that a power-boat is made to do this,
not realizing a working powerboat
is a finely tuned machine.
and the low running hours it receives,
major problems shouldn't be an issue.
However a few hi-tech plastic thru-hulls,
and probably an overly enthusiastic diver/cleaner,
this one sank to the bottom.
having two lowers the chances
and a handful of mechanics agreed.
and his assistant Steve was optimistic,
and hey how could I resist the challenge!
and watered them down,
but there were serious issues outside the blocks,
mainly corroded electrical parts,
which meant replacing the full wiring harnesses.
were these main fuse connectors.
A little cleaning and solder and they were good enough.
(We still should replace the whole fuse assembly)
we just kept plugging away.
Fixing obvious problems have reassurance,
but there's always that hidden doubt of the not-so-obvious.
When we fired them up,
it was like winning the lottery.
They sounded great!
and that took more of a toll on me!
all the stuff that shouldn't be underwater.
I got a little fried.
The console wiring had the smallest access.
I musta slid back and forth a hundred times!
We had a July 4th deadline,
and a little discomfort wasn't gonna get in the way!
each connection was either replaced or cleaned.