Through Hull and Live Well Pump Install

Classic Parker Boat Forum

Help Support Classic Parker Boat Forum:

Tunagi

Active member
Joined
Mar 7, 2021
Messages
37
Reaction score
2
Jeff Bezos wins again!
Got a bronze Groco nipple online. Should have all the pieces to the puzzle at this point.
Hoping to wrap it up this weekend. Stay tuned!!
 

Tunagi

Active member
Joined
Mar 7, 2021
Messages
37
Reaction score
2
Feeling super accomplished after yesterday. Hole saw, skill saw, and jig saw all took bites out of the boat and everything went according to plan. Can't thank everyone enough for all of the input along the way.

Getting close to being done on this entire boat project. I'll have to post a "progress-thread" at some point.

Have a great day!!
 

Attachments

Tunagi

Active member
Joined
Mar 7, 2021
Messages
37
Reaction score
2
It’s actually some material a buddy gave me who owns a bunch of restaurants. Think it was a door to a bathroom stall. 1” plastic composite. I used it for extra
Backing on the swivel rod holders as well for Tuna rods.
Used 4200 on the exterior of the hull/pick up, as well as, in the bilge on the bottom of the backing plate.

went a step further today and made some easy access for the hoses.
 

Attachments

Tunagi

Active member
Joined
Mar 7, 2021
Messages
37
Reaction score
2
Figure I’ll run hoses out of the hatch and put a rubber mat over them in deck as to not trip on them.

Thinking over the winter may find a way to plum them below deck. But for now just doing what I can to get ready for the season.
Fish should be here next week!!
 
Last edited:

Tunagi

Active member
Joined
Mar 7, 2021
Messages
37
Reaction score
2
Well done. Love the pic of the hose test!
I ended up just doing a livewell pump for now. I keep my boat on the trailer so she always gets a nice freshwater bath after each trip.
 

warthog5

Well-known member
Joined
Feb 23, 2006
Messages
3,645
Reaction score
281
Location
Pensacola, Fl.
Usually.......The discharge hose from the pump is run to a bulkhead fitting up higher and out of the way , but accessible under the washboard. Then a hose attached to the Livewell and has a garden hose fitting on it screws into the bulkhead fitting.
 

Togntime

Member
Joined
Jul 16, 2021
Messages
22
Reaction score
1
Is the prefab Groco backing block an acceptable alternative to laying up your own backing block?
 

pelagic2530

Well-known member
Joined
Nov 17, 2006
Messages
1,486
Reaction score
236
Location
Indian River, DE / Norfolk, VA
Is the prefab Groco backing block an acceptable alternative to laying up your own backing block?
Don’t see why not. Looks like a good option.
 

Bodick93

Well-known member
Joined
Aug 16, 2019
Messages
65
Reaction score
10
Tunagi—Was able to run the new livewell/washdown pump this weekend. Both worked great. The new washdown is way better than the old one. I did try running both at once. When using the washdown it decreased the livewell flow minimally.
Aaand you can use that baby to break up any protests!
 
Top