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07-17-2019, 07:14 AM
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Posted By Inlander

I have 4 x 4 because I can’t get up my driveway...

I have 4 x 4 because I can’t get up my driveway without it, without consideration for boat retrieval.

If you get 2WD get lockers. Lockers add a small increment of traction at little cost.
07-17-2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,068
Posted By Inlander

This is the one I have:...

This is the one I have: https://www.yandina.com/c100InfoR3.htm (https://www.yandina.com/c100InfoR3.htm)

There are other models for 24v and 36v trolling motor setups.

A combiner is a voltage...
07-16-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,068
Posted By Inlander

This is another reason why 3 way switches are a...

This is another reason why 3 way switches are a problem. When the switch is on ďbothĒ bad things happen and should not be in that position except in extraordinary situation. Which leads me to the...
07-16-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,068
Posted By Inlander

I call BS on your mechanic. I checked the owners...

I call BS on your mechanic. I checked the owners manual for a 2014 Yammy 200, and 1) there isnít a limitation specified prohibiting AGM batteries; and 2) the specs call for a minimum RC 182 minutes....
07-16-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,068
Posted By Inlander

I am sorry if you felt talked down to. That is...

I am sorry if you felt talked down to. That is not my intent. It was intended to be challenging, though. Battery management is unique for boat owners because an owner canít readily sub it out. It...
07-16-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,068
Posted By Inlander

As mentioned once the batteries are heavily...

As mentioned once the batteries are heavily discharged, damage was done.

The OP seems oblivious to the state of his batteries then surprised they don’t crank. Part of boat ownership is regular...
07-15-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 682
Posted By Inlander

This is good news. MK has to keep up. Any...

This is good news. MK has to keep up. Any rumors about their entry. Iím guessing they could easily deploy across their full range of motors: salt, long shaft etc., unless the technology is patent...
07-15-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 682
Posted By Inlander

Its a lot of money and it appears to include a...

Its a lot of money and it appears to include a bunch of electronics which might be worth it if you were starting from scratch. I have a 55# Riptide Ipilot that has been good to me but it is 10 years...
07-15-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 682
Posted By Inlander

30% efficiency gain is significant. What...

30% efficiency gain is significant. What documentation have you seen to verify?
07-15-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 682
Posted By Inlander

https://www.minnkotamotors.com/learn/buying-guide/...

https://www.minnkotamotors.com/learn/buying-guide/trolling-motors

the link takes you to the MK recommendation: at least 2# thrust per 100 pounds, fully loaded

A lot depends how you use it. If...
07-15-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 682
Posted By Inlander

A Minnkota 110# motor is a 36 volt motor. This...

A Minnkota 110# motor is a 36 volt motor. This requires 3 12v batteries in series. The number of batteries is a key factor when selecting a motor because of the weight and placement of the...
07-15-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 20,131
Posted By Inlander

Colorado charges $45 for boat registration (and...

Colorado charges $45 for boat registration (and no title).

If you bought your boat privately, obviously there isnít a transaction sales/use tax at purchase. If buying from a dealer, the...
07-13-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 15,513
Posted By Inlander

There are a lot of cases of flakey, bubbling...

There are a lot of cases of flakey, bubbling paint on aluminum body parts of other Ford models. Bring this back to a discussion about pickups, it appears that Ford really got in right with the F150...
07-13-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 15,513
Posted By Inlander

A painted edge is a classic location for crevice...

A painted edge is a classic location for crevice corrosion.

The trailer rivets on the trailer are simply inadequate for the stresses. The rivets should be closer and an offset row of rivets...
07-13-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 15,513
Posted By Inlander

An aluminum body panel is not going to corrode a...

An aluminum body panel is not going to corrode a hole through it unless there are dissimilar metals in contact that would cause galvanic corrosion. It looks like Ford really has done a nice job...
07-12-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 19,006
Posted By Inlander

A couple of things I recently read from credible...

A couple of things I recently read from credible sources that relate to this discussion:

https://marinehowto.com/how-fast-can-an-agm-battery-be-charged/

This has a lot of interesting info based...
07-07-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 667
Posted By Inlander

Mine was bent far out of spec and I used the jack...

Mine was bent far out of spec and I used the jack method to straighten it at my home. Itís easy, fast and costs nothing. There are multiple videos on the topic here is one:...
06-29-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,267
Posted By Inlander

As mentioned you can buy a male connector cap for...

As mentioned you can buy a male connector cap for the Honda and connect your boat line to the portable Honda cap and the gen will run until the gas is depleted.

On the question of siphoning, there...
06-29-2019, 06:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,134
Posted By Inlander

Here is a link showing all of the df150...

Here is a link showing all of the df150 performance bulletins: Suzuki Marine - Product Lines - Outboard Motors - Products - DF150AP - 2012 - DF150AP...
06-27-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,134
Posted By Inlander

Here is a SeaPro V performance bulletin with a...

Here is a SeaPro V performance bulletin with a df140:...
06-21-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,914
Posted By Inlander

This is the correct answer. We do not know what...

This is the correct answer. We do not know what kind of hubs the OP has so some of the advice is counterproductive and some is certain to ruin his bearings.

I have gone about 80k mikes on one...
06-14-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 62,754
Posted By Inlander

A properly supported boat and trailer should...

A properly supported boat and trailer should “bounce” as one. If your boat is bouncing off the trailer you have bigger problems than a transom saver.

A properly set up trailer with a transom...
06-14-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 62,754
Posted By Inlander

The forces on the water and while trailering are...

The forces on the water and while trailering are completely different. Your transom is built to take huge forward forces when on the water, not necessarily the backward force of an supported lower...
06-14-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 62,754
Posted By Inlander

FYI, last I checked all the engine manuals...

FYI, last I checked all the engine manuals recommend a bar type saver supporting the engine from the trailer. Etec is the only one that I have seen that allows trailering using the internal motor...
06-13-2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 151
Posted By Inlander

When I repowered with a df140, the dealer...

When I repowered with a df140, the dealer installed all the way down. When it was raised 2 holes I gained over 10mph. If the boat can get into the 40ís you will need 14 x 20 props, but would be too...
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