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06-10-2019, 06:39 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 42,977
Posted By Bassmastabruce

My vote is for the 90ís era Cape Crafts. They...

My vote is for the 90ís era Cape Crafts. They werenít made very long before the company went out of business but the 21í and 26í were awesome rigs with formula 233 running surfaces. These boats were...
05-20-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,044
Posted By Bassmastabruce

Not enough speakers, no neon lights, and itís not...

Not enough speakers, no neon lights, and itís not in Miami. Thatís why itís not selling... :Q
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-16-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 2,557
Views: 102,079
Posted By Bassmastabruce

One old and one new, both get cranked... The...

One old and one new, both get cranked...
The wife gets mad at me for this one.
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=DNB9IC0UXto

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=EOl7dh7a-6g
04-26-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By Bassmastabruce

If you like your rods, why not just get your...

If you like your rods, why not just get your eyelets replaced and wrapped at a rod shop? Should cost a lot less than new rods. I still fish 30yr old kunnans and Penns that have been redone multiple...
04-13-2019, 05:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By Bassmastabruce

If you donít have numbers of any sort I wouldnít...

If you donít have numbers of any sort I wouldnít waste my time trying to find a place to chum and bottom fish. If I were you, Iíd get a couple packs of hoos and head out towards ďthe wallĒ looking...
04-10-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,482
Posted By Bassmastabruce

And they say weíre not becoming a police state......

And they say weíre not becoming a police state... WTF is going on that the Texas Highway Patrol needs a yellowfin with mounted machine guns? If itís a border/drug thing, physical barriers are a more...
04-09-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 358
Posted By Bassmastabruce

I had a similar problem with my 2003 DT225. Like...

I had a similar problem with my 2003 DT225. Like the above post, my problem was the temp sensor. Mine is on the top of the block behind the flywheel held in with a single philips head screw...
04-02-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 29,027
Posted By Bassmastabruce

My personal rule is to only invite other...

My personal rule is to only invite other boaters/fishermen on my boat. That way things like offering to pick up ice, sandwiches, or part of the fuel bill generally just occur without me having to...
02-27-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 569
Posted By Bassmastabruce

Call around to some of the Texas airboat...

Call around to some of the Texas airboat builders, most of the airboat shops here in Florida are willing to at least entertain your kind of one-off project. Air ranger is the only Texas builder that...
01-08-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,819
Posted By Bassmastabruce

Another vote for El Siboney and Geiger Key...

Another vote for El Siboney and Geiger Key Marina. If I eat nowhere else when I go down itís at one of those two places.
12-22-2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,879
Posted By Bassmastabruce

Saw this ad while rolling through Craigslist this...

Saw this ad while rolling through Craigslist this morning
https://miami.craigslist.org/mdc/boa/d/marco-island-25-ft-sea-vee/6768834417.html
09-19-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,378
Posted By Bassmastabruce

A boga grip could solve your problem

A boga grip could solve your problem
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-18-2018, 05:08 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 13,089
Posted By Bassmastabruce

Done it, and doing it right now. Like others have...

Done it, and doing it right now. Like others have said itís a good way to drop the pounds but to keep them off you need a lifestyle change. For me that means no sweets, sweet tea, or fast food and...
08-13-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2,798
Views: 366,720
Posted By Bassmastabruce

Hit the water about 10 on Sunday. Got bait, rode...

Hit the water about 10 on Sunday. Got bait, rode out quick with the calm seas, got our limit, and headed home. It sure was nice to keep some snapper but the best catch of the day was a flying fish....
07-18-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,323
Posted By Bassmastabruce

thatís a totally different 23 mako than Iíve...

thatís a totally different 23 mako than Iíve seen, pretty cool ya learn something every day. I looked around at other pics on the net and Iím pretty sure youíre right on the money. I wonder when the...
07-18-2018, 06:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 274
Posted By Bassmastabruce

Or skip the normal outboard and make it a real...

Or skip the normal outboard and make it a real duck boat with a surface drive.
07-17-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,323
Posted By Bassmastabruce

Iím not sure what it is, but Iím pretty sure itís...

Iím not sure what it is, but Iím pretty sure itís not a mako. I donít remember any of the makos having stepped chines, and even the ďdrown and poundĒ 17s had a bit more dead rise than that boat.
07-15-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,343
Posted By Bassmastabruce

Iím not positive, but I believe the rotation is...

Iím not positive, but I believe the rotation is set in the gearbox. Watch this YouTube video, itís the easiest way to tell if your prop is left or right hand rotation....
07-15-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,343
Posted By Bassmastabruce

Iíve been running my 2003 dt225 for 850 flawless...

Iíve been running my 2003 dt225 for 850 flawless hours ( bought boat 4 years ago with 300 hrs). The motor is strong, once warmed up she doesnít smoke bad, and I have no problem running this single...
07-02-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,659
Posted By Bassmastabruce

If youíre worried your motor wonít start if you...

If youíre worried your motor wonít start if you shut it off while offshore you shouldnít be leaving port... I donít troll, I drift and anchor 30-40 miles from land every trip. My motor always gets...
07-02-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 752
Posted By Bassmastabruce

I hope itís on the opening weekend of gun season...

I hope itís on the opening weekend of gun season during a cold front :trout: ... asshats
06-19-2018, 02:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,578
Posted By Bassmastabruce

Been towing all sorts of boats and trailers to...

Been towing all sorts of boats and trailers to the keys for 30 years, and Iíve never had a problem (other than tires and bearings). Make sure your lights work, your transom strap is on, you fly flags...
06-14-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,994
Posted By Bassmastabruce

In water over 100í (heavy weights & current) my...

In water over 100í (heavy weights & current) my go-to are penn 4/0s. Just lock the drag and crank up the fish. The 4/0s are rugged, simple, and just donít break under normal use. In less than 100í...
06-12-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,942
Posted By Bassmastabruce

You need to make sure that your portable tank is...

You need to make sure that your portable tank is venting, though most new portables have selfventing caps so I doubt this is the problem.

You could have a spun propeller hub which will cause the...
06-03-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2,798
Views: 366,720
Posted By Bassmastabruce

Yesterday

Got a few dozen pilchards on the beach then headed out to cities. Dirty water all the way to the wreck then it cleaned up. Everyone and their mother was out there doing drifts so we trolled for a bit...
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