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12-24-2020, 07:22 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,920
Posted By tomg113

I like the comparison video ... however, I've...

I like the comparison video ... however, I've never been on a boat that went faster than 50mph. For those who are lucky enough to experience greater speeds on the water, can you tell the difference...
11-21-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,480
Posted By tomg113

Something is worth what someone is willing to pay...

Something is worth what someone is willing to pay for it.
08-30-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,553
Posted By tomg113

Fueling mishap .... BOOM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5WDiQV5o7iQ
05-27-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,328
Posted By tomg113

They were being towed. They had to have had time...

They were being towed. They had to have had time to get the life jackets on while the tow boat was setting up and towing. My guess is they didn't have enough jackets for everyone on the boat.
10-02-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 16,247
Posted By tomg113

One difference that I could tell would be that...

One difference that I could tell would be that the Regal would be faster and more fuel efficient with the same engine because of the Regal's Fas Trac hull design.
Forum: Northeast
08-20-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 846
Posted By tomg113

Last year I tried going past Moriches Inlet on...

Last year I tried going past Moriches Inlet on the inside following the channel, but it got very, very shallow. There was a section of the channel just east of the inlet that was about 2 ft deep. I...
07-09-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,500
Posted By tomg113

One of the first things I would have tried was to...

One of the first things I would have tried was to replace the thermostat. They are inexpensive and relatively easy to replace. Thermostats have been known to get clogged up with crud and/or rust. ...
04-30-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,331
Posted By tomg113

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TuEdU_lrtZk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TuEdU_lrtZk
11-26-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,541
Posted By tomg113

Sea Ray has a 35' outboard, also. 1021362

Sea Ray has a 35' outboard, also.

1021362
02-16-2017, 06:16 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,230
Posted By tomg113

^^^^ I was just about to comment on the brakes...

^^^^
I was just about to comment on the brakes issue. Salmon is right on.
Many people just consider how well the tow vehicle can pull the load, however, how well a vehicle can stop with that...
01-19-2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 36,674
Posted By tomg113

Jeff, "Doing well for yourselves" is a relative...

Jeff,
"Doing well for yourselves" is a relative term. There's a whole nother world out there. Some people make $120K/ month. They would consider that doing well for themselves.
Both my wife and I...
09-13-2016, 05:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,597
Posted By tomg113

http://www.boatingmag.com/boats/pursuit-dc-325 ...

http://www.boatingmag.com/boats/pursuit-dc-325

This tester seems to like the ride.
05-13-2016, 05:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,852
Posted By tomg113

If that is the actual house you are renting,...

If that is the actual house you are renting, there is a boat on a lift to the left of the tiki hut. Ask if that boat is going to be there when you take possession of the house. The lift space may be...
05-13-2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,898
Posted By tomg113

Sorry, Lou ... you beat me to it. I'm a slow...

Sorry, Lou ... you beat me to it. I'm a slow typer.
05-13-2016, 11:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,898
Posted By tomg113

Another thing to be aware of with I/O's are the...

Another thing to be aware of with I/O's are the engines manifolds and risers. These need to be checked and replaced when needed. Some people say they last 5 - 7 years. If they corrode bad enough to...
Forum: Northeast
01-02-2016, 07:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,390
Posted By tomg113

Just some points of information .... The river...

Just some points of information ....
The river that Oakdale Yacht, The Snapper Inn, and The View Restaurant are on is not "Great River". Great River is the area next to East Islip and south of Islip...
08-30-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,523
Posted By tomg113

http://www.yachtworld.com/boats/2004/Fountain-38-S...

http://www.yachtworld.com/boats/2004/Fountain-38-Sportfish-Cruiser-IO-2846248/Oakdale/NY/United-States
04-25-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,734
Posted By tomg113

If you look on Venture's website and see the...

If you look on Venture's website and see the VBT6400 trailer, that is the set up that I have (with the winch post before the frame).

http://www.venturetrailers.com/bunk.html#
04-25-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,734
Posted By tomg113

On my Venture bunk trailer the winch post is...

On my Venture bunk trailer the winch post is mounted forward of where the frame starts. If the OP moved his winch post forward toward the tongue, the bunks should be at the boats transom.
Forum: Northeast
03-30-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 15,003
Posted By tomg113

Poor Rich, Thanks for the info. I'm glad I...

Poor Rich,
Thanks for the info.
I'm glad I don't have to scramble to get the certificate in the next 2 weeks. I planned on taking the course over the winter, but some other issues came up and I...
Forum: Northeast
03-27-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 15,003
Posted By tomg113

I know this thread is almost a year old, but...it...

I know this thread is almost a year old, but...it is still relevant. Some have argued that NYS does not accept the online Boater Safety Course, but Suffolk County in NYS does accept the Online course...
02-25-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 23,940
Posted By tomg113

I find it a bit off that the OP was getting hell...

I find it a bit off that the OP was getting hell for not doing anything but as soon as it was said that the guy that took the picture was from Tow Boat US everything changed.....it became "Oooh...
09-30-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,689
Posted By tomg113

I have a new Mercruiser 383 Stroker. I believe...

I have a new Mercruiser 383 Stroker. I believe the H.P. spec that they give is the horsepower at the shaft, not the prop where most H.P. specs are given. I believe it's more like 325H.P. if you want...
Forum: Northeast
09-20-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 904
Posted By tomg113

Be careful navigating through the inlet at this...

Be careful navigating through the inlet at this time. They are dredging. There are areas that the pipe is floating and some areas that it is submerged. Pay close attention. Also, there is significant...
08-17-2013, 05:21 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,685
Posted By tomg113

If you've spent 20 years dreaming of owning a...

If you've spent 20 years dreaming of owning a Grady White, why would you go out and by a Boston Whaler, then wait a couple of months after to go to a GW dealer to check them out? If I dreamed of...
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