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01-06-2021, 08:58 AM
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Posted By Fullthrottle52

I have a 98 Scout 162 with a 60 Yamaha. I cruise...

I have a 98 Scout 162 with a 60 Yamaha. I cruise at 32 MPH. I can also fish in about 2 foot of water. It has been a pleasure to own. There are good used ones that come on the market from time time. ...
12-07-2020, 06:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 509
Posted By Fullthrottle52

Thank you KM1125, I do have the manual but I...

Thank you KM1125, I do have the manual but I misinterpreted it. Very good explanation. I will disconnect the accessories from the battery and see what happens.
That bilge pump doesn’t need to be...
12-05-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 509
Posted By Fullthrottle52

Thanks Onebadlarry. My boat is in a garage that...

Thanks Onebadlarry. My boat is in a garage that is somewhat cool and never gets below 35 degrees. I could just disconnect everything from the batteries and leave them in the boat. I don’t see a need...
12-05-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 509
Posted By Fullthrottle52

It is a Minkota 2 bank charger. I only have 2...

It is a Minkota 2 bank charger. I only have 2 batteries. The battery under the center console does just the trolling motor. The battery in the bilge handles the starter, bilge pump, live well pump,...
12-05-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 509
Posted By Fullthrottle52

Battery charging question

I have a dual battery charger on my boat. When it is charging the batteries after use, it flashes yellow on both led light indicating batteries are charging. When both batteries are ready to be used...
11-21-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 695
Posted By Fullthrottle52

Thanks for the answers. I usually have fresh fuel...

Thanks for the answers. I usually have fresh fuel because I fill up almost weekly. I think I will run the carbs dry and hope for the best in the spring.
11-21-2020, 07:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 695
Posted By Fullthrottle52

Another winterizing question.

Sorry for another winterizing question but my search didn’t come up with an answer. I live inland in NC so still fishing but will need to put the boat up soon for a couple of months. My boat is...
11-03-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,331
Posted By Fullthrottle52

Ok everyone. I have finally figured out my...

Ok everyone. I have finally figured out my problem from this 3 page thread. I replaced the one circuit breaker ( white one) with a new 10 amp breaker and everything is working again. My bait well...
11-03-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By Fullthrottle52

Thank you Corndog. Now I’m hungry for lunch😀

Thank you Corndog. Now I’m hungry for lunch😀
11-03-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By Fullthrottle52

Ok, my new breakers came today. The only...

Ok, my new breakers came today. The only description on the breaker connections is line on one and load on the other. Can anyone tell me which one I put the red (positive) connection on. Dumb...
10-28-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By Fullthrottle52

Thank you for your advise.

Thank you for your advise.
10-28-2020, 01:59 PM
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Views: 642
Posted By Fullthrottle52

Circuit Breaker question

I need to replace several circuit breakers on my switch panel. Have removed a couple of them to see what amperage I need to replace them with. There are no markings on the old breakers to tell me...
10-21-2020, 12:51 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,331
Posted By Fullthrottle52

Thanks Jim. Have a great day. P. S. Thought...

Thanks Jim. Have a great day.

P. S. Thought I would leave a little something to make your day and give you a smile.


I know I shouldn’t have done this, but I am 83 years old and I was in the...
10-21-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,331
Posted By Fullthrottle52

JFWIRELESS, I do like the look of the Boca...

JFWIRELESS, I do like the look of the Boca switches. A little pricier than just replacing with what I have but look nice. May try one and see how it works. My problem is I don’t really understand how...
10-20-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,331
Posted By Fullthrottle52

Thank you Brian. I understand what you are...

Thank you Brian. I understand what you are saying. I may try that when I get some time.
10-20-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,331
Posted By Fullthrottle52

Jfwireless, I like the look of your panel. I...

Jfwireless, I like the look of your panel. I would love to use a new look but would then have to do a custom cut panel. Mine is an odd shape and not a complete rectangle. Thank you for your leads. As...
10-20-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,331
Posted By Fullthrottle52

Onebadlary, I put a picture of the Rule Bilge...

Onebadlary, I put a picture of the Rule Bilge Pump that I purchased. It is a automatic 500 gph. The manual that came with it said it needs a 4 amp fuse. Seems small but so are the wires.

Thank you...
10-20-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,331
Posted By Fullthrottle52

Does anyone know where I can order replacement...

Does anyone know where I can order replacement circuit breakers like the ones pictured. I have searched and can’t find replacements. The white breaker that controls the bilge switch does have the...
10-19-2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,331
Posted By Fullthrottle52

Jim’s, I think your right about the ground being...

Jim’s, I think your right about the ground being my problem. Narrowing it down to where the problem is is the problem. I have checked the leads coming from the live well and the positive wire is hot...
10-19-2020, 07:37 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,331
Posted By Fullthrottle52

Yes the white box in the back of the panel. I now...

Yes the white box in the back of the panel. I now understand it is where the current comes in and leaves to the next box. I agree it is rusted and needs replacing. It does not look like an original...
10-18-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,331
Posted By Fullthrottle52

Everywhere I test the wires on these boxes, I...

Everywhere I test the wires on these boxes, I have current. That is what is so frustrating. Both the bilge and live well pumps have no power when switched on. The brown and white wire on the white...
10-18-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,331
Posted By Fullthrottle52

Well I haven’t given up yet because it was Sunday...

Well I haven’t given up yet because it was Sunday and has one time to frustrate myself a little more.
Below are some pictures of my panel and switches. Can anyone tell me what the little rubber...
10-18-2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,331
Posted By Fullthrottle52

That is what the automatic mode does. It is...

That is what the automatic mode does. It is always on but only kicks on when water is detected. The on off switch at the panel is also a live wire all the time but is kept off until YOU decide to...
10-17-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,331
Posted By Fullthrottle52

Well, I found a wire under the console that goes...

Well, I found a wire under the console that goes to the switch panel that had a fuse. Pulled out the fuse and it was blown. Got my hopes up. Replace the fuse and wire up bilge pump and done. NOT. It...
10-16-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,331
Posted By Fullthrottle52

So, I hooked the new pump to the battery...

So, I hooked the new pump to the battery directly. It now kicks on for a short burst and turns off. I waited the 2 1/2 minutes and got another short burst. I then put it in a bucket of water and the...
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