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12-24-2020, 10:50 AM
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Posted By debitron

My Suzuki 250 has been perfect at 400 hour. It...

My Suzuki 250 has been perfect at 400 hour. It replaced a Volvo 250 I/O, so it was a conversion. We fish salmon, off shore in BC Canada.
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-13-2020, 08:59 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,255
Posted By debitron

Yes, off Westport WA when trolling for salmon. ...

Yes, off Westport WA when trolling for salmon. It snapped off the trolling cable and took the float down for over 30 minute.
We finally retrieved the float and found that the 35 pound lead ball was...
12-13-2020, 08:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 414
Posted By debitron

I am super pleased with my full extension and...

I am super pleased with my full extension and bracket repower from and I/O.
12-11-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 876
Posted By debitron

I replaced my china bombs with the US made...

I replaced my china bombs with the US made Goodyear Endurance Es.. I could not be more pleased.
12-06-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,869
Posted By debitron

Wow - thank you.

Wow - thank you.
11-27-2020, 10:42 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,869
Posted By debitron

Interesting. Will you tie the stringers to the...

Interesting. Will you tie the stringers to the transom?
09-29-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,869
Posted By debitron

>If you dont mind, how high is the lip the...

>If you dont mind, how high is the lip the outboard mounts on above the platform? Are these engines rigged with hydraulic steering or manual (cable)?<
Four inches above the platform. Hydraulic...
09-28-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,699
Posted By debitron

We went with the mechanical and gauges. The only...

We went with the mechanical and gauges. The only item that I miss is the troll speed control, which can be bumped up or down in 50 rpm increments.
But, I do troll with the 250 zuk at around 690...
09-28-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,869
Posted By debitron

Sure, attached is a good side picture of the new...

Sure, attached is a good side picture of the new bracket. It sit above the water line and rarely has water on it.
The Suzuki is the 30" model. The bottom of the bracket is level with the bottom of...
09-27-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,869
Posted By debitron

Why a notched transom? I would think a full...

Why a notched transom? I would think a full transom would work better in "following seas". Then you can order a 30" OB and gain height for the bracket.
I bought the Suzuki 250 (DF250 TX x2) and it...
09-27-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 758
Posted By debitron

Some interesting observations: the trim line...

Some interesting observations: the trim line before and after seem to be about the same with very little additional floatation, and the extra enforcing inside for support. The original transom was...
09-19-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,047
Posted By debitron

Beautiful two level bracket. Now that's...

Beautiful two level bracket. Now that's innovation Some of my best friends have Bayliner boats..
09-13-2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,632
Posted By debitron

X2 - that is what I did - 30" motor and raised...

X2 - that is what I did - 30" motor and raised the level of the bracket.
08-31-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,762
Posted By debitron

Alaska Formula - yes - small world. I had...

Alaska Formula - yes - small world. I had Wagley's son (North Sound), build a cabin for me on my boat.
08-31-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,762
Posted By debitron

Alaska Formula - the name is Petrselka. -...

Alaska Formula - the name is Petrselka. - brothers, and John does the aluminium stuff.
Yes - one-offed on the stern. My brother first had his little Lake Tahoe 19' boat done, where they filled in...
08-31-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,762
Posted By debitron

Alaska Formula, For steering and AP, we went...

Alaska Formula,
For steering and AP, we went with SeaStare and Si-Tex. My brother (a commercial tuna skipper) and I wanted APs that would hold a line, while fishing. We both chose the SP-110 auto...
08-31-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,762
Posted By debitron

Alaska Formula - I included the pictures, since I...

Alaska Formula - I included the pictures, since I thought you might benefit, working from scratch.. This boat shop mostly works on Alaska and WA boats. He is located in Mount Vernon.
They are "bay...
08-29-2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,988
Posted By debitron

Radar will also pickup the signal from entrance...

Radar will also pickup the signal from entrance buoys, which can also be a safety feature.
08-29-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,762
Posted By debitron

I too had an I/O that we removed. The boat now...

I too had an I/O that we removed. The boat now sits 4" higher in the water and the trim line turned out to be perfect.
I had a custom built bracket from a well known highly experienced boat shop. ...
08-24-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 714
Posted By debitron

Thank you for this thread - very helpful.

Thank you for this thread - very helpful.
08-05-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 741
Posted By debitron

2016 DF250 with 400 hours - no problems. ...

2016 DF250 with 400 hours - no problems. replaced oil and filter every 100 hours, and internal anodes once.
08-02-2020, 10:59 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,873
Posted By debitron

Bill52, up in BC Canada (when we can get there),...

Bill52, up in BC Canada (when we can get there), we see lots of Suk motors. The owners say two things; change oil every 100 hours and pause a few seconds to let the gear oil get to where it should...
08-02-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,873
Posted By debitron

I have a 2016 DF250, 400 hours and it has never...

I have a 2016 DF250, 400 hours and it has never been back to the shop. I change oil at 100, and use only regular (no ethanol) gas. I am happy.
07-25-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,035
Posted By debitron

I am watching. My bracket is aluminum, with new...

I am watching. My bracket is aluminum, with new DF250 Suzuki.
Thanks.
07-20-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 761
Posted By debitron

I went with mechanical Suzuki DF 250 mechanical...

I went with mechanical Suzuki DF 250 mechanical OB because it has been around for many years and very dependable.
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