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Today, 03:17 AM
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Posted By critt77matt

The original 25 mako is a different hull and...

The original 25 mako is a different hull and supposedly rode better than the later model makos.

I own a 23 SeaCraft and had several guys say they liked it better than Makos they had been on....
Today, 01:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,055
Posted By critt77matt

Some of the bigger outboards seem to have more...

Some of the bigger outboards seem to have more lower unit issues. I have noticed several used boats with Yamaha 300 lowers that have been replaced. A buddy with a 300 Yamaha also mentioned it was...
Today, 01:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By critt77matt

The old 32 is nearly 12’ wide and the new 31 is...

The old 32 is nearly 12’ wide and the new 31 is under 10’. How does the beam difference change the ride?

i think the old 32 had plenty of gunnel height. Some of the smaller boats 26 and under had...
10-28-2020, 05:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By critt77matt

Twin Vee old 32 vs new 31

What’s the difference in the early 2000ish 32 twin vee ocean cat and the newer post 2016 or so 31’? I am looking at open center console models if that matters. Not sure what years the 32 was produced...
10-25-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,625
Posted By critt77matt

What bracket? tanks been pressure tested? ...

What bracket?
tanks been pressure tested?
was it previously an inboard?

need a total rebuild or .......?
10-25-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,061
Posted By critt77matt

I bought the Duracell on sale last Christmas at...

I bought the Duracell on sale last Christmas at Sam’s
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-25-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,518
Posted By critt77matt

I own T but wonder if them buying direct TV is...

I own T but wonder if them buying direct TV is like time Warner buying AOL..... Streaming services are replacing satellite, T’s service in my area is lackluster cellular and landline/internet
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-25-2020, 06:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,518
Posted By critt77matt

Depending on the interest rates I might would pay...

Depending on the interest rates I might would pay down the notes on the boat and car. I don’t like carrying debt. Home mortgage interest has tax benefits, but not the others. My father likes high...
10-24-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,764
Posted By critt77matt

Extra hose clamps and a nut driver that fits...

Extra hose clamps and a nut driver that fits them. Extendable pen magnet.
10-22-2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By critt77matt

generally knowing the motor or what the filter...

generally knowing the motor or what the filter goes on, then search and see it the other filter fits that motor. Most filter sites have a cross reference search function.

looks like both of those...
10-21-2020, 06:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,252
Posted By critt77matt

I have both, although the pellet is a cheaper...

I have both, although the pellet is a cheaper model, go with the egg. BGE and eggsessories are expensive but they last. if you want temp control over a long period get an egg genius...
10-16-2020, 05:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 658
Posted By critt77matt

mechanical is lighter. Seems some people had/have...

mechanical is lighter. Seems some people had/have problems with the digital gauges.
Forum: Gulf Coast
10-16-2020, 05:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,442
Posted By critt77matt

make sure there is a water separator fuel filter...

make sure there is a water separator fuel filter before your motor. I like to run non-ethanol with some type of additive to keep the fuel fresh. I generally fill up with premium for the last tank of...
Forum: Gulf Coast
10-15-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By critt77matt

check with autozone, O'rielies they often have...

check with autozone, O'rielies they often have tool rental stuff
10-11-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,025
Posted By critt77matt

Just run the gas out of a regular outboard....

Just run the gas out of a regular outboard. Diaphragms go out in propane fuel systems.
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-09-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 4,912
Views: 407,164
Posted By critt77matt

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09-29-2020, 06:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 647
Posted By critt77matt

my goal is an offshore capable boat for catching...

my goal is an offshore capable boat for catching tuna and deep-dropping. yeah I know they are different designs with different handling characteristics. Some of it comes down for best bank for the...
09-29-2020, 04:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 647
Posted By critt77matt

rode a 33’ years back in some rough stuff and...

rode a 33’ years back in some rough stuff and wasn’t a fan but I have been told the 28 or 29 is one of their best hulls.
09-28-2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,775
Posted By critt77matt

rotella 15w-40 diesel oil

rotella 15w-40 diesel oil
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-28-2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,547
Posted By critt77matt

sand actually compacts better than clay. most of...

sand actually compacts better than clay. most of the dirt "hauled in" for foundations is a sand with enough clay in it to allow footers to be dug and not cave in, at least in my area. always haul...
09-28-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 647
Posted By critt77matt

yeah if I had the cash I would probably looking...

yeah if I had the cash I would probably looking at a prowler 31 or a new Calcutta 323.
09-28-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 647
Posted By critt77matt

Glacier bay cannon runner 2665, need review/comparison twin-vee & contender

Considering a bigger boat, currently have a 23 SeaCraft with a bracket and a single 250 suzuki. The boat has been great both fishing and taking the family out, no complaints on the performance....
09-28-2020, 06:11 AM
Replies: 1,560
Views: 426,007
Posted By critt77matt

Watch out Norm might add a Step to the hull! ...

Watch out Norm might add a Step to the hull! FYI I am not a fan of stepped hulls, but light weight and steps are in vogue.
interesting this is coming about when wood is at all time highs and oil...
09-24-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,989
Posted By critt77matt

I thought they made a few 25T that was more of a...

I thought they made a few 25T that was more of a 27' plus motors
09-24-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,989
Posted By critt77matt

didn't they make 2 different 25'? which model is...

didn't they make 2 different 25'? which model is this one? what is the actual LOA?
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