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Old 12-02-2002, 11:43 AM
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Default Boat Service for Mercruiser power?- Saint Pete, FL

Maximo Marina is located right down the canal from where i live. Since it is located so close I have decided to give them a shot in servicing my boat but don't know their reputation good or bad. Has anyone ever had any experiences with them that they could share with me to help me sleep better at night.

As far as other service shops in saint petersburg, steve david spoke highly of gene weeks at thunder marine. Thank you steve, that coming from you means a great deal.

What other service shops in saint petersburg are good and which ones should i avoid like the plague?

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Maximo has a decent shop, but they are your ordinary, run of the mill kind of place. Don't expect too much. Opinions vary greatly, some good, some bad, some really bad.

Undoubtedly, for any serious or major work, Gene is tops around here. Thunder is the place to go!

You can also speak to the folks at Lightning Bay. They are an eliminator dealer as well as many high-performance consignment. They have a good shop there.

http://www.lightningbaymarine.com/

http://www.thundermarine.com/

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I'm biased, heard they (Thunder) had the absolute best parts people!!
 
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thanks nick, i have also talked to lightning bay marine and they also seem like good people but again don't know their rep.

so far i have had 3 positive reccos for thunder marine, a so so on maximo, and a worth looking into regarding lighting bay. keep em coming . where do all of you tampabay boaters get your boats serviced and what have been your experiences with them?
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I'm biased, heard they (Thunder) had the absolute best parts people!!
I can back that up.

BTW, Is that yo, Dianne?

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where do all of you tampabay boaters get your boats serviced and what have been your experiences with them?
You got it, man!

I probably should have mentioned it, but I have had nothing but good experience with Thunder!!!
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were in tampa,what cha needin done
 
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Chalk one up for Offshore Addiction. I've dealt with them and seen, first hand the work they do. Check my buddies Falcon - Offshore Addiction did the restoration.

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offshore addiction check your pm.

mike, good to hear from you and thanks for the recommendations. Does mastry work on bravo drives?

Thanks again everyone, i seem to have a handful of options to choose from.

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hey fever mike,mastry is good,but Ive got stock drives out there that run at a 106+,and love it.........I think miklos does his own drives doesnt he?I think hes even got one of solarized shortie drives that I built........
 
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