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Forum: General Boating Discussion 09-26-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 32,393
Posted By VetteSteve
I have a 1996 27' Fountain Fever with 700 HP. ...

I have a 1996 27' Fountain Fever with 700 HP. Fastest I ran is 86.4 mph on gps. This year upgraded to BMax upper an fastest has been 84.3 mph on gps.
Forum: General Boating Discussion 08-20-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 28,761
Posted By VetteSteve
What I ended up with is purchasing a Wii wrist...

What I ended up with is purchasing a Wii wrist strap and attaching the loop to the hook on the lanyard. It has the easy to use lock to keep it on your wrist.
Forum: General Boating Discussion 06-13-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,430
Posted By VetteSteve
" and powered by staggered Mercury Racing 700SCi...

" and powered by staggered Mercury Racing 700SCi engines,"

It is "write" there!
Forum: General Boating Discussion 04-15-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,454
Posted By VetteSteve
My wife does not boat often. She will come along...

My wife does not boat often. She will come along if we are going to get something to eat and/or taking friends out for a ride. I to like to go fast but try to refrain when wife is on board.
Forum: General Boating Discussion 04-09-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,401
Posted By VetteSteve
Great positive story

Great positive story
Forum: General Boating Discussion 04-03-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 689
Posted By VetteSteve
Had a Throughbred Velocity 22. Never did find...

Had a Throughbred Velocity 22. Never did find the sweet spot for the trim. Sold it for a big lose and bought a Fountain Fever 27. Love the boat but have to much invested in Fountain too. I would...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 03-28-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,107
Posted By VetteSteve
OMG images/smilies/more/eek5drop.gif

OMG images/smilies/more/eek5drop.gif
Forum: General Boating Discussion 03-21-2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,488
Posted By VetteSteve
Smile Well looks like the end of the story is ATECO...

Well looks like the end of the story is ATECO continues to deny any responsibility for the engine failure. Their 2 year warranty is worthless as was determined in other previous threads. Sometimes...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 03-21-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By VetteSteve
Neat clip. Just was reading about iMovie for the...

Neat clip. Just was reading about iMovie for the iPad - already have it on the iMac.. I took a class at the apple store for iMovie. Neat program.
Forum: General Boating Discussion 03-19-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,312
Posted By VetteSteve
Great pics! Thanks

Great pics! Thanks
Forum: General Boating Discussion 03-17-2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,488
Posted By VetteSteve
It was not easy. Starting in 2010 I did run it...

It was not easy. Starting in 2010 I did run it up for very short bursts. The problem happened when running WOT for about, and I am guessing, 2 miles.

I now can run WOT as long as conditions...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 03-17-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,488
Posted By VetteSteve
Angry Until a WOT run - Boom!

Until a WOT run - Boom!
Forum: General Boating Discussion 03-17-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,488
Posted By VetteSteve
The engine did run great all of the 8 hours it...

The engine did run great all of the 8 hours it was run in the fall of 2009. Of course the engine was not run at WOT until the 2010 boating season. I checked the water temp gauge today and it only...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 03-16-2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,362
Posted By VetteSteve
The Delaware / Maryland line is about half way...

The Delaware / Maryland line is about half way between Summit Bridge and the harbor entrance at Chesapeake City.
Summit Bridge, route 896 is west of the railroad bridge.

What is the reason for...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 03-14-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,488
Posted By VetteSteve
At the time of the engine failure I was running...

At the time of the engine failure I was running WOT with another boat. I did hear the engine sound change and at that point stopped the boat. The engine did not run after that point. I called Sea...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 03-13-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,488
Posted By VetteSteve
The engine was ordered and built by a non local...

The engine was ordered and built by a non local engine dealer. The complete engine was shipped to and installed by my local marine mechanic who I have used for years. After the engine failure the...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 03-13-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,488
Posted By VetteSteve
Restricted Fuel flow through the fuel lines and...

Restricted Fuel flow through the fuel lines and filter separator were eliminated as being the cause of the low fuel pressure because after they were upgraded the low reading were still present.
...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 03-12-2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,488
Posted By VetteSteve
Did the fuel pump cause my engine failure?

I have been researching to find out how to determine the correct fuel pump for my marine engine. I found a formula for the fuel requirements on Holley.com but I do not know how the fuel pressure and...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 03-11-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 1,762
Views: 62,033
Posted By VetteSteve
Every few days

Every few days
Forum: General Boating Discussion 02-29-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,235
Posted By VetteSteve
I have been a member of BOAT US since March 1987....

I have been a member of BOAT US since March 1987. I used to have their insurance which was a good deal. My current boat and power do not qualify for their program.
Forum: General Boating Discussion 02-28-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,315
Posted By VetteSteve
I agree with you C Spray. Huge Thank You to the...

I agree with you C Spray. Huge Thank You to the Boat Act Advisory Council and other groups for providing a common sense approach. Something that is missing elsewhere.
Forum: General Boating Discussion 02-26-2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,315
Posted By VetteSteve
Angry Maryland to limit boat gatherings

More Boating Restrictions!

Maryland bill seeks to rein in floating parties

Permits, security would be required for gatherings


Associated Press

ANNAPOLIS ó The Magothy Riverís Bumper...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 01-21-2012, 11:08 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 24,387
Posted By VetteSteve
Really Cool! Keep the pics and progress coming!

Really Cool! Keep the pics and progress coming!
Forum: General Boating Discussion 01-15-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,092
Posted By VetteSteve
Abandon Ship -------- Captain First!

Abandon Ship -------- Captain First!
Forum: General Boating Discussion 12-26-2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 48,369
Posted By VetteSteve
I love my 27 Fountain. It is the biggest and...

I love my 27 Fountain. It is the biggest and fastest boat I have ever owned. As with any boat I have invested too much money in it. I have done a couple fun runs and a poker run on the Chesapeake...
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