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  2. RickR160

    R207 Storage Dimensions

    No way. Read 2 posts up.
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  4. Blue Crab

    R207 Storage Dimensions

    Hello everyone, I too am considering an R207 for my next boat. I absolutely must keep it garaged (neighborhood restrictions) and I'd like to know the dimensions of the boat on the standard tandem-axle trailer with the engine turned and tongue folded. fishhead said the boat is 22' in this configuration, can someone confirm that number? Also, will the boat fit through a standard 7' high garage door? Thanks!
  5. JlB

    2018 R160

    I recently purchased a 2018 R160 and it is a great boat. I have taken it out a couple of times and it handles extremely well even in sloppy conditions. Mine is equipped with a 70hp yamaha and it performs well with 3 adults. I do wish that there was a little more storage, but i have learned to pack light. My 160 came with the livewell, 18 gal fuel tank, pole holders, bimini, trailer guides, and a Garmin unit. I store my anchor in the forward storage compartment and have the spool of anchor rope on a small pvc pipe in a pole holder so when i drop anchor i can tie off to the front cleat and have all my line remain neatly around the spool. I place the spool in the front storage compartment if I have a buddy fishing from the bow. I also use an 8ft 3/4 inch pvc pipe to anchor the rear that doubles as a push pole as I do not have a trolling motor. It works out just fine for me as I do not want to add batteries for a troller. This boat will probably be a 2-3 year boat for me, after that I will look into getting something larger. I chose Robalo because in my opinion, I got the most bang for my buck. Robalos lifetime warranty will also help come resale time. For the money, you will not find a better more solid new center console. 1 month and 4 boat hours of use into ownership, I am extremely pleased.
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  7. RickR160

    2018 R160

    I'd suggest you're going about this all wrong. "A lot of people recommended the r160 for a first-time boat kind of going based off of that." You should be buying the proper sized boat for the usage you're going to give it. An R160 can take 4 adults. If you take 4 adults, you had better put 2 of them in front of the console or you'll never plane off. That's just one point. I'd suggest you visit the following sites and do your own research: https://www.boatingmag.com/boats http://www.boattest.com/ I'd also recommend that you go out into Sandy Hook Bay and LOOK at what boats are being used there, talk to other boat owners, see the limits of different boats, and most importantly - take a course in how to safely handle a boat.
  8. RickR160

    2001 Cuddy 2240 Transom weight question

    My quick research shows you may have added 70 lbs with the new engine...
  9. fishhead

    2018 R160

    Go to the website, they are already showing 2019 models.
  10. AngelicAngel

    2018 R160

    Thx I honestly don't know anything about boats. I live in New Jersey I will be taking the boat into Sandy Hook Bay. What are some other Brands the r160 is compared to? A lot of people recommended the r160 for a first-time boat kind of going based off of that. Also does anyone know where I could find information on the 2019 models
  11. Hello all, purchased a 2001 2240 Cuddy this year. I recently had a new 2018 Evinrude etec 250 HO installed on the boat. The original engine was a 2001 Mercury 250 Saltwater series. I've noticed it sits pretty low and water often sips over the transom wall (and drains out again) when only 2 guys standing on the back fishing. It has me nervous to bring anymore then one person out on trips. My main question is, is this completely normal? Should it be nearly impossible for me to swamp the back of the boat with 4 large guys? What should I keep an eye for as an indicator of a more serious problem starting to occur? Aka, "You three, to the bow stat!" Finally, i've heard tell of people glassing the transom to remove the low area completely. If anyone reading this has experience or has heard of this type of project could give me their advice that would be fantastic. Thank guys!
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  13. Rogue Ironman

    247 DC purchase

    Yours was also one we looked at on paper but with no dealer close to work with the Robalo got the nod. I thought them very similar.
  14. Thank you sir. I did looked on that site first but noticed it was down currently. Will use food coloring to check for leaks from toilet and from pump out valve to find leak. I looked up a diagram of a marine waste system and I have a better idea of where to look now.
  15. Doug Brown

    BOAT COVER FOR R227

    Try this link.. https://www.ttopcovers.com/store/ccbc/robalo/227 They make a great cover -- custom fit for your boat. I ordered one for my R302. Great customer service and great product. Good luck !
  16. teke

    BOAT COVER FOR R227

    Robalo makes a full cover for your boat
  17. FullThrottle

    Robalo 2440 Walk Around - Forward bilge full of waste.

    First thing I'd do is take it to a pump out station and pump out all I can, then add lots of water to the toilet/waste tank and pump it out again. Add some bilge treatment that is colored so you can track it if it leaks. Clean up as planned and then check for leaks. If none, then keep adding water to the toilet/waste tank to see if there are cracks or leaks when it gets more full. I'd tell you to post this on a different site ( http://robaloboatowners.net/forums/ ), but they've been down for about a month. I know the administrator had some major surgery and I'm assuming he isn't up to working on it yet, but check every once in a while. That forum is full of owners with older Robalos and they'll be more than happy to help. In the mean time, they have some manuals too and this may help: http://www.robaloboatowners.net/manuals/1993-RobaloManual.pdf Good luck
  18. FullThrottle

    247 DC purchase

    Looks like a great boat. We were very close to getting one when we up-sized as we really liked our R207. I'm sure you will like it.
  19. Hey guys, new to the forum here but not new to boating. Mostly an inshore guy but with snapper season finally expanded here in I got the itch and found an offshore boat. Found a 1993 Robalo 2440 WA with a pair of 150HP 2 strokes and she runs real great. I fixed some wiring/switches and the boat hasn't had any real issues thus far. But I took the boat out a few days ago and noticed the circular hatch on the floorboard inside the cabin was pushed open and inch or two of water was above the deck. I turned on the forward bilge to pump it out but the bilge is located above the deck right behind the stairs, so it really only pumped out a little bit. The area filled with waste water looked just like a bilge would but just in the front of the boat with a small access hatch. Not sure why it was filled up, but it was definitely a surprise to me as this didn't happen on sea trial. When i got back to shore to investigate i realized it smelled like straight urine... Now i am yet to use the head in this boat but i do know it has a waste tank. Not sure if its an overflow or some kind of leak. I know how to change bilge pumps, washdowns, livewell pumps, trace and fix bad wiring, etc. But I am not a plumber. If anyone has any insight on this please let me know. I am going to shop vac the remaining waste out and bleach it well. After its sanitary I will dig deeper into this issue, but as of now i am shooting in the dark.. By the way this is my first offshore boat i am normally a center console bay boat kind of guy but after I realized 90% of your offshore fishing happens off the back of your boat i decided to go with a small cabin. Never had a restroom in my boat before either so i don't know how the system really works or where the waste is coming from. Any help is appreciated.
  20. Overboard

    1995 2140 toilet macerator location

    Anybody ?
  21. Rogue Ironman

    247 DC purchase

    Can't wait to pick up my new 247DC in a week or so. Looked at lots of boats and think I made the right choice.
  22. I hope someone will be able to help me. I have a 1995 2140 Walkaround and the macerator to the toilet has quit working. Actually it hasn’t worked since I purchased the boat 2 years ago. Lately every time I’m at my marina with this boat their pump out is down. I’m always offshore well beyond the legal point to dump overboard and I would like to be able to do this. I would like to replace the macerator but I can’t seem to locate it. Can someone please tell me where it is and how to access it ? Do I need to pull up the floor and disconnect the hoses to the live wells?? I’ve tried the search option on this site and have had no luck. Thanks
  23. FullThrottle

    R302 Taking on water

    If this is a change since your dealer worked on it, I'd ask them to send someone out ASAP. No valve I can think of that should let water into the bilge or fill up the livewell when it is turned off. And, I wouldn't take it out until either I find and fix the problem or the dealer does. You shouldn't be dependent on you bilge pump while just sitting at the dock.
  24. RickR160

    R302 Taking on water

    You could call the dealer and ask them what they did.
  25. Otis

    2017 R222ES Bilge Pump

    Faulty float switch. Putting her back in the water tomorrow. Fingers crossed.
  26. Doug Brown

    R302 Taking on water

    I recently had my R302 in for routine maintenance and after a few times out on the water, I started noticing the bilge pumping out a LOT of water on a rather frequent basis. Under cruising speed, I also noticed the rear live well filling up (it was not switched on). as it sits in the slip before engaging the boat lift, the bilge continues to pump out water. Yes the stern hull plug is in and tight. I can only conclude that the seacock intake and subsequent valves were opened during the maintenance work. Does anyone have a schematic of how and which valves should be opened/closed ? i'm very nervous of bilge failure. Yes, I could return the boat to the dealer for validation but taking an R302 in/out of water and to the dealer is not a 20 minute effort :-) Thanks in advance.
  27. wildoats

    2015 R180 tilts to port while docked

    any updates ?....interesting topic as I own the same hull. Thanks
  28. Howard R. Hice

    206 Cayman Self Bailing Issues

    I recently purchased a 2017 model year 206 Cayman. It is advertised as having a self bailing cockpit. However, I just noticed the floor drains have not hoses installed so all the water is dumping into the bilge. I found another 206 at a boat basin and when I checked that one it was the same way. Can anyone with a 206 confirm this issue?
  29. LF15

    How far offshore

    Awesome advice fellows, I really appreciate it
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