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07-19-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,830
Posted By goinsfishin

Braid to leader - back to back 5 twist uni's ...

Braid to leader - back to back 5 twist uni's
Braid to terminal tackle - Palomar
Braid to Anything else 6 twist uni

Fast, easy and can do in the dark.
04-13-2009, 04:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 794
Posted By goinsfishin

Any other ideas?

Any other ideas?
04-12-2009, 06:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 794
Posted By goinsfishin

Not that I noticed, motor is in incredible shape...

Not that I noticed, motor is in incredible shape for it's age. I'll check closer in the morning.
04-12-2009, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 794
Posted By goinsfishin

Lower unit mating/shifting problem - Need some help

Need some help or advice on an 89 Yamaha 200……replaced my water pump impeller about a month ago with my stepson assisting…..I’ve probably done a hundred of these over the years so no problem……finally...
07-08-2008, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,140
Posted By goinsfishin

Re: HELP - Engine wont trim/lift up

No sign of a leak, any idea where to check fluid? I thought they were typically closed systems.
07-08-2008, 06:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,140
Posted By goinsfishin

HELP - Engine wont trim/lift up

Came in from fishing the other day and can't raise the motor. I can hear the trim motor engage when I activate the switchs (both helm and on engine) but doesnt raise or lower( it's trimmed up about a...
06-21-2008, 06:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,006
Posted By goinsfishin

Re: want to know the truth !!

Been running the Pennzoil from WallyWorld for years with no problems. Do a seach for 2 stroke oil and read some of the studies that have been done. Especially the ultralight guys. They love pennzoil.
06-21-2008, 06:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,486
Posted By goinsfishin


BoatersWorld has a nice collapsible stepstool made of Starboard. Sturdy, doesn't mark the deck and stows away easily (folds flat). they usually have them on sale for about $10.00.
I had to go back...
05-25-2008, 06:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,490
Posted By goinsfishin

Re: Repowering Parker 25 Walkaround

Way to high IMHO. That boat should be half that.
And unless you need an overpowered, gas guzzling, speed demon (which a Parker will never be), the I'd repower to diesel in a heatbeat. You'll end up...
05-25-2008, 06:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 26,503
Posted By goinsfishin

Re: Skeg repair or replacement, pros & cons?

Quick weld job, a little paint and you're good to go...
I would worry about the propshaft possibly being bent more than the weld. Be sure to drain and check your LU lube after your next time out, if...
05-22-2008, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 990
Posted By goinsfishin

Re: mercrusiser bellows?

Did the manufacturer put it on the boat?
Was it in good condition and fastened properly?
If the answers yes then it's probably important.
05-22-2008, 05:46 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,981
Posted By goinsfishin

RE: Pet Peeves...

Whats the problem ?
They are welcome on my boat anytime !!!!!!! :) :)
05-19-2008, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,972
Posted By goinsfishin

Re: rays and skates

They are here !! Our community pier is on Herring Bay just north of Deale. Water at pier is shallow and was very still this evening, I could see the fins and the mud being stirred up on the bottom,...
05-16-2008, 06:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,028
Posted By goinsfishin

Re: How difficult is it to replace a water pump?

Be sure to get someone to assist with reattaching the LU. They are heavy and awkward, and very difficult to align everything if you try to do it solo. Grab a neighbor, teenage kid, or even...
05-09-2008, 06:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 759
Posted By goinsfishin

Re: More Newbie Questions

A. Go used....lots of good boats availiable, and someone else has already taken the depreciation hit.

B. Go bigger....4 people and a dog plus gear will make that McKee 16 very small real fast.
05-07-2008, 05:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,810
Posted By goinsfishin

Re: How to keep Yamahas from corroding under all those plastic covers

WD 40 is a water displacement product. It also attracts dust. It also evaporates.
CRC and Corrosion X leave a residue for protection.
WD 40 is great for displacing water from places its not wanted...
05-04-2008, 06:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 802
Posted By goinsfishin

Re: Help Needed - Engine Shutting Down

Check the engine side of the ground cable. Sounds like its loose.
05-04-2008, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 984
Posted By goinsfishin

Re: Shore Power Question

If it's of any value, the amps being drawn (used) determines the load, not the amps being supplied. If it were the other way around you'd fry every electronic device on your boat when you hooked it...
05-03-2008, 04:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,743
Posted By goinsfishin

Re: 88 bayliner bilge drain question

It's an 88 bayliner.........sink it now and save yourself the grief !!!!
04-21-2008, 06:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,189
Posted By goinsfishin

04-13-2008, 04:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 844
Posted By goinsfishin

Re: Electrical current through my shafts?

Call your electrical guy, somethings grounded to the boats negative ground system. AC should be grounded independently back to circuit ground.
04-11-2008, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 9,152
Posted By goinsfishin

Re: Tensile strength vs. work load limits/Rope

Tensile strength is the minimum failure load the rope was tested at.
Work load is the maximum load that can be repeatedly put on the rope and have it maintain integrity.
In this case the 1/2 nylon...
04-08-2008, 06:23 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,644
Posted By goinsfishin

Re: Kick in for Fuel?

I have an old wooden cigar box on the dash with "Fuel fund" written on it. There is always money in it after a day's fishing. I never ask for donations or to split expenses. I think my guests realize...
04-08-2008, 06:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,143
Posted By goinsfishin

Re: extended trolling ok for 2 strokes?

I have a single 89 yammie 200 carbed 2 stroke. Never a problem trolling for hours. Tends to bog a little when you first get on it again but quickly settles down. 277 hours last year.
04-08-2008, 06:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,841
Posted By goinsfishin

Re: Help. Engine revs but not enough speed

Old gas? modern gas with E10 will suffer phase separation and the end result is a reduction of octane rating and greater suspended water concentration. Could result in significant horsepower loss....
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