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12-21-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 558
Posted By mneal

Boat outfitters has tons of sizes and worse case...

Boat outfitters has tons of sizes and worse case do custom sizes.
12-21-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,940
Posted By mneal

They look bigger than 1/4 to me and I am too...

They look bigger than 1/4 to me and I am too lazy to look up tensile strength of 300 series stainless but even if 1/4 I bet is more than 1200# and it is really 2x tensile because it’s a “U”. ...
12-20-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 983
Posted By mneal

They broke your your mirror and stole a wheel/hub?

They broke your your mirror and stole a wheel/hub?
12-05-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 608
Posted By mneal

Interesting idea. Tried t get for info and links...

Interesting idea. Tried t get for info and links are NFG .
12-05-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,657
Posted By mneal

Agreed, great people and they build a great...

Agreed, great people and they build a great trailer.
12-05-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 606
Posted By mneal

The first oil change for any complex mechanical...

The first oil change for any complex mechanical assembly is very important, the sliding surfaces all get polished and that 1st oil that comes out is probably most important oil change of entire life...
12-01-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 690
Posted By mneal

I had a topside vac hand pump for years and...

I had a topside vac hand pump for years and finally got smart and bought a cheapie 12v pump from northern tool and mounted to lid of a 5 gallon bucket with spout. Was like 25 bucks total and now I...
11-25-2020, 11:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 291
Posted By mneal

If the gpsy doesn’t unwind it would not allow the...

If the gpsy doesn’t unwind it would not allow the rode thru drop thru. The conversion kits details may help explain the workings.

https://www.defender.com/pdf/000291.pdf
11-25-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,856
Posted By mneal

Marine surplus in Sarasota has lots of NOS stuff...

Marine surplus in Sarasota has lots of NOS stuff and reasonable. Dons salvage is in my hometown (st pete) but don can be an a-hole..
11-09-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,330
Posted By mneal

I used a manual vac for years with old boat (was...

I used a manual vac for years with old boat (was VP so had to pump out), But finally got smart and bought a cheap oil exterior pump at northern tool and mounted it on top of a 5 gallon bucket with...
10-27-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,336
Posted By mneal

I too am very short. I think boat outfitters make...

I too am very short. I think boat outfitters make a starboard box step stool. My helm isn’t giant but I bought a spare windshield and cut down and that I can easily look over rather than thru and...
10-25-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 173
Posted By mneal

I put a eldebrock 4barrel on a Volvo Penta 5.0 on...

I put a eldebrock 4barrel on a Volvo Penta 5.0 on a boat I owned once. The VP came with a 4 barrel intake with adapter to use stock 2 barrel so swap was easy. Added some low end grunt and little...
10-17-2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By mneal

If you have two batteries have them wired...

If you have two batteries have them wired seperaly so you eliminate any single point of failure scenarios.
10-14-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By mneal

I once owned a IO once and was going to do same. ...

I once owned a IO once and was going to do same. There were several companies that sell it, whatever you buy make sure it is rated for emb9me compartments, some dynomat type things might not be.
10-04-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,937
Posted By mneal

I am on my second, current one bought about 2 yrs...

I am on my second, current one bought about 2 yrs ago. Great trailers and people.
10-04-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,410
Posted By mneal

I check my hubs with IR thermometer at every gas...

I check my hubs with IR thermometer at every gas sto and that’s about no meal. I had enough also noticed if one side is in full sun and one side in shade it makes a noticeable difference.
09-23-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By mneal

Intrested in details of this as well. Fish in...

Intrested in details of this as well. Fish in morning and then football at the sandbars is end goal.
09-12-2020, 07:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 908
Posted By mneal

Most typical helicoils are 300 series stainless...

Most typical helicoils are 300 series stainless and very mildly magnetic. I personally wouldn’t trust the drain plug holding it . If it get between the sliding action of the gears it won’t end well....
09-12-2020, 06:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 318
Posted By mneal

35 gallon is way too big but I used a 10 gallon...

35 gallon is way too big but I used a 10 gallon fat sac they sell for use in water sports ballast to add fresh water transom shower to a wakeboard once and worked great.
09-07-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,938
Posted By mneal

I retrieved from that ramp this monrimg about an...

I retrieved from that ramp this monrimg about an hour from low tide and issues. Not a single tire slip and buddy driving ttr7 k left it in 2wd. I launched boat there last Thursday mid tide and was...
09-02-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By mneal

I am local to them and they sell / service a ton...

I am local to them and they sell / service a ton of boats in my area. I haven’t ever heard a bad thing about them .
09-01-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,007
Posted By mneal

The plan for Friday is to run south the anclote ...

The plan for Friday is to run south the anclote and meet some friends coming north outta tarpon springs. I was mostly worried about the getting in and outta the neighborhood. House is Hudson...
09-01-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,007
Posted By mneal

Resurrecting this thread, our July 4th trip to...

Resurrecting this thread, our July 4th trip to Hudson got postponed due to COVID scare with daughter (ended up to just be flu) and we are headed there for Labor Day with 23CC. Rented VRBO house on...
09-01-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 127
Posted By mneal

Tons of SX around and owned one for 10+ years ...

Tons of SX around and owned one for 10+ years with bowrider with SBC setup for wakeboarding, tons of weight and full throttle starts for over 1000hrs and was bulletproof. Way superior to alpha...
08-30-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By mneal

Is there pressurized fresh water anywhere around...

Is there pressurized fresh water anywhere around the windshield? Not sure layout of your boat. Be nice to uee that for fresh water source since already present on boat. If no then a small windshield...
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