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06-09-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 44
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Posted By Aliboy

You may have a bad ground cable or connection if...

You may have a bad ground cable or connection if the bad battery tests OK or close to OK. Very unusual to lose both engines due to one good and one bad battery. As above you should have 2 fully...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-09-2019, 02:50 AM
Replies: 441
Views: 24,204
Posted By Aliboy

Is it correct that NYC stands out among US major...

Is it correct that NYC stands out among US major cities in terms of having a low homicide rate? If so, what are they doing different to most other US cities? Of the cities with over 1m inhabitants...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-08-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 791
Posted By Aliboy

what brand?

what brand?
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-08-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 791
Posted By Aliboy

Be aware that there seems to be about 5 times...

Be aware that there seems to be about 5 times more 'Manuka' honey sold worldwide each year than New Zealand produces from it's Manuka trees. Only NZ and some parts of Southern Australia produce...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-08-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 441
Views: 24,204
Posted By Aliboy

4 times safer from a homicide in the UK at a...

4 times safer from a homicide in the UK at a country level. What sort of gun laws does NYC have?
06-08-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 95
Posted By Aliboy

Cant post pics until you have 10 posts.Is a...

Cant post pics until you have 10 posts.Is a Seastar helm? Where is the oil coming out of? Typical issue is the seal behind the steering wheel which is an easy fix.
06-08-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 476
Posted By Aliboy

Try measuring the +12v side of the pump using a...

Try measuring the +12v side of the pump using a bit of wire to connect the -ve lead of the meter direct to the battery -ve post. That will tell you whether there is a corroded -ve feed to the pmp or...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-07-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By Aliboy

The 6lp has a fuel shit off solenoid on the...

The 6lp has a fuel shit off solenoid on the injector pump from memory. Pretty sure it is a power on solenoid that is held open when engine is running rather than one that you power up to close the...
06-06-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,341
Posted By Aliboy

I guess potentially you could have the charger...

I guess potentially you could have the charger connected, ACR operated, and start the engines at home to test or flush etc. Depending on what Yandina item you are looking at, it may be the same ACR...
06-06-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,341
Posted By Aliboy

Normal if the House batteries are a little...

Normal if the House batteries are a little discharged. Your likely set up is an ACR from each Start batt to the House Batt. When the voltage on a charging Start batt exceeds a certain level the ACR...
06-06-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 658
Posted By Aliboy

Have you checked all the F225 corrosion threads?...

Have you checked all the F225 corrosion threads? if not, do a search on here.
06-06-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,168
Posted By Aliboy

Have used a few over the years on some heavy fish...

Have used a few over the years on some heavy fish both billfish and deep dropping. I really like the Black Magic plate as it feels so secure and works with an easy 'pumping' action. I use the BM...
06-05-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,036
Posted By Aliboy

I think I mentioned it before. Use PeelAway. Zero...

I think I mentioned it before. Use PeelAway. Zero mess and it works well while you dont get the toxic dust etc to deal with.
06-04-2019, 11:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By Aliboy

Etch prime any bare spots. Then 3 coats of a good...

Etch prime any bare spots. Then 3 coats of a good primer compatible with your antifoul. Those primers coats help keep the salt away from the aluminium and in the long run are worth the effort of...
06-04-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 187
Posted By Aliboy

You can't do 35mph with a 17p prop at 2500rpm on...

You can't do 35mph with a 17p prop at 2500rpm on that engine. Would be closer to 15 - 20mph max. Get a cheap photo tach gun and check your real rpms.
Prop should be ok or maybe even a little small....
06-04-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 187
Posted By Aliboy

What prop? 35mph st 2500rpm sounds like you could...

What prop? 35mph st 2500rpm sounds like you could be way over propped. Also are you sure that your tach is reading right? I would also check the HO fuel filter, but I would be looking at the prop and...
06-04-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 387
Posted By Aliboy

I would try two things next. First spray a little...

I would try two things next. First spray a little starting fluid into the intake while trying to start and see if it tries to run. That could prove a fuel delivery issue. If that doesn't help or...
06-04-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,588
Posted By Aliboy

I sometimes do charters and teach a lot of people...

I sometimes do charters and teach a lot of people to fish with circle hooks. A few notes help a lot. First is only put the hook through the bait once so a lot of the hook is exposed. Hookd do not...
06-04-2019, 01:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,482
Posted By Aliboy

You may need to get the gas level checked. Low...

You may need to get the gas level checked. Low gas will cause a loss of cooling.
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-03-2019, 11:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,552
Posted By Aliboy

I had over 250 people working for me in France...

I had over 250 people working for me in France when they brought in the short working week, no overtime allowed etc. Then a bit later needed to lay off some staff as a recession hit. Got told that an...
06-03-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By Aliboy

I have an older Honda 2 hp. Sitting beside me as...

I have an older Honda 2 hp. Sitting beside me as I type this in fact. My one doesn't like being laid on its side. Get oil leaks and it can be harder to start initially. Not sure about the later ones...
06-03-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,950
Posted By Aliboy

Ever seen floating trailers? Drive the whole rig...

Ever seen floating trailers? Drive the whole rig off the beach then anchor the floating trailer. Go fishing for the day and then reload the boat to the trailer before driving the whole thing back to...
06-03-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,081
Posted By Aliboy

One of the most common measures used is Carch per...

One of the most common measures used is Carch per unit effort (CPUE). Properly designed surveys can provide good trend reporting if applied properly.
06-03-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,588
Posted By Aliboy

Small baits or big baits? J hooks or circles?...

Small baits or big baits? J hooks or circles? What rig? Any rig with a fixed sinker I usually fish circle hooks on a tight drag and smaller baits for inshore fishing. Big circles and big baits when...
06-03-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By Aliboy

Depends on how they have been maintained? Annual...

Depends on how they have been maintained? Annual service or no service? Those years had the balancer issues and may eventually have exhaust corrosion but that is quite rare on the 150s.
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