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04-04-2021, 07:45 AM
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Posted By biscuit

Standard horizon sonar not working

Standard horizon 1000c with air at 600watt transducer. Unit was working fine, now only works on low power. When on high power, a pop up says transducer not recognized. Ideas? Transducer produces...
12-08-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,352
Posted By biscuit

I have not researched this topic. Is this...

I have not researched this topic. Is this associated with certain hp's or years of production for Suzuki? I would consider Suzuki for a repower when that time comes as I've heard good things about...
12-01-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,007
Posted By biscuit

have not found anything more comfy than soft...

have not found anything more comfy than soft science so far. but they are pricey.
Crocs were OK.
12-01-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,826
Posted By biscuit

Yamaha battery cable....$400 cause of the bend in...

Yamaha battery cable....$400 cause of the bend in the connector at the engine.....
12-01-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,506
Posted By biscuit

I believe most failures on these connectors comes...

I believe most failures on these connectors comes from skinning to much insulation back, leaving the wire exposed outside of the connector. At least, that's what I've experienced. Having that tool...
11-08-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 12,221
Posted By biscuit

Had one years ago and loved it. I felt as safe in...

Had one years ago and loved it. I felt as safe in that boat as any I've owned. Just what everyone else has already post. I did contact the factory one time about buying some scupper covers. They...
10-30-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 539
Posted By biscuit

If you can't figure it out, post this on the...

If you can't figure it out, post this on the electronics section. Arbor will see it. He is the man. If it can be figured out, he can do it.
10-29-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 588
Posted By biscuit

$100 an hour where I am. Thermostats are just...

$100 an hour where I am. Thermostats are just under $40 ea and two per engine. They are no picnic to change on the F225's, but, a mechanic doing it regularly should be able to do the engine in under...
10-24-2019, 05:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 811
Posted By biscuit

Buy the tool. It is worth it. Then, as you...

Buy the tool. It is worth it. Then, as you mentioned, put the plastic part in the freezer for 10-15 minutes and it will go back together no problem.
10-21-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,860
Posted By biscuit

2008 f225's, 1200 hours, good engines so far,...

2008 f225's, 1200 hours, good engines so far, water pumps and thermostats every 200 hours, oil and fuel filters every 100 hours. oil pump seal around drive shaft replaced at 1000 hours on one engine....
10-17-2019, 05:08 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,525
Posted By biscuit

Buddy of mine has had two SH's, a 25 and a 27. He...

Buddy of mine has had two SH's, a 25 and a 27. He said he liked them better than most of the boats he has owned in his life and he's had a lot of different brands. Must be good. I personally like the...
10-16-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,140
Posted By biscuit

Thanks for correcting me. I meant to say the wax...

Thanks for correcting me. I meant to say the wax not sold in gallon containers. Good to know that it will be available soon in those quantities. The wax, once you figure out the best way to apply it,...
10-16-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,140
Posted By biscuit

It does and it is a great cleaning solution. Just...

It does and it is a great cleaning solution. Just get some starbrite spray wax after you've use the cleaner and follow the directions. Easy, quick and works well. Too bad, they don't sell the cleaner...
10-11-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 16,137
Posted By biscuit

I still use my 15hp johnson from 1996. Pushes a...

I still use my 15hp johnson from 1996. Pushes a 1648 grizzley at 24mph with one person and light load. I didn't realize, or think about, you not being able to buy them anymore.
10-05-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,169
Posted By biscuit

I thought the max rating for the 266 or 270 was...

I thought the max rating for the 266 or 270 was 450hp?
10-05-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 752
Posted By biscuit

I replaced the same model pump last month. they...

I replaced the same model pump last month. they have a three year manufacturers warranty. I get it about West marine being expensive, but, if you do get one from them and add the plus program for...
09-19-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 28,051
Posted By biscuit

As a follow up to my WM-3 failure after less than...

As a follow up to my WM-3 failure after less than three years, Simrad agreed to sell me a new device for 1/2 price. This took several phone calls to tech support. They really should be not called...
09-11-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 804
Posted By biscuit

If it were me, I'd get only a CAT mechanic to...

If it were me, I'd get only a CAT mechanic to survey the engines and depending on what you have, you may want a guy that's been around for a lot of years and knows the older models.
09-11-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,078
Posted By biscuit

I have a 27 foot CC and prefer two axles for the...

I have a 27 foot CC and prefer two axles for the reasons already mentioned. Over the years, I've owned a number of different brands, but, my favorite has been Float On. Ask anybody who has dealt with...
09-05-2019, 04:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,112
Posted By biscuit

Mine was painted with Awlgrip a few years ago....

Mine was painted with Awlgrip a few years ago. the painter said I could use any wax. I've used cleaner and pure wax. Can't tell any difference, but, it really does shine either way. I think the wax...
08-27-2019, 06:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,859
Posted By biscuit

nohting there, all good!

nohting there, all good!
08-24-2019, 05:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,913
Posted By biscuit

Nice to see a forum work like this. I had this...

Nice to see a forum work like this. I had this motor and knew the answers, but, reading down the thread all of the answers, better than mine, were already there.
08-23-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,305
Posted By biscuit

you can google how to make a jig out of 2x4's at...

you can google how to make a jig out of 2x4's at the angle you need. Make them, mark the hole and drill after you have insured there is nothing under the gunnel like a hose or electrical wire you...
08-18-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,440
Posted By biscuit

One vote for Golden Lifts. Get a worm drive....

One vote for Golden Lifts. Get a worm drive. Quiet, fast, lasts much longer. Gem remote and a weight capacity larger than needed as others mentioned.
08-13-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,462
Posted By biscuit

there may some older 266 or 270 world cat hulls...

there may some older 266 or 270 world cat hulls around that you could pick up at a good price for your project. I understand that is a foot or two shorter than you wish, but, they have tons of space...
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