2014 Bubba Fest–Save the Date!

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Helpful Information from Bill Cullen

Shurflo Water Pumps

Many boats in the “Meadows Anchorage” are outfitted with the Shurflo “Extreme” (5.7GPM or 5.9 GPM) Series water pumps. These pumps are no longer available from Shurflo.

The replacement water pump from Shurflo is the Aqua King II Supreme 5.0 Fresh Water Pump. It comes in either 12 volt (13 amps) or 24 volt models, both at @ 55 psi. The 12 Volt Pump Part Number is #SHU 4158-153-E75. These pumps have different fittings than the old pumps. The new pump comes with new 1/2″ female barbed/wingnut fittings. You will likely need new small stainless clamps for intake & discharge connections for a secure fit.

So far the best price including shipping per pump is $206.75 and comes from Wholesale Marine 1-877-388-2628.

Cat’s Meow

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2014 Beer, Beef & Bocce Photos will be up shortly

Sorry for the delay!

David

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Sow’s Ear and Float For Sale

“Meadows Ready” SOW’S EAR for sale.  Do you love your friends visiting in the Meadows, but really start to feel cramped after a few days? The SOW’S EAR is for sale – asking $10,500, OBO by May 28.

Coast Guard ok’d ElectroScan toilet. 2- 75 watt solar panels w/ controller and inverter. Small wood stove for those chilly end of season nights.

Call or email Skipper Margo (916) 233-7146, mmcfedries@mac.com, or come by WGM – the slip next to Julio.

DOCK SALE THIS SATURDAY – EVERYTHING MUST GO!

Lots of Electrical, Plumbing and Hardware. 2 very nice Dock Boxes. 2 – 20 gallon water tanks.  Much more!

12′ X 20′ FLOAT FOR SALE Asking $2000, OBO by May 28

Has 10′ X 20″ Canopy and 2 – 8′ X 10′ attractive mats

Call or email Skipper Margot (916) 233-7146, mmcfedries@mac.com, or come by WGM – the slip next to Julio.

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Heads Up! Order BB&B T-Shirts Now

Deadline is May 22–Next Thursday!  Call or write Orrin or Nita now.

odolan@softcom.net or (208) 327-4376

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Beer, Beef & Bocce!!!

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Good Advice for “New” and “Old” Timers

Thanks to Bill Cullen for providing the following:

Mooring Permit:  It is recommend that everyone fill out a Marine Patrol –  Sacramento County “mooring permit” and submit it on line or by mail. Marine Patrol non-emergency phone number is (916) 668-4958.  The web link provided last year does not seem to be working.  [More research required-Ed.]

“Mooring Permit” Ordinance/Inspection include: 1. Proper operating MSD System; 2. Fire Extinguisher(s).  A 10 ABC type is recommended for houseboats; 3. Life Jackets – Proper number and type for your boat and particular use;  4. Throw Ring;  5. Display/Affixed CF Number Tags.

Other Considerations include: First Aid Kit, Flashlights, Check Bilge Pump Operation, Smoke/CO Detector (Check Battery).

While not required, basic first aid skills including CPR should be up to date. If you use the land for fire pit, barbecue, etc., have a shovel, water bucket at the ready for fire emergencies. Finally, Orrin and Nita (Obession) have a portable “AED” defibrillator and oxygen tank/mask on board.

Have Fun and Enjoy A Safe Season in the Meadows!

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