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  1. MooseheadDoc

    Thoughts on this transom mod?

    I’m always shopping for my next boat.... Came across this older Adventure 208 and was struck by the transom work. Don’t know if it was part of a comprehensive transom repair, just done when it was repowered to a 4-stroke, or other. As the owner of an older Adventure I’ve read all the threads...
  2. MooseheadDoc

    Help educate mechanically challenged kicker buyer

    Just hoping to learn from the more mechanically knowledgeable... I am buying a new trolling motor for my ‘93 Adventure 208. (also new bracket, currently has neither). I have already decided to buy a Yamaha F8 or F9.9 with electric start. As far as I can tell there are only 2 differences...
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    Better use of coaming space/cockpit sidewalls?

    Has anyone with a smaller Grady found a better way to use cockpit wall space? I’m still new to my ‘93 Adventure 20. The coaming space (pictured incompletely in the attached ‘before’ pic as I was removing the Duratrim for refinishing) is not a great use of space. I’m considering removing the...
  4. MooseheadDoc

    Doing the Prop Math on my Adventure 208

    Still planning my winter and spring projects for my new, old 208. I've been reading a lot of threads about Prop performance and engine RPM performance. On my few runs after buying the boat and before winterizing I know I am getting low RPMs at WOT. I knew this will obviously also give me...
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    Adventure 208 motorwell mods

    Has anyone with a 208 (or similar) done anything useful with the hinged motorwell guard? I have looked at some threads on larger boats (or boats with larger engines) where the owner trimmed and/or revised the piece for clearance of a large outboard powerhead. I have an older boat ('93) with a...
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    Adventure 208 window repair and modification

    I have followed several threads on repair of leaking or damaged windows on cuddys (cuddies?). I will be attempting my own version, gradually over time. My scenario: - ‘93 Adventure 208 - leaking port side Cuddy window - prior owner(s) have already caulked the &$@“& out IC every seam, channel...
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    Adventure 20 hatch and gel coat repair

    Over the next few weeks I am working on repairing the accumulated wear, tear, and minor damage to the hatches on my ‘93 Adventure 20. The purpose of posting is both to seek input and share experience with other members. There are many other excellent, similar threads on the forum. As a frame...
  8. MooseheadDoc

    Getting the most for the least on my new, old Grady...

    Greetings to all. I've been a "lurker" on the site for a while and enjoy reading the advice of contributors. The threads stay on track without degenerating into opinionated name-calling, which is refreshing (unlike many of the threads I've followed on The Hull Truth and similar). I am more...