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Yesterday, 12:38 PM
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Posted By HighTechRedneck

I would go Mercs anyday for a few reasons. ...

I would go Mercs anyday for a few reasons.

Less weight on the mercs
Better resale with 4 strokes
Mercs you can get serviced almost anywhere.
Merc is a simple design and DIY friendly.
I hated...
07-12-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 728
Posted By HighTechRedneck

https://www.boat-ed.com/pennsylvania/studyGuide/Na...

https://www.boat-ed.com/pennsylvania/studyGuide/Navigation-Light-Requirements-Overview-and-Powered-Vessels/101039_101039152/Navigation Light Requirements - Overview and Powered VesselsVessel...
07-11-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 566
Posted By HighTechRedneck

Mounted VHF with GOOD ANTENNA. Or at a minimum...

Mounted VHF with GOOD ANTENNA. Or at a minimum Handheld with built in GPS

Boat Soap and brush to wash at the end of Every day.

Best maps you can find of your area and update the chartplotter...
07-05-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 15,477
Posted By HighTechRedneck

303 works good for me. 2 coats to start with. ...

303 works good for me. 2 coats to start with.

Bleach works great to clean up stains but destroys the stitching. I learned the hard way. Also using a magic eraser will also work well but will...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-05-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,428
Posted By HighTechRedneck

Its been probably 4 years since I sent them in...

Its been probably 4 years since I sent them in because I dont really wear them anymore but yes $30. One time the rubber was falling apart , next time was a scratched lens, and final time I drove over...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-02-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,428
Posted By HighTechRedneck

I really like my costas but repairs were a little...

I really like my costas but repairs were a little steep. My wifes MJ got eaten by our puppy. we sent them in hopefully to get repaired and I think it was like $40 and they also sent a dog bone and...
07-01-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 34,367
Posted By HighTechRedneck

More importantly they are then delivering a pump...

More importantly they are then delivering a pump when they may be needed somewhere else for a real emergency.
07-01-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 484
Posted By HighTechRedneck

Problem is it will build up carbon trolling at...

Problem is it will build up carbon trolling at idle. I have twin 135 optis. You just have to run the piss out of them at the end of each trip. I had issues kind of like yours and not sure if it was...
06-17-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By HighTechRedneck

Ended up going with black. Thanks for all the...

Ended up going with black. Thanks for all the replys
06-17-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 412
Posted By HighTechRedneck

Thanks for reply.

Thanks for reply.
Forum: Great Lakes
06-17-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,983
Posted By HighTechRedneck

Burning boat on Lake Michigan

https://youtu.be/RZZ3gCLuLMk
06-13-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 412
Posted By HighTechRedneck

Suzuki Troll Mode DF300ap

I have new twin Suzuki DF300aps. When using troll mode it only seems to go up to about 1200rmp. I thought it was suppose to go to 3000. I slow troll on 1 motor at a time and at 1200rmp and especially...
05-30-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 25,878
Posted By HighTechRedneck

I would say you are owed thr price you paid for...

I would say you are owed thr price you paid for the motor and nothing more. Would be nice if he will mount the replacement at no charge.
05-25-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 289
Posted By HighTechRedneck

When you say a world of difference what do you...

When you say a world of difference what do you mean by that. Speed, cruise, performance?
05-25-2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 289
Posted By HighTechRedneck

The boats a 30' baha cruisers. New motors. I'm...

The boats a 30' baha cruisers. New motors. I'm sure prop needs to be changed but first thing is get height right then see where the RPMs are. Top end right now is 45mph at 5,000rpms.
05-25-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 289
Posted By HighTechRedneck

Twin Suzuki 300 motor height.

I read that Suzukis like to be run a little deeper then normal.

30' Boat plus armstrong bracket. front of gearcase is 3'3" from back of the boat. Currently as low as it can go and I cant see...
05-21-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,320
Posted By HighTechRedneck

LIfe seal works great and lasts. It is not a...

LIfe seal works great and lasts. It is not a adhesive.
05-20-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,153
Posted By HighTechRedneck

Takes some getting used to but I like it. Easy to...

Takes some getting used to but I like it. Easy to dial in a speed. Merc has a option for docking so you can move the throttles more. I just got on new Suzuki's and only a few hours on them. Hardest...
05-19-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 283
Posted By HighTechRedneck

Yes sorry. Is a 21.5 pitch and 16 diameter. ...

Yes sorry. Is a 21.5 pitch and 16 diameter.
Boat is a 30' baha cruisers with a Armstrong bracket and 10' beam. Weighs around 11,000lbs. Motors are mounted in the top hole so it's as low as they go....
05-19-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 283
Posted By HighTechRedneck

Yes correct. 21.5 pitch and 16 diameter

Yes correct. 21.5 pitch and 16 diameter
05-18-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 283
Posted By HighTechRedneck

Which Props. New Suzuki 300s.

30' boat with new Suzuki 300s. Only me but full of fuel. Normally 7 guys. 21x16 pitch Suzuki prop. Top end 45mph at 5,000 rpms. Need to get to 6,000 and a heavier load is needed. May even go up a...
05-15-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 188
Posted By HighTechRedneck

I figured it out. I had the throttle two 4 pin...

I figured it out. I had the throttle two 4 pin connectors pluged into the NEMA 4 pin. Now it all works gauges and all. I feel Stupid this has been going on for days but at least it works. Thanks for...
05-15-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 188
Posted By HighTechRedneck

Yes they were setup before they were shipped to...

Yes they were setup before they were shipped to me. Another thing to note is the throttle does not work either. The trim works from the throttle but will not go in gear or increase RPM's in throttle...
05-15-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 188
Posted By HighTechRedneck

New Suzuki DF300ap Alarms

I have brand new twin Suzuki DF300ap's I'm installing. The motors will start up but when key switch is on and or if the motors are running I get a red flashing light and the buzzer gives a constant...
05-11-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,369
Posted By HighTechRedneck

Shade tree idea. Get springs, at least 6" a...

Shade tree idea. Get springs, at least 6" a wooden pole and some pipe insulation. Attach the springs to the hardtop then to the pole wrapped in pipe foam. Now if you bump it its will not hurt.
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