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10-06-2012, 07:08 AM
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Posted By fishy-a-knot-o

Yes. You can run off both tanks or both motors...

Yes. You can run off both tanks or both motors off either single tank.
10-02-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,045
Posted By fishy-a-knot-o

Yes. Tanks had bonding wire. It's on the first...

Yes. Tanks had bonding wire. It's on the first pic way at the top.

Pursuit bought the tanks (had them made) from a tank manufacturer with a good reputation.

If ethanol really can do this to a...
10-02-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,935
Posted By fishy-a-knot-o

My oldest son works as crew on some of these...

My oldest son works as crew on some of these larger boats. He's been on all kinds and says the 70 footer he's on now has a ride that isn't even comparable to others he's been on, including a 55.
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10-02-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,045
Posted By fishy-a-knot-o

I already have the tanks. But I will say this...

I already have the tanks. But I will say this much. This boat is put together. It is solid. The unfinished and interior parts that became visible when we cut out deck are really well done.
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10-02-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,045
Posted By fishy-a-knot-o

The tanks weren't in foam. The were bolted in and...

The tanks weren't in foam. The were bolted in and sitting on starboard sections. area underneath shows no signs of water being in there.

we put a borescope in there. The inside is in bad shape...
10-02-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,045
Posted By fishy-a-knot-o

That's not a rust circle. Is the residue of the...

That's not a rust circle. Is the residue of the fuel that leaked though.
10-02-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,045
Posted By fishy-a-knot-o

Nope. All aluminum.

Nope. All aluminum.
10-02-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 23,442
Posted By fishy-a-knot-o

I'd go with the extra house battery with all...

I'd go with the extra house battery with all this!

Consider some cheap gps unit that runs independently of your integrated system. I've done that on all offshore boats I've owned and have needed...
10-02-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,045
Posted By fishy-a-knot-o

That's the paint the tank manufacturer put on...

That's the paint the tank manufacturer put on them. Leaks on the bottom of both tanks.
10-02-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,045
Posted By fishy-a-knot-o

Fuel tanks rotted in less than 8 years

I bought a brand new pursuit 3070 offshore CC in 2005 (it was a 2004 model). I loved the boat. Put 600+ hours on it in first 3 years I owned it. Then decided to move up and buy bigger boat (wife made...
09-26-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,611
Posted By fishy-a-knot-o

Yes, its the CC with a cabin. I had it in there...

Yes, its the CC with a cabin. I had it in there for 3+ years, took it out and had it for sale for awhile. Going to put it back soon. It would haul it with fuel and gear. Never a problem.
09-26-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 923
Posted By fishy-a-knot-o

Cabo Charter--Bigger Boat Worth It?

I've been to Cabo fishing 4 times. Done very well each time. Many, many striped marlin, yellowfin, etc. Every time, I charter a cheap $500/day single screw diesel inboard. Has a little flybridge and...
09-26-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,611
Posted By fishy-a-knot-o

I have a 3070 with F225s on a 10k lift.

I have a 3070 with F225s on a 10k lift.
09-26-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,372
Posted By fishy-a-knot-o

Take a bilge pump and put it in the bottom of a 5...

Take a bilge pump and put it in the bottom of a 5 gallon bucket. connect the discharge of the BP to the supply hose to the AC unit (after removing it from the ac pump). Then Run a hose from the a/c...
09-26-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 33,442
Posted By fishy-a-knot-o

The question of Yam responsibility doesn't start...

The question of Yam responsibility doesn't start and stop with their warranty obligations. This is particularly true in a situation where it appears that Yam was trying to conceal or prevent the...
09-26-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,859
Posted By fishy-a-knot-o

I live right down the gulf from you and one of...

I live right down the gulf from you and one of the 38s you are looking at is probably the 1994 with the detroits that's for sale down the road from me. One thing to consider in our part of the world...
08-18-2012, 05:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,796
Posted By fishy-a-knot-o

Thank you for these responses. You all are...

Thank you for these responses. You all are awesome as usual.

I did run down a machine shop that said they could get it "close." My fear is that a surveyor will be all over it when it comes time to...
08-17-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,796
Posted By fishy-a-knot-o

Need help finding a new strut

Strut is bent. Machine shop can't straighten. Boat is a 2003 Luhrs (company in the tank and therefore can't get one from them) with a 2 inch shaft and cat 3126 power.

Where should I go to try to...
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-01-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 889
Posted By fishy-a-knot-o

In general, defamatory remarks (libel=written;...

In general, defamatory remarks (libel=written; slander=spoken) are those things disseminated to someone other than the person being defamed that causes the defamed person reputational damage.
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Forum: Dockside Chat
08-01-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,390
Posted By fishy-a-knot-o

The state has to introduce evidence that he was...

The state has to introduce evidence that he was speeding. To do this, they have to use something admissible to measure the speed. If not done by radar and measured by someone trained to use the...
07-30-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 260,414
Posted By fishy-a-knot-o

I use 20% vinegar (about $15 a gallon) to descale...

I use 20% vinegar (about $15 a gallon) to descale the salt-water side of my AC and my inboard diesel.

On the ac, I fill a bucket with about 3 gals of vinegar and put a 800gph bilge pump in the...
07-29-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By fishy-a-knot-o

Tie some strong nylon line to the end of your old...

Tie some strong nylon line to the end of your old cables and pull it through with them so you have a line in there just in case.

Connecting the new to the old (especially if you have threaded...
07-29-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,754
Posted By fishy-a-knot-o

I put bleach in the line today and used some...

I put bleach in the line today and used some water to try and open the line. What I really need to do is put a compressor on the line or plumb a hose and blast it. I ran out of time today. I can even...
07-29-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,754
Posted By fishy-a-knot-o

Air conditioner pan filling with water

Have a 12,000 btu Marine Air unit. Discovered water in cabin (carpet wet); traced to ac. The pan under the unit continually fills with water. It appears that the condensation from the coil collects...
06-26-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,265
Posted By fishy-a-knot-o

Painting aluminum

The aluminum on the windshield on my 36 Luhrs express has begun to pit underneath the paint, and the paint is coming off in spots. Putting aside the cause of the pitting, does anyone have suggestions...
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