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02-19-2020, 08:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,201
Posted By satbeachbill

Electronics.... salt water....age......sooner or...

Electronics.... salt water....age......sooner or later there's a pretty good chance there will be a problem. One of two problems over the years and it will pay for itself.
Just go and price out some...
02-18-2020, 07:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,185
Posted By satbeachbill

Off topic......but that is one ugly boat

Off topic......but that is one ugly boat
02-17-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,018
Posted By satbeachbill

Looks like 3 completely different opinions. 1-...

Looks like 3 completely different opinions.
1- leave 'em to settle themselves
2- toe in
3- toe out
Ford Chevy Dodge
02-15-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 613
Posted By satbeachbill

Years ago, went that route with a used SeaRay...

Years ago, went that route with a used SeaRay I/O. NEVER EVER AGAIN. The problem wasn't it was a SeaRay ( well maybe it was), the problem was it was an I/O. Religious flushing and maintenance and...
02-06-2020, 08:37 AM
01-27-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 901
Posted By satbeachbill

I have a pair of standard 4 stroke, not Verados...

I have a pair of standard 4 stroke, not Verados on a 31' Fountain CC, 56 hours. Came from 250 Merc EFI's. Very quiet.,Incredible hole shot, neck snapping acceleration at any throttle setting. You...
01-23-2020, 07:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,204
Posted By satbeachbill

My Merc 300's, 25", weigh 538# each

My Merc 300's, 25", weigh 538# each
01-18-2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 284
Posted By satbeachbill

Solid motors. I had a pair of 2000's. A little...

Solid motors. I had a pair of 2000's. A little thirsty, but very reliable. Had @ 1300 hours when I sold them. Probably good for several hundred more.
01-11-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,679
Posted By satbeachbill

My standard 300 V8"s shift WAY smoother and...

My standard 300 V8"s shift WAY smoother and softer than my EFI's ever did. The shift -ends up - being electronic. No clunking at all. With the new SSR_HD hubs, there is very little sensation of...
12-29-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,623
Posted By satbeachbill

Once towed a 16' ski boat from Montana to Florida...

Once towed a 16' ski boat from Montana to Florida and back. Used a '70 Malibu to do it. No problems!
12-22-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,247
Posted By satbeachbill

You want to keep the revs under 2000 rpm when in...

You want to keep the revs under 2000 rpm when in neutral, per the owner's manual.
12-14-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,666
Posted By satbeachbill

I'm using my old Bravo 1 - 22p's for now. Stock...

I'm using my old Bravo 1 - 22p's for now. Stock 300's, WOT at 5950 rpm.
12-13-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,291
Posted By satbeachbill

If it does drop over, it can be recovered without...

If it does drop over, it can be recovered without tearing up the trailer.
So you are in that situation. Trailer has dropped off the end of the ramp and you can't retrieve it.
Position the boat so...
12-13-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,295
Posted By satbeachbill

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-vbulletin/1000x1000/325244_1_7ffab270c913e1a5b3b50b8de3655bbdcb7121c5.jpg
This is all you need. You can get an extra step added. Overtons.
12-12-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,666
Posted By satbeachbill

The standard 4 stroke with 25" lowers, weigh...

The standard 4 stroke with 25" lowers, weigh 538#.
11-27-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,081
Posted By satbeachbill

Dang, mine is set for 97 degrees. LOL

Dang, mine is set for 97 degrees. LOL
11-27-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,217
Posted By satbeachbill

I used to have an EZ Loader - roller - trailer...

I used to have an EZ Loader - roller - trailer for a SeaRay. I converted it to a bunk trailer in one weekend. Not too difficult with the right materials in hand. It sure made things easier at the...
11-25-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,257
Posted By satbeachbill

You'd think it would put an awful lot of...

You'd think it would put an awful lot of pressure on that right sponson. I guess they are built for it. I could see where you wouldn't want to trailer it on a windy day.
11-20-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 640
Posted By satbeachbill

There is a generic version in the Overton's...

There is a generic version in the Overton's catalog. Found it under Ttop wind guard.
11-16-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,209
Posted By satbeachbill

That could well be more than a "clogged fuel...

That could well be more than a "clogged fuel line". It's not rocket science for him to have replaced the fuel line.
I agree with what was said before, why choose between only these 2?
I'd keep...
11-15-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,196
Posted By satbeachbill

Pretty old post here. He never did say how or if...

Pretty old post here. He never did say how or if he fixed it.
11-15-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,410
Posted By satbeachbill

I agree, the trailer is over taxed. I'd demand a...

I agree, the trailer is over taxed. I'd demand a beefier trailer. Accept this one and you will have issues as long as you keep it.
I'm not sure you could even get it to a ramp without an issue.
11-14-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,426
Posted By satbeachbill

I use a 5 gallon jug for an anchor ball. Works...

I use a 5 gallon jug for an anchor ball. Works just fine. Easier to store.
11-12-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,578
Posted By satbeachbill

Coming in from offshore one day, cruising about...

Coming in from offshore one day, cruising about 30, we had a close call. We came very close to a telephone pole - standing on end with about 3 inches showing on the surface. We missed it by maybe 1...
11-04-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 672
Posted By satbeachbill

So what do you recommend as a "high silicone...

So what do you recommend as a "high silicone sealer"?
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