Kevin McKinnon's Discussions (322)

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"Rich, Ronald is correct, The 350Q engines do use different water pumps. My apologies…"

Kevin McKinnon replied Jun 3 to Water Pump Issue?

10 Jun 4
Reply by Rich

"I insure my 41' 1975 Chris Craft with Aero Marine Insurance up here in the Boston ar…"

Kevin McKinnon replied Jun 3 to Boat Insurance

22 Jun 5
Reply by Paul A Mathias

"You say this has happened for a couple of years since you bought the boat, does it o…"

Kevin McKinnon replied Jun 3 to Water Pump Issue?

10 Jun 4
Reply by Rich

"Twin screw applications rotate outward from 12-O'Clock when viewed from the stern. S…"

Kevin McKinnon replied Jun 3 to Commander Prop Rotation

2 Jun 3
Reply by John Brock

"John, I have a similar ladder but not sure of the manufacturer as it was with the bo…"

Kevin McKinnon replied May 27 to Boarding ladder

8 May 27
Reply by Kevin McKinnon

"when your engine died on the way in and would not start, would it crank and not star…"

Kevin McKinnon replied May 21 to Engine trouble - 350's

23 on Thursday
Reply by Daniel

"Nat, check me if I'm wrong but many nice striped bass have been landed from the bed…"

Kevin McKinnon replied May 21 to Boating is Hard

8 May 21
Reply by Kevin McKinnon

Membership Chair

"Matt, What size Plaith did you decide to go with?"

Kevin McKinnon replied May 14 to Anchor Rode

8 May 14
Reply by Matt Cowles

"I don't believe you have a problem with the batt parallel solenoid, here is why.  I…"

Kevin McKinnon replied Apr 23 to Looking for a little engine help...427's in a 42'

25 Apr 29
Reply by glenn woudenberg

"I'd get a good LED flashlight and possibly a remote camera such as the one listed be…"

Kevin McKinnon replied Apr 23 to 1976 Commander 410

10 Apr 24
Reply by Robert Bester


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