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07-16-2012, 03:45 AM
Replies: 20
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Posted By blooney

a diode allows current to flow in 1...

a diode allows current to flow in 1 direction.....the painted line indicates the direction current will flow from (the negative side).

the diode is like a check lets current flow in...
04-07-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 829
Posted By blooney

I was thinking of the seafoam as a fuel system...

I was thinking of the seafoam as a fuel system cleaner (injector cleaner)
I have been using Stabil and Startron religiously since the engine was new (2003)
Did not know if it would be beneficial or...
04-04-2012, 04:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 829
Posted By blooney

2003 Honda 225 & Seafoam

I have a 2003 Honda BF 225. I top off and put Stabil in the tank at the end of each season for the winter nap. I am considering adding Seafoam this spring as a "preventative" maintenance step.
03-25-2012, 06:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,975
Posted By blooney

That is a great looking boat! Enjoy

That is a great looking boat!
09-10-2008, 02:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 626
Posted By blooney

Prop Question: Trailing Edge Rough

This past weekend i noticed that the trailing edge of my prop was rough to the touch. There seemed to be several very small dings along the surface edge. Any thoughts on cause.

Also what is my...
12-21-2007, 11:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,851
Posted By blooney

RE: new triton 30 express

I own a smaller triton 2286 WA and I would buy a Triton again.

I am also headed to the show to check this boat out.

I like the higher windshield design of the Grady, Pursuit and what they put...
12-06-2007, 02:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,495
Posted By blooney

Re: I have a triton 2486 with a 225 optimax

I have a 2286 WA that is one foot shorter but probably about the same weight but distributed differently. I have a 225 Honda which is also heavy.

Conditions in my neck of the woods (sandy hook,...
11-20-2007, 05:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,568
Posted By blooney

Re: Triton Boat Fair Price Yes Or No?

I have a 2003 Triton 2286 WA that I have run thru all kinds of sea conditions including a real serious storm this summer that ripped across NJ and our waters. I have been running it across the...
11-20-2007, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,690
Posted By blooney

RE: Triton Boats

Build is more substantial on Triton.

My dealer Garden State Yachts carries both lines.
11-07-2007, 02:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,842
Posted By blooney

Re: Corrosion on Honda BF 225

I have a 2003 that I have consistently put over 100 hours on per year with no issues. Boat is dry stored but spent plent of nites in the water.
11-06-2007, 04:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 617
Posted By blooney

triton 301xd

anyone see one of these yet?

Have any info?

saw it on their website
10-04-2007, 07:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,732
Posted By blooney

Re: Baitwell pumps with washdown port. How well does the washdown wash?

I have the shurflow 1100 gph livewell connected to the thru hull fitting. it has a washdown port to which I have connected a second pump for my raw water washdown.

I find that running both pumps...
07-10-2007, 08:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 443
Posted By blooney


07-10-2007, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,782
Posted By blooney

Honda Trim Gauge

Has anyone adjusted/fixed a Honda 225 trim indicator.

My indicator has been out for a year and I would like to have it working again.

Keeps me from turning around. I can do some of the trim...
04-01-2007, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,447
Posted By blooney

Re: 20 # class gear?

Ah....sailfish..I was wondering why some folks were thinking I caught sailfish 20 miles from NYC. I went back and read my original message.

My mistake. i meant that i was guessing that 20 lb...
03-30-2007, 07:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,447
Posted By blooney

Re: 20 # class gear?

Thanks for the reply

what type of fish do you guys target with this class gear?
03-29-2007, 09:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,447
Posted By blooney

20 # class gear?

My offshore is really near shore. I fish 20 to 30 miles off of NYC.

I wanted to upgrade some of my outfits for trolling but dont want to over do it.

I have 30 lbs gear but plan to purchase...
02-27-2007, 08:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 821
Posted By blooney

Re: New Triton 225WA

I have the 2286 WA with a Honda 225 and I had the hardtop installed.

I really like my boat use it in the bay, near shore and have made some offshore trips on good days.

I did note that the hull...
01-18-2007, 08:19 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,973
Posted By blooney

Re: How much money does a family of four need to earn to afford a boat costing atleast $50k?

Good for you to consider the financial impact.

The boat purchase is 1 element of the total cost. It seems you have a price point in mind.

Did not notice where you are from or if you will be...
01-03-2007, 10:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,933
Posted By blooney

Re: The 8 foot vs 4 foot antenna myth


probably you have a better signal to noise ratio with the new antenna....brought out by good quality coax, good connections between the radio and coax, good connection between coax...
01-03-2007, 08:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,933
Posted By blooney

Re: The 8 foot vs 4 foot antenna myth

The radiating element (actual antenna) in many 4' and 8' fiberglass encased marine VHF antennas is roughly the same for the same style of antenna (1/4 wave, 1/2 wave, 5/8, etc...).

What you will...
11-13-2006, 04:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 951
Posted By blooney


Are you talking about Puerto Aventuras?

If so there is a marina there that has a number of charter boats. A little further south is Asencion bay (sp?) great snook, tarpon, permit fishing.
10-23-2006, 05:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,436
Posted By blooney

RE: Triton 225 vs 2286

I have the 2286 wa

looking at the pictures that you attached from the site it looks like that is the lighter version of the boat. they had two lines...the "bluewater" of which the 2286 falls and...
09-28-2006, 01:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,173
Posted By blooney

Re: MahiMahi Recipes

catch fish
fillet while still flopping
sprinkle fillet with old bay
pop in microwave for 3mins
07-25-2006, 04:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,220
Posted By blooney

Re: 2004 seaswirl 2301 vs 2003 triton 2286

I trialed a 15Pitch prop in place of the 17Pitch that I had. Both are Merc Vengence. I wanted a more RPM's to get the boat moving with a heavy load....4 big guys, full fuel, full live well, all the...
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