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Forum: The Carolinas
Today, 05:31 PM
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Posted By muskrattown

Not only that if they can call you when a crew/...

Not only that if they can call you when a crew/ mate no shows, you will have a good chance at what you are trying for.
Today, 05:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 149
Posted By muskrattown

Agree with this. Find out if it is the cable or...

Agree with this. Find out if it is the cable or the motor.
I am guessing it is hydraulic, but if not you may be able to free it by putting a piece of wood on the ram and hitting with a hammer while...
Today, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,667
Posted By muskrattown

How lame. Not one boat with 5 outboards. j/k ...

How lame. Not one boat with 5 outboards. j/k

That is one crowded anchorage.
Forum: Dockside Chat
Today, 03:45 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,160
Posted By muskrattown

Maybe this place has hope yet. Glad you are back.

Maybe this place has hope yet. Glad you are back.
Today, 03:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,208
Posted By muskrattown

I agree about the non-eth. Not sure it is...

I agree about the non-eth. Not sure it is available where the boat is. He can buy where he lives 100 miles away.
Today, 11:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,208
Posted By muskrattown

I run Racor fuel filter and also buy in bulk. My...

I run Racor fuel filter and also buy in bulk. My recommendation to SIL is keep the remote tank and run no-eth for 5 minutes anytime he expects to not use the boat for more than a week. He can buy...
Today, 10:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,208
Posted By muskrattown

Thanks,I will tell him to try that. On my small...

Thanks,I will tell him to try that. On my small stuff I am able to get no-eth gas often enough to keep me supplied but not the outboard.

Not to derail my own thread but I owned a 70 hp 2-stroke...
Today, 10:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,208
Posted By muskrattown

Update as promised. Mechanic called SIL today and...

Update as promised. Mechanic called SIL today and said boat is fixed and runs well. He said the carbs were dirty and now cleaned. When asked about the bulb lacking fuel stated that did not occur at...
Yesterday, 12:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 380
Posted By muskrattown

If you disconnect the temp sensor does the issue...

If you disconnect the temp sensor does the issue go away? Pink and black wire to the sensor.

Be careful doing this as it is, if working correctly, keeping you from hurting the motor.
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-16-2021, 01:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,645
Posted By muskrattown

I redid a large deck and pier. The decking was...

I redid a large deck and pier. The decking was all treated 2x6 and the pier framing was 2x12 joists with 2x6 decking. It would have filled 2 -30 yard dumpsters. I put it on craigslist for free pick...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-16-2021, 01:50 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,719
Posted By muskrattown

Missed you. Now can we get that damn bridge...

Missed you. Now can we get that damn bridge fixed, or did you do it already?
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-16-2021, 11:26 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 21,092
Posted By muskrattown

Hardie panel is quite easy to break, and I would...

Hardie panel is quite easy to break, and I would venture has almost no shear value.

Smartside is a far superior product and is cheaper to buy. It is stiffer and harder to penetrate than plywood or...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-16-2021, 07:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 463
Posted By muskrattown

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-...

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Fixed it.
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-16-2021, 06:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 463
Posted By muskrattown

Deck rail

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Upper deck rail.

This is surface mount but they have parts to...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-16-2021, 06:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 463
Posted By muskrattown

I used this company. Installed top and bottom...

I used this company. Installed top and bottom rails at 36" and 4" off deck. Then used 4" fish net [ about 3/16" nylon ].Then used 5/16" nylon cord and a blanket stitch to attach net to rails. Nice as...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-15-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 989
Posted By muskrattown

You can use it there. Keep in mind a crawl space...

You can use it there. Keep in mind a crawl space floor is a very small factor in regard to heat loss or gain. Batts installed with the vapor barrier facing the conditioned space will be a lot less...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-15-2021, 12:14 PM
Replies: 21,234
Views: 1,459,768
Posted By muskrattown

[QUOTE=Ifishalot;14807645]TEN taking off this...

[QUOTE=Ifishalot;14807645]TEN taking off this morning.

Quick question. Anybody know where Schoolsout is? Started a great thread and disappeared.[/QUOTE
Perma ban a couple years ago. Don't know...
06-14-2021, 05:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,208
Posted By muskrattown

I promise to do so. I advanced searched this...

I promise to do so. I advanced searched this topic and read about a dozen threads on here. Exactly one had a posted outcome. That was a clogged pick up tube.
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-13-2021, 01:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 606
Posted By muskrattown

$6000.oo

$6000.oo
06-13-2021, 01:09 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,756
Posted By muskrattown

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-...

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Ernie...
06-13-2021, 09:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,208
Posted By muskrattown

Thanks for the input. I had my SIL check that and...

Thanks for the input. I had my SIL check that and it moved as designed. I think that is the timing advance mentioned earlier in the thread. It moves all the way to the rubber stop.
As an aside the...
06-13-2021, 06:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 174
Posted By muskrattown

I am having a very similar problem with a 200...

I am having a very similar problem with a 200 Yamaha 2-stroke, except it will not plane at all. Same exact symptoms when on separate tank and fuel line. Currently at a shop for repair. Will update my...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-12-2021, 12:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,670
Posted By muskrattown

His contributions to several threads were great....

His contributions to several threads were great. The Jim Smith thread is a must read. Equal to the Ugliest boat ever thread by Hugh Wilde.
06-11-2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By muskrattown

Loose battery connection or the main cable from...

Loose battery connection or the main cable from battery to motor is internally coroded. Try flexing each 2" section of that cable. If it bends more easily it may be the bad spot.
Forum: The Carolinas
06-08-2021, 03:26 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,777
Posted By muskrattown

Great thread. Something I have thought about....

Great thread. Something I have thought about. Then I thought about what you are dealing with in reality.
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