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01-05-2021, 04:00 PM
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Posted By guardrail

Thanks, I'm not worried about opening up the...

Thanks, I'm not worried about opening up the hole, I don't want to have to fill a gap or use a separate trim/dash bezel due to how my console is setup. Bigger all around is fine, bigger left and...
01-05-2021, 12:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 699
Posted By guardrail

What was the size difference in the flush mount...

What was the size difference in the flush mount holes for the 72 series to the 1242? Was the 7212 so large the acrylic was definitely needed? I'm looking at replacing my 4212 to something newer but...
09-20-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 905
Posted By guardrail

Also have some experience with this. They aren't...

Also have some experience with this. They aren't underpowered with 454's at all. Mine seemed very happy with them (Fuel injected 380hp). Fully loaded it wasn't ever struggling, many have put 8.1's...
09-20-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 905
Posted By guardrail

I had a 320 open with 454's, we're about the same...

I had a 320 open with 454's, we're about the same distance from the stream. That 300 usable gallons sometimes isn't enough, ask me how I know...
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-17-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1,388
Views: 263,286
Posted By guardrail

We keep a couple fun cars around. '65 Malibu...

We keep a couple fun cars around.
'65 Malibu SS 327/4-speed
'69 Stingray 350/4-speed
'13 Aston Martin Vantage V8
'59 Austin Healey Sprite - my 10 y.o. son's 'project car' He's done a lot of...
09-16-2020, 07:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 463
Posted By guardrail

In Jax Pablo Creek charges $5, Sister's creek...

In Jax Pablo Creek charges $5, Sister's creek municipal is free but may not always be working, Beach marine has pump-out, etc. In St. Augustine has the city marina and Camachee Cove... Check...
07-21-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 900
Posted By guardrail

I was always in the 'do it yourself' camp, but...

I was always in the 'do it yourself' camp, but after recently selling a boat through a broker and in the process of closing on a new boat my thoughts have changed completely. On selling, i spent 6...
07-09-2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,029
Posted By guardrail

This. Might be a once a year type trip due to...

This. Might be a once a year type trip due to the time and hassle. Remember, once you get to the inlet you have another 60 miles to the stream. There's plenty of good bottom spots within a 30 mile...
07-08-2020, 06:13 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,029
Posted By guardrail

NSB is hitting all sorts of news/headlines as the...

NSB is hitting all sorts of news/headlines as the next boomer 'quiet Florida town'. It's only a matter of time before it's a rinse and repeat of all the other areas people are scrambling from. ...
07-07-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 437
Posted By guardrail

Stuck thermostat? Easy enough test for a couple...

Stuck thermostat? Easy enough test for a couple bucks plus new coolant. Same note as above, my Mercruiser always ran within 5 degrees of the thermostat when the system was working properly.
07-06-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 8,267
Posted By guardrail

This is pretty logical and I think makes a...

This is pretty logical and I think makes a difference between going into this as a business arrangement (which it is) vs. a casual hobby with low costs (which it isn't). Someone commented saying...
06-24-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By guardrail

Check your local general aviation airport. A lot...

Check your local general aviation airport. A lot of guys with hangars have extra space, we've got a 56 Ford and a sandrail sitting behind our plane at the moment. We rent the spot for cheap, helps...
06-02-2020, 05:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,493
Posted By guardrail

Our favorite place to stay there:...

Our favorite place to stay there: https://www.camacheeinn.com/

We usually stay on the boat at the marina, but the inn is very nice too. Great restaurant next door, pool and great marina...
05-27-2020, 06:14 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 28,927
Posted By guardrail

I responded to your PM's, thanks for the...

I responded to your PM's, thanks for the interest. The boat is still for sale and listed with a great local broker. He is not a pushy salesman type. I just don't have the time to coordinate...
10-26-2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 28,927
Posted By guardrail

Bump, will likely list with a broker soon.

Bump, will likely list with a broker soon.
09-24-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 28,927
Posted By guardrail

Fatherof4, If you aren't out doing offshore runs...

Fatherof4, If you aren't out doing offshore runs every weekend, I don't think the gas engines are a big draw back. There are other considerations, there's the spark/combustibility of gas vapors...
09-21-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 28,927
Posted By guardrail

SeaDek is in! ...

SeaDek is in!
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-vbulletin/1214x1618/img_0596_cf899a205406ace8848b348534eb43a2ddc120db.jpeg...
09-07-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 28,927
Posted By guardrail

Bump, new cushions installed. Boat is ready for...

Bump, new cushions installed. Boat is ready for a new owner!...
09-02-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 873
Views: 169,249
Posted By guardrail

Has anyone heard from jetskibrian? Last I saw on...

Has anyone heard from jetskibrian? Last I saw on Facebook he said he was staying put and riding out the storm. I really hope he decided to leave or sheltered ok.


Edit: I see someone confirmed he...
08-24-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 28,927
Posted By guardrail

PM's replied, sorry I was in Asia last week. ...

PM's replied, sorry I was in Asia last week. Back in town and available to show most weekday evenings/weekends.
08-11-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 28,927
Posted By guardrail

Back to the top. Just had core replaced on...

Back to the top. Just had core replaced on gunnels and rod holders rebedded.

Being measured for SeaDek in cockpit and new cushions. Will be adjusting the price when that's done.
07-11-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,301
Posted By guardrail

Great pics, we were over two weeks ago. Already...

Great pics, we were over two weeks ago. Already missing it.
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-10-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,563
Posted By guardrail

Why do you need a 3rd class? With PilotMed you...

Why do you need a 3rd class? With PilotMed you should be able to qualify with a driver's license for a PPL. If you've got a disqualifying medical condition - maybe think twice about LSA too just for...
07-05-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 28,927
Posted By guardrail

Bringing this thread back up to the top. I took...

Bringing this thread back up to the top. I took the boat off the market after getting a little swamped at work. Time to try and move this on. Open to offers.

Recent Maintenance since December:...
05-16-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,399
Posted By guardrail

There's a way to get around this, my spouse was...

There's a way to get around this, my spouse was able to get her PO box listed but it has no reference of 'P.O.'. I'm sure it's only a matter of time before they wise up to that too though...
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