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06-21-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 694
Posted By Dan_F

Iíve only owned two, bought them both new. ...

Iíve only owned two, bought them both new.

1999 Mercury 25HP ďBigfootĒ (sold in April, still running strong)
2019 Yamaha F200
06-21-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,062
Posted By Dan_F

True. We just spent a bunch of money on a...

True.

We just spent a bunch of money on a Scout and I like it a lot.

Where we are in Oregon there arenít a lot of choices for this kind of boat (the nearest Pursuit dealer is a 6-10 hour drive,...
06-20-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,062
Posted By Dan_F

Itís strange how the only people that like Scout...

Itís strange how the only people that like Scout boats are the people that own them.
06-20-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,145
Posted By Dan_F

Missed that part....

Missed that part....
06-20-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,145
Posted By Dan_F

The extra 5k gets you the I4 200HP. We bought it...

The extra 5k gets you the I4 200HP. We bought it and I canít compare it to the 150, but it seems like plenty of power.

I havenít had a really smooth day but it has done 48 @6000 RPM.

The dealer...
06-20-2019, 06:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,145
Posted By Dan_F

We bought a 215 at the boat show in February. We...

We bought a 215 at the boat show in February. We also looked at the195, but my wife wanted room for more friends. We have had it out with seven people ( not fishing, just playing around) and it...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-19-2019, 06:08 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,493
Posted By Dan_F

Our ex-mayor gets all excited about womenís...

Our ex-mayor gets all excited about womenís shoes, too...

First tranny mayor in the country, I believe. He wasnít a bad mayor, but a weird combination of slutty womenís clothing and conservative...
06-17-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,301
Posted By Dan_F

Iíve noticed that the pontoon boats in the ocean...

Iíve noticed that the pontoon boats in the ocean are all in warm water. I live in Oregon and you rarely see a pontoon in the bay, never in the ocean. When going in means you have started a short...
06-17-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 914
Posted By Dan_F

In Oregon there is no class required, but you do...

In Oregon there is no class required, but you do need to pass a written/online test.
06-17-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,663
Posted By Dan_F

I ordered my Scout in April before I joined THT....

I ordered my Scout in April before I joined THT. After reading a lot of negative comments about the brand I got a bit nervous.

Then I searched the forum for Scout related threads. The truth is,...
06-16-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,663
Posted By Dan_F

We bought a 215XSF this year and I have been very...

We bought a 215XSF this year and I have been very happy with it so far.

We looked at Boston Whaler, Wellcraft, Robalo, and Scout. The Boston Whaler was our second choice, but my wife liked the...
06-16-2019, 06:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,109
Posted By Dan_F

We just got a new boat, my first boat with tabs....

We just got a new boat, my first boat with tabs. I thought they had wired it backwards as the port switch runs the starboard tab. It has taken me a while, but Iím finally starting to figure out how...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-15-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,909
Posted By Dan_F

Lots of reasons, but mostly because it loses its...

Lots of reasons, but mostly because it loses its plasticity over time, especially on the hot side. After ten years the stuff will crumble if you try to cut it with loppers.
06-15-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,884
Posted By Dan_F

We looked at both side by side at the boat show....

We looked at both side by side at the boat show. The 215 is quite a bit roomier, but the 195 was very similar otherwise. My wife wanted room for eight people, so we had to get the bigger boat....
06-15-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,884
Posted By Dan_F

Our Scout was delivered in late April. We live in...

Our Scout was delivered in late April. We live in Oregon, so not every weekend in the spring is boating weather. We have managed to get out four times so far.

No wet deck, not even close, so I...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-15-2019, 06:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,909
Posted By Dan_F

Qest is polybutylene- not PEX, but kind of...

Qest is polybutylene- not PEX, but kind of similar. Qest supply tubes were the best, much more flexible than the PEX ones.
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-14-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,909
Posted By Dan_F

Unsoldered copper pipe and unglued CPVC (the...

Unsoldered copper pipe and unglued CPVC (the worst possible water piping choice) can do the same thing.
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-14-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,909
Posted By Dan_F

I was a plumber for five years right after high...

I was a plumber for five years right after high school and have continued to do occasional side jobs. I plumbed my house with PEX fifteen years ago and have had zero leaks, in fact I have yet to have...
06-12-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 5,641
Views: 665,063
Posted By Dan_F

I worked on the installation of my electric crab...

I worked on the installation of my electric crab davit. Should be fully functional by tomorrow.
06-08-2019, 06:13 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 29,529
Posted By Dan_F

Better?

Better?
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-05-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 15,131
Posted By Dan_F

Wow, chip on your shoulder? I simply stated...

Wow, chip on your shoulder?

I simply stated our hours to contrast the 6.5 hour figure of the guy I quoted, I didnít ask you to worship me.

Your job sounds really hard and important and you are...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-05-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 15,131
Posted By Dan_F

At my school (I teach middle school science and...

At my school (I teach middle school science and SS at a small rural K-8 in Oregon) kids are at school for seven hours (8:00-3:00) and teachersí contract day is from 7:30-3:30 (plus after school...
06-04-2019, 06:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 414
Posted By Dan_F

I ordered the indicator switch with the Lenco...

I ordered the indicator switch with the Lenco tabs on our Scout 215. I am new to trim tabs, so I think it was worth it to help get a feel for things. I could see where you might not need them after a...
06-03-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,874
Posted By Dan_F

We recently bought the Magma kettle, case, and...

We recently bought the Magma kettle, case, and rod holder mount on Amazon for about $275. We used it for the first time yesterday and it worked perfectly.
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-03-2019, 06:03 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,726
Posted By Dan_F

I actually agree with that saying. If Iím selling...

I actually agree with that saying. If Iím selling a boat that means Iím getting a bigger boat. It is a beautiful never-ending cycle.
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