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06-08-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 71
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Posted By skedaddle

That is just too long. I think you missed it...

That is just too long. I think you missed it passing 190 the first time during the middle of the night. Then you recooked it during the day. I can do a whole packer (15-20 lbs) starting early in...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-07-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,933
Posted By skedaddle

Instead of actually welding it on, make a...

Instead of actually welding it on, make a separate piece with the cross, that can just slip over the existing cutter. That way if you end up splitting bigger stuff or really stringy stuff you can go...
06-05-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By skedaddle

Use Alex. Great guy and wonderful setup for what...

Use Alex. Great guy and wonderful setup for what you are trying to do. If you don't have a solar trickle charger I bet he will even charge your batteries for you. My stuff stayed with him for about...
05-27-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 842
Posted By skedaddle

Do not know about your motor but my 1994 Yamaha...

Do not know about your motor but my 1994 Yamaha has a fuse, at the engine, in a black box on the starboard side. The one time I screwed up and blew it, installation of a new battery, all power to...
05-25-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,679
Posted By skedaddle

Christ, I thought the fuel I bought was...

Christ, I thought the fuel I bought was expensive. I got lucky and only paid about 1/2 that much. :)
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-19-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 10,699
Posted By skedaddle

Many of the things already covered, including the...

Many of the things already covered, including the sand forts in South Florida, never had a tractor fall into one, that I know of. Rival fort wars, using a broken fishing rod, drop a 12 or 16 penny...
05-14-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,308
Posted By skedaddle

What a fantastic report. I feel like I can...

What a fantastic report.

I feel like I can live vicariously through you, since I have just spent 2 days working on catching muttons and have nothing to show for it.
05-07-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,766
Posted By skedaddle

When we went by earlier, they were trying to keep...

When we went by earlier, they were trying to keep everything on both sides of the yacht (Sea Alice) wet. They were really working hard at keeping the paint tent hosed down, guess there were still...
05-05-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 846
Views: 138,662
Posted By skedaddle

Fished Saturday out of PBI, weeds galore. ...

Fished Saturday out of PBI, weeds galore. Ran/trolled all the way out to 950', lots of weeds out deep, some organization to them but still really broken. Lots of flyers and a few birds, saw one...
05-05-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 458
Posted By skedaddle

Got a used part for a '94 Yamaha 250 from ARG...

Got a used part for a '94 Yamaha 250 from ARG marine in Riviera Beach on Friday. They seemed nice enough.
05-04-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,098
Posted By skedaddle

Yes you did. And I thank you.

Yes you did. And I thank you.
05-03-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,098
Posted By skedaddle

Just wanted to update this issue as it is...

Just wanted to update this issue as it is resolved as of today. After ordering 6 carb kits, I broke open the first one this winter and was amazed that it was spotless. Honestly it looked brand new....
04-27-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 483
Posted By skedaddle

Many times there is a valve at the end of the...

Many times there is a valve at the end of the spray bar. Open it to allow stuff that maybe clogging up the spray holes to blow out the end. Obviously just a guess, not much to go on.
04-23-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,469
Posted By skedaddle

What kind/size boat? When I would dock my 52'...

What kind/size boat? When I would dock my 52' CPMY fenders would not go over until all tied up. The bow, forward of mid cleat, getting to the dock should be solved by having your stern line...
04-16-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 566
Posted By skedaddle

Glad you found it, and thank you so much for...

Glad you found it, and thank you so much for coming back to the thread and posting the end result.
04-15-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 566
Posted By skedaddle

Really seems like there has got to be an inline...

Really seems like there has got to be an inline fuse in there somewhere. Next step is to figure out if you have continuity to ground and positive. Then at least you know what wire to chase. Also...
04-15-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 566
Posted By skedaddle

My opinion would be that no wiring ie. splice...

My opinion would be that no wiring ie. splice would have been damaged by what you are describing. Have you checked to see if you have power before the rocker switch. I guess that it would be...
04-15-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 566
Posted By skedaddle

So are these lights switched, at a wall switch? ...

So are these lights switched, at a wall switch? If so go back to the switch and see if you have power. Also your OP, says "no power to the hot side" then "has to be on the ground side". This...
04-08-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,595
Posted By skedaddle

I do not know if this is the case in all of South...

I do not know if this is the case in all of South Florida, but, in Palm Beach county, the buoy rules as stated on the Palm Beach Environmental Resources site says no overnight mooring allowed. My...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-25-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,547
Posted By skedaddle

Wife and I did it for years. Cruised full time...

Wife and I did it for years. Cruised full time always on the hook, Furthest north Philly, south Georgetown Exumas, My opinion is there is no better life. Be prepared for boat maintenance costs,...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-25-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 10,009
Posted By skedaddle

Just so you know, if you go with live rock and...

Just so you know, if you go with live rock and sand from Tampa Bay Saltwater, you are growing Coralie in 4 weeks and Acropora is doing fine after waiting just 8 weeks.
03-24-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 744
Posted By skedaddle

Just for fun... hold it up there upside down. ...

Just for fun... hold it up there upside down. See if it lines up better, if it does re build it in that orientation if you can.

How are you planning on mounting it to the transom? Could you...
03-11-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 578
Posted By skedaddle

If you already have a saltwater tank. Just set...

If you already have a saltwater tank. Just set up a separate system for the pin fish. Live rock, cycle, skimmer, auto top off, lots of flow, the whole works. When you do a water change on your...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-11-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 643
Views: 194,066
Posted By skedaddle

Mini Anden Someone who knows how to make...

Mini Anden

Someone who knows how to make stock pics fit on the forum will need to post one. I have tried but am obviously clueless.
03-03-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 663
Posted By skedaddle

If you can run outside to government cut, keep...

If you can run outside to government cut, keep going and come in at Cape Florida. Take the route thru Stiltsville and south thru Biscayne bay. Spend the night anchored behind one of the islands on...
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