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Yesterday, 08:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 369
Posted By jheiii

Merc & Yamaha would be the players in that...

Merc & Yamaha would be the players in that "lighter" weight space, any major warranty difference or other component (aside from the existing Yamaha rigging you have) that has you leaning one way or...
Yesterday, 08:09 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 30,396
Posted By jheiii

This my friends, is the beauty of an agreed value...

This my friends, is the beauty of an agreed value policy. Bet you the same smart dad who bought her that EPIRB also had an AVP on that boat that would make some on here blush. :rofl:
Forum: Dockside Chat
Yesterday, 06:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By jheiii

Friction for the cheapos... screw on for the ones...

Friction for the cheapos... screw on for the ones that cost as much as a LP 1200 :rofl:
Yesterday, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 149
Posted By jheiii

Loop to loop will work fine... swivels just help...

Loop to loop will work fine... swivels just help keep the twist out of the line ;) Right?
Forum: Dockside Chat
Yesterday, 06:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 667
Posted By jheiii

While they're at it, they could bring back the...

While they're at it, they could bring back the elusive 140lb wahoo that everyone used to catch in the 80's, only needed 1 line out trolling a sperry top sider and shapow you got a wahoo on. Man the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
Yesterday, 01:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,001
Posted By jheiii

No replacement for displacement with a goal like...

No replacement for displacement with a goal like that. Pretty sure turbos were introduced to this segment (4 cyl), 3000+ lb sedans for a fuel efficiency perspective, only replacement for displacement...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-20-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,001
Posted By jheiii

Try it. It's very effective. Take a car with...

Try it. It's very effective. Take a car with turbo lag. Mat it at 30. Wait for boost then it goes. Now try brake boosting it at 30 and mat it. Big difference. Only way to roll race a turbo car...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-20-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,001
Posted By jheiii

Just brake boost. Foot on brake mash the gas....

Just brake boost. Foot on brake mash the gas. Cross that intersection like a boss with a 1 wheel fwd burnout.
07-19-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 85,844
Posted By jheiii

:rofl: cruising faster than average speed we can...

:rofl: cruising faster than average speed we can carry trailering to the keys. Badass man!
07-18-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 85,844
Posted By jheiii

How else do you take a picture at 65 knots?...

How else do you take a picture at 65 knots? Obviously the only way to do it safely is put beer down, engage AP, and snap a pic for your friends on THT.
07-18-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,498
Posted By jheiii

Yes, unless short buddy is with me. :rofl:

Yes, unless short buddy is with me. :rofl:
07-18-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,448
Posted By jheiii

Or just get a roller trailer if it's that serious.

Or just get a roller trailer if it's that serious.
07-18-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,448
Posted By jheiii

Guy around here ties the boat off to the ramp's...

Guy around here ties the boat off to the ramp's pilings then drives away... that's another way to do it, though your pulley system certainly sounds more elegant.
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-18-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 940
Posted By jheiii

Guys are on the water all the time down here,...

Guys are on the water all the time down here, putting in work, filling garbage pails. Nothing but good things to say, and operators of the vessels have been respectful both at the ramp and on the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-18-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,290
Posted By jheiii

Eh she'll be back on the pole in no time, can...

Eh she'll be back on the pole in no time, can throw your money at her then. :rofl:
07-18-2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 17,829
Posted By jheiii

:o Yeah that would take the wind out of my sails...

:o Yeah that would take the wind out of my sails too. Especially once you're this far along in the rebuild. Do you have in writing anywhere to the painter that the exterior hull color would be...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-17-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,222
Posted By jheiii

Forgot, this is THT where every check is upwards...

Forgot, this is THT where every check is upwards of 5K. Where'd I put that humblebrag checklist :tht_rulez:
07-17-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By jheiii

Do you plan on keeping the transducer on the...

Do you plan on keeping the transducer on the boat? If you do, just leave the units that are in there and spend the money elsewhere. Otherwise, get the new GO9 with a new transom mount transducer...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-17-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,222
Posted By jheiii

Haven't had this issue yet, but I've got an old...

Haven't had this issue yet, but I've got an old habit of just cashing the check at the issuing party's bank and then take the cash to deposit into my account. Or throw the cash at the boat since...
07-17-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 85,844
Posted By jheiii

Living vicariously through your post, very...

Living vicariously through your post, very exciting to consider this is a reality. Speed, technology, and range have really come a long way. :thumbsup: Rooting for you man, and your family. Safe...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-17-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,034
Posted By jheiii

Older I get more I find that luck sure looks a...

Older I get more I find that luck sure looks a lot like hard work.
07-17-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,130
Posted By jheiii

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Tuna practically jump into montauk 170s
07-17-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,486
Posted By jheiii

Boat didn't have any when I bought it, stayed...

Boat didn't have any when I bought it, stayed that way for the first year. Ran the same with or without them. Lots of people had a hard time understanding how you could possibly run with only a...
07-17-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,753
Posted By jheiii

That's a better price than I'm seeing on a...

That's a better price than I'm seeing on a trailer filling small quantities. 3.35 at marathon and 3.15 at wawa.
07-16-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,766
Posted By jheiii

Learned something new :thumbsup: So I noticed...

Learned something new :thumbsup: So I noticed about 15 really small ones in a plant out by the street. :mad: This is gonna suck. Already dealt with the regular 4 footers and a couple 5s but these...
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