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The official "What did you do to your jet boat today" thread.

Julian

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I ordered the "Optional" extra Seadek parts for the bow and stern that don't come standard from @JetBoatPilot !

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Brad_Ct

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Cleaned the snow off the cover hopefully for the last time this year over the weekend. I really am hating New England.
 

seanmclean

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Boring Boat Mod season for me.

Bought a new anchor rode. Decided to stitch in some markers every 10' to help my wife with gauging how much was let out.



The spade connections on the Polk DB651s are a little dubious. Had an occassional issue last year with them disconnecting. Soldered on some quick connects.

 

jb32566

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2019
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165 ID
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I got more stuff from amazon,etc from ups/usps/fedex today and organized and consolidated it.

Stuff piling up on my workbench that has arrived already:
a.) my hodge podge distress kit: orange water proof box, flare gun, flag, small air horn, whistle, vhf radio, paddle
b.) 4 sentry fenders
c.) a new coopers anchor 3.6kg
d.) waterproof bag for first aid kits for dogs and humans
e.) 4 blue dock lines to match the boat
f.) veve 47" guides and ce smith lights
g.) life jackets for my two dogs
h.) misc stuff - hawkbill knife, waterproof flashlight, extra lanyard, irwin clamps i hope i never need.

I think this is everything _except_ the boat with the exception of spare parts and my travel tool bag. But, I do have amazon carts for dual battery setup and charger once it gets here.

I also read a bunch about jetboatpilot thrust vectors versus the cobra jet steering. (this is like android or iPod, so far.)

organized my boat project/mod list .

FML. The "1st or 2nd week in april" can't get here fast enough. It was actually nice enough to go on the water today.
 
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seanmclean

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Had my annual CG vessel inspection done today, get the little window sticker that hopefully prevents some on-water inspections. Inspector today was a little bit of a PITA, asking for things not needed on this sized vessel, and not quite understanding my response of "It's not required, what's next?"
 

cbpagent72

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2018
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X
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installed and hooked up Navigation to NMEA2000 networked VHF and finished the wiring and breaker install for fusebox under helm.
 

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LKNHokie

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Yamaha
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2015
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X
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Took boat out for the first time this season today. Left the dock and had no power. Engines running but no thrust. Ended up letting the wind run it aground...

I forgot to put the jet clean out plugs in 🤦‍♂️ #WinterWasLong
 

Dean P

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Added docking lights, tried new RejeX high gloss protective finish

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Dean P

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Added "courtesy" lights so I can see. Engine compartment got 4 (lov it!)

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Wesley Cobb

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Yamaha
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2017
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242 Limited S E-Series
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Got her out of the barn for a first-weekend-of-spring outing. Spent Saturday and Sunday out on the water around the Emerald Coast. Even took the SUPs out for some more fun. Air was nice and warm-ish. Water was a gorgeous emerald green but still a crisp 65 degrees! Even took the doors and top off the Jeep...perhaps a little premature, however, in hindsight. Either way, can't wait for warmer weather and summer! Even decided (sort of; about 75% committed!) on a name -- SOF Spot.
 

jocolo21

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PEARCE

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2006
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I put the batteries on the charger for only the second time this offseason. I then cleaned up some things around her from being just thrown in around her over the winter. It was really starting to get to me so I had to get a start it. I have to renew the registration on both her and the trailer to make her legal and give her a good bath and wax. Can't wait to do some donuts!
 

T. Turner

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Spend Sunday afternoon washing, buffing, and waxing the boat. I was so tired by the end I forgot to take an after photo.
 

Nucem140

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Installed some additional power outlets and a fuse hub. The new jacks are located in the bow in front of the cup holders. Overlook the dirty boat, it still needs detailed.

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