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05-25-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 24
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Posted By Beak Boater

Marco water is good, problem is there are not a...

Marco water is good, problem is there are not a lot of public beachs in Marco Island, Most is bought up by resorts or home owners. Their is a boat ramp at Caxambas Pass Park but no beach. You don't...
05-22-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,528
Posted By Beak Boater

You want blue green water.....go north. Venice,...

You want blue green water.....go north. Venice, Englewood. The farther away from the Caloosahatchee, Peace and Myakka river you get the cleaner it will be. If you don't want to travel that far the...
05-20-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 364
Posted By Beak Boater

How much do you use your boat? Do you launch and...

How much do you use your boat? Do you launch and recover every weekend? If so to me the Ameratrail is worth the extra money. You own one. They fit the boat. I have both I have a flats boat on an...
05-19-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,192
Posted By Beak Boater

I have mine tied off, but I am always on the look...

I have mine tied off, but I am always on the look out for whales and such. I do worry about Submarines hooking my anchor line and pulling me out to sea though.
05-19-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 606
Posted By Beak Boater

Don't go out when the forecast calls for rain....

Don't go out when the forecast calls for rain. Seriously, need a little more info. Does it run rough, miss, sputter. Or does it run okay, just has no power. Next day does it clear right up like...
05-16-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By Beak Boater

Does it have to be Starboard? PVC Board I have...

Does it have to be Starboard? PVC Board I have used for mounting things to fiberglass and making items. It glues easier and is readily available at home improvement stores like Lowes or Home Depot...
04-10-2019, 05:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,136
Posted By Beak Boater

Seems like something else to break or need...

Seems like something else to break or need maintenance. I just use my hose. Doesn't take long and works fine.
04-01-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,449
Posted By Beak Boater

Kyles the best thing that's happened to NASCAR...

Kyles the best thing that's happened to NASCAR since Senior was killed. Every time he takes the track hes a threat to win. JGR is a class organization also. Kyle had a lot of growing up to do, and...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-31-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,307
Posted By Beak Boater

Damn, they serve food there? How did I miss that:)

Damn, they serve food there? How did I miss that:)
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-31-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,605
Posted By Beak Boater

Congrats...….that's a good avg. for 103.miles. Is...

Congrats...….that's a good avg. for 103.miles. Is that a Century ride that you don't leave the saddle and take a break or is it broken up into stages? Either way its a great accomplishment. My hats...
03-25-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 984
Posted By Beak Boater

We ran into that with our go fast boats insurance...

We ran into that with our go fast boats insurance when when lived on the Potomac and ran the Chesapeake Bay. I could have expanded the are but the rates would have gone up and it was already...
03-24-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 641
Posted By Beak Boater

I have a Hewes 18 Redfisher with a 115 Yamaha 4...

I have a Hewes 18 Redfisher with a 115 Yamaha 4 stroke. 3 batteries, trolling motor, all the gear running a 17 pitch Spitfire ran 42 mph, gets on plane great, turns 5700 rpms loaded with fuel, 5900...
03-24-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,117
Posted By Beak Boater

Had twin 150's on a 25 CC, and have twin 200's on...

Had twin 150's on a 25 CC, and have twin 200's on a 27 CC. Overall if you are not going off shore fishing and just use it for cruising, go with the single. The F300 will run on 89 octane fuel and...
02-27-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,947
Posted By Beak Boater

Wrap the uprights with a plastic wrap like like...

Wrap the uprights with a plastic wrap like like used for pallets, not that expensive, tear it off after the trip. Have used different brands they all work about the same....
02-25-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,905
Posted By Beak Boater

Yep, the Pathfinder is a quality boat if you...

Yep, the Pathfinder is a quality boat if you should go the bay boat route. I own 2 boats from the Maverick Boat Company and they make a quality boat at a competitive price. Also worth a look slightly...
02-24-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,905
Posted By Beak Boater

I live and boat in Cape Coral, fish inshore, and...

I live and boat in Cape Coral, fish inshore, and offshore. It just depends on how much and what kind of boating you do the most. Your budget, likes, and dislikes, you said family in your first post,...
02-18-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 357
Posted By Beak Boater

Shark Hide, works on my Stainless boat parts and...

Shark Hide, works on my Stainless boat parts and aluminum boat trailers. I boat in salt year round. Of course nothing replaces a freshwater rinse after each use, but Shark Hide works.
Sharkhide...
02-16-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 328
Posted By Beak Boater

Wouldn't take that chance. Launch boat, put truck...

Wouldn't take that chance. Launch boat, put truck trailer in a storage lot close, take Uber or a cab back to the ramp. Plenty of space to launch boat and tie it up out of the way until you get back....
02-10-2019, 06:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,030
Posted By Beak Boater

Most surveyors work for the dealer...

Most surveyors work for the dealer anyway.....that is unless you hire one yourself that is independent of the dealer. You tell the dealer you want the boat surveyed they say sure call up their...
02-04-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 975
Posted By Beak Boater

Kinda of a pay me now or pay me later. I have...

Kinda of a pay me now or pay me later. I have bought both, reman, and new. The new usually has a longer factory warranty, the reman shorter. If the savings are worth going the reman route I will, but...
02-03-2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 605
Posted By Beak Boater

Was looking at the same units. Was told by...

Was looking at the same units. Was told by Lowrance that the HDS Carbon units are more expandable to add other features. Radar, ect. The Elite Ti is not. So if you see yourself adding other equipment...
02-02-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,251
Posted By Beak Boater

If you use the boat frequently, nothing wrong...

If you use the boat frequently, nothing wrong with saving 2 dollars a gallon and running fuel with ethanol. Modern equipment are built with components that will withstand E10 fuels. Why waste money....
02-01-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,739
Posted By Beak Boater

Depends on where you tow I guess. If your in a...

Depends on where you tow I guess. If your in a high traffic area, its going to be worth it. On a country road 2 miles to the boat ramp, probably not so much. Once I bought a boat with EOH brakes on...
01-30-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,097
Posted By Beak Boater

Yeah....and the same officer made all three...

Yeah....and the same officer made all three stops. Wonder where everyone else was. lol
01-27-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,565
Posted By Beak Boater

Glad all went well. Those are memories the kids...

Glad all went well. Those are memories the kids will have forever.
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