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Today, 10:39 AM
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Posted By homeby51

I never followed up....

I never followed up....
Today, 05:39 AM
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Posted By homeby51

Yamaha doesn't require impeller change to...

Yamaha doesn't require impeller change to maintain warranty. They just ask you to look inspect it...which again..I would do in a G2 also. Same with plugs. Also...I don't know about your plugs being...
Today, 05:21 AM
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Posted By homeby51

Why drop the lower unit before 5 years? So I can...

Why drop the lower unit before 5 years? So I can rest easy that the drive shaft will not freeze to the powerhead. It has nothing t do with looking for milky oil. We can all check LU oil in any lower...
Yesterday, 05:39 PM
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Posted By homeby51

I hear ya but my point is that most of the...

I hear ya but my point is that most of the maintenance on the G2's as well as the Yamaha, Evinrude, Zukes, etc...logically should be checked and changed at the same intervals. I don't care what the...
Yesterday, 08:36 AM
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Views: 13,500
Posted By homeby51

You don't get it? Our society has completely gone...

You don't get it? Our society has completely gone off the rails. Truth and facts don't matter at all anymore. We really are fu** 'ed up.
Yesterday, 08:18 AM
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Views: 22,465
Posted By homeby51

I don't understand the justification on not...

I don't understand the justification on not buying a four stroke by claiming they don't have to pay $1900 for 100 hr service. Looking at the example above on the Suzuki invoice....most of the costs...
Yesterday, 06:32 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,432
Posted By homeby51

What "issues" are you referring that a...

What "issues" are you referring that a compression check will allow me to correct before it becomes serious? What "extra" preventative maintenance that is not covered under normal 100 hr service can...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-14-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,555
Posted By homeby51

There must be some way because even though I have...

There must be some way because even though I have Netflix, I find it easier to download the torrent from some Pirate Bay Mirror site and then watch it on my phone later. My point is that these shows...
06-14-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,196
Posted By homeby51

Wow...I feel for you. Who is covering this...

Wow...I feel for you. Who is covering this warranty work? Is it Garmin or is it Regulator? I can't imagine them sending out techs to swap parts but they cannot handle a test ride to see if the...
06-14-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,432
Posted By homeby51

Why would I do a compression/leak test on a...

Why would I do a compression/leak test on a perfectly good running motor every 100 hrs? I could see if there were problems.....
06-13-2019, 05:47 AM
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Views: 7,196
Posted By homeby51

I'm confused in this whole line of events. I...

I'm confused in this whole line of events. I would have thought that a Garmin tech (or whoever is covering this under warranty) would have tested your unit and identified your issue before swapping...
06-13-2019, 05:37 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,432
Posted By homeby51

That's a good point, IMO. Maybe I need to break...

That's a good point, IMO. Maybe I need to break them free and lube the threads every year? Also, that's the reason I change my water pump impeller....so my drive shaft don't stick to my power head. I...
06-12-2019, 07:14 PM
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Views: 3,432
Posted By homeby51

Convince me to change my spark plugs every.....

Hey guys,
On a four stroke newer outboard...how often do you change your plugs? Only if they look like they are worn under inspection or they start missing? Or do you change them every 100 hour...
06-12-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 149
Posted By homeby51

Nah...not overheating. I told my Son N Law to...

Nah...not overheating. I told my Son N Law to feel if it was warm water. If it was, then it's exhaust and not too much to worry about. I'm not sure if there is a gasket at that mating surface or just...
06-12-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 149
Posted By homeby51

Water leaking around mid section joint?

My son n law has a 2004 Yamaha 250HP HPDI. He noticed water leaking out in a stream from the joint where the midsection mates up to the lower unit. Anything potentially serious? Thanks!
06-11-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 358
Posted By homeby51

Is that designed for jumps starting a car or...

Is that designed for jumps starting a car or boat?I watched the video and at the end it appeared that the man indicated people that were using it as a jump start were wrong?
06-11-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 358
Posted By homeby51

I have a second battery and a switch.Just thought...

I have a second battery and a switch.Just thought it would be nice to have a jump box in an emergency. I carry jumper cables but they would be a pain in a real situation.
06-11-2019, 05:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 358
Posted By homeby51

Help me pick a jump box....

I have a single 4.2 leader 250 Yamaha. Can anyone recommend me a good jump box for this motor that I can carry on my boat? Thanks!!
06-10-2019, 05:41 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 19,998
Posted By homeby51

That's fine and I myself don't carry wind or...

That's fine and I myself don't carry wind or flood insurance on my home because I take the gamble. But IMO, this means the uninsured boater should be able to cover the high dollar tow bill. Don't...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-10-2019, 05:15 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,501
Posted By homeby51

Depends who you believe. According to the "Great...

Depends who you believe. According to the "Great War" series, in WWI there were reports of 50% of the soldiers who would not fore upon the enemy. Many would only do do under the threat of execution...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-09-2019, 05:43 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,501
Posted By homeby51

Sooo.... I guess if cowardice under fire by a LEO...

Sooo.... I guess if cowardice under fire by a LEO is a felony, then how do we screen them before hiring them? I mean...do we drive candidates around in police cars until a potential live fire...
06-08-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 19,998
Posted By homeby51

Thanks guys. Let me ask..does the ability for...

Thanks guys.
Let me ask..does the ability for the broken down boat to anchor have any bearing on your decision? When I used to live in Savannah, someone on the Snapper banks 45 miles out could...
06-08-2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 19,998
Posted By homeby51

How much would you do for a stranded boater?

So...you have planned and prepared for a day of fishing. On your way out you see someone stranded. In the older days, it seemed that no one would leave someone stranded and would offer a tow. What...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-06-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 851
Views: 65,331
Posted By homeby51

Continued prayers for both of you and also...

Continued prayers for both of you and also continued admiration at your courage and attitude.
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-06-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,501
Posted By homeby51

Again...I am NOT defending Peterson. He should...

Again...I am NOT defending Peterson. He should have went in and if he did then maybe the outcome would have been different. We pay him to act in this situation and he failed in his duty. But we are...
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