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by jake
Tue Aug 14, 2018 9:34 pm
Forum: Odds & Ends
Topic: Flax
Replies: 2
Views: 266

Re: Flax

THANK YOU FOR YOUR INPUT. NEW WOODEN BOATER SO ANY INFO IS APPRECIATED-JAKE
by jake
Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Odds & Ends
Topic: Flax
Replies: 2
Views: 266

Flax

GENTLEMEN,WHAT SIZE FLAX AND MATERIAL WORKS BEST FOR A STUFFING BOX ON A 17 FT CHRISCRAFT ? THANKS JAKE
by jake
Sun Jul 08, 2018 9:00 pm
Forum: Research Related
Topic: 17 foot chriscraft barrel back 1941 need HELP
Replies: 2
Views: 260

17 foot chriscraft barrel back 1941 need HELP

Gentlemen,restoring a 1941 17 ft chriscraft barrelback. I have learned from museum in Va that they manufactured 425 total only 5 were produced with port side steering and my boat was the last to have portside. My question of the day is do the other 4 still exist. THANKS for any info. Jake
by jake
Sat May 05, 2018 9:59 pm
Forum: Hardware & Rigging
Topic: Fire extinguisher
Replies: 8
Views: 1178

Re: Fire extinguisher

Thank you all for info. A great resource are the people on the web. Thanks again Jake
by jake
Mon Apr 30, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: Hardware & Rigging
Topic: Fire extinguisher
Replies: 8
Views: 1178

Fire extinguisher

What model number or make did 1941 17 ft barrelbacks use for a fire extinguisher. Where could I find one. Any help would greatly be appreciated. Jake
by jake
Fri Apr 06, 2018 10:15 pm
Forum: How to Use Boat Buzz
Topic: 1942 17' Special Runabout Battery Box, Tool Box
Replies: 3
Views: 634

Re: 1942 17' Special Runabout Battery Box, Tool Box

GENTLEMEN, I HAVE A 1941 17 FT THAT HAS ORIGINAL TOOL BOX , (I THINK) IT HAS DIMENSIONS THE SAME BUT HAS SIDES AND BOTTOM WHICH MEASURE1/4 INCH IN THICKNESS AND 5d NAILS,NO SCREWS. ENDS AND PARTITION ARE 3/4 PLY 3 LAYERS TO EQUAL 3/4. WOULD THIS BE TRUE IN 41 AND NOT 42. JUST ASKING
by jake
Thu Apr 05, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: Electrical Systems
Topic: battery
Replies: 2
Views: 404

battery

I am restoring a 17 ft ChrisCraft barrelback and will go from 6 to 12 volt. I know what to change on the engine, bulbs etc but if it will be a boat to be judged what 12 volt battery should be used and where would I purchase. Any help would greatly be appreciated. JAKE { I ALSO HAVE TRIED ANTIQUE AUT...