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Forum: Boats 02-06-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By Watertank1
Got the 1775 Impact/Mercury 115 ProXS and a 9.9...

Got the 1775 Impact/Mercury 115 ProXS and a 9.9 Mercury kicker - perfect fit to cover both large and small motor restricted lakes.
Forum: General Discussion 01-26-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,478
Posted By Watertank1
Glad I don't work there anymore..... Back in...

Glad I don't work there anymore.....
Back in the 70's I was offered a managing job by Dr. Aldo Gucci - apparently he was impressed with my abilitys to handle a delayed American Airlines flight full+...
Forum: Strictly Fishing 01-20-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 334
Posted By Watertank1
This being a "walleye" site, I would suggest that...

This being a "walleye" site, I would suggest that you make sure that the floro 40 - 50 # will fit through the hook eye - I normally snell knot my spinners and would have difficulty trying to snell...
Forum: General Discussion 01-17-2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 603
Posted By Watertank1
Bobber down

One of the guys that I worked with in the fishing tackle industry was cremated - at the funeral, his ashes were placed/kept in a 12" red and white bobber. Urn was chosen by his family.

RIP Wayne
Forum: General Discussion 01-15-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 620
Posted By Watertank1
In the market for a new boat Bobby? Must have...

In the market for a new boat Bobby? Must have worn out the ol" PolarCraft/E-Tec combo......you might want to give 4 strokes a look - and also some Lunds and Alumacraft rigs while you are at it....
Forum: Strictly Fishing 01-08-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,117
Posted By Watertank1
BB/Swivel

Cornholeo/ Karas Re> Mono to Bottom bouncer/swivel - A bottom bouncer with a twist eye will work with a snap swivel just fine - a bouncer with an R bend (not fully closed eye) can be a pain in the...
Forum: Strictly Fishing 01-08-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,117
Posted By Watertank1
BB/Swivel

A bottom bouncer with a twist eye will work with a snap swivel just fine - a bouncer with an R bend (not fully closed eye) can be a pain in the butt when/if snap swivel slides out of the BB eye. R...
Forum: Strictly Fishing 01-08-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,117
Posted By Watertank1
Won't hurt to add a swivel, but it is not...

Won't hurt to add a swivel, but it is not necessary , the bottom bouncer has a snap swivel that will take care of line twist.
Forum: Boats 01-01-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,094
Posted By Watertank1
Kicker

Nope: I have a 1775 Impact with Mercury motors - 115 ProXS and a 9.9 kicker dual controls. Works fine.
Forum: General Discussion 01-01-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By Watertank1
Been done - Riggers on swivel base? If so rotate...

Been done - Riggers on swivel base? If so rotate them boom forward atttach board and loosen the spool tensiion knob a bit so that the board can spool out.....NOTE: use the rigger steel cable rather...
Forum: General Discussion 12-30-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,388
Posted By Watertank1
Vacation

Without a doubt - New Zealand, beautiful country, both North and South island - seasons in reverse - easy to get around - they speak the Queens English - and they have plenty of breweries - suggest...
Forum: Boats 12-27-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,125
Posted By Watertank1
Doc, You and I have corresponded a couple of...

Doc,
You and I have corresponded a couple of times. Seems that we have the same Lund 1775 Impact boats. The difference seems to be that you are not satisfied with your trailer. I have a...
Forum: Boats 12-11-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,463
Posted By Watertank1
Windshield

Doc,

Just have one of the local Lund dealers take care of the problem. Get an estimate - parts and labor from the Lund shop. Submit it to your insurance agent for authorization. Lund dealer...
Forum: General Discussion 12-10-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,271
Posted By Watertank1
Drotto

I gotto a Drotto - Love it, fish alone and launch and pick up much easier - boat easily locks in to the Drotto - note: try to get trailer close to the side of the dock - easy to hop off boat to...
Forum: Boats 12-04-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By Watertank1
115 Merc prop

Doc,

You and I have visited a couple of times re: the 1775 Impact - enjoying my 1775 Impact and hope you are satisfied with yours. Now to business - my suggestion about proping your Impact is to...
Forum: Strictly Fishing 11-22-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,146
Posted By Watertank1
check your messages.

check your messages.
Forum: General Discussion 11-21-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,003
Posted By Watertank1
Tarp your Lund

I have a 1775 Impact and the same type of cover - excellent cover, My suggestion is that you run a couple of 2X4's fore and aft resting on the walk through windshield - install your Lund cover and...
Forum: General Discussion 11-16-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,193
Posted By Watertank1
[QUOTE=goldman;6371136]Junk mail is the USPS...

[QUOTE=goldman;6371136]Junk mail is the USPS bread and butter. And, it keeps folks busy throwing it in the trash. Not to mention revenue for those that produce it.

The government postal service...
Forum: General Discussion 11-13-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 867
Posted By Watertank1
Boat/ice

I suggest that you give up and pull the boat - put it on the trailer - drop the motor down to drain any water - drain the lower unit oil - take all of your fishing stuff into the house for...
Forum: Strictly Fishing 10-17-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,218
Posted By Watertank1
Ugly Sticks

Get the Ugly Stick Saltwater series (orange blank color) - they are a lot different than the black series blanks - they are around $70 each. I use them for both rigging and as trolling rods.
Forum: Strictly Fishing 10-04-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 613
Posted By Watertank1
I use the OR 18 snap type releases and 20# braid...

I use the OR 18 snap type releases and 20# braid - I also have the tattle flags. I choose to fight the board in rather than depending on the rear clip holding. (turning back if it doesn't hold can...
Forum: Strictly Fishing 10-03-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By Watertank1
UUUUgly

Yes Ugly Stick orange Tiger rods are available - I have 6 of the 8'(Tigger Rigger) rods - 7000c Ambassadeur reels and a couple of the shorter 6 1/2' soft action trolling rods - Okuma Coldwater reels....
Forum: General Discussion 09-25-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,291
Posted By Watertank1
You did not specify the primary application the...

You did not specify the primary application the bino's will be used for. Visit one of the stores that has multiple brands and powers on display - choose the brand that is in your price range, is ...
Forum: Motors and Props 09-21-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 721
Posted By Watertank1
Update - Called the Lund dealer, expecting to get...

Update - Called the Lund dealer, expecting to get a reply about how busy they were and it could be fit in next week (maybe)...Must have been living right - service manager said that if I cold have...
Forum: Motors and Props 09-17-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 721
Posted By Watertank1
Trim

Thanks guys the wire switch worked - switched the leads at the power head and the motor trimmed down - problem still is not solved, either up or down - not both - going to have to have a better look...
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