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08-17-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 382
Posted By mbbford

I was looking at the belts on my used 2004 225s,...

I was looking at the belts on my used 2004 225s, anticipating they need changing, but they don't even show cracks on the grooved side. Belt looks new, but don't know if it's ever been changed. Can't...
Forum: Gulf Coast
08-13-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,100
Posted By mbbford

Most of the bay boats going less than 20 miles...

Most of the bay boats going less than 20 miles out catching snapper on good days, don't have 6 people, and they surely aren't catching 12# snapper.. 16" snapper weigh what 1.5#s?
Charter boats can...
Forum: Gulf Coast
07-29-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,042
Posted By mbbford

What they said.. sure the boat can handle it, but...

What they said.. sure the boat can handle it, but your back and kidneys will be taking a pounding.
Not often the wave forecast is right, so expect some 4's in those 3's, and don't expect it to...
07-21-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,439
Posted By mbbford

Which ever you can get cheaper. I like...

Which ever you can get cheaper.
I like saragosas, have a 8000. I was looking for another one, but found a slammer III on sale. I will say, shimano runs smaller than Penn by a size or so. The...
Forum: Gulf Coast
07-14-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,208
Posted By mbbford

Boooooo

Boooooo
Forum: Gulf Coast
07-13-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,568
Posted By mbbford

Did you have to download the rig files from...

Did you have to download the rig files from Strike line or where they already downloaded on the card when you got it?
Forum: Gulf Coast
06-23-2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,412
Posted By mbbford

I read the rules on shooting a hooked fish at one...

I read the rules on shooting a hooked fish at one point. In Louisiana, as long as you are doing it to subdue the fish, you're good.
I still don't shoot when I'm at an operational platform. Not...
Forum: Gulf Coast
06-11-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,254
Posted By mbbford

Like they said, don't need a license under 16. ...

Like they said, don't need a license under 16.
Hypothetically speaking... I think we know a 1 year old could not reel up a fish, BUT with an electric reel.... if he pushed the lever then he caught...
Forum: Gulf Coast
06-08-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 710
Posted By mbbford

Look at the CMAP coverage in your area, if they...

Look at the CMAP coverage in your area, if they have good bathymetry coverage, I'd get the CMAP. It has similar Navigation to the Navionics, but also has 3D depth contors.
I have both. The...
03-25-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,915
Posted By mbbford

I have a NSS evo 3, but not sure what I want for...

I have a NSS evo 3, but not sure what I want for a second unit. I have autopilot and didn't want the small autopilot screen. The Evo 3 operates the autopilot.

If money was no concern it would be...
Replies: 14
Views: 2,348
Posted By mbbford

Also curious about the map being removed.. ...

Also curious about the map being removed..

Is the internal Insight map removed?
If I have 1 evo 3 with internal insight maps and a naviocis Platinum + chart card, can it network the card from 1...
03-24-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By mbbford

20' Teleflex TFXtreme. 2 cables per engine, all...

20' Teleflex TFXtreme. 2 cables per engine, all 20'.
There is a worldcat facebook group that has some guys from Worldcat on it, they're really helpful.
Forum: Gulf Coast
03-24-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,964
Posted By mbbford

From seeing the photos, I'd agree. Is all...

From seeing the photos, I'd agree.

Is all the action at the East Lumps only?
03-10-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,498
Posted By mbbford

How long have you been with Ski Safe? I'm...

How long have you been with Ski Safe?
I'm looking into them and I saw after 2 years of coverage, they switch from Agree Value to Actual Cash Value
Forum: Gulf Coast
03-03-2020, 07:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,568
Posted By mbbford

Thanks for the photos! Most of the coverage is...

Thanks for the photos!
Most of the coverage is farther out from Fourchon than I was hoping for.
Forum: Gulf Coast
02-26-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,568
Posted By mbbford

Where does the coverage south of Grand Isle start...

Where does the coverage south of Grand Isle start for CMAP Reveal??
CMOR coverage starts at the Green Canyon. Unless I'm 70+ miles out, CMOR isn't helping me.
02-19-2020, 09:30 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,772
Posted By mbbford

Those of you that switched to Skisafe. Did they...

Those of you that switched to Skisafe.
Did they not let you change "Include Consequential Losses" from No to Yes on your quote? That inclueds coverage for consequential losses to your boat resulting...
02-19-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 814
Posted By mbbford

I'm sure it's more common in Florida. But in SW...

I'm sure it's more common in Florida.
But in SW La on the coast, the closest place I could find that would do gas was 2 hours away, and quoted $600 for 200 gallons. Half the fee was getting there....
02-12-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,772
Posted By mbbford

I'm being droped also. Did you get the skisafe...

I'm being droped also.
Did you get the skisafe policy? I was looking into them also as they were the cheapest I've found. Next was Seainsure/seatow.
02-11-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,433
Posted By mbbford

What model? Worldcat has a nice fit and...

What model?
Worldcat has a nice fit and finish. Not a cheap as Twin Vee. I have a 2004 270 and I'll repower before I buy new. Hull is sound and the used market is pretty strong.
02-11-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 595
Posted By mbbford

Older Hondas are known to have bad paint that...

Older Hondas are known to have bad paint that chips/peels. There are some out there with corrosion issues, all brands seem to have horror stories. I bought a used 2004 Worldcat 270EC w/Honda 225s and...
Forum: Gulf Coast
01-31-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 892
Posted By mbbford

It's proposed to open Friday before Memorial Day...

It's proposed to open Friday before Memorial Day and open every weekend through December or until the quota is met....
11-04-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 73,481
Posted By mbbford

You clearly don't go out very far..

You clearly don't go out very far..
10-28-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,543
Posted By mbbford

the $10 el cheapo wrist bands or the $100...

the $10 el cheapo wrist bands or the $100 electronic bands?
Seems like every woman that comes gets sick.
Forum: Gulf Coast
09-16-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,268
Posted By mbbford

Same experience here. 27 Worldcat. I can...

Same experience here. 27 Worldcat.
I can comfortably go faster in a 3-4' following sea than a head sea. Trim is key.
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