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  1. Thread: Rookie mistakes

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    Remembered rods...forgot tackle box.

    Remembered rods...forgot tackle box.
  2. Thread: Picken Time

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    Did someone say Bluegrass??? My kinda music!!! ...

    Did someone say Bluegrass??? My kinda music!!! Been playing rhythm guitar since 4th grade when my Grandmother started teaching me. Love my Bluegrass!!!
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    Trolling motor handles

    Hello. It's been quite a while since I last posted anything here. Haven't had a lot of fishing time. I was just wondering if anyone has tried the Big D trolling motor handle from Bob's Marine...
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    Re: (slodsm)

    The rope deal really does work great. I was trying to decided the best way to launch mine when I saw a guy use a rope tied to the boat cleat and the other end tied to the trailer. Some people loop...
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    Re: Best way to launch when solo? (Coke)

    <table width="90%" cellspacing=0 cellpadding=0 align=center><tr><td>Quote, originally posted by Coke &raquo;</td></tr><tr><td class="quote">Get a long rope...secure one end to a front cleat on your...
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    Re: Ethanol free gas. (BassVotary)

    Thanks fellas!!! And Merry Christmas!!! http://www.bassboatcentral.com/smileys/USA1.gif
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    Ethanol free gas.

    I've been running nothing but ethanol free gas in my outboard treated with Seafoam. I've still got about 3 1/2 gals left in the tank and a couple gals in a can that's treated with Seafoam. I doubt...
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    Re: Hard to reach battery (haveme1)

    I've got a Battery Tender Jr. that I use for the cranking batt and lawn mower. This hard to get to batt that I've got is wired in parallel with another batt in the back of the boat and according to...
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    Re: Hard to reach battery (Irv)

    I thought about this but wasn't sure if I'd have to insulate around the bolts to keep them from shorting out against the metal in the boat itself. But....if I mounted the bolts thru the wooden deck...
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    Hard to reach battery

    One of my batts is in a very hard to reach place making it a pain to get to thus making it a pain to charge everytime. Is there any way to run extender cables from the battery post to someplace easy...
  11. Thread: Battery voltage?

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    Re: Battery voltage? (haveme1)

    Yeah, I found this too while surfing the net. A lot of useful info in this article. Thanks.
  12. Thread: First bass boat

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    Re: First bass boat (paradis1142)

    I've got a '86 Grumman Challenger I bought from a "buddy" a couple years ago. It came with a Mariner 30hp outboard that I can't use on local lakes so I bit the bullet and bought a Yamaha 9.9 for it....
  13. Thread: Battery voltage?

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    Re: Battery voltage? (Skeet'r89)

    I pulled both batts out today and took them to auto parts store and had them checked. One showed 12.93 volts, the other showed 12.89. However both of them showed more CCA than the batteries are...
  14. Thread: Battery voltage?

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    Re: Battery voltage? (Skeet'r89)

    I've read that a fully discharged 12 volt batt is down to 11.5 - 11.8 volts. If that is fully discharged, what happens to the remaining voltage? Sorry I'm so ignorant on this.
  15. Thread: Battery voltage?

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    Battery voltage?

    How many volts should two 12 volt deep cycle marine batteries wired in parallel show when fully charged? I don't have a volt meter of any kind, I just have to go by the voltage showing on my fish...
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    Re: Disconnecting the gas line? (rangerguy)

    Thanks rangerguy. Does that apply to today's 4 stroke engines as well?
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    Disconnecting the gas line?

    A buddy of mine says he always disconnects the gas line from the motor and then runs the motor until it starts to sputter to rid it of ethanol gas after every fishing trip even though he uses Marine...
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    Disconnecting gas line?

    A buddy of mine says he always disconnects the gas line from the outboard and runs the engine until it starts to sputter to rid the engine of ethanol gas even though he uses Marine Sta-Bil. Is this...
  19. Sticky: Re: A real insurance story that h ... (insurancepro)

    Hey Bob, how about Virginia! My boat is nothing fancy. 16ft. Grumman Challenger with 9.9hp Yamaha plus extras. If you cover Va. I'd like to give you a call....
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    Sticky: Re: (DABS)

    Would I have to get the Buddy Bearing seals or would any proper size seals work?
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    Sticky: Re: (BigCranks)

    When I bought my boat and trailer last year (my first) the trailer already had Bearing Buddies on it and the guy I bought it from told me to shoot a couple shots of grease in the hub whenever I...
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    Re: Briery creek info (Wayne P.)

    Wayne you're a good man. http://xs-s.com/zf/images/smile/emthup.gif It's a scary feeling to be hung up on one of those underwater stumps and can't get off and no one will help you. I bought a...
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    9.9 charging system?

    I'm a newby to outboards so please bear with the dumb quetions. I'm looking into getting a 9.9 Yamaha outboard with electic start and remote steering. My question is: do the 9.9 Yamaha outboard's...
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    Re: Briery creek info (megabass)

    Definitely be careful on Briery!!! I grew up about a mile and half from the lake and fished it often until I got married and moved. I've only fished it a few times in the past 20 years but it never...
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