Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: LOSTTEXAN
Showing results 1 to 25 of 40
Search took 0.07 seconds.
06-16-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,876
Posted By LOSTTEXAN

White chalky residue is a classic by-product of...

White chalky residue is a classic by-product of alcohol fuel use (ethanol/methanol). Have used it in racing applications for many years, and it is very hard on everything it comes in contact with. At...
04-16-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 27,798
Posted By LOSTTEXAN

The 6.0 is a major leap in technology, and a...

The 6.0 is a major leap in technology, and a rather amazing engine in the hands of an intelligent operator. It's EPA inspired EGR circuit is its weakness, which can be readily deleted. I agree...
Forum: Gulf Coast
04-02-2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,023
Posted By LOSTTEXAN

There are a dozen lakes to choose from near the...

There are a dozen lakes to choose from near the DFW metroplex. Texoma is a must see.:thumbsup:

Recent rain has improved lake levels significantly.

You will need to register in Texas within a...
03-19-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,244
Posted By LOSTTEXAN

Bayliner- No Way under any circumstance. ...

Bayliner- No Way under any circumstance.

Procraft- Maybe, depending on condition.
01-04-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,791
Posted By LOSTTEXAN

What everyone else has said!!:thumbsup:

What everyone else has said!!:thumbsup:
Forum: Gulf Coast
08-23-2011, 05:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,583
Posted By LOSTTEXAN

Historically, when when public fish and wildife...

Historically, when when public fish and wildife resources have been overharvested, commercial profiteering has been the primary cause of overharvest, and has been the first, activity elimininated or...
08-22-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,345
Posted By LOSTTEXAN

I have two Ocean Tamers, as well as two E Sea...

I have two Ocean Tamers, as well as two E Sea Riders in large teardop.

The OT material feels a bit thicker and possibly more tear resistant, but may be a little less stain resistant than the...
07-06-2011, 07:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,022
Posted By LOSTTEXAN

I received mine yesterday. I mailed it in...

I received mine yesterday.

I mailed it in the first week of April, so it took about 12 weeks.
05-01-2011, 08:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,318
Posted By LOSTTEXAN

My thoughts exactly.:thumbsup:

My thoughts exactly.:thumbsup:
04-19-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,015
Posted By LOSTTEXAN

I am familiar with and would be ok with any of...

I am familiar with and would be ok with any of the three.

Just depends on the particulars of each deal, and what you are most comfortable with.
04-18-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 707
Posted By LOSTTEXAN

Actually, its much worse than that. ...

Actually, its much worse than that.

They do know whats going on in the Gulf, but it doesn't matter.

The NMFS is just a dog and pony show to provide cover for the real power brokers in...
04-09-2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,316
Posted By LOSTTEXAN

Thanks OP for a pristine example of bureaucrats...

Thanks OP for a pristine example of bureaucrats and bureauocracy in action.

I knew the prospect of a budget shutdown was too good to be true.:banghead:
04-06-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 96,258
Posted By LOSTTEXAN

Twin 150 HPDIs, No issues, have only replaced...

Twin 150 HPDIs, No issues, have only replaced primary fuel filters periodically, no fuel or vst issues.

Overall, they have been great, trouble-free motors.

As others have mentioned, I like the...
04-05-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,190
Posted By LOSTTEXAN

Quote: Originally Posted by LOSTTEXAN ...

Quote:
Originally Posted by LOSTTEXAN
Paying more for an antenna can buy more range.

That's not what I got out of it. In fact, the 6db antenna with the greatest range was one of the cheapest....
04-05-2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,190
Posted By LOSTTEXAN

I just discovered this thread, makes me ;) ...

I just discovered this thread, makes me ;)

Paying more for an antenna can buy more range.

I can't believe no one referred to this;

http://www.llelectronics.com/docs/awards/VHFAntennas.pdf
03-30-2011, 07:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 720
Posted By LOSTTEXAN

I use a U-1 conventional lead-acid lawn tractor...

I use a U-1 conventional lead-acid lawn tractor battery ($20-$30, available everywhere), to power two TB1000s, and have never come close to running it down on an all day trip.
I keep it in a 2 1/2...
03-29-2011, 10:03 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,642
Posted By LOSTTEXAN

I interpreted the initial post as a request for...

I interpreted the initial post as a request for help, rather than ridicule. I guess I'm blessed.
03-29-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,399
Posted By LOSTTEXAN

1/4 inch should help but I suspect it will need...

1/4 inch should help but I suspect it will need more. You can try the 1/4, and if things improve but are still not ideal, at least you know you are headed the right direction before drilling new...
03-29-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,399
Posted By LOSTTEXAN

The last two pictures tell all. LOWER!

The last two pictures tell all.

LOWER!
03-27-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 716
Posted By LOSTTEXAN

Lots of use at higher rpms favors more oil (40:1)...

Lots of use at higher rpms favors more oil (40:1) lower rpms and lots of idle favors less oil(50:1).
03-27-2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 799
Posted By LOSTTEXAN

First things first. Visually verify that both...

First things first.
Visually verify that both the manual and electric chokes are functioning properly, and that you understand how to use the system correctly, especially how to properly position...
03-19-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,009
Posted By LOSTTEXAN

:thumbsup:

:thumbsup:
03-19-2011, 07:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,014
Posted By LOSTTEXAN

No.

No.
03-17-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,019
Posted By LOSTTEXAN

The single best thing you can do is to always...

The single best thing you can do is to always carry a spare gallon(or whatever amount it could ever possibly take to get you home) of oil on board along with a funnel that can be used to manually...
03-15-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,049
Posted By LOSTTEXAN

Given the low hours, the other cylinders can be...

Given the low hours, the other cylinders can be inspected for integrity, and if ok, document it and repair the bad cylinder only. This is the most sensible approach. Don't fix whats not broken. A...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 40
 


 
Forum Jump