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Today, 06:01 AM
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Posted By sonofasonofasailor

In prop #1's test I am curious about the 1 mph...

In prop #1's test I am curious about the 1 mph increase in 900 rpm and in #2's test I'm curious about the 4.5 mph increase in 200 rpm.
Yesterday, 08:28 AM
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Posted By sonofasonofasailor

Agreed. The slip numbers don't add up as Tom...

Agreed. The slip numbers don't add up as Tom mentioned.
Yesterday, 05:20 AM
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Posted By sonofasonofasailor

All excellent reasons to use a 4 blade. I'd stick...

All excellent reasons to use a 4 blade. I'd stick with the 4 blade. My boat has similar characteristics and a 4 blade is much better suited for many boats with a motor bracket.
07-16-2019, 08:51 AM
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Posted By sonofasonofasailor

Moving to a drive by wire setup was cost...

Moving to a drive by wire setup was cost prohibitive for me, plus I was already rigged for Suzuki and reused my (newer) steering, binnacle, ignition, and (brand new) control cables. It was a no...
07-16-2019, 07:19 AM
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Posted By sonofasonofasailor

I went from an old DF250 to a new DF250. Mine is...

I went from an old DF250 to a new DF250. Mine is the mechanical shift. The new motor performs very similar to the old motor, but now I have all the engine data on my MFD through a NMEA network. Motor...
07-16-2019, 07:14 AM
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Posted By sonofasonofasailor

Without getting in to how it planes, engine...

Without getting in to how it planes, engine height, maneuverability, and how you load your boat normally prop #1 would be my choice. As others have said, you are over-propping with #2. Outboard...
07-16-2019, 07:00 AM
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Posted By sonofasonofasailor

What if you have dual batteries without an ACR...

What if you have dual batteries without an ACR and you have the white wire on battery 1 while you're running all day on battery 2? Could battery 1 drain enough that the white wire will not receive...
07-15-2019, 07:17 AM
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Posted By sonofasonofasailor

I have been pleasantly surprised with the...

I have been pleasantly surprised with the accuracy of the fuel management on my Suzuki. Last time I filled up I was within 1 gallon of what I calculated based on the fuel management when the pump...
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Posted By sonofasonofasailor

FS: Penn Battle II 2500

Penn Battle II 2500 purchased earlier this year and spooled with 50-100 yards of 15lb mono backing and topped with 150-200 yards of 15 lb yellow Power Pro braid. Reel has caught exactly 1 white...
07-09-2019, 11:48 AM
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Posted By sonofasonofasailor

I plan on replacing my shocks with 5100's when...

I plan on replacing my shocks with 5100's when the time comes. I did pick up a TRD rear sway bar on TRD's 40% off factory sale. It made an enormous difference in road manners. Even my wife noticed...
06-26-2019, 06:03 AM
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Posted By sonofasonofasailor

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06-11-2019, 07:50 AM
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Posted By sonofasonofasailor

I would suggest trailering to VA beach or OCMD....

I would suggest trailering to VA beach or OCMD. The mouth, then offshore is a hike and you would need a very wide weather window and a lot of fuel. It would be a cool trip if you could swing it...
06-10-2019, 05:08 AM
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Posted By sonofasonofasailor

Boat looks awesome. Quite a few sublte...

Boat looks awesome. Quite a few sublte differences between mine and yours despite being the same year. I have wrestled with removing my bow rail, but my wife and friends like sitting on the gunwales...
06-10-2019, 05:05 AM
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Posted By sonofasonofasailor

I answered via PM, but I'll put it out here in...

I answered via PM, but I'll put it out here in case others are wondering. Trying to help the greater good.

Current prop: Powertech 4x16x20

Previous prop: Suzuki 3x16x21.5

4 blades does...
06-06-2019, 11:13 AM
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Posted By sonofasonofasailor

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06-06-2019, 11:13 AM
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Posted By sonofasonofasailor

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06-06-2019, 05:40 AM
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Posted By sonofasonofasailor

Do you happen to know if these are the standard...

Do you happen to know if these are the standard actuators?
05-22-2019, 07:42 AM
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Posted By sonofasonofasailor

Normal

Normal
05-17-2019, 05:46 AM
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Posted By sonofasonofasailor

I use FishWeather for wind, tides, and forecasts

I use FishWeather for wind, tides, and forecasts
05-14-2019, 07:39 AM
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Views: 33,035
Posted By sonofasonofasailor

I've heard it is a good time. I'm trying to make...

I've heard it is a good time. I'm trying to make it work, but I haven't registered yet. Price is for individual registration, not the boat.
05-14-2019, 07:14 AM
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Views: 33,035
Posted By sonofasonofasailor

I watched a lot of people go out opening morning....

I watched a lot of people go out opening morning. I was not envious. It was right nasty out there. Speaking of tournaments, anyone in here going to fish the CCA Kent Narrows Fly and Light Tackle...
05-14-2019, 07:09 AM
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Posted By sonofasonofasailor

Another vote for Ken at PropGods. He's quite...

Another vote for Ken at PropGods. He's quite good.

My issues were the same as the OP. The prop I bought the boat with was fine, but with a normal load I needed WOT to plane off and I couldn't...
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Posted By sonofasonofasailor

What about mine? ...

What about mine?

https://www.thehulltruth.com/boats-sale-wanted/947750-1991-boston-whaler-25-walkaround-whalerdrive.html
05-14-2019, 05:39 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 33,035
Posted By sonofasonofasailor

20 knots in a 19ft CC. You're brave. I'm a 10-15...

20 knots in a 19ft CC. You're brave. I'm a 10-15 knot breeze guy myself. Anymore and I'm staying home unless it is blowing out of the west. Tournaments are my only exception.
05-13-2019, 07:32 AM
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Views: 6,900
Posted By sonofasonofasailor

I launch solo with a roller trailer most often....

I launch solo with a roller trailer most often. My trailer also has guide, which many have mentioned are very helpful when launching solo or without piers. My home ramp is very steep and short....
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