Show us what you do, stuff you make

Discussion in 'The Tiki Bar' started by Blueone, Mar 22, 2019.

  1. Mac-Daddy-Minnesota

    Mac-Daddy-Minnesota Member

    Aug 12, 2018
    Cottage Grove MN
    Sea Ray Sundancer 310
    twin 5.7 with alpha 1
    Work as a Maintenance Electrician on Industrial automation for a Large company in MN. I fix the computer controls inside the machines that make the parts in the items you use every day. Been doing this with them for 22 yrs, 30 plus years in all. Employer does not allow pics to be taken of equipment (proprietary stuff).

    Bought a 1990 310 Sundancer that needs some minor repairs (she's almost 30). Looking at updating the berth and cockpit areas. The cabin carpet has to go, blue shag.
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  2. OllieC

    OllieC Active Member

    Mar 11, 2013
    2005 Weekender 215
    Mercruiser 5.0 mpi, Bravo III
    You didn't hear? "Blue Shag" is coming back! :D
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  3. Luna Sea

    Luna Sea New Member

    Apr 19, 2019
    Pensacola, Florida
    2007 Sundancer 310
    Kohler 5kw Gen.
    SImrad electronics
    2 Brand new Twin 350 Mags.
    I own an antique mall with 35 dealers and also buy and sell antiques and collectibles.

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    Last edited: May 14, 2019
  4. Pyrojodge

    Pyrojodge Well-Known Member TECHNICAL Contributor

    May 1, 2011
    Lake Erie Ohio
    1989 Sea Ray 340 DA
    twin 454 Mercs
    Well, I'll jump in... Some of you know who I am and know that I used to be on this site all the time... My career has taken off and I'm usually busy fighting the corporate fires that accompany what I do. I enjoy it and I think it's interesting. I am a CAD monkey by heart. I love using the software to create parts and then have them created into tangible objects. Here's a few of the projects I've been working on over the past 8 years!!! best view.png Exploded.png cad.PNG emotor.png
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  5. liv2ryde100

    liv2ryde100 Member

    May 17, 2012
    long island
    05' 340 dancer
    Twin 8.1's
    I work in Manhattan for an outpatient imaging center ... Mri technologist. We do some crazy stuff like advanced cardiac imaging, we even do brain mri’s on babies that are still in moms belly (fetal brain Mri) pretty interesting and fun place to work
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  6. hillsideshortleg

    hillsideshortleg Active Member

    Feb 5, 2012
    Lake Pend Orielle, Idaho
    89 Sea Ray 280 Sundancer
    2 350's Mercruiser drives
    We build and install automatic Gates. These are all hand made from scratch. The tractor is a half scale of my grandpa's 41 Farmall

  7. SrtThis

    SrtThis New Member

    Feb 20, 2019
    270 SE sundancer
    7.4 MPI w/bravo III

    i dont get to show people the stuff i work on now... but the old stuff you can find in black and yellow at home depot
  8. Happy Dayz

    Happy Dayz Active Member

    Jun 26, 2017
    Sarasota, FL
    '06 260 Sundancer, 6.2, BIII, Kohler 5kw
    79' classic Kona Family Cruiser jet boat..
    6.2 w/ BIII, 502 w/ Berkekley
    hey how about Revit jockeys? Have a small company, am a plumbing design engineer and BIM modeler as well as do VDC currently for the new Orlando Airport Airside...
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  9. Luna Sea

    Luna Sea New Member

    Apr 19, 2019
    Pensacola, Florida
    2007 Sundancer 310
    Kohler 5kw Gen.
    SImrad electronics
    2 Brand new Twin 350 Mags.
    amazing work, love it
  10. Gofirstclass

    Gofirstclass Well-Known Member

    Apr 20, 2010
    Tri Cities, WA
    1995 550 Sedan Bridge,
    2010 Boston Whaler 130 Super Sport,
    1981 Boston Whaler 130 Sport,
    CAT 3406C's, 580hp.
    Hillside, that is some beautiful work. When I looked at the first photo I thought the tractor was parked beyond the gate. It wasn't until I looked at #2 and #3 that I realized they were part of the gate.

    Danged nice work.
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  11. JustRight

    JustRight Member SILVER Sponsor

    Aug 4, 2013
    Seneca Lake, NY
    2005 Sea Ray 340 Sundancer
    1996 Renken 190 open bow
    Twin 8.1 MPI inboards
    It blows my mind what some of you guys do/create. Good for you! The American dream is alive and well. After a career in law enforcement, my wife and I opted to hang out at the marina and help those that needed/wanted help with their boats, so we started a business detailing boats. It’s not technical, but sometimes does D423E90E-B033-4B4D-86D4-3C1291A55BCD.jpeg take a decent touch with a buffer to bring back the beautiful to gelcoat. It’s hard work, but rewarding.
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  12. JPGator

    JPGator Member

    Apr 25, 2019
    2007 Sundancer 340
    Mercruiser 8.1S
    In the immortal words of Lloyd Dobler:
    “I don't want to sell anything, buy anything, or process anything as a career. I don't want to sell anything bought or processed, or buy anything sold or processed, or process anything sold, bought, or processed, or repair anything sold, bought, or processed. You know, as a career, I don't want to do that.”

    So with that being said I fly airplanes for a living.
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  13. The Bill Collector

    The Bill Collector Well-Known Member GOLD Sponsor

    Jun 2, 2008
    Tacoma, WA
    450 Sundancer
    3126 Cat's
    Boat Captain in the summer running a few charters here and there... Ski instructor in the winter and a bill collector to pay for it all... I own a collection agency. I must say you guys are all pretty amazing in your various skill sets, I am humbled. I want my back deck enclosed like the pictures from canvasmedic !!
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