We get a start on building the fifth wheel hitch for the bow of the boat, and explain many of the details of what we are doing to move the boat from my front yard the the Tulsa Port of Catoosa.
Yes! No Labels on anything obvious. I believe that if you can not look at a system with pumps, pipes, and valves and understand how it works, then you need to spend more time learning about pumps, pipes and valves. It’s right up there with knowing how to change a flat and check the oil level. Labels or written instructions … Read More
Thanks to Chis, John, and Lorenzo for helping finish up the dual lane trunnions. Adding brakes is still up in the air. Our trucker viewers on Facebook are split on the issue, but they only advise adding brakes for an added measure of caution. The house movers don’t use brakes, and the regulations don’t call for them as long as … Read More
So do you put the membranes in parallel or series. Hint: Seawater has a salinity of about 35,000 ppm. Or 35,000 / 1,000,000 = .035 or 3.5% of seawater is not water. So even after you take out a lot of water from seawater, it still has a lot of water in it. DIY Reverse Osmosis Watermaker – Part 4 … Read More
I’d light the boat with oil lamps and power the anchor winch by hand if that was the only option. But Chis Pilling donated a pile of tray cable and most importantly his experience wiring industrial facilities. So Seeker is far more capable than her predecessors such as the HMS Beagle launched in 1820. Perhaps the next Charles Darwin will … Read More
I just don’t get it. I see people gluing plywood together, layering and sanding fiber glass, and worst of all, paying a welder to make a bracket or mount for something. The only people that will tell you that welding is difficult and expensive are the people who need you to pay them for welding. Go get a cheep Chinese … Read More
Peter, James, Perry and Eric dropped in to help, along with several visitors this week, so we’ll make it official that we are open for tours again. We appreciate visitors that can come on Saturday between 10 am and 1 pm so as to reduce the interruption to work. If you stay too long you get to buy tacos from … Read More
Sure, you can buy a $3000 carport and bolt it together. Or you can but the welder and materials, Do-It-Yourself and end up with a better carport and some killer skills and a welder.