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Forum: Repairs to Engines and Boats 08-29-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 79,300
Posted By Prater
Re: Project boats

I have not done much to the boat since it has rained about every time I could do glass work so I started on the console. Just a few pics through various stages...
Forum: Repairs to Engines and Boats 10-22-2017, 09:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 79,300
Posted By Prater
Re: Project boats

I have two part PPG Marine White that was donated to me for new paint. I just cant decide if I want to keep striping her down or just get the transom and floor finished and use her some more...I...
Forum: Repairs to Engines and Boats 10-22-2017, 07:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 79,300
Posted By Prater
Re: Project boats

I have been off the site for some time, just wanted to share my current project:

1979 Mako 25

The Good: $6000 island buy and had to spend about $250 to get the twin mercury Optimax 150's...
Forum: All About Pole Spears & Slings 09-24-2016, 10:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 76,250
Posted By Prater
Re: Gat-ku or Keller Aquatics?

Killian, let me know next time you are headed back out here. I need a backup band. I love my Keller, I have not taken anything real large with it but I have pulled some nice fish right out of...
Forum: Repairs to Engines and Boats 09-24-2016, 09:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 43,271
Posted By Prater
Re: 30 Year Boat Yard Owner / Technician

I have a 2001 Mercury 200 EFI back in Oklahoma that I need some powerhead work on. I am hoping to find a matching counter rotating engine to ship out to the Bahamas to replace the 150 Optimax...
Forum: Repairs to Engines and Boats 09-24-2016, 06:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 13,076
Posted By Prater
Re: Any Optimax experts here???

In case someone has some input...I had one bad plug that was not firing so I replaced it with one of the old plugs I pulled until I get a replacement. I was able to check fuel and air pressure...
Forum: Miami and The Florida Keys 09-24-2016, 11:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,592
Posted By Prater
Bahama Bugs

Not sure really the best place to post but this is close to home for me...Found some good lobsters last weekend just inside the reef on Andros Island. We had two over 5 pounds, two over 3 pounds,...
Forum: Repairs to Engines and Boats 09-24-2016, 11:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 13,076
Posted By Prater
Re: Any Optimax experts here???

Noid lights show the injectors are getting a signal. Swapped an injector over to the other side and it worked fine. I will check the plugs again today and make sure they are firing, I know they are...
Forum: All About Guns 09-22-2016, 11:29 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 196,766
Posted By Prater
Re: First Speargun Build

Thanks carlz, I can't count on my fingers and toes how many times someone told me this thread inspired them to take on the challenge of building their own speargun. Glad I could help!!!
Forum: Repairs to Engines and Boats 09-21-2016, 08:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 13,076
Posted By Prater
Any Optimax experts here???

I have a 2001 Optimax 150 that got hit with water in the fuel, lots of water to be exact. I pulled the fuel system and cleaned everything, replaced the fuel filters, cleaned all the injectors, and...
Forum: All About Guns 09-07-2016, 09:49 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 196,766
Posted By Prater
Re: First Speargun Build

Old thread revival...I really miss my speargun!!! Guess you have to give up a few things to live in paradise
Forum: Off Topic Area 03-16-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3,240
Views: 2,759,938
Posted By Prater
Re: The Spearboard Bikini Thread

My friend Courtney running the boat...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v308/slpcomputer/Boating/Mako/IMG_3010_zpsd042373a.jpg
Forum: All About Guns 03-16-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 196,766
Posted By Prater
Re: First Speargun Build

Glad you liked the thread, I have moved out where guns are illegal so my spearing now is with a Keller 10 foot Polespear. I have a few small grouper but nothing big around here I want to shoot, Cig...
Forum: Florida East Coast Spearfishing 03-15-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,909
Posted By Prater
Re: Dive Ladder Advice Needed

I put a Garelick 4 step on the back of my Mako25. I had an over the side ladder and it was ok for snorkeling but it scratched up the side of my boat and really sucked in general if you had any gear...
Forum: Off Topic Area 03-15-2015, 11:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,578
Posted By Prater
Re: Chrome adds more warnings to prevent you downloading malware

Unfortunately it still has its vulnerabilities, I have learned quite a bit since starting this job with the Navy Cyberspace Workforce...sorry I cant talk about it though...LOL

Hope all is well...
Forum: Off Topic Area 11-22-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,594
Posted By Prater
Re: Just saying Hello!!!

I am working for the Navy, living on base is just about retirement...
Forum: Off Topic Area 11-22-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,594
Posted By Prater
Just saying Hello!!!

Just wanted to say hello to a few friends out on the board...I thought I would be more active on the board since moving to the Bahamas. Now its all my free time out on the water...LOL

Picked up a...
Forum: Off Topic Area 09-30-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,404
Posted By Prater
Re: Beware of Spear Phishing Attacks!

We are getting hit by Spear Phishing right now. Just finished taking a class on it for my required training.
Forum: Member Items 09-29-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 635
Posted By Prater
WTB Hawaiian Sling

Looking for a sling and shafts. I am overseas but shipping would be to West Palm. Wanting one with a gun style handle and track with 1/4 shafts, let me know what you have and how much $.

Thanks
Forum: Florida East Coast Spearfishing 09-16-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,643
Posted By Prater
Re: West End Bahamas overnight trip (Keller polespear review)

I am supposed to meet Carl this evening for one...
Forum: Florida East Coast Spearfishing 09-16-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,717
Posted By Prater
Re: Headed to the Bahamas!!!

I have one already, thanks though.
Forum: Florida East Coast Spearfishing 09-15-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,717
Posted By Prater
Re: Headed to the Bahamas!!!

Thanks Tony.

Ryfish,
I left a message for Karl about his spears.
Forum: Florida East Coast Spearfishing 09-15-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,717
Posted By Prater
Headed to the Bahamas!!!

I am headed to the Bahamas for a new job. I am excited to finally be out of Oklahoma and in an area to start working on my spearing skills. Hope to have some good reports soon...anyone in Palm...
Forum: Off Topic Area 07-09-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,930
Posted By Prater
Re: Stupid Ship Video

It was a malfunction in the controll house. They could not stop the prop in reverse. This is a cement freighter in Norway.
Forum: Off Topic Area 06-13-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,426
Posted By Prater
Re: What Happens in Vegas? The 2013 National Association of Broadcasters Convention!

Wish I would have known you were there, I was at a convention at Ceasers the same time as the Broadcasters convention was going on. We had a great time, but i agree its not a place i want to live.
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