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Forum: General / Other 08-18-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 373
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!!
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Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 08-17-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 858
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: 12
Views: 484
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: 18
Views: 858
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: 25
Views: 814
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: 254
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: 385
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: 385
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: 1,560
Views: 187,839
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: 791
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...
Forum: General Discussion 07-18-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,121
Posted By gweaver
So what are the chances someone from MC product...

So what are the chances someone from MC product design is reading this and about to 'have a talk with' whoever came up with the ball cap idea. Maybe they'll have a revised bimini in a month or two? ...
Forum: What is this boat worth? 07-18-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By gweaver
That's my boat, minus the tower. I paid 3500 for...

That's my boat, minus the tower. I paid 3500 for mine, but the rear transmission seal was leaking and the skins are rough. I've rebuilt the rear seat, took care of the transmission seal and did a...
Forum: MasterCraft In Your Area 07-17-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 306
Posted By gweaver
That's a whole lot of black. Hope it doesn't get...

That's a whole lot of black. Hope it doesn't get too hot during the summer.
Cool boat tho. I've got an 88 and I really love the stealth fighter look of the windshield. I haven't done it to mine,...
Forum: General Discussion 07-16-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 950
Views: 257,974
Posted By gweaver
http://i176.photobucket.com/albums/w186/vaskidmark...

http://i176.photobucket.com/albums/w186/vaskidmark/thisthreadisuselesswithoutpics-1.jpg
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Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-15-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 715
Posted By gweaver
I was out a couple of weeks ago with my 88. Had...

I was out a couple of weeks ago with my 88. Had a bit of a rattle as well. Threw it in neutral, rattle went away. I checked the trans fluid level on the dipstick, realized it was a bit low. Added...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-15-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 533
Posted By gweaver
I think the only thing to be concerned about...

I think the only thing to be concerned about would be the cam. I believe the boat motors run a more 'race oriented' cam, because the engines spend most of their time at high rpm. If the the motor...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 07-15-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,564
Posted By gweaver
What about a Dodge Durango. Small SUV, 4Runner...

What about a Dodge Durango. Small SUV, 4Runner size, but with a V8. Or as someone mentioned, the Grand Cherokee V8. Although I recall the straight-6 has decent power.
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Forum: General Discussion 07-15-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,571
Posted By gweaver
FWIW, on the older boats, I think they were. My...

FWIW, on the older boats, I think they were. My 88 has thru-bolted fins. MC may have changed their procedures at a later date, but thru-bolting would be stronger than not. Although if they...
Forum: General Discussion 07-14-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,571
Posted By gweaver
Eh- I'd be careful about diving. A downed tree...

Eh- I'd be careful about diving. A downed tree can be pretty dangerous with all the branches in the water. Could be a serious entanglement issue. If you decide to go that way, please be safe.
G
Forum: Upholstery 07-14-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By gweaver
I'm a little tight on funds at the moment (just...

I'm a little tight on funds at the moment (just bought my first house), but I think I'd be in for a set in the spring. As luck would have it, I've got an 88, so should be the same skins (minus my...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 07-14-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,564
Posted By gweaver
Don't know if you'd want the fuel consumption,...

Don't know if you'd want the fuel consumption, but what about an older Tahoe/Expedition? Seems like they would meet your criteria.
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Forum: General Discussion 07-13-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By gweaver
Not sure if I can explain this well, but the...

Not sure if I can explain this well, but the speedometers work by the force of the water pressure in the pitot tube. I believe the brass tubes are a way to convert the water pressure to air...
Forum: General Discussion 07-12-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 579
Posted By gweaver
I wouldn't call myself a skier by any stretch,...

I wouldn't call myself a skier by any stretch, but I have a pair of the Master Line Pro-Locks. Those gloves are what helped me get up on a single. Completely take the strain off your fingers/hands...
Forum: For Sale: Boats 07-08-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 10,932
Views: 1,319,019
Posted By gweaver
What I find funny is the "This listing was ended...

What I find funny is the "This listing was ended by the seller because the item was lost or broken." How do you lose or break an already 'broken' boat?
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Forum: General Discussion 07-06-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,653
Posted By gweaver
FWIW, I bought a used Big Daddy, after trying...

FWIW, I bought a used Big Daddy, after trying unsuccessfully with a Connelly Pilot. It's darn wide, but the Big Daddy did the trick for me. Super easy to get out, felt pretty stable until I tried...
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