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02-06-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,403
Posted By pookie

Thatís why he needed a CDL. If private only need...

Thatís why he needed a CDL. If private only need a class A. Still illegal to drive that setup without one.
02-06-2019, 06:09 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,403
Posted By pookie

Need Class A license for GCVW >26000 lbs. Does...

Need Class A license for GCVW >26000 lbs. Does not have to be CDL but basically the same test.
Need Class A license for air brakes and combination vehicle.
Since it is the same test, I decided to...
Forum: Fountain
03-26-2017, 08:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,331
Posted By pookie

What company? That is a great price!

What company? That is a great price!
Forum: Fountain
04-10-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 30,767
Posted By pookie

Rey clever April Fools' joke! It has sparked one...

Rey clever April Fools' joke! It has sparked one of the most hillarious threads I've ever read! (and I thought all that ever came out of West Liberty, Iowa were turkeys)
Forum: Fountain
02-17-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 24,996
Posted By pookie

I have owned several boats over the years. The...

I have owned several boats over the years. The best, by far, is my Fountain. It is a 1997 47 sport cruiser. The only time I had any water problems is when I left it at the dock in a storm and it was...
02-15-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,851
Posted By pookie

You can get a good deal on the near north side...

You can get a good deal on the near north side now. Just have to look. What used to go for $1 million in the late '90's now can be had for $300,000
02-15-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,851
Posted By pookie

If you buy close to downtown, get a brownstone...

If you buy close to downtown, get a brownstone with a three car garage and trailer the boat. Get a season pass and launch at diversey. Forget the "chain". Trust me. You will miss the boat if you sell...
02-11-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,851
Posted By pookie

That's silly

That's silly
02-11-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,851
Posted By pookie

I agree with most of above but here are a few...

I agree with most of above but here are a few options to avoid high costs: one is launching at one of the launches downtown and day boating. Last time I launched I think it was $20 or $200 for a...
Forum: Fountain
12-05-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 943
Posted By pookie

Restitch of Sunpad

I need my Sunpad restitched on a 47 Fountain and I need advice and opinions about whether to take it off the boat and use a local repair shop or have portable repair service look at it first. It is...
Forum: Fountain
10-02-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,932
Posted By pookie

I would leave them alone and save the threes if...

I would leave them alone and save the threes if you need them
07-21-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,263
Posted By pookie

I have a 2008 f450 6.4 that I bought in 2007. I...

I have a 2008 f450 6.4 that I bought in 2007. I tow a 47' Fountain. I haven't had a single problem and it is a great truck. I get 8-9 mpg towing but there is no truck that will do any better towing...
Forum: Midwest
07-21-2012, 07:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,255
Posted By pookie

Launched yesterday at Grren Gables. Launch was...

Launched yesterday at Grren Gables. Launch was perfect. Boat floated right off the trailer. Picked up a little silt even though I had the motors trimmed up. Will have to flush the water system but...
06-10-2012, 07:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 726
Posted By pookie

Thumbs up Milwaukee

I boat mostly on Lake Michigan from Chicago to Door County and across to the Michigan side. For some reason I have never stopped in Milwaukee. I stayed there for the first time this weekend. What a...
Forum: Midwest
05-01-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,255
Posted By pookie

Thanks for all the info. The boat sits high on...

Thanks for all the info. The boat sits high on the trailer and has to go deep, even for a 47.
Forum: Midwest
04-30-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,255
Posted By pookie

Quad cities area ramps

I posted a similar thread on the found board. I need to know the best ramp to launch a 47 fountain. It is on a Myco tandem dually trailer so it has to go deep. I've had some trouble on crappy ramps...
Forum: Fountain
04-30-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 508
Posted By pookie

Launches near Davenport

I need to find a launch on the Mississippi River in or near Davenport, Iowa to launch my 47 Fountain.
It is on a Myco tandem dually trailer so it needs to go pretty deep and I don't want to get...
03-23-2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 16,676
Posted By pookie

If you are going to the trouble of getting a...

If you are going to the trouble of getting a different license for an upgraded class, why not get a class A CDL and be done with it?
03-19-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 16,676
Posted By pookie

In Illinois, you need a class A CDL if the...

In Illinois, you need a class A CDL if the trailer you are towing weighs more than 10,000 lbs. and you are towing for hire or commercial purposes. You also need a CDL if the combined weight is over...
Forum: Fountain
03-16-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,606
Posted By pookie

This is the order of mine but the fills are on...

This is the order of mine but the fills are on the port side. It is a 1997 47 fountain.
03-16-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,464
Posted By pookie

I have a class A CDL in Illinois. In Illinois,...

I have a class A CDL in Illinois. In Illinois, they supply an instruction manual when you apply to take the test. All the written questions were
explained clearly in the manual. If you read the...
Forum: Fountain
03-16-2012, 07:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,568
Posted By pookie

My blowers both blow out. I tow my 47 Fountain...

My blowers both blow out. I tow my 47 Fountain with an F450 also.
Forum: Fountain
03-10-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,124
Posted By pookie

I have a '97 47 fountain and changed the tv about...

I have a '97 47 fountain and changed the tv about 5 years ago. The only one that was HDTV flat screen with built-in DVD at the time that I could find that ran on 12 volt was by Toshiba. I'm sure...
Forum: Fountain
03-07-2012, 06:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,165
Posted By pookie

If you really want a good big water boat, it...

If you really want a good big water boat, it might be better to get an older 42 or 47 in good condition with good record. There are lots of great deals out there now.
Forum: Fountain
03-07-2012, 06:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,165
Posted By pookie

My 1997 47' Fountain has been an absolute gem. It...

My 1997 47' Fountain has been an absolute gem. It has only mild power and triples and I don't whip it so the motors and drives have been perfect with just regular maintenance (I also always use full...
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