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by SAMBA
Sun Aug 02, 2020 11:06 pm
Forum: On the Hard
Topic: Boat Weight
Replies: 2
Views: 399

Re: Boat Weight

Jim F., Thanks. Generator has been removed. Would have freshwater and holding tanks empty before trailering. Usually fuel tanks maybe 1/2 full, so 60 gallons at 6 lbs./gallon. With the 3 batteries would still then be well below trailer capacity of 13,000 lbs. I pull all of the other "stuff" off the ...
by SAMBA
Thu Jul 23, 2020 1:24 pm
Forum: On the Hard
Topic: Boat Weight
Replies: 2
Views: 399

Boat Weight

My 1953 33' Sedan Cabin Cruiser has a published weight of 9600 lbs or so. I see a plaque on board with the same weight listed. I have a couch and refrigerator that stay onboard. I need a trailer and can get one rated for 13,000 lbs. The next step up is rated 15,600 lbs., and costs $2500 more. I am a...
by SAMBA
Sun May 17, 2020 10:11 pm
Forum: On the Hard
Topic: New trailer
Replies: 3
Views: 485

New trailer

I may need to finally get a trailer for my 1953 33' Sedan Cabin cruiser; tired of getting horsed around by the marina. Used trailer is obviously going to be cheaper; quote for new was $13,000. The manufacturing facility that gave that quote for a new one took some measurements, but I have not made a...
by SAMBA
Sun May 17, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: Hull Construction
Topic: Hull Swelling
Replies: 1
Views: 481

Hull Swelling

I have kept my 1953 Sedan Cabin cruiser in the water the last few winters (covered storage on a large inland lake in Idaho that does not freeze over). However this year the boat was hauled and stored (non-heated storage). Now on a trailer and the marina is running water in the boat for one week now,...
by SAMBA
Thu Mar 05, 2020 2:35 am
Forum: Cockpit and Cabin Interiors
Topic: Mahogany species
Replies: 3
Views: 1323

Mahogany species

Replacing the mahogany plywood panels that form the inner walls of the cabin on my 1953 Sedan Cabin Cruiser. I can get 7mm Philippine panels, marine grade, 2 good sides, quite easily from a local source. The panels look great at the shop. The only African Mahogany easily available has an MDS core wh...