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11-24-2007, 04:06 AM
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Posted By lvfc

Re: The Okeechobee Waterway....WATER LEVELS

Try these links;,19613298,2814_19613444&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTAL

The Locks (and...
11-23-2007, 05:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,250
Posted By lvfc

Re: Cape Coral, Gas

I second the Landings (near the Cape Coral Bridge, on the Ft Myers side). They have the cheapest fuel on the water that I've found.
11-23-2007, 05:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,143
Posted By lvfc

Re: Northstar F210

I installed mine around July 4th. After at least 15 trips, its still working fine. It gives me much more confidence than the old bouncing gas gauge did.
11-14-2007, 05:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,229
Posted By lvfc

Re: Merc 225 EFI Fuel Burn @ 3000 to 3400?

My '01 225 EFI burns about 12.0 GPH at 4100-4400, which equals between 1.8 and 2.0 MPH. I don't know the exact burn rate at 3000-3400 but I agree that the 'mileage' goes down at lower RPMs. WOT is...
11-12-2007, 05:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,461
Posted By lvfc


Hats off to all our veterans and their families.
11-12-2007, 05:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,042
Posted By lvfc

RE: Boat US vs Sea Tow in SW Florida

I'm pretty sure the Boat US in Ft Myers (Cape Coral) covers a 50 mile radius.
10-24-2007, 04:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,748
Posted By lvfc

Opinions on 2000 Model Year Chris Craft

A friend of mine is looking at a 2000 Chris Craft 262 Sport Deck. He asked me if Chris Craft had any quality issues at that point in their history. I know a little about older wood Chris' , and...
09-24-2007, 07:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 13,271
Posted By lvfc


I'm not a Petrochemist (although I did stay at a Holiday Inn once), but I do remember reading a forum thread some time ago where a chap stated that once phase separation occured, the water/alcohol...
09-04-2007, 08:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,271
Posted By lvfc

RE: no fire at all jonhson evinrude 225 v6

Try disconnecting the big red plug and jumping the starter solenoid. Thats got me home a couple times.

Also try . They have some pretty sharp folks when it comes to Johnson...
09-04-2007, 08:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,678
Posted By lvfc

Forum: Dockside Chat
08-22-2007, 07:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 514
Posted By lvfc

Re: Liberty Mutual HO/Auto Insurance

I've been with Liberty Mutual for close to 18 years. They've been really good. I recently moved to Florida and they were hesitant about writing homeowners ins, but they agreed to write us, and...
08-22-2007, 07:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,874
Posted By lvfc

Re: Having a wonderful time.

Makes me long for the days when I could move all my worldly possessions in 1 pickup truck load........
08-19-2007, 08:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 826
Posted By lvfc

Re: Search for a specific bolt, need help

I has the same problem locating a hydraulic steering bolt. If you have a FASTENAL store near you, you can take one and match it up. They only sell in bulk, so now I have 9 spares (but the price for...
08-13-2007, 06:35 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,691
Posted By lvfc

Re: Give sailboats some respect!

On the Caloosahatchee River there are several bridges that are in 25 MPH zones. It can be difficult to be as courtious as you would like to be because of the lack of knowledge and common courtesy...
08-10-2007, 09:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,652
Posted By lvfc

RE: Lost my best friend today

sorry about your loss man.

Are you the person your dog thinks you are?
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-07-2007, 08:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,863
Posted By lvfc

Re: Gulf Crossing Tomorrow

I don't care who you are, that's funny right there!

I would'nt worry too much, PUBLIX has been handing out nasty pills for free this week.

Glad you made it safely, one monetarily challenged...
Forum: Northeast
08-04-2007, 07:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 904
Posted By lvfc

RE: Shark River Inlet Safety Questioned

I can remember hitting that bar with a 75' party boat in the early 1970's.

I recall SRI and Manasquan could be very dicey in the right sea and tide conditions in those days. Most boats had a...
07-30-2007, 07:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,361
Posted By lvfc

Re: brown water stains at water line

I second the sno bowl. It's remarkable stuff.
07-29-2007, 08:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,546
Posted By lvfc

RE: Take a deep breath and ponder....Behold!

:rofl: The picture of Fred Sanford wins hands down. :rofl:

It looks like he magnetized it and then drove it through a Bass Pro Shop.

(hey mine doesn't look much better)
07-29-2007, 08:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,305
Posted By lvfc

Re: First run with fuel flow monitor... very cool.

Just added one to this old dog. Shake down cruise this afternoon. Very cool indeed!
07-29-2007, 07:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,643
Posted By lvfc

RE: Is Woody Wax Worth the Price?

I just tried Woody Wax on my 18 year old walkaround. Too soon to tell, but from what I've seen so far, its pretty remarkable stuff.

Now if I could ony find something that easy for the rest of the...
07-28-2007, 08:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,849
Posted By lvfc

RE: Hello

God Bless, and keep safe....
07-25-2007, 08:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 16,596
Posted By lvfc

RE: Triumph Boats. They Break Too! OUCH!!

It's only a scratch.

Extract the Ford Explorer from the side and touch up the gel coat.

It'll be at the local used car lot next week. :thumbsup:
07-24-2007, 08:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 13,594
Posted By lvfc

RE: Costa Del Mar

Not to hijack the threat, but...... Has anyone tried "ONO's"? Im looking for a pair of polarized sunglasses with bifocal lenses, but i'm so rough on sunglasses I really don't want to pay the freight...
07-14-2007, 07:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 936
Posted By lvfc

RE: complete re-wire..

I just finished re-wiring the house side of my 89' 23 foot walkaround. I concentrated on removing the buss bar and replacing it with a fuse panel, and cutting out any wire that had more than 3 butt...
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