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Forum: General Discussion 05-14-2019, 05:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 713
Posted By GoFishKY
Rod Corral

I use Bert's Custom Tackle Rod Corral with springfield base in my Ranger and works great. I have another base in the garage so I can just carry my go to rods in the corral for storage as well.
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Forum: Motors and Props 04-26-2019, 05:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By GoFishKY
Modified Kicker Bracket

Update: I took the boat back to the shop and had them modify the bracket. I may have to remove the tie bar when running with the big motor but at least I can trim the kicker all the way up now....
Forum: Motors and Props 04-24-2019, 05:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By GoFishKY
Tie bar

Fishin10, yes I agree the yoke is too long. I said something too them about that when I picked it up but they said it had to be like that for the tie bar to function correctly. That's why I was...
Forum: Motors and Props 04-23-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By GoFishKY
Mercury 15 EFI Pro kicker Tie bar connection on Ranger Reata 2050

Need some advice on proper connection for tie bar. I just had the tiller motor installed on the Starboard side of the boat but the dealership doesn't have much experience with installing kicker...
Forum: Motors and Props 03-26-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 677
Posted By GoFishKY
Kicker

I just recently shopped for a kicker. I have a 225 etec on my 2050 Ranger so started out looking for an etec kicker. Don't know where you live but found a good price $2800 on the 15 HP kicker at...
Forum: Motors and Props 03-12-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,638
Posted By GoFishKY
Kicker

I posted this on another thread but just thought I would add on my original thread. After much debate, I decided to go with 15 Prokicker EFI. I was real close to buying a 9.9 hight thrust Yamaha but...
Forum: Motors and Props 03-11-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,798
Posted By GoFishKY
15 HP Kicker

After much debate, I decided to go the same route. 15 Prokicker EFI. I was real close to buying a 9.9 hight thrust Yamaha but after a lot of research, I decided the EFI was the way to go and like the...
Forum: Swap Board - $500 LIMIT ON ALL POSTS, INCLUDING WTB. 03-09-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 184
Posted By GoFishKY
Ram Mount

PM sent
Forum: Motors and Props 03-06-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,638
Posted By GoFishKY
Kicker

Thanks Pezman38. I appreciate your feedback and taking the time to provide pics. So much good info on this site.
Forum: Motors and Props 03-05-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,638
Posted By GoFishKY
kicker

CologregS, Thanks for info on the steering linkages! Good to know.

Also, good to know about the option of adding a 36V trolling motor. What size batteries do you run? Mine are 31 series so would...
Forum: Motors and Props 03-04-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,638
Posted By GoFishKY
Kicker

Pezman38: Thanks for you feedback. It looks like we have the same boat so good to hear from your experience. Do you have remote throttle controls or just use your trolling motor to steer? I don't...
Forum: Motors and Props 03-03-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,638
Posted By GoFishKY
Kicker vs. 36V Trolling motor

Thanks for the feedback!

Clatla, how big a deal is it to move the ladder. My boat is still in storage so haven't had a chance to look at it closely. I'm assuming I would have to take out some...
Forum: Motors and Props 03-03-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,638
Posted By GoFishKY
Kicker Motor for Reata

I am finally ready to pull the trigger on a kicker motor for my 2050 Reata and have been researching the topic but has lead to more questions. I would like to gets some opinions base on real...
Forum: Boats 08-18-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,108
Posted By GoFishKY
Forum: Boats 08-17-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,108
Posted By GoFishKY
Snap

Use snap off of one of my Ranger seats.
Forum: General Discussion 04-10-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 679
Posted By GoFishKY
Dale Hollow

You might consider getting a guided trip with "Dale Hollow Dave." Do a google search. I have not personally been out with him but based on some of the pics I have seen, I have a trip on my "to do"...
Forum: Strictly Fishing 02-10-2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,066
Posted By GoFishKY
IL

Grew up in Kewanee, IL but living in Louisville, KY now. Still have family back home so visit a few times a year. Brother (shares passion for fishing) lives in Pekin. We still make trips up to...
Forum: Motors and Props 02-08-2018, 05:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,661
Posted By GoFishKY
Reata battery compartments

Thanks for the replies. Not retired yet - sounds like you have a great set up! My boat is at the shop now. I am having them look at my set up and give me options.
Forum: Motors and Props 02-02-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,661
Posted By GoFishKY
Height of battery compartment

I'm not sure on the height of the battery compartment but thanks for the suggestion. I will look into that. My boat is currently at the trailer shop getting it ready for the season. I currently have...
Forum: Motors and Props 02-02-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,661
Posted By GoFishKY
batteries

I'm sure I could put two batteries up in the front cabinet but would hate to loose the storage space for tackle, life jackets, etc.
Forum: Motors and Props 02-02-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,661
Posted By GoFishKY
Cover

Thanks for the info about the cover. I was afraid that could be an issue and didn't want to be blindsided by making a change with the trolling motor only to create another problem and then have...
Forum: Motors and Props 02-02-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,661
Posted By GoFishKY
2050 Reata Batteries

I don't have any batteries up front. Starboard jump seat has the cranking battery and oil tank. Port side jump seat has two trolling motor batteries and 3 bank charger.
Forum: Motors and Props 02-02-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,661
Posted By GoFishKY
Kicker vs. 36V Trolling motor

I appreciate your feedback. I was wondering the same thing. I'm not sure how much it would cost to buy a new kicker and have it installed but thought it would still be cheaper to upgrade the trolling...
Forum: Motors and Props 02-02-2018, 06:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,661
Posted By GoFishKY
Terrova 24V to Ulterra 36V on Reata 2050

I would like to upgrade from a 24V to 36V to get more time trolling cranks for Walleye and Crappie because I don't have a kicker motor. I have scoured numerous threads on the topic but still have a...
Forum: Trailers and Tow Vehicles 01-09-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,651
Posted By GoFishKY
Fulton

Thanks, after reading this I ordered the Fulton F2 2 speed for my 2050 Reata. Sounds like it will be a big help to a common problem
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