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Forum: Northeast
07-12-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,575
Posted By ralph85

How does one go about anchoring a 50 boat...

How does one go about anchoring a 50 boat floatilla to account for a wind shift. We used to tie up about 6-8 boats with the biggest anchored in the middle and the others just tied to them. That 50ish...
Forum: Northeast
06-03-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 114,274
Posted By ralph85

Agreed. I don't remember blues being this scare,...

Agreed. I don't remember blues being this scare, ever, let alone every 3 years or so.
Forum: Northeast
06-03-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 114,274
Posted By ralph85

Mike, leave the keys, I'll keep the boat from...

Mike, leave the keys, I'll keep the boat from sitting all that time ;)
Forum: Northeast
03-25-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 114,274
Posted By ralph85

Nice Scott..........beautiful fish. Great picture...

Nice Scott..........beautiful fish. Great picture of it tail walking too. I caught one in Key West last year, but it wasn't near as big as that.
03-14-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 630
Posted By ralph85

Had the same issue......a slight additional...

Had the same issue......a slight additional pressure on the finger would make it run thru. I also found the softening the splice helped (by hand and fabric softener). And believe it or not spraying...
12-18-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 566
Posted By ralph85

I replace the stats every other year and always...

I replace the stats every other year and always find a lot of salt & crud built up around them. I also replace the impeller every other year and usually find a couple of vanes with cracks in them. My...
12-06-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,358
Posted By ralph85

Hard to tell from the picture, but it appears the...

Hard to tell from the picture, but it appears the rigs are slid in sideways? I got confused with the statement "I just slide them in, connection end first". I assumed the "connection end" was the...
12-04-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,358
Posted By ralph85

Do you have a picture of this?

Do you have a picture of this?
Forum: Northeast
11-13-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 114,274
Posted By ralph85

My buddy was out yesterday for blacks. Took a...

My buddy was out yesterday for blacks. Took a while to find a spot that produced, but he wound up catching about 40 fish, but only 2 keepers. The icecreamman has a spot!!!!!!!!!!
11-12-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,234
Posted By ralph85

^^^ This and I have a color key inside my...

^^^ This and I have a color key inside my overhead storage. Red=50, Green=75, Blue=100, etc. Dual color stripes once the primary colors are used. Pretty simple.
11-12-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,009
Posted By ralph85

This is how i did it.......Flush the engine with...

This is how i did it.......Flush the engine with fresh water via earmuffs and get the engine good and warm. Then fill a bucket with antifreeze and pump it into the muffs and run the engine again. I...
11-12-2018, 06:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,234
Posted By ralph85

I painted mine. Lasted about one season before it...

I painted mine. Lasted about one season before it faded significantly, but easy to freshen up before relaunching in the spring.
Forum: Northeast
11-09-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 114,274
Posted By ralph85

I haven't caught an eel in a looooooooooong time....

I haven't caught an eel in a looooooooooong time. Those suckers are the slimiest things in the entire world.
Forum: Northeast
10-30-2018, 07:02 AM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 114,274
Posted By ralph85

Good find JV. Maybe I got it somewhere other than...

Good find JV. Maybe I got it somewhere other than Summit.

Jillybird......How long does it take you to get to Florida and how many stops do you make?
Forum: Northeast
10-29-2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 114,274
Posted By ralph85

Scott, here's the link to the one I bought...

Scott, here's the link to the one I bought https://www.summitracing.com/parts/qdb-60-8705. My bad, it's $75.....I thought I only paid $35, but it's still better than $300. As you can see, there's a...
Forum: Northeast
10-29-2018, 05:55 AM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 114,274
Posted By ralph85

I installed a wireless remote on mine. Lewmar...

I installed a wireless remote on mine. Lewmar wants close to $300 for it, but I used a remote for a winch.....$35, easy to install and worked like a charm.
Forum: Northeast
10-04-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,113
Posted By ralph85

Hilarious...........

Hilarious...........
Forum: Northeast
10-04-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 114,274
Posted By ralph85

Sold the boat today. Was very sad to see it drive...

Sold the boat today. Was very sad to see it drive away for the last time :( I was looking over the pictures of the boat as I marked my add "Sold" and I already have a bad case of seller's remorse....
10-04-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,861
Posted By ralph85

Boat is Sold.................Thanks for viewing.

Boat is Sold.................Thanks for viewing.
10-02-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,861
Posted By ralph85

Weekly bump TTT

Weekly bump TTT
Forum: Northeast
10-01-2018, 06:04 AM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 114,274
Posted By ralph85

Fished Saturday. Took a buddy who loves to fish...

Fished Saturday. Took a buddy who loves to fish for porgies, so that's what we did. Started near mamaroneck, action was slow at first then picked up for a while and then died altogether. My buddy...
09-25-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,861
Posted By ralph85

The 225 is also 2002. The exhaust has been scoped...

The 225 is also 2002. The exhaust has been scoped and doesn't indicate an immediate concern........some white speckles like stars in the sky. I'd expect the buyer will want to look for himself during...
09-24-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,861
Posted By ralph85

Weekly bump TTT

Weekly bump TTT
Forum: Northeast
09-18-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 114,274
Posted By ralph85

Firenailer, I've never been much of a freshwater...

Firenailer, I've never been much of a freshwater fisherman, but I may have to take it up. In fact i have a small lake and row boat in my backyard and the lake has yielded some nice bass.

I'd agree...
Forum: Northeast
09-17-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 114,274
Posted By ralph85

We were out Sunday too. Beautiful day, but we...

We were out Sunday too. Beautiful day, but we didn't do as well as expected targeting porgies. We caught a short BSB, and a backfish and a hand full of porgies, but only 2 were nice size and we wound...
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