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    I have been using a drop light for years but have...

    I have been using a drop light for years but have always had to go plug it in during cold weather so this is a good idea. I also ONLY use Rough Service light bulbs (auto parts stores) as I have had...
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    Have lived on the water now for 8 years and LOVE...

    Have lived on the water now for 8 years and LOVE IT!!! Ok I had to spend some money on a fence to keep my dogs from going to the waters edge. Something about being a favorite food of alligators. But...
  3. Thread: Erratic Gas Gauge

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    I agee with Razzman, almost every boat I have...

    I agee with Razzman, almost every boat I have owned does this with the exception of my offshore boat. With a 140 gallons in the tank it seems more stable. Now all the skiboats I have owned all jump...
  4. Thread: efi vs carburated

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    I had a 600CFM Holley on my old MC for over 20...

    I had a 600CFM Holley on my old MC for over 20 years. Besided needing some tweaking every now and then it was good to go. The only real issue I had with it was when it was cold, it needed a few...
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    I would suspect that it would melt and go away....

    I would suspect that it would melt and go away. However, if it was my boat I would probably be pulling a cylinder head. Now you could start it and see what happens with the thought that you were...
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    I agree! Point me in the direction and I will...

    I agree!
    Point me in the direction and I will play! :D
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    I apologize, my slam was directed at my tailgater...

    I apologize, my slam was directed at my tailgater and not you. Of course you guys do use an alloy of mecury don't you? :D
    Yes they are and I actually work with NRL (Naval Research Laboratories) on...
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    Well to be honest we have a couple of pet snakes...

    Well to be honest we have a couple of pet snakes at home (Ball Pythons) and we often catch or observe snakes in the yard and even go snake hunting. I can say I have only ever seen one...
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    No it came from Lake Seminole which is like...

    No it came from Lake Seminole which is like Kaneboats said fed by the Flint and the Chatahoochee. I have been on both rivers and the lake. There are houses and industry on the Flint and I have never...
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    So if he tells you that he has found a new...

    So if he tells you that he has found a new cheaper filling material you would be ok with it wouldn't you.
    Wow! A new use for Lead! :p
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    Green Swimming Lizards of Lake Seminole

    Once we went skiing in Lake Seminole which boarders Georgia and Florida. After seeing 5 alligators in a couple of hours we decided not to boat there anymore. One was a monster and it was sitting...
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    I agree, you should try to turn the engine by...

    I agree, you should try to turn the engine by hand to get the cylinder on Top Dead Center (TDC). There is not much room in the cylinder head and you should be able to see it then and then find a way...
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    They have a profile machine that traces the...

    They have a profile machine that traces the profile of the props, this way they make sure they are even better than when they leave the original factory.
    On my Stainless Steel props I noticed that...
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    Ian, I have never owned an aluminum prop. My old...

    Ian,
    I have never owned an aluminum prop. My old MC prop was repaired so many times it had scars from brazing. My outboard props that were missing chunks were Stainless Steel. Unless a complete...
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    [QUOTE=maxpower220;116855] Or maybe you do the...

    Or maybe you do the work yourself like I do and realize that dealers do a lot of work that really isn't needed.
    Since I bought my 2008 LS I have only bought oil and oil filters.
    Unfortunately not...
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    I totally agree with you on this! Right now I...

    I totally agree with you on this! Right now I don't have a warm and fuzzy with this dealer.
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    I find it hard to believe your prop cannot be...

    I find it hard to believe your prop cannot be repaired. I have had chunks taken out of my prop in the past and they repaired it. And it cost me less than 100 dollars per prop.

    I once ran over a...
  18. Thread: Faux Teak SeaDeck

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    Yep found some others too! ...

    Yep found some others too!

    http://www.boatwoodwork.com/
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    You know some of these boats might be in brackish...

    You know some of these boats might be in brackish water. As an engineer that works with the US Navy you wouldn't have to worry about it (getting the bolts off) in about a year or 2 as there won't be...
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    Thanks for clearing this issue up as I too have a...

    Thanks for clearing this issue up as I too have a DD and didn't know anything about a light under the throttle.
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    Destin = Rich and Famous from Atlanta and...

    Destin = Rich and Famous from Atlanta and Birmingham, way overpriced.
    Panama City Beach (not Panama City, 2 different towns) = OK but lots of people.
    Mexico Beach = Bingo!!! Check it out, lower...
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    Note: The Porsche Cayanne, the VW Touareg and the...

    Note: The Porsche Cayanne, the VW Touareg and the Q7 are all the same platform all made on the same assembly line. Same chasis, brakes, engines (different states of tune here) exhaust etc. The...
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    Steel? I almost can't believe it came from the...

    Steel? I almost can't believe it came from the factory with mild steel in the bilge area. Anybody else notice this? I wouldn't waste time trying to clean it off and painting it. I would be taking it...
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    OK I was holding off on posting here due to not...

    OK I was holding off on posting here due to not wanting people to be offended by "some" of us Florida folk (not displaced yankees) having it pretty easy.
    I fill her up with 89 octane, pour Stabil...
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    Man I feel for you! Sorry you got hurt! Once I...

    Man I feel for you! Sorry you got hurt!

    Once I took a guy slalom skiing and he wanted to use his new rope he bought instead of ours. I didn't think anything about it until he fell and didn't let...
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