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by wwind3
Fri May 29, 2020 10:47 am
Forum: Welcome
Topic: Newbie to the site and Pontooning!
Replies: 6
Views: 136

Re: Newbie to the site and Pontooning!

Welcome aboard :biggrin2
by wwind3
Fri May 29, 2020 10:45 am
Forum: Welcome
Topic: New here and new adventure...
Replies: 5
Views: 57

Re: New here and new adventure...

Welcome aboard! :biggrin2 Good luck on the upgrades!
by wwind3
Fri May 29, 2020 10:43 am
Forum: Welcome
Topic: New Guy from South Alabama
Replies: 8
Views: 148

Re: New Guy from South Alabama

Welcome!
by wwind3
Fri May 29, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: Welcome
Topic: New from Lake Wylie NC
Replies: 3
Views: 55

Re: New from Lake Wylie NC

:biggrin2 nice! Welcome aboard!
by wwind3
Tue May 26, 2020 4:46 am
Forum: General Pontoon & Deckboat Discussion
Topic: Single 6 gal Portable Gas Tank?
Replies: 7
Views: 69

Re: Single 6 gal Portable Gas Tank?

I use a jiggler pump Or use a quick disconnect fuel line-unhook from one tank and hook up to another. Y valve works great too....

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by wwind3
Fri May 22, 2020 4:55 am
Forum: General Pontoon & Deckboat Discussion
Topic: Replacing Propeller...quick question
Replies: 4
Views: 78

Re: Replacing Propeller...quick question

OH--and you go faster in the winter than summer-water is more dense-more for the prop to push against--couple yrs ago in February I hit 30 into the wind with my aluminum prop--havent tried it again But wouldn't the denser water also be more difficult for the pontoons to push through?? I'm not argui...
by wwind3
Thu May 21, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: General Pontoon & Deckboat Discussion
Topic: Replacing Propeller...quick question
Replies: 4
Views: 78

Re: Replacing Propeller...quick question

Try to run the boat by yourself and observe the top speed and rpm's in at least 2 runs---downwind and into the wind. Find out what max rpm's are for the motor--you should be close to redline at max throttle. Does the boat have underskinning? As far as props--another bag of worms. I run a stainless b...
by wwind3
Sun May 10, 2020 4:40 am
Forum: General Pontoon & Deckboat Discussion
Topic: FINALLY!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 178

Re: FINALLY!!!

Dunno about the pic posting but glad you could hit the water. How's the salvinia problem---heard it's pretty bad.

Where did you launch? Back when I lived up there I launched a couple times at the Hwy 43 bridge and once motored all the way to Jefferson--nice trip//
by wwind3
Sat May 09, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: Welcome
Topic: first pontoon
Replies: 12
Views: 188

Re: first pontoon

......way to go! Way to civil disobey! :biggrin2 Enjoy the ride knowing you put it to the man! Well--to the biotch! Get your grandkids to post some pics!
by wwind3
Thu May 07, 2020 5:57 pm
Forum: General Pontoon & Deckboat Discussion
Topic: new prop coming...yippee!
Replies: 18
Views: 286

Re: new prop coming...yippee!

i might go back out today and run it and see if I can run without over-revving. I'll also get some measurements of where the cavitation plate is in comparison to the transom, maybe that will help too. I would like to cut down the amount of water that is spraying over the motor and back on to the po...
by wwind3
Thu May 07, 2020 9:49 am
Forum: General Pontoon & Deckboat Discussion
Topic: new prop coming...yippee!
Replies: 18
Views: 286

Re: new prop coming...yippee!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o7HkytIdoBM here is a video and you can hear when the motor starts to over-rev. Interesting it overrevs so quick. Wish I had a pic of my toon running WOT with the motor trimmed up--it trims up a lot before overrevs. You said you had a new lower unit--that model suppo...
by wwind3
Wed May 06, 2020 6:48 pm
Forum: General Pontoon & Deckboat Discussion
Topic: new prop coming...yippee!
Replies: 18
Views: 286

Re: new prop coming...yippee!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g_wG8slEUGQ see if you can see the video, i'm not sure I got the settings right. The video is of my toon at WOT, you can see how the water is spraying from the controls opening. You can also see how the motor is in the water, not sure if I'm too high, too low, or jus...
by wwind3
Wed May 06, 2020 9:07 am
Forum: General Pontoon & Deckboat Discussion
Topic: new prop coming...yippee!
Replies: 18
Views: 286

Re: new prop coming...yippee!

Can you get a video of the spray while you are running? Still sounds like your motor may need to be raised... The cavitation plate on the motor should be even with the bottom of the motor pod when the engine is all the way down...too high and you will over rev and blow out-too low and you will throw...
by wwind3
Fri May 01, 2020 3:27 am
Forum: General Pontoon & Deckboat Discussion
Topic: new prop coming...yippee!
Replies: 18
Views: 286

Re: new prop coming...yippee!

What size pontoons to you have? If they are 23 inch or smaller-prop probably wont make much difference--and you may be underpowered with the 60. I have a 20ft Lowe rated for 90 hp--25 in logs for instance. I run a 13x16 pitch prop and run 27 by myself as a comparison. The prop should definitely help...
by wwind3
Mon Apr 20, 2020 4:15 am
Forum: General Pontoon & Deckboat Discussion
Topic: New Lowe SD224 Deck Boat!
Replies: 16
Views: 2575

Re: New Lowe SD224 Deck Boat!

Nice! Do they make a fishing model also? I have a Lowe 204SS 2009 model with 4 fishing chairs, L-shaped lounge chair and sunning deck that I have really enjoyed. Keep us posted on the progress!!!