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10-17-2020, 08:37 PM
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Posted By high'n'dry

How is that? That rust stained water from the...

How is that? That rust stained water from the engine block would bleed from the water intake Sherlock? So, rather than the usual THT unhelpful interjection, perhaps you can supply the OP with a...
10-17-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 518
Posted By high'n'dry

The impeller is a rubber material and rotates in...

The impeller is a rubber material and rotates in an eccentric housing that flexes the vanes to pump the water, the vanes press against the housing sides and centrifugal force assist in making the...
10-17-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 518
Posted By high'n'dry

The pump vanes have taken a set or are...

The pump vanes have taken a set or are damaged/worn and the water is back flowing past the pump.
10-17-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,102
Posted By high'n'dry

Not all parts of the country have branded...

Not all parts of the country have branded gasolines though local stores may have Techron advertised in their gasolines. In any case the amount of Techron in the product of discussion, Ring Free or...
10-17-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,386
Posted By high'n'dry

Thanks for the info, these are nice boats you guy...

Thanks for the info, these are nice boats you guy have. I am curious though, how did you do yours self bailing and how did you install positive floatation.

Yeah, well, Haulover and the other...
10-16-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,386
Posted By high'n'dry

That is fantastic, planning at 10 MPH with the...

That is fantastic, planning at 10 MPH with the bow down. I think the day may be coming that the deep V, high horsepower battle wagons will lose favor to boats that can slug it out on plane at low...
10-16-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,535
Posted By high'n'dry

Not that bad, our boat has the newer leaning post...

Not that bad, our boat has the newer leaning post which is fully open under the cushion and swallows up lots of things. We also went to a Yeti Tundra 65 up front and had a custom cushion made for it....
10-16-2020, 08:43 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,386
Posted By high'n'dry

While y'all are discussing wave heights, I would...

While y'all are discussing wave heights, I would think Haulover or Jupiter inlets would show no more mercy to a poorly prepared skipper of a Tolman than it does to any of another boat, fully capable...
10-15-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,472
Posted By high'n'dry

Usually, if trimming bow down into chop, the need...

Usually, if trimming bow down into chop, the need to do so probably also indicates a need to trim that throttle back some, in other words, slow down!! Most planning hulls, as one is slowed down, the...
10-15-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,535
Posted By high'n'dry

@empty canibal, good post and you are right, the...

@empty canibal, good post and you are right, the Outrage 190 is short on storage, I think I did mention that ;). My hypothesis on that is that when the Nantucket 190 was introduced it was part of a...
10-13-2020, 09:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,535
Posted By high'n'dry

So you have 100 hours experience with BW boats...

So you have 100 hours experience with BW boats (and not the model being inquired of), that is about four days is it not?



The rant I will not respond to.

Back on subject for the OP. If...
10-13-2020, 08:40 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,259
Posted By high'n'dry

Boat prices!!!! When will they come back down to...

Boat prices!!!! When will they come back down to earth?
The answer is never, they will never return to the 1960s and 1970s prices because people back then did not have 30 feet long quad engine fish...
10-13-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,215
Posted By high'n'dry

SCUBA gear works well.

SCUBA gear works well.
10-13-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,535
Posted By high'n'dry

By sheer, this is what I mean, you call it what...

By sheer, this is what I mean, you call it what you want, the BW 190 does not have the drooping bow so popular in boat design today and the side view drawing illustrates that feature more oft of...
10-12-2020, 09:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,535
Posted By high'n'dry

I think you will like the Rev 4 15P for this...

I think you will like the Rev 4 15P for this application. But, be careful, we got a fella questioning my honesty ;).




It has an 18 degree dead rise hull with the aft hull rounded to provide...
10-12-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,535
Posted By high'n'dry

I originally installed the Rev 4 in a 17P (Opti...

I originally installed the Rev 4 in a 17P (Opti 150). It was okay but at the time I was often running the boat loaded with people and gear and sometimes the engine felt labored. I dropped to a 15P...
10-11-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By high'n'dry

My boat is 19 feet and I had to bundle the wires,...

My boat is 19 feet and I had to bundle the wires, realizing your boat is much larger, they should make a run of 20 feet okay.
10-11-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,222
Posted By high'n'dry

Not really, once you get the paint off you can...

Not really, once you get the paint off you can continue to run across a sand bar from time to time to re-polish it ;). Just trying to help :) .
10-11-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,535
Posted By high'n'dry

The Nantucket/Outrage 190 has a 60 gallons belly...

The Nantucket/Outrage 190 has a 60 gallons belly tank. The deck is fully self bailing unlike the Outrage 18s and Montauks. There is a small bilge area accessed via a sealed T-handle deck plate and...
10-11-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,222
Posted By high'n'dry

Just remove the paint with a stripper suitable...

Just remove the paint with a stripper suitable for two part epoxy/urethane paints. Then polish the blades, use a wire brush, then a buffer and then finish by hand. Of course, you will need to polish...
10-11-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,535
Posted By high'n'dry

The torsional stiffness of Unibond hulls (and...

The torsional stiffness of Unibond hulls (and hulls of similar construction from other companies) is well known. As to how that (stiffness) may affect ride, handling, longevity of a Whaler boat...
10-11-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,535
Posted By high'n'dry

I am not interested in engaging with you in an...

I am not interested in engaging with you in an argument of hull stiffness. Your attempt to lure me into the typical anti-Whaler THT esoteric argument gains no ground with me and I stand by what I...
10-11-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 508
Posted By high'n'dry

You are going to have to explore your boat and...

You are going to have to explore your boat and learn your wiring. Here is a typical generic Lenco install from their catalog:

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The first thing to do is to...
10-10-2020, 10:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,535
Posted By high'n'dry

My experience as well, it may not be the softest...

My experience as well, it may not be the softest riding boat but it is the driest. And not just among it's size peers but any, it is a dry boat without exaggeration.
10-10-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,535
Posted By high'n'dry

I want to emphasize how much difference the Rev 4...

I want to emphasize how much difference the Rev 4 propeller and the trim tabs make with this boat. The Rev 4 has a ton of stern lift and does not break loose in aerated water like the Mirage Plus did...
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