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04-13-2017, 03:12 PM
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Different pigments will look different under...

Different pigments will look different under different lighting conditions. You could have two paint chips, one real paint, and the other ink or whatever is used to print, and they will look the...
04-12-2017, 05:51 PM
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For jigging reels, 4-4.5:1 is best. Its the best...

For jigging reels, 4-4.5:1 is best. Its the best retrieve speed for a good action and with a power handle you have plenty of torque to crank the fish up. For trolling reels...30's and 50's, 2 speed...
04-12-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 40
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For occasional use, you could consider kites. ...

For occasional use, you could consider kites. They give a similar bait presentation to the stick. Never tried it but heard guys have had success.
04-12-2017, 05:35 PM
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As previously stated, the old Awlgrip color card...

As previously stated, the old Awlgrip color card is real paint. The old card was a single page, front and back. Around 2014 the card was switched to ink or laquer. These cards are 2 pages, front...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-05-2017, 06:28 PM
Replies: 14
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The 3M cartridge respirators are great. ...

The 3M cartridge respirators are great. Particulate filters (P100) for sanding and organic vapor cartridges (N95) for painting. If you're spraying 2 part paints alot I'd invest in a PAPR or...
Forum: Northeast
02-26-2017, 06:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,066

The idea that Awlgrip should not be buffed mainly...

The idea that Awlgrip should not be buffed mainly applies to new unfaded paint, is it will be damaged. If the paint is already faded, compounding, polishing and a good waxong will buy you some time...
02-07-2017, 05:39 AM
Replies: 64
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Most old Whalers have bad gelcoat crazing. It...

Most old Whalers have bad gelcoat crazing. It can be fixed by burying it in high build epoxy, fairing and a topside paint system. When done right, they are one of the few old boats worth restoring...
02-06-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 28
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My buddy always fishes an HX Raptor...not even a...

My buddy always fishes an HX Raptor...not even a wide, as a flat line. He has it spooled with 100lb Spectra and a short 25' topshot of similarly sized mono. It has plenty of capacity and drag for...
02-04-2017, 11:02 AM
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http://frontstreetshipyard.com/front-street-shipya...

http://frontstreetshipyard.com/front-street-shipyard-begins-construction-on-power-catamaran/

How about a 48' CC?
01-16-2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
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You would probably have a goot shot at...

You would probably have a goot shot at yellowfins, bigeyes and bluefins. You'd also likely have issues with weather windows for a smaller boat.
01-07-2017, 03:49 PM
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2500hp diesels? MTU?

2500hp diesels? MTU?
01-07-2017, 03:48 PM
Replies: 140
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I felt there was no need to mention it! You get...

I felt there was no need to mention it! You get the ride and speed of a trip/quad v hull center console, in the efficiency of twins, and you don't have to worry about foul weather gear. The only...
01-07-2017, 01:16 PM
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Penn Fathom. They are full of features for their...

Penn Fathom. They are full of features for their price range.
01-07-2017, 01:14 PM
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Looks like the standard 30-35lb longfins we catch...

Looks like the standard 30-35lb longfins we catch up north, but without the long fins.
01-07-2017, 01:11 PM
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I have ridden in a 33 Freeman, 41 Seahunter, 39...

I have ridden in a 33 Freeman, 41 Seahunter, 39 Contender and 39 Seavee. Ran in some snot in everything but the Seavee. The big V Hull CC's seem to ride just as well as the Freeman-They either...
01-03-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 9
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I was in San juan last February, it is prime...

I was in San juan last February, it is prime giant tarpon season. If you have the time do that too!
12-27-2016, 06:27 PM
Replies: 69
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The idea was to offer a larger can so that an...

The idea was to offer a larger can so that an airless spray pump or roller grid can be placed directly in the bucket. The short filled buckets also have plenty of room for mixing. It does...
12-27-2016, 03:19 PM
Replies: 69
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I'm big, but I swear I'm gentle! As to the...

I'm big, but I swear I'm gentle!

As to the Pettit Vivid vs. Vivid XL, it would be the exact same product but the XL line is a group of products we are considering launching for superyachts. Only...
12-27-2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 69
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We make a white barrier coat, Pettit Protect...

We make a white barrier coat, Pettit Protect 4100/4101. Thanks for the kind words everyone, Vivid is a great product. It works as well as any other color and in my experiences is one of our better...
12-15-2016, 08:40 AM
Replies: 15
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I have used the OP's booms with smaller dredges...

I have used the OP's booms with smaller dredges like the tournament cable bucket dredges. Works very well. The boat owner had them rigged on heavy kevlar braided line I think. The boat side of the...
11-22-2016, 07:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,076

After sanding many bottoms with a vacuum sanderI...

After sanding many bottoms with a vacuum sanderI am a firm believer that paying someone to blast the bottom is the best money you can spend on your boat...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-21-2016, 02:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,999

Westworld

Has anyone watched the new show on HBO, Westworld? It has hooked me more than any show I can recently think of. It has an amazig cast, big names like Anthony Hopkins and Ed Harris and relative...
11-17-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 13
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I had a 1974 Aquasport 196. Here is everything...

I had a 1974 Aquasport 196. Here is everything that needed to be done to my boat-

1. Rotten deck, fuel tank hatch and transom- Ran out of time to fix these. Since the transom is so low, many...
11-14-2016, 08:09 AM
Replies: 1,605
Views: 639,362

I read through this whole thread this weekend. ...

I read through this whole thread this weekend. Amazing work! I will be up in your area later this week and would love to visit.

-Ken
11-12-2016, 05:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 478

I'd wet the hull down thoroughly and let it soak...

I'd wet the hull down thoroughly and let it soak for a bit, and then pressure wash it. Wetting the slime and salt will loosen it up and make it much easier to pressure wash off. If that doesn't...
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