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  1. Alarm and Limp Mode

    Out on the St Lawrence river Friday (about 2 hours running at 3500 - 4000 RPM )and just about back at marina running about 4500 RPM and suddenly...

    Started by skram, 08-02-2020 12:17 PM
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  2. Dual Battery Setup?

    I've been considering adding some better speakers and radio and maybe even a marine amplifier for those speakers, then came the topic of "Well I...

    Started by jgruberman, 08-03-2020 04:02 PM
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    08-05-2020 06:15 AM Go to last post
  3. Trailer Question

    So my trailer breakaway cable was still connected to my truck when I pulled away and accidentally pulled it. I have been trying to figure out that I...

    Started by jgruberman, 07-29-2020 07:17 AM
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    07-29-2020 11:29 PM Go to last post
  4. Question Pontoon Cover and Deck Framing/Bumper

    I am in the process of replacing my pontoon bumper edges(the metal frame around the decking) from bump damages and the bumper frame has buttons...

    Started by jgruberman, 07-22-2020 10:41 AM
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    07-26-2020 10:37 PM Go to last post
  5. Power wash logs?

    New to the site and pontoons for that mater, so thanks in advance. Is it ok to pressure wash the logs on my tri-toon? Just want to make sure I...

    Started by Dhub, 07-24-2020 08:53 AM
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    07-26-2020 05:23 PM Go to last post
  6. Tilt support lever

    Got my first boat recently. I keep the engine trimmed up when the boat is in the slip. I just learned that my Yamaha Vmax 115 has a tilt support...

    Started by DocPit, 07-14-2020 06:58 PM
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    07-25-2020 03:53 PM Go to last post
  7. 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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    07-25-2020 03:23 PM Go to last post
  8. Restore vinyl upholstery

    In May, I took delivery of a Bennington 20 SLL. I have not been using the mooring cover because I use the boat almost every day. I did apply 303...

    Started by DocPit, 07-19-2020 08:17 AM
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    07-22-2020 10:38 AM Go to last post
  9. 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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    07-22-2020 10:28 AM Go to last post
  10. Is there any such thing as "too much shifting"?

    I'm a newbie, and I'm trying to develop skill in piloting my boat in close quarters, docking, etc. That means being able to make precise adjustments...

    Started by DocPit, 07-18-2020 10:33 AM
    shifting
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    07-18-2020 12:18 PM Go to last post
  11. Outboard engine vibrates

    In May, I purchased a Bennington 20 SLL with a Yamaha Vmax 115. It has just over 11 hours on it. Today, I noticed a vibration when the engine is...

    Started by DocPit, 07-12-2020 11:00 AM
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    07-15-2020 07:48 AM Go to last post
  12. 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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    07-11-2020 11:00 AM Go to last post
  13. Switching from Bench seat to captains chair

    I am planning on changing out my bench seat for a captains chair on my pontoon. Never really liked the bench seat. My question is, how are the...

    Started by tsimrak, 07-08-2020 08:58 AM
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    07-10-2020 10:22 AM Go to last post
  14. 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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    07-08-2020 12:10 PM Go to last post
  15. 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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    07-08-2020 10:53 AM Go to last post
  16. 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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    07-08-2020 09:12 AM Go to last post
  17. Finally changed my boats fluids

    I finally changed the oil and lower unit fluid in my Suzuki DF150. I had realllllly been dreading doing it and don’t really know why. Being in my...

    Started by Richinnc, 05-24-2020 12:05 PM
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    07-08-2020 07:50 AM Go to last post
  18. When to shut off the engine

    I'm new to boating. I'm aware my boat key lanyard should be attached to an engine cut-off switch and also to my person. This suggests that every...

    Started by DocPit, 07-06-2020 07:23 AM
    safety
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    07-07-2020 07:34 PM Go to last post
  19. Spiders

    I'm a new boater. I've discovered that spiders are enthusiastic boaters. I'd like to keep them off my boat; however, I came across this in the...

    Started by DocPit, 06-02-2020 07:18 PM
    insects
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    07-06-2020 11:12 PM Go to last post
  20. "Best Practice" for boat covers

    Just got my first pontoon boat. It has a mooring cover. At our marina, I see most pontoons left w/o a cover unless the boat is not going to be used...

    Started by DocPit, 06-03-2020 08:59 PM
    boat covers
    • Replies: 5
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    07-06-2020 11:06 PM Go to last post

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