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Forum: Motors and Props 11-05-2021, 06:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,479
Posted By SLE
Definitely not normal. I have read a few other...

Definitely not normal. I have read a few other reports of discoloration on new Mercury engines but I don’t recall if anyone figured out the cause. Hopefully someone will chime in.
Forum: Boats 11-03-2021, 08:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,086
Posted By SLE
You can do a troll master and panther electro...

You can do a troll master and panther electro steer which work together with a wireless remote to both steer and run the throttle. It’s a pretty sweet deal. Another option is TR1 Autopilot but I’m...
Forum: Boats 09-17-2021, 02:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By SLE
I will note on the holeshot discussion that I...

I will note on the holeshot discussion that I don't need to run my plate all the way down, but somewhere between 2-3" up on the plate yields the best results while I'm between 4" and 5" up on the...
Forum: Boats 09-17-2021, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By SLE
Your backward here buddy. For best hole shot, you...

Your backward here buddy. For best hole shot, you trim the engine down as far as it will go, lower the engine with the jackplate, and then once out of the hole and up on plane you begin jacking the...
Forum: Boats 09-08-2021, 11:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,843
Posted By SLE
I stand corrected, so maybe I should reserve the...

I stand corrected, so maybe I should reserve the right to be wrong, lol! So it appears that the new V8/V6 series engines use an electronic actuator for shifting duty no matter if you order the...
Forum: Boats 09-08-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,843
Posted By SLE
Thalweg, yes they indeed shift the same way at...

Thalweg, yes they indeed shift the same way at the engine, the difference being one done by a cable attached to the shift handle and the other done by a servo motor. Any mechanical shift engine can...
Forum: Boats 09-08-2021, 07:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,958
Posted By SLE
Wow, I can see why people are hanging the three...

Wow, I can see why people are hanging the three hundo on the back of some of these 21 & 22 ft boats that rated for 350s and 400s. I'd still do the 400 just because that's me, but for guys on a little...
Forum: Boats 09-07-2021, 10:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,958
Posted By SLE
Just to note, I believe the that the 400 Verado...

Just to note, I believe the that the 400 Verado pushes around 15-17 psi of boost , which in its simplest form at 14.7 psi of boost would theoretically equal its volumetric capacity the same as a 316...
Forum: Boats 09-07-2021, 09:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,843
Posted By SLE
The new 300 V8 pro xs can be either mechanical...

The new 300 V8 pro xs can be either mechanical shift or DTS depending on how they are ordered. Very easy to figure out. With the engine and ignition off see if you can shift into forward or reverse....
Forum: Boats 09-07-2021, 09:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,843
Posted By SLE
Unlike most all other boat motors all of the V6...

Unlike most all other boat motors all of the V6 Verado’s are fly by wire meaning there is no mechanical linkage between the throttle/shift lever and the engine, just a digital control wire thats much...
Forum: Boats 09-01-2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,843
Posted By SLE
It's a non-issue as far as your lower unit is...

It's a non-issue as far as your lower unit is concerned. I do prefer to lock my engine in gear to keep the prop from spinning when trolling with the bow mount to ensure someone not paying attention...
Forum: Motors and Props 09-01-2021, 06:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,002
Posted By SLE
I used to also recommend John Janaky of DAH...

I used to also recommend John Janaky of DAH propellers however they've recently been sold and I cannot speak to the new owners work. John used to do fantastic work, I had him work up a Rev 4 and also...
Forum: Motors and Props 09-01-2021, 06:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,002
Posted By SLE
Mark Croxton out of shelbyville, Indiana. He did...

Mark Croxton out of shelbyville, Indiana. He did the work my Bravo FS and also for buddy running the same prop and both run well.

http://www.marksprops.com/
Forum: Boats 08-26-2021, 08:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,347
Posted By SLE
Screw off, I don't exaggerate my numbers. Both of...

Screw off, I don't exaggerate my numbers. Both of these photos are full fuel, full gear, two people on a reservoir with little to no flow (1,800' MSL). Matter of fact the 219 had a full live-well...
Forum: Boats 08-25-2021, 09:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,347
Posted By SLE
We’ll, I have ran three yarcraft’s and know of...

We’ll, I have ran three yarcraft’s and know of several others.

2000 1895 Storm SC with a 2006 Merc 225 Optimax would run 58’-60 mph with a DAH worked 21 Tempest plus

2013 Yarcraft 186 FX with a...
Forum: Boats 08-25-2021, 08:04 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,347
Posted By SLE
Are you talking current model years or used? Some...

Are you talking current model years or used? Some hulls have underwent changes to better there handling but it slowed them down some.

Yarcraft 209 or a Triton 206 are probably the two fastest 20...
Forum: Boats 08-18-2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,602
Posted By SLE
All I can say is go physically look at a newer...

All I can say is go physically look at a newer 620/621FS series boat. The description about the concave nature of the X & Y axis of the transom is the best way to describe it. The transom is curved...
Forum: Trailers and Tow Vehicles 08-18-2021, 12:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,960
Posted By SLE
Woodinville, thanks for the clarification. I knew...

Woodinville, thanks for the clarification. I knew it was smaller, but wasn't positive on the size.
Forum: Trailers and Tow Vehicles 08-18-2021, 09:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,960
Posted By SLE
First, you'll have zero issue pulling any of the...

First, you'll have zero issue pulling any of the current crop of walleye / multi-species boats with the new F-150 Power Boost. It's an upgraded 3.5 Ecoboost with an electric motor coupled to the...
Forum: Boats 08-16-2021, 11:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,602
Posted By SLE
And three more photo's from on another boat I...

And three more photo's from on another boat I installed them on.

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Forum: Boats 08-16-2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,602
Posted By SLE
For reference below are a few install pictures so...

For reference below are a few install pictures so you can visualize how they mount and how you need a flat transom surface adjacent to the running surface of the boat. Ranger FS series boats have a...
Forum: Boats 08-16-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,602
Posted By SLE
There seems to be a-lot of confusion on this...

There seems to be a-lot of confusion on this thread. As far as the ZipWake System, our walleye boats use their smallest interceptor, the S300 which is 300 mm in length for each interceptor. You need...
Forum: Motors and Props 08-13-2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,799
Posted By SLE
That's as good as you can get and solid info to...

That's as good as you can get and solid info to use. I'm not sure you'll gain speed out of a change or not but I wouldn't expect you will lose any. You will gain overall boat performance throughout...
Forum: Boats 08-12-2021, 04:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,751
Posted By SLE
What year cup and what year pro are you comparing?

What year cup and what year pro are you comparing?
Forum: Motors and Props 08-12-2021, 08:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,799
Posted By SLE
This is completely wrong. You prop a boat for the...

This is completely wrong. You prop a boat for the max rated rpm of the engine. This allows the engine to operate at it's fullest potential both at low speed an high speed. It places the engine in the...
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