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Forum: General Q & A
02-24-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 571
Posted By HerdOfTurtles

I used Rhino Marine in college for some...

I used Rhino Marine in college for some hydrostatic modeling(waterline, righting moment curve). Looks to be replaced by Orca3D now. I made the 3D model with Solidworks and imported it to Rhino...
08-23-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,155
Posted By HerdOfTurtles

We have a Catalina 25 and most Wednesday nights...

We have a Catalina 25 and most Wednesday nights after work either we take it out or we go on a friend's boat in the neighborhood to participate in the Wednesday night handicap races. Leave the dock...
08-02-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 649
Posted By HerdOfTurtles

TRS Y-Pipe Source?

Is there any hope in adding a Y-pipe and captain's call to a TRS drive that has never had exhaust run through it?

Can a Y-pipe even be obtained any more or would it have to be fabricated?

If...
12-10-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 1,922
Views: 418,473
Posted By HerdOfTurtles

Looks like a nice boat to me. Why the snark?

Looks like a nice boat to me. Why the snark?
12-04-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,355
Posted By HerdOfTurtles

My favorite is the pictures with leaves all over...

My favorite is the pictures with leaves all over the place.

Why would you even snap the photo?
11-30-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,134
Posted By HerdOfTurtles

Winterization... I don't think I would ever...

Winterization... I don't think I would ever winterize where I live or where the boat is in Gautier, MS. Most likely what I would do is put a 75w incandescent bulb in the engine bay and turn it on...
11-30-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 643
Posted By HerdOfTurtles

6 hp Tohatsu 4 stroke. Would fire right up but...

6 hp Tohatsu 4 stroke. Would fire right up but once running for a couple minutes it wouldn't do anything more than idle without dying.

Somehow convinced myself it was sucking air in the fuel line....
11-30-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,134
Posted By HerdOfTurtles

Here's the boat OP is talking about: F272-SR1...

Here's the boat OP is talking about: F272-SR1 (https://gulfport.craigslist.org/boa/d/formula-272-sr-1/6751203711.html)

Since I'm in the market and this boat is only an hour and a half away I've...
11-19-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 1,922
Views: 418,473
Posted By HerdOfTurtles

67hp subaru engine powered aluminum skiff. Wooden...

67hp subaru engine powered aluminum skiff. Wooden stick steering. $3,850.

https://neworleans.craigslist.org/boa/d/67-hptwo-seater/6746983557.html
...
11-17-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 1,922
Views: 418,473
Posted By HerdOfTurtles

Oops double post

Oops double post
11-17-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1,922
Views: 418,473
Posted By HerdOfTurtles

Platinum I tell ya:...

Platinum I tell ya: https://neworleans.craigslist.org/boa/d/profile/6723367691.html

28' Profile completely eaten up with termites. Claims engines ran perfect 3 years ago. 3 years!? You mean 10...
11-05-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,086
Posted By HerdOfTurtles

It's been kept outside for years. Still looks...

It's been kept outside for years. Still looks great though.
11-05-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,086
Posted By HerdOfTurtles

YAY! I pass this boat every time I go...

YAY!

I pass this boat every time I go grocery shopping and it is ridiculous to me no one has built a carport/roof for it or any of the other presumably high-dollar boats next to it. They are just...
11-04-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,879
Posted By HerdOfTurtles

Yes indeed Boatally Insane, very much digging...

Yes indeed Boatally Insane, very much digging your boat.
11-04-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,879
Posted By HerdOfTurtles

On the survey front... I called SAMS looking for...

On the survey front... I called SAMS looking for a marine surveyor around here and they said most of them do commercial and there's only two within an hour drive that do recreational. So I got one of...
11-04-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,879
Posted By HerdOfTurtles

Is that my unicorn!? No one's named it yet!

Is that my unicorn!? No one's named it yet!
11-02-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,879
Posted By HerdOfTurtles

Nailit, I used to live in Gulfport. Live in Eden...

Nailit, I used to live in Gulfport. Live in Eden Isles now, hence 50-60 miles to cat/ship islands.

For Tickfaw I figured I'd trailer over to Blood River Marina and camp there? I guess you put the...
11-02-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,879
Posted By HerdOfTurtles

Yeah, more or less. You could say I'm also...

Yeah, more or less. You could say I'm also looking for some discussion for $0.
11-02-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,879
Posted By HerdOfTurtles

Bleh, PopYachts are atrocious and I will never...

Bleh, PopYachts are atrocious and I will never have dealings with that evil company in any form.
11-02-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,879
Posted By HerdOfTurtles

The boathouse is open on both ends. The roof of...

The boathouse is open on both ends. The roof of the house is 30' from tip of the eave to tip of the eave. I like how most suggestions are to spend ALL of the money and also to get the MAXIMUM size...
11-02-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,879
Posted By HerdOfTurtles

Budget probably about $30k. Not sure of the...

Budget probably about $30k.

Not sure of the capacity of the boat lift either, had a boat lift guy come take a look and he said he'd be concerned with anything over 7,000 lbs. The configuration of...
11-01-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,879
Posted By HerdOfTurtles

Newcomer In The Market For Used - Some Thoughts I Have Gathered

Hello all, I'm HerdOfTurtles and my user name is born from growing up sailing in the Gulfport/MS gulf coast area.

In my 30's now(age), got a place with a 30' long boathouse on the water and I...
10-03-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,635
Posted By HerdOfTurtles

Thanks guys. I decided against buying the boat...

Thanks guys. I decided against buying the boat but it wasn't because of the TRS drive. There were just too many small things that added up to become a sizable project.

I really do not understand...
10-01-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,635
Posted By HerdOfTurtles

Wow, thanks for the fast responses guys. ...

Wow, thanks for the fast responses guys.

Griff, yeah downtime is annoying but for me I think cost of repair and annual maintenance is more important. What kind of downtime were you thinking?
...
09-30-2018, 10:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,635
Posted By HerdOfTurtles

Would You Buy A Boat With A TRS Drive?

I'm looking at a 1993 boat right now with a TRS drive, and the research I've done about the TRS drives is scaring me away from the boat due to parts being NLA. We're talking about a boat in the...
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