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Forum: Dockside Chat
06-11-2021, 01:23 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,278
Posted By kapdan

My wife confidently navigating the busy harbor of...

My wife confidently navigating the busy harbor of Newport Beach, CA. She also runs the boat outside. Not ready for docking yet though LOL ......
05-25-2021, 08:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By kapdan

You may want to try the Tiara’s Owners Forum. ...

You may want to try the Tiara’s Owners Forum.

kapdan
05-04-2021, 09:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 766
Posted By kapdan

I have the deionized tanks at my dock. Monthly...

I have the deionized tanks at my dock. Monthly service is $25. I have a bypass for non deionized water.

kapdan
04-23-2021, 09:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 741
Posted By kapdan

Not a center console but you asked for a response...

Not a center console but you asked for a response and pic. I suggest you ceramic coat then to preserve the finish.it doesn’t appear the pic is showing.
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04-21-2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By kapdan

I live in SoCal and needed a boat surveyed in...

I live in SoCal and needed a boat surveyed in Islamorada. I was referred to Todd Tipsford. He lives somewhere in the Keys. I was very pleased with his work. It was a 2 day survey for him. He phoned...
04-21-2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 418
Posted By kapdan

A friend with a 38’ Pursuit recently had both...

A friend with a 38’ Pursuit recently had both rudders removed and one sent out for straightening. Total cost including haul out was under $2k.
03-18-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 669
Posted By kapdan

Try to find...

Try to find https://www.thehulltruth.com/members/flbluerunner.html. Flbluerunner . He had a 2006 36 open for sale a year ago. He is on this site.

kapdan
02-26-2021, 09:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,861
Posted By kapdan

I had the complete top side of my 38 Pursuit...

I had the complete top side of my 38 Pursuit ceramic coated 1 year ago. Initially I only wanted the tower and outriggers done but was talked in to having everything done from the rub rail up. The...
02-11-2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,204
Posted By kapdan

I did contact Lumitec. They seemed helpful but...

I did contact Lumitec. They seemed helpful but want to see the light after I remove it. Prior owner bought a replacement light through West Marine with an extended warranty. I just need to haul the...
02-10-2021, 10:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,204
Posted By kapdan

Seablaze X2 Failures.

Has anybody had failures with the Seablaze X2 underwater lights? I purchased my boat 1 year ago and the prior owner replaced the starboard X2 light during the survey haul out. It was the second time...
01-26-2021, 09:32 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,439
Posted By kapdan

My boat slip neighbor has a 59’ Sea Ray with 3...

My boat slip neighbor has a 59’ Sea Ray with 3 Volvo diesels pods. It is a very maneuverable boat.

kapdan
01-11-2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,037
Posted By kapdan

I had the same engines in a 34’ Pursuit Express....

I had the same engines in a 34’ Pursuit Express. I did the HX and Aftercooler service myself. O-rings and gaskets were available 4 years ago. I think I spent around $500 for parts, decals,...
12-18-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,232
Posted By kapdan

I had them in a Pursuit 3400 Express. It was just...

I had them in a Pursuit 3400 Express. It was just noisy from the turbo whine and engine noise. The helm was right over the engine room. Maybe better sound insulation and a turbo blanket would help. ...
12-16-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,232
Posted By kapdan

I had those Volvos in my previous boat. Turbo...

I had those Volvos in my previous boat. Turbo whine is noisy in an express. Parts are expensive and getting difficult to find. All in all they are good motors.

kapdan
12-11-2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 13,987
Posted By kapdan

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/ecfab3c2_a849_4230_b456_2f11a7b8fbee_e8e3a3c6f5bbb0482043e19d5cb69c61afe46a6f.jpeg
Pursuit 3800 Express.

Pic taken at Bahia...
12-09-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 454
Posted By kapdan

Several boats ago I needed to replace my pin...

Several boats ago I needed to replace my pin striping. I couldn’t find the correct width in the tape I wanted to use. I finally y bought a pin stripe splitter. I could put in a wider tape and cut...
12-04-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,100
Posted By kapdan

I have a 2003 Pursuit Express with the Cat...

I have a 2003 Pursuit Express with the Cat 3126B’s. I looked at a 38 Tiara Open before buying it but it had the Plan B interior. The port seating just felt too cramped. The Plan A has retractable...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-02-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,918
Posted By kapdan

X2

X2
11-09-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,516
Posted By kapdan

I live in SoCal and one year ago was buying a...

I live in SoCal and one year ago was buying a boat in Islamorada. I send John at Certified Diesel for the survey. Very pleased with their work.


John Green
Certified Diesel Corporation
3641 W....
10-30-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,547
Posted By kapdan

I have a Shurflo Sentry 1100 and often leave it...

I have a Shurflo Sentry 1100 and often leave it on fir up to 5 days.

kapdan
10-22-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,217
Posted By kapdan

I am also in SoCal. I formerly had a 33’ Egg...

I am also in SoCal. I formerly had a 33’ Egg Harbor with twin 185 HP Perkins diesels. That boat never went over 12 knots. When you load that Bertram down with crew, fuel, ice, etc, it’s going to be a...
08-13-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 516
Posted By kapdan

I’ve taken several trips on the Game Changer out...

I’ve taken several trips on the Game Changer out of Point Loma Sportfishing. It is a 70’ Hargrove which was built in the Elliott yard. The cost is pricey but everything, and I mean everything, is...
08-04-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 756
Posted By kapdan

Make sure it is extremely clean and prepped...

Make sure it is extremely clean and prepped properly. I paid to have mine done with LP and it came off in sheets within a year.

kapdan
07-15-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 795
Posted By kapdan

On my boat I have red courtesy lights, white...

On my boat I have red courtesy lights, white courtesy lights, and spreader lights. All on different switched for different applications.

kapdan
07-14-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 648
Posted By kapdan

My cat doesn’t have a problem with it. Maybe get...

My cat doesn’t have a problem with it. Maybe get a scratcher cardboard pad from Target if he wants to scratch on the boat.

kapdan
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