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Old 04-07-2021, 08:17 PM
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Opened up the lake place, and widened the opening on my lift by six inches. I had about an inch and a half on each side between posts last year. I’m a pretty decent pilot but it left a slim of a margin for error with a north blowing chop.
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Old 04-08-2021, 04:14 AM
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Merc Bravo 1.
Replaced all three bellows, shift cable, trim senders and gear case oil.

Today change the oil, filter and water fuel seperator filter.
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Old 04-08-2021, 03:20 PM
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Pounded my head on the side of it while continuing to wait for delivery of a replacement IAC valve, which came jacked up from the factory....oh yeah, itís one week old with one hour on motor.


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Old 04-09-2021, 07:21 PM
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Installed the tailfin by powrtran remote steering system on the kicker, which has yet to be broken-in. I know this is a long shot, but has anyone attempted to pair a troll master 3+ remote with a tailfin system in order to have a single hand held device that will control speed as well as steering? I have been told that Itroll can be paired with tailfin. Thanks in advance. Dixiedawg
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Old 04-10-2021, 10:34 AM
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Yesterday I installed my Tailfin and this morning wired in my iTroll to the Tailfin, working great. Some of the coating on my marine antenna wire wore off so this afternoon I will be installing a new antenna. Had an 8 foot antenna and changing to 4 footer. Itís mounted on my hardtop so should give me plenty of range.
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Old 04-10-2021, 09:00 PM
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Finally got mine fully rigged. Got the transducer mounted and the cable fished up through the back seat/deck on up through the console (tiller boat) and all hooked up. Rod holder brackets are fabricated/modified, rod holders are mounted. Next weekend weather permitting Iíll get her out for the initial break in. I am amped, Iíve not wet a line since 2017.
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Old 04-12-2021, 02:55 PM
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Added some cannon rod holders for trolling and striper fishing.
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Old 04-12-2021, 07:04 PM
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Installed a ve-ve ts-83 transom saver on my Lund 1875 crossover. Seems well made of pretty heavy duty steel. I’ve heard good things and bad about them. Will have to do a report after the season is over.

Also installed a new garmin uhd 93sv on the boat mounted to a medium sized ram mount. Was worried the ram mount wouldn’t be sufficient but is it seems to hold it just fine. Greased my hubs too. Was going to test her out but it’s snowing, lol. Friggin ND weather.
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Old 04-13-2021, 09:41 AM
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I've installed a new rub rail insert and Drotto in the recent past.
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Old 04-13-2021, 06:48 PM
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Texcl2,

You use the word ram mount for a new electronics mount.

More and more folks are moving away from Ram to other designs that simply give a lot more stability to the instrument - especially when working big waves, and having a mount on the bow - coming down off of 3 and 4 foot waves when the wind blows hard.

But, if your mount works in the conditions that you run - great. If not - consider a switch to a different brand and type mount that may do a better job for you.

Some years ago - I removed all of the Ram mounts from my boat and moved to a non ball type mount that never moves - even in the worst of weather and waves.

Your choice.

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