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11-01-2020, 01:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,293
Posted By Ebbie

Is the material ferrous or nonferrous?

Is the material ferrous or nonferrous?
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-27-2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 781
Posted By Ebbie

No spoilers here. I watched it. The first few...

No spoilers here. I watched it. The first few episodes reeled me in. I tried to spit the hook out halfway through and failed.
It is a riveting docudrama at itís best. At itís worst, it is a sad...
10-10-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,497
Posted By Ebbie

I’ve tossed around the idea of a buying a 25’...

I’ve tossed around the idea of a buying a 25’ Tournament and naming it “Super Dooper.” I have never owned one or fished one. If the tribal knowledge on THT
is correct, Dooper builds a solid boat,...
Forum: The Carolinas
09-24-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,769
Posted By Ebbie

My wife named my first Red, “the $10,000 fish.” ...

My wife named my first Red, “the $10,000 fish.”
6 weeks later I had a boat and I’ve never looked back.
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-24-2020, 01:12 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,006
Posted By Ebbie

I was on the salt slaughtering Reds when my wife...

I was on the salt slaughtering Reds when my wife called and said my Chocolate Lab had died.
It was the worst fishing trip I ever made. All they want is to be with you... and a bite of your dinner....
09-12-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,723
Posted By Ebbie

In 1977 I was A PFC with The Marines outside...

In 1977 I was A PFC with The Marines outside Trondheim Norway. We were manning an outpost sitting on top of a mountain.
The Sky was crystal clear and the Universe was on full display in HD, We were...
09-07-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 327
Posted By Ebbie

Beautiful boat!!

Beautiful boat!!
09-01-2020, 06:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 112
Posted By Ebbie

10 posts in 10 years? Sounds like a good idea.

10 posts in 10 years? Sounds like a good idea.
08-28-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,297
Posted By Ebbie

For me, the best time has nothing to do with...

For me, the best time has nothing to do with calendars.
When you find it, you will know it’s your boat.
If the price is fair buy it.
I missed one this year.
There will be another.
There will...
08-28-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 552
Posted By Ebbie

I wonder if the aft end hanging down like that...

I wonder if the aft end hanging down like that has it in a bind. Maybe suck that up a little before you start whacking on the forward end.
Try to bring both ends down together. Just backseat...
08-27-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,037
Posted By Ebbie

I havenít seen anyone put an AJ on the deck of...

I havenít seen anyone put an AJ on the deck of any size in two minutes.
I think there is some editing going on there.
We had two TPW game wardens pull up when
we were hooked up. They sat and ate...
08-26-2020, 02:06 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,067
Posted By Ebbie

I use a my Talica 16 II for straight drop downs. ...

I use a my Talica 16 II for straight drop downs.
However if it’s rigged for trolling I use my back-up
Penn 6500 Slammer 3
The important thing is having a good pole with a great backbone.
Keeping...
08-24-2020, 04:20 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,341
Posted By Ebbie

COVID was the perfect storm for boats and other...

COVID was the perfect storm for boats and other recreational items.
They pulled the plug on many manufacturers right around the first day of spring.
The Marinas dumped their inventory quickly....
08-13-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 487
Posted By Ebbie

The difference is in ownership. 1.Sportfisher:...

The difference is in ownership.
1.Sportfisher: Owned by a Charter Fisherman
2.Convertible : Owned by a rich guy who wears a big watch and reads the Wall Street Journal.
3. Fly Bridge: Same as No.2...
08-13-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 16,825
Posted By Ebbie

First off, Thank you for the post. After...

First off, Thank you for the post.
After reading this, several things were glaringly obvious to me.
I’m a recreational boater and have spent years in the cozy confines of bay fishing,
The last...
08-13-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 16,825
Posted By Ebbie

I wondered the same thing. Probably a typo.

I wondered the same thing. Probably a typo.
08-13-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 832
Posted By Ebbie

I wouldn’t put it in the “project” category but...

I wouldn’t put it in the “project” category but there is nothing turn key about it.
I’m going to pass along some sage advice that I got from this forum when I bought my first boat.
1.At that age...
08-10-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,938
Posted By Ebbie

[QUOTE=alloyboy;13927802]Looks like they are...

[QUOTE=alloyboy;13927802]Looks like they are following the business model of the air lines.

You want to be seated for the flight? Give us some money.

You want water? Give us some money.

You...
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-10-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,105
Posted By Ebbie

Hah, LOL Thatís what working Midnights and not...

Hah, LOL Thatís what working Midnights and not going to bed when you get home on your Friday gets you.
You know I was wondering about that. How did she get into an Ivy League school
when sheís...
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-10-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,105
Posted By Ebbie

The OP didn’t say anything about suing. However,...

The OP didn’t say anything about suing. However, it didn’t stop that tired ole horse from being dragged into the thread.
I hope your grand daughter has a full recovery, Penn is a great school. I...
08-08-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,717
Posted By Ebbie

From reading your opening post I don’t believe...

From reading your opening post I don’t believe you will be happy with a second tier quality boat.
Think about this and maybe you will buy your last boat instead of your second boat.
Buy a low...
08-06-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,153
Posted By Ebbie

I fish the LLM off South Padre island. The sun is...

I fish the LLM off South Padre island. The sun is brutal year round. Fishing 3-4 and on occasion 5 people, casting hundreds of times a day.
T-top or Bimini is not an option. For us itís all about...
08-03-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,410
Posted By Ebbie

In my experience inshore fishing can be hot or...

In my experience inshore fishing can be hot or cold for many of the reasons previously stated, timing, tide, moon, seasonal weather, etc.
I got skunked many times Red Hunting. However we usually...
08-03-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,194
Posted By Ebbie

See Item post #12

See Item post #12
08-03-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,194
Posted By Ebbie

[QUOTE=saltywalty;13916703]I'm an old dude, been...

[QUOTE=saltywalty;13916703]I'm an old dude, been in boats all my life. Navy vet, former charter captain, avid fisherman and sailor, own several types and various sizes of boats.

I'm enjoying a...
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