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Today, 05:06 PM
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Posted By smccormick

Your problem isn't the drain plugs. You have a...

Your problem isn't the drain plugs. You have a stray current problem.
Yesterday, 05:49 PM
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Views: 19,713
Posted By smccormick

Everyone thinks that what they see in their...

Everyone thinks that what they see in their little piece of the world is representative of the whole market. I can tell you that in the parts of europe ( Sweden, Denmark and Scotland) I visited last...
06-15-2019, 08:51 AM
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Posted By smccormick

Yup, and the engine looks good too.

Yup, and the engine looks good too.
06-15-2019, 08:44 AM
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Posted By smccormick

So many of you have missed the point of this...

So many of you have missed the point of this thread. It's not a troll, it's a tongue-in-cheek response to another similar thread. With a focused point. But I do like how the yamaha lovers have gotten...
06-13-2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 971
Posted By smccormick

Nothing at all unique, available directly from...

Nothing at all unique, available directly from Mercruiser;
Genuine Mercury & Mercruiser parts. DRIVESHAFT EXTENSION COMPONENTS, JACKSHAFT MODELS...
06-12-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,877
Posted By smccormick

No compression, engine is junk, hull needs a...

No compression, engine is junk, hull needs a decent amount of dollars spent. How's the trailer?

Do the math; new engine, rewire, new upholstery, more than likely needs cleaning everywhere, what...
06-12-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,462
Posted By smccormick

I;m right there with you. I can't imagine...

I;m right there with you. I can't imagine changing my plugs every 100 hrs. I go until they show signs of wear, then I go further. I can't tell you how many times I've changed plugs expecting a change...
06-11-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By smccormick

Strongly leads toward fuel delivery problem. You...

Strongly leads toward fuel delivery problem. You might try having someone pump the primer bulb while running to see if that eliminates the symptom.

Confirm you have the correct float specs.
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06-10-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By smccormick

And if you don't feel like messing with the old...

And if you don't feel like messing with the old cable here's a replacement. Fairly cheap.

https://www.hodgesmarine.com/Comrod-Vhf-Rg58-Cable-W-Bnc-Pl259-Connectors-p/cmr21775.htm
06-10-2019, 10:02 PM
06-10-2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,299
Posted By smccormick

Possibly, it's free to try so it would be my...

Possibly, it's free to try so it would be my first action. Then once you have tach data, coupled with your gps data, you will have more empirical evidence to make and assess changes.
06-10-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,299
Posted By smccormick

No, the distance is relative to the bottom at the...

No, the distance is relative to the bottom at the transom. The water will flow from the same place, same angle regardless (mostly) of trim.


Definitely.


Move it the 1.5" and try it out,...
06-10-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,299
Posted By smccormick

You'd be wasting your money on a SS prop for that...

You'd be wasting your money on a SS prop for that engine. Just doesn't have the power to flex the blades.
06-10-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,645
Posted By smccormick

I am very rarely an alarmist but.... Be very...

I am very rarely an alarmist but.... Be very careful with fuel in the bilge, it's not like the car when spilling. the engine compartment will hold fumes and if by chance you reach the right...
06-10-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 17,067
Posted By smccormick

Nice work fairing the interior, that's a ton of...

Nice work fairing the interior, that's a ton of work.
06-09-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 155
Posted By smccormick

Not withstanding all the coming comments about...

Not withstanding all the coming comments about destroying the world, your children, your community, and the lives of everyone around you and how the gooberment is going to hang you by your thumbs for...
06-09-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,299
Posted By smccormick

If it's porpoising easily then you probably have...

If it's porpoising easily then you probably have too much trim on the engine (not enough transom angle), unless there's a ton of rocker in that bottom. But all the planning work skiffs I've ever run...
06-08-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 262
Posted By smccormick

Follow BW's methods closely, as said above, the...

Follow BW's methods closely, as said above, the skin thickness on a sandwich hull doesn't support other repair methods. You need to be sure the repair is bonded to the core as before.

If you're...
06-07-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,524
Posted By smccormick

Exactly why I dropped my subscription. When I...

Exactly why I dropped my subscription. When I first got sirius, they just played music, them more and more they employed DJ's that prattled on.
06-06-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 686
Posted By smccormick

Yes, you have to pay taxes. Transfer the document...

Yes, you have to pay taxes. Transfer the document into your name and most states require state registration too (so they can extract more taxes), but you will display no numbers, it violates the fed...
06-05-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,638
Posted By smccormick

That is why people come here to post questions...

That is why people come here to post questions and why your responses are so irritating and worthless.
06-03-2019, 11:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,512
Posted By smccormick

Because that's how he runs it. Very few people...

Because that's how he runs it. Very few people would run any engine WOT for an extended period unless it was a rental.
06-02-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 408
Posted By smccormick

If you're getting big spray from the sides of the...

If you're getting big spray from the sides of the engine I would guess they are too deep in the water. Raise them up a couple of holes and you might be able to get the steeper pitch on there and...
06-02-2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,193
Posted By smccormick

could be engine oil, fogging oil.

could be engine oil, fogging oil.
06-02-2019, 06:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By smccormick

30 to 40k.

30 to 40k.
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