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 Post subject: New 300 Suzuki
PostPosted: Tue May 30, 2017 7:38 pm 
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Tomorrow I will be buying a new 300hp Suzuki with a C-10 multi function color display for my 2520. I hope this is an improvement over my 2006 Yamaha F250. I am removing the bottom paint getting it ready for installation. Here are a couple of pics.
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 Post subject: Re: New 300 Suzuki
PostPosted: Wed May 31, 2017 7:11 am 
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Oh Boy...... Sanding it off? Ugh! What are you going to do with the sanded gellcoat now?

Chemical stripper... is the way to go. No matter how you do it, it is a Royal Pain. It's worth every bit of $4000 to chemical strip the bottom.

My son and I did it several years ago. It got a 100% of us.....We got 98% of the coating off before are Ass's were kicked.

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 Post subject: Re: New 300 Suzuki
PostPosted: Wed May 31, 2017 5:40 pm 
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Just doing the transom. I trailer the boat and don't need to do the entire bottom just yet. I am removing most of the black and red with Easy Off oven cleaner and a scraper. The barrier coats I am sanding w/220 then 320. Once done sanding I will buff and wax. Anything you know of remove the barrier coat? Bought the white 300 today and will be waiting a few weeks for the install.


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 Post subject: Re: New 300 Suzuki
PostPosted: Thu Jun 01, 2017 7:33 am 
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Go to the Auto Body supply store..... You want to get finer on the last sanding....This will make it easier to buff.

Suzuki 3 X 16 X 17 prop is what you want.

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 Post subject: Re: New 300 Suzuki
PostPosted: Thu Jun 01, 2017 7:33 pm 
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I asked about the prop today and that's the one he said they will try first. Hope to get the transom done this weekend.


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 Post subject: Re: New 300 Suzuki
PostPosted: Fri Jun 02, 2017 7:22 pm 
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I am not sure what was done here...black, red, light grey and dark grey paint? Barrier and then what ?


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 Post subject: Re: New 300 Suzuki
PostPosted: Fri Jun 16, 2017 6:43 pm 
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Dropped the boat off today for the repower...couple before pics with paint removed from the transom


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 Post subject: Re: New 300 Suzuki
PostPosted: Fri Jul 07, 2017 9:38 pm 
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Told today that there is a possibility to get the boat back tomorrow and of not should see it on Monday....cant wait to get it back.


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 Post subject: Re: New 300 Suzuki
PostPosted: Fri Jul 07, 2017 11:17 pm 
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Wow, that's a ton of work, let us know what happens next. .. I'm sure you wont be disappointed

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 Post subject: Re: New 300 Suzuki
PostPosted: Sat Jul 08, 2017 8:19 pm 
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Looks like Monday afternoon....


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 Post subject: Re: New 300 Suzuki
PostPosted: Mon Jul 10, 2017 7:37 pm 
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Got the boat back today


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 Post subject: Re: New 300 Suzuki
PostPosted: Mon Jul 10, 2017 10:00 pm 
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New 300 looks great. Congrats!! Did you trade your old F250 with the dealer? Curious about roughly what kind of $'s that you can get for old one if you traded? Post your numbers afte you get her in the water.

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 Post subject: Re: New 300 Suzuki
PostPosted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 7:20 pm 
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The dealer did not want it but will wholesale it to a local shop that will buy it. Getting hosed....figures around 4K.


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 Post subject: Re: New 300 Suzuki
PostPosted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 7:53 pm 
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How many hrs are on it?

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 Post subject: Re: New 300 Suzuki
PostPosted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 7:59 pm 
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1958 hours


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 Post subject: Re: New 300 Suzuki
PostPosted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 8:07 pm 
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You have used it well then. Very tempting to consider swapping mine out for yours but probably not worth all the time, effort and travel to make it happen. It would be an easy swap though as they are same year and everything would bolt right up. I would sell mine & could prob break even. Oh well. Guess I'll just do what your doing down the road when actually needed. Let us know how that nice new one runs for you.

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 Post subject: Re: New 300 Suzuki
PostPosted: Fri Jul 14, 2017 5:59 am 
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Runs great but all the way from NC, not sure I would do that and besides in 6 months if something were to happen with it I would feel terrible. Also it is at the dealer waiting for the guy they deal with to pick it up.


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 Post subject: Re: New 300 Suzuki
PostPosted: Sat Jul 15, 2017 10:30 am 
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Tabs back on, electronics back in and now a spring cleaning.


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 Post subject: Re: New 300 Suzuki
PostPosted: Sat Jul 15, 2017 3:44 pm 
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Looking good. Almost there.

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 Post subject: Re: New 300 Suzuki
PostPosted: Mon Jul 17, 2017 11:18 am 
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Nice! Very anxious to see your performance numbers. I have the same year and model 99 2520 mv but I have a 2006 suzi 250. I run a 3x16x18.5 prop.

I run heavy 126gallon tank full all the time, 65 gallon split bait tank and 100-200lbs of ice, 20 rods, full offshore tackle, tuna tower and I'm getting 18-20 KNOTs at 4000, 21-24knots at 4300-4400rpm. Getting about 11.2-12.3 gallons per hour depending on head or following seas.


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 Post subject: Re: New 300 Suzuki
PostPosted: Sat Jul 22, 2017 7:35 pm 
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nice day today....me,my youngest and the dog....decent numbers fully loaded with fuel 160 gallons or so, two coolers of ice, 100lb dog, 350lbs of people along with almost all fishing gear (forgot net) lost a nice fluke because of it but did get some Sea Bass. Got it up to 4400 rpm /29 mph. Did not push it too hard today, only have 4 hours on it now.


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 Post subject: Re: New 300 Suzuki
PostPosted: Sat Jul 22, 2017 8:29 pm 
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Very nice numbers. Congrats!

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 Post subject: Re: New 300 Suzuki
PostPosted: Sun Jul 23, 2017 7:54 am 
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Try setting it at MPG instead of GPH

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 Post subject: Re: New 300 Suzuki
PostPosted: Fri Jul 28, 2017 7:47 pm 
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Ha! will do...


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