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05-12-2019, 04:58 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 18,753
Posted By Matson57

Heading (not course) up

Heading up for me except when offshore with no reference points, then it’s north up. The difference in heading and course when running gives you a good indication of current.
04-23-2019, 05:07 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,547
Posted By Matson57

G2 300 exoerience

I’m on my 3rd pair of G2s on a 33 Dusky. Unbelievable torque and fuel economy. They completely transformed the heavy Dusky hull. Yes there have been minor sensor related issues and a lower unit...
03-03-2019, 05:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 731
Posted By Matson57

Aviation radio backup

The aircraft frequency band is line of sight. I carry a handheld aviation radio in my ditch bag along with an IFR chart for the area which shows the frequencies in use for any given area. No need to...
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-27-2019, 05:01 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,049
Posted By Matson57

My first shotgun was a single barrel .410 with a...

My first shotgun was a single barrel .410 with a hammer. Bad choice for a kid and very dangerous releasing the hammer. Next gun was a 1100 20ga which had less recoil and much safer to operate. Good...
02-18-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,308
Posted By Matson57

Anchor your hand palm on the binnacle and grab...

Anchor your hand palm on the binnacle and grab the throttle at the base. You sometimes have to have a hand on the throttles to run safely.
02-18-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 56,696
Posted By Matson57

Freeman 34 with 425s

A single 425 won’t plane the Freeman 34. At least not with 1/2 fuel and 6 folk onboard at the MIami Boat Show
01-02-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,525
Posted By Matson57

They used a lot of wood up until around 1998....

They used a lot of wood up until around 1998. Make sure you don’t buy older than that.
Good solid boat. I had one for 10 years and was never uncomfortable in any sea conditions. Must have trim...
12-23-2018, 06:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,279
Posted By Matson57

i would recommend 80# minimum. Too easy to chafe...

i would recommend 80# minimum. Too easy to chafe and break the lighter lines. My LP has 7,000+’ of 130#.
12-15-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,290
Posted By Matson57

install a solenoid switch that activates from...

install a solenoid switch that activates from either side. On each side I have 1 starting battery and 2 house batteries. One charging circuit tops up the starting battery and the other circuit...
12-06-2018, 06:07 AM
Replies: 826
Views: 140,757
Posted By Matson57

You will love the G2’s. They are absolute game...

You will love the G2’s. They are absolute game changers vs 4-stroke technology. Light weight, high torque, no crankcase oil changes, and the most fuel efficient motors on the market.
12-03-2018, 04:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 306
Posted By Matson57

Wahoo are here. Some YFT on 12mb as well as the...

Wahoo are here. Some YFT on 12mb as well as the offshore banks, and Dolphin still around. Blackfin and Skipjack tuna here as always. Swordfish are also here but very few boats targeting them. Follow...
11-27-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 24,998
Posted By Matson57

YFT off Cayman Brac

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YFT attacking a bait ball off Cayman Brac, BWI
11-15-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,575
Posted By Matson57

Freeman delivery slot sale/swap wanted

I want to buy a Freeman delivery slot that is within 12 months or less. I will pay a cash premium plus give you my 34/37 slot for a Fall 2020 build. All offers considered.
PM me.
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