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07-18-2019, 06:38 PM
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Posted By NEBassMan

If my boat was sinking the first thing I’d do...

If my boat was sinking the first thing I’d do would be to start shooting a video to post on my facebook page.
06-30-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,148
Posted By NEBassMan

Why do people buy only half of a boat?

Why do people buy only half of a boat?
06-30-2019, 06:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By NEBassMan

More is generally better ignoring other factors...

More is generally better ignoring other factors as the batts will only accept the charge the want. A bigger charger mostly just means if the batts ask for it, the amps are avail.

On my...
06-28-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,812
Posted By NEBassMan

Ya, tell garmin to fix their stuff. It only...

Ya, tell garmin to fix their stuff. It only happens on the 86xx series, not the 76xx series. 86xx is a 76xx w/ new screen and new (defective) power switch.
06-23-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,957
Posted By NEBassMan

Funny, I argued your point in another thread not...

Funny, I argued your point in another thread not too long ago.

It can only help to have a proper charge profile to increase the lifespan of the batts. Esp in the case of batts that are subjected...
06-22-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,957
Posted By NEBassMan

The notion of undersizing the wire between the...

The notion of undersizing the wire between the engine and house batts causing it to heat up and thereby drop volts along the way to limit current is sub optimal.

The way to limit current drawn...
06-22-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,891
Posted By NEBassMan

Manuf has no way of knowing where the ACR will be...

Manuf has no way of knowing where the ACR will be installed relative the the two batts. They could all be next to each other in a protected space, or 20 ft from each other with the wire running in an...
06-19-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 552
Posted By NEBassMan

Fwiw, batts generate heat as they charge or...

Fwiw, batts generate heat as they charge or discharge. You might consider keeping an inch of space around the batts, and the lid off while using if going the cooler route.
06-19-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,957
Posted By NEBassMan

Some pretty good info here. Just wanted to add...

Some pretty good info here. Just wanted to add that you’ll need to derate the ouput of the inverter by about 10% since it will consume power while inverting. And consider that the rated output of the...
06-11-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 703
Posted By NEBassMan

Thanks, was not aware of seagaur sts. Needed the...

Thanks, was not aware of seagaur sts. Needed the mono backer to fill the reel. I do like the idea of a pure floro topshot. Will give the sts product a try. Noted that it is 1/4 the cost of seagaur’s...
06-10-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 718
Posted By NEBassMan

Composed a reply which I deleted when I realized...

Composed a reply which I deleted when I realized you are from NJ. So sorry to hear of your present state. Better luck in the future.
06-10-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 718
Posted By NEBassMan

K, thx. I'm usually elsewhere this time of year...

K, thx. I'm usually elsewhere this time of year and have not seen that before.
06-10-2019, 01:32 PM
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Views: 703
Posted By NEBassMan

Guidance on topshots and floro leader for trolling setup

I am putting together some trolling rods for Southern GoM fishing. BF tuna mostly but others if I get out far enough.

I have TLD30s spooled w/ a backer of momoi diamond mono (40lb), then 300y of...
06-06-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 718
Posted By NEBassMan

Green slime covering bottom off sarasota

Bottom fishing from 45-90ft deep off sarasota this week we found green slime covering the bottom where ever we went. Army green algae would come up on our terminal tackle after most drops. This was...
06-05-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By NEBassMan

I'd want, and have, my 2 bilge pumps wired via...

I'd want, and have, my 2 bilge pumps wired via separate circuits to avoid common failure scenarios and provide a way to inspect their operation. A couple of possible reasons not to wire in parallel...
06-05-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,094
Posted By NEBassMan

My experience with them has been the opposite,...

My experience with them has been the opposite, pre and post fire. They have a decent staff of app engineers who can point you to products for your specific application. Including products that are...
06-04-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 943
Posted By NEBassMan

To further confuse things, when I connected a...

To further confuse things, when I connected a meter to the batt and keyed the mike the volts appeared to drop substantially. Turns out dvms are not too reliable in a strong RF field. It is def a prob...
06-04-2019, 06:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 943
Posted By NEBassMan

The gnd screw on the back of the plotter is...

The gnd screw on the back of the plotter is connected to the power gnd bus bar in the console. I doubt that matters much though connecting it wont hurt. These plotters have a HW issue that SW seems...
06-04-2019, 05:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,517
Posted By NEBassMan

Engine trim, tabs, and speed all need to be tuned...

Engine trim, tabs, and speed all need to be tuned to get the best possible ride for the conditions. Sometimes just a touch more/less of speed or tab can make a huge diff. You want to avoid catching...
06-01-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 943
Posted By NEBassMan

I went from 14.10 to 15.xx and the issue went...

I went from 14.10 to 15.xx and the issue went away. My 8610 was installed in march or so. When I called garmin they said update and it will be fine, no mention of a poss replacement being needed.
06-01-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Posted By NEBassMan

What you described will work and follows the...

What you described will work and follows the yandina instruction sheet. Downside is you have to remember to throw the switch back to charge.

Another approach, which i use, is to use a momentary...
05-31-2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 943
Posted By NEBassMan

Hmmm, looks like current software is not fixing...

Hmmm, looks like current software is not fixing it for some. I’d PM todd driscoll on here and let Garmin tech support know.
05-31-2019, 06:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Posted By NEBassMan

I forget if you need to supply + or -, see the...

I forget if you need to supply + or -, see the instr, but all you need to do is have your switch provide that to force batts back to series. I used spst but momentary shld be fine. As long as you are...
05-30-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 943
Posted By NEBassMan

https://www.thehulltruth.com/marine-electronics-fo...

https://www.thehulltruth.com/marine-electronics-forum/1002533-garmin-8610xsv-turns-off-when-vhf-transmits.html

There are 3 or 4 threads w/ ppl asking how to fix this. Read people. Or use search.
05-22-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,741
Posted By NEBassMan

IIRC his son was on the boat at the time and said...

IIRC his son was on the boat at the time and said something to the effect his dad had a habit of sitting down and not watching where he was going... and he had reminded him not to do that before the...
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