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Forum: Boats 01-28-2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,808
Posted By Ches
That's just a Poll. I guess you and I have...

That's just a Poll. I guess you and I have different opinions on what "a Highly Researched Study" is.
I use both Mequiars Professional and Wicked Shine All in One (clean/polishes/protects).The...
Forum: Boats 01-28-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By Ches
Itrain I checked those kits out and the price...

Itrain
I checked those kits out and the price was prohibited to me. If I had a buddy with a like motor or was an off shore guy with twins, it might have been a good way to go. I also thought that...
Forum: Boats 01-28-2020, 01:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By Ches
I had Simons do my 150. Supposed to be 225 now,...

I had Simons do my 150. Supposed to be 225 now, but I have not confirmed that. At the same time I did the flash, I raised the engine one hole and went from 3x group 27's lead to 3x group 31 AGM's...
Forum: Boats 01-22-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,783
Posted By Ches
Albany County Fasteners are a great place for SS...

Albany County Fasteners are a great place for SS hardware. I looked for some long SS set screws to hold end weight on a home made carbon bow stabilizer. I got 20 from them at a great price. My...
Forum: Trailers and Tow Vehicles 01-21-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,391
Posted By Ches
Thanks Marty, if I were closer I might split the...

Thanks Marty, if I were closer I might split the cost of a full sheet with you.
Ches.
Forum: Trailers and Tow Vehicles 01-21-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,391
Posted By Ches
I have decided to go with either UHMW-PE or the...

I have decided to go with either UHMW-PE or the Menards HDPE Muskyed referred to. I retired from the Brewing industry and they used UHMW-PE to line the side walls of can conveyors. If they can...
Forum: Trailers and Tow Vehicles 01-10-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,176
Posted By Ches
My trailer might not be set up right but my bunks...

My trailer might not be set up right but my bunks are loose enough that they pivot by the boats weight. As long as I don't back in too deep, I can power load it and it will be almost dead nuts each...
Forum: Boats 01-10-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,554
Posted By Ches
I was looking for an 18' Alumicraft tournament...

I was looking for an 18' Alumicraft tournament pro tiller with a 90 merc 4s, found a 20' Pro Guide w/ a 150 Verado for almost the same price. To me, the extra 2' turned out to be a big improvement....
Forum: Boats 01-10-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,546
Posted By Ches
Azbohunter Something I did to mine (20'er) that...

Azbohunter
Something I did to mine (20'er) that I really like is my light storage. It's just a little mod but I love it. I bought 4 of those Attwood rubber light pole holders and mounted them...
Forum: Boats 01-10-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,546
Posted By Ches
azbohunter What boat was that? Looks kind of...

azbohunter
What boat was that? Looks kind of like a Pro Guide, maybe an 18' ?
Forum: Motors and Props 01-08-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 488
Posted By Ches
I have a Pro Guide 2010 and a 150 Verado if that...

I have a Pro Guide 2010 and a 150 Verado if that helps. It was in the second hole from top when I bought it and I raised it to the third or middle hole. At the original height, a 19P Tempest and...
Forum: Trailers and Tow Vehicles 01-01-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,930
Posted By Ches
Another Bed Rug vote here, had a rubber bed mat...

Another Bed Rug vote here, had a rubber bed mat in last truck, stuff still moved. Bedrug is soft so stuff sinks in a little. Also great on my old knees. I actually have the Bed mat and the gate...
Forum: Motors and Props 01-01-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,306
Posted By Ches
I am still with REW.

I am still with REW.
Forum: Trailers and Tow Vehicles 12-31-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,391
Posted By Ches
Thanks Marty, that might be what he bought.

Thanks Marty, that might be what he bought.
Forum: Trailers and Tow Vehicles 12-31-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,391
Posted By Ches
Muskyed Could you give me the actual name of...

Muskyed
Could you give me the actual name of that product at Menards. Didn't make it up to my plastics supplier today but figure UHMW-PE would be way north of $75.
Forum: Motors and Props 12-31-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,236
Posted By Ches
This could be true, but much depends on motor...

This could be true, but much depends on motor height. My 19P Tempest Plus ran 6500 RPM @ 48 MPH while a 19P Rav 4 ran 6500 RPM @ 52 MPH. The Tempest slip numbers were way high, however when the...
Forum: Motors and Props 12-31-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,306
Posted By Ches
I did my 2013 Verado this last spring, that's 6...

I did my 2013 Verado this last spring, that's 6 years and the ones I took out looked great. I do a few 1-2 week trips every year and didn't want one to go bad during a trip. I should have just done...
Forum: Boats 12-30-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,783
Posted By Ches
My boat has factory installed wire runs from...

My boat has factory installed wire runs from front to back and side to side in front and back. It looks like they used 3" drainage tile (that black ribbed plastic stuff). I got a schematic from the...
Forum: Trailers and Tow Vehicles 12-30-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,391
Posted By Ches
Ultimate bunk boards look good, but need to think...

Ultimate bunk boards look good, but need to think about it. Where I used to work we bought pallets for a while that the bottom boards and stringers were made out of recycled plastic (milk jugs and...
Forum: Trailers and Tow Vehicles 12-29-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,391
Posted By Ches
Thanks REW, that last one looked interesting. I...

Thanks REW, that last one looked interesting. I sent them a note asking for the thickness of the product. I will probable go see my local plastics supplier and price out UHMW-PE. Does anyone just...
Forum: Trailers and Tow Vehicles 12-29-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,391
Posted By Ches
I have tried silicone, it works but is more of a...

I have tried silicone, it works but is more of a band aid in my view. I want something more permanent.
Forum: Trailers and Tow Vehicles 12-29-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,391
Posted By Ches
Best Alternative to carpet on drive on bunks

On my last boat/trailer, I put UHMW over the bunk boards which made driving on much easier. That boat had a non painted bottom and never seamed to effect it. My current Lund has a painted bottom...
Forum: Boats 12-29-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,546
Posted By Ches
Azbohunter I have no experience with vinyl yet,...

Azbohunter
I have no experience with vinyl yet, but I am sure my Pro Guide will need it some day. I like your idea of glue and wrapping the vinyl and Bobbies SS screw idea. I would think the screw...
Forum: Archery, Blackpowder, Rifles, Pistols, Shotguns...and whatever else you have. 12-26-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,635
Posted By Ches
I only shoot PSE X-Weaves. Not the most high...

I only shoot PSE X-Weaves. Not the most high tech, but very durable. I used to shoot Pro's, but went to Black Mambas because I added 100 extra grains to the front of my arrows.
Ches
Forum: Boats 12-26-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,247
Posted By Ches
Silicone is a poor fix for a stripped screw hole....

Silicone is a poor fix for a stripped screw hole. You need to use a larger screw or fill the hole with something rigid for the screw to hold on to. Silicone will just be an aesthetic fix for that...
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