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08-15-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 83
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Posted By Jeff42899

Twin 100 gallon tanks here and this is almost...

Twin 100 gallon tanks here and this is almost exactly what I do. When I get to 1/4 I add about 50 gallons on a side which gets me to 3/4. I don't like getting to the boat and having to go to the fuel...
08-05-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,785
Posted By Jeff42899

Missed the entrance on plane? Something else...

Missed the entrance on plane? Something else happened here. There are boats right inside that entrance.
08-05-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,785
Posted By Jeff42899

I saw that CIC flag too. It was right at Sandusky...

I saw that CIC flag too. It was right at Sandusky Yacht Club, but clearly they were not aware of their location going that fast, so missing the actual entrance was probably a good thing for the boat...
08-05-2019, 05:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,785
Posted By Jeff42899

SeatowUS posted a few pics of the salvage. Ugly....

SeatowUS posted a few pics of the salvage. Ugly. The boat's name is Eriesponsible.... Go figure. Apparently all on the boat were OK.
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08-04-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,785
Posted By Jeff42899

Docking Like a Boss.... Again!

Happened last night in Sandusky Bay. Very few details so far. No tides here, how the heck do these boats get so high on the rocks??!?
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07-30-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,324
Posted By Jeff42899

Transmission this spring. 8mph for a few hours is...

Transmission this spring. 8mph for a few hours is awesome.
About 15 years ago I lost a prop and shaft. I hit a telephone pole that was underwater and it ripped the shaft right out of the boat. I was...
07-26-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,831
Posted By Jeff42899

It's been my experience that new boaters, no...

It's been my experience that new boaters, no matter how wealthy, have a $ pain threshold for trying this boating thing out. Until you've lived it, the dollars don't make sense. Once you have, and...
07-25-2019, 06:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 815
Posted By Jeff42899

This. It would be a harder decision if they were...

This. It would be a harder decision if they were both straight drive inboards, but Zeus has a horrible history.
07-24-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,251
Posted By Jeff42899

I own a 19' with a 150 Honda. It replaced a 21'...

I own a 19' with a 150 Honda. It replaced a 21' Proline with a 200 Merc. The Dusky is better in absolutely every way except seating when running the grandkids etc to the sand bar. We tossed a couple...
07-24-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 34,402
Posted By Jeff42899

I purchased a boat a year and a half ago from a...

I purchased a boat a year and a half ago from a private owner (saw the ad via Craigslist). I was doing some searches on my model this spring to get an idea for a carpet / flooring upgrade and sure...
07-22-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 29,406
Posted By Jeff42899

Agreed. Doesn't solve the original issue though.

Agreed. Doesn't solve the original issue though.
07-18-2019, 05:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,282
Posted By Jeff42899

It's a very tough market for Harley's right now....

It's a very tough market for Harley's right now. I have a 2012 Ultra Limited with 20k mikes I'm trying to sell and can't get $10k. That said, I recently did a trade deal on a 99 19' Dusky with a...
07-12-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,381
Posted By Jeff42899

I say route out the radius for the lower tubes...

I say route out the radius for the lower tubes (that will provide a LOT of stability), through bolt the ladder and you're good to go. Looks nice!
06-30-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 656
Posted By Jeff42899

I had a 2004 200EFI Merc and trolled all day long...

I had a 2004 200EFI Merc and trolled all day long at idle. About once an hour I would do an out of gear throttle advance and rev the motor for about 10 seconds, but never had any indication I needed...
06-25-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 26,421
Posted By Jeff42899

How do you know the seller even owned the boat?

How do you know the seller even owned the boat?
06-18-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 659
Posted By Jeff42899

I'd run it to the new place. Not sure where...

I'd run it to the new place. Not sure where you're starting from but I've made that run from Manatee river through Terra Ceia Bay several times in smaller boats. It's a beautiful run.
06-10-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,270
Posted By Jeff42899

I recently purchased a second boat to keep in...

I recently purchased a second boat to keep in Florida. It's a 19' Dusky (now called a 217) with a newer 150 Honda. I paid right in the middle of your range including a trailer. I've put $1k into it...
06-10-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,361
Posted By Jeff42899

It's very easy to get an Ohio title for your...

It's very easy to get an Ohio title for your motor if you want it. You need a bill of sale showing the motor sold to you with its' serial number and a picture of the serial number on the motor. Very...
06-05-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,162
Posted By Jeff42899

Powerboat Guide has this specific info for most...

Powerboat Guide has this specific info for most models and years.
06-02-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 691
Posted By Jeff42899

Thanks all. Great advice.

Thanks all. Great advice.
06-01-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,040
Posted By Jeff42899

$100k buys a lot of maintenance and drives. Take...

$100k buys a lot of maintenance and drives. Take care of them and they'll take care of you.
06-01-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 691
Posted By Jeff42899

Thanks. I'm very excited. Impeller! How the...

Thanks. I'm very excited.

Impeller! How the heck did I miss that. Thanks all. Motor has about 500 hours and the paint actually looks pretty good. For now.
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06-01-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 691
Posted By Jeff42899

New to Me Honda 150 Advice

Hello all. I recently purchased a 19' Dusky with a 2005 Honda 150. The motor runs strong and has good compression, but given its' age, I purchased the package assuming a repower sooner rather than...
Forum: Great Lakes
05-19-2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,220
Posted By Jeff42899

I lived on Wheeler drive for a few years and kept...

I lived on Wheeler drive for a few years and kept a 29' Sea Ray at the house among a few other boats through the years. The neighbor had a 38' Chris Craft with inboards. Until fall there was always...
05-17-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By Jeff42899

Out of state resident titling in Florida

I recently purchased a Dusky to keep in Florida. My grown kids will use it most of the time (lift behind the house), I'll use it a about 5 weeks a year when I can get down there, then bring it to...
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