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Overnight On Boat, Sharing Our Dream At Miami International Boat Show 2020 - Chris Does What

LiveAboard Yacht, Sharing Our Dream At Miami International Boat Show 2020

See our adventure at the Miami International Boat Show as we stay there on a two-bedroom Yacht. We go into detail of things to come for our channel Chris Does What as we share our Big Dreams. Follow us as we meet two Big YouTube Sailing Channels Sailing Zatara and Sailing Soulianis. It was a …

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Budget-friendly Boat Cleat Install | Chris Does What

Install Of Boat Cleats EP #53 || Bayliner Bowrider 175

We think these boat cleats on our Bayliner Bowrider 175 are going to hold up! They didn’t break when I pulled against them with 230lb, and they worked great at the dock during boat testing. The black nylon isn’t going to rust like the old cleats on this Bayliner Bowrider, and they only cost $18. …

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Boat Timing And Lake Testing EP #52 || Bayliner Bowrider 175

If you follow this boat restore project, the lake testing is probably what you have been waiting on. Does the old Bayliner Bowrider 175 cruise off into the sunset, or does it blow up and sink. In this video we get the boat Mercruiser 3.0 liter timed and ready to hit the water, testing her …

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Priming Oil Pump And Stabbing Distributor - Chris Does What

Priming Oil Pump And Stabbing Distributor EP #44 || Bayliner Bowrider 175

Getting close to starting, have to primp the oil pump and install the distributor at top dead center number one. In this video, we show how we prime the oil pump on the cheap, and then how to find top dead center on the number one cylinder using a compression gauge and a screwdriver. With …

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Custom Boat Speaker Plates Painted - Chris Does What

Custom Boat Speaker Plates Painted EP #42 || Bayliner Bowrider 175

To go with our grey boat theme we opted to paint our custom speaker plates. I did like the wood grain but it just didn’t work with anything else in the boat. We used paint to seal the wood then added Kiwi Grip to add texture. All the materials used for this project were scrapes …

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Installed Our Window On The Boat - Chris Does What

Installed Our Window On The Boat EP #41 || Bayliner Bowrider 175

Got our boat windows on and they look good, also as the boat driver I don’t want to get wet. LOL The weatherstrip we found on Amazon worked really and we have already used it for other projects beyond this like the speaker pods and Jeep projects. I loved working this project with my wife, …

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Rust-Oleum NeverWet, Will It Work? EP #39 || Bayliner Bowrider 175

After cleaning the boat seats for the gazillionth time, we tried NeverWet from Rust-Oleum on it. Hindsight we should have got the silver NeverWet from Rust-Oleum, we may try it later. We have also left a link below for where we got ours, ordering with our link helps us grow at no added cost to …

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Laying Fiberglass Down Filling Holes In Boat Floor - Chris Does What

Laying Fiberglass Down Filling Holes In Boat Floor EP #33 || Bayliner Bowrider 175

So we have to fill holes and put some fiberglass down to prepare the wood boat floor surface for paint. Glad to see this floor is coming together, working with fiberglass, expanding foam, and wood has been fun, but we are glad to be done. In a future boat, we get we know that this …

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