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Posted By pgkeating

That vintage is smack in the middle of the wooden...

That vintage is smack in the middle of the wooden transom problems. That would be my #1 "issue"....hopefully it's good.

Tilt the motors up and lean on them. If the transom flexes, run.

My .02
Forum: Northeast
10-15-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,068
Posted By pgkeating

Give us some idea of budget!

Give us some idea of budget!
10-15-2020, 04:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,230
Posted By pgkeating

I've had a suburban in the past, and when you...

I've had a suburban in the past, and when you need that kind of room, it's silly good. It seems like when we were going to the boat (when my daughters were younger), we always had coolers, friends,...
10-15-2020, 03:50 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,123
Posted By pgkeating

Wasn't that problem constrained to 225 hp only?

Wasn't that problem constrained to 225 hp only?
10-15-2020, 03:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 545
Posted By pgkeating

"Just a thought, but I believe the carbs on those...

"Just a thought, but I believe the carbs on those up into the mid-90s were all pretty similar, and there may be a low-speed circuit at the top of the throttle body which is prone to plugging up."
...
10-14-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,994
Posted By pgkeating

"I always thought running a water taxi at Disney...

"I always thought running a water taxi at Disney is the ideal retirement job."

I found this funny...as in a 50 Ton Captain running a Disney boat....talk about over qualified!! B-)
10-13-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 315
Posted By pgkeating

I had vertical roller and made my guide posts out...

I had vertical roller and made my guide posts out of PVC pipe.

Vertical rollers were due to the excessive side current in the river where I put in.
10-13-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,121
Posted By pgkeating

Do you have a 17-19 yo son? Maybe your Toy...

Do you have a 17-19 yo son?

Maybe your Toy does really good burn-outs?
Forum: Northeast
10-13-2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 393
Posted By pgkeating

Columbia Seat cover in Lawrence. He did my...

Columbia Seat cover in Lawrence. He did my leaning post and combing pads. Reasonably priced and nice work.
10-13-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,957
Posted By pgkeating

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10-13-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,193
Posted By pgkeating

Buy a dedicated cooler and put...

Buy a dedicated cooler and put amp/speakers/subwoofer into it w/ a 12V cig adapter. Run it via bluetooth. I HATE cutting fiberglass!
10-11-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,957
Posted By pgkeating

The clenching teeth argument generally comes from...

The clenching teeth argument generally comes from 13/15/17 owners, as the "skiff" hulls are too light for blue water.

I'm running an '89 18' Outrage. It's very good in blue water (to a...
Forum: Northeast
10-11-2020, 04:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 542
Posted By pgkeating

We ended up at Warren's Lobster yesterday,...

We ended up at Warren's Lobster yesterday, sitting outside. I always considered it as more of a tourist trap, but the food was very good.

There's a group of us that run a '74 Buick LeSabre...
Forum: Northeast
10-10-2020, 04:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 542
Posted By pgkeating

BGs Boathouse is pretty good as well. If you come...

BGs Boathouse is pretty good as well. If you come in by the Wentworth Marina and under the Rt 1B bridge, hook a left and head up Sagamore Creek.

Update us or where you ended up!
Forum: Northeast
10-10-2020, 04:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,125
Posted By pgkeating

We were supposed to go out on Fat Tuna today, but...

We were supposed to go out on Fat Tuna today, but got a message last night from Bob that none of the charters were going out today.

That outta tell you something.......
10-10-2020, 03:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,160
Posted By pgkeating

Lyman? ...

Lyman?

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10-08-2020, 04:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,822
Posted By pgkeating

Does it have a trailer hitch? B-) Not sure why...

Does it have a trailer hitch? B-) Not sure why you'd want to post it here......THT will more than likely move it....


My .02
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-06-2020, 04:28 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,184
Posted By pgkeating

Has a plumber buddy tell me that he had this same...

Has a plumber buddy tell me that he had this same complaint from customers all in the same brand new building (his company was on retainer to do the maintenance, they didn't "do" the build).
...
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-06-2020, 04:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 476
Posted By pgkeating

I built a smaller rock wall version several years...

I built a smaller rock wall version several years ago. My dad had worked for a stone mason when he was a kid and passed some of those skill to me. In the Northeast (or anywhere where there is...
10-04-2020, 04:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 910
Posted By pgkeating

Had an old Mercedes Diesel that would burn lots...

Had an old Mercedes Diesel that would burn lots of different oils. Lots of guys did veggie oil conversion, used motor oil.....heck I ran Tiki Torch oil in mine.....but I would want to keep good clean...
10-03-2020, 03:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 400
Posted By pgkeating

"Polyester fillers such as Bondo usually contain...

"Polyester fillers such as Bondo usually contain talc and will absorb moisture." It also expands and contracts at a different rate then any metals.

I worked at a Corvette shop as a kid. It more...
Forum: Northeast
10-01-2020, 04:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 716
Posted By pgkeating

I have a BIG chart of the water I most frequent...

I have a BIG chart of the water I most frequent on the wall of my dining room. It's a conversation piece and will talk through "next day" journeys for friends to visualize.

Does your vessel have...
Forum: Northeast
10-01-2020, 04:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,330
Posted By pgkeating

Congrats, great looking vessel!! Two thumbs up on...

Congrats, great looking vessel!! Two thumbs up on Cummins and Kohler. Does the owner have a list of maintenance that has been done? One of my favorite questions is "If you kept it, what are the next...
09-29-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By pgkeating

Try asking on the Northeast Forum. Question has...

Try asking on the Northeast Forum. Question has been asked a lot and there's a lot of local knowledge there.
09-26-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 184
Posted By pgkeating

Definitely need pics, but you'll need at least 10...

Definitely need pics, but you'll need at least 10 posts to do so.

Go to other threads and like or whatever until you get 10 posts, then show us pics of the troubled area (inside and outside if...
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