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Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 09:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By TomP.
Double Yacht braid rope is the best, soft on the...

Double Yacht braid rope is the best, soft on the hands and will never rot or fray, by far not the cheapest but the longest and strongest lasting. That is all I will use for ties or anchor ropes.
Forum: Motors and Props 06-27-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By TomP.
^^^^^This is it an old 1958 2 stroke or a newer 4...

^^^^^This is it an old 1958 2 stroke or a newer 4 stroke with EFI
Forum: WC Bone Yard 06-27-2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,883
Posted By TomP.
I thought that I would throw this tid bit out...

I thought that I would throw this tid bit out there about Nuclear, it was Jimmy Carter that put laws into affect that the US could not recycle Nuclear waste, which is part of the nuclear waste...
Forum: General Discussion 06-26-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,548
Posted By TomP.
Grindstone has a decent night trolling bite for...

Grindstone has a decent night trolling bite for Eyes, it is a very clear lake.
Forum: Swap Board - $500 LIMIT ON ALL POSTS, INCLUDING WTB. 06-25-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By TomP.
Not the same but I replaced my Yamaha T8 carb...

Not the same but I replaced my Yamaha T8 carb which they wanted $385 with a Japanese built carb for Yamaha 8 horsepower $68 shipped bolted right up. It has never run better as there are no EPA...
Forum: Motors and Props 06-25-2020, 07:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By TomP.
If you can hear spark get it in to a dark area...

If you can hear spark get it in to a dark area and crank it over you may be able to spot the trouble.
Forum: Motors and Props 06-24-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By TomP.
Mine had the noise until I torqued it down to...

Mine had the noise until I torqued it down to specs which for my hub kit was 100 ft lbs.
Forum: General Discussion 06-24-2020, 06:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 754
Posted By TomP.
I use Thompson Water seal with a weed sprayer to...

I use Thompson Water seal with a weed sprayer to put it on my cover is going on 20 years and still looks good and water tight.
Forum: Motors and Props 06-23-2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 142
Posted By TomP.
I have replaced mine if you have done a water...

I have replaced mine if you have done a water pump in the past basically all the same bolts in the same position.
Forum: Motors and Props 06-23-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By TomP.
First thing I would do is look at the bottom of...

First thing I would do is look at the bottom of the hull there may be a hook or other type if imperfection in the hull.
Forum: Motors and Props 06-23-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By TomP.
By the looks of the picture it looks like the...

By the looks of the picture it looks like the corner is going to need a little filler. It is too bad you do not live closer as I repair plastic bumpers and could repair that for you at roughly...
Forum: General Discussion 06-23-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,603
Posted By TomP.
There are bunches of good used motors in that...

There are bunches of good used motors in that power range especially since Evinrude is now out of business. I would be looking for a Merc or Yamaha four stroke and never look back. If down the road...
Forum: Electronics 06-16-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By TomP.
What things some of us take for granted that...

What things some of us take for granted that others do not know, as I assumed he understood what was meant good catch.
Forum: Electronics 06-16-2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 743
Posted By TomP.
Be sure it is on a switch or power off otherwise...

Be sure it is on a switch or power off otherwise it will be on all the time draining down your battery.
Forum: General Discussion 06-16-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 730
Posted By TomP.
I am adjusting my boat to conditions if calm I...

I am adjusting my boat to conditions if calm I will lower the boat scale if windy I will kick it up. As mentioned calm is the hardest for the spot lock.
Forum: Electronics 06-15-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 937
Posted By TomP.
With todays electronics be sure to include the...

With todays electronics be sure to include the starting battery with the onboard charger as the big motor will never keep the starting battery charged.
Forum: Electronics 06-15-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By TomP.
Normally the SI ducer is set a tad above the...

Normally the SI ducer is set a tad above the bottom of the hull to protect it from destruction by objects and it is not used at high speed., that is where the 2D is set for high speed readings just...
Forum: Electronics 06-14-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By TomP.
Actually you want your 2D higher then the side...

Actually you want your 2D higher then the side scan transducer as your SI will see the 2D if lower.
Forum: Boats 06-05-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 723
Posted By TomP.
Just to protect your self I would ask for the...

Just to protect your self I would ask for the name of the bank and find the phone number myself and call them.
Forum: Motors and Props 06-02-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 427
Posted By TomP.
Check for cracks and loose compressor mounting...

Check for cracks and loose compressor mounting bolts. I am not sure if the compressors can be rebuilt. I sure as heck would not run it until this is fixed if it goes boom, all the fuel rails,...
Forum: Electronics 06-02-2020, 06:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 920
Posted By TomP.
I would do as stated above change charger leads...

I would do as stated above change charger leads first if that shows nothing then I would charge batteries unhook everything check voltage> Let them sit for a day or so and recheck voltage if they...
Forum: Electronics 06-01-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,240
Posted By TomP.
My guess is they will follow up with linking all...

My guess is they will follow up with linking all units with WiFi and get rid of cables which should of been done years ago. If they do it would be nice if they came out with a dongle for the older...
Forum: General Discussion 05-31-2020, 07:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,609
Posted By TomP.
If they are going to be replacing the dam I would...

If they are going to be replacing the dam I would be out there taking pictures and doing a little mapping.
Forum: Motors and Props 05-30-2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 495
Posted By TomP.
The T8 is power tilt and the pin is about a 1/2...

The T8 is power tilt and the pin is about a 1/2 inch round that is what the pin was designed for. Tlit up push in pin lower until it`s resting on the pin.
Forum: Boats 05-27-2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,525
Posted By TomP.
I have had both shiny glass and aluminum I much...

I have had both shiny glass and aluminum I much prefer my 20 year old Crestliner to my past glass boats, has a few scratches and dings , do not have to worry about glass de-laminating from water...
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