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Posted By boss351

Is it still availble?

Is it still availble?
08-12-2016, 07:25 AM
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Posted By boss351

I have a 1993 Offshore Fisherman center console...

I have a 1993 Offshore Fisherman center console 17-4 and I"m pretty sure we have the same hull. These are rated for up to 160 hp in case you didn't know. I have a 1990 Evinrude 2 stroke 120 and am...
Forum: Gulf Coast
04-14-2016, 01:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,436
Posted By boss351

So did the engine crap out? Why were they...

So did the engine crap out? Why were they sleeping in the boat? Sad sad story here and as a parent quite painful...the survivor is going to have a very tough time getting through this, if ever....
02-10-2016, 08:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,793
Posted By boss351

Hell that is a real good price for a tank of a...

Hell that is a real good price for a tank of a boat that looks like its been well cared for. Engine is one of the good ones and easy to work on. That boat will take anything it goes thru--BUT you...
12-18-2015, 06:10 PM
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Posted By boss351

Capt., are referring to the Platinum Plus chips??...

Capt., are referring to the Platinum Plus chips?? If so they are not compatible with my unit, which is why I'm looking at the HotMaps Premium. Good info for those with newer units though and...
Forum: Gulf Coast
12-17-2015, 04:22 PM
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Views: 1,497
Posted By boss351

That being said I'm guessing it would really be...

That being said I'm guessing it would really be tough on a 5 inch screen..Thanks for the response and sorry for responding this damn late!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1
12-17-2015, 04:20 PM
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Posted By boss351

Humminbird 581I DI and Navionics cards..

I have a 4 year old Humminbird 581I DI and while it does what it is supposed to do I am unhappy with the mapping. It looks like I can get the Navionics HotMaps Premium to work in this unit. Anybody...
11-15-2015, 04:56 PM
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Views: 1,160
Posted By boss351

Fits better than I expected in all honesty. I...

Fits better than I expected in all honesty. I kinda goofed in two things: I forgot about the swim platform on the port side of the transom, which kept it from being a good snug fit; and it appears...
11-15-2015, 05:21 AM
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Views: 1,160
Posted By boss351

Yes you are correct pg, it would have been way...

Yes you are correct pg, it would have been way too big/tall in the bow area as I had removed the rail there. I did a live chat initially to determine the general hull and console configurations...
11-14-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,160
Posted By boss351

Hats off to Jessica and the crew at Boat Covers...

Hats off to Jessica and the crew at Boat Covers Direct. We were able to get the right cover for the configuration on my boat. Awesome deal for THT members and got it in 3 days from ordering. Got the...
11-06-2015, 07:51 AM
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Posted By boss351

McKee Craft boat cover question

OK I have a 93 17'-4" McKee Craft Offshore fisherman (see pic below) and am looking online for a cover for the thing. I'm not having much luck finding my exact model and was wondering if any other...
08-31-2015, 07:39 AM
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Views: 1,357
Posted By boss351

That link is for McKee Craft Custom boats, not...

That link is for McKee Craft Custom boats, not the original company, which was McKee Craft Boats, which offered the Southporter and Offshore Fisherman in the 17ft.4 inch hull, which was much like the...
Forum: Gulf Coast
08-05-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 989
Posted By boss351

I have always had success using a green sparkle...

I have always had success using a green sparkle beetle or cocaho minnow on a 1/4 or 3/8 inch white jig head under 18-24 inches under a snap on red or yellow unweighted cork with a rattle in it. Use...
Forum: Gulf Coast
07-24-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,220
Posted By boss351

Big money you and I are on the same page. When I...

Big money you and I are on the same page. When I go by those little tiny islands that USED to have birds and mangroves it makes me sick also. Makes me wonder where these birds are going to roost and...
Forum: Gulf Coast
07-24-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,220
Posted By boss351

What Capt.Hoop said...There used to be plenty of...

What Capt.Hoop said...There used to be plenty of mangrove islands that served as rookeries in south Barataria--Cat Island and others to the north of 4 Bayou Pass. Katrina started taking them out and...
07-09-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,034
Posted By boss351

Welcome to the McKee club!!! I love mine and have...

Welcome to the McKee club!!! I love mine and have had it almost 4 years now!!
Forum: Gulf Coast
06-14-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,199
Posted By boss351

Signed and sent also....this is BS...

Signed and sent also....this is BS...
05-28-2015, 08:17 PM
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Views: 4,839
Posted By boss351

Brian, is the tank 32 gallons?? That is the size...

Brian, is the tank 32 gallons?? That is the size in mine. Nice to know we can still get a replacement for when it goes out. Can you tell us around how much it cost? How about putting up a pic so we...
05-24-2015, 11:30 AM
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Posted By boss351

I have a 1993 model. Sometimes you can find the...

I have a 1993 model. Sometimes you can find the plaques/emblems on Ebay. If you have nothing there you can get some decals made for it. I had a couple made to put on my back windshield, keeping one...
04-10-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,808
Posted By boss351

Funny you sent that as that is the set up I am...

Funny you sent that as that is the set up I am considering with the small mount and a quick detach for easy removal...Gonna look into that some more!!!
04-10-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,808
Posted By boss351

Hey Chris, thanks for the reply!! I am looking at...

Hey Chris, thanks for the reply!! I am looking at the Riptides that have the mount similar to the old one in the pic. I may be able to make that work again with a transport support to hold up the...
04-09-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,808
Posted By boss351

That would be awesome if you could..Thanks for...

That would be awesome if you could..Thanks for your assistance!!
04-06-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,808
Posted By boss351

I know. Anybody with these must put some type of...

I know. Anybody with these must put some type of nonskid stuff on it or somebody is gonna get hurt. Slipped one time and decided I needed to do something. You can see what I did in the pic and it...
04-06-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,808
Posted By boss351

Trolling motors on McKee classic style hulls..

OK guys, another poser for ya'll. I have the boat in my sig that had a freshwater trolling motor that died out. It was only 36 lbs as it was a freshwater boat till I got it.As you can see this one...
03-07-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 594
Posted By boss351

Thanks for the help guys. I went ahead and...

Thanks for the help guys. I went ahead and ordered the 19 inchers after looking it over again with somebody familiar with replacing cables. As usual, you guys are a wealth of information!!!
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