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Forum: Checkmate
05-16-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,545
Posted By fireguy

24P B1 on my too. I love it all around.

24P B1 on my too. I love it all around.
04-01-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,785
Posted By fireguy

That's about what I was thinking. Thank you. ...

That's about what I was thinking. Thank you.

I am not sure if I will tow it with the cover on or not.
03-31-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,785
Posted By fireguy

The reinforced edge of the cockpit cover, where...

The reinforced edge of the cockpit cover, where the snaps go, extends below the windshield so all the snaps go into the fiberglass. So the Taylor Made snaps wont work.

How many snaps? How close...
03-30-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,785
Posted By fireguy

My buddy is coming over tonight to look at it, I...

My buddy is coming over tonight to look at it, I am pretty sure we care going to call Checkmate first to get friendly advice from them.
03-29-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,785
Posted By fireguy

Here is another, again not my boat but this is...

Here is another, again not my boat but this is the style.

http://boats-from-usa.com/sites/default/files/boats/checkmate/6885/checkmate-convincor-253-73402.jpg
03-29-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,785
Posted By fireguy

Thank you for all the advice so far guys. I will...

Thank you for all the advice so far guys. I will certainly consider all of it. I like the idea of using duct tape to hold it in place and I had planned on picking up some masking tape, just in case I...
03-29-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,785
Posted By fireguy

Installing a Cockpit Cover

Searched and couldn't find anything so I thought I would ask.

I bought a cockpit cover for my boat as it did not come with one from the factory. Now, I have to install it. I am not at all excited...
Forum: General Q & A
09-03-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,109
Posted By fireguy

Had a similar problem on my '96 502. I was...

Had a similar problem on my '96 502.

I was convinced it was vapor locking. Researched all the VST BS and was convinced I was gonna have significant issues. At the recommendation of a friend we...
Forum: Checkmate
09-03-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,501
Posted By fireguy

Yes but people who know and appreciate...

Yes but people who know and appreciate performance boats should appreciate seeing those under 200 mph normal guy classes.
Forum: Checkmate
09-01-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 27,498
Posted By fireguy

Hope you are enjoying it. That is a really cool...

Hope you are enjoying it. That is a really cool boat and I can only imagine that it absolutely crushes the waves.
Forum: Checkmate
09-01-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,367
Posted By fireguy

Very nice. That is a good lookin Checkmate.

Very nice. That is a good lookin Checkmate.
Forum: Midwest
03-24-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,013
Posted By fireguy

stock 502 leaned out and lost ring tension, No...

stock 502 leaned out and lost ring tension, No real damage other than that.

With all the ethanol talk, I was just curious.

Im gonna test the injectors too.

Probsbly gonna try and drain the...
Forum: Midwest
03-11-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,013
Posted By fireguy

Fuel analysis near St Louis

Anybody know of anyplace near St. Louis that does fuel analysis?

I want to pump out some of the fuel in my boat and have it checked.
09-19-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,026
Posted By fireguy

I would love to take the class and I would gladly...

I would love to take the class and I would gladly shell out the $1500 for it if I could get it to workout with my schedule. I would simply consider that part of the cost of my little mini vacation.
...
09-02-2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 729
Views: 255,394
Posted By fireguy

DrReedJ, Wishing a speedy recovery to all. I...

DrReedJ,

Wishing a speedy recovery to all. I am glad no one was injured more seriously.

This is a perfect example of how quickly things can go wrong and guys, sometimes people make mistakes....
Forum: Checkmate
08-26-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,650
Posted By fireguy

Yup, what he said. I would say something is...

Yup, what he said. I would say something is definitely up. I have a 253 which is pretty much the exact same hull as your 270 and it handles very well.

I know a lot of people complain about...
08-24-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 974
Posted By fireguy

The 47 Fountain in pictures 73, 82, and 101 are a...

The 47 Fountain in pictures 73, 82, and 101 are a buddy of mine and neighbors. I noticed from the pics that I am not in his boat. Insert super sad faced smiley here, as I browse the internet from...
08-21-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,480
Posted By fireguy

Where is it that you would start looking first?

Where is it that you would start looking first?
08-21-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,484
Posted By fireguy

That is a seriously good lookin truck.

That is a seriously good lookin truck.
Forum: Checkmate
08-21-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,982
Posted By fireguy

Damn, must be nice. I really like the ZT 330's...

Damn, must be nice. I really like the ZT 330's also, they seem to be kind of hard to find.
Forum: Midwest
06-29-2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,665
Posted By fireguy

I won't comment on that. I heard the bar and...

I won't comment on that. I heard the bar and restaurant closed at My River Home. Not sure cuz I havent been out this year yet.


Anyway, the boat is done and all is well, but we had a death in the...
Forum: Midwest
06-26-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,665
Posted By fireguy

SNAFU number 4. Service manager from boat joint...

SNAFU number 4. Service manager from boat joint calls me today and tells me the bushing for the gimble ring they ordered was supposed to come today. It was on the packing list, but there was a hole...
Forum: Midwest
06-24-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,665
Posted By fireguy

Well, of course I had a SNAFU on my boat repairs...

Well, of course I had a SNAFU on my boat repairs and I still dont have it back. Not sure if it will be done in time to leave friday or not.

If it is not done I am going to take my buddies Ranger,...
Forum: Midwest
06-08-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,665
Posted By fireguy

aaaargh My boat is still broken and the...

aaaargh

My boat is still broken and the gimbal ring has not arrived yet. I thought it would be in 3 days ago. Then I still have to get it fixed. I am getting nervous and wondering if I need to...
Forum: Midwest
05-30-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,307
Posted By fireguy

God, I hate thieves. Just about the lowest form...

God, I hate thieves. Just about the lowest form of scum on the face of the earth.

I hope they get caught and are persecuted to the full extent. And prosecuted too.
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