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Old 04-19-2004, 05:56 AM
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Well after over 25 years of owning and running performance boats i finely lost my virginity

was running Lake Michigan yesterday in moderate waves was only out 5 minutes when i lost a drive

(Brovo drive with Merc 600 SC's pushing 1998 Top Gun )

In all the years i have owned boats i have never blown a drive so i guess i was due

Drive will be off tonight and on its way to be repaired

I am told by my drive expert friend that he will have all the new updated GOOD stuff back in it by the weekend or by first of next week

I am going to give him both drives to do since i fear i am buying time on the other drive

since i don't seem to have messed up the case i will keep these to run

I thought about buying two new ones but not sure after reviewing past post on this subject that i would be any better off

i would welcome any additional thoughts

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Old 04-19-2004, 07:40 AM
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Marc, let us know what upgrades you do. Are you staying with Merc stuff , or another company?
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Marc, let us know what upgrades you do. Are you staying with Merc stuff , or another company?
Put Imco parts in them
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Marc , the decision should be based on weather your gonna keep this boat for a while or is this the last season.
 
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Old 04-19-2004, 08:03 AM
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Jim,

What do you recommend ????

Wont be last boat but that has nothing to do with it

i want it good for the guy that buys it don't the road

I have been looking into imco parts but am also told Mercs new upgrades are pretty good as well

Payton,

I am not sure yet i have 2 days to figure this out
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Marc ... sorry to hear that ,... better now than July 7 th however !!!

Wait ... you mean there were "waves" out there ?????

They didn't say anything about those in the brochure!
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yea was a great day to be on the lake

I talked to Parnell, he went out after we came in

Gotta love boating in April in Michigan

seems like Nauti Kitti and I are the only ones who dare to go out before it gets to 80 degrees
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Gale warnings today! 7 footers ( real ones, not the ones you see on loto) and I can't get playboy dave to bite. Primal Instinct still waiting on a part from Latham. Ancestral Spirit in a thousand pieces. Boat Me with a busted bravo.
Little cig still in storage. The cheif still in florida Ruthless in a thousand pieces The other two 41 sabers in Ohio

Lets call an emergency sotw for this afternoon so I can see who shows up. I hate missing gale warnings. I will hit the water in my sea doo today so I at least have that comfort. NK
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Wait a minute. I just realized that two 41 sabers are in coopersville today. anyone have a spare 1200 sterling I can use for the day? NK
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How can u break bravos with only 550hp????

Mine have close to 200 hrs on them ,,, XR,s with up grades, but,,,,,, I never run my boat hard,,,,, never go out in rough water,,,, and always leave it on the trailer if the wind is blowing over 10mph,,,, rite!!!!!!!!

Marc , hate to hear it man,,, maybe its time to talk to Jerry,,, he figured out how to make his outdrives work,,,, ,,, and now they are for sale!!!

Hope it is not real serious,,,,, RHC
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