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09-08-2020, 07:21 PM
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Views: 987
Posted By Moby1

My family had 1971 42 Grand Banks. Great well...

My family had 1971 42 Grand Banks. Great well built boat however, they were wood until 1974. Check back cabin aft bulkhead in front of the water tanks and around the window frames. Also, they have...
08-19-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,063
Posted By Moby1

My old 42 Bertram is 25K a year. This is slip,...

My old 42 Bertram is 25K a year. This is slip, insurance, yard does the bottom and compounds and waxes the hull. This also includes winter storage. This figure does not really include fuel. Some...
05-16-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 599
Posted By Moby1

I put on a Raritan marine elegance and it has...

I put on a Raritan marine elegance and it has been absolutely flawless.
04-12-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,266
Posted By Moby1

[QUOTE=Cymba53;13538458]In the early 1980' a...

[QUOTE=Cymba53;13538458]In the early 1980' a retired Admiral in Florida removed the Detroits from his 50' motor yacht, and installed 4 outboards. No outboard company would sell him the motors; he...
03-22-2020, 07:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,465
Posted By Moby1

I have a 1982 with 6V92s and M20s. I hope...

I have a 1982 with 6V92s and M20s. I hope someone has at least started these in the last 20 years. Boat diesel will give you tons of info on these! If you have a specific question dont hesitate...
02-28-2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 16,891
Posted By Moby1

My 1982 42 Bertram. This is our 14th year with...

My 1982 42 Bertram. This is our 14th year with her. The first picture is the day we brought her home in 2006....
01-21-2020, 03:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 763
Posted By Moby1

I had the cockpit re done on my 42 Bertram in...

I had the cockpit re done on my 42 Bertram in 2011 with Awlgrip and it still looks great. The floor is the only area that will need some work in the next year or so. I also had the bulkhead, sides,...
01-17-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 856
Posted By Moby1

That's a 200 gallon fuel tank.

That's a 200 gallon fuel tank.
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-02-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,439
Posted By Moby1

What a beautiful Aussie! So sorry for your loss....

What a beautiful Aussie! So sorry for your loss. We lost our black try Moby 9 1/2 years ago and I still miss him very much! We now have his nephew (just turned 9) who's a blue merle. They truly are...
11-10-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,148
Posted By Moby1

The boat the 6-92's are in is a 1982 42 Bertram....

The boat the 6-92's are in is a 1982 42 Bertram. I am the second owner of the boat and bought it December of 2005. The engines started life at 435 hp. The previous owner did the first rebuild in...
11-09-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,148
Posted By Moby1

My 6V92s @ 550hp have about 5600 total hours....

My 6V92s @ 550hp have about 5600 total hours. They have been rebuilt twice. Once at 2700 hours and once at 5000 hours. They are good engines if run under 2000 rpms and not overheated! These are in a...
10-21-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,382
Posted By Moby1

As the others said above make sure both the...

As the others said above make sure both the primary and secondary filters are full first! The injector lines are a bitch to get to on these( under the valve cover). They are self bleeding injectors,...
09-15-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 728
Posted By Moby1

We had a 1980 Egg 33. Those speeds are about what...

We had a 1980 Egg 33. Those speeds are about what we saw. Anywhere from 16-18 knots at a little over 3000rpm.
09-09-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,625
Posted By Moby1

It is a little less at 17.5 degrees . I draw...

It is a little less at 17.5 degrees . I draw about 4-4.5 feet to the bottom of the props.
09-08-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,625
Posted By Moby1

I have a 42 Bertram with 550 6V92's. I'm pretty...

I have a 42 Bertram with 550 6V92's. I'm pretty sure the hull on the 43 has the same dead rise but it is just a little wider. I run mine at 1950 rpm and its doing about 21.5 knots depending on tide...
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-05-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,293
Posted By Moby1

Me too! Thanks!

Me too! Thanks!
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-05-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,293
Posted By Moby1

Will do! ​​​​​​​

Will do!
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Forum: Dockside Chat
08-05-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,293
Posted By Moby1

The verdict is........complete tear! Surgery is...

The verdict is........complete tear! Surgery is set for a week from Wednesday. No driving for 8 weeks is going to be horrendous! I just kissed the rest of the boating season goodbye:((
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-04-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,293
Posted By Moby1

Torn Achilles

Has anybody here torn their Achilles' tendon? I tripped coming down some bleachers last night and have a feeling it's completely torn. I can not stand on my toes without the back of my leg giving out...
08-04-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 487
Posted By Moby1

We had a 1999 21 Bayshark. It was a decent boat...

We had a 1999 21 Bayshark. It was a decent boat that was pretty quick with a 200 optimax on it. Check the transom.
07-31-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 16,083
Posted By Moby1

Exhaust hose/ muffler rattling in a mount?

Exhaust hose/ muffler rattling in a mount?
06-22-2019, 03:32 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,419
Posted By Moby1

1980 2hp Suzuki 1983 70 Evinrude 1982 7.5...

1980 2hp Suzuki
1983 70 Evinrude
1982 7.5 Merc
1987 9.9Evinrude
1991 300 Evinrude x2
1996 225 Johnson x2
2005(?) 9.8 Tohatsu
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06-12-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 16,014
Posted By Moby1

Agreed!

Agreed!
06-10-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,570
Posted By Moby1

I have the same engines in a 42 Bertram. I once...

I have the same engines in a 42 Bertram. I once had a similar issue with black smoke and loss of power. The engine would start and idle fine once I got to the ~1800 rpm range black smoke no power. It...
Forum: Northeast
05-25-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,197
Posted By Moby1

It's all good with the exception to the bill I'm...

It's all good with the exception to the bill I'm going to get! My kid has a hockey tournament next weekend so I can't use the boat anyway. After that all bets are off!!! Have a great weekend everyone.
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