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Forum: Dockside Chat
06-23-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,681
Posted By ChrisW21

Sorry to hear, Bluff. Hang in there. ...

Sorry to hear, Bluff. Hang in there.

Thoughts and prayers your way.
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-23-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,677
Posted By ChrisW21

This is why you wear your PFD and attach the...

This is why you wear your PFD and attach the lanyard.

Glad they're OK.
06-23-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By ChrisW21

AGM vs. flooded?? Either way, let them go....

AGM vs. flooded??

Either way, let them go. New batteries are never fully charged so overnight wouldn't be unheard of.
06-23-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,155
Posted By ChrisW21

Cracked head. Cracked block. Warped head or...

Cracked head. Cracked block. Warped head or block. Intake leak.

Lots of possibilities. Take it in, pay the $125/hr labor rate, and get it diagnosed properly.
06-23-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 954
Posted By ChrisW21

It's annoying as hell and triggers OCD, but...

It's annoying as hell and triggers OCD, but here's the honest truth.

It's a 16' aluminum boat. You're not going to be out long enough that it's an issue. Deal with the leaks and pull the plug when...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-23-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,547
Posted By ChrisW21

Yep. There was talk of retiring them but the guys...

Yep. There was talk of retiring them but the guys who actually have their asses on the line complained enough that the desk jockies listened.
06-23-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 331
Posted By ChrisW21

If keeping the tanks full stops the problem, then...

If keeping the tanks full stops the problem, then have the fuel pick-ups looked at. It's a cheap fix.

You don't want to rely on full tanks because weather conditions or other unexpected events may...
06-23-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 505
Posted By ChrisW21

Personally, I'd want to ditch the canister. ...

Personally, I'd want to ditch the canister.

But that would be an EPA violation and I couldn't condone such a heinous act.

Think of the herons.........
06-23-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 331
Posted By ChrisW21

Run for a bit with the tanks filled. There's...

Run for a bit with the tanks filled. There's always a chance the pick up isn't at the bottom of the tank and that's where your air came from. Sometimes they just break off with age.

Just keep...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-23-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,196
Posted By ChrisW21

Microwave some salmon. No more curry smell.

Microwave some salmon.

No more curry smell.
06-23-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 331
Posted By ChrisW21

Also, your tanks were sufficiently filled, right?...

Also, your tanks were sufficiently filled, right? Not running on fumes??
06-23-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 331
Posted By ChrisW21

Ummm...... Find the hole and fix it? Fuel...

Ummm...... Find the hole and fix it?

Fuel lines don't normally let in air. You have a problem.

Start with all fittings and filters. Make sure everything is tightened properly. From there check...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-23-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,788
Posted By ChrisW21

You still got a solid 8-12 days.

You still got a solid 8-12 days.
06-23-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 206
Posted By ChrisW21

First issue was addressed. Pretty much sounds...

First issue was addressed. Pretty much sounds like a new pump is in order.

Second issue - Heavy mono. Like 100 or 200 lb test. Push it thru there and you should be fine.

Third issue - Sounds...
06-23-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,862
Posted By ChrisW21

Went to help pull the remaining personal items...

Went to help pull the remaining personal items and electronics off the boat. Got my first good look at the transom.

I have a new respect for Pursuit boats.

From the surface it looked very...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-23-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,899
Posted By ChrisW21

Got it, and I know EXACTLY what you're referring...

Got it, and I know EXACTLY what you're referring to. First hand knowledge, unfortunately.

Sold a business back in 2008 to some "friends" (I know, no need to go there...). I financed the deal (2nd...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-23-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By ChrisW21

https://www.tackledirect.com/rupp-vinyl-rod-holder...

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Forum: Dockside Chat
06-23-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 607
Posted By ChrisW21

You're in Florida. We don't have salvage titles...

You're in Florida. We don't have salvage titles for boats.
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-23-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 947
Posted By ChrisW21

Yep. Most people don't know how to properly...

Yep. Most people don't know how to properly adjust their mirrors.

I don't think I've ever driven a vehicle with a blind spot that was behind me.

I've had big A-pillars block the view forward,...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-23-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 14,020
Posted By ChrisW21

Some pics here that show a perspective that I...

Some pics here that show a perspective that I hadn't seen yet. Nothing that gives any more indication of what happened, but 1 or 2 of the entire scene.
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06-23-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 748
Posted By ChrisW21

Start at $16k. All pricing is on the website,...

Start at $16k. All pricing is on the website, which is nice. Of course that's MSRP, so you could probably work some deals.
06-23-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 289
Posted By ChrisW21

Sorry, missed that comment about the old...

Sorry, missed that comment about the old switches.

Honestly, I don't know how they feed in to the Garmin, but fuel sending units are simply potentiometers that change resistance with float level....
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-23-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,899
Posted By ChrisW21

My math skills are pretty solid. Solid enough to...

My math skills are pretty solid. Solid enough to know that with these rates, I could have a boat AND still have my money working for me in the market.

What part of that is ignorant?

Now, 20 or...
06-23-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 289
Posted By ChrisW21

True, but my OCD would kill me if I couldn't see...

True, but my OCD would kill me if I couldn't see both tanks. Simple DPDT (dual pole dual throw) switch would solve it and you could get one to match the other switches.

And speaking of...
06-23-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By ChrisW21

Option #2. OCD wins. You could have the boat...

Option #2.

OCD wins. You could have the boat for a while.

It will bother you EVERY......DAMN......TIME you look at it.
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