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    #1 is the flywheel end. If you had them bolted...

    #1 is the flywheel end. If you had them bolted back on the motor 1 would be the front reed. It just didn’t look like it was sealing from the pic. I might be looking at it from a bad angle.
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    As far as I can see from the pics it looks like...

    As far as I can see from the pics it looks like the number one reed set is not properly sealing but number three is sealing good number two looks like it’s barely sealing but is sealing a lot better...
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    I always rebuild carbs to factory spec and fully...

    I always rebuild carbs to factory spec and fully understand what onside bill was trying to achieve per his carb builds. I do lower the popoff pressure to 45 to 50 psi and only use genuine mikuni...
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    I always rebuild carbs to factory spec and fully...

    I always rebuild carbs to factory spec and fully understand what onside bill was trying to achieve per his carb builds. I do lower the popoff pressure to 45 to 50 psi and only use genuine mikuni...
  5. Just wanted to post this just in case you are not...

    Just wanted to post this just in case you are not starting in by the procedure. The easiest way to start a gp1200r is make sure the choke is staying choked fully wile starting and your holding the...
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    Post pics of the GP1200r after you remove the...

    Post pics of the GP1200r after you remove the head. If the engine has ever been replaced it could have a sbt motor in it. If it does it would most likely have sleeved cylinders and are usually a...
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    I have had people ship me their carbs and rebuilt...

    I have had people ship me their carbs and rebuilt them and sent them back. Does the ski have a primer.
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    I do a lot of rebuilds for people in my area. But...

    I do a lot of rebuilds for people in my area. But you may not be doomed. You need to make sure that compression gauge is accurate and the O ring is sealing on the spark plug hole. You should be able...
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    Try it like this only remove the plug for the...

    Try it like this only remove the plug for the cylinder you are testing. So the other plugs remain in the engine with spark plug wires removed. Wile performing the test hold throttle to wide open...
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    The first thing you should always check on these...

    The first thing you should always check on these 2 strokes is compression. These engines can run on one cylinder wile destroying another. And a rule of thumb is pulling choke or full throttle isn’t...
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    Glad to help good luck with the build.

    Glad to help good luck with the build.
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    The cylinder to case gaskets will fill your motor...

    The cylinder to case gaskets will fill your motor with water if they are on backwards. You can take that to the bank. The little tabs should be by the front exhaust cylinder base bolt.
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    It sounds like you have put the cylinder base...

    It sounds like you have put the cylinder base gaskets on backward. If you look at the base of the cylinders you will see the tab of the gasket sticking out. All three cylinder tabs should all be on...
  14. I know right. That's how they get ya. I did make...

    I know right. That's how they get ya. I did make sure I asked them and tried to get all the info. I don't know why they exclude the Bahamas well I do it's another country and they are not bound by...
  15. it wasn't my limits that cost me my ski it was...

    it wasn't my limits that cost me my ski it was not being able to refuel in those conditions. And I only had half a bedroom closet on there.
  16. Being 16 miles from Bimini didn't put me in the...

    Being 16 miles from Bimini didn't put me in the Bahamas. They wrote it up as off the coast of Miami. The insurance company was pretty nice about it and if it does ever show up which it probably won't...
  17. I have the spot gen3 also. Was thinking about...

    I have the spot gen3 also. Was thinking about taking it back the programming is to expensive. I will have to research the spot trace.
  18. The morning we left

    I thought I would post these pics of the morning we set out for Bimini. These are the pics I took that morning at crandon bay marina and the last pics I have of my ski.
  19. I have the new Garmin Inreach Explorer +. You can...

    I have the new Garmin Inreach Explorer +. You can send and receive text using the iridium satellite network. It has live gps navigation and tracking. It does not use cell towers but can pair with my...
  20. ok I'll bite. Some people don't understand and...

    ok I'll bite. Some people don't understand and cant but when they came out in 2009 I wanted one. I have built so many broken jet skis for people and bought junk ones rebuilt and sold them for years....
  21. Already bought the spot and garmin for my other...

    Already bought the spot and garmin for my other skis.
  22. Was it that bad. I tried to include as much...

    Was it that bad. I tried to include as much detail that I could remember. Actually I don't think I could forget any details I think it will forever be etched in my mind.
  23. i was thinking about one behind the other. I have...

    i was thinking about one behind the other. I have stretch tow line. I was also thinking about towing them side by side but staggered 20 foot so they wouldn't run into each other. I have a V rope...
  24. So I'm in the water trying to pull myself up this...

    So I'm in the water trying to pull myself up this big rope when I look up and the 2 deck hands are pulling this big rope with all they have. I finally get to the back of this big yacht with this big...
  25. Ok so I want to try to paint a picture of how it...

    Ok so I want to try to paint a picture of how it was during this tropical storm. So the wind started blowing hard and it started clouding up then it was like everything happened at once. The wind was...
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