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Forum: Poker Runs and Boating Events 06-25-2010, 12:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,806
Posted By kfvintx
Wellllllllllllllllllllllllllll, unfortunately...

Wellllllllllllllllllllllllllll, unfortunately plans have changed again for me. Weekend plans and ex's do not go well together. I will be out on the water for part of Sat but can't make weekend of...
Forum: Poker Runs and Boating Events 06-18-2010, 04:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,806
Posted By kfvintx
Room is booked at Quality Inn. Hampton is full...

Room is booked at Quality Inn. Hampton is full and only 3 rooms left at Quality.... not sure if full from this event but looks like pretty decent turn out. Registration is in the mail.

This...
Forum: Poker Runs and Boating Events 06-14-2010, 02:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,806
Posted By kfvintx
So which hotel is everyone staying at? We want...

So which hotel is everyone staying at? We want to be close to the action for the weekend and be close to the boat with secure docks. Gonna be down Friday afternoon.

Thanks! Can't wait to see...
Forum: Formula 05-27-2010, 11:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,088
Posted By kfvintx
Maybe worth looking at construction and build...

Maybe worth looking at construction and build between 350 and 370 as well. Not for certain but was told recently that 350 being in Sun Sport line is built with wood stringers and such whereas the...
Forum: South Central US 05-04-2010, 11:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,848
Posted By kfvintx
I'm sure it will be the normal holiday weekend...

I'm sure it will be the normal holiday weekend type of stuff with fireworks at night. Usually lots of boats and good fireworks. Haven't heard of anything specific yet.
Forum: TOPPS 04-27-2010, 04:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,920
Posted By kfvintx
I'm not sure when the last time you were there...

I'm not sure when the last time you were there and looking for fuel on the water but none of them sell it now. Called all and was at the T-heads. Asked everyone including the local coast guard...
Forum: TOPPS 04-26-2010, 12:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,920
Posted By kfvintx
I ran from Port O'Connor to Corpus this past...

I ran from Port O'Connor to Corpus this past weekend. It was an awesome trip and very easy. It got a little rough going through a couple of the bays but it was pretty breezy as well. Just a note...
Forum: Drives and Lower Units 04-26-2010, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 749
Posted By kfvintx
Just as final wrap-up of this issue (for anyone...

Just as final wrap-up of this issue (for anyone that might read this later with similar issue), the missing washer on the drain plug was the reason for the leak. Put one on and tightened it back up....
Forum: Drives and Lower Units 04-22-2010, 11:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 749
Posted By kfvintx
Update -- I went by there today to look at in...

Update -- I went by there today to look at in more detail and try to fix. With the drive trimmed up from towing, the fluid had filled the reservoir behind prop and then leaking down. I pulled the...
Forum: Drives and Lower Units 04-21-2010, 10:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 749
Posted By kfvintx
Small leak around prop on B1

I went by the storage tonight and noticed a small puddle (8" round) below port drive. I changed the gear lube a few weeks ago and have used the boat once since then. I see trace of oil down both...
Forum: South Central US 04-14-2010, 11:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,243
Posted By kfvintx
April Plaza has to be the best. Never had a...

April Plaza has to be the best. Never had a problem with parking.... even when they hold tournaments. They will find a place for you. Nice ramp and decent docks. Nice location on the lake.......
Forum: South Central US 04-06-2010, 10:45 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 47,690
Posted By kfvintx
Needing to look into this very soon. Did you pay...

Needing to look into this very soon. Did you pay premium for that weekend? I figure it will be same as holiday rates/minimums. Where or how did you find the rental?

Thanks.
Forum: General Boating Discussion 03-08-2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 450
Posted By kfvintx
I have liked every story from Bob but I also like...

I have liked every story from Bob but I also like where this one is headed.... :drink:
Forum: South Central US 02-23-2010, 12:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 511
Posted By kfvintx
Galveston to Corpus

Has anyone ever ran Galveston to Corpus? On the ICW or offshore? Anything to be careful with in Matagorda Bay or around Corpus? Looking to do as day trip as alternative to truck.

Thanks.
Forum: General Boating Discussion 02-11-2010, 03:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,029
Posted By kfvintx
Bob, Thanks for the great stories. As...

Bob,

Thanks for the great stories. As stated previously, these are great inspiration... especially considering I recently changed from express cruiser to performance boat. It's great to know...
Forum: TOPPS 08-26-2009, 11:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By kfvintx
You might try Harbor Walk. It is relatively new...

You might try Harbor Walk. It is relatively new and very nice. right off ICW real close to Tiki. I think you have to join the yacht club to enjoy the pools but pretty nice place in general. We...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 08-26-2009, 11:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,170
Posted By kfvintx
Didn't buy in 2009 but I bought a 2009 model in...

Didn't buy in 2009 but I bought a 2009 model in late 2008... a Formula 292. I agree that there are many good deals on used but that is the problem if you already have one also. Timing is difficult...
Forum: Formula 08-19-2009, 01:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,073
Posted By kfvintx
Top speed is down... or atleast I think so. Past...

Top speed is down... or atleast I think so. Past weekend in relatively calm waters with just me and half tank of gas, 64 was about the best I could get. I know I have been in upper 60's if not 70...
Forum: Formula 08-18-2009, 02:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,073
Posted By kfvintx
No vibration while running that I can detect. ...

No vibration while running that I can detect. Some while accelerating in the 1500-2000 rpm range... always thought cavitation of some amount and getting up on plane. Prop doesn't appear bent to me....
Forum: Formula 08-18-2009, 12:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,073
Posted By kfvintx
'09 292 Engines out of synch

I'm posting this here first and then may move to general depending upon the response.

I have a 2009 292 with about 50 hours on it. Just recently, the engines started running at different rpm's...
Forum: TOPPS 06-26-2009, 05:12 PM
Replies: 39,668
Views: 4,255,077
Posted By kfvintx
I'm pretty sure I have one laying around the...

I'm pretty sure I have one laying around the house that I only used a couple times on my old cruiser. Have no need for it now since current boat doesn't have shore power.

Whenever TMR sells out,...
Forum: TOPPS 06-02-2009, 04:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,237
Posted By kfvintx
So where is the best place to launch when going...

So where is the best place to launch when going out on the San Jac? I've never been... is it best to follow someone else for first time or is it marked well enough to just be careful?
Forum: TOPPS 05-26-2009, 02:01 PM
Replies: 39,668
Views: 4,255,077
Posted By kfvintx
Yep, it was a success. Got pulled over by one on...

Yep, it was a success. Got pulled over by one on Saturday for no reason other than to check for life jackets... just cruising around about 35 mph enjoying the day. Two other bow riders (one going...
Forum: TOPPS 05-22-2009, 03:42 PM
Replies: 39,668
Views: 4,255,077
Posted By kfvintx
While this would be kinda funny and make a point,...

While this would be kinda funny and make a point, they will deem the exercise as successful for using such waste of media as making the water safer. I think they would be better served looking at...
Forum: TOPPS 05-21-2009, 12:14 PM
Replies: 39,668
Views: 4,255,077
Posted By kfvintx
I will try. We will be in Formula 292 with...

I will try. We will be in Formula 292 with black/silver/orange graphics... probably going slow as I'm still getting the family adjusted to speed having previously been in cruiser.:angry-smiley-038:...
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