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Forum: The Carolinas
05-26-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,406
Posted By Abel

Removed the bow rail on my 25 Carolina, never...

Removed the bow rail on my 25 Carolina, never noticed it was gone, looked great. I'm probably dong a refit of my 28 Carolina this winter and I'll probably remove it as well.
Forum: The Carolinas
05-23-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,406
Posted By Abel

Looks good man, I like it. If I may, why did you...

Looks good man, I like it. If I may, why did you get rid for the windshield and are you happy with it? Pros/Cons?? I have a 28 Carolina that I'm going to freshen up this winter and the windshield...
Forum: The Carolinas
05-20-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 562
Posted By Abel

PM sent

PM sent
Forum: The Carolinas
05-20-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 562
Posted By Abel

One of my favorite ways to fish is just walking...

One of my favorite ways to fish is just walking the beach with a handful or 3/8oz jigheads and grubs tails in various colors. Just walk in the morning and cast and anything that looks odd or deep...
Forum: The Carolinas
05-20-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 30,260
Posted By Abel

Yes, channel 16 is monitored 24/7/365 but it's a...

Yes, channel 16 is monitored 24/7/365 but it's a radio, not a hard line. Also depends on where you are transmitting from, your gear etc... and are you on 16. Most guys don't hang on 16, in an...
05-20-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,126
Posted By Abel

Which SpireWire are you using? I went to the...

Which SpireWire are you using? I went to the "camo" they have last season and have had great success with it in both 50 and 65lb. Reverse Albright is what I use for my mono to braid, 30-40 turns...
Forum: The Carolinas
05-20-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 294
Posted By Abel

OBX rafting beaches?

Wife wants to hit the beaches with the crowds when we get there. Anywhere near Manteo/KDH that people raft up and do the beach/party thing?
05-18-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 516
Posted By Abel

If you stack just run a long line style clip for...

If you stack just run a long line style clip for the second line. I'm not a fan of stacking as if the bottom line goes you have to pull the top line to reset, wastes time in the water. You may need...
Forum: The Carolinas
05-16-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By Abel

Ya, I get there in June, she has been great to...

Ya, I get there in June, she has been great to deal with so far and I've been in there a couple times while I was house hunting, I really like the place.
05-16-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By Abel

Ya, betting you leave it for a few days but it...

Ya, betting you leave it for a few days but it makes it one.
Forum: The Carolinas
05-15-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By Abel

https://www.wanchesemarina.com/the-marina/ ...

https://www.wanchesemarina.com/the-marina/

Call and talk to Brenda.
05-14-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,457
Posted By Abel

Working on outboards you drop a tool it does...

Working on outboards you drop a tool it does swimming, drop it working on diesels and you hopefully will get it back, or's it's lost in the bilge until you pull an engine.
05-07-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,003
Posted By Abel

I'm current active duty, my normal day is $1600,...

I'm current active duty, my normal day is $1600, I cut them to 12-1300 a day. For half days I don't cut a mil deal as the margins are slim.
Forum: The Carolinas
05-07-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 44,622
Posted By Abel

I installed a B175M last summer, worked great out...

I installed a B175M last summer, worked great out to 1900', haven't; fished deeper than that but held bottom great. I held bottom at 15kts in 1200', didn't look at speed deeper than that. Running...
05-02-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By Abel

I was hoping you'd tune in.

I was hoping you'd tune in.
05-02-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By Abel

Plus I won't have to take the Strata Glass down...

Plus I won't have to take the Strata Glass down...
05-02-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By Abel

To shrink wrap or not??

About to drag the boat 5300 miles across country at the end of May. Debating on shrink wrapping it or not. As long as it holds up, should be WAY less cleaning of bugs but.... Should I expect better...
05-02-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 654
Posted By Abel

I had a dual torsion axle Rocket under my 25...

I had a dual torsion axle Rocket under my 25 Carolina Classic. Once yu go to torsion axles you will never go back. Towed that boat from where I bought it in Miami to Homer, AK fully loaded at...
Forum: The Carolinas
05-01-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By Abel

I've towed my 25 Carolina Classic at 65 with no...

I've towed my 25 Carolina Classic at 65 with no problems. When I brought it across country they came down, and the curtains on my 28 will come down going across this time.
Forum: The Carolinas
04-27-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 381
Posted By Abel

Ya I saw that. I'll unload the ATV as I don't...

Ya I saw that. I'll unload the ATV as I don't see myself using it much there and get a project jeep I think.
Forum: The Carolinas
04-27-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 381
Posted By Abel

OBX Beach driving

So, moving back to OBX, offer on house was accepted in KDH. Was planning on keeping the ATV specifically for the beach as I don't want my dually on the beach. Seems no ATV's allowed on the beach,...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-19-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,747
Posted By Abel

It amazing how many people spend hundreds of...

It amazing how many people spend hundreds of thousands on a boat and truck, but rely on the stock receiver and a reese hitch to tow it.... This is the only one I've found to be rated for 20K.

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04-19-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 919
Posted By Abel

Yes, white smoke is bad, usually meaning you have...

Yes, white smoke is bad, usually meaning you have a leaking or hung injector. Black smoke in a diesel is no where near as bad. The mechanical diesels will smoke white upon startup and once they get...
04-17-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,919
Posted By Abel

Na, dropping don out of Calgary. It adds about...

Na, dropping don out of Calgary. It adds about 100 miles to the trip but gets me out of Canada and the astronomical diesel prices they have.
Forum: The Carolinas
04-17-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By Abel

Dam.. I don't get there until Sat night. I'll be...

Dam.. I don't get there until Sat night. I'll be in the area all week house hunting.
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