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12-13-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 68
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Posted By sickcat

I use 3 but only when I fish green bass and need...

I use 3 but only when I fish green bass and need to setup on a small specific spot and be able to make minute adjustments. i

In the big pond get the right anchor and rode. The life you save may...
12-13-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,555
Posted By sickcat

THIS^^^^ We use those spiral compression...

THIS^^^^

We use those spiral compression bits at work and they are the bomb.
08-31-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,188
Posted By sickcat

Well, until it doesn't.

Well, until it doesn't.
08-31-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,188
Posted By sickcat

That is just one example why silicon RTV does not...

That is just one example why silicon RTV does not belong on a boat.
08-24-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 273
Posted By sickcat

Correct that amps charge but without enough volts...

Correct that amps charge but without enough volts those amps don't get into the battery.

You need voltage higher than what your trying to charge. to push the amps in.

Check the grounds...
08-22-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,888
Posted By sickcat

Done a couple tin boats with plywood transoms....

Done a couple tin boats with plywood transoms. Hardest part can be clearing motor wells, bracing and seating out of the way. Not a particularly hard job if corrosion on the skin is not bad. Be...
08-22-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 281
Posted By sickcat

Pull and clean every ground connection for the...

Pull and clean every ground connection for the strb engine.
08-22-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 499
Posted By sickcat

Another potential issue with dry chemical...

Another potential issue with dry chemical extinguishers that will not show up on the gauge is the powder will settle in the bottom and clog up the exit path. Turn them upside down and give them a...
08-22-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 612
Posted By sickcat

Certainly not a Kohler expert but I have seen...

Certainly not a Kohler expert but I have seen gennies that have a "run" relay (so the power to the ignition doesn't have to run through a long length of wire) do funny shutoff things. At least a...
08-22-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 20,626
Posted By sickcat

Count me in the shut them off camp. Of course...

Count me in the shut them off camp. Of course that assumes you have the boat set up properly and keep up on maintenance. It has nothing to do with clocking hours on the engines - it is just not...
08-22-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,927
Posted By sickcat

A friend has a 56' Gold Coast cat here on the...

A friend has a 56' Gold Coast cat here on the west coast that is about 3' wider than the standard length/beam ratio.

Snap roll is a fitting description. Quartering down swell under way it has a...
08-15-2019, 10:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,507
Posted By sickcat

Sure its possible if all the stars align. First...

Sure its possible if all the stars align. First thing on that budget you better be REALLY good at working on boats.

For many people I see on the water it would be closer to a death wish than a...
08-06-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 25,999
Posted By sickcat

Absolutely true!! Now ice cubes - they are a...

Absolutely true!!

Now ice cubes - they are a big help...
08-05-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,765
Posted By sickcat

The impeller in the stern drive feeds cooling...

The impeller in the stern drive feeds cooling water to the engine not the drive. The engine has a circulation pump because it is a GM motor and there is no real reason to delete it and/or if it is a...
05-31-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,241
Posted By sickcat

+1 on no brass - Marelon or bronze

+1 on no brass - Marelon or bronze
05-31-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,053
Posted By sickcat

100% is certainly possible. It may not last long...

100% is certainly possible. It may not last long though.
05-14-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 510
Posted By sickcat

While your installing your new pumps add a high...

While your installing your new pumps add a high water alarm!!
01-29-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,390
Posted By sickcat

Good Info!! Thanks!!

Good Info!! Thanks!!
01-21-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,296
Posted By sickcat

Why is it a good idea to have a good water...

Why is it a good idea to have a good water separator on your boat when you don't need one on your car??

Because Uber does not yet offer on the water service.
01-11-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,219
Posted By sickcat

Thanks a bunch for all he great info. It has been...

Thanks a bunch for all he great info. It has been a while since I looked for used. Mounting can always be worked out.

The skiff will live in the water @ Catalina Island for a while and with a bait...
01-10-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,219
Posted By sickcat

Older 2 Stroke Rectifier Question

I have a 1994 Suzuki DT30 with a blown rectifier. New the part is VERY expensive and I have had no luck finding a used one.

Question is all rectifiers from that era "generally" the same except...
12-14-2017, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By sickcat

Those fittings are spin welded on. Simple to do...

Those fittings are spin welded on. Simple to do with the right tool. They can also be welded on with a hot air torch and rod.

Ronco tanks are close to where I am and they do it - often free on...
12-02-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,849
Posted By sickcat

Is thee a cooler for that size fish in those...

Is thee a cooler for that size fish in those diving bells?? :grin:
11-28-2017, 08:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 730
Posted By sickcat

This is the cheapest way to do it Add a switch,...

This is the cheapest way to do it Add a switch, 2 ACRs and some minimal wiring. I would change one thing in smac's advice and that would be to use a 1/2/all/off switch on the house bank and run a...
11-27-2017, 03:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 943
Posted By sickcat

They absolutely have some value. Only thing they...

They absolutely have some value. Only thing they lack in era of modern reels is they are single speed.
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