I had the same problem on my 2018R, the fuel gauge was pegged on full. It was fixed by replacing the gauge and my dealer said they’ve had the gauge problem on several boats over the last couple of years.
I have a 2018 RSFB and the multi-purpose gauge, that includes fuel, trim and battery, started working erratically or not working at all and my dealer replaced the whole gauge. Problem solved! He also said they’ve been having a lot of problems recently with these gauges.
I had the very same problem on my 2018 RSFB, that was delivered earlier this year, and it was a bad multi-purpose gauge. The dealer came out and replaced the gauge and all’s well. When I called in the problem, they told me it was the second gauge failure report they had received that day.
Yes, the little black box with the wire on top of the helm, is for the Sirius radio. I upgraded from the KMC10 to the KMC 20 to use my Sirius subscription I had on the previous Bennington. KMC10 head unit is available if anyone is interested in it.
The refrigerated cup holders are actually pretty nice. There are only 2 of them, one on the front left of the helm and one by the throttle, but they do a great job of keeping a bottle of water, or whatever, nice and cold.
You’re exactly right Macon. Before I took delivery, the local dealer installed an additional support leg on each side that you can use if you’re going fast or in high wind situations. I’m still in break-in so I haven’t tried them out at speed yet, but it feels rock solid when those legs are in...
I just took delivery of my new boat this week and I now have extended decks. I really like them much better than the standard decks on my old boat, so I’d recommend yes.
On the stereo question, we’ve always liked to listen to Sirius/XM and you can’t do that with the KMC10. if you want...