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  1. WaterDR

    If buying a Sunesta, would you pay for a survey?

    I am of course letting him. But won’t lower the price regardless of what he finds.
  2. I have a buyer who made an offer on my 2002. Boat is in the water. He has operated it. We have agreed on a price. He now wants a survey which he can certainly do. But I have never heard of anyone paying for a survey on a fiberglass boat this small. It has no electronics, generator etc....it’s just a boat with a motor anything I should watch for?
  3. WaterDR

    Moving on......I think.

    2002 Sunesta 263. Very nice shape. 700 hours. 5.7 with B3. No trailer. Was offered $23k for it. Price seems fair for both of us. we will ha e a tough summer next year and get little usage. Might be time to move on and look for a another boat in a few years. I am ok with that.
  4. WaterDR

    Idiot me....anchor line caught on prop

    Agreed...at least I admit it:)
  5. WaterDR

    Idiot me....anchor line caught on prop

    Omg....that was soooo funny
  6. Well, after years of boating....it happened to me. Was running at 1,000 rpms. Forgot I had the second anchor out due to wind. was running along....rpms dropped for a second or two and came back up. When arrived at the slip a few hundred yards later, realized what had happened. found rope cut and of course by by anchor. its a bravo 3. I jumped in and checked the prop. Turns freely. No sign of rope lodge anywhere. have not run it yet. Anything I should check before taking it out?
  7. WaterDR

    Garbage can full of water

    2002 Sunesta. Twice now I have found the garbage can full of water. Boat is always covered. rain water and can’t figure how the #$^% water is filling the can bit not ended up anyway else. And it’s LOADs of water. Only after major rains. The can is stored in the under sink area. Anyone else run into this?
  8. WaterDR

    Please stop

    So THIS is your first post? Talk about the pot calling the kettle.....
  9. WaterDR

    Top Speed Loss

    Fuel won’t do that. No way. Unless it was junk and it would run like #$^%. Have Rpms Changed? dirty bottom could do this! If it’s slipped it will likely need anti fouling paint. If mine wasn’t coated I would have to pull it three times a summer and clean it. my experience has been been that as it get fouled it will run fine and then BAM suddenly slow down. Have you checked the bildge?
  10. WaterDR

    Window molding issues

    Hey guys, 2002 Sunesta. Rubber molding has fallen off that sits under the window. It’s the soft, thin rubbery stuff. Is there a replacement material and where do I find it? Is that stuff glued in? Or should I just use clear silicone?
  11. WaterDR

    Beep when starting

    Checked on it tonight....started with no beep. Hooked up a charger for good measure. But ran the boat last night for about 12 miles. So should be charged anyway. tester showed batteries at 95%. i have another theory..... we had heavy $^& rains a few days ago. I think the bolder pump may have gotten stuck running and then stopped. Then when the bulge levels came back up, it didn’t come on due to a problem with the float. When I checked the bilge the water was up over the pump and up to the what appears to be a separate level sensor. i wonder if the beep was due to bilge water level. Anyway, I need a new bilge float switch for sure. It will works manually but doesn’t seem to work on its own. i am gonna pull it out and inspect. yes...chasing theories
  12. WaterDR

    Beep when starting

    just to be clear. When the key is turned to the first position, I get a test beep. It has always done that. This is not what I am talking about. When I start the motor, I get a long beep. Maybe three seconds and it stops. it seems to correlate with battery voltage. I have a digital meter on the dash. Boat is a 2002 Sunesta with a 350
  13. WaterDR

    Beep when starting

    I have put many hours on this boat...first time it has ever done this.
  14. WaterDR

    Beep when starting

    Right away. Only a few seconds. And does seem to correlate to voltage.
  15. WaterDR

    Beep when starting

    What voltage should a battery read? I am running in the low 12s, but shows high 13s when running. seems a little low.