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01-14-2021, 07:04 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,482
Posted By JToys

I hear some guys using the wide tracker bars...

I hear some guys using the wide tracker bars without outriggers are having success..
01-13-2021, 08:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 813
Posted By JToys

I don't have direct experience with twins on a...

I don't have direct experience with twins on a boat that size but when I bought my OS355 my dealer, who previously owned a 355 with twin 350's, did say that the boat handled much better with triple...
01-10-2021, 08:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,122
Posted By JToys

x2 Robalo R180, feels like a 20 great ride, get...

x2 Robalo R180, feels like a 20 great ride, get it with the 150
01-05-2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,821
Posted By JToys

I have only owned Sailfish, Robalo, and Pursuit...

I have only owned Sailfish, Robalo, and Pursuit boats. I had the OS325, which I think has the same hull as the 328, and it was a fantastic boat in 2'-5' seas and the confused tight chop of Long...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-09-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,843
Posted By JToys

Anyone have thoughts on Murrells Inlet...

Anyone have thoughts on Murrells Inlet S.Carolina? I went to school at Coastal Carolina 20 years ago and loved that area down to Charleston. Myrtle was a lot different back then, not a huge fan of it...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-09-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,843
Posted By JToys

In the exact same boat! Love the...

In the exact same boat! Love the Jupiter/SingerIsland/South of Stuart area and hate CT! Hope to be fortunate enough to find an affordable place down there and downsize to a smaller place here for...
12-09-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,201
Posted By JToys

You could get a Robalo R180 brand new for just...

You could get a Robalo R180 brand new for just under 50K out the door with a trailer and optioned out nicely with a Yamaha 150, electronics, tabs, maybe even T-Top. Boat has a nice V hull, high...
12-02-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,637
Posted By JToys

Thanks for all the great feedback. I think for me...

Thanks for all the great feedback. I think for me the most important part of buying the slip would be the peace of mind in knowing that I have a slip in this marina every season. For the past three...
12-01-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,637
Posted By JToys

Thanks for all the feedback, fireisland1 nailed...

Thanks for all the feedback, fireisland1 nailed my biggest problem over renting in this area in the past three years. I never know if I will get the same slip, or even in the same marina, and I...
12-01-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,637
Posted By JToys

Slip Ownership......

Curious on the consensus around buying/owning your own boat slip. I know location location location, looking at one in a very appealing locations (if there actually is such a think in...
11-30-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,657
Posted By JToys

I currently own and Pursuit and a Robalo and had...

I currently own and Pursuit and a Robalo and had owned a sailfish. I can tell you there is a big difference between the Pursuit and the Sailfish and that the Robalo and Sailfish are the about the...
Forum: Northeast
11-16-2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 887
Posted By JToys

Someday I would love to do the trip from CT to...

Someday I would love to do the trip from CT to FL. Not sure my OS355 would be the best boat to do it in, but a nice Viking would be!!
11-16-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 413
Posted By JToys

Garmin 742xs new take off

This unit is brand new, replaced it with a larger screen for my bad eyes the day I got the boat home. In perfect condition with all new cables/wiring.

$675 shipped...
Forum: Northeast
10-15-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,939
Posted By JToys

I don't claim to be a fuel expert but was told...

I don't claim to be a fuel expert but was told that Ethanol is added to the fuel just before leaving the plant in tankers for gas stations, and that it starts to break down after 90 days. In cars we...
Forum: Northeast
10-15-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,939
Posted By JToys

Just spoke to my Pursuit dealer about bringing...

Just spoke to my Pursuit dealer about bringing the boat in for winter storage. First instruction he game me was make sure you have as little fuel as possible in the boat. Explained that the ethanol...
09-28-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,518
Posted By JToys

I went from twin 300's to triple 300's and tried...

I went from twin 300's to triple 300's and tried to go back to Geico and Progressive, one wouldn't insure it, the other quoted me a ridiculous number like 12K per year! Ended up with a private...
Forum: Northeast
09-16-2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,744
Posted By JToys

I love the regulator, wish I could have found one...

I love the regulator, wish I could have found one in my price point with low hours! Great boat...
Forum: Northeast
09-16-2020, 08:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 472
Posted By JToys

thanks for the help, looking forward to our trip!

thanks for the help, looking forward to our trip!
Forum: Northeast
09-16-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,744
Posted By JToys

Buying new vs. used is a very tough decision....

Buying new vs. used is a very tough decision. Before I bought the Robalo 180 in May I searched for months for used 18-20' CC. I found 10 year old Grady's for close to $30K and got a brand new Robalo...
09-16-2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 961
Posted By JToys

price drop $650

price drop $650
Forum: Northeast
09-15-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 472
Posted By JToys

Port Jeff transient dockage

Good morning THT, looking to take a small group over to Port Jeff for lunch and shopping. Going to be there from 1-5PM. Where is the best place to dock the boat?

Thanks for the help!
09-12-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,043
Posted By JToys

No experience with Southport but we could not be...

No experience with Southport but we could not be happier with our OS355 and if we didn't want/need a cabin the DC would likely be our boat it has it all and its got fishability if you decide to get...
Forum: Northeast
09-11-2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,744
Posted By JToys

I have a 2019 Robalo 180 with the 150, so far we...

I have a 2019 Robalo 180 with the 150, so far we like the boat. Its a mid tier boat, some area where they installed certain things looks like they were rushed a little. But over all its a big 180...
09-11-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 615
Posted By JToys

I did my first boat with white, what a pain in...

I did my first boat with white, what a pain in the ass keeping the the scum line clean. I now have black and its a 1/3 of the work. Once you go black you wont go back!
09-11-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,063
Posted By JToys

Shurhold, medium, soft, and extra soft. The white...

Shurhold, medium, soft, and extra soft. The white stiff is really really really stiff and I barely use it. I would get the PFD floaty for the handle as well, one it won't sink, two the neoprene cover...
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