with Water in Fuel Tank Cavity
Replies: 18
Views: 508

Re: Problem with Water in Fuel Tank Cavity

There is a lot said about this topic in earlier posts and they reflect a real mix of approaches...from installing a separate sump pump for the fuel tank compartment after removing the foam, to putting in a drain tube connecting the fuel compartment to the aft compartment via drain tube. I am conside...
by rcapriola
Thu Aug 15, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Trailer Set-up
Replies: 2
Views: 1131

Re: Trailer Set-up

I have purchased a 1980 Revenge V22 with (rare) sterndrive. I need to replace the trailer.

What model and weight capacity E-Z-Loader trailer did you chose?
by rcapriola
Wed Jul 24, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: New Project: 1980 Revenge V-22
Replies: 5
Views: 868

Re: New Project: 1980 Revenge V-22

Thanks for the reinforcement of how much this is ultimately going to cost me. To keep this older boat alive will be worth the costs. I plan on starting with the trailer, which I have determined is more cost-effective to replace than to repair. Next comes the fuel tank. It is soaked with water and no...
by rcapriola
Tue Jul 16, 2019 10:25 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: New Project: 1980 Revenge V-22
Replies: 5
Views: 868

New Project: 1980 Revenge V-22

I just acquired 1980 REVENGE V-22 boat from Kansas to Oregon to northern California My priority list: New axles, wheels, and brakes for the trailer investigate fuel tank (surrounding foam is soaked), possibly replace replace kicker bracket/lift (assist springs not working) patch transom holes replac...