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    Yamaha Recall

    I have it as a .PDF file, but can't figure out how to post it at this time. I would be happy to send it to you. AWK
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    Slide anchor shore spike

    . This one I made has uses two 8 inch lengths and the tee, so the width equals about 17 1/2 inches. I didn't glue these in so I can take it apart to store easier.AWK
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    Slide anchor shore spike

    Sorry, I forgot about this. I made another this evening, and it reminded me. I used 1 1/4 schedule 40. . I chamfered the edge slightly then used my heat gun to soften the PVC... Auger slides right in. Drilled the hole in the PVC, and put the bolt through. I think I will give this one a...
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    Yamaha Recall

    Anyone esle here receive the Yamaha Recall for the fuel line. F4 ~ F70 outboard motors and NOA specification portable fuel tanks. Called my dealer, they say it doesn't pretain to my 20SML since it doesn't have a "portable" tank. The dealer hasn't read the recall yet. Yamaha says the...
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    Privacy enclosure

    I have a enclosure on my 20SLM. Tried to put a port-a-potty in there and there was no way to get into the room with it in there. So, I moved my battery back about 8 inches (had to extend the neg battery cable) built a platform (raised the potty about 8 inches) over the wire conduit through...
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    New Owner, Holly Michigan

    . Home many times have you pulled your boat North? My 28 ft car hauler pulls MUCH better and easier than this little 20 ft pontoon! I pulled it up, and didn't pull it back home. We now rack store it at Torch, Dewitt Marina
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    New Owner, Holly Michigan

    Don't rule out Torch! 19 miles long and connected to Clam, Bellaire, Skegemog, and Elk. Record Muskie taken out of Bellaire last year. You can boat for days and never see the same thing. When your done, head over the the sandbar for some interesting views.
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    Slide anchor shore spike

    Let me check... I forgot the actual size and don't want to lead you wrong. I glued the tee at the top and a single bolt at the auger. I will see my boat this weekend.
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    Top speed 20 SLX 70 HP yamaha?

    My 20SLM is right at 22-23 using GPS. 70 Yamaha at about 5000 rpm plus.That's with the Bimini down.
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    Slide anchor shore spike

    I made my own version using a sand auger and PVC. Paint it up and make it your own. Easy to find. I made it to fit easy under the seat and tall enough to stick out of the water on the Torch sand bar...
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    Magma Connoisseur series gas grill/Chefs Mate

    TORCH! Best chain of lakes. We keep our boat on Clam Lake, just down from the Dockside. We will be on the lake every Friday through Sunday in July/Aug.
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    Adding Ski Tow Bar to a 20SLM

    Can I buy from my dealer the ski two bar option and install it myself? I also looks like it could be used to help pull my self up from the ladder.
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    Magma Connoisseur series gas grill/Chefs Mate

    Toon'd Out, I bring up an old post, but think it's a good time to do it as I bet I'm not the only one looking to mount a grill. You have had some time to use this grill now, would you do it again or would you change anything? I have the same grill and same mount. Planning on installing in...
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    Detroit River...

    I work at the RenCen and see the River all day long. Pontoons is not a boat I see down there. Wind, shifty currents, and large ship traffic is why I think people don't boat it with Pontoons. Don't really see many on Lake St Clair either. Good luck!
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    Best type of bumpers

    Adam2012.. I'm still searching for the best bumper. I picked up (4) 5.5 x 20 last year and have found them to be somewhat useless. The post on the dock are thicker than the bumper! I just picked up (4) 8.5 x 26 and will try these next year. The only down side I can see with the bigger...
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