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  1. Yellow original Totally Awesome, sold at the...

    Yellow original Totally Awesome, sold at the Dollar Tree. Lowe's now sells it in gallon jugs. Amazing stuff. Also, best bathroom shower cleaner ever. Cleans wheels like magic. In the garage, it's a...
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    Good advice there. Things usually work out...

    Good advice there.
    Things usually work out better when done methodically. Long ago I remember Dad resolved an issue methodically when some jerk out of the blue started cussing and swearing at Dad...
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    Dad's words still echo in my mind, "If it gets...

    Dad's words still echo in my mind, "If it gets air, fire, and fuel, it should run, son".
    Check for each of the above. You may find no fire, or dry plugs.
    React accordingly.
    Good luck!
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    In my experience and others I know, AGM is a much...

    In my experience and others I know, AGM is a much safer battery with regard to leakage as compared to wet cell, but as to longevity, AGM shows no advantage to me.
    What works for me is keeping a...
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    THAT is the correct fix. There are lots of quick...

    THAT is the correct fix. There are lots of quick fixes, but THAT fix is best by far.
    Instead of lock tite, I prefer a light dab of anti seize, and tighten to the correct torque. The next guy in...
  6. If it's been a while, do it right. - New...

    If it's been a while, do it right.
    - New impeller, seals, and cover
    - New thermostat, poppet, spring, and gasket set
    - Consider a new temp sending unit matched to a gauge. I got a gauge and ohm...
  7. Always try to keep things lubed back there....

    Always try to keep things lubed back there.
    Growing up, Dad always kept the tilt unlocked on the small outboards so when we hit something the motor could swing up. Anytime we needed reverse, we...
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    I was only talking about electric vehicles.

    I was only talking about electric vehicles.
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    I recently read about a guy who rented an...

    I recently read about a guy who rented an electric vehicle for a 400 mile one way trip in New York state. He could not find such a rental for one way, so He had to rent it for round trip. The rental...
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    When the worms are plentiful, just about anything...

    When the worms are plentiful, just about anything works. My driveway gets 'em just about every morning, many die from the sun. The quickest way to get several, I have found, is with an idling Harley...
  11. Might get lucky replacing the bulb. Low cost stab...

    Might get lucky replacing the bulb. Low cost stab at it. Fixed my woes a while back, I went with an Attwood Bulb that claimed to be 33% bigger, definitely pumped up better and quicker. Cold starts...
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    Plenty of KABOOM to be goin' on around here...

    Plenty of KABOOM to be goin' on around here tonight.
    Happy 4th to all!!
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    Bonus points if you would "Hide" the starter...

    Bonus points if you would "Hide" the starter button to prevent "mischievous" things from going on, since you don't use a key at this time...
  14. My Dad used to tell about a place He fished years...

    My Dad used to tell about a place He fished years ago where there was a sunken car on the bottom of the river. One of Dad's friends fished around it several times, but never caught any fish anywhere...
  15. Hey, I believe it could be neatly done, and you...

    Hey, I believe it could be neatly done, and you could be proud of it too.
    I have seen some conduit jobs done from the factory that left a lot to be desired, IMHO.
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    With correct fluid levels, fully charged, it...

    With correct fluid levels, fully charged, it needs a load test. Then, you will have your answer.
    As for where I sit my batteries, I never sit mine down on bare ground or concrete - mainly because I...
  17. I might run the wires in flexible conduit the...

    I might run the wires in flexible conduit the best you can, tuck out of the way the best you can when you can, and roll with it. Perhaps you could use some improvised hangers along the way to neaten...
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    Another option, if you wish to be impressed, you...

    Another option, if you wish to be impressed, you can get yourself a "Treysit Sirometer", old German technology, it uses no power but will show you the rpm's of just about anything.
    It converts...
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    Sorry, the one I bought is listed as "Not...

    Sorry, the one I bought is listed as "Not Available", but here are some I found on Amazon that are similar.
    Amazon.com
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    I checked my boat tach with a cool, cheap tach I...

    I checked my boat tach with a cool, cheap tach I bought off fleabay a while back. It's about the size of your finger, holds one AAA battery, has a small digital display, and has a single black lead a...
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    I have seen long, tucked away bunches of wires...

    I have seen long, tucked away bunches of wires that melted together in a mess that could have easily been avoided.
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    Yes, Blue Sea bus bars are great. I always...

    Yes, Blue Sea bus bars are great.
    I always prefer to fuse as close to the power source as possible, greatly reduces the amount of wiring that may get melted - "Just in case".
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    As mentioned, today's springs might not be a step...

    As mentioned, today's springs might not be a step up.
    With the boat on your trailer, have someone "Good Sized" to get in the boat, move around some, and watch the springs. Some lube here and there...
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    Might could remove the cowl and let it sit in the...

    Might could remove the cowl and let it sit in the sun a while, finger nail around the edges until you can get some careful pull on it...
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    Carefully...

    Carefully...
  26. If they all had to be truthful, we wouldn't hear...

    If they all had to be truthful, we wouldn't hear near as many.
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    I have, and have made a couple of sets of...

    I have, and have made a couple of sets of "Fiddlers". I love it! Also works on big roots of huge trees to wake 'em up.
    The key where I live is I don't broadcast ant and bug killer all over my lawn....
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    Just thinkin', it might be that most carpeted...

    Just thinkin', it might be that most carpeted bunks that didn't slide well for my family years ago was similar to household carpet, and not anything like today's bunk carpets that are not cotton...
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    Speaking of wire brushes, the Dollar General has...

    Speaking of wire brushes, the Dollar General has a three pack of wire brushes that are similar looking to a tooth brush, handy for use in small or tight areas.
    They used to be a dollar, but thanks...
  30. Yes, that's the ticket. You could fill the old...

    Yes, that's the ticket. You could fill the old holes with JB Marine Weld, smooth out, stick the Transom Saver Block over it.
    Good thing about the Transom Saver is never any more holes in the boat...
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