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12-26-2020, 10:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By Gpag

I did this 2 years ago on an SX200TXRB. No...

I did this 2 years ago on an SX200TXRB. No problems engine runs great.
11-25-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 501
Posted By Gpag

Off-season storing of lines and anchor rodes.

I hesitate to ask this question because it seems so obsessive compulsively anal retentive but everything else gets rinsed on a saltwater boat.
is there any benefit to rinsing lines and rodes in...
11-25-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,152
Posted By Gpag

Thatís what I put under the logs. Iíll just put...

Thatís what I put under the logs. Iíll just put them under the tires this time.
Thanks. Less work is always good.
11-25-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,152
Posted By Gpag

To Jack up or not jack up trailer over winter

I have a tandem trailer and 23í WA, total weight is 5400 lbs. Over the winter they are stored on a grassy area. The first year I had the boat, since the ground was not yet frozen, I didnít want the...
11-25-2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,177
Posted By Gpag

CG has officially ended the search. Sadly, four...

CG has officially ended the search. Sadly, four more names to be added to the Gloucester Fishermanís Memorial. Think of them at your Thanksgiving celebration, whatever form it takes.

Jeff...
11-20-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 661
Posted By Gpag

It looked new. I drained it into a container so...

It looked new. I drained it into a container so Iíll pour it into an empty oil container and reuse it.
11-20-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 236
Posted By Gpag

Loose plugs, rust

I was winterizing my 200hp OX66 today. After fogging the engine I started to pull the plugs to spray the cylinders. Every single plug was loose. Not falling out but I could turn them without a...
11-20-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 661
Posted By Gpag

Thanks. I changed it, better safe than sorry.

Thanks. I changed it, better safe than sorry.
11-20-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 661
Posted By Gpag

Outboard gear oil change interval

Since changing the gear oil in the spring Iíve only put 25 hours on the boat. I drained a little and the oil looks like it is new. Is there a minimum hours to change the oil? Donít want to take a...
10-08-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 12,057
Posted By Gpag

Late to the party but here in the Northeast,...

Late to the party but here in the Northeast, unlike Florida, we have things called hills. 😄😄
I think about those truck being hauled out of the water videos every time I put in and haul out.
10-08-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 511
Posted By Gpag

Trailer Jack Recommendations

I need a new jack for my boat trailer I was looking at electric jacks for the ease of use but the cost of a decent one is over my budget so I'm looking for a manual jack. My tongue weight is...
09-30-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 863
Posted By Gpag

Fuses?

Fuses?
09-30-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 295
Posted By Gpag

Cracked bolster board

The photo shows the cracked backing board for a cabin bolster from my 2003 220WA. Rather than tear it all apart and find a new board Iím looking for an adhesive that would repair this crack. The...
09-30-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 763
Posted By Gpag

The skeg in this video looks like mine. Iíve got...

The skeg in this video looks like mine. Iíve got the ball pee hammer so Iíll give this a try.

Hammering a bent skeg straight
09-29-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 763
Posted By Gpag

Boat stays on a trailer; never trailered with the...

Boat stays on a trailer; never trailered with the motor down, skeg never rested on the pavement. I sure I did something stupid, maybe I blocked the memory out. Anyway how it happened doesn't matter...
09-27-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By Gpag

Replaced some rollers, boat now sits different on trailer

Today I was finally able to get the boat off the trailer and replace 8 rollers that were missing or damaged. The old rollers are 5Ē black rubber rollers, the net rollers are the same size but are...
09-27-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 763
Posted By Gpag

I donít know. I thought I did it last season...

I donít know. I thought I did it last season when I hit bottom on the river when I wandered out of the channel, but thatís pretty much all sand. Canít remember crunching or being crunched by...
09-27-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,191
Posted By Gpag

I live in southern New Hampshire. I had the boat...

I live in southern New Hampshire. I had the boat shrink wrapped the first winter I had it, 3 years ago. Since then Iíve been using the same shrink wrap cover. Rather than deal with all the wood...
09-27-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 763
Posted By Gpag

Bent skeg and steering deviation

My skeg is bent. It is not that obvious on the photo but I noticed today, running at no wake speed, that in order to keep a straight course I had to keep my 200hp OX66 turned a little to port. I...
09-24-2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By Gpag

Thanks, thatís what I was hoping. This uear r...

Thanks, thatís what I was hoping. This uear r Iíve been keeping the fuel level low, around 45-35 gallons. Enough for the typical trip with a safety margin. I need to tow 100 miles back to NH from...
09-24-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By Gpag

Effect of fuel level on trailering boat

My boat has a 105 gallon fuel tank. Most of the time when Iím trailering it the tank is near full and it trailers fine, smooth, consistent feel. Now Iím trailering it with much less gas in the...
09-18-2020, 09:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 395
Posted By Gpag

https://www.blmys.com/boats-for-sale/1929-fleetwing-commuter-dighton-massachusetts-53

Anyone looking for a project boat?🤩. She looks like she would be a beauty. I donít have any interest in the boat or company. Just think itís a beautiful boat.
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09-07-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,986
Posted By Gpag

Are you handy with tools? A lot of this stuff...

Are you handy with tools? A lot of this stuff looks like it is DIY-able. Get the service manual and dig in. If you are unsure of something ask for help here. Nothing better than gaining knowledge...
09-07-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,117
Posted By Gpag

They were complete asses but they had the right...

They were complete asses but they had the right of way. You did the only thing you could, stop. They were passing close to a larger vessel that may have obscured them for a time but, assuming they...
09-07-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7,149
Views: 945,126
Posted By Gpag

Messed up launch at ramp

Put in at the Bass River ramp in Yarmouth today a bit after the tide changed. Iíve launched alone a bunch of times here with no issues with current which had me believing that the docks provided...
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