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Posted By bills106

The SCX-20 is a NMEA2K unit just like the 19X (if...

The SCX-20 is a NMEA2K unit just like the 19X (if yours is the NMEA version) and a pretty simple swap. I'll have to check and see if the Reactor 40 will accept external heading, will report back...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-03-2020, 02:26 PM
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Posted By bills106

What are these tape measure things you guys are...

What are these tape measure things you guys are talking about, anyone got any pictures?
Forum: The Carolinas
06-03-2020, 01:57 PM
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Views: 1,221
Posted By bills106

Well.... Since the cat hulls started racing they...

Well.... Since the cat hulls started racing they had to move it to calmer waters that they could handle. :grin:
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-01-2020, 09:37 AM
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Posted By bills106

Did you roll up in your Bugatti Chiron, with your...

Did you roll up in your Bugatti Chiron, with your big Tag on your wrist and your full Mr. T starter kit on display? :grin:

He may have just "read" you and thought there was money on the table to...
06-01-2020, 03:27 AM
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Posted By bills106

If that plastic fairing block is glassed to the...

If that plastic fairing block is glassed to the hull it would the first one I've seen, and I've seen plenty. Try pressing it out, if that fails, a set of wedges should get it done.
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-31-2020, 12:38 PM
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Views: 2,770
Posted By bills106

I was riding the ferry home yesterday when they...

I was riding the ferry home yesterday when they and there must have been a lot of us watching it on our phones. A loud cheer went up, including from the guys in the wheelhouse, and everyone was...
05-30-2020, 05:47 PM
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Posted By bills106

Call Jim, but hurry up before he gets too busy!...

Call Jim, but hurry up before he gets too busy! With his new website he's going to be slammed. Im going to design all my openings to use his standard sizes and I hope I never have to build another...
Forum: The Carolinas
05-30-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,869
Posted By bills106

Well, this guy for one comes to mind. It's an old...

Well, this guy for one comes to mind. It's an old photo I had to scan. Yes, it's on the way out in the Big Rock and yes, he's wrapped a winning fish!
Those captains parties and other events can be...
05-30-2020, 06:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 613
Posted By bills106

Unless that picture was taken by some sort of...

Unless that picture was taken by some sort of fisheye lens, something looks out of line to me. Are both the fairing block and that strainer parallel to the keel? If not, that could be a problem. The...
05-29-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 584
Posted By bills106

No, the beam is fixed. Of course you could...

No, the beam is fixed.

Of course you could always add a directional spot too. This one is bright!!!
...
Forum: The Carolinas
05-29-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,869
Posted By bills106

Meow! :grin: Your right buzzk, that was the...

Meow! :grin:

Your right buzzk, that was the Bertie.
Forum: The Carolinas
05-28-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,869
Posted By bills106

Nope, that was on the Omie boat. I fished...

Nope, that was on the Omie boat. I fished countless days with Doc back in the heyday. I'll say it was a learning experience every trip and what happens on the boat, stays on the boat!
05-28-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 613
Posted By bills106

Several questions to be answered first! ...

Several questions to be answered first!

First is how big of a boat are we talking about? I've had great luck with the tilted elements on boats up to about 40' with no boundary layer issues. Of...
05-27-2020, 06:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By bills106

On my boat? Still undecided. It's an H60...

On my boat? Still undecided. It's an H60 Divinycell cored hull which limits me to lighter colors to avoid excessive temps that could soften the core. I'm toying with blending the Atlantic with some...
Forum: The Carolinas
05-26-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,030
Posted By bills106

I don't know...it sure sounds like you're...

I don't know...it sure sounds like you're advocating to not kill snakes. Is there a new market for Gill net caught snakes we don't know about yet? :roll
05-26-2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By bills106

The marine paints are now base coat, clear coat...

The marine paints are now base coat, clear coat too. After initial trials, which I was a part of, they have dialed it in quite well and both Awlgrip and Alexseal have products that are not only...
05-26-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By bills106

This is either Mid-Atlantic or Lagoon Blue, for...

This is either Mid-Atlantic or Lagoon Blue, for get which but I can look it up;
...
05-26-2020, 04:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By bills106

Ask him if he heard any roaring noise. It's been...

Ask him if he heard any roaring noise. It's been reported by those who've come close to the edge of the world have heard the sound of the water falling over the edge. It stands to reason there could...
Forum: The Carolinas
05-25-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,259
Posted By bills106

I may be wrong too but the explantation given to...

I may be wrong too but the explantation given to all of us charter guys was an injury to one of the workers who were doing dock repairs under the port wall off a small barge. That kind of repair work...
05-25-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By bills106

I'm not familiar with that specific model but if...

I'm not familiar with that specific model but if it's anything like the Kady Krogens I've worked on be prepared to offer more than asking if you really want it. They are some of the best built and...
Forum: The Carolinas
05-25-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,054
Posted By bills106

It's been decades since I fished king tournaments...

It's been decades since I fished king tournaments but I did for a while and hit the circuit hard and had sponsors so I'm a little confused. It's probably because of rule changes but there was always...
05-25-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,989
Posted By bills106

You'll want another set of batteries anyway and a...

You'll want another set of batteries anyway and a second charger wouldn't hurt either. They will get hot when you start screwing all those screws and require a cool down period before they can be...
05-25-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,989
Posted By bills106

Yes, we put on fender washers to keep from...

Yes, we put on fender washers to keep from dimpling into the wood. Get a big magnet for when you're pulling them, much faster to just let them fall and magnet them up and put back together for the...
05-25-2020, 06:40 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,989
Posted By bills106

I don't know if you were asking Rainmaker...

I don't know if you were asking Rainmaker specifically but I'll add my two centavos worth if you're interested. I'll try and break down my experiences.

Predrilling holes, especially on the bottom...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-24-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 19,160
Views: 8,171,414
Posted By bills106

Fill up tank via rod holder, insert long fuse in...

Fill up tank via rod holder, insert long fuse in rod holder, light then run away!
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