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Forum: Boats Today, 06:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 189
Posted By Ozark Bob
If something, non current carrying is using the...

If something, non current carrying is using the hull for ground there is no electrical corrosion. If insulation was intended it would certainly have a rubber grommet or washer to isolate it. JMO Bob
Forum: Boats Today, 05:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 189
Posted By Ozark Bob
Good job REW. Sounds like everything is grounded...

Good job REW. Sounds like everything is grounded to the hull.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 05:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 660
Posted By Ozark Bob
Short of taking up vampire hours, I also have...

Short of taking up vampire hours, I also have found a sunscreen I can use without a big mess. It is a Neutrogena sunscreen in the form of a small stick deodorant. It goes on the face neatly and...
Forum: Boats Yesterday, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 189
Posted By Ozark Bob
Something like this(a safety issue) needs to have...

Something like this(a safety issue) needs to have an authority answer your question. I would think Lund could give you the proper grounding or possibly the Coast Guard. This is not something where...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 02:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 660
Posted By Ozark Bob
First off I am 76( in a couple weeks) I don't...

First off I am 76( in a couple weeks) I don't have a tiller, but have an old lund "LE". It puts the console in the back 1/3 of the boat. Mostly troll and have rigged up a partially collapsible...
Forum: Electronics Yesterday, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 471
Posted By Ozark Bob
Franco, check to make sure those are not micro...

Franco, check to make sure those are not micro sd's in SD adapters. I think all mapping for years comes that way. I know lakemaster has for many years. Bob
Forum: Electronics Yesterday, 09:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 386
Posted By Ozark Bob
Car batteries are made of different Chemicals to...

Car batteries are made of different Chemicals to pack more power per pound in the batteries(for longer range) Marine batteries are predominately LiFePO4 formulations of lithium batteries. The are...
Forum: Electronics Yesterday, 08:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 249
Posted By Ozark Bob
If fully charged, wait till morning to check the...

If fully charged, wait till morning to check the voltage. Check at the battery, should be 12.7 or 12.8 on most AGM batteries( higher on the $400 AGM's). If you turn on your Lowrance it will read...
Forum: Electronics Yesterday, 07:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 386
Posted By Ozark Bob
Itrain is right on. When lead acid gets to 50%...

Itrain is right on. When lead acid gets to 50% the voltage output is down to about 12.1. It is a gradual drop-off starting with 12.8 fully charged. Lithium (LiFePO4) starts about 13.4 and after 90%...
Forum: Strictly Fishing 07-23-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 493
Posted By Ozark Bob
When BB it is a good idea to use the same weight...

When BB it is a good idea to use the same weight at the guy catching. Especially if they are the one driving. I takes a knack, Practice.... Some people jump the gun. Many are better off with the rod...
Forum: Electronics 07-23-2021, 05:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By Ozark Bob
That is what page 11 says in the manual Rickie...

That is what page 11 says in the manual Rickie gave a link to. Downloading that manual would be a good idea as there is other Smartstrike info in there. JMO Bob
Forum: Electronics 07-23-2021, 05:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 471
Posted By Ozark Bob
Like I said don't believe anything till you drive...

Like I said don't believe anything till you drive over it. KP you are probably familiar, but many lakes are labeled "HD"
are purchased for lakemaster to put in their chips, but they are like most...
Forum: General Discussion 07-23-2021, 05:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 778
Posted By Ozark Bob
I am not on the river much anymore, but the noise...

I am not on the river much anymore, but the noise a jet outboard makes is horrendous! They take them on Bull Shoals now and then when flat calm. The noise level at 20 MPH. Is about the same as a 400...
Forum: Electronics 07-22-2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 471
Posted By Ozark Bob
Don't trust any map especially the first trip....

Don't trust any map especially the first trip. Lakemaster is only accurate if the lake is a Lakemaster HD survey. The rest are as mentioned. You might look at the Navionics Web App using the sonar...
Forum: Electronics 07-22-2021, 07:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 358
Posted By Ozark Bob
To be clear, Each transducer can have several...

To be clear, Each transducer can have several elements. SI(2),DI and 2D. One very powerful 2D transducer could have as much as 1,000 Watts. Not sure what your question pertains to specifically, but...
Forum: Electronics 07-22-2021, 06:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 358
Posted By Ozark Bob
Understood, those are the maximum outputs...

Understood, those are the maximum outputs available. The transducers demand for power is rated in their stats.
Forum: Electronics 07-22-2021, 06:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 358
Posted By Ozark Bob
Most HB units show 8,000 P to P and 1,000 RMS....

Most HB units show 8,000 P to P and 1,000 RMS. Listed under "spec's" on the HB site for each unit. The smaller units (5 and 7")show what KP posted. Bob
Forum: General Discussion 07-20-2021, 05:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,099
Posted By Ozark Bob
Black silver, I would guess Covid 19 is at the...

Black silver, I would guess Covid 19 is at the root of the delay. There are very few things unaffected by worker and materials shortages. Even a long standing pillar of quality. JMO Bob
Forum: Motors and Props 07-18-2021, 07:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 466
Posted By Ozark Bob
YF that is a better description of the feel, but...

YF that is a better description of the feel, but young folks can hardly tell time with an "analog" clock let alone ever wound a mechanical watch. ;) Bob
Forum: Electronics 07-17-2021, 08:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By Ozark Bob
The problem is updates. Paper manuals get...

The problem is updates. Paper manuals get outdated quickly. They can be downloaded and put on an ipad or phone for use in the boat. I use mine mostly on my PC at home. Bob
Forum: Motors and Props 07-17-2021, 05:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 466
Posted By Ozark Bob
First pull the prop and look for line wrapped...

First pull the prop and look for line wrapped around the shaft. Define hard to turn. It should feel slight resistance and a slightly ratcheting or gritty feel from the magnetism in the motor. Don't...
Forum: Strictly Fishing 07-16-2021, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 400
Posted By Ozark Bob
Going slower will also get you deeper. The lead...

Going slower will also get you deeper. The lead core instructions are for 2.5 mph. Most cranks perform better at 1.8 to 2 mph anyway for Walleyes. I used to use lead more, but maybe because I am old...
Forum: Electronics 07-16-2021, 07:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By Ozark Bob
Good advice already. Just check every now and...

Good advice already. Just check every now and then and adjust as needed. 3rd season on mine. never needed to do any adjustment. Depends on use and as stated it will loosen if jammed or stuck for some...
Forum: General Discussion 07-16-2021, 07:46 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,723
Posted By Ozark Bob
Lessons in life

There are a bunch of great responses here. We are all a bit different and our experiences usually point us in different directions. To the OP I can see disappointment, but only you can decide if you...
Forum: General Discussion 07-15-2021, 10:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,997
Posted By Ozark Bob
For the people that have batteries for 7 to 10...

For the people that have batteries for 7 to 10 years, your lead acid batteries are not used much and your demand is very low in comparison with most fisherman. You also must be maintaining them...
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