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09-05-2020, 04:34 AM
Replies: 45
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Posted By petrel

I've found the opposite to be true about...

I've found the opposite to be true about traction, but that is probably due to the extra weight in my particular dually. I drove a crew cab F350 std bed diesel for 21 years. That thing would get...
09-02-2020, 06:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,311
Posted By petrel

Buy fresh young whole chickens, not those giant...

Buy fresh young whole chickens, not those giant mutants from Perdue. Cut them into pieces and soak overnight in buttermilk seasoned with seasoned salt, black pepper, sage, paprika, onion powder and...
08-24-2020, 04:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By petrel

Sorry for the delayed response, I just ran across...

Sorry for the delayed response, I just ran across your post while looking for something else.

No direct boating experience there, but I've stayed there several times. I've only seen flats boats,...
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-16-2020, 04:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,788
Posted By petrel

As previously stated, they are all pretty much...

As previously stated, they are all pretty much junk. Airstream and some of the extreme offroad brands are exceptions, but you pay for it.

There are some grades of junk. We had two travel...
08-08-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,553
Posted By petrel

I'll plug a tire on my car or pickup truck (that...

I'll plug a tire on my car or pickup truck (that I drive) in a minute. I carry a plug kit and an air pump in my truck. I've worn out tires with plugs in them. My record was held by my old F350 with 7...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-10-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,287
Posted By petrel

Never at the ramp or the dock. I keep my mouth...

Never at the ramp or the dock. I keep my mouth shut and stay out of the way.
04-27-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 307
Posted By petrel

Sounder/Fishfinder for Deep Dropping

Forgive me if this has been covered elsewhere. Please point me in that direction, if it has been discussed recently.

I am shopping for a good fish finder specifically for deep drop fishing. In...
04-01-2020, 06:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,571
Posted By petrel

Its an adventure. We've only done it twice in an...

Its an adventure. We've only done it twice in an outboard. The first time the weather stayed perfect and the consensus was that it was no "big deal." The second time the weather took an unexpected...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-01-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,627
Posted By petrel

Working for family can go either way. Sometimes...

Working for family can go either way. Sometimes it can be a very generous arrangement, sometimes they can expect you to work long hours for relatively modest pay. Almost assured is the staff's...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-07-2019, 06:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,529
Posted By petrel

Love the show. Guy is on point. Was especially...

Love the show. Guy is on point. Was especially impressed when he had a very civilized, thoughtful conversation with a vegan gentleman who showed up at one of his events and appeared to be looking...
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-29-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,297
Posted By petrel

There probably isn't any damage, and I doubt you...

There probably isn't any damage, and I doubt you could hurt the boat winching it back on. We used to dump jon boats on the ground all the time, so we could either slide them down a snowy/icy ramp,...
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-29-2019, 05:01 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,933
Posted By petrel

I have recently switched to Fallkniven and Mora...

I have recently switched to Fallkniven and Mora knives. They don't look like much, but the beauty is in their edge and their edge retention. I hate sharpening knives. Any knife can dice up soft...
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-02-2019, 03:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,601
Posted By petrel

I thought hot shot hauling would be something fun...

I thought hot shot hauling would be something fun to do occasionally, since I still have my CDL. Unfortunately, my research found that for all those reasons Fractured and Caj listed, you can easily...
Replies: 2
Views: 829
Posted By petrel

Price Reduced to $800.00 for the pair

Price Reduced to $800.00 for the pair
Replies: 2
Views: 829
Posted By petrel

Price Reduced - $1000.00 for the pair.

Price Reduced - $1000.00 for the pair.
Replies: 2
Views: 829
Posted By petrel

920-XP Elec-tra-mates with rods and reels

****SOLD****
Rods: Diawa Saltiga Dendoh Rods with bent butts and swivel tips.
Reel: 9/0 Penn Senator Reels
Line: ~100lb Spectra
Drives: Elec-Tra-Mate 920-XP Drives with ring connectors, no plugs....
Forum: Northeast
08-07-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,485
Posted By petrel

Thats good to know about the side lockers. I'm...

Thats good to know about the side lockers. I'm back to a bucket with my deep drop weights, but soon to engineer something in the front seat locker.
Forum: Northeast
08-07-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,485
Posted By petrel

The hatch drains seem to work quite well on our...

The hatch drains seem to work quite well on our EW. Just have to keep them blasted out with the hose. Yeah, the console is pretty much the catch all, until some gal actually wants to use the head! ...
Forum: Northeast
08-07-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,485
Posted By petrel

If you aren't using the front fish box, that is...

If you aren't using the front fish box, that is probably the best bet. If yours is leaking, order a new gasket from EW and make sure it aligns properly when you install it. Mine doesn't take on...
Forum: Northeast
07-23-2019, 05:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,233
Posted By petrel

Nicely done!!

Nicely done!!
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-20-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 21,665
Posted By petrel

Do you perform renovations on any other...

Do you perform renovations on any other brands/types of RVs?
06-17-2019, 04:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,298
Posted By petrel

I just installed two of the 0 degree HD Swivel...

I just installed two of the 0 degree HD Swivel Lee's for bottom fishing. They are very nice. The Pacific Bay bent and Winthrop Terminator butts seem to work fine in them. The angle doesn't seem...
06-07-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,062
Posted By petrel

I agree. Certain brands have hooks that stand...

I agree. Certain brands have hooks that stand out for certain applications.
05-31-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By petrel

It is a new BF150 No tach installed. Dealer...

It is a new BF150 No tach installed. Dealer propped the boat with a shop tach. I contacted the CS dealer and he said 37-38 mph was it for that hull with 150hp! I know it is not intended to be a...
05-31-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By petrel

Carolina Skiff 24DLX Prop Question

Just re-powered our 24 DLX from a 115 Mercury two stroke to a Honda BF150. It is quicker and quieter (of course), but no improvement in top end speed (still 30kts.) I had the hull cleaned and...
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