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Today, 12:24 PM
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Posted By dspencer

I think thats Jimmy Houston from last year. ...

I think thats Jimmy Houston from last year. Sadly I believe he's fished his last tournament but he's old and healthy.
I used to competitively fish and shared a boat with him in 1996 at Megabucks. ...
06-28-2019, 04:31 PM
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Views: 1,200
Posted By dspencer

I splice have spliced 40 Momoi into JB 60HC with...

I splice have spliced 40 Momoi into JB 60HC with no problems.
One thing that will make it a better serve that some do not do is to stretch the line where you tie off the serve. For 40 lb line put...
06-28-2019, 03:46 PM
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Posted By dspencer

Marx, I live next to you in Grand Prairie. I...

Marx, I live next to you in Grand Prairie.
I have been a ham for several decades, starting out around 1980. I have an extra class license but have not been active for a long time. I used to play...
06-28-2019, 04:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 786
Posted By dspencer

https://www.thehulltruth.com/boating-forum/819270-...

https://www.thehulltruth.com/boating-forum/819270-bleeding-hydraulic-steering-yourself-3.html

I think this may be the thread you are looking for. It has the one person system with several hoses.
06-27-2019, 05:27 PM
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Views: 5,090
Posted By dspencer

The difference between 20 and 25 watts is almost...

The difference between 20 and 25 watts is almost nothing. Doubling the power will give you a 3db gain.
06-23-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By dspencer

https://www.consumerreports.org/car-maintenance/st...

https://www.consumerreports.org/car-maintenance/study-shows-top-tier-gasoline-worth-extra-price/
06-23-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 422
Posted By dspencer

They have a little known rating. Top tier pumps...

They have a little known rating. Top tier pumps are labeled. Numerous car manufacturers recommend it.

https://www.yourmechanic.com/article/which-gas-stations-have-the-best-quality-gas
06-18-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 59,679
Posted By dspencer

Yes, starting in the early 90's. OMC started...

Yes, starting in the early 90's. OMC started rating their hp at the prop in order to have a slightly higher hp motor to compete with the other motors. Everyone followed.
06-18-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 59,679
Posted By dspencer

Their racing division builds consumer motors too....

Their racing division builds consumer motors too. The 2 stroke 300XS was built by the racing division. They also had a version of the 250 ProXS which had the designation 250XS. The two motors were...
06-16-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,411
Posted By dspencer

How do you purge the grease from a trailer? With...

How do you purge the grease from a trailer? With bearing buddies with a grease zerk I can see how you put a little grease where does the grease come out at? Plus how does the grease travel through...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-14-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 15,805
Posted By dspencer

Originally Posted by Grunts N Grits...

Originally Posted by Grunts N Grits https://www.thehulltruth.com/images/buttons/viewpost.gif (https://www.thehulltruth.com/showthread.php?p=12625917#post12625917)
Yes let's all focus on everything...
06-11-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 993
Posted By dspencer

Crank to start. Deep to house. If thats what...

Crank to start. Deep to house.
If thats what you are asking.
06-03-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 467
Posted By dspencer

The Mercury has been around since 2013 I think....

The Mercury has been around since 2013 I think. Its has a good history and the one I'd get if motor was the only factor.
06-03-2019, 03:13 PM
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Views: 99,088
Posted By dspencer

Mercury already gets 350 hp out of a 7 cylinder...

Mercury already gets 350 hp out of a 7 cylinder 2.6L in the Verado.
Putting a supercharger in the V8 4.6L would be almost impossible without making a larger cowling. The design to get the space...
06-02-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By dspencer

Take measurements after you warm it up. If they...

Take measurements after you warm it up. If they are still that far apart you have problems that need attention before it goes boom.
It may have something to do with you tuning the carbs. The motor...
06-01-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 955
Posted By dspencer

What motor? IMO you don't need a charger unless...

What motor? IMO you don't need a charger unless you don't use the boat for weeks at a time.
Then its important to keep the battery topped of. A trickle charger is inexpensive and would do that for...
05-26-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,657
Posted By dspencer

Looking at your pics I would say a jackplate will...

Looking at your pics I would say a jackplate will make your rig perform better. Moving it back allows less turbulence. I would go at least 10" but every boat is different and it may make your boat...
05-25-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,167
Posted By dspencer

4 posts and it almost sounds like what a motor...

4 posts and it almost sounds like what a motor would do as its coming out of the hole.

Are you new to boating?
05-24-2019, 05:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 281
Posted By dspencer

If the boat lift has power to operate the lift it...

If the boat lift has power to operate the lift it seems it would be simple to have an electrician install a plug.
But if he chooses to go solar an 80 watt panel with a controller would work,...
05-23-2019, 04:31 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,191
Posted By dspencer

If you compare your 21.5 mpg (21-22), you are...

If you compare your 21.5 mpg (21-22), you are comparing a truck that only gets 15.5 mpg.
Every 1500 truck with highway gears get much better than that. Most likely if you are comparing a truck's...
05-20-2019, 04:55 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,988
Posted By dspencer

Don't forget the BMW X5 diesel. Its supposedly a...

Don't forget the BMW X5 diesel. Its supposedly a capable tower up to 7k and there is one THT guide that lives here in Texas and pulls with his daily.

I have a 2000 Dodge Cummins and my daughter...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-19-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,422
Posted By dspencer

I get dragged to cruises now and then. Nothing...

I get dragged to cruises now and then. Nothing special except the Alaska cruise in 2009 as a graduation present for my daughter.

I go for the soft serve ice cream and not having to use the phone...
05-12-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 49,899
Posted By dspencer

pas, I see what you did there are those little...

pas, I see what you did there are those little aluminum tabs and 14g wire. Would that be good if you needed to use high current?
05-12-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 696
Posted By dspencer

I am not sure I would notice a difference in my...

I am not sure I would notice a difference in my boat. Its light weight and fast.
I doubt it affects your boat performance more than 1%.If you want you can take a file to it and take out the yucky...
05-09-2019, 05:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,939
Posted By dspencer

Call Mercury and see if your rep is full of it.

Call Mercury and see if your rep is full of it.
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