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by LandVF36
Tue Jul 25, 2017 11:41 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Digital Dash and automation on Trojan F36 tri-fly
Replies: 28
Views: 2835

Re: Digital Dash and automation on Trojan F36 tri-fly

I too am interested in your project. I put an RS11 in our 73 F36 when I owned her and two Lowarance 520c chartplotters on the flybridge console to get a set of guages with alarms in front of my view vs off to the right hand side where all the mechanical guages were. I monitored voltage, oil pressure...
by LandVF36
Sun Mar 19, 2017 11:15 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Trojan F36 Sold, but I'm not going anywhere...
Replies: 4
Views: 447

Trojan F36 Sold, but I'm not going anywhere...

All, As a few of you know we sold our 1973 Trojan F36 last week. They say the happiest days are the first and the last day you own a boat, but that could not be further from the truth. We had our F36 for ten years. It was a wonderful boat. I did spent a few 1000 hrs saving her from the scap heap, bu...
by LandVF36
Sun Mar 19, 2017 11:03 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: 1972 F-36 Salon window leaks
Replies: 13
Views: 1132

Re: 1972 F-36 Salon window leaks

Frank. Just my $0.02 but it has been stated a couple times in this thread already that their are drains on the outside of the window frame. On our F36, they were aft, a series of 3/16" holes drilled into the aluminum at the bottom of the frame. We owned the boat for over 10 years and the first three...
by LandVF36
Fri Mar 03, 2017 11:21 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Whats your boats range and your range
Replies: 11
Views: 970

Re: Whats your boats range and your range

It all depends upon how fast I'm going.... :)
by LandVF36
Wed Feb 15, 2017 11:48 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: ACT Paint color
Replies: 15
Views: 2173

Re: ACT Paint color

After soda blasting and sealing our F36 with Interlux Interprotect 2000e we applied Interlux Micron CSC. We rolled on black. It fades out a little over the summer, but if you are at a beach, you can simply scub it with a brush or course rag and the oxidized layer will sluff off. I think its been 3 s...
by LandVF36
Sun Dec 25, 2016 7:22 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 12
Views: 988

Re: Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to all from the frozen tundra of MN
by LandVF36
Sun Dec 18, 2016 11:54 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: F36 Convertible Sliding Door Track
Replies: 28
Views: 2087

Re: F36 Convertible Sliding Door Track

Several years ago, I took a dremel to the track and smoothed out a couple bumps. Then I replaced the old wheels with sealed roller bearings from the local Ace Hardware store. Cost was < $30 and its rolled great ever since. In fact, we don't leave the dock without catching the door hook to hold it op...
by LandVF36
Sat Apr 16, 2016 1:44 am
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Spray rails
Replies: 7
Views: 762

Re: Spray rails

They are easy to replace. You can order teak strips, about 1" thick , screw, glue, and layup in 3-4 layers, sand and paint. I replaced the rails on our F36 a couple years back. think the cost was about $200.
by LandVF36
Mon Apr 11, 2016 10:39 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Autopilot with Chain Steering?
Replies: 8
Views: 961

Re: Autopilot with Chain Steering?

Our F36 has a chain driven auto-pilot. I disabled it years ago since on the upper Mississippi there is not much need. I will not be unwrapping the boat for another month, but when I'm board, I will information for you. 7 years ago, I know the company was still in business. the gear box is installed ...
by LandVF36
Wed Apr 06, 2016 2:54 am
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Teak Deck Refinish
Replies: 38
Views: 3469

Re: Teak Deck Refinish

So, I have a different twist to this. When I bought our boat year ago, I spent most of the first summer prepping teak toe rails, cockpit caps, and cockpit floor and then 7 coats of UV varnish (used Interlux Goldspar . The boat sits out in the sun all summer, and under a tarp for the winter, but in j...
by LandVF36
Thu Dec 24, 2015 5:46 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: 8.6 Meter International
Replies: 2
Views: 426

Re: 8.6 Meter International

Your are in luck! Bob at Beacon (runs this site) can get you a manual. Go to this link
https://www.trojanboats.net/zencart/ind ... 021a9d3ecf
and provide your information and Bob will send it out.

Welcom to the Trojan family!
by LandVF36
Sun Dec 20, 2015 3:15 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: List For Santa
Replies: 16
Views: 1200

Re: List For Santa

Dear Santa, When you elves are done in the toy shop up north, have them come finish my bow deck project please. Cracks are filled, filling primer laid down, but lots of sanding and 2-3 top coats left to go on everything above the rubrail. Brightsides is great stuff, but ever 3-4 years it needs a new...
by LandVF36
Tue Dec 08, 2015 12:28 am
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Tankless Water Heaters
Replies: 8
Views: 837

Re: Tankless Water Heaters

That should work. By having a smaller unit, you can have a much smaller element and let time be your friend. Let us know how it turns out.
by LandVF36
Sun Dec 06, 2015 8:08 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Tankless Water Heaters
Replies: 8
Views: 837

Re: Tankless Water Heaters

The biggest problem is the amount of current they draw. Even the smallest ones often require 50+ Amps of power. Since most of our boats have single 25A or dual 25A service, even with the lightest demand, you would think you would be tripping any breaker in your panel or the one at the pedestal at th...
by LandVF36
Thu Nov 26, 2015 2:52 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Happy Thanksgiving!
Replies: 6
Views: 575

Re: Happy Thanksgiving!

Sending along my best to all of you... Its a crazy world, but we all have something to be thankful for. God bless all. Mitch