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Forum: General / Other 04-22-2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 45
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Posted By jsturvey
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Installed a new bimini on the boat. Obviously I had some little help. Was hoping to splash it this afternoon, but it...
Forum: General Discussion 04-21-2017, 08:03 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,141
Posted By jsturvey
Trailer sway starts with the trailer, not the...

Trailer sway starts with the trailer, not the vehicle pulling it. Check weight bias and tire pressure. That being said, I'd be nervous towing that size of a rig with a half ton.


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Forum: For Sale: Boats 04-20-2017, 08:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 891
Posted By jsturvey
The 209 hull, I think, is one of the best looking...

The 209 hull, I think, is one of the best looking DD boats MasterCraft even made. GLWS!


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Forum: General / Other 04-19-2017, 02:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 455
Posted By jsturvey
Sacrificial Zincs

Don't do anything to the strut, other than ground it. Yes, the rudder will need to be drilled to accommodate a zinc. As far as grounding the strut and rudder, the simplest way is to see if there is...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 04-19-2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 259
Posted By jsturvey
A couple years ago I replaced all 4 brake backs...

A couple years ago I replaced all 4 brake backs on my trailer. I bought I had them adjusted correctly, but then just one of the the drums started getting very hot while running. Pulled the drum and...
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2017, 07:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 417
Posted By jsturvey
All great boats! I'd settle for the X10 just to...

All great boats! I'd settle for the X10 just to save some $$. Personally, I don't think any of these boats will ever be obsolete.


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Forum: Trailers 04-18-2017, 11:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 681
Posted By jsturvey
Where are all the white letter trailer tires?

Haven't seen white outlined tires on trailers since the early to mid '90s. Rarely do you see them on automobiles these days as well.
Forum: General / Other 04-18-2017, 09:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 455
Posted By jsturvey
Sacrificial Zincs

The square zinc on the stern has to be bolted through the transom usually with all thread. It has to be spaced away from the hull not touching the fiberglass, and bonded from the inside.



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Forum: Engine / Drive Train 04-18-2017, 09:07 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,940
Posted By jsturvey
OP, Congrats, and good luck with the new...

OP, Congrats, and good luck with the new purchase. For the price, I really think / hope the boat could be a diamond in the rough. From the pics, I'm not seeing much if any gel oxidation. But, some...
Forum: General Discussion 04-18-2017, 08:42 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 23,236
Posted By jsturvey
Got my attention! They really love to...

Got my attention! They really love to tease!
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Forum: General / Other 04-18-2017, 08:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 455
Posted By jsturvey
Yes, shaft is grounded through the motor. ...

Yes, shaft is grounded through the motor. Grounding is necessary for the zincs to do what they are supposed to do. If all the underwater components aren't grounded as well, then they will not be...
Forum: General / Other 04-17-2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 455
Posted By jsturvey
First, zincs will be useless unless you bond /...

First, zincs will be useless unless you bond / ground everything together. Strut, rudder, motor...EVERYTHING. I'm not certain how much wear and tear they'll take in brackish water, but I'd be using...
Forum: General Discussion 04-16-2017, 09:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By jsturvey
There is no cap and rotor on the LTR. That motor...

There is no cap and rotor on the LTR. That motor has a Northstar ignition with coil packs.


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Forum: General Discussion 04-12-2017, 09:24 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 11,702
Posted By jsturvey
Welcome to Team Talk! What is the color of your...

Welcome to Team Talk! What is the color of your 230?


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Forum: General / Other 04-10-2017, 09:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By jsturvey
I'd like to do this, just can't afford it right...

I'd like to do this, just can't afford it right now.


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Forum: General / Other 04-09-2017, 10:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 146
Posted By jsturvey
1998 - 2005 MariStar Bimini

I and looking to upgrade the bimini on my '98 MariStar 225 to something a little bigger. Anyone with his hull please post pics of your setup. Note that I don't have a tower nor do I have any...
Forum: General / Other 04-09-2017, 10:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By jsturvey
94 Maristar 225 Speedo Problem

I've been trying to get my paddle wheel speedometer to work properly for 5 years now. Replaced the gauge 2 years ago and still get the same result. So I'll be pulling it out and going with the old...
Forum: General Discussion 04-08-2017, 11:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 295
Posted By jsturvey
On my calendar! Year #2 for me! Sent from my...

On my calendar! Year #2 for me!


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Forum: Trailers 04-05-2017, 10:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 737
Posted By jsturvey
Tire pressures? Forget to empty the rear ballast...

Tire pressures? Forget to empty the rear ballast tanks? Just throwing out any variables.


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Forum: Trailers 04-05-2017, 12:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 737
Posted By jsturvey
I'd check weight bias and hitch height. Most 2"...

I'd check weight bias and hitch height. Most 2" trailer hitches need to keep the trailer frame around 18" average at the coupler. Some others even lower depending on the prop guard clearance. I...
Forum: Audio/Stereo 04-04-2017, 11:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 219
Posted By jsturvey
1998 MariStar 225 - Bow Speakers

Like the title says, I'm looking for a decent 6 1/2" speaker that fit inside the pockets for the bow. I was given a pair of infinity's last Christmas, but unfortunately they were to bulky and would...
Forum: General Discussion 04-04-2017, 11:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,161
Posted By jsturvey
Here is my new ride! '13 F150 King Ranch....

Here is my new ride! '13 F150 King Ranch. Installed 20" XD wheels on Hankook tires, low profile toolbox, and B&W Tow and Stow hitch. (BTW, I am a B&W dealer, so if anybody wants one, just PM me.)...
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 03-29-2017, 10:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,333
Posted By jsturvey
Nice project. I'm sure your looking forward to...

Nice project. I'm sure your looking forward to hearing that engine rev back to life let alone getting out on the water. Post some pics of the whole / exterior of the boat when you get a chance....
Forum: General / Other 03-27-2017, 12:01 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,404
Posted By jsturvey
jsturvey's 225 MariStar Improvement Thread

Now the installation! Did it while the boat off the trailer at my friends cabin on Lake Buchanan....
Forum: General / Other 03-26-2017, 11:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,404
Posted By jsturvey
Now comes the carpet....

Now comes the carpet.
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