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08-05-2013, 02:22 PM
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Posted By SmokinBarrel

Any thoughts/recommendations on expansion?

I am looking to do a few things to my boat for added ease of drifting, and redundancy when using sonar. Any thoughts, or cheaper route but same affect?
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-16-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 990
Posted By SmokinBarrel

At first be said trailer and motor are good...

At first be said trailer and motor are good however he wanted to salvage the trailer so the insurance company could have something to hitch too. I didn't really want that because I customized the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-16-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 990
Posted By SmokinBarrel

Yes, boat/trailer/motor

Yes, boat/trailer/motor
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-16-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 990
Posted By SmokinBarrel

Jus, You're right very perplexing. Basically...

Jus,

You're right very perplexing. Basically they will pay off my loan in which I provided him what he calls 10-day pay off amount. That basically left me with 13k. Buy back is 10k. Roughly 3500...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-16-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 990
Posted By SmokinBarrel

I will wait until settlement to post results or...

I will wait until settlement to post results or the name.

I should also note that I have had insurance with this company for the past 20 years. My 1st claim.
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-16-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 990
Posted By SmokinBarrel

Wombat, You are correct and I was going to...

Wombat,

You are correct and I was going to say this earlier, it is 't fun.

Especially when he threw that change up on me. And it seems suspicious that he changed his heading regarding the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-16-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 990
Posted By SmokinBarrel

Huntress, Correct this falls near 10k so not...

Huntress,

Correct this falls near 10k so not much. I figured he was hoping to get me to jump up and down and say, 'yes'. However, when he told me that I had to buy back a motor at almost resale...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-16-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 990
Posted By SmokinBarrel

absolutely.... there is nowhere under the Boat...

absolutely.... there is nowhere under the Boat and Boat equipment that states or identifies 'motor'. And, 'included' under Motor says, 'yet to be defined'. not well defined.
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-16-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 990
Posted By SmokinBarrel

Jus, Not totaled while on the trailer. ...

Jus,

Not totaled while on the trailer.

And you're right, I reviewed the policy and it states:

Boat & Boat Equipment $$$$
Motor 'included'
Trailer $$$$
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-16-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 990
Posted By SmokinBarrel

Insurance Claim?

Without going into to much detail, in a nutshell a few weeks ago I totaled the hull on my boat. After a few discussions with the adjuster, who seems to be helpful he informs me that the Boat and...
04-04-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,537
Posted By SmokinBarrel

All I know, is I really like my Simrad NSE12! The...

All I know, is I really like my Simrad NSE12! The quick gain adjustability works well for the Big Muddy rivers around St. Louis. I couldn't imagine the performance of these units in clear ocean or...
Replies: 0
Views: 619
Posted By SmokinBarrel

Roughly 8.9 acres for sale w/ Cabin & Huntable (Missouri)

I have for sale roughly 9 acres with cabin, electric, refrigerator, shower, toilet and many other items including ATV disc, and roller.

This property would be good for a house, a place to camp...
02-19-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 562
Posted By SmokinBarrel

I spoke with the business and they load test...

I spoke with the business and they load test before selling. If they pass then they sell them. I suppose a load test is pass or fail and no in between?
02-18-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 562
Posted By SmokinBarrel

How long does a load test take? And what am I...

How long does a load test take? And what am I looking for, a reading from 12.7 - 12.8v? I can have them do it, if not after I purchase I can take them to autozone and see if they can load test em,...
02-18-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 562
Posted By SmokinBarrel

Yes or No?

On buying (new) old stock batteries for a good price? These are Deka Grp31 (Deep Cycle Lead Acid or Flooded). The batteries are new never used, but older stock, roughly 12 - 16 months old. They have...
02-12-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,506
Posted By SmokinBarrel

Onewolf, Now that you say that it does seem...

Onewolf,

Now that you say that it does seem to be in the prop or very well could be. I use an aluminum 14.5x17.
02-12-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,506
Posted By SmokinBarrel

Funny u should mention this as I thought my eyes...

Funny u should mention this as I thought my eyes were playing tricks on me. It seems my 2009 F150 shakes at 700 or less rpm's. I don't know if it's normal or not, but kind of makes things vibrate, so...
02-11-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,979
Posted By SmokinBarrel

NSE 'does' support structure scan or LSS-1 or...

NSE 'does' support structure scan or LSS-1 or LSS-2. I know because I own the LSS-1. Looks great!! I can post some screen grabs if you want?

Anybody know if the NSE unit supports Structure Map?...
02-08-2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,979
Posted By SmokinBarrel

Abbor, I thought NSE supported StructurMap as...

Abbor, I thought NSE supported StructurMap as well? I could swear I read on here that NSE support it, but it's called something different within the menu, like 'Map Overlay', or something like that?...
02-03-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,404
Posted By SmokinBarrel

80 lb Braid (White) I usually load around 275 -...

80 lb Braid (White)
I usually load around 275 - 375 yds is good. (over time loss of line takes it toll)
Drag settings.... not sure, I believe the Abu (7000ic3) is 17 - 19? I'd say 20 - 30 would...
02-03-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,404
Posted By SmokinBarrel

Avet Reels?

Does Avet make a levelwind reel?

I am looking to upgrade my current reels (Abu 7000ic3) to either a Saltist or Penn Fathom. But as I started looking I reviewed the Avet's and they seem like good...
01-29-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,921
Posted By SmokinBarrel

7

7
01-25-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,233
Posted By SmokinBarrel

Ragna, Thanks for the response. I'm going to...

Ragna,

Thanks for the response. I'm going to take a look at all my options and $. Overall, it's looking like the extra batteries are best. Dreaded extra weight! Now I'll have to get a bigger...
01-25-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,233
Posted By SmokinBarrel

Your concern(s) are noted.

Your concern(s) are noted.
01-25-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,233
Posted By SmokinBarrel

Itteldoo, Blah, Blah, Blah. I installed my...

Itteldoo,

Blah, Blah, Blah. I installed my current Blue Sea System without any problems and works like a champ. Why pay a Marine Technician when you can do it yourself? It's not brain science. If...
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