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06-14-2019, 09:40 AM
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Posted By andosan

Yep, I know both those guys, and would highly...

Yep, I know both those guys, and would highly recommend both.
06-09-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,610
Posted By andosan

Slightly outside your specs but Fury Boats here...

Slightly outside your specs but Fury Boats here in Perth make a really nice 28 CC. May be a lot cheaper than a US boat?
06-09-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,629
Posted By andosan

Itís been mentioned above in this thread, but if...

Itís been mentioned above in this thread, but if you wanted a one stop sportfishing experience then I can highly recommend Exmouth in north west Australia. Granted itís a long trip to get there, but...
06-08-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By andosan

Why are you averse to running wiring through...

Why are you averse to running wiring through bimini?

I had a similar arrangement on a previous boat, very good deck flood lights wired through bimini tube..
06-08-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 723
Posted By andosan

To answer your question more generally... ...

To answer your question more generally...

All manufacturers do it, throughout their entire engine range. If you look at the next two or three HP models for Yamaha above and below the models...
06-06-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,258
Posted By andosan

A few years ago, not long after the 4.2's first...

A few years ago, not long after the 4.2's first came out, there was a school of thought that the F250 was more like about 265hp and the 300 was about 290. I have nothing solid to support this, only...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-04-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,653
Posted By andosan

Don’t know about this one, but it’s common over...

Don’t know about this one, but it’s common over here to have fully engineered and approved towing hitches mounted this way with just the receiver showing through the bumper. Depending on the vehicle...
05-30-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,629
Posted By andosan

If you want super sized yellowtail and swordfish...

If you want super sized yellowtail and swordfish then consider New Zealand and/or south east Australia.

For a fresh water challenge, what about the New Guinea black bass?

Or perhaps one of the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-24-2019, 11:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,594
Posted By andosan

Normally day shift support staff, say 7am to 5pm,...

Normally day shift support staff, say 7am to 5pm, or sometimes 6 to 6. Operating crews work continuous rotating 12hr shifts.

If someone ignored my direction they would be managed appropriately. ...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-24-2019, 11:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,666
Posted By andosan

Ha! I just reread my post and it didnít exactly...

Ha! I just reread my post and it didnít exactly come across the way I intended. I was genuinely asking the OP about his concerns with the pregnant lady, but it came across as ďmy wife did this, why...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-24-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,594
Posted By andosan

Grown up here. Worked my whole career in...

Grown up here.

Worked my whole career in direct leadership or support roles for mining and mineral processing operations that run 24/7 and never shut down. Was always on call for plant...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-24-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,666
Posted By andosan

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-vbulletin/1500x2000/dc9a268f_b051_42dc_bd4a_e721e637207d_3080782748a52fb178bcb7f8a5b2e5fe91e00e35.jpeg
My wife on the rod, at about 7 1/2 months,...
05-24-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 15,830
Posted By andosan

Because that is not the only consideration for...

Because that is not the only consideration for design. Ease of manufacture and practicality of use (among other things) are often more important than the dynamics of the hull/vehicle.
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-23-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 30,324
Posted By andosan

Thatís my home town, Brisbane, Australia.

Thatís my home town, Brisbane, Australia.
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-22-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,226
Posted By andosan

Yes but theyíre only small markets. The vast...

Yes but theyíre only small markets. The vast majority are sold here and the Middle East. Here they get some exemptions from emissions due to being an off-road vehicle. Obviously in the Middle East...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-22-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,226
Posted By andosan

The Prado with itís smaller diesel is more...

The Prado with itís smaller diesel is more comparable to the Range Rover. My 200 series is heavy, over 3 metric tonnes. Itís not that economical, but the economy doesnít change much with extra...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-22-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,226
Posted By andosan

I suspect this is the major barrier.

I suspect this is the major barrier.
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-21-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,226
Posted By andosan

The current models in Australia meet all our...

The current models in Australia meet all our requirements for five star safety rating.

I suspect itís emissions that prevent their sale over there. The 4.5 V8 diesel is an awesome engine but...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-21-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,226
Posted By andosan

Growing up we had a few 45 series troop carriers....

Growing up we had a few 45 series troop carriers.

Hereís a current one done properly for off-roading and touring.
...
05-20-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,250
Posted By andosan

Had electronic throttles on my F250. If I had a...

Had electronic throttles on my F250. If I had a choice I would never go back to cable throttles.
05-19-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 758
Posted By andosan

Iím in Australia.

Iím in Australia.
05-16-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 449,537
Posted By andosan

The previous owner has a family member who is Cat...

The previous owner has a family member who is Cat certified mechanic. When they looked at importing the boat they searched for about a year for an enclosed bridge Viking with Cats.
05-16-2019, 12:30 AM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 449,537
Posted By andosan

Thanks. I love the lines of the custom...

Thanks.

I love the lines of the custom sportfishers, although the Viking is pretty good too.

There just arenít many of the production sportfishers in this part of the world, and even fewer...
05-16-2019, 12:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,205
Posted By andosan

Clearly people are doing ok with all brands of...

Clearly people are doing ok with all
brands of gear, so from that perspective there isnít a bad choice.

My own opinion is that Iíd put things like reliability, stability, longevity and user...
05-15-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 36,734
Posted By andosan

Saw a cat a few years ago named “Double...

Saw a cat a few years ago named “Double Penetration”.
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