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Today, 06:42 AM
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Posted By marlinmike

The one thing to add to this would be look into...

The one thing to add to this would be look into maint costs, talk to local shop to get an idea of service on the horizon, this can be a pretty big nut for some, for others its nothing, it's all...
Forum: Northeast
Today, 06:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By marlinmike

For walls and headliner you could get material...

For walls and headliner you could get material from Sailrite.com , I purchased the material and spray adhesive and the job it not that hard, just keep original material as a template (cut 1/2 wider...
10-05-2020, 04:29 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 32,260
Posted By marlinmike

See what the local guides are running, maybe even...

See what the local guides are running, maybe even pick up a charter and you can feel it first hand, this forum is a good starting point but you will need to put your feet on the deck to know for sure...
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-29-2020, 05:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,044
Posted By marlinmike

This is COVID pricing which is WAY higher then...

This is COVID pricing which is WAY higher then normal, I've had a number of friends dump old boats they had bought years earlier for double what they paid. As others have said this could be a great...
09-17-2020, 06:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 426
Posted By marlinmike

We have a few town free pumpout stations, we also...

We have a few town free pumpout stations, we also have a pump out boat. So basically do you research, ask locally (guys in the marina). Many cases you have to do it yourself.
09-17-2020, 06:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,489
Posted By marlinmike

All depends on the yard, some allow you (owner to...

All depends on the yard, some allow you (owner to do work), typically minor, but you have to be sensitive that they are running a business and paying high taxes.
09-11-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 896
Posted By marlinmike

Take a serious look at the Merc's, I'm very...

Take a serious look at the Merc's, I'm very impressed with them, and I don't say that easily as I wasn't a big merc fan. but that's old school mindset which is not good!
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-27-2020, 07:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,652
Posted By marlinmike

Sounds like a great trip and plenty of good...

Sounds like a great trip and plenty of good information above, don't get too caught up in making it perfect, you will learn as you go and only you know what you like, best of all you have a great...
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-27-2020, 06:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 896
Posted By marlinmike

Couple points, they have a limited lifespan from...

Couple points, they have a limited lifespan from what I have experienced along with a good number of friends, I can say nobody has them anymore.... The other down side is the ice is not really a...
08-27-2020, 06:22 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,336
Posted By marlinmike

Agree with what is said, as additional...

Agree with what is said, as additional information, the 6.2 is premium fuel only, which might equate into eval of other brands.
08-24-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 620
Posted By marlinmike

Yellowing is very normal

Yellowing is very normal
08-14-2020, 04:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 815
Posted By marlinmike

We ending up putting in a tuna door (leaving the...

We ending up putting in a tuna door (leaving the top area structurally intact) for our two large Labradors to get on and off, but us humans still need to go over the transom. The reason we did this...
08-12-2020, 04:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 300
Posted By marlinmike

The Yanmar engines are great, but having said...

The Yanmar engines are great, but having said that not sure why engines removed and repainted unless heavy corrosion is the issue, which means it will come back.

I have inboard yanmars for over...
08-03-2020, 05:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 631
Posted By marlinmike

Well since both engines not a real failure in one...

Well since both engines not a real failure in one which is a good thing. Look at turbo output and riser area, they do fatigue crack (vibration etc). I had that and it really chokes up the foam turbo...
08-03-2020, 05:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,146
Posted By marlinmike

Rip

Rip
07-09-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 11,552
Posted By marlinmike

Funny there was a time Merc was considered racing...

Funny there was a time Merc was considered racing only and Yami was the gold standard, and now Merc is the big player, nice job to the designers and engineers at Mercury!
Forum: Northeast
07-06-2020, 07:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By marlinmike

Both are pretty close to each other, Stirling has...

Both are pretty close to each other, Stirling has a nice pool, the other property has a tiki bar, wasn't impressed with the food or service and I don't have a high bar for judging. I personally...
07-02-2020, 06:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 299
Posted By marlinmike

Through bolt is best method anyway, use large SS...

Through bolt is best method anyway, use large SS washers (and a lock washer) on the underside for backing support
06-19-2020, 04:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 869
Posted By marlinmike

Give you a lot of credit for tackling a very old...

Give you a lot of credit for tackling a very old outboard, most people would have made it a anchor. Was this outboard used in freshwater or salt?
06-16-2020, 05:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 487
Posted By marlinmike

The other posts touched upon it, Price filters...

The other posts touched upon it, Price filters and replacement pump, in the end that's basically the system, so can you manually override the system if needed? Also the auto back flush, cleaning is...
06-16-2020, 05:28 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,349
Posted By marlinmike

This!

This!
06-16-2020, 05:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 894
Posted By marlinmike

Nice rig, enjoy it never do cost analysis with...

Nice rig, enjoy it never do cost analysis with this hobby, never comes out good, if you want good buy re estate!
06-15-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,987
Posted By marlinmike

Are they the original rudders?

Are they the original rudders?
06-03-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 163
Posted By marlinmike

Had that issue as well, thought it was the GPS...

Had that issue as well, thought it was the GPS puck, but then found the main accessory connection was not as clean as it should have been, mind you all other electronics were fine, just lost GPS...
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