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    Re: Bait casting help needed

    E-mail your photos to your home computer and then you can post them thru photo bucket or what ever you use for photos.
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    Re: What do you like about your tirm tabs?

    I have heavy 19ft. put Bennett SLT 10 on and Wow what a difference. Never have to stand up now to see over the bow best thing I added to the boat. Plus only springs in them so nothing to leak out...
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    Re: How far away is too far to own a boat.

    220 miles for one and around 290+ for the second one we go to. But we do have one about 30 minutes away we use a lot.:fish2: O yea and another one that is about 90 miles away.
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    Re: 1992 omc cobra lower shift cable

    That is what you got to do works for me.
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    Re: Spare tire bracket for trailer?

    What gm280 is saying is true he did a Beauty of a job on his trailer and the spare tire setup is what I am going to do on mine.
    You got to check it out...
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    Re: Bait casting help needed

    Trolling only with heavy weight and a light long leader that would work. Or going for the big brownies maybe, I love the casting reels but they do have there place like stripes.
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    Re: Spare tire bracket for trailer?

    I think I would throw the spare in the back of your truck. I would not trust that thin steel you have there with a spare tire on it just what I think from your photo there.
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    Re: 1992 omc cobra lower shift cable

    You have to be at this point then you can get it. Now you will have to be here anyhow to replace the cable.

    http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f12/01drifter/DSCN0511.jpg
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    Re: First year taking son out on boat

    I have had this photo on before but still love the memories of that moment. Like others said when he is ready and not having fun time to go. Never to young to take the kids just make it fun cause...
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    Re: Bellows Replacement 1986 4.3L Cobra I/O

    Just remove pivot housing and they are easy. Read the manual it is all in there no special tools needed.
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    Re: Bringing a trailer back to life

    O no Brother you got to show one last photo with the boat on it sweet job.:encouragement::encouragement:
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    Re: Bringing a trailer back to life

    gm, Thanks for the reply I just was at lowes looking at welders might have to take the leap after your pep talk.
    Your trailer is going to be Nice will keep watching your progress I need to raise my...
  13. Thread: Torsion axle

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    Re: Torsion axle

    Just talked to axle shop they said I could go with the thick walled 3500# axle and the 1750# springs? If I go this way I would think the 2000# springs would be better and will probably go with this...
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    Re: Bringing a trailer back to life

    Sweet job where the leaf springs on top of the axle at first? If so did it keep the trailer height about the same when you mounted the bigger tires and leafs on the bottom?
    Asking cause I have to...
  15. Re: Help.... the ethanol in my gas ate up my doel fin... does it really do anything??

    I have a coupon from NAPA for 50% off if anybody needs one. Changed mine now it even ideals good to...
  16. Re: what is the knack in putting the stern drive back on?

    On mine it is a 86 cobra first couple times I pulled it took me hours to get back in. Now what I do is set my trailer wheels on 4x6's and every thing lines up perfect and outdrive slips right in done...
  17. Thread: Torsion axle

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    Re: Torsion axle

    Possible not sure what to do yet. I found a single axle 4250# and leafs at 2250 that will equal 4500# would like to find 2000# springs I think that would be what I need or would the 4500# total be...
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    Re: 4.3 spark plug what could this mean?

    Thanks will tune up and check back in with results..
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    Re: 4.3 spark plug what could this mean?

    Ya ate the center of the plug out where do I start? put new plugs in and going to change points and condenser plus check timing and duel motor just will not ideal right when I try to troll slow?...
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    4.3 spark plug what could this mean?

    Last time out trolling and boat would not ideal so came home pulled plugs and found this.:mad-new:

    http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f12/01drifter/DSCN0705_zps79620b9d.jpg
  21. Thread: Torsion axle

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    Re: Torsion axle

    Wow just weighed boat and trailer #3900 way more than I thought. So now the search for the right axle begins I have gone thru two #3500 axles and now I know why.
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    Re: Torsion axle

    Thanks I like your setup I think that is going to be the axle for me. I make a run to Havasu about 2 hundred miles from the house quite a few times every year and the road is not the smoothest road...
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    Re: Torsion axle

    wvstriper, Thanks they have a shop about 35 miles from my house. How long you had them and do you like the ride? This is my second axle I am getting tired of messing with the leafs and bent axles...
  24. Thread: Torsion axle

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    Re: Torsion axle

    Sorry I mean't tires not frame, any how I need the room between the boat and tires to fit fenders correctly. So I do need to raise trailer.
  25. Thread: Torsion axle

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    Torsion axle

    OK time to fix axle have been running to locale like on my bad axle since last May. Was thinking of going to a torsion axle this time old axle is 3 1/2 drop but I do need to raise boat away from...
  26. Re: Whats your preference, rollers, carpeted boards or both?

    Just bunks on mine 19ft. heavy with I/O when I load back on dunk trailer far enough in so carpet is wet and no troubles loading boat.
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    Re: Marine parts or not

    Fun Times, Thanks for carb link just in time cause I need one Thanks...:joyous:
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    Re: calling all lake mead boaters! nevada

    motor boater that was the video Thanks.
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    Re: Reupholster Cockpit

    Thalasso, Thanks will check it out just redid my carpet. Do you have it in your boat with mutts?
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    Re: Reupholster Cockpit

    Bought this boat used did upholstery myself learned as I went cause it was in bad shape. Then came Bentley wife got he a rescue mute been a great boat dog cause he likes to fish will run and jump up...
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    Re: calling all lake mead boaters! nevada

    Can you post the link would like to check it out.
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    Re: Where to put Trim tabs

    Yup just put your tabs on where they should go and then you can see where to have your tabs welded on.
    On my old boat I did change strap location by adding eye bolts to the trailer for the straps...
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    Re: Where to put Trim tabs

    I went with the Bennetts SLT 10x10 on my 19ft. and could not be happier. Wanted the adjustable Bennetts but the wife drives some times pulling the skiers or tube riders and does not do good with...
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    A friend of the First mate tried it and posted on f.b. that it set of there smoke alarm. Never did post back how theirs turned out.
  35. Re: Curious to hear comments regarding an armed robbery by a 19 yr old kid.

    If you can't do the time don't do the crime don't do it.
    If I only had a brain.
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    Boom looks Great glad it came out perfect. Ours did also come out yummy is that the first time you tried the 500% method?
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    Re: Ribeye roast bone in?

    Yuuuummmm, Thanks enjoy your Christmas dinner and Thank the Admiral also.
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    Re: Ribeye roast bone in?

    GA, horseradish and garlic go hand in hand at this house Thanks.:)
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    Re: Ribeye roast bone in?

    Wow Thanks guys almost ready to start cooking plus yes we do use lots of horseradish yummmmm.
    Will update the roast and how it comes out.
    GA, yes would like the recipe for the New Years roast...
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    Re: Ribeye roast bone in?

    Thanks for the replies now I thought that 500 deg.s sounded not right but the first mates facebook friends are saying they are going to do it. You guys are right for a 30 buck roast I do not want to...
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    Ribeye roast bone in?

    Have heard about people cooking in oven at 500degs, for a hour then shut off do not open door for 2hr.s
    Has any body tried this before weighs a little over 5lb.s would hate to ruin a good roast...
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    Re: cinder blocks

    next time for the front use cribbing to set the keel on makes it real solid. Plus on the transom center I used a bottle jack.

    http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f12/01drifter/b03.jpg
  43. Re: Replacing Axle. Lifting Boat/Trailer up to work on it Safely....

    I am a idiot also
    http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f12/01drifter/b02.jpg
    http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f12/01drifter/Jackstand.jpg
    http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f12/01drifter/b03.jpg
  44. Re: 1990 omc cobra shift cable bellows replacement

    At the controller I can shift mine with two fingers forward or reverse.
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    Re: Replace these leaf springs? Pics inside.

    This was mine all I am saying I did change axle but not the springs. Replace all hardware it is cheaper in the long run...:facepalm:

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    Re: OMC Hi-Vis gear lube

    That is what I use the one you found in your garage. Used it for years with no troubles.
  47. Thread: Change Axle?

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    Re: Change Axle?

    No it is arrow trailers they have a rv store in front and a axle shop in the back been there a hundred years. If you get a round axle they have a ton in stock I get the square any they do have to...
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    Re: OMC Hi-Vis gear lube

    That will do it good stuff all I have used in mine and no troubles. Plus can get just about any place. yellow label on it?
  49. Re: How bad is this prop and skeg damage? First Timer

    No you just do not need hub kit with it.
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    Re: OMC Hi-Vis gear lube

    Quick Silver High performance gear lube (yellow label) sae 90. You can get it at wally world cheaper than most places. If the same as mine should take 64 ounces and make sure to fill from center hole...
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