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Posts tagged as “Mark Paul”

New Horizons

New boat, new operator, and new horizons. Despite all the rain and wind we have experienced this summer, my family and I have been able to use the boats fairly often. After getting the trailer put back in useable condition we took our Boston Whaler…

And The Hits Keep Coming

Last month I wrote about the failure of our boat trailer. With little use (less than 150 miles and never put into water) the left rear wheel bearing failed on the trailer. I had a hard time getting the wheel bearing off the axle spindle…

One Door Closes, Another Opens

Or should I say, “solve one problem and another pops up”? Last month I wrote about installing a new turbocharger on our boat Keeper (Got Boost? LIBW June 2021).After taking care of some other items that needed attention, like a loose propeller, we launched Keeper…

Got Boost?

No, I’m not talking about a dead battery, nor am I asking for a sip of your energy drink. I am talking about the boost pressure from the turbocharger that supplies the large amount of air engines need to make serious horsepower from a smaller…

Emergency Pumps

Last year I finished up a major project on my boat Keeper (Putting it all Together). Part of that project was removing the engines and among many other things removing the original seawater pumps and replacing them with a belt driven pump mounted in a…