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06-23-2019, 01:38 PM
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Posted By plfarrell

Sounds like you guys had a good experience in...

Sounds like you guys had a good experience in Lake Champlain. Should have come and checked out Mallet's Bay! I haven't checked on the thread in a bit, figured I missed you guys.
06-08-2019, 04:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 384
Posted By plfarrell

As a marina manager on Lake Champlain which has...

As a marina manager on Lake Champlain which has been experiencing high waters all spring, I can give some input. Yes, high water definitely has an impact on energizing the docks. We were only able...
06-06-2019, 04:07 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,226
Posted By plfarrell

Sweet project, I'll be sure to follow this one. ...

Sweet project, I'll be sure to follow this one. I hope to have the ambition and patience to do this one day.
05-04-2019, 03:50 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,853
Posted By plfarrell

i also know from experience. Mine lasted about...

i also know from experience. Mine lasted about 25 hours before it blew the hub and seals. This is a 4.2 250 on a Hydrasports 2390. I was using a 15p rev 4, performance was good. Have had the 17p...
04-27-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,087
Posted By plfarrell

Sounds about the same as our 2390. Lake...

Sounds about the same as our 2390. Lake Champlain gets very tight 2-3's all the time, and when they get towards consistant 3's it can be brutal. Of course these are the alleged 6 footers that the...
04-26-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 741
Views: 88,862
Posted By plfarrell

i wouldn’t get rid of the in console e-box, I...

i wouldn’t get rid of the in console e-box, I love it. I just want to clean up where the gauges, throttle, switches etc are.

as for motor height, I’m at the limit of the bottom slot on the...
04-21-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,410
Posted By plfarrell

Early 2000s Hydrasports Vector. May be a little...

Early 2000s Hydrasports Vector. May be a little biased , the 2390 is a great boat.
04-16-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 741
Views: 88,862
Posted By plfarrell

Another 2390 here, 4.2 Yamaha 250 30 inch shaft...

Another 2390 here, 4.2 Yamaha 250 30 inch shaft second hole from bottom. Has anyone put a jack plate on? Not surprised to see a few of you running bottom holes.

also toying with the idea of...
04-09-2019, 03:24 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 31,005
Posted By plfarrell

Will you be coming through Lake Champlain or are...

Will you be coming through Lake Champlain or are you taking ther Erie? We get a lot of loopers through Champlain that have never been and they all love it. I’m the manager of a marina up here,...
03-10-2019, 06:09 AM
Replies: 689
Views: 120,620
Posted By plfarrell

So Parker offered to take the boat back and...

So Parker offered to take the boat back and repair it at no charge, swap boats with an identical boat, and fully reimburse him and he won't take any of those options. He wants the money to "make the...
03-08-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 944
Posted By plfarrell

I had a hell of a time getting our Yam 250 lower...

I had a hell of a time getting our Yam 250 lower back on (fly by wire as well). It took us close to an hour, moving the shaft ever so slightly each time before it finally went. Any hints would...
09-15-2018, 04:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 478
Posted By plfarrell

Our 2390 has a pie plate access port for the swim...

Our 2390 has a pie plate access port for the swim ladder on the wall of the splash well. I’ve had to replace the ladder and bracket twice due to leaving it down. So easy to forget
09-12-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,440
Posted By plfarrell

Somehow our dealer here in VT got a pair of V6’s...

Somehow our dealer here in VT got a pair of V6’s and repowered an older Grady within the past couples weeks. They’ve sent out a few new pontoon boats with the V8’s too. Hard to believe our little...
09-09-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 741
Views: 88,862
Posted By plfarrell

I tried a 15" Rev 4 on our 2000 2390 with a 4.2...

I tried a 15" Rev 4 on our 2000 2390 with a 4.2 F250 (2nd hole from bottom). Burnt up the seals in 20 hours so it's been sitting in the shed for a year. Performance was pretty good in comparison to...
09-08-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,074
Posted By plfarrell

One of the local bass boats has a 250 proxs and...

One of the local bass boats has a 250 proxs and it sounds badass. It’s even better in person.
Forum: Test Area
09-01-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 140
Posted By plfarrell

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Forum: Test Area
09-01-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 140
Posted By plfarrell

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Forum: Test Area
09-01-2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 140
Posted By plfarrell

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Forum: Test Area
09-01-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 140
Posted By plfarrell

using this to get my 10 posts for a pic sorry

using this to get my 10 posts for a pic sorry
09-01-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,753
Posted By plfarrell

We almost ripped a cleat off a sailboat trying to...

We almost ripped a cleat off a sailboat trying to haul it two years ago. 6.5 foot draft on close to a record breaking low year on Lake Champlain where we MAYBE had 4.5 feet of water at the well....
08-25-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,162
Posted By plfarrell

We’ve got a 4.2 250 (pretty sure it’s an xca) on...

We’ve got a 4.2 250 (pretty sure it’s an xca) on or 2390, definitely need the 30 inch shaft. I believe second hole from the bottom
and getting pretty good performance, grazing 40 kts @5700 trimmed...
08-14-2018, 06:46 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,155
Posted By plfarrell

I work at a marina and we are one of if not the...

I work at a marina and we are one of if not the only marina on Lake Champlain that uses bow pilings. We get so many transients that come in and try to push off the pilings when they are docking...
08-08-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,420
Posted By plfarrell

Same thing on our 4.2 F250. We've lost 3 and I...

Same thing on our 4.2 F250. We've lost 3 and I really don't want to lose another. I'll try the hammer trick.
04-21-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By plfarrell

It's hooked into the courtesy lights on my dad's...

It's hooked into the courtesy lights on my dad's 2390.
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-28-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 45,186
Posted By plfarrell

After reading this thread I'd say a lot of you...

After reading this thread I'd say a lot of you aren't allowed on my boat haha. I do agree with people that over indulge in any sort of substance. Ive had friends that have gotten wayyyy too drunk...
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