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10-14-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,273
Posted By CS1650

Garmin 740s Won't Power On

My Garmin 740s suddenly stopped working. I should have (you live & learn) backed up the data on an SD card.

I had a tech troubleshoot the unit and it is not a power supply issue. It's something...
08-12-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,427
Posted By CS1650

I have a scout 2005 210 with F150 with hard top...

I have a scout 2005 210 with F150 with hard top and 3 batteries and bottom paint. With full fuel (99 gallons -- huge tank by the way) and 3 people and gear, I hit just about 40 mph even. With less...
06-25-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,051
Posted By CS1650

Congrats. Could be deal of the year so far on...

Congrats. Could be deal of the year so far on THT.
06-20-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 14,485
Posted By CS1650

The only person I know with an etec is a family...

The only person I know with an etec is a family member. He has a 200 etec with 1500 saltwater hours. He only services every 600 hours and has never had a breakdown.
06-17-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,271
Posted By CS1650

never been on an everglades, but you need to have...

never been on an everglades, but you need to have the Yam. 225 scoped for internal corrosion during the survery. Unless money is absolutely a non-issue, I'd never buy a boat less than 2 years old. I...
06-14-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 9,618
Posted By CS1650

Back when I was living in Miami, I took an...

Back when I was living in Miami, I took an acquiantence and his two sons out on my boat for mini-lobster season in Islamorada.

We got up early, made the 2 hour drive from Miami to Islamorada. ...
08-14-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 15,457
Posted By CS1650

Simple. Drop the lower unit, get a flashlight,...

Simple. Drop the lower unit, get a flashlight, and take a peek!
07-29-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,352
Posted By CS1650

Good idea about looking at yamaha's performance...

Good idea about looking at yamaha's performance reports. I compared three different identical models of boats and the "upgrade" from F150 to F200 would give me small 2 to 3 mph increase with...
07-29-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,352
Posted By CS1650

I have bottom paint and a hard top. With full...

I have bottom paint and a hard top. With full fuel (99 gallons), I get 41 mph (5900-6000) rpms and at 4000 rpms get about 27 mph. At 3500 rpms it cruises at 23 mph.

I do not know mpg, but it is...
07-29-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,352
Posted By CS1650

Considering repower from F150 to new in-line F200

I own a Scout 210 sportfish. My boat is currently underpowered and could use a bump up in power. I am considering upgrading from my current F150 to the new in line F200.

Has anyone replaced an...
06-20-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 25,837
Posted By CS1650

I am thinking of replacing the F150 on my boat...

I am thinking of replacing the F150 on my boat with the new yamaha offshore 225 4.2 L (max hp on my boat is 225).

My main complaint other than having a slightly underpowered boat with the F150 is...
06-19-2013, 06:22 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 14,545
Posted By CS1650

I am interested in repowering from my F150 to the...

I am interested in repowering from my F150 to the new inline 200.

How do the new 200s compare noise wise to the Yamaha F150s at mid-to-high RPMs?

I find my F150 very quite at low RPMs, but...
06-10-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 457
Posted By CS1650

Florida Boat Transport Company

Looking for recommendations for the best company for transporting a 21' center console with T Top from Miami to Tampa, Florida. As always, thank you for recommendations. :tht_rulez:
02-05-2013, 05:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,242
Posted By CS1650

I bought mine used and got a custom maker down...

I bought mine used and got a custom maker down here in florida. It's pricey, but if you find a good custom cushion maker, they can make then look just like original.
09-13-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,814
Posted By CS1650

Bill Potter. He was great on my boat down here in...

Bill Potter. He was great on my boat down here in MIA. He came recommended from this site. Google him.
07-17-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,471
Posted By CS1650

I have same boat. These don't last long on the...

I have same boat. These don't last long on the market. I'm surprised you will hit 52 mph w that engine - -that is smoking fast.
07-16-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,581
Posted By CS1650

I agree. I hate the new color, but love the color...

I agree. I hate the new color, but love the color of my 2004. I had a custom fabric person down here in the Fla. Keys replace the fabric on my boat due to cracking caused by the sun during the prior...
07-12-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,581
Posted By CS1650

Once you have some real world time on it, let me...

Once you have some real world time on it, let me know how the boat handles with the F200 in terms of weight distribution/scuppers. I currently have the f150, but am curious whether she feels stern...
07-11-2012, 03:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,581
Posted By CS1650

Small world. I bought a 2004 Scout 210 with F150...

Small world. I bought a 2004 Scout 210 with F150 in late march. It had 185 hours, midnight blue hull with hardtop and permanent head. I love the boat, especially the fuel economy, the lines, and the...
07-10-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1,151
Views: 567,784
Posted By CS1650

Saw father, mother, and 10 year old son loading...

Saw father, mother, and 10 year old son loading this boat up with supplies this weekend. Check out the customization on the engines.
...
06-14-2012, 06:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 622
Posted By CS1650

Is the answer a secret? I would like to know.

Is the answer a secret? I would like to know.
06-09-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 494
Posted By CS1650

Bill Potter. Great guy. Did my boat recently...

Bill Potter. Great guy. Did my boat recently based on THT recommendation. Google him.
06-03-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,096
Posted By CS1650

What he said. I bought the tach gauge brand new...

What he said. I bought the tach gauge brand new there for $290 (pre tax) last week.
06-02-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 815
Posted By CS1650

Not sure if it is guaranteed. I fished last year...

Not sure if it is guaranteed. I fished last year w/ a captain out of Key West that has upwards of 4,000 hours on his twin 225s with no breakdowns due to exhaust corrosion
06-02-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 815
Posted By CS1650

www.google.com and search: thehulltruth yamaha...

www.google.com and search: thehulltruth yamaha 225 internal corrosion

I put a deposit down on a boat with a 2003 yamaha f225 and walked after the survey showed exhaust corrosion and the seller...
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