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Forum: Off Topic Discussion 10-03-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 883
Posted By ChandlerR
I've done a lot of exterior lighting, both...

I've done a lot of exterior lighting, both electric and solar at our house and at our lake cabin. Best advice I can give you is you get what you pay for. Cheap solar lites are a waste of money. Much...
Forum: General Discussion 10-03-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,589
Posted By ChandlerR
Seems like most are complaning about too much...

Seems like most are complaning about too much rain this year. Our problem here in Texas is just the opposite. My lake started the year about 9 feet low and is now amost 12 feet low. Haven't been able...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 09-01-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,957
Posted By ChandlerR
You hit the nail on the head with this...

You hit the nail on the head with this explanation. Just las week we watched a BU 247 doing wallys, getting too close to other boats, standing up driving. Pretty much broke every rule in the book....
Forum: General Discussion 07-31-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,356
Posted By ChandlerR
Lost cause on my lake as well. I always wonder...

Lost cause on my lake as well. I always wonder where all these internet good drivers are cause all I see is wally turns. Even the wakeboard v-drive boats do it. I grew up around boats and skiing and...
Forum: Towers 07-29-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 50,183
Posted By ChandlerR
Centurion used them also. I had a 2003 Elite DD...

Centurion used them also. I had a 2003 Elite DD that was Mercruiser
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-28-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By ChandlerR
If you hit something at 29mph, there could very...

If you hit something at 29mph, there could very well be damage to the shaft, but even though the prop was rebuilt, it could still have issues. I badly damaged a prop one time and took it to a long...
Forum: Underwater Running Gear 05-09-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 700
Posted By ChandlerR
If the seller is covering the repairs, just have...

If the seller is covering the repairs, just have whoever does the work check for any other problems such as alignment, packing, rudder, etc. If it damaged the prop and strut, there could very well be...
Forum: General Discussion 02-18-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 19,284
Posted By ChandlerR
Took my old ski supreme during the darly 90's to...

Took my old ski supreme during the darly 90's to a cousins starter and gernerator shop for a changing problem. Most days we took the back seat out for more room, and it was out this day as well. My...
Forum: General Discussion 01-28-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 831
Posted By ChandlerR
On most lifts the bunks are adjustable. Might be...

On most lifts the bunks are adjustable. Might be worth a try to adjust or modify it.
Forum: General Discussion 10-18-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,104
Posted By ChandlerR
There was a guy on the Tige site the other day...

There was a guy on the Tige site the other day looking for a boat to put a yanmar diesel in. Specifically a Z4, so I guess he wanted a fairly big boat for trying it.
Forum: General Discussion 09-21-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,518
Posted By ChandlerR
My vote would be to modify the boat house. That...

My vote would be to modify the boat house. That way, if in the future you go to a different boat, it will still fit. Modifying the tower might possibly lower the value. I speak from experience as I...
Forum: General Discussion 09-01-2012, 06:38 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,212
Posted By ChandlerR
Never liked holidays much myself, but that was...

Never liked holidays much myself, but that was the only time the whole family could get together. We bought a waterfront place almost 5 years ago and now I really hate holidays. We usually make an...
Forum: General Discussion 08-22-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,958
Posted By ChandlerR
Here's my sunken boat/insurance story. April 15,...

Here's my sunken boat/insurance story. April 15, 2011, we had 60 mph winds for 10-11 hrs straight. My 2003 Centurion Elite was on the lift on our covered dock. The lift was a shoremaster that I...
Forum: General Discussion 08-09-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,511
Posted By ChandlerR
We used to use a ramp that was very steep. There...

We used to use a ramp that was very steep. There was no magic point where the boat fit perfect on the trailer. Our solution was to back the trailer down just far enough to get the bow started on the...
Forum: General Discussion 08-07-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 685
Posted By ChandlerR
I have two plastic owls hanging on my dock cause...

I have two plastic owls hanging on my dock cause thier supposed to keep bugs/critters at bay. One is covered with spider webs, the other has a big dauber nest in the botom drain hole. So much for...
Forum: General Discussion 06-15-2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 831
Posted By ChandlerR
Before you buy a coversport cover, go to...

Before you buy a coversport cover, go to planetnautique.com and do a search. He does have some happy customers, but lately most are not happy.
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2012, 08:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,998
Posted By ChandlerR
We went thru this almost 5 yrs ago. On a limited...

We went thru this almost 5 yrs ago. On a limited budget, we set out looking for water front homes suitable for weekends. In our price range, we mostly found mobiles, but these were some of the nicest...
Forum: Storage / Winterization 05-24-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,308
Posted By ChandlerR
I would never pull a drain plug on a lifted boat....

I would never pull a drain plug on a lifted boat. Too many lifts can fail. My boat is on a hydrohoist rated at 5k lbs and my boat is around 4 to 4500 lbs. Under certain wind conditions, it will drop...
Forum: General Discussion 03-30-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 759
Views: 182,709
Posted By ChandlerR
I know it's the wrong brand, but it's a boat and...

I know it's the wrong brand, but it's a boat and a dock. We say this is our million dollar view that we bought for 250K. LOL

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Forum: General Discussion 02-28-2012, 05:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 407
Posted By ChandlerR
I just saw an ad on DFW Craigs List for a nearly...

I just saw an ad on DFW Craigs List for a nearly new Hydro Hoist. I think is was at Eagle mountain or Granbury. Think it was the 4400 lb model.
Forum: General Discussion 02-10-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,278
Posted By ChandlerR
Our family went thru this when we bought our lake...

Our family went thru this when we bought our lake place 4 yrs ago. I looked at it from a financial/investment point of view. 4 yrs ago, the stock market was crashing, housing market was crashing,...
Forum: General Discussion 02-07-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 891
Posted By ChandlerR
I have one. Very satisfied with it. Good brand,...

I have one. Very satisfied with it. Good brand, been around a long time. Also pretty easy to obtain parts, etc when needed. Most of these type lifts are very simple. They just use a vacuum motor to...
Forum: General Discussion 12-13-2011, 07:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,034
Posted By ChandlerR
My parents always had a boat. When I was 6 yrs...

My parents always had a boat. When I was 6 yrs old ( 1961 ) my dad and a friend put me in a swimming pool with a rope and a set of skis. Taught me how to put the skis on in the water, how to flip...
Forum: General Discussion 10-11-2011, 07:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,799
Posted By ChandlerR
In 2003 , we bought a Centurion and purchased ...

In 2003 , we bought a Centurion and purchased "agreed value" insurance from Progressive for 34K. Cost was about 450 yr. This spring, the boat was sunk and totaled from a storm. Progressive wrote us...
Forum: General Discussion 09-29-2011, 06:29 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,699
Posted By ChandlerR
We have a neighbor at the lake with a new ( 2011...

We have a neighbor at the lake with a new ( 2011 ) Supreme Surf. Boat looks OK, but it sounds like an old straight pipe exhaust. Very loud from behind the boat. They headed out one morning at full...
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