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Forum: Dockside Chat
09-19-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,803
Posted By obbayer

HAHAHA my rear rotors had a lip on them outside...

HAHAHA my rear rotors had a lip on them outside the wear area, took my dual action sander and some 50 grit and got rid of the lip, still going strong at 157,000/. Original rear pads, all highway...
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-17-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,006
Posted By obbayer

I've thought this for awhile. Docks built with...

I've thought this for awhile. Docks built with screws or even nails, half rusted away. Sometimes built for small boats which they hold up to, all of a sudden a 40 footer is tied up and they can't...
08-19-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By obbayer

Remove deck Remove engines Slide tanks to...

Remove deck
Remove engines
Slide tanks to center and remove
While engines are out, give them some love.
Reinstall
08-19-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By obbayer

Try the Topaz group on Facebook. Your gonna...

Try the Topaz group on Facebook.

Your gonna have to pull the motors. otherwise easy as pie.
07-13-2020, 07:37 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,159
Posted By obbayer

Usually the pumps leak first around the shaft...

Usually the pumps leak first around the shaft seals, I believe I have heard of the shaft breaking though. Little messy, but pull a hose off and idle the engine for a minute and see if it's...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-13-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,426
Posted By obbayer

Love the electric outlet right below the water...

Love the electric outlet right below the water outlet.

Somewhere behind that wall those 2 pipes must join together.
03-10-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,583
Posted By obbayer

My tach used to make my compass spin, not as bad...

My tach used to make my compass spin, not as bad as yours but it was for sure the tach, depended on the rpm's too.
03-01-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 578
Posted By obbayer

Balsa coring in hull sides, get a survey. They...

Balsa coring in hull sides, get a survey. They leak around the engine vents and transom hawse pipes.
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-27-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,353
Posted By obbayer

1st - I would take your monthly allowance and...

1st - I would take your monthly allowance and back out the monthly insurance hit and see whats left for a car payment, that's what your safe to spend.
Have the car insured properly for work, if...
02-25-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 70,752
Posted By obbayer

He's on Facebook: ...

He's on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/scott.redd.5
02-04-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 638
Posted By obbayer

Find someone with a 3D printer and make totally...

Find someone with a 3D printer and make totally new ones. Just add the paint colors yourself.
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-22-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 7,183
Posted By obbayer

You guys better tip good for take out, cause when...

You guys better tip good for take out, cause when I'm sitting at the bar and get lousy service cause the bar keep is handling take out too, my tip goes way down.
10-24-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 785
Posted By obbayer

Always have problems getting the pink stuff thru...

Always have problems getting the pink stuff thru the AC/Heat unit. Going back this weekend with the air hose. Water system and head I do the pink stuff, pour some in the drains too.
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-20-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,010
Posted By obbayer

I seriously doubt there's a relay anymore. More...

I seriously doubt there's a relay anymore. More likely controlled by a black box $$$$

Check connections at the bulbs, maybe one is randomly loosing connection.
09-27-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 979
Posted By obbayer

Had a boat on lift across from my slipped boat...

Had a boat on lift across from my slipped boat drop with 6 people on board, stern went down and shot it across to a luckily empty slip. Both stern cables dropped, bow stayed high. Pretty exciting...
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-24-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,273
Posted By obbayer

Back in the 80's we opened a new location for the...

Back in the 80's we opened a new location for the company I worked for. Day 1, first time the phone rang it was someone looking to get their pizza oven fixed. After many wrong calls it turned out...
Forum: Northeast
09-22-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,189
Posted By obbayer

Before you get to deep into this, better see if...

Before you get to deep into this, better see if you can even go out 4 feet. Lots of rules and reg apply. How far out the previous bulkhead was placed, overall width of the lagoon etc.
09-13-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,039
Posted By obbayer

About what I do. If their good batteries when...

About what I do. If their good batteries when you put the boat away, they'll last till early April. I give them a charge while working on the boat a week or so ahead of launch. Never had an issue.
08-19-2019, 05:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 683
Posted By obbayer

Had that happen, 24' pontoon coming from the...

Had that happen, 24' pontoon coming from the Shrewsbury to Navesink Rivers in NJ, caught a boat wake, bow stuffed and as long as the power was on just kept on going in full "dive" mode.

I would...
08-11-2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,658
Posted By obbayer

What RPM's do you get in neutral ? Could be...

What RPM's do you get in neutral ?

Could be props are way off in size/pitch

Bottom dirty ?
08-11-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,658
Posted By obbayer

Wow ! I get to say it first, no survey and Sea...

Wow ! I get to say it first, no survey and Sea Trial ?
07-21-2019, 04:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,054
Posted By obbayer

Hire a surveyor, check for wet balsa coring in...

Hire a surveyor, check for wet balsa coring in the hull sides and deck.
Forum: Northeast
07-20-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,961
Posted By obbayer

Yes, New Jersey. On my NJDEP permit, Item...

Yes, New Jersey.

On my NJDEP permit, Item #8 says: " The structures are not to exceed the dimensions as specified on the approved plans. NO MORE THAN FOUR (4) VESSELS MAY BE MOORED AT ANY...
Forum: Northeast
07-20-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,935
Posted By obbayer

I've used Forked River Diesel also, but I would...

I've used Forked River Diesel also, but I would bet he's gonna charge a good hour travel time to Keyport. Think the OP needs someone up in Monmouth County.
Forum: Northeast
07-17-2019, 04:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,961
Posted By obbayer

I just contracted for and got my DEP permits for...

I just contracted for and got my DEP permits for a new 65' bulkhead and dock. I was surprised to see a boat limit on the permit. I'm away right now so don't have the details. But I remember it...
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