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Forum: Great Lakes
07-27-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,888
Posted By TheSkipper

These two forums will have some helpful...

These two forums will have some helpful information for you:
http://www.michigan-sportsman.com/forum/forums/lk-st-clair-and-st-clair-river.58/ ...
Forum: Great Lakes
05-11-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,521
Posted By TheSkipper

I live in the Detroit area, and I fish on Lakes...

I live in the Detroit area, and I fish on Lakes Erie, Huron and Michigan. I used to have an 18' center console. It offered virtually no protection from the elements. The cold air is the worst. ...
Forum: Great Lakes
05-06-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,124
Posted By TheSkipper

There are no no-wake zones on the South Channel...

There are no no-wake zones on the South Channel or on the St. Clair Cutoff. However, you need to stay a certain distance from shore depending on the length of your boat. A map of the Lake St. Clair...
Forum: Great Lakes
07-31-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,899
Posted By TheSkipper

You are allowed to drink on your boat in Michigan...

You are allowed to drink on your boat in Michigan waters. You can even drink while you're piloting the boat. You are prohibited, however, from operating a vessel while you are under the influence...
10-03-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 604
Posted By TheSkipper

I plan to do the upgrade sometime after this...

I plan to do the upgrade sometime after this weekend. I have my last outing of the year this weekend, then I'll be putting my boat away for the winter. I don't want to have to mess with the update...
10-03-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 604
Posted By TheSkipper

Nevermind. I found it in the Addendum for...

Nevermind. I found it in the Addendum for Software Updates. Push Goto and the Power button at the same time.
10-03-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 604
Posted By TheSkipper

How Do I Take A Screen Shot On A Simrad NSS8?

How do I take a screen shot on a Simrad NSS8? I'm on the 2.5 software version.
Forum: Great Lakes
07-02-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,717
Posted By TheSkipper

I believe that what you're looking for is on the...

I believe that what you're looking for is on the Navionics Hot Maps Platinum cards. They are $199. The link to the high definition lakes list shows Lake Erie's western basin. Start here:...
06-12-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,360
Posted By TheSkipper

How much protection are you looking for? Check...

How much protection are you looking for? Check out this set-up: http://www.millscanvas.com/cfm/pictures%5Cimages%5Cneptune.jpg
03-25-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,019
Posted By TheSkipper

My NSS8 did not work very well with the internal...

My NSS8 did not work very well with the internal antenna with the unit flush-mounted and under a hard top. I added the GS15 external antenna and it works great. I wish the GS25 had been available...
12-18-2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 14,408
Posted By TheSkipper

The Great Loop is a circumnavigation of the...

The Great Loop is a circumnavigation of the eastern portion of the United States. You can see a map of the various routes at Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Loop

Here's a story...
12-08-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,586
Posted By TheSkipper

All of this free legal advice you're receiving...

All of this free legal advice you're receiving over the internet is worth exactly what you're paying for it.
12-08-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,190
Posted By TheSkipper

I checked out the updated Owner's Manual material...

I checked out the updated Owner's Manual material that was released with the 2.0 software update, and it didn't have any information regarding the 4G radar. It said that the information relating to...
12-07-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,190
Posted By TheSkipper

After searching for a while I just keep coming...

After searching for a while I just keep coming back to the old thread you linked above. In that thread, bluewaterpirate (Tom) says that the last software update (RTM 2.0) added the dual range radar...
12-07-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,190
Posted By TheSkipper

I seem to recall that there is an upcoming...

I seem to recall that there is an upcoming software update, RTM 2.5, which is supposed to add the dual range capability for the 4G radar. I'm trying to find source where I read that, and I will post...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-03-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,171
Posted By TheSkipper

The Aubrey/Maturin books are excellent reading. ...

The Aubrey/Maturin books are excellent reading. If you're going to read them, do yourself a favor and get a copy of A Sea of Words - it's a dictionary of all of the unusual terminology found in the...
11-04-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 780
Posted By TheSkipper

O'Reilly Auto Parts has it for $6.99 per bottle...

O'Reilly Auto Parts has it for $6.99 per bottle until November 6.
10-28-2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 36,414
Posted By TheSkipper

Here's my 2011 235 Offshore in Meldrum Bay,...

Here's my 2011 235 Offshore in Meldrum Bay, Ontario.
10-25-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By TheSkipper

The small 9 is for inches.

The small 9 is for inches.
10-19-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,026
Posted By TheSkipper

There's a group buy going on now for the new...

There's a group buy going on now for the new Pelican coolers with great prices: http://www.thehulltruth.com/boating-forum/456088-pelican-cooler-group-buy-232-65qt-who-interested.html
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-19-2012, 06:43 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 146,658
Posted By TheSkipper

Forschner knives are great - high quality, low...

Forschner knives are great - high quality, low price. I learned about them from my brother who is a butcher.

I use these for cleaning king salmon:...
10-18-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,339
Posted By TheSkipper

Your Spot distress signal goes here:...

Your Spot distress signal goes here: http://www.geosalliance.com/IERCC.html

Hardly a third-world call-center.

Like I said above, Spot would not be my first choice. However, Spot is better...
10-18-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,339
Posted By TheSkipper

An EPIRB/PLB distress call does not go directly...

An EPIRB/PLB distress call does not go directly to the Coast Guard. EPIRBs/PLBs work the same way as Spot. They send out a distress signal which is picked up by satellites. The satellites transmit...
10-17-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,339
Posted By TheSkipper

Spot is not worthless. It can provide...

Spot is not worthless. It can provide information about where you have been and where you were heading, which can be very valuable in the event that your EPIRB or PLB do not properly deploy. Spot...
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-17-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,761
Posted By TheSkipper

That guy in the Southern Comfort ads is awesome.

That guy in the Southern Comfort ads is awesome.
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