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10-10-2019, 01:23 PM
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Posted By 2dogs1949

I tied my stern eyes to a tree in the yard. Put...

I tied my stern eyes to a tree in the yard. Put some slack in the winch cable, pull the truck forward, cinder blocks under both corners with wood on top to protect the gelcoat. More slack in the...
10-08-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 730
Posted By 2dogs1949

I have been running aluminum in salt since 2006....

I have been running aluminum in salt since 2006. I trailer 100%. With you budget look for used. You would be hard pressed to find a LUND new for that kind of money.
A Maycraft 1700 pr 1800 would be...
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-07-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,787
Posted By 2dogs1949

I got the shot ONCE, sure enough got the flu....

I got the shot ONCE, sure enough got the flu. First and last time!!
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-30-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 789
Posted By 2dogs1949

Hotel Buena Vista, East Cape of Mexico on the Sea...

Hotel Buena Vista, East Cape of Mexico on the Sea of Cortez. They have their own fleet of boats.
09-27-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,776
Posted By 2dogs1949

New Maycraft. Saved $4500 over my local dealer....

New Maycraft. Saved $4500 over my local dealer. South Jersey to Richmond, Va,

I sold an Lund Alaskan 1800 in 2010. New owner drove in from Nebraska, here 30 minutes and started home.
09-27-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,744
Posted By 2dogs1949

I tie a line to the stern cleat, back down the...

I tie a line to the stern cleat, back down the ramp throw the line up onto the bulkhead, (no floating dock next to the ramp) back to float the boat. Go up to the bulkhead and grab the line and tie...
09-17-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 903,153
Posted By 2dogs1949

She sure doesn't look like she is over 40 and...

She sure doesn't look like she is over 40 and neither does the dog.
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-16-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 480
Views: 80,933
Posted By 2dogs1949

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/ken_pez_gallo_75c9c2468d985460dfe8d7b3bd894a0584fe56ae.jpg
Rooster and me, Baja.
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-16-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,750
Posted By 2dogs1949

Congrats!!! Remember you get out what you put in.

Congrats!!! Remember you get out what you put in.
09-13-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,778
Posted By 2dogs1949

Hotel Buena Vista on the East Cape of Baja. Away...

Hotel Buena Vista on the East Cape of Baja. Away from it all. Excellent food. Their own fleet of boats. I always go in October, second week, Roosters, sails, stripes tuna mahi. It's all going on...
09-12-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,221
Posted By 2dogs1949

BTW, check your ball from time to time to be sure...

BTW, check your ball from time to time to be sure it;s still tight. I trailer 100% and my nut backed off to the point where I could feel the jerk when I pulled out. Had a lock washer too and it still...
09-10-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,221
Posted By 2dogs1949

Greased the hitch goes on easier where it may...

Greased the hitch goes on easier where it may hang otherwise.
09-06-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,966
Posted By 2dogs1949

I bought a used, but not abused freshwater boat,...

I bought a used, but not abused freshwater boat, that fit my style of saltwater fishing. Added a MK I-Pilot, power pole and lowrance and off we went.
09-01-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,025
Posted By 2dogs1949

If I were doing this, I would leave the old...

If I were doing this, I would leave the old engine, most of it anyway, in the belly. It needs the weight for stability. Maybe a single 300 or 350 would work. Current outboards are very reliable.
08-28-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 180
Posted By 2dogs1949

NO, what they said.

NO, what they said.
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-27-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,306
Posted By 2dogs1949

Hiding from the googans

Hiding from the googans
08-23-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 308
Posted By 2dogs1949

My last one was a 55 lb Co-Pilot with a remote. I...

My last one was a 55 lb Co-Pilot with a remote. I wore the remote on my right wrist like a watch. Over steering was easy to do, a lot of corrections. I spent 35 to 40 % of my time steering as I...
08-22-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,722
Posted By 2dogs1949

I fish docks lights at night. Never get out on...

I fish docks lights at night. Never get out on someones dock, period!!.. It's a learned skill. I use spinning and fly tackle. Some of the owners know from seeing me around and will ask how I'm...
08-19-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,025
Posted By 2dogs1949

https://www.frabill.com/nets/view-all-nets?p=2 ...

https://www.frabill.com/nets/view-all-nets?p=2



Frabil Hyber net. Everything goes into the handle. Got a better price from Amazon. (https://www.frabill.com/nets/view-all-nets?p=2)
08-19-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 18,440
Posted By 2dogs1949

I have auto inflates on the boat. If alone or at...

I have auto inflates on the boat. If alone or at night I always wear it. I even put a boarding ladder on the transom in case my old ass falls in.
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-14-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 788
Posted By 2dogs1949

We have a family member doing it, First here in...

We have a family member doing it, First here in NJ then they moved to Florida. They went after the local baseball little league and did well with it. So well that they still do the local teams from...
08-14-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By 2dogs1949

Depends on the depth of water you are in. I...

Depends on the depth of water you are in.
I used an 8' fiberglass pole and rope for years. Worked fine except on hard bottom.
Last year I installed a power pole. No more poles for me. Sticks no...
08-09-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 28,622
Posted By 2dogs1949

I have watched each day from 4 to close. I...

I have watched each day from 4 to close. I understand the commercials but for gods sake get rid of the music. Half the time they forget to turn it off and you can't hear the important stuff. To much...
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-08-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,014
Posted By 2dogs1949

Large metal trashcan half filled with water....

Large metal trashcan half filled with water. Plank from the ground to the lip of the can. Aluminum foil boat with 2 Oreo's in it. End of problem.
08-08-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 25,467
Posted By 2dogs1949

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-vbulletin/1200x1600/sami_10_months_1782a7a38bbc6c70ade70d553dbe9ece96f7b556.jpg
My second American Water Spaniel, Sami 8 months old in this photo.
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