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Posted By fly186

Can you read any diagnostic codes being thrown?

Can you read any diagnostic codes being thrown?
07-11-2019, 10:40 AM
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Posted By fly186

I've done baby backs both ways many times for...

I've done baby backs both ways many times for many years - without wrapping in foil and then wrapping in foil. They come out great either way if done right but personally I like the end result when...
07-10-2019, 02:01 PM
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Posted By fly186

Get yourself a good, heavy duty strap wrench with...

Get yourself a good, heavy duty strap wrench with a wide rubber or nylon strap like the Klein Grip-It or similar. Get two of them and stack 'em or offset 180 if you have the space as someone...
07-08-2019, 11:10 AM
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Posted By fly186

Here's another sun shade thread but it's about...

Here's another sun shade thread but it's about using outriggers for support....
https://www.thehulltruth.com/boating-forum/990103-anyone-make-sun-shade-using-existing-outriggers.html
07-07-2019, 10:45 AM
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Posted By fly186

What is the purpose of the Starboard? Why not put...

What is the purpose of the Starboard? Why not put some 4200 under the tray then screw it down with 4 SS sheet metal screws in the corners?
07-07-2019, 06:30 AM
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Posted By fly186

You're confused... you can wrap the ribs in foil...

You're confused... you can wrap the ribs in foil AFTER smoking. I do.
07-05-2019, 09:21 AM
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Posted By fly186

Sad news indeed. I've passed by the new place he...

Sad news indeed. I've passed by the new place he built on Grand Cay next to the old Abplanalp house many times over the past few years and it is impressive to say the least.
I'm not a pilot but with...
07-03-2019, 12:28 PM
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Posted By fly186

^^^^ This. Exactly how we prepare it and it's...

^^^^ This.
Exactly how we prepare it and it's the best.
Don't forget to put a dab of Wasabi on the plate too just to kick it up another notch.
Cooking, grilling, or smoking Wahoo should be a...
07-03-2019, 12:08 PM
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Posted By fly186

They're in Jupiter. I have not seen them at my...

They're in Jupiter. I have not seen them at my house (yet) but I saw one recently at the Burt Reynolds boat ramp.
As for cold snaps to keep them in check... I'm not holding my breath. Seems like...
07-02-2019, 05:52 PM
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Posted By fly186

Yes, I used the flattening agent with Awlcraft...

Yes, I used the flattening agent with Awlcraft 2000 for the bottom surface of my hardtop. It came out nice (semi-gloss).
Go to page 150 in the Awlgrip application guide which you can download from...
Forum: Gulf Coast
07-02-2019, 10:33 AM
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Posted By fly186

The only time I normally wear gloves while...

The only time I normally wear gloves while fishing is when I'm handling single strand wire like when I'm trying to get rid of a cuda.
But I do "wuss out" and wear gloves when spearfishing or...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-30-2019, 03:56 PM
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Views: 1,442
Posted By fly186

Is it flakey and opaque? If so it's probably done.

Is it flakey and opaque? If so it's probably done.
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-30-2019, 03:29 PM
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Views: 1,442
Posted By fly186

I've smoked a lot of Kingfish, Spanish Mackeral,...

I've smoked a lot of Kingfish, Spanish Mackeral, Cero, Bluefish, and some Mahi or the odd Sailfish that didn't make it and tried a lot of different techniques. The recipe I've used most came from an...
06-19-2019, 11:48 AM
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Posted By fly186

Sorry, I'm on vacation in Alaska for 2 weeks and...

Sorry, I'm on vacation in Alaska for 2 weeks and don't have my laptop. Hopefully the last guy in here who I sent the parts diagram to will send you the file.
06-17-2019, 05:06 AM
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Posted By fly186

Almost, but not quite. That Zerk fitting on the...

Almost, but not quite. That Zerk fitting on the newer oil mount cover puts grease between the seals on the cover. That lubricates the seals and can help prevent saltwater from getting above those...
06-17-2019, 04:15 AM
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Posted By fly186

I have the same setup - 3 batteries with twin...

I have the same setup - 3 batteries with twin DF300s but with 3 C10s and 2 TZT2 MFD units. I saw the Furuno thread also. While it would be nice to actually get that house battery voltage on the MFD,...
06-13-2019, 04:49 PM
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Posted By fly186

Looks like a Bermuda Chub.​​​​​​

Looks like a Bermuda Chub.​​​​​​
06-13-2019, 04:29 PM
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Posted By fly186

Mine works great too. I'll probably get a second...

Mine works great too. I'll probably get a second one.
06-13-2019, 08:34 AM
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Views: 1,495
Posted By fly186

Wow, that's bad. Where the heck did you store...

Wow, that's bad. Where the heck did you store that radar before it was installed... in your swimming pool?! :o
I have a Furuno DRS4D-NXT unit from the same exact timeframe. It still works great but...
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Posted By fly186

Best bet would be running new battery cables but...

Best bet would be running new battery cables but aside from that, yes, a butt splice done properly with the right crimping tool and with heat shrink is probably better than lug/post connections.
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Posted By fly186

First, I'm not a fan of making any battery cable...

First, I'm not a fan of making any battery cable connections in the bilge. I would avoid that at all costs if possible. Having said that, connecting the sub-battery cable there would work fine if...
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Views: 1,154
Posted By fly186

Well, if we are talking about a Blue Sea Systems...

Well, if we are talking about a Blue Sea Systems ACR, and I understand their operation correctly, it does not combine batteries unless, and until, it senses a charging voltage of 13.0V or higher for...
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Posted By fly186

I would not attach the white wire to a house...

I would not attach the white wire to a house battery. That battery will have the best chance of being drained, at least it would on my boat and I have the same twin engine 3 battery setup. My white...
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Posted By fly186

I had a PM on the Kristal plugs asking about...

I had a PM on the Kristal plugs asking about polarity but could not attach images to my response so attaching them here.
The Banax power cord has red and black leads so it's easy to determine...
06-09-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 264
Posted By fly186

Yeah, it gets annoying but the beep is easy to...

Yeah, it gets annoying but the beep is easy to turn off.
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