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  1. electrolytic pitting

    My boat maybe about dead. I pulled it out of the water yesterday for the first time in 2 years, & today power washed the algae off the logs. They...

    Started by belercous, 09-16-2020 05:33 PM
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  2. Anchoring a pontoon boat

    I'm a newbie boater. I've watched several YouTube videos about anchoring a pontoon boat. They all secure the anchor line to a cleat, but they never...

    Started by DocPit, 09-08-2020 06:13 PM
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    09-21-2020 10:36 AM Go to last post
  3. Front seat removal

    Does anyone have a video or how to for removing the front seat on a 2015 Sylvan 8524 LZ LER? My front corner alum. sheeting is dented and I'd like...

    Started by Dhub, 08-31-2020 07:04 AM
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    09-03-2020 05:47 PM Go to last post
  4. PDBM Print Question

    Does anyone other than me have difficulty reading the small font size and gray ink used by PDBM in their articles? I admit that I'm old (83) and...

    Started by carguy, 08-27-2020 12:05 PM
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    08-28-2020 10:12 AM Go to last post
  5. 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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  6. Door magnets

    Just installed couple of these on the two doors, should be mandatory from the factory. ...

    Started by BigI, 08-16-2020 05:53 AM
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  7. Long Term Storage Question

    Due to the pandemic, we decided not to put our 2018 Godfrey SW186C in the water this season. It is shrink wrapped and stored at my dealer since last...

    Started by Gil, 08-12-2020 09:34 AM
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    08-15-2020 05:09 PM Go to last post
  8. Wind indicator

    I would like to buy a wind indicator that I could mount on a railing of my Bennington 20 SLL. I could use a Davis wind vane, but I would have to...

    Started by DocPit, 08-14-2020 02:06 PM
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  9. Wink Hey new member:

    I just noticed that a new member signed up yesterday: The user name is POINTERS and his/her favorite boat is: ( Don't know yet !! )...

    Started by Captain Tony, 08-12-2020 03:14 PM
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  10. 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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    08-09-2020 07:51 AM Go to last post
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
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    07-18-2020 12:18 PM Go to last post
  20. 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
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 343
    07-15-2020 07:48 AM Go to last post

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