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Posted By bignick1

I have 18 foot Taco poles in very good condition...

I have 18 foot Taco poles in very good condition in silver. I also have a silver 15 foot center outrigger. I would ship from NY. Let me know if you are interested we can work out a price.

Thanks
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05-31-2019, 07:15 PM
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Posted By bignick1

Looks Like a party in Marathon. I will try your...

Looks Like a party in Marathon. I will try your screen names on the radio in the mornings. I will shoot you guys a PM with my cell number perhaps we can share some reports. I will Fish out of KCB...
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Posted By bignick1

Any reels left? If so I will take one. Need by...

Any reels left? If so I will take one. Need by next week so if you have left let me know I will text you.

Thanks

Captain Nick
Forum: West Coast
08-13-2017, 04:35 PM
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Posted By bignick1

Thanks Patfishhi and Xcomunic8d: I put a...

Thanks Patfishhi and Xcomunic8d:

I put a call in to both Captains in Maui.

Sounds like a may have to run to Kona!
Forum: West Coast
08-05-2017, 07:00 PM
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Posted By bignick1

any one fish Hawaii last 12 months?

any one fish Hawaii last 12 months?
Forum: West Coast
07-30-2017, 03:50 PM
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Posted By bignick1

Fishing Maui in September

Looking to fish Maui this September. From my search it looks like I should travel to Kona to fish. Any updates or success on Maui? perhaps a boat or Captain you would recommend on Maui preferable...
Forum: Northeast
05-01-2017, 08:43 PM
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Posted By bignick1

You will be fine. I have done the trip from...

You will be fine. I have done the trip from Peconic to Block about 1/2 dozen times. I like traveling in the morning. less traffic and seas seem calmer.
12-31-2016, 03:30 PM
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Posted By bignick1

Where did you receive the engines from? Were...

Where did you receive the engines from? Were they running on a boat prior?

Any maintenance performed to put them to sleep? I know you do not winterize down south but curious.

As mentioned I...
12-02-2016, 04:11 PM
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Posted By bignick1

Yes the hull is cored, I have a cutout to prove...

Yes the hull is cored, I have a cutout to prove it. My thru-hull is in the stern. I only had two thru-hulls and added another two (A/c and gen) So I did not have the issue of space. The install...
12-02-2016, 03:59 PM
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Posted By bignick1

I installed my pump under the starboard helm...

I installed my pump under the starboard helm seat. Pick up good quality hoses, uses shutoff switches and you can put the pump anywhere you want.
12-02-2016, 05:28 AM
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Posted By bignick1

ok, just curious I have braid on reels for a few...

ok, just curious I have braid on reels for a few seasons that are still in good shape.

Nick
11-27-2016, 08:33 PM
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Posted By bignick1

How long have you had the braid line on the reel...

How long have you had the braid line on the reel for? It should last you a few seasons?
11-26-2016, 11:34 AM
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Posted By bignick1

I added coring material to the hard top to make...

I added coring material to the hard top to make it work. I looked into my archives but could not find any pictures. The problem with just installing them into the hardtop is once you tighten the...
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Posted By bignick1

REDUCED - Blue Seas Battery Link ACR 7600 FS $42 shipped

I have a NIB battery link ACR 7600 for sale.

This relay has never been out of its package and is for 12 volt systems only. All instructions included. I purchased for my boat then decided to add a...
09-23-2016, 09:01 PM
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Posted By bignick1

All great advice. I would leave it separate. My...

All great advice. I would leave it separate. My outboard motor has a second charge lead that is dedicated to my generator battery. Your other issue is the condition of the generator? Letting it...
08-17-2016, 10:24 AM
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Posted By bignick1

I would add if you want to save your power head...

I would add if you want to save your power head you may want to tackle it sooner than later. It is not a difficult repair I did both my outboards in two weekends ( start to finish). Since you did...
05-22-2016, 08:40 AM
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Posted By bignick1

Figured it out, Thanks

After your comment I looked back at a few pictures and began to kick myself!

In the beginning the seal was embedded so I went at it with a wire wheel on the dremel. After I saw metal I thought I...
05-22-2016, 06:43 AM
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Posted By bignick1

If you look closely at the item on the left in...

If you look closely at the item on the left in the picture the gearbox top you will see an area where the metal chipped away a bit. right below is a second metal lip. My initial thought is the...
05-22-2016, 06:38 AM
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Posted By bignick1

The old seal was destroyed I had to dig it out. ...

The old seal was destroyed I had to dig it out. Part #50 is the gearbox top. In my picture the part on the far left is the same I took a picture from the top. so you can see the inside. part #49...
05-21-2016, 04:23 PM
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Posted By bignick1

Looking at my first picture the gearbox top has a...

Looking at my first picture the gearbox top has a lip that extends all around the mid section. If I sit the oil seal on top, it does not fit snugly and oil will get by. From the bottom I removed...
05-20-2016, 06:56 PM
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Posted By bignick1

bump

Any input? or is it time for a new windlass?
05-16-2016, 07:27 PM
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Posted By bignick1

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05-16-2016, 06:53 PM
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Posted By bignick1

Maxwell Freedom 500 Oil Seal change Help!

Performing maintenance on my windlass and cannot figure out two things:

1.I purchased a gear worm kit #P90006. I cannot figure out how to insert part #49 Oil seal into part #50 Gearbox top? I...
04-23-2016, 04:18 PM
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Posted By bignick1

Use a strap wrench

You should be able to use a small strap wrench.
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