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Today, 11:15 AM
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Posted By MarkV

That is great. And not rally that far off what we...

That is great. And not rally that far off what we got for 4 people w/ just a tad under half tanks. So she's not really super sensitive to weight.For a 35 ft catboat that is not 'epoxy baked' (ala...
Yesterday, 03:15 PM
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Views: 72,768
Posted By MarkV

Incredible. When you think of the forces required...

Incredible. When you think of the forces required to do that...But as Dat'l says, nothing compared to the $70,000.00 replacement less any residual value of the old ones. Question. Should the old ones...
05-07-2021, 06:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 660
Posted By MarkV

^^^ Woulda...Coulda...Shoulda...I don't doubt...

^^^ Woulda...Coulda...Shoulda...I don't doubt that BRP thought long and hard before making that business decision. And as they say 'in hindsight...' I don't think anyone's head is going to roll....
05-05-2021, 01:57 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,021
Posted By MarkV

I had heard that 350/400's were 5-6 weeks out....

I had heard that 350/400's were 5-6 weeks out. 16-18 weeks and counting on V8's. Meanwhile our good friends at Brunswick are hitting all time highs. If the original owners could see this now...
05-05-2021, 01:05 PM
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Views: 72,768
Posted By MarkV

Jeezus, are you implying munchausen syndrome by...

Jeezus, are you implying munchausen syndrome by proxie !!! If so, on whose part and what is your basis...
05-05-2021, 10:19 AM
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Views: 72,768
Posted By MarkV

I don't know the people at St Augustine Marine...

I don't know the people at St Augustine Marine Ctr, but do have every confidence in a group like OBS, who did our work with 300's. And for the record datl, Mike gave me the same line of bullshit...
05-05-2021, 05:38 AM
Replies: 782
Views: 72,768
Posted By MarkV

Grant - better hurry. That line is currently...

Grant - better hurry. That line is currently 16-18 weeks long - per our builder...and its growing...
05-03-2021, 08:21 AM
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Views: 72,768
Posted By MarkV

Oh boy. Looked at your thread today and was...

Oh boy. Looked at your thread today and was thinking 'hope he's got a good report of engines running strong'...no dice...Mytime pretty much sums it up...This is the '43 word executive summary', and...
04-30-2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,588
Posted By MarkV

The Bahamas are finally opening up on May 1. Many...

The Bahamas are finally opening up on May 1. Many will be anxious to head over and see Dorian's wrath and the relief efforts/rebuilding going on. With several friends who took a shellacking (one...
04-30-2021, 03:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,005
Posted By MarkV

No disrespect to Sportsman. Take a look at some...

No disrespect to Sportsman. Take a look at some of the Ocean Master build threads on this board and see how these boats are put together. A picture is worth a thousand words. Though there are boats...
04-30-2021, 02:10 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 13,257
Posted By MarkV

lol - that is great. I was only able to get...

lol - that is great. I was only able to get 4900/pr for OX66 250's w/950 hrs each. Like yours, mine ran great - trim motors were the only thing that were replaced. I just felt like changing them out...
04-30-2021, 01:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,674
Posted By MarkV

Absolutely superb looking - that's a great top...

Absolutely superb looking - that's a great top speed...Congrats. Well played...:thumbsup:

Now to see the price diff between the two...Its a PIA just to get MSRP or MAP...
04-30-2021, 11:24 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,413
Posted By MarkV

Lorne, don't you have a big boat? Just don't...

Lorne, don't you have a big boat? Just don't answer the door when they come knocking...

In Florida, you only need to be able to manipulate either your right or left hand index finger (depending on...
04-30-2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,674
Posted By MarkV

Might be true on a strictly fishing CC. But what...

Might be true on a strictly fishing CC. But what if your split is 70/30 cruising/fishing and you want to be able to get into the 60's (cracking that glass ceiling so to say) as a terminal velocity......
04-27-2021, 04:23 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 46,374
Posted By MarkV

!!!!!!!!!! - Incredible, and explains the video...

!!!!!!!!!! - Incredible, and explains the video of your prior boat at Jupiter Inlet.

So...how low can you go...
04-27-2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 46,374
Posted By MarkV

!!!!!!!!!! - Incredible, and explains the video...

!!!!!!!!!! - Incredible, and explains the video of your prior boat at Jupiter Inlet.

So...how low can you go...
04-27-2021, 05:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By MarkV

ray apologies - not to derail - but thank you...

ray apologies - not to derail - but thank you Dave. Your 'fix' worked...the unit is now 'off' until manually turned 'on'...
04-23-2021, 11:32 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,588
Posted By MarkV

A quick recap on our test ride yesterday on Knot...

A quick recap on our test ride yesterday on Knot Tight's hull no 7 w/twin V8 300 Verados -

The boat had been cleaned up and floor covering removed. It is an extremely attractive boat with ice blue...
04-21-2021, 05:58 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,588
Posted By MarkV

Corey - Top drawer hardware (built in lanyard...

Corey - Top drawer hardware (built in lanyard clips on the holder), and so many little details everywhere you look. OK so we have a date tomorrow morning, bright and early on your boat, and going to...
04-21-2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 782
Views: 72,768
Posted By MarkV

No tarpon - I would say unfortunately, Suzuki has...

No tarpon - I would say unfortunately, Suzuki has not done itself any favors..
04-21-2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,975
Posted By MarkV

Yes she's an R-58, and, has graced these pages...

Yes she's an R-58, and, has graced these pages before...Of course shes been updated since then. grdywht's post above just proves there's no such thing as a bad color on this design. RIP Bob, you sure...
04-19-2021, 06:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 402
Posted By MarkV

lol - depending on where you are, you have one...

lol - depending on where you are, you have one (1) week before the critters come and (seriously) look you over. At 10 days congratulations, not only are you 'pregnant', you are already...
04-19-2021, 06:15 PM
04-19-2021, 04:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 934
Posted By MarkV

FRP is an incredible material and will last a...

FRP is an incredible material and will last a long long time. In combination with good construction practices and a valid design, equals the word timeless...I don't really consider that Regulator...
04-19-2021, 04:04 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,588
Posted By MarkV

That is a great question - planing on one engine...

That is a great question - planing on one engine on a cat. In particular, how to get on plane. On a monohull, you can turn in circles till you build up sufficient speed but not sure on a cat. Just...
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