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    It was so bad this past year after Florence,...

    It was so bad this past year after Florence, fresh water fishing was just off the table. Seemed like the only thing in Sutton that was worth while was the Carp. River about dead until the past month....
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    I can see why they would be the top of the food...

    I can see why they would be the top of the food chain on cost with a hull that thick. I would guest the ride would be fantastic.
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    All the fresh water fishing in Wilmington really...

    All the fresh water fishing in Wilmington really suffered after Florence. Sutton, Greenfield, Cape Fear and NE Cape Fear. All are making a come back. We had a great time out on Sutton the other week....
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    It snows in Michigan? This must be a first :eek:

    It snows in Michigan? This must be a first :eek:
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    We had a Largest Bass year long tourney and each...

    We had a Largest Bass year long tourney and each year the largest bass was always caught in December or January.
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    Do those things PolarCraft195 has stated. Good...

    Do those things PolarCraft195 has stated. Good luck. (If they total your boat, get all your accessories off it before they haul it off.)
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    Glad you had a spare and was prepared! I carry...

    Glad you had a spare and was prepared!
    I carry all sorts of stuff "Just in Case". Too many I know have a spare, but not means to change it or lift trailer. I carry a full complement of tools...
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    Do what you what. All I am saying is either store...

    Do what you what. All I am saying is either store with vapor or liquid. Which one is more susceptible to moisture infiltration and degrade.
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    You are wrong! I can't tell you how many boat I...

    You are wrong! I can't tell you how many boat I have serviced that the main issue was water in the fuel system.
    I do the same with my generator, lawn mower, ... and have not had an issue, but seen...
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    Top off because here in NC it is very humid and...

    Top off because here in NC it is very humid and condensate is wicked!
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    No if it is in a heated garage. If you have any...

    No if it is in a heated garage. If you have any concerns, just leave the motor in the down position when storing it. Also top off the gas tank.
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    Thanks guys, but I am not going to invest in one...

    Thanks guys, but I am not going to invest in one for the comfort of my passenger. I fish alone 90% of the time. I have a rod rack where the console would go, so I am good with that.
    I already...
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    I would use #2. Also if you do that, you will...

    I would use #2. Also if you do that, you will need to have a "Fused protected" hot wire from the battery to your Auto Bilge.
  14. Most likely many boats, if the dealer installs...

    Most likely many boats, if the dealer installs them. Ranger will be good if a dealer or factory installs them.
    But what are your priorities in the boat? Also, look at your insurance to cover any...
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    Unless you are hurt, good luck finding a lawyer...

    Unless you are hurt, good luck finding a lawyer that wants to do anything to help. I know first hand.
    I was lucky and the guy that hit me, his company's insurance covered everything.
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    I have total replacement and a dollar value that...

    I have total replacement and a dollar value that includes all the options I have added, written in the policy and that is approximately $10K more than I paid for the original rig.
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    Sorry this happen to you. Jan. 7, this year I had...

    Sorry this happen to you. Jan. 7, this year I had a very similar thing happen. I was making a corner and everything was around the corner except my motor. This guy hit it going 50 mph and sent the...
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    Just finished removing the on-board battery...

    Just finished removing the on-board battery chargers trying to reduce some weight. Hope to improve the hole shot and some top end speed.
    Also mounted a Attwood 360 navigation light to my starboard...
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    Long story short. As the man always greeted me...

    Long story short. As the man always greeted me with "Save Your Money."
    That being said, get two (2) Talons / Power Poles when you save your money!
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    Thanks for the feed back. I guess I was thinking...

    Thanks for the feed back. I guess I was thinking it might be a "Comfort" thingy for the passenger, but you confirmed my thoughts that is would just be "In the Way".

    Thanks guys!
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    RT 198 Owners with Dual Consoles?

    Yeah or Nay. Are you glad you have the Passengers Console? Is it worth it or is it just in the way?
    Giving some thoughts of adding it to my boat, but also thinking it would be in the way.
    So, what...
  22. I would see if someone could make you a set of...

    I would see if someone could make you a set of shims / blocks to raise the mounting of the Talons. Two through holes to mount to the jack plate and two threaded holes to bolt the Talon to.

    Also is...
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    Sticky: That is what I am going to do with my rig. I...

    That is what I am going to do with my rig.
    I have a Rail Road Trestle that I need to go under. I currently have 8"+ of clearance at high tide. Going to install an Attwood 5580A7 on top of my...
  24. 1:49 he states it is a 18' Triton.

    1:49 he states it is a 18' Triton.
  25. Bought a boat from Power Source a couple of years...

    Bought a boat from Power Source a couple of years ago and they were fantastic to deal with. Bruce and the whole staff were Top Notch! Only wish they were here in NC. Surprised he had a Yamaha on the...
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