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01-05-2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 28
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Posted By tpenfield

Warranty claim ??? :rofl: If I were me I'd...

Warranty claim ??? :rofl:

If I were me I'd sand the area pretty good, maybe clean up/sand the whole locker while you are at it. Clean up the dust and then slap a nice piece of 1708 cloth soaked...
12-28-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,961
Posted By tpenfield

This sort of story comes up all the time . . . ...

This sort of story comes up all the time . . .

New boater looking to get started

Boat storage constraint (garage)
Tow vehicle constraint (Kia)
Marginal budget
Family boating desires
No...
12-27-2020, 05:47 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,747
Posted By tpenfield

F-Balm

F-Balm
12-11-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,295
Posted By tpenfield

Sort of like asking 'what's your favorite color' ...

Sort of like asking 'what's your favorite color' . . . plenty of responses. Certainly no shortage of 'best' brands. Best is often in the eyes of the beholder, but at least you have a good list of...
11-01-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 138
Posted By tpenfield

Try eBay for the graphic names, etc.

Try eBay for the graphic names, etc.
10-28-2020, 04:12 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,307
Posted By tpenfield

On a large boat 4-6 inches may not be the end of...

On a large boat 4-6 inches may not be the end of the world, but it is nice to have the boat as close to level as possible. As the others have stated raise the low side and lower the high side. When...
10-26-2020, 05:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 453
Posted By tpenfield

"Checked rotor position and it is dead smack on...

"Checked rotor position and it is dead smack on the little (6) with number one at TDC."

What do you mean by this? ;q With #1 at TDC shouldn't the rotor be pointing in the vicinity of #1 plug. Has...
10-26-2020, 04:49 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,498
Posted By tpenfield

People who have trouble docking tend to drive...

People who have trouble docking tend to drive their boats as if they were cars. They go to put their foot on the brake and nothing happens :roll :grin:

I have a 33 foot boat w/ twin engines - I...
10-26-2020, 04:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,199
Posted By tpenfield

So, you got 1 cylinder that is about 10% lower...

So, you got 1 cylinder that is about 10% lower than the others, BUT . . . it has only 5% leak . . . which is great. If you end up getting it, I'd run it until it becomes a problem . . . which it...
10-24-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 275
Posted By tpenfield

I assume you have only a 'half' closed cooling...

I assume you have only a 'half' closed cooling system and sea water runs through the manifolds and risers. Every year disassembly sees excessive. For your heat exchanger, you can use barnacle...
10-22-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,475
Posted By tpenfield

Leave it full or empty or anywhere in between. ...

Leave it full or empty or anywhere in between. You will avoid condensation. The question should be with half a tank, is it half empty or half full?
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10-20-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,954
Posted By tpenfield

Google "vapor pressure" . . That is why Pascoe...

Google "vapor pressure" . . That is why Pascoe is correct in stating that water/moisture will not be able to enter the fuel tank.

I have left my fuel tanks nearly empty for the past 16 years - no...
10-17-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,464
Posted By tpenfield

Nice work . . . looks tippy though . . . :grin:

Nice work . . . looks tippy though . . . :grin:
10-15-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,390
Posted By tpenfield

Wow, a real chick magnet . . . :roll Why are...

Wow, a real chick magnet . . . :roll

Why are you asking about replacing the 305? I did not see in the Ad that it needed such.

9 mph at 2900 RPM . . . I assume that it does not go any faster. ...
10-15-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,626
Posted By tpenfield

You probably followed advice from the Internet...

You probably followed advice from the Internet and now your are up Schitt's Creek. :)
10-14-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,445
Posted By tpenfield

The biggest concern is snow load for those in...

The biggest concern is snow load for those in areas that get a lot of snow, which will over load the springs and tires. What you want to do is take the load off the axle/wheels, so the springs don't...
10-10-2020, 05:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,424
Posted By tpenfield

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-...

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Perhaps this one label can replace the many . ....
10-09-2020, 05:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 941
Posted By tpenfield

No. . .

No. . .
10-08-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,553
Posted By tpenfield

I've been on the buyer end of this situation . ....

I've been on the buyer end of this situation . . .

My expectations were to have only the major issues addressed as part of the negotiations. Everything else was considered more recommendation...
10-05-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,916
Posted By tpenfield

My Bravo 3 outdrives have sustained more damage...

My Bravo 3 outdrives have sustained more damage over 16 years in fresh water than they have the following 8 years in salt water . . . now 24 years old.

If you keep up with the anodes and the...
10-05-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 434
Posted By tpenfield

I bought my past 2 boats out of state. One of...

I bought my past 2 boats out of state. One of them was about 2.5 hours away, the other 6 hours away (by car)

If I'm that interested in a boat and thinking of buying it, I'll make the trip to go...
09-30-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 685
Posted By tpenfield

Both . . . who is going to evaluate the...

Both . . .

who is going to evaluate the hull, the structure, USCG Reg compliance, and all of the safety equipment ?

Don't go getting cheap on us . . . hire both inspectors ;)
09-29-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 338
Posted By tpenfield

Isn't that a rubber raft? It is rated to...

Isn't that a rubber raft?

It is rated to take a 2 HP motor . . . :roll

$400 seems pricey for a 2 HP motor, but small outboard asking prices have been a bit crazy lately. Check Outboard...
09-29-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,139
Posted By tpenfield

where/what did you look-up and found your name as...

where/what did you look-up and found your name as still the owner of the boat? (registration search ?) (title search ?) (something else ?)

If you did not cancel your registration of the boat, then...
09-27-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,796
Posted By tpenfield

I have thought about that very question . . ....

I have thought about that very question . . . even if someone offered me over a fair market price.

My answer is no, not at this time. Reason being that I am positioning myself for my next boat,...
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