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Back on the board and in the water again!-gctid379486

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    Back on the board and in the water again!-gctid379486

    After a far to long time non-boating due to overload at work I will be finally back on the water this weekend and back to this board.

    As the boat was stored indoors last year I thought it's a good idea to have a mechanic go over it and make sure that the first trip won't be a pain.

    This led to a bunch of surprises! As a background, the first owner of the boat moved it directly into into storage without even adding oil to the engine where it sat for almost 13 years. Then he gave it to his nephew who used it a bit for a year and then ran out of money and sold it to us with less than 30h on the clock.

    Well, the oil filter, spark plugs and impeller were still the original ones from 1996! I have to admit that I trusted the seller that he had maintained the boat as everything looked pristine and I am glad that the impeller didn't fall apart in the 15h we put on her in 2010!

    Bayliner must have used quality parts at that time.......

    Interesting thing was that the mechanic made several attempts to buy her "just in case we wouldn't be able to use her as we should". Dream on! I have more time again.....

    welcome back juergen!!...glad to hear your back on the water...

    :arr arr


      Good for you! If you ever trailer it over this way, please let me know...:beer-
      Jeff & Tara (And Hobie too)
      Lake Havasu City, AZ
      Current: 2022 Sun Tracker Sport Fish 22 XP3 w/ Mercury 200
      2000 Bayliner 3388 Cummins 4bta 250s (SOLD 2020)
      2000 Bayliner 2858 MCM 7.4 MPI B3 (SOLD 2018)
      2007 Bayliner 305 MCM twin 350 Mag B3s (SOLD 2012)
      2008 Bayliner 289 MCM 350 Mag Sea Core B3 (SOLD 2009)
      And 13 others...
      In memory of Shadow (7-2-10,) and Ginger (5-11-21.)
      Best boat dogs ever! Rest in peace girls...