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11-26-2020, 06:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,893
Posted By KenoJoe

If you're looking at the private used market,...

If you're looking at the private used market, there are some differences you should know.

I wouldn't look at anything that is 36 volt. Most electrics went to 48 years ago.
To the best of my...
11-25-2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 781
Posted By KenoJoe

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Your son's looks like the wayward juvenile to the one my wife got off Big...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-23-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,477
Posted By KenoJoe

I'd have to say music was going downhill, with...

I'd have to say music was going downhill, with exceptions like Hotel California, Margaritaville, and a few others. Cars were definitely going downhill, at least horsepower wise.
At the ripe age of...
11-20-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,277
Posted By KenoJoe

From personal experience; Driving across the...

From personal experience;
Driving across the state of Florida to find the boat has bottom paint and the pictures conveniently cut that off. Old outriggers were frozen in place too.
Same boat had...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-19-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 386
Posted By KenoJoe

Same problem, bought repair kit for 20 bucks on...

Same problem, bought repair kit for 20 bucks on Amazon, still nothing. Took to dealer and nothing but smoke!

Bought new one on Amazon, dealer didn't have in stock.
Be careful. Cheap ones don't...
11-18-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 577
Posted By KenoJoe

They make zip ties with a hole on one end to put...

They make zip ties with a hole on one end to put a screw in. If you have screws anywhere along your rub rail you could use these.
I use them along with regular zip ties for golf cart, along with...
11-15-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,323
Posted By KenoJoe

As stated at least a couple times previously,...

As stated at least a couple times previously, floating dock or stationary makes a HUGE difference.
Imagine enough slack in your lines so that the boat can drop 3 feet during extreme winter low...
11-15-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,401
Posted By KenoJoe

Oops! 26" & 29"- inches, not feet!

Oops! 26" & 29"- inches, not feet!
11-15-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,401
Posted By KenoJoe

We were in the same area yesterday and had a good...

We were in the same area yesterday and had a good bite from 11-3:00. Lots off shorts but got a pair at 26' and one at 29'.

Had to start with sardines to get things going but live bait put the big...
11-13-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,563
Posted By KenoJoe

Completely different boat, but I too cannot reach...

Completely different boat, but I too cannot reach my bilge pump.
I can open the door behind the rear seat and see it, but the door is about 4 feet long by 18 inches wide.
Skinny people (not me) can...
11-11-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,728
Posted By KenoJoe

I've been using the boat to car analogy for a...

I've been using the boat to car analogy for a long time, usually only with people who don't know much about boats.

My sister has been boat shopping for a year now. She's texted me numerous times...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-11-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 696
Posted By KenoJoe

A big THANK YOU to all that served!! I'm so...

A big THANK YOU to all that served!!

I'm so old that I am the only person where I work that had to sign up for the draft.
Some of the guys are so young they don't even know what the draft was.
11-11-2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 660
Posted By KenoJoe

Around Tampa area I have also found prices at...

Around Tampa area I have also found prices at around$1,200 each.

The hard part is getting a company to do it. They are naturally more interested in bringing their equipment in to do multiple...
11-06-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 387
Posted By KenoJoe

Don't feel bad, I've done a very similar thing...

Don't feel bad, I've done a very similar thing numerous times at home.
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I turn the key(s) on to move the trim, look at the chart or whatever and forget to turn the battery switches on first. ...
11-05-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,920
Posted By KenoJoe

You are correct, "just a car engine" and I had...

You are correct, "just a car engine" and I had the car version for four years and it was a great motor.
And I have to agree, looks less complicated than my Verados!
11-03-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,118
Posted By KenoJoe

Baja 340 Sportfish with sport top and twin 300...

Baja 340 Sportfish with sport top and twin 300 Verados?

PM me if interested.
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-02-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,465
Posted By KenoJoe

Moved to Florida right by the water 15+ years...

Moved to Florida right by the water 15+ years ago. Salt air and outdoor on covered patio. 1st grill went to hell, second one, from big box store had stainless steel burners!!! Lasted about 4 years....
11-01-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,048
Posted By KenoJoe

My wife NEVER catches more fish than me. She...

My wife NEVER catches more fish than me.
She ALWAYS catches the biggest fish though.
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-30-2020, 05:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,740
Posted By KenoJoe

I had Air Lift and after a few years one of them...

I had Air Lift and after a few years one of them leaked. They sent me a new pair immediately. Replaced one and later sold that truck. Somewhere deep in my garage I still have 1 new one in the box!
10-29-2020, 05:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,923
Posted By KenoJoe

Miami Boat Show CANCELLED!

My favorite boat show, MIBS, has been cancelled for 2021.:mad:
10-29-2020, 05:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,010
Posted By KenoJoe

My favorite show, Miami, has been cancelled.

My favorite show, Miami, has been cancelled.
10-17-2020, 06:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 870
Posted By KenoJoe

Practice. If you go over wreck at the right...

Practice.
If you go over wreck at the right compass heading you should be able to power down while occasionally bumping into reverse as anchor hits bottom.
I've had countless times when I was a...
10-16-2020, 07:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 712
Posted By KenoJoe

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Great job! Always fun to put a few in the box.

Doesn't look like...
10-16-2020, 06:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,148
Posted By KenoJoe

Definitely add the auto pilot and larger motors. ...

Definitely add the auto pilot and larger motors.

And don't trust the factory numbers. They probably test with 8 gallons of fuel and an 80 pound operator.

Test that thing after the wife puts...
10-16-2020, 05:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 870
Posted By KenoJoe

I've found different windlasses to each perform a...

I've found different windlasses to each perform a little different.

My first thing is to always get an anchor heading. While anchored look at your compass.
If I'm at 240 degrees, I go over the...
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