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by hoejef
Thu Dec 17, 2020 4:06 am
Forum: General Pontoon & Deckboat Discussion
Topic: How many of us are running a dual battery setup?
Replies: 35
Views: 3345

Re: How many of us are running a dual battery setup?

Just added second battery with perko 1-2 both switch as I purchased boat in Sept. have add ons that i have been doing and more for future.
Plus peace of mind knowing I always can get motor started
by hoejef
Wed Dec 02, 2020 4:28 am
Forum: General Pontoon & Deckboat Discussion
Topic: Auto pilot on a pontoon ?
Replies: 6
Views: 261

Re: Auto pilot on a pontoon ?

So i decided to hold off on the AP for now as after adding the hydraulic steering its made my steering much better not that the cable steering was bad. I just found when docking it was a pita to throw wheel over to get boat to react fast enough for situation. For those who have contemplated changing...
by hoejef
Mon Nov 23, 2020 4:34 pm
Forum: General Pontoon & Deckboat Discussion
Topic: Auto pilot on a pontoon ?
Replies: 6
Views: 261

Re: Auto pilot on a pontoon ?

Yes that's kind of my thought also it shouldn't be much different from other boats. I dont plan on doing radar at this point but yes to have radar overlay is the bomb. Speaking of bombs the wife is ready to light one off under me with my boat projects. So today I installed hydraulic steering which w...
by hoejef
Sun Nov 22, 2020 4:35 pm
Forum: General Pontoon & Deckboat Discussion
Topic: Auto pilot on a pontoon ?
Replies: 6
Views: 261

Re: Auto pilot on a pontoon ?

I take trips to St Augustine to the north about 60 miles and also down to Sebastian 40 ish miles to the south and occasionally around the island (Merritt island) having a autopilot that auto routes and allows you to sit back at the helm with out having to touch the wheel. Grant it I never leave the ...
by hoejef
Sat Nov 21, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: General Pontoon & Deckboat Discussion
Topic: Auto pilot on a pontoon ?
Replies: 6
Views: 261

Auto pilot on a pontoon ?

Hello new to the forum and also new to the pontoon world, but far from new to boats. I am down here in central Fl. and recently picked up a 2018 sylvan 8522 C&f with a 90 Yamy ,I will be most of my cruising on the intracoastal and I am in the process of adding hydraulic steering with the intentions ...