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    Iím with STX - Definitely upgrade the front and...

    Iím with STX - Definitely upgrade the front and rear bags at the same time. On our Ď14 LSV I upgraded the rear bags to 900ís, added a 500# IBS and wish I went with the 650.... I actually kept the...
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    Happy Groundhog Day

    And Phil has some good news for all of us :)

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    A Cool Video from the 2018 Tahoe Classic Wooden Boat Show Concourse díElegance

    If youíre looking to kill 11 minutes and 39 seconds, hereís a pretty cool overview of the 2018 Tahoe Concourse event ..... not a bad way to spend a beautiful August day at Lake Tahoe

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    I’m with her ..... I’m not sure that a new,...

    I’m with her ..... I’m not sure that a new, pimped-out MasterCraft or Malibu should have wood on it.... On paper, the idea of a retro-inspired modern boat sounds good, but the execution of it kinda...
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    mmandley - Out of curiosity, was the aftermarket...

    mmandley - Out of curiosity, was the aftermarket unit a simple plug & play option with the existing dash hole and wiring, or did you need to run a new wire and sending unit? I ask because the stock...
  6. Yup, makes sense. I use a set of Battery Tender...

    Yup, makes sense. I use a set of Battery Tender Jrís on our 2 snowmobiles to keep them charged year-round (which have worked flawlessly for 4 years), so Iím a fan of their stuff and will likely grab...
  7. Yup, thatís definitely the sensible thing to do...

    Yup, thatís definitely the sensible thing to do but Iím lazy and havenít gotten around to it since we installed this set up back in 2014 (but Iíll definitely have a solar panel installed in the...
  8. Yup, itís a stand-alone electric Pier Pleasure...

    Yup, itís a stand-alone electric Pier Pleasure hoist that runs on a single (car) battery. Weíre on a seepage lake where permanent boat houses are not allowed, so we donít have AC down to the end of...
  9. Suggestions for a Good Battery Charger?

    I’m looking for good suggestion for a decently-priced battery charger for charging the battery on my Pier Pleasure boat hoist that I can use on our cars as well our boats and snowmobiles. Towards the...
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    August 2018 Picture Thread

    Thanks Josh, I hope these post as full size pics....
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    9am today in Northern Wisconsin heading to the...

    9am today in Northern Wisconsin heading to the dock for coffee and some unhealthy breakfast pastries .... and YES, we got out and skied and surfed on this glass :)

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    Yup, most of the boats that I looked at out West...

    Yup, most of the boats that I looked at out West with redone bottoms were the west system while most of the boats in Michigan/Minnesota/Wisconsin were 5200. Interestingly, that system seems to work...
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    Believe it or not, the current bottom on this...

    Believe it or not, the current bottom on this boat is ORIGINAL ... hence the new bottom going on this winter, which will include COPIOUS AMOUNTS of 5200 (at least 50 tubes...) :). I had factored in...
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    Thanks Larry... I look forward to learning A LOT...

    Thanks Larry... I look forward to learning A LOT about maintaining and running this beauty over the coming years :)
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    Well, after a lengthy search and seeing some...

    Well, after a lengthy search and seeing some pretty beat up old wooden boats, I took the plung yesterday and pulled the trigger on a 1936 19’ Chris Craft Custom Runabout. It’s an absolutely stunning...
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    Thanks Gents, this is all really helpful and...

    Thanks Gents, this is all really helpful and generally tracks with my own research on the significant differences in enjoyment and maintenance between our modern fiberglass boats and these vintage...
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    Anyone Here A Wooden Boat Enthusiast...?

    Our lake home is up in Northern Wisconsin, and while we love our 2014 LSV for all the skiing, wakesurfing, kids' tubing and cocktail cruising that we throw at it, I've been increasingly drawn to the...
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    2014 LSV with 208 hours ... it's a short season...

    2014 LSV with 208 hours ... it's a short season up in Northern Wisconsin :)
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