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Forum: Archery, Blackpowder, Rifles, Pistols, Shotguns...and whatever else you have. 11-06-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By FishTour
A few comments having experience with Ruger No....

A few comments having experience with Ruger No. 1s, p-dogs and scopes. First, fixed magnification scopes will generally have greater eye relief than variables, an 8-10x fixed scope with a fine...
Forum: Boats 03-06-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 973
Posted By FishTour
The flat deck on the 2016 was a key feature for...

The flat deck on the 2016 was a key feature for our decision not to get a 2017. My wife runs the Vantage and the lip would get in the way of her feet. Also with our topset down the lip would prevent...
Forum: General Discussion 02-01-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,753
Posted By FishTour
I worked with great people, many of whom I...

I worked with great people, many of whom I respected and would take fishing if they ever made the trek to where I am headed. Had a countdown app on my phone and didnt really look at it very often,...
Forum: Motors and Props 01-13-2019, 05:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,310
Posted By FishTour
Is the 200 SHO now available in a 25 shaft?

Is the 200 SHO now available in a 25 shaft?
Forum: General Discussion 06-23-2018, 05:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 688
Posted By FishTour
I have been using the Somnomed appliance for...

I have been using the Somnomed appliance for about 2 years after a sleep test indicated I had mild sleep apnea. I understand the CPAP devices are typically prescribed for moderate to severe sleep...
Forum: Boats 06-20-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,395
Posted By FishTour
I am running the 1880 LS version with the 175...

I am running the 1880 LS version with the 175 VMAX SHO. Only 50 hours but no issues, low 50s max and excellent holeshot. I think the F200 is only about 7 lbs heavier than the VF175. With the way...
Forum: Boats 03-04-2018, 06:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,834
Posted By FishTour
On a 2016 1880 with a VF 175 the stock prop from...

On a 2016 1880 with a VF 175 the stock prop from Ranger was a Pro series 21p x 14.5 that turned 5700 rpm (53 mph) and excellent hole shot. I had Mark Croxton tweak it down to around 20p to get the...
Forum: Motors and Props 12-10-2017, 06:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,683
Posted By FishTour
I am running the Yamaha SHO 175 XA on a 2016...

I am running the Yamaha SHO 175 XA on a 2016 Angler 1880LS. With the stock Yamaha Pro 21P prop the hole shot is excellent and top end was 53 mph on the gps turning 5750 rpms. I had the prop tweaked...
Forum: Boats 07-29-2017, 07:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,416
Posted By FishTour
First boat new, I earned a bonus from working...

First boat new, I earned a bonus from working very hard and paid cash, housed outside and kept it for 14 years. Sold it for 50% of the original purchase price. Second boat new, saved for it and paid...
Forum: Boats 07-12-2017, 04:34 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 27,100
Posted By FishTour
I took delivery of a 2016 Angler 1880 LS (new)...

I took delivery of a 2016 Angler 1880 LS (new) that had a dime sized chunk of gel coat that had cracked off where the windshield was attached at the passenger side. Dealer took care of it no charge...
Forum: Boats 06-17-2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 449
Posted By FishTour
Take a look at the Springfield Mainstay 2 3/8"...

Take a look at the Springfield Mainstay 2 3/8" packages. The stock 1880 base is on an 8" pedestal base and I assume the 1850 uses the same. You might ping Ranger parts to confirm it for your model...
Forum: General Discussion 06-09-2017, 07:55 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,349
Posted By FishTour
Krusteaz complete buttermilk pancake mix. If you...

Krusteaz complete buttermilk pancake mix. If you don't catch eaters you can make decent pancakes.
Forum: Boats 06-02-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,359
Posted By FishTour
I looked hard at both, the biggest difference to...

I looked hard at both, the biggest difference to me was the lack of space behind the windshield in the FS Series, the rod length storage difference and the total price tag. Storage is a relative...
Forum: General Discussion 06-02-2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,937
Posted By FishTour
My wife and I are retiring to MN in about 2...

My wife and I are retiring to MN in about 2 years. We currently live in the he$$ state of Illinois where taxes are low (except property taxes which are very high) graft is high and the roads suck. I...
Forum: Boats 06-01-2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,735
Posted By FishTour
Thanks for the information, looks like a pretty...

Thanks for the information, looks like a pretty good prop choice and really decent performance. They do ride smooth and level!
Forum: Boats 05-29-2017, 06:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,503
Posted By FishTour
I have the 2016 1880 model with the Yamaha 175...

I have the 2016 1880 model with the Yamaha 175 SHO. The prop included was the Pro 14.5 x 21pitch. You are right about the lack of performance data on the 1880/1850 hull. I've tried a Reliance 13.75 x...
Forum: Motors and Props 05-20-2017, 04:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,580
Posted By FishTour
Thanks Pale Ryder, it do make the smile a mile...

Thanks Pale Ryder, it do make the smile a mile wide!
Forum: Motors and Props 05-19-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,580
Posted By FishTour
Was able to get the 25" shaft 175 SHO for a...

Was able to get the 25" shaft 175 SHO for a minimal up charge and got the rig broken in this last week. One person, 1/2 tank, 55 degree temps and choppy water.
14.5x21p Yamaha Pro propeller 5600 rpm...
Forum: General Discussion 04-28-2017, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 638
Posted By FishTour
There are multiple campsites with docks. If you...

There are multiple campsites with docks. If you don't mind a little boat traffic and would enjoy being a short ride from the Kettle Falls Hotel, Mica Island is west facing with a dock. The site on...
Forum: Motors and Props 04-24-2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,017
Posted By FishTour
Check the California EPA Air Resource Board...

Check the California EPA Air Resource Board testing website. They put each model on a dynamometer when they do the emission tests. The F175 model has an output of 132 Kw (@1.341 hp per kw =177 hp)...
Forum: General Discussion 04-24-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,607
Posted By FishTour
Once you stop on the water after leaving Canadian...

Once you stop on the water after leaving Canadian waters those fish become part of your Minnesota limit and the over slot (22") walleye would be a violation and part of your Minnesota possession...
Forum: Motors and Props 02-20-2017, 11:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,580
Posted By FishTour
With Yamaha announcing the VF175 SHO with 25"...

With Yamaha announcing the VF175 SHO with 25" shaft I may need to look into what the upgrade would cost. That would max the hp on this rig.
Forum: Motors and Props 02-03-2017, 05:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,653
Posted By FishTour
Bombproof is right. Ran a Gen1 F115 for 13 years....

Bombproof is right. Ran a Gen1 F115 for 13 years. If not already planned, get the inline fuel filter. The SHO is shown to be "more ponies" than the standard if you believe the dynamometer testing by...
Forum: General Discussion 09-21-2016, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 823
Posted By FishTour
Do not know where you are located but if you...

Do not know where you are located but if you connect with a local beekeeper they may be able to relocate the hive if they are in fact Apis mellifera honeybees. In any event you are likely to need to...
Forum: Motors and Props 09-02-2016, 09:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,580
Posted By FishTour
Rig is currently propped with a Yamaha Pro Series...

Rig is currently propped with a Yamaha Pro Series 14.5 x 21P. Have to see how that one works after break in.
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