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Yesterday, 11:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 123
Posted By chainsaw42

the fact the BT remote has issues too also...

the fact the BT remote has issues too also indicates it isn't your phone.

the BT range on the unit is not great...my phone has much much better BT range with other BT devices than it does with the...
Yesterday, 07:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 629
Posted By chainsaw42

sounds like vac switch. override it as you have...

sounds like vac switch. override it as you have already done and you should be able to empty the bowl for now...and then replace the switch.

as far as proactively rebuilding the system with...
Forum: Northeast
Yesterday, 07:15 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,483
Posted By chainsaw42

If you don't know what you're looking at, I would...

If you don't know what you're looking at, I would not recommend buying used. If you know what you're looking at or have a friend that knows, then used can definitely make sense.

but I think long...
Yesterday, 07:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 123
Posted By chainsaw42

I haven't had those issues. The range is not...

I haven't had those issues. The range is not outstanding, meaning if I get off the boat at the dock with my phone in my pocket I can't get too far before it cuts out. But, it works everywhere on my...
Forum: Northeast
10-19-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,483
Posted By chainsaw42

​​​​​​​100% completely full of crap. you can...

​​​​​​​100% completely full of crap.

you can absolutely buy replacement parts for hoshi & manitowoc 100lb/day machines. I have a 20 year old one and while it has never needed anything major, all...
Forum: Northeast
10-19-2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,483
Posted By chainsaw42

rjh...when you're in a hole, it's best to stop...

rjh...when you're in a hole, it's best to stop digging.

there is a lot of chinese crap out there and I don't doubt that much of it is sold off as different brands.

but the premium brands like...
Forum: Northeast
10-18-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,483
Posted By chainsaw42

The other thing I would add is that the idea of...

The other thing I would add is that the idea of loading bags into a freezer is a good one. Ice will last much longer during use when it comes from the freezer as opposed to the ice machine. Yes there...
Forum: Northeast
10-18-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,483
Posted By chainsaw42

this is total nonsense. Get a cheap throwaway or...

this is total nonsense. Get a cheap throwaway or buy a hoshizaki or manitowoc once. Again, what is written above is total nonsense.
10-18-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 629
Posted By chainsaw42

I might be missing something but definitely don’t...

I might be missing something but definitely don’t start replacing duckbills.

first question: do you know if it’s building a vacuum or not when you don’t force the pump to turn on? If the answer...
10-18-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By chainsaw42

He would not have cut the cord like that unless...

He would not have cut the cord like that unless it was broken. R299 is a much much better transducer than the gt51.

gsd26, if working properly, still has some good value on the used market.
10-18-2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 629
Posted By chainsaw42

if the pump isn't running and there's no vacuum,...

if the pump isn't running and there's no vacuum, the 3 most likely issues:
-issue w/power being supplied to the system...think fuses/breakers/wiring
-issue w/the vac switch...the vac switch turns...
Forum: Northeast
10-17-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,156
Posted By chainsaw42

you did. by saying buy the newest boat you can...

you did. by saying buy the newest boat you can afford you're saying choose age over quality (and everything else for that matter). when looking at used boats at a given price, the better the quality,...
Forum: Northeast
10-15-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 167
Posted By chainsaw42

I've used defender.com and they had a good...

I've used defender.com and they had a good selection when I've looked in the past. I have had good performance and durability with the teleflex xtreme cables (obviously I cannot tell if these are...
10-15-2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 369
Posted By chainsaw42

I put one in using 4200 and it has been fine for...

I put one in using 4200 and it has been fine for 10+ years. I figured it would be easier to remove if I ever wanted to.
Forum: Northeast
10-14-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 167
Posted By chainsaw42

throttle cables are not hard to replace. they...

throttle cables are not hard to replace. they typically have part numbers printed/stamped on the jacket along their length. they are wear items and should be replaced when they show signs of...
10-14-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 412
Posted By chainsaw42

if you have multiple devices 'dropping...

if you have multiple devices 'dropping connections' then I would be weary of just replacing the devices. I'd make sure to rule out other issues first. clean connections, good voltage, etc. garmin...
10-14-2020, 04:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 294
Posted By chainsaw42

7212 will be a big upgrade in terms of speed and...

7212 will be a big upgrade in terms of speed and is compatible w/all the other stuff you have.

just recognize that it is outdated and not compatible with a lot of the newer stuff (introduced in...
10-13-2020, 06:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By chainsaw42

Neither the 50w or 120w have received glowing...

Neither the 50w or 120w have received glowing praise (understatement). Garmin is launching a new 250w version. If you don't really need it until next spring, I would definitely wait and see how...
10-12-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 230
Posted By chainsaw42

where there is a will, there's a way. I don't...

where there is a will, there's a way. I don't know the specifics of your boat though.

with that said, fusion makes a neat little wireless remote, the MS-ARX70. It doesn't even need power wires (it...
Forum: Northeast
10-09-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,131
Posted By chainsaw42

I don't see what could go wrong. just make sure...

I don't see what could go wrong. just make sure you wear a mask (I know, seems obvious)
10-08-2020, 06:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 524
Posted By chainsaw42

fusion has something similar w/their...

fusion has something similar w/their remotes...they work when connected to a proper n2k network but in installations where a full n2k network is not present or desired, they'll also work when plugged...
Forum: Northeast
10-07-2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 768
Posted By chainsaw42

pot hauler w/davit will go a long way as it keeps...

pot hauler w/davit will go a long way as it keeps the pot away from the side when hauling. assuming you have one of those then any of the suggestions above will work but a piece of heavy duty...
10-05-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,436
Posted By chainsaw42

I have had the same truck w/a gas engine and now...

I have had the same truck w/a gas engine and now a diesel engine. rear tires are wearing much faster w/the diesel. just too fun to stomp on the go pedal. used to be that all 4 tires would wear...
10-05-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By chainsaw42

just to offer a different perspective, I think...

just to offer a different perspective, I think auto guidance is a gimmick and wouldn't use it let alone spend any money for it.

a g2 vision chip will also give you increased depth info as well as...
10-05-2020, 05:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By chainsaw42

start by connecting the screen directly to a good...

start by connecting the screen directly to a good battery to determine if there is an issue w/the garmin or not.

and if you don't have a multimeter, buy one.
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