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    Red face lost my boat key plan of action?

    I want to get on the lake this weekend but i lost my boat key last night what do i do to fix it so I can still get out there?

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    Default Re: lost my boat key plan of action?

    Replace the switch...it will come with two new keys.
    Takes 10 minutes tops.
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    Talking Re: lost my boat key plan of action?

    Your The Man!!!!! Lol Thank You

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    Default Re: lost my boat key plan of action?

    what motor what boat. johnson/evinrude, have a key code on switch, as i believe does merc.
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    Default Re: lost my boat key plan of action?

    even a paperclip will work..

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    Smile Re: lost my boat key plan of action?

    If you have a boat shop nearby you could check with them.They carry and sell keys for alot of different year motors.I work part time at one and we have lots of them.They cost about 4 bucks and alot less trouble.

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    Default Re: lost my boat key plan of action?

    it is a 1973 cobalt trihull with a stright 6 gm

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    Default Re: lost my boat key plan of action?

    He has a Merc I/O....so all the talk of eggbeater keys is not applicable.
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    Default Re: lost my boat key plan of action?

    i got it fixed do you think my idea to go to a turn switch instead of key was good? so no key at all now

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    Default Re: lost my boat key plan of action?

    sure,, if it works for you...

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    Default Re: lost my boat key plan of action?

    will go well with the silcone smeared all over the transom
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    Default Re: lost my boat key plan of action?

    be sure and let us know where you park it at night(so we can help you keep an eye on it

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    lol there is a another switch to get power flowing thats hidden....LOL yeah good point...and for bomar I will get a picture up of how nice it looks!!! And i did take your advice on the rot... the transom was fine I tapped into good wood several times and dry shavings

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    Default Re: lost my boat key plan of action?

    Quote Originally Posted by jaxnjil View Post
    be sure and let us know where you park it at night(so we can help you keep an eye on it
    boat motors are the easiest thing to hot wire. A lost key or not key would not stop most. Of course, you know that...

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