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Yesterday, 01:23 PM
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07-19-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 12,751
Posted By KonaCat

It seems like it is a parasitic current draw and...

It seems like it is a parasitic current draw and it could still be your bilge pump or switch. You have a multi meter so search how to test for a current draw.

Start the test at the battery then...
07-17-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 876
Posted By KonaCat

I asked for the good guy discount and paid $1,200...

I asked for the good guy discount and paid $1,200 + parts.
07-17-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By KonaCat

In a previous boat I had fixed rod holders on the...

In a previous boat I had fixed rod holders on the forward gunwale and just used long bent but rods with swivel tips and locked them in out to the side. This set up was uncomplicated and worked great....
07-11-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,956
Posted By KonaCat

What ever you get you should call it "Never...

What ever you get you should call it "Never Again" then later if you change your mind you you can go with Never Again 2..3 and so on!
07-03-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,377
Posted By KonaCat

I like to gaff them through the eye then up...

I like to gaff them through the eye then up through the brain and its done. Having a green fisherman with bullet stick seems potentially problematic.
07-03-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,625
Posted By KonaCat

If you are grilling try a combination of Olive...

If you are grilling try a combination of Olive Oil, a little garlic salt, course black pepper, Newman's Own ginger sesame dressing and sriracha chilly sauce. Baste and baste while it is grilling...
07-01-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,076
Posted By KonaCat

Power wash you deck and get the spots off with...

Power wash you deck and get the spots off with Starbright Hull Cleaner then put Woody Wax on every 3 cleanings or so and the cleanup gets pretty easy.
06-30-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,327
Posted By KonaCat

I have found that Wallmart is a good source for...

I have found that Wallmart is a good source for gaffs. https://www.walmart.com/search/?query=fishing%20gaff
06-28-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 655
Posted By KonaCat

The EV-100 might save you some money. I looked at...

The EV-100 might save you some money. I looked at this about 5 years ago for a previous boat (Twin 90's) and chose the EV-100 and it worked great. The install is where it goes wrong so get it...
06-28-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,681
Posted By KonaCat

GB 2740 beam 8' 9" LOA 27' Prowler 25 beam 8'...

GB 2740 beam 8' 9" LOA 27'
Prowler 25 beam 8' 9" LOA 26' 2"
WC 29 beam 9' 6" LOA 29' 1"
Prowler 31 beam 10'10" LOA 33'

These are all good choices at the right price. If you get them priced for...
06-28-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 430
Posted By KonaCat

Even after your discount it is going to be in the...

Even after your discount it is going to be in the "Holy Crap" range. Seriously if you get a 25% discount that is still over 200K+tax for 28' boat.
06-28-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,681
Posted By KonaCat

If you are going to move up. I would look at 29'...

If you are going to move up. I would look at 29' Worldcat maybe the DC model if you are comparing to the 2740. People seem to love the 29' with the wider beam. I think the 2740 is to similar to...
06-28-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 530
Posted By KonaCat

I have a Worldcat and all of the connectors...

I have a Worldcat and all of the connectors Deutsch. I replaced the raw water pump and just crimped and heat shrinked the connector. Now there is a float switch to replace and guess what.. it is also...
06-26-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 745
Posted By KonaCat

Now you have me thinking that I need to try Chirp...

Now you have me thinking that I need to try Chirp mode again. When I first got the boat I tried Chirp but the readings were strange/inconsistent similar to what you are experiencing so I just...
06-25-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 745
Posted By KonaCat

I can't hold the bottom very well at 200ft on...

I can't hold the bottom very well at 200ft on 200KHZ but can hold to about 600ft (sometimes 800ft) at 50KHZ.
06-24-2019, 11:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 277
Posted By KonaCat

Spend the money and have new hoses fabricated it...

Spend the money and have new hoses fabricated it is not super expensive. Make sure you get the seastar thread right. You don't want hydraulic issues and it seems like the flair kit is prone to...
06-19-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,201
Posted By KonaCat

My wife says that the fish like the beat of...

My wife says that the fish like the beat of Prince.
06-18-2019, 11:35 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,500
Posted By KonaCat

It could be your rectifier or some other part of...

It could be your rectifier or some other part of your charging system. There are tests that you can do but they are complicated. The other thing that you can do is to bring an extra battery with you...
06-18-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By KonaCat

Here is the official seastar test. Part of the...

Here is the official seastar test. Part of the test requires that it is hooked up.
06-18-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 621
Posted By KonaCat

On my previous boat I had cheep Humminbird with a...

On my previous boat I had cheep Humminbird with a small but nice color screen and it worked great. Now I have a fancy Garmin with through-hull transducer and to be honest I get similar results.
06-17-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 554
Posted By KonaCat

I set my ditch bag to close to the heading sensor...

I set my ditch bag to close to the heading sensor and had that problem. I also just turned off the shadow drive because I never could get it to behave.
06-16-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By KonaCat

I have the same unit with the Garmin 2 liter...

I have the same unit with the Garmin 2 liter pump. The standby with the GHC20 works fine without any chart plotter involvement. I use heading hold in flat water but have found that Navigating to a...
06-16-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,106
Posted By KonaCat

I would think about taking some gas cans to New...

I would think about taking some gas cans to New Jersey and getting some non ethanol. At the end of the season run the boat fuel as low as you can go then put in the non ethanol and run the boat...
06-15-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 784
Posted By KonaCat

We catch a lot more Ono (Wahoo) here in Hawaii...

We catch a lot more Ono (Wahoo) here in Hawaii with weights on the forward lures. I would say that the lures with weights go off 3-1 over the surface lures ruining far back. Weights work at any speed...
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