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Another Season Comes to an End

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Another Season Comes to an End

Postby Midnightsun » October 6th, 2018, 11:24 am

Drove her down river for about 3 hrs to her winter resting place. Had her hauled and put on the dry. I pressure washed the hull and all fluids/filters have been changed. Just need to winterize the engines and water system not to mention a quick cleanup of the outside before putting her inside in unheated storage. Probably throw a big tarp over her just to keep the dust at bay.

May go back once in a while before the snow flies to finish up some little unfinished projects.

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Re: Another Season Comes to an End

Postby bud37 » October 6th, 2018, 1:38 pm

Nice....Although I am thinking you need more keel blocks....2 not enuf even for a short time.
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Re: Another Season Comes to an End

Postby Midnightsun » October 6th, 2018, 2:15 pm

This seems to vary depending on location and what one is accustomed to. This is standard blocking for all boats my boating area. All marinas I have seen store just like you see for the entire winter.
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Re: Another Season Comes to an End

Postby bud37 » October 6th, 2018, 2:37 pm

Hans, you have a very nice boat there over 40', if it were mine there would be at the very least three sets of keel blocks .....if you have the owners manual there may be an instruction on where they recommend the blocking to be placed and how much, usually around bulkheads and machinery areas. Maybe I am being dramatic but better safe than sorry, problems may not arise for years after......sorry man just my opinion.
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Re: Another Season Comes to an End

Postby Midnightsun » October 6th, 2018, 3:32 pm

Thanks will look into it.
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Re: Another Season Comes to an End

Postby RGrew176 » October 7th, 2018, 3:47 am

As the saying goes, all good things must come to an end. For all of us up in the northern climate the end of the season is near. I look at winter layup as a positive. For me it is a time I can lay up funds for the following season.
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