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Forum: Dockside Chat
07-18-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,957
Posted By rustybucket

Stepson and I were working on his truck a couple...

Stepson and I were working on his truck a couple months back. truck up on jackstands, creeper, tools everywhere in the driveway right in front of the garage. Blatantly obvious to anyone pulling up...
07-18-2019, 05:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,517
Posted By rustybucket

We toss almost all the blackfin we catch back...

We toss almost all the blackfin we catch back in.... with a hook bridled slightly in front of the eyes... lol

Seriously though, they are primarily bait for us.

Guess they should put a 2 per...
07-17-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,079
Posted By rustybucket

My guess is electric reel receptacle. Lifting up...

My guess is electric reel receptacle. Lifting up the flap will tell you instantly. Also, following the wire will give you a hint as to where it goes, most likely a breaker inline somewhere.
07-17-2019, 05:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 133
Posted By rustybucket

That's not a thru-hull fitting, it's a swaged...

That's not a thru-hull fitting, it's a swaged copper pipe most likely. Use a dremel or other rotary cutter with a disc blade, cut through the center (pretty much where the cracks are) and pry each...
07-16-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 17,815
Posted By rustybucket

First get an amp meter and clamp it on wires...

First get an amp meter and clamp it on wires until you find out what is drawing when the switch is off. It doesn't take much to drain a battery, a fraction of an amp would suck a battery dry in a...
07-16-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,660
Posted By rustybucket

In wife's old subaru the oil change shop drained...

In wife's old subaru the oil change shop drained the trans fluid and double filled the oil (new oil on top of old oil). luckily we caught it before the vehicle moved.

Your situation may be double...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-15-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 881
Posted By rustybucket

Torque was the name of the game back then, not...

Torque was the name of the game back then, not hp, not revs.
07-15-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,142
Posted By rustybucket

The really compressed ones are best in a pan or...

The really compressed ones are best in a pan or griddle. Cook one side till the burger starts to shrink good or curl under. Flip it and mash the crap outta it. This breaks apart the compression...
07-15-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,371
Posted By rustybucket

I'd throw the Robalo 246 Cayman into the mix, was...

I'd throw the Robalo 246 Cayman into the mix, was on one recently and was VERY impressed. Felt like a much more solid/stable boat than the Ranger.

You will only be able to target those pelagic...
Forum: Gulf Coast
07-15-2019, 06:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 462
Posted By rustybucket

Absolutely. Trolling valves are used very often...

Absolutely. Trolling valves are used very often in the gulf for pulling live baits.
06-19-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,577
Posted By rustybucket

smells like hydro lock. If it happened when...

smells like hydro lock. If it happened when underway the oil may not have gotten a chance to become milky. Before you pull the starter pull the plugs like others have said.
06-19-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 458
Posted By rustybucket

They are definitely NOT throw aways. I was...

They are definitely NOT throw aways. I was quoted 12k++ to replace 3 units last year. All three had bad compressors. I bought new compressors online, hooked one of them up backwards, so fried it,...
06-19-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,216
Posted By rustybucket

Rav4, but get the towing package.

Rav4, but get the towing package.
06-19-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,484
Posted By rustybucket

There is a good chance the valve is cracked. Be...

There is a good chance the valve is cracked. Be sure to thoroughly inspect before re-installing.
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-19-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,107
Posted By rustybucket

I'd love to see all that too! Maybe you should...

I'd love to see all that too! Maybe you should start on the Rectal trial to get things started!
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-19-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,107
Posted By rustybucket

You are right, it's prolly worthless. Good thing...

You are right, it's prolly worthless. Good thing the trained scientists and fda is watching out for us and our well being and only approves perfect drugs with no side effects (roll eyes).
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-19-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,107
Posted By rustybucket

Actually the problem was it's classification as a...

Actually the problem was it's classification as a schedule 1 drug. Why would they look into it if they couldn't sell it, would have been a very soft business decision.
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-19-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,107
Posted By rustybucket

At some point in time Penicillin didn't have a...

At some point in time Penicillin didn't have a clinical trial. Does that mean it didn't work until the trial was finished?

I'm all for proof and clinical trials....etc, but they all move at a...
06-18-2019, 05:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,337
Posted By rustybucket

Tear the edges/seams of the fiberglass mat, do...

Tear the edges/seams of the fiberglass mat, do not cut a straight edge. Then overlap your layers. This basically makes it all 1 solid piece of glass after it's cured.

I'm using vinyl ester resin...
Forum: Gulf Coast
06-06-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,357
Posted By rustybucket

Took a batch of pinfish on a voyage last year. ...

Took a batch of pinfish on a voyage last year. The idea was to stop and snapper/grouper fish on the way out/in. We left the dock, headed 180miles out, stayed for 3 days, got back to the dock, all...
06-06-2019, 05:05 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,494
Posted By rustybucket

I second/third relocating the filter. Get a...

I second/third relocating the filter. Get a remote mount kit for it and put it somewhere you can get to it. yes it will be a pita, but it will be the last time it's a pita.

Also, change your oil...
06-05-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,845
Posted By rustybucket

I kinda wonder why it's so cheap lol. It pays for...

I kinda wonder why it's so cheap lol. It pays for itself in 1 trip for us in fuel savings.

If you think ripcharts, hiltons, roffs....etc is expensive you prolly need to find a different hobby.....
06-04-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 22,691
Posted By rustybucket

It's all good, the PVC handrail will keep the...

It's all good, the PVC handrail will keep the cable from chaffing!

Seriously though, if the launch/maiden voyage of this thing doesn't make it to youtube I'm going to be highly upset! The owner...
06-04-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 210
Posted By rustybucket

As long as the wire is big enough to carry the...

As long as the wire is big enough to carry the rated amperage load you should be fine.

Please make sure you have appropriate breakers/fuses in place. Your diagram shows everything hot wired and...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-04-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,705
Posted By rustybucket

If you are REALLY serious about skincare you will...

If you are REALLY serious about skincare you will throw all that US sunscreen junk in the trash and pickup some european, japanese or Australian sunscreen. Much better technology in their sunscreens...
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