Shifting occures at the rear of the jet pump. Was snowing about 200' higher than we were, so water was chilly. We just got back from the Salmon about 30 minutes ago. 1 meter of water is one tone there is a lot of power in moving water. /* mc forum */ var jsons_iaa18a=null;var item_iaa18a=-1;function handleJson_iaa18a(mysa_json){if(jsons_iaa18a==null){jsons_iaa18a=mysa_json}item_iaa18a++;if(jsons_iaa18a.items[item_iaa18a]==null){item_iaa18a=0};var span=document.getElementById(jsons_iaa18a.items[item_iaa18a].span);span.innerHTML=jsons_iaa18a.items[item_iaa18a].code}, by MTRiverRunner » Wed Mar 23, 2011 11:21 am, by swampswimmingshrek » Wed Mar 23, 2011 3:21 pm, by rockchuckar » Wed Mar 23, 2011 3:30 pm, by meadowscabin » Wed Mar 23, 2011 7:07 pm, by chariotdriver » Thu Mar 24, 2011 12:32 am, by ForPeteSake » Thu Mar 24, 2011 12:29 pm, by megacabcummins » Thu Mar 24, 2011 12:33 pm, Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 20 guests. Video showing a mini jet boat "flying" beneath a West Coast bridge has gone viral on social media, racking up millions of views in just 24 hours. Access by "normal" ground vehicles is not possible. I have been stock like this before and like I said use a drift sock the water is close hook it up to the front of the boat and let it do the work. 06-03-2008, 11:21. Flats boats tend to have a bit less draft than bay boats, but bay boats usually have a bit more V in their hull and can handle bigger waves. Remember that each different situation calls for a different solution to get unstuck. is there a way to get a quad with a winch to it? Have a guy ready to cut the rope to the chute, and leave a tag line attached to a corner of the chute so that it opens up and you can pull it ashore. Parachute and 100 feet of good rope! KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard rescued three jet boaters Sunday whose boats had become stuck in ice, approximately five miles northeast of Hole in the Wall Glacier on the Taku River. The largest and most active Jet Boat forum in the world! 1500# rope-along with 400' of rope has "unstuck" myself half a dozen times. If your jet ski won’t start or accelerate the problem may be fuel quality, especially if it’s … Steps To Remove Tow Rope From Jet Ski 1. It's also fairly shallow, maybe only 3 feet in the middle. I'll let Viking post some pics and describe our methods as I'm too tired and this new phone sucks! X. Nothing like having a few young guy's that love to work out for a little help. If we started 60 feet from the channel, now its 20. T-8, 350 mpi, http://www.arbusa.com/Products/Tow-Straps-And-Recovery-Gear/Exhaust-Jacks/46.aspx. haha just thought I would add some examples of being stuck. How do you control how fast it pulls you though? Boat #2: 19' Bubble deck Jet BBC Berkeley Quote from: Brad @ SoCalJetBoats.com on December 22, 2009, 07:40:31 PM If i get some free time tonight at work, ill play with it and post it for everyone to see. the drift sock will be the best $40 you spend on your jet boat and it takes up no room in your boat. This is a digital version on CD of the factory manual that Sea-Doo charges $170.00 for. Remember that each different situation calls for a different solution to get unstuck. Looking at the picture, it looks like the perfect spot to use a chute. • Jon boat style rounded front (MV optional) • 60 inch bottom (*optional 66″ or 72″ bottom) • 5 degree dead rise • .125″ one piece 24 inch tempered aluminum sides • .190″ one piece tempered aluminum O/B jet tunnel • 5 ft front and rear casting decks RIver current will pull you out or over anything. I bet you wont soon forget that experience. On a seadoo without clean out plugs I would have had to trailer the boat to remove the blockage. Boat started out 150 ft from the water. Jet pump removal, housing is stuck. Time. If the cable end comes out of the tilt tube and this fixes the problem, then clean the tilt tube, lubricate the cable end with marine grease, and reassemble the steering. 1991 21' Jetcraft Bluewater. Each and every place that you get stuck calls for different methods of getting unstuck. We will strip mine earth then get the other planets later. 21' storm, 212 1/4 bottom wife liked darkred boat and said buy it. Afterall if it can not be grown it has to be mined. How to remove a Yamaha Jet Pump externally on a trailer to clear an obstruction. Bury a deadman just upstream so that you can secure a snatchblock to it, run the rope/cable whatever from the boat, through the snatch block to the chute, let her rip. I don't care if you have 300 or 400 feet of rope and a winch if there is not a good anchor point it won't help. Start of day one. They connect to only three wires that run to the gauge. Even a blue plastic tarp will work, just wrap a rock in the corners and choke it with a rope. Don't tie, just wrap, the tarp will fill with water and things start happening fast. However, if you have a new more obvious moan/whine, especially if it is a very low frequency grumble at idle, that … Try to have as many solutions to the problem as it may take because there is no one thing that fixes all the problems. good luck. Nothing to tie to. 2. By Jeanne Bonner, CNN ... A boat stuck on rocks above Niagara Falls for … it requires you to dig a 4' to 5' long hole 3' to 4' deep you dig it on a 70 degree angle back to the Item you are pulling, cut a narrow trench from the bottom of the pit or hole directed toward the item being pulled. Stuck jet boat. I hope they are getting it. before that my wife and I and another friend had moved the boat about 20' by ourselves and I was pretty much wrung out. A devise called a reverse bucket moves up and down allowing for a (slowed down neutral) and reverse. To be honest, these boat fuel gauges are pretty simple. Job completion scheduled Monday (hopefully it won't be snowing). If you can't do that you are missing one of … Most likely a blocked intake grate. Filter. Huge thanks to Viking. Just following the right orders. I bought one after grounding the boat in 4' water @ the Fraser River around Easter. Don't need any rope and if it is a long way to water you can push the boat backward on them. I did have to get out of the boat is Dang COLD water and sort of lift the back while he pulled to get the boat moving. I don't care if you have 300 or 400 feet of rope and a winch if there is not a good anchor point it won't help. Now I know for sure that I am running with the wrong crowd. Just like shovels and strong backs won't always help. Just my humble opinion but in these circumstances experience counts. The anchors would dig in and hold I'm sure but then you 're actually pulling down slightly so you'd really need something to roll on. Once you hear someone screaming, “Rope stuck in my jet ski,” you know you’re in trouble and will have no choice but to remove it yourself. Just something to think about if there are no winch points, I have a couple old anchors for holding a herring gill net in place, they've come in handy winching the 4X in the desert. How big of a parachute do you need? 6 1/2hrs later got lucky & drove the boat back to the launch with only the transducer broken. Back in the water in two hours. Without his boat, tools, and labor we would have never recovered the boat. In addition to the full factory Sea-Doo Jet Boat manual, I have included the following: High Definition Wiring Diagrams Claude has a nice little capstan winch that looks pretty slick. How to remove a Yamaha Jet Pump externally on a trailer to clear an obstruction. Well we got it! Troubleshooting your Jet Ski Revving but not going: Something Stuck in the Pump. We were able to push off the mud with two guys using oars as push sticks. The price of new jet boats available online is limited to 2019 and 2020 boats which—unfortunately for our use—no one has been reselling just yet. Go rent a bobcat 334 and dig a trench.It will fill in at the next high water.Good luck. Posts; Latest Activity . 2007 24' Outlaw Marine w/ 12 degree hull/350 Merc EFI/Ham 212. Move to the Helm. Buddies boat on the Skeena a few years back. Boat Fuel Gauge Stuck On Empty or Stuck On Full? There are no "nice" places to beach a bigger boat. You will need to take your PWC to diagnose the precise problem. I had seine lead line sewn into one edge of my tarp so it stay on the bottom, rocks work just fine though. I had my mechanic check the throttle cable and shifter and … When it is filling with water whereas stationary use a torch and take the chair off. 26 ft Duckworth Offshore Twin 225 Mercury V6 in build, Your throttle is your friend, when in doubt - pin it. Luckily I was only 300m to a private driveway & some locals assisted in the recovery. We have several regional gatherings each year and thousands of tips to help our members enjoy and maintain their boats. Discussion about Jetboats, rivers and related topics. I would be ready to cut it loose quick if you get it off the shallows and into some deep water. Wind and rain dislodge boat trapped on rocks above Niagara Falls for 101 years. Discussion and reviews of Yamaha, Chapparal, Four Winns, Glastron, Scarab, Sea Doo and Sugar Sand Jet Boats. Not realizing it, people pulling tubes will either back up or circle back around to the tow rope and suck it up. 4. As far as new jet boats are concerned, jet boats can vary from $30,000 to $200,000 depending on the make of the boat, the engine specifics, and the various standard or options. We carry a chain saw winch and 400 feet of good rope never let use down yet and we have been stuck realy bad. I used to have a jet boat(not a Seadoo) and sometimes crap got caught in the pump.A sail boat repairer made me out of stainless wire a tool that helped.About a 5 foot long stainless wire and on each end was a clamped loop. Explore Bay & Flats Boats. Thanks to everyone that posted. to stop just let go of the two wrapped ropes. Behind is smaller channel(s). place rocks on the edge of the tarp that is tied to the bow, then take the two ropes that are tied to the other side of the tarp,(downstream edge) and pull them up and wrap the two side cleats at the windshield. I have heard about the parachute trick and it seems like it should work. When a Rope is Stuck in Your Jet Ski The first thing you need to do is to immediately shut off the engine if it hasn’t already shut … Final estimated distance to move boat was 100 ft. Beer, Cigars, Fish'in stuff, Every chance I get. Just like shovels and strong backs won't always help. Since a jet ski is a giant vacuum, the rope gets sucked right up and wraps around the drive shaft. Lots of rope required to get to a bit of current. The last time I put her high and dry it took a lot of rocking and I was really lucky the fire brigade had just put their rescue boat (Nice fairly large Phantom) in to play (Training) and were more than happy to help push! The steps you take to remove rope from a jet ski will also apply to jet boats. sometimes you need to put a spreader between the two bottom ropes to keep the tarp filling with water. Collapse. Last resort is a 3mm wet suit which really sucks when it's cold. Pay attention to these 22 problems now before your boat's engine is ruined beyond repair. Page of 3. Moan or whine: The jet unit can exhibit some "turbine whine" not unlike a turbocharger noise but you will know what is usual with your boat. Btw: I'm on my 4th jet boat / 2nd yjb so I am perfectly aware of what getting something stuck in your in take means. I've been lucky so far that we have never been stuck really bad in the past with either of the two lighter boats we owned. No matter what kind of boat you own, getting something caught in the propulsion system can end a day on the water fast. All Time Today ... Tweet #31. Nice weather for a couple hours. Man that looks ugly. Just curious, how do you folks running the big inboards get unstuck from gravel bars? Cavitation: The jet unit is starved for water, and usually sounds like a rattle or a can of loose bolts in the back of the boat. I'm told that if you are dealing with much current you better be careful . Collapse. LuJon, Glad it all worked out getting the boat out. Have a guy ready to cut the rope to the chute, and leave a tag line attached to a corner of the chute so that it opens up and you can pull it ashore. This water is then forced at high pressure and volume through a nozzle directed astern of the boat. Go to the other side of a river channel or water way that will float your boat. http://www.sella.co.nz/motoring/boats-m ... rs/vk9hng/, http://www.easystowfenders.com/fdrdock.html, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q00fmg5DTY4. I hate to say it but sometimes you wait a few hours for other boats to show up and then hook to the bow of your boat and have them pull you off (thanks Rusty). The best is to travel with another boat (wingman) and let him lead; it's usually the first in to get stuck. Still took almost an hour after they got there. Primarily you have to work out if your jet-ski is filling with water if conducting or if static sitting in water. ... After taking off the four bolts I tried to get the housing off that connects to the hull but it's stuck and won't come out. Bay boats and flats boats that are intended for fishing shallow flats, back-country creeks and bays, and remote areas, naturally are designed to run as shallow as possible. Wrong Fuel. We had to winch the boat 100m over a gravel bar using 3 1/2" X 6' PCV to a narrow 3' channel. The extreme antics have won thousands of admirers, but officials warn that those involved have put themselves at risk - and potentially compromised the safety of everyone that uses the bridge. Slow; Lack of acceleration; Vibration; Sluggish; There is a good chance that something is stuck in the pump of your wave runner. You know what really sucks is that I was at every one of those except the one of the camo boat. 2011 Sea-Doo Jet Boat Series Repair and Maintenance Manual: Only $24.50: Professional Keyword Searchable Factory OEM Manual - 640 Pages. Maybe have a seperate rope not hooked to your rig so you could recover the chute if you need to cut it loose. Experience the excitement and satisfaction of going boating with an Outboard Jet… Search. An may put you. Hope you get it soon. Two years ago the Sheriff's boat pulled me off the gravel bar on the lower Rogue. This is the best way to fix a seized, marine steering cable, works every time! Thread starter 92seadoo; Start date Sep 15, 2016; Status Not open for further replies. If the cable end is impossibly stuck in the tilt tube, it is time to phone a friend and seek professional help. I see cargo chutes on ebay cheap and have thought about getting one they look real compact when rolled up. The pipe also has a few fittings to change into a grate rake for when the stomp grate doesn't work. You could always do a rain dance and hope for some water. Although it sounded like you cheated and used a vehicle Atleast you're setup now if it happens away from vehicle access. Chain saw, bottle jack, logs and lots of grunting. I am so sorry we were gone and not able to help you out. Hence the small rescue boat. /* mc forum */ var jsons_iaa18a=null;var item_iaa18a=-1;function handleJson_iaa18a(mysa_json){if(jsons_iaa18a==null){jsons_iaa18a=mysa_json}item_iaa18a++;if(jsons_iaa18a.items[item_iaa18a]==null){item_iaa18a=0};var span=document.getElementById(jsons_iaa18a.items[item_iaa18a].span);span.innerHTML=jsons_iaa18a.items[item_iaa18a].code}, by Hooterville T » Fri May 25, 2012 10:59 am, by SouthernShrek » Sat May 26, 2012 1:38 am, by riverboater » Sat May 26, 2012 10:05 pm, by Hooterville T » Sun May 27, 2012 2:30 pm, by riverboat69 » Sun May 27, 2012 6:42 pm, by broncobran68 » Mon May 28, 2012 7:10 pm, by cbsneed4speed » Mon May 28, 2012 8:06 pm, Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 20 guests. Re: Stuck boat recovery Will definitely be buying a drift sock for future stucks. Hi, some jet boats do not have neutral safety switches wired to them, so can it prevent it from starting, if installed yes. The main channel in front is moving fairly fast, with zero slack water along the bank. The velocity imparted to this mass of water creates an opposite force, and drives the boat forward. Jet Boats Symptoms of Something Caught in the Pump. Have a rope sewn into both sides with a spliced loop in each end. We use inflatable boat fenders 150mm x 600mm. Bury a deadman just upstream so that you can secure a snatchblock to it, run the rope/cable whatever from the boat, through the snatch block to the chute, let her rip. A jack-all jack and four air filled dock pumper rollers work very well. These wires consist of the “power” or 12 volts wire. There was about 20% more water when stucking happened. Jet boats for sale on Boat Trader are available for a range of prices from a sensible $6,525 on the more economical boat models all the way up to $179,340 for the most advanced boats. Only cost $300 for tow truck + $200 for shackles/PCV/Tim Hortons coffee & donuts. Ignorance isn't bliss, it's expensive. Glad you got it back in the water. 2019 Custom Weld 24' Whitewater Bush RAPTOR 575 Scott 912. The guys are using a lewis chainsaw winch. Any other way could lead to failure. Right now the boat is on an island. Discussion about Jetboats, rivers and related topics. Cary an ARB winch anchor as well as a few peices of schedule 80 pvc pipe. Just some tricks the old Kiwi taught me a few, (1987) years back. Thanks, Sheriff. That was on a bunch of softball and larger stones and I can tell you for a fact that they do not roll one bit even though they look round......... No word yet. tie the tow bottom corners to the front of the boat, bow hook. 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