Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: b_arrington
Showing results 1 to 25 of 429
Search took 0.22 seconds.
01-30-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,721
Posted By b_arrington

Bump

Bump
11-07-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,721
Posted By b_arrington

bump

bump
10-23-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,399
Posted By b_arrington

You don't say the method of shipment (self, or...

You don't say the method of shipment (self, or via a carrier). But in my experience shipping carriers are able to find new and creative ways to damage goods in transit, while a) denying...
10-19-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 488
Posted By b_arrington

Baking soda does nothing to help control mold /...

Baking soda does nothing to help control mold / mildew. It might absorb a little odor, but it's not effective for mildew control.
Tea Tree oil / gel is much more effective at controlling both...
10-18-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,721
Posted By b_arrington

bump

bump
10-10-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,024
Posted By b_arrington

This kind of thing is why I’m currently taking a...

This kind of thing is why I’m currently taking a marine engine repair class.
10-10-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,426
Posted By b_arrington

I know this thread is a bit old, but transom rot...

I know this thread is a bit old, but transom rot is not a known problem with the 2000's 270 Amberjack. The transom on this model is solid fiberglass as is the hull bottom. I can confirm this because...
10-10-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,721
Posted By b_arrington

Bump

Bump
10-09-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,410
Posted By b_arrington

Curious why you would not want to wear life...

Curious why you would not want to wear life jacket when fishing? Lots of stuff happens when fishing, not just to/from the fishing spot. Like that fishing boat that was run over by the other boater...
10-02-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,278
Posted By b_arrington

1st one is a little borderline on being a trunk. ...

1st one is a little borderline on being a trunk. Second one is NOT a trunk. Purpose of the trunk is to provide additional headroom
10-02-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,278
Posted By b_arrington

It's called a raised trunk cabin. Or more often...

It's called a raised trunk cabin. Or more often just a trunk cabin.
10-01-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,721
Posted By b_arrington

Bump

Bump
09-26-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,186
Posted By b_arrington

Consider looking for a used 15 hp 2 stroke. It...

Consider looking for a used 15 hp 2 stroke. It will be much lighter than a new 4 stroke. I have one on my 9.5 foot AB RIB. It will get up to 26 mph, and I can still remove it by myself for...
09-26-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,477
Posted By b_arrington

I have practical experience in this. After 12...

I have practical experience in this. After 12 years of annual painting, the paint was very rough. Some areas had chipped off and the bottom was very uneven. I had it blasted off this spring, then...
09-26-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,962
Posted By b_arrington

How about a Sea Ray 270 Amberjack? It's very...

How about a Sea Ray 270 Amberjack? It's very good for fishing, hanging out, and overnighting. Really good for kids. This summer I spent a week on it with 2 kids and 2 adults. I'm clearly biased...
09-24-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,024
Posted By b_arrington

At a recent boat show I spoke with both Raymarine...

At a recent boat show I spoke with both Raymarine and Garmin reps about how their autopilot units function. There was one thing that really made me like the Garmin units, and not like the Raymarine...
09-24-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,024
Posted By b_arrington

Curious at to what make you say that about the...

Curious at to what make you say that about the radar? An autopilot will not avoid an obstacle that appears on radar, even with an integrated system.

I asked both Raymarine and Garmin about this...
09-24-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,721
Posted By b_arrington

2006 Sea Ray 270 Amberjack - Long Island NY

Selling my clean, well-maintained 2006 Sea Ray 270 Amberjack. Original owner, purchased in 2006. 270 AJ is a great boat: very versatile for both family and fishing, easy to drive, easy to care for.
...
04-07-2010, 07:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,596
Posted By b_arrington

The fish symbols are OK when you are starting to...

The fish symbols are OK when you are starting to learn how to use the unit.

But the downside is that you can't see the raw data AND have fish symbols on at the same time. So there's no way to...
09-17-2009, 08:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 545
Posted By b_arrington

Just note that the charts used by the electronics...

Just note that the charts used by the electronics are based on the maps created by gov't agencies. If those agencies have not updated their surveys, it won't be reflected on the electronic charts...
09-14-2009, 07:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,526
Posted By b_arrington

I also ran the update yesterday. After...

I also ran the update yesterday. After completion, I also had no change to the tide dates and the Serial GPS option was gone from the communications settings screen.

BUT.....I restarted the...
09-11-2009, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 614
Posted By b_arrington

The 2000/3000 series are based on a platform...

The 2000/3000 series are based on a platform completely different from the 4000/5000 series. Many of the items discussed that were resolved by v5.3 were specific to the 4000/5000 series. The...
09-11-2009, 12:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 589
Posted By b_arrington

Wow, really old-school. Several generations back...

Wow, really old-school. Several generations back in technology. I wouldn't put one in at this point. Also, the local chart chips are all discontinued and very difficult to get. Certainly any...
09-08-2009, 08:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 904
Posted By b_arrington

Some devices have them built-in (pre-programmed),...

Some devices have them built-in (pre-programmed), some are based on a chart-chip. Depends on the manufacturer.

Keep in mind that tide and current data is only a prediction. A variety of...
09-01-2009, 03:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,646
Posted By b_arrington

Yup, crazy. Transom mount transducers...

Yup, crazy.

Transom mount transducers should not be used on a stepped hull. The proper application is a thru-hull or in-hull transducer, mounted fore of the first hull step.
Showing results 1 to 25 of 429
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.