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04-13-2018, 06:45 AM
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09-25-2017, 05:08 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 67,878
Posted By scullym

I perform gen'l maintenance (oil, plugs, lower...

I perform gen'l maintenance (oil, plugs, lower unit, water pump, filters, etc) but anything that could potentially leave us stranded in a predicament i want a qualified mechanic to run complete...
09-22-2017, 12:52 PM
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Views: 67,878
Posted By scullym

guess i could retrieve my boat, pay for a couple...

guess i could retrieve my boat, pay for a couple hours of diagnostics and waste another half day off the water fixing something they are poised to do just to save $100...ah but i won't

and yes, it...
09-22-2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 67,878
Posted By scullym

my turn

fate found my 2010 FD200: IAC valve failed. $518.00 for repairs.
03-12-2017, 01:57 PM
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Views: 666,172
Posted By scullym

brake job

upgraded to stainless steel calipers and rotors
03-06-2017, 04:09 AM
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Views: 10,019
Posted By scullym

will getting ready i usually insure it starts it...

will getting ready i usually insure it starts it in the driveway before backing into the tidal creek; so it's sufficiently warm by the time we're making way
02-28-2017, 05:48 AM
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Views: 666,172
Posted By scullym

oil, filter, plugs, pump change, lower unit &...

oil, filter, plugs, pump change, lower unit & shaft lube, tightened this and that, washed, waxed, dried, greased trailer & checked tires etc....all that get ready for spring stuff, then...
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02-27-2017, 05:03 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,444
Posted By scullym

My '08 Suburban dash cracked (3-4in) on the front...

My '08 Suburban dash cracked (3-4in) on the front side of the instrument cluster. Could only see it through the windshield. Local Chevy dealer said it was trim and not covered my extended warranty...
02-27-2017, 10:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,752
Posted By scullym

x3 in 250 hrs

x3 in 250 hrs
Forum: The Carolinas
02-27-2017, 04:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,024
Posted By scullym

We make the trip every other year and dock a...

We make the trip every other year and dock a couple nights South Beach Marina Inn 843-671-6498. The marina has been dredged and more slips added in the last 5 years. Call the harbor master...
12-30-2015, 08:50 AM
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Views: 7,739
Posted By scullym

Steering got progressively harder last couple of...

Steering got progressively harder last couple of years and rough so I didn't take notice until recently. It's as smooth as glass now and effortless.
12-30-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,739
Posted By scullym

thanks for the excellent tip. Singular bleeding...

thanks for the excellent tip. Singular bleeding wasn't effective but jumping the two valves as you suggested removed the trapped air and is a heap less messy...not to mention a one vice two man job.
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-10-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 507
Views: 119,344
Posted By scullym

think i took that plunge once or twice using our...

think i took that plunge once or twice using our neighbors boat. he keeps it on a lift with the plug removed; making it so easy to forget when lowering. but we have it down to a science; i plunge...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-10-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 58,515
Posted By scullym

As I see it a couple of the biggest challenge...

As I see it a couple of the biggest challenge your generation will have to overcome is acquiring quality healthcare and sound retirement. And at some point down the road you'll need to think about...
06-09-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 871
Posted By scullym

Going with Kevin @ t tops. Ironically I had...

Going with Kevin @ t tops.

Ironically I had taken a photo of one I liked and now it's on order. Thanks all.
06-06-2014, 04:24 AM
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Views: 666,172
Posted By scullym

Changed engine and gear oil but unfortunately...

Changed engine and gear oil but unfortunately destroyed boat cover in route to have new brake system installed on trailer. Good bye GPS fund.
06-04-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 871
Posted By scullym

thanks friends, you have given me great leads so...

thanks friends, you have given me great leads so let the shopping begin.

personal note: i just shredded a $900 boat cover because i was too lazy to remove it before towing the boat to get a $900...
06-04-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,536
Posted By scullym

this gets batted back and forth from time to...

this gets batted back and forth from time to time. it's my opinion that both will positively reduce free movement that would otherwise incur unwanted oscillation and shock but only the one that...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-04-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 507
Views: 119,344
Posted By scullym

Not flying colors..

Not flying colors..
06-03-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 871
Posted By scullym

Boat Cover for Sea Hunt 220C: recommendations?

i would appreciate recommendations for a good boat cover.

doesn't have to be top of the line or custom made.

thanks in advance.
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-28-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 507
Views: 119,344
Posted By scullym

is high volume the reason it's so bad? strong...

is high volume the reason it's so bad? strong currents? the ramp itself looks fine but I've seen welcoming ramps turn into hell by the volume of crazies.

Case in point; the public landing by the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-27-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 119,344
Posted By scullym

there's a couple of videos out west where groups...

there's a couple of videos out west where groups gather to watch the drunks and poor boatsmanship at the ramp.

anyway, back to bubba. looks like he dropped the throttle hard and launched off...
05-27-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,283
Posted By scullym

i'm no brake expert but i routinely touch the...

i'm no brake expert but i routinely touch the wheel / hubs after short (3 mile) or long (300 mile) hauls and only have felt heat the last two times in 4yrs. the complete story is one reply above but...
05-27-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,283
Posted By scullym

i just discovered severe corrosion on mine this...

i just discovered severe corrosion on mine this weekend. Yep..Tie Downs, 4yrs from new and noticed a squeal during a short 3 mile tow and hot to the touch and smell of cooked brakes. Took'm apart...
05-22-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 47,157
Posted By scullym

i too bought a lower tier product (Sea Hunt) a...

i too bought a lower tier product (Sea Hunt) a couple of years ago and immediately learned my choice was not uniformly respected on THT. In contrast, whenever on the water i realize a whole bunch of...
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