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Forum: General Boating Discussion 02-16-2008, 11:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 598
Posted By dlbCheckmate
Thanks for the reply's. I had it for sale last...

Thanks for the reply's. I had it for sale last year, no luck just figured if I got 5k for the hull and trailer, then sold off some of the assorted parts (drive, steering, tabs ...) I would be money...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 02-14-2008, 08:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 598
Posted By dlbCheckmate
Selling Hull vs Complete boat

Hull vs Complete boat

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What is the opinion with sellling an older boat (87' 251 convinsor) as just a hull vs a...
Forum: Checkmate 02-11-2008, 09:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 997
Posted By dlbCheckmate
Hull vs Complete boat

What is the opinion with sellling an older boat (87' 251 convinsor) as just a hull vs a complete boat? In todays market would it be any easier to sell the hull only and keep my motor? Then sell off...
Forum: Checkmate 06-23-2007, 09:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,743
Posted By dlbCheckmate
I've got one for sale. Email me at...

I've got one for sale. Email me at [email protected]
Forum: Checkmate 06-03-2007, 07:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,275
Posted By dlbCheckmate
I've got an 89 251 for sale as well. Its at...

I've got an 89 251 for sale as well. Its at Modern Marine in Schoolcraft Michigan.
Forum: Checkmate 06-03-2007, 07:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,743
Posted By dlbCheckmate
Great, please post the results. I have one for...

Great, please post the results. I have one for sale if anyone is interested. Email me at [email protected]
Forum: Checkmate 01-01-2007, 09:30 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,724
Posted By dlbCheckmate
Re: Engine Shop

The electronic one's use the piston running in the plastic cylinder to indicate position, not sure if you could adapt them to read with the aluminum rams. Any way... I bought the lower as a package,...
Forum: Checkmate 12-29-2006, 07:06 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,724
Posted By dlbCheckmate
Re: Engine Shop

Nice ride ! I have a 251 as well. I have played with several combo's. Currently I have a Mod 468 and run just under 80mph. I bought a bunch of stuff to upgrade to get over 80 but have not gotten to...
Forum: General Q & A 09-30-2006, 09:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,207
Posted By dlbCheckmate
Re: Why am I too slow?

Mike, mine is flat no hook at all. It has a little chine walk with a three blade but you can drive through it. The four blade took it all away. I wanted to try the Imco shortie and see what it would...
Forum: General Q & A 09-29-2006, 11:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,966
Posted By dlbCheckmate
Re: ??? about stand off box

Boatally, I bought a used one for my checkmate but I never got the chance to try it yet. I would consider selling. It is an Imco with ears and drive shaft. I also have a bravo with Imco 2" shortie I...
Forum: General Q & A 09-29-2006, 10:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,207
Posted By dlbCheckmate
Re: Why am I too slow?

Mike, I am also running a 251 Checkmate (87) but I have a 468 with ported heads and run 78 mph on GPS (25 pitch 4blade Hydromotive prop) I had heard originally heard that Checkmate built two versions...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 09-17-2006, 09:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 642
Posted By dlbCheckmate
Re: Michigan..........

Do you have a job to offer or are you looking for a job ?
Forum: Checkmate 07-08-2006, 11:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,501
Posted By dlbCheckmate
Re: 1996 23' Checkmate Bbc Question

What ignition does it have? Most stock Mercruisers do not have rev limiters. Most likely thats all the intake it has.
Forum: General Q & A 06-04-2006, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 977
Posted By dlbCheckmate
Re: What is the best Pre Lube system

I use a Master Lube system. Works great, mounted cleanly a bracket I made on the rear of the block.
Forum: General Q & A 06-04-2006, 07:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,219
Posted By dlbCheckmate
Re: How do you change your oil?

Or you can just pull the motors every time like I do :D :D :D
Forum: General Boating Discussion 09-10-2005, 08:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,552
Posted By dlbCheckmate
Re: Checkmate Convincor 253 questions

Rebel is correct, The older 251 Convisors were a 71/2 Foot Beam, but I'm not sure about the 253. I have an older 251 that we run on lake Michigan, we will be out today if all goes well. Great Boat,...
Forum: Fountain 08-30-2005, 10:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,108
Posted By dlbCheckmate
Re: 42 Project for sale

Wow, nice price. Do you have any current Photo's PM me if you want...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 08-08-2005, 09:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,925
Posted By dlbCheckmate
Re: What makes a boat porpose?

I've got an 87 251 Checkmate Convinsor. I had the same issue, very ssensitive to porpoising and Chine walking. I swapped out the Alpha for a Bravo ( left the same "X" ) but still had the same...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 07-25-2005, 10:00 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,637
Posted By dlbCheckmate
Re: Plain Vanilla is finally mine.

Fred, I know the spot well. We launch from the DNR dock across the river. I don't know how often I'll get out this year, we just sold our house on Miami Rd so I have a little further to drive now...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 07-23-2005, 10:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,637
Posted By dlbCheckmate
Re: Plain Vanilla is finally mine.

Fred, nice ride. Where do you boat out of in St. Joe ?
Forum: General Boating Discussion 07-14-2005, 08:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 922
Posted By dlbCheckmate
Re: What's a 87 25' checkmate worth

I bought an 87 with the 330 and Alpha combo several years ago. It lasted three trips before breaking the drive and leaving me stranded for 6 hrs on lake Michigan. ( and a big tow bill ) I swaped the...
Forum: Apache 06-02-2005, 10:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 828
Posted By dlbCheckmate
Re: Apache Heritage for sale

WOW, pretty cool.... I thought I read in the Poker Run Article that it was given to one of the original guys and he said it would not be sold ? Wounder what happended.
Forum: General Q & A 05-29-2005, 10:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,364
Posted By dlbCheckmate
Re: 4150 adapted to 4500 Intake?

We tried it with a 572. All the flow numbers indicated 980 cfm would be plenty, But Craigs 1050 stage 5 Nickerson carb :D :D :D kicked the pants off the Carb Shops 980 (4150). I would agree that...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 05-27-2005, 09:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,174
Posted By dlbCheckmate
Re: 3 blade vs 4 blade

I ran a 3 blade mirage, I installed full Hydraulic steering and a Hydromotive 4 blade prop, and away went the chine walking ! The 4 blade is a better cruising prop then the 3 blade, but the 3 blade...
Forum: Cigarette 05-08-2005, 10:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 835
Posted By dlbCheckmate
Re: 93 Top Gun, Lock and Load

Cool, its good to see them returned to glory ! Hope he posts some photo's
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