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by jwoldeboat
Fri Aug 10, 2018 8:01 am
Forum: Hardware & Rigging
Topic: capri windshield trim repair
Replies: 2
Views: 989

Re: capri windshield trim repair

Thanks for the tip and will give him a call, the crazy thing is that I know who he is and have met him several times here in NH but never thought about calling him---thanks for jogging my memory--something of an age thing
by jwoldeboat
Tue Aug 07, 2018 8:46 am
Forum: Hardware & Rigging
Topic: capri windshield trim repair
Replies: 2
Views: 989

capri windshield trim repair

looking for source that can repair/straighten and re chrome U shape top windshield trim piece for 21' 1956 Capri Thanks for any help jw
by jwoldeboat
Mon Jul 16, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: Hardware & Rigging
Topic: 1956 21' capri windshield part
Replies: 0
Views: 657

1956 21' capri windshield part

looking for top windshield chrome trim moulding for port side to replace one that was damaged by falling tree limb--did not break windshield but cracked and bent trim piece-- thanks for any help jw
by jwoldeboat
Sun Aug 06, 2017 6:58 pm
Forum: Finishing
Topic: white stripe width for 1956 21"capri
Replies: 4
Views: 1320

Re: white stripe width for 1956 21"capri

Brian, thanks very much for the info on both the deck width stripes and waterline width-- Entered the boat in the ACBS New England Chapter boat show last weekend in Wolfeboro New Hampshire and the boat won Best of Show Restored and first Place Chris Craft Post war runabouts 21' and under. Many ,many...
by jwoldeboat
Tue Jul 18, 2017 3:52 pm
Forum: Finishing
Topic: white stripe width for 1956 21"capri
Replies: 4
Views: 1320

white stripe width for 1956 21"capri

filled seams with sika flex mahogany caulk, applied 15 coats of varnish and now ready to do the white pin stripe and need to know what the correct width should be of the stripe Thanks for any feed back JW
by jwoldeboat
Tue Apr 04, 2017 2:04 pm
Forum: Hardware & Rigging
Topic: Lovett bilge pump location for 1956 21 ' Capri
Replies: 2
Views: 1075

Lovett bilge pump location for 1956 21 ' Capri

What is the best location for a Lovett bilge pump in a 1956 21' Capri.it will not fit where the hull drain is with the "T " handle==should it go just aft or forward of the hull drain or another location, Thanks for any info JW
by jwoldeboat
Fri Feb 26, 2016 8:40 am
Forum: Finishing
Topic: Sandusky Natural & Interlux Natural filler stain for "blond"
Replies: 10
Views: 2348

Re: Sandusky Natural & Interlux Natural filler stain for "bl

Troy, Found out that Interlux no longer makes it JW
by jwoldeboat
Thu Feb 25, 2016 7:15 pm
Forum: Finishing
Topic: Sandusky Natural & Interlux Natural filler stain for "blond"
Replies: 10
Views: 2348

Sandusky Natural & Interlux Natural filler stain for "blond"

Has anyone used the Sandusky Natural filler stain as a replacement for the Interlux natural filler stain for the capri blond areas of decking ?? I have had very good experiance in the past when i used the Interlux natural on the blond areas of decking and am not sure the Sandusky Natural is going to...
by jwoldeboat
Tue Feb 16, 2016 9:20 pm
Forum: Electrical Systems
Topic: mbl auto lite geo 4807 generator loose pulley on shaft
Replies: 1
Views: 1027

mbl auto lite geo 4807 generator loose pulley on shaft

When I put the pulley on the generator shaft and tighten the nut down there is some back and forth play of the pulley on the shaft. what is the back end of the pulley supposed to go up against to tighten ? spacer ,washer ? there is a very thin small diameter bushing on the shaft that is flush with t...
by jwoldeboat
Tue Feb 02, 2016 7:48 pm
Forum: Engines & Powertrain
Topic: Post War CC Blue paint chiping????
Replies: 11
Views: 2292

Re: Post War CC Blue paint chiping????

I have used Plasti Kote #221 GM Corporate Blue engine enamel on two engines and it has held up very well and looks good. Can says it is made by Valspar. Check the Plasti Kote web site for stocking auto part stores,also available at Amazon at higher price
by jwoldeboat
Tue Feb 02, 2016 7:30 pm
Forum: Engines & Powertrain
Topic: 1956 mbl engine fuel pump correct color
Replies: 1
Views: 700

1956 mbl engine fuel pump correct color

Should the fuel pump be painted the same as the engine blue ---( just trying to be correct for the nit picking judges )
by jwoldeboat
Tue Feb 02, 2016 7:22 pm
Forum: Engines & Powertrain
Topic: 1956 mbl engine hose clamps
Replies: 3
Views: 1104

1956 mbl engine hose clamps

were all the hose clamps the thumb type and should they be painted the engine blue or black
by jwoldeboat
Tue Jun 02, 2015 12:27 pm
Forum: Finishing
Topic: Interlux 1642 natural filler stain
Replies: 6
Views: 1858

Interlux 1642 natural filler stain

Looking for a replacement that is the same as the Interlux 1642 Natural filler stain----- Not sure about the Sandusky #9805 Natural filler stain,any feed back on this as a replacement would be greatly appreciated before I order any. Thanks !!! JW
by jwoldeboat
Sun Aug 18, 2013 6:41 pm
Forum: Hardware & Rigging
Topic: Special order ! R&P sz10 Long chrome screws
Replies: 13
Views: 2784

Re: Special order ! R&P sz10 Long chrome screws

I could use 8 and depending on cost would order 16 and have the eight as spares. Have to check on the 1 1/2" #14, nor sure where they are used on my 21" Capri .What is the min you have to order ??
by jwoldeboat
Wed Apr 24, 2013 7:58 pm
Forum: Hull Construction
Topic: 21' Capri engine hatch cover seams
Replies: 3
Views: 1390

Re: 21' Capri engine hatch cover seams

Thanks guys for the input--- so far the girls idea sounds great- but--- finding them could be a problem as at my age the ones I might be able get would have a problem even getting in the boat and where would I put their walker ??? Looking into a pair of beautiful mannequins that I could velcro to th...
by jwoldeboat
Tue Apr 23, 2013 7:19 pm
Forum: Hull Construction
Topic: 21' Capri engine hatch cover seams
Replies: 3
Views: 1390

21' Capri engine hatch cover seams

I have just striped,sanded and bleached the engine hatch cover and am ready to refinish but before I stain (blond),seal and varnish how do I fix and permantly stop the the three plank seams that are now 1/16" wide from the expanson and contraction all the time??? On a hot sunny summer day they open ...
by jwoldeboat
Tue Apr 09, 2013 6:55 pm
Forum: From the Club
Topic: New Boat Buzz
Replies: 21
Views: 22195

Re: New Boat Buzz

WOW !!!! GREAT NEW LOOK AND VERY EASY TO READ AND SEARCH
by jwoldeboat
Tue Mar 05, 2013 1:36 pm
Forum: Finishing
Topic: Deck seam caulk
Replies: 6
Views: 1921

deck seam caulk

I have read all the warnings where this caulk should not be used but still in thinking of why not for deck seam applications I come up with the following thoughts and reasons maybe to use it---#1 the deckseam caulk will be painted over with white sign painters paint # 2 I walk on my deck as little a...
by jwoldeboat
Mon Mar 04, 2013 8:20 pm
Forum: Finishing
Topic: Deck seam caulk
Replies: 6
Views: 1921

Deck seam caulk

Checking to see if anyone has used a caulk product called 'BIG STRETCH' by Sashco Products for deck seams ?? it is 100% Acrylic latex,non-silicone,won't crack,stretches,has good adhesion properties and cleans up with soap and water. Sounds like my kind of product as I have been trying to avoid usein...
by jwoldeboat
Wed Sep 26, 2012 7:05 pm
Forum: Engines & Powertrain
Topic: MBL intake manifold water jacket cracks
Replies: 4
Views: 1613

mbl intake manifold cracks

jim g thanks for the info, when i put the boat in last June I noticed a very small one inch hair line crack in the intake manifold and I only used the boat a couple of times when my grandkids were here. I took the boat out just before the Fourth of July as I do not use it on the lake in July or Augu...
by jwoldeboat
Wed Sep 26, 2012 8:44 am
Forum: Engines & Powertrain
Topic: MBL intake manifold water jacket cracks
Replies: 4
Views: 1613

MBL intake manifold water jacket cracks

Have several hair line cracks that have appeared on the front side of the round water jacket section of the intake manifold,no water is leaking or seeping from the cracks. Looking for any ideas or thoughts on how to fix,welding ?? replaceing ?? Any feed back on this problem and how to fix will be gr...
by jwoldeboat
Tue Sep 25, 2012 8:02 am
Forum: From the Club
Topic: The Brass Bell, Volume XXXVIII, Number 1
Replies: 62
Views: 105170

Brass Bell arrived here in New Hampshire yesterday,looks great!!!
by jwoldeboat
Tue Jul 24, 2012 8:04 pm
Forum: Engines & Powertrain
Topic: Model B engine Zenith carb float
Replies: 15
Views: 2769

Model B engine Zenith carb float

I am looking for a replacement float for my model B engine with a Zenith carb, the number on round brass disc on the carb is 3204 and 8963c Have searched the internet but had no luck, any ideas where I might find one would be greatly appreciated Thanks!! JW
by jwoldeboat
Mon Jan 23, 2012 7:02 pm
Forum: Odds & Ends
Topic: brass bells
Replies: 65
Views: 12651

Brass Bells

Recieved both Brass Bell copies today in good shape here in Wolfeboro New Hampshire.!! Can't wait to be able and sit down and read them,very exciteing and just like Christmas !!! Thanks Bill for all your hard work and time spent.
JW
by jwoldeboat
Tue Jan 03, 2012 7:22 pm
Forum: Hull Construction
Topic: Deck seam clean out
Replies: 2
Views: 1282

deck seam clean out

Gene,When I went to clean out the deck seams on my 21' capri I used a heat gun on the seams to warm up the seam compound and then was able to pull the seam compund out of the seams in long pieces,be careful not to get the compund too hot. I am reasonably sure that the deck seams had been re-done fro...
by jwoldeboat
Sat Dec 17, 2011 9:35 am
Forum: Kit Boat Division Enthusiast Group
Topic: racing pram
Replies: 8
Views: 8189

raceing pram

I knew I should have kept that boat !! (along with all the boats and cars that i have had over the years)
jw
by jwoldeboat
Fri Dec 16, 2011 10:25 am
Forum: Kit Boat Division Enthusiast Group
Topic: racing pram
Replies: 8
Views: 8189

Raceing pram

Jim, I bought one of these Chris Craft kits back in about 1952 from a Chris Craft dealer in Ventnor, New Jersey and I think the price was about $ 69.00.I know I still have the original bill and pictures somewhere in all my boxes of boat stuff and if I can find them will post them. It was an easy boa...
by jwoldeboat
Fri Jul 22, 2011 7:51 pm
Forum: Hardware & Rigging
Topic: Escution pins for bow and stern lifting eye deck trim rings
Replies: 5
Views: 2101

Escution pins for bow and stern lifting eye deck trim rings

Am looking for the chrome escution pins that are used on the bow and stern lifting ring trim ring(three per ring) and I am also not sure what gauge and length they should be. Have searched the antique boat supply web sites,Jamestown Supply and other catalogs and have not been able to find them. Also...
by jwoldeboat
Fri Jul 22, 2011 7:02 pm
Forum: Electrical Systems
Topic: New battery cable with new un- installed terminals
Replies: 9
Views: 2062

New battery cable with new un- installed terminals

I have new size #1 cloth covered copper battery cable and new terminal ends that I just recieved from Rhode Island Wire and I am not sure what the best way is to solder the fittings to the copper cable without burning up the cotton braided jacket and melting the plastic jacket. Any help or suggestio...
by jwoldeboat
Sun Jul 03, 2011 9:07 pm
Forum: Engines & Powertrain
Topic: fuel pump problem on MBL engine
Replies: 4
Views: 1312

fuel pump problem on MBL engine

THanks Frank and Mark for the feedback with all of your ideas and suggestions on what to check and do on the fuel pump and fuel system. Went over all the items suggested to make sure everything checked out ok.I then tried primeing the system with the primer bail but it would still not prime the bowl...