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Forum: Northeast
01-09-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By kchace

Best part of the class.

Best part of the class.
Forum: Northeast
11-03-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 797
Posted By kchace

The scales on both north and southbound sides of...

The scales on both north and southbound sides of 93 in Salem NH are on all the time. Just drive in when they aren't weighing trucks and you can read the numbers in the window.

ken
Forum: Northeast
08-15-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 11,981
Posted By kchace

Yeah and that's significant, but if the engines...

Yeah and that's significant, but if the engines weren't run with water in them they can be properly saved and live a long life. The rest of the boat will need work - wiring, electronics, soft goods,...
Forum: Northeast
07-03-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,051
Posted By kchace

Plenty of lobster pots between the fingers of the...

Plenty of lobster pots between the fingers of the docks I was at in Georgetown Maine.
Forum: Northeast
06-29-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,401
Posted By kchace

IMO a combination chain and nylon rode is the...

IMO a combination chain and nylon rode is the best of both worlds. A good length of chain helps maintain catenary and chafe resistance from rocks etc on the bottom and a length of nylon provides the...
Forum: Northeast
06-29-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,388
Posted By kchace

The holding and protection are excellent all the...

The holding and protection are excellent all the way to the SW inside of Long Point. The only catch is that the water does shoal very quickly so one needs to anchor in about 40-50' of water. (We...
Forum: Northeast
06-24-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 586
Posted By kchace

if there are signals near you maybe a WIFI...

if there are signals near you maybe a WIFI receiver for your boat? We have one and it really helps.


https://www.boatingmag.com/boatinglab-test-wifi-range-extenders#page-2

ken
Forum: Northeast
03-26-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,632
Posted By kchace

Most of the time its fine, sometimes though it...

Most of the time its fine, sometimes though it can be pretty serious. Take your time to look first. If it looks bad, it probably is. There are plenty of good striper fishing and/or cruising and...
Forum: Northeast
03-26-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,632
Posted By kchace

Spot on. :thumbsup:

Spot on.

:thumbsup:
Forum: Northeast
03-22-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 356
Posted By kchace

I would look at the recommendations for a new...

I would look at the recommendations for a new Mercuiser V8 and follow them. I don't believe any special oil is needed.

Ken
Forum: Northeast
03-19-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,055
Posted By kchace

All above is correct, with the 175 the range is...

All above is correct, with the 175 the range is 5500 to 6100 and with the Suzukis you definitely want to prop so that WOT is at the high end of the recommended range.

Ken
Forum: Northeast
02-05-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 567
Posted By kchace

Eldrige Tide and Pilot book has maps that...

Eldrige Tide and Pilot book has maps that specifically show current flow.

Like this:
02-02-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 16,030
Posted By kchace

I really love these motors and have messed with...

I really love these motors and have messed with them for a while. Very smooth, reliable and economical. Unfortunately, times change and now I want to get out of it. I have 2 nice running models. One...
01-18-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By kchace

Do you have the manual? If not, I'd start there....

Do you have the manual? If not, I'd start there. The manual is available for free download from Simrad here:
...
Forum: Northeast
01-14-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 648
Posted By kchace

Indeed. There were a few times this past season...

Indeed. There were a few times this past season where the bridge literally stopped working.
Forum: Northeast
01-11-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,789
Posted By kchace

J & W in Salem did right by me.

J & W in Salem did right by me.
Forum: Northeast
01-01-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,482
Posted By kchace

We cruise a lot in NE and the best cruising time...

We cruise a lot in NE and the best cruising time is mid July to Mid August. More likely to have calm days and less fog. I also think you'll be missing a lot if you don't go further north than...
Forum: Northeast
12-15-2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 40,888
Posted By kchace

Make sure you check/change any on engine and in...

Make sure you check/change any on engine and in the boat fuel filters. Losing power after a short time can be indicative of a clogged filter (It only lets the fuel through slowly).

Ken
Forum: Northeast
08-24-2017, 04:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 447
Posted By kchace

Last Saturday I saw blues being caught in the...

Last Saturday I saw blues being caught in the mouth on the outgoing tide. Looked like they were using chunk bait.
08-22-2017, 07:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 656
Posted By kchace

Dielectric grease

Dielectric grease
08-22-2017, 07:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 405
Posted By kchace

I have had this problem (can see the plotter icon...

I have had this problem (can see the plotter icon but it never makes the connection) and finally found out it was caused by interference from my long distance WIFI transceiver which has a much more...
Forum: Northeast
08-14-2017, 03:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By kchace

The trick is that it takes a minute or 3 to build...

The trick is that it takes a minute or 3 to build up enough suction to start working. When I first used it, it seemed to me to not be working too, but you wait a bit and then it starts going. Both...
Forum: Northeast
06-28-2017, 11:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,078
Posted By kchace

You may have run between two buoys of a setup as...

You may have run between two buoys of a setup as shown here.
...
Forum: Northeast
06-20-2017, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 702
Posted By kchace

It means you had 2.6' wind waves on top of 1.5...

It means you had 2.6' wind waves on top of 1.5 meter swells. Still not too bad, but depending on the directions of the two waves, it can get like a washing machine.

The wave period is usually...
Forum: Northeast
06-20-2017, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 860
Posted By kchace

There's a heck of a lot of fish in the river but...

There's a heck of a lot of fish in the river but as has been said, many are small. Don't give up though, there are some big ones. I saw a guy lose a real nice one right at the boat by the Gillis...
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