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Forum: The Carolinas
06-22-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 230
Posted By thechumbucket

Brian Apple Restoration Boatworks 910 297-...

Brian Apple
Restoration Boatworks
910 297- 9676
Forum: The Carolinas
06-12-2019, 04:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,192
Posted By thechumbucket

I see this boat all the time, lives across the...

I see this boat all the time, lives across the creek from me. Nice ride. Shame she was stolen, but what a break to have tire blow and be abandoned at truck stop. Hope you get her back in time for...
Forum: The Carolinas
06-10-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 843
Posted By thechumbucket

https://www.uship.com/ Might find what you...

https://www.uship.com/

Might find what you need there
Forum: The Carolinas
05-27-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,789
Posted By thechumbucket

Thumbs up nice fish, good work

nice fish, good work
Forum: The Carolinas
05-17-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 755
Posted By thechumbucket

Made one tuna trip last year outta Oregon Inlet,...

Made one tuna trip last year outta Oregon Inlet, caught 3 YFT with one coming from a red/white Nomad DTX rigged with 130# flouro.
Forum: The Carolinas
05-12-2019, 05:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,547
Posted By thechumbucket

wow, nice surprise!

wow, nice surprise!
Forum: The Carolinas
05-09-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,475
Posted By thechumbucket

latest surveys are out ...

latest surveys are out

http://saw-nav.usace.army.mil/INLETS/TOPSAIL/Topsail_Inlet.pdf
http://saw-nav.usace.army.mil/INLETS/TOPSAIL/Topsail_Creek.pdf
Forum: The Carolinas
04-21-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,819
Posted By thechumbucket

I've been dealing with same issue for the last 5...

I've been dealing with same issue for the last 5 years. Left the boat tied up many a night without problem. Yes, there will be boat wakes. Bumpers and proper use of lines will mitigate effects. Start...
02-12-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 773
Posted By thechumbucket

try this link https://youtu.be/pxOE4jOI-qo ...

try this link https://youtu.be/pxOE4jOI-qo

Dropped down 140' early in morning, so a little dark. I caught the big gag on the left hand of the screen at 46 second a mark a few minutes later
02-12-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 773
Posted By thechumbucket

The garmin virb connects to 7612 via local wifi...

The garmin virb connects to 7612 via local wifi network. No cables. Easy.
02-12-2019, 05:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 773
Posted By thechumbucket

I recently switched from Gopro to Garmin Virb....

I recently switched from Gopro to Garmin Virb. Can view the footage on the boat through my Garmin 7612. The two interface seamlessly. Helps me know what's down there. Have had trips where we fished a...
Forum: The Carolinas
02-06-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 641
Posted By thechumbucket

Agree with Tropical Lightening recommendation...

Agree with Tropical Lightening recommendation (and warnings on too many of them). As for neighborhoods in Hampstead with boat ramp, depends on how much you draw. Some have a ramp that works for a...
Forum: The Carolinas
01-31-2019, 04:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,102
Posted By thechumbucket

NC Farm Bureau took great care of us after Flo....

NC Farm Bureau took great care of us after Flo. Adjuster out within a week and a check 2 weeks later. Couldn't have asked for better service
Forum: The Carolinas
10-30-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,732
Posted By thechumbucket

Building a better dock

Had some discussions on this on another recent thread. https://www.thehulltruth.com/carolinas/964304-alternatives-wood-decking-docks.html

We can't afford hog slat docks and are looking to build a...
Forum: The Carolinas
10-07-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,214
Posted By thechumbucket

I'm right across from you in Waters Edge. Keeping...

I'm right across from you in Waters Edge. Keeping my little mckee craft up on the creek since our ICW docks are no longer, will say hi next time I see you out.
Forum: The Carolinas
10-06-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,214
Posted By thechumbucket

Just took a boat ride down ICW. Saw 4-5 hog slat...

Just took a boat ride down ICW. Saw 4-5 hog slat docks near me that were wrecked. They didn't seem bolted down and storm surge shuffled them like cards
Forum: The Carolinas
10-05-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,214
Posted By thechumbucket

Thanks Billy, appreciate it. Looks like a couple...

Thanks Billy, appreciate it. Looks like a couple of those panels lifted right off with the storm surge, broke where screwed down. Food for thought...

Anybody know a marine contractor in...
Forum: The Carolinas
10-03-2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,214
Posted By thechumbucket

Thanks one wolf. A lot of good info there....

Thanks one wolf. A lot of good info there. Probably going to avoid the wood decking, but sure is some good info for the infrastructure in general.

Seems like a lot of hog slat fans out there. But...
Forum: The Carolinas
10-03-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,214
Posted By thechumbucket

Yes we could do that but labor intensive for...

Yes we could do that but labor intensive for several hundred foot long dock. Plus just looking to avoid the maintenance hassle of wood that warps, splinters, etc
Forum: The Carolinas
10-03-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,214
Posted By thechumbucket

Alternatives to wood decking on docks

Like many others, we lost our dock on the ICW from the storm surge. The surge uplifted the fixed pier and then it crumbled all to hell (it was 15 years old and had seen better days). I'm looking to...
Forum: The Carolinas
10-01-2018, 06:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,062
Posted By thechumbucket

I've been researching metal roofs after losing...

I've been researching metal roofs after losing panels of my 4 year old standing seam roof during Matthew and Florence. Both times suffered water damage inside as a result. Going to replace rather...
Forum: The Carolinas
09-14-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,235
Posted By thechumbucket

live in hampstead, have had plenty of damage,...

live in hampstead, have had plenty of damage, don't think florence took it easy on us at all. Glad Brad and Co. OK but lots of us in hampstead have major damage
Forum: The Carolinas
06-02-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,670
Posted By thechumbucket

What Greg Manning said. Use a heavy as hell...

What Greg Manning said. Use a heavy as hell anchor, 1 size bigger than recommended for you size boat. Plus a foot of chain per foot of boat. Use 3/8 chain, it should weigh 1.5# per foot. Learn to fly...
Forum: The Carolinas
06-01-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,303
Posted By thechumbucket

the cable will tell you a recommended crimp size....

the cable will tell you a recommended crimp size. If using AFW, use their sleeves. If using 7 strand, use their sleeves. I have found that the recommended sleeves are a little big. I usually go down...
Forum: The Carolinas
05-31-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,303
Posted By thechumbucket

I feel your pain. Have been through many trials...

I feel your pain. Have been through many trials and tribulations with diving plugs for wahoo, etc. As you said, mono will get cut off. Single strand is prone to cycling and breaking from the wobble...
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