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06-16-2019, 09:04 AM
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Posted By ReelDreams1

I had to wire brush and paint a mounting bracket...

I had to wire brush and paint a mounting bracket on the outboard side of my port cat. Took my 6' 240lb ass back in there and was laying across the side on the water heater and a few other hard sharp...
06-16-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,314
Posted By ReelDreams1

I think I you misunderstood my point. I wasn't...

I think I you misunderstood my point. I wasn't refering to the Bahamians. You complained about US citizen commenting on the BDF but standing behind US Leo's. Read up on everyone trashing the US stop...
06-15-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,314
Posted By ReelDreams1

Apparently you haven't been reading the " Been...

Apparently you haven't been reading the " Been Boarded" threads lately. Or listened to much of the news.
06-15-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By ReelDreams1

There should be an anti siphon valve at the tank...

There should be an anti siphon valve at the tank outlet. It probably went bad and once the fuel level gets low pulls backwards. Change it and your problems should disappear.
06-13-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 454
Posted By ReelDreams1

I used METCO to do most of mine. They were great,...

I used METCO to do most of mine. They were great, on time and the wiring job is extremely professional looking. Price was pretty competitive.
06-12-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 15,155
Posted By ReelDreams1

Got a pair of these pushing hard. ...

Got a pair of these pushing hard.
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06-12-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 458
Posted By ReelDreams1

I cleared at GTC a couple of weeks ago. Got in...

I cleared at GTC a couple of weeks ago. Got in late and they were closed so we went to the marina and started the party. The next morning (Sunday) I went to the office with everyone in tow and we...
06-11-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By ReelDreams1

Causeway Cove is a nice new marina with beautiful...

Causeway Cove is a nice new marina with beautiful new slips. But, it is fully exposed to the wakes of every boat on the river AND is right next to the sewage treatment plant. Just hope for an East or...
06-11-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By ReelDreams1

I keep my boat at Harbortown and it is a pretty...

I keep my boat at Harbortown and it is a pretty nice spot. Not much current or wave action and not next to the the waste treatment facility. Nice restaurant and staff is friendly and helpful.
Not...
06-11-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 814
Posted By ReelDreams1

Safe Place and Kissimmee should never be used in...

Safe Place and Kissimmee should never be used in the same sentence. I would either keep going to Ft Pierce and stay close to the interstate or stop short of Orlando in the Winter garden area.
06-08-2019, 06:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,326
Posted By ReelDreams1

In the Abacos there are quite a few places to go....

In the Abacos there are quite a few places to go. Green Turtle Club will rent to you for a night as well as over in Treasure the marina will have a room or two. As to "Hotels" on grand???
06-06-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 938
Posted By ReelDreams1

I used it Saturday coming back from Green Turtle....

I used it Saturday coming back from Green Turtle. I loaded 3 of the 5 passports in before we left and the other 2 when we were back at the dock. Submitted the arrival and had them do a face time...
06-03-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,261
Posted By ReelDreams1

I bought some of those shocking traps at Home...

I bought some of those shocking traps at Home Depot. They use 4 C cell batteries and work great. The poison makes them die in the wall and stink out the place (ask me how I know).
It's kind of fun...
06-02-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 213
Posted By ReelDreams1

The pump out is a vacuum not pressure. It cant...

The pump out is a vacuum not pressure. It cant blow off a hose, it may collapse it but not blow it off.
06-02-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 75
Posted By ReelDreams1

Fuel Pickup for Generator

I have had my 41 Tiara for about a year now and use it quite a bit. I always keep the tanks above 1/2 full and never thought about it. Last week we headed to Green Turtle Cay over in the Abacos...
05-29-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By ReelDreams1

I ran mine in GTC without any issues. Although I...

I ran mine in GTC without any issues. Although I didn't fly it really far or high.
05-28-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 772
Posted By ReelDreams1

I just used those Saturday at GTC on regular size...

I just used those Saturday at GTC on regular size paper. No issues. I used the regular Adobe to fill them out and then printed them. Customs guy didn't have an issue and seemed to appreciate I had...
05-26-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 778
Posted By ReelDreams1

Just did the same run to Green Turtle. Only thing...

Just did the same run to Green Turtle. Only thing I did different from the Dodge Guide was entered at White sands and ran across. Looking at my Garmin chart it showed a shoal and some rocks along the...
05-26-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 37,263
Posted By ReelDreams1

I posted this on another thread thinking it was...

I posted this on another thread thinking it was this one,
I run a 41 Tiara Open and left FP yesterday at 7:30 and came all the way to Green Turtle. Ran 21 mph all the way which is my regular cruise...
05-26-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,999
Posted By ReelDreams1

I run a 41 Tiara Open and left FP yesterday at...

I run a 41 Tiara Open and left FP yesterday at 7:30 and came all the way to Green Turtle. Ran 21 mph all the way which is my regular cruise speed. Seas we're not all that bad, took some spray with...
05-16-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 37,263
Posted By ReelDreams1

Is high tide a must? I plan on crossing through...

Is high tide a must? I plan on crossing through there around 10am next Friday which will be on a rising tide but closer to the lower end of it. My 41 holds around 4' of draft.
05-15-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 585
Posted By ReelDreams1

Yes, when you enter Bahamian waters you should...

Yes, when you enter Bahamian waters you should raise it until you clear customs. It is also customary to fly a Bahamian courtesy flag while you are in their waters. Although, I don't see many boats...
05-14-2019, 04:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,231
Posted By ReelDreams1

I did the same crossing in my 41 Tiara last year....

I did the same crossing in my 41 Tiara last year. Left Palmetto and was in Ft. Pierce the next afternoon. It can be done but it is nothing but running. We overnighted in Ft Meyers but other than that...
05-12-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,186
Posted By ReelDreams1

Turn it off and see what doesn't work.

Turn it off and see what doesn't work.
05-12-2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,479
Posted By ReelDreams1

I have had both in the 40' range. Fly Bridge ...

I have had both in the 40' range.
Fly Bridge
The Good- great visibility all around (especially for watching your baits), quieter up top while running, large salon (not as quite in there as you...
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