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03-10-2016, 05:44 AM
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Posted By Escape 450

Try unplugging your VHF antenna at the radio,...

Try unplugging your VHF antenna at the radio, does it stop? If so you may need to route the coax away from the sounders and/or replace the coax with a higher spec with better shielding.
08-19-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,847
Posted By Escape 450

If you are buying a handheld for a backup/second...

If you are buying a handheld for a backup/second radio, a good thing to have is a BNC or TNC (whatever suits your radio) to a PL-259 adapter....
08-18-2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 746
Posted By Escape 450

I've got a 15' boat and go ~25 miles offshore in...

I've got a 15' boat and go ~25 miles offshore in it and catch marlin to around 10' and it's been in some serious seas/squalls.

You would be surprised what your hull is capable of handling, just...
05-07-2015, 02:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,750
Posted By Escape 450

Yes i have 3 of them in different sizes, they are...

Yes i have 3 of them in different sizes, they are en exceptionally good cooler. They are very strong and hold ice for a long time, best coolers i have used.

I have not used a Yeti so i cant...
04-28-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,914
Posted By Escape 450

For braid i use Palomar, for fluro/mono i use...

For braid i use Palomar, for fluro/mono i use Trilene. I've caught a number of 300lb marlin on these knots without a failure.
02-03-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,453
Posted By Escape 450

FG Knot hands down. Forget albright, double uni...

FG Knot hands down. Forget albright, double uni and others unless you are tying rope.
12-07-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,377
Posted By Escape 450

For the marlin nothing, because it's dead on the...

For the marlin nothing, because it's dead on the dock. Releasing it would of been far more impressive then catching it on a 20 cent drink bottle.
09-10-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 876
Posted By Escape 450

Here we have to do a radio course, sit an exam,...

Here we have to do a radio course, sit an exam, get a certificate, pay hundreds in fees, just to even have the privilege of applying for an MMSI. So if you are fortunate enough to be able get one in...
09-06-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 884
Posted By Escape 450

Did you try http://www.easygps.com/download.asp ?

Did you try http://www.easygps.com/download.asp ?
09-03-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,293
Posted By Escape 450

Depending on your location and boat it makes a...

Depending on your location and boat it makes a massive difference. We get huge storms whip up very quickly making conditions extremely dangerous, at the moment for instance the seas are 30 foot.
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08-29-2014, 09:29 AM
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Views: 674,916
Posted By Escape 450

Broke the aluminium welds and split some...

Broke the aluminium welds and split some aluminium framework under the deck in some big seas 2 weeks ago. So had that welded up and more reinforcement put in, upgraded the seat pedestal mounts,...
08-24-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,803
Posted By Escape 450

Talica II i've got mine on a Shimano Ocea rod and...

Talica II i've got mine on a Shimano Ocea rod and it's a nice outfit for what you are looking for OP.
08-24-2014, 02:11 AM
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Posted By Escape 450

What's wrong with you people.

What's wrong with you people.
07-28-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,220
Posted By Escape 450

Must be water in the bilge, she's listing to...

Must be water in the bilge, she's listing to starboard.
07-21-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 590
Views: 64,596
Posted By Escape 450

Two rules... Dont bash the anchor/chain or...

Two rules... Dont bash the anchor/chain or sinkers in to the boat, it spooks the fish, damages the boat and pisses me off.

The other rule is you must know how to put on and inflate a life jacket,...
07-21-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,066
Posted By Escape 450

Rather then move the antenna, maybe you could...

Rather then move the antenna, maybe you could apply some shielding around the wiper motor to reduce the EMF? Since you have the app, you could experiment with materials for shielding and get it down...
06-14-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 231,562
Posted By Escape 450

That was my first thought also, too many...

That was my first thought also, too many seams/grooves to trap water and junk, harder to polish etc i much prefer my smooth cowl. The E-Tec cowl will be pricey, pray you dont ever crack it.

I do...
06-09-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 404
Views: 127,318
Posted By Escape 450

Absolutely stunning boat!

Absolutely stunning boat!
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