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Forum: Boats 10-04-2021, 01:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,921
Posted By therealjoeblow
As others have mentioned... Ranger didn't make...

As others have mentioned... Ranger didn't make your trailer, they buy them outsourced from various other trailer manufacturers. And guaranteed whoever made the trailer didn't make the bearings and...
Forum: Motors and Props 09-29-2021, 03:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,483
Posted By therealjoeblow
Oops, sorry, I had the wrong gear ratio for the...

Oops, sorry, I had the wrong gear ratio for the Merc 150, I used the one for the 115 Command Thrust version lower end. The 150 ProXS is 2.08:1, not 2.38.

And it's not necessarily the gear ratio...
Forum: Motors and Props 09-29-2021, 02:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,483
Posted By therealjoeblow
You mentioned in another post later on that you...

You mentioned in another post later on that you have a 17p prop on your BF150. I did the calcs for you, and what's really hurting you is the 2.14:1 gear ratio of the BF150. Since you verified the...
Forum: Boats 09-29-2021, 01:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 705
Posted By therealjoeblow
Here is the thread I believe you were thinking...

Here is the thread I believe you were thinking about, from 2015...

https://www.walleyecentral.com/forums/showthread.php?t=450713

Cheers
Forum: Boats 09-29-2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,079
Posted By therealjoeblow
The new version of the Fisherman is meant to be a...

The new version of the Fisherman is meant to be a bit of a Price-Point boat from what I understand, to be capable of bigger water and more fishing specific, but still fit in around the price of the...
Forum: Boats 09-23-2021, 09:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,021
Posted By therealjoeblow
I would not buy a boat based on price unless...

I would not buy a boat based on price unless you've ridden in it and discovered if it has limitations that you can live with. Comparing to Lund, maybe you'd pay a bit more, but you know the ride...
Forum: Boats 09-23-2021, 10:22 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,539
Posted By therealjoeblow
The MSI and US2 parts of the model number are...

The MSI and US2 parts of the model number are referring to the transducer built into the trolling motor.

MSI is a mega-side imaging transducer that you can connect to a Humminbird Helix or Solix...
Forum: Motors and Props 09-22-2021, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 528
Posted By therealjoeblow
Maintenance on the newer Merc 4-strokes is so...

Maintenance on the newer Merc 4-strokes is so easy, I don't know why people don't learn to do it themselves. I mean, that's going to be a $600+ service bill for something that uses about $100 in...
Forum: Boats 09-22-2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,539
Posted By therealjoeblow
Sure, PM away.

Sure, PM away.
Forum: Motors and Props 09-22-2021, 11:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,185
Posted By therealjoeblow
I don't think you mentioned anywhere in the...

I don't think you mentioned anywhere in the thread exactly which motor you have, but if it's one of the larger yamaha 4-strokes, go join the Yamaha Outboard Owner's facebook group and read up about...
Forum: Boats 09-22-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,539
Posted By therealjoeblow
Re: Pricing... Same reason a Kicker stereo unit...

Re: Pricing... Same reason a Kicker stereo unit that sells for $199 and a couple of Jensen speakers that are worth $50 a pair are priced in at $450; and same with seats, and bimini tops, etc. etc....
Forum: Boats 09-22-2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,539
Posted By therealjoeblow
Lund dumped the green RealPro recreational series...

Lund dumped the green RealPro recreational series chargers that had 6A per bank as the factory option for 2022 models now due to the number of problems with those over the past few years. The...
Forum: Boats 09-22-2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,539
Posted By therealjoeblow
If you factory order your electronics and...

If you factory order your electronics and trolling motor, you will get them with the boat as Lund has huge buying power and as far as I can see Humminbird pretty much ships everything they have there...
Forum: Boats 09-22-2021, 08:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By therealjoeblow
From the manual (the manual is on the Kicker...

From the manual (the manual is on the Kicker website under the KMC2 unit - I asked their customer service and the KMC2 is identical to the KMC1, only difference being the 2 is for sale in retail and...
Forum: Boats 09-22-2021, 08:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By therealjoeblow
Find someone with a 3D printer to print you some...

Find someone with a 3D printer to print you some custom wedges out of a high density material to go under the mounting pads of the handle.
Forum: Boats 09-09-2021, 08:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,212
Posted By therealjoeblow
I made my own version of something similar to the...

I made my own version of something similar to the Lund ones using stainless T-bolts (M8 size) and some 7-star bakelite knobs that have brass inserts, plus a nylon washer to keep it from scratching...
Forum: Boats 09-03-2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,271
Posted By therealjoeblow
My neighbor at the lake had one. He sold it...

My neighbor at the lake had one. He sold it after a few years and went to Lund. His complaint was that he could not get it to ride on the back of the hull. It always ploughed nose down, with the...
Forum: Motors and Props 08-23-2021, 03:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,413
Posted By therealjoeblow
Mercury/Quicksilver did not have their own full...

Mercury/Quicksilver did not have their own full synthetic 10w30 oil until earlier this year, so all current and past owners' manuals will recommend standard 10w30 (dino) oil, or their 25w40 synthetic...
Forum: Boats 08-18-2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,471
Posted By therealjoeblow
Not sure if you bought/ordered yet, but in one of...

Not sure if you bought/ordered yet, but in one of your posts you said you heard the Impact was "a lot more boat for the money". While I agree there are some structural differences, and an extra 9"...
Forum: Motors and Props 06-21-2021, 01:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,124
Posted By therealjoeblow
Not sure about Lowe, but I know for sure with...

Not sure about Lowe, but I know for sure with Lund's 2 boats that are very similar to yours, the Impact 1775 and the Adventure 1775, when rigged with the 115 Merc they always put it on the lowest...
Forum: Boats 06-07-2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,035
Posted By therealjoeblow
There's a *ton* of discussion about it on the...

There's a *ton* of discussion about it on the Lund Owners' Facebook Group page, including scans of the recall notice and detailed instructions on how to identify the bad seats.

While I generally...
Forum: Boats 03-25-2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 14,377
Posted By therealjoeblow
Nice job on the bow storage compartment cover. I...

Nice job on the bow storage compartment cover. I plan to do the exact same. Did you just ask a dealer for a scrap of carpet to match, or did you source/buy a chunk online? If online, do you have a...
Forum: Boats 03-19-2021, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 653
Posted By therealjoeblow
There were a couple posted for sale on the...

There were a couple posted for sale on the Facebook Lund Owners' group over the past month or so.

Cheers
Forum: Boats 03-05-2021, 03:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,516
Posted By therealjoeblow
As others have said, I think you'll find a layout...

As others have said, I think you'll find a layout and price point amongst any of those brands that suits you, and they all make good quality boats and are well respected.

But to me there is a...
Forum: Boats 02-18-2021, 07:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,125
Posted By therealjoeblow
Go to Youtube and in the search box enter:...

Go to Youtube and in the search box enter: Powerdrive vs Terrova

There are few videos of guys who've owned both that explain why they switched to Terrova. If none of that changes your mind, then...
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