GypsmJim's Recent Activity

  1. GypsmJim replied to the thread Boats.

    I would not take a 50 year old fiberglass boat with an obsolete engine for free. I would not take any boat that had been sitting for 15...

    Sep 30, 2022 at 8:30 PM
  2. GypsmJim replied to the thread Here we go again with Insurance issues.

    I have 3 cars, 4 boats and 2 houses. All are insured. Back in 1968 I had a car broken into and they stole my radio. OK, no problem....

    Sep 29, 2022 at 7:30 PM
  3. GypsmJim replied to the thread Here we go again with Insurance issues.

    EVERYONE needs health insurance. It's just like paying school taxes even if you have no kids. Owning a boat or a house is optional. I...

    Sep 29, 2022 at 3:01 PM
  4. GypsmJim replied to the thread Here we go again with Insurance issues.

    I understand the pooled concept. I just don't agree with it because its not fair to the people that live a cautious life. You can...

    Sep 29, 2022 at 10:07 AM
  5. GypsmJim posted a new thread.

    Here we go again with Insurance issues

    I imagine that many boats and homes will be destroyed by Ian. Even if you live in a nice quiet safe area with no chance of a hurricane,...

    Forum: General Discussion

    Sep 28, 2022 at 8:08 PM
  6. GypsmJim replied to the thread Mercruiser 3.0L choke question.

    The choke spring is what makes the choke close on a cold engine. But the idle cam holds the choke mechanism from its last warm setting....

    Sep 26, 2022 at 7:22 PM
  7. GypsmJim replied to the thread Winterizing antifreeze question.

    Get a "little" water in your gas tank, and it goes to the bottom of the tank and now you're stuck. Seen it happen on cars years ago....

    Sep 26, 2022 at 10:41 AM
  8. GypsmJim replied to the thread Motor oil.

    Mercruiser sterndrives use 25w40. Its been that way for eons. I have 4 Mercury 4-stroke outboards, from 3.5 HP to 150. All 4 call for...

    Sep 25, 2022 at 8:22 PM
  9. GypsmJim replied to the thread Winterizing antifreeze question.

    I would use that in the potable water systems in my RV or boat. That's all. There are 2 kinds of PG anti-freeze. The one you should...

    Sep 25, 2022 at 8:11 PM
  10. GypsmJim replied to the thread Freeze-proofing 4.3, 195 Sport.

    Grandpa didn't believe in all that snake oil. If the gas smelled ok, he used it and stored it for long periods. Dad understood about...

    Sep 25, 2022 at 1:29 PM
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