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10-02-2016, 02:38 PM
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Posted By millacd

The bolded text is possibly the worst...

The bolded text is possibly the worst method/advice of anchoring and fishing offshore I have ever heard. Easy way to sink your boat and end up in the news. You are correct it is your opinion, but...
09-26-2016, 07:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,253
Posted By millacd

sand tile. be careful around their gill plates,...

sand tile. be careful around their gill plates, they have a very nasty razor sharp spike there. I bled all over the boat one time when a large one got me in the thumb. They eat pretty good, have a...
09-26-2016, 07:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,453
Posted By millacd

custom gaffs

just looking for a good custom gaff manufacturer. anyone know who makes a nice gaff that will look nice with custom collegiate logos on it?

stiff, light, strong, floating, made 100% in USA would...
02-21-2016, 03:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,114
Posted By millacd

had a chance to work on it today, got one of the...

had a chance to work on it today, got one of the bases bolted with 1 inch washers.

If anyone wants to know how to tighten a nut in an inaccessible space, this method worked for me: thread dental...
02-20-2016, 01:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,114
Posted By millacd

Thanks for the input jviteal. I've never used...

Thanks for the input jviteal. I've never used them so I don't know. The screws seemed to be adequate for decades but one screw on each rigger eventually loosened
02-20-2016, 01:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,114
Posted By millacd

Friend of mine just told me he has some steel...

Friend of mine just told me he has some steel plate I could use... It would rust but it would hold. Won't be able to take a crack at it til tomorrow
02-20-2016, 09:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,114
Posted By millacd

The original installation is also 28 years old,...

The original installation is also 28 years old, so there's that
02-20-2016, 06:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,114
Posted By millacd

Theoretically, yes Jim, except for the fact that...

Theoretically, yes Jim, except for the fact that access is really tight and the bolt comes down on the far side of the cylinder where the outrigger sits and there's no good way to get a nut back...
02-20-2016, 04:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,114
Posted By millacd

Thought about backing plates, but these...

Thought about backing plates, but these outriggers won't be in place while running and I'm trying to get by without spending 60 bucks on this if possible. Even if I did buy them, I'd still have to...
02-20-2016, 04:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,114
Posted By millacd

The top of the pic is facing the bow of the boat....

The top of the pic is facing the bow of the boat. The two bolts there have washers and were placed by the previous owner. The other bolts not visible are actually not bolts, they are screws...
02-20-2016, 04:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,114
Posted By millacd

Photo of underneath

Photo of underneath
02-19-2016, 06:12 PM
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Views: 2,114
Posted By millacd

Sorry I think I meant toggle bolts

Sorry I think I meant toggle bolts
02-19-2016, 06:10 PM
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Views: 2,114
Posted By millacd

Molly bolts for outrigger bases?

Hey guys, a couple of the screws holding my outrigger bases have loosened and need bolting rather than a screw now because the threads going into the wood are no longer there. Only problem is the...
02-18-2016, 07:35 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,776
Posted By millacd

Amazing that a charter captain would need help...

Amazing that a charter captain would need help getting a boat on a trailer

You are neglecting current. There is no possible way you could push/pull those boats with lines in strong current safely...
02-18-2016, 04:40 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,776
Posted By millacd

Praying would be more effective than using lines...

Praying would be more effective than using lines to get my boat on the trailer in the current where I live. Y'all lake sailors crack me up sometimes with your lines and thinking it's an efficient and...
02-16-2016, 10:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,620
Posted By millacd

Thanks for the link, I checked them out....

Thanks for the link, I checked them out. Hopefully he's still making them in five years or so when I'll be in the market, since I'll probably never be able to afford a freeman, haha

Those are...
02-15-2016, 07:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,620
Posted By millacd

does rambo still make new 27s? I've never even...

does rambo still make new 27s? I've never even heard of that boat before this thread.

I saw the website, which was pretty simple with the contact info, but couldn't find much info on them. Didn't...
02-15-2016, 07:17 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,776
Posted By millacd

:thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:

:thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
02-14-2016, 07:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,336
Posted By millacd

Do you have a picture of the offending swim...

Do you have a picture of the offending swim platform?
02-14-2016, 05:14 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,776
Posted By millacd

Out of curiosity, if you do not drive it onto a...

Out of curiosity, if you do not drive it onto a trailer, what size boat and how do you get it on?
02-14-2016, 04:11 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,776
Posted By millacd

I strongly recommend to not come in high or from...

I strongly recommend to not come in high or from upcurrent as others suggest. I promise you, you will look like a fool. Look at the surgical precision the guy in this video has guy has when...
02-14-2016, 03:48 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,776
Posted By millacd

Don't know why people are recommending you start...

Don't know why people are recommending you start up current or from the upstream side.I've never seen that end well. People seem to try to adjust with their throttle instead of the wheel and it ends...
02-13-2016, 08:51 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,934
Posted By millacd

Scott from LRSE got back with me. He gave me a...

Scott from LRSE got back with me. He gave me a tht discount for a revere coastal commander 2.0 6 person valise at 1425 plus 160 shipping and no sales tax due to shipping out of state. that's the...
02-08-2016, 02:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,880
Posted By millacd

Well I can explain the 27 foot cruiser problem....

Well I can explain the 27 foot cruiser problem. When most people hear 27 foot cruiser with 350, they think of an old sea Ray or bayliner or the sort and wouldn't touch it. Honestly you'd have to pay...
02-08-2016, 01:53 PM
Replies: 696
Views: 332,792
Posted By millacd

Ahh I see it now, guess I was surprised that the...

Ahh I see it now, guess I was surprised that the forward liner ends kind of just flat like that, where I would have thought it would have two pointed areas. Because it was flat, I assumed I was...
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