Recent content by Mr Lingcod

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    Solo boating/fishing

    I fished solo once. I found it to be pretty boring. Half the reason to buy a boat is to share great times with friends and family! So many strange danger situations get compound when solo. Two radios (one battery powered) go a long way. Also personal flotation, like a kayak is huge. It's all...
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    For Sale 1978/2018 sea ray pilot house/flybridge

    It's a 30" shaft on mine as well. Scott, can you post some photos? It sounds very similar to some of the other boats here. From my experience, the 70's SeaRey hull is fast, sea worthy, heavy. Good platform. Not great at downswell, but good. But how often are you coming back from Miguel when it's...
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    SOLD 2000 Davis Rock Harbor Long Cabin for Sale w/ Trailer

    Silly question, but I'll post it since there's so much discussion on RPM and WOT speed. Can you re-prop it to run faster at cruise but still hit the needed WOT RPM?
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    SOLD 2000 Davis Rock Harbor Long Cabin for Sale w/ Trailer

    What are the cruise and WOT speeds with the Volvo KAD43?
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    For Sale GRADY WHITE 228 Pilot house W/pod & Mercury Verado 300hp

    Great first ocean fishing boat for someone. Very user friendly platform. Good mix of fast/safe. GLWS. BUMP.
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    For Sale 1978/2018 sea ray pilot house/flybridge

    Yeah, lets do it. She's a great boat and the reliability I think would be hard to match for 25k. It's a good sweetspot and pretty sea worthy too. Hey, I started putting salmon trollers off the side cleat for overnights. Huge difference. Really nice. Even a flopper stopper would be an...
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    For Sale 1978/2018 sea ray pilot house/flybridge

    GLWS! Bump. I have pretty close to the same hull with a bracket and 300HP outboard. Diffrent cabin, though. Neil and I were chatting through the re-build. He did a great job and did it right. These hulls are pretty great, which is surprising to most on BD. One inch thick fiberglass and they do...
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    In-slip outboard engine bag?

    I had the same issue. Email this guy, he's out of San Diego: [email protected] Basically add just a touch of chlorine and that'll stop the growth but not kill the lower unit. It's better for them to be out of water, but this will buy you a year no prob. Cheers.
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    Anyone have a video of a Radon going downswell?

    That's pretty great, right there. You can see how the big belly really keeps her form burying the bow. Downswell this gets really magnified. Thanks for posting.
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    Anyone have a video of a Radon going downswell?

    I'm a full believer. I thought a video would be cool showing it, versus telling it. Seems like such a video does not exist.
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    Anyone have a video of a Radon going downswell?

    Very curious if anyone has a video of a Radon going downswell in good size swell. Not flat seas. Anyone? After a long time of talking with people, observing and being on the ocean, I've come to understand how the design works. In simple terms, the soft front end and big belly for buoyancy equal...
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    Davis Boat Owners

    I walk by three 25 foot Rock Harbors to my boat in the SB harbor. The diesel I/O does around 8GPH at 22kts, which is pretty nice. Gas, not so great. Two of the three owners have told me they'd consider outboards if they had to repower, and I agree there's huge advantages. Perhaps the most...
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    200hp Merc Outboard only getting 1.2 mpg??

    Try splitting the cost with your friends! Most friends love to split the cost because they love going out. That's the best way to make the cost (not the burn) less of a killer.
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    Life Raft?

    I"m the guy with two kayaks and paddles on the roof, one surfboard in the cabin, an e-purb & handheld radio ready to go. Will my boat sink mid-channel? Hell no. But that's hardly the point. Just like your excessive anchor chain in your anchor locker, there's a good amount, then there's...