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Forum: Gulf Coast
10-09-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,116
Posted By knotreel

looks like somebody did some patching with that...

looks like somebody did some patching with that white stuff that is spread around on your bilge wiring,hose and pump, I would be curious to know what went on there, is there a crack under that...
Forum: Gulf Coast
10-08-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,116
Posted By knotreel

"Just realizing have leak in rear compartment...

"Just realizing have leak in rear compartment where all main hoses and electrical come into boat." Maybe you could clarify that, electrical and hoses come into the boat? So, apparently it is not...
Forum: Gulf Coast
10-05-2020, 06:35 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 9,166
Posted By knotreel

might be two storms!

might be two storms!
Forum: Gulf Coast
10-05-2020, 06:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,611
Posted By knotreel

we sometimes got pieces of coral that came up...

we sometimes got pieces of coral that came up with our anchor.. and stuff like other anchors, some were BIG.
Forum: Gulf Coast
10-04-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,611
Posted By knotreel

it's not just that it is no longer a YFT hot...

it's not just that it is no longer a YFT hot spot, all the fish that were there "back in the day" are mostly moved on. The YFT were a fall and winter thing but summer time you would catch Bonita...
Forum: Gulf Coast
09-08-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,228
Posted By knotreel

Yup. those things are picky, blew two on one...

Yup. those things are picky, blew two on one trip. I hated paying the obnoxious 20 bucks for the Suzuki brand. I did my research and bought some K&N oil filters based on the thicker metal canister. ...
Forum: Gulf Coast
09-02-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 917
Posted By knotreel

you can read Linda Greenlaw's book, "The Hungery...

you can read Linda Greenlaw's book, "The Hungery Ocean". she pretty much covers the whole night time procedure plus it's a good read so you wont loose even if you don't catch. We have fished and...
08-15-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By knotreel

just guessing but your unit may be picking up...

just guessing but your unit may be picking up some water "structure", thermocline, or dirty/clean layer. try lowering the gain. Are you interested in seeing fish on or near the bottom in 1000+ depth...
Forum: Gulf Coast
08-10-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 182
Posted By knotreel

i am not sure but the oil pump might be on the...

i am not sure but the oil pump might be on the star side you could disconnect the oil line exiting the pump and spin the motor awhile . not much will come out at 50:1 but some should drip out.
Forum: Gulf Coast
08-10-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 182
Posted By knotreel

Is it VRO or Ficht fuel injection. in case of...

Is it VRO or Ficht fuel injection. in case of the VRO (carb engine) the oil is mixed with the fuel in the VRO/fuel pump unit. IF the VRO is working then you are good. But the part I like about the...
Forum: Gulf Coast
07-26-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By knotreel

I use to try an set the drags on our 621's at the...

I use to try an set the drags on our 621's at the desired "strike" drag which I estimated at about 1/2 lever advance. This has lead to problems of sometime way too much since as noted a little...
Forum: Gulf Coast
07-20-2020, 06:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By knotreel

you probably need to service the drag, clean the...

you probably need to service the drag, clean the surfaces and lightly grease them with marine grease. Mine don't really jump but they can not be allowed to have drag continuously pulled or the drag...
Forum: Gulf Coast
07-19-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 698
Posted By knotreel

I have always liked the "base" Insite map on my...

I have always liked the "base" Insite map on my NSE.. The aftermarket HD versions are better looking in the 3D style view, but in deep-ish water, like 500'-2000' depths, my base map in "shaded...
Forum: Gulf Coast
07-18-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By knotreel

metal spool for 621 Kristal

Anybody have or know anything about the metal spool option for these reels? My 621's have some time on them and the drags have always been sketchy at best. By sketchy I mean they can overheat pretty...
Forum: Gulf Coast
07-10-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 37,730
Posted By knotreel

Seriously good looking and it must be rocket...

Seriously good looking and it must be rocket fast. I can't believe you got all that detail rigging done so fast at the end. With boats that you do, or do over, you never really finish them. But right...
Forum: Gulf Coast
06-30-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,567
Posted By knotreel

there's that old saying about double hook rigs,...

there's that old saying about double hook rigs, one for the fish and one for you. My hand hurts just looking at that, hope you are ok.
06-23-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,325
Posted By knotreel

unlike most people I liked my LMF 400's except...

unlike most people I liked my LMF 400's except being: 1. ugly & 2. hard to read. Now one of mine buttons failed and I just installed an IS 35 in place of one of my 400"s. Uh-oh! have not been out yet...
Forum: Gulf Coast
06-16-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By knotreel

check a few maintenance items, like belt tension....

check a few maintenance items, like belt tension. Is your belt tensioner at the end of it's travel? If so, the belt could/would slip losing air injection pressure. A new belt will restore that if the...
Forum: Gulf Coast
05-23-2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,807
Posted By knotreel

the closest place where I think you might have a...

the closest place where I think you might have a decent chance is ELF (a spar type production platform) about 25 miles (se) out of the pass (south pass). Unfortunately south pass is barely...
Forum: Gulf Coast
05-11-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,212
Posted By knotreel

I like the one you pictured, starboard. That...

I like the one you pictured, starboard. That would not be a bad choice IMO.
Forum: Gulf Coast
05-10-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,212
Posted By knotreel

That's a good idea, my milk crate weight box is...

That's a good idea, my milk crate weight box is stupid heavy and I keep it below deck.
Forum: Gulf Coast
05-10-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 494
Posted By knotreel

to the OP you are probably screwed, sorry, but I...

to the OP you are probably screwed, sorry, but I have a question for RUDE ATTITUDE, I apologize and hope you don't mind. Rude, have you used the new Simrad IS35 display? One of my old LMS 400"s had...
Forum: Gulf Coast
05-09-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 494
Posted By knotreel

You have a good point.How would you know that? I...

You have a good point.How would you know that? I guess that already happened to you.
Forum: Gulf Coast
05-09-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 494
Posted By knotreel

if that number refers to the old style nmea 2000...

if that number refers to the old style nmea 2000 connections (with blue twist nuts) you may end up having to buy the newer style interface and buy Lowrance adapters to connect new style ( red or...
Forum: Gulf Coast
05-04-2020, 07:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,596
Posted By knotreel

I buy rolls of leds on ebay then I expoy it to...

I buy rolls of leds on ebay then I expoy it to strips of wood ( usually ripped to ~1/2" x 1/2"), the leds have an adhesive back but it won't hold and I solder some 18-22ga duplex marine wire on. The...
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