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Pedestal seat adjustment questions

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What does ďCĒ do...
07-14-2019, 10:06 AM
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Posted By Gpag

I was looking at that but then read that the...

I was looking at that but then read that the slide capability really doesnít matter when towing a tube. It is good for skiers or boarders that are maneuvering back and forth to jump wakes.
07-13-2019, 10:06 AM
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Posted By Gpag

What are these loops for

Picked up s tow harness. Each side has the clips and a loop on the end. What are the loops for?...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-11-2019, 07:30 AM
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Posted By Gpag

I dropped about 100lbs years ago. I’m sure that...

I dropped about 100lbs years ago. I’m sure that the years before that contributed to my back issues and got me a bionic knee. Thanks for all the good suggestions, pretty much doing most of them. ...
07-10-2019, 07:35 PM
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Posted By Gpag

Wise Folding Boat Seats

Iím looking at replacing the molded plastic helm seats with fold down padded seats. Not looking for anything fancy. Anyone have Wise fold down boat seats? What do you think of them? I checked for...
07-09-2019, 05:02 PM
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Posted By Gpag

I looked at that harness but thought a 16í...

I looked at that harness but thought a 16í harness would be too long for an 8í-6Ē beam. The clips On their 12í harness are too small to fit over the tow eyes.

As far as towing without anyone else...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-09-2019, 02:01 PM
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Posted By Gpag

My body has been telling me something is not...

My body has been telling me something is not right for 30 years. Thatís when my primary care told me I had the back of a 70 year old. Now that I am coming up on 70 in a few years (youíd never know...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-09-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,106
Posted By Gpag

Dealing with lower back issues

I have lower back issues that sometimes cause some aching. Iíve noticed that after a day of boating I experience an increase in more severe lower back pain. To help with that Iím investigating a helm...
07-06-2019, 07:08 PM
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Posted By Gpag

Today was my first time towing a tube. A three...

Today was my first time towing a tube. A three person, with a 19 year old, a 14 year old and a 12 year old. Before towing I read everything I could on how to do it safely, sat everyone down and went...
07-06-2019, 06:59 PM
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Posted By Gpag

Sizing a tube towing harness

So, for today I attached the tow rope to a thru-bolted cleat. Worked out great. I do want to buy or make a harness for the next outing and have some questions. If I made it, what type of rope should...
07-06-2019, 02:50 PM
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Posted By Gpag

Just found this site. Donít know the quality of...

Just found this site. Donít know the quality of the manual.
Yamaha SX200TXRB Service manual...
07-06-2019, 02:45 PM
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Posted By Gpag

Yamaha Manual

Here is the manual. I got it used off of eBay....
07-05-2019, 01:58 PM
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Posted By Gpag

Towing a tube

I do not have a Y harness yet. Is a Y harness required for towing a tube or can I tow using a single transom eye or stern side cleat, for now.
06-30-2019, 07:38 PM
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Posted By Gpag

What are the measurements you are matching?

What are the measurements you are matching?
06-30-2019, 04:21 PM
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Posted By Gpag

Trailer Rollers Fall Off

Iíve had several rollers fall off my trailer. The rollers are not damaged, I think the retainers just let loose. Fortunately, except for one, I havenít lost the rollers . Why are rollers attached...
06-27-2019, 05:48 PM
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Posted By Gpag

Thank you. Boat and engine ran flawlessly

Over the last couple of months Iíve posted a lot of notes asking questions as I did maintenance on my 200hp OX66 - new plugs, thermostats, low pressure fuel pumps, o2 sensor, filters, water pump, and...
06-23-2019, 01:02 PM
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Posted By Gpag

Trailered boat, alternative to anti fouling bottom paint?

This related to another note I wrote about getting bottom paint off the bottom of the transom. Doing that showed me that there a a good amount of scratches that are trapping the bottom paint. It...
06-23-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By Gpag

EZ Off? Really? Would that harm the gelcoat? ...

EZ Off? Really? Would that harm the gelcoat?

The reason for the remaining spots is because the paint is filling scratches or shallow gouges in the gelcoat. I suspect it was roughed up before...
06-22-2019, 12:31 PM
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Views: 280
Posted By Gpag

Would I need a bottom paint specific stripper or...

Would I need a bottom paint specific stripper or could I use a regular paint stripper like Stripeze or something similar?
06-22-2019, 12:25 PM
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Posted By Gpag

Can you gelcoat over stains?

Iíve tried hull stain cleaner and toilet bowl cleaner to remove the water line stain where the edge of the bottom paint was. They didnít touch the waterline stain. I was hesitant to try wet sanding...
06-22-2019, 12:00 PM
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Posted By Gpag

Removing the last stubborn bits of bottom paint

I removed bottom paint from my transom and some of the stern bottom of the hull. Iím not planning on repainting. There are a few small spots still left that are very stubborn. For those that have...
06-22-2019, 11:40 AM
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Views: 371
Posted By Gpag

Iíve used hull stain remover and toilet bowl...

Iíve used hull stain remover and toilet bowl cleaner. Iím about to try Barkeepers Friend. After that Iíll go to wet sanding if necessary. How deep can a stain go? Could I end up sanding all the...
06-21-2019, 07:05 PM
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Posted By Gpag

Wet sanding and stains

I had to do some fiberglass repairs to my transom where I removed old, non-working trim tabs. Before the repairs I took off all the transom bottom paint and am not repainting. Before I do any...
06-18-2019, 11:02 AM
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Views: 97
Posted By Gpag

Lower Unit Speedometer Connector and Hose

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06-14-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 513
Posted By Gpag

Are they even available? The new filter kit from...

Are they even available? The new filter kit from Yamaha did not include the red ring.
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