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06-12-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,659
Posted By TexomaPowerboater

A 20 degree deadrise boat may be a better choice...

A 20 degree deadrise boat may be a better choice given the baby. Some of these shorter deep v performance boats don't ride well at slower speeds. You don't want to get a boat that sucks to drive at...
05-23-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By TexomaPowerboater

I'd like to see a picture of that boat. There was...

I'd like to see a picture of that boat. There was a poster on here that went by the name of Mid Ocean and judging by this post, he was probably "the man" on everything Mid Ocean.
Forum: Donzi
05-22-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 206
Posted By TexomaPowerboater

When the motor is out you are sure to find things...

When the motor is out you are sure to find things that need replacing and I would expect to pay just as much if not more for the needed repairs than you will pay for the short block. I would try to...
Forum: Powerplay
05-22-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 667
Posted By TexomaPowerboater

Saw one pop up on powerboatlistings today.

Saw one pop up on powerboatlistings today.
05-10-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,686
Posted By TexomaPowerboater

If he's so rich why doesn't he buy a new...

If he's so rich why doesn't he buy a new cigarette or atleast a newer stepped hull? Something at least capable of breaking 100mph. If I was his neighbor I'd buy a small outboard cat and drive circles...
05-06-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By TexomaPowerboater

+1 on Kemah. I do like Lake Conroe, not the...

+1 on Kemah. I do like Lake Conroe, not the biggest lake, but it's got some neat stuff. The southern 1/3 has bulkheads and lots of development on the shoreline, which is nice if you want to eat out...
05-03-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,770
Posted By TexomaPowerboater

Same way companies like Acadamy stay in business....

Same way companies like Acadamy stay in business. If you don't have time to order something on Amazon for less money then you go to West Marine and get what you need to get on the water.
05-03-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,784
Posted By TexomaPowerboater

Cool boat, after a few times out it won't feel so...

Cool boat, after a few times out it won't feel so big.
05-03-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,970
Posted By TexomaPowerboater

I enjoyed the movie as well. What's not to like,...

I enjoyed the movie as well. What's not to like, drugs, babes, fast boats, shoot em up good guy, happy ending. Classic action film. Could of used more hot chicks in bikinis.
Forum: Apache
05-02-2019, 01:03 PM
05-01-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,954
Posted By TexomaPowerboater

Blow boats are fun when the wind is blowing :D ...

Blow boats are fun when the wind is blowing :D

Kids are expensive and time consuming, average cost is $200K before college. If you have kids and don't miss a beat boating, then good for you, but...
04-24-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 652
Posted By TexomaPowerboater

+1, use nuts with locking washer.

+1, use nuts with locking washer.
04-24-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 248
Posted By TexomaPowerboater

Get yourself a voltage meter (a cheap one with a...

Get yourself a voltage meter (a cheap one with a just a light will work) and start testing for voltage. Get on youtube and search for voltage meter video's so you know how to use it properly. The...
04-22-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 23,548
Posted By TexomaPowerboater

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez said Monday...

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez said Monday morning, “I’ve been out there at night and they’re really hard to see, especially with the background of the city lights there in your face. We need to do...
Forum: Pantera
04-16-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By TexomaPowerboater

There is an old 28 twin engine on Dallas...

There is an old 28 twin engine on Dallas craigslist for around $19K I believe. Likely in decent shape. Recall when it sold some 9 years ago had new outdrives.
Forum: Formula
04-14-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,153
Posted By TexomaPowerboater

Yeah I drove from Fort Worth, TX to Chattanooga,...

Yeah I drove from Fort Worth, TX to Chattanooga, TX to buy my first boat. I think the 271 Fastech is a good first boat.

I noticed you mentioned a kido on the way. I would be concerned about the...
04-10-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,616
Posted By TexomaPowerboater

I did not have good luck with them on a 4x4 3/4...

I did not have good luck with them on a 4x4 3/4 ton van. New they wandered all over the road. After 4 years and only 20,000 miles got a bulge on a gravel road and got rid of all 4.
Forum: LaveyCraft
04-04-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 539
Posted By TexomaPowerboater

Yeah, you don't see much of them around here. The...

Yeah, you don't see much of them around here. The catamaran deck boats are more ideal in the heat.
Forum: Fountain
04-01-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 894
Posted By TexomaPowerboater

I'm not a fiberglass expert, but yeah I'd be...

I'm not a fiberglass expert, but yeah I'd be concerned enough to keep looking for something else.
03-30-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 655
Posted By TexomaPowerboater

Can you find a new or slightly used one for sale...

Can you find a new or slightly used one for sale and offer to pay for detail/wax job for a ride?
03-27-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,398
Posted By TexomaPowerboater

Sweet trip, probably goes without saying, but...

Sweet trip, probably goes without saying, but early summer likely better than late summer due to hurricane season.
03-26-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,373
Posted By TexomaPowerboater

That rod holder/cleat combo is bad ass. I've got...

That rod holder/cleat combo is bad ass. I've got a similar step on my trailer, money well spent.
03-26-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,758
Posted By TexomaPowerboater

Since it's a new to you boat, you should resist...

Since it's a new to you boat, you should resist any upgrades at this time with the anticipation that a repair of some sort will be required in the near future. Spend your time and money going over...
03-25-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,139
Posted By TexomaPowerboater

No, just common to all go-fast boats in general....

No, just common to all go-fast boats in general. You may be a mechanic, but a good certified Merc mechanic can tell you if the gimbal bearings are within spec or if they are falling down and need to...
03-25-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,139
Posted By TexomaPowerboater

Look for stringer separation, loose bulkheads and...

Look for stringer separation, loose bulkheads and tabs. Motor is half the value so you want to get those checked out - oil samples, compression and leak down test. Look at gimbal bearings/transom...
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