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10-31-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,455
Posted By DJNH

I float my boat onto the bunk trailer and it...

I float my boat onto the bunk trailer and it would settle back an inch or two from the bow roller when pulling out of the water. Now I sock it down tight, eye comes right up to the roller and can't...
10-23-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,946
Posted By DJNH

Got ya, thanks.

Got ya, thanks.
10-23-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,946
Posted By DJNH

I thought the easy lube hub/axles with front...

I thought the easy lube hub/axles with front fitting did the same thing. Forces grease through the spindle to the rear bearing and then out through the front bearing.
10-19-2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,492
Posted By DJNH

Same tabs I put on my boat. Need to fit under the...

Same tabs I put on my boat. Need to fit under the swim platform. I got the LED indicator control. You'll like the tabs, responsive and the auto retract feature is nice too.
10-18-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 560
Posted By DJNH

The Sams Duracell AGM are dual use deep cycle and...

The Sams Duracell AGM are dual use deep cycle and starting. I have 2 in my small striper boat and 3 in my larger boat (one used for a starting battery). 2 are 4 yrs old and 3 are 3 yrs old, still...
10-18-2020, 06:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,823
Posted By DJNH

They may have scraped a few of the weights off...

They may have scraped a few of the weights off while rotating the tires. They put many stick on weights right where the hub can catch them pulling off the tire.

Buy your tires where they offer...
10-16-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 805
Posted By DJNH

Spray the entire tire down with dish soap and...

Spray the entire tire down with dish soap and water. Then wait for a while. You should see a small area of white foamy residue where the leak is. Doesn't alway show as bubbles or right away. It could...
10-16-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 969
Posted By DJNH

I used wire I already had, 14 awg stranded copper...

I used wire I already had, 14 awg stranded copper THHN PVC jacket (Home Depot). I soldered all connections and used adhesive lined heat shrink on all connections. Grommets anywhere going through...
10-15-2020, 04:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,970
Posted By DJNH

I'd take it to a reliable weld shop and have them...

I'd take it to a reliable weld shop and have them determine if the remaining aluminum skin is capable of supporting a welded in patch
10-14-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,438
Posted By DJNH

I put some plywood under the tires and use jack...

I put some plywood under the tires and use jack stands to take some of the weight off the trailer.
10-14-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By DJNH

I flushed and winterized the motor this past...

I flushed and winterized the motor this past weekend. Took a video of flushing the motor and where you can expect to see water coming out.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2kT71hofMfc
10-14-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,492
Posted By DJNH

I have an old 23' Bayliner Trophy that was...

I have an old 23' Bayliner Trophy that was horrible when running into a 3' chop. The original tabs were dead and useless. I replaced them with Bennet Bolt actuators and doubled the depth of the tabs...
10-09-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,010
Posted By DJNH

Thanks for the great write up!

Thanks for the great write up!
10-08-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,010
Posted By DJNH

I have a 1991 2352 trophy and wonder when I'll be...

I have a 1991 2352 trophy and wonder when I'll be crossing that bridge too. I have a hard top and couldn't see any other option than to cut the deck. There seems to be some draining channels that...
10-08-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By DJNH

I have a similar setup. Closed cooling and an...

I have a similar setup. Closed cooling and an Alpha one drive. I use a fake-a-lake to pump water into the thru hull strainer for the engine cooling and a set of muffs on the outdrive.
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-06-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 11,905
Posted By DJNH

Don't open container laws apply to any motorized...

Don't open container laws apply to any motorized vehicles? I might be a prude, but no alcohol (or weed) on my boat. Last thing I need is someone getting a buzz and hurting themselves while I'm...
10-05-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 675
Posted By DJNH

Looks like you need to sink the trailer deep...

Looks like you need to sink the trailer deep enough to float the boat on. I'd also add a set of guide on posts after the rear wheel to keep it lined up when you pull it out of the water. My trailer...
10-04-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 664
Posted By DJNH

I wouldn't buy it if any of the below apply. ...

I wouldn't buy it if any of the below apply.

If you're not mechanically inclined and cannot do most of any required repairs yourself.
If you can't do any core samples to the transom and stringers...
10-02-2020, 04:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 683
Posted By DJNH

I use 5200 for anything requiring sealant below...

I use 5200 for anything requiring sealant below the water line. I've not had all that much trouble removing anything after.
Forum: Northeast
10-02-2020, 04:23 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 57,009
Posted By DJNH

Unfortunately, I can't get out this weekend or...

Unfortunately, I can't get out this weekend or I'd heading out to the New Scantum area.
10-01-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,108
Posted By DJNH

I would go for a 60" shaft. If your going in...

I would go for a 60" shaft. If your going in saltwater you'd be surprised how easy the prop comes out of the water. I setup a little 14' striper boat the I use on the Merrimack River. I went with the...
Forum: Northeast
09-25-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 57,009
Posted By DJNH

We ran the 26 miles to Tillies today. Had ok day....

We ran the 26 miles to Tillies today. Had ok day. 7 keeper Haddock, only had one short to toss back. Most of the Haddock were 18"-19". Got our two Cod, 23" 25", 3 Cusk and a couple 21" pollack.
...
Forum: Northeast
09-24-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 57,009
Posted By DJNH

Nice fishing! Any size to the haddock?

Nice fishing! Any size to the haddock?
Forum: Northeast
09-23-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 57,009
Posted By DJNH

Friday weather is looking ok. My fishing bud...

Friday weather is looking ok.

My fishing bud was asking me today about Tillies, he was looking forward to trying out new ground. With all the weather we just had it could be a crapshoot either...
Forum: Northeast
09-22-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 57,009
Posted By DJNH

Good luck on your trip. Wish I could go Sat too....

Good luck on your trip. Wish I could go Sat too. I'll let you know how it goes when we get back Friday night.
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