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by DanMC
20 Aug 2014, 23:06
Forum: Sell it, buy it, swap it
Topic: Starcraft 1962 with a 1959 Mercury outboard
Replies: 1
Views: 1195

Starcraft 1962 with a 1959 Mercury outboard

Hi guys,so this guy at work got a '62 Starcraft 15' aluminum boat with an 40 HP Mercury that's a '59, he will include a 4 HP Mercury trolling motor,good trailer with fresh tires,bearings,battery,gas tanks for $800 Canadian and no one will even look at it because of age...outboards run too ! (I don't...
by DanMC
30 Jul 2014, 23:10
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: Lund C-14 project
Replies: 12
Views: 3242

Lund C-14 project

I love seeing another Lund on the site. Looking forward to seeing how it turns out. Will be curious to see if the prop change gets you up on plane, 8hp is a bit light for that hull I think. I had a 8hp on my 12' Lowe and it pushed it pretty good with me and my dog, think we used to hit about 20mph....
by DanMC
30 Jul 2014, 22:49
Forum: Motors
Topic: New guy, need help getting a decent motor
Replies: 32
Views: 1585

New guy, need help getting a decent motor

I look at outboards as if they were cars, we have a nearly 3 years old son that already loves to fish...so since I for some time lost faith in "domestic" motors/outboards I naturally looked at what we drive,own and after seeing a great dependable Honda SUV and a Toyota car in a driveway,a Honda lawn...
by DanMC
02 Jul 2014, 23:28
Forum: Boat House
Topic: I've about had it up to here....
Replies: 42
Views: 2428

I've about had it up to here....

Hi, I don't mean to be a smart alec but I'm a firm believer that buying new and treating your gear right by using the best motor oil (synthetic 100%) ,ethanol free gas (here in western Canada I only know of Shell V-Power ...that's the premium here at $1.40/liter) and beeing a Honda diehard....it's w...
by DanMC
06 May 2014, 23:57
Forum: Boat House
Topic: Just looking for opinions on Yamaha motors
Replies: 5
Views: 527

Just looking for opinions on Yamaha motors

Forgot to mention clean fuel, use (try) only ethanol free gasoline ! ,very important !
by DanMC
06 May 2014, 23:55
Forum: Boat House
Topic: Just looking for opinions on Yamaha motors
Replies: 5
Views: 527

Just looking for opinions on Yamaha motors

Myself,I'm a Honda guy but Yamaha are fine motors. Since we are talking used it's hard to predict how this Yammy will serve you. Is it a two stroke ?, four ?.....then change the oils both upper and lower ...zome check the water pump,the impeller,the zinc anode,givd it a try...make sure the motor pis...
by DanMC
04 May 2014, 23:25
Forum: Computers & Electronics
Topic: yahoo email sucks
Replies: 3
Views: 1924

yahoo email sucks

TinKode...this was the name of the great hacker that got into Pentagon,US Army,NASA,British Navy said that one of the easiest emails to breach was Yahoos...he claimed that it was also one of the most virused up accounts to have...don't have an account but I though I mention it....
by DanMC
22 Apr 2014, 22:55
Forum: Watering Hole
Topic: Yeti Coolers
Replies: 16
Views: 1256

Yeti Coolers

We have a Yeti, the small guy with stainless handle and we Love it. Another great newcomer to the world of high end coolers is Pelican brand, same folks that make the nearly indestructible camera cases,flashlighs. We have used Coleman extreme but that's like comparing a BMW to a Chevy....you get wha...
by DanMC
16 Apr 2014, 01:16
Forum: Motors
Topic: 9.9 motor buying advise
Replies: 15
Views: 1463

9.9 motor buying advise

Can't go wrong with a Honda ,just like their cars,lawnmowers,,generators,etc...they are extremely dependable.....just my .2¢
by DanMC
24 Mar 2014, 01:18
Forum: Sponsors Corner
Topic: Universal Motor Cover
Replies: 2
Views: 1546

Universal Motor Cover

Great idea !, Carver makes excellent products, the bimini for our Lund is made by Carver and we couldn't be happier !
by DanMC
20 Mar 2014, 01:35
Forum: Motors
Topic: water/fuel separator
Replies: 24
Views: 1332

water/fuel separator

Ok i have a small issue before i go out tom.I put those cheap clamps on the hoses and i'm afraid it will tear a hole in time for the gas to leak.When i tightened the clamps you can see the clamp imbedded into the hose and i don't like the looks of it.I just went out to my local auto part store to g...
by DanMC
20 Mar 2014, 01:25
Forum: Motors
Topic: Two Stroke or Four Stroke?
Replies: 20
Views: 1483

Two Stroke or Four Stroke?

#2....three years ago when we got our Honda outboards (reliability is very important) the 25HP was like $6000 ! (bf25,,electric start) and the little guy 2HP (bf2) was $1300 .....in Canada.
by DanMC
10 Mar 2014, 22:07
Forum: Sponsors Corner
Topic: Keep that Cover Supported
Replies: 2
Views: 1753

Keep that Cover Supported

Can it hold 500 lb. of snow or ice ?.... Or just plain rain water ?
by DanMC
10 Mar 2014, 22:03
Forum: Motors
Topic: My 2004 3.5hp 2-stroke Johnson or new 6hp Merc?
Replies: 2
Views: 559

My 2004 3.5hp 2-stroke Johnson or new 6hp Merc?

Hi, if it were me I'd go with a super-smooth motor made by Honda. On our 14.6 Lund we have two Honda's, main motor a 25 HP and a 2 HP for trolling.
by DanMC
03 Mar 2014, 23:53
Forum: Motors
Topic: water/fuel separator
Replies: 24
Views: 1332

water/fuel separator

Hi,
Got mine installed between motor (2011 Honda BF25,bought new) and fuel water separator/filter....so I pull in the ethanol free Shell premium gas.