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06-24-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,189
Posted By Fortu

I'm beginning to think Mystery should ride on the...

I'm beginning to think Mystery should ride on the bow of a fast-moving vessel.....whether he wants to or not!!
06-16-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 25,990
Posted By Fortu

One observation. Agreed that most go to the Trent...

One observation. Agreed that most go to the Trent Severn but in doing so, they abbreviate the trip and skip part of Lake Ontario and ALL of Lake Erie and the lower section of Lake Huron. The Trent is...
06-10-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 22,218
Posted By Fortu

And your point is....?

And your point is....?
06-10-2019, 06:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 346
Posted By Fortu

I had similar problem. Replaced floor seals and...

I had similar problem. Replaced floor seals and still leaked especially if uneven weight on toilet seat ( leaning forward). Then tightened clamp using ratchet and " leak be gone". I was initially...
06-09-2019, 06:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,830
Posted By Fortu

Just want to echo that the bow location of a flag...

Just want to echo that the bow location of a flag is a "courtesy" ; a sign of respect.
As a foreign-flagged vessel in US waters, we fly the US flag on the bow and our flag at the stern.
When in...
06-05-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,643
Posted By Fortu

Mystery...do you post just to keep yourself...

Mystery...do you post just to keep yourself "engaged"? Seriously...post after post from you seems to be simplistic and of no assistance. Google it???

The OP explained he had researched the issue...
05-14-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 708
Posted By Fortu

I had it with 6v92 Detroits after install of new...

I had it with 6v92 Detroits after install of new cutlass bearings. It was fine over 900 RPM. Apparently, this is not unusual. Mine did NOT go away completely but no negative results.
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-14-2019, 05:37 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 12,046
Posted By Fortu

Many years ago, we needed help out in the GofM. I...

Many years ago, we needed help out in the GofM. I too was a Seatow member. Seatow wouldn't respond to my calls. BoatUS did and towed us in to Clearwater. The BoatUs captain had his vhf at his bedside...
05-13-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,134
Posted By Fortu

Answer....just linked 30 Ft. G4 5/16th to 35 ft...

Answer....just linked 30 Ft. G4 5/16th to 35 ft with the WM sold "connector link".
No problem with windlass.
05-13-2019, 05:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 956
Posted By Fortu

Do you mind saying what engines and on what type...

Do you mind saying what engines and on what type and size of boat? I recently boat one with CATS and got a god awful mech survey. I paid what I would ( and should) have paid to CAT for an "icu"...
04-27-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,382
Posted By Fortu

Now THAT sir is a bunch of BS. I'm sorry...I...

Now THAT sir is a bunch of BS. I'm sorry...I don't know you from Adam but I've owned two boats with Detroit 6V -92's for a total of 20 years operation from the top of the Great Lakes to the bottom of...
04-27-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,382
Posted By Fortu

Bottom line and as is often said...too many...

Bottom line and as is often said...too many people post to see their writing online. Madhatter gave a reasonable analysis. I spent more in the last few weeks servicing the cooling system on CATS in a...
04-25-2019, 06:13 AM
Replies: 1,703
Views: 240,955
Posted By Fortu

And how exactly do you think he would get a writ...

And how exactly do you think he would get a writ of possession? Lol
He'd have to commence a civil action and obtain a judgment for possession etc etc.
The poster you "corrected" was right.
04-20-2019, 04:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 286
Posted By Fortu

OP.... There is a valve on the waste line...

OP....

There is a valve on the waste line that directs waste ( black water) to your holding tank or overboard. It should always be positioned towards the holding tank unless you are well offshore....
04-17-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,352
Posted By Fortu

Sorry but....unless you're discussing window...

Sorry but....unless you're discussing window coverings or the like.....it is "shudder" not "shutter"....much as a howling wind on a late October night might cause you to "shudder" as you close the...
04-14-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 1,703
Views: 240,955
Posted By Fortu

Everyone else has had a say so why not me? ...

Everyone else has had a say so why not me?
There are two types of liens in Florida arising under statute; one for services and one for storage ( warehouseman lien). There are certain stipulated...
03-27-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 753
Posted By Fortu

Thank God....we're all different. I received a...

Thank God....we're all different. I received a full price offer the day I listed my boat on Boattrader and within 3 hours, had two others callers wanting to make an offer. Maybe I wasn't asking...
03-27-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 753
Posted By Fortu

I had a 35 Express a few years ago with 8.3 450...

I had a 35 Express a few years ago with 8.3 450 hp Cummins. I thought it was a GREAT boat!! And to put that into perspective, I took it around the Great Lakes then down the East coast to Florida and...
03-27-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 691
Posted By Fortu

No...too much. I'm having mine done as we speak....

No...too much. I'm having mine done as we speak. Also 2" shafts. Cost is $500 plus cost of bearings. About $900 all in.
03-16-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 699
Posted By Fortu

I THOUGHT I was acknowledging that setup in my...

I THOUGHT I was acknowledging that setup in my last post. Guess that was unclear. The generator is an Onan. The boat is twin inboard diesel-powered.
I suspect there is general agreement that in the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-16-2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By Fortu

And you're a "postie"?

And you're a "postie"?
03-16-2019, 06:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 699
Posted By Fortu

It is often recommended that the generator have a...

It is often recommended that the generator have a stand alone battery under which circumstances, the gennie engine alternator serves a vital purpose.
My question was posed because I am in the...
03-15-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 699
Posted By Fortu

Alternator on Generator

Assume one has two engines with functioning alternators charging two battery banks. When underway, the batteries are being charged by those alternators. At anchor, one starts the generator that...
01-25-2019, 05:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,634
Posted By Fortu

My experience with MM and service on the Mercury...

My experience with MM and service on the Mercury on my BW was very disappointing. Ft.Myers location. They expend a lot of time and money on marketing; little on actual service. I had a repeated...
11-24-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,221
Posted By Fortu

Everyone just buys into the caption "drunken...

Everyone just buys into the caption "drunken boater". There is no way that guy was impaired. Incredible handling skills. I go with "stolen boat" and an effort to evade capture.
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