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03-28-2007, 01:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,106
Posted By SilverSurfer

RE: ADDING XM RADIO

Terk makes adaptor interfaces for XM and Sirius tuners to be added. A new antenna will have to be added for Satellite radio.
03-14-2007, 12:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,392
Posted By SilverSurfer

RE: My 2006 Hydra-sports 2900VX - One Year Later

Thanks for taking the time, the 29VX is looking like my next boat. Probably next year sometime.
01-04-2003, 07:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 809
Posted By SilverSurfer

Furuno FCV600L Ordered Now time to install Need Help

My P66 works great at all speeds

kai, check youe email.

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12-16-2002, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 704
Posted By SilverSurfer

Navigation technology for home, boat, and ditch bag

Here's one idea.
maybe adding/ using in addition to what you have, a Garmin color gps/chartplotter to feed waypoint and gps position info to the Furuno radar/cp navnet. The Bluechart is excellent,...
12-16-2002, 08:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,853
Posted By SilverSurfer

IRS and Boat Loans

Under IRC section 163 (h)(2) a taxpayer may
deduct any qualified interest on a qualified residence,
which is defined as a principal residence and one
other residence owned by the taxpayer for...
12-12-2002, 07:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,434
Posted By SilverSurfer

My 2002 F225

after looking at the manual for a while I'd say some new factory dressed heads would do you right. You didn't say if the other bad valve was on the opposite side , but some bad valve guides would...
12-12-2002, 05:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,434
Posted By SilverSurfer

My 2002 F225

Symptom: Engine does not accelerate when the throttle is opened quickly.

Symptom: Engine can run, but engine speed does not increase.

*check the cooling system
*check the lubrication system.
...
12-09-2002, 07:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,791
Posted By SilverSurfer

Anyone make their own Coaming Pads?

Anyone have an idea how to make them removable?

On the rack my boat's pads get dirty between uses and fill with water, in which algae grows, then dump nasty green water on the deck once underway....
12-02-2002, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 19,202
Posted By SilverSurfer

Vibration at low speed?

possibly a nicked prop, happened to me.

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11-30-2002, 03:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,349
Posted By SilverSurfer

Following Seas & Power Question

more HMB

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11-22-2002, 05:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,002
Posted By SilverSurfer

Yamaha F225 four stoke reliability/longevity?

Oil change was as easy as a 'easy to do' car oil change, without getting on my back. No suprises await, no real difficulty, contortion, or broken knuckles to speak of.

My tempo dipstick tube...
11-21-2002, 02:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,002
Posted By SilverSurfer

Yamaha F225 four stoke reliability/longevity?

I do all my own service. Bought a factory service manual at a Yamaha dealer for 55 bucks.

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11-18-2002, 06:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,002
Posted By SilverSurfer

Yamaha F225 four stoke reliability/longevity?

I have the F225 on my EW 225 express and it is a great package. A touch of tab and a little jab of the throttle and the boat pops up on plane. I don't see where this engine is 'slow out of the hole'....
11-15-2002, 09:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,676
Posted By SilverSurfer

Grady 222 vs. Edgewater 225CC

Trim tabs make all the difference in the world in the ride of the EW 225

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11-10-2002, 09:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,497
Posted By SilverSurfer

another prop size question (F225)

I have that motor and I turn that 15 1/4 x 17 Stainless Saltwater Series prop to 6000 rpm, 42 mph on a 22 foot boat.
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11-10-2002, 04:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 872
Posted By SilverSurfer

design ideas needed

You could try to contact the people at Hydro-Therapy, a wheelchair accessible fishing charter that runs in my area for ideas. They seem friendly enough over the VHF.

Click Here for link to...
10-26-2002, 07:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 728
Posted By SilverSurfer

Bass Pick up

BBunker and I chunk the same (love that clicker to go WHIZZZZZZZZZZ!)

For eels I use Gamagatsu octopus circle hooks 5/0.
The bass slurps in the eel, and turns to run. As soon as the line comes...
10-24-2002, 05:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,425
Posted By SilverSurfer

Drilling holes in my new boat

I drilled a the proper size pilot hole, and wet the holes out with epoxy and let cure. Countersink holes in transom and back of starboard and wipe down with alcohol. Shoot 5200 into the holes and...
10-22-2002, 07:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,510
Posted By SilverSurfer

Titanium boat accessories?

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10-22-2002, 02:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,266
Posted By SilverSurfer

Edgewater 225EX

Filling the livewell doesn't seem to have any effect. Put an extra person on the STBD side with the Captain and the boat will list slightly. 100# girlfriend, no problem, but a 200# brother and you...
10-22-2002, 06:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,266
Posted By SilverSurfer

Edgewater 225EX

The boat rides very good in all conditions, trim tabs are key. The storage drawers have just a bunch of junk in them( sunblock, terminal tackle, etc). I was told by EW prez Peter T^ruslow that the...
10-21-2002, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,033
Posted By SilverSurfer

Removing minor salt corrosion from aluminum ??

I haven't experienced any scratching with the wool on anodized surfaces like a t top frame or a stainless bow rail.This will not restore major pitting but it does work.
10-21-2002, 02:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,033
Posted By SilverSurfer

Removing minor salt corrosion from aluminum ??

Woody Wax and some bronze wool.

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[This message was edited by SilverSurfer on 10-21-02 at 06:48 PM.]
10-21-2002, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,266
Posted By SilverSurfer

Edgewater 225EX

The space under the helm seat isn't a livewell it is just an insulated storage box(drains overboard, and is not as big as the box outside to keep the weight centered) I use mine for storage, and put...
10-15-2002, 04:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,418
Posted By SilverSurfer

Edgewater 225 ex

Deadrise is indeed 20 degrees, I measured it. I wouldn't say the boat pounds, but there is some hull 'slap' into the reverse chines. Trim tabs are a must and allow for a wide range of conditions. I...
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