Boaters beware.Part 25 – the Taco Marine Project Boat on Ship Shape TV shows a system that can monitor your boat and track it’s location. The GOST system helps protect against theft, fire, smoke, high water in the bilge, low voltage, loss of shore power and intrusion.
How?The latest Taco Marine Project Boat blog has a video describing how the Gost system installed on the Ship Shape TV and Taco Marine Project Boat works. Want to test it out?For example, to track the Taco Marine Project Boat’s location go to the blog to get the 3 easy steps, and track the Project Boat as it goes from vendor to vendor and show to show: https://tacomarineprojectboat.com
Changing out the headliner or interior walls of your boat?
Part 19 of the Taco Marine Project Boat provides 3 time-saving tips for installing headliners and wall coverings.
1. Scrap the scraper for removing old glue or contact cement – we have a couple of time-saving tips for you. 2. Use a fabric track to hide uneven surfaces. 3. Fabric tips: Learn about what kind of interior fabrics work best for wear and tear, even a fabric that is bleach resistant. Watch Part 19 of the Taco Marine Project Boat Here.
Boat Restoration: Taco Marine and Ship Shape TV offer tips on how to install the new hard top for the Taco Marine Project Boat. Just click here or the image below to go to the blog and watch the two-minute video on attaching the frame and a couple helpful tips about sealant and backing plates for attaching the frame to the boat’s fiberglass shell.
Part 16, of the Taco Marine Project Boat blog:Ship Shape TVtakes you behind the scenes to a boat wiring factory and shows you how the wiring harness for the Taco MarineProject boat is organized and assembled. The blog’s video also includes a key wiring tip.
Get wired:The Project Boat blog/video is a fascinating behind the scenes peek into how a boat is wired. Understanding how a wiring harness is organized and installed, may help you fix wiring issues with your boat, discover how at the: Taco Marine Project Boat blog.
In the previous posting on the Taco Marine Project Boat blog, we discussed the boat’s hard top had close to a hundred holes that needed to be filled.With so many holes needing to being fixed, we concluded it would be best for maintaining the quality of the Taco Marine Project Boat to produce a brand new top – so off to the computer we went. Click here:Hard Top frame Design or the image above for a preview of engineering a new top for the Taco Marine Project before it goes into the building phase.
In Part 14 of the Taco Marine Project Boat, we had to make a decision on the boat’s hard top – repair or replace. The boat’s hard top had close to a hundred holes that needed to be filled. The process to repair and fill the holes in the top was to drill larger counter sink holes and then fill them with an epoxy resin mixed with milled fibers. See what happened at the end of the video at theTaco Marine Project Boat blogat: https://tacomarineprojectboat.com
The latest Taco Marine Project Boat blog is all about what to do with that old-looking companionway. From redoing the glide rails, to replacing the doors, to selecting the best materials and hardware, the latest Taco Marine Project Boat blog provides helpful topic insights. To check out the latest DIY helpful blog go to: Taco Marine Project Boat.
Check out Part 10, of the Taco Marine Project Boat that is filled with prepping and painting tips.For example, before painting the deck, a product called Super Poly-Fill putty was used over some exposed structural fiberglass in the splash well to provide a smoother surface for the paint. If you have some micro scratches in your gelcoat, they recommend Gelcoat Putty that’s used for that finer type of repair. But if you need to repair below the water line, it’s best to use Trowel-On Epoxy Putty which is resistant to osmotic blistering for a more permanent solution. Check out the Taco Marine Project Boat blog, chock full of info on prepping and painting tips in the latest video for the Taco Marine Project Boat blog.
Before installing the new custom fuel tanks into the Taco Marine Project Boat, issues with the stringers and bulkheads were addressed. See Part 9: Stringers, Bulkheads and Fuel Tanks at the Taco Marine Project Blog.