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  1. Dual transducers.....problem??

    Right now I am running a Humminbird Helix 5 Sonar GPS Chirp on my starboard toon. I would like to mount another Helix 5 Sonar GPS (but not...

    Started by Richinnc, 03-24-2020 04:25 PM
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  2. 1996 Mercury 50 4 stroke prop suggestions

    I am going to alter from my norm and actually buy a prop for this motor on my boat. I have a 3 blade aluminum 13p on it now, and it seems ok. I do...

    Started by Moser, 03-19-2020 02:35 PM
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    03-20-2020 07:54 PM Go to last post
  3. Tap Fin Performance update

    Well I finally got my boat into the water this past Saturday for the first time this year. As I mentioned on another thread, I was anxious to see how...

    Started by drive2boat, 08-10-2015 06:42 AM
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    03-19-2020 02:20 PM Go to last post
  4. Toon Drain Holes

    Saw this thread and didn't want to Hi-jack it. https://www.pdbmagazine.com/pontoonforum/showthread.php?1163-Drain-holes... On my 2002 Princecraft...

    Started by Huggyd, 04-12-2019 10:17 AM
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    03-17-2020 04:37 AM Go to last post
  5. Pontoon drain fittings

    I'd like to install drain fittings on my logs. I have someone who has a portable welder (it's a big PIA to haul my boat through city streets), but...

    Started by belercous, 03-12-2020 11:12 PM
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    03-16-2020 04:47 AM Go to last post
  6. Cavation and weight?

    You can shift your weight but will that fix the problem?

    Started by funtooner, 06-10-2016 05:07 AM
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    03-12-2020 07:09 AM Go to last post
  7. My sun tracker xp3 tritoon bow dosent lift very high on plane

    Ive owned the Sun tracker tritune22í xp3 and the 24í xp3. Both with mercury 150 4strokes. It seems that the 22 footer when trimmed upÖ Had a much...

    Started by phyrefighterjay, 02-26-2020 10:21 PM
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    03-05-2020 12:23 PM Go to last post
  8. Water over bow??

    2002 Princess craft 16' Had a 25HP Merc Just got a new 50HP Suzuki 4-stroke (i) Haven't even put any hours on it yet. The main place we boat is...

    Started by Huggyd, 02-29-2020 12:44 PM
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    03-01-2020 11:18 PM Go to last post
  9. Anyone have info (dirt?) on Forest River's one piece composite decking?

    Anyone have info (dirt?) on Forest River's new one piece composite decking? I know it's only been out for a couple of years but if any issues...

    Started by Nautical, 02-21-2020 04:07 PM
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    02-25-2020 07:57 PM Go to last post
  10. Outboard motors

    I expect to buy my first boat, probably a Bennington 20 SLL, at the Columbia Boat Show this week. There' a choice of engines: Mercury, Yamaha,...

    Started by DocPit, 02-02-2020 08:58 PM
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  11. Added a center pontoon

    I have an older model Lowe 24'. I found a 17' pontoon and mounted it in the center just forward of the "transom cone" for lack of a better name. I...

    Started by loonytoon, 02-18-2020 01:28 PM
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    02-21-2020 05:00 AM Go to last post
  12. More newbie questions

    Iím trying to spec-out my first boat purchase. Hope I can get some advice on three issues: 1) The dealer charges $531 for Sharkhide on three...

    Started by DocPit, 01-28-2020 08:00 AM
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  13. Bennington vs Silver Wave

    Does anyone have an opinion about the relative basic build quality of Silver Wave vs. Bennington? I've heard Bennington is the only manufacturer...

    Started by DocPit, 01-29-2020 07:51 PM
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    01-30-2020 12:41 PM Go to last post
  14. History as to Strakes.....

    The way it came to be, Strakes.... So now we know...V hulls or Pontoons???

    Started by funtooner, 07-23-2012 11:24 AM
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    01-22-2020 06:00 AM Go to last post
  15. Questions from a newbie

    Hi everyone - I'm ready to purchase my first boat, and I spent the entire day at the Atlanta Boat Show learning about and comparing pontoon...

    Started by IslandMill, 01-16-2020 05:48 PM
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    01-20-2020 06:40 PM Go to last post
  16. Some basic newbie questions

    Iím thinking about buying a pontoon boat. I have no boating experience at all. Hoping someone can help me get answers to some questions based on...

    Started by DocPit, 01-05-2020 10:55 AM
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    01-20-2020 10:02 AM Go to last post
  17. GPS advice

    Iím planning on buying a pontoon to use on Lake Murray (SC). I would like to get some type of simple GPS device that (1) shows me where Iím going...

    Started by DocPit, 01-10-2020 08:36 PM
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    01-12-2020 11:43 PM Go to last post
  18. Any thoughts about Sun Tracker boats?

    I'm thinking about buying my first boat. My general impression is that Sun Trackers are "economy class" boats, v.s. "high end" Benningtons for...

    Started by DocPit, 01-07-2020 09:21 PM
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    01-09-2020 11:32 PM Go to last post
  19. third tube fuel cell in log

    I have a Lowe SS 230 RFL. Recently it began taking on water in the rear section of the center tube I took it into the shop (Fays Marina inLaPorte...

    Started by mave234, 08-31-2015 04:49 PM
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    01-08-2020 12:30 PM Go to last post
  20. lifting boat off of trailer

    I want to replace the carpet on bunks on my trailer. What would be the best way to jack the boat up off of the trailer? Thanks

    Started by darthawk, 10-22-2016 08:46 AM
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    01-07-2020 10:35 PM Go to last post

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