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About fin-addict

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  • Birthday 01/15/1949

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  • Bio
    orig from ny where i was a private investigator and director of security/safety for a hospital. after moving to florids i became a yacht broker then a realtor. married 42yrs. one son, married two grandaughters. all have the same interests. been boati
  • Interests
    boating, fishing, shooting
  • Location
    punta gorda fl.
  • Full Name
    david leibman

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  1. fin-addict

    Aft seating on 2000v

    Yea, keep telling yourself that. Make sure you put you scupper plugs in, lol
  2. fin-addict

    Craigslist 18 Hewes

    Seems like a very good deal and appears well kept.
  3. fin-addict

    hyd steering problem

    Had to bleed several times over a few days to purge all air from system using electric bleed unit. But I had dual stations.
  4. fin-addict

    8 vs 10ft powerpole on hewes redfisher 18

    I would go with 8’, think the 10’s are just way too big and get in the way if someone is fishing off the stern.
  5. fin-addict

    Water in fuel

    Yes they do. Just ordered one today thru Amazon. Cost is $54.45. Filter with clear bowl. Number on filter is S3213. Additional info, Model year, B32013 ASIN B000N9L13s. States it will fit Yamaha. Changing to this, been using the big blue Yamaha.
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    Water in fuel

    Just ordered ring from go 2 marine, 4.79. Also found correct clear bowl filter through amazon. It’s a Racor clear bowl, $54. Thanks again for the help and thanks to the rest of you to. Much appreciated as always, πŸ˜€πŸ˜€ fin yes, have always used big blue but want to keep an eye on this for awhile.
  7. fin-addict

    Water in fuel

    Thank you so very very much πŸ™πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€.
  8. fin-addict

    Water in fuel

    Know what you mean but at times you just don’t have a choice, have thought of having to do that myself just in case. Having a problem trying to find the proper O ring for gas cap and clear bowl filter. West marine here is useless sorry to say. as a side note. After owning the boat for seven years this has only happen twice in the last year. Each time the same three people were with me, all very large. Wondering if by them sitting in the front water is being splashed up into my fuel line vent, just seems strange only when they are onboard. Just saying. Lol. πŸ˜‚
  9. fin-addict

    2016 Pathfinder 23 HPS

    Great looking sled.
  10. fin-addict

    Water in fuel

    Yes, now carrying everything needed to do on water filter change and water purge.
  11. fin-addict

    Looking for ideas for new fish cleaning stand

    You can get already made ones with hose connection for a little over $100. Alum frame and some sort of white material for top.
  12. fin-addict

    Water in fuel

    Due to the above, thinking of changing from my canister filter to a clear bowl at bottom with drain to check condition of fuel and drain if needed. Any pro or con to my thinking. Thanks fin
  13. fin-addict

    2007 24’ Pathfinder Tournament Edition

    Nice rig, glws
  14. fin-addict

    Update:.... Costa Lens Scratches

    Son only wears Costa. Whenever a problem they have been replaced without a hassle. Great CS. 580 really good lenses so he says.
  15. fin-addict

    Water in fuel

    Last weekend fueled boat, just under half full. Filled to 3/4. While running noticed mph was 30 and rpm 4800, not normal. Normal is 30 @ 4000. Did have a heavy load of people wt wise. Ran 1/2 hr. Stopped to fish awhile. Then ran again. Within three minutes alarm sounded and went into limp mode. Went into BS Marina, Charlotte Harbor. Called my mechanic and explained problem and stated I felt it was water in fuel because it happened almost a year ago after fueling at same marina. I always use this marina for fuel. Had me run some tests and agreed about water in fuel. Did not have the items aboard to correct myself. (Will not happen again). Had mechanic at BS take a look and agreed with water. Changed out and cleaned filters, removed about three gallons of water till gas was crystal clear. After leaving marina boat ran 30 @ 4000 as it should. As stated this happen last year also having to drain three gallons of gas with water until clear. This happened after fueling and only ran about 200 yards. Marina both times stated it is not their gas as it is tested weekly. Checked my gas cap O ring and it appears good. Boat does not collect water in bilge except after heavy rains then only a quart or two. Never an oil slick when I turn on the bilge pump to test it and there is some water in the bilge from washing. does anyone have an idea what I may look for as the cause. Again it has happened only twice in the last year and never in the seven years of owning it before this. Sorry to be so wordy but want to give all details of what I know. Thanks guys. πŸ˜€πŸ˜€fin Does anyone know the size O ring needed for the gas fill cap. Want to change it for the h..... of it. More than likely orig. 2003 2200v
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