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by mdono
Sat Aug 03, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Mercury Mechanic Needed - Baltimore/Annapolis
Replies: 4
Views: 5251

Re: Mercury Mechanic Needed - Baltimore/Annapolis

Riverside Marine. Near Baltimore. Good, seasoned Techs. They will get you going if anyone can.
by mdono
Tue Mar 19, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: Re-power SUPER SPORT 15 with 115-HP
Replies: 14
Views: 8551

Re: Re-power SUPER SPORT 15 with 115-HP

On my 1986 15-footer I run a Mercury 90-HP three-cylinder two-stroke-power-cycle engine affixed to a powered jackplate with four-inch setback. I re-fitted the 1986 Striper to be Super Sport. My object in setting up this rig was to carry heavy weight, on occasion, and to have that reserve grunt when ...
by mdono
Sun Dec 09, 2018 11:14 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Docking and Berthing
Replies: 4
Views: 1772

Re: Docking and Berthing

I decided to give this conversation "a wide berth"

Happy Holidays

M
by mdono
Mon Jan 01, 2018 6:17 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: St. Lawrence Seaway Delays--Or How I Spent My Christmas Vacation
Replies: 49
Views: 14352

Re: How I Spent Christmas Vacation

According to a friend on the river: the [PACIFIC HURON was] re-floated on Saturday night.

It was -24-degrees today. [Fahrenheit]

They put in divers to inspect the ship bottom.

The Seaway officially closed yesterday. I am wWondering what will happen to [the PACIFIC HURON].--M

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by mdono
Wed Jun 14, 2017 8:46 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: SURVEY: 15-footer Owners Who Install Jack Plate
Replies: 3
Views: 2204

Re: SURVEY: 15-footer Owners Who Install Jack Plate

I am currently running a 1986 15-footer with a 1998 Mercury 90-HP outboard engine. I have an Atlas Micro Jack rated for 115-HP that works well. The pump [is] contained within the confines of the jack plate. I wish [the jack plate pump] had two speeds for raising and lowering.
by mdono
Thu Aug 11, 2016 4:29 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Detailed Plans For Seats
Replies: 3
Views: 2132

Re: Quick question

Good Luck in your quest to find drawings of the 15' SS interior. I was unable to find anything on this site or any other. I purchased a brand new interior from Specialty Marine. I am happy enough with it.

M
by mdono
Wed Aug 03, 2016 6:24 pm
Forum: TRIPS and RENDEZVOUS
Topic: Grindstone Island, NY Boating: Canadian Waters
Replies: 4
Views: 5194

Re: Grindstone Island, NY Boating: Canadian Waters

Have your and your passenger's passports handy as they will probably ask about them. Boat registration number too. Also, have pen and paper ready as they will give you a number to be displayed on your dashboard when and if you go into town on the Canadian side. Kingston, Ontario located where the St...
by mdono
Tue Jan 12, 2016 7:06 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Theft of Gear From Boats Stored at Cheasapeake Whalertowne
Replies: 7
Views: 4008

Theft of Gear From Boats Stored at Cheasapeake Whalertowne

A news article [about the theft of gear from boats stored at Cheasapeake Whalertown said: ...an investigation showed one or more suspects removed the ...PCM [modules] from numerous Mercury [o]utboard engines along with other electronic equipment including stereos...and navigation units. One would as...