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04-08-2020, 11:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,031
Posted By GaryCrow

Running on the muffs is fine but it's not going...

Running on the muffs is fine but it's not going to charge the battery, the alternator puts out too little output at idle to do much and idle is about all you want to do on the muffs. If the battery...
03-27-2020, 06:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 688
Posted By GaryCrow

ATF is sometimes added to diesel fuel to help...

ATF is sometimes added to diesel fuel to help keep the injection pump lubricated. The Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel fuel sold now is refined to remove the sulfur which is a lubricant, it's done for...
03-26-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 688
Posted By GaryCrow

You must get all the air out of the system before...

You must get all the air out of the system before running it or you're going to have a lesson in bleeding the injector lines. How you get that air out is up to you, either by pre-filling or some...
Forum: Gulf Coast
02-25-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,742
Posted By GaryCrow

I'm no expert but I fish those waters with a Key...

I'm no expert but I fish those waters with a Key West 203. It's not a bay boat but doesn't draft much so I can get into some pretty shallow water. I'm happy with my boat for general use down there,...
Forum: Gulf Coast
02-05-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By GaryCrow

I've never seen it fill up. No charge as said and...

I've never seen it fill up. No charge as said and no problem leaving it for a couple of days. I don't recall seeing fresh water but it might be there. Pass Christian has another nice big boat ramp...
12-16-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,195
Posted By GaryCrow

I like to leave them out because it annoys the...

I like to leave them out because it annoys the obnoxious busybodies that constantly worry about stupid chit. Occasionally you'll get a busybody that's wound extra tight and he'll go all apoplectic...
12-15-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,571
Posted By GaryCrow

I fly for a cargo airline and we have jumpseats...

I fly for a cargo airline and we have jumpseats on board where we can carry a few passengers. The only electrical outlet on some of our planes is in the lavatory, the toilets are the old style with...
12-02-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,569
Posted By GaryCrow

Ohhhhh.....You must be one of them there experts....

Ohhhhh.....You must be one of them there experts. I've heard about you guys but never actually got to converse with one.
12-01-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,569
Posted By GaryCrow

Name any premium vehicle manufacturer that still...

Name any premium vehicle manufacturer that still uses a timing belt in their vehicle? You can't because they don't. Most got away from belts by 2005 because the chain is clearly superior. None of the...
12-01-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,569
Posted By GaryCrow

I will never, ever buy another vehicle with a...

I will never, ever buy another vehicle with a timing belt. Thankfully most vehicle manufacturers have gone to timing chains instead of belts for new vehicles. There's only one reason to use a belt...
11-21-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,863
Posted By GaryCrow

I mounted a new side scan transducer last fall...

I mounted a new side scan transducer last fall and I used Marine Tex white to fill the old holes, sanded it flush then acetoned and scuffed the whole area before putting a Stern Pad over it. The...
10-25-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,972
Posted By GaryCrow

White smoke from a diesel is usually a sign of...

White smoke from a diesel is usually a sign of incomplete combustion from it either not being warmed up enough or an air restriction. I'd change filters first, air and fuel, and possibly look to see...
Forum: Gulf Coast
10-03-2019, 01:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,379
Posted By GaryCrow

In Mississippi county sheriffs can't use radar....

In Mississippi county sheriffs can't use radar. Towns/cities can only use radar if they have 2000 people "upon the streets" as the law is written. Note it doesn't say population which is a loophole...
09-24-2019, 01:22 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,125
Posted By GaryCrow

I gave up boycotting singers and actors because...

I gave up boycotting singers and actors because of their lefty politics a long time ago. If I boycotted all the leftists in music I'd never hear another song. I like Buffet's stuff and he'll admit he...
09-24-2019, 12:58 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,063
Posted By GaryCrow

Maybe it's happened, but I have never heard of...

Maybe it's happened, but I have never heard of anyone getting hit by a stray round while shooting offshore. The notion that it's somehow dangerous to shoot over water that you can see and clear for...
09-24-2019, 12:38 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 11,630
Posted By GaryCrow

Cute saying that if you substitute "car" for...

Cute saying that if you substitute "car" for "boat" has been going around the hotrod world for about 50 years. The problem is that those saying it have a fundamental misunderstanding of physics. ...
09-10-2019, 11:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 606
Posted By GaryCrow

Mine is attached to the waist belt of my Onyx...

Mine is attached to the waist belt of my Onyx inflatable. I never take it off, it stays with the vest so whenever I'm wearing the vest I have the PLB on too.
08-28-2019, 12:48 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,457
Posted By GaryCrow

I wrap them in saran wrap and put them on a...

I wrap them in saran wrap and put them on a cookie sheet in the freezer for about an hour before vacuum sealing. Pre-freezing them keeps the vacuum sealer from sucking any moisture into the seal,...
08-23-2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,996
Posted By GaryCrow

My boat came with a small chartplotter that I...

My boat came with a small chartplotter that I found to be almost useless in navigating, it was too small. Last year I used my Ipad with navionics as my primary navigation source and it did OK but...
Forum: Gulf Coast
08-11-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,842
Posted By GaryCrow

Because they're not native to my area...

Because they're not native to my area (Mississippi) and have caused widespread destruction to the native fauna here since they expanded into this area in the 1960's. They're not native to Comfort...
Forum: Gulf Coast
08-11-2019, 12:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,489
Posted By GaryCrow

That's one (of many) reasons I avoid that tunnel...

That's one (of many) reasons I avoid that tunnel like the plague and use the Africatown bridge.
Forum: Gulf Coast
08-11-2019, 12:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,842
Posted By GaryCrow

That's one mangy coyote. It needs to be shot,...

That's one mangy coyote. It needs to be shot, but that's true of all coyotes.
08-11-2019, 12:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,575
Posted By GaryCrow

I bought a 2013 key west in 2017 and the JBL...

I bought a 2013 key west in 2017 and the JBL speakers were working but basically shot. I replaced them with Pioneers that sound just as good to me (I'm pretty much deaf) and were cheap. They're...
08-06-2019, 12:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,665
Posted By GaryCrow

Had a guy on my flight from DFW to LAX today...

Had a guy on my flight from DFW to LAX today carrying a two piece rod with a reel spooled with braid on board. Saw him walking around DFW with it and boarding my flight with it in hand, nobody said...
07-17-2019, 02:11 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 15,183
Posted By GaryCrow

I have to drive an hour to a Wal-Mart. Do people...

I have to drive an hour to a Wal-Mart. Do people make important decisions like this based on something as silly as having to drive a few extra miles? I can see it becoming a factor if you're in...
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