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  1. cptbill

    Anybody use OTA TV?

    It's from Walmart, looks like an 8 and then I have a cheap china splitter/amp. You can use just about any of the amped slitters, my neighbor has the same ant. but he uses a different splitter but both of ours came from amazon
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    Anybody use OTA TV?

    Been on OTA TV for a couple years now, we us a power boaster/splitter for 3 TV's and generally pull in 70-90 channels. We're about 50 or so miles nw of Tampa. Also have roku TV's and don't miss cable at all or spectrum's bills
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    Volvo Penta 7.4 Gi

    VP outdrives are pretty much bullet proof as long as it's maintained properly
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    Marine Tex on Alodine?

    Haven't tried any of those, I use JB weld for those kind of repairs
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    Need to vent....

    File a complaint with the NTSB, that should get some ones attention
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    Booze and boat don’t always mix well.

    Just a reminder why a lot of us don't go out on holidays or weekends
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    I like to slice them and put them on the grill for a few minutes, combine that with some pulled pork or ribs and I'll just sit there and eat till no more will fit in
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    Quit frankly I'm more interested in the pineapple upside down cake, haven't had one in forever. Maybe that's what I'll do with this one when it's ripe
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    2003 4.3gl PEFS overheating, please help

    You need to check all the little passage ways in the T stat housing and make sure all the impeller pieces are cleaned out of the system
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    Help transom leaking

    Transom, bellows, Y pipe, Scotts right pull the drive check the bellows then pull the motor
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    Just thought I'd share a nice photo.

    I haven't seen 2am in a long long time
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    U-Joints Questions Shims / Spider / Torque Specs VP SX-M

    As long as your not changing gears or bearings then yes reuse the plastic shims but replace the big O ring
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    Just thought I'd share a nice photo.

    Hard to bet a day like that
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    projects other than boats

    Nice find on the LS4. Getting ready for a motorhome trip, all the maintenance stuff is done but today I saw the first love bug and thought I better get some more wax on this thing. 4 hrs of compounding and not done yet. The buffer seems to weigh more than I remember or maybe I just getting to...
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    Remove One Exhaust Bolt - Need to redo all bolts with new gasket?

    Those riser gaskets are are a contentious enough , if where mine I'd spring for a new gasket
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    Looking at buying a 2006 Bayliner Cierra 2455 that has seen better days at auction with an eye to restore it. Not sure what to look for.

    2006 Bayliner won't be a problem depending on the reason for a salvage title. Merc or VP drive line and no structural problems with late 90's or newer
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    Grease tube on VP DP-SM, fitting striped

    It's another spot for corrosion to begin
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    Grease tube on VP DP-SM, fitting striped

    If your going to pull it out don't forget to seal both holes
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    I'm going to try and find some of that