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07-04-2019, 04:52 PM
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Posted By ranmar850

No, you would need to charge at 36v , unless you...

No, you would need to charge at 36v , unless you broke the connection and charged them all individually. You effectively have a 36v battery when connected in series. . If, on the other hand, they...
07-04-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,603
Posted By ranmar850

One thing to remember is basic electrical theory....

One thing to remember is basic electrical theory. If you are using a charger, fed from one electrical source, the output power cannot be greater than the input power . It's really like basic...
07-03-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,395
Posted By ranmar850

The mackerel I'm referring to (I'm in Australia)...

The mackerel I'm referring to (I'm in Australia) are Spanish Mackerel, good sport eating fish.
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07-03-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,395
Posted By ranmar850

How long was your leader? You seemed to have it...

How long was your leader? You seemed to have it "on the wire " forever, or are you just using very heavy mono as a mainline and handlining it from 30 metres out? My personal attitude to yellowfin...
07-03-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 712
Posted By ranmar850

My personal approach to that would be braid,...

My personal approach to that would be braid, short mono ( to 20ft) leader joined with FG knot, then single strand wire leader, a foot long, haywired directly to lure. Swivel on the top end, mono...
07-01-2019, 03:27 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,197
Posted By ranmar850

Big and long is easier than short and narrow...

Big and long is easier than short and narrow behind a truck, IMO. Short drawbar maeas they react more sharply, and, if they are narrower than the truck, with nothing on them, you can't see the bloody...
06-30-2019, 03:10 AM
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Views: 4,197
Posted By ranmar850

Like Peter Griffin.

Sorry, know it's not new, love it anyway . " I feel like everyone watching knows i cannot sexually satisfy my wife" :rofl:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2oq0YNo02KM
06-30-2019, 02:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,400
Posted By ranmar850

Jeez, common old Aussie reef pick, lowest of the...

Jeez, common old Aussie reef pick, lowest of the low, buy them in galvanised steel for stuff all. Designed to straighten when hooked. The eye at the bottom is where you can shackle your chain, then...
06-29-2019, 04:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,705
Posted By ranmar850

Cooling the water will help. Cooler water can...

Cooling the water will help. Cooler water can hold a higher proportion of dissolved oxygen, plus the live stuff's metabolism should slow down, meaning they need less. We used to do this keeping...
06-26-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 544
Posted By ranmar850

the British conducted three atmospheric tests in...

the British conducted three atmospheric tests in 1952 and 1956. First I paid any attention to it was in the late 70's--you were not meant to land in a defined radius, quite small. People, of course,...
06-26-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 544
Posted By ranmar850

Land part was towing--about 950km from home, and...

Land part was towing--about 950km from home, and I live well up the west coast, 600 km north of Perth. Only about 20km of well tended dirt from the bitumen out to the rivermouth, Camped overnight at...
06-26-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 544
Posted By ranmar850

Thanks. great trip, Hope to do it every year for...

Thanks. great trip, Hope to do it every year for as long as i'm able. And I just bought a Mavic Pro myself today, got the bug.
06-26-2019, 03:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 544
Posted By ranmar850

Drone video over the Montebello Islands

We did a trip over to the Montebello Islands off the North West coast of Australia back in May. The Monties, as they are known, are on the bucket list for a lot of Australian fishermen, but it's...
06-24-2019, 03:16 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,353
Posted By ranmar850

More and more of them over here, cockies are...

More and more of them over here, cockies are buying them instead of landcruisers. The big american utes have always had their adherents in the country, but this is taking off. I here the conversion...
06-24-2019, 01:45 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,353
Posted By ranmar850

Drove a 1500 Hemi today here in Australia. Might...

Drove a 1500 Hemi today here in Australia. Might be in the market for a new ute, and damn, these things are nice. And the Express is same price as a dual cab Landcruiser, which is a really...
06-23-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,978
Posted By ranmar850

Bizarre. Do CC's have a mortgage on washable deck...

Bizarre. Do CC's have a mortgage on washable deck finishes? Having a hardtop doesn't mean you have a carpeted cabin. My hardtop's deck is washable all the way up to the forward bulkhead, where the...
06-22-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 20,844
Posted By ranmar850

Those Yamaha "break-in" instructions sound like a...

Those Yamaha "break-in" instructions sound like a complete list of how not to break in an engine, and have glazed bores and poor ring seating. They just make me scratch my head. Got to bed those...
06-22-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,978
Posted By ranmar850

I like CC's for their ability to keep you cool...

I like CC's for their ability to keep you cool with unobstructed passage of wind on cold winter mornings, plus the added bonus of cooling splashes of water to go with it. Bracing, on a 10 deg Celsius...
06-19-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 105,253
Posted By ranmar850

Intercooling is an accepted, commonly used term...

Intercooling is an accepted, commonly used term in motoring. You are cooling the Intake air, prior to entering the turbo/supercharger. Aftercooling is cooling the air after it has been compressed....
06-15-2019, 04:39 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 27,680
Posted By ranmar850

I don't think I've seen this mentioned in this...

I don't think I've seen this mentioned in this particular thread so far, so apologies if it has--but the widely touted no services for 3 years and a ten year warranty are a bit of a furphy, aren't...
06-13-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 20,956
Posted By ranmar850

I must be old, white cats?

I spent over 3 decades in the commercial fishing fleet here in Australia. White Cats? is that a continental US thing.? Cats were always Cat Yellow, jimmies were green or silver, volvos were green,...
06-12-2019, 02:51 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 18,634
Posted By ranmar850

Yes, I'd be more interested in the shape of the...

Yes, I'd be more interested in the shape of the torque curve, rather than just focus on peak torque. It will tell your more about how they will respond.
06-12-2019, 02:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By ranmar850

That leaves a bit of a gap in the lineup, but...

That leaves a bit of a gap in the lineup, but you'd need to be transom-limited to choose the 175 V6 over the 200 V6. Maybe just rationlisation and concentrating on what they are selling big numbers...
06-08-2019, 06:03 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,440
Posted By ranmar850

Must be a story behind the original name :grin:

Must be a story behind the original name :grin:
06-08-2019, 05:55 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 30,478
Posted By ranmar850

Off load their women and beer? Seriously, safety...

Off load their women and beer? Seriously, safety comes first, if there is no immediate danger to them, totally up to you whether you sacrifice your day . However, if you are their only hope, that...
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