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Posted By Dun

I was lucky enough to buy my boat off-season,...

I was lucky enough to buy my boat off-season, mid-March. The first few times I took it out, there were hardly any people around and I would spend hours practicing docking. Truly. Hours. I'd slowly...
Yesterday, 06:59 AM
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Posted By Dun

Ha! Those things were a bunch of work.

Ha! Those things were a bunch of work.
Yesterday, 04:58 AM
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Posted By Dun

This is what I have on mine. A wheel chock lock....

This is what I have on mine. A wheel chock lock. I'm sure, like everything it can be beat/broken, but it is a deterrent.
07-20-2019, 07:35 PM
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Posted By Dun

That Proven Industries is the best tongue lock.

That Proven Industries is the best tongue lock.
07-20-2019, 12:41 PM
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Posted By Dun

Yeah, theyíre tasty, but lots of extra work.

Yeah, theyíre tasty, but lots of extra work.
07-20-2019, 09:59 AM
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Posted By Dun

Off Topic, but Mid-Peninsula local

I went Ware Neck Produce last night here in Gloucester and bought some "Jumbo Cocktail crab Claws." Upon opening the container, I found that each little claw still had a section of pincer shell...
07-20-2019, 07:46 AM
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Posted By Dun

Hodges is great. Highly recommend.

Hodges is great. Highly recommend.
07-20-2019, 07:44 AM
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Views: 707
Posted By Dun

Wellcraft 182 Fisherman...

Wellcraft 182 Fisherman (https://www.wellcraft.com/us/boat/182-fisherman)
07-20-2019, 04:58 AM
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Posted By Dun

How do you like your trolling motor?

How do you like your trolling motor?
07-19-2019, 12:18 PM
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Posted By Dun

Hopefully with radar, you could be cruising...

Hopefully with radar, you could be cruising across the flats instead of cursing... I think thatís the point of radar.

:grin:
07-18-2019, 05:51 AM
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Views: 482
Posted By Dun

Hi Coyote, I too have a smaller boat, 18'...

Hi Coyote,
I too have a smaller boat, 18' Wellcraft Fisherman, and I'm also new to the Chesapeake. I know that the water is very unforgiving, and I'm probably overly safety conscious. But, I mostly...
07-18-2019, 05:19 AM
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Posted By Dun

Welcome! White Stone is a cool area. I was on a...

Welcome! White Stone is a cool area. I was on a quest for some time to make an authentic Chicago hot dog... think I came pretty close. :) Good luck!
07-17-2019, 09:48 AM
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Posted By Dun

Boy! You get some nice ones down there!

Boy! You get some nice ones down there!
07-17-2019, 06:37 AM
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Posted By Dun

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07-16-2019, 04:53 AM
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Posted By Dun

I donít know how accurate Google maps, or other...

I donít know how accurate Google maps, or other built-in mobile, GPS apps/systems is/are.

I use MotionX-GPS (https://gps.motionx.com/) and itís very accurate. Iíve used it all over for hiking,...
07-15-2019, 07:38 PM
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Views: 699
Posted By Dun

[/QUOTE] I donít know where you can find an...

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I donít know where you can find an MK Riptide Terrova (the one without the auto stow/deploy) for less than $1700...[/left]
07-15-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 699
Posted By Dun

I was just talking with a guy who has the...

I was just talking with a guy who has the Wellcraft 202, next size up from mine a 20 footer. He boats in similar conditions and he feels heís good with 80# of thrust. And from what you all have said,...
07-15-2019, 05:00 PM
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Views: 699
Posted By Dun

I need to talk to Minn Kota tomorrow. If 80 lbs...

I need to talk to Minn Kota tomorrow. If 80 lbs is going to be enough, then Iíll probably go for it. Add two batteries now, and buy the trolling motor after the first of the year. If Iím going to...
07-15-2019, 04:56 PM
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Views: 699
Posted By Dun

So, youíre running 36v with 80 lbs of thrust?

So, youíre running 36v with 80 lbs of thrust?
07-15-2019, 04:09 PM
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Views: 699
Posted By Dun

How many batteries for trolling motor?

Iím in the beginning stages of looking for a trolling motor. Boat is an 18 footer, fairly deep V, and weight should be around 3,500 with passengers, fuel, and equipment. Iím thinking Iíll probably...
07-15-2019, 03:54 PM
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Views: 548
Posted By Dun

Capt. Ahab and Charlie, thanks so much for Mikeís...

Capt. Ahab and Charlie, thanks so much for Mikeís contact info. Great guy. Knowledgeable and easy to talk to.

Thanks!
07-15-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 19,914
Posted By Dun

US Coast Guard Emergency Call urgency...

US Coast Guard Emergency Call urgency levels/calls (From BoatUS):

MAYDAY - distress signal, requires the most urgent response. This signal is only to be used when a person, or boat is threatened...
07-15-2019, 07:43 AM
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Views: 19,914
Posted By Dun

Luckily, the life jackets were safely stored on...

Luckily, the life jackets were safely stored on the 16 ft. center console and free of saltwater exposure... ;? OMG..
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07-15-2019, 06:03 AM
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Views: 19,914
Posted By Dun

Nobody knows this stuff... it's terrible.

Nobody knows this stuff... it's terrible.
07-15-2019, 06:02 AM
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Views: 19,914
Posted By Dun

As a new boater, I ALWAYS: Leave radio on -...

As a new boater, I ALWAYS:
Leave radio on - I've learned how to and do monitor Ch. 16 and 68 at all times. I always come off plane/throttle down when I hear the CG.
Have MMSI programmed - Made sure...
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