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Just curious who has or hasn't pulled their boat out of the water yet. & do you winterize your own boat or have someone do it for you?
 

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I used to set a target of Halloween to get all my client's boats winterized. I learned over the years after October the weather was so variable that scheduling shrink wrap was a real challenge between the high winds and rain in November. I think Sailor has the right plan. The lake water temp will keep the engine safe, but you could get a cold blast that might damage the accessories, so having them winterized now is a prudent play. There, of course, is much more than the mechanical equipment; I used to put predator urine in all the boats to keep rodents out from chewing the wires.

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I used to set a target of Halloween to get all my client's boats winterized. I learned over the years after October the weather was so variable that scheduling shrink wrap was a real challenge between the high winds and rain in November. I think Sailor has the right plan. The lake water temp will keep the engine safe, but you could get a cold blast that might damage the accessories, so having them winterized now is a prudent play. There, of course, is much more than the mechanical equipment; I used to put predator urine in all the boats to keep rodents out from chewing the wires.

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Predator urine...that is an excellent idea!
You talking cat urine???

Had trouble with mice in the boat a few years back. Have been using a product called Cab Fresh with decent results.
 

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I actually bought bottled predator urine and put them in cotton balls and strips. You can get coyote urine at tractor supply or online. After I started doing that it solved the problem of mice chewing up wires. I used to also winterize a lot of ski boats and pontoons in SE MI where people stored them in their back yards. Mice were a big problem.
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I actually bought bottled predator urine and put them in cotton balls and strips. You can get coyote urine at tractor supply or online. After I started doing that it solved the problem of mice chewing up wires. I used to also winterize a lot of ski boats and pontoons in SE MI where people stored them in their back yards. Mice were a big problem.
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Thanks for that tip Chili ;)
 
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