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05-29-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By fishF15

Thanks! Yeah, I figured it out. I had the...

Thanks!


Yeah, I figured it out. I had the only socket in the world that would fit in the housing but was hanging up on a lip just above the bolt. Got a skinnier socket, good to go!
05-29-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By fishF15

Ha! Makes sense. The only thing odd is that itís...

Ha! Makes sense. The only thing odd is that itís pointed up, as a drain. Made me pause, but makes sense.

Cheers!

Now on to the bigger mystery. How to remove the trim tab anode with the ďbolt...
05-29-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By fishF15

Yamaha 300 mystery hose?

Well. It is to me, itís my first one. It appears to just be a vent, but I also found a screwdriver under the cowl, so my confidence immediately dipped. (that may be going overboard, everything else...
05-29-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,900
Posted By fishF15

I agree, a good dealer can many times beat a...

I agree, a good dealer can many times beat a third party these days (or they use the same third party.)

Just for another data point, USAA has pretty good terms, but maybe most importantly has no...
05-10-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,271
Posted By fishF15

Wow...boat-float looks like a good product, but I...

Wow...boat-float looks like a good product, but I could put in two lifts for what one costs on their website.

Anyone have any comparison of the other options? Experience of long term use in salt...
04-26-2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,838
Posted By fishF15

Great input, thanks for the thoughts and...

Great input, thanks for the thoughts and hoverducky thanks for the point out to the brackets. Looks like the perfect solution!
04-26-2019, 05:44 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,838
Posted By fishF15

Those look great, but (worst case) if a reel goes...

Those look great, but (worst case) if a reel goes overboard with a fish pulling drag and the boat at 8kts, I’m not positive about a Velcro strip holding long enough to make a grab at the reel?

Its...
04-25-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,006
Posted By fishF15

I canít and wonít say anything bad about MK, but...

I canít and wonít say anything bad about MK, but Iíve been floored by the customer service from Rhodan. As good or better than anything Iíve dealt with in any industry, not just marine.
04-25-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,838
Posted By fishF15

This was the most recent thread on the topic that...

This was the most recent thread on the topic that I could find, so....revived.

Lots of options out there for leashes, but my question is attachment. I bought my first trolling reels, TLD 30 2...
Forum: Gulf Coast
04-21-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,548
Posted By fishF15

That’s perfect - AT should update the tutorial...

That’s perfect - AT should update the tutorial with your pictures and description.:thumbsup:

Two? Mark me down for a 6 pack of your favorite, the info was well worth it!
Forum: Gulf Coast
04-21-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,548
Posted By fishF15

Ok, looks unshielded, and I can confirm I have...

Ok, looks unshielded, and I can confirm I have the right bearing (part 571 from schematic) but...this thing has tons of grease?

Is just a crappy lube and needs to be replaced - as in remove/clean...
Forum: Gulf Coast
04-20-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,548
Posted By fishF15

Well, I admit slight defeat. Disassembly and...

Well, I admit slight defeat.

Disassembly and rebuild was relatively easy, with the help of the Alan tani tutorial sent (thanks again!) and the Shimano parts diagram shipped with the reel. Thatís...
Forum: Gulf Coast
04-12-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,548
Posted By fishF15

Thanks for both hints, fellas. Makes sense to...

Thanks for both hints, fellas. Makes sense to me.

The Shimano print says it wonít harm line....but I think theyíre talking mono. Makes zero sense to me that it doesnít harm braid. I think...
Forum: Gulf Coast
04-12-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,548
Posted By fishF15

PM sent, thanks in advance! A follow up...

PM sent, thanks in advance!

A follow up question or two for you and the crowd. For the grease, I have a different branded blue grease that I have been very impressed with, Iím working on the...
Forum: Gulf Coast
04-12-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,548
Posted By fishF15

Many thanks! I admit Iím far more familiar with...

Many thanks! I admit Iím far more familiar with disassembly of spinning gear and Penn senators, so Iím taking some study time before I crack them open. The water temp was stil 69 yesterday, so I...
Forum: Gulf Coast
04-12-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,548
Posted By fishF15

-rbhankins Will do! Theyíre on the work bench,...

-rbhankins
Will do! Theyíre on the work bench, and itís cruddy this weekend so I have a project set.

-jwmd
Thanks for the info! Iíll get them serviced, probably out local to the house and...
Forum: Gulf Coast
04-10-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,548
Posted By fishF15

Well, I think I listened to almost everyone and...

Well, I think I listened to almost everyone and went with what was overly recommended and a few parts that just fit better. Mdees88 is gonna haunt me until next spring when I give in and go to hollow...
Forum: Gulf Coast
04-10-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,548
Posted By fishF15

Well, it may be ignorance shining through then! ...

Well, it may be ignorance shining through then!

I guess I thought loop to loop was like, a plait or bimini twist to a wind on? Which then made a hollow core splice a way to eliminate the knots...
Forum: Gulf Coast
04-10-2019, 06:02 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,548
Posted By fishF15

MD88: Iím actually having a pretty good time...

MD88:
Iím actually having a pretty good time learning new rigs and enjoy it as well, but Iím not sure about the hollow splice methods for my use - meaning, the stress on the tackle needing that...
Forum: Gulf Coast
04-09-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,548
Posted By fishF15

Ah, yes - I failed to mention connley but...

Ah, yes - I failed to mention connley but certainly on the short list. I canít find a fault in his reputation, either.

Wait...no metal frame? But, I was assured that there is no catching of...
Forum: Gulf Coast
04-09-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,548
Posted By fishF15

Everyone's favorite; spend my money on tackle (not all of it, please)

It's another rod and reel question, but hopefully pointed enough that they are good questions and not open ended argument starters.

Not new to fishing, but relatively new to trolling and offshore...
02-26-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,516
Posted By fishF15

Thanks for the replies and the info. I have to...

Thanks for the replies and the info. I have to ask the silly question, if there’s no trailer and you’re north of Defuniak, how’s she get to the water? :)

Whats the ownership history of her? Just...
02-23-2019, 04:42 AM
Replies: 576
Views: 80,028
Posted By fishF15

No, I didnít.. The point was internet...

No, I didnít..

The point was internet hyperbole, and itís ridiculous. Not to mention distasteful.
02-22-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 80,028
Posted By fishF15

Wow. So, they burned your children alive,...

Wow. So, they burned your children alive, enslaved your wife, and murdered a few million others?

Canít believe I misssed that on the news.
02-15-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,516
Posted By fishF15

Subscribed. Is this racked at Legendary? ...

Subscribed.

Is this racked at Legendary? I can’t for the life of me make out which marina.
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