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06-08-2016, 07:32 PM
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Posted By sc offshoreman

I just posted this as a suggestion to someone...

I just posted this as a suggestion to someone asking for methods of enticing larger dolphin. This is what I posted as a suggestion (I just cut 'n pasted what I wrote but for those running off an...
06-08-2016, 07:37 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 12,787
Posted By sc offshoreman

The biggest dolphin I've caught have been in...

The biggest dolphin I've caught have been in either of two scenarios:

1) Run a large "flutter bird" way back and by way back I mean over 200' back (Typically I'll run two: one at 200' and one 50'...
06-07-2016, 10:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,069
Posted By sc offshoreman

High Speed Trolling Set-up Advice

OK guys I need some advice:

I have a new Penn Squall 50 VSW (2-speed) that I have ordered PJ Wholesale's 5-foot 80# bent-butt, all roller guide rod. My trolling speed will be the slowest practical...
04-17-2016, 06:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 465
Posted By sc offshoreman

I'm afraid that's the way most units are going...

I'm afraid that's the way most units are going these days regardless of brand - it would be nice if they would add actual function keys (actual buttons) that were programmable where you could...
04-17-2016, 06:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 470
Posted By sc offshoreman

Surely but I'm not sure what it is that I failed...

Surely but I'm not sure what it is that I failed to make clear. It should have syphon hose on it for sucking up soap, saltaway, etc. OR a reservoir that it pulls from to mix with the main water feed...
04-17-2016, 06:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 470
Posted By sc offshoreman

Pressure washer attachment recommendation

I have 30-gallon, 135psi MAX, electric air compressor and am looking for recommendations for a pressure washer attachment that:

1) has a standard garden hose feed attachement

2) also has a...
03-20-2016, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 569
Posted By sc offshoreman

Working with Brian at International Marine but to...

Working with Brian at International Marine but to answer all so far: updates are current, no other equipment coming online when problem occurs - usually occurs at a 'steady state'. Wiring has been...
03-13-2016, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 569
Posted By sc offshoreman

Need help with HDS-10 Gen II issue

I know that this is not the appropriate place for electronic issues but most do not go to that forum unless they HAVE an issue and I need help with one. If any of you have had an issue with your...
03-13-2016, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,221
Posted By sc offshoreman

Lowrance HDS-10 Gen II uncommanded reboot

I have a Lowrance HDS-10 Gen II that keeps shutting off and/or rebooting. This is a replacement unit from Lowrance for an HDS-10 Gen I that had ‘dead’ keys and was replaced with Gen-II after they had...
11-08-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 273
Posted By sc offshoreman

Michigan Wheel 9"D x 8"P x 3-Blade Aluminum Prop

This is a brand new Michigan Wheel MATCH model 9"diameter, 8"pitch, 8-spline aluminum, 3-blade prop for small Mercury O/B's - bought it to try on a Yamaha 20 but did not fit. It DOES fit the...
11-08-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 280
Posted By sc offshoreman

Yamaha 9.25"D x 9.75"P x 3-Blade Aluminum Prop

This is a 3-blade, 8-spline, 9.25"diameter, 9.75"pitch, aluminum prop - Yamaha part# 683-45952-00-00, marked “9 1/4x9 3/4J”, fits Yamaha 9.9, 15, F-15C & F-20 motors. There is one small scrape/paint...
10-31-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,283
Posted By sc offshoreman

Lowrance HDS-8 Gen II (used) For Sale

UNIT IS SOLD - I'm sorry that I did not note this earlier but was caught up in family emergency.


I have a used Lowrance HDS-8 Gen II that I no longer need - I had my HDS-10 go on the fritz and...
09-29-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 499
Posted By sc offshoreman

Does warranty and customer service mean anything to Lowrance anymore?

I have an HDS-10 Gen 1 that was sent in by my dealer to Lowrance almost a year ago under warranty - after about 4 months, they sent back another unit with a damaged screen - the dealer returned it to...
04-23-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,445
Posted By sc offshoreman

Visited a T-Top manufacturer last year and he...

Visited a T-Top manufacturer last year and he told me that for years the standard was 80" but just in the last year or so that most manufacturers were going with 82" to 84" because each generation...
04-10-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 965
Posted By sc offshoreman

I'm thinking I need to get a pigtail assembly for...

I'm thinking I need to get a pigtail assembly for each and hardwire the appropriate 4-pin and 5-pin ends to each other - I'll have to figure out which extra wire on the 5-pin gets wired to what . . ....
04-10-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 965
Posted By sc offshoreman

the truck plug is built in to a holder - I would...

the truck plug is built in to a holder - I would end up having to tear that out to try to force a four plug on it
04-08-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 965
Posted By sc offshoreman

5-pin to 4-pin Adaptor

Does anyone make a 5-pin to 4-pin adaptor? I pull a larger trailer with 5-pin hookup but would like to be able to pull the smaller one with a 4-pin. The 5-pin bracket is mounted and has a cover when...
04-07-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 286
Posted By sc offshoreman

Looking for a Raymarine S100 Remote

Looking for something in good shape - can't find mine :(
04-07-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,230
Posted By sc offshoreman

You have a Gen 1 model as do I - I could never...

You have a Gen 1 model as do I - I could never get my HDS-10 to 'inventory' the Sirius antenna (LWX1) and my repair guy ended up sending my HDS-10 back to Lowrance in October and it just came back in...
06-18-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,123
Posted By sc offshoreman

I think a good generalization is that the 240 is...

I think a good generalization is that the 240 is by design a FISHING boat first . . . that can be pressed into other roles and the 232-234 series is more of gp boat that can be easily fished. I troll...
06-02-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,775
Posted By sc offshoreman

Maybe I'm missing something but you should be...

Maybe I'm missing something but you should be able to press the "MODE" button on the gage and it should come up with several options - one displays fuel burned - on my F250 filling up after an...
03-13-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,948
Posted By sc offshoreman

PM'ed you Ken - the box says it is a Thunderbolt...

PM'ed you Ken - the box says it is a Thunderbolt 15.5 x 17 Mercury part# QS5004X
03-13-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,948
Posted By sc offshoreman

Ken, I followed your advice and got a Mercury...

Ken, I followed your advice and got a Mercury Quicksilver "thunderbolt" 17 prop - it comes with removable plugs - given your experience, would you start out with the plugs removed or installed?
01-22-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,948
Posted By sc offshoreman

Follow-on question for Ken - if I step down to QS...

Follow-on question for Ken - if I step down to QS Thunderbolt 17" prop, is it same to assume that my slippage (I think you estimated it at 14%) would improve (decrease)?
01-21-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,948
Posted By sc offshoreman

After looking at the Yamaha performance bulletin...

After looking at the Yamaha performance bulletin with a 2006 model of my boat I've done a little math and come up with the following revelations:

The test boat as rigged and loaded weighed 4,824...
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