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07-01-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 10,173
Posted By Fischer88

16 foot aluminum. I've taken it out in Lake...

16 foot aluminum. I've taken it out in Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Borgne and can float her in a couple inches of water. You can get something like this for pretty cheap with a small motor and you...
07-01-2020, 07:04 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 328,142
Posted By Fischer88

Check craigslist and Facebook marketplace in...

Check craigslist and Facebook marketplace in south Louisiana and south Mississippi. There are plenty of aluminum boat groups on Facebook too. I got mine from an add off of louisianasportsman.com
06-14-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 328,142
Posted By Fischer88

That thing looks TOUGH!

That thing looks TOUGH!
04-08-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By Fischer88

I haven't heard any noises like that in the any...

I haven't heard any noises like that in the any of the etecs I've owned or used(1-60hp, 2-115 hp's, 1- 135h.o.). I do hear a slight ticking noise from my grandpaw's Suzuki 60 while running on muffs...
01-22-2020, 07:00 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,858
Posted By Fischer88

Battery in my boat was dead a couple weeks ago. I...

Battery in my boat was dead a couple weeks ago. I pulled out the charger, hook it up and set up to run through the night(it was dark outside). Next morning I try to turn the engine over and get...
09-24-2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,103
Posted By Fischer88

I bought a 3/4" 4' x 8' sheet of the pink foam...

I bought a 3/4" 4' x 8' sheet of the pink foam from home depot and cut it into strips that would fit between the ribs. I stacked it just above the height of the rib then laid the floor on top of it...
08-13-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 830
Posted By Fischer88

I've only used Etec's and Suzuki's. I've never...

I've only used Etec's and Suzuki's. I've never been stranded by either. The Etec will not smoke or have any bad exhaust smell. Mine barely uses oil. I was able to save a lot of money on gauges by...
07-27-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 23,283
Views: 34,115,249
Posted By Fischer88

Spent a couple hours on the river without the...

Spent a couple hours on the river without the kiddos. She finally let me take a pic of her smiling....
07-22-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,519
Posted By Fischer88

No problem, I hope it works out for you.

No problem, I hope it works out for you.
07-22-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,519
Posted By Fischer88

The federal government mandates a warranty on all...

The federal government mandates a warranty on all emissions related components. I think it’s 8 yr/ 80k miles. So he might be able to get it covered depending on when he bought it and how many miles...
07-21-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 678
Posted By Fischer88

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I went to a local boat builder and bought 2 gallons of their paint and half...
07-20-2019, 04:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 886
Posted By Fischer88

The oil tank has a capacity of 1.8 gallons, so...

The oil tank has a capacity of 1.8 gallons, so less than 16lbs filled. So its still lighter than the competition.
07-19-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,519
Posted By Fischer88

Called it. I hope it was covered under warranty...

Called it. I hope it was covered under warranty for you.
07-16-2019, 11:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,519
Posted By Fischer88

My wife's 2011 Traverse did the same exact thing....

My wife's 2011 Traverse did the same exact thing. Just out of the blue one day she tried to go somewhere and it did absolutely nothing. Ended up being the ECM was fried. Luckily it was replaced under...
Forum: Gulf Coast
06-17-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,473
Posted By Fischer88

I second Magnum Marine in Harvey. My wife's...

I second Magnum Marine in Harvey. My wife's grandpaw has had his etec's serviced there and we both bought our current etec's from them. They are easy to work with and very professional when it comes...
06-05-2019, 04:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,629
Posted By Fischer88

Get the boat as close as you can to the correct...

Get the boat as close as you can to the correct position on the trailer, meaning centered between the fenders and level. Then adjust the bunks to where they need to be. I wouldn’t be overly concerned...
06-04-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,629
Posted By Fischer88

That bolt attaches the bunk board bracket to the...

That bolt attaches the bunk board bracket to the vertical bracket that is bolted to the trailer cross member. I'm referring to the two longer bolts below that one. There is one above and one below...
06-04-2019, 02:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,629
Posted By Fischer88

The bracket bolts attaching it to the cross...

The bracket bolts attaching it to the cross member came loose. The bracket moved while loading or unloading the boat. Just loosen them up and push the board back up against the hull then tighten the...
03-17-2019, 01:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 868
Posted By Fischer88

The standard gauges don't show that information....

The standard gauges don't show that information. I connected my Etec 60 to my Lowrance Elite TI using a NMEA 2000 starter kit and the Etec NMEA 2000 cable. I can access all the information I need...
03-04-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,388
Posted By Fischer88

Some of them you can, but it depends mostly on...

Some of them you can, but it depends mostly on your local area's laws. My wife's uncle is a customizer/dealer of these little trucks. He's located close to Houston but will ship them. He can also get...
03-03-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,645
Posted By Fischer88

What about a T-top that you can fold down? I've...

What about a T-top that you can fold down? I've seen pictures of them.
03-01-2019, 02:48 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,706
Posted By Fischer88

I used to work for Sam's Club in the tire dept...

I used to work for Sam's Club in the tire dept and at a Goodyear. Both places are fine to buy from but there is no haggling price at Sam's Club. The manager at the Goodyear I worked at had no problem...
02-21-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 579
Posted By Fischer88

An old forklift would probably be about the same,...

An old forklift would probably be about the same, if not cheaper as a new custom trailer. Install a ball on the forks and you could move darn near any trailer around easily, plus you would be able to...
01-04-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,931
Posted By Fischer88

Adding some center bunks would help to keep it...

Adding some center bunks would help to keep it centered and guide the boat onto the trailer.
12-21-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 328,142
Posted By Fischer88

I towed in an 18 foot Cape Horn with my 16 foot...

I towed in an 18 foot Cape Horn with my 16 foot all weld. I kinda felt like a tug boat captain, lol.
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