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      I think every point made here is well worth paying attention to. Great advice.
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      LDUBS reacted to MrGiggles's post in the thread Extend Tongue Forward or Bunks Back? with Like Like.
      I'd say your bunk placement is pretty good. Further apart doesn't hurt as it helps keep the boat from rocking, but you are limited there...
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      LDUBS reacted to RaisedByWolves's post in the thread Primer bulbs with Like Like.
      They "Should" be held vertically, but in my experience as long as its in good working order it will work in most orientations.
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      LDUBS replied to the thread Duracraft 17.
      I think you will be very happy with marine vinyl. Wrapping the edges of the 1/2 ply provides a lot of extra protection, IMO. Piano...
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      LDUBS reacted to JL8Jeff's post in the thread Cable/pulley steering vs rotary ? with Like Like.
      The boat had a ZZ3 350 Chevy crate engine in it (around 345 hp). It was a lot of fun and I regret selling it, but one project always...
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      LDUBS replied to the thread Boat cleaning questions.
      Thanks for the hands on info. Those results are pretty impressive. The thing that still eludes me is after putting in all that work...
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      LDUBS reacted to thill's post in the thread Boat cleaning questions with Like Like.
      I've done quite a bit of boat work, and the best aluminum polish I have found is Mother's. That stuff is amazing. That being said...
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      I had the same question (see posts #19 & #21). Of course the outboard will tilt, but I still question how effective the "trim" function...
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      LDUBS replied to the thread Primer bulbs.
      I was not aware that they should be used vertically until I read this thread. I may be misunderstanding, but I think what is meant is...
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      Mine has a hull weight of 750#. Add to that a bow mounted trolling motor, group 31 battery for the TM, starter battery, two electric...
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      LDUBS reacted to thill's post in the thread New to me - Starcraft 18' Mariner-V with Like Like.
      Thanks for that info, Ldubs. How much does yours weigh dry? If you do @30 mph with 50 HP, that makes me very curious about how the 55...
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      LDUBS reacted to richg99's post in the thread Easier way to raise a heavy outboard? with Like Like.
      re the Rafters.... certainly wouldn't hurt to put 2 - 2x4's (or 4x4s) vertically on either side of your lifting point. I'd make up a...
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      LDUBS replied to the thread Happy turkey day.
      Thanks! Wishing everyone a Happy Thanksgiving.
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      Congrats on the new boat. I like those wide gunnels. My 18' Gregor walk-thru weighs just a little more (dry hull) but is only rated...
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      couple of weeks ago…….I fished my local river. Its a tidal river far enough north from the salt water bay to be considered brackish...
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