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10-07-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 395
Posted By Sangster

I have 1 Group 24 starting battery and 1 Group 27...

I have 1 Group 24 starting battery and 1 Group 27 deep cycle battery.
10-07-2020, 06:34 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 13,138
Posted By Sangster

Anything at that HP level in an outboard is going...

Anything at that HP level in an outboard is going to sound like a hot rod.
10-06-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 9,926
Posted By Sangster

2001 225 Evinrude Ficht RAM....Screams, gets good...

2001 225 Evinrude Ficht RAM....Screams, gets good economy, pushes my 20ft wellcraft 52mph by GPS

889 hrs and 118-120 PSI across all cylinders
10-02-2020, 06:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 575
Posted By Sangster

i would 100% have a dedicated starting battery...

i would 100% have a dedicated starting battery for each of the twins (kicker is fine sharing one of them) and then size the house bank accordingly...meaning, get a 2nd house battery if the single...
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-30-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,247
Posted By Sangster

I'd buy a $20k used vette, a $20k used 3/4 ton,...

I'd buy a $20k used vette, a $20k used 3/4 ton, and put the other $160k in the bank.
09-24-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,852
Posted By Sangster

He's asking about PUBLIC land. Not private...

He's asking about PUBLIC land. Not private property.
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-22-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,211
Posted By Sangster

I believe the best all around for any North...

I believe the best all around for any North American hunting is 30-06. I have a Ruger American with Vertex scope in 30-06.
09-22-2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,083
Posted By Sangster

Sounds like this might not be the best financial...

Sounds like this might not be the best financial decision if you have to finance it for 2 decades to afford the payment.
09-22-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 845
Posted By Sangster

pull a couple of your current plug wires and go...

pull a couple of your current plug wires and go for a boat ride. See how you like it with nearly 1/2 the HP you have now.
09-11-2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,756
Posted By Sangster

Wait...the OP says his "spare" battery is in...

Wait...the OP says his "spare" battery is in addition to his regular batterieS...plural. SO he already has a spare battery on the boat. Why carry another?
09-10-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,756
Posted By Sangster

Why carry a "spare" battery and not just connect...

Why carry a "spare" battery and not just connect it into the system as another house battery so it at least stays charged and you don't have to use jumper cables if your starting battery goes dead. ...
09-09-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 748
Posted By Sangster

He's talking about a 22' boat here guys, not a 60...

He's talking about a 22' boat here guys, not a 60 ft yacht.

I have a 20 ft boat w/225 2 stroke. Here are my operating costs:

$40 of fuel per outing, average. average 5 outings per month =...
09-09-2020, 06:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 924
Posted By Sangster

Yeah, dual axle trailer and it's hard to tell,...

Yeah, dual axle trailer and it's hard to tell, but the driveway has a weird slope there and had to make a hard right turn to get it up into the driveway, so they are all jacked in the pics, lol! But...
09-08-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 924
Posted By Sangster

See above.... it's 1/4" above the bottom of the...

See above.... it's 1/4" above the bottom of the hull. The pic doesn't show it very well.
09-08-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 924
Posted By Sangster

They are mounted where the instructions directed....

They are mounted where the instructions directed. Are you seeing a different set of instructions than they have listed online and ship with the tabs?

Instructions say no closer than 8" from the...
09-08-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 924
Posted By Sangster

Per my original post, the tabs (hinge and plate)...

Per my original post, the tabs (hinge and plate) are approx 1/8"-1/4" above the hull bottom, as the instructions indicated. It's a large spray, more than I'm comfortable with spraying onto the motor.
09-08-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 924
Posted By Sangster

I've ruled out the transducer as being the issue,...

I've ruled out the transducer as being the issue, as it was on there like that before the tabs and no spray. Also, the spray is equal port and starboard and only started when I added the tabs.

I...
09-08-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 924
Posted By Sangster

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/20200908_121717_9e3e06879e01a98dd98042f42b3741b44bbfbc05.jpg...
09-08-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 924
Posted By Sangster

Trim tabs spraying motor

So i installed Bennett Bolt BOLT1212ED – 12″x12″ trim tabs on the boat this past week and took the boat out this weekend. Anytime I lower the tabs, they spray water all over the sides and even up...
09-03-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,529
Posted By Sangster

That's good, cause we all know that decks and...

That's good, cause we all know that decks and floors never rot. You're in good shape!
09-02-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,710
Posted By Sangster

Should be under the bow roller. BUT....it should...

Should be under the bow roller. BUT....it should also be a straight pull from the winch to the bow eye. If the bow eye is coming in above the roller....then the winch assembly needs to be moved up...
09-01-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 553
Posted By Sangster

Just get a 2nd battery and an ACR Add-A-Battery...

Just get a 2nd battery and an ACR Add-A-Battery kit. Otherwise, you'll always wonder while you're hanging out and running the radio. Starting motor for nothing but starting the motor. Deep cycle...
09-01-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By Sangster

The only thing faster than ordering online is...

The only thing faster than ordering online is buying in person. Call around to all the dealers/boat shops in the area you're willing to drive to. Maybe someone has it in stock.
09-01-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 977
Posted By Sangster

Which trailer manufacturer has a 100,000 mile...

Which trailer manufacturer has a 100,000 mile warranty on the bearings/seals? When you say no servicing, do you mean you can't even add grease?
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-01-2020, 07:57 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,855
Posted By Sangster

replacing about 50% of the craft beer i drink...

replacing about 50% of the craft beer i drink with white claw......which is a lot. I figure I'm saving about 4000 calories per month and a significant amount of carbs that way.
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