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Yesterday, 08:56 PM
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Posted By HOmer72

You need a buddy. Launching alone is an art for...

You need a buddy. Launching alone is an art for the most experienced boater. There are people you know who can join you on the weekends, wait for them.
07-19-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,023
Posted By HOmer72

I was given a pair of nice glasses called Ocean...

I was given a pair of nice glasses called Ocean Wave that were for blue water so I just keep them on my boat. But my wife got some $5 glasses during my summer keys trip a few weeks ago they had...
07-18-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,283
Posted By HOmer72

Pursuit 2600 is ridiculously heavy.

Pursuit 2600 is ridiculously heavy.
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-18-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,769
Posted By HOmer72

Based on what I see regularly now? Front...

Based on what I see regularly now? Front red/green, back white, large spot light beam in my face, underwater LEDs to make it look super cool, blue LED glow from inside boat.
07-14-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,174
Posted By HOmer72

"The first rogue wave shorted out and killed the...

"The first rogue wave shorted out and killed the twin motors. " fake news, nothing can take out 2 engines... one yeah I would believe that, but 2? No way.

The only cautionary tale here isn't about...
07-13-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,682
Posted By HOmer72

Last one was tied to a large mooring rope without...

Last one was tied to a large mooring rope without bait in it... I really don't think a shark ran off with it. I was planning on doing the gps and short clear bottle approach that evening, I really...
07-13-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,153
Posted By HOmer72

That they are native... just because they are a...

That they are native... just because they are a sub species of something that has a name doesn't make it invasive. Did you even research this before posting or are we now fake newsing on THT?
07-13-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,153
Posted By HOmer72

They said caused death, not that we didn't hit...

They said caused death, not that we didn't hit them. Those are surface scars and don't typically lead to death. But my God this thread has taken an ugly turn... let's all go kill the evil manatee!
07-11-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,153
Posted By HOmer72

I was told by a group that protects manatee that...

I was told by a group that protects manatee that the small boats don't do this as we have the skeg in front and it is the large tug boats and such that actually cause these deaths.
07-10-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 18,969
Posted By HOmer72

Depends on how many and what they are doing. 1...

Depends on how many and what they are doing. 1 person not near other boats fishing I'm not going to slow down as going fast creates less wake than anything but idle speed. If it is a large group of...
07-10-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,157
Posted By HOmer72

I Ignore this type of statement, clearly the turd...

I Ignore this type of statement, clearly the turd burglar has never been on a HS.

I personally think the OP is either going to be into this boat way more than he wants or selling it next year.
07-09-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,047
Posted By HOmer72

No one will give you a new boat for something you...

No one will give you a new boat for something you did. It is clear they did this, however I think they have treated you well, be happy you aren't all the other threads on her about how they tell you...
07-09-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,682
Posted By HOmer72

I keep buying the expensive 4 entrance trap as...

I keep buying the expensive 4 entrance trap as well, I have yet to be able to leave one out long enough to find out if it works better. If I could find the pilchards during the summer I wouldn't need...
07-07-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,682
Posted By HOmer72

Fun in the keys

Yet another week in the keys and yet another stolen pinfish trap. I thought i was being clever by hanging it off the boat at night then leaving it on a mooring line while out. Stolen first day out....
07-07-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,157
Posted By HOmer72

I'm a huge HS fan, however expect the value of...

I'm a huge HS fan, however expect the value of the HS to drop to about 25k within a couple years, the Contender appears to be the classic mustang of the boating world and will probably maintain a...
06-28-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 28,183
Posted By HOmer72

Warranty is for crap that breaks after you buy...

Warranty is for crap that breaks after you buy the boat, this was an issue that existed prior to purchase and if anyone at any time from manufacture to dealer saw it and concealed the defect it is...
06-20-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,354
Posted By HOmer72

The 96 wasn't a Vector and neither is the one I...

The 96 wasn't a Vector and neither is the one I currently have. I owned it until 2010 and never saw any wood, if it was wood it had to have been sealed in fiberglass. The deck got soft when it was...
06-20-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,354
Posted By HOmer72

I've owned a Hydrasports since 1996 and never...

I've owned a Hydrasports since 1996 and never seen a piece of wood on the boat. The transom is ceramic not wood and the Vector has kevlar in the hull. They are tanks in the water and very well made....
06-19-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 30,416
Posted By HOmer72

If i was headed out and it was miles out I would...

If i was headed out and it was miles out I would call tow for them to tell them to call tow. If I were headed in I would stop and get them form pretty much anywhere. If I were WAY out and close to a...
06-19-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 30,416
Posted By HOmer72

He doesn't boat he trolls. Just ignore all his...

He doesn't boat he trolls. Just ignore all his posts he is looking fora fight.
06-16-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,206
Posted By HOmer72

Good stereo so you can hear it while on the move....

Good stereo so you can hear it while on the move. An upgraded anchor, the wind pulls a smaller anchor right out.
06-15-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,206
Posted By HOmer72

Where the power really hurts is on the turns. So...

Where the power really hurts is on the turns. So with the 50 when not making it struggle they are fine. Straight line with 4 not over weight people. If you get a 90 you will be able to pull a tube...
06-14-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,206
Posted By HOmer72

Most 20' I see have 90hp so I would go with 70. I...

Most 20' I see have 90hp so I would go with 70. I have a 50 on my 18' toon and it is very weak. More than 2 people will cause a significant change in performance. Max out the HP, I would go with a 90...
06-04-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,298
Posted By HOmer72

It isn't a cat...

It isn't a cat...
05-28-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 544
Posted By HOmer72

My first one was DOA, second one started having...

My first one was DOA, second one started having issue like you describe it was a corroded fuse. It needs a really good fuse connection.
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