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04-08-2019, 10:13 AM
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Posted By racin118

Interesting so basically I didnít need to add the...

Interesting so basically I didnít need to add the splitters this morning at all. Now the question is, is it worth changing it back or can it ride like it is?
04-08-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By racin118

Looking for someone to double check my audio wiring

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Iím very illiterate with audio electronics so...
02-22-2019, 03:06 PM
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Views: 2,103,897
Posted By racin118

I hate to post without a link but I just want to...

I hate to post without a link but I just want to tell everyone about that website Sierra posted above. In the box that arrives is a fresh return shipping label and if youíre not happy it is so easy...
01-26-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 591
Posted By racin118

A pull start works. Does it work every pull? No. ...

A pull start works. Does it work every pull? No.

The motor always started when I needed it to. It just didnít do it as quickly as I liked. The first year was basically the first rotation of the...
01-26-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 591
Posted By racin118

Before I took it I made sure the cranking battery...

Before I took it I made sure the cranking battery was new and fresh. The boat had a full re-wire in October and all the connections were solid and wires were new. Very strange that the RPMs were off...
01-26-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 591
Posted By racin118

ETEC 90 hard start / solution / and dealer thank you

Just wanted to make a post about a recent issue in case anyone ever searches for the same problem. My 1 year old ETEC 90 was having some trouble with hard starts. It always turned over but sometimes...
01-14-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,066
Posted By racin118

Bassman Iím 32 in Sarasota. I donít have kids so...

Bassman Iím 32 in Sarasota. I donít have kids so I spend lots of time on my bay boat. I would love to fish further out. My girlfriend is always up for it also. Messsge me on here and we can work...
11-24-2018, 07:33 PM
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Views: 2,103,897
Posted By racin118

Mine wonít charge even the first time out of the...

Mine wonít charge even the first time out of the box. Lots and lots of reviews saying the same
10-02-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 22,377
Views: 29,352,696
Posted By racin118

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-...

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08-29-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By racin118

I only use the boat for day trips so it gets...

I only use the boat for day trips so it gets plugged in to a three bank charger at night. Theoretically I donít even need the motor to charge anything but the cranking and one house battery. If I run...
08-29-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By racin118

wiring help

I had a coworker offer to "clean up" my wiring mess and also mount and install my amp and three-bank charger. I gave him two new group 27 batteries for the trolling motor/house power and a group 24...
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-07-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 797
Posted By racin118

Which is illegal

Which is illegal
07-16-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 10,085
Posted By racin118

"Just needs a power pack" So what you're...

"Just needs a power pack"

So what you're saying is that it runs poorly and someone told you it might need that. You refuse to watch a youtube video and spend 30$ to fix it? PASS
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-10-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 939
Posted By racin118

I prefer flying with a gun checked in my luggage....

I prefer flying with a gun checked in my luggage. Your bag ends up being handled much more gently than normal and it is usually the first one off the plane. The only very bad experience I've read...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-04-2018, 06:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,609
Posted By racin118

I also recently got to the ramp and couldnít find...

I also recently got to the ramp and couldnít find my plug in the same bin that itís been going in for 5 years. So I had to walk around and ask people for a spare plug. So now I keep an extra so that...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-04-2018, 06:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,609
Posted By racin118

My girlfriend and I have a launch routine and she...

My girlfriend and I have a launch routine and she knows one of her jobs is to ask if I put the plug in.



I did it with my first boat about 12 years ago. Luckily I remembered while walking from...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-24-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 992
Posted By racin118

I have gone down to the lower keys for the last 7...

I have gone down to the lower keys for the last 7 years for mini season. I just looked at tavernier on the satellite map and it is a lot different so I won't be much help. We always just free dive on...
06-01-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 573
Posted By racin118

I tried the unit on a separate battery with...

I tried the unit on a separate battery with nothing else running to confirm it wasnít a problem with other currents.

After slending 80 min on hold for simrad I was told it was a transducer short....
06-01-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,181
Posted By racin118

My touchscreen issues were resolved by a new...

My touchscreen issues were resolved by a new transducer. Odd. Iím about to update my previous post on the results and troubleshooting.
05-23-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 22,377
Views: 29,352,696
Posted By racin118

He should post more for comparison.

He should post more for comparison.
05-23-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 22,377
Views: 29,352,696
Posted By racin118

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-...

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Fortunate to have one that enjoys this hobby...
05-20-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 573
Posted By racin118

Yes the livewell pump is running off the same...

Yes the livewell pump is running off the same battery. Also that would be the only thing consistently running while it has had problems. Now weíre talking.

The unit works fine in the driveway,...
05-20-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 573
Posted By racin118

Thanks for the replies. I'll be back to the boat...

Thanks for the replies. I'll be back to the boat on Tuesday. I did insert an SD card out of my old lawrance because it had the Striklines charts that I purchased. Both units asked me when I first...
05-19-2018, 03:18 PM
05-19-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 573
Posted By racin118

UPDATE Go7 XSE help please. Two units making the same error

Guys tell me if Iím missing something stupid before I raise hell at west marine. I bought the Simrad Go7 while it was on sale a couple weeks ago. This is a huge upgrade for me from an old 3Ē...
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