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Forum: General Discussion 10-20-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 794
Posted By MarkG
Compact 120v AC Vacuum Cleaner ?

My old Dirt Devil, which I never was actually impressed with, finally bit the dust LOL !! .
Any suggestions for a REALLY GOOD compact 120v vacuum cleaner to replace the Dirt Devil? Using it to...
Forum: Motors and Props 09-26-2020, 06:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By MarkG
Yeah, even my little Yamaha F40..same thing....

Yeah, even my little Yamaha F40..same thing. Takes some effort to get it all out.
Forum: Boats 09-23-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,421
Posted By MarkG
I've already been on a Trailmaster. My dealer who...

I've already been on a Trailmaster. My dealer who is now closed and retired, had put all his Lunds on custom Trailmasters. Was his normal routine. It was one of the reasons I chose him. Was...
Forum: Boats 09-23-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,421
Posted By MarkG
What Lund dealer did you get your...

What Lund dealer did you get your Lund/Trailmaster from? Mine, retired and closed several years ago.
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Forum: Boats 09-23-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,421
Posted By MarkG
Been Boating since 1980 . Among others, I have...

Been Boating since 1980 . Among others, I have used several Shorelanders on Aluminums for years. They were OK , but just OK. Some years back,after buying a used boat that happened to be on a...
Forum: General Discussion 08-27-2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,365
Posted By MarkG
They may be on the ground, but you are not going...

They may be on the ground, but you are not going to roll a 17ft boat and trailer into one without a ramp of some sort: ...
Forum: General Discussion 08-26-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,365
Posted By MarkG
Just brainstorming here,raising some factors to...

Just brainstorming here,raising some factors to look into. It May be a tight fit depending on your beam,trailer and fenders etc. Aren't they only 8ft wide outside width? Inside width might be less? ...
Forum: General Discussion 08-26-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,428
Posted By MarkG
I learned a lot from the Lindners in the early...

I learned a lot from the Lindners in the early 80s when their In Fisherman show was on ch 9 Chicago every Saturday morning. Taped them all and went back to them often for review. I had no one to...
Forum: Motors and Props 08-20-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 348
Posted By MarkG
Not sure about all outboards but aren't most rev...

Not sure about all outboards but aren't most rev limiters actually like a "stutter box" ? My Yamaha is. They electronically cut ignition and the motor starts missing and stuttering,keeping my 6K...
Forum: Trailers and Tow Vehicles 08-16-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,108
Posted By MarkG
Depends on the cover. Sounds like the guy who...

Depends on the cover. Sounds like the guy who insists don't cover,.. needs a better cover. A custom made, WELL FITTED "travel" cover should not beat up the boat, ...or itself. Not cheap, but well...
Forum: General Discussion 08-08-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,051
Posted By MarkG
I buy parts and supplies at Don's in Lodi. OK...

I buy parts and supplies at Don's in Lodi. OK for that, but keep hearing more negative than positive about their service, so have stayed away. Have not needed anything recent but have used "Dells...
Forum: Motors and Props 08-01-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,346
Posted By MarkG
Not sure I would rely on the stabilizer products...

Not sure I would rely on the stabilizer products to keep the gas very "fresh" for that long, despite the claims. Especially if has ethanol fuel. Depending on how much fuel is being stored in the...
Forum: Motors and Props 07-31-2020, 06:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,346
Posted By MarkG
Yes ..This . And you don't need a pump. And you...

Yes ..This . And you don't need a pump. And you don't need to do it ALL at the same time. Use whatever gas can you have. The gas is not that old YET so you can even use it in your car to get rid of...
Forum: General Discussion 07-26-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,239
Posted By MarkG
Maybe off the subject...but do you go to the same...

Maybe off the subject...but do you go to the same lake on a regular basis?

Ever Thought about a seasonal site setup,permanently sited at one of the campgrounds by where you like to fish? Keep...
Forum: General Discussion 07-26-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,239
Posted By MarkG
Though not using a hookup,,are you still camping...

Though not using a hookup,,are you still camping in a campground? Will a campground allow you to run a generator? Seems like would be too noisy.
As far as the cheaper units, they work, but they...
Forum: General Discussion 07-03-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 895
Posted By MarkG
I use this stuff for both Dock line and Anchor...

I use this stuff for both Dock line and Anchor line:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00W12AL1S/ref=ox_sc_saved_title_1?smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER&psc=1

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Forum: General Discussion 06-21-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,536
Posted By MarkG
VPNs are used for multiple reasons. For instance...

VPNs are used for multiple reasons. For instance if you are working from home or on the road, your employer would likely require a specific VPN to access their internal network from outside the...
Forum: General Discussion 06-05-2020, 07:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,153
Posted By MarkG
I was just through Madison area on 90/39...

I was just through Madison area on 90/39 Northbound during the peak of the unrest on Sunday,and back southbound on Tuesday. No issues on the interstate. As far as I know, it was all down by the...
Forum: Boats 05-28-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,333
Posted By MarkG
Per other threads on WC,...looks like out of the...

Per other threads on WC,...looks like out of the outboard business. Partnering with Merc to provide motors for their boat companies.
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Forum: General Discussion 05-28-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 11,240
Posted By MarkG
Too bad BRP abandoned their Johnson 4 strokes a...

Too bad BRP abandoned their Johnson 4 strokes a few years back. They seemed pretty good. Knew a couple people with them and they reportedly were good motors. BRP putting all their eggs in the ETEC...
Forum: Boats 05-26-2020, 07:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,038
Posted By MarkG
H36 is simply a tensile strength rating for 5052...

H36 is simply a tensile strength rating for 5052 aluminum alloy. Ratings are typically H32 to H38.

Regarding the leaky boat, If were me, I would avoid all the hassle and not buy it.
Forum: Boats 05-21-2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,028
Posted By MarkG
I have been boating since 1980. Have owned...

I have been boating since 1980. Have owned several brands over the years, all wooden transoms. Including 3 Genmar Lunds, 2 of which owned long term including my current Lund, bought new, way back in...
Forum: General Discussion 05-12-2020, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 760
Posted By MarkG
Don't worry about a voltage reading between the...

Don't worry about a voltage reading between the battery and the hull. Yes the hull is groundED because the motor is bolted to it,but is not meant to and should never be used as a groundING point or...
Forum: General Discussion 05-11-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,501
Posted By MarkG
Same here...The "Spot Lock" ( ME !) on my 20 year...

Same here...The "Spot Lock" ( ME !) on my 20 year old MK (manual) works pretty well. ...I can even fix it myself, when it doesn't !
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Forum: General Discussion 05-09-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 665
Posted By MarkG
Had went there many times,years back in the 80s...

Had went there many times,years back in the 80s and 90s and early 2000s. Always loved it. Had not been for a while for various economic and job related issues. Got back there a couple years ago,...
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