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by conch
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:45 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Trailers
Replies: 11
Views: 662

Re: Trailers

dtmackey -- the OP never mentioned "homemade" in his post. He did ask for opinions on a few of his ideas which he listed. I gave him my opinion on the one idea of his involving obvious fraud. No "rush to judgement", and the law seems clear to me. Many stolen trailers come back to...
by conch
Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Obtaining Boat Title
Replies: 4
Views: 262

Re: Obtaining Boat Title In Florida

Go to your local county tax collectors office in Florida. Take your Grandmother with you and fill out Form HSMV 82152 and you can get same day title service. She should bring the death certificate and her marriage license. If she is not available fill out form HSMV 82040 and bring along death certif...
by conch
Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:53 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Trailers
Replies: 11
Views: 662

Re: Trailers

...I sold a boat and trailer years ago and forgot to give the buyer the title. I still have it. I would use this title to get a registration and plates . I should probably say that I'm a retired cop, and I never stopped a trailer in my entire career. But even if I did, I can't imagine I would have ...
by conch
Tue Feb 12, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Protect Hull from Damage Mounting and Removing Auxiliary Engine
Replies: 11
Views: 585

Re: Protect Hull from Damage Mounting and Removing Auxiliary Engine

If you will be using your auxiliary engine regularly, mount a permanent bracket--either fixed or adjustable and available from several vendors/ Or make your own. Most brackets I have seen are mounted to the transom. The on-off and fastening and clamping is done to a block of replaceable wood or simi...
by conch
Tue Aug 14, 2018 1:33 pm
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: Appraisal: Pristine 1984 Montauk 17
Replies: 8
Views: 1647

Re: Appraisal: Pristine 1984 Montauk 17

Looks very nice, though I have never seen a V4 Johnson bolted on to a transom quite like that.
Chuck
by conch
Thu Aug 02, 2018 9:13 am
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: SOLD 1983 15 SPORT, 1998 70Hp Johnson, 2009 Trailer
Replies: 7
Views: 1917

Re: 1983 15 SPORT, 1998 70Hp Johnson, 2009 Trailer

Will be back to Natchez, Ms as soon as the Doc's say I can travel that far again.
Chuck
by conch
Wed Jul 25, 2018 8:22 am
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: SOLD 1983 15 SPORT, 1998 70Hp Johnson, 2009 Trailer
Replies: 7
Views: 1917

Re: 1983 15 SPORT, 1998 70Hp Johnson, 2009 Trailer

Lobster Magnet First day of Mini Season
by conch
Mon Jul 16, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: TOW YOUR WHALER QUICKLY CORVETTE LT4 6 SPEED
Replies: 0
Views: 743

TOW YOUR WHALER QUICKLY CORVETTE LT4 6 SPEED

Be first to the launch ramp with this classic For sale is my 1996 Corvette Convertible LT4 6 speed White with tan leather, tan soft top White Factory hardtop with rolling storage cart Car covers full and top down Original sawblades New battery Run flat tires All factory paperwork, build sheet, opera...
by conch
Mon Jul 16, 2018 1:17 pm
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: Tow your small Whaler 1994 Suzuki Samurai 4X4
Replies: 1
Views: 374

Re: Tow your small Whaler 1994 Suzuki Samarai 4X4

Link to Suzuki pictures I cannot seem to resize them to fit.
https://www.thehulltruth.com/trucks-tra ... i-4x4.html
Chuck
by conch
Mon Jul 16, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: SOLD 1983 15 SPORT, 1998 70Hp Johnson, 2009 Trailer
Replies: 7
Views: 1917

Re: 1983 15 SPORT, 1998 70Hp Johnson, 2009 Trailer

Thanks for help with the pictures Phil
This link should have pictures of the Suzuki 4X4
Purchase the combo for 9K and be ready for any adventure.
https://www.thehulltruth.com/trucks-tra ... i-4x4.html
by conch
Mon Jul 16, 2018 10:44 am
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: SOLD 1983 15 SPORT, 1998 70Hp Johnson, 2009 Trailer
Replies: 7
Views: 1917

Re: 1983 15 SPORT, 1998 70Hp Johnson, 2009 Trailer

Picture posting I hope
Chuck
by conch
Sun Jul 15, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: Tow your small Whaler 1994 Suzuki Samurai 4X4
Replies: 1
Views: 374

Tow your small Whaler 1994 Suzuki Samurai 4X4

For sale is my 1994 Suzuki Samurai 4X4 in original condition. 5 Speed Transmission Never off road or off pavement. 50,000 original miles Garaged ,all glass is good, mounted spare Air Conditioned Fuel Injected White with Black convertible top Fold and tumble rear seat with seat belts Sony Marine AM/...
by conch
Sun Jul 15, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: SOLD 1983 15 SPORT, 1998 70Hp Johnson, 2009 Trailer
Replies: 7
Views: 1917

SOLD 1983 15 SPORT, 1998 70Hp Johnson, 2009 Trailer

SOLD 1983 15 foot Boston Whaler Sport in good condition, with 1998 Johnson 70Hp motor , and a 2009 Continental Trailer Non ethanol and premix since new. Oil pump still mounted. Ready for some new varnish. Original wood seats and hatch with cushioned swivel seats mounted Two 6 gallon fuel tanks Oper...
by conch
Sun Jul 15, 2018 5:55 pm
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: OFFSHORE 27 F300 Yamaha , Owens Trailer , Warranty REDUCED
Replies: 10
Views: 2738

Re: OFFSHORE 27 F300 Yamaha , Owens Trailer , Warranty

Top speed with Yamaha SWS 19in Props was 57mph so far. I haven't had the opportunity to try the Yamaha SWS II 21inch Props or the Mercury Rev 4 19 inch Props. I did not track fuel much, but cruise at 40 was I think 1.4 to 1.7 at around 4100rpm. Last I remember on the Yamaha gauge was 87 miles using ...
by conch
Sun Jun 17, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: OFFSHORE 27 F300 Yamaha , Owens Trailer , Warranty REDUCED
Replies: 10
Views: 2738

Re: OFFSHORE 27 F300 Yamaha , Owens Trailer , Warranty

Thank you all who responded for your interest.
Chuck
by conch
Fri Jun 15, 2018 12:22 pm
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: OFFSHORE 27 F300 Yamaha , Owens Trailer , Warranty REDUCED
Replies: 10
Views: 2738

Re: OFFSHORE 27 F300 Yamaha , Owens Trailer , Warranty

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by conch
Fri Jun 15, 2018 12:10 pm
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: OFFSHORE 27 F300 Yamaha , Owens Trailer , Warranty REDUCED
Replies: 10
Views: 2738

OFFSHORE 27 F300 Yamaha , Owens Trailer , Warranty REDUCED

[b]PRICE REDUCED [/b] 1992 Boston Whaler Offshore 27 with twin 2013 F300 Yamaha's always maintained by Yamaha techs. 243 gallon fuel non ethanol since birth Ring free & Stabil always flushed after use 3 sided enclosure new 2018 Yamaha extended Y.E.S. warranty until 2019 Yamaha 6Y9 color display...
by conch
Mon May 28, 2018 11:36 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Best Trailer Tires
Replies: 7
Views: 1046

Re: Best Trailer Tires

If you can move up to a 14 inch wheel and tire the Goodyear Endurance trailer tires have very good reviews.
Chuck
by conch
Mon May 28, 2018 11:14 am
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: FS: 1992 Guardian 27 with Pilothouse
Replies: 4
Views: 1037

Re: 1992 Boston Whaler "Guardian 27 with Pilothouse" for sale

Sounds great, can you post some pictures?
Chuck
by conch
Sat Mar 24, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: SMALL BOAT ELECTRICAL
Topic: NMEA Interface: Radio to Chartplotter
Replies: 7
Views: 1705

Re: Number of Garmine Marine Network Ports on Model 4210

Sticky --I believe you will find three ports on the back of the 4210 for the Garmin Marine Network and a network port expander (GMS 10) is available should you need more. Good luck with your connections.
Chuck
by conch
Sat Mar 24, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: SMALL BOAT ELECTRICAL
Topic: NMEA Interface: Radio to Chartplotter
Replies: 7
Views: 1705

Re: Garmin 94v lacks NMEA-2000

...if we were to tie the Garmin 94 into the existing NMEA-200 network... I do not believe the discontinued Garmin 94sv has NMEA-2000. The Garmin 4210 may be using its NMEA-2000 input port for a external GPS receiver on the network as it needs an external one, or using it for something else, perhaps...
by conch
Sat Mar 17, 2018 5:16 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: New, for me, 1986 18' Outrage
Replies: 13
Views: 3055

Re: New, for me, 1986 18' Outrage

BOB--I left two messages for the OUTRAGE 22 and got no reply. I am really not a Mercury engine guy. The OUTRAGE 18 I missed in Key Largo was as clean as yours, but with Evinrude 150-HP power. I was supposed to meet the seller on the weekend to wrap up the sale, and then received an e-mail it was sol...
by conch
Fri Mar 16, 2018 12:57 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: New, for me, 1986 18' Outrage
Replies: 13
Views: 3055

Re: New, for me, 1986 18' Outrage

Congrats on your purchase. I chased after it for a while then turned my attention to the one in Key Largo, new tank, floor repaired for [$8,000 asking price]. It sold on Saturday before I could get there.

Yours is in great condition. Best of Luck
Chuck
by conch
Sat Dec 02, 2017 1:21 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Yamaha F70 Cost of Routine Maintenance and Service
Replies: 10
Views: 2486

Re: Yamaha F70 Cost of Routine Maintenance and Service

El Rollo--can you break out your bill and tell us how much was for parts and how much for labor? Thanks--Chuck
by conch
Fri Dec 01, 2017 8:32 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Spark Plug Indexing for Yamaha F70
Replies: 26
Views: 4529

Spark Plug Indexing for Yamaha F70

Tell me more about spark plug indexing for a Yamaha F70.

[Separated from another thread in which boat performance with particular 70-HP engines was discussed--jimh]
by conch
Fri Dec 01, 2017 8:15 am
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: FS: Garmin 840xs $425 lower price
Replies: 1
Views: 722

Re: FS: Garmin 840xs $465

Price lowered to $425.00 on 11/29
by conch
Mon Nov 20, 2017 6:24 pm
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: FS: Garmin 840xs $425 lower price
Replies: 1
Views: 722

FS: Garmin 840xs $425 lower price

Garmin 840xs $425 from Gil @ SemperFi Fishing over on THT from his online store. NEW PRICE --- Price lowered to $425.00 on 11/29 I have never seen a lower price on a new 8in Garmin plotter/sounder.
Chuck
by conch
Fri Nov 17, 2017 2:04 pm
Forum: SMALL BOAT ELECTRICAL
Topic: Registering PLB with NOAA
Replies: 9
Views: 1845

Re: Registering PLB with NOAA

Jim wondered how many 406 distress transmitters were out there globally. The website indicates "[t]here are more than 1.5 million Cospas-Sarsat 406-MHz distress beacons in operation." Porthole--that is the beacon I received, the ACR 2884 AquaLink View an early Christmas/Birthday gift. Chuck
by conch
Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:01 pm
Forum: SMALL BOAT ELECTRICAL
Topic: Registering PLB with NOAA
Replies: 9
Views: 1845

Re: Registering PLB with NOAA: Drop-dead date

I copy and pasted from https://cospas-sarsat.int/en/selecting-a-406-mhz-beacon-model-2#what_happens_not_registered This is where I also learned you only have 20-minutes to complete the registration form before timing out. I needed to gather info I wanted included in the general area such as registra...
by conch
Thu Nov 16, 2017 6:15 pm
Forum: SMALL BOAT ELECTRICAL
Topic: Registering PLB with NOAA
Replies: 9
Views: 1845

Re: Registering PLB with NOAA: Drop-dead date

It also seems they have a "drop dead" term of ten years if you do not renew before that they remove you from the database. How long is my registration information valid in the International 406-MHz Beacon Registration Database? "You should confirm your registration information every t...
by conch
Thu Nov 16, 2017 1:08 pm
Forum: SMALL BOAT ELECTRICAL
Topic: Registering PLB with NOAA
Replies: 9
Views: 1845

Re: Registering PLB with NOAA

Shortly after I posted above I checked my E-mail and had received a confirmation of registration with the quote below included. "This letter is the proof-of-registration for your beacon; please retain it for your records. We will send you a renewal reminder approximately 2 months before your 2-...
by conch
Thu Nov 16, 2017 11:59 am
Forum: SMALL BOAT ELECTRICAL
Topic: Registering PLB with NOAA
Replies: 9
Views: 1845

Registering PLB with NOAA

When I was registering my ACR model 2884 PLB with NOAA I learned that the registration must be renewed every two years unlike getting a MMSI number and entering it in your VHF radio only once. I wonder if they remind you? Simple to register online. There was an area to enter my boating area, vessels...
by conch
Sat Nov 04, 2017 7:39 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Titanium Thru-hulls
Replies: 1
Views: 690

Titanium Thru-hulls

The topic of thru hulls and replacing them comes up regularly. I think I would try titanium knowing it would be one and done. This company will also make custom sizes. http://www.titan-marine-hardware.com/ti ... -hulls.htm

Chuck
by conch
Sat Nov 04, 2017 7:29 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Evinrude E-TEC 10-Year Warranty Promotion
Replies: 4
Views: 1358

Re: Evinrude E-TEC 10-Year Warranty Promotion

I have read that engines purchased in Florida by Florida residents also receive free rigging with this promotion. [Linked to a grainy image of a magazine advertisement. I deleted this link because you could not read the details of the promotion. Here is a thread about the Evinrude 2017 Fall Promotio...
by conch
Sat Nov 04, 2017 1:08 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Hierarchy of Engine Instrumentation
Replies: 7
Views: 1482

Re: Hierarchy of Engine Instrumentation

I do not see it listed as a choice, but I have to say it is my OIL PRESSURE gauges.

Chuck
by conch
Thu Oct 26, 2017 11:56 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1996 Evinrude 70 hp: Alarm Horn
Replies: 50
Views: 6572

Re: 1996 Evinrude 70 hp: Alarm Horn

Hi Bob, I do not see anywhere at Evinrude or any other parts source that Model number E70EDTLA . Could you post a picture of the model/serial number tag that is attached to your engine at some point? The MWS wiring system from 1996 forward uses three harness plugs at the rear of the engine. Would be...
by conch
Thu Oct 26, 2017 10:37 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1996 Evinrude 70 hp: Alarm Horn
Replies: 50
Views: 6572

Re: 1996 Evinrude 70 hp: Alarm Horn

The 1996 evinrude 70hp engines that I have seen do not have the RED harness plug. MWS began in1996. What is the model and serial number for your engine?
by conch
Fri Apr 07, 2017 11:48 am
Forum: SMALL BOAT ELECTRICAL
Topic: MMSI for Handheld Radios
Replies: 3
Views: 1275

Re:MMSI for Handheld Radios

Hoosier I was able to register my handheld Standard Horizon HX870 as a portable handheld VHF w/DSC/GPS with its own unique MMSI and describe the two Boston Whalers I will most likely use it between. Both of the boats have their own fixed VHF radios with unique MMSI. In the remarks section for regist...
by conch
Sat Apr 01, 2017 10:30 am
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 1983 15-footer Maximum Transom Weight
Replies: 26
Views: 6037

Re: 1983 15-footer Maximum Transom Weight

MrT--as you indicated in your posts above, "the idea of overpowering the hull is not exciting." Then the chance of a fire and explosion from running that old engine certainly should be exciting enough. "The wires simply cracked and the insulation breaks off of it, exposing bare wires ...
by conch
Sat Apr 01, 2017 10:06 am
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 1983 15-footer Maximum Transom Weight
Replies: 26
Views: 6037

Re: 1983 15-footer Maximum Transom Weight

I would hang that 90hp Yamaha on in a heartbeat,or you can sell that 35 year old Mercury and the 90 Yamaha and put the very desirable F70 Yamaha four stroke on.

2004 Yamaha 90hp usually sell for about $4,500 in good condition in south Florida.
Chuck
by conch
Wed Mar 29, 2017 8:41 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1991 Johnson 70-HP Shift Rod
Replies: 2
Views: 1100

Re: 1991 Johnson 70-HP Shift Rod

Check your service manual for the shift rod height measurement for your engine. With the shift rod offset to the front ,the height for my 1998 70hp Johnson 20in shaft motor in neutral is 21 15/16in. If the shift rod is completely removed,start with an initial 9 turns in. The height is measured from ...
by conch
Sun Mar 12, 2017 1:15 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 270 OUTRAGE Twin Engines: Engine RPM at WOT
Replies: 7
Views: 2871

Re: 270 OUTRAGE Twin Engines: Engine RPM at WOT

D4655, not sure what you mean by "stock propeller" but turning 19in FOUR blade props could be asking too much from that combo. Certainly not a deal breaker, let the seller have corrections made to your satisfaction regarding WOT RPM. Common 4 blades for that rig are the Mercury Rev 4 in 17...
by conch
Thu Mar 09, 2017 5:44 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 15 footer anchor locker water level
Replies: 5
Views: 1668

Re: 15 footer anchor locker water level

This would really depend on how your 15 is rigged. Maybe you can see a water line on the locker gelcoat. I have no water in my anchor locker at rest with a 70hp Johnson, battery, and two six gallon fuel tanks behind the rear seat.
Chuck
by conch
Wed Mar 08, 2017 1:17 pm
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: 1980 Montauk repowered 90E-tec
Replies: 1
Views: 1195

1980 Montauk repowered 90E-tec

Not mine, I saw this relisted today on THT in the marketplace. So far the Admiral says I cannot have a fourth boat,we will see.
http://www.thehulltruth.com/boats-sale- ... wered.html

Chuck
by conch
Mon Feb 20, 2017 3:33 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Offshore 27 v. 280 Outrage or 290 Outrage
Replies: 9
Views: 2873

Re: Offshore 27 v. 280 Outrage or 290 Outrage

ACROSS88--the 280 and 290 Outrage are similar and yet quite different from the open transom Offshore 27. I prefer an open transom for crossing the Gulfstream and fishing in a 26-foot boat if I need to get water out quickly. You most likely will have to re-power, but hulls can be found from $600 to $...
by conch
Mon Feb 20, 2017 2:32 pm
Forum: SMALL BOAT ELECTRICAL
Topic: Rebates; Miami Boat Show Sale
Replies: 2
Views: 1174

Re: Rebates; Miami Boat Show Sale

I really like the GX2200 radio. The price online at The GPS Store is $300 before the $40 rebate, along with free shipping and no sales tax to my home state.