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09-07-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,472
Posted By GotChrist

Same here, would like something bigger. Only had...

Same here, would like something bigger. Only had current boat (23 Mako w/a) 2 years. Nice sized cabin and I thought was big enough for me, but 2 foot'itis strikes again. Have it up for sale and not...
09-07-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,061
Posted By GotChrist

Probably the same one on Fb Marketplace. Name is...

Probably the same one on Fb Marketplace. Name is a bit scary, Always Something. Have to wonder if it nickel and dimed him.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1269902270013481
08-15-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,024
Posted By GotChrist

Ditto. Only I've got a bimini and haven't figure...

Ditto. Only I've got a bimini and haven't figure out how to secure it to the bimini so it holds tight. For the rear poles I used PVC pipe I had laying around. Same grow light straps as his but in...
08-06-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By GotChrist

Great idea. Blind me didn't think to do that. On...

Great idea. Blind me didn't think to do that. On it now..... my guess is the port remains as it and the gripe doesn't follow the swap due to experience stating that its a mechanical issue not an...
08-03-2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,885
Posted By GotChrist

I think the Ford Lehman has a good reputation,...

I think the Ford Lehman has a good reputation, but finding parts may be difficult. Think they're made in England. Do your research before hiring a surveyor.
07-31-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 170
Posted By GotChrist

Lenco Trim Tab needs assistance to move

My port trim tab (electric) barely moves when the switch is pushed or ignition shut off an auto-retract activated. With a little assistance, it moves as it should. Does that signal a worn part that...
07-29-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By GotChrist

Lenco Trim tab barely moves but with a push it goes

My port trim tab (electric) barely moves when the switch is pushed or ignition shut off an auto-retract activated. With a little assistance, it moves as it should. Does that signal a worn part that...
07-13-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,945
Posted By GotChrist

I have a boat on CL now. You wouldn't believe the...

I have a boat on CL now. You wouldn't believe the amount of interest and how it can be divided into tire kickers who waste time, genuine interest, and those that said they were on the way to look at...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-29-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,307
Posted By GotChrist

I have 2 pairs of Oakely's and love them....

I have 2 pairs of Oakely's and love them. Sometimes I forget I'm wearing them and walk into a store and wonder why I can't see small print very well. Take my glasses off to see if their smudged to...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-23-2020, 06:37 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 13,599
Posted By GotChrist

A kind person would have towed them in....

A kind person would have towed them in. Fear-filled people, those lacking love and filled with selfish love, wouldn't. I've towed worse. There's a difference between wisdom and fear.
05-26-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,269
Posted By GotChrist

Sounds like you want to repower and sell soon? On...

Sounds like you want to repower and sell soon? On the Abermarle Fb group, a man is repowering with twin diesels and doing a full refresh because it's cheaper than spending over $300k for a new...
05-19-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,543
Posted By GotChrist

Saturday was great at Decoy's. A friend organized...

Saturday was great at Decoy's. A friend organized a dock party which Decoy's supported, but I was the only one who showed. They had plenty of open docks. For my 23, the cost was $57 which included...
05-18-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,543
Posted By GotChrist

I launched out of NAVSTA Norfolk Saturday...

I launched out of NAVSTA Norfolk Saturday morning. Nice ride across the Hampton Bay , around the MMBT, to the Nansemond to overnight at Decoy's. Left yesterday afternoon at 3:30. It was hot at...
05-09-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,543
Posted By GotChrist

Interesting route. Solomons is a nice place to...

Interesting route. Solomons is a nice place to stay. Tiki bar is adjacent to the marina. There are restaurants that are some distance to walk to, but quick, short uber rides including a winery. Off...
05-07-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,543
Posted By GotChrist

That's the name of my Mako, an 88 230. ...

That's the name of my Mako, an 88 230. ...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-05-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,018
Posted By GotChrist

Army/Navy surplus for actual wool blankets on the...

Army/Navy surplus for actual wool blankets on the cheap. At least they used to be. I took a bunch off the ship as they were going to the trash. Used one for backpacking. Not the lightest, but warm...
05-05-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,014
Posted By GotChrist

There are two facebook groups for Mako's. Ask...

There are two facebook groups for Mako's. Ask there. There is also ClassicMako.com forums.
05-05-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,543
Posted By GotChrist

Beware the Poquoson flats if you're only a 1/2...

Beware the Poquoson flats if you're only a 1/2 mile off shore.
04-27-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,036
Posted By GotChrist

Powermania Turbo M212V3. Waterproof. It will...

Powermania Turbo M212V3. Waterproof. It will bring dead, unchargeable batteries back to life. I unhooked a bank to bring an expensive Odyssey batter that was at 4v and wouldn't take a charge from any...
04-19-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By GotChrist

Like this? ...

Like this?
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_6438_1b1ae7b5390292adb87af982ccd810ff2a49f384.jpg
04-19-2020, 07:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By GotChrist

Pivoting (self launching) anchor roller or fixed?

Is one style preferred to another? Boat is a 23 Mako W/A with a molded pulpit, not a bolt-on pulpit.
04-18-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By GotChrist

Frigidaire's have a good rep. The old ones lasted...

Frigidaire's have a good rep. The old ones lasted forever. I went with an upright so I can access everything without digging. I also went with a non-frost free model. I have to defrost it 1-2 times...
04-16-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,630
Posted By GotChrist

Your local battery store should be able to knock...

Your local battery store should be able to knock those out for you in a few minutes.
04-01-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,149
Posted By GotChrist

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-vbulletin/800x598/6e2uhuk_2c4416d141aa181bee6bb0e8a21143fbc164bea9.jpg
How did you get a board into the transom with such large edge surround? This...
03-31-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 339
Posted By GotChrist

I like what someone else did with their Mako 230....

I like what someone else did with their Mako 230.
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-vbulletin/1024x768/100_5947_d1e023f7f1b94913a3fb0e10396454d208cc4581.jpg...
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