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Forum: Northeast
Today, 06:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 413
Posted By fireisland1

The sure like co2.

The sure like co2.
Today, 04:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 708
Posted By fireisland1

build it and they will come.

build it and they will come.
Today, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 389
Posted By fireisland1

there were a few threads that went long in the...

there were a few threads that went long in the tooth. I don't see a problem
Yesterday, 06:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,041
Posted By fireisland1

I had an Albin engine with a variable pitch prop...

I had an Albin engine with a variable pitch prop . It did not have a transmission. The prop turns with the engine directly. You pushed a lever and it added pitch. There was a shaft within a shaft
Yesterday, 03:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 814
Posted By fireisland1

Awlgrip top coat and primer for a 28’ Would cost...

Awlgrip top coat and primer for a 28’ Would cost about $1,000.00 with shop supplies. It’s a week work . There is always some hardware that has to be removed and installed. You are getting a deal if...
Yesterday, 02:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 814
Posted By fireisland1

$6,500 is not out of line for a 28’ boat.

$6,500 is not out of line for a 28’ boat.
Yesterday, 01:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 814
Posted By fireisland1

Paint and stop the bleeding. Awlgrip, Awlcraft,...

Paint and stop the bleeding. Awlgrip, Awlcraft, Alexseal. Pick one.
Forum: Dockside Chat
Yesterday, 08:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,564
Posted By fireisland1

Very sad for all involved. Hard to believe no...

Very sad for all involved. Hard to believe no watch stander with 5 crew . And why smoke detectors didn’t go off early enough. accidents are always a chain of events. Break one link and no accident.
Yesterday, 08:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,025
Posted By fireisland1

I think like this because he will be buying a new...

I think like this because he will be buying a new engine . They may make parts for 5-7 years then stop. The minute the first part needed is no longer available , it’s game over. No one will want...
Yesterday, 05:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,025
Posted By fireisland1

For now you would be ok. In a few years dealers...

For now you would be ok. In a few years dealers will move on, parts supply will dwindle. Buyers will only purchase at repower price. You will lose unless you put on major hours and get your use out...
09-16-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,983
Posted By fireisland1

they gave you Mystery’s job? Cool

they gave you Mystery’s job? Cool
09-16-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,681
Posted By fireisland1

When you complicate your life with things -...

When you complicate your life with things - boats, cars, planes, machinery, You have to anticipate some aggravation . No one is going to kiss you ass because you bought their product. I can’t get an...
09-14-2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 531
Posted By fireisland1

You would need 24 hours of 26 Deg. Weather. ...

You would need 24 hours of 26 Deg. Weather. Don’t rush it, we’ll get there soon enough
09-14-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,692
Posted By fireisland1

Shane , I pulled a 33’ x 10’6” with a diesel...

Shane , I pulled a 33’ x 10’6” with a diesel dully. 18k lb. It’s no fun. I would gladly do it to deliver a boat but definitely not what I would want to do on vacation. It’s just too stressful.
09-14-2020, 04:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,639
Posted By fireisland1

272 cu/in v8 @ 370 hp. I doubt that can last...

272 cu/in v8 @ 370 hp. I doubt that can last long . I would not expect many hours out of it.
09-13-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 199
Posted By fireisland1

Can you say KABOOM

Can you say KABOOM
09-13-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 10,194
Posted By fireisland1

this is the best answer. Even pulling pistons ,...

this is the best answer. Even pulling pistons , hone , rings , bearings, decking, head gasket . Maybe $6k . The $20k figure seems like some one is F$$$$$G you
09-12-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,689
Posted By fireisland1

Cadillac Mountain Maine. Great show

Cadillac Mountain Maine. Great show
09-12-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,960
Posted By fireisland1

There may be no glass under the rotten wood. You...

There may be no glass under the rotten wood. You may scrape right to the soaked foam.
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-12-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,692
Posted By fireisland1

I’ll start that thread tomorrow

I’ll start that thread tomorrow
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-12-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,692
Posted By fireisland1

I had this same problem. Solved it by buying a...

I had this same problem. Solved it by buying a Rolls-Royce motor car. They put it right in the door jam for easy access. Your choice of color.
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09-12-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 693
Posted By fireisland1

we are talking about a single OB sailfish so less...

we are talking about a single OB sailfish so less the 25’. There are no systems. Turning on a vhf and a gps doesn’t take a specialist. So you would agree with me ? In addition the op wouldn’t be...
Forum: Northeast
09-12-2020, 03:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,266
Posted By fireisland1

wrong on both levels. First slowing to pass at...

wrong on both levels. First slowing to pass at 10-15 is not slowing. And although you wake is smaller in height at high speed it is also moving much faster, .should that wake go into shallow water...
09-12-2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,219
Posted By fireisland1

I like the idea of all heavY amp wiring being...

I like the idea of all heavY amp wiring being inside and out of all the weather, washing and vibration.
09-12-2020, 02:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 693
Posted By fireisland1

The guy you want to look at the boat is the...

The guy you want to look at the boat is the marina that is going to maintain it. I have always used mechanics and glass men . They know more then a survey will. They have repaired the problems so...
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