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06-12-2019, 04:05 PM
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Posted By offshorebri

Another good one Chris!

Another good one Chris!
06-11-2019, 03:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,951
Posted By offshorebri

We fought one that died two years back down in...

We fought one that died two years back down in Cabo. About a 300 pounder. I actually felt terrible about it. I see the locals down there eating them and the crew was pushing me to take some to eat....
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-09-2019, 03:51 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,768
Posted By offshorebri

I have two good friends that do this in NJ. They...

I have two good friends that do this in NJ. They sometimes sell the same car 6 times!
06-08-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,667
Posted By offshorebri

The joe Shute is the weight. No need for...

The joe Shute is the weight. No need for additional
Forum: Northeast
06-08-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,218
Posted By offshorebri

The chicken of the sea. They are delicious when...

The chicken of the sea. They are delicious when grilled on the bone they look just like chicken drum sticks! Definitely blowfish. ��
06-07-2019, 03:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 914
Posted By offshorebri

Funny everyone is saying 30 and 50..........I use...

Funny everyone is saying 30 and 50..........I use 40 for my inshore stuff and 80 for all my offshore stuff..... works for me......
06-06-2019, 03:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,020
Posted By offshorebri

Get the 6 inch WT models. The squids are usually...

Get the 6 inch WT models. The squids are usually better if it’s calmer and the machines when it’s rougher but that is a very general statement. If it’s very windy and choppy the lighter lures jump...
Forum: Northeast
06-04-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 10,258
Posted By offshorebri

The big surge of big blues only lasts for a few...

The big surge of big blues only lasts for a few weeks each spring. Then they head out and up to Cape Cod. The small 2-3 pounders stay all summer and can usually be found from the 40 to the BI plus...
Forum: Northeast
05-29-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,162
Posted By offshorebri

I hit one last year going about 27 knots, waffled...

I hit one last year going about 27 knots, waffled my port rudder!
05-29-2019, 03:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 212
Posted By offshorebri

Although some will argue, the outdrive is a con...

Although some will argue, the outdrive is a con for me. It will be faster than a traditional shaft boat but the extra parts and parts that are underwater are a negative IMHO.
05-26-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,576
Posted By offshorebri

run them side by side a few times and then report...

run them side by side a few times and then report back.
05-26-2019, 05:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 482
Posted By offshorebri

It looks fine. Best thing you can do is...

It looks fine. Best thing you can do is concentrate on what it looks like on a nice clear day. Don’t expect miracles. You will need to interpret what you are seeing. Use it all the time and you will...
05-26-2019, 05:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,576
Posted By offshorebri

its a a skill that takes time to master. Trial...

its a a skill that takes time to master. Trial and error. Once you master it there is NO better method of putting meat in the boat. It isn’t the most FUN way to fish but often times it is the MOST...
05-25-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,576
Posted By offshorebri

It sinks.

It sinks.
05-24-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,347
Posted By offshorebri

[QUOTE=Cstone915;12559022] Good question,...

[QUOTE=Cstone915;12559022]

Good question, not sure anyone outside of Blackfin can answer it, but go ahead and keep asking it. I think the legacy owners wouldn’t accept ANY answer regardless, it’d...
05-24-2019, 03:29 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,347
Posted By offshorebri

So they didn’t buy the Blackfin company, they...

So they didn’t buy the Blackfin company, they bought the right to use the Blackfin name........

and ill I’ll ask yet again, if Monterey is proud of their fishing line of boats, why aren’t they...
05-21-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,347
Posted By offshorebri

Interesting on the amount of cons on a 2018 boat...

Interesting on the amount of cons on a 2018 boat no? Many sound like engineering and craftsmanship issues yes? That is way more issues on an almost new boat than on my over 30 year old boat. If that...
05-21-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,347
Posted By offshorebri

Let me try to put it this way....in the 80s...

Let me try to put it this way....in the 80s Blackfin were the TOP of the line boat in its class. Above Viking at the time for instance. There were a few custom guys that were regarded as higher end...
05-21-2019, 03:21 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,347
Posted By offshorebri

We aren’t angry. You just need to understand it’s...

We aren’t angry. You just need to understand it’s a Monterey with a Blackfin sticker on it. If you take a Hyundai and put a Mercedes sticker on the back it’s still a Hyundai.

Blackfin was a...
05-19-2019, 05:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 232
Posted By offshorebri

I always have fun with that one!

I always have fun with that one!
Forum: Northeast
05-16-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 427
Posted By offshorebri

Atlantis is higher end and the only one I would...

Atlantis is higher end and the only one I would trust with C&C props. Everyone else just beats on them with a hammer......
05-16-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,507
Posted By offshorebri

Forget all the plumbing for a fill. Just fill it...

Forget all the plumbing for a fill. Just fill it right into the tank through the hatch if it’s accessible
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05-13-2019, 06:13 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,456
Posted By offshorebri

After graduating form outboard CCs and WAs, my...

After graduating form outboard CCs and WAs, my first inboard diesel boat was a 29 Phoenix FB. It took some while to get used too but then I loved it... Kept it for 5-6 years and then moved into a 28...
05-12-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,151
Posted By offshorebri

Quality lasts...…………...seriously in almost...

Quality lasts...…………...seriously in almost anything...…………...Sometimes things cost more money for a legitimate reason in life...………..sometimes...……….My hull is as good as the day it left the factory...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-12-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 626
Posted By offshorebri

in a word...……………...yes

in a word...……………...yes
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