Like Tree0Likes

My first fill up!!! Nice gas prices!

Reply
Old 07-16-2007, 03:13 PM
  #11
Geronimo36
Gold Member
 
Panther's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Elkton, MD
My Boats: 36' Apache Warrior / 22' Apache Scout
Posts: 11,838
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by hunster View Post
This was like 7 years ago when gas had just jumped from like 135 to 191 . I have a 100 gal tank. F er left me with 4 gals!!!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5PVqi6CMeKI
Hey John, the .010 cent numbers move just as fast as the .10 cent numbers do nowadays....
Panther is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2007, 03:28 PM
  #12
Registered
 
sakoutis3's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Colts Neck,NJ
My Boats: 2002 Outer Limits 51'
Posts: 2,149
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Panther View Post
Been averaging $400-600 a week for 6 wks straight, had to take a break this past weekend. This weekend we took it easy and stayed local.
i GUESS YOUR $900 A MONTH GAS BUDGET WENT OUT THE WINDOW THIS YEAR.
sakoutis3 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2007, 03:33 PM
  #13
Geronimo36
Gold Member
 
Panther's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Elkton, MD
My Boats: 36' Apache Warrior / 22' Apache Scout
Posts: 11,838
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by sakoutis3 View Post
i GUESS YOUR $900 A MONTH GAS BUDGET WENT OUT THE WINDOW THIS YEAR.
Yessir!!

gotta get it all out, I'm sure boating will be somewhat limited next year...
Panther is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2007, 04:55 PM
  #14
Registered
 
NJgr8ful's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: Lanoka Harbor, NJ
My Boats: 330SS Formula 496's
Posts: 3,353
Default

A 2007 OPTI blew?? What happened? Thank god for warrantys ... I guess?!
NJgr8ful is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2007, 05:18 PM
  #15
Registered
 
sakoutis3's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Colts Neck,NJ
My Boats: 2002 Outer Limits 51'
Posts: 2,149
Default

Did somebody forget to pull back on the sticks when launching?????????
sakoutis3 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2007, 05:50 PM
  #16
Registered
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Posts: 205
Default

I had a 2000.00 gas budget this year and I am down to about 600.00 and mine is a single engine 454 nova spyder ran 100 miles 141.00 in gas
k24u is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2007, 06:34 PM
  #17
Registered
 
sakoutis3's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Colts Neck,NJ
My Boats: 2002 Outer Limits 51'
Posts: 2,149
Default

I blew a lower on a Merc 250 almost the same way no warning just boom.

A 36 concept w/2-250's I drove her home the same way at about 40mph.
sakoutis3 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2007, 06:51 PM
  #18
Platinum Member
Platinum Member
Trade Score: (1)
 
dykstra's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Washington, IL
My Boats: 29' FOUNTAIN 525SC
Posts: 5,341
Default

$1.91 who knew
dykstra is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2007, 07:37 AM
  #19
Registered
 
sakoutis3's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Colts Neck,NJ
My Boats: 2002 Outer Limits 51'
Posts: 2,149
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by marylandmark View Post
No warning- nadda- all was good. Then clickity clank clank.

Come to think of it- my prop won't turn at all and it won't go in gear. Hmmmm...
I'd go with the lower before a power head.
sakoutis3 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2007, 09:30 AM
  #20
Geronimo36
Gold Member
 
Panther's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Elkton, MD
My Boats: 36' Apache Warrior / 22' Apache Scout
Posts: 11,838
Default

Lowers blowing on merc OB's is very common... They're just about as strong as an Alpha drive... Almost the same parts too...
Panther is offline  
Reply With Quote
Reply

Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
nova26
General Boating Discussion
79
06-11-2008 06:27 AM
wballant
General Q & A
2
08-10-2007 11:23 PM
TxHawk
General Boating Discussion
5
03-06-2007 02:08 PM
Sydwayz
General Boating Discussion
3
05-26-2002 12:37 PM
Sydwayz
General Q & A
1
05-25-2002 03:09 PM



Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:19 AM.


Copyright 2011 OffShoreOnly. All rights reserved.