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Posted By KonaCat

I am just getting back into the forum. You...

I am just getting back into the forum.

You may putting the boat to far in if it slides back I have found to leave the bunks with 1-2' out of the water so that the transom is down on the bunks...
07-05-2020, 11:49 PM
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Posted By KonaCat

I used Uship 4 years ago and from Brunswick...

I used Uship 4 years ago and from Brunswick Georgia it was $3,300. Any idea what it costs to get to Hawaii these days?
04-29-2020, 08:48 PM
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Posted By KonaCat

Depending on how big the damage is there are...

Depending on how big the damage is there are these scratch patch tubes, In expensive one part multiple colors and work well if you have an even hand no sanding necessary. ...
04-25-2020, 04:42 PM
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Posted By KonaCat

I am using the Weigh Safe a little more expensive...

I am using the Weigh Safe a little more expensive but looks similar. Works great seems very strong/solid.
04-17-2020, 02:18 PM
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Posted By KonaCat

Bring someone with you that knows the area, the...

Bring someone with you that knows the area, the weather, and the water.
04-09-2020, 07:07 PM
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Posted By KonaCat

Seems like deal especially if they will take 65K...

Seems like deal especially if they will take 65K right now.

I purchased a 20hr 255DC a while back negotiated a discount form asking, and a trailer and dealer cost. I then paid the dealer to...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-04-2020, 02:53 PM
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Posted By KonaCat

German engineering meets South American B.S. as...

German engineering meets South American B.S. as it turns out not all B.S. floats!
03-29-2020, 03:01 PM
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Posted By KonaCat

Angry Don't do it. I bought one of these POS ttopcovers...

Don't do it. I bought one of these POS ttopcovers and it began falling apart in about a year. Thread was failing, strap snaps had issues, then the cheap made in china zipper broke. I called them to...
03-25-2020, 07:56 PM
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Posted By KonaCat

I tried to source this myself a few years ago and...

I tried to source this myself a few years ago and was unsuccessful on uShip and a few other site. No one seems to want to carry a truck. I finally went through a broker. When truck arrived the front...
03-21-2020, 03:36 PM
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Posted By KonaCat

I went through this in shipping Hawaii. In my...

I went through this in shipping Hawaii. In my case they initially wanted to charge me for the length of the boat including the trailer and the engines and the height. I got another person on the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-29-2020, 12:05 PM
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Posted By KonaCat

The saying is "buy on panic" so if you want a new...

The saying is "buy on panic" so if you want a new boat make a low ball offer while everyone is twitchy. As far as stocks go the S&P 500 hit 2,900 Friday and I bought that. Like most are saying here...
02-25-2020, 09:52 PM
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Posted By KonaCat

You should have a lot to choose from.. ...

You should have a lot to choose from..

https://www.boattrader.com/boats/make-world-cat/page-2/sort-price:desc/

2013 World Cat 255DC powered by twin Yamaha 150's with only 400 hours has been...
02-11-2020, 10:38 PM
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Posted By KonaCat

I have a 255 and love it. It is a very solid...

I have a 255 and love it. It is a very solid boat, the layout can't be beat, the fit and finish is really nice, and it is very easy to maneuver around the dock. I would by another one although I...
02-09-2020, 03:29 PM
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Posted By KonaCat

There a lot of great deals on older boats. Find...

There a lot of great deals on older boats. Find one that you think does not have any issues, then you can use your mechanical skills to fix the stuff you did not link of that will keep you plenty...
02-07-2020, 01:47 PM
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Posted By KonaCat

If you just want to go mostly in a straight line...

If you just want to go mostly in a straight line and have Garmin stuff get the inexpensive Garmin compact you can get a larger pump if you think you need it or seastar makes a power assist pump that...
02-07-2020, 01:38 PM
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Posted By KonaCat

On 50W I would go with 80lb Momoi Diamond breaks...

On 50W I would go with 80lb Momoi Diamond breaks at about 100 lb. Then if you are going for Wahoo 32 ounce weight, then your shock leader (200 or 300Lb Mono) then the lure.

If going for Tuna no...
02-03-2020, 07:57 PM
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Posted By KonaCat

I have the Fujinon and like them a lot. They have...

I have the Fujinon and like them a lot. They have 5 degrees of stabilization that is the number that matters many only have 3 degrees.
02-01-2020, 06:41 PM
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Posted By KonaCat

I have one, it pulls great, very reliable but...

I have one, it pulls great, very reliable but geheez it guzzles gas.
02-01-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 42
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Posted By KonaCat

Bring a grease gun and grease the hubs a few...

Bring a grease gun and grease the hubs a few times along the way, pump slow so as not to blow out the seals.
01-21-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By KonaCat

See if someone will sell you two torsion axles...

See if someone will sell you two torsion axles assembled with grease, hubs, and breaks then just bolt them on bleed the breaks and you are good for another 5 years. Even if you have someone else do...
01-18-2020, 07:38 PM
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Views: 4,571
Posted By KonaCat

Unless the 10 people include hot chicks and kids...

Unless the 10 people include hot chicks and kids your not going to like the room on either one.
01-17-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,817
Posted By KonaCat

I would use it as a negotiation most people are...

I would use it as a negotiation most people are afraid of 1,000 hrs so you are going to get a good deal. In fact these motors will go 5,000+ hrs if well maintained and run regularly. The number of...
01-14-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,210
Posted By KonaCat

These from the rod holder guy look great and...

These from the rod holder guy look great and include backing plates. I used the CE Smith system but by the time you buy the backing plates and swivel inserts they are quite a bit more expensive and...
01-12-2020, 10:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,318
Posted By KonaCat

I have a Magic tilt for my Worldcat 255DC that I...

I have a Magic tilt for my Worldcat 255DC that I am happy with and they are relative inexpensive. I would see if you can get a deal on a new one and sell your old trailer to someone that will do all...
01-08-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,122
Posted By KonaCat

I use Windy all the time but think of it as more...

I use Windy all the time but think of it as more as a general forecast tool with a +/- 50% error. If Wind speed says 10kts prepare for 15 and hope for 5. If we go way out I have found that you can...
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