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01-27-2012, 07:20 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Capt Lou

Thanks. I will try this weekend.

Thanks. I will try this weekend.
01-26-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 813
Posted By Capt Lou

Perko latch tough to turn

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Have these on all the hatches on my Kencraft. They are 10 years old and have become tough to...
02-15-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 43,241
Posted By Capt Lou

Had a 2003 Honda 225 that after 1000 hours had...

Had a 2003 Honda 225 that after 1000 hours had similar problems. They would not warranty anything as it was past 3 years at the time. We tried to get a good will warranty with no luck.

The rings...
12-23-2010, 12:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,741
Posted By Capt Lou

Thanks guys.

Thanks guys.
12-23-2010, 06:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,741
Posted By Capt Lou

Motor still in water after trimmed up

Have a Yamaha F250 that when trimmed up at the dock leaves the tip of the lower unit submerged in brackish water. I have a concern about possible electrolysis.

I am going to sand, tie coat,...
01-05-2010, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 852
Posted By Capt Lou

Pro gear reel maintanence

My brother has a handful of Pro Gear reels that need some maintanence and fixing. Anyone have a shop that they could recommend?

Thanks
Lou
10-22-2009, 12:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,759
Posted By Capt Lou

Was thinking of having it welded on the inside so...

Was thinking of having it welded on the inside so it was attached at many spots not just the edges. Never thought of the rain.

Thanks
Lou
10-22-2009, 08:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,759
Posted By Capt Lou

Replacing old sunbrella top

Well this winter I think I will be replacing the old sunbrella fabric. Have seen a few posts about using solid materials such as pvc or acrylics. Anyone have any experiences to share.

It seems...
05-22-2009, 08:56 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 41,688
Posted By Capt Lou

NO you will LOVE the Easy Scrub. Takes everything...

NO you will LOVE the Easy Scrub. Takes everything off very...well EASY.
05-19-2009, 04:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,066
Posted By Capt Lou

Two words --- CHICK MAGNETS

Two words --- CHICK MAGNETS
05-18-2009, 03:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 482
Posted By Capt Lou

Yes that is correct. Only worry was that the old...

Yes that is correct. Only worry was that the old sender only got the pink connected to it and the black went to that tab.

Thanks
Lou
05-17-2009, 06:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 482
Posted By Capt Lou

Question Replaced fuel sender question

Finally got around to replacing the fuel sender on the boat today. I used the type with a rod and float not the arm type. When I got the inspection plate off I see the pink wire going to the old...
05-09-2009, 11:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 811
Posted By Capt Lou

Lower unit in water after being trimmed up

Well noticed yesterday the lower unit on the motor is under water after being tilted up.

Any concerns with this? I have seen boats with the tips of the lower unit bottom painted but any other...
05-08-2009, 08:31 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 24,830
Posted By Capt Lou

Glad I live in New Jersey. I HATE snakes. Lou

Glad I live in New Jersey. I HATE snakes.
Lou
05-04-2009, 04:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,398
Posted By Capt Lou

Thanks guys. I will let the dealer know and see...

Thanks guys. I will let the dealer know and see what he thinks or if he has tried some of the props so far. I am sure he will get it right but this resource here is amazing for info.

Lou
05-03-2009, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,398
Posted By Capt Lou

Question Need prop info for a Yamaha F250

We just repowered a Kencraft 235 with a Yamaha F250. Dealer is looking for the right prop for us. I was wondering if anyone out there has any info on this boat and engine or any other deep vee heavy...
04-27-2009, 11:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 837
Posted By Capt Lou

I would not reuse in the replacement filter. I...

I would not reuse in the replacement filter. I think it would be ok to do that with the lawnmower.
04-27-2009, 11:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 511
Posted By Capt Lou

Thought about that too. Would need a big sheet...

Thought about that too. Would need a big sheet maybe 8' x 12'. Or I could get it welded together once fabricated.

How LIGHT is the stuff?
04-27-2009, 06:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 511
Posted By Capt Lou

Question Aluminum t top

Following the other thread about making a hard top for the t top. Anyone know if it's possible to take the canvas off and weld aluminum sheet to the anodized frame?

Not sure how it would look...
04-25-2009, 05:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 516
Posted By Capt Lou

Question Kencraft 235 question

Any other owners out there know the depth of our fuel tank? Replacing a bum sending unit and wanted to know the correct length reed switch to purchase. I have a call and an email into the Kencraft...
04-23-2009, 02:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,552
Posted By Capt Lou

Not to my knowledge. Just really book smart but...

Not to my knowledge. Just really book smart but not to much on the common sense.
04-23-2009, 11:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,283
Posted By Capt Lou

Have not used it yet but a lot of floks on here...

Have not used it yet but a lot of floks on here swear by teh Mr. Clean Magic Eraser. It's on the wife's shopping list next time she get there.
04-23-2009, 09:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,552
Posted By Capt Lou

Had an Uncle build a 20 foot sailboat in his...

Had an Uncle build a 20 foot sailboat in his basement. He did not even think about how to get it out the storm doors in the back.

BTW he is now a millionare and was a chemical engineer at the...
04-23-2009, 05:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,888
Posted By Capt Lou

So how is it working? Easy to install? Getting...

So how is it working? Easy to install? Getting ready to replace one and we just repowered with a Yamaha.
04-22-2009, 09:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,447
Posted By Capt Lou

This is the same problem I just faced when...

This is the same problem I just faced when repowering the Kencraft 235. Dam thing is HEAVY (4800 #) and can only be rigged on the bracket with a single. I was talked out of the Zuke very easily based...
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