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Abe
09-27-2009, 12:52 PM
Hi All, I,ve recently moved house and somehow misplaced the keys for our MC.:mad: I,ve searched everywhere and cant find them. I,ve found the spare but need a safety lanyard. Its the one in the pic shown. Does anyone have an old spare for sale or is there any way to bypass it and get the engine started without, I know its meant to be a safety device but its never attached to me whilst I,m driving. 1990 pro 190 Thanks for all replies.

TMCNo1
09-27-2009, 02:09 PM
Hi All, I,ve recently moved house and somehow misplaced the keys for our MC.:mad: I,ve searched everywhere and cant find them. I,ve found the spare but need a safety lanyard. Its the one in the pic shown. Does anyone have an old spare for sale or is there any way to bypass it and get the engine started without, I know its meant to be a safety device but its never attached to me whilst I,m driving. 1990 pro 190 Thanks for all replies.

It appears the same as this one, http://www.skidim.com/prodinfo.asp?number=SIEMP40970 and the lanyard cannot be bought separate, you have to buy the whole kit. I just tried to buy a seperate clip and or lanyard, when my clip had sprung from being on the switch 24/7/365 and it wouldn't engage the kill switch, in this thread, http://www.mastercraft.com/teamtalk/showthread.php?t=32490.
You can bypass the switch, but I would only do it as a temporary measure.

Jorski
09-27-2009, 03:40 PM
If you want to jump it, undo it, and there will be two wires in the back..join them to gether and the engine will start.


Or get one of these:

http://http://www.marineengine.com/products/accessory.php?in=2338200

russlars
09-27-2009, 04:21 PM
If all you need is the clip on the lanyard just go down to your local boating store (West Marine, etc.) and they sell a clip that has every type of lanyard you could imagine. I bought one and keep it in the boat in case I break or lose mine.

JohnE
09-27-2009, 04:28 PM
Does anyone use the lanyard? I'd just bypass it forever.

Let the stoning begin.

Miss Rita
09-27-2009, 04:45 PM
I have my dash taken apart as we speak. I have never used the lanyard, never intend to. The switch will be bypassed and removed very soon.

(snip, snip)

(crimp, crimp)


There, got it.

TMCNo1
09-27-2009, 05:00 PM
Does anyone use the lanyard? I'd just bypass it forever.

Let the stoning begin.


I was going to hang myself one time with my lanyard by jumping out of the boat with it around my neck, but I was afraid the side of the boat would beat me to death!:rolleyes: Flame on!

I've had enough problems with mine over the last few years, but I replaced it cause it just looks so darn cute filling the otherwise empty hole in the dash and just created something to go wrong to have to fix!

mark g
09-27-2009, 05:27 PM
Abe
Dont know if one of these will fit its not that clear in the pic, uk based
http://www.boatworld.co.uk/site1/prod_det.asp?w=1&pid=400&lv=91

Abe
09-27-2009, 05:44 PM
Thanks for All The advice Guys, For now I will just disconnect The wires for The last month of The season. I will get the right lanyard to keep it original as part of my winter maintenance.

Miss Rita
09-27-2009, 05:48 PM
For now I will just disconnect The wires for The last month...

You don't want to disconnect them, they have to connected together.

Abe
09-27-2009, 05:55 PM
You don't want to disconnect them, they have to connected together.

Sorry That's what I meant to put, Thanks for reminding me. :)

dpolen
09-27-2009, 08:17 PM
I bought a replacement lanyard at Walmart last year when I accidentally snapped mine in half.

Abe
10-03-2009, 08:26 PM
I found The Keys when we got home in My Berghaus Jacket - Which I didn't take last weekend, when also about a dozen Family members were there for the weekend to do Water sports on our so called SUPER MASTERCRAFT BOAT. I feel like an Idiot and still getting reminded. OH WELL, S**t Happens EH!.

ProStar190Fan
10-03-2009, 11:47 PM
Does anyone use the lanyard?

I use it only when i am messing around doing power turns and other stupid maneuvers on the water.

El Jeffe
10-04-2009, 10:09 PM
Does anyone use the lanyard? I'd just bypass it forever.

Let the stoning begin.

I only use mine when I am in the boat by myself and of course when I am alone and its choppy...But then again I am on Lake Washington here in Seattle and the white caps are pretty regular by mid day.

Doug G
10-04-2009, 10:58 PM
I cut the lanyard down to a 1" tail and leave the clip in 24x7. IMHO, if my butt gets thrown out of the drivers seat of an X30 there will be bigger problems than the lanyard ...It's the engineer's fault. If they lanyard wouldn't hang in my cuphold and get in the way of my beer I would not have cut it.

TMCNo1
10-04-2009, 11:03 PM
I cut the lanyard down to a 1" tail and leave the clip in 24x7. IMHO, if my butt gets thrown out of the drivers seat of an X30 there will be bigger problems than the lanyard ...It's the engineer's fault. If they lanyard wouldn't hang in my cuphold and get in the way of my beer I would not have cut it.

Doug, be careful about leaving the clip on all the time, especially over the off season, check this out, http://www.mastercraft.com/teamtalk/showthread.php?t=32490

vandit0022
10-04-2009, 11:14 PM
I only use mine when I am in the boat by myself...But then again I am on Lake Washington here in Seattle and the white caps are pretty regular by mid day.

Lk Washington gets nasty especially during big event wknds. Lucky for me they put the safety clip right above the cup holders and the edge of my seat so I hit it nearly every time I reach for my drink or phone if it's bumpy..... great.:cool:

Abe
10-05-2009, 02:50 PM
The Kill switch is meant to be like the lanyard on a jet-ski right ?, So what if Your out on Your own and have a heart attack or the like, - God forbid, Just sayin like. Then the lanyard ain't going to do its job and help anyone is it.