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Yesterday, 03:08 PM
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Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

That thing looks HUGGEEEE for a 32’. Would...

That thing looks HUGGEEEE for a 32’.

Would make a great OB conversion.
Yesterday, 03:07 PM
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Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Funny thing is, to me, looks like it’s doing a...

Funny thing is, to me, looks like it’s doing a 100 on your lift!

One of my all time fav’s!
Yesterday, 11:54 AM
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Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Gorgeous!

Gorgeous!
Yesterday, 07:53 AM
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Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Very cool! Didnt know any of that.

Very cool!

Didnt know any of that.
Forum: Nor-Tech
01-23-2022, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

What a find! Gorgeous! And congrats.

What a find!

Gorgeous!
And congrats.
01-23-2022, 03:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 768
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

The expense is insane. Way more to it than...

The expense is insane.

Way more to it than what most know.

This was up north, here but a great example of what is impossible to write into your operating/promotional budget.
(change the % to...
01-23-2022, 12:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 768
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

I sold boats in central Ohio in the late...

I sold boats in central Ohio in the late 80’s/early 90’s and while far from Miami, the logistics/financials would be similar.

Their expenses of displaying in the local boat show kept going up and...
01-22-2022, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Wow. Nice. I too am a magazine guy and...

Wow.

Nice.
I too am a magazine guy and miss all mine.

Back when they still existed……., pre tweeter, face trash etc, I had subscriptions to bike, car and boat mags.

I will take another look...
01-22-2022, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Gorgeous! Id put it in my living room. ...

Gorgeous!

Id put it in my living room.

You actually run it you might put a scratch on it!
01-22-2022, 12:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,707
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Stunning!

Stunning!
Forum: General Q & A
01-20-2022, 07:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 454
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Yep. I have an inverter in my 25’ Checkmate...

Yep.

I have an inverter in my 25’ Checkmate and love it.

Had one in the wife’s 25’ Checkmate too.

It has a low voltage shut off, just in case….

I use it to make coffee in morning.
Forum: General Q & A
01-19-2022, 08:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 454
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

My boats only 25’ so a generator and drawer...

My boats only 25’ so a generator and drawer cooler w/a remote mounted compressor……..

Ive been keeping track of weight on my project, (as in truck scales) and it’s pretty much...
01-19-2022, 07:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,154
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

I remember when Perf Research was the big dog in...

I remember when Perf Research was the big dog in town.

Lately I have heard a lot of good about Wasserbeck.

Pretty high up the food chain in drag racing.
Forum: General Q & A
01-19-2022, 06:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 454
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Not at this point. I’m adding shore power to...

Not at this point.

I’m adding shore power to the boat for the weekends we’re at dock and we have a routine for on the hook.

Soon as we’re at anchor w/motors off, I shut down one battery.
Thats...
Forum: General Q & A
01-18-2022, 08:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 454
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Very cool. Never seen these before. The...

Very cool.

Never seen these before.

The ones that killed my batteries were real fridges.
Tiny, like a dorm fridge but ate batteries as I do a lot of over nights on the hook = no AC power.
...
Forum: General Q & A
01-18-2022, 08:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 454
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Is this AC or DC? I haven’t researched...

Is this AC or DC?


I haven’t researched this in yrs but I used to have cruisers that had AC/DC fridges and would automatically go to DC on the hook (If I didn’t stop it) and would wake up to a...
01-18-2022, 08:05 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,857
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Gorgeous examples of OB Vee’s! Add: 33’...

Gorgeous examples of OB Vee’s!

Add:

33’ Powerplay Sport deck OB
(also a very rare 28’ offered and the more common 25’)

29’ Progression OB

I would die happy w/either of above w/a pair of...
01-18-2022, 07:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Great article. Thanks for posting.

Great article.

Thanks for posting.
01-16-2022, 08:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,080
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

If you’re doing it on your own, DRAG is right on....

If you’re doing it on your own, DRAG is right on.

Tons of pixs snd be brutally honest.
It will come through in your add and helps to win over long distance buyers.

I sell a lot of stuff that...
01-16-2022, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 672
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

It depends a lot, on the hull. A lot of them...

It depends a lot, on the hull.

A lot of them are designed to be either OB or IO w/minimal changes.

When we lived in Fla, I saw a lot of hack jobs, mostly fish boats or cheap pleasure boats.
...
01-16-2022, 01:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,080
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

If it’s a boat in your driveway/barn, easy to...

If it’s a boat in your driveway/barn, easy to self sale.

If the boat is 2 hrs or farther away, or large cash down payment/sale, or you’re busy as stated above, I use a broker every time.

The...
01-14-2022, 10:48 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,857
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

I believe there’s a business to be had if you...

I believe there’s a business to be had if you “remanufactured” old school 2 strokes.

Matter of fact, I bought a couple of motors on a recent Fla trip.

I know those Yammis, they are bullet...
01-14-2022, 08:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,857
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

No argument from me. I sold new Checkmates...

No argument from me.

I sold new Checkmates in ‘1989-ish.

I wanted a twin OB 25’ Convincor bad!
Problem was, the math didn’t work, and I couldn’t afford it.

We had two IO 25’ Convincors in...
01-14-2022, 07:11 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,857
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

BTW, same guy had two more on his pontoon and a...

BTW, same guy had two more on his pontoon and a new 2021 mid engine corvette in the garage, first in the area!


...
01-14-2022, 06:49 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,857
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Wow. My bad. Was visiting a friend a yr...

Wow.
My bad.

Was visiting a friend a yr ago, who’s friend had this 26 DCB w/some early 450’s on it.

Had to go back and dig out this pic to make sure I wasn’t on crack that day.

My friend...
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