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07-09-2013, 12:18 PM
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Posted By Halfswede

Boat Sold. What a great service this is!

Heartbreaking as it was I had to sell the boat. Wife needs to get out of the sun so a CC no longer works. (need to be a 2 boat owner someday!!) So I spoke to Bob at Anglers Edge heard what he had to...
Forum: Northeast
06-08-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,230
Posted By Halfswede

That makes you a very lucky man! Business has...

That makes you a very lucky man! Business has taken me away for awhile but I am definitely planning a return. Heartbreaking to leave but I'll be back!
Forum: Northeast
06-08-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,230
Posted By Halfswede

Wow this is great info. I have fished the Gut,...

Wow this is great info. I have fished the Gut, around Little Gull and out to the Race very extensively with this boat as my wife and I used to have a home in Southold. Used to keep my boat at POE and...
Forum: Northeast
06-07-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,230
Posted By Halfswede

Jersey City to Hampton Bays

OK would like to take the boat, 24 ft Mckee Craft, twin 200 Etecs, to Hampton Bays from Jersey City where it is in a slip. Will be staying in Hampton Bays for a week. Conditions permitting best to go...
05-29-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,956
Posted By Halfswede

Smile If they did this to your wife hit them as hard as...

If they did this to your wife hit them as hard as you can with your lawsuit and get that sorry ass of a cop sh!tcanned out of the force. Plenty of videos of way over the top disrespectful dbags in...
04-14-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 17,226
Posted By Halfswede

As usual people with ZERO experience or ownership...

As usual people with ZERO experience or ownership of an Etec have to jump in on said Etec threads without fail with the usual made up nonsense. This oddity is never seen on any other engine threads u...
08-01-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,621
Posted By Halfswede

If you don't have too much of a debt load to...

If you don't have too much of a debt load to carry elsewhere in your total financial picture then 10% after taxes of your income wouldn't be too bad. Some people I am sure carry 2 auto loans, credit...
07-30-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 794
Posted By Halfswede

Well yes my concern is its great to have the...

Well yes my concern is its great to have the props facing forward in totally unobstructed clean water without a skeg/shaft or anything else. But it seems like it would be so much better to turn them...
07-29-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 794
Posted By Halfswede

Anybody running Twin Volvo 260 hp IPS Drives

Ok for those that run them/maintain them what have been your experiences? I am researching my next boat and may be changing my boating location to mostly out of NY harbor. Also may switch to inboards...
07-15-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,445
Posted By Halfswede

Etec threads invariably get polluted by insane...

Etec threads invariably get polluted by insane haters without facts and only third party opinions that are some posters around here and other forums.

You may call them bullies (I don't get that...
05-24-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 594
Posted By Halfswede

Not enough info on its condition in your post but...

Not enough info on its condition in your post but Mckee Crafts are (were) built to last when they were built by Mckee Craft. They are tanks that will outlive you. The hull is great for when...
05-24-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 17,705
Posted By Halfswede

That's hot! 2005 Mckee Craft Freedom24 ...

That's hot!


2005 Mckee Craft Freedom24
Twin200 Etecs
05-09-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 945
Posted By Halfswede

I've had very good results with Petit White. 5...

I've had very good results with Petit White. 5 years now.



2005 Mckee Craft Freedom24
Twin 200 Etecs
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-25-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 842
Posted By Halfswede

Well too bad both perps aren't good and dead. But...

Well too bad both perps aren't good and dead. But good for Granny!!


2005 Mckee Craft Freedom24
Twin 200 Etecs
04-12-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,752
Posted By Halfswede

You can buy Damp Rid in buckets also. Just take...

You can buy Damp Rid in buckets also. Just take off the lid and place in the console.


2005 Mckee Craft Freedom24
Twin 200 Etecs
03-17-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,062
Posted By Halfswede

Wow :o 2005 Mckee Craft Freedom24...

Wow

:o



2005 Mckee Craft Freedom24
Twin 200 Etecs
12-22-2011, 10:47 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,173
Posted By Halfswede

wow is right. Would love to see how this looks...

wow is right. Would love to see how this looks when you finish. Please update on the progress!


2005 Mckee Craft Freedom24
Twin 200 Etecs
12-06-2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 28,363
Posted By Halfswede

Haven't bought anything yet. Thinking that if I...

Haven't bought anything yet. Thinking that if I want a vehicle to also be able to drive while not towing it might be best to get the F150 ecoboost so normal driving will not be an unecessarily high...
12-02-2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 28,363
Posted By Halfswede

It's about 5500 to 6000 I'm estimating with gear,...

It's about 5500 to 6000 I'm estimating with gear, fuel etc.; plus the twin axle I-beam Loadmaster that's a bit overbuilt.

Well I tend to overdo things!

This is all great info, gentlemen. Maybe...
11-28-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 28,363
Posted By Halfswede

Ford F250 2005-2009 5.4 4x4 your advise

Okay heard some not good things about the diesels. How about the gasoline 8 cylinder engines. Any particular issues to be concerned with? Good/bad years? Or should I go with a diesel. Will not be...
10-05-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 18,639
Posted By Halfswede

Totally agree 2005 Mckee Craft Freedom24 ...

Totally agree


2005 Mckee Craft Freedom24
Twin 200 Etecs
09-05-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 18,639
Posted By Halfswede

I would have no problem "donating" to keep a...

I would have no problem "donating" to keep a resurrected Mckee Craft forum here.


2005 Mckee Craft Freedom24
Twin 200 Etecs
09-05-2011, 08:41 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 18,639
Posted By Halfswede

What's the cost to get a simple forum up online?...

What's the cost to get a simple forum up online? Or what is the yearly cost to keep the forum on here? I'd throw in on it. Mods how much to keep it on here? Thanks



2005 Mckee Craft Fredom24...
08-22-2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,619
Posted By Halfswede

Check out this 29 custom hull. I love these boats...

Check out this 29 custom hull. I love these boats but does it seem a bit of a soft chine? Is the last third and the stern too flat? Sharp entry is nice but do you think it would be more easily pushed...
08-15-2011, 08:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,715
Posted By Halfswede

You have to attack this a few ways. All low tech....

You have to attack this a few ways. All low tech. I have the same problem in my Mckee Craft 24 cc. It shuts so airtight that it collects moisture.

Buy a tub and/or the hanging pouches of Damp Rid...
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