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07-06-2019, 11:33 AM
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Posted By Steve 08753

That issue was isolated to cold weather locations...

That issue was isolated to cold weather locations and was corrected.
07-06-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 464
Posted By Steve 08753

The general consensus is that Garmin has the...

The general consensus is that Garmin has the easiest units to use. That being said I recently went from a Simrad/Lowrance rigged boat to one with Garmin, the Garmin system works great but I found the...
07-06-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 370
Posted By Steve 08753

I just finished the install on a 36V Rhodan on my...

I just finished the install on a 36V Rhodan on my Cape Horn, the 3 bank NORCO Genius was only $135 and seemed like the easiest solution.
06-08-2019, 05:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,044
Posted By Steve 08753

Replace the G2 card with a G3 card, the G3 card...

Replace the G2 card with a G3 card, the G3 card includes Navionics data as Garmin now owns them.
04-21-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,042
Posted By Steve 08753

Proper Oil Filter Torque

I am a training instructor for a major car manufacturer (which also happen to build outboards), Proper installation of oil filters is best accomplished with a torque wrench, when training express...
03-29-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By Steve 08753

Make sure the float is not fuel saturated/sunk.

Make sure the float is not fuel saturated/sunk.
03-24-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,312
Posted By Steve 08753

While not a Vision card I just installed a 3G HD...

While not a Vision card I just installed a 3G HD card in my 7612 and the difference is huge. I just purchased the boat and having used Lowrance and Simrad units with Navionics and Nautic Insight for...
03-18-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 461
Posted By Steve 08753

Garmin Cartography

I have been using Simrad and Lowrance MFD's with both Navionics and Nautic Insight for the past 15 years and just recently purchased a boat with a Garmin 7612 in it. The unit has the preloaded...
02-02-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 416
Posted By Steve 08753

O2 sensors are not for used for sensing loads,...

O2 sensors are not for used for sensing loads, that is the job of a MAP sensor. The O2 sensor is used solely for air/fuel ratio corrections to the programmed base map, without seeing a PGM-FI system...
01-25-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,968
Posted By Steve 08753

In the Google photo album there is a picture...

In the Google photo album there is a picture showing the transom mounted transducer, in that picture it looks like a section of the hull is cut out with a piece of diamond plate in it. What is that?
10-27-2018, 04:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,551
Posted By Steve 08753

sent you a pm

sent you a pm
10-26-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,874
Posted By Steve 08753

What electronics are on the boat, anything in...

What electronics are on the boat, anything in addition to the GP7000 in the console? Is there a plate for mounting a radar dome in the t top structure? have the balancers been changed?
10-20-2018, 06:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By Steve 08753

Buying a bank owned boat

I live in NJ and I am interested in a boat in NC, problem is there is still 15K owed on the loan and the bank is holding the title. I know there has to be a process for this to make it safe for the...
10-10-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,266
Posted By Steve 08753

PM sent, serious cash buyer

PM sent, serious cash buyer
10-06-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,776
Posted By Steve 08753

wish he had his complete phone number in the ad,...

wish he had his complete phone number in the ad, no area code
04-09-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 324
Posted By Steve 08753

Lowrance Point 1 setup

I am in the process of adding a Point 1 which I will use on an on an NMEA 2000 network connected to an HDS and a Simrad NSS. Does the Point 1 need to be calibrated on both machines or just on 1?
03-18-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,041
Posted By Steve 08753

I've spent a lot of time on both the 21 Contender...

I've spent a lot of time on both the 21 Contender and the 2150, there is no comparison the Bluewater is the better choice all day long. I sold my brother's when he passed away for short cash ( not...
01-07-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 526
Posted By Steve 08753

Where to buy torsion axles

I have a tandem axle Tidewater trailer and I want to replace the torsion axles prior the spring. The trailer currently has Reliable axles on it, though I think Tidewater is now using Tie Down axles....
01-06-2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,003
Posted By Steve 08753

No conventional meter will read 1.2mA which would...

No conventional meter will read 1.2mA which would display as .0012A on a DMM, and I assure you the car draws more than that, is it possible what you measured was actually 12mA which would be a more...
11-12-2017, 04:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,480
Posted By Steve 08753

Yes, ground it and the light will illuminate

Yes, ground it and the light will illuminate
09-17-2017, 04:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,087
Posted By Steve 08753

I've ground them flush with the shaft and drilled...

I've ground them flush with the shaft and drilled them out, they are mild steel and drill easily.
05-29-2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,015
Posted By Steve 08753

I agree with the above comment. The 200 HPDI was...

I agree with the above comment. The 200 HPDI was the perfect motor for this hull and I would advise sticking with a 2 stroke. A friend has one with a 200 Opti on it (currently for sale due to severe...
03-19-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,019
Posted By Steve 08753

Having owned 3 Starcraft boats I would never own...

Having owned 3 Starcraft boats I would never own another riveted aluminum boat. Once the rivets started popping they never stopped, sure they were easy enough to change if they were in an easily...
02-26-2017, 06:52 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 48,449
Posted By Steve 08753

There are marinas in NJ that require owners of...

There are marinas in NJ that require owners of older hulls (regardless of condition) to place a security deposit of up to 10K prior to the boat going in a slip or their yard. They look to cover...
01-08-2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,754
Posted By Steve 08753

I find it very odd that the boat has a Suzuki at...

I find it very odd that the boat has a Suzuki at all as Parkers are factory rigged with Yamaha power. I own a 21SE ( my second Parker) and I will echo what has been stated in the above posts, the 140...
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