Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: 54bullwinkle
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.57 seconds.
07-15-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 32,182
Posted By 54bullwinkle

I would strongly rec against a 600 mile first leg...

I would strongly rec against a 600 mile first leg
you will be running a route you have not run before. Do you want to run in the dark?
Did you factor in Locks and no wake zones?

We make long...
07-15-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By 54bullwinkle

I have seen that Quantum product. Seems like a...

I have seen that Quantum product. Seems like a great idea but expensive. 60 dollars to do a transom seems worth the convenience, but prob won't make sense for a whole boat
07-13-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By 54bullwinkle

Ugh. Sounds like a pia to access Better be...

Ugh. Sounds like a pia to access
Better be darn sure that's the leak before you tear into this repair.
Things you need to check while in the water
Be sure water not pooling there from another...
07-13-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By 54bullwinkle

Sounds like you are right. You have a separate...

Sounds like you are right. You have a separate shaft log bolted to the hull?
​​​​​​​Pic would help
model and make of boat
07-12-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 882
Posted By 54bullwinkle

Marine strip ( lacquer thinner) works well but...

Marine strip ( lacquer thinner) works well but leaves your cord sticky. Best to follow up with Mop n Glo

I use Ajax or Comet and a green or red scotch bright and scrub the chit out of it. Loses...
07-11-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,074
Posted By 54bullwinkle

If you get the Yamaha you should get a power...

If you get the Yamaha you should get a power steering system
My F300 has sea star hydraulic steering, very hard to steer at speed. Adding a Power assist this winter. Factor in another 2K in the...
07-09-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,074
Posted By 54bullwinkle

Both fine motors and deliver plenty of power I...

Both fine motors and deliver plenty of power
I own a single Yam F300 and pair of Vrado 300's
verados are smoother and quieter
07-08-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,409
Posted By 54bullwinkle

You will be in the 1.5 to 2.0 mpg range for most...

You will be in the 1.5 to 2.0 mpg range for most boats in that size with twins
07-07-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,619
Posted By 54bullwinkle

Old motors. 100 turns wouldn't bother me. Be...

Old motors. 100 turns wouldn't bother me.
Be sure you have new Racors and secondary filters before you start adjusting racks
07-07-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 18,573
Posted By 54bullwinkle

Article is a very sad truth. Grass flats...

Article is a very sad truth.
Grass flats inside St Lucie inlet, a virtual mortuary

Just flew in over Fl east coast. Was outgoing tide. There was an outgoing river of turd brown water coming...
07-07-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 209
Posted By 54bullwinkle

Stim made a trap with a 5 gallon bucket. Water...

Stim made a trap with a 5 gallon bucket.
Water and diesel fuel a lot less viscous than motor oil.

Good luck with your project.
07-06-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 209
Posted By 54bullwinkle

Depends on type of pump. The " on top of the...

Depends on type of pump.
The " on top of the bucket" style of oil change pumps use a 12v impeller type. Jabsco water puppy with different impeller material. Need particular oil resistant...
Forum: Northeast
07-05-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 64,597
Posted By 54bullwinkle

Taking time off from fluke fishing. I am at...

Taking time off from fluke fishing. I am at about 50 shorts and not a single keeper this season
07-04-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 499
Posted By 54bullwinkle

Stinger Hydrofoil has a non screw mount. Rubber...

Stinger Hydrofoil has a non screw mount. Rubber compression type grips with adhesive
I had one on a 90 Zuke for 2 years. Worked great. Was only a 33 mph boat tho
07-04-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,142
Posted By 54bullwinkle

Tragic 2 am departure from Grand Cay? Most...

Tragic
2 am departure from Grand Cay? Most civilian helicopters are VFR only.
07-04-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,178
Posted By 54bullwinkle

Try Competition boats in Miami They sell their...

Try Competition boats in Miami
They sell their fiberglass top separately. Was very reasonable as I recall.
07-03-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,619
Posted By 54bullwinkle

New boat to you? Raw water side flush, new...

New boat to you?
Raw water side flush, new impellers, new zincs, new racor and secondary filters, check alternator belt, check turbo covers, new oil and filters, clean bottom and wheels is the very...
07-02-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 765
Posted By 54bullwinkle

I had the stinger hydrofoil on my skiff. no...

I had the stinger hydrofoil on my skiff.
no drill hole model.
worked very well

Consider transom wedges
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-02-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 494
Posted By 54bullwinkle

Bought trailer tire spare from WM. Best price,...

Bought trailer tire spare from WM. Best price, on time delivery
Would use them again
06-28-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,374
Posted By 54bullwinkle

Come in against wind tide or current. Secure a...

Come in against wind tide or current. Secure a breast cleat and she will set right home
​​​​​​​
Forum: Northeast
06-28-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 64,597
Posted By 54bullwinkle

Sea Bass limit in 1 hr. 1:3 keepers new body...

Sea Bass limit in 1 hr. 1:3 keepers
new body of fluke moved in, small fish.
06-28-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 643
Posted By 54bullwinkle

I have EV 150. Type 1 pump. Great unit. Easy...

I have EV 150. Type 1 pump. Great unit. Easy install.
Forum: The Carolinas
06-25-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,295
Posted By 54bullwinkle

Plenty of great boats and crews, I would rec Greg...

Plenty of great boats and crews, I would rec Greg Middleton. Escape Charters.
Forum: Northeast
06-24-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 64,597
Posted By 54bullwinkle

Several fluke drifts today end of incoming. Def...

Several fluke drifts today end of incoming. Def a lot more fish around, but all shorts. Ocean drifts better, water inside dirty
06-23-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By 54bullwinkle

If you don't have an epoxy barrier coat primer,...

If you don't have an epoxy barrier coat primer, you need to apply one.
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
 


 
Forum Jump