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01-13-2021, 02:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By CapPhil

Coil failed. I always carried two spare when I...

Coil failed. I always carried two spare when I had those motors. Lost them a couple times, a voltage issue will kill them.
01-13-2021, 06:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,061
Posted By CapPhil

I'd say that 1nmpg at 7kts is attainable. On...

I'd say that 1nmpg at 7kts is attainable. On plane figure 18kts and 30-35gph.

My 34 with small blocks did a touch better than 1nmpg on both motors at trolling speed, and almost 1.5nmpg on one...
01-12-2021, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 782
Posted By CapPhil

Sent you a pm a few days ago.

Sent you a pm a few days ago.
01-12-2021, 07:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 917
Posted By CapPhil

We run 27lbs at strike on the hooker, use that to...

We run 27lbs at strike on the hooker, use that to set the hook and pretty much fight on that until we get the lead off. After that we'll drop down to 20ish.

with the krystal, there is no way to...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-08-2021, 08:25 AM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 100,497
Posted By CapPhil

Officer those dogs were harassing my pets and...

Officer those dogs were harassing my pets and livestock, then became aggressive towards me when I tried to chase them off.....
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-07-2021, 07:21 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,554
Posted By CapPhil

all about those retail investors getting excited...

all about those retail investors getting excited and FOMOing in. When it's being discussed on the news and Facebook and tht, it's getting more people interested.
01-06-2021, 07:05 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,136
Posted By CapPhil

There are definitely groups who will book a cc...

There are definitely groups who will book a cc for an offshore charter, but they do it solely because it's cheaper. You'd never break even if you spent new boat prices on a charter boat, definitely...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-20-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 873
Posted By CapPhil

Had a chocolate lab lose an eye like that. Never...

Had a chocolate lab lose an eye like that. Never knew how it happened, just that one day it was super swollen and weeping. Eyeball was still in there and he healed up fine, but was blind on that...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-20-2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 15,137
Posted By CapPhil

Seriously. I am married and it's great so...

Seriously.

I am married and it's great so far, but if it goes to hell I certainly am not going to get married again. My wife and I lived together for 7 years before we got married, so nothing...
12-20-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 526
Posted By CapPhil

In my experience, those fuses only blow when the...

In my experience, those fuses only blow when the alternator is failing. DB electric has aftermarket alternators which are pretty highly reviewed. I installed one myself this summer and it is...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-20-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,925
Posted By CapPhil

Bucket while trolling works the best. Right...

Bucket while trolling works the best. Right before "landing" it, have him back up so the leader man can get the gaff into it and so the angler cant see that it's a bucket, get another guy to help...
12-20-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,427
Posted By CapPhil

Some of the Verados have a top scoop that will...

Some of the Verados have a top scoop that will allow water spray onto the flywheel and then all over the engine. My 350sci's are like that. The cowling made by USP tuning with the top scoop will do...
12-19-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 526
Posted By CapPhil

There is a 150 amp fuse inline from the...

There is a 150 amp fuse inline from the alternator to the positive post on the engine. Check continuity on this wire, the fuse is not replaceable, have to get a new assembly to replace it. 20v...
12-19-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By CapPhil

Your boat with gas inboards is gonna swing...

Your boat with gas inboards is gonna swing smaller props and have smaller diameter shafts than the exact same boat with diesels, probably why they look smaller.

19x20 sounds about right with 1...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-18-2020, 09:57 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,740
Posted By CapPhil

My wife got me one for fathers day this year. I...

My wife got me one for fathers day this year. I agree with pretty much everything that has been said.

Ribeyes are tough to finish as well as a grilled ribeye. They have a tendency to release a...
12-18-2020, 01:17 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,323
Posted By CapPhil

Man, some of you guys are really getting bent out...

Man, some of you guys are really getting bent out of shape over this. The issue isn't that USCG D8 is saying that the guy cant boat, he is asking for advice on how they can help this guy boat in a...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-17-2020, 02:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 683
Posted By CapPhil

The Expanse - if you like science fiction, future...

The Expanse - if you like science fiction, future space exploration societies. Main characters do have a good bit of plot armor though.
The Boys - superheroes as celebrities, getting paid to save...
12-10-2020, 11:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 584
Posted By CapPhil

I installed a Reactor 40 last winter in my 34...

I installed a Reactor 40 last winter in my 34 with twin verados. Took about 6 hours start to finish, then another 15 minutes to calibrate and run the tuning wizard on the water.

I think that 30...
12-04-2020, 10:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 496
Posted By CapPhil

You will be surprised how much pressure it will...

You will be surprised how much pressure it will take to get the fuel to go up to the deck fill. I tried it once, even with 225lbs sitting on it the fuel only travelled up the hose about 8". No...
12-03-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,974
Posted By CapPhil

Both boats look repairable, but the labor is...

Both boats look repairable, but the labor is gonna add up quick.

Boat sellers should look at that website and take notes, by far the most comprehensive set of pictures I have ever seen on a boat...
11-29-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,844
Posted By CapPhil

Umm, what? Signing the waiver doesnt cost you a...

Umm, what? Signing the waiver doesnt cost you a dime, and often is not worth the paper it is written on. What it can serve to do is prove that you had notice in advance that a charter has inherent...
11-29-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 922
Views: 410,649
Posted By CapPhil

Wait, so you are saying that it is reasonable for...

Wait, so you are saying that it is reasonable for him to pay Bill $1000 for that hull fairing and painting job?
11-28-2020, 09:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 562
Posted By CapPhil

The filter housings should have drains on them. ...

The filter housings should have drains on them. Drain some fuel out into a clear bottle and look for water.
11-24-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 854
Posted By CapPhil

Certainly not flimsy. I have a pair of 350...

Certainly not flimsy. I have a pair of 350 verados hanging on one. It is very stout.
11-22-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 527
Posted By CapPhil

If the control cable was not adjusted correctly...

If the control cable was not adjusted correctly to where the lever on the trans was fully engaged, it will slip a little all the time, overheat, and lock up. If i had to guess that would be your...
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