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05-09-2021, 06:53 PM
Replies: 245
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Posted By doublehaul60

Grab Sand

Years ago I was on a friends airboat inside St. Joeseph Island, across Aransas Bay near Rockport, Texas. Scouting for redfish. We hit white sand (we refer to it as grab sand) in about 2" of water....
04-18-2021, 08:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 400
Posted By doublehaul60

I adjust the tabs until the boat is at attitude I...

I adjust the tabs until the boat is at attitude I want.
Once the tabs are set for the conditions they require very little input if any at all.
04-18-2021, 07:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 400
Posted By doublehaul60

I have a 1987, Action Craft 1880 Flatsmaster...

I have a 1987, Action Craft 1880 Flatsmaster with 150 HP Evinrude. E-TEC with old style controller for my Bennett Trim Tabs.
First, I wouldn't have any boat other than a John Boat without tabs....
04-13-2021, 05:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By doublehaul60

Thank you.

Thank you.
04-12-2021, 03:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By doublehaul60

Evinrude NMEA

What year did Evinrude begin to include NMEA 2000 connectivity?
02-07-2021, 07:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 794
Posted By doublehaul60

74cv

i have one and like it.
I fish inshore only, does everything I need.
01-12-2021, 05:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 850
Posted By doublehaul60

Cup Hooks

I use large cup hooks just below the ceiling. Reels removed.
Cheap works well.
Problem with a rack own the floor is dirt accumulation around the base of the rack.
01-11-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,590
Posted By doublehaul60

Is the gas fill cap on the deck above the tank? ...

Is the gas fill cap on the deck above the tank?
If so get 1/2" wooden dowel mark it 3/4, 1/2, 1/4 full.
Did it for years.
or go high tech with a nema 2000 hook up and it will tell you gas...
12-17-2020, 01:09 PM
12-12-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 580
Posted By doublehaul60

If you have any rocks or oysters in your area SS...

If you have any rocks or oysters in your area SS is a must.
Even if you hit an oyster reef that would wipe out an aluminum prop, it may not damage a stainless steel prop. Trust me I have fished...
12-04-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 566
Posted By doublehaul60

Chapman's

Chapman's
11-03-2020, 07:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 785
Posted By doublehaul60

I've used Bluewater on boats that did not have...

I've used Bluewater on boats that did not have under gunnel storage.
They work well.
10-26-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,618
Posted By doublehaul60

I'll be 76 in January. On year 32 with my...

I'll be 76 in January. On year 32 with my Actioncraft 1820 Flatsmaster. Repowered January of this year cleanup after use takes 30 minutes, wax it once a year.
Definitely tired after a day on the...
10-21-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 37,422
Posted By doublehaul60

Fishing with three friends. Two of us were...

Fishing with three friends. Two of us were dropped off to wade fish a reef.
About an hour later I saw a green object floating toward us.
As it got closer I recognized it as my boat bag.
It had...
07-30-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 298
Posted By doublehaul60

Voltage

Thank you. I never saw the two options.
07-30-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 298
Posted By doublehaul60

Voltage

Thank you. I never saw the two selections.
07-30-2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 298
Posted By doublehaul60

Thanks, I am a novice when it comes to NMEA and...

Thanks, I am a novice when it comes to NMEA and my new 74C.

Can you direct me to the menus, and or, steps I need to take to change the source of the voltage reading?
07-30-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 298
Posted By doublehaul60

Voltage Reading Garmin UHD74C

I think this issue appears in a previous thread but I am unable to find it.
My 74C is connected via NMEA 2000 to a 2019 E-TEC 150 HP (Not a G2).
The gauges are reading correctly, but the voltage...
06-27-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,660
Posted By doublehaul60

I have a UHD74SV and like it very much. I...

I have a UHD74SV and like it very much. I couldn't fit anything larger on top of the console of my 18'8" ActionCraft.
I am generally in water less than 6' so fish finder is really no help. I'm a...
06-08-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By doublehaul60

Trip Fuel

With my UHD 74CV ignition must be on.
05-21-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,702
Posted By doublehaul60

Porter Cable 7424 is a great machine. Not a heavy...

Porter Cable 7424 is a great machine. Not a heavy duty ache and not heavy.
I have a Dewalt for polishing does a great job but is heavy. Use the foam pads with bumps and you will not get swirl marks....
05-18-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By doublehaul60

For the last 4 years I had my 1994 Evinrude 150 I...

For the last 4 years I had my 1994 Evinrude 150 I used XD50.
I think you would be wasting $ with the XD100.
Probably overkill but I used Ringfree 1 once to 6 gallons as I recall.
From what I have...
04-04-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,112
Posted By doublehaul60

I've had a Clore JNC660 for years, mentioned by...

I've had a Clore JNC660 for years, mentioned by GREY2112.
Never had to jump a boat but it has cranked a lot of V8 automotive engines.
Battery is replaceable if need be.
Clore has a service that...
04-02-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,628
Posted By doublehaul60

The 74SV has Side View and Downview Sonar. The...

The 74SV has Side View and Downview Sonar.
The 74CV has Downview (Clearview) only.
They both can be purchased with or without Transducer.
The newest models are designated UHD.m

This evening at...
03-27-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 337
Posted By doublehaul60

Garmin and NMEA

It displays: Voltage, RPMs, Fuel Flow and maybe more. I really haven't played with it much.
The fuel flow feature is nice. After setting the size of your tank and indicating your tank is full, it...
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