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by jake
Tue Mar 12, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: How to Use Boat Buzz
Topic: Sloppy Steering
Replies: 8
Views: 573

Re: Sloppy Steering

Thanks for all input.I will try your suggestions and let you know the results.Thanks for helping a new kid to this great hobby. Jake
by jake
Sat Mar 09, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: How to Use Boat Buzz
Topic: Sloppy Steering
Replies: 8
Views: 573

Re: Sloppy Steering

Close to 1/2 way.I thought maybe steering linkage maybe missing a spring or maybe could adjust steering box.It has been rebuilt but might be missing something. Thanks Jake
by jake
Fri Mar 08, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: How to Use Boat Buzz
Topic: Sloppy Steering
Replies: 8
Views: 573

Sloppy Steering

Restoring a 1941 chriscraft runabout and need HELP. Is there an adjustment that can be made for sloppy steering,if so how? Thanks Jake
by jake
Thu Dec 06, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: Electrical Systems
Topic: Battery cables
Replies: 5
Views: 856

Re: Battery cables

Thank you for helping a new guy to this great hobby JAKE
by jake
Wed Dec 05, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Electrical Systems
Topic: Battery cables
Replies: 5
Views: 856

Battery cables

GENTLEMEN, I AM LOOKING FOR ORIGINAL BATTERY CABLES FOR MY 1941 CHRISCRAFT. K 95 HERCULES,WHAT TYPE WERE THEY AND WHO MAKES THEM INCLUDING CLAMPS ? THANKS JAKE
by jake
Wed Nov 07, 2018 8:08 pm
Forum: Engines & Powertrain
Topic: Water pump
Replies: 8
Views: 1172

Water pump

Gentlemen, should the water pump on a k95 Hercules engine leak a little for lubrication or should it be repaired THANKS JAKE
by jake
Thu Sep 27, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: Hardware & Rigging
Topic: thumb screw hose clamps for a k engine
Replies: 10
Views: 1594

Re: thumb screw hose clamps for a k engine

THANK YOU FOR INFO EVERYONE ,NOW FOR THE REAL REAL HARD PART. WHO MADE THESE AND WHO HAS SOME I COULD PURCHASE. Jake
by jake
Tue Sep 25, 2018 1:19 pm
Forum: Hardware & Rigging
Topic: thumb screw hose clamps for a k engine
Replies: 10
Views: 1594

thumb screw hose clamps for a k engine

GENTLEMEN, I WAS LUCKY ENOUGH TO SPEND THE ENTIRE WEEK AT BOAT THE BLUE AND WATCHED SOME JUDGING OF A FEW BOATS. A BEAUTIFUL 1941 CHRISCRAFT BARRELBACK WAS NOTED FOR NOT HAVING THUMB SCREW HOSE CLAMPS AND WAS WONDERING IF THAT WAS TRUE FOR 1941. DOING THE SAME MODEL AND WOULD LIKE TO BE CORRECT. THA...
by jake
Tue Aug 14, 2018 9:34 pm
Forum: Odds & Ends
Topic: Flax
Replies: 2
Views: 848

Re: Flax

THANK YOU FOR YOUR INPUT. NEW WOODEN BOATER SO ANY INFO IS APPRECIATED-JAKE
by jake
Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Odds & Ends
Topic: Flax
Replies: 2
Views: 848

Flax

GENTLEMEN,WHAT SIZE FLAX AND MATERIAL WORKS BEST FOR A STUFFING BOX ON A 17 FT CHRISCRAFT ? THANKS JAKE
by jake
Sun Jul 08, 2018 9:00 pm
Forum: Research Related
Topic: 17 foot chriscraft barrel back 1941 need HELP
Replies: 2
Views: 751

17 foot chriscraft barrel back 1941 need HELP

Gentlemen,restoring a 1941 17 ft chriscraft barrelback. I have learned from museum in Va that they manufactured 425 total only 5 were produced with port side steering and my boat was the last to have portside. My question of the day is do the other 4 still exist. THANKS for any info. Jake
by jake
Sat May 05, 2018 9:59 pm
Forum: Hardware & Rigging
Topic: Fire extinguisher
Replies: 11
Views: 2479

Re: Fire extinguisher

Thank you all for info. A great resource are the people on the web. Thanks again Jake
by jake
Mon Apr 30, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: Hardware & Rigging
Topic: Fire extinguisher
Replies: 11
Views: 2479

Fire extinguisher

What model number or make did 1941 17 ft barrelbacks use for a fire extinguisher. Where could I find one. Any help would greatly be appreciated. Jake
by jake
Fri Apr 06, 2018 10:15 pm
Forum: How to Use Boat Buzz
Topic: 1942 17' Special Runabout Battery Box, Tool Box
Replies: 3
Views: 1042

Re: 1942 17' Special Runabout Battery Box, Tool Box

GENTLEMEN, I HAVE A 1941 17 FT THAT HAS ORIGINAL TOOL BOX , (I THINK) IT HAS DIMENSIONS THE SAME BUT HAS SIDES AND BOTTOM WHICH MEASURE1/4 INCH IN THICKNESS AND 5d NAILS,NO SCREWS. ENDS AND PARTITION ARE 3/4 PLY 3 LAYERS TO EQUAL 3/4. WOULD THIS BE TRUE IN 41 AND NOT 42. JUST ASKING
by jake
Thu Apr 05, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: Electrical Systems
Topic: battery
Replies: 2
Views: 856

battery

I am restoring a 17 ft ChrisCraft barrelback and will go from 6 to 12 volt. I know what to change on the engine, bulbs etc but if it will be a boat to be judged what 12 volt battery should be used and where would I purchase. Any help would greatly be appreciated. JAKE { I ALSO HAVE TRIED ANTIQUE AUT...