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Checkmate Community Forums

The Newswire

Forum Announcements

This forum is for us to keep you informed with all the happenings of the forums. If we add a new exciting feature or make a change this is where you'll find out about it first.
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Front Page News

Articles and News from the "front page".
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Checkmate News

This is our Checkmate news forum. Topics include, official press release and company news, factory news, model reviews, models in development and more.
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Checkmate & Boating Events

Is there a Checkmate event, poker run or gathering happening in your area? Are you trying to organize one? Is there a boat show in your area? Post the details here and let everyone know about it!
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Checkmate Discussion Forums

Member Introductions

Are you new to the forum? Perhaps you've been a member for a while but just never posted on the forums. Whatever the case, why not drop in to our Member Introductions forum, introduce youself, and say hello!
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Play To Win!!

This is the general Checkmate discussion forum. Come on in and tell us all about your boat! If your topic doesn't fit into our other Checkmate related topics, then this is the place to put it!
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Powerplant Technical Discussions

This is our engine technical discussion forum. Powerplant types include outboard, I/O and Jet. Topics include repair and maintenance, modifications as well as others.
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Props, Setups & Rigging

This is our Checkmate setup forum. Topics include props, jackplates and setback, trim tabs, steering etc. This is also the forum to share your best setup tips and top speed numbers. So come on in and exchange setup details with your fellow members.
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Overhaulin'

This is our Checkmate maintenance, repair and customization forum. Topics include waxing, gelcoat maintenance and repair, interior care as well as complete restoration work. So whether you're completely restoring your Checkie from the stringers up, or simply looking a bit of advice on wax or somewhere in between! This would be the place for you.
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Worldwide Checkmate Chapters

Local Checkmate Chapters organized by area. If you would like a specific forum for your area, please post a request in the "Board Feedback" forum.
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Picture This

This is a forum where you can post those great pics of your Checkmate. Show & Tell your fellow members all about your beauty!
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Checks In Action!

This forum is for discussing and linking to all the great Checkmate videos members have created and uploaded to free hosting sites like Putfile and YouTube.com.
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Checkmate Clones & Splashes

This forum is for hulls designed by Checkmate but built by other manufacturers. Examples include Fantasy, Paradise, Baja, Panther and more!
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Non Checkmate Discussion Forums

Open Boating Forum

This is an open forum for all boating topics non Checkmate related. If you want to discuss your Hydrostream, Allison, bassboat, tinboat, jetski etc., then this would be the forum for you. You can also use this forum for discussing anything generally boating related and also for posting boating related announcements or notices.
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Boating Videos

This forum is for discussing and linking to Putfile and YouTube.com marine videos which are not Checkmate related.
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Vintage Boating

This is our non-Checkmate vintage (pre 1976) boating forum. Discussion topics include; wood boats, vintage glass boats, vintage motors and accessories.
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Trailers & Tow Vehicles

This is a forum for general discussion of boat trailers and tow vehicles. Topics including, trailer repair and maintenance, proper set up etc.
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The Dock

This is a members only off-topic forum, for non boating related discussions. Topics can include cars, sports, music etc.
Please do not post content which is; vulgar, racist, sexist, homophobic, or likely to offend others. Content which contravenes these rules will be promptly removed without notice.
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Supporting Vendor Listings!

This forum contains listings placed by the board's supporting vendors. All members can respond to threads, but only supporting vendors may start them.
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Checkmate Listings

This is our forum for listing Checkmates for sale or wanted. Please note that this forum is for member placed Checkmate listings only. For linking to non member listings such as eBay ads, please use our eBay, Internet & Other Listings Forum.
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Engines and Components

This forum is for listing outboard motors, inboard motors, drives and all engine related parts for sale and wanted. For all other non engine related parts, such as guages, jackplates, steering and interior parts etc., please use The Parts Department forum.
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Propellers

This is our forum for listing propellers for sale or wanted.
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The Parts Department

This is a our forum for listing miscellaneous marine related parts and items, for sale and wanted. Perhaps you're looking for a rare Checkmate part to finish your restoration? Or maybe you have something laying around in the garage that you might like to sell? If so, than this is the forum for you!
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Miscellaneous Listings

Member listings of miscellaneous items which do not fit into our other categories such as non Checkmate boat listings, autos, boat trailers etc.
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eBay, Internet & 3rd Party Listings

Have you found a Checkmate for sale, or other interesting item on eBay or elsewhere that you think your fellow members might be interested in? If so, then use this forum to link to the listing or provide the details of it.
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eBay Checkmate Listings

This forum is hosted by GiGi, our official Checkmate Posting Bot who is on the lookout "24/7", for Checkmate related listings on eBay. If GiGi finds a Checkmate related listing, she'll post it in this forum for you to "Check" out.
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Board Administration

Forum Feedback & Technical Support

Like the site? Hate the site? Encountering an error or bug? Have a suggestion? Do you need a little technical assistance? Come on in, this is the forum.
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Personal Blogs

Blogs

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Latest profile posts

I have a 1979 checkmate Trimate 2 with a 1978 Mercury 1150 for sale . The engine was last run in 2019. I had installed a brand new axle in the trailer in 2019. I am willing to let this go at $1500. My email is TKarski06@aol.com the boat is located in Sugar Grove Illinois.
New to the site…I am restoring a 1987 Checkmate…Blue and tan colors. Would like to find the original paint numbers. Would like to post pictures of it but don’t know how to. Replacing the original 135 Mariner for a 135 Honda Four stroke.C983A7FA-1EC7-484E-876A-C894A25CA3A0.jpeg
Hello guys I’m new to this I have a question I have a 1996 playmate 120 hp where can I find parts for this or is there a website
Ontariocheckmate wrote on Chellems's profile.
Hey, I looked at the pic of the prop, looks awesome! Im hoping to get out on the water this weekend to do some prop testing. Im currently running a label 28 pitch but its not enough. Im pretty much down to either a straight 28 pitch or a 30 pitch. I will let you know ASAP though with what I find. If its the 30 pitch I need consider yours sold!
1954bmw wrote on 2002XJR's profile.
with your name of 2002xjr, does that mean you have one, if so, have you ever had your rear differential seals replaced, I have a 2003xjr R1 and the seals leak?? thanks, mark
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