39 Stanley "Ocean Pearl"

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"Traditions" mentioned in some earlier posts that he had some history on a 39 Stanley that made its way to the west coast.
I recall he mentioned his dad was involved in building the boat in Maine.

The 39 Stanley has a hailing port of Santa Barbara, CA.
The boat was repowered/rehabbed @ Seaboard Marine Oxnard CA in fall of 2007.

Here are a few pics of the repower/rehab project.

Bill D

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Bill,she doesnt look anything like the original.Looks like all new house,I'm sure the plywood one that was put on there in '78 was in hard shape.I believe there was a 871 GM for power.
 

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Is that the raw water supply with one clamp on it?
Bill,she doesnt look anything like the original.Looks like all new house,I'm sure the plywood one that was put on there in '78 was in hard shape.I believe there was a 871 GM for power.
Yup, your eyes are as good as mine.

I don't have any pics other than what I posted. The top must have been redone.
Seems like a 78 hardtop would not look like the one on the boat now !
 

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Do they still make those Stanley hulls?
Very common for the propeller nuts on backwards
also a right handed boat with a right handed wheel.
I like the battery isolator.
Fuel manifolds behind the battery switches?
 

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Do they still make those Stanley hulls?
Very common for the propeller nuts on backwards
also a right handed boat with a right handed wheel.
I like the battery isolator.
Fuel manifolds behind the battery switches?
Sparky,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

I've never owner/operated a single screw boat (other my dad's 12 foot aluminum boat with a 10hp Johnson 50 years ago).
What is the sigificance of a "right handed boat" with a "right handed wheel"?
Curious?

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Sparky,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

I've never owner/operated a single screw boat (other my dad's 12 foot aluminum boat with a 10hp Johnson 50 years ago).
What is the sigificance of a "right handed boat" with a "right handed wheel"?
Curious?

Bill D
The boat will tend to slide its transom towards the dock due to the prop walk when engaged in forward making tie up easier for some people.
 

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I figured what he was saying had more to do w/ hauling gear, meaning the boat would fish easier w/ a left-handed wheel.
 

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Back in the old days left handed wheels were not that common if I remember right.Personaly I really dont see much difference,but I know people that curse one or the other.As fot the shaft nuts,until some one read a machinest handbook the large nut was always the first nut.On paper it has merit,but in reality I dont think its a big deal.I have some pictures of launch,I'll see if I can take some pictures with my camera.
 

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First team-exactly. But I experience it in when I put the boat in reverse to stop at the dock. I've never built or designed a boat from the ground up. Do your customers typically use lefty's or righty's for this purpose?
 

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First Team- the only reason I know about the prop nuts is because the appraiser brought it up on my boat and as I review my appraisal, "per ABYC P-6 recommendations, the narrow nut also called the jam nut should be installed against the prop and the thicker nut should be installed behind the narrow jam nut, then properly cotter pinned"
 

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Sometimes, not often, but sometimes - when rope gets around ones wheel and snaps the cotter pin off and the monkey with a pipe wrench didn't do a good job tightening your propeller nuts, they can rattle off and then the propeller falls off when you go to back down. Strange but true (hasn't happened to me or any of the boats I've done propeller work on - but it HAS happened to some do it yourself kind of guys in the harbor). Even had a boat in the harbor that yanked its entire drive shaft out of the coupling at the transmission because they didn't tighten the split coupling, fun times I'm sure.

To date I've only had one customer request a right hand wheel for the reason of being able to swing the transom in so he could tie it up at his dock. The others have been because that's what they were used to - no doubt for the same reason. Every now and then I will slap a 28x28 Right Hand wheel on my own boat, so I can take the race prop and get it worked on. Always exciting when you put it in reverse and you surge ahead, and vice versa.
 

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propeller nuts/cotter pins..something to ponder

Sometimes, not often, but sometimes - when rope gets around ones wheel and snaps the cotter pin off and the monkey with a pipe wrench didn't do a good job tightening your propeller nuts, they can rattle off and then the propeller falls off when you go to back down. Strange but true (hasn't happened to me or any of the boats I've done propeller work on - but it HAS happened to some do it yourself kind of guys in the harbor). Even had a boat in the harbor that yanked its entire drive shaft out of the coupling at the transmission because they didn't tighten the split coupling, fun times I'm sure.

To date I've only had one customer request a right hand wheel for the reason of being able to swing the transom in so he could tie it up at his dock. The others have been because that's what they were used to - no doubt for the same reason. Every now and then I will slap a 28x28 Right Hand wheel on my own boat, so I can take the race prop and get it worked on. Always exciting when you put it in reverse and you surge ahead, and vice versa.
From an article:

"As for cotter pins, all they do is catch monofilament line as they will not stop a prop nut from coming loose, unless of course, they're used with a properly fitted castellated nut. A much better trick to ensure the security of the rear prop nut mechanically is to cross drill it thru a hex corner, and properly safety wire it through the cotter keyhole ala "aircraft style."

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So not only are the nuts on backwards in that photo, but they are turned around as well, the chamfer should be facing the propeller, not away. The safety wire is an interesting thought, however the taper is not fitted correctly because there is roughly a quarter of an inch between the end of the nut and the hole drilled in the shaft itself. And what in the world is 5200 doing on the shaft??? Not only has a hydraulic bind been created but now the propeller is isolated from any grounding that there might have been through the propulsion system. Ack! While true that cotter pins can, and do, grab things floating about in the water, when installed properly it is a very snug fit against the back of the large retaining propeller nut. The eye of the cotter pin distorts and locks everything in place, then the tails are bent to follow the corners and edges of the nut and shaft to minimize their impact.

What magazine is that from? I feel an urge to write their editor.

When I put the propeller back on the boat I'll be sure to snap a photo or two.

Whoever put that white doo-doo on the propeller installation should be smacked upside the head with the caulking gun. Unbelievable.
 

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