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  1. ImTinkerbella

    Mercury Throttle Control Tensioning

    Our Benny has a 2018 90 elpt EFI Mercury motor, and the throttle control tension/friction is far too loose. We didn't receive any documentation from the dealer with our boat last year which explains "where" to adjust the tension. I searched online, but almost everything pertains to Yamaha. I...
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    Pontoon cup holder adjustable expanders/adapters?

    **CROSS POSTED** -- I realized I likely posted this in the wrong location, and don't see a delete option. Sorry! I've noticed that the cup holders on my pontoon may be fine for holding the standard sized bottle or can diameter, but will not accommodate larger diameter beverage containers like...
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    Inexpensive handheld VHF radio recommendations?

    I am looking for marine-related items to put under the tree for my husband for Christmas. I'm still unclear from the head-spinning discussions on VHF radio reviews whether or not a license is required. My conjecture (and it is just that) is that only certain bands require a license? We would...
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    Help please - need advice... Gas Cap - First big rookie mistake

    My husband went out to our dock slip to refill our tank in our new 20SLMX, and managed to knock the gas cap off the boat into the water. All marine stores in the area are closed for the day, and closed on Sundays. Does anyone know if there is a universal size that might work for now until the...
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    As a Noob -- no eye rolling please -- here goes...

    TL/DR: As Noob boaters, what do we "really" need to make sure we have on board?? We will be picking up our very first boat - a 2018 20SLMX with the Merc 90 ELPT CT - on Thursday. Primarily, it will be used by just my husband and myself, as we live on a back slough of the upper Mississippi...
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    NOOB question regarding model designations

    My husband and I are looking at purchasing our first boat. We have looked online at several used, 20 foot 2016 models and are confused what exactly differentiates the SSRX from the SSRCX floor plan. Being a NOOB, I am assuming the RX refers to radius seating? If my assumption is correct, what...
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