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08-20-2020, 08:46 PM
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Posted By rcatena

let me me know how this goes. Mine is 15 yrs old...

let me me know how this goes. Mine is 15 yrs old and getting ready to replace. But the old one is glassed in so nice I hate to do it..
08-12-2020, 01:56 PM
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Posted By rcatena

First look at the weather and determine the sea...

First look at the weather and determine the sea direction and the distance of the first leg of the trip. I just took a long, 2 day trip and will use that as an example. Wx forecast on the way out was...
08-12-2020, 06:25 AM
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Posted By rcatena

Bada$$

Bada$$
Forum: Northeast
08-02-2020, 08:03 PM
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Posted By rcatena

Westlake maybe

Westlake maybe
07-20-2020, 06:09 PM
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Posted By rcatena

Is this the gasket he uses? Mine are fine after...

Is this the gasket he uses? Mine are fine after 15yrs but might do the console door.

https://www.mcmaster.com/trim-seals/oil-resistant-push-on-seals-with-bulb-on-side/

hotdog I added a sig bc...
07-12-2020, 11:28 AM
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Views: 12,235
Posted By rcatena

and, I mean this sincerely, thank you for the...

and, I mean this sincerely, thank you for the information.
07-12-2020, 11:27 AM
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Views: 12,235
Posted By rcatena

not sure who you are defending but again I kept...

not sure who you are defending but again I kept it simple

Hello

May I please have the contact for a repower mechanic? I have a center console that is a perfect candidate for the new Mercury...
07-11-2020, 08:13 PM
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Posted By rcatena

thank you

thank you
07-11-2020, 08:11 PM
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Views: 12,235
Posted By rcatena

Yeah but Im not even putting anyone in comp. ...

Yeah but Im not even putting anyone in comp. Im literally trying to get a ballpark for decision making. Im in 11954, I used their repower tool on the website. Im not driving 1.5hrs to talk to...
07-11-2020, 07:58 PM
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Posted By rcatena

Thanks. I wash with soap and water and squeegee...

Thanks. I wash with soap and water and squeegee dry. Occasionally I use Novus #2 .
07-11-2020, 08:05 AM
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Posted By rcatena

Yeah the scuppers are interesting. That stupid...

Yeah the scuppers are interesting. That stupid little rubber flap just works. Funny thing is, if you look on the website the flap is vertical opening. So, norm took it, and turned it sideways, and...
07-11-2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 136
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Posted By rcatena

I cant even get a quote. I come on here hoping...

I cant even get a quote. I come on here hoping that one day a Merc person might see. LOL. If I ran my business that way.....
07-11-2020, 07:02 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 12,235
Posted By rcatena

I put 2250 hours on F225's until the midsections...

I put 2250 hours on F225's until the midsections corroded. Then now have 2300 on old F250's -lost one lower unit. So 4 motors, 15yrs, I lost 1/2 day fishing trolling home. Id say that's...
07-10-2020, 06:45 AM
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Posted By rcatena

I want to consider Mercs, but i have emailed the...

I want to consider Mercs, but i have emailed the company, emailed three dealers; gotten no response. This is the second time Ive done this exercise too. Clearly Florida has it going on but not so...
07-07-2020, 06:16 PM
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Posted By rcatena

thank you

thank you
07-07-2020, 06:15 PM
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Posted By rcatena

Yeah Im over the 200 hp thing. I want a pair of...

Yeah Im over the 200 hp thing. I want a pair of F250 or F300 mechanical yams, will use my rigging again, and go fishing. But I need to find a pair at a reasonable cost. Or Ill get Suzy 300s and...
07-06-2020, 05:26 AM
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Posted By rcatena

I really would love to be able to re-power with...

I really would love to be able to re-power with 200's and my existing bracket. Would be super simple and reasonable. But I want to know how the boat truly runs when packed with ice fuel and gear...
07-01-2020, 07:52 PM
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Posted By rcatena

Think that a fair assessment of the ride. It is...

Think that a fair assessment of the ride. It is worst in a head sea when it doesn’t have time to react. It’s just so badass in a following and quartering sea that it’s hard to believe sometimes. I...
06-29-2020, 12:53 PM
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Posted By rcatena

Yamo - nice looking boat. report back on power...

Yamo - nice looking boat. report back on power please. I think that's the ideal setup weight to power ratio.

Firetin- did you repower?

Im at 4600 hrs on the boat and 2200 on second set of...
Forum: Northeast
06-25-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,754
Posted By rcatena

I ran over from Mtk to New harbour on Tuesday...

I ran over from Mtk to New harbour on Tuesday night for dinner. Paynes is open and Deadeye's is open for dinner. The ice cream shop down the way is open.
06-14-2020, 11:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 824
Posted By rcatena

How about mods for the ridiculous mount of the...

How about mods for the ridiculous mount of the kettle grill so it’s useable at sea ?
05-28-2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,003
Posted By rcatena

Nope. So far so good. Put out paper towels last...

Nope. So far so good. Put out paper towels last night to see if leaked. Went to boat tonight , no leak, went fishing and it worked beautiful. Thanks all.
05-27-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,003
Posted By rcatena

I was just about to rent the puller when my...

I was just about to rent the puller when my mechanic said he had the tool. Puller and impact wrench. Pop. Seal changed, fluid back in. Will see in the am if all is well.

Thanks for the help....
05-27-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,003
Posted By rcatena

Thank you. Not entirely about the money. If this...

Thank you. Not entirely about the money. If this repair works will save $7-800 so dont mind buying a decent tool. I think I would need something like this- with the jaws that go underneath. I guess...
05-26-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,003
Posted By rcatena

Wow I finally got the nut off. It required every...

Wow I finally got the nut off. It required every technique mentioned above. Appreciate the help. Now I’m struggling with the wheel. I tried pulling and having a good tap with the hammer. Hard to...
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