Propeller 101: Aluminum vs Stainless Steel

Hi I’m Tom with SOLAS, and today I want discuss the materials that propellers are made of. Propellers need to be made of a non-corrosive material because they spend most of the time submerged in water. Solas manufactures their propellers using either aluminum or stainless steel. Solas’ aluminum propellers use an exclusive squeeze-cast process to […]

How to Install a Turning Point Stainless Steel Propeller

Today we’re going to talk about how to install a Turning Point Stainless Steel Propeller. Remove the old propeller, and make sure the old thrust washer isn’t stuck and has been removed before you install the new thrust washer on to the shaft. Grease the splines with spline grease. Then install the plastic hub onto […]

Leaving Delos – feels GOOD but SCARY! – Sailing Vessel Delos Ep. 239

Hobart Filler Metals Help Marine Group Boat Works Build U.S. Navy Dive Boats

These boats have to be real tough. The Navy divers are extremely rigorous. They work 24 hours a day. They’re constantly immersed in salt water, hence the aluminum construction, and they’ve got to be able to slam up against the side of a ship or submarine over and over again and not risk the divers […]

Words at War: The Ship / From the Land of the Silent People / Prisoner of the Japs

word that war warm or what recall from the main road inevitable became friends with the moving between characters in this book not reviews not whose removable removed and we were very quickly or we can do filled with a that we have had plenty of other political candidates all ability oh no one ever […]

How To Remove Rust on Metal Car Part Safely & Quickly

Hi I’m Rick, I am at the Chrysler show here at Carlisle, and uh….Metal Rescue is going to see if it can rescue my water pump housing, in about 6 to 9 hours and we’ll see what they can do with it. (Why don’t you hold this way, we’ll get how bad this is. How […]

Welding a SAILBOAT for the DESERT? – in California

When I was growing up, I really wanted a sailboat. But my parents were rock climbers and we spent a lot of family vacations out in the desert. So a couple of years ago, I decided to mix these two things from my childhood, and I built a land yacht. This is a sailboat with […]

Twist Welding Cable (How To)

In this segment of building the EMG-6, we have a universal tip that you should find useful for more than just building aircraft. This is a tip for treating cable ends to prevent them from unraveling. And a process that we have coined as “twist welding”. Aircraft use cables to control everything from carburetors to […]

How Marine Salvage Works – Mini-Documentary

The salvage project here at school’s probably the funnest thing they get to do. The kids love it. Basically anything that goes down, it pretty much needs to come back up. Every time there’s a hurricane or tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico, all those platforms need to be inspected and/or salvaged. Basically, we […]

How to make Battery Cables For Auto, Marine & Solar

Alright, today on Repairs101 I�m going to show you how to make battery cables for your boat, car, truck, motorcycle, snowmobile, ATV, lawn mower, generator or hovercraft (or solar collector). I find a lot of people are prepared to blame their battery when their machines won�t start but often it�s just another symptom of a […]