Season 02

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Season 02 Episode 1

TITLE: SSTV 02-01 – De-Rigging a Boat

DESCRIPTION: John and Bert take a step by step approach in completely de-rigging the Whitewater project boat. From disconnecting the throttle and shift cables to taking off the engine complete and mounting it on a stand… a full range of tips are discussed.

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Season 02 Episode 2

TITLE: SSTV 02-02 – Making Forward Bulkhead/Drainage Pipe

DESCRIPTION: With the 25′ whitewater coming along, John and Bert plan out the bulkhead system to make way for a new insulated fish box and live well. In doing so, a new forward bulkhead is redesigned from scratch and a new PVC pipe drainage system is cut.

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KEYWORDS/ TAGS: Ship Shape TV, John Greviskis, 25′ Whitewater, drainage system, forward bulkhead, fiberglass, resin, pvc pipe, pipe cutting, wood cutting


Season 02 Episode 3

TITLE: SSTV 02-03 – Mounting Engine Bracket

DESCRIPTION: After the 25′ Whitewater’s transom has been cleared and redesigned slightly to handle a different type of load, It’s time to mount a brand new engine bracket from Armstrong Nautical Products onto the back of this newly refortified transom.

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KEYWORDS/ TAGS: Ship Shape TV, John Greviskis, 25′ Whitewater, transom bracket, engine bracket, Armstrong Nautical Products, Mounting engine bracket, drilling holes in transom, floatation chamber, 3M 5200


Season 02 Episode 4

TITLE: SSTV 02-04 – Hurricane Special 1

DESCRIPTION: Tom Danti from the Chapman School of Seamanship visits the show this half hour to discuss the importance of properly tying up your boat in the event of mother nature’s worst for boaters… the hurricane!

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KEYWORDS/ TAGS: Ship Shape TV, John Greviskis, Tom Danti, Chapman School of Seamanship, , hurricane winds, Hurricane preparation, hurricane, Securing a boat from a storm, tie wrapping, secure deck anchor, duct tape hatches, plywood windows, removing marine canvas, removing moveables, removing cushions, marine rope, checking pilings, running lines, hurricane surge, fenders


Season 02 Episode 5

TITLE: SSTV 02-05 – Hurricane Preparation Special 2

DESCRIPTION: In part 2 of this informative series on Hurricane preparation… John discusses what to do if your boat happens to be trailer able.

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KEYWORDS/ TAGS: Ship Shape TV, John Greviskis, hurricane preparation, trailer boat, hurricane winds, Tom Danti, Chapman School of Seamanship, double rig chain, nylon rope, Anchors, outboard motor removal, duct tape, cement blocks


Season 02 Episode 6

TITLE: SSTV 02-06 – Adding Nose Cone to Lower Gear Case

DESCRIPTION: In an effort to decrease drag on a typical lower unit, John introduces a part called a nose cone. Bob’s Machine shop guest stars in this amazing episode!

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KEYWORDS/ TAGS: Ship Shape TV, John Greviskis, lower unit, lower gear case, nose cone, adding nose cone, prop shaft, welding, molding, resin, mechanical bond, bonding nose cone to lower gear


Season 02 Episode 7

TITLE: SSTV 2-07 – Bottom Painting

DESCRIPTION: In this episode John takes a closer look at a job every boater must deal with… bottom painting. This half hour dives into the step by step preparation needed to prepare your boat for antifouling paint.

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KEYWORDS/ TAGS: Ship Shape TV, John Greviskis, antifouling paint, bottom painting, primer, electrolysis, running gear inspection, copper based paint, hull preparation, epoxy primer


Season 02 Episode 8

TITLE: SSTV 02-08 – Boat Technologies

DESCRIPTION:

John is on location at the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show, where he gives us a guided look at the latest boat designs, marine electronics, and the latest boat securities. Topics are boat sensors for the lower unit, a stepped hull Regal boat design, hydraulic steering, and security called the Propeller Lock.

 

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KEYWORDS/ TAGS: Ship Shape TV, John Greviskis, fort lauderdale boat show, marine electronics, boat security systems, boat design, lower unit sensor, Regal boat, stepped hull, hydraulic steering, Mako, Propeller lock


Season 02 Episode 9

TITLE: SSTV 02-09 – Prop Testing for Counter Rotating Outboards

DESCRIPTION: We visit John at the Mercury Testing Facility where he is testing various props out to find out exactly what he wants for a pair of counter rotating engines on his 1982 Pursuit. A wide range of testing is done from speed to hole shot.

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KEYWORDS/ TAGS: Ship Shape TV, John Greviskis, prop testing, props, hole shot, speed test, torque, prop installation, mercury outboards, how to test out your props, prop selection


Season 02 Episode 10

TITLE: SSTV 02-10 – Plumbing In Live Well

DESCRIPTION: This episode deals with the installation of a live well John and Bert have built for a project boat. This half hour mainly deals with plumbing the live well in and comparing these steps to other plumbing projects around the boat.

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KEYWORDS/ TAGS: Ship Shape TV, John Greviskis, Live well, plumbing, plumbing in live well, wrenches, teflon tape, through hull fittings, hose, hose clamps, marine sealant

 


Season 02 Episode 11

TITLE: SSTV 02-11 –Changing Steering System

 

DESCRIPTION: This half hour John and Bert change out a steering system… from cable to hydraulic. All new hydraulic systems are put to use… and the helm system is completely redone.

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KEYWORDS/ TAGS: Ship Shape TV, John Greviskis, steering, changing from cable to hydraulic, steering helm, hydrauilc, steering wheel, combination wrenches, socket wrench rachet, screwdriver, saber saw


Season 02 Episode 12

TITLE: SSTV 02-12 – Installing Bow Pulpit

DESCRIPTION: John is happy to see you again as he looks at installing a bow pulpit to his 24′ Stamos project boat. Before he does he must choose the actual bow pulpit. Take at look at his selection process! Also John takes a look at a new bow rail to go with the new bow pulpit.

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KEYWORDS/ TAGS: Ship Shape TV, John Greviskis, installing bow pulpit, tow rail, drilling, bow rail, aluminum bow rail


Season 02 Episode 13

TITLE: SSTV 02-13 – Teak to King Starboard Conversion

DESCRIPTION: One of the more popular things to do in boating today is to convert existing teak wood into an easy to install, lasting product called King Starboard. In this half hour, John takes all the teal molding off his 24′ Stamos project boat and has King Starboard made for every piece.

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KEYWORDS/ TAGS: Ship Shape TV, John Greviskis, teak wood to King Starboard conv, King starboard, Boca Plastics, Belt sander, templating wood, band saw, hole saw


Season 02 Episode 14

TITLE: SSTV 02-14 – Gel Coat Repair

DESCRIPTION: In this informative episode of Ship Shape TV, John has Bert show us how to repair Gel Coat that has been dinged up or scratched. Bert gives us a step by step demonstration and shows us exactly what tools we need to get the job done.

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KEYWORDS/ TAGS: Ship Shape TV, John Greviskis, gel coat reair, dinged gel coat, sanding, painting, wetsanding paper, utility knife, sanding block, acetone, masking tape, PVA gel coat spray


Season 02 Episode 15

TITLE: SSTV 02-15 – Diesel Fuel/Algae Removal

DESCRIPTION: This episode dives into the aspect of the various types of diesel fuel and how air in the line can cause damaging condensation and algae. Another system is looked at that can actually remove the algae buildup in the tank… called polishing the fuel.

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KEYWORDS/ TAGS: Ship Shape TV, John Greviskis, diesel fuel, water condensation, bad fuel line, algae in gas tank, algae removal, polishing the fuel


Season 02 Episode 16

TITLE: SSTV 2-16 – Refinishing Teak Wood

DESCRIPTION: Get yourself a paper and pencil and watch this amazing episode dealing with refinishing teakwood on the boat. John and Bert go through in detail the tools you will need as well as what products to consider for your bright work.

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KEYWORDS/ TAGS: Ship Shape TV, John Greviskis, refinishing teak wood, varnishing, sanding block, sandpaper, scraper, masking tape, varnish brush, tac rag, stripping varnish, varnish stripper


Season 02 Episode 17

TITLE: SSTV 02-17 – Plumbing Sanitation Systems/Installing Bow Rail/Electrical Wiring Techniques

DESCRIPTION: In this packed episode of Ship Shape TV, John shows us how to properly plumb in a sanitation system… as well as meeting local and federal coast guard requirements. Switching gears, John installs a new bow rail on a project boat. Then… after a complex wiring project under your center console… Ever have a couple wires left over for some reason? Well John shows some great wiring techniques too!

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KEYWORDS/ TAGS: Ship Shape TV, John Greviskis, plumbing, sanitation system, plumbing tips, local regulations, plumbing hose, coast guard regulations, bow rail installation, bow rail, wiring techniques, marine toilet, y-valve, how to plumb a sanitation system


Season 02 Episode 18

TITLE: SSTV 02-18 – How a Fiberglass Boat is Made

DESCRIPTION: In this exciting episode of Ship Shape TV, John and Bert are at Jupiter boats getting instruction on how a fiberglass boat is made. From molding out the hull to bolting on the cap… various details are given away for this manufacturing process.

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KEYWORDS/ TAGS: Ship Shape TV, John Greviskis, Jupiter 31, making a boat, molding a hull, fiberglass, coring, popping boat from mold, bulkheads, arex core material, fiberglass parts, gel coating a mold, resin gun


Season 02 Episode 19

TITLE: SSTV 02-19 – Rigging A New Boat

DESCRIPTION: Part 2 of this series at Jupiter 31 Boats. The Boat has been made and now John and Bert show us how the boat gets rigged for use! Center consoles, hard tops, and marine electronics and rigging are discussed.

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KEYWORDS/ TAGS: Ship Shape TV, John Greviskis, New boat construction0, Juipiter 31, Rigging, hard tops, center consoles, marine electronics, gauges, engines, rigging motor, marine batteries


Season 02 Episode 20

TITLE: SSTV 02-20 – Mooring Whips

DESCRIPTION: This half hour John takes a look at a simple accessory that is saving boater’s hundreds of dollars in possible repair costs… referring to a set of mooring whips. Dock line and spring line tying procedures, for these mooring whips, are also discussed.

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KEYWORDS/ TAGS: Ship Shape TV, John Greviskis, mooring whip, dock lines, spring lines, docking boat, mooring a boat to dock, mooring products international, mooring whips, how to use mooring whips, how to tie up using mooring whips, mooring whip install


Season 02 Episode 21

TITLE: SSTV 02-21 – Detailing Your Boat

DESCRIPTION: In this episode of Ship Shape John brings in a professional detailer to discuss the proper ways to wash down your boat after its been in salt water. Find out what products work best, some tricks of the trade, how to remove mildew, as well as how to clean your isinglass.

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KEYWORDS/ TAGS: Ship Shape TV, John Greviskis, detailing boat, washing boat, salt erosion, mildew, detailing tips, isinglass cleaning, metal polishing, rubbing compounds, hull cleaning, teak wood cleaner, removing stains from vinyl, removing mold from vinyl seats


Season 02 Episode 22

TITLE: SSTV 02-22 – GPS System

DESCRIPTION: On this show of Ship Shape TV, John will be installing a GPS system on his Bertram project boat. He will also be showing us the difference between a GPS and a DPS.

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KEYWORDS/ TAGS: Ship Shape TV, John Greviskis, GPS install, GPS, DPS, wiring, electronics


Season 02 Episode 23

TITLE: SSTV 02-23 – Fixing Boat Trailers

DESCRIPTION: Want to know more about how to fix the trailers that pull our boats? Well in this fine episode of Ship Shape TV, John teaches us how to rebuild the wheel bearings on a trailer hub… How to inspect the rims, hub,s and tires… and how to check and replace the trailer lights.

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KEYWORDS/ TAGS: Ship Shape TV, John Greviskis, boat trailer, rebuilding trailer, replacing wheel bearings, wheel bearings, trailer hub, checking tires, bearings, rims, replacing trailer lights, trailer lights, wiring, trailer light bulbs


Season 02 Episode 24

TITLE: SSTV 02-24 – Choosing a Used Outboard

DESCRIPTION: In the market for a used outboard. Well never fear because in this show John will steer you in the right direction so you won’t get lost. John will show you how to do a compression test, qualify a lower unit, and test a trim system… all will help in your final decision for an outboard!

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Season 02 Episode 25

TITLE: SSTV 02-25 – Replacing Head Gasket on Outboard Engine

DESCRIPTION: In this packed half hour, John and Nick will show you how to replace a head gasket for an outboard engine. Also John will show you how to rebuild a pocket valve and thermostat.

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KEYWORDS/ TAGS:  Ship Shape TV, John Greviskis, head gasket, cylinder head, engine maintenance, pocket valve, rebuilding valve, rebuilding thermostat, power head, inspect cylinder walls, salt buildup


Season 02 Episode 26

TITLE: SSTV 02-26 – Gauge Types and Installation

DESCRIPTION: On this exciting program, john and Nick teach how to install gauges. In this step by step approach, John dives into proper 12-volt wiring and the international color code. in the show, John visits various makers of gauges and discovers the wide ranges and varieties they come in… plenty of styles to choose from!

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KEYWORDS/ TAGS: Ship Shape TV, John Greviskis, gauges, gauges installation, 12-volt wiring, international color code, Euro style guage, domed gauges, fog proof gauges


Season 02 Episode 27

TITLE: SSTV 02-27 – Outdrive to Outboard Conversion

DESCRIPTION:

Want to convert your engine and outdrive motor system into an outboard? How about an engine bracket? Well in this informative show, John will teach you how to completely convert your transom so an outboard motor and bracket are possible.

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KEYWORDS/ TAGS: Ship Shape TV, John Greviskis, outdrive conversion, outboard motor, how to convert your outdrive into an outboard, transom, transom restructure, engine removal, outboard installation, 1978 Stamos


Season 02 Episode 28

TITLE: SSTV 02-28 – Filling In a Transom

DESCRIPTION: In part 2 of the 1978 Stamos Outdrive to outboard conversion process, the transom will now be filled in after the old outdrive boot left a gaping hole to be dealt with. A plywood core is made with fiberglass to be used as coring material.

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KEYWORDS/ TAGS: Ship Shape TV, John Greviskis, transom, wood coring, fiberglass, cutting, sanding, how to enclose your transom, outdrive to outboard conversion


Season 02 Episode 29

TITLE: SSTV 02-29 – Transom Plug

DESCRIPTION: In Part 3 of the Stamos engine conversion, John is going to install a plug that was made to fill in the transom where a gaping hole was made when the outdrive engine was removed. In this show, John will show you the different types of fiberglass that will be used, as well as the epoxy resin, when he demonstrates a fiberglass lay up.

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KEYWORDS/ TAGS: Ship Shape TV, John Greviskis, transom plug, outdrive to outboard conversion, fiberglass lay up, transom plug installation, fiberglass, structural fiberglass, epoxy resin, coring


Season 02 Episode 30

TITLE: SSTV 02-30 – Wiring Tips

DESCRIPTION: In this Electrical episode, John and Nick share some unique tips on how boaters can do their own 12 -volt wiring on the boat. They will get into switches, ground blocks, and terminal blocks… making the boater’s wiring task as easy as pie.

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KEYWORDS/ TAGS: Ship Shape TV, John Greviskis, wiring, wiring tips, 12-volt wiring, how to wire your boat, pvc pipe, wire way, terminal blocks, ground blocks, re-wiring, boat accessories, batteries


Season 02 Episode 31

TITLE: SSTV 02-31 – Gunwale Cap Repair/New Rub Rail

DESCRIPTION: After John’s project boat flipped on the highway, it loosened the gunwale cap. Now John has to repair that and after he is done sealing the repair with some 3M and trough bolts, it will be time to install some new rub rail!

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KEYWORDS/ TAGS: Ship Shape TV, John Greviskis, gunwale cap repair, 3M sealant, trough bolts, rub rail, new rub rail, rub rail installation, flexible rub rail


Season 02 Episode 32

TITLE: SSTV 02-32 – Installing Transom Plate/Blister Repair

DESCRIPTION: On the Pursuit project boat, John and Nick need to repair a transom by removing blisters, and filling in any holes and cracks.. They need to finish this before they can move on to the meat of the show… installing a transom plate; which will increase the strength of the transom in order to add an additional engine eventually.

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KEYWORDS/ TAGS: Ship Shape TV, John Greviskis, pursuit, transom, transom repair, blister repair, osmotic blisters, filling in transom, filling in transom holes, transom plate, transom mounted transducer


Season 02 Episode 33

TITLE: SSTV 02-33 -Hanging a Transom Bracket

DESCRIPTION: Nick and John will be visiting a manufacturing facility where they make Transom Brackets. Then afterwards, they will demonstrate how to actually hang one on to the boat. Get ready for an awesome show!

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KEYWORDS/ TAGS: Ship Shape TV, John Greviskis, transom bracket, factory tour, how to hang a transom bracket, hanging transom bracket, fairing transom, sanding, fairing, primer, paint, drilling


Season 02 Episode 34

TITLE: SSTV 02-34 – Trim Tabs/Boot Stripe

DESCRIPTION:

After installing a custom transom plate to the back of a project boat, John and Nick decide to look into installing some trim tabs. A great deal of time is spent on the proper measuring and placement of these actuating trim tabs… proper mounting is crucial here. Then, for a sporty look, John does a step by step instruction on how to give a boat a boot stripe.

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KEYWORDS/ TAGS: Ship Shape TV, John Greviskis, transom plate, trim tabs, trim tab installation, actuators, boot stripe, measuring for trim tabs, mounting actuators


Season 02 Episode 35

TITLE: SSTV 2-35 – Fuel Fill Hose/3 Battery System

DESCRIPTION: After installing a brand new Fuel tank on a project, it is now time to get into fuel fill hose and vent hose. John will install these new hose and totally revamp the fuel system from the tank back to the engines. Then they will switch gears and install an isolated 3 battery system.

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KEYWORDS/ TAGS: Ship Shape TV, John Greviskis, fuel tank, fuel hose, fuel vent hose, fuel fill hose, how to revamp a fuel system, hooking up hose, isolated 3 battery system, battery, shut off valve, wiring


Season 02 Episode 36

TITLE: SSTV 02-36 – Mooring Whips

 

DESCRIPTION: This half hour John takes a look at a simple accessory that is saving boater’s hundreds of dollars in possible repair costs… referring to a set of mooring whips. Dock line and spring line tying procedures, for these mooring whips, are also discussed.

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KEYWORDS/ TAGS: Ship Shape TV, John Greviskis, mooring whip, dock lines, spring lines, docking boat, mooring a boat to dock, mooring products international, mooring whips, how to use mooring whips, how to tie up using mooring whips, mooring whip install


Season 02 Episode 37

TITLE: SSTV 02-37 – Re-Coring Bulkheads

DESCRIPTION: In an effort to strengthen his boat with better core materials, John is switching out the wood in his bulkheads for composite material. He will also continue the work on a transom by tying up a couple of knees.

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KEYWORDS/ TAGS: Ship Shape TV, John Greviskis, re-coring, re-coring bulkhead, composite material, perforated, contour core material, vacuum bagging, fiberglass, resin


Season 02 Episode 38

TITLE: SSTV 02-38 – Marine Air Conditioning

DESCRIPTION: In this episode of Ship Shape TV, John, along with a guest, show boater’s the advantages of having air conditioning in their cabins. Many types of air conditioning units are discussed. Also demonstrated are ways to hook up shore power to your boat.

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KEYWORDS/ TAGS: Ship Shape TV, John Greviskis, shore power, marine air conditioning, air conditioning units, A/C, cabin temperature, air conditioning installation, A/C install


Season 02 Episode 39

TITLE: SSTV 02-39 -Hydraulic Steering System/Powder Coating Accessories

DESCRIPTION:

In this half hour, John will be hanging some new twin engines to the transom of a project. But that’s not it, cause he will introduce a hydraulic steering system made by Teleflex. He will show boaters how to install and bleed this system for use. Then he will install some new powder coated accessories to the boat… and if you don’t know about powder coating… then, never fear… John will take you to a factory that will explain it all!

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KEYWORDS/ TAGS: Ship Shape TV, John Greviskis, hanging twin engines, Teleflex Steering, steering install, bleeding steering, powder coating accessories, factory tour, powder coating manufacturing, how to bleed hydraulic steering, Ship Shape TV


Season 02 Episode 40

TITLE: SSTV 02-40 – Oil Changing System

DESCRIPTION: On a 200hp Diesel Motor, John and Nick install an oil changing system suggested by an expert. In this half hour, boater’s will learn about all the various types of oils that are out there for a variety of boats to lessen the confusion. Then stick around you high performance boaters, because John will check the oils and fluids on a Cigarette style Top Gun.

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KEYWORDS/ TAGS: Ship Shape TV, John Greviskis, 200hp volva penta, changing oil, diesel engine, marine grade oil, outboard oil, checking oil, checking fluids, Top Gun, cigarette boat, high performance boat, oil changing system


Season 02 Episode 41

TITLE: SSTV 02-41 – Prop Testing for Counter Rotating Outboards

DESCRIPTION:

We visit John at the Mercury Testing Facility where he is testing various props out to find out exactly what he wants for a pair of counter rotating engines on his 1982 Pursuit. A wide range of testing is done from speed to hole shot.

 

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KEYWORDS/ TAGS:  Ship Shape TV, John Greviskis, prop testing, props, hole shot, speed test, torque, prop installation, mercury outboards, how to test out your props, prop selection


Season 02 Episode 42

TITLE: SSTV 02-42 – Fresh Water & Salt Water Systems

DESCRIPTION: Getting water into your boat is what this episode is all about. This half hour John installs a fresh water system on the 1978 Stamos… then Johh will be installing a salt water wash down on another boat as well as learn how to actually make one! Then John will be installing a Galley Made mini 100 gallon per day water maker on 1966 Hatteras 34′ convertible.

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KEYWORDS/ TAGS: Ship Shape TV, John Greviskis, water tank, aluminum tank, installing fresh water tank, fresh water system, salt water wash down, making salt water wash down, 100 gallon water maker, showers, 34′ hatteras, flow jet


Season 02 Episode 43

TITLE: SSTV 22-43 Oil Changing System

DESCRIPTION: On a 200hp Diesel Motor, John and Nick install an oil changing system suggested by an expert. In this half hour, boater’s will learn about all the various types of oils that are out there for a variety of boats to lessen the confusion. Then stick around you high performance boaters, because John will check the oils and fluids on a Cigarette style Top Gun.

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KEYWORDS/ TAGS: Ship Shape TV, John Greviskis, 200hp volva penta, changing oil, diesel engine, marine grade oil, outboard oil, checking oil, checking fluids, Top Gun, cigarette boat, high performance boat, oil changing system


Season 02 Episode 44

TITLE: SSTV 02-44 – Detailing Your Boat

DESCRIPTION: In this episode of Ship Shape John brings in a professional detailer to discuss the proper ways to wash down your boat after its been in salt water. Find out what products work best, some tricks of the trade, how to remove mildew, as well as how to clean your isinglass.

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KEYWORDS/ TAGS: Ship Shape TV, John Greviskis, detailing boat, washing boat, salt erosion, mildew, detailing tips, isinglass cleaning, metal polishing, rubbing compounds, hull cleaning, teak wood cleaner, removing stains from vinyl, removing mold from vinyl seats


Season 02 Episode 45

TITLE: SSTV 02-45 – Marine Electronics

DESCRIPTION: This show is about marine electronics. John will show you a step by step procedure to mounting a GPS, VHF radio, and a fish finder. He, along with a marine specialist from Boating World, will show boaters how to interface these special electronic components.

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KEYWORDS/ TAGS: Ship Shape TV, John Greviskis, marine electronics, mounting GPS, mounting fish finder, mounting VHF radio, interfacing electronics, Boater’s World, How to interface your various marine electronics