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Today, 02:59 AM
Replies: 26
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Posted By Reachport

I guessed what the problem with those Suzukis was...

I guessed what the problem with those Suzukis was going to be before I even finished reading the post. I've read numerous similar posts by other Suzuki owners. Therefore, I would never buy Suzuki...
06-14-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,414
Posted By Reachport

It's obvious. First, center your skeg anode. Run...

It's obvious. First, center your skeg anode. Run it. Then adjust the anode for torque by aiming the BACK of the skeg in the opposite direction of where the boat is being pushed, normally two notch...
05-29-2019, 01:13 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 22,768
Posted By Reachport

It's like the internet. Some people think that...

It's like the internet. Some people think that everyone cares what they have to say about things. News Flash: Nobody cares what you think, just like nobody wants to hear your music. Your opinion...
05-22-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 19,632
Posted By Reachport

I always wear a PFD. People in other boats...

I always wear a PFD. People in other boats stare.

If you've ever almost drowned, you wear one.

If you haven't, you might get the chance.
05-13-2019, 04:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,141
Posted By Reachport

If you can't build it yourself and you are...

If you can't build it yourself and you are constantly complaining about the cost of things that others build for you, then you are in the wrong hobby.
05-08-2019, 01:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By Reachport

If you must: 1. You can drill out the heads...

If you must:

1. You can drill out the heads of each bolt. Then punch the remainder down into the hull. That is lots of work and you may not like the idea of having bolts in your hull.

2. Using...
05-06-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,684
Posted By Reachport

So many A-holes in the world these days it's...

So many A-holes in the world these days it's impossible to keep count. There is no excuse for these "people." They are destined to live out their lives as idiots.
04-27-2019, 01:15 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,017
Posted By Reachport

The EPA is a dysfunctional organization. Ethanol...

The EPA is a dysfunctional organization. Ethanol is a terrible attempt at trying to extend our oil supply. Gallon per gallon, ethanol produces less energy than non-ethanol. In addition, ethanol...
04-22-2019, 12:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,943
Posted By Reachport

Thanks for he warning about Sea Chaser. Sorry you...

Thanks for he warning about Sea Chaser. Sorry you have crossed paths with one of the dirtbags in life. There are so many of them that it's hard for anyone to avoid all of them.

Although cataloging...
04-19-2019, 01:38 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,812
Posted By Reachport

If this turns out anything like what happened to...

If this turns out anything like what happened to Hydra-Sports, Parker will only last a short time hereafter. It will be offered as a CC only for a while and then be discontinued entirely.
Pretty...
04-05-2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 14,756
Posted By Reachport

Just as there are Trump deniers and haters, there...

Just as there are Trump deniers and haters, there are misconceived haters of two strokes. It's easy to fool some people.

When the EPA declared the two stroke outboard dead for the future, everyone...
04-04-2019, 03:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 285
Posted By Reachport

www.boats.net

www.boats.net
04-04-2019, 03:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 344
Posted By Reachport

https://marinetechtools.com

https://marinetechtools.com
04-04-2019, 03:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 507
Posted By Reachport

Aside from having to deal with boat dealers and...

Aside from having to deal with boat dealers and boat "mechanics," boating is great.
03-31-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 898
Posted By Reachport

Like someone has already said, if there is no...

Like someone has already said, if there is no sign of a problem after all this time, there is no reason to upset things by removing the remaining bottom paint to add a barrier coat. If it was a new...
03-30-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 959
Posted By Reachport

I use masking tape over the intended hole. ...

I use masking tape over the intended hole. Sometimes it helps, sometimes not. It depends on the condition of the gel coat, age, brittleness. It's a gamble always.
03-30-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By Reachport

Trim/Tilt units require someone with knowledge &...

Trim/Tilt units require someone with knowledge & experience. You might just need trim fluid due to a leak from a broken seal.

Read up on how to check the fluid level. If the trim/tilt works again...
03-28-2019, 05:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By Reachport

Haste Makes Waste

A Magic wand would work. Aside from that, a heat gun is best.
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03-22-2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,655
Posted By Reachport

You claim support from a "scientific" authority...

You claim support from a "scientific" authority that you can't cite, yet you are unwilling to admit it is merely your opinion. Again, what is the scientific authority that you base your opinion on ?...
03-21-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,655
Posted By Reachport

Like a kid who keeps shutting the bathroom light...

Like a kid who keeps shutting the bathroom light switch with wet fingers and smirking because he hasn't been shocked yet, you might get your "big catastrophic disaster" when E-15 is imposed in the...
03-21-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,655
Posted By Reachport

So, you still contend that gasoline stabilizer is...

So, you still contend that gasoline stabilizer is a ruse by industry to sell a product that doesn't work. You contend that there is nothing detrimental about ethanol gasoline and that it will not...
03-21-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,007
Posted By Reachport

A second anchor is nice to have. Lighter than the...

A second anchor is nice to have. Lighter than the bow anchor is good. I have a shorter line on my stern anchor than on my bow anchor to simplify it.

100' bow, 50' stern
03-21-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,655
Posted By Reachport

If you're positive that you'll use up your 100...

If you're positive that you'll use up your 100 gals within 30 days or so, fine. Otherwise, at about 30 cents an ounce, Sta Bil is worth it at each fill up.

That is just my routine.
03-20-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,655
Posted By Reachport

I've never heard of anyone trying to dissuade...

I've never heard of anyone trying to dissuade people from using gas stabilizer. And I don't know of anyone who doesn't use stabilizer for long lay ups. But, if you are a gambler, then, "just fill her...
03-20-2019, 05:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,655
Posted By Reachport

I don't think that is true. Sta Bil claims to...

I don't think that is true. Sta Bil claims to remove water from fuel which is the cause of fuel separation. I don't see how it can "remove" water, but Sta Bil may make it easier to burn fuel...
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