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Forum: Boats 10-08-2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,111
Posted By walleyefan9
I hope your transom job goes smoothly, whether...

I hope your transom job goes smoothly, whether you hire it out or do it yourself. I've personally done 2 transoms in my lifetime. Once in a Lund, and once in a fiberglass bass boat.

I'm a custom...
Forum: Trailers and Tow Vehicles 09-23-2021, 05:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,465
Posted By walleyefan9
Thanks and thanks, and if you do see a good...

Thanks and thanks, and if you do see a good candidate, let me know. I appreciate it.
Forum: Trailers and Tow Vehicles 09-22-2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,465
Posted By walleyefan9
Not interested in investing that kind of money in...

Not interested in investing that kind of money in a trailer I'm replacing. I want a dual axle trailer, because I drive long distances to fish........
Forum: Trailers and Tow Vehicles 09-21-2021, 08:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,465
Posted By walleyefan9
I'm way past worrying about getting fired up over...

I'm way past worrying about getting fired up over other peoples opinions. No worries. We all like what we like. I've owned boats since I was 20, and I'm 57 now. My very first boat had a...
Forum: Strictly Fishing 09-21-2021, 08:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 928
Posted By walleyefan9
To complete this thread for anyone reading in the...

To complete this thread for anyone reading in the future, I used 12 lb. suffix mono backer, and 5 colors of advanced 18 lb. lead core (Suffix 832) on both of my CW203D reels. It took 200 feet of...
Forum: Strictly Fishing 09-20-2021, 11:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 928
Posted By walleyefan9
Well, after trying for 2 hours (I kid you not) to...

Well, after trying for 2 hours (I kid you not) to thread 12 lb. backer mono through the sheath of the leadcore, with 6" of lead removed, I gave up and tied a double uni knot. I hope it works, or...
Forum: Trailers and Tow Vehicles 09-19-2021, 11:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,006
Posted By walleyefan9
I've been checking daily, and have seen these. ...

I've been checking daily, and have seen these. Thanks.

I have a line on a Trailmaster dual axle bunk trailer, and am waiting on the seller to get a title for it. I live in Illinois, and we...
Forum: Strictly Fishing 09-17-2021, 06:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 928
Posted By walleyefan9
Thanks for the reply. Yes, I was planning...

Thanks for the reply.

Yes, I was planning on using the same knot to tie on the backer, and to tie on a 10' leader of fluorocarbon.

Thanks.
Forum: Strictly Fishing 09-17-2021, 03:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 928
Posted By walleyefan9
Suffix 832 Advanced lead core and Okuma CW203D

To make a long story short, I had to order an Okuma CW 303D line counter reel, as nobody around here (3 different stores) had any Okuma CW reels in stock, other than the 500 series.

I fish...
Forum: Trailers and Tow Vehicles 09-11-2021, 09:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,465
Posted By walleyefan9
I tried several positions of backing in depth (is...

I tried several positions of backing in depth (is that a term? it is now.....), and none of them allowed the boat to center itself up, from 1/3 in, to 1/2 in, to 2/3 in. Nothing worked. I just...
Forum: Trailers and Tow Vehicles 09-11-2021, 09:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,465
Posted By walleyefan9
REW So, an interesting discovery this...

REW

So, an interesting discovery this morning. I went out to measure the cross braces so I could order the correct u-bolts to fit. Sourcing hardware around here is quite difficult.

This...
Forum: Electronics 09-10-2021, 11:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,068
Posted By walleyefan9
I ordered everything before these responses were...

I ordered everything before these responses were posted.

2 Helix 10's, Gen4, Mega SI for both. I fish at the bow, and there's no way I was going to only have 2D sonar, and I didn't want to be...
Forum: Trailers and Tow Vehicles 09-10-2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,465
Posted By walleyefan9
REW Thanks for the very detailed...

REW

Thanks for the very detailed description. I appreciate it greatly. I'm going to follow your directions to a T.

Everyone else, thanks for responding. If you read my initial post, you'll...
Forum: Trailers and Tow Vehicles 09-10-2021, 12:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,465
Posted By walleyefan9
Shorelander trailer loading issues help

I'm in the process of trying to work out the kinds on this 1997 Shorelander single axle roller trailer. The boat is a 1997 Lund 1900 Pro V. I took the boat out for the first time yesterday. Love...
Forum: Boats 08-28-2021, 03:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,330
Posted By walleyefan9
If you have quality tires on the trailer, it's...

If you have quality tires on the trailer, it's not the tires that you have to worry about. It's the trailer hub and bearings.

Every trailer is different, but a lot of these trailer...
Forum: Boats 08-28-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,330
Posted By walleyefan9
Goodyear Endurance tires. Made in the USA. Best...

Goodyear Endurance tires. Made in the USA. Best trailer tires on the market up to 10 ply.

I have them on 5 different trailers with ZERO issues. Up until getting them 2 years ago, I was...
Forum: Motors and Props 08-27-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By walleyefan9
Burr Thanks for your input. I was leaning...

Burr

Thanks for your input. I was leaning heavily towards a Rev 4, and you kicked me over the edge. I think a 19P would be a good pitch, because the recommended aluminum size is 21 (on the boat...
Forum: Electronics 08-25-2021, 04:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,068
Posted By walleyefan9
Help me choose new electronics-Helix for my Pro V.

Just picked up a used 1900 Pro V LE. I want to rig it with a Helix at the console, and a Helix at the bow. I had 2 998 HD's with down and side imaging on my former boat, just sold.

This boat...
Forum: Motors and Props 08-25-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By walleyefan9
Wallhanger Thank you! That made a lot of...

Wallhanger

Thank you! That made a lot of things about props very clear to me.
Forum: Motors and Props 08-25-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By walleyefan9
Thanks for the feedback. I'm more...

Thanks for the feedback.

I'm more interested in a quick holeshot, and being able to stay on plane at lower speeds, than I am at top end speed. I rarely will take the boat over the 40 mph (plus...
Forum: Motors and Props 08-24-2021, 01:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By walleyefan9
Prop help for my Lund 1900 Pro V

1997 Lund 1900 Pro V LE.

Motor is 1997 Mercury 200 Offshore. Currently with an aluminum prop dinged up.

I have always run stainless on my fishing boats.

I am a novice about props, so I'm...
Forum: Trailers and Tow Vehicles 08-24-2021, 07:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,006
Posted By walleyefan9
Biggest problem with new trailers right now is...

Biggest problem with new trailers right now is the wait time.....just the same as everything else these days. I've been quoted 6 to 8 months from 2 different trailer manufacturers.

I've got my...
Forum: Boats 08-23-2021, 10:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,004
Posted By walleyefan9
There are some deals out there if you're patient,...

There are some deals out there if you're patient, on the used boat market. I just picked up a used 1900 Pro V LE that I had been looking for all year. It took patience, but I finally got a guy who...
Forum: Trailers and Tow Vehicles 08-22-2021, 08:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,006
Posted By walleyefan9
Definitely looking to find a better trailer than...

Definitely looking to find a better trailer than the Shorelander I already have. Not impressed with them.

I'm hoping to find a used Trailmaster, Eagle, Heritage, etc......or something that I...
Forum: Strictly Fishing 08-21-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,366
Posted By walleyefan9
I use Spin n Glow's with very good success. ...

I use Spin n Glow's with very good success. Sometimes, when nothing else is working, the Spin N Glow gets the job done by being just a bit higher up off the bottom.
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