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11-01-2019, 06:56 AM
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Posted By pooldoo73

How do you prohibit bottom tending gear but allow...

How do you prohibit bottom tending gear but allow shrimp trawls?
11-01-2019, 05:55 AM
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Posted By pooldoo73

My boat will run 25 at 5100rpm on one engine with...

My boat will run 25 at 5100rpm on one engine with 5 people, couple hundred lbs. in the coffin box, and 130 gallons of fuel. It would turn up to 5300wot. I have twin 300's on my boat. Still don't...
10-31-2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,666
Posted By pooldoo73

The strakes are usually filled with putty(heavy)...

The strakes are usually filled with putty(heavy) or foam(light). Don't have to worry about the fabric not laying in the strakes during glassing or something like that.
10-31-2019, 06:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,666
Posted By pooldoo73

That looks very nice. I can't wait to see it down...

That looks very nice. I can't wait to see it down in Venice.
10-29-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,552
Posted By pooldoo73

Sounds like it could be a good trip. Need to...

Sounds like it could be a good trip. Need to leave soon to beat the ice.
Forum: Gulf Coast
10-29-2019, 05:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,483
Posted By pooldoo73

Kelly Services in Louisiana has big commercial...

Kelly Services in Louisiana has big commercial mulchers that they hire out for land clearing. It is a big machine. Called a GyroTrak 25 (GT-25). It has an 8 foot wide cutter and can clear several...
10-27-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2,691
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Posted By pooldoo73

Gmack, It could be on the front, but the first...

Gmack,
It could be on the front, but the first time the prop cavitates u can bring in lines and head to a different school of fish. And so could the rest of the guys fishing that school.
You will...
10-27-2019, 05:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,790
Posted By pooldoo73

I would think all of the titanium "fittings" must...

I would think all of the titanium "fittings" must be screw-less. Another reason for the outrageous price of new boats.
10-26-2019, 06:53 AM
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Posted By pooldoo73

A trolling motor on the rear is all but required...

A trolling motor on the rear is all but required to troll for tarpon in the Venice area if u want to catch fish.
A trolling motor at the rear is nothing like an anchor off the rear anyway. You just...
10-22-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,677
Posted By pooldoo73

Those engines should match the boat nicely. ...

Those engines should match the boat nicely.
What is the boat they came off of? Looks like a Dargel type hull, but with 600 hp.
10-19-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 686
Posted By pooldoo73

If u know the weight will be fine, install them....

If u know the weight will be fine, install them. Verify insurance coverage first, but nothing else to worry about.
10-19-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 686
Posted By pooldoo73

U may need to look at the newer v-6 mercury if u...

U may need to look at the newer v-6 mercury if u want v-6 power. Or u could go with the I-4 Suzuki or Yamaha 200. To keep the weight down.
10-19-2019, 05:26 AM
Replies: 1,700
Views: 296,155
Posted By pooldoo73

Diverboy, Look at post 1662. I posted the few...

Diverboy,
Look at post 1662. I posted the few numbers I recorded on my first trip out.
10-18-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 124
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Posted By pooldoo73

FLIR would have done no good in t his situation....

FLIR would have done no good in t his situation. Wasn't looking at electronics when it happened. Radar would have worked also.
10-18-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,971
Posted By pooldoo73

What 4 stroke 25hp motors weigh 105 lbs.? My...

What 4 stroke 25hp motors weigh 105 lbs.?

My old 50hp 2-stroke Tohatsu weighed 152 lbs.
10-18-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,971
Posted By pooldoo73

All day long. small 2 strokes are so much lighter...

All day long. small 2 strokes are so much lighter than the 4 stroke motors. We have 3 25hp mercuries that we rotate out at the camp.
10-18-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 1,700
Views: 296,155
Posted By pooldoo73

Does that boat have some kind of extra storage at...

Does that boat have some kind of extra storage at the bow? Looks like a step up.
10-18-2019, 06:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 593
Posted By pooldoo73

Pro staff guys have twins and trips for sale on...

Pro staff guys have twins and trips for sale on this site often. U should not have a problem finding a good set of motors.
10-17-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 918
Posted By pooldoo73

There was nothing added to the gelcoat that was...

There was nothing added to the gelcoat that was rolled on my floor. The texture was straight from the roller. Not sure how or if it was thinned, but nothing was added.
10-17-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2,691
Views: 803,936
Posted By pooldoo73

Venice captain fished one of the redfish...

Venice captain fished one of the redfish tournaments in his 36 contender with trips about 10 years back. Weather was ultra terrible all weekend so he pulled out his big boat for the second day.
10-16-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 29,774
Posted By pooldoo73

Is that a "defect" or is there a reason for the...

Is that a "defect" or is there a reason for the specific hull shape?
10-15-2019, 01:29 PM
10-15-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By pooldoo73

Garmin has a function that ties depth readings to...

Garmin has a function that ties depth readings to GPS coordinates to give you bottom structure. Definitely won't give u colored images, but it might give you what you need.
10-15-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 918
Posted By pooldoo73

The glass shops non-skid gel coat all the time....

The glass shops non-skid gel coat all the time. It was rolled on my last boat and the texture was almost the same as the rest of the floor. Not diamond skid, but the roughened texture you see on most...
10-14-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,390
Posted By pooldoo73

There seems to be a lot of electrical connections...

There seems to be a lot of electrical connections in the bilge area. Pie plates in the splash well may be impossible to access without sinking the boat if conditions are rough. Lots of single clamped...
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