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Posted By Texas 17

People are mixing up law and good manners here....

People are mixing up law and good manners here. He is underway and by law and common sense should not be treated as anchored. If he is paying attention he has vastly more ability to avoid a problem...
09-16-2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 967
Posted By Texas 17

If you are coming from Alabama, I would suggest...

If you are coming from Alabama, I would suggest Naples/Marco over Miami unless you are going to Key Largo. Most winds you will get this time of year you'll be able to keep to a decent ride up against...
09-16-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By Texas 17

The return line maybe going to the other tank, so...

The return line maybe going to the other tank, so as you run the engine you are transferring back?

if itís only connected by a transfer line, then that would be your siphon point. Depends on how...
09-16-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 911
Posted By Texas 17

Marine Tex makes a product called Flex Set which...

Marine Tex makes a product called Flex Set which works with Starboard when properly treated, and the flame treatment is pretty easy.


The best way, by far, is going to be to either (a) use...
09-16-2020, 05:08 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 10,124
Posted By Texas 17

Positive warranty experience... Suzuki covered...

Positive warranty experience... Suzuki covered both of my df300s when the lower units were stuck, when they "could" have denied the claim by blaming a long layup while the boat was being refit.

...
09-16-2020, 04:16 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 10,169
Posted By Texas 17

Itís worth testing the Enertia Ecos alongside the...

Itís worth testing the Enertia Ecos alongside the Zuke props. I know for me the 21 ecos were perfect, and my numbers were better than the guys with Zuke props.

That could certainly have just been...
09-14-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 10,124
Posted By Texas 17

Iíve seen zero reports of the new Mercury 300s...

Iíve seen zero reports of the new Mercury 300s using more fuel than the Yamaha 300s, and thereís not a lot of bells and whistles on the base version. Are you thinking of the old i6 Verado?
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-14-2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 14,618
Posted By Texas 17

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Romani_people ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Romani_people

Just for fun reading.

The word can be a slur. Most people have no idea of the origin. Comparing the use here to willful use of slurs is just stupid....
09-14-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 644
Posted By Texas 17

You'd need someone who knew what they were...

You'd need someone who knew what they were doing... even rods and reels aren't necessarily high value, but then there are offshore lures which people seem to treat like collectors items, and you can...
09-14-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 644
Posted By Texas 17

I'd consider sorting out any of the high value...

I'd consider sorting out any of the high value items to sell individually, then take a bunch of pictures and just put a whole-lot only price on the thing that is low but requires the buyer to do all...
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-14-2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 14,618
Posted By Texas 17

Sounds like the marina will have some additions...

Sounds like the marina will have some additions to the chore list today:

1. Kick out the sailboater
2. Restock all the bathrooms with toilet paper and soap.
09-13-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,198
Posted By Texas 17

Itís like having an extra set of hands on the...

Itís like having an extra set of hands on the boat, and on long runs it saves time and money by keeping a straight run going. I will never have another boat without it.
09-12-2020, 05:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 218
Posted By Texas 17

This sounds like you mean when your using the...

This sounds like you mean when your using the boat, but then Iím not sure what you mean by an external charger?

If you mean at home, unlike with lead acid Iíd only hook up the charger before...
09-11-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 859
Posted By Texas 17

Theyíre picking on your spelling. Itís a Bertram.

Theyíre picking on your spelling. Itís a Bertram.
09-11-2020, 05:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,849
Posted By Texas 17

Seems like WTB ads here are getting monitored by...

Seems like WTB ads here are getting monitored by scammers now as much as Craigslist.
09-10-2020, 03:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 183
Posted By Texas 17

Max Marine Electronics usually has a ton of...

Max Marine Electronics usually has a ton of Furuno components. Have you checked there?
09-08-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By Texas 17

Call Gioia Sails. I think they will have all the...

Call Gioia Sails. I think they will have all the patterns you need and could quote you on it.
09-08-2020, 05:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 309
Posted By Texas 17

Is it close enough to the edge of the top for a...

Is it close enough to the edge of the top for a tilting radar mount to work for you? Sounds like picking up that extra 8” or so would be more than worth the cost.
09-08-2020, 04:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 727
Posted By Texas 17

It is possible to make your ttop fold. Depending...

It is possible to make your ttop fold. Depending on your top that could be a relatively easier solution. I would get a really good shop to do the work, and decide in advance if you’re the kind of...
09-08-2020, 04:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 386
Posted By Texas 17

Is the 2000 going to hold up as a nonskid too...

Is the 2000 going to hold up as a nonskid too layer? I know itís softer than regular awlgrip, so Iíd think that makes it a worse candidate for decks?
09-07-2020, 07:34 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 40,556
Posted By Texas 17

​​​​​​​ It's right there...

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It's right there...
09-06-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 779
Posted By Texas 17

They are maximizing the finished space to sell it...

They are maximizing the finished space to sell it to the guy with the checkbook, not the guy with the toolbox.
09-06-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 727
Posted By Texas 17

How big is the boat? 62.4 pounds per sq. ft....

How big is the boat?

62.4 pounds per sq. ft. of water. If you use your length and beam, and I'd w.a.g. a 70% reduction for the waterline beam, waterline length, and the non-rectangular shape, you...
09-05-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 478
Posted By Texas 17

2015 should be the newer poly that has less...

2015 should be the newer poly that has less smell. Not sure if less means zero, but it would be worth checking normal stuff like chafing on the fill and vent line and the gasket on the fuel sender....
09-05-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,030
Posted By Texas 17

This is not normal unless you have an older, poly...

This is not normal unless you have an older, poly tank.
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