The one in Chula Vista by 805 and the 54
I pay $105.00 for a 40’x12’ spot at KOA.. doesn’t matter if I store my 39’ Toyhauler or my boat... same price
I’ll take the lights Gary
Drilled and pre fit the bracket this morning...
..... after I did some more sanding
No Idea... that’s my son’s gig
This could get interesting....
How wide are they?
It’s 40” wide
Sure is easier taking them apart than putting them back together...
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I would use layers of 1708 laid up 90 degrees from each other
Trips might be on hold for a while...
Budget? 2 stroke 4 stroke?
Well it’s time to strip down the Larson center console... the motor and bracket along with the controls and electronics will be mounted on the...
Might try the BD Hook ups forum Travis
You have a 25’ Flybridge.. the 26’ flybridge is wider
More sanding and glassed in the tube this morning... got sidetracked replacing a couple of pumps in Travis’s Bassboat ...
Do yourself a favor and pass on it... you will be way ahead in the long run...
I hope you didn’t bite off more than you can chew... does the boat have twin engines in it? What make outdrives?
More sanding and filling.....
Had to figure out a way to get the control cables and engine harness to the transom..
Almost impossible to go around the outside of the bait tanks...
Most 28’ Skippys are on triple axel trailers, I have seen a couple on tandem axle trailer but they were heavy duty with 8 lug wheels. Mine is on a...
This is a painted one
Should have a vessel ID number on the back right corner... should tell you the make and year of the boat
Looks like 28’ Skipjack
Cabo 256 for sale
How about a Cabo 256?
Make an offer and pick it up in Costa Mesa?...
Might try EBay for parts
Hottest day of the year to sand.....
I meant the swing away back rest
Where’s the rest of it?
I bid $100.00 sight unseen
Another option instead of tearing out the whole deck is leave an 1 1/2” lip on the outside edges and on top of the stringers and bulkheads. Tear...
Start cutting up the deck.. chances are things are starting to rot underneath
The swimstep will be notched on the ends to accommodate the uneven transom. I ordered the bracket with no finish on it so I can modify it it myself
I would guess 60-70 lbs
Time to skim coat with micro balloons today.... not looking forward to all the sanding on Friday...
Tabbing the roof to the house today..
Mated the two pieces together with some resin and cabosil, I will glass the two parts in the morning
I think they are to fragile to ship
She looks good
Used $20.00 each or $30.00 for the pair
Marine Power are great power plants. Nice Skippy
........ more glassing...... this time the roof panel
Threw the house up onto the console to make sure it fits, then set the roof on the so I can shape the front of the house to match the camber of...
Cutting and grinding away anything that doesn’t look like a pilothouse this morning
Sounds like your shift linkage might be off a little... not completely in gear. Some Yamahas do experience prop shaft noise but that’s usually...
Laminated two sheets of 3/4” foam with a camber built in.. not only does this let water run off it also makes it very strong. Tomorrow I will cut...
Pulling everything out of the bilge area and starting over with new wiring to the helm, new fuel lines and control cables. Need to do some...
Laid up the inside with 1708 and mat... tomorrow we will sandwich pieces to fabricate the roof panel
Back to the Cabo after pulling the power train out of my Skipjack... removed the inner framing and prepping to glass the inside now. I will run a...
Not even sure if this is what you are looking for,
There was, he hasn’t been on here with an update... not sure he finished the project
Was able to remove the transom plate and gimbal housing this morning...
I have never been a fan of I/O boats so with the recent failure of the transmission and just your typical pain in the ass to work in a hole it’s...
All 3 sides are glassed.. time to pull the framing out and glass the inside....
Sealed up the rest of the foam this morning with resin and started laying some mat and then the 1708 glass
Rounded the corners and filled in some voids with cabosil. Laid up a layer of mat then some 1708 followed by another layer of mat. Will glass the...
A few more
Back to the fun stuff...cut out foam pieces for the front and sides along with bracing up the templates. Attached the foam to the frame by back...
Just use Doug Fur and count on replacing them every 5-6 years
Just a bunch of boring stuff going on now. We added another rigging tube down the starboard side just for the engine cables, harness and hydraulic...
Push the clutch in farther..... lube up the pivot points on the shift linkage
Rear grab rail off a Cabo 216 might fit other Cabos. Approximately 77 3/4” wide at mounts. 8” above gunnel and top of rail would be 32” from the...
Make offer before I chop it up
Are the props back on it? I read what you did over the weekend... good karma your way
Please straighten out the port hole window in the door... it’s crooked
81” x 21.5”
South West is the direction I normally fish
Micro balloons and some sanding
I’ll have to get them Monday
Complete running engine, brand new starter, enclosed cooling system. Risers just replaced. 900 hrs on motor
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This is Mercruiser’s commercial outdrive, no water inlet and uses a separate transmission. Just resealed 2 years ago. Prop not included
Fits 28’ Skipjack.. should fit the 25’ Skipjack also. Both models have recessed transom unlike the 24’s. Could be modified to fit other boats....
Fits Bravo 2 and TR outdrives by Mercruiser
Great condition,cheapest one I found on line was $450.00
17 3/4” D 21” Pitch
Polyester will work if you do all the lay up at one time, polyester will not bond as well to each other once it has cured. Vinylester would be...
Revchem in Costa Mesa or Fiberlay in San Diego
I would use 1708 glass on the inside and outside, then lay some 1.5oz mat on the outside only. You...
A little skim coat of epoxy and cabosil, next will be a coat of micro balloons
Almost drove to Parhump to pick that up
Beveled the new piece along with the existing transom and glassed in place... a little sanding tomorrow morning and then a skim coat of micro...
Haven’t got to that yet, the motorwell will now become a place to bleed fish before going on ice
Trimmed off all the excess glass and lightly sanded everything to knock off the stingers, did a dry prefit and then mixed up some epoxy with...
Built up to 2 1/4” to match existing transom
Building up layers of mat and 1708....
Most boats are laid up with polyester in a timely manner where all layers are built up while the resin still in a liquid stage. Once cured, epoxy...
Epoxy or Vinylester?
Could be a bent axle... they usually have a little positive camber built into them....looks like you have negative camber
Cut out 3/4” marine ply to fill in the transom. Primed the bare ply with diluted epoxy to help seal up the grain before rolling out some mat. Then...
I bid $100.00
I bid $1.00
Vacuum gauge helps also
You won’t win any races with a 115, but at least it’s not a deep V hull. It should plane a lot easier than if it was.... bracket mount?
Just because there are no other boats around doesn’t mean there are no fish around, you need to learn to read the temp breaks and know what the...
Did they go in the yard for any kind of damage check? They must have bent something...
There is a proper combination on lengths of leaf springs, equalizer bars ( straight ones or the inverted V shaped ones) and spring straps that...
Old motor is finally off...
They have changed the colors of connectors over the years, but made adapters to connect all NMEA 2000 products together
3 screws remove the plate holding the seal in place
Equalizers will not sit level if the trailer is not level.. is the tongue high or low when hitched up to your truck?
I would suggest to join a boat club membership and take a couple different boats out. A lot cheaper than buying a boat and finding out you or your...
Sitting on her new cradle...
You can not leave the trailer unless it’s hooked up to a vehicle at any of the launch ramps in San Diego. It’s a $57.00 ticket, trust me I know
How did it go today?
Epoxy primer coat and bottom paint.... now we can finally work on the topside....
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Going in the dumpster Monday
Ok... $100.00... come get this thing off the boat! Has a stainless prop on it too....
I bid $5.00
9/16 is what I use on my 454
Lots of info here on Skipjack boats
I think he is going a different route now.....
Warranty issues if I’m in Wyoming?
I’ve seen trailers use it instead of carpet, but screwed down to the 2x6 bunk. I’m thinking most trailer support brackets are spaced to far apart...
I prefer to have a Ford warranty good at any dealership. Will be traveling in my 5th wheel trailer and want s piece of mind
Looking for a 5R110 transmission for a 2005 F-350 4x4 diesel dually
Already have the engines
2 used 15” 6 lug rims, make good spares for Baja
If you decide to go with the Moeller tank you will have to move the rear bulkhead back approximately 12” and cut the cross member out to be able...
Either a Yamaha 150 four stroke or a Mercury 225 Optimax
You can see it towards the front center of the tank. Ours had a 6” deck plate right above it
Travis it’s a Moeller 80 gallon tank, with the fuel efficiency of the newer outboards compared to the 1980’s two stroke it should have the same...
I could not tell how many layers of glass they used or what type. That particular area was 7/16” thick, with my combined layups on the inside and...
New tank is here...
Ready for some epoxy primer. Since the boat will be slipped from spring to fall we decided to go ahead and put bottom paint on her again...
Registered letter to last owner, bring boat to dmv for verification, pay all late fees. Very time consuming
Get a hold of Lip Ripper (Pete) he can make one for you
Really Mark?... You’ll be so much happier with a flushing head... you have done some great work on that boat, why skimp on the head.
My Mercruiser TR is designed that way, doesn’t have any way to pick up water from the drive. I have a crank mounted raw water pump that supplies...
Another 3 layers of 1708, now its time to do some fairing
Really?.... no one needs parts for there’s
A little cabosil and 4 layers of 1708 glass, four more layers to go after this sets up. Gravity is not your friend with this kind of work......
OMC Seadrives are hard to find parts for the tilt and trim, the rest of the parts are interchangeable with the equivalent horsepower of a Johnson/...
Does free include crane service too? Lol
Laid up 9 layers of some 24oz combo mat on the inside so I would have a base to lay up layers of 1708 on the outside tomorrow. I shaped a piece of...
That’s pretty typical, you could replace the shackle straps with some that are a little shorter. They come in different lengths, you can see the...
Left you a message Copper
C-map will work as well
Looking for a Micro SD card for Southern California/ Mexico
You can mask off the areas to be done and go with a darker color to highlight light the dash. Any plastic product is not going to match anyways......
Glass and gel coat
Hope he got it fixed.... it’s only been 4 years since it happened....
Bump with lower price
Motors were rated at the crankshaft back then, now measured at the prop
Get a hold of Lip Ripper, he can Custom build one for you. Chula Vista area
12-13 degree transom..
Does it come with a trailer? How many hours?
Custom built, 28’ Hull with 24’ flybridge mated to it. I added the house awhile back, has a flush deck with no doghouse over the engine
I don’t believe this is the one, doesn’t show any evidence of being capsized in the past.
Great units... I still use mine
Create a floating island offshore
My Mercruiser TR outdrive does not pick up water from the outdrive. I have a water pick up under the hull... what kind of outdrive do you have?
Just follow a sportboat like 60 percent of the people do... then look for boats on paddies like the other 30 percent of people do....
Time on the...
Mocked up a pilothouse with Luan plywood to use as templates for the foam core... may do some modifications the longer we look at it.......
Not using a windshield, going half cab pilothouse
86, production number 29
Emptied the bilge area and pulled out all the wiring, hydraulic steering hoses and engine cables. Removed the old Yamaha ignition switch and...
Off with the tower and windshield...
My son Travis picked up a project boat knowing that we didn’t care about the motor or trailer condition( going to repower and already have a newer...
9 years old....
He doesn’t even own the boat anymore....
Post is nine years old...
Make. Johnson Yr. 2000 Hp.200
Parts motor, low compression on number 5 cylinder. Motor is not locked up.This is a carbed motor, not Ficht....
Remind the company that social media can tarnish a companies image... not to mention new threads on all boating web sites of a potential problem...
I hope after nine years he would have figured it out....
I would coat all the raw wood with at least some polyester resin...
My son bought a fixer...... doing a pilothouse on it
Should fit a couple different models of the Cabo boats... needs new canvas. No electronics box( POS anyways) or radar dome. $500.00 obo...
Everyone wants something for free......
Might want to mention bolt pattern.. 6 lug?
Not sure if it’s for sale... but it has a four stroke on it now.. I just drove by it this morning
I have about $9.50 into it.....
Probably the cable where it goes through the tilt tube on the engine
There is a special tool but it is not needed., ethanol will make the gasket swell up. You may have to remove the whole unit and put it in the...
I’m assuming you lifted the the tab?
I saw this boat in the Home Depot parking lot last Saturday... it’s a tank ....Nice Rig
You will still have problems later on if you just use a stainless wood screw... really should use a machine screw with a nylox nut
That is Bad Ass Josh
When are you going to post pictures of your pilothouse?
..... you will be missed
I know what you did for a Klondike Bar....
I believe the 25’ and 28’ Skippy’s have an indentation on the transom
Price might help
They crushed it....
1” can make a huge difference.. we raised my sons engine one hole higher to get a little more top end out of hit. We ended up with bad cavitation...
Probably not an issue
You are correct... 1” for every 12”
The drawing is a little off though.... typically the top of the floatation bracket would be level... I’ve done...
Still in the yard semi covered up.....
Runs like a top..... Thanks Rob
Those are T- Hinges Mark
Pretty sure he is talking about the old OMC Stringer drive, they had a huge transom cut and used a rubber boot
It’s legit.... I just got my money last week
That’s the advantage of owning an older boat.... no taxes on mine
I know Steve ( Bottom Line) has an 18’ Invader
You can always lower your price.... it’s tough to try and raise it during negotiations
Mid range size 4 stroke motors are very desirable
This is money. I had one on my old volvo 4cyl in our blackman. Super easy to change the impeller too. This should bolt right up to my OMC flywheel...
Travis, my Mercruiser TR outdrive does not have water intake on it. Instead it uses a crank mounted pump drawing water from a thru hull fitting....
I gotta stop opening those links Saluki sends me......
Yet I can’t have my Rainbow Girl Avatar anymore... makes no sense
Grant made them ( The gentleman that is selling the 26’ Skipjack)
Grant made a great product... you’ll never go back to an open flybridge after having one...
Looking for the old style pump with the metal reservoir. I know I can find them on the auction sites.... looking to find one in the next day or...
Here is a link to the boat...
It’s a great tank, been very happy with it. I had it originally in my 25’ Wellcraft, I kept the tank when I sold the boat to put in my 28’ Skippy....
Blackman made the tank... I love mine...
Fuel pump failure can lead to a big dollar repair... do a search
I used Stark Mfg in Chula Vista years ago for a Custom cover on my center console with a T-top
Try Shad Burk
The Evinrude Ficht motors is what bankrupt OMC... major issues with the 150-225hp range... 115hp were not as prone to the problems... If the ficht...
OMC uses a large cut out in the transom, you would have to plug the hole and start over to use another outdrive. Volvo did make a kit to convert...
Glass over foam
My two cents...... don’t use plywood
Looking forward to your progress
Named after the area I fish
Just the bed
Looking for a 99-08 Ford Superduty long bed in decent shape. ( Just the box)
The teeth on the gear might be worn down enough to slip over the coil gear on the cable or the coil gear might have detached from the steering cable
Have any more pictures of the conversion?
There are some mobile service mechanics that do service in the parking lots of boat ramps... I don’t see why you couldn’t do the same
Lewmar makes a foot operated switch
They are 3rd in line... after the Pacific Quest and Commander
“Im sitting here right now, and the tide is pretty high, and for those guys with boats pushing the 28-30' or more, it still looks like things will...
Nmea 2000 is interchangeable..., you may need some adapter cables if you have the older type ( blue/ red/ black ) cables
We shall see.....
How about some Jeep hood latches?...
A Firm handshake?
RC airplanes since 6 years old... I’m 56 now....
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Everyone is into the side by sides now Gary....
No they are not.... it’s just that no one pays attention to you Steve..... lol
If you think the boat is an 89... the last two numbers of the ID should say 89
Looks like the tank under the deck might be shot... hence the two portable tanks..... One of those boats with a running Mercury outboard sold for...
If it gets to rough out, you can always go out on a Defiance Guadeloupe 29’ boat.......
Oh wait... never mind
So..... how much did this $3,500 boat cost in the end? :-)
Glad to see my little old boat is still around....
Injured person has died....
Pacific Yacht Towers fabricated my tower on a 1985 Sportsman 248 I owned a few years ago... matter of fact my boat is on their website. Pictures...
Did you finish the project yet?
It’s hard to beat the quality of a PYT
4 cylinder, automatic trans. A/C works great. No power windows or door locks. Good cheap reliable transportation for that teenage driver. A little...
Just run a single belt, that’s the way mine is set up even though all the pulleys have double grooves
Most 9.9 hp and 15hp are the same motor .... that being said .. I had a 15 on my 20’ center console back in the day
Need to take the boat and trailer to DMV to get verified along with paying taxes on them... been there done that
X2 on the grab bar .... something to grab on to while walking around the boat
He said Valley Center
That would be great for the bay and kelp... unfortunately saltwater will take its toll on the hardware and trolling motor.. you can prolong the...
Picked up this 86 Cabo 216 for my son today off of Craigslist... another father/ son boat project
What parts are you taking off of it?
I’m sure he still has it after 8 years....
I would replace the part.... you do not want a fire on a boat..... just saying
Says it’s documented
No lock washers required... 4200 or 5200 would work well on the base and screw holes
What a huge difference in comfort now...
Glad my boat is exempt...
Freeze for lobster bait
At least they didn’t try and sink it.....
You are correct.., Every 1/4”= 1 degree of transom angle. I was able to use a 13 degree Armstrong bracket when I did my Wellcraft Sportsman...
You can always fish Otay Lakes...
Tide is out
Up the coast
Beg, borrow or steal another grand.....
New motor... be on the water in a week or two
Have you tried EBay?
Shad is practically giving that bracket away...
Don’t forget the added cost of a bracket to mount your new engine and to do any glass work.
I had a 1984 Wellcraft Sportsman with a hardtop and tower that had a 200hp Yamaha two stroke on it originally. Performance was decent considering...
Time to update this thread with some newer pictures
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Finally done... made new side panels to incorporate the pilothouse. Everything is wired up and ready to go
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I’m a cheap Bastard.. welded some tubing to a plate.. 1/4 20 stainless bolts and nuts into the tank
Interesting winch post and bow roller setup
It’s always nice to know which wire goes to what if you have an issue out at sea
Mark (Pescaloco) at Monsoon Yacht Service
You are correct... many people have asked him to lay up a few houses but he refuses to do so
Finally got back to working on the boat again...
Radar,antennas and rod holders mounted, along with the interior panels in the ceiling......
Buy a handheld next time with a removable antenna... then buy the adapter that allows you to use your vhf antenna by disconnecting it from your...
Speedo hose comes from the lower unit. Water pressure should come from the block or water jacket. Just cap the hose Mark
He says bring a friend Mike...... you don’t have any.....
Congrats Mark.., I know you have been waiting a long time for this day since you brought the empty hull home. I imagine your wife and neighbors...
You might have to rip some strips of Starboard or Azek and scribe it to the contour of the deck. Then mount the cooler on top of it
Skipjack- boats.com has new ones for sale.....
This is how I made my sons windscreen
Brand new never used
$30.00 for all five
Pick up only in Santee
Ended up at the dump....
I had a friend of mine make this for my custom made 28’ Skippy with a 24’ flybridge mated to the hull. Center part is removable.... rod holders...
Didn’t you buy that bike brand new in 44 when you were 25 years old?
Make sure your linkage is set up right to open the throttle body completely
Mark, I know you just put that motor on. Make sure it is not mounted to low first.....
You can check compression without the fuel pump... doesn’t matter about a vacuum leak
Run Forest Run....
Stainless one is SOLD
Clamp on transom wheels
Pick up in Chula Vista
5 Gallon cans with replacement nozzles and vent cap kits
Pick up in Chula Vista
full size, gas dryer... ugly but works great... still hooked up for testing
worked well when removed from motor for repower
$20 Pick up in Chula Vista
Look up the model number for horsepower rating...
$20.00 Pick up in Chula Vista
14.25x19 right hand prop... universal hub kit not included
$25.00 Pick up in Chula Vista
2 group 24 boxes and lids
Pick up in Chula Vista
Fits V6 lower units and some OMC outdrives
Stainless 15x15 counter rotation $20
Aluminum 15x15.5 right hand $15
Pick up in Chula Vista
lower unit seal kit
Pick up in Chula Vista
fits 24’ flybridge
Pick up in Chula Vista
Like new... just dusty from being in the garage
Pick up only
619 342-5669 Rich
I like to watch 16d nails float on top of lead.... I’m easily entertained...
Sounds like the infamous Yamaha prop knock.... Do a search on it
The pilothouse addition is the best thing you can ad to the flybridge model. For those that think it is a lot of extra weight up there, you’re...
Bummer about the motor
Haha, Adding the pilothouse did make the rod holders useless on the back of the bench.... Rod holders are in the works for the roof now....
Mine is a 28’ hull with a 24 flybridge on her..... had a friend make me a bench seat with a removable Center section. The best modification was...
Paid online as soon as I got the notice.... tags within a week
Who cares about the boat...... time to post pictures of the wife...
My son got his 100 ton license when he was 20 years old..... if that Knuckle Head can do it you should be able to get a 6 pack ticket with ease
You beat me to it..... what size engines are you running?
That was my old boat before Mikey bought it. He sold it a little while back
18 Parker’s are wet boats....
Not the first time I have seen this...
Use a six point socket not a 12 point
Lower the jack on your trailer. Trim the motor all the way down and put some blocks under the skeg. Raise the jack until the skeg touches the...
They might end up being illegal next season though
A two month extension has been granted..... completion date is now May 31st 2018
Stay away from the Suzuki DF 60/70hp four strokes. That includes Evinrude/ Johnson 60/70hp 4 strokes( They were made by Suzuki)
I would make sure that the warranty is covered by Evinrude for the full 10 years. Suzuki had a 3+3 (6 years total) warranty promotion, turns out...
The problem I had with Eddie a few years ago was he was more interested in building Sandcars than fixing my prop.... 3 weeks is unexceptable
West Marine has some good deals on inflatable life vests
Why didn’t you just leave it in your driveway...
That’s about to change:
Sounds like a prop seal leaking gear oil, can be an easy fix depending on what outdrive you have
Port to Port, they just needed more clearance between them.....
Wow, that’s a deal
How big is your boat? That’s another 600lbs + on it
Top 3/4 day boat in the fleet
Try calling Capt. Clowers at 1800 FISH
Tell him Rich from Southwestern Sportfishing sent you
What kind of fishing are you looking to do?
Your own private Navy now
Here is a Stringer outdrive without the boot
I would use epoxy everywhere.., don’t buy it at West Marine though... to expensive
You will want to use Vinylester or epoxy to do the repairs... poly is very weak for adhesion
The OMC outdrive were called Stringers because they did not mount to the transom, just a big hole with a rubber boot. I think someone redid the...
Looks like it had an old OMC outdrive at one time
Maybe Henry’s trailer service, he’s mobile
Outstanding,,, love the color
If you are mechanically inclined I would do the service yourself, not a whole lot of Suzuki service centers compared to Yamaha around here
How do you like the outboard conversion?
Their offshore season is over
Drill it out and install a Helicoil
I pay extra for virgins......
If you hurt someone while towing, their lawyer will tear you apart for being over your rated towing capacity. There are several forums discussing...
Their magic 3 paddies tore apart yesterday
Just like the old days...
Water in the motor....exhaust manifold leak?
I use an 850gph on my 60 gallon Blackman tank and have no bait issues at all, remember your water flow will increase while you are underway...
They pay port fees since it is a commercial business, just like charter boats do....
It’s all about the dollar...
Well? What happened? Did it sell?
David hasn’t been on here since 2011
Take your pocket knife to Costco and cut one open...........;-)
I had a 1990 LT 500 one of the best Duning quads ever made. Like riding on your EZ Boy recliner...
Good luck with the sale
At least make sure they have enclosed cooling systems ( Heat exchanger)
Fender washers on one side and 3/8” aluminum angle for mounts
That’s just Gil Marlin trying to gather up some more beer money....
My motor mount plates are made of aluminum....I think you are correct about over compensating for the rotten stringer with all the angle iron...
I bid $2.50
Looks to be a 28' flybridge, you would probably have more money invested into it than its worth... here's one ready to go......
On your Parker?
Laminated Veneer Lumber... very strong material in the building trades
Maybe replace it with a piece of LVL
Marine Exchange on Shelter Island
Nice score Mark
You can't swing a dead cat around here without finding a Striper for sale........
Battery life is around 7 years, 15-26 miles on a charge
$1,400.00 for a pair of batteries. Each Segway takes two. $2,800.00 to get both up and running. 5-6k each for new Segways
Have two Segways ( I series) that need new batteries, $300 worth of extras included. Minor scuffing here and there
$500.00 for the pair...
Mike wants to know how much they weigh also......,,. ;-)
Here is a link to when we replaced my sons Larson transom
Replace the whole transom, lots of videos on how to do it. Is the boat worth the effort?
Took her out for a little Bay cruise...
minus one window
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So sorry to hear this John....
One of the front windows in today.... unfortunately broke the glass on the other one..... 5-7 working days for a replacement tempered glass with...
On the list of things to do Mike.
Mount VHF and 2 meter antennas, radar dome, spreader light and rod holders. May even mount a solar panel up there
Weighs about 100lbs Gary, the windows weigh more than the house does.
Starboard side done today....
It's called weather..... gotta pick your days
Installed the headliner and the port side vinyl so I could install the window today. Tomorrow I will do the starboard side and by Thursday I hope...
Update? Where's the boat now?
Thanks Kenny, nice meeting you
Happens often during slight and severe Santa Ana winds
You may want to check the Chula Vista Marine swap meet next Saturday at the Marina
So what did I miss?
Stay away from anything with an OMC outdrive.
She's been a member since 2015...... just been lurking
Why not sell it as a complete boat?
My mom died in 2013, you never met my "Old Lady" and you are assuming I am Chinese? You really are a piece of Shit......
You're a Fucking little Cunt.....
We are trying to tell you not to waste your fucking money by putting whip cream on dog shit. Go ahead and put that crap together and fun it........
Mark (Pescaloco) @ Monsoon Yacht Services
It will look like your trim tab and transducer........ not to mention electrolysis....
Final coat today
First coat sprayed on this morning...
All sanded and ready for paint this weekend.... decided to glass in some strips to create a channel for antenna coax, radar cables and deck light...
Those were made by Yamaha, so you know how good those motors are....
I bought it today ;-)
Make sure all your springs are the same length from eye to eye. If you have a spring that has less arch than the others it will cause the axle to...
We will all pay for this in the long run with our insurance rates.,,,,,
I'm going to put Steve's ID on all my gear just in case I do something wrong......
...... that sucks....
Isn't Mikey looking for one?
That's why you never poach someone's fishing spot..,
I bought the pilothouse off this boat, he says the motor runs and is willing to start it for a serious buyer
You might want to wait on that... rumor has it that DFW is going to ban electric pullers unless you can prove that you are handicapped.
Shortly to me is just leaving the dock or clearing the jetties..... not 10 miles off Point Loma....
They came in Blue, Red and Black
What color connectors?
After looking at your pictures I would say you should look at modifying your original one. That would be a lot of waisted space if you put a...
60 gallon tank on the deck of my 28' Skipjack
Producer has been on the mid grade Bluefin all week
Just look for boats like 95
percent of the people do nowadays....,,
I have a non adjustable one for $50.00
What make outboard?
A few years ago Del Mar to Encinitas was the hot spot close to the beach.... you never know where they could show up
Must be East County....
Did you get them out Deb?
Your title is misleading, northwest corner off La Jolla is where you will find the sporties
Ali has a thread started....
Yes and yes Mark
It has the wipers, but I do like the idea of washers
Pulled the windows and wiring today
Picked up a Sea and Ski Marine pilothouse off of Craigslist yesterday 2 miles from my home. Going to strip the paint off of it and do some...
You might try this Mark
A good plotter, compass and VHF radio are must if you're going to play in the big pond
Bridge area is always productive with plastics or bait
The Dana on Mission Bay is right next to the launch ramp
Pay the difference in taxes and will have to take it to DMV to get verified.
Says 4x4 in the title.....
Was the offer just for the hull and trailer?
Aros in Escondido or E trailers online
What kind of boat?
Your insurance company should pay you the agreed price of your boat, they will recover the money from the other parties insurance company
Make sure they value the boat for California.... Florida values are 1/3 less than out here
14' boat? Keep it simple, maybe put a tiller extension on the handle
You might want to keep the receipts of the processing costs just to be sure, you wouldn't want to be accused of cleaning the fish yourself and...
Yep, Saluki's used Fleshlight insert
Can't make it, but take a lot of pictures for us
I would look for a walk around cuddy like a Wellcraft or Striper.
Picture of the girl please...
I think he went home with Maggie.....
Picture of your "Milf" Carl?
You may have to bring the boat and trailer down to DMV or AAA to get verified. I just purchased a fifth wheel trailer from a dealer in Arizona and...
You can have them put a purchase price for the hull and for the trailer only.
( You can tell DMV you had a motor already) You will have to pay the...
You're just changing out a POS to a little lesser POS.....I would look into a Volvo outdrive, Volvo did make a conversion kit years to swap out...
Decent boats, they were very popular because of the prices. Therefore a lot of Kooks (Newbies) on the water that would just pull right up on you...
I too drove to Florida to pick up a boat, I enjoyed the drive
Take care of or replace the oil pan if rusty, check all the seacocks to make sure they operate freely. Snug up all the bolts/ nuts on the inside...
Just be sure you are positive on what size outboard you want, had a friend go in looking for a 150hp and he ended up getting talked into a 115...
I'm partial to my putting green....
Bump...... Pick up only
99 percent of boat trailers use surge brakes, brake controllers are used on trailers with electric brakes ( travel trailers, fifth wheels etc) and...
Bullet proof set up, I have the TR outdrive (Spins a larger prop) on mine
F-350 crewcab diesel tows my 28' boat and 40' 5th wheel toyhauler. Not at the same time of course. ;-)
In great condition, it was used as a back up gun
$125.00 Pick up only
Nice! I had a 1976 with the white tank. Just make sure you turn the bars to the left when kicking her.....;-)
I wouldn't go torsion if your boat is really heavy. They do not distribute the weight on all axels, especially when you crest the top of the...
Ortega's in Carlsbad
Stark in Chula Vista
Why would they even get started if they do not have an Enviro report? Now it's just going to sit like that for who knows how long.......
Traffic is going to be a bitch, you have more patience than I do.....
Anchor up at Glorietta bay in Coronado, the earlier you launch the better. The local ramps down here in Chula Vista and National City get over run...
I have some old hand made drawings of the way the islands are lined up to find rock cod holes. Dead Reckoning before I bought a Loran C
Kinda defeats the purpose of a C/C with a tower on the gunwales though
Anyone around here service them?
You missed the hole in the shift rod
Mark ( Pescaloco) on here
Monsoon Yacht Service
All new docks, parking lot is still the same size though
Coronado ramp is open for launching boats.
Only a month behind schedule
FYI. Coronado ramp is now open
6" Accurate gaff is SOLD
Very little use, like new. Get them now before all the stores sell out with the hot weather coming
$50.00 for the 5000btu
$60.00 for the 6000btu...
Pick up only
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Had a Furuno dome on it
Pick up only
Kinda looks like a boat that is docked at Fiddlers Cove on the Silver Strand
Complete motor is SOLD
PM Shadburke here on the board, he could probably help you out.
Fits 1996 and newer engines with power trim and tilt
Pick up only
Charging/ Stator $20.00
Stainless prop $40.00
Lower unit. $100.00
Plus the rest of the motor is also available.
I have a couple Art
O&H 7' 2" handle with a pair of 8" heads
Accurate 6' 2" handle with 6" head
Both sets rigged
Pick up only
Nothing wrong with that.....
Give up on FB ?
One of the nicest 28's I've seen
Here's your boat Mikey....
These are bad ass....
I would guess you should be spinning a 17-19 pitch prop with 5 guys
I saw a 14' Valco with a stepladder as a tower offshore a few years ago
Better jump on this one
He is rebuilding the car right now, he did have the motor freshened up a few months back
I won't be selling it, my son will end up with it sooner or later.... hopefully later
Gotta play the game....
They value my boat less than $5,000
No taxes for me....
Those are nice
Chingon in San Diego
Mark Gillette on the Commander.......
Oh Wait......never mind
Seal tours have priority on the ramp also......
Looks to be an old OMC outdrive, is it electric shift?
Just keep a log book
You be farther ahead in the long run...
That's a lot of boat for 10 grand
12" X 8" trim tabs for parts. Power lead for switch is broken off.
$50.00 for everything
Pick up only
Have him pull the used ones off and show Pops how bad they are....
Stopped by Glorietta this morning, guy said it will be open for boaters by the 29th. The project will not be completely for few more weeks though,...
Glorietta Bay is still closed for construction. South Shores had a history of being Tweekerville with a lot of break ins. It has been a whole lot...
Bait sucks in Mission Bay.....
Glorietta Bay is suppose to be done by Memorial Day..... I drive by it everyday and do not believe it will be done by then......Tweakers at 24th...
Swing by Custom Marine Electronics on Shelter island, they have a lot of used stuff if you need a replacement cable
Welcome to the Skipjack Nation
Looks like a flat 4 or 5 trailer light plug
I got mine at the Chula Vista location a couple of years ago.
Color sonar unit with radar display capabilities. Comes with head unit, bracket, power cord, transducer and cover. Radar dome NOT included...
Is this place the new All Coast?
SI is still open, Glorietta Bay is due to be open by Memorial Day
Lizard fish at all 3
Lots of drag, boat will not plane correctly, lower speed, burn extra fuel, lug the the motor down etc...
Unless you raise the transom or put a...
The impeller is under the housing, remove the four bolts and pull it off. Be careful not to loose the keyway
All of your deposit money went to their defense attorney....
I have a brand new set of Nav lights and one Precision marine rod holder.
$20.00 for everything Lowell
Make sure when you shift into gear that it does not make a grinding noise. Clunking noise is normal, if you shift slowly and it grinds you are...
Did you give up on those motors?
If you have the money, add a fully enclosed cooling system for a piece of mind. I would at least take those off to look at them
You mean like this?
Wood floor with inflatable keel for better steering and control. Includes foot pump, inflatable seat and front dodger, oars and mounts.Motor is...
...... the unit was donated to a museum
You will pay again...
Enclosed cooling systems make a world of difference on an I/O or inboard engine. There is no raw water going into the block or the exhaust...
Very nice, diesel or gas?
Mark (Pescaloco) Monsoon Yacht Service here in Chula Vista
As long as you are not going down swell....;-)
Just follow Jeffrey on the Thunderbird
The length should be printed on the cable jacket
Woody was the name of his leg....
FE trailers in Santee
That's a great deal
Free anchorage east of Zuniga jetty, 25' deep at the end then shallows up as you head towards the beach. Very well protected unless it's a south swell
These work great
I got a free pass for tomorrow's show
Should be on the starboard side of the transom
Maybe check here
Show them pictures, maybe they will discount it
There's a reason it's called a Bay boat.....
Mark (Pescaloco) at Monsoon Yacht Service
The Eclipse just got busted by DFW for over limits of rock fish, customers with 10 hook gangions, crew members with no licenses and fishing in a...
I thought you were taking your boat out today ;-)
I guess it was epic. ;-)
I hope you find someone........I'll hang out with your girlfriend while you're gone
Price for the camper?
If you guys would spend all that time and energy looking for the guys truck instead of bickering..........
Debi said Cock...... :-)
Guessing mid to late 70's
I have a 500 mile range, but no fish is worth going that distance in a 28' boat. I'll wait until they get closer or do without....
....they owe a lot of money to a lot of people......
I lightly sand my rails and apply 1 coat of oil per day for 3 days once a year. Then I just do some touch up the rest of the year, then again I...
Why call out the numbers.... some Googan is going to see you and haul ass over there anyways.....
My I/O did the same thing Saturday, it's just the extra moisture in the air....
You're selling it now?
That would be 24th st in National City a few years ago when it was kinda of secluded. Things have changed for the better now with the new marina...
Make sure to replace it with a Marine starter
Your parents enjoying the new one?
I want the keychain floaty....
I'll start at $100.00. ;-)
My son just bought some last week, wait and see I guess
This should keep you busy for awhile...
Try Wellcraft boats too
KOA Campground, 24hr security guard, security cameras and 24 access if needed
Close to 1400hrs
My son just bought a 2005 F150 with controls,fuel management gauges with a Yamaha stainless prop for 6k
Sounds like the shift shaft is misaligned
Drop the lower unit then put the shifter in the foward position, now put the lower unit in the foward...
I'm lucky that my boat pays for its self by running 4 pack charters every once in a while. No money out of pocket that way...
Lowell, Jack Hammer on the board
Did you get the other boat?
What a shame...
Time for a new one?
I just follow and look for other boats....
Tom at Pacific Yacht Towers in San Marcos
Might be a tad light on the horsepower
I have a Skippy wind screen you can have if you ever get down to San Diego
Easy to make yourself.... take your time. I made one for my sons center console, here's the link...
FYI Glorietta Bay Ramp is under construction and is closed for now
Achilles 10' 2""
This one was given to me about a month ago, I guess I'll use it as a tender if I ever go to Catalina...
Wifey wasn't thrilled I blew it up in the...
Just like the Commander....
Welcome to the Skipjack Mafia
Been thinking about an outboard conversion on my 28 Skippy too, what's your idea on power?
Ask the guys on the Black Pearl
DMV will verify the numbers on the boat and trailer at the same time. I would have never invested that much money into the boat until it was in...
They face up to 10 years in prison and up to a $250,000 fine and must pay $15,000 for the Coast Guard call as part of the plea agreement
What a surprise..,,,
Those Ice Picks will "F" you up
The bunks do go back to the transom, they look like a 6x on edge. Not the best trailer for that boat, but I think it would work for short trips
It will end up with one owner at the end........
Try calling AAA in the morning, they can tell you what to do
Ortega's Canvas and Sail in Carlsbad
I'll take the net
Call Custom Marine electronics on Shelter Island
I hope so....
Sponsors didn't like it
Back in early 2000 I ended up selling my boat and getting a divorce. My son Travis (Chunks) Fishin4life was about 13 then and was hooked on...
Torch and putty knive to get the glue off
Frank is going for the longest thread in BD history..... Sept. 2011 thru. ?
Towerfab has built a few for guys on here. I have purchased used ones before, one here and another on EBay.
Thehulltruth.com and Classicmako.com...
Is the head still good then? How much are asking for it if it is?
Shelter Island will have one lane open during construction
Mounted the motor today...
Did some quick painting on the transom so we could remount the Armstrong floatation bracket
Ended up doing some reglassing while the bracket was removed for new powder coating
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They are notorious for corrosion around the water passages on the head...I have one tore apart in my garage too
Haven't seen Pat in a while, boats are a lot easier on your body than dirt bikes. Congrats
It's a 140hp 150 would be a V6
Some of you may know Capt James Nelson, his boat was destroyed by fire a few days ago while being serviced.
Gotta try one of their new jigs.....
I put aluminum wheels on my trailer including the spare, kept this one because it never saw the road.
I have a galvanized one with tire
Side mount or binnacle?
Still available....guy was a No Show
Travis just picked this up from Saluki today, going 4 stroke in the next week or two
Sunk in 30 seconds......damn
Looks like he chose the Parker.....
If you use an angle finder, make sure the keel is level or you will get the wrong numbers.Easiest way.....
Lots of work down the road in Coronado
Marine ply has no voids in it unlike CDX ply
Dixieline South Bay has 3/4" marine ply wood
Go with the best...
If the tilt bracket is in good shape, then just replace the power head with a rebuilt one and use the boat for a few years while you save up for a...
Henry's trailer service, they are mobile too
The "Classic 50" is rated at 45hp BTW
You give me $40.00 and I'll haul it away....
For $3000.00 it would be a safe bet that you would get your money's worth by having it surveyed. Who did the repair work?...
It's all good Mike, I'm not using them anyways. ;-). Pulled them off today
I have these... make offer
Maybe you need a new wife..,..
This should fix your Johnson....
Have you tried Viagra?
You can buy new ones.....
I have some used ones on an old flybridge at my sons house
Just an extra 24k plus shipping...smh
Did you try calling Tracker Boats?
Pretty much any built in tank is not suitable for the west coast style of bait fishing
Off of a 2001 Chevy Silverado
8' bed, Black in color, needs one strut for the door. Good condition.
The Seal Tours pay port fees to use the ramp commercially
New not used. Aluminum powder coated white.
Time to get a sticker made for the side of my boat..... Seal Tours
I just got out of the hospital after falling off the building I was working on and suffered a major concussion. I lost all memory of what happened...
If anyone is going to " Rear end" you..it's going to be me...;-)
You're not alone, slower the last couple of years. Try deeper water out by the point
How much bait are you putting in the tank?
Just for comparison I have a 60 gallon Blackman tank with a Rule 800 pump, takes 11 minutes to fill...
You need to time the water flow to see how fast the tank fills
Not milky and no glitter = OK
You will get a better response if you list it under Boating Accessories
Surdoc passed 4 years ago today
No he doesn't, a friend of mine bought it
1979 Custom built 28' Skipjack
Probably should be a dually whatever you get
I'm off E.Jst I bought the boat from a friend of mine that is on 5th and J
Tell us the numbers so we can all be there next week
Bump for Wahoo....
Looks to be a late 80's or early 90's.
Mariner's with white props were made by Yamaha....
Last time I saw it was by the school
Some Bluefin and Yellowfin are being caught down here again, you might still have a chance at em
Dialed in yet?
If you are limited to 18' I would look for an Invader center console. Big boat for its size
Video on multiple Face Book pages now
They had just put a new generator in not to long ago
That's why I never enter those BS drawings
Looking worse now
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I have one Galvanized wheel and tire for $50.00
This is a copy of a post....
Fish On was Dan's show years ago that just focused on So. Cal. Now they all go to different parts of the world....
Another one this year
Yucca Valley, on the way to Joshua Tree
I've seen this boat when it was parked on Second Ave and in the KOA storage yard. It's a lot of boat for the money...
It's just beveled to eliminate the step in the glass. It is not completely smooth, it does have some texture still
Skim coat and paint, the less vinyl on a fishing boat the better...
That's a deal and a half....
Check Florida after today
Just take Carl hooping during the month
Chargers are the best 1-3 team in the league.........Right Scott
Sounds like maybe the pin is below the hole in the shaft, the hook shape at the end of the shaft maybe enough to be able to grab the shit...
Are you sure the shift shaft is connected correctly? Pin through the hole?
I leave my outdrive down when not in use, less stress on the bellows
Replace it. Should be able to find one at Napa auto parts
Seems like every year we lose someone during lobster season.... No lobster is worth your life... Period!
Be safe and good luck this season
Epoxy does make the best bond...... Followed by Vinylester
It would be a tough learning curve to start learning fiberglass repair when you are working on something from the bottom. If it was on the deck or...
Sorry, San Diego is full....
Is the lucky buyer a BD member....
Air bags or over load springs
Bump for Mikey
Maybe try Ali and Jason's boat
Maybe the outdrive is taking a crap and binding or locking up. Did you try putting it reverse?
Did you consider installing an enclosed cooling system?
Maybe the shift interrupter went bad( if you have one)
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