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Forum: Motors and Props 07-18-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 455
Posted By Thalweg
On my 300 pro xs the speedometer is driven by a...

On my 300 pro xs the speedometer is driven by a small gps module under the dash. The Smartcraft gauges accept nmea 0183 (as I recall). May want to see how yours is hooked up unless you are certain...
Forum: Trailers and Tow Vehicles 07-11-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By Thalweg
I have never seen a 5 prong with 10 wires nor...

I have never seen a 5 prong with 10 wires nor have I seen any with only 4. The 10 wires you have are likely connected together internal to the housing (2 per pin). Once you have a 5 wire harness...
Forum: Electronics 07-11-2021, 07:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 329
Posted By Thalweg
Yes, it is the difference between voltages. The...

Yes, it is the difference between voltages. The formula is Power = Current * Voltage.

42 amps at 12 volts DC = 42 * 12 = 504 watts.


To convert 504 watts to current at 110 Volts AC, Current...
Forum: General Discussion 06-30-2021, 08:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,310
Posted By Thalweg
Here is some explanation - ...

Here is some explanation -

https://www.doghealth.com/grooming/skin-and-fur/2150-shaving-a-dog-to-keep-cool
https://allpetnews.com/fur-can-actually-help-pets-cope-with-the-heat
Forum: Motors and Props 06-28-2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,596
Posted By Thalweg
Or, considering I don't have a transom saver...

Or, considering I don't have a transom saver issue the needs solved, I can stick with what works and follows the boat and motor
manufacturer's recommendations. I am assuming they know more about...
Forum: Motors and Props 06-27-2021, 05:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,596
Posted By Thalweg
I have used an Attwood on my last boat (1800 Pro...

I have used an Attwood on my last boat (1800 Pro V with 175 Mercury) and two years on my 621fs with 300 Pro XS. A total of about 18 years and a lot of miles. Other than having to replace the rubber...
Forum: Motors and Props 06-27-2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,596
Posted By Thalweg
Actually Ranger and Mercury recommend a transom...

Actually Ranger and Mercury recommend a transom saver. The following is quoted from my Ranger manual.

"We recommend that you install a transom saver, or engine support brace, between the trailer...
Forum: General Discussion 06-16-2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,483
Posted By Thalweg
Ok. Certainly not a boot and wire in the "old...

Ok. Certainly not a boot and wire in the "old school" sense. My statement was to ensure folks understood they have an ignition pack and are not looking for distributor, wire and boot.
Forum: General Discussion 06-16-2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,483
Posted By Thalweg
Just replaced mine (2013) with motorcraft sp580. ...

Just replaced mine (2013) with motorcraft sp580. The sp580s came pre-gapped at 0.030. Took me less than 1.5 hours. Plugs cost $51 with tax. BTW- there are no boots and wires on an ecoboost - the...
Forum: Boats 06-15-2021, 07:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By Thalweg
Here is something to try -...

Here is something to try - https://fariabeede.com/site_manuals/IS0421_A.pdf

Not sure if the 150 is the same setup as the 300 pro xs but on my 300 there is not a "traditional" analog trim sensor...
Forum: General Discussion 04-05-2021, 06:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,253
Posted By Thalweg
With respect to - This is dependent on the...

With respect to -

This is dependent on the specific inflatable. There are inflatables approved for Type II usage without restriction. The tag on the PFD will state its' type and any restrictions...
Forum: General Discussion 04-03-2021, 07:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,253
Posted By Thalweg
Here is the reading of the new law by the Iowa...

Here is the reading of the new law by the Iowa DNR - https://www.iowadnr.gov/About-DNR/DNR-News-Releases/ArticleID/3466/New-law-impacts-boat-operators-on-federal-waterways-beginning-April-1
Forum: Boats 03-08-2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 380
Posted By Thalweg
Not sure if it matters but is your boat a Cup or...

Not sure if it matters but is your boat a Cup or Pro series. I have a 2020 621fs Cup that is wired per the schematic. All electronics power, except auto bilge, goes through the master switch. This...
Forum: Electronics 02-20-2021, 02:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 805
Posted By Thalweg
I installed their 8 inch mount at the console and...

I installed their 8 inch mount at the console and a 12 inch extending mount (which I do not see on their website now) on the bow about a year ago. So far I have been very happy with the product. I...
Forum: Canada 12-16-2020, 09:21 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,967
Posted By Thalweg
This is dependent on the specific inflatable. ...

This is dependent on the specific inflatable. There are inflatables approved for Type II usage without restriction. The tag on the PFD will state its' type and any restrictions (e.g., if it needs...
Forum: Electronics 12-10-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,876
Posted By Thalweg
I am a big fan of Airmar transducers. I had a...

I am a big fan of Airmar transducers. I had a P66 on my previous boat that significantly out performed ( and outlasted) the standard Lowrance skimmer. I installed a TM165HW on my latest boat. I...
Forum: Electronics 10-12-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,726
Posted By Thalweg
I have had responses to questions that were not...

I have had responses to questions that were not as thorough/informative as I had hoped. My approach is to simply move to the next response vs your approach. Well to each their own. Over and out...
Forum: Electronics 10-12-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,726
Posted By Thalweg
I was going to provide my input on the 3d module...

I was going to provide my input on the 3d module but after reading a couple of your snarky responses - I think I will pass. BTW - I do not know for sure if ColoGregS ever used his 3d feature or not...
Forum: Electronics 09-23-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 494
Posted By Thalweg
My experience has been that the...

My experience has been that the calibration/k-value is not available if you are using engine data.
From what I can tell the calibration is used if you have the Lowrance fuel flow sensor or a tank...
Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2020, 07:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,483
Posted By Thalweg
Places like Mudhole and Janns Netcraft sell...

Places like Mudhole and Janns Netcraft sell replacement tiptops. Tip tops have two primary dimensions - tube size and ring diameter. The tube is measured in 64ths of an inch and ring is in...
Forum: Boats 09-03-2020, 07:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,212
Posted By Thalweg
If the surface is too thin to mount directly, you...

If the surface is too thin to mount directly, you could use an adhesive to mount a piece of 1x cedar to the fiberglass and then put the screws into the cedar.
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2020, 07:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 963
Posted By Thalweg
Answer may depend on how he plans to use them and...

Answer may depend on how he plans to use them and how much. I have Cabelas rod holders (made by Scotty) and they work well for my needs. When I troll it is either long line or with small planer...
Forum: Boats 06-28-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,550
Posted By Thalweg
x2.

x2.
Forum: General Discussion 06-24-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,632
Posted By Thalweg
gbin - I went the black card route myself. I...

gbin - I went the black card route myself. I chose to use points toward the final payment vs carrying all the Cabelas points. Cost me a few points but then I was able to find accessories at a...
Forum: Motors and Props 06-24-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 837
Posted By Thalweg
I have a similar set up (2020 621 Cup, 300 Pro...

I have a similar set up (2020 621 Cup, 300 Pro XS, T8 on port side) and mine also tends to lean to starboard. Per Muskyed's post I checked the hook and it is, at least as far as I can tell, the same...
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