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Forum: General Discussion Today, 04:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 222
Posted By gweaver
I bought an 88 about 2 years ago, with 900 hours....

I bought an 88 about 2 years ago, with 900 hours. Interior was nowhere near that bad, and it needed the rear seal on the transmission replaced, but I paid $3500 for the boat and a tandem axle...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 08:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 655
Posted By gweaver
More pictures needed!! G

More pictures needed!!
G
Forum: General Discussion 09-23-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 920
Posted By gweaver
Love the red on black motif you have going. ...

Love the red on black motif you have going. Looks like you're going to have to trade in the white truck for something more in line with your color scheme. :D
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Forum: General Discussion 09-21-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 973
Posted By gweaver
How long do you plan on keeping it? No comment on...

How long do you plan on keeping it?
No comment on the engine choices, but I'd suggest going with whichever one has the most options- that tends to lead to higher resale value if/when the time comes. ...
Forum: General Discussion 09-21-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 801
Posted By gweaver
Re: the dash- could you fiberglass the dash so...

Re: the dash- could you fiberglass the dash so you're not dealing with the plastic? Maybe glass right over the plastic, and have the same guys who would do the hull help with the finish on the dash?...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 09-20-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 5,131
Views: 685,311
Posted By gweaver
Dunno- rider looks like he has longer hair,...

Dunno- rider looks like he has longer hair, fuller face. Either way, it's still worth a giggle.
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Forum: Off Topic Discussion 09-20-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5,131
Views: 685,311
Posted By gweaver
Encouraging folks to run over terrorists? That...

Encouraging folks to run over terrorists? That would be my assumption given the turban and gun.
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Forum: Off Topic Discussion 09-20-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5,131
Views: 685,311
Posted By gweaver
Don't know if this has been posted here before...

Don't know if this has been posted here before but...
http://fat.gfycat.com/OrneryPinkFunnelweaverspider.gif

Looks like he's on a skimboard? Someone wasn't paying attention!!
Forum: Upholstery 09-15-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By gweaver
If I may make a suggestion- try living with the...

If I may make a suggestion- try living with the boat for a bit without the panels. I removed my side panels (the wood was rotten) and ultimately decided not to replace them, as I really appreciated...
Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,245
Posted By gweaver
There's one of these for sale...

There's one of these for sale (http://www.stewartmarinesales.com/products.asp?prod=867&cat=51&hierarchy=0) near...
Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By gweaver
I recall seeing them in the local O'Reilly/Pep...

I recall seeing them in the local O'Reilly/Pep Boys/AutoZone stores in either the fastener section, or where they have the replacement small parts (window crank handles, license plate bulb housings,...
Forum: Towers 09-07-2014, 01:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,096
Posted By gweaver
I've got an 88, and use a pylon. It's got a...

I've got an 88, and use a pylon. It's got a board rack on it, holds 4 boards. Yeah, the rack is mounted low, and if you don't pay attention, you're going to crack your skull, but as far as I can...
Forum: General Discussion 08-30-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By gweaver
I'll +1 d2jp's post above. The boat has been a...

I'll +1 d2jp's post above. The boat has been a solid runner, with minimal issues, most of those age related. My boat has about 980 hours on it. The alternator went out at around 950 hours, and...
Forum: General Discussion 08-28-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By gweaver
For the sake of comparison, here's one...

For the sake of comparison, here's one (http://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/boa/4610904934.html) of a similar vintage for $6800. Fewer hours, but looks to be in good shape. Makes me think that 46500 is...
Forum: Upholstery 08-22-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,272
Posted By gweaver
So Xavier- any word on this? Sounds like you...

So Xavier- any word on this? Sounds like you might have 4-5 takers.
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Forum: General / Other 08-18-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 916
Posted By gweaver
Very cool!! Going to have to make a trip to...

Very cool!! Going to have to make a trip to Lowes for a clamp. *starts rummaging in scrap bin*
You'll have to put it to use and report back on your great success!!
G
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 08-17-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,722
Posted By gweaver
As far as removing the prop shaft from the...

As far as removing the prop shaft from the coupler,, this (http://www.mastercraft.com/teamtalk/showpost.php?p=814784&postcount=1307)is what I did. On the socket, I machined down both ends- the...
Forum: Trailers 08-15-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,032
Posted By gweaver
I was in Boise, ID, visiting a friend a couple of...

I was in Boise, ID, visiting a friend a couple of years ago, came across a guy doing something similar, although I think he was doing truck-travel trailer-boat. It didn't look like fun. Any turns...
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 08-14-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,722
Posted By gweaver
I agree, your output shaft looks off. I haven't...

I agree, your output shaft looks off. I haven't done it myself, but I know you can, using the adjustment bolts, move the engine from side to side to help straighten things out. Having said that,...
Forum: General Discussion 08-14-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,266
Posted By gweaver
The main difference between your X30 and your...

The main difference between your X30 and your Prostar is that the engine in the X30 is mounted backwards. The procedure to pull the impeller is the same, you'll just be working slightly blind, since...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-08-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 292
Posted By gweaver
Seastar Solutions also makes a few throttle...

Seastar Solutions also makes a few throttle levers (http://www.seastarsolutions.com/products/controls-and-cables/mechanical-dual-action/sl3-control/) that would work. Any side-mount control should...
Forum: General Discussion 07-25-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 435
Posted By gweaver
That's a good point. From here on out, I'll try...

That's a good point. From here on out, I'll try to remember to hook the ratchet strap to the bow strap. FWIW, I run the bow strap through the D-ring.
On a side, note, since I bought the boat, the...
Forum: General Discussion 07-24-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 435
Posted By gweaver
I have an older Skylon that came with the boat. ...

I have an older Skylon that came with the boat. Works well. My only complaint is that the flip lever to tighten the cable that runs to the bowstrap is a bit hard to latch. Solved this by using a...
Forum: General Discussion 07-21-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 1,595
Views: 192,288
Posted By gweaver
Three generations here. My folks came out to...

Three generations here. My folks came out to visit for a month. Took them on a little vacation and brought the boat. Everyone in the picture skied that day. My boys, 5 and 7, both got up on...
Forum: General Discussion 07-20-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 844
Posted By gweaver
She sure is determined. Good for her! My 7 yo...

She sure is determined. Good for her! My 7 yo got up on doubles this summer, and in the same day wanted to try wakeboarding. He lasted all of about 2 seconds. Popped up, straightened out, caught...
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