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  1. New Member here in Destin Florida

    Well we sold our boat and it has been 10 or so that I have picked out. Told wife she could pick out a boat if she wanted another one this time. ...

    Started by GadgetX, 06-09-2021 10:29 AM
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  2. Question New Member looking for some prop help

    Hello Everyone! I hope this message finds you all safe and healthy! I'm a new member and fairly new to boating itself. We purchased our first...

    Started by gmassott, 02-24-2021 08:06 AM
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    mercury, pontoon, ss prop
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  3. Folding Up Bimini Before Docking

    I have heard from a few fellow pontoon boaters on my dock at the lake where I keep my Godfrey 186C that getting into your slip is easier if you fold...

    Started by Gil, 05-09-2021 10:21 AM
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    06-06-2021 08:41 PM Go to last post
  4. 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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    05-25-2021 05:26 AM Go to last post
  5. Boat Ramp Re-Openings

    The lake I most often use is Lake Travis and it is managed by the LCRA (Lower Colorado River Authority) who generates electricity at various dams...

    Started by FogHorn, 05-17-2021 03:37 PM
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    05-18-2021 03:36 PM Go to last post
  6. Need help with Controls

    Hey Forum! I was hoping someone could point me in the right direction to get some controls for this pontoon boat I bought. My father in law had an...

    Started by TJ0214, 05-10-2021 09:46 PM
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    05-14-2021 08:41 AM Go to last post
  7. My sun tracker xp3 tritoon bow dosent lift very high on plane

    Ive owned the Sun tracker tritune22’ xp3 and the 24’ xp3. Both with mercury 150 4strokes. It seems that the 22 footer when trimmed up… Had a much...

    Started by phyrefighterjay, 02-26-2020 10:21 PM
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    05-08-2021 05:04 AM Go to last post
  8. Putting 25” shaft outboard on a tritoon that requires 20” shaft...

    The boat is a sun tracker 24’ fishing barge xp3 tritoon. Right now it has (and “requires” ) a 20” shaft outboard. But i got a great deal on 150...

    Started by phyrefighterjay, 07-12-2020 06:55 PM
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    05-07-2021 05:20 PM Go to last post
  9. Shakedown passed

    Greetings to all. After much savings and many years spent we have reached the pontoon boat family. Only 3 outings so far but loving it. Before going...

    Started by Redskies, 05-07-2021 09:14 AM
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  10. Trolling rod holders

    I'm looking for square rail mount trolling rod holders. I'd like rod holders that are able to mount one rod on each side at an angle out sideways....

    Started by Rick Carpenter, 05-06-2021 07:08 PM
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    05-07-2021 07:28 AM Go to last post
  11. Rub rail / playpen

    Have a question, why do you think most pontoon manufactures mount the playpen rails flush of pretty close to flush with boats rub rail. If they...

    Started by hoejef, 05-04-2021 03:14 AM
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    05-06-2021 03:27 AM Go to last post
  12. Rookie Mistakes

    Hello everyone, I'm working on writing an article for PDB magazine about the rookie mistakes we all make as boaters. What rookie mistakes have you...

    Started by EmilyFitz, 12-13-2018 01:32 PM
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    05-03-2021 11:48 AM Go to last post
  13. Question Fuel Gauge not working then it is?

    I had a boat rental yesterday and it had a full tank of gas before it went out on the water. The renter messaged me about 10 min into the rental and...

    Started by jgruberman, 03-27-2021 07:53 AM
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    05-03-2021 11:47 AM Go to last post
  14. Looking for a square tubeing clamps

    I am looking to purchase removable clamps that I can attach to the 1 1/4" x 1 1/4" square Bimini tubing. Any leads appreciated. Thanks.

    Started by carguy, 10-19-2016 12:17 PM
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    04-25-2021 05:26 AM Go to last post
  15. Adding forward Pontoon Bimini

    I am in the process of either replacing bimini that came with my Sylvan 8522 F&C or trying to adapt forward one that i could purchase on the market...

    Started by hoejef, 01-23-2021 09:04 AM
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    04-25-2021 05:11 AM Go to last post
  16. 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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    outboard motors
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    04-23-2021 10:42 AM Go to last post
  17. Lake of the Ozarks 'Tooners

    Hello, I am really trying to find out what has happened to a company Drew Lifts. I spoke with the owner several mo. ago about his product, but...

    Started by bacaruda, 02-27-2021 09:56 AM
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    04-23-2021 09:40 AM Go to last post
  18. NMMA Certification Explained Video

    At the “Home” page of this website I visited one of the topics, a video explaining the Self-Certification practiced by NMMA makers which purports to...

    Started by FogHorn, 04-15-2021 05:23 AM
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    04-23-2021 06:04 AM Go to last post
  19. Potty talk

    I hope to do some overnighting on the new pontoon and since a pumpable Marine Sanitation Device, MSD toilet is required on COE lakes, I am looking at...

    Started by Moser, 04-18-2021 07:17 AM
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    04-22-2021 07:26 PM Go to last post
  20. Disappearing boat

    I visit a website which focuses on pool 26 of the Mississippi river, where my boat is on. The other day someone posted these photos. He said the boat...

    Started by belercous, 03-31-2021 08:01 PM
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    04-21-2021 08:40 PM Go to last post

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