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Yesterday, 07:55 PM
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Posted By silver01

Very true. I went to WM for a plastic vent. They...

Very true. I went to WM for a plastic vent. They had it for $8. No big deal, they had it and I just wanted to finish my job I was doing. If I wanted to wait it would have been $4 online or at another...
Yesterday, 07:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,119
Posted By silver01

Flame away if you want but I have been on a brand...

Flame away if you want but I have been on a brand new $500k Sea Vee that has rust already on certain parts. I will say it not SeaVee fault per say but for a $500k boat I donít want any rust/corrosion...
Yesterday, 07:36 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,839
Posted By silver01

I would say around $20-25 a hour. I could be...

I would say around $20-25 a hour. I could be wrong but Miami has so much of everything that prices arenít competitive since there is always someone that will work for less than the next guy.
Yesterday, 07:17 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,839
Posted By silver01

I am very lucky that I havenít had any issues...

I am very lucky that I havenít had any issues that I couldnít fix. I have been wrenching on engines since I was 8 or so, 43 now. I am not afraid to take something apart that I have never dealt with....
Yesterday, 06:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 65
Posted By silver01

Where are you located? Most manufacturers will...

Where are you located? Most manufacturers will need the boat I would think unless they have all the right dimensions. I am having one put in and they need the boat to make the center console...
Yesterday, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 167
Posted By silver01

Geez, if $1300 is not braking the bank, then I...

Geez, if $1300 is not braking the bank, then I donít know what will,lol. Anyways I put a Raymarine ES78 w/transducer for $330. To me thatís not breaking the bank. I then did the trade in with...
Yesterday, 05:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,388
Posted By silver01

Thats some funny shit right there. Made my day....

Thats some funny shit right there. Made my day. Thank you.
Yesterday, 05:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 77
Posted By silver01

I had 2 of those engines before. I canít remember...

I had 2 of those engines before. I canít remember much on the card and linkage adjustments but good luck. I will say that the OEM manual is the best. I somewhat remember it being a pain but then...
Yesterday, 05:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 313
Posted By silver01

Isn't Sea Tow unlimited. So wouldn't they bring...

Isn't Sea Tow unlimited. So wouldn't they bring me back to Black Point? Granted I couldn't see them going, lets say 1 hour one way and then probably 2 back.
Yesterday, 12:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 313
Posted By silver01

^^^ That is true. Never thought of that.

^^^ That is true. Never thought of that.
Yesterday, 12:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 313
Posted By silver01

I have never had to use towing before, so I have...

I have never had to use towing before, so I have a question. Say I leave out of Black Point marina and travel to somewhere in the Keys, say Islamorada, I have done it. And letís say I break down in...
Yesterday, 12:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 313
Posted By silver01

This is why I ask. I know itís been discussed...

This is why I ask. I know itís been discussed here a lot and unlimited isnít really unlimited with BoatUS. I also donít know what unlimited is with Sea Tow or Fast Responce. Considering the small...
Yesterday, 11:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 313
Posted By silver01

Fast Response Marine Towing and Salvage

Has anyone in the S.Florida area heard of them or know anything about them. I am up for renewal on my $160 BoatUS unlimited saltwater tow membership and was looking for alternatives. I launch 99% of...
03-13-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 969
Posted By silver01

My buddy spent like $3k on his. Lasted like 4-5...

My buddy spent like $3k on his. Lasted like 4-5 years and has been looking like crap for a while. When it comes time to remove it, itís going to be another expensive process. I say redo the non skid....
03-12-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By silver01

I know A LOT of people here are 4S lovers and I...

I know A LOT of people here are 4S lovers and I know the 2S wont get any love. I have always had 2S and besides the OX66 I like the simplicity of them. My 4S is due for a timing belt and I have read...
03-12-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By silver01

05 115 Yamaha 4S vs 00 Yamaha 150 carb 2S

This is a weird question and I know so will scratch their heads on this one. I have a 05 115 4S w/700+ hours. I get on a good day 30-32mph cruise and 38-40mph top. I have been wanting to get more mph...
03-12-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By silver01

I have a 05 1801 and no wood at all.

I have a 05 1801 and no wood at all.
03-02-2019, 05:25 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,717
Posted By silver01

Hey, I have seen a brand Contender that has...

Hey, I have seen a brand Contender that has plastic fittings and not double clamped. I have also seen a chopper gun used in a high end boat manuf plant. So you would be amazed at what short cuts are...
02-26-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,010
Posted By silver01

The tubes, although sealed still are not 100%...

The tubes, although sealed still are not 100% sealed, they will dry out. The small tube is 100% sealed. I havent seen a tube dry out. But theres a time for everything.
02-26-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,010
Posted By silver01

Yeah, I think you got some expired shit. I have...

Yeah, I think you got some expired shit. I have never had had to squeeze 5200/4200. If you just bought it take it back.
02-23-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 22,074
Posted By silver01

Your funny. Premium store, is that a joke. What...

Your funny. Premium store, is that a joke. What so premium about it. They sell the same shit you can buy elsewhere for less. So your comparison of Ruth Chris to Burger King doesnít apply to WM and...
02-21-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 181
Posted By silver01

Because the gasket holes wont line up with the...

Because the gasket holes wont line up with the hole the idiot made with the self tapping screws. I was looking into a split sender backing ring. Might be what I do.
02-21-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 181
Posted By silver01

Fuel tank sending unit problem

I have a WEMA sending unit. The unit was attached with screws into some long looking coupling nut that was pressed into the gas tank. # of the five where seized and all 5 came off the tank. Well...
02-15-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 899
Posted By silver01

Look at my signature. Pursuit all the way. I was...

Look at my signature. Pursuit all the way. I was on the same boat as you years back. Every Grady I saw had a wet transom and couldnt compare to a Pursuit. My 2550 was a very good riding and dry. The...
02-13-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,939
Posted By silver01

Arenít they supposed to be ďparkedĒ by tug boats?

Arenít they supposed to be ďparkedĒ by tug boats?
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