Offshoreonly.com - Search Results

Go Back  Offshoreonly.com > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

 
Search: Posts Made By: fountain 47 sc
Showing results 1 to 25 of 286
Search took 0.05 seconds.
Forum: Fountain
08-31-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,161
Posted By fountain 47 sc

I have a '97 Fountain 47' Sport Cruiser which is...

I have a '97 Fountain 47' Sport Cruiser which is essentially this same setup with a bigger cabin and triples. I love the boat and it is the closest to a hybrid of a performance boat and a cruiser...
10-24-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 806
Posted By fountain 47 sc

launches

Does anyone know of a good boat launch onto the canal or river system near Lemont, Illinois with water access to Lake Michigan through Chicago?
04-01-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,324
Posted By fountain 47 sc

I have a Myco tandem dually under my 47 Fountain...

I have a Myco tandem dually under my 47 Fountain and love it; however, unless you know exactly what you're getting, it may be better to go with another brand new. Expenses on big trailers add up...
Forum: Fountain
05-21-2010, 07:34 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 157,852
Posted By fountain 47 sc

Are both Optima and Interstate batteries made by...

Are both Optima and Interstate batteries made by Johnson Controls?
The interstate Website has Optima Batteries pictured and they sell them. I thought they had acquired Optima but it makes sense...
Forum: Fountain
05-20-2010, 07:03 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 157,852
Posted By fountain 47 sc

Interstate owns Optima now. I changed back to...

Interstate owns Optima now. I changed back to Interstate series 27's and have been happy. Optima used to claim a "lifetime warranty" and I used them on a custom car I restored a few years ago. My...
Forum: Formula
05-20-2010, 06:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 740
Posted By fountain 47 sc

I'd be curious, too.

I'd be curious, too.
05-20-2010, 06:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,880
Posted By fountain 47 sc

What made you decide to switch and what kind of...

What made you decide to switch and what kind of mileage do you get with the Pete?
04-09-2010, 12:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,880
Posted By fountain 47 sc

I have a Fountain 47 Sport Cruiser which is about...

I have a Fountain 47 Sport Cruiser which is about the same size and weight as a 46 Black Thunder. The boat weighs 14,800 dry and empty but the boat and trailer weigh just over 20,000 with 1/4 fuel...
03-07-2010, 05:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,275
Posted By fountain 47 sc

Sorry for not chiming in earlier. I have a...

Sorry for not chiming in earlier. I have a Tandem Dually Myco with solid axles and 19.5 Alcoa wheels with Goodyear commercial tires. It sits higher which is an issue both towing and launching. The...
Forum: Midwest
01-18-2010, 09:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,452
Posted By fountain 47 sc

I really didn't think it was much different than...

I really didn't think it was much different than previous years, except smaller. That is to be expected with the economy and especially the marine industry having such trouble. It was actually...
01-15-2010, 04:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 676
Posted By fountain 47 sc

Open Launches on Lake Michigan

Does anyone know if there are any open launches in Chicago onto Lake Michigan, Calumet Rivers, Chicago River or other tributaries this time of year? I've heard the southern tip of the lake stays...
01-02-2010, 11:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,153
Posted By fountain 47 sc

Pete 389 with a 70" sleeper and ultrashift. Try...

Pete 389 with a 70" sleeper and ultrashift. Try Truckpaper.com
01-02-2010, 09:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,153
Posted By fountain 47 sc

I've towed with a big truck and now I have an...

I've towed with a big truck and now I have an f450. I live in the chicago area so it is nice to have a 4 wheel drive pickup in the winter as my daily driver. If I didn't have to worry about snow, I...
12-22-2009, 11:29 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 193,767
Posted By fountain 47 sc

I get 12 mpg with my f450 and 4:88 but only 8 mpg...

I get 12 mpg with my f450 and 4:88 but only 8 mpg towing my 47 Fountain. If you are mostly towing that 10 mtr., I think you'd like the Chevy, but if you're commonly towing a 46 Cig, I don't think...
Forum: Fountain
12-16-2009, 10:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 547
Posted By fountain 47 sc

Winterizing

Kind of a maintenance question but specific to Fountain:
Does anyone know of a product that allows winterization at the launch (circulates and catches the antifreeze). I have a triple engine 47 with...
12-12-2009, 07:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,083
Posted By fountain 47 sc

I had a 19' Sugar Sand jet boat and it was great....

I had a 19' Sugar Sand jet boat and it was great. It only drafted about 8" of water and had a mercury sport jet 240 hp motor (basically the powerhead of a mercury outboard with a jet pump). It was...
Forum: Fountain
11-26-2009, 10:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,444
Posted By fountain 47 sc

In my opinion, triples are the way to go with a...

In my opinion, triples are the way to go with a leisure performance boat that size and weight. The big power twins and drives are a maintenance nightmare.They are great for a race boat with a team...
Forum: Fountain
11-08-2009, 11:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,015
Posted By fountain 47 sc

How do you guys like the 38 EC? They have a...

How do you guys like the 38 EC? They have a great used one at Shogren and I have thought about trading my 47 in but I trailer all the time. My 47 SC sits on a tandem dually MYCO and is over 13'...
10-30-2009, 01:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,327
Posted By fountain 47 sc

DO NOT go this route. Shop around for the best...

DO NOT go this route. Shop around for the best price. There are a lot of reliable independent guys that are inexpensive and do a good job. Even with a new pickup, plow, and spreader, one setback...
Forum: Fountain
10-01-2009, 07:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,239
Posted By fountain 47 sc

Actually, my Fountain is a 47 Sport Cruiser and...

Actually, my Fountain is a 47 Sport Cruiser and it is a great boat. My only complaint is that the deck is much taller than a lightning so it looks dorky (kind of like an Active Thunder); however,...
Forum: Fountain
09-29-2009, 07:13 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,239
Posted By fountain 47 sc

Going from a 378 Four Winns Vista to a 42 will be...

Going from a 378 Four Winns Vista to a 42 will be a huge step down in cabin size. Even a 47 cabin is considerably smaller but I think you'd be ok with it. I looked at all of them and wound up with a...
Forum: Fountain
09-27-2009, 08:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,239
Posted By fountain 47 sc

It's 4'10". The cabin looks great in pictures...

It's 4'10". The cabin looks great in pictures and the layout is actually pretty good, but you should actually get in one. Some people don't mind, but for me the height is a killer. It is like a...
Forum: Fountain
09-16-2009, 11:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,021
Posted By fountain 47 sc

Good boat but not practical to tow regularly...

Good boat but not practical to tow regularly because of the width
Forum: Fountain
09-15-2009, 01:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,541
Posted By fountain 47 sc

Are the 850's on the same maintenance schedule?

Are the 850's on the same maintenance schedule?
09-09-2009, 09:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,371
Posted By fountain 47 sc

Are these salt water trailers?

Are these salt water trailers?
Showing results 1 to 25 of 286
 


 
Forum Jump

OSO Sponsor
OSO Advertiser
OSO Advertiser
OSO Advertiser
OSO Advertiser
OSO Advertiser

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.

OSO Advertiser