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Forum: Dockside Chat
Today, 10:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,215
Posted By mbb

are you the mfer stealing catalytic converters at...

are you the mfer stealing catalytic converters at the boat ramps?
Today, 08:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 693
Posted By mbb

Mine are 30 yrs old...... Wheels have a...

Mine are 30 yrs old......

Wheels have a little camber, degree or 2, due to the rubber deformingBut been that way for last 20 yrs. Doesnt change/move when un weighted. Theres no play, etc.

I'd...
Today, 07:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,501
Posted By mbb

Water gets in to almost all hubs eventually. ...

Water gets in to almost all hubs eventually.
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The only things that keep it out are the lip seal on the rear and the grease.

Some greases are more water repellent than others. For sure you...
Today, 06:44 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,270
Posted By mbb

Trailer tires are often not aligned or even...

Trailer tires are often not aligned or even balanced. They can get hotter than regular passenger tires due to scrub. And they're used so infrequently it really doesn't show the bad wear patterns
Today, 06:42 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,270
Posted By mbb

I have been known to tow 70 to 75 that might have...

I have been known to tow 70 to 75 that might have something to do with why I had to blow out...... Speed rating was L..75.
Today, 06:20 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,810
Posted By mbb

Starter leads are often not sized for continuous...

Starter leads are often not sized for continuous amps. Hell even the starter isn't , it will burn itself up if you use it more than a few seconds at a time without letting it cool off. Usually about...
Forum: Dockside Chat
Today, 06:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 974
Posted By mbb

First, all dogs are wolves. Just bread for...

First, all dogs are wolves.
Just bread for specific traits

Second on most national forest land you are required to keep your dog on a leash, even pick up its poop, so as not to transmit canine...
Today, 05:25 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,810
Posted By mbb

Ive only actually measured one starter current,...

Ive only actually measured one starter current, and it was 130 amps or so. I expect 200 will cover the starter on a motor. .... If you're other wiring can handle 200 amps. And the BMS doesn't cut it...
Today, 04:38 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,586
Posted By mbb

Without a formal complaint of damage and legal...

Without a formal complaint of damage and legal involved, I wouldn't be surprised for someone unscrupulous to come on to your boat and try to uninstall it and get it back. That would leave you suing...
Today, 04:28 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,586
Posted By mbb

And if you want to be a douche........ Send him a...

And if you want to be a douche........ Send him a bill for cleaning up the the mess that the installer left...... As well as a bill for an independent third party to verify that everything was...
Today, 04:23 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,586
Posted By mbb

It's now also a "used FLIR". It's not new,...

It's now also a "used FLIR".

It's not new, it's been installed on a vessel and it's been used.

He can't sell it for new or even claim the value of it is anywhere near new......
Today, 02:51 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,586
Posted By mbb

Unless you've got the spine of a wet noodle,...

Unless you've got the spine of a wet noodle, that's what they'll have to do. I see no recourse for them, anything else would cost them far more money. Just the threat of lawyers and damages and...
Today, 02:31 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,586
Posted By mbb

It's hard to believe some people. The douchebag...

It's hard to believe some people. The douchebag thinks he's holding cards and can tell you what to do?

Basically tell the guy that you want it at whatever price you want it at......

Or you're...
Today, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 144
Posted By mbb

The fuel injected motors fuel system is sealed,...

The fuel injected motors fuel system is sealed, when injectors are closed...... Doesn't require repriming because fuel can't drain out of it. Unless it has a tank return that vents it.

Electric...
Today, 01:50 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,810
Posted By mbb

I can't think of any advantages to using lithium...

I can't think of any advantages to using lithium as a starting battery.

Yes it's light. But for a single battery that doesn't particularly matter like it does for a bank of batteries.

The...
Today, 10:18 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,810
Posted By mbb

The truth is if you abuse Li, storage state of...

The truth is if you abuse Li, storage state of charge,storage temperature, charging..... You're going to be significantly reduced capacity of your battery in 2 years.

What those vendors like...
Today, 09:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 590
Posted By mbb

Minn kota draws 54 or so on high. You will need...

Minn kota draws 54 or so on high. You will need 60 amp breaker.

I have a 24v 80 ah battery and Ive fished three 6 hr days without needing to recharge...... I don't think I've used more than 25% of...
Today, 08:30 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,270
Posted By mbb

Well i had blowout a few days ago. My first on...

Well i had blowout a few days ago. My first on boat trailer. 220 mi round trip tow. Tires were in perfect condition and I topped off the pressure at 50 lb before I left.
As my son said, odd that it...
Today, 07:12 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,501
Posted By mbb

Yup. Id clean and regrease bearings, replace...

Yup.
Id clean and regrease bearings, replace seal.

Have new bearings on hand in case old are pitted.
Moisture in grease does more damage when they just sit in one spot than it does if it's been...
Today, 07:11 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,501
Posted By mbb

Yup. Id clean and regrease bearings, replace...

Yup.
Id clean and regrease bearings, replace seal.

Have new bearings on hand in case old are pitted.
Moisture in grease does more damage when they just sit in one spot than it does if it's been...
Today, 07:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By mbb

Soap, water, elbow grease Maybe bleach if...

Soap, water, elbow grease
Maybe bleach if mildewed
Today, 05:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 445
Posted By mbb

I have same one ive had 20+ yrs. In a gimbal...

I have same one ive had 20+ yrs. In a gimbal bracket. However it does not look like brinkmann makes the marine version anymore.


i has a custom SS rail mount made by machine shop, because I knew...
Yesterday, 12:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,291
Posted By mbb

I was basically told by the largest parts...

I was basically told by the largest parts distributor that Minn kota was at about 25% normal capacity...... Largely due to their governor's mandates which effectively shut down the state. But I'm...
Forum: Dockside Chat
Yesterday, 12:29 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,907
Posted By mbb

The good, but somewhat scary thing, is that...

The good, but somewhat scary thing, is that employers are finding out they can hire employees to do a job remotely.... That live anywhere. We've got new contract employees working remote for us who...
Yesterday, 09:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 701
Posted By mbb

That is great to be reminded of, I forgot about...

That is great to be reminded of, I forgot about that completely!

I got to try this out.
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