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Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 12-19-2015, 7:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,082
Posted By mikea
I thought I read on on here somewhere... if on...

I thought I read on on here somewhere...
if on a boat outing that requires a prop change to...
to put the boat on the trailer and take up on land loosen the shaft nut SOME,
and back the boat...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 11-22-2015, 2:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,324
Posted By mikea
trayson, I like your nets idea and it makes me...

trayson,
I like your nets idea and it makes me think maybe I should put one on the center hatch (motor compartment) for a "towel warmer".
Just a thought for a spring project?
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 11-19-2015, 4:18 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,324
Posted By mikea
could you please post a link to a "blow out...

could you please post a link to a "blow out kit"
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 11-16-2015, 1:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,324
Posted By mikea
when I mounted that bottle opener I checked the...

when I mounted that bottle opener I checked the thickness of the seat base by popping out one of the vent caps shown.
I then used a screw shorter than the thickness of the base. the thickness of...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 11-16-2015, 1:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,324
Posted By mikea
trayson I live in Ohio and NO state parks allow...

trayson
I live in Ohio and NO state parks allow adult beverages!
I do travel a lot to other places to ride and they DO allow passengers to consume adult beverages

I try to go by the rules!
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 11-15-2015, 9:06 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,324
Posted By mikea
a picture of my cooler on the boat. on some...

a picture of my cooler on the boat.

on some lakes we ride on passengers are allowed to have an adult beverage.
I like this idea because the cap falls into the cooler and I don't find the bottle...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 11-13-2015, 3:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,324
Posted By mikea
I thought I read some where on here that if you...

I thought I read some where on here that if you put the boat on the trailer and loosen the prop nut some and the put the boat back in the water, but do not disconnect from trailer and hit reverse...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 11-11-2015, 5:37 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,324
Posted By mikea
other things I do

for winter
I always remove the battery's and bring them into the basement of my house. I also periodically pu them on a trickel charge if they drop below 11.9 volts

I put the trailer in jack...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-05-2015, 4:41 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,324
Posted By mikea
and that last picture is some of the this I...

and that last picture is some of the this I received for Christmas over the years.
stuff I would not rely on, but could be handy, and I did not know what else to do with....?
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-05-2015, 4:36 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,324
Posted By mikea
d hill this one is for you (we had one dry day...

d hill this one is for you
(we had one dry day this past weekend)

I typically always drive with my lights on so I can see the side marker lights in my rear view mirror
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-04-2015, 7:28 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,324
Posted By mikea
Daniel, I like the "10" tablet with...

Daniel,

I like the "10" tablet with navionics as a chart plotter" idea

I have used my phone to find the right cove to meet my friends at there house.
(I knew where it was by land..., but not...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-03-2015, 2:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,324
Posted By mikea
in my previous tow vehicle I had a fire...

in my previous tow vehicle I had a fire extinguisher mounted just inside the tailgate.
( you see a picture of a boat burned up because a brake fire on a trailer made me think it was worth $25 and...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-30-2015, 5:20 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,324
Posted By mikea
I hope no one works for PUBLIX....

I hope no one works for PUBLIX....
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-30-2015, 5:18 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,324
Posted By mikea
please post your ideas to make boating /...

please post your ideas to make boating / trailering easier
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-30-2015, 5:11 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,324
Posted By mikea
forgot to attach picture and this time of...

forgot to attach picture

and this time of year I use Stabil and seafoam so I can run it through the fuel lines and into the engine
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-30-2015, 5:06 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,324
Posted By mikea
Dan, here is a picture that you asked for. ...

Dan,
here is a picture that you asked for.
( it was raining last night so I did not spread it all out)
as you can see I keep all kinds of stoopid stuff in there that might come in handy during...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-29-2015, 1:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,324
Posted By mikea
I recently go a new tow vehicle and one of the...

I recently go a new tow vehicle and one of the first things I did was to check the Jack in the truck to see if would work to jack up the trailer, if I had a flat.
(and I keep a star lug wrench in...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-29-2015, 5:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,324
Posted By mikea
I already spent the money on a "towing cover" and...

I already spent the money on a "towing cover" and most of the time the platform is in the garage on saw horses
If i do not plan on riding in the next week I take the swim platform off. ( i hate it...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-28-2015, 5:22 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,324
Posted By mikea
on the tower leg. I put a cinch loop around...

on the tower leg.
I put a cinch loop around the tower base.
Then I "knit" the line around the leg. This way all I have to do is pull the "tail" and it all comes undone.
for ME this keeps the...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-27-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,324
Posted By mikea
I have always caught MYSELF and others using the...

I have always caught MYSELF and others using the swim platform as a shelf. If the platform is on the boat OR in the garage on sawhorses
SO I made this

AND it keeps the sun off the platform so I...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-27-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,324
Posted By mikea
I always keep lines ready, and in a known (to...

I always keep lines ready, and in a known (to everyone) spot even when not expecting to tie up
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-27-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,324
Posted By mikea
while on the water, where I might dock or tie up...

while on the water, where I might dock or tie up I keep my docking lines ready
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-27-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,324
Posted By mikea
things that work for me...

these are some things I do that work for me...

these photos were taken during clean up, after labor day weekend, so please don't nit pick about stuff! I was half way thru clean up when I took...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-15-2015, 4:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,408
Posted By mikea
Don, how do you attach the tow rope to the...

Don,
how do you attach the tow rope to the tower?
do have REALLY long arms?
(or do you fold up the bimini attach the tow rope then fold bimini back down
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-10-2015, 4:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,408
Posted By mikea
I did put the sew-long bimini on and am very...

I did put the sew-long bimini on and am very pleased with their product.
The only trouble I had with it was my own fault.

I have custom made board rack that I could not move, due to MY design. ...
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