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Forum: Electronics 07-28-2008, 12:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,488
Posted By Franco_2100SC
spelling helps

Just in case someone else winds up here looking for the answer, here's the link... It helps if you spell the manufacturer correctly... arghhh


faria-instruments.com/site_manuals/IS0091F.pdf
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Forum: Electronics 07-28-2008, 11:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,488
Posted By Franco_2100SC
Farina

I've searched all over for the farina digital depth finder that came in my 2100sc all to no avail. This season I wanted to set the alarm a little shallower, (Goes off at 3.4) but cannot recall how...
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 07-25-2007, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,331
Posted By Franco_2100SC
forgot to add

No charge to tie up and use resturant.
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Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 07-25-2007, 02:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,331
Posted By Franco_2100SC
Madigan's

plenty of space out along the wall and the water is nice and deep. They have slips for rent, but there's a rock pile to navigate around and I'm not sure how best to get in there. We tied up along...
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 07-23-2007, 12:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,331
Posted By Franco_2100SC
Some mother's son's

I know we have several readers that ply the Potomac, and Occoquan regularly. So, I want to pass along the following tidbit. We used to stop after a day on the water at a location just past the RR...
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 07-11-2007, 02:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,772
Posted By Franco_2100SC
Waves on the Potomac

If it gets that bad on the Potomac, its time to have a very close conversation with "Him".


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Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 07-09-2007, 09:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,772
Posted By Franco_2100SC
occoquan bay/ choppy water

I've been doing the Potomac for the past 4 years in and around you. The Occoquan bay is notoriously choppy. But, we have seen 3 footers on return from Tims's II on more than one occasion. Here's a...
Forum: Electronics 07-06-2007, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,015
Posted By Franco_2100SC
woodbridge marina?

Woodbridge has 4 marinas (Prince william, hoffmasters, belmont bay, Fairfax yatch club)

If you don't have the trailer option, each has its benefits/detractions. Now about the radio. It is...
Forum: Electronics 07-05-2007, 11:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,015
Posted By Franco_2100SC
radio/boat

EnsignBensen,

Where are you getting your boat? What size, and where you gonna keep it. I might be able to give you some tips..

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Forum: Maxum Maintenance 06-20-2007, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,434
Posted By Franco_2100SC
Best stain remover

Starbrite makes a product that is hull cleaner/scratch remover. Be careful not to get the white stuff. What you want comes in a blue bottle and is a greyish/blue compound. I like it for stain...
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 06-11-2007, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,702
Posted By Franco_2100SC
good starter

Since I work in the Communications field I've always been a hugh proponent of Rec boaters having a VHF and knowing how to use it. A friend of mine was sluggish to equip his boat with a Marine...
Forum: Electronics 06-04-2007, 12:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,044
Posted By Franco_2100SC
JBL removal

You will need to get to the back of the radio since there is a screw that fastens to a metal grounding strap in just about every installation I have seen.

Next lets talk about the sleeve that...
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 05-31-2007, 10:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,215
Posted By Franco_2100SC
thermostate open test

I can tell when the thermostat opens by placing my hand up near the back of the outdrive. Water remains tap cold until the thermostats open, at that point water becomes noticably warmer. Try it and...
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 05-30-2007, 05:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 14,683
Posted By Franco_2100SC
survey sez???

What did you find? Remember to keep RPM's for WOT near the Manf recommendations. Loading the engine down is not a good thing.

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Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 05-25-2007, 11:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,519
Posted By Franco_2100SC
Re ranks

I have some time on my hands today, so I went through recent threads and counted everone's number of posts and this may help you discern what the ranks should be. Here's the results and my...
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 05-24-2007, 12:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 14,683
Posted By Franco_2100SC
67mph

As I recall, the 2100SCZ has a HUGE motor, not like my wimpy 5 liter. Really , one needs to match horsepower to weight for optimum performance. Also, you really need to test in near identical...
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 05-22-2007, 03:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 14,683
Posted By Franco_2100SC
SR versus SC

You're probably 800 lbs lighter with the Sport Runabout over the Sport Cuddy, and with a 5.7 versus a 5 liter, I would expect that performance. I'll bet the markings for the prop are there, maybe...
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 05-22-2007, 12:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 14,683
Posted By Franco_2100SC
props and pictures

I would like to comment and share my experiences, but I cannot see the picture you refer to , when I click on Member gallery, it comes up empty. I have never posted pictures in the forum, but I do...
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 05-21-2007, 03:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,519
Posted By Franco_2100SC
Ranks

How bout we pick em ourselves?

I wanna be a Commander since that's my tow vehicle.. hehehehe


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Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 05-15-2007, 11:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,905
Posted By Franco_2100SC
Chesapeke area

I have something to pass along, not a funny story but good info for Northern Virginia and Maryland or DC boaters.

Mothers day we took the boat from Springfield up to Annapolis Md. The trip is only...
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 05-09-2007, 03:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,477
Posted By Franco_2100SC
West Marine

The catalog that I got from West Marine shows various aluminum tracks with the associated rubber insert. I would need to see a picture to even guess at the bending required. As a start, I would...
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 05-09-2007, 01:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,655
Posted By Franco_2100SC
Re:2100SC tracking issues

Don't know how long you have had your SC but here's a shot that should help you:
https://i96.photobucket.com/albums/l172/ ... arview.jpg...
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 04-23-2007, 04:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,674
Posted By Franco_2100SC
SempreVeloce on the Occaquan

I took off Friday, hauled the boat from the State park to home. Since I have the boat professionally winterized, it was a pretty quick "Move the battery from the garage to the boat" and since the...
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 04-23-2007, 04:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,519
Posted By Franco_2100SC
Ranks

I've sometimes been considered as Pretty Rank, usually after the "Wax-on/Wax-off" exercise....


I'm onboard.
KKKKFL
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 03-13-2007, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,871
Posted By Franco_2100SC
Tabs

I purchased my 2100SC in 2004 and from day one kept wondering whether to tab or not to tab. I finally went the Lenco route last year, and I can tell you that they made a terrific difference. Even...
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