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by Boatfloater1989
08 Jul 2015, 19:49
Forum: Motors
Topic: 1981 4hp evinrude outboard
Replies: 12
Views: 1231

1981 4hp evinrude outboard

I had a 1974 model with direct drive... As in it was in forward and going anytime it was running. I like the little thing it was dependable as he11 ran great the only problems I had when I got it was the impeller was crazy hard to find ended up ordering from iboats and problem solved the other probl...
by Boatfloater1989
02 Jul 2015, 20:03
Forum: Boat House
Topic: 1236 jon big enough or not
Replies: 15
Views: 2539

1236 jon big enough or not

I live in Maryland and i have a 1236 crestliner with a 9.9 you will be fine in almost any situation I took mine across the Chesapeake bay in 4 foot swells .. Was it scary??? Yes did I have some water in the boat ?? Yes but if you know what your doing and know how to distribute the weight in the boat...
by Boatfloater1989
02 Jul 2015, 16:15
Forum: Bait and Tackle
Topic: Best way to humanly kill catfish? But keep them fresh?
Replies: 31
Views: 7279

Best way to humanly kill catfish? But keep them fresh?

I'm a heavy catfisher that's mainly what I catch I learned a few tricks first I don't keep anything under 5 lbs when I do catch one I put it on the stringer and jeep it alive tied to my boat then once I head back to the dock I have a 2x6 in the back of my truck about 30" long I also have a nice big ...
by Boatfloater1989
01 Jul 2015, 20:51
Forum: Motors
Topic: i know not suggested byt 1991 force gamefisher 9.9 to 15
Replies: 2
Views: 520

i know not suggested byt 1991 force gamefisher 9.9 to 15

Ok that makes sense I know with evinrude\johnson you only have to change carb and exhaust tube and its done im hoping its the same thing the block cast should be the same if its comparable right?? As well as piston size and if they are the same and the intake \ carb \ exhaust should have different n...
by Boatfloater1989
01 Jul 2015, 18:49
Forum: Motors
Topic: I need to vent a little
Replies: 22
Views: 2227

I need to vent a little

I personally worked at an AutoZone around the corner and bit to toot my own horn but when it comes to automotive engines in a freakin genius anyway I used to have to look up parts for lets say a headlight bulb and the computer wouldn't let me go further unless I picked either auto or manual trans.. ...
by Boatfloater1989
01 Jul 2015, 18:34
Forum: Motors
Topic: i know not suggested byt 1991 force gamefisher 9.9 to 15
Replies: 2
Views: 520

i know not suggested byt 1991 force gamefisher 9.9 to 15

So I picked up a 91 force 9.9 gamefisher for so cheap if I mentioned how much I paid I would be universally hated on here but motor runs great guy had it for lake fishing and said he used it maybe 3 or 4 tines and I believe him the motor is beautiful I bought it and slapped it on my 12' flatty. I'm ...
by Boatfloater1989
29 Jun 2015, 21:32
Forum: Boat House
Topic: Removing livewell/seat from riveted Jon boat
Replies: 5
Views: 3241

Removing livewell/seat from riveted Jon boat

I just took the middle out if my 1236 and I think it was the best thing I ever did to it more room for gear and I can now throw a bell on the pole and nap all stretched out my boat has ribs all throughout though no flexing and I nailed a few waves off a barge just to be sure got myself wet but no fl...
by Boatfloater1989
29 Jun 2015, 21:17
Forum: Boat House
Topic: Anyone ever seen a 22 foot jon?
Replies: 31
Views: 2772

Anyone ever seen a 22 foot jon?

I love that boat just think of the decking possibilities.... And storage... Yeah buddy I have a 1236 so space is TIGHT but a 2236 I could basicly move in I wonder how it would handle large waves .. Think it flexes any??
by Boatfloater1989
29 Jun 2015, 21:06
Forum: Boat House
Topic: Theft prevention? how do you store your boat?
Replies: 20
Views: 1458

Theft prevention? how do you store your boat?

I had a 2007 Honda 5hp that was six months old stolen off my boat while I went into WalMart to get bait.... Called the cops watched the security tapes its been 8 years still haven't found it or seen it and believe me I have been looking I now have a 91 9.9 gamfisher and its padlocked twice to the bo...
by Boatfloater1989
25 Jun 2015, 06:43
Forum: Boat House
Topic: 12' flat bottom wife troubles
Replies: 12
Views: 1141

12' flat bottom wife troubles

That's actually I good idea I can even use it on my rear bench as well all i have now on the rear is a clamp style mount and I hate it with a passion and with 2 seats on the rails like that I can realm balance the boat out and make sure everyone is comfortable in going to have to look in to that as ...
by Boatfloater1989
24 Jun 2015, 15:24
Forum: Boat House
Topic: 12' flat bottom wife troubles
Replies: 12
Views: 1141

12' flat bottom wife troubles

No battery anchor rides up front fuel is in the back and I agree I need a bigger boat but we are buying a house once that's done I can get one of them 1860s and I don't think her driving the boat is a good idea... Her mustang has scars to prove she isn't a good driver. But I really think that stadiu...
by Boatfloater1989
24 Jun 2015, 12:09
Forum: Boat House
Topic: 12' flat bottom wife troubles
Replies: 12
Views: 1141

12' flat bottom wife troubles

HA!!!! Yeah I kinda worded that wrong
by Boatfloater1989
24 Jun 2015, 07:51
Forum: Boat House
Topic: 12' flat bottom wife troubles
Replies: 12
Views: 1141

12' flat bottom wife troubles

Wow that would work I think especially that last one I wouldn't have to redo my deck and she can still be moderately comfortable. Thanks dale I might have to pick one up and see how she likes it
by Boatfloater1989
23 Jun 2015, 21:04
Forum: Boat House
Topic: 12' flat bottom wife troubles
Replies: 12
Views: 1141

12' flat bottom wife troubles

Here is a better picture of the front without my buddy taking up the whole front end
by Boatfloater1989
23 Jun 2015, 20:57
Forum: Boat House
Topic: 12' flat bottom wife troubles
Replies: 12
Views: 1141

12' flat bottom wife troubles

Ok so I have a 2007 crestliner flat bottom with a 9.9 gamefisher. I took the wife out last weekend and took off across the bay we hit a little chop and my wife started bouncing around the front of the boat she's about 130lbs and I'm 285 if I have her move to the middle bench we don't plane because t...