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Forum: Gulf Coast
03-21-2021, 07:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,753
Posted By knotreel

Says the cat that ate the canary. I guess I am a...

Says the cat that ate the canary. I guess I am a little suspicious, it apparently was last seen it Texas. OK, maybe it was sold on the dark web and not actually stolen.
Forum: Gulf Coast
03-16-2021, 02:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,753
Posted By knotreel

yeah, that's what they said, stolen I say. Other...

yeah, that's what they said, stolen I say. Other weather stuff I used to like before the new normal was the NOAA graphical forecast. It's still up but "no data". Did part of the 1.9T go to NOAA?...
Forum: Gulf Coast
03-16-2021, 07:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,753
Posted By knotreel

We don't need no stinking buoy's

I guess the lack off ANY buoy data is part of the New Norm that they are selling us. 42040, one of the most useful was lost or stolen early in the new norm era, now there is no buoy data in the gulf,...
Forum: Gulf Coast
03-15-2021, 10:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 626
Posted By knotreel

The coastguard auxiliary has an 8 hour boating...

The coastguard auxiliary has an 8 hour boating safety course is a place to start, IMHO. This is especially true if you see yourself boating in navigable waters used by commercial traffic.
Its not...
03-03-2021, 07:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 807
Posted By knotreel

To follow up on this issue. It was the ECU which...

To follow up on this issue. It was the ECU which I replaced at a cost of 1800. The new ECU will run both engines and I double checked by re-installing the old starboard ECU in the port which did not...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,456
Posted By knotreel

after running a number of other props on my boat...

after running a number of other props on my boat with the DF300's I was amazed when i tried a set of Mercury Enertia ECO props. These don't even seem to be similar to the original Enertia series On...
02-10-2021, 04:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 807
Posted By knotreel

normally, the movement of the module causing the...

normally, the movement of the module causing the issue to move also, is 100% proof when I'm working on a car, or anything else. BUT, in this case with the part costing 1800+, I was hoping for a way...
02-09-2021, 08:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 661
Posted By knotreel

you probably should take the poppet valve out and...

you probably should take the poppet valve out and clean or replace. This valve is meant to open at higher rpms but it it sticks open cooling water at idle has a hard time building enought pressure to...
02-09-2021, 04:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 807
Posted By knotreel

Some of the posts mention the motor running while...

Some of the posts mention the motor running while displaying the 4-2 and some didn't run , the ones that didn't spin were more usually related to the neutral switch and didnt need an ECU. Since my...
02-08-2021, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 807
Posted By knotreel

Suzuki DF300 wont run, code 4-2

Checking my boat for a trip, port engine ran on the hose and warmed up properly. The star started and after a few minutes got an overheating alarm but dash gage was showing 99f. One bank felt about...
Forum: Gulf Coast
12-07-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,905
Posted By knotreel

old 90's era regulators came from the factory...

old 90's era regulators came from the factory with a birdnest. yours looks great
Forum: Gulf Coast
11-14-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,905
Posted By knotreel

That's what i'd do. Be sure to put the bus bar...

That's what i'd do. Be sure to put the bus bar (or power post) high enough to be out of bilge splash and still be easily inspected and maintained.. I have used a blue sea terminal post ( power post...
Forum: Gulf Coast
11-09-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,936
Posted By knotreel

Yeah, sounds like my tackle set up . Short bents...

Yeah, sounds like my tackle set up . Short bents on trolling and long on DD. One thing about bent butts, pulling line off the tip to drift chucks is a PIA. especially in the bow, or so it seems to me.
Forum: Gulf Coast
11-09-2020, 06:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,936
Posted By knotreel

no, unless you need them for rod storage. the...

no, unless you need them for rod storage. the straight up an down are not good for fighting a fish, or for that matter hooking a fish. Normallly you might see straight up and down holders placed more...
Forum: Gulf Coast
10-28-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By knotreel

if you are talking YFT, then 8' is about the only...

if you are talking YFT, then 8' is about the only option for "Tuna Sniper", I think. The 7.5' is too light for YFT, again, I think.
Forum: Gulf Coast
10-27-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,584
Posted By knotreel

as the famous marine architect , Uffa Fox, said,...

as the famous marine architect , Uffa Fox, said, a steam roller is the only thing he could think of where more weight is desirable. IMHO on a planing hull it boils down to dead rise at transom, and...
Forum: Gulf Coast
10-27-2020, 06:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By knotreel

Like he said. the OTI "tuna sniper" is a heavy...

Like he said. the OTI "tuna sniper" is a heavy rod but it's 8'. the butt section is about 2 1/2' and 5 1/2 for guide section.
Forum: Gulf Coast
10-09-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,743
Posted By knotreel

looks like somebody did some patching with that...

looks like somebody did some patching with that white stuff that is spread around on your bilge wiring,hose and pump, I would be curious to know what went on there, is there a crack under that...
Forum: Gulf Coast
10-08-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,743
Posted By knotreel

"Just realizing have leak in rear compartment...

"Just realizing have leak in rear compartment where all main hoses and electrical come into boat." Maybe you could clarify that, electrical and hoses come into the boat? So, apparently it is not...
Forum: Gulf Coast
10-05-2020, 06:35 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 10,698
Posted By knotreel

might be two storms!

might be two storms!
Forum: Gulf Coast
10-05-2020, 06:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,681
Posted By knotreel

we sometimes got pieces of coral that came up...

we sometimes got pieces of coral that came up with our anchor.. and stuff like other anchors, some were BIG.
Forum: Gulf Coast
10-04-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,681
Posted By knotreel

it's not just that it is no longer a YFT hot...

it's not just that it is no longer a YFT hot spot, all the fish that were there "back in the day" are mostly moved on. The YFT were a fall and winter thing but summer time you would catch Bonita...
Forum: Gulf Coast
09-08-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,518
Posted By knotreel

Yup. those things are picky, blew two on one...

Yup. those things are picky, blew two on one trip. I hated paying the obnoxious 20 bucks for the Suzuki brand. I did my research and bought some K&N oil filters based on the thicker metal canister. ...
Forum: Gulf Coast
09-02-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,194
Posted By knotreel

you can read Linda Greenlaw's book, "The Hungery...

you can read Linda Greenlaw's book, "The Hungery Ocean". she pretty much covers the whole night time procedure plus it's a good read so you wont loose even if you don't catch. We have fished and...
08-15-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By knotreel

just guessing but your unit may be picking up...

just guessing but your unit may be picking up some water "structure", thermocline, or dirty/clean layer. try lowering the gain. Are you interested in seeing fish on or near the bottom in 1000+ depth...
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