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07-18-2019, 05:27 AM
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Posted By ifsteve

Abbor, I should have specified more. I don't like...

Abbor, I should have specified more. I don't like external transducers. I spend most of my time in skinny water less than a foot deep and the less things external to the hull the better. External...
07-18-2019, 05:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 132
Posted By ifsteve

Simrad NSS EVO3 Transducer for Skiff??

My new skiff is being built and I will have a new NSS9 EVO3 for my MFD. I want to go with a in hull (shoot thru hull) transducer that monitors depth and temperature. I get that the temperature...
07-15-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 905
Posted By ifsteve

So wish this was a 9".....GLWS

So wish this was a 9".....GLWS
07-13-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,245
Posted By ifsteve

Garmin is for cars and trucks. Simrad is for...

Garmin is for cars and trucks. Simrad is for boats. And to counter the dude who had a bad customer service experience with Simrad I have had excellent support the one time I needed help. And I was...
07-10-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By ifsteve

If you are upgrading why would you go with EVO2...

If you are upgrading why would you go with EVO2 and not EVO3?? Seems silly to upgrade to an system that is out of production for almost two years now.
07-08-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 580
Posted By ifsteve

Thanks, Moonlighter. That was very helpful! This...

Thanks, Moonlighter. That was very helpful! This is the way I am going to go on the new skiff!
07-07-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 580
Posted By ifsteve

I see that Browns Point now has this gateway in...

I see that Browns Point now has this gateway in stock. But I have looked at Suzuki's website and searched online and can't find any information about the specifics of this setup and it it will show...
07-04-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,732
Posted By ifsteve

PM Sent

PM Sent
07-03-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 915
Posted By ifsteve

What is the warranty on this and does it have all...

What is the warranty on this and does it have all components for in dash mounting? I see the sticker says 1 year warranty but starting when and is it valid for whomever buys this?
07-03-2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 544
Posted By ifsteve

IF I could find a new NSS9 Evo2 I'd buy it in a...

IF I could find a new NSS9 Evo2 I'd buy it in a heart beat to save half over the new Evo3. I have the original NSS and its perfect for my needs. I'd love to find a new Evo2!
Forum: Gulf Coast
06-28-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 797
Posted By ifsteve

Just read all the algae reports. No thanks.

Just read all the algae reports. No thanks.
06-28-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,244
Posted By ifsteve

The only reason to avoid LiFePO4 batteries is the...

The only reason to avoid LiFePO4 batteries is the initial cost.

1. The weigh much less than a wet cell or AGM.
2. They are much more efficient in use. Depth of Discharge is much better with a Li...
Forum: Gulf Coast
06-23-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,199
Posted By ifsteve

Thats kind of surprising for a yacht club....

Thats kind of surprising for a yacht club. Especially when they have had thefts before.
Replies: 2
Views: 1,097
Posted By ifsteve

Gil, shhh. I keep telling people we don't have...

Gil, shhh. I keep telling people we don't have any fish in Idaho...lol...
Forum: Gulf Coast
06-23-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,199
Posted By ifsteve

What a sucky deal. Anybody know if the BWYC has...

What a sucky deal. Anybody know if the BWYC has cameras?
06-22-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 681
Posted By ifsteve

1. I agree that marine Li ion batteries and...

1. I agree that marine Li ion batteries and chargers are much safer than those used in tools and phones for example.
but
2. The key for safety is to use lithium iron phosphate batteries. By far the...
06-21-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 681
Posted By ifsteve

That is one of the major advantages to a lithium...

That is one of the major advantages to a lithium ion battery. My next boat is going to have a 24v Li for the trolling motor.
Forum: Gulf Coast
06-13-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 982
Posted By ifsteve

If anybody does go could you check on any show...

If anybody does go could you check on any show prices for a Simrad NSS9 Evo 3 please?
06-03-2019, 05:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 146
Posted By ifsteve

https://www.gpsbabel.org/ This tool works...

https://www.gpsbabel.org/

This tool works pretty well. There is a set of instructions once you download the tool. The general steps are to download all your data onto a SD card. Load card into...
Forum: Gulf Coast
06-01-2019, 05:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,715
Posted By ifsteve

Now think about this for just a second. So what...

Now think about this for just a second. So what happens if you had fish for dinner last night. Is it still in your system? Is that part of your possession limit?
Forum: Gulf Coast
05-30-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,715
Posted By ifsteve

If its consumed then its no longer in your bag.

If its consumed then its no longer in your bag.
Forum: Gulf Coast
05-21-2019, 05:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,857
Posted By ifsteve

Just remember that no matter what site you use...

Just remember that no matter what site you use and model(s) they are using its still a predictive measure. I typically figure at least 50% on top of the forecast. If they predict 1-2s you can bet...
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By ifsteve

Well when it comes to skiffs most guys are...

Well when it comes to skiffs most guys are already using AGMs (me included). Suzuki needs to join this century. Lead acid is old school and too heavy for the amps. But thanks for the reply.
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By ifsteve

Suzuki Warranty and LiFe Cranking Battery

I am having a new skiff built and it looks like it will be either a 60 or 90. One of the things being done to keep draft to a minimum is to go with a single 24v LiFe battery for the trolling motor....
05-17-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 112
Posted By ifsteve

Outboard Motor Warranty and Li Battery

Likely going to be going with a Suzuki outboard on my new boat. For draft purposes I am going with Li batteries for the trolling motor. Also thinking of going with a Li batter for the cranking...
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