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Forum: Poker Runs and Boating Events Today, 04:27 PM
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Posted By Too Stroked
Just a friendly reminder to all ROPA members that...

Just a friendly reminder to all ROPA members that the club's annual Holiday Party is this coming Saturday - January 20th. You can still purchase tickets through the club web site. And I'm almost...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 01-16-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 12
E85
Views: 670
Posted By Too Stroked
The physical attributes of older engines / fuel...

The physical attributes of older engines / fuel systems that don't play well with any amount of Ethanol are gaskets, seals, fuel lines, fuel tanks (ask an owner of an older Skater), etc. The negative...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 01-15-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 12
E85
Views: 670
Posted By Too Stroked
In summary, gasoline with a significant ethanol...

In summary, gasoline with a significant ethanol component (as E85 is) can actually improve performance. The big "if" in there is whether or not your particular engine was built to utilize E85. Most...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 01-14-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 1,587
Views: 249,315
Posted By Too Stroked
The only way all that stuff (including the second...

The only way all that stuff (including the second motor) will fit into a 20" hull is to run it all through a crusher first. Of course then you can just pour it all into the cuddy and say you have it...
Forum: Poker Runs and Boating Events 01-02-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Posted By Too Stroked
28th Rochester Offshore Battleship Run, July 20-22, 2018 - Seneca Lake, New York

Some long term OSO members might think I'd get tired of writing up and posting a new thread every year for the Rochester Offshore Powerboat Association's annual Battleship Run on Seneca Lake with...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 01-01-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,305
Posted By Too Stroked
Glad you made it safe and sound. Since I've been...

Glad you made it safe and sound. Since I've been the primary nay sayer in this whole thread, let me continue. Please come back in a year or two and tell me there's no rust on that beautiful trailer....
Forum: General Boating Discussion 12-29-2017, 03:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By Too Stroked
You will find that - particularly with a single...

You will find that - particularly with a single ram system - there is no repeatable center position for the steering wheel. Every time you move the wheel, you open and close valves to allow the fluid...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 12-29-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 139
Posted By Too Stroked
Jason, I think I can safely speak for all of...

Jason,

I think I can safely speak for all of us here in the OSO family in saying that we're thankful to have you and Matt here too! Have a Happy New Year!

Tom
Forum: General Boating Discussion 12-29-2017, 10:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,305
Posted By Too Stroked
Absolutely. I’ve got to agree with you there. So...

Absolutely. I’ve got to agree with you there. So we’ll just throw away my 35 years of experience in the marine business. Oh, and then there’s the very personal experience where an unscrupulous member...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 12-28-2017, 09:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,305
Posted By Too Stroked
Better yet!

Better yet!
Forum: General Boating Discussion 12-28-2017, 08:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,305
Posted By Too Stroked
I wish you lots of luck. The best advice I can...

I wish you lots of luck. The best advice I can offer since you're going to do it is to dump a ton of WD-40 on every single steel component (no matter what finish is on it) after the pressure wash.
Forum: General Boating Discussion 12-28-2017, 08:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,305
Posted By Too Stroked
Based on (extensive) previous experience, I'd be...

Based on (extensive) previous experience, I'd be real careful about towing in the winter - especially if there's any salt on the roads. Every single steel trailer I've ever seen that was towed in the...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 12-28-2017, 08:59 AM
Replies: 1,587
Views: 249,315
Posted By Too Stroked
Actually, the boat looked like it was running 97...

Actually, the boat looked like it was running 97 MPH - whilst sitting on the trailer during the hurricane. The Volvo (and the garage that contained it) that blew by it at the peak of the storm was...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 12-27-2017, 05:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 822
Posted By Too Stroked
Black is an absolute maintenance nightmare - and...

Black is an absolute maintenance nightmare - and even worse if you're in Florida. If the color is in the gelcoat, it will generally oxidize within a year or two - even if you keep after it. If the...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 12-19-2017, 12:26 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,719
Posted By Too Stroked
Are you really sure that Stainless Steel is...

Are you really sure that Stainless Steel is stronger than regular Steel? And remember, there are tons of different alloys of both out there, so I'm talking the most commonly used alloy of each.
Forum: General Boating Discussion 12-15-2017, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 815
Posted By Too Stroked
And once they build the mold, should they ever...

And once they build the mold, should they ever need a new deck - or portions of a new deck - they have just the tooling! Smart move from a first class team!
Forum: General Boating Discussion 12-15-2017, 08:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 788
Posted By Too Stroked
So let me see if I understand this. If I'm using...

So let me see if I understand this. If I'm using Firefox or Google Chrome for a browser, I would once again be able to see the images I have hosted by Photobucket, but linked to posts in other (third...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 12-07-2017, 01:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,822
Posted By Too Stroked
Stop me if you've heard this one before.

Stop me if you've heard this one before.
Forum: General Boating Discussion 10-10-2017, 07:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,845
Posted By Too Stroked
I've driven a couple of Donzi 22's and without...

I've driven a couple of Donzi 22's and without some bottom modifications, I wouldn't want to drive one over about 80 MPH. The round pad and narrow beam make for a really smooth ride, but lay into it...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 09-19-2017, 07:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,773
Posted By Too Stroked
Isn't this whole discussion sort of like debating...

Isn't this whole discussion sort of like debating which electric wheelchair handles the best inside the Wrinkle Ranch?
Forum: General Boating Discussion 08-21-2017, 06:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,202
Posted By Too Stroked
Absolutely correct, but maybe I can add some...

Absolutely correct, but maybe I can add some important details. First, the rope / line should be polypropylene because it floats. Second - and even more important - make sure neither end of the line...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 08-13-2017, 06:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,439
Posted By Too Stroked
Not all Poker Runs are as you described. Our club...

Not all Poker Runs are as you described. Our club - The Rochester Offshore Powerboat Association - has been running what we call The Battleship Run on beautiful Seneca Lake in upstate New York for 27...
Forum: Poker Runs and Boating Events 07-23-2017, 03:09 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,824
Posted By Too Stroked
Well, I finally got home and put everything away...

Well, I finally got home and put everything away after another wonderful weekend on Seneca Lake in upstate New York. I attended the 27th running of the Rochester Offshore Powerboat Association's...
Forum: Poker Runs and Boating Events 07-22-2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,824
Posted By Too Stroked
I'd like to suggest that we all stop worrying...

I'd like to suggest that we all stop worrying about "other runs" and enjoy which ever run(s) we like as individuals. ROPA has put on a very nice, well organized and low key event for 27 years now and...
Forum: Poker Runs and Boating Events 07-11-2017, 05:39 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,824
Posted By Too Stroked
The Progression contingent will be arriving...

The Progression contingent will be arriving Thursday afternoon (Larry) and Friday afternoon (myself). Since I have exactly zero running hours on my boat so far this year, I hope to get it in the...
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