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07-07-2021, 02:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 465
Posted By HerdOfTurtles

My dock is 3 years old and I used DEFY on it...

My dock is 3 years old and I used DEFY on it about 2 years ago. It still looks better now than when the dock was new. Water based, doesn't fck the environment if it gets in the water, doesn't fck up...
Forum: Formula
06-10-2021, 11:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,447
Posted By HerdOfTurtles

Forgot to mention a couple things about boat...

Forgot to mention a couple things about boat hunting/pricing/values - accessories:

Full hydraulic steering - you for sure want this and should just factor it in from the beginning - it's totally...
Forum: Formula
06-09-2021, 11:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,447
Posted By HerdOfTurtles

Single vs twins: Got a fastech 292 about 30...

Single vs twins:
Got a fastech 292 about 30 engine hours ago. In that time I've already come back to the dock on one engine twice. One time was cheap, the other time was expensive. Very expensive....
05-11-2021, 02:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,033
Posted By HerdOfTurtles

I have some thoughts: Example of inflatable...

I have some thoughts:

Example of inflatable jacket not inflating and person drowning while surrounded by people trying to rescue him...
Forum: Formula
03-02-2021, 11:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 769
Posted By HerdOfTurtles

The starboard battery is dedicated to the...

The starboard battery is dedicated to the starboard engine - it does not need to be a deep cycle battery since it is just for cranking.
The port battery runs all the systems on the boat and needs to...
Forum: Formula
12-28-2020, 10:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,161
Posted By HerdOfTurtles

In the photo gallery thread there is a Fastech...

In the photo gallery thread there is a Fastech 292 with an air conditioner and full camper enclosure - get a hold of that guy if you can.


I don't plan on overnighting on my 292 but I could see...
12-28-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 44,120
Posted By HerdOfTurtles

Unless by the time I'm eligible to receive the...

Unless by the time I'm eligible to receive the vaccine it has proven to be ineffective or dangerous then of course I will be taking it as soon as it is available to me.

It's the responsible thing...
Forum: Formula
12-14-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By HerdOfTurtles

A bow roller on a FT 292 would be a travesty....

A bow roller on a FT 292 would be a travesty. What you want to do is install anchor chocks inside the locker similar to what this guy did: Anchor chocks...
Forum: Formula
12-02-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 15,290
Posted By HerdOfTurtles

I'm a couple months of ownership into my 292 so...

I'm a couple months of ownership into my 292 so I'm watching this thread like a hawk.

Adding full hydraulic steering is definitely on my hot list of upgrades - past 55 mph in any kind of waves and...
Forum: General Q & A
02-24-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 726
Posted By HerdOfTurtles

I used Rhino Marine in college for some...

I used Rhino Marine in college for some hydrostatic modeling(waterline, righting moment curve). Looks to be replaced by Orca3D now. I made the 3D model with Solidworks and imported it to Rhino...
08-23-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,880
Posted By HerdOfTurtles

We have a Catalina 25 and most Wednesday nights...

We have a Catalina 25 and most Wednesday nights after work either we take it out or we go on a friend's boat in the neighborhood to participate in the Wednesday night handicap races. Leave the dock...
08-02-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 853
Posted By HerdOfTurtles

TRS Y-Pipe Source?

Is there any hope in adding a Y-pipe and captain's call to a TRS drive that has never had exhaust run through it?

Can a Y-pipe even be obtained any more or would it have to be fabricated?

If...
12-10-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 608,918
Posted By HerdOfTurtles

Looks like a nice boat to me. Why the snark?

Looks like a nice boat to me. Why the snark?
12-04-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,589
Posted By HerdOfTurtles

My favorite is the pictures with leaves all over...

My favorite is the pictures with leaves all over the place.

Why would you even snap the photo?
11-30-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,899
Posted By HerdOfTurtles

Winterization... I don't think I would ever...

Winterization... I don't think I would ever winterize where I live or where the boat is in Gautier, MS. Most likely what I would do is put a 75w incandescent bulb in the engine bay and turn it on...
11-30-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 791
Posted By HerdOfTurtles

6 hp Tohatsu 4 stroke. Would fire right up but...

6 hp Tohatsu 4 stroke. Would fire right up but once running for a couple minutes it wouldn't do anything more than idle without dying.

Somehow convinced myself it was sucking air in the fuel line....
11-30-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,899
Posted By HerdOfTurtles

Here's the boat OP is talking about: F272-SR1...

Here's the boat OP is talking about: F272-SR1 (https://gulfport.craigslist.org/boa/d/formula-272-sr-1/6751203711.html)

Since I'm in the market and this boat is only an hour and a half away I've...
11-19-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 608,918
Posted By HerdOfTurtles

67hp subaru engine powered aluminum skiff. Wooden...

67hp subaru engine powered aluminum skiff. Wooden stick steering. $3,850.

https://neworleans.craigslist.org/boa/d/67-hptwo-seater/6746983557.html
...
11-17-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 608,918
Posted By HerdOfTurtles

Oops double post

Oops double post
11-17-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 608,918
Posted By HerdOfTurtles

Platinum I tell ya:...

Platinum I tell ya: https://neworleans.craigslist.org/boa/d/profile/6723367691.html

28' Profile completely eaten up with termites. Claims engines ran perfect 3 years ago. 3 years!? You mean 10...
11-05-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,857
Posted By HerdOfTurtles

It's been kept outside for years. Still looks...

It's been kept outside for years. Still looks great though.
11-05-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,857
Posted By HerdOfTurtles

YAY! I pass this boat every time I go...

YAY!

I pass this boat every time I go grocery shopping and it is ridiculous to me no one has built a carport/roof for it or any of the other presumably high-dollar boats next to it. They are just...
11-04-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,929
Posted By HerdOfTurtles

Yes indeed Boatally Insane, very much digging...

Yes indeed Boatally Insane, very much digging your boat.
11-04-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,929
Posted By HerdOfTurtles

On the survey front... I called SAMS looking for...

On the survey front... I called SAMS looking for a marine surveyor around here and they said most of them do commercial and there's only two within an hour drive that do recreational. So I got one of...
11-04-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,929
Posted By HerdOfTurtles

Is that my unicorn!? No one's named it yet!

Is that my unicorn!? No one's named it yet!
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