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03-20-2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 739
Posted By PPLEPEU

Perhaps I missed an earlier post -- if the tank...

Perhaps I missed an earlier post -- if the tank isn't leaking, why are you replacing it?
02-23-2021, 09:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,773
Posted By PPLEPEU

I wonder when/how they installed the props? The...

I wonder when/how they installed the props? The shafts were bare when she was floated...
02-17-2021, 04:06 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,143
Posted By PPLEPEU

On a related note, a few weeks ago we completed...

On a related note, a few weeks ago we completed rebuilding our 20-year-old condo dock. We stripped everything down to the steel pilings and completely replaced all of the treated lumber using 3”...
02-10-2021, 04:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 809
Posted By PPLEPEU

Agree. We've been running Magnum Metalz riggers...

Agree. We've been running Magnum Metalz riggers every trip & tournament for the last 3 years. They are a very simple, fast, reliable rigger. Half the price of some of the competition, which is...
Forum: Great Lakes
02-10-2021, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 671
Posted By PPLEPEU

Drop a PM to FreeByrd - Steve Carlson. He will...

Drop a PM to FreeByrd - Steve Carlson. He will know the reputable guys operating in NE Ohio. He's been in boat sales in that area for a long time.
02-09-2021, 10:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By PPLEPEU

Tiara would be a good choice. In that build era,...

Tiara would be a good choice. In that build era, Trojan 9 Meter or 10 Meter boats would be another - lots of charter boats used the Trojans as they have a huge cockpit for customers.
01-20-2021, 07:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,825
Posted By PPLEPEU

Just completed our dock refurb project. $45k. ...

Just completed our dock refurb project. $45k.


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01-19-2021, 12:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,203
Posted By PPLEPEU

I've tried using a SeaDoo, a ski tube, my...

I've tried using a SeaDoo, a ski tube, my neighbor's dinghy, and an aluminum fishing boat to float behind my boat and work on my lower units. In my case, I'm on a bay not a canal so wakes coming into...
12-07-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,628
Posted By PPLEPEU

I'd love all that cockpit space for fishing, but...

I'd love all that cockpit space for fishing, but bet the captain has a bouncier ride with the helm so far forward.
11-29-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,401
Posted By PPLEPEU

With the Suzuki DF250 head gasket failures, it...

With the Suzuki DF250 head gasket failures, it was a subtle loss of mid-range power and a very noticeable miss at idle. And milky oil, of course.
11-29-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 9,318
Posted By PPLEPEU

49-50 mph empty. 45 mph fully crewed with poles...

49-50 mph empty. 45 mph fully crewed with poles hanging everywhere.

37 mph cruise in almost any sea conditions, which is roughly 10 mph faster than my screaming brother likes. :grin:
11-24-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,401
Posted By PPLEPEU

2005 Zuke DF250's. Prior owner lost the first of...

2005 Zuke DF250's. Prior owner lost the first of the pair at 210 hours when a head gasket failed and hot gasses troughed both the head and block. He replaced the entire motor.

I bought the boat...
11-05-2020, 06:17 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 149,128
Posted By PPLEPEU

My wife hates fishing, but once a year I get her...

My wife hates fishing, but once a year I get her out for some Salmon trolling.

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10-26-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,139
Posted By PPLEPEU

Any update on this problem? ...

Any update on this problem?


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10-20-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 42,223
Posted By PPLEPEU

If I remember right, Posner bought Cary from...

If I remember right, Posner bought Cary from Randy Postma. Randy had moved Cary to the old NCR plant in Grand Haven, Michigan. Posner relocated it back to Florida. OP, I wonder if your boat was built...
10-18-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,139
Posted By PPLEPEU

Yup, that’s my guess too. Had one on my...

Yup, that’s my guess too. Had one on my Mercruiser 260 Alpha One. Pushrod blew completely through the rocker arm and wedged at an angle. Easy fix, took about 30 minutes.

OP, hope yours is that...
10-01-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,120
Posted By PPLEPEU

Another factor is hull type -- a stepped hull...

Another factor is hull type -- a stepped hull will seem sorta OK at a slow cruise speed, but improves dramatically with just a little more RPM added to have the hull 'pop free'. My boat, for...
09-23-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 636
Posted By PPLEPEU

I was trying with Microsoft Edge. I fired up...

I was trying with Microsoft Edge. I fired up FireFox and it worked perfectly.

So I went back to Edge, thinking that I'd have to clear my cache. But, it worked without any changes and ever since...
09-20-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 636
Posted By PPLEPEU

Same here, and I've been in that forum many times...

Same here, and I've been in that forum many times in the past.

Now, I get a message asking me to acknowledge I agree with their restrictions (yes/no). I type "yes" and get a message saying I...
07-26-2020, 03:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 419
Posted By PPLEPEU

Yup. To make the job much easier, pick up a...

Yup. To make the job much easier, pick up a Jabsco or Shurflo Oil Change System. Like most things in life, they are expensive, but worth it.


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06-29-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 13,648
Posted By PPLEPEU

Awesome!!

Awesome!!
06-21-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,062
Posted By PPLEPEU

Yep, #MeToo. She must have thought it my...

Yep, #MeToo. She must have thought it my birthday, because she promised me she loves to give BJs. Only missing the steak, I guess...
06-21-2020, 04:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 746
Posted By PPLEPEU

Here’s a few shots of the pickle barrel that came...

Here’s a few shots of the pickle barrel that came with my 348:

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06-20-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 71,988
Posted By PPLEPEU

One more bit of additional info — a good source...

One more bit of additional info — a good source of info are the buoys placed around the Great Lakes. While they report wave heights, some have sensors placed at intervals from 3 feet down to about...
06-19-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 71,988
Posted By PPLEPEU

Fortunately we do not - but with the Great Lakes...

Fortunately we do not - but with the Great Lakes at record levels, the dunes are eroding into the lake and we have a huge mess with beach grass flowing our lines. Plus, if you touch bottom with one...
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