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07-12-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,716
Posted By Fcal

I used a little 4200 to keep my inserts from...

I used a little 4200 to keep my inserts from coming out.
05-12-2017, 04:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 718
Posted By Fcal

I had nothing but problems with my DSM30. I would...

I had nothing but problems with my DSM30. I would lose bottom, it would go blank, it would freeze, and every time I started my motor, it would reboot.
I switched to the DSM300, put it on a direct...
07-03-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,690
Posted By Fcal

Looks good. Mine had an argument with some...

Looks good. Mine had an argument with some barnacles. Touched up with blue paint for now.
Have some new striping from Regulator and will apply at haul out.
06-27-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,773
Posted By Fcal

I'm one of the lucky ones. I have a 2011 23fs. No...

I'm one of the lucky ones. I have a 2011 23fs. No problem at all with the notched transom. Cockpit drainage is a non issue. Like others have said, no reason to back down. I've taken some waves over...
06-18-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,636
Posted By Fcal

Yeah, he's way out of proportion. My 23 has...

Yeah, he's way out of proportion. My 23 has better lines than that boat. It looks chunky.
Forum: Northeast
06-03-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,786
Posted By Fcal

Love my German beer, but can't drink them in the...

Love my German beer, but can't drink them in the heat. Bud Lite in 8oz cans for the boat.
Never get warm.
Forum: Northeast
06-03-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 33,587
Posted By Fcal

About 3 yrs ago taking the hook out of a...

About 3 yrs ago taking the hook out of a Weakfish. Got stabbed by the two. Front fangs. Finger blew up and was infected. Hurt like hell for about a week but didn't get any worse than that.
Forum: Northeast
05-14-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,171
Posted By Fcal

Using Yamaha's flush port, I've been flushing my...

Using Yamaha's flush port, I've been flushing my motors tilted up for years and never had a problem. The cylinders filling with water is Bull! Unless you have a bad head gasket, but then you have...
Forum: Northeast
05-14-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 951
Posted By Fcal

Good luck! All the guys that are good, are booked...

Good luck! All the guys that are good, are booked solid. I did my own repairs to my gunnels. Came out damn good and didn't have to pay anyone.
05-14-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 46,266
Posted By Fcal

ColorRite Yamaha paint does not match. I called...

ColorRite Yamaha paint does not match. I called Andy at SIM to get the proper code for my F300 that was damaged by Sandy. He contacted Yamaha for the code. I sent the code to ColorRite. The paint...
05-09-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,393
Posted By Fcal

My 23 Regulator didn't come with midship cleats....

My 23 Regulator didn't come with midship cleats. I installed them along with a bunch more rod holders.
It's amazing that the people who build these boats can overlook something as essential as a...
Forum: Northeast
03-03-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,355
Posted By Fcal

Soon as I fix the damage that Sandy did to my...

Soon as I fix the damage that Sandy did to my boat. Minor gelcoat repair, and outboard paint. Unfortunately have to wait for weather to warm a little. Lucky me, my buddy just bought a new Grady...
Forum: Northeast
03-03-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,046
Posted By Fcal

Going to be going very slow. Probably wont be in...

Going to be going very slow. Probably wont be in the water till mid May. Have some gelcoat repairs to do, and have to figure out where to get gas in Raritan Bay.
Forum: Northeast
11-03-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,840
Posted By Fcal

Before they pulled it out, there was no damage...

Before they pulled it out, there was no damage except the cowling, but the trailer was wedged under another boat and when they finally got me out I suffered a few gel coat chips and scratches....
Forum: Northeast
11-03-2012, 05:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,840
Posted By Fcal

I'm in Keyport all the time. Knew it would take a...

I'm in Keyport all the time. Knew it would take a hit, but this is unbelievable. At least your family and home are OK. The whole Raritan Bay area is a mess.
Forum: Northeast
11-02-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,840
Posted By Fcal

That's my Blue Regulator 23 in the middle of that...

That's my Blue Regulator 23 in the middle of that pile. It floated 200 yds on the trailer and the only damage was a scratched and gouged cowling. My basement took on a little water, not as bad as my...
Forum: Northeast
10-29-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,538
Posted By Fcal

My marina is in Raritan Bay. Pulled my Reg on...

My marina is in Raritan Bay. Pulled my Reg on Friday. Now just worried about my house. On the edge of flood zone.
Forum: Northeast
10-27-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,812
Posted By Fcal

Pulled mine today. I'm in Staten Island, and with...

Pulled mine today. I'm in Staten Island, and with the combination of the full moon, I'm not taking any chances. Fish will be there next year.
10-27-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,147
Posted By Fcal

Agree with seabob. Fishing up here totally blows...

Agree with seabob. Fishing up here totally blows after a big storm. Since Stripers and Taugs are inshore, I'm out for the winter.
10-27-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,292
Posted By Fcal

I got up early and took it from the marina to the...

I got up early and took it from the marina to the local ramp, loaded it and moved it to high ground in my marina. Stripers can wait till the spring.
09-05-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 1,149
Views: 394,377
Posted By Fcal

I have 3 Yeti Tundra coolers, and they are great....

I have 3 Yeti Tundra coolers, and they are great. All get abused and are holding up. I stand on them, sit on them, and pile crap on them.
Unfortunately the Roughneck series (formerly IceyTek) suck....
08-12-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,254
Posted By Fcal

How about Mph vs Knots. Everything we drive we...

How about Mph vs Knots.
Everything we drive we use Mph, we get on the water and all of a sudden it's knots.
When you tell someone knots, do they really know how fast you were going? No, they have...
08-12-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 21,056
Posted By Fcal

Similar thing happened to me back in 2005. At a...

Similar thing happened to me back in 2005. At a restaurant, guy that docked next to me ran his anchor across the top of one of my brand new F200's. He went through his insurance co. And I got a brand...
08-09-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,954
Posted By Fcal

Fog a motor that sits for a month in Florida?...

Fog a motor that sits for a month in Florida? People better start fogging their car motors too!
Just put Stabil in the gas and you'll be fine. Make sure you flush the motor.
08-07-2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 795
Posted By Fcal

I got 2 extra years on my F300 last year.

I got 2 extra years on my F300 last year.
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