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About jeffb5.8

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  1. I get that and just put it down to not having enough tilt to drain water from the very front, might have to try and reverse down the boat ramp and leave the bung out and see if more water comes out before I go fishing. I did taste it once and it was fresh so I put it down to being rain water rather than through my scupper
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    Impellor stopped.

    Did you hang onto the old impeller to swap that back in to check.
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    Electrical problem

    You can use a $10 test light as well to check where the power stops, check it at the switch, bus bar and along the wiring and at the radio connection. That will tell you if it’s the radio.
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    Impellor stopped.

    What engine do you have Fab? if it’s a ETec I have been told to change the whole water pump (Housing and Impeller) if it is a few years old.
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    Keys misplaced

    I take my key out as I have the trailer Hitch lock and Wheel lock key on it as well, I also have a spare key at home but I guess not much good if I lose it while away. I do have a yellow float on both my keys, with kids you just cannot be sure one of them wont drop it over the side.
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    Braked boat trailers

    It should not need a inspection as it’s under 256kg
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    Some Fishers are Just Too Good

    The bream’s eye are so wide it’s like “Fark I hope the bird doesn’t drop me it’s a long way down”
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    Crazy/Unbelievable Fishing Stories

    My fishy story was I entered a triple M comp about your best dad moment and mine was fishing with the kids and getting my daughter her first fish by catching it and while she wasn't looking I hooked it onto her line and let her reel it in and I won a new 2016 Camry SX. sold it and bought my current boat.
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    Members Boats.

    From my reading its if the trailer weighs less than 256kg on its own it does not require a annual inspection , which is also the trigger for adding brakes from 257kg up.
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    Members Boats.

    OK i read it wrong thought you removed the brakes, my bad. Did you have to go to a weigh bridge with a empty trailer and then a blueslip to change the trailer at the RMS? I did think all trailers fitted with brakes had to have the annual inspection in NSW I have the next size up trailer which weighs 320kg, not much i can remove as to get it down to the 254kg limit for no annual inspection.
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    Members Boats.

    Hi I have the 2016 Stacer Bowrider, I love the smooth sides for looks. Just beware that if you have a accident and they weight the boat & trailer combo, it still has to be under the Kg limit otherwise your insurance is void as it should have had brakes fitted. The rego inspection only takes 15mins and cost $28, its a great prompt for checking bearings, brakes and lights annually. P.s what size and type of prop are you running on the Etec?
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    Sunday on the Harbour

    Dunc333 we were in a white Stacer bow rider and because it was so flat we were flying on the way out and the way back. next time I should stop and steal your fish as at least then I could show the wife what fresh fish look like. Ha ha ha
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    Sunday on the Harbour

    Wanted to get the boat out for a run before it has its 3yr major service and since its been a few weeks between boating / Fishing. Had the boat packed to go on Saturday night but the wind picked up , so looking at Willy weather Sunday was going to be better so pulled the pin Saturday night and went Sunday morning instead. Woke at 5.30am and while having breakfast my youngest (7yr) came walking out to the kitchen dress like he was going to the snow, he said if I'm going fishing he is coming to but he will be warm. Then a few minutes later my oldest came out and she was ready to go, so instead of a solo trip I have 2 out 3 little adventures coming along. I hit the water at 6.45am and it was so calm and quiet, My daughter took the wheel from Rhodes to the 15knt zone under the harbour bridge and there was not one boat or ferry around, So little traffic meant that the washing machine under the bridge was almost like glass. It was great for her to get some time under her belt as she builds confidence, So much easier now she has her License, just needs time behind the wheel and soon launching will be a breeze as she will be able to dive off and putt around while I park the trailer. Since the kids came along I threw in the portable stove and fry pan, along with eggs bacon and some avocado, once we were fishing, on goes the pan within a minuted, everyone is having breakfast on the water with the Harbour bridge and city in the background. Needless to say with the little one no much fishing happens but he did manage to catch a Pinkie and lost a bream, so he was happy and we packed up and went for a drive around. The kids have started watching Young Bloods on YouTube, so adventuring and snorkeling will be the thing for us to do this summer. Back to the ramp at full throttle around 11am just with a coupe of boats and a few ferries.
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    New Around These Parts

    Go across to Rydalmere or Rhodes, less chance of having the river cat come past and smash you with waves while trying to test the boat and motor out. they both have better pontoons as well especially Rydalmere
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    brp G 2 new range

    I read earlier this year they were thinking of doing a G2 130Ho, I would consider that as 130hp is my Max HP, although my 115hp pushes me along at 39knots so do I really need more Power. So it looks like the G2 is a 115Hp Ho, 140Hp and a 150HP https://www.ibinews.com/product-launches/evinrude-expands-e-tec-g2-outboard-range/34245.article