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Discussion in 'Boats / Watercraft / RVs' started by 1BADSS396, Aug 10, 2014.

  1. 1BADSS396

    1BADSS396 Chief Pot Stirrer

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    Hitting rock bottom at 25 mph will do that. My fault for not paying attention to channel buoys on the Miss. Yes, I cursed myself severely.
     
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    WOW. :eek:

    That blows.

    Sorry, man. Is the engine okay?
     
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    Not good!

    Sorry to hear, never a good thing to learn the hard way. It seems that is the only way I seem to learn my lesson these days.
     
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    1BADSS396 Chief Pot Stirrer

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    yes, engine is fine. Lower unit is toast, and possibly some damage in the upper. Something is keeping it from going into neutral or reverse?

    Insurance should cover it. I have $0 deductible for collision and comp.
     
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    Well, at least it's just the drive unit! Going to upgrade anything while it's apart?
     
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    1BADSS396 Chief Pot Stirrer

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    Such as?
     
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    I have no idea, that's why I asked you rather than made a suggestion. :)

    I don't know what you have or what could be upgraded. Just asking out of curiosity.
     
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    I don't know of anything you can do to a Merc Bravo III drive to upgrade it? Except maybe replace it with a Volvo-Penta. :lol:
     
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    66nova Doctor Bob - Fastest Doctor Around

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    Ouch! That sucks!
     
  10. dietz4ibanez

    dietz4ibanez Slowly going the way of the Buffalo

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    Wow, that's terrible! I would say that it could have been much worse at that speed but I could be wrong.

    I was in a bass boat that had hit top of a stump during the drought a few years ago. They actually had more damage and weren't traveling as fast.


    And what does "Family Medical Leave" have to do with this? :jester:
     

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