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Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-02-2015, 4:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,550
Posted By Scotty
We were on the Bear Lake July 24th, 5-6 years ago...

We were on the Bear Lake July 24th, 5-6 years ago when a wind storm produced 7ft swells. The above advice worked for me. I had a MC and kept the bow as high as possible 10-12 mph. We stabbed a...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-02-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,550
Posted By Scotty
Quick update - 3 children and 1 adult died. All 7...

Quick update - 3 children and 1 adult died. All 7 occupants were wearing life preservers. The problem was cold water. They were in the water nearly 2 hours. Water temp reported as 53 to 56 deg....
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-02-2015, 8:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,550
Posted By Scotty
Capsizing Vulnerability

News clip tells a sad story. The video shows a capsized inboard on Bear Lake in Utah. Initial report says it was due to high winds. I have seen a swamped X45 under tow due to high waves but this must...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-23-2015, 8:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,148
Posted By Scotty
Run don't walk from $13.5K for a 2000 DD. All...

Run don't walk from $13.5K for a 2000 DD. All indicators say no to me, carbed motor, high hrs, elbow grease. If you really want it, offer $7K. With a little shopping, you can find a late 90s v-drive...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-08-2015, 6:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 793
Posted By Scotty
Mastercraft uses Centroid sending units. Pull...

Mastercraft uses Centroid sending units. Pull yours out to get the model # or check with Mastercraft parts dept. Call Mary at Centroid 386-423-3574. She is great help and their tech dept can coach...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-07-2015, 2:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,459
Posted By Scotty
Like my dad always said - "More money than...

Like my dad always said - "More money than brains".
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-26-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 607
Posted By Scotty
Swivel Driver's Seat Upgrade

I have a 2003 MB Sports 220V. I would like to upgrade the seat to a swivel. The stock seat sits on a slider adjusting mount that bolts to a fiberglass base that screws to the floor. Does anyone know...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-22-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,772
Posted By Scotty
Mikeski - I'm not a mechanic but I have rebuilt a...

Mikeski - I'm not a mechanic but I have rebuilt a couple of motors and upgraded others. If you are doing a rebuild, or even if you are swapping for a used 5.3, I recommend an upgraded cam. Check...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-15-2015, 9:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,825
Posted By Scotty
Matt, sounds like the Scarab is a step up from...

Matt, sounds like the Scarab is a step up from your Sea Ray. It will be interesting to see how the jet drive handles the ballast you are talking about. My experience has been that when weighted,...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-18-2015, 4:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,243
Posted By Scotty
I put in a new Faria depth gauge and used the...

I put in a new Faria depth gauge and used the existing transducer. Unfortunately, I wasted the money to buy a new transducer that wasn't needed. Everything wired up and worked fine.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-16-2013, 8:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 795
Posted By Scotty
I replaced the sender on my 95 MC. I found the...

I replaced the sender on my 95 MC. I found the place that makes senders for MC and when I called them, they said they make senders for most boats. The place is called Centroid Products. Mary there...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-07-2013, 9:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,430
Posted By Scotty
Done

Done
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-23-2013, 3:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,913
Posted By Scotty
Holy Cow - I could only hear the 8K. Everything...

Holy Cow - I could only hear the 8K. Everything after that was silent. I'm 49 but must have gone to too any loud concerts in the '80s.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-21-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,246
Posted By Scotty
I had the same need a couple years ago. I bought...

I had the same need a couple years ago. I bought a 2003 MB Sports 220V. It was billed as a "crossover boat" (decent ski wake but also able to throw a big wake for surf or wakeboard.) At 34 mph it...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-17-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 804
Posted By Scotty
Anyone using ACME 1617 Prop?

Looking for feedback on Acme prop #1617 (14" x 13.75 - .105 cup). If you are running this prop, please give impressions and stats - i.e. elevation, boat , motor HP, ballast + ppl, top speed (if...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-22-2013, 8:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,679
Posted By Scotty
One more good one. July 24th 4-6 years ago. A...

One more good one. July 24th 4-6 years ago. A guy with a swamped X45 was being towed into the Bear Lake State Park Marina - Utah. Many boats coming in had bilges blaring due to huge wind driven...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-22-2013, 8:39 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,679
Posted By Scotty
The guy who launched his boat with the trailer...

The guy who launched his boat with the trailer had just bought the boat. It was his first time to the lake - Pineview Reservoir, Utah. The boat was an older small I/O w/ single axle trailer. It...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-21-2013, 2:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,239
Posted By Scotty
I think google has a block on it. When I cut and...

I think google has a block on it. When I cut and paste the link and launch from WW - it worked. Problem solved.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-21-2013, 2:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,239
Posted By Scotty
Pprior, Try this link.. - It won't work for me. ...

Pprior, Try this link.. - It won't work for me. Can you post link





www.moomba.com/msgboard/archive/index.php/t-14988.html
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-21-2013, 2:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,239
Posted By Scotty
Moomba Forum Website?

What is the story on the Moomba website? My security software has been blocking the site for months.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-21-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,679
Posted By Scotty
I helped a new boater who was having trouble...

I helped a new boater who was having trouble getting his boat to plane out. Turned out he launched the boat and trailer (still attached) - got clear out of the wakeless zone with the trailer under...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-19-2013, 7:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,373
Posted By Scotty
Speaking of sea worthiness...I watched a swamped...

Speaking of sea worthiness...I watched a swamped X45 under tow come into the marina at Bear Lake UT. Waves were in the 4' range but the fact is, that most inboards are vulnerable as they do not have...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-22-2012, 2:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,933
Posted By Scotty
We tow our boat with house boat at Bullfrog as...

We tow our boat with house boat at Bullfrog as well. This may sound anti-tech but I like using a simple tow line as it gives more people something to do and be in charge of. Also, we tow a couple...
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