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Yesterday, 07:46 PM
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Posted By Smoke n Mirrors

Tell us more about that battery. Is it 36v a...

Tell us more about that battery. Is it 36v a Li-ion? Checked their website seems like they are all 12v AGM
Yesterday, 07:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,082
Posted By Smoke n Mirrors

My issue with the contacts is more when running,...

My issue with the contacts is more when running, the wind in my face tends to dry them out. Obviously use sunglasses, but if its low light it does bother me a bit, but I always bring solution, just...
09-09-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 23,016
Posted By Smoke n Mirrors

So reality is that he could have had a violent...

So reality is that he could have had a violent confrontation in front of his little girl, all for nothing. What did him saying anything to the other guy accomplish besides ruining his day? What is...
09-07-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 23,016
Posted By Smoke n Mirrors

How about the other choice of not trying to play...

How about the other choice of not trying to play the role of enforcer of the no wake rules to begin with?. If the guy is going fast in a no wake zone, who are you to confront him and not expect him...
09-03-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 25,745
Posted By Smoke n Mirrors

That boat is gorgeous. The DC’s have come a LONG...

That boat is gorgeous. The DC’s have come a LONG way, and are mor enad more appealing (especially as I get older)! This seems large enough to be able to fish the aft like a sportfish. Keep the pics...
09-02-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 29,962
Posted By Smoke n Mirrors

Great buy...for comparison the S&P 500 was at 931...

Great buy...for comparison the S&P 500 was at 931 at end of 2008, it currently sits above 2900. If you would have put $20k down and $20k invested, you would have had payments of $232 for 10 years at...
09-01-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 667
Posted By Smoke n Mirrors

Im a big fan of Digital Antenna, they make a...

Im a big fan of Digital Antenna, they make a strong product too. If going Shakespeare, has to be Galaxy models and up
09-01-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 29,962
Posted By Smoke n Mirrors

I disagree, its all about the cost of the money...

I disagree, its all about the cost of the money and the interest rates. Why take $50k out of investments to buy something in cash you could finance at super low rates? If your $ is making more than...
09-01-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 27,063
Posted By Smoke n Mirrors

It just seems like Evinrude is a bit behind then...

It just seems like Evinrude is a bit behind then the others. For example, they came out with i-Dock, but didnt have any tech built into it to do things like Skyhook or Optimus, but now they say its...
08-29-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,429
Posted By Smoke n Mirrors

I was wondering same thing on the generators. I...

I was wondering same thing on the generators. I bought a DA high speed polisher for 1/3 the price of the one the pros use, a couple years later works like day 1. I am looking at a couple of their...
08-28-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 602
Posted By Smoke n Mirrors

I wonder if wax loops might slide with that much...

I wonder if wax loops might slide with that much force. I think if you did Spro swivels with a big old ball bearling snap swivel with the “clasp” cut off to put in the Spro’s that are tied onto main...
08-27-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,269
Posted By Smoke n Mirrors

This is a fishing machine, not sure where you get...

This is a fishing machine, not sure where you get the “night club” from the HS...

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08-22-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,959
Posted By Smoke n Mirrors

Tjere was a phenomenal bite of really nice fish...

Tjere was a phenomenal bite of really nice fish deep into the fall last year. Hoping to learn more from Arthur & crew to see if pattern persists into this year. If you haven’t been to one of Arthur’s...
08-19-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,714
Posted By Smoke n Mirrors

Good to hear you are getting out Arthur, the mid...

Good to hear you are getting out Arthur, the mid 2000’s we used to see a ton of boats out there at night. Then the recession hit and it seemed like it ended (with the sword tourney I ran in 2006 or...
08-19-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,718
Posted By Smoke n Mirrors

A friend had one, it was a utilitarian tank. No...

A friend had one, it was a utilitarian tank. No frills, solid boat. Glad nothing happenned to your boat. Lesson is you always have to have someone at the helm who knows what to do, and not rely on...
08-19-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,062
Posted By Smoke n Mirrors

Boats do not sell at $1k over dealer net. This is...

Boats do not sell at $1k over dealer net. This is not cars or even motorcycles. The dealers make their profit on the sale, not the dealer rebate program nor the service nor the warranty. Trust me,...
08-19-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,192
Posted By Smoke n Mirrors

Have you seen the backrests Crevalle has for...

Have you seen the backrests Crevalle has for their coffin box in the open? Its 100x more comfortable than any forward seating that is on eother side, your wife will feel like she’s the grand...
08-15-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,535
Posted By Smoke n Mirrors

Did you pay with credit card? If so I would...

Did you pay with credit card? If so I would dispute it with your cc company
08-15-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,304
Posted By Smoke n Mirrors

Total pipe dream on a sub $10k 30’ boat. Any boat...

Total pipe dream on a sub $10k 30’ boat. Any boat you buy for that little $ will need several times that amount to be in reliable enough condition for any trip off the dock, much less venturing on a...
08-13-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,158
Posted By Smoke n Mirrors

Getting cell service out there is easy with a...

Getting cell service out there is easy with a cell phone booster tied to a cellular/4G LTE antenna mounted on the boat. Can easily get cell service there. Was picking up cell service in Bahamas 40...
08-12-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,522
Posted By Smoke n Mirrors

Looks like a nice kite fishing reel. I am not...

Looks like a nice kite fishing reel. I am not well versed in jigging, but that is pretty fast, not the fastest, but look like they are a good size for the kite with 20lb mono
08-12-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,345
Posted By Smoke n Mirrors

Any pics available of that spliced 14’ mono? I...

Any pics available of that spliced 14’ mono? I assume you are reeling into the bouy and unclipping, and its not a break away where you go back to get the bouy afterwards this way? Thanks
08-11-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By Smoke n Mirrors

Beach Watersports. Have rented several boats from...

Beach Watersports. Have rented several boats from him. Best priced and good boats
08-11-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,278
Posted By Smoke n Mirrors

I have a couple Star Rods with all roller guides...

I have a couple Star Rods with all roller guides and swivel tip, Stuart straight butts with Senator 9/0’s, 65lb braid, exclusively for planer trolling. Next step is to put bridles on each of them....
08-11-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,085
Posted By Smoke n Mirrors

2 piece hull on a 34’ boat with only option of...

2 piece hull on a 34’ boat with only option of forward seating? I will pass, but I want a fishing boat. If its to use for pleasure boating and some fishing, great boat with lots of comfort features,...
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