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by MacCTD
Mon Jan 04, 2021 8:04 pm
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Trolling motor for Pacific 1925
Replies: 0
Views: 206

Trolling motor for Pacific 1925

Thinking of adding a trolling to my Pacific 1925, if you have a trolling motor on a 1925 or 2025, what size do you have shaft length and ft/lbs of power. I am looking at a Minn Kota Riptide, I would like the PowerDrive but they only come up to 54" shaft length which may not be long enough, may ...
by MacCTD
Wed Oct 07, 2020 4:38 pm
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Transducer inside hull
Replies: 6
Views: 2239

Re: Transducer inside hull

I think I have read it will work with thin aluminum boats, like Lunds but not on thicker hulls like your boat or similar.
by MacCTD
Mon Sep 07, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Lubricant for rubber deck gaskets
Replies: 6
Views: 2035

Re: Lubricant for rubber deck gaskets

Never seen those hatches on a Pacific before, I believe they used Armstrong 8" deck hatches from the factory.
by MacCTD
Mon Aug 17, 2020 4:49 am
Forum: Aluminum Boats For Sale
Topic: FOUR Pacific V1925 at auction
Replies: 6
Views: 1931

Re: FOUR Pacific V1925 at auction

Wow, that's pretty cool, be interested to see what they sell for, I have a 1925 I had powered with a Honda 90 up until earlier this year, it is no speed demon but performed okay, top speed was 36mph, cruised around 22mph or so very comfortably.
by MacCTD
Wed Aug 12, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: Aluminum Boats For Sale
Topic: Looking for Pacific 23 or 26 CC
Replies: 2
Views: 1082

Re: Looking for Pacific 23 or 26 CC

Where is your friend located?
by MacCTD
Fri Jul 31, 2020 4:49 am
Forum: Alloy Shop Talk
Topic: Welding Around Fuel Tank
Replies: 9
Views: 2238

Re: Welding Around Fuel Tank

If Mainiac's Pacific is pre 2005 it probably has a plastic tank
by MacCTD
Sun May 31, 2020 6:24 am
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Pacific 1925 and 2025 rigging ?
Replies: 5
Views: 2323

Re: Pacific 1925 and 2025 rigging ?

Looks great, sure is a lot neater.
by MacCTD
Sat May 30, 2020 6:33 am
Forum: Aluminum Boats For Sale
Topic: WTB Pacific 2175
Replies: 10
Views: 3239

Re: WTB Pacific 2175

2175 is a really cool boat, it is basically a shortened 2325, has the same beam, side height and dead rise as the 2325. I do not think they have made too many of them, pretty rare, be tough to find used.
by MacCTD
Mon May 25, 2020 6:47 am
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Pacific 1925 and 2025 rigging ?
Replies: 5
Views: 2323

Re: Pacific 1925 and 2025 rigging ?

Cool, be interested in seeing some pictures of your new motor and hearing how it performs. I am hoping for 50mph on mine, I do not have a T-Top which will help. The 1925 is rated for 150hp, I spoke to Julie years ago and she said they increased the rating to 150 on the 1925 when they increased the t...
by MacCTD
Sun May 24, 2020 7:10 am
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Pacific 1925 and 2025 rigging ?
Replies: 5
Views: 2323

Pacific 1925 and 2025 rigging ?

IMG_1043 copy.jpg Noticed from the sale threads of several Pacific 1925s and 2025s there is a lot of variation in how the rigging gets from the console to motor, just curious what differences are out there. I am repowering my 1925 right now and switching from a Honda 90 to a Mercury 150 so I had to...
by MacCTD
Sun May 17, 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: Aluminum Boats For Sale
Topic: 2000 Pacific skiff v1925
Replies: 20
Views: 11091

Re: 2000 Pacific skiff v1925

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by MacCTD
Sun May 17, 2020 3:30 pm
Forum: Aluminum Boats For Sale
Topic: 2000 Pacific skiff v1925
Replies: 20
Views: 11091

Re: 2000 Pacific skiff v1925

Crabisle wrote: Sun May 17, 2020 10:32 am I still have this available...if anyone could help me post some photos I would really appreciate it
Email me the pictures I will post them for you, bertram65@hotmail.com
by MacCTD
Fri May 01, 2020 4:45 am
Forum: Your Alloy Boat
Topic: Pacific 2025
Replies: 1
Views: 1695

Re: Pacific 2025

Looks great, nice write up!!
by MacCTD
Wed Apr 29, 2020 4:42 am
Forum: Alloy Shop Talk
Topic: Pacific boat fuel tank, lasted only 11 yrs.
Replies: 23
Views: 12914

Re: Pacific boat fuel tank, lasted only 11 yrs.

Given the difficulty replacing or repairing the tank you might consider just using an above deck tank, Moeller or similar makes a 24 gallon that would work well. The last few years I have been using a 12 gallon portable tank just so I don't have to worry about fuel going bad. I also believe it could...
by MacCTD
Sat Apr 25, 2020 6:57 am
Forum: Aluminum Boats For Sale
Topic: Pacific 2025V for Sale $ 29,500
Replies: 9
Views: 3658

Re: Pacific 2025V for Sale $ 29,500

Looks nice, is the motor a 150? What is the top speed, how does it sit with the kicker on it?
by MacCTD
Wed Apr 01, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: Welcome New Members
Topic: New guy here.
Replies: 12
Views: 6738

Re: New guy here.

Looks great, is that a screen on the rear bulkhead? if so how big which model?
by MacCTD
Thu Mar 19, 2020 5:55 pm
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Anode zinc magnesium or aluminum ?
Replies: 2
Views: 2990

Re: Anode zinc magnesium or aluminum ?

Thanks for the info, so I guess I should get the aluminum anode
by MacCTD
Sun Mar 15, 2020 5:43 pm
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Anode zinc magnesium or aluminum ?
Replies: 2
Views: 2990

Anode zinc magnesium or aluminum ?

Here is a picture of my 15 year old zinc from my Pacific 1925, I do not have any corrosion but the anodes on my outboard show some wear, I want to replace this zinc, I use the boat 80% salt water and 20% fresh. What type of anode should I be using, I have read aluminum is better for an aluminum boat...
by MacCTD
Tue Jan 21, 2020 4:19 am
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: New Stanley 17
Replies: 1
Views: 3002

Re: New Stanley 17

Do you need to bottom paint in the Great Lakes? I have used my Pacific in a lake in Maine and did not bottom paint it just pressure washed it at the end of the season, just had a thin coat of slime that came right off. If you can avoid it I would not bottom paint it. When you attach stuff like rod h...
by MacCTD
Mon Jan 13, 2020 7:42 pm
Forum: Aluminum Boats For Sale
Topic: WTB 19’ / 23’ Pacific
Replies: 12
Views: 5311

Re: WTB 19’ / 23’ Pacific

I recall reading something about the fill collapsing on the plastic tanks or something similar, they also tend to permeate fuel oder, I think they made the change to aluminum in '05 or so. Not surprised they will not work on older boats, plenty of good shops that can do the type of work you are look...
by MacCTD
Sat Jan 11, 2020 11:39 am
Forum: Aluminum Boats For Sale
Topic: WTB 19’ / 23’ Pacific
Replies: 12
Views: 5311

Re: WTB 19’ / 23’ Pacific

Yes, that is the one. I bought mine from a guy in CA and I am in MA, had it shipped, it was a 6 years or so ago, think it was around $0.75 a mile.
by MacCTD
Sat Jan 11, 2020 10:56 am
Forum: Aluminum Boats For Sale
Topic: WTB 19’ / 23’ Pacific
Replies: 12
Views: 5311

Re: WTB 19’ / 23’ Pacific

There is one near me for sale, this is the info from the add.
2002 DV2325 Pacific Skiff very clean.
2006 Honda 150
Light use Nextrail Aluminum Bunk
35 K OBO
508-789-6383
by MacCTD
Wed Jan 08, 2020 4:25 am
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Twin engines vs motor plus kicker
Replies: 18
Views: 7615

Re: Twin engines vs motor plus kicker

IMO I think a single is better, so much easier to and cheaper to maintain, plus unless you are going to have two separate fuel systems I do not see twins as a huge safety advantage over a single, performance wise I believe on that hull single will be better as well.
by MacCTD
Sun Dec 29, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: pacific
Replies: 1
Views: 2918

Re: pacific

Saw that one on the hull truth, looks good for the year, curious what changes Pacific made since that year, I believe this one has a plastic tank for example.
by MacCTD
Sat Dec 28, 2019 6:23 am
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: how to test for Electrolysis with multimeter
Replies: 17
Views: 17329

Re: how to test for Electrolysis with multimeter

I believe it is impossible to isolate the hull as the outboard is grounded and and attached to the hull, my Pacific is the same way. Just make sure you have the correct anodes installed on the engine and hull.