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10-10-2018, 02:43 PM
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Posted By rhyne

Thanks Tom... I'll try to get a pic to post asap.

Thanks Tom... I'll try to get a pic to post asap.
10-08-2018, 02:32 PM
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Posted By rhyne

'04 Luhrs 30 Open- Trim Tab system leak questions?

Looking for a lil advice from the mechanically minded. The trim tab system on a Luhrs 30 Open has sprung a leak. We've located the source of the leak as best possible, which can be seen in this pic....
09-17-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 83
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Posted By rhyne

[/left] Much of an improvement for sure. picked...

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Much of an improvement for sure. picked up a couple knots and can find that the optimal speed is achieved in the middle of the tabs range. as in, too much tabs and we'll lose a little bit of...
09-13-2018, 11:06 AM
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Views: 1,138
Posted By rhyne

supposedly there are no documented attacks on...

supposedly there are no documented attacks on humans by orca's in the wild. but hey, each interaction is unique and they are wild animals. who knows. i didn't get to find out.
09-13-2018, 08:36 AM
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Posted By rhyne

awesome. I've had some pretty amazing whale...

awesome. I've had some pretty amazing whale encounters. Came within 1' of touching the tail of a full grown blue whale and swam with them for about an hour +. Have been in the water with greys and...
09-12-2018, 03:44 PM
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Posted By rhyne

yeah, i'm sure there will be some haters... we...

yeah, i'm sure there will be some haters... we were incredibly respectful and kept our distance. they completely engaged with us and then it went on and on for quite a while. they absolutely loved...
09-12-2018, 03:02 PM
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Views: 1,138
Posted By rhyne

Orca encounter off the Coronado Islands/San Diego...

This past Saturday We were running an offshore fishing charter and stumbled upon a pod of Orca's about 8 miles west of the Coronado Islands. Man, what an epic encounter!!! it lasted about an hour and...
09-12-2018, 11:35 AM
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Posted By rhyne

we're right in the window now and typically...

we're right in the window now and typically cruise at 3200-3300
09-12-2018, 11:15 AM
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Views: 4,888
Posted By rhyne

we picked up about an additional 2 knts or so,...

we picked up about an additional 2 knts or so, conditions depending of course. the ride is much smoother and engines sound healthier too. must be nice not to have all that drag :)
09-12-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,888
Posted By rhyne

We have... there seems to be a small leak in the...

We have... there seems to be a small leak in the hydraulic system for them, but it's holding well enough to have found that they just weren't holding pressure well. there's definitely an improvement...
08-22-2018, 08:00 AM
08-21-2018, 03:37 PM
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Posted By rhyne

those humphrees look sweet, and expensive. i'm...

those humphrees look sweet, and expensive. i'm all for investigating all options though.
and yeah, earlier in this thread someone mentioned how they built an extension bracket for their tabs that...
08-21-2018, 01:00 PM
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Posted By rhyne

weight is 17000 lbs. props are brand new and we...

weight is 17000 lbs. props are brand new and we had the pitch adjusted once so far... with little improvement, in fact, i may end up going back to the original pitch. bottom paint is brand new. right...
08-21-2018, 09:19 AM
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Posted By rhyne

she's running well after the variety of work...

she's running well after the variety of work completed... but still isn't getting up on plane properly so our fuel burn is about 0.55mpg - 0.75mpg ... we just found that our trim tabs aren't working...
08-09-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,108
Posted By rhyne

look into what Luhrs has to offer. I picked up a...

look into what Luhrs has to offer. I picked up a 30 Open a few months ago. incredibly comfortable fish slayer. hit's most of the marks you're asking for, but as was mentioned... your price is gonna...
08-09-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,104
Posted By rhyne

Oh my goodness you've been lied to! haha... nah,...

Oh my goodness you've been lied to! haha... nah, it's good as gold. seared, raw, broiled... it's all good. maybe preferred raw, i can see that. but still damn good all the way
08-08-2018, 04:09 PM
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Posted By rhyne

Pacific Dawn (1.5-2.5 Day boat) called in with 10...

Pacific Dawn (1.5-2.5 Day boat) called in with 10 Bluefin between 185-210lbs today!
08-07-2018, 03:34 PM
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Posted By rhyne

Lots of great info here. I run a 6-pack charter...

Lots of great info here. I run a 6-pack charter out of San Diego. We specialize in spearfishing but do H&L Trips as well. main purpose for posting is to share a bit about our seasons... the last few ...
07-16-2018, 03:29 PM
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Posted By rhyne

shafts are 1.75" if i remember correctly. I asked...

shafts are 1.75" if i remember correctly. I asked the boatyard to offer their best guess regarding cause and they said there were signs of corrosion suggesting there was a crack for a while and it...
07-15-2018, 10:10 PM
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Views: 4,888
Posted By rhyne

well, we've determined that the motors are making...

well, we've determined that the motors are making a hair over 4000 rpm's verified via photo-tach. so our tachs are off. feeling like exploring the trim ideas mentioned above are the most likely next...
07-03-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,888
Posted By rhyne

hmmm... good suggestion guardrail. will...

hmmm... good suggestion guardrail. will investigate further.
offshorebri... i'm still waiting for feedback from the prop shop/ACME rep. holiday weekend delays n such. will definitely post an update...
06-29-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,888
Posted By rhyne

This review is super helpful. thanks! as is all...

This review is super helpful. thanks! as is all of the other advice. yeah, this boat is doing wheelies & i don't recall specifically, but was likely trimmed down. the pic was taken from a friend who...
06-28-2018, 10:22 PM
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Views: 4,888
Posted By rhyne

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-vbulletin/1500x2000/luhrs_wheelie_c643671411bec6e727c65de5661812cda7aca145.jpg
06-28-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,888
Posted By rhyne

The prop guy was trying to explain how it was...

The prop guy was trying to explain how it was possible for the larger new props to have more clearance. it had something to do with the offset or well, it's hard to explain, but made sense. it tilts...
06-28-2018, 07:27 PM
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Views: 4,888
Posted By rhyne

it's a tunnel hull and the new props, even though...

it's a tunnel hull and the new props, even though bigger, have 2" of clearance... while the old one's had 1".
The boat weighed in at 16,800lbs when hauled out for the survey.
I'll have to look into...
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