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Old 20-08-2011, 12:52   #46
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Re: Scraping Barnacles with Hull in the Water

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Just too funny to NOT be a wanker. Start out with a case of Fosters tied to your shorts, keep drinking till you reach the right depth (beginning at your keel for best results) and forget about holding your breath; you'll find it cuts down on your ability to drink and is just a waste of time.
a true tale and true, you dont have to believe me. why do you think I am making up my intentions??

the boat is a 37 foot eggharbor, has a full length keel draws 3.5 feet so the depth is not great under the boat. Props are about 2 feet in front of the transom.

I also plan on using this 12 volt fishing light I got long ago. It is styrofoam and floats in the water. I think I could put that under the boat and it will stay there. The light is basically a round car headlamp. I dont think that would be a shocker, only 12 volts dc.
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Old 20-08-2011, 12:57   #47
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Re: Scraping Barnacles with Hull in the Water

Size is like hat sizes, but generally s-m-l-xl rather than numbers. You'd do best trying one on, since a properly sized neck usually means it gets stuck going over your eyes and nose.
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Re: Scraping Barnacles with Hull in the Water

If your in waters that have barracuda dont use shiny scraper you just might get a closer then wanted encounter
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Old 20-08-2011, 15:50   #49
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Re: Scraping Barnacles with Hull in the Water

Firstly, if your boat's bottom has barnacles on it, you'll probable need to lift it or beach it to clean it thoroughly, however your first choice might be to call a diver to do the dirty work. You could hold the light for him/her.
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