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longbow

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  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    planet earth, the Que quadrant
  • Interests
    fishing and golf
  • Home Port
    Hughes Marina
  • Boat Name
    HOG TIDE

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  1. If these aren't gone I'll grab them. Hope you take PP if I get lucky with them. stay safe
  2. I agree with everything Starweld 16 said above about Slow Rollin, showed up when he said he was going to show up, looked at the boat and offered very sound advice as to what needed to be done and he GOT THE JOB! Offered what I thought was a very reasonable estimate with parts. Don't get no better than that. He is also very personable which is a big plus and takes the time to check the little extras that need to be attended to. Good to go in my book plus I don't have to tow that big tub anywhere. thanks and stay safe
  3. I tried callling again to no avail. I texted you too. Let me know if you received it. thanks
  4. Same thing happened 2 yrs ago to me in Sept. I have a 305 V8 mercruiser in my PY. Anyways it was what I ended needing is a new coupler, pinion gear, main shaft and upper unit and it was expensive. I had Mikes Mobil Marine fix it and I towed the boat there. Pretty involved repair and on a V8 Merc I know you have to pull the engine. Good luck.
  5. Looking to have someone look at my boat located at Hughes Marina, Williamson NY.  The boat will sometimes start and idle for a good 10 minutes or so and then quit.  Other times it won't start and when turning the engine over it will surge in rpm's and then quit without idling.  

     

    Anyways let me know of any interest, hourly rate, travel rate etc.  thanks and stay safe

     

    PS  I can meet you at Hughes anytime too.

    1. slow rollin

      slow rollin

      Call me when you get a chance. 315 2770893. 

    2. longbow

      longbow

      Called the number twice and just had music.  I'll just pull the module inside the distributor cap and see if that works.  

    3. slow rollin

      slow rollin

      Try it again when you can. I may have been in a dead spotn

  6. I pm'd ya too, I'll take all 3 if possible, if not no worries. stay safe
  7. Hello do you still have the down riggers for sale?  Interested in them if you do.  I fish out of Hughes in Williamsville.  Let me know and stay safe

    1. hard knox

      hard knox

      yes still available call me .

    2. longbow

      longbow

      Hey man disregard I fixed mine, or rather a buddy at the Marina did.  thanks

  8. Hello what type of plug do these have on them?  They do work like you said right?  Do you take PP cause that is how would pay.  thanks and stay safe

  9. Here is how I do it. I use a big tank filled with anti freeze that holds like 6 gallons maybe its more I'd have to look at it. I put the muffs on the out drive and start it up in neutral of course. I wait till it comes to temp.which will take a few minutes. Then I hook the muffs up to the tank with the antifreeze tank sitting on top of the stern and restart the motor. Takes about a minute maybe a bit more and the temp will climb to half way up the guage and then the pink anti freeze comes out of the exhaust manifolds. I run the tank till darn near 0 so I know it goes through the block. Has worked so far. I should note that I usually use -50 RV anti freeze. The reason I run nearly out is so I know for a fact its getting through the whole engine. If you don't warm you engine up first it seems to me the thermostat would prevent the antifreeze from going completely through the engine. I have a 305 V8 in my PY.
  10. Yep folks were fishing out of Hughes on Thurs. Saw several cars parked and a truck/trailer etc.etc. Maybe stop at his house on the way down to the ramp just to make sure though but like I said saw folks there that were out. His house is the big gray house that sometimes will look a bit green depending on the sunlight!
  11. If you take PP I'll take them. Just pm your pp address and I'll get funds to you. thanks
  12. I have an IO in mine, 305 merc, w/4 barrel and a Pro kicker PS over sized trim tabs too
  13. You should do a search from a couple of years ago and see my tribulation with Arney's in Sodus Point. Speny over 6k on a rebuilt motor, 2 stroke Johnson Ocean Runner 225. In the 2 years I had that motor I may have gotten 20 hrs. on the water out of it and i ain't kiddin. Another fellow fisherman from our marina has taken his Merc. 4 stroke to a well known service provider again in S.P. but not Arney's. Dumped several hundred bucks into the motor and they couldn't even come close to fixing it, and finally took it to Sager Marine in Canadaguia . They might have fixed it for him. I haven't seen him this week yet to find out. I would have to say off hand the fella that gets the most props and pos. f.b. here on LOU is Hank in Port Bay.
  14. me too great boats. These boats have a nice wide beam at 9.5'. Very stable and don't get blown around alot in the wind cause they are low slung, heavy too so a good rough water boat.
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