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Forum: General Boating Discussion 03-27-2005, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 800
Posted By dawiz74
Cool Tax time... can I write the boat off?

Well, I'm trying to get all my stuff in order for the accountant and I'm wondering what it takes to write the boat off? I have a pump-out porta potty (bathroom), a sink and a propane magna grill...
Forum: Formula 03-27-2005, 05:30 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 16,660
Posted By dawiz74
Re: Calling All Formula Owners!!!

95 271 I bought Dec. 2003 with the #4 Bermuda graphics. I keep the boat on a 6,600lb hydrohoist lift so I don't have a tow vehicle, however, my old man has a F-350 Dually diesel that I use when I...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 02-20-2005, 04:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,833
Posted By dawiz74
Re: bank repo sites

My sister and brother-in-law bought their 40ft SeaRay Sundancer from National Liquidators last winter. They had to put about $15,000 into the boat to get it where it is now, but they bought the boat...
Forum: Formula 12-15-2004, 06:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 576
Posted By dawiz74
Re: Dawiz74

Thanks for the info Magicfloat. The boat is an hour away, so it might be a little while before I make it down to get the hull number. I was quoted about $300 at a friends shop to recover it. I...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 09-17-2004, 06:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,423
Posted By dawiz74
Re: Need info on National Liquidators??

My sister bought a 99' 400 Sea Ray from them this last winter and didn't have any problems with them. Her and my brother-in-law flew down, had the boat surveyed and hired a captain to take them out...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 09-07-2004, 07:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,223
Posted By dawiz74
Re: Scary Day at the lake Yesterday!!

I didn't see it happen, but I heard from 2 different individuals about a fight that broke out at a bar on our lake (Table Rock in SW MO). To make a long story short, a couple of guys started fighting...
Forum: Formula 08-12-2004, 01:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 893
Posted By dawiz74
Re: Lost my lower unit Saturday!

offthefront....I just had the drive serviced the 1st of April and they said it looked good and there were several spots on my props that indicated that I hit something pretty hard.

Jaybird....My...
Forum: Formula 08-09-2004, 08:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 893
Posted By dawiz74
Re: Lost my lower unit Saturday!

Well, the insurance adjuster called today and just mailed me a check for $7200! They went down and looked at my boat last Thur. and asked the shop what all was wrong. They said the lower was toast...
Forum: Formula 08-02-2004, 09:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 893
Posted By dawiz74
Re: Lost my lower unit Saturday!

I do have insurance and hope that it will cover it. I'm going down today to find out the extent of the damage.
Forum: General Q & A 08-01-2004, 09:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 612
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Forum: General Q & A 08-01-2004, 09:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 612
Posted By dawiz74
Re: Lost my lower unit Saturday!

Not sure about the upper or the ratio the boat is new to me. the mechanic is going to look at it tommorow. I had them service the drive at the beggining of the season (April 1st) and they said...
Forum: General Q & A 08-01-2004, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 612
Posted By dawiz74
Lost my lower unit Saturday!

Anyone know where I can pick up a Bravo III lower unit? I have a 95' Formula 271.
Forum: Formula 08-01-2004, 06:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 893
Posted By dawiz74
Lost my lower unit Saturday!

Well, I got out on the lake late Saturday and decided to meet some friends at the party cove. I made it about 3/4 of the way and then I heard a knock in the drive and the boat lost power. To make a...
Forum: Formula 06-01-2004, 01:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 714
Posted By dawiz74
Forum: Formula 05-31-2004, 10:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 714
Posted By dawiz74
sunpad stitching ripped

Anybody know how hard it is to fix the stitching on the sunpad cover? I sat my cooler down and it pulled the stitching out....too much beer in there I guess! Can I get the material from Formula if I...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 05-26-2004, 12:02 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,000
Posted By dawiz74
Re: wheres everyone going for memorial day?

Table Rock Lake in SW Missouri. The forecast is NOT looking good!
Wiz
Forum: General Boating Discussion 05-25-2004, 11:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 384
Posted By dawiz74
Memorial Day Forcast?

Well, looks like I might save on gas money this weekend! The forecast for Memorial Day weekend at Table Rock Lake (SW MO) is the same as it was last year...RAIN
Fri May 28 Scattered T-Storms...
Forum: Formula 05-25-2004, 11:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 450
Posted By dawiz74
Memorial Day Forecast

Moved to GD
Forum: General Q & A 05-25-2004, 11:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,220
Posted By dawiz74
Re: Handheld VHF Radios

Thanks for the comments. I basically just need one to talk with friends to find out which cove their in and to find out what side I need to tie-up on. I like using my cell phone, its free on the...
Forum: General Q & A 05-24-2004, 09:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,220
Posted By dawiz74
Handheld VHF Radios

Anyone use handheld VHF radios? I am trying to decide whether or not to purchase a handheld. I don't really want to mount a big antenna to my boat, but I boat at Table Rock Lake in Missouri where the...
Forum: Formula 05-17-2004, 06:47 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 15,781
Posted By dawiz74
Re: docking light bulbs?

I called Formula and they said you could replace the bulb by prying the rubber boot apart. They said you might have to use a razor blade or sharp edge to get it apart. The guy told me the replacement...
Forum: Formula 05-17-2004, 01:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 539
Posted By dawiz74
looks like smoke from the exhaust?

I noticed this weekend that after running my boat for about 30 minutes there appeared to be smoke coming from the silent thunder. I remember that my dads Carver did this and it had something to do...
Forum: Formula 05-03-2004, 11:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,847
Posted By dawiz74
I actually bought some of those white laminated...

I actually bought some of those white laminated partical board shelves from Lowes. Probably not "rot" resistant, but not too worried about that. You might have to buy something a little thicker and...
Forum: Formula 05-03-2004, 11:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 15,781
Posted By dawiz74
Thanks, for all the info, I'm on the road and...

Thanks, for all the info, I'm on the road and just got internet service tonight. I guess i'll replace both bulbs, so they look the same.

Hey Liquid Fix, do you like the spots better?
Forum: Formula 05-01-2004, 08:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 15,781
Posted By dawiz74
I checked mine today and I don't think I can...

I checked mine today and I don't think I can replace just the bulb. There is a rubber piece that has 2 wires permanently "sealed" to it with some sort of caulking. I called a Formula dealer and he...
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