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View the latest post The A & B switch on the port side of the salon in my 1988 3807. Can any one tell me what this is for ?? Thank you

I just bought a 1988 3807. And on the port side of the salon just above the stereo on the wall is a switch with A & B on it. Can any one tell me what this is for.
Thank you

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View the latest post 5.7 litre Mercruiser engine - underpowered

Hello Carver owners. I am the new owner of a 1989 Carver Montego 2557 Express Cruiser. Just purchased in November 2017 in south west Ontario. This boat is equipped with a 5.7 litre - 260 hp - Mercruiser hooked to a Alpha 1 - Gen 2 outdrive. The motor has 496 hours and swings a 3 blade prop. People have been telling me that the 5.7 litre is under powered for this boat. Others tell me to swing a 4 blade prop with a one inch less diametre than the 3 blade to make the boat perform better. I would like some opinions from those who own this same Carver model with and without this power plant. I have not had this boat in the water so have not been able to test it. Please do not say to me - what - you bought a boat and you didn't test it? Yes that is correct but I am not a newbie to boating and the price was right. Thanks.

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View the latest post 1995 Carver 390 aft cabin to cockpit lock replacement

Hi all, I'm looking to either repair, or most likely, to replace the lock on the sliding aft cabin to cocpit door. Lock tumbler moves in and out, and then captures the key, making it very hard to remove; obviously internal breakage. Anyone know where to get a replacement or have had a successful repair? Thanks! Jim

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View the latest post Attachment(s) carver 2866 Removing a Lower Helm

Removing a Lower Helm we are doing all new inside cabin area adding countertops and more seating , with much more floor area. its a big undertaking . but I'm loving the time in my boat over the winter... doing custom work on outside also stay tuned[image][/image]

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View the latest post Attachment(s) 4 Axel MetalCraft Trailer for 38 - 40' (Used with Carver Santego 380)

2007 Quad Axel MetalCraft trailer with electric drum breaks. Used only as a yard trailer since purchased new. GVW 29,000. Available Mid March - $8,500 obo. Located in Denver, Colorado. Call for details and additional information Keith 303-888-6621

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View the latest post Attachment(s) Winter cover_ for sale_ fits Carver 390


I have fo sale professionally custom made (by Lohmann Sails & Covers www.boatcovers.ca ) winter cover for 1994 Carver 390 (now gone) consisting of three sections, one in each of the bags featured on the photographs. Attached is also the photo of the boat for which this cover is made for. The cover is in very good condition with no rips or tears. Unfortunately I do not have good photo of the boat with the cover on, never thought I'd need one....

This would be ideal for a boat in Pacific North West to protect it from continuous rain, mould and humidity that we experience here. Once put on in the fall will protect the boat from rain and reduce the number of days you will have to spend cleaning that green slimy stuff, removing black streaks and will obviously prolong the life of the wax you put-on the boat during summer. It will help if you have window or deck leaks and in general protect the boat from so much rain and occasional snow that we get here in PNW.

New cover cost from Lehmann is CAD $5200 (plus 12% sales tax) with weeks and sometimes months of waiting. I ask for $1000 (Canadian) $800 US plus shipping (anywhere in US and Canada) if not local pickup or delivery. It takes 2-3 hours to fit and 1-2 hours to remove and fold back in the bag. Putting it on can be done even if it is raining. Taking it off, has to be done on a dry day to prevent mould while it sits in the bag over the summer months.

I can help a potential buyer to fit it for the first time if the boat is in Vancouver or nearby. The general fitting instructions are on Lohmann website with videos.

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View the latest post 8 weeks to boating

So the local sign says 11wks to golf, I am taking that to mean 11wks to the start of boating up here in the frozen north...and counting down. :-D .... ........:beergood:

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View the latest post Newbe

Just saying Hi to all.
I have recently bought a Carver 3207 Aft Cabin with twin MerCruiser 5.7 l gas engine.
The boat is a 1988 aft cabin model with double berth.
She was bought used here in Quebec, Canada, and has had very little use over the years. Engine hrs are 630.
She is currently stored in a heated warehouse in St-Ours, Quebec near the Richelieu river.
Eventually we would like to cruise the great loop in her.

Andre G. :captain:

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View the latest post Removing Swim Platform

I want to remove the swim platform from my 1989 Carver 3807. My problem is access to the nuts inside the boat. I can access a couple through the bed platform but do not see any obvious access points elsewhere. Will I have to cut access spots through the aft wall? Thanks in advance for any assistance.

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View the latest post Attachment(s) Access to AC unit on 3297

Hello - I just bought a 1986 Mariner 3297. It has an AC unit under the galley counter on the port side. It’s winter in Buffalo so the boat is still shrink wrapped. I’ve been on it a few times to get ahead on some cleaning. Wondering how to access the AC unit. I can see the top of it through the cabinet under the galley sink but how do you really get acces? Wondering if a previous owner covered an access panel on the dinette seat back with carpet?

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