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Today, 04:38 PM
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Posted By brisboats

The inline six is a durable beast I would drain...

The inline six is a durable beast I would drain the oil flush the crankcase, Refill the engine and see how it runs.
Alpha one came out in 1985- ish has your drive been changed?
Adding a water...
Today, 06:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 612
Posted By brisboats

Best thing I did with a BW 13 tiller was add a...

Best thing I did with a BW 13 tiller was add a stick steer. Being able to switch position saved my back an added more time to the day.
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Today, 05:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 774
Posted By brisboats

One add here. Take a hard look at your other...

One add here. Take a hard look at your other life commitments too before undertaking a project. If you are spending time with a Son or Daughter while doing the project that is a good thing.
But if...
Today, 05:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 821
Posted By brisboats

You cannot throw a stone in Annapolis without...

You cannot throw a stone in Annapolis without hitting a sailboat. We usually have 1 or two in the fleet.
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Yesterday, 06:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,246
Posted By brisboats

X 2 for Almars in DE. B

X 2 for Almars in DE.
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01-16-2021, 03:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,996
Posted By brisboats

Tell Daughter to remarry. One and done. B

Tell Daughter to remarry. One and done.
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01-16-2021, 07:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 774
Posted By brisboats

Restored boats are like restored cars most will...

Restored boats are like restored cars most will never get their money back. Yet they do the restoration with the mind set they are going to keep the boat forever. When I did my B-20 I thought this...
01-15-2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,457
Posted By brisboats

Moon rock . Armstrong writes about throwing at...

Moon rock . Armstrong writes about throwing at Buzz in his memoirs. Hang onto it may just get you a Freeman.
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01-15-2021, 03:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,062
Posted By brisboats

EV's are coming. The Hummer is coming and with...

EV's are coming. The Hummer is coming and with 1000hp, a sub 3.0 sec 0-60 a towing capacity that eclipses Raptor and TRX by 2 x's.
Should be fun to watch.
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01-15-2021, 06:03 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,173
Posted By brisboats

The wonderful thing about growing old is I don't...

The wonderful thing about growing old is I don't remember.
What was the question again?
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01-15-2021, 05:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,879
Posted By brisboats

My mantra when towing... if something bad is...

My mantra when towing... if something bad is gonna happen it will happen in the first 100 miles... Not always true but at least eases the mind on a long haul.
I say go for it, just check and double...
01-13-2021, 06:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,263
Posted By brisboats

I like club car as my old 36v one just keeps on...

I like club car as my old 36v one just keeps on ticking. I have rented newer Yamaha and EZ Go Not much of a notable difference. I do prefer the aluminum frame on the club car and it was so easy to...
01-13-2021, 06:13 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,060
Posted By brisboats

Planing or displacement hull? My old 43' ...

Planing or displacement hull? My old 43' (planing hull) did about .5- .6 mpg also at displacement speed . Probably did a bit better than that once up.
Even shutting one big block down didn't...
01-13-2021, 05:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 649
Posted By brisboats

I have been waiting on a new Mercury inline four ...

I have been waiting on a new Mercury inline four 25 inch 150 hp since last April. Has more to do with my wallet than Covid though.
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01-13-2021, 05:51 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,913
Posted By brisboats

You can try with the Board but read their by laws...

You can try with the Board but read their by laws first. May find to vote on your situation requires a formal resolution and a certain number for a quorum. Be warned. You going to a board meeting...
01-11-2021, 09:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,046
Posted By brisboats

I was lucky enough to get a peek at the...

I was lucky enough to get a peek at the prototypes... they looked tippy.
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01-11-2021, 07:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,123
Posted By brisboats

!980's BW 18 is the real GOAT, ;-). B

!980's BW 18 is the real GOAT, ;-).
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01-11-2021, 07:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 442
Posted By brisboats

Me? I would look for a freshwater V-4 two stroke...

Me? I would look for a freshwater V-4 two stroke like you have. For ~ 2500-$3500 you should be able to find a really nice one. If you repower new 4S you are in for ~10k+
That's beyond the boat's...
01-08-2021, 11:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 788
Posted By brisboats

The 5.3 will work fine just as your Suburban has....

The 5.3 will work fine just as your Suburban has. Test drive them both and decide which one will work the best for that 99% of use you stated.
I think for DD comfort you will be more inclined...
01-08-2021, 10:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 743
Posted By brisboats

Really depends on the motor but generally easier...

Really depends on the motor but generally easier to go from a tiller motor to remote than convert a remote motor to tiller. Your local Honda dealer would be the best place to start.
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01-08-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 777
Posted By brisboats

Your answers in order are as follows: No, Yes,...

Your answers in order are as follows: No, Yes, No and maybe
YW
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01-06-2021, 10:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 687
Posted By brisboats

That is going to be one happy 15 year old. I...

That is going to be one happy 15 year old.
I like the idea of the 60R, because what Dad wouldn't want to take that rig for a spin every now and then?
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01-05-2021, 07:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,926
Posted By brisboats

OK I'll get right on it. Sorry your glutes still...

OK I'll get right on it. Sorry your glutes still hurt.
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01-05-2021, 07:36 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 15,211
Posted By brisboats

Bummer

Bummer
01-05-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,950
Posted By brisboats

If you go back to the 1980's not many cars had...

If you go back to the 1980's not many cars had 225hp.
1980 Porsche 911 had 176hp a corvette L48 had less and a Ferrari not much more over 200hp.
We've come a long way. Now a lowly Honda Civic can...
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