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06-20-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,272
Posted By ParatusMS

Years ago, I did NW Atlantic fisheries...

Years ago, I did NW Atlantic fisheries enforcement. During a program I attended (early 2000s), we were told that in Europe, the cod had been so overfished at some point that the genetics to actually...
05-08-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 499
Posted By ParatusMS

For what it's worth, though not the same problem....

For what it's worth, though not the same problem. I used the 'chat' function on their website for a claim. I emailed pics of 'problem' and 'serial number' screen (which I took beforehand, knowing...
Forum: The Carolinas
04-30-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By ParatusMS

I support Cape Lookout......the customer service...

I support Cape Lookout......the customer service is remarkable, even long after the sale!!!
04-09-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 427
Posted By ParatusMS

I use the 3.5 gallon Jabsco on a 300 Yamaha....it...

I use the 3.5 gallon Jabsco on a 300 Yamaha....it has a smaller tube that you can push in or pull of the larger 'hose' to accommodate necessary length. Works like a champ.

This one...........
04-08-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,331
Posted By ParatusMS

Also, I've noticed that the 'center' connections...

Also, I've noticed that the 'center' connections are closer to the centerline of the boat than the front and rear 'support' connects....offers a bit of 'side to side' prevention.
04-08-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,331
Posted By ParatusMS

I have a "factory" bimini on a Robalo 246. It...

I have a "factory" bimini on a Robalo 246. It was the wife's idea. I'm actually impressed with the thing, but I have the 'ball socket' type 'feet' ... and all my deck connections are through...
03-27-2019, 04:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 628
Posted By ParatusMS

As mentioned, go 'stainless' and 'sunbrella'. ...

As mentioned, go 'stainless' and 'sunbrella'. I've had aluminum and it is nowhere near the strength and durability of a stainless frame. Money well spent.
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-19-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,709
Posted By ParatusMS

29+ yrs Pay is readily accessible with a google...

29+ yrs
Pay is readily accessible with a google search. Add to that various allowances, which can also be searched. I'm sitting beside a retired AF guy right now, he swears it's better, but I...
03-19-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,663
Posted By ParatusMS

I ran mine after 1.5 months with 1/4 tank of gas....

I ran mine after 1.5 months with 1/4 tank of gas. I put one bottle of ISO Heet in it, then put 20 gallons of gas in it (75g tank) with an ounce of ValvTec treatment. Burned approx 15 gallons with...
02-19-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By ParatusMS

Good question. I'm looking for one myself. I...

Good question. I'm looking for one myself. I noticed one Amazon that has the 'finger grooves' pattern that show on the rear of the remote. I'm gonna order it....if it don't work, I'll send it...
02-08-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 410
Posted By ParatusMS

Here's one for ya. They all have a 'chart' to go...

Here's one for ya. They all have a 'chart' to go by.

Premium Mooring Whips - Taylor Made Products 2019 Catalog (http://www.taylormadeproducts.com/cgi-bin/catalog.pl?item_id=426)
02-04-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 621
Posted By ParatusMS

https://lifesavingsystems.com/product/snap-hook-cl...

https://lifesavingsystems.com/product/snap-hook-clip

https://lifesavingsystems.com/product/wichard-snap-hooks-3-532
01-21-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,889
Posted By ParatusMS

Just got a HF variable speed last week...cheap. ...

Just got a HF variable speed last week...cheap. Spent four times that cost on pads and polish!!! Hopefully, if I make it through polishing my boat just once, it was worth it. I like that trolling...
Forum: The Carolinas
01-05-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 467
Posted By ParatusMS

A friend busted his, nothing major but three inch...

A friend busted his, nothing major but three inch or so crack and some scuffing/gouging on a 300 cowling. Floyd's on Hwy 70 towards Newport did it for $300...three years ago. Couldn't tell it had...
11-29-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,783
Posted By ParatusMS

Damn...that was quick. Took pics of screen and...

Damn...that was quick. Took pics of screen and unit ID#. Ten minutes later via 'chat' and 'email'....I'v got a repair order and they're covering it. One of the best customer service experiences...
11-29-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,783
Posted By ParatusMS

Good info. Did a search prior to asking...hit...

Good info. Did a search prior to asking...hit the first result. My '15 7608 is doing the same, just started within the last two months. Every time I go out, it looks a little worse, but seems to...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-07-2018, 02:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 900
Posted By ParatusMS

The backpacker is the way to go if you're going...

The backpacker is the way to go if you're going to use it on the deck or boat. The large cans of fuel are super cheap at Wally World. The smaller Thermacells that use the small bottles will break...
Forum: The Carolinas
11-01-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,028
Posted By ParatusMS

It's up and running just in time for several days...

It's up and running just in time for several days of rain and/or wind. Robalo pre-wired the boat, so it was just a matter of putting the batts in and connecting the jumper wires. I changed out the...
Forum: The Carolinas
11-01-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,028
Posted By ParatusMS

Alright, got it mounted. Went by my dealer this...

Alright, got it mounted. Went by my dealer this morning to take a look at a boat with motor mounted. Little did I know that Robalo is now providing the damned near exact same plate I just made! I got...
Forum: The Carolinas
10-31-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,028
Posted By ParatusMS

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-vbulletin/320x240/img_1639_abe2ad6636263dc272009c131b457338088959b8.jpg...
Forum: The Carolinas
10-29-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,028
Posted By ParatusMS

Damned, been a bit since all this. However, I'm...

Damned, been a bit since all this. However, I'm at 'go time' after a summer of non-stop work bullshit, interrupted by Cape Lookout and Shark Island trips with the woman on any free and present...
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-11-2018, 05:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By ParatusMS

https://www.flitz.com/flitz-sealant/ Seems...

https://www.flitz.com/flitz-sealant/

Seems Flitz has gone full out in the detailing market.
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-09-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By ParatusMS

FLITZ Sealant

Anyone use this stuff yet to 'seal' hull after waxing or after cleaning wax off...whatever capacity? It's noted as a hard surface sealant. Any cracking, peeling, etc.??

Thanks in advance folks!
Forum: The Carolinas
10-03-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,806
Posted By ParatusMS

I would agree with that bud. No where else we...

I would agree with that bud. No where else we want to be either. But, I woulda said the same thing ten years ago. But the word is to be "prudent". I grew up locally, lived up and down the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-03-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 15,315
Posted By ParatusMS

^^^^^^^^This! I volunteer!!!!!! Looks and...

^^^^^^^^This! I volunteer!!!!!! Looks and weight is not an issue....though I would prefer a pic in order to prepare.
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