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09-15-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By GatorMD

I'll be there! looking forward to the run with...

I'll be there! looking forward to the run with all motors working (crossing fingers)! lol
08-26-2020, 10:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,564
Posted By GatorMD

Agreed guys. It's always a risk, which I...

Agreed guys. It's always a risk, which I definitely took. But, this is my FIRST boat and during the build the 450R came out- I had to have em! So, here I am while the other 400R boaters are living...
08-25-2020, 09:47 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,564
Posted By GatorMD

That was the issue originally when the motor shut...

That was the issue originally when the motor shut down the first time (was about 75miles offshore in a solid 3-5ft chop around 30mph). Mechanic said the exhaust temp got up to about 1800deg (yes I...
08-24-2020, 08:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,564
Posted By GatorMD

Update: Those parts eventually came in, and...

Update:

Those parts eventually came in, and when we splashed the boat for sea trial. Sure enough, the motor didnt run. My mercury mechanic went through all the sensors and the PCMa I believe was...
08-24-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 807
Posted By GatorMD

pretty boat! Set up for lake life and "poker...

pretty boat! Set up for lake life and "poker runs" with the dual row seating. Electronics really jack up the price. Having a triple 450 39 Nortech myself, you guys are in the right ball park, again...
08-07-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,378
Posted By GatorMD

AWESOME!!!! that rear shot is so sick! I've...

AWESOME!!!! that rear shot is so sick!

I've been slowly eying those MTI's I heard theres quite the waitlist?
08-06-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,564
Posted By GatorMD

SLIPPERY- your points are all very valid and I...

SLIPPERY- your points are all very valid and I have absolutely considered them during this. Thank you for taking the time to draw parallels with the auto industry. This kind of thing unfortunately...
08-06-2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,564
Posted By GatorMD

Im sharing my personal factual experience with...

Im sharing my personal factual experience with Mercury, if it comes across as bad mouthing well then at least Im not the only person that perceives this as being a problem. My intent isnt to bad...
08-06-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,564
Posted By GatorMD

I understand that but, in that scenario STOP...

I understand that but, in that scenario STOP selling new motors and use them for parts for the customers who already dropped their $$$ and entered that warranty agreement with you.
08-06-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,564
Posted By GatorMD

let me tell you, not much running wide open on my...

let me tell you, not much running wide open on my boat. They 100% should be pulling parts from motors and shipping to customers. #1 we already paid for them #2, we have a warranty for situations like...
08-05-2020, 10:08 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,564
Posted By GatorMD

Exactly my point. Very quick to sell the new...

Exactly my point. Very quick to sell the new motors for $$$$ but, then when something breaks. "Sorry those parts are on backorder" well heck, pull it from one of those motors on a crate!!!!! I have a...
08-05-2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,564
Posted By GatorMD

frustrated with mercury racing

For now the THIRD time since I've had my 450Rs, Ive had an issue which is obviously covered by "Warranty" but now have to wait WEEKS before parts get here because, well, they are on backorder. I...
07-18-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,109
Posted By GatorMD

I fish my 390 with trips and its a great...

I fish my 390 with trips and its a great application. I would shoot for the triple boat. handling is by far better. I dont think quads is necessary on the 340 at all. No need for the extra motor to...
06-29-2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 871
Posted By GatorMD

good idea. I finally called and blew some steam...

good idea. I finally called and blew some steam at the mercury racing rep in WI and they finally delivered. Either way it's bad business for a manufacturer to continue selling a product when their...
06-09-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,292
Posted By GatorMD

it was on Facebook marketplace. 2011 390 sport. I...

it was on Facebook marketplace. 2011 390 sport. I believe 280k
05-27-2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,292
Posted By GatorMD

Everyone has made great points. OP do you...

Everyone has made great points.

OP do you have a budget (or willing to share what you're looking to spend)?

To respond to Nate5.0, you did make great points about boats being in the same range...
05-14-2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,661
Posted By GatorMD

looks great!! Hows the quad set up running?!

looks great!! Hows the quad set up running?!
05-13-2020, 10:48 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,661
Posted By GatorMD

mid 80's

mid 80's
04-29-2020, 07:14 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,661
Posted By GatorMD

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.offshoreonly.com-...

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Removed OEM black stripe in lieu of a carbon...
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