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by Sammy
Mon Aug 05, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Considering the purchase of a Zip
Replies: 2
Views: 3088

Re: Considering the purchase of a Zip

There is an open area under my deck that is quite spacious (about 9 feet high) but about a foot and a half of bow would protrude. Even with some of the bow exposed, the decking would mean I wouldn't have to be concerned with snow load. My thinking is to use a boat covering system that would consist ...
by Sammy
Sat Aug 03, 2019 6:56 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Considering the purchase of a Zip
Replies: 2
Views: 3088

Considering the purchase of a Zip

I'm considering the purchase of a Zip. I've confined myself to antique aluminum boats because I live in the the north east and don't have covered storage. I keep the snow and rain out of my aluminum boats with a primitive tent arrangement made out of plastic. It wouldn't matter if I didn't because t...
by Sammy
Fri Nov 16, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: Boat Power
Topic: 206 lb. 40 hp. motor
Replies: 4
Views: 4412

Re: 206 lb. 40 hp. motor

A belated thanks for your thoughtful responses.
by Sammy
Sat Nov 03, 2018 11:20 am
Forum: Boat Power
Topic: 206 lb. 40 hp. motor
Replies: 4
Views: 4412

206 lb. 40 hp. motor

I'm considering the purchase a Zip that has never been in the water. It has an unused 206lb. 40hp. motor. I'm concerned that the motor may be heavier and more powerful than the boat is designed for. The seller is not the builder and it is obvious he doesn't know anything about the boat's constructio...

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