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Yesterday, 10:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 562
Posted By Jim Beam

no issues with 4wd. as someone else pointed out,...

no issues with 4wd. as someone else pointed out, boats outweigh their tow vehicles in many instances. 4wd in low will do it.
Forum: Dockside Chat
Yesterday, 10:44 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,473
Posted By Jim Beam

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Forum: Northeast
03-01-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 530
Posted By Jim Beam

I know hardcore fishermen who would say 21...

I know hardcore fishermen who would say 21 contender all day every day, however, for mostly drift and at anchor, that kencraft might be a better choice because of the deadrise. Bottom line, contender...
Forum: Northeast
02-26-2021, 08:58 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,058
Posted By Jim Beam

i believe the seacraft design was the inspiration...

i believe the seacraft design was the inspiration for several other deep v offshore center console boats. Agree that there are now others that have similar ride characteristics.
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-25-2021, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2,736
Views: 398,908
Posted By Jim Beam

for waltham watches, go back to the source: buy...

for waltham watches, go back to the source: buy Waltham watches at watertown watch & clock co. (http://www.watertownwatchandclock.com/)
These guys have roots back to original waltham watchmakers...
Forum: Northeast
02-25-2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 392
Posted By Jim Beam

easy-peasy for these guys - they have been...

easy-peasy for these guys - they have been transporting large boats for my club for years: https://www.scalisimarine.net/
02-25-2021, 04:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 902
Posted By Jim Beam

I've said this before on this site and I'll say...

I've said this before on this site and I'll say it again: you can't even buy a decent kayak these days for a grand. Only issue is you need to make the decision that you won't put any serious $ into...
02-20-2021, 06:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,764
Posted By Jim Beam

I just priced out both for a possible repower. I...

I just priced out both for a possible repower. I was shocked at how much more the merc was. Your pricing may vary.
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-19-2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,491
Posted By Jim Beam

lol, were they antisocial losers and did they...

lol, were they antisocial losers and did they steal the idea from someone else? If so, yes, it's what we are talking about.
Forum: Northeast
02-19-2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,081
Posted By Jim Beam

many good memories of that festival. Has its...

many good memories of that festival. Has its roots in what Provincetown was for hundreds of years, which was a seafaring/fishing village. One year, our kids were little and we spent the whole weekend...
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-19-2021, 10:43 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,491
Posted By Jim Beam

speaking of instant gram, I think it stinks. No...

speaking of instant gram, I think it stinks. No content. You could google up similar images easily.
02-19-2021, 10:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,193
Posted By Jim Beam

8' would be wide in this class. As for what is...

8' would be wide in this class. As for what is too narrow, I'm not sure if there is a right answer on that. my 18 had a 7'6" beam. I can't speak for others, but what was important to me was solid...
02-19-2021, 07:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,193
Posted By Jim Beam

Jim Beam, I've towed a few times short distances...

Jim Beam, I've towed a few times short distances up near the 4Runners limit with no issues, but she's a dog and without trailer brakes I'd hate to have to stop quickly. It doesn't struggle, but I...
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-18-2021, 06:49 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,112
Posted By Jim Beam

Talking anything concerning sh!t - this is the place.

anything concerning sh!t - this is the place.
02-18-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,193
Posted By Jim Beam

for the size boat you want, you will be able to...

for the size boat you want, you will be able to tow it with your 4-runner. I used one for a 4900 lb load and it did the job fine. basically, any 17-18 boat in your price range that has a...
02-18-2021, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By Jim Beam

have owned a 2006 200 hp. Great motor. Sold to...

have owned a 2006 200 hp. Great motor. Sold to someone who still runs it. Problem is, value today is drastically diminished. Price the boat accordingly. After the announcement that etecs were...
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-18-2021, 02:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,112
Posted By Jim Beam

Lots of good information here. I grew up in a...

Lots of good information here. I grew up in a home that has well and septic. Mom still lives there. Have the water tested yearly or every two years. Reason is things change over time and water...
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-18-2021, 01:41 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,491
Posted By Jim Beam

had an account for years, but never posted...

had an account for years, but never posted anything, never posted my photo or any details. Thought I might use it for work, etc., but it has limited usefulness for me. That being said, I've been told...
Forum: Northeast
02-18-2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 979
Posted By Jim Beam

moved to fairhaven ma and begins in mid july.

moved to fairhaven ma and begins in mid july.
02-16-2021, 07:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 739
Posted By Jim Beam

Pulling the thermostat housing will give an...

Pulling the thermostat housing will give an indication of the condition of the cooling system.

personally I would not be comfortable with the consignor doing the engine check. They have a vested...
02-16-2021, 01:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 739
Posted By Jim Beam

This. If you are serious about this boat, have...

This. If you are serious about this boat, have the engines checked by a suzuki mechanic. At a minimum, you want compression tests, engine operating temp check, lowers checked again for water, and a...
02-16-2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,508
Posted By Jim Beam

I know you said bracket and flush deck is your...

I know you said bracket and flush deck is your preference, but you'll most likely be relegated to one with a single 300 outboard. There is a lot of info on this site about the pros and cons of a...
Forum: Northeast
02-09-2021, 12:12 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,081
Posted By Jim Beam

visited Ptown many different times of the...

visited Ptown many different times of the year/different events, including carnival. Portuguese festival is/was my favorite, but I have to say, hands down, Halloween in Ptown is the funniest sh!t...
Forum: Northeast
02-08-2021, 08:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 658
Posted By Jim Beam

if it was me and I was going to slip the boat,...

if it was me and I was going to slip the boat, I'd probably go the Maine route. It's not like you are going to be trailering everywhere like i do. Just be aware that people have been pulled over...
Forum: Northeast
02-08-2021, 07:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 658
Posted By Jim Beam

Pretty sure you won't get a title going with...

Pretty sure you won't get a title going with Maine reg. I could be wrong.
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