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About Headhunter

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    Pathfinder and Maverick owner
  • Birthday 03/16/1948


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  • Location
    Ormond Beach FL
  • Full Name
    Capt. Chuck Gleichmann
  1. mpg on a yammy vf200la

    Our 2014, 22TE with a VF200 runs anywhere between 3.1 to 3.6 mpg depending on the load. We run. 4blade 17 pitch merc rev 4. It will run 53 at 6000rpm. Jackplate setting is critical. I rum plus 1 on the rev 4
  2. SHO 200 Tilt Trim

    Went and lowered the motor manually with the screw on the side. Tried it and it worked in both directions. It did need some fluid (2oz) after I exercised it a couple of times. Seems ok at this point. Even Yamaha tech support was surprised. Ill keep an eye on it. The fluid had to go somewhere. Thanks for everyones help.
  3. SHO 200 Tilt Trim

    not fluid. Looks like gearbox
  4. SHO 200 Tilt Trim

    Batteries are at 100%. I am going to check the fluid this morning. Something interesting. This motor doesn't have a trail lock. I never saw one that way. MAybe because of the jackplate?
  5. SHO 200 Tilt Trim

    A little help here from the experts. The motor is about half tilted up and will not go either up nor down. I can hear the motor running when i push the tilt trim switch. It's on its lift so I can get under it. I know there is a manual relief screw. Is this just loss of fluid? Thanks in advance for the guidence.
  6. Fishing shoes

    Don, good choice. Make sure you buy them big enough. Check the sizing chart
  7. Cover for boat on a lift

    I saw someplace a cover that you can lower over the boat like a rent. It was about $3500 for my Pathfinder.
  8. Cover for boat on a lift

    Must be cheaper than my metal roof.
  9. Cover for boat on a lift

    I have fooled with this one for 10 years without a good solution. There is no way to get all around the boat on a lift. I have tried the standard cover and tied it down to the boat and or the lift and it blew off when the wind came from the stern. I have used elastic under the rubrail with limited success but it's a pain to get it all in place. I roofed both of mine and covered the console, leaning post and forward cooler. If you come up with something please post it. Good luck!
  10. Ameratrail Customer Service

    Sorry, don't know. I just know Junior took good care of me.
  11. Ameratrail Customer Service

    Interesting, I guess I lucked out. Maybe I got the right guy
  12. Ameratrail Customer Service

    The HPXS never really fitted well on its trailer so before I put it away i called Ameritrail and talked with Junior. He took the trailer id and looked it up and told me that they had done some tweaks since they started building them for MBC. He offered to update the trailer if I brought it to him so I drove down there today. Besides tweaking the bunk location and side rails they went through the whole trailer, found a clearance light that didn't work and just charged me for the part. They only charged for the light no labor on any of it. Considering the trailer is 3 years old I think it was a pretty good deal. Dropped the trailer off before lunch and picked it back up right after and made it home for happy hour.. Pretty super customer service.
  13. Fishing shoes

    Soft science here too. On my third set of fins and can fish all day. Love em 20% off online on their website now with code fireworks
  14. Trailer Advice

    Interesting thought on rental. I’ll investigat that and get rid of this pia.
  15. Trailer Advice

    The admiral cast her vote. Stainless all around. She doesn't want her pretty boat at risk! Or us!