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07-18-2019, 10:22 AM
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Posted By Yobub

I own a 24' I/O on the Great Lakes. Great for...

I own a 24' I/O on the Great Lakes. Great for our purposes, not good your yours.

The starter, as others have said, is a huge red flag. I feel like I've seen this post before where someone is...
07-18-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By Yobub

Not sure why your friends would have talked down...

Not sure why your friends would have talked down Sea Ray's, but I think the consensus is that they are excellent boats.

For Great Lakes cruising start by looking at a 37' or 40', and look at Sea...
07-17-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,999
Posted By Yobub

Count me as one of the people who have never had...

Count me as one of the people who have never had a problem.

I live in Illinois (big corn state) so we have had Ethanol in our fuel for years. I've owned a '95 Four Winns for 20 years, and Sea...
07-17-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By Yobub

You may find that the wiring is wire tied and...

You may find that the wiring is wire tied and screwed in along the run. Depending on how much other electronic gear is on the boat and on the arch, the radar wires may also be tied to other wiring. ...
07-15-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 430
Posted By Yobub

I think it's called "Rum".

I think it's called "Rum".
07-08-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,101
Posted By Yobub

Thanks - just sent.

Thanks - just sent.
07-08-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,101
Posted By Yobub

Thanks. I'm on a plane right now. Is there a...

Thanks. I'm on a plane right now. Is there a link to order or just call?
07-08-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,101
Posted By Yobub

Could these be used to replace the lights in my...

Could these be used to replace the lights in my engine room? Would they be a direct 12v wire splice or is there a box that is needed for them?
Forum: Great Lakes
07-08-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 789
Posted By Yobub

Looking at pictures of the two of them, the...

Looking at pictures of the two of them, the Bayliner seems to have a sharper entry to cut the waves, and maybe a little more freeboard (distance from the water to the deck). I'd really have to look...
Forum: Great Lakes
07-08-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 789
Posted By Yobub

I've owned powerboats from 15' to currently a 24'...

I've owned powerboats from 15' to currently a 24' and a 40' on Lake Michigan. In general, a 20' boat is fine for Lake Michigan, although maybe not the best for the area you are considering.

The...
07-01-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 27,862
Posted By Yobub

Can you please confirm the requirements for fire...

Can you please confirm the requirements for fire extinguisher inspection and certification? I have a 40' Sundancer, 44' overall, with diesel inboards. It is strictly recreational but USCG documented....
06-20-2019, 02:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,016
Posted By Yobub

I've called Raymarine a few times over the last...

I've called Raymarine a few times over the last year about my "new to me" gear, and their tech support has been very good. They have walked me through specific troubleshooting steps and have been...
06-08-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 898
Posted By Yobub

ARECORD USB A Male to 12V Car Cigarette Lighter...

ARECORD USB A Male to 12V Car Cigarette Lighter Socket Female Converter (Max Output 12V 0.8A) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01J67JIOQ/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_gei.CbSHB3YK2
06-08-2019, 05:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By Yobub

Your options will depend on whether you want to...

Your options will depend on whether you want to do anything else with the unit.

I you want the ability to add radar, we will assume you also want a chartplotter with navigation, correct?

Do you...
06-04-2019, 04:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By Yobub

I have used the Garmin InReach for two way text...

I have used the Garmin InReach for two way text communication while out of cell range and for location tracking and I have been happy with it. I've never used it for mayday so I cant comment on...
06-03-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 639
Posted By Yobub

My Lumishore lights have a controller ar the helm...

My Lumishore lights have a controller ar the helm that is used to select the color.

Good system with really good customer service.
05-29-2019, 05:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 442
Posted By Yobub

Over the winter I chartered a boat in the Bahamas...

Over the winter I chartered a boat in the Bahamas with a captain that had been sailing there for 20 years. The boat was fully outfitted with brand new raymarine gear, but the captain navigated using...
05-27-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 206
Posted By Yobub

We've been through a bunch of tube pumps. If you...

We've been through a bunch of tube pumps. If you have a 12v cigarette lighter that is easily accessible, go with that. It is probably easier to get to than the battery, and low risk of a spark...
05-25-2019, 05:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 581
Posted By Yobub

Two observations: 1) You shouldnt modify...

Two observations:
1) You shouldnt modify someone else's boat in any way before you own it. Most purchasers wont even drive someone elses boat during the sea trial, so that they arent liable should...
05-19-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 6,719
Views: 2,113,312
Posted By Yobub

Rule 500 Bilge pumps on Amazon, $23.44. Perfect...

Rule 500 Bilge pumps on Amazon, $23.44. Perfect for shower sumps. WM is $42.99 but will price match...
05-17-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By Yobub

Not sure about the model, but this is a...

Not sure about the model, but this is a speed/depth transducer, typically for a fishfinder. Very common design. As mentioned above, the white tube is a pickup for a speedometer.

If you can fill...
05-07-2019, 03:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 375
Posted By Yobub

I seem to recall this as a sympton of a chart...

I seem to recall this as a sympton of a chart card that had too much data for the E120 to read. Not sure if that is your problem, but you might look into that. It might be as simple as pulling the...
05-06-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,257
Posted By Yobub

:) Yeah, my V8 Laredo has a little bit of that....

:)
Yeah, my V8 Laredo has a little bit of that. I would guess the dual axle trailer helps minimize the sway. If you ever have the chance to two with a WK2 Overland, try it out. For me it is...
05-06-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,172
Posted By Yobub

I have a E120 with V5.69 software, RD218 Radar,...

I have a E120 with V5.69 software, RD218 Radar, and DSM300 with P66 transducer that I am going to sell. I am happy to sell the pieces individually or in a package.

I have tested the E120 and it...
05-06-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,257
Posted By Yobub

I'm curious which trim level GC you have. I tow...

I'm curious which trim level GC you have. I tow 24' boat, dual axle trailer, just slightly lighter weight than your boat with a V6 Overland and it is very comfortable.

With my V8 Laredo I feel...
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