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02-16-2021, 06:27 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By tcijoe

any smart person should have a "plan b" for...

any smart person should have a "plan b" for missing the last lock. we did it in the dorado and had a few hours to spare but one small issue and we would have been sleeping on the lake.
02-15-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 704
Posted By tcijoe

dont know about t-top restrictions.

dont know about t-top restrictions.
02-15-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 772
Posted By tcijoe

I think BW17 nailed this one!

I think BW17 nailed this one!
02-13-2021, 07:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 704
Posted By tcijoe

we stayed at the rod and gun club over...

we stayed at the rod and gun club over thanksgiving. it was clean but dated. The window a/c was loud!. May want to check out port of the everglades. I will stay there next time I am in the area.
02-12-2021, 07:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,077
Posted By tcijoe

Did not realize they would not go into lean burn...

Did not realize they would not go into lean burn below 89 octane.....doesnt matter never run anything below that anyway.
02-11-2021, 10:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,077
Posted By tcijoe

Suzuki 300 Octane vs. Fuel Economy

Does anyone have any evidence that running a higher octane will yield better fuel economy? If so, by how much.

I just did two fill ups at a reasonably local marina for a total of about 200g -...
02-09-2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 439
Posted By tcijoe

our homeowners was $6900 per year. we put a new...

our homeowners was $6900 per year. we put a new roof on it and it is now $2992. we are a smaller house, on stilts just north of palmetto.
02-09-2021, 09:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 776
Posted By tcijoe

I agree with most this statement about proper...

I agree with most this statement about proper propping. Agreeably, I would prefer it to be over 6000rpm max. My boat cruises nicely between 3500 -4250. While I am propped to hit 6200 +/- 50 rpm, I...
02-03-2021, 02:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 711
Posted By tcijoe

went through a diesel inboard to an outboard on a...

went through a diesel inboard to an outboard on a bracket conversion myself. IMO, it is a loaded question. I could have just pulled the diesel, filled the hole, mounted it and cleaned and reused the...
02-01-2021, 02:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 733
Posted By tcijoe

if memory serves, the prior boat was a big sea...

if memory serves, the prior boat was a big sea ray express
02-01-2021, 04:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By tcijoe

judging by the depth he may have made it that way.

judging by the depth he may have made it that way.
02-01-2021, 04:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 733
Posted By tcijoe

we entered about the same time as you did. maybe...

we entered about the same time as you did. maybe a half hour later. never saw anywhere near as low as 1.5. I would have had to trim my motor up with a depth that shallow.
01-31-2021, 07:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 733
Posted By tcijoe

ran through there yesterday. seemed like most of...

ran through there yesterday. seemed like most of was 7-8'. There was a very large vessel, probably 70+ at Boca Grande marina. Plenty of boats anchored behind the pink elephant. More than I have ever...
01-31-2021, 07:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 628
Posted By tcijoe

all is very doable. Hit captiva, Boca Grande and...

all is very doable. Hit captiva, Boca Grande and cabbage key yesterday. we leave Tampa Bay in the morning and come back about 12 hours later.
01-29-2021, 11:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By tcijoe

Did I miss the price for all of it? If not,...

Did I miss the price for all of it? If not, please let me know.
01-29-2021, 03:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By tcijoe

I helped another hull truther with his rig about...

I helped another hull truther with his rig about a year ago. He left his truck and trailer at North Manatee RV & Boat Storage | Palmetto, Florida (http://www.manateervstorage.com) with no problems....
01-27-2021, 07:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 733
Posted By tcijoe

I agree stay to the south side of the channel. ...

I agree stay to the south side of the channel. May run down this weekend. if so, I will run through there and take depths. However, from memory, I feel like you have 5+ feet every time I run that...
01-25-2021, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By tcijoe

have you thought about hiring some one to drive...

have you thought about hiring some one to drive it? to days each way. Might be cheaper and easier than trying to find a truck and trailer. Heck, I might be interested in bringing it over one weekend...
01-19-2021, 04:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 769
Posted By tcijoe

watched plenty do it.

watched plenty do it.
01-19-2021, 04:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By tcijoe

not an expert on the pier but live and boat in...

not an expert on the pier but live and boat in the area. there is a new bait shop on business 41 in palmetto just south of the Publix and north, opposite side of the road of the Bank of America. ...
01-12-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,567
Posted By tcijoe

Dr_ake - I stated that above. "no doubt, if I...

Dr_ake - I stated that above. "no doubt, if I dont see value, I wont go."
01-12-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 600
Posted By tcijoe

I have seen 70' vessels in south seas basin. my...

I have seen 70' vessels in south seas basin. my old slip mate had his 63' nordhaven in there as well.
01-12-2021, 10:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,567
Posted By tcijoe

That is just it - Unless somebody shows up with a...

That is just it - Unless somebody shows up with a large stack of $100s, I have my dream boat....at least until I retire. For $10, I would gladly walk through and patronize the vendors....but I guess...
01-12-2021, 09:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,567
Posted By tcijoe

Money makers - nobody should work for free. I...

Money makers - nobody should work for free. I guess my question really should be - does it take a $19 admission to be reasonably profitable? Every vendor is paying to be there, every spectator is...
01-12-2021, 08:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,567
Posted By tcijoe

St Pete Boat show $19 per adult

I feel like I ask this every time the boat show season hit our area. Seems like a ton of money to look at people selling products. Am I really off base? Wouldnt mind going but with 3 adults in the...
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