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09-11-2019, 04:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,904
Posted By Fathergoose

Wax with spot compounding and then buffing

Wax with spot compounding and then buffing
09-10-2019, 04:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,904
Posted By Fathergoose

cost for waxing boat

Has anyone had their boat waxed recently? I was quoted a price of $25/ft for hull and all surfaces except non-skid areas. I think this is a little high. Any comments will be appreciated.

thanks
09-01-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 823
Posted By Fathergoose

yes

yes
09-01-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 823
Posted By Fathergoose

High and Dry Soot problems

I keep my boat in a high and dry marina in the Upper Bay. I am getting a large amount of diesel soot on the boat which difficult to clean and has created quite a mess. Is this typical for high and...
05-17-2019, 04:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 881
Posted By Fathergoose

Towing with a GMC Canyon

I have a 2015 GMC Canyon and I have a Gradywhite 228 that I tow a couple of times a year. The boat and trailer with fuel and equipment weighs around 6200# to 6500#. The truck is rated for 7000#.It...
05-11-2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 95,244
Posted By Fathergoose

What do you use for chunking?

What do you use for chunking?
05-11-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,868
Posted By Fathergoose

I purchased 2009 gradywhite 228 at the end of...

I purchased 2009 gradywhite 228 at the end of last season that has a Raymarine 4K unit with a 4 foot open array. I only got to use the boat a couple of times last year but I now wouldn't have another...
04-21-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By Fathergoose

Thanks. I went back and looked at the sales...

Thanks.
I went back and looked at the sales contract and my correspondence with salesman and it appears that they are indeed a house and a starting battery. The sales contract was very detailed...
04-21-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By Fathergoose

One battery switch. Off / 1 / 2 / both they...

One battery switch. Off / 1 / 2 / both

they were not holding a charge. They were also somewhat low on voltage; 12.5 V when running. The last trip of the year I had to switch to both to start the...
04-21-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By Fathergoose

Thanks for the reply. Yes, I do have a four...

Thanks for the reply. Yes, I do have a four stroke Yamaha 250. Is wiring a house battery arrangement as simple as connecting all of the electronics and accessories to one battery and the engine to...
04-21-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By Fathergoose

Replacing batteries on a GW 228

I recently purchased a 2009 228G with a very good electronics package. It includes VHF, Raymarine ES128 with 4KW radar and a 4' open array and a Fusion stereo. I had difficulty with the batteries...
03-31-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 103,694
Posted By Fathergoose

new to me grady 228

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upgraded to a 228
02-03-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,568
Posted By Fathergoose

Thanks everyone for the replies. It sounds like...

Thanks everyone for the replies. It sounds like my initial plan of towing the boat down to Lewes is the way to go.
01-19-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,568
Posted By Fathergoose

C&D Canal to Delaware Bay

Has anyone made the run from the canal down to the lower part of the Delaware Bay? I keep my boat at the head of the Bay and have been thinking about running down to Lewes for some fishing. I was...
01-13-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By Fathergoose

Thanks everyone

Thanks everyone
01-12-2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By Fathergoose

prop shop at the top of the bay

I'm looking for a shop that can check my prop in the northern part of the bay. I'm located in Newark DE and am looking in a 50 mile radius.

Thanks
11-24-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 103,694
Posted By Fathergoose

new to me grady 228

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09-20-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By Fathergoose

I currently have a boat fishing license and I...

I currently have a boat fishing license and I purchased a new to me boat. How do I transfer the license from the old boat to the new or do I even have to?
09-20-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By Fathergoose

Maryland boat fishing license

I just bought a new to me 228 GW and I am trying to figure what if anything I have to do to transfer the boat fishing license. The boat is registered in Delaware

thanks
09-13-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 403
Posted By Fathergoose

Thanks. I donít think that I would ever be in a...

Thanks. I donít think that I would ever be in a situation where I would be operating the without running the boat.
09-13-2018, 06:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 403
Posted By Fathergoose

Battery size for new boat with radar

I am just closing on a 2009 GW 228 that has a two year old Raymarine SHD 4 kw 48Ē open array radar. My question is should the house battery be upsized to accommodate this and the other electronics,...
08-25-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 802
Posted By Fathergoose

Max cruise rpm

what is the max cruise rpm for a four stroke outboard. Iíve always thought that 75% of the max rpm but Iím being told that this is for a two stroke and that a four stroke can be run much higher.
08-02-2018, 05:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,898
Posted By Fathergoose

On a average day it takes about an hour and...

On a average day it takes about an hour and twenty minutes running at a slow cruise (24-25 mph).
08-01-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,898
Posted By Fathergoose

I routinely run my 20 foot Grady White from the...

I routinely run my 20 foot Grady White from the Elk River down to Rock Hall. I know that itís heavier than what you want but it will handle most of the weather on the Upper Bay. Donít get me wrong I...
08-01-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,898
Posted By Fathergoose

I routinely run my 20 foot Grady White from the...

I routinely run my 20 foot Grady White from the Elk River down to Rock Hall. I know that itís heavier than what you want but it will handle most of the weather on the Upper Bay. Donít get me wrong...
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