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TOPIC: New Search System

New Search System 1 week 5 days ago #131270

Maybe it's just me, but it appears that the search function doesn't seems as robust as the old one. I was trying to ID a boat that could be a Pacific Mariner, A Su-preme Spitfire, or a Fleetform model as they all look similar. The library pics were not detailed enough to ID exactly who the manufacturer was so I tried to do a search for each of the manufacturers to see what pics might show up in in the forums. Nothing tuned up in a search of all three names.
To check, I tried to search for Herters and only one entry in a forum showed up. I know I have seen many, many, posts about Herters boats.
It's very possible that I am not using the new search system correctly.
Any advice on what I may be doing wrong?

Don

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New Search System 1 day 19 hours ago #131434

Don,

Not sure but I searched for Herters and Pacific Mariner got many posts. Make sure you have the date range set to all posts maybe, not just the last year which is the default.

Ken

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New Search System 1 day 12 hours ago #131439

Ken,

I don't see a date choice in the search engine page like the old one had. I think I am not using the full search engine.
I have been clicking in the Quick Search on the lower right of the page. This what I got. I am not seeing a way to specify the date range. Is there another way to enter the search function? Thanks .

Don

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New Search System 1 day 8 hours ago #131444

Use the search button at the top right of the forum page. The top right in this pix
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New Search System 18 hours 35 minutes ago #131454

Thanks, that was the problem, I was using the Quick Search.

Don

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