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Forum: Boats 08-13-2021, 07:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,671
Posted By Miami Vice
Yellowfin123 How do you know about Haulover...

Yellowfin123
How do you know about Haulover boat ramp?
I just used it right before I flew to Minnesota.
There were about 500 trucks with trailers that parked there that day.
I was the only tin...
Forum: Boats 08-13-2021, 07:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,671
Posted By Miami Vice
Rapid Sport Marine only had 3 Lund boats on their...

Rapid Sport Marine only had 3 Lund boats on their property. What a disappointment.
Miami Vice
Forum: Boats 08-11-2021, 09:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,671
Posted By Miami Vice
I didn't mean for this thread to get into a...

I didn't mean for this thread to get into a fishing debate. For 22 years since I have been on Walleye Central it has been my dream to see Mille Lacs Lake. This time of year being on a boat in Miami...
Forum: Boats 08-10-2021, 09:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,671
Posted By Miami Vice
what is the busiest boat ramp on Mille Lacs Lake

What is the busiest boat ramp on Mille Lacs Lake?
Miami Vice
Forum: Boats 05-18-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,350
Posted By Miami Vice
I found the best material for the cover is...

I found the best material for the cover is Sunbrella.
Miami Vice
Forum: Boats 05-12-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,269
Posted By Miami Vice
lines and fenders are mostly a personal...

lines and fenders are mostly a personal preference. I like braided lines because they are much softer to the touch. Stranded lines are stiffer and rougher to the touch. When in doubt always get a...
Forum: Boats 05-07-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,207
Posted By Miami Vice
An umbrella is a great idea. California Umbrella...

An umbrella is a great idea. California Umbrella Company makes expensive umbrellas but they have important features, They offer single or double air vents on the top of the umbrella. If a gust of...
Forum: Boats 05-05-2020, 09:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,207
Posted By Miami Vice
If you are having a custom Bimini Top made, it...

If you are having a custom Bimini Top made, it can never be big enough. When I had my Princecraft Hudson DLX, I ordered a custom Bimini top that was 6' long. At the last minute I called the canvas...
Forum: Boats 04-06-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,865
Posted By Miami Vice
When fishing in salt water the trend in center...

When fishing in salt water the trend in center console glass boats is to have the rails mounted inside the boat, and flush with the gunnels.

https://yellowfin.com/boats/36-offshore

If you look...
Forum: Boats 03-16-2020, 09:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,373
Posted By Miami Vice
Waxy is 100% right. I currently have a...

Waxy is 100% right.
I currently have a Starcraft Fishmaster 196 which has a 19 degree deadrise which is the deepest V you can get on a high production tin boat. You can order a custom heavy duty...
Forum: Boats 03-16-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 13,480
Posted By Miami Vice
the Alaskan 20 with any brand 115 hp. engine is...

the Alaskan 20 with any brand 115 hp. engine is one of the greatest aluminum rigs ever made. It's timeless.
But I do like it with the 25" transom. If I had to choose between the tiller 20" transom...
Forum: Boats 03-16-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,462
Posted By Miami Vice
I had Mirrocraft for 23 years and it held up...

I had Mirrocraft for 23 years and it held up great.
It was used in salt water year round in Miami Beach.
23 years of year round boating in Miami Beach is like 46 years of boating in the mid west....
Forum: Boats 03-16-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,909
Posted By Miami Vice
I love tin boats but unfortunately there are no...

I love tin boats but unfortunately there are no tin boats in Miami Beach.
My last tin boat was built in Canada and I had it shipped to Miami Beach.
My current tin boat was shipped from Pennsylvania...
Forum: Boats 02-20-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,038
Posted By Miami Vice
Yes B-Man Everybody and their brother now...

Yes B-Man
Everybody and their brother now offers an automated trim tab system. Since they all offer a manual override, I wouldn't mind having an automated trim tab system.
Miami Vice
Forum: Boats 02-20-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,395
Posted By Miami Vice
Today as yachts get bigger so do their tenders. A...

Today as yachts get bigger so do their tenders. A long time ago a tender was just a small rubber inflatable boat with a 9.9hp tiller outboard.
Today yachts have tenders the size of our boats. The...
Forum: Boats 02-18-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,038
Posted By Miami Vice
The most advanced trim tabs in the world are Zipwake

I just saw a demo of the Zipwake trim tabs at the Miami Boat Show.
Unfortunately the unit costs $2,500 + installation.
It's a more modern design of trim tabs. Zipwake was thinking outside the box....
Forum: Boats 02-18-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,395
Posted By Miami Vice
Now there are now 3 factories making diesel outboards

I just came back from the Miami Boat Show and there are 3 factories making Diesel outboards.
The OXE company has a 200 hp. engine with a straight 4 cyl. block from GM. It's made in Sweden.
The...
Forum: Boats 02-01-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,098
Posted By Miami Vice
Did you replace your Fishmaster 196 with another...

Did you replace your Fishmaster 196 with another boat?
If you did replace it what boat did you buy?
Miami Vice
Forum: Boats 02-01-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,562
Posted By Miami Vice
T-Mac I knew that you always have impeccable...

T-Mac
I knew that you always have impeccable taste.
After being an extraordinary Lund dealer for so many years, the fact that you chose an Alaskan says a lot.
Miami Vice
Forum: Boats 02-01-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,562
Posted By Miami Vice
KPKyllo, When someone is looking for their...

KPKyllo,
When someone is looking for their first boat, they may not have a Suburban or Expedition or F-250 or Chevy 2500.
The beauty of the Alaskan is you can tow it with a smaller SUV or a compact...
Forum: Boats 02-01-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,562
Posted By Miami Vice
There was a fiberglass cabin cruiser with 2...

There was a fiberglass cabin cruiser with 2 bedrooms at the Toronto show.
Last year the boat was listed for $185,000 Canadian.
This year the boat was listed for $225,000 Canadian.
When I asked the...
Forum: Boats 01-31-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,734
Posted By Miami Vice
I'm sure that a well designed and well built...

I'm sure that a well designed and well built aluminum boat with closely spaced stringers will be fine with either rivets, or welded.
I have only had riveted boats. I run my boats in salt water 24/7...
Forum: Boats 01-31-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,734
Posted By Miami Vice
Having the engine mounted as far back from the...

Having the engine mounted as far back from the transom is wonderful, if the boat is designed properly. I had a 25' glass boat with a Gil bracket. When the 225 hp. Yamaha v-6 engine was mounted on...
Forum: Boats 01-31-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,562
Posted By Miami Vice
Everybody has to start somewhere with their first...

Everybody has to start somewhere with their first boat. They usually start with a smaller boat and work their way up. Brand loyalty is important. A customer will usually stay with the same brand as...
Forum: Motors and Props 01-30-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,624
Posted By Miami Vice
I never knew how many differences there were...

I never knew how many differences there were between the Yamaha 4 cylinder 150 hp. and the 4 cylinder 200 hp.
They are the same weight, so I thought the difference was just a computer software...
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