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    So since it is I/O, put it on the trailer, drain...

    So since it is I/O, put it on the trailer, drain the water out, then back the trailer in the water slow with the outdrive raised.
    Do this when the ramp isn't busy please.
    See if water comes in as...
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    Start the engine while in the water and see if...

    Start the engine while in the water and see if any is dripping from a hose fitting. Possibly left loose when winterizing.
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    I don't have a pontoon, but I would want 2...

    I don't have a pontoon, but I would want 2 anchors with 100' line (one for each side of the pontoon) and 1 with 50-75'. That way you can throw the short on on calm days and have all 3 if you have a...
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    Some more reading and posts... ...

    Some more reading and posts...

    http://www.boatpittsburgh.com/forums/showthread.php/1244-boatpittsburghs-super-secret-hull-cleaning-mixture
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    On a v- shaped I/O or bass boat, I have...

    On a v- shaped I/O or bass boat, I have experienced/would think in chop that trimmed down and appropriate throttle speed would cut thru the chop.
    You don't want to trim up or go too fast the chop...
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    15lb mushroom anchor and 5-6' chain with 100'...

    15lb mushroom anchor and 5-6' chain with 100' rope. We use a plastic orange extension cord holder to wrap the line around to keep it organized. That will hold you pretty much under all conditions on...
  7. If it was me, I would say take the first tree...

    If it was me, I would say take the first tree down/trim it way back on the driveway side.
    I would have turned left where you turned right, and then back down the street and make the swing into the...
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    Like everyone said, bigger = better. Consider...

    Like everyone said, bigger = better. Consider going up river against the wind to dock with white caps because a storm snuck up on you... Toons are tougher to maneuver due to their sail-like...
  9. Thread: First Freeze

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    I attribute the Pittsburgh/north in PA being that...

    I attribute the Pittsburgh/north in PA being that we haven't had rain since the beginning of July. (June was all rain).
    We noticed it in a weekend, Sat they changed yellow, Sun they changed to...
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    Based on the picture they showed, I would say...

    Based on the picture they showed, I would say that the majority of the boats are out of the channel (way) by the wall on the Allegheny part of the river. The string that is tied in front of the...
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    If you are blasted a horn 5 times by a...

    If you are blasted a horn 5 times by a barge/Clipper fleet, you are in the channel. If you are on the port or starboard side of the bridge piers, you are out of the way. Where you describe you were...
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    I get the resource sharing, but like Steelerguy...

    I get the resource sharing, but like Steelerguy said, there was the local aspect that is now missing. I know I said that in the past when it was first combined with Louisville, and had users from...
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    Top toolbar on computer browser......

    Top toolbar on computer browser... http://www.boatlocal.com/classifieds
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    Sounds like possible spinning the hub? (being new...

    Sounds like possible spinning the hub? (being new prop eliminated...)
    I believe our I/O had rubber insert connected to the aluminum prop. Been so long ago...
  15. Thread: Generator

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    I would take other's advice, but no doubt the...

    I would take other's advice, but no doubt the $1000 is for A) honda reliablility, B) noise reduction. You could get a large one a lot cheaper, but it would be loud and best on a construction site.
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    "Move upriver to Pittsburgh. The water is great...

    "Move upriver to Pittsburgh. The water is great up here."
    Even better at East Branch Dam where it feeds into.
  17. Thread: Water Conditions

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    Include Crooked Creek lake which had been closed...

    Include Crooked Creek lake which had been closed since before July 4 due to high water.

    Between locks 7-8 is Templeton. That is where we typically launch when we go up. (It gets shallow on the...
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    Truck and trailer should be ok in the parking...

    Truck and trailer should be ok in the parking lot. Put any belongings out of site and lock it up. It appears to be patrolled regularly by popo on a weekend when I have been out past 2 am.
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    I have thought about it for a day and agree with...

    I have thought about it for a day and agree with your point.
    I wouldn't have an issue if you tied it as good or better than I did and took care to put fenders in correct spots, leaving me room to...
  20. Thread: Other Lakes

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    Cave Run Lake (Moorehead, KY) Daniel Boone Ntl...

    Cave Run Lake (Moorehead, KY) Daniel Boone Ntl forest.
    Can rent houseboat. Pretty dead during week when we go. Last week in June on their winter rate.
    Decent for fish. Nice coves and almost always...
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    Pics of maps. James Creek is in J2 cove. ...

    Pics of maps.
    James Creek is in J2 cove.
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  22. Thread: Loyalhanna

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    Due to rising pool elevations and safety, the...

    Due to rising pool elevations and safety, the Bush Recreation Area boat launch and campground are closed. If you have any questions, please call our park office at 724-639-9013.
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    I wanted to post this before, but didn't. (Guess...

    I wanted to post this before, but didn't. (Guess I let my guard down now).
    What about Marina's? Holy Cow, there are hundreds of unattended boats, covered, anything could just catch on fire...
  24. I don't have a horse in this race, but thinking...

    I don't have a horse in this race, but thinking they do it because those rafted to them are probably on shore with them, and they don't want the noise/exhaust toward the walkway where they are...
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    I am not going to support what they did, but did...

    I am not going to support what they did, but did it change ownership/regulations recently? I know the lake we visit in KY, we were doing the same for years (out of the farthest way possible), marina...
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