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05-23-2017, 06:11 AM
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Posted By TrickyRick

Yea this is what i am thinking too. I also have...

Yea this is what i am thinking too. I also have six grandkids coming for Memorial Day who all want to go fishing so that is the other thing I am thinking about. Thanks for the replies!!!
05-22-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 934
Posted By TrickyRick

Safety Lanyard for kids?

Ok so I have this bad dream where i take my 8yo fishing and being the ocean he hooks a fish that is bigger than he is. So of course being my kid he doesn't let go until he is pulled overboard and in...
05-21-2017, 05:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By TrickyRick

Thanks I'll try that!

Thanks I'll try that!
05-21-2017, 04:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By TrickyRick

Can latches be "tightened" up?

I have a few of the typical round friction latches on two of my cabinets that have lost the ability to stay closed. Both are on vertical doors so every time we hit a swell they pop open. Any way to...
03-16-2017, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 541
Posted By TrickyRick

Thanks for the info guys. Figured I would have...

Thanks for the info guys. Figured I would have to wait
03-15-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 541
Posted By TrickyRick

Verado Mechanics near Norfolk/Hampton Roads Area

Anyone recommend a Verado Mechanic near the Hampton Roads area? My port engine has an issue I would like resolved before the season starts here. Buddy recommended take it to Bass Pro but not sure...
05-27-2015, 02:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 793
Posted By TrickyRick

Sounds good guys. Looks like everyone is...

Sounds good guys. Looks like everyone is catching croaker around here. We will try this weekend. Thanks!
05-26-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 793
Posted By TrickyRick

Thanks guys I know that if I can get him to like...

Thanks guys I know that if I can get him to like it now he will be interested for the rest of his life.
05-26-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 793
Posted By TrickyRick

Looking for a good spot for a kid to fish

Hey guys my little guy is getting a little discouraged. He has caught a few fish in the marina but nothing yet on the boat. I have been reading the fishing reports where some have had nothing but...
05-21-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,701
Posted By TrickyRick

I did the same thing this year with both my...

I did the same thing this year with both my engines. Put them on the muffs and no pee. Dropped the lower units again to make sure everything was ok and couldn't find anything wrong. Put it all...
05-06-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,245
Posted By TrickyRick

Yea problem is there is about 150 gallons of bad...

Yea problem is there is about 150 gallons of bad fuel in there and only about 50 gallons left to put new in. There is water present that is why I know it is bad fuel. I keep getting the water in...
05-06-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,245
Posted By TrickyRick

Yea especially since I ddn't know!!! Oh well...

Yea especially since I ddn't know!!! Oh well that is a mistake I will never make again.:bashhh:
05-06-2015, 02:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,245
Posted By TrickyRick

Thanks guys. I was wondering do you think I will...

Thanks guys. I was wondering do you think I will need to blow out the gas lines when I splice in the good tank of gas or will the engine be able to clear them themselves?
05-05-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,245
Posted By TrickyRick

Hey thanks Bob. I couldn't figure out why it...

Hey thanks Bob. I couldn't figure out why it wouldn't work. Sounds like you have done it which makes me feel a lot better about it too!
05-05-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,245
Posted By TrickyRick

I probably should start a different thread about...

I probably should start a different thread about the splice idea huh?
05-05-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,245
Posted By TrickyRick

Anyone know if the splice idea will work? I can...

Anyone know if the splice idea will work? I can just disconnect at the racors and put the lines in a gas tank to let the engines get good fuel. Would that work?
05-05-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,245
Posted By TrickyRick

No that is not possible. Only one lower unit was...

No that is not possible. Only one lower unit was removed at a time.

I will change them or at least look at the props to see if they are at all different. I don't remember them being different.
05-05-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,245
Posted By TrickyRick

I did change the lower unit oil....I didn't know...

I did change the lower unit oil....I didn't know they could go on backwards! Am I stupid or what? How can I check this?
05-05-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,245
Posted By TrickyRick

Mercury DTS reversed

So I put the boat in the water for the first time this year and not only do I have bad gas but I push the throttles forward the boat goes in reverse and vice versa. What is going on and how can I...
05-02-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,493
Posted By TrickyRick

Hey I am new to this area too. My boat will be...

Hey I am new to this area too. My boat will be at the Little Creek Base Marina and I would also like to do some trips offshore. If you want we could even swap trips. One on mine, one on yours if...
04-27-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,894
Posted By TrickyRick

Sea Pro 270 WA/Express if you can find one. Love...

Sea Pro 270 WA/Express if you can find one. Love my boat and pull it with a Dodge Ram 1500. Never had it weighed but I have been to from SC to CT in it and no problems. Get a good trailer with...
04-27-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 23,577
Posted By TrickyRick

Sea Pro 270 WA/Express: Likes: Perfect...

Sea Pro 270 WA/Express:

Likes:

Perfect size for small family or large fisherman
Lots of cabin space
Good head and shower
Lots of cockpit space for fishing
Great lines
Mercury Verados are...
04-26-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,243
Posted By TrickyRick

Wow that fish is as big as he is! Good catch! I...

Wow that fish is as big as he is! Good catch! I am really not too worried about when he has a fish on...I know I will be right there with him when that happens. My bigger worry is when I HAVE to...
04-25-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,243
Posted By TrickyRick

Hey guys great advice here. Thank you all. I am...

Hey guys great advice here. Thank you all. I am not paranoid and would certainly keep an eye on him as much as possible but I know it is that 2-3 seconds you take your eye off him that gets you in...
04-24-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,243
Posted By TrickyRick

Kids Offshore?

OK so in the interest of full disclosure I have to say that this post is more about a dream (nightmare) I had a few days ago. I cannot stop thinking about it though. So the dream was that I was...
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