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05-07-2021, 07:16 AM
Replies: 18
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Posted By joevan

The Evo is not as tall as the GO9 . I had to...

The Evo is not as tall as the GO9 .
I had to make a patch panel to take up the difference when I switched my G0 9 to EVO3 9
I think it was around 3/8 of an inch smaller on the height and around 2...
Forum: Northeast
05-03-2021, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By joevan

Side views work great for finding bunker schools ...

Side views work great for finding bunker schools and schools of bait when they are below surface not showing.
I use my Structurescan Simrad for this.
Just another tool.
04-08-2021, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By joevan

I don't have a center line mounted light . I...

I don't have a center line mounted light .
I had a aluminum piece water jetted out .
Then I zinc primed it and painted it to match boat....
03-24-2021, 05:16 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,720
Posted By joevan

More like a Gronkowski spike in the end zone. ...

More like a Gronkowski spike in the end zone.
Unbelievable.
Must have been their first install.
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-24-2021, 04:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,650
Posted By joevan

Same here.

Same here.
03-12-2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 909
Posted By joevan

I did this also. 84 36 Rhodan 2 years so far so...

I did this also. 84 36 Rhodan
2 years so far so good.
Might get the lithium when these AGM s die just because they are lighter.
Sux pulling three 70 pd batteries out of my battery compartment...
03-11-2021, 05:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,815
Posted By joevan

My buddy has a 8ft antenna on his ttop on a 23...

My buddy has a 8ft antenna on his ttop on a 23 cc.
I have a 8ft antenna on my ttop on a 22 cc.
I was talking to him at a 30 mile distance one day and 25 miles another.
Radio horizon calculator...
03-10-2021, 05:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 659
Posted By joevan

I would think you could probaley do most repairs...

I would think you could probaley do most repairs yourself.
Seems like most guys are.
They look pretty basic.
Just switch out parts.
I am in CT no issues in 2 yrs on my Rhodan use it quite a bit.
03-09-2021, 07:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 659
Posted By joevan

Get a 87 I have a 84 on my 22 vector and it will...

Get a 87 I have a 84 on my 22 vector and it will cavitate in bigger waves.
03-05-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 793
Posted By joevan

On my buddies 26 Saifish twin 150 boat we get...

On my buddies 26 Saifish twin 150 boat we get around 2.0 mpg on way out and 2.2 on way in with a very heavy canyon load.
Cruisin in the 30-32 mph range.
Its a great boat a little wet but rides...
02-20-2021, 05:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,430
Posted By joevan

No expert here but I would think the chine design...

No expert here but I would think the chine design would be more of the difference in it being "tippy"
I don't think 2 ft more of length will make it more tippy.
I ran a 19 ft aluminum boat 7 6...
02-13-2021, 07:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,431
Posted By joevan

Rhodan 84 36 2 years no problems. Works great....

Rhodan 84 36 2 years no problems.
Works great.
Only time it didn't hold was in a 4mph current and 20 mph sustained with gusts to 30 going same way.
I have a switch installed to turn it off...
Forum: Northeast
02-10-2021, 07:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,673
Posted By joevan

Budget offshore that's funny . The only budget...

Budget offshore that's funny .
The only budget you need is a big one :grin:
Tell the family they need to cut back and tighten their belts.
Kidding.
Not really but you will find out.:)
Really...
Forum: Northeast
02-03-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 752
Posted By joevan

Are they bending when you get bit or just from...

Are they bending when you get bit or just from trolling when they duck under ?
Forum: Northeast
02-03-2021, 05:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,604
Posted By joevan

Judging by how long I have to wait at boat...

Judging by how long I have to wait at boat launches watching totally clueless people trying to load unload I will say alot of them are on trailers :grin:
Buddy in New London said his marina is full.
Forum: Northeast
02-03-2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 14,833
Posted By joevan

I hear that, we had some great weekend weather...

I hear that, we had some great weekend weather this past season.
My crew is usally my wife and 16yo son so it was great spending it on the water with them while dealing with Covid.
My wife is a...
Forum: Northeast
02-03-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 14,833
Posted By joevan

:banghead: Can't catch a break here. 09 Ram...

:banghead: Can't catch a break here.
09 Ram crew 5.7 160k
​​​I am lucky though
Its downhill both ways.
I have flares and reflective safety vests for when it sinks...:grin:
Forum: Northeast
02-03-2021, 02:15 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 14,833
Posted By joevan

You asked :)

You asked :)
Forum: Northeast
02-03-2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 14,833
Posted By joevan

So besides the weather, single engine, not enough...

So besides the weather, single engine, not enough safety gear, and too small of a boat I need to worry about a whale tipping my boat over ?
Come on Karen.
But......
We will have our hydrostatic...
Forum: Northeast
02-03-2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 14,833
Posted By joevan

Hopefully you never have to use it :grin:

Hopefully you never have to use it :grin:
Forum: Northeast
02-03-2021, 12:52 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 14,833
Posted By joevan

Problem is sometimes the buddy boats have...

Problem is sometimes the buddy boats have different plans and time schedules.
Last year my buddy boat had to leave very early one day when a hatch on his transom started taking in water.
You have...
Forum: Northeast
02-03-2021, 12:35 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 14,833
Posted By joevan

Can't speak for the other guys but... Last year...

Can't speak for the other guys but...
Last year at the Ranger when the bite slowed late in the afternoon a bunch of guys were talking about me on radio out there in my 22 ft boat with a single...
Forum: Northeast
02-03-2021, 11:37 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 32,213
Posted By joevan

I tried a Shute with the Hogy tail a couple times...

I tried a Shute with the Hogy tail a couple times but got zip.
Short and long.
Didn't get any bites on Shute and hoo also.
But I am very new to offshore trolling.
Chatter side trackers got tight...
Forum: Northeast
02-02-2021, 06:10 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 14,833
Posted By joevan

I am running a 22 HS Vector usually out of...

I am running a 22 HS Vector usually out of Saybrook on trailer.
Been running Coimbra or Ranger or further past 3yrs.
Either around Montauk or thru Shinnecock.
9 trips last yr.
Always looking...
01-29-2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By joevan

I use a ABUS lock from West Marine on my Rhodan. ...

I use a ABUS lock from West Marine on my Rhodan.
Supposed to be for marine use.
2 yrs so far so good.
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