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05-06-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By samsims

What to you mean by sonar chart isnt that what a...

What to you mean by sonar chart isnt that what a chart is? In my area the map media charts are ok, but for fishing the navionic charts have much more detail. I bought the navionics ap just for the...
02-05-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,008
Posted By samsims

Looks like i was in error, yet another new...

Looks like i was in error, yet another new version for the dph.
01-29-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,008
Posted By samsims

No problem running an old drive and new, as long...

No problem running an old drive and new, as long as the gear ratios match.
01-28-2020, 11:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,008
Posted By samsims

The volvo dph drive has undergone many revisions,...

The volvo dph drive has undergone many revisions, I am guessing you have a dph-a (plastic shims), which most lived short lives, they are junk, lots of issues and many unhappy volvo owners. Dont...
11-22-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,354
Posted By samsims

+1 for weboost, i get an extra 30 miles of...

+1 for weboost, i get an extra 30 miles of service vs no booster in my area, west coast. Thats not just phone service, but data as well which is my main purpose.
01-02-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,482
Posted By samsims

Albemarle does not have a presence in the nw...

Albemarle does not have a presence in the nw because the boats they make are not in demand here, parker pilot house boats are in demand here. An offshore capable dc wont be very poplular here, just...
12-08-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,017
Posted By samsims

Those never worked for me, always self closed esp...

Those never worked for me, always self closed esp with some wave motion, maybe if your hatch is very light, like plactic.

Short length of amsteel worked for me, wont work if the hatch doesnt open...
11-17-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,267
Posted By samsims

What ever the intent, no foam.

What ever the intent, no foam.
10-13-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,058
Posted By samsims

Thats alot of boat for a single. If you run heavy...

Thats alot of boat for a single. If you run heavy twins will give perform better all around. The one single 300 zuk on this hull i know of gets very poor economy.
07-24-2018, 12:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 622
Posted By samsims

Get a drive shower if you dont already have one. ...

Get a drive shower if you dont already have one. If you have a dph-a, b or c, be prepared for failure and a 15k payment for a new drive.
06-26-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,590
Posted By samsims

Vodia is volvo proprietary scan tool, not...

Vodia is volvo proprietary scan tool, not available to the public. I dont know the max boost pressure on the 350, the 330 is 29 psi, so i would say you are low. The turbo is a k27, it is rebuildable....
06-21-2018, 12:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 854
Posted By samsims

Loaded heavy, get twins, thats too much weight...

Loaded heavy, get twins, thats too much weight for a single.
06-01-2018, 01:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,094
Posted By samsims

Have you been on the pacific ocean off the...

Have you been on the pacific ocean off the washinton coast? Sounds like you want speed? How fast do you inted to cruise at?
04-01-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By samsims

Dp

Dp
04-01-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By samsims

<div style="text-align:left;">I would be more...

<div style="text-align:left;">I would be more concerning with the power plant and the drive than the boat. You will need two surveys, one for the boat one for the motor and drive. Find someone well...
03-08-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,801
Posted By samsims

Button head cap screw installed with the nut on...

Button head cap screw installed with the nut on the inside. Best is to weld the head shut and weld the nut to the bolt making sure no tool can get around the nut. Epoxy or 5200 will work. The key...
02-28-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,214
Posted By samsims

Durability is the main benefit, also custom hulls...

Durability is the main benefit, also custom hulls and modifications are easier. Aluminum forms an oxide layer that protects itself, use the right aloys and it will last a long time. It wont look...
02-22-2018, 12:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 966
Posted By samsims

I prefer delta tackle over kalins, they last much...

I prefer delta tackle over kalins, they last much longer. Cost more however, no hot pink. Up to 12”.
01-20-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,184
Posted By samsims

Flitz

Flitz
01-08-2018, 02:35 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 17,945
Posted By samsims

Albin 31 or 35 Ocean roamer 30 Many more...

Albin 31 or 35
Ocean roamer 30

Many more tin cruisers out than there used to be, but most in that size range will be more than your budget. None will be diesel with shafts.
07-12-2017, 08:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,742
Posted By samsims

14' minimum. Max legal height is 13-6, extra...

14' minimum. Max legal height is 13-6, extra cost for a 14 in minimal over a 12. You may not need the height but the next owner might.
06-11-2017, 05:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 981
Posted By samsims

4k lbs seems a little light for that boat, I...

4k lbs seems a little light for that boat, I would get an accurate weight on it before buying. 6-7k capacity seems more realistic.
04-07-2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,462
Posted By samsims

I would not use pour foam in an aluminum boat,...

I would not use pour foam in an aluminum boat, the foam will trap water next to the aluminum and cause corrosion.
03-09-2017, 09:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,750
Posted By samsims

Weld in a stand pipe and aluminum scoop, why...

Weld in a stand pipe and aluminum scoop, why worry about dissimilar metals at all?
03-07-2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,029
Posted By samsims

Why did it need a new trailer? With 100 hrs and...

Why did it need a new trailer? With 100 hrs and only dunked in fresh water, the original trailer should look like new. Does it have an hour meter? check the deck for soft spots, parker didnt...
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