jcritt1

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About jcritt1

  • Birthday 04/27/1967

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  • Location
    Dalton NY
  • Interests
    fishing, hunting, boating,
  1. Older merc outboard

    Thanks for the information, appreciate the help, hopefully can get issues resolved and get on the water soon Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United
  2. Older merc outboard

    Any recommendations on a good mechanic who works on mercury outboards south of Rochester. Got an old mercury 110 in need of some help Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  3. Boat checklist

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  4. Carb swap

    Thanks to all who responded to my question, sounds like Hank from L & M is the way to go. This is a great site with a vast wealth of information and an even better is the members who are willing to lend their knowledge and expertise. Thanks again Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  5. Carb swap

    I have a 305 mercruiser/gm 230 hp with a Rochester 4 bbl quadrajet and have been having issues with it for the past couple seasons. I did rebuild it last season early on but still having problems. I can't really pinpoint the exact problem but typically it starts and runs fine till you shut down then it's extremely tough to get started again. I guess my question is should I consider swapping the carb to a new one or take it to someone and have it gone through by someone who truly knows what they are doing? Any recommendations would be greatly appreciated. I just want it to run well and start when I want it to not when it wants to. Again thanks in advance for any input. Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  6. Canadice or Hemlock info

    Thanks for the tips, hope to try again this weekend , is hemlock the same or any better in your opinion?
  7. Canadice or Hemlock info

    Made it out late sat afternoon till dark, got skunked although my daughter caught a couple nice bluegill on a worm. Water temp was really warm did mark some fish sitting tight on the bottom at the deepest part of the lake( Canadice ) tried jigging them and dragged spoons and flasher/ fly but no takers. Nice night on the water though except for the bugs
  8. Aluminum boat hard to load

    Thanks for the hints, will look into that, has anyone heard of putting some sort of plastic slide someone once told me about rain gutter over the bunk then the boat slides on the plastic?
  9. Aluminum boat hard to load

    I recently purchased an old 14' aluminum boat to be able to get on the water quicker and easier than getting my bigger boat ready and all that. Took its maiden voyage last weekend and had a hard time getting it on the trailer. Trailer has carpet bunks and the boat did not slide on well. I realize water levels are low and was unable to get the trailer deep enough without the truck being half in the water, any ideas or recommendations would be greatly appreciated
  10. I was thinking of trying Canadice or Hemlock Saturday afternoon or early evening for lake trout and bass anybody have any recent info or advice?
  11. rochester quadrajet carburetor questions

    Thanks for your response, I will look at the choke linkage as soon as it is light and try the adjustment. Although tonight when I was running with the muffs it seams like it is sucking to much air, it seems to smooth out when you manually close the choke plate some and the air sucking noise diminishes.it seems to restrict the air flow when you install the flame arrester,but if you shut it down it will not restart until it cools down and the choke plate is closed again.input from anyone is greatly appreciated as I am really anxious to be on the water!
  12. I am having some issues with a 1986 mercruiser mcm230 gm 5.0 with the Rochester quadrajet carb. It starts okay when cold as choke plate is closed but as it warms up and the plate opens it seems to be sucking a lot of air. It has the manifold choke. Once running seems fine until you shut it down, then it won't restart without a lot of swearing and fiddling with the choke plate. I'm guessing that it is time to rebuild it but will that really affect the choke issue? If anyone has any ideas or has had a similar issue Please enlighten me as how to proceed. Believe it or not I am just getting around to getting on the water for the first time this year and would like to get this issue resolved as soon as possible. Due to money issues taking it to someone is out so if anyone can help me out I would really appreciate it. Thanks Jcritt1
  13. woodville boat launch, Canadaguia?

    Thanks for the info, maybe an afternoon trip to keuka
  14. Does anyone know what the water level situation is at the dec launch in woodville ( south end ) I had heard it was real shallow and hard to load and unload awhile ago, has it improved? 20' boat and 2 wheel drive truck, not sure I want to risk it. Any info would be greatly appreciated.
  15. lake trout jigs

    Guys, Thanks for the info, I am really getting the bug to get out there and give it a try. The help you can get on this site is the best and the fact that so many are willing to teach others and share their knowledge is what its all about. THANKS AGAIN