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09-27-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,089
Posted By Tim43

The tow vehicle was a Ford E 350 which had...

The tow vehicle was a Ford E 350 which had nothing to do with the problem. There was no damage to the boat and minor problems with the trailer, hole in the sidewall of one tire, bent actuator etc. ...
09-26-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,089
Posted By Tim43

Trailer Hitch Failure

Had my boat come loose on PA turnpike going about 60mph. When I walked back to the boat I couldn't believe the hitch was still attached to the boat.
The hitch is rated at 6,000 lbs. The weight of...
Forum: Great Lakes
03-17-2013, 05:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,607
Posted By Tim43

Jerry, I use 30lb. powerpro with dipsys. Would...

Jerry,
I use 30lb. powerpro with dipsys. Would the Church boards hold the line in rough water and with the extra drag would they go to the side far enough to make them worth while?
Thanks
Tim
Forum: Great Lakes
03-09-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,607
Posted By Tim43

Thanks for the replies. I think I'll stick with...

Thanks for the replies. I think I'll stick with the power pro. I already have the reels and divers. As far as the boards it seems like it's a toss up. I think I'll check them out in person...
Forum: Great Lakes
03-08-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,607
Posted By Tim43

Inline planer boards

I'd like to try inline boards for two reasons. First to fish the top of the water column, away from the boat when Lake Ontario turns over, second to get more lines out in Erie when I have more...
06-21-2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 801
Posted By Tim43

Opinions on 1997 Penn Yan

Hello,
Looking at a Penn Yan 223 1997 rage. I was hoping some one could give me a little information, quality, handling in chop etc.
Thanks
Tim
11-25-2010, 06:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 861
Posted By Tim43

No response on consignment boats

I'm looking for a boat on the internet. Most of the time I can't get a response from dealers selling boats on consignment. If I do get a response I can't get any information such as hours on the...
10-03-2010, 06:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,268
Posted By Tim43

I'm not sure what everyone means by wet ride in...

I'm not sure what everyone means by wet ride in respect to a Shamrock. I fish mostly in Lake Erie. The waves are usually 2-3ft. and very close together. In this wave condition would I take a few...
10-03-2010, 06:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,268
Posted By Tim43

Opinions on Shamrock, Pursuit, Albemarle

Need a some advise on these mfgs. and models. Shamrock 220 Predator, Pursuit 2460, Albemarle 248. All 3 boats are at least 12hr round trip from home and I would like opinions on these boats before...
Replies: 359
Views: 80,776
Posted By Tim43

What is my boat worth? I have a 2004 Key West...

What is my boat worth? I have a 2004 Key West 225 W/A with a Yamaha 200 HPDI. Its on a 2005 Loadmaster roller trailer with disc brakes on both axles. Boat was used in fresh water only, always kept...
09-25-2010, 10:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,055
Posted By Tim43

Sounds like a great boat, need something a little...

Sounds like a great boat, need something a little smaller.
Thanks for the reply
09-24-2010, 02:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,055
Posted By Tim43

WTB: 22-24' W/A or express I/O powered

Looking for a W/A or Express style boat. Definitely want I/O or inboard power.
Nothing much over 10 years old, in good condition. Would consider something that has mechanical issues. No rotted...
06-06-2010, 04:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,617
Posted By Tim43

I would not recommend this motor for slow speed...

I would not recommend this motor for slow speed trolling. At slow prolonged
idle speeds the plugs seem to carbon. Yamaha tec support said that the plugs may have to be replaced every fifty hrs....
Forum: Great Lakes
08-16-2009, 05:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,224
Posted By Tim43

I have a walkaround with outboard power. The...

I have a walkaround with outboard power. The beam is 8ft. I'll be fishing the Oak and close to Golden Hills Camp Ground
Forum: Great Lakes
08-16-2009, 05:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,224
Posted By Tim43

Stacking Downriggers for Lake Ontario Salmon?

I will be fishing Lake Ontario the last week in August. I normally run 2 dipsies and 2 down riggers. There will be 4 people on board. I would like to run more lines.. Is it worth stacking down...
06-20-2009, 09:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 751
Posted By Tim43

Fractured gas is when alcohol separates from the...

Fractured gas is when alcohol separates from the gasoline. I checked the gas with a paste that turns red in the presence of water. I have no signs of water in any sample. I've inquired at some...
06-20-2009, 03:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 751
Posted By Tim43

What are the signs of fractured gas?

I ran my yamaha 200 hpdi about 5 min in back yard before taking it out. At the dock I let it Idle about 2 min. When I left the dock it did not reach max rpm and completely shut down after 20 sec. I...
06-06-2009, 03:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,310
Posted By Tim43

I have a 4 year old ezloader with oil hubs. I've...

I have a 4 year old ezloader with oil hubs. I've had no problems with leaks or water entering the hubs. I do check the oil level and condition every time I take the boat out. which I think is...
05-30-2009, 03:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 534
Posted By Tim43

Fuel filters for Yamaha Z200TXRC

I would like to replace the the filters on my engine. The water separator (10 micron), filter element, and the medium pressure filter. Could someone give me the part numbers for the filters and...
05-26-2009, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By Tim43

Why does my gas have a black tint?

Took the boat out for the first time Memorial day. IT reved to about 3000 rpm and just died. The fuel in the bowl (Yamaha 200 HPDI) had a black tint. I removed the water separator and this gas...
03-21-2009, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 678
Posted By Tim43

I had a similar problem on a 200 HPDI. It turned...

I had a similar problem on a 200 HPDI. It turned out to be an adjustment on the oil pump. The adjustment should have been five thousands and was set at fifteen. This allowed too much oil and fouled...
02-22-2009, 05:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,288
Posted By Tim43

Re: Keywest raw water washdown

I have the same boat. It seems their is a pressure switch on the pump that will turn off the pump when the hose is turned off, I think this prevents the pump from dead heading. (no flow). I would...
01-28-2009, 06:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 20,009
Posted By Tim43

RE: Boat Leveler Trim tabs

I had boat levelers on a Baja, the ends of the cylinders and pump were barbed. I think that rubber piece on the cylinder side slides over the tubing. It's either to stiffen it so it doesn't kink or...
01-25-2009, 08:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 756
Posted By Tim43

Baha Greenwood opinions

Saw a Baha 231 GLE at the Cleveland boat show last weekend. The layout of the boat is just what I want. Small cuddy, express vs walkaround, large deck space, I/O powered and small enough to trailer...
06-21-2008, 05:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 36,980
Posted By Tim43

RE: Pennsylvania boat trailer inspection

PA trailer inspection is a joke. When I had my travel trailer inspected in the late 70's the mechanic would ask me "how's the brakes", make sure all the lights came on, then peel and stick the...
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