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Forum: Electronics 06-12-2021, 09:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 867
Posted By Spot shooter
Garmin Force vs. Ultrex. ?

I have a Ultrex and Iím going to make some changes to Garmin Ö. (From humminbird).

How do you guys rate the force trolling motor - I havenít heard much, but what I have heard isnít bad.
...
Forum: General Discussion 06-12-2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,861
Posted By Spot shooter
Forum: Electronics 05-31-2021, 09:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,256
Posted By Spot shooter
cold weather storage is kind of a bugger issue...

cold weather storage is kind of a bugger issue for me as well.

Given they are lighter I guess I can pull them out when I finally park the boat for the year.

My current battlers are 31 AGM and I...
Forum: Electronics 05-29-2021, 09:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,256
Posted By Spot shooter
I agree ... trickle until they are warm... ...

I agree ... trickle until they are warm...

Temp sensors in a control system are a bugger for them most part - (Iím a master level type .. control system Design Engineer) so I agree thatís a...
Forum: Electronics 05-29-2021, 06:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,256
Posted By Spot shooter
Ozark Bob, I have been reading on that...

Ozark Bob,

I have been reading on that subject, and there is a lot of information on the issue of “charging” where the problem occurs that the battery anodes get plated causing those...
Forum: Electronics 05-27-2021, 10:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,256
Posted By Spot shooter
Update - I found ďtear downĒ videos of all the...

Update - I found ďtear downĒ videos of all the batteries on YouTube.
And they do tear downs on battle born, LIpo, RElion, .... a bunch of them

The top players -
Battle born has the best...
Forum: Strictly Fishing 05-26-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,140
Posted By Spot shooter
I have a 24volt system, and if I run it pretty...

I have a 24volt system, and if I run it pretty wide open I can get 2.7 or so MPH, I need to try it with the motor up though.

Iím thinking I need to try a 36 volt system but the Alaskan doesnít...
Forum: Strictly Fishing 05-21-2021, 07:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,140
Posted By Spot shooter
So does anyone troll with a minkota at 2-2.5 mph...

So does anyone troll with a minkota at 2-2.5 mph for hours with a 19 ft boat, using lithiumís - how many hours does it last if you have a 36v setup ?
Forum: Strictly Fishing 05-21-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,357
Posted By Spot shooter
Most of the on shore planner boards require a...

Most of the on shore planner boards require a decent amount of current, and wonít support much weight.

HOWEVER - there are catfish planner boards that are basically foam and plexiglass that will...
Forum: Strictly Fishing 05-20-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,140
Posted By Spot shooter
I have a lund alaskan 1800 with a 90h on it so...

I have a lund alaskan 1800 with a 90h on it so Iím maxed out on the transom already, and a kicker wonít fit.

Otherwise I would definitely get one.
Forum: Strictly Fishing 05-20-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,140
Posted By Spot shooter
Where Iím at we have ďstuffĒ in the water so I am...

Where Iím at we have ďstuffĒ in the water so I am NOT a fan of bags... although I did by a pair of Amish bags early on I havenít used them yet.

I have decided to do a paddle wheel so I can see my...
Forum: Electronics 05-20-2021, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By Spot shooter
Thanks - that is what i thought. Iím...

Thanks - that is what i thought.

Iím going to install a paddle wheel for my humminbird, and then see if I can get the Merc Monitor to see the STW (speed through the water) via the NMEA 0183...
Forum: Electronics 05-19-2021, 10:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By Spot shooter
Speed through water - and troll master vs. Merc Monitor

Iíve been screwing around with my MercMonitor that lets me control motor RPMís...

I thought I wanted SOG (Speed over ground) from my Humminbird Solix to the Merc Monitor to regulate speed - but...
Forum: Strictly Fishing 05-18-2021, 09:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,140
Posted By Spot shooter
Trolling leadcore without a kicker ?

What method do you guys use - if I run my Minnkota that fast the batterys wonít last.

And itís hard to run the main motor that slow....

Are bags the only answer ?
Forum: Boats 05-11-2021, 06:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,739
Posted By Spot shooter
I was thinking about the dolly, my buddy has a...

I was thinking about the dolly, my buddy has a 19+ft glass bass boat on a tandem trailer and he has to put it into the garage sideways and uses a elec. dolly.

My new driveway is sloped slightly,...
Forum: Boats 05-10-2021, 09:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,200
Posted By Spot shooter
Yes spoonbills are plankton eaters. We...

Yes spoonbills are plankton eaters.

We troll for them with a dipsey diver at the bottom of the line, and a couple of 12/0 hooks in the line above the dipsey diver.

When the fish are moving...
Forum: Boats 05-10-2021, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,200
Posted By Spot shooter
Some of the guides on Truman Lake in Missouri Use...

Some of the guides on Truman Lake in Missouri Use G3ís, the rest use sea arks.

I grew up on Lake Ontario, we donít have catfish worth chasing there, but here we have tons of blue cats and I mean...
Forum: Electronics 05-10-2021, 07:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,256
Posted By Spot shooter
My issue is that I have a Solix gen 1 and run...

My issue is that I have a Solix gen 1 and run that off one of the trolling motor batteries, along with a 24v bow mount trolling motor that I use for well, trolling.

That battery gets ALOT of draw,...
Forum: Boats 05-09-2021, 07:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,739
Posted By Spot shooter
Yep the boat is 96Ē (8 ft), with the trailer itís...

Yep the boat is 96Ē (8 ft), with the trailer itís 8ft 6Ē wide = 3 inches per side or room...

IF I had a 9 foot door opening - but I have an 8 foot door opening !!

So I have to change the...
Forum: Boats 05-09-2021, 06:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,739
Posted By Spot shooter
That is what my gut was telling me - thank you...

That is what my gut was telling me - thank you Sir.
Forum: Boats 05-09-2021, 04:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,739
Posted By Spot shooter
9ft wide garage door and impact 1775 or 1875 ?

Any of you guys own a 1775 or 1875 and put it through a 9ft wide garage door ?

I can widen my doors, and put in a 9ft or put in a big one for a 2 car garage... just wondering what what is the best...
Forum: Electronics 05-09-2021, 02:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,256
Posted By Spot shooter
I read somewhere that BPS actually is a...

I read somewhere that BPS actually is a whitelabel Relion.

Other things Iím reading say that the cells in the batteries are essentially from the same 2-3 makers, and only the BMS (Battery...
Forum: Electronics 05-09-2021, 01:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,256
Posted By Spot shooter
Nice response, I hadnít thought a bunch of those....

Nice response, I hadnít thought a bunch of those.

Right now Iím using the X2 powers which are 70+lb.

Now I need to go look at what companies have LI batterys that arenít insanely priced and...
Forum: Electronics 05-09-2021, 07:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,256
Posted By Spot shooter
Which lithium ion battery to check out for TMís

My X2 power batteries are 4 years old, so Iím looking at what to replace them with.
Iím considering Lithiumís -

Specifically -

A) which ones have the Best Warranty
B) which ones have the...
Forum: Boats 05-07-2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,200
Posted By Spot shooter
In the case of spoonbill most people hang them...

In the case of spoonbill most people hang them over the side while they are fishing.

Catfish however - if you are in a tournament they want the fish alive, personally I release anything over...
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