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Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 09:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 529
Posted By C&K
I see what's wrong. The house is tipped over. The...

I see what's wrong. The house is tipped over. The coyote is just curious and wants to check it out because he's never seen anything like that.
Forum: Motors and Props 06-12-2021, 11:49 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,917
Posted By C&K
Maybe, but they're not saying anything about it....

Maybe, but they're not saying anything about it. I have a strong suspicion that project ghost and M are electric or possibly hybrid drives. Electric will be the next big thing in recreational boating...
Forum: General Discussion 06-05-2021, 06:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 30,414
Posted By C&K
Up until 1958, the first 22 channels of the CB...

Up until 1958, the first 22 channels of the CB radio band was the ham radio 11-meter band. It was not significantly different from the ham radio 10-meter band and was not used much by ham radio...
Forum: General Discussion 05-21-2021, 11:01 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,135
Posted By C&K
We put money in a traditional bank savings...

We put money in a traditional bank savings account for 40 years, plus my wife had two 401K's after spending 36 years as an RN, I sold my business and we retired at age 60. After we retired we bought...
Forum: Boats 05-06-2021, 06:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 983
Posted By C&K
Actually, do NOT use pop rivets anywhere on the...

Actually, do NOT use pop rivets anywhere on the hull. They are ok to rivet your deck hatch hinge to a bulkhead, but that's about all they're good for and they come loose with time even in that...
Forum: Boats 05-06-2021, 08:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 983
Posted By C&K
Yep, after working on airplanes for years,...

Yep, after working on airplanes for years, aluminum boat repairs come as second nature. When ever I replace hull sheets or install bracing I bed the the two pieces with Marine-Tex to prevent aluminum...
Forum: Boats 05-05-2021, 07:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 983
Posted By C&K
Drill 'em out and replace 'em. The reason they...

Drill 'em out and replace 'em. The reason they start to leak is because they came loose. And the reason they come loose is because of corrosion on the shank of the rivet. Aluminum has its own...
Forum: General Discussion 05-04-2021, 10:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,764
Posted By C&K
Fishing season opener is like a holiday weekend...

Fishing season opener is like a holiday weekend here. Boat landings crowded, many of them out-of-staters, too many boats on the water, etc.. We wait until they all disappear and things quiet down,...
Forum: General Discussion 04-29-2021, 07:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,466
Posted By C&K
I think if a person is interested in an electric...

I think if a person is interested in an electric tool, it's endurance has to match the job. When we bought our electric trimmer it initially did. But after we used it for awhile the battery started...
Forum: General Discussion 04-29-2021, 06:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,466
Posted By C&K
The Stihl one we got is an entry level homeowner...

The Stihl one we got is an entry level homeowner one too. I think a better comparison is take that 14' Tracker with a 25 on it. We know what that will do. Now, take that 25 off it and put an electric...
Forum: General Discussion 04-28-2021, 01:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,792
Posted By C&K
We fish on Lake Superior quite a bit. We always...

We fish on Lake Superior quite a bit. We always leave the harbor with three days supplies. If it gets bigger than we like we take shelter on the lee side of an island and wait it out. Usually not...
Forum: General Discussion 04-27-2021, 04:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,466
Posted By C&K
More than twice the power of the battery one,...

More than twice the power of the battery one, about the same weight, at least double the endurance on a tank of gas. The battery one was good for trimming little grass around my wife's flower beds or...
Forum: General Discussion 04-27-2021, 03:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,466
Posted By C&K
Different strokes for different folks. We bought...

Different strokes for different folks. We bought a 18V weed whipper and it was fine until the battery went bad. Needed a new battery. Oh, those are obsolete already, can't get a battery for it no...
Forum: General Discussion 04-24-2021, 09:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,764
Posted By C&K
Or Lake Superior here. But I can't say I don't...

Or Lake Superior here. But I can't say I don't enjoy fishing here. Just that on opening weekend or holiday weekends when we get a big influx of people from the Twin Cities area our boat won't even...
Forum: General Discussion 04-24-2021, 07:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,764
Posted By C&K
Yeah, on the lakes up here in the North Woods I...

Yeah, on the lakes up here in the North Woods I hope the OP realizes that walleye is an over-exploited species because of tribal spearing quotas. The size and bag limits are designed around that. The...
Forum: General Discussion 04-23-2021, 07:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,764
Posted By C&K
The boat landing up at Madge, about 6 miles north...

The boat landing up at Madge, about 6 miles north of there right at the Narrows where it opens up into the north body of water, my wife hooked into a big northern just south of the boat landing. Not...
Forum: General Discussion 04-23-2021, 06:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,764
Posted By C&K
East side of Kunz Island (in the background) the...

East side of Kunz Island (in the background) the fish was cruising the basin at 30-35 feet. Thought it was walleyes down there, and smallmouth do school with walleyes sometimes if there's bait fish...
Forum: General Discussion 04-23-2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,764
Posted By C&K
Long has some dandy smallmouth. This one went...

Long has some dandy smallmouth. This one went back in the lake because we don't eat 'em. But they're fun to catch. They got a lot of power for their size.
Forum: General Discussion 04-23-2021, 03:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,764
Posted By C&K
Long in Washburn is where we live now since we...

Long in Washburn is where we live now since we retired. The lake is 19 miles from one end to the other. Largest number of walleye per acre in northern WI. But the fish are never in the same spot...
Forum: General Discussion 04-23-2021, 02:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,764
Posted By C&K
Bass are the popular fish on that lake chain, and...

Bass are the popular fish on that lake chain, and it does produce a significant number of 5+ lb bass during tournaments. As well as quite a few northerns over 30", especially on mud lake. If your...
Forum: General Discussion 04-23-2021, 01:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,764
Posted By C&K
Trouble with the Chetek Chain is that the...

Trouble with the Chetek Chain is that the walleyes have a low survival rate. It is a shallow drainage system with a high population of bass, which is very hard on their walleye stocking efforts. The...
Forum: General Discussion 04-23-2021, 08:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,764
Posted By C&K
Cedar is good, but V landing is now closed -...

Cedar is good, but V landing is now closed - private landing after Irv sold it. So either have to put in on Hemlock or use the landing at county park. We live on Long in washburn co which is probably...
Forum: General Discussion 04-22-2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,764
Posted By C&K
Both upper and lower Turtle got walleyes and...

Both upper and lower Turtle got walleyes and perch. As far as good numbers? You'll catch more northerns by accident fishing for walleyes, than you will walleyes. But we've caught both walleyes and...
Forum: Boats 04-21-2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,831
Posted By C&K
That is correct. Marine-Tex is what I've used on...

That is correct. Marine-Tex is what I've used on all of 'em I've done. If you have a large job, like replacing a transom where you have to drill out all the rivets to replace the transom sheets you...
Forum: Boats 04-21-2021, 10:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,831
Posted By C&K
I guess I wouldn't personally do that. Aluminum...

I guess I wouldn't personally do that. Aluminum boats are WAAY easier to repair and maintain over many years than GRP where you get cracked gelcoat and water intrusion into the core. I've never seen...
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