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02-27-2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 714
Posted By squidhound

Black Hull- Light Oxidation

Best product for minor to moderate oxidation on black hull?
Boat is about 6 years old.
Bought the Shurhold dual action polisher, which I like.
Used their Buff Magic product last year followed by...
11-29-2016, 07:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By squidhound

Great thanks. Will the 4210 keep the existing...

Great thanks. Will the 4210 keep the existing GPS points when I input the SD card with the new ones?
11-29-2016, 07:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By squidhound

GPS Data Entry

I have a bunch of Lat/Long spots that I want to enter into a charplotter (Garmin 4210) as a winter project.
What is the best way to do this? I believe I want to put it on a SD card and then put the...
07-03-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 710
Posted By squidhound

I am in Shark River.

I am in Shark River.
07-03-2016, 11:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 710
Posted By squidhound

I believe the engine and electronics are all...

I believe the engine and electronics are all shared batteries. There is not a dedicated battery for starting the engine. If I'm on 1, 2 or both, the electronics pumps etc share the battery power...
07-03-2016, 11:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 710
Posted By squidhound

no nothing else or new has been installled. The...

no nothing else or new has been installled.
The boat is 6 years old and until this spring never had any issues like this.
Thanks
I'll try looking at that main cable from battery switch to the...
07-01-2016, 01:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 710
Posted By squidhound

Yes no issues with Yamaha CL gauges. Seem to be...

Yes no issues with Yamaha CL gauges. Seem to be reading fine.
07-01-2016, 12:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 710
Posted By squidhound

Electronics Issue (still)

Load tested both batteries (3 years old) Load test was fine.
Battery connections checked looked fine and tight. Greased with dielectric grease
Garmin 4210 Chartplotter shuts off when I hit the...
07-01-2016, 12:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,862
Posted By squidhound

not covered under Warranty. Yahama said it's...

not covered under Warranty. Yahama said it's "surficial" rust and normal rust.
Chunks of the bolts and nuts falling off under light pressure with screwdriver.
06-07-2016, 05:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,560
Posted By squidhound

Actually the Triton's were the same as the...

Actually the Triton's were the same as the Gamefish. The Ultra is an all arounder, and the Gamefish is more fishing designed. I have a 24 Gamefish which was the same boat as the 24 Triton. Both...
06-05-2016, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 592
Posted By squidhound

Being a complete electronics novice, what am I...

Being a complete electronics novice, what am I looking for as far as grounds?
06-05-2016, 10:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 592
Posted By squidhound

Electronics Issue

Got a weird issue with my Garmin Chartplotter. Has worked fine for 5 years until this season. I noticed when I hit my trim tabs the unit shuts off and reboots itself.
Then I noticed yesterday when...
03-31-2016, 07:57 AM
Replies: 4
Plb
Views: 415
Posted By squidhound

Thanks Jim. Can BOE change out the battery on a...

Thanks Jim.
Can BOE change out the battery on a McMurdo Fast Find 210?
The company I found didn't sound entirely confident in their original response as the unit is not currently sold.
03-31-2016, 06:54 AM
Replies: 4
Plb
Views: 415
Posted By squidhound

Plb

Can anyone recommend a company that can change a battery on a PLB?
I have an older one about 6 years old, McMurdo Fast Find. Found one company online that wanted $120 to change the battery. That...
02-23-2016, 05:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 17,735
Posted By squidhound

Those transom seats are like tits on a bull for...

Those transom seats are like tits on a bull for fishing. Useless. They are in the way and make cleanup even tougher.
When we ordered our 24 Gamefish we asked not to have the transom seat.
Of...
02-22-2016, 05:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,089
Posted By squidhound

Bump for mirror shine

Bump for mirror shine
02-21-2016, 06:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,089
Posted By squidhound

Gelcoat Oxidation Products

What is a good product to remove moderate oxidation on a 5 year old boat? Black hull Sea Hunt. Wax just isn't doing the trick anymore. Any experience with Buff Magic or Meguiars 31?
Don't need...
02-15-2016, 07:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,454
Posted By squidhound

Actually maybe I was updating the original...

Actually maybe I was updating the original software of my 4210 several times, not the Vision card.

However, how much should it cost to upgrade the Vision card?

Also, what is the new HD Vision...
02-14-2016, 10:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,454
Posted By squidhound

Garmin Vision G2 Map

I purchased the G2 Vision card about 3 years ago.. I updated it several times then kind of forgot about it.
I tried to update it again today and it is saying I have to pay $342 for a HD Vision Card....
01-28-2016, 06:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 675
Posted By squidhound

Garmin 4210

I have a 4210 and the water temp is showing 5-10 degrees higher than what it should be consistently.
Can you recalibrate the temp somehow on the unit if you have a thermometer to check actual water...
01-28-2016, 06:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,918
Posted By squidhound

Color-Rite. They have paints for every Yamaha...

Color-Rite.
They have paints for every Yamaha outboard.
I used their spray cans for touch up on my lower unit cowling that had the paint rubbed off right to the bare plastic from dock ropes.
07-27-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,220
Posted By squidhound

Please explain the colored waxes. Any good ones...

Please explain the colored waxes. Any good ones on the market?
Do they hide scratches well?
I'm not kidding about how delicate my black gel coat is. One minor brush up against a piling with...
07-27-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,220
Posted By squidhound

I have a black 24 SH Gamefish. If you cough on...

I have a black 24 SH Gamefish.
If you cough on it, it scratches.
I'll never own another another dark hulled boat again.
04-06-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,862
Posted By squidhound

Do you need to take a part your motor like those...

Do you need to take a part your motor like those photos just to replace the bolts?
My concern is the washer AND the bolt heads are very corroded. They just about flaked apart just breathing on them...
04-06-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,862
Posted By squidhound

I've changed them every other year. They usually...

I've changed them every other year. They usually hold up pretty well. I change mine much more frequently than others do.
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