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09-20-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 899
Posted By bigtiny

Never trust any onboard charger not to eventually...

Never trust any onboard charger not to eventually fry a battery or two. I keep my two bank onboard charger hooked up to home power with a 7 day timer topping the batteries off once a week for 6...
09-20-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 468
Posted By bigtiny

Put a good marine grade 15 W solar panel on the t...

Put a good marine grade 15 W solar panel on the t top connected direct to the electronics battery. No regulator necessary as long as you inplug it for multi-day dock storage. 15 W is not enough to...
09-20-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,706
Posted By bigtiny

Manleys with semi frequent applications of...

Manleys with semi frequent applications of CorrosionX
Forum: FELL Marine
09-13-2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,391
Posted By bigtiny

Also, if your manual lanyard is still connected,...

Also, if your manual lanyard is still connected, that is a point of failure to look at. On my boat, I kept the lanyard as a back up and installed a stdp bypass switch to completely remove the Fell...
Forum: FELL Marine
09-13-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,391
Posted By bigtiny

I had a similar issue several years back. Fell...

I had a similar issue several years back. Fell support was great. Turned out it was self inflicted. Loose connection after a dashboard refresh. Like anything else on a boat, if it can get loose,it...
09-08-2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 25,871
Posted By bigtiny

PT 309 is still running out of Lake Ponchatrain....

PT 309 is still running out of Lake Ponchatrain. I rode on it last year. Awesome trip! Good history lesson on how they were used
09-08-2020, 07:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 327
Posted By bigtiny

Lost Bearing Buddy caps regularly for years....

Lost Bearing Buddy caps regularly for years. Always had a greasy tire. Finally gave up and put a ss hose clamp on it and fixed it for good...
09-07-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,134
Posted By bigtiny

Reinforced my bilge access with rope edge and...

Reinforced my bilge access with rope edge and internal ridge. Coated with white epoxy. Yes, I tested my bilge pump and switch and coated ea with Corrosion X...
08-15-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By bigtiny

My troll mode engages from a troll mode switch...

My troll mode engages from a troll mode switch and cable. It is a 2016 model with a C10
Forum: The Carolinas
09-19-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 14,474
Posted By bigtiny

My vote is go low. After Katrina on our stretch...

My vote is go low. After Katrina on our stretch of Mobile Bay the only pier that made it was set about 1' above normal high tide. By the time it got rough and all the others were getting battered by...
09-18-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 810
Posted By bigtiny

The shaft is mounted to the TM shaft so it is not...

The shaft is mounted to the TM shaft so it is not in the way when fishing
09-18-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 810
Posted By bigtiny

I used a piece of PVC pipe (1/2") with a brass...

I used a piece of PVC pipe (1/2") with a brass fitting screwed into the bore. Tapped the brass plug for a 1/4-20 thread and modified a U clamp to attach to the TM shaft. Been trouble free for two...
09-03-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,476
Posted By bigtiny

That is going to be nice. I would eliminate the...

That is going to be nice. I would eliminate the notches for the cushion and radius the front edge so you can ro the cushion over the edge.
08-19-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,830
Posted By bigtiny

T Tops mounted to the console use a lot less real...

T Tops mounted to the console use a lot less real estate and if done correctly are issue free. The console needs to be well constructed and the flanges need to be mounted with thru bolts and fender...
08-18-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 432
Posted By bigtiny

Your motor will be fine with the 10w-30. In the...

Your motor will be fine with the 10w-30. In the temperature range boats normally operate in they are about the same. That being said, on older engines I am not a fan of changing brands as I have had...
08-08-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 547
Posted By bigtiny

Maybe you can make a duct from the cabin hatch to...

Maybe you can make a duct from the cabin hatch to bring fresh air into the helm area.
08-07-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 909
Posted By bigtiny

JBL Flip 4. Fits in a cup holder and sounds...

JBL Flip 4. Fits in a cup holder and sounds pretty good
08-05-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 18,629
Posted By bigtiny

the new Circle K coffee makers do fine for me.

the new Circle K coffee makers do fine for me.
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-05-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,044
Posted By bigtiny

1 HP disposal is life changing. We have had a GE...

1 HP disposal is life changing. We have had a GE for about four years now. Processes everything we have tried it on. It is great for shrimp peelings. If this one ever dies I'll be looking to upgrade...
07-25-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 693
Posted By bigtiny

As an experiment, when I changed springs last...

As an experiment, when I changed springs last year I sprayed them down 1x with CorrosionX. They still look new
07-22-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 686
Posted By bigtiny

Is there a prop available for either direction?...

Is there a prop available for either direction? My old Mastercraft Power Slot 1.5:1 ran backwards from the 1:1's
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-12-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,815
Posted By bigtiny

Home Depot has a nice Industrial fan in white...

Home Depot has a nice Industrial fan in white that moves a ridiculous amount of air. Just check out the CFM flows on the boxes. I've had mine for at least 10 years and it gets used a lot
06-19-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 332
Posted By bigtiny

White water rafting

White water rafting
06-08-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 733
Posted By bigtiny

Just take the PCV hose end and attach it to the...

Just take the PCV hose end and attach it to the mesh of the arrestor
06-08-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By bigtiny

As long as you put the vertical shorts back in...

As long as you put the vertical shorts back in you should be able to cut both boxes out and construct a battery box on one side and a fuel box on the other.. personally, I would put a bait well on...
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