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06-10-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 80
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Posted By BigShrimpin

2 more years and you'll have your pick at a 50%...

2 more years and you'll have your pick at a 50% discount.
06-09-2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 166
Posted By BigShrimpin

Not that I know of, but they are EASY to make....

Not that I know of, but they are EASY to make. Plastic gutter pipes are your friend.

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06-08-2019, 05:14 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,341
Posted By BigShrimpin

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The pitting in this picture under the pickup...
06-06-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,659
Posted By BigShrimpin

The entire hull below the waterline was cored...

The entire hull below the waterline was cored with 3 inch "slabs" of Balsa, so no stringers were necessary on the v-24.
06-06-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,256
Posted By BigShrimpin

You might want to ask the question why the motor...

You might want to ask the question why the motor only has 185hours in 20 years. Does this motor have the air cooled computer?
Forum: Northeast
06-06-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By BigShrimpin

Cons = Range, Pros = It's plastic. I have a 110...

Cons = Range, Pros = It's plastic. I have a 110 gallon poly tank in my 23 seacraft with a single 150 Merc four stroke. I've done many trips logging 120 - 140 miles and the most I've burned was 41...
06-01-2019, 04:28 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,659
Posted By BigShrimpin

Leave the curve. Don't stretch it either. Isn't...

Leave the curve. Don't stretch it either. Isn't that hull balsa cored below the water line?
06-01-2019, 04:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,148
Posted By BigShrimpin

Check/replace that fuel sender gasket (looks...

Check/replace that fuel sender gasket (looks crusty) and check your hoses. If you have a fuel water separator, replace it with a new one. Those inca poly tanks are great.
Forum: Northeast
05-28-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,468
Posted By BigShrimpin

You need a beach sticker and a Wareham/Onset...

You need a beach sticker and a Wareham/Onset address for the broad cove ramp now. They redid the ramp about 2 years ago and I can launch my 23 seacraft there at dead low tide. The hard part is...
Forum: Northeast
05-28-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,468
Posted By BigShrimpin

Tempest Knob was full at 5:30am for the seabass...

Tempest Knob was full at 5:30am for the seabass opener and It was full at 4:45am on Saturday morning. I started getting Dockwa slips anytime I wanted to use my boat locally over the weekends. Next...
05-27-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,964
Posted By BigShrimpin

50 hours is a dock queen. If you use your boat...

50 hours is a dock queen. If you use your boat that infrequently, you'd be far better off selling your boat (and doing 6 full day charters).
05-27-2019, 03:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By BigShrimpin

which sportjet engine did it have? If you had...

which sportjet engine did it have? If you had the 240 Merc I might be interested in buying it.
05-26-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 312
Posted By BigShrimpin

This is your answer even though I believe...

This is your answer even though I believe "youtube" is technically one word. If you want hands on experience, watch the video and keep your hands on your motor.
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05-23-2019, 05:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 491
Posted By BigShrimpin

250 and 300hpdi's suck. Dump that motor and...

250 and 300hpdi's suck. Dump that motor and don't look back.
05-21-2019, 03:49 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,033
Posted By BigShrimpin

Color and b/c it'll need a fuel tank in a few...

Color and b/c it'll need a fuel tank in a few years.

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05-21-2019, 03:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By BigShrimpin

Chesapeake - Thanks for your offer but I won't...

Chesapeake - Thanks for your offer but I won't spend another dime on Garmin junk after knowing 7212 unit LEAK rainwater. Also Garmin does not have replacement parts or repair these $3000 units.
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05-21-2019, 03:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By BigShrimpin

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05-21-2019, 03:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By BigShrimpin

Moderators where are all my pictures and the...

Moderators where are all my pictures and the posts?
05-18-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 261
Posted By BigShrimpin

I tried a 15P 4 blade OFS powertech and it was...

I tried a 15P 4 blade OFS powertech and it was "ok". I had much better performance from a 15P enertia (non eco version) gained 300rpms over the powertech. Low speed planing was decent.
05-16-2019, 03:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By BigShrimpin

did you try reinstalling vessel view mobile?

did you try reinstalling vessel view mobile?
05-13-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 186
Posted By BigShrimpin

Thank for the offer. I am soured (and better...

Thank for the offer. I am soured (and better informed) from this experience, I won't be buying any Garmin products going forward especially another 7212 leaker.
05-13-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 186
Posted By BigShrimpin

Jim - Thank for the suggestions. I'll call them...

Jim - Thank for the suggestions. I'll call them tomorrow and see if they have anything. The backlight and CCFL board are good :) The unit powered on before I realized it was full of water. It appears...
05-13-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 186
Posted By BigShrimpin

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05-13-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 186
Posted By BigShrimpin

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05-13-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 186
Posted By BigShrimpin

Replacement Garmin 7212 display search

Anyone know where I can buy a replacement display for a 12.1-Inch XGA Display for a Garmin 7212? I already tried Garmin directly. The display board got wet (from a rainwater leak). One pin is...
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