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  Topic: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
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PostForum: Non - Boating Related   Posted: Thu Dec 29, 2011 10:31 am   Subject: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
Here one more time wishing all of the members a happy holiday season. Lets hope some of the members are still around and visiting this site.
  Topic: yet another overheating problem!!
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PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Sun Sep 18, 2011 1:42 pm   Subject: yet another overheating problem!!
WOW, Mike I thought you were gone from this site. I occasionally check in but until now, there hasnt been any action
  Topic: May this site rest in peace
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PostForum: Boating in General   Posted: Tue Apr 27, 2010 8:14 am   Subject: May this site rest in peace
sad to say but after watching this site for over a year (and as Shawns post shows only 8 reads and no responses after 14 days) the active members of this site have moved on.May this site rest in peace ...
  Topic: 2009 and she looks good
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PostForum: Pictures   Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2009 8:33 am   Subject: 2009 and she looks good
Mostly stupidity on my part. The forward bilge pump had quit working, so I was there that day troubleshooting the wiring and had put some stuff on top of the stove. When I left, I must have hit the sw ...
  Topic: 2009 and she looks good
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PostForum: Pictures   Posted: Tue Jul 07, 2009 11:56 am   Subject: 2009 and she looks good
June 29th, 2009 every boaters worst nightmare
http://img199.imageshack.us/img199/6233/boatfire.jpg
Sad
Luckily, it was just a smoke fire and no actual flames
  Topic: 2009 and she looks good
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PostForum: Pictures   Posted: Sat Jun 27, 2009 8:19 pm   Subject: 2009 and she looks good
4 coats of poliglow and look at the shine
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  Topic: Cabin Fever
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PostForum: Boating in General   Posted: Sat Mar 07, 2009 9:43 am   Subject: Cabin Fever
Well for me the winter brought mixed feelings and the news that we might not have all of the slips up river starting this fall because the state is going to rebuild the highway bridge that goes over t ...
  Topic: Pacemaker Original wiring schematics
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PostForum: 28' Pacemaker Flybridge   Posted: Sat Jan 03, 2009 5:39 pm   Subject: Pacemaker Original wiring schematics
Thanks. After I emailed it I figured I would put it all somewhere where it could be read by anyone looking for wiring help. I even posted it on the old website so that the members there could get the ...
  Topic: Pacemaker Original wiring schematics
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PostForum: 28' Pacemaker Flybridge   Posted: Sat Jan 03, 2009 3:09 pm   Subject: Pacemaker Original wiring schematics
I decided to create a website for all of the Pacemaker info I had for everyone to use. Click the link below and then click the photo album link, then open the Pacemaker album. There should be somethin ...
  Topic: Happy Holidays
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PostForum: Non - Boating Related   Posted: Thu Dec 25, 2008 12:37 pm   Subject: Happy Holidays
Hope everyone gets what they want for the holidays and have a safe and happy new year
Terry
  Topic: need some help with a velvet drive trans.
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PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Wed Nov 26, 2008 12:48 pm   Subject: need some help with a velvet drive trans.
Ok sure, I didnt have to do anything to the strut with my boat, just make sure the new engines sat so the flanges mated perfectly. I think if Leo ensures his shaft is straight and aligns the 2 flanges ...
  Topic: need some help with a velvet drive trans.
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PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Wed Nov 26, 2008 9:50 am   Subject: need some help with a velvet drive trans.
Well, it was a hope that you could use what you had and spend the money on the tranny. As for checking the alignment, I used feeler gages between the 2 flanges. I turned the shaft slowly making sure t ...
  Topic: need some help with a velvet drive trans.
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PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Tue Nov 25, 2008 8:23 pm   Subject: need some help with a velvet drive trans.
Leo, Please tell me that you kept the shafts, props and struts from the overdue since they should be pretty close to the new boat. I talked with the guy at my club and he wants to get rid of the whol ...
  Topic: THE HAPPIEST OF HOLIDAYS !!!
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PostForum: Non - Boating Related   Posted: Tue Nov 25, 2008 8:09 pm   Subject: THE HAPPIEST OF HOLIDAYS !!!
Happy Thanksgiving everyone. Hope this is a happy time for all to reflect back on the previous year and all of the good things that happened.
  Topic: need some help with a velvet drive trans.
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PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Wed Nov 05, 2008 10:11 pm   Subject: need some help with a velvet drive trans.
Thanks Leo, I will keep this info for the spring since the boat is now all shrink wrapped and the engines are winterized. As I said before, the trannys are the only things that are still original from ...
  Topic: need some help with a velvet drive trans.
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PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Wed Nov 05, 2008 4:44 pm   Subject: need some help with a velvet drive trans.
Thanks Leo, I am wondering how I can check the tranny before I go back in next spring. It bothers me a little about the noise but it doesnt happen below 2000 rpm just above and then its very noticeabl ...
  Topic: need some help with a velvet drive trans.
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PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Wed Nov 05, 2008 9:46 am   Subject: need some help with a velvet drive trans.
Leo, What are your current tranny's? 1:1 or do they have the reduction gears? I wanted to go up but found out the 71C with higher than 1:1 has a reduction gear that adds 6 inches to the length so I ha ...
  Topic: need some help with a velvet drive trans.
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PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Tue Nov 04, 2008 12:02 am   Subject: need some help with a velvet drive trans.
Leo, sounds like you might have sheared a drive pin. These are not that bad to rebuild check out this link
http://www.marineparts.com/partspages/velvetdrive/velvet1.htm
There are also a few of them ...
  Topic: Log in and out problem or me?
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PostForum: Site problems or issues   Posted: Sun Nov 02, 2008 11:20 pm   Subject: Log in and out problem or me?
Leo, when you log out, and come back to the page the log in automatically box might be checked ubder your sign in password and thats why your are logged in when you come back
  Topic: GIVE ME A BREAK
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PostForum: Fishing   Posted: Sun Nov 02, 2008 11:15 pm   Subject: GIVE ME A BREAK
Leo, sorry to hear about the grounding. Hopefully its just a bent prop and not the strut. The fact that you are not taking on water isnt too bad but I would pull the boat just in case you exposed some ...
  Topic: GIVE ME A BREAK
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PostForum: Fishing   Posted: Tue Oct 28, 2008 6:27 pm   Subject: GIVE ME A BREAK
The Nov. 1st rule was made so that all of the water could be shut off on the docks. We have already had ice here in the mornings. Another reason is that there are only a few of us that end up pulling ...
  Topic: GIVE ME A BREAK
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PostForum: Fishing   Posted: Tue Oct 28, 2008 9:09 am   Subject: GIVE ME A BREAK
Thanks John, I hope that we can find someone that she is comfortable with so she can continue to live at her home. She called us sat. morning confused, didnt know where she was and thought someone had ...
  Topic: GIVE ME A BREAK
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PostForum: Fishing   Posted: Sun Oct 26, 2008 10:19 pm   Subject: GIVE ME A BREAK
I got to the club but no one was going out Crying or Very sad I watched a few guys clean their boats and just hung out for a little while. Never ate ling that I knew of, maybe when it was sold as something else wh ...
  Topic: GIVE ME A BREAK
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PostForum: Fishing   Posted: Sun Oct 26, 2008 8:51 am   Subject: GIVE ME A BREAK
Today looks like its going to be a nice day, after I finish at the M-I-L's house, I will stop by and see if anyone is fishing or planning on a late day run that I can hook up with. Will check in later ...
  Topic: GIVE ME A BREAK
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PostForum: Fishing   Posted: Sat Oct 25, 2008 7:52 pm   Subject: GIVE ME A BREAK
Yep, we have high winds with gusts to 30 - 40 MPH here also John. I spent the day ripping out sheet rock at my Mother-in-laws house, now tomorrow I gotta go back and finish up and then clean up. Drove ...
  Topic: Late 80's Pacemakers
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PostForum: Fiberglass Pacemakers   Posted: Tue Oct 07, 2008 12:51 pm   Subject: Late 80's Pacemakers
Mike there are CT registration numbers on the hull. so the boat was last registered here in CT. Now being a CT boater, I know that CT does not issue titles for boats, only a bill of sale. In order to ...
  Topic: Late 80's Pacemakers
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PostForum: Fiberglass Pacemakers   Posted: Mon Oct 06, 2008 8:46 am   Subject: Late 80's Pacemakers
The liens are the big reason I am cautious. I dont know how to check the boat other than with boathistory.com and that site doesnt record financial liens only environmental ones. I think I could get ...
  Topic: Late 80's Pacemakers
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PostForum: Fiberglass Pacemakers   Posted: Sun Oct 05, 2008 9:24 pm   Subject: Late 80's Pacemakers
Yeah Mike, the thing smells funny. The boat history report shows the owner is located in West Hartford CT yet the phone number given is for Webster Mass and is for a companythat lists an apartment as ...
  Topic: Late 80's Pacemakers
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PostForum: Fiberglass Pacemakers   Posted: Sun Oct 05, 2008 12:33 pm   Subject: Late 80's Pacemakers
Try this link, should bring you to the listing. There is a statement "Winner will then be responsible for any tax and license fees (including back fees, if applicable)"
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors ...
  Topic: Late 80's Pacemakers
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PostForum: Fiberglass Pacemakers   Posted: Sun Oct 05, 2008 9:19 am   Subject: Late 80's Pacemakers
I got a contact number from the seller to call and arrange to see the boat. He claims to have a clear title to the boat but didnt answer my question about if there were any liens on the boat. I'm not ...
  Topic: Late 80's Pacemakers
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PostForum: Fiberglass Pacemakers   Posted: Fri Oct 03, 2008 10:06 pm   Subject: Late 80's Pacemakers
Mike,
I just ran a boat history report on the Hull number and it came up clean, no liens or damage reports, no salvage nothing. Says its a 1989 and that Quote follow:

The first three characters o ...
  Topic: Late 80's Pacemakers
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PostForum: Fiberglass Pacemakers   Posted: Fri Oct 03, 2008 9:34 pm   Subject: Late 80's Pacemakers
Mike Your memory seems to be correct, It is for sale with an agency that sells donated items for charity, I am waiting for a response on the lien and title before I go and look at it. Its about 30 min ...
  Topic: Late 80's Pacemakers
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PostForum: Fiberglass Pacemakers   Posted: Fri Oct 03, 2008 8:15 pm   Subject: Late 80's Pacemakers
Hey Guys, I stumbled on a nice 1989 31 foot Pacemaker thats pretty local to me in Portland CT. Right now, the price is pretty low and the boat is supposed to be in running condition with older radar ...
  Topic: Ocean Yacht/Egg Harbor boats/Pacemaker Boats
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PostForum: Boating in General   Posted: Fri Oct 03, 2008 7:41 pm   Subject: Ocean Yacht/Egg Harbor boats/Pacemaker Boats
Me too, I dont care that much for speed unless I'm trying to beat a storm back to the dock. Sure I wish sometimes I could fly across the water but I cant beat the stability of my pace. Ever cross a tu ...
  Topic: Friday/Sat report for New Haven
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PostForum: Fishing   Posted: Sat Sep 20, 2008 9:42 pm   Subject: Friday/Sat report for New Haven
Did no have to go far to catch fish in fact we did not even have to leave the river. Started snagging bunker for bait Friday night and the blues were hitting them as soon as we snagged them. If we di ...
  Topic: FUEL LINES
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PostForum: Ethanol Fuel Issues   Posted: Mon Sep 15, 2008 12:39 pm   Subject: FUEL LINES
I keep mine as empty as possible, usually around 5 gallons in each tank. My reason is that the E10 is not stable and will pull in moisture until it separates. If I only have a small amount of gas in e ...
  Topic: HOW IS EVERYONE ELSE DOING ?
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PostForum: Fishing   Posted: Sun Sep 14, 2008 9:42 pm   Subject: HOW IS EVERYONE ELSE DOING ?
I'm high and dry these days. This was probably one of the worst years I have had for fishing. Hopefully next year will bring things back on an even keel
  Topic: GHOST STORY
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PostForum: Non - Boating Related   Posted: Thu Sep 11, 2008 8:43 am   Subject: GHOST STORY
Good one John. I guess we all have had similar stories. I had a guy working for me who couldnt figure out why his oven was working right. We looked at it and come to find out, he had left it on and an ...
  Topic: End in sight
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PostForum: Boating in General   Posted: Mon Sep 01, 2008 10:47 am   Subject: End in sight
Wiring is all in and windlass is mounted. The anchor roller I got didnt go out far enough for the self launching part to clear the bow (still waiting for it), so I ordered a Teak pulpit to mount on th ...
  Topic: End in sight
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PostForum: Boating in General   Posted: Tue Aug 12, 2008 10:12 am   Subject: End in sight
Lets us know what you find out and you're right, it could be a lot of different things. I dont suspect a bad plug since you should hear it miss at lower speeds. Could be a bad coil wire or plug wire b ...
  Topic: End in sight
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PostForum: Boating in General   Posted: Mon Aug 11, 2008 3:41 pm   Subject: End in sight
Could be fuel/air mixture sounds like it might be starving for fuel
  Topic: setting the timing
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PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Thu Aug 07, 2008 10:03 pm   Subject: setting the timing
OK had the boat pulled today at 4 pm in front of the fast moving thunderstorm. every metal part on the bottom of the boat was covered with growth, the copper grounding tube, the shafts, the props, the ...
  Topic: setting the timing
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PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Thu Aug 07, 2008 8:56 am   Subject: setting the timing
Thanks John. I always seem to get into these "porch" discussions at the club. We like to sit outside the clubhouse before and after trips or when we are just there for the peace and quiet and a discus ...
  Topic: setting the timing
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PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Wed Aug 06, 2008 8:46 pm   Subject: setting the timing
With my engines, the paperwork says the timing should be 28 degrees before top dead center at 4000 rpm. When I set it, I have a timing light that lets me adjust the light to a set rpm by turning a kno ...
  Topic: End in sight
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PostForum: Boating in General   Posted: Wed Aug 06, 2008 8:25 am   Subject: End in sight
Leo Glad to hear your daughter is out and about, always a good sign that things are returning to normal (or as normal as can be after what happened) Good luck on the fishing trip
Terry
  Topic: New Haven Aug. 1st
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PostForum: Fishing   Posted: Tue Aug 05, 2008 10:13 am   Subject: New Haven Aug. 1st
As the old saying goes, "Knock on wood" The thing I have to remember is to focus on what I want to do and not what I think needs fixing or I'll be out for the rest of the season
  Topic: New Haven Aug. 1st
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PostForum: Fishing   Posted: Mon Aug 04, 2008 11:15 pm   Subject: New Haven Aug. 1st
The DEP is the same as your fish and game wardens. We had just anchored and put out 5 poles with bunker chucks, mackerel chunks and sand worms when they pulled along side. My bait table had the cut up ...
  Topic: End in sight
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PostForum: Boating in General   Posted: Mon Aug 04, 2008 10:53 pm   Subject: End in sight
When I was bringing the boat onto the property, our club driver warned me about the sign and how important it was to get the boat covered fast. In the spring, the birds eat red berries and you can ima ...
  Topic: New Haven Aug. 1st
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PostForum: Fishing   Posted: Sun Aug 03, 2008 5:40 pm   Subject: New Haven Aug. 1st
Aug. 3rd, BLUES, BLUES, BLUES everywhere. Some pourgies and a few stripers. Sand worms and bunker chunks were the bait to use. Got stopped by DEP for a spot check as soon as we dropped anchor. Hour la ...
  Topic: New Haven Aug. 1st
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PostForum: Fishing   Posted: Sun Aug 03, 2008 9:28 am   Subject: New Haven Aug. 1st
Big storm moving fast cut the day short but blues everywhere - BIG blues everywhere. A couple of big stripers were caught with live eels but mostly blues. We're loading up to head out at 10 am so I'll ...
 
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