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Forum: Performance 01-11-2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 189
Posted By Ed
Dialing in 27 Seacraft engine height, etc.

As most of you know, I have 27' Seacraft with new 48 inch wide body Armstrong bracket with 30 inches of setback and 14 degree transom angle. Engines are twin Honda 250s with 30 inch shafts. Boat...
Forum: General 01-02-2021, 12:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 626
Posted By Ed
Rest easy and thank you for your service.

Rest easy and thank you for your service.
Forum: General 12-17-2020, 09:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By Ed
Definitely do it before, way easier. Gelcoat...

Definitely do it before, way easier. Gelcoat works great for this too...
Forum: Off Topic / Fishing 12-17-2020, 09:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 206
Posted By Ed
They came through York, Maine yesterday. My 6...

They came through York, Maine yesterday. My 6 year old son lined the streets with his classmates and waved at the parade of vehicles. The best part was him trying to explain it to us (we had no...
Forum: For Sale 12-16-2020, 11:17 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 25,067
Posted By Ed
I can't wait to see pictures and find out she...

I can't wait to see pictures and find out she performs with twin 300 Suzuki's. Keep me posted on his progress, please.
Forum: For Sale 12-16-2020, 10:07 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 25,067
Posted By Ed
Thanks Ken. I am happy to hear that Seahoss...

Thanks Ken.

I am happy to hear that Seahoss 27 is at Stoner's. I spoke to Josh at length about building a bracket for mine and it was a go and then COVID hit and he had to shutdown, so I had to go...
Forum: Repairs/Mods. 12-15-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,598
Posted By Ed
As it drops down to about 10 degrees tonight and...

As it drops down to about 10 degrees tonight and I begin my winter hibernation, I started to think about summer and thought I would share some pictures of my newly repowered 1986 27 Tournament taken...
Forum: For Sale 12-15-2020, 09:18 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 25,067
Posted By Ed
In 2014, my pregnant wife and I drove up to...

In 2014, my pregnant wife and I drove up to central Florida to meet with Todd and look at his boat. Todd walked me through the boat and I clearly saw the love, sweat and $$$ he invested into it....
Forum: General 12-15-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 321
Posted By Ed
That is a deal. Regarding the pads, the best...

That is a deal. Regarding the pads, the best design I ever saw was a standard round pad with the down tube welded off-centered to one side. This allowed the tubing to be a bit closer to the console...
Forum: Repairs/Mods. 11-21-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 308
Posted By Ed
I like that console. Do you recall what brand of...

I like that console. Do you recall what brand of boat that was on?
Forum: Performance 11-09-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,185
Posted By Ed
Congrats on the repower. You must be elated.

Congrats on the repower. You must be elated.
Forum: General 11-09-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,025
Posted By Ed
Since they started distributing ethanol in the...

Since they started distributing ethanol in the mid 2000s, I have never filled up the tank at the end of the season.

Rather, I try and run it down as low as I can get it but before I do so, I run...
Forum: Performance 10-28-2020, 10:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,185
Posted By Ed
You should consider a Honda 250. Plenty of power...

You should consider a Honda 250. Plenty of power with 2:1 gear ratio and absolutely incredible fuel efficiency. 5 year non-declining warranty.
Forum: General 10-12-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 689
Posted By Ed
Ha-ha...funny cartoon. That is why I go straight...

Ha-ha...funny cartoon. That is why I go straight to the detached garage with all purchases. Sshhhhhsh?
Forum: ClassicSeaCraft.com Gatherings 09-03-2020, 12:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,499
Posted By Ed
Ken, very sorry to hear about your fall. I hope...

Ken, very sorry to hear about your fall. I hope you get better soon.
Forum: Repairs/Mods. 08-17-2020, 09:30 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,598
Posted By Ed
Here are more pictures, Capt Chuck. ...

Here are more pictures, Capt Chuck.

1)Scuppers are about two inches higher than with old bracket.
2)Seastar Power Assist steering
3)Dual Seastar Tournament Series steering rams
4)Honda HD4...
Forum: Repairs/Mods. 08-16-2020, 11:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 576
Posted By Ed
There is a 23' inboard in Perkins Cove, Maine...

There is a 23' inboard in Perkins Cove, Maine with a D3 or D4 diesel. Rides like a dream.

There is a 27' on the Cape with a D6 connected via a jackshaft to an outdrive.

The D6 is a big motor...
Forum: Repairs/Mods. 08-16-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,598
Posted By Ed
Thanks Strick. Yes, with the Honda's i can and...

Thanks Strick. Yes, with the Honda's i can and will go lots of places. The Mercs while powerful, were definitely not reliable and had me always worrying, what if?
Forum: Repairs/Mods. 08-16-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,598
Posted By Ed
Thanks Scott!

Thanks Scott!
Forum: Repairs/Mods. 08-16-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,598
Posted By Ed
The console is the original and I hate it (too...

The console is the original and I hate it (too short for me and access sucks) At some point when I replace it we can revisit Gucci but I appreciate the consideration.

As far as the scuppers are...
Forum: Repairs/Mods. 08-16-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,598
Posted By Ed
27’ Tournament repower

As many of you will recall, last winter I sold my twin Merc 250 EFIs and the Stainless Marine bracket and began preparing the transom for a repower. I honestly measured the transom for a new...
Forum: Repairs/Mods. 07-15-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,840
Posted By Ed
Very clean work. Nice job

Very clean work. Nice job
Forum: Repairs/Mods. 02-01-2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,598
Posted By Ed
Thanks Chuck. I got a good nights sleep and went...

Thanks Chuck. I got a good nights sleep and went back over to the boat today. I used a larger angle finder and confirmed the old bracket was 13.5 degrees. The actually transom varies but I guess that...
Forum: Repairs/Mods. 01-31-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,598
Posted By Ed
I am going down the rabbit hole again and will be...

I am going down the rabbit hole again and will be installing a new larger displacement bracket and new 250 four strokes on my 1986 27 Seacraft.

The bracket came off and she is now naked, but I am...
Forum: ClassicSeaCraft.com Gatherings 01-15-2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,874
Posted By Ed
Did I miss the post with the dates?

Did I miss the post with the dates?
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