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Forum: Boating Yesterday, 09:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,785
Posted By XCR-700
Yamaha is the same, for those who want simple and...

Yamaha is the same, for those who want simple and not needing a dealers computer to trouble shoot it, they are still offering up to 200 HP with carb and pre-mix overseas. It will throw more smoke and...
Forum: Boating 06-14-2021, 11:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,785
Posted By XCR-700
Yes its a 20' Sadly its in need of a full...

Yes its a 20'

Sadly its in need of a full rebuild and it will need to sit a couple of more years until retirement before I can get to it.
Forum: Boating 06-14-2021, 07:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,785
Posted By XCR-700
I think it would still be a good design today...

I think it would still be a good design today with a few mods, maybe stretch it like 3 - 4 feet, add a foot to the sides but keep the overall look and then add a U-shaped rear seat.

Everyone...
Forum: Boating 06-14-2021, 06:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,785
Posted By XCR-700
https://www.winnipesaukee.com/photopost/data/506/m...

https://www.winnipesaukee.com/photopost/data/506/medium/DSC03952.JPG
Forum: Boating 06-14-2021, 05:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,785
Posted By XCR-700
I totally agree they will run all day at full...

I totally agree they will run all day at full throttle, but how many hours in total before failure or they suffer a noticeable decrease in power vs the same HP engine in 2 - stroke running at that...
Forum: Boating 06-14-2021, 04:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,785
Posted By XCR-700
But you are comparing your x-years old 2 - stroke...

But you are comparing your x-years old 2 - stroke to a brand new 4 - stroke, not a reasonable comparison.

I could tell you all the reasons a new 2 - stroke is better than an x-year old 4 - stroke...
Forum: Boating 06-14-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,785
Posted By XCR-700
Smile 2 - Stroke Engine Pros: Less weight, and for...

2 - Stroke Engine Pros:

Less weight, and for some boats thats critical.

Smaller physical size and again for some boats thats critical.

Far less parts, so if you have an out of warranty...
Forum: Boating 06-14-2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,785
Posted By XCR-700
Hummm,,,, Not so fast,,, All is still...

Hummm,,,,

Not so fast,,,

All is still not equal and 2 stroke still has its own merits.

No question the 4 strokes have their own solid market, and when its a good fit its a good fit, but...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 06-14-2021, 09:24 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,157
Posted By XCR-700
Well if nothing else it might make it more...

Well if nothing else it might make it more interesting ;-)

Or how about this, paint it so that it looks like a fancy boat or even a floating cottage rather than a "dive" but then maybe that the...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 06-14-2021, 08:12 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,157
Posted By XCR-700
Hummm,,, calling the Weirs location for the Dive...

Hummm,,, calling the Weirs location for the Dive a "happy spot" is like describing having a painful tooth pulled without any painkiller/Novocain. Maybe a necessary activity but not ideal.

It was...
Forum: Boat Repairs & Maintenance 06-11-2021, 09:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,227
Posted By XCR-700
Unless there has been an industry change,...

Unless there has been an industry change, electric brakes on boat trailers were always frowned upon. Always gave very poor service life from the total submersion in water.

Maybe thats changed,...
Forum: Boat Repairs & Maintenance 06-09-2021, 03:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,403
Posted By XCR-700
Again, outstanding advice.

Again, outstanding advice.
Forum: Boat Repairs & Maintenance 06-09-2021, 08:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,403
Posted By XCR-700
OUTSTANDING advice.

OUTSTANDING advice.
Forum: Boat Repairs & Maintenance 06-08-2021, 07:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,403
Posted By XCR-700
The answer to the original questions about how...

The answer to the original questions about how long to recharge a battery thats dead (assuming is is not more than 3 years old and/or has other problems) is that it will take hours of driving your...
Forum: General Discussion 06-08-2021, 07:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,010
Posted By XCR-700
NICE, just like the new crop of first-time boat...

NICE, just like the new crop of first-time boat owners who just bought 50 MPH boats, but dont know what a marker is,,, But they got their payments all set up and they are ready to hit the water. ...
Forum: General Discussion 06-07-2021, 09:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,010
Posted By XCR-700
Any ideas why ticks are worse in this part of the...

Any ideas why ticks are worse in this part of the country and can anything be done to reduce their population.

This is well past annoyance, its a public health hazard.
Forum: Boating 06-07-2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,878
Posted By XCR-700
Saturday at the Weirs looked like the 4th as...

Saturday at the Weirs looked like the 4th as well, which leads me to think its going to be a very busy summer in NH
Forum: General Discussion 06-07-2021, 07:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,149
Posted By XCR-700
Anyone know how long it will be out of...

Anyone know how long it will be out of commission?

I looked on their website and there is no mention of it being out of service and at the same time no posted schedule for events.

Based on...
Forum: Boating 06-01-2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,591
Posted By XCR-700
WOW, I really hate to hear about accidents where...

WOW, I really hate to hear about accidents where boaters suffer internal injuries or worse,,,

Its supposed to be fun, not deadly.

Hope he has a speedy recovery.
Forum: General Discussion 05-30-2021, 11:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,331
Posted By XCR-700
Agreed, if this happens, I see million dollar...

Agreed, if this happens, I see million dollar plus selling prices. Most especially on the south end of the lake.
Forum: General Discussion 05-30-2021, 12:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,331
Posted By XCR-700
Im sure you are correct, but staying in a rented...

Im sure you are correct, but staying in a rented condo is not at all the same as a resort.

Clearly there are differences and for many there is still a preference for the hotel/resort over other...
Forum: General Discussion 05-29-2021, 11:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,331
Posted By XCR-700
Seems like a shame to add more condos, Is there...

Seems like a shame to add more condos, Is there really a shortage of condos on Winnipesaukee???

Sandy Point going condo just shuts out visitors even more from getting a really nice lake...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 05-29-2021, 08:48 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,157
Posted By XCR-700
No real vested interest here, but I'm wondering...

No real vested interest here, but I'm wondering why operating the dive is any more difficult than operating the MT Washington,,,

Both float and have the ability to move across the lake. Both serve...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 05-26-2021, 08:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,252
Posted By XCR-700
Prices are going up everywhere, and businesses...

Prices are going up everywhere, and businesses have no choice but to pass it along.

I seriously doubt there will be any slow down in inflation for a while. Politics and fear and draconian...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 05-24-2021, 06:07 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,157
Posted By XCR-700
Oh, and dont mistake my comments to be a knock...

Oh, and dont mistake my comments to be a knock against the Dive, I have never been in it and have no basis to say anything about it except it looks butt ugly to me.

But then I could say similar...
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