| Outdoor Board|| Tell me about Navionics - Polar Pop on 7/22/14 at 10:09 am|
FIL just bought a Lowrance Elite 4 HDI w/ chartplotter, downscan and all that good shite.
It will be used in freshwater (Toledo, Caddo, Red River, etc) and possibly a little marsh action down the road.
Is Navionics worth it? They have a cheaper Navionics "Gold", but Im not sure if it is even...
| Food and Drink Board|| Cutting cokes/soft drinks? - Polar Pop on 7/14/14 at 6:45 pm|
Obviously by my username, I am one of the poors you see at the drink fountain in your local Circle K filling up one of those oversized styrofoam cups every morning.
I drink a minimum of one 44oz cup of Diet Mt Dew per day.....Time to stop.
I am about to drop a small fortune on dental work du...
| Outdoor Board|| Painting vs. Polishing aluminum boat - Polar Pop on 7/10/14 at 11:22 am|
I have this aluminum boat that I will slowly be bringing back to life. It will mainly be used for fishing and possibly a little duck hunting.
It definately needs a fresh coat of paint, but I really dont want to deal with dings and scratches in the paint down the road. It would be easy to just t...
| Outdoor Board|| Tuesday Food and Beverage Discussion - Polar Pop on 6/24/14 at 6:22 pm|
Deadliest Catch ...
| Outdoor Board|| SS Pop - Ongoing Aluminum Boat Refurb thread - Polar Pop on 6/22/14 at 12:30 pm|
1982 15ft Duracraft / 1982 15HP electric start Evinrude.
*If anyone has ideas/suggestions, please let me know. I will update this thread as I move forward with the boat.
My FIL gave me this rig a few weeks ago, he bought it brand new in 1982 to run hoop nets from. Zero leaks and motor runs f...
| Outdoor Board|| New Wilderness Systems Air Pro Max - Yak Seat - Polar Pop on 6/18/14 at 10:45 am|
This looks like a winner for the guys with Ride 115/135 kayaks.
Air Pro Phase 3 Max seat
| Outdoor Board|| Good boat batteries? - Polar Pop on 6/15/14 at 7:53 pm|
I am out of the loop on battery quality as far as boats go..
I am looking for:
1 Deep Cycle - Trolling Motor
1 Canking Battery - 15hp engine, FF, Nav Lights
Any suggestions? ...
| Outdoor Board|| Boat Wiring Question - Polar Pop on 5/22/14 at 8:39 am|
* Trolling motor
* Fish Finder
* Front Nav Light
- Cranking Battery
* Rear Nav Light
* Bilge (Alligator Clips)
Is it okay for me to run the TM and electronics off of the deep cycle together, direct to battery?
Should I run the front nav light ...
| O-T Lounge|| Identity theft victims? - Polar Pop on 5/15/14 at 11:08 am|
Wife just got a call from Ally Bank Loss Prevention department.
Apparently on the 13th, someone tried to open an account with her information. The lady on the phone said that it looked odd when it came across her desk yesterday (not sure what threw a red flag).
My wife called the local PD ...
| Outdoor Board|| Wife wants a boat to tube behind - Polar Pop on 5/3/14 at 2:36 pm|
How fricked am I here? Wife wants a pleasure boat for bullshiteting around and wasting gas pulling tubes and stuff.
This is just a topic of interest for the for the future and not something I am buying tomorrow, so I have time to fight.
I love my kayak and have zero interest in getting a boat...
| Food and Drink Board|| Boudin between Shreveport and St. Bernard? - Polar Pop on 5/2/14 at 1:46 pm|
Heading down to St. Bernard (Delacroix) at the end of this month and looking to pick up some good boudin.
I can only get mediocre boudin around Shreveport and would like to grab some on the way down to eat over the weekend, and some to bring back.
Any recommendations? ...
| O-T Lounge|| Buick Enclave vs. Chevy Tahoe - Polar Pop on 4/25/14 at 9:42 am|
Wife is up for a new ride and is showing interest in the Buick Enclave and the Tahoe but has some concerns.
She currently drives an '05 Z71 Tahoe, and loves the cargo space, the height that it sits but does not like how it guzzles gas.
I do not care for the new-gen Tahoes, so I would be loo...
| Outdoor Board|| Wednesday Cooking and Drinking Thread - Polar Pop on 4/9/14 at 6:35 pm|
Freebirds burrito and pot brownie.
Freebirds > Chipotle ...
| Outdoor Board|| Weightless vs. weighted soft plastics? - Polar Pop on 4/9/14 at 10:54 am|
I have always fished soft plastics weightless (senko, fluke, craw, lizard, etc).
My question is - when do you add weight aside from using a punching technique?
I have a few different sized bullet weights, but I never use them.
Is it that weight is needed for more control in windy conditi...
| Outdoor Board|| Spinoff: Your favorite senko style bait - Polar Pop on 4/1/14 at 8:41 am|
What is your favorite senko style bait / manufacturer?
I started using the Yum Dinger 5", then switched the the Yamamoto and never looked back. I love the weight of the Yamamoto.
I am hearing good things about the BPS "stick-o", and at $5-6 for 16 count, thats a deal.
ETA: Wal-Marks has ...
| Outdoor Board|| Yamaha 25 Prop Recs - Polar Pop on 3/28/14 at 8:54 pm|
My brother has a 4 stroke Yamaha 25 on a 1648 Tracker Grizzly. Long story long, he thought he was going to be a boss and cruise over some shoals on the White River (he lives in Fayetteville, AR) and ended up relieving his propeller of 2 blades.
In the market for a stainless prop that leans more ...
| O-T Lounge|| Best airport to get to Times Square? - Polar Pop on 3/23/14 at 5:44 pm|
I am not an experienced traveler at all, and I am looking for the easiest possible way to get to Times Square, NY from an airport in that area.
Flying out of Shreveport, and I am being given the options of Newark or Laguardia, final destination is the DoubleTree Hotel in Times Square....
| Outdoor Board|| Honda Pioneer 700 SxS? - Polar Pop on 2/17/14 at 12:10 pm|
Had anyone driven/bought/looked at/wrecked one of these rigs?
I understand that the Ranger is the holy grail of all things SxS, but this Pioneer 700 has an MSRP of $9,999.99 which seems like a decent pri...
| Outdoor Board|| Door threshold support help - Polar Pop on 2/9/14 at 6:26 pm|
This is the entry into my house from the garage (also have the same problem with my back french door)
The brick support under the threshold has come loose. Is there any easy fix, such as wood replacement, or am I looking at someone to come out and lay some more bricks underneath?
| Outdoor Board|| Princeton Tec Apex Headlamp Review - Polar Pop on 2/6/14 at 12:21 pm|
Just got this beast in via UPS a few minutes ago.
Princeton Tec Apex
Ordered from TigerDirect on Monday for 80 bones
Main Beam - Hi-Lo
Side 4 LED- Hi-Lo-Strobe
72Hr Burn Time on Main Beam-Hi
Blinking battery meter
The battery pack is a little more bulky tha...
| Outdoor Board|| Keitech Swing Impact Swimbaits? - Polar Pop on 2/4/14 at 10:48 am|
What is the rage with these?
They seem to be extremely popular and productive baits...
Just looking for first-hand reviews/insight before I donate 15 dollars to Tackle Warehouse for 1 pack ($8 plus $6 shi...
| Outdoor Board|| New Shimano Curado 200HG? - Polar Pop on 1/31/14 at 11:38 am|
Apparently Shimano has halted production on the G series Curado reels (that nobody likes), and as of January 1 they are all being sold at a discount.
It will be replaced with the HG series, available sometime in February.
*Info taken from other websites*
- Word is that it will be priced a...
| Outdoor Board|| WPT 1/31-2/2 - Polar Pop on 1/31/14 at 9:08 am|
Friday - Work, fondle my kayak
Saturday - Back on the water, fishing mid-day, seeing lone survivor and eating chinese buffet for my birthday.
Sunday - My birthday (27), hopefully getting showered with gifts and sex.
| Outdoor Board|| C&D Friday Cooler Showdown Edition - Polar Pop on 1/24/14 at 6:40 pm|
Ribeyes with potatoes tonight. Water to drink.
| Outdoor Board|| Spooling Braided Line? - Polar Pop on 1/19/14 at 8:15 am|
OB, I like to do things one time. Please help me out here so Im not wasting time and money.
I have a Curado on a 7'3 H/XF that needs to be re-spooled. This is used for frogging, jigs and the occasional big swimbait. I am not the original owner of this setup.
I picked up some 65# Power Pro ...
| Outdoor Board|| IBT West Zone Finale 1-18 - Polar Pop on 1/18/14 at 4:19 am|
Beretta AL390, Piss stained backpack
| Money Talk|| Successful lawn service owners? - Polar Pop on 1/16/14 at 8:58 am|
This is probably peasant talk over here, but are there any successful lawn/landscape service owners on this board?
Quick rundown about myself/family:
26, wife, 3 month old child. Stable yet extremely stressful/non-flexible O&G sales job making roughly 50k annually. Debt a...
| Outdoor Board|| Central/Eastern Arkansas Weather Conditions? - Polar Pop on 1/9/14 at 12:23 pm|
Anyone in the Little Rock, AR or surrounding area? I have been closely watching the weather reports, just looking for some first-hand info if possible.
I am leaving tonight around 10:30PM for Monroe County just North of Stuttgart.
Traveling HWY 3 out of Bossier to Hope. Taking I-30 from Hope ...
| Outdoor Board|| Cat piss smell removal? - Polar Pop on 1/8/14 at 12:13 pm|
Apparently RoyD's scolp cat "Christina Crawford" got into my garage and pissed on my new backpack.
Went in garage to show my dad the backpack yesterday morning, had my hand all up in it showing him the backpacks size and all that good shite.
The backpack is rancid and so is my h...
| Outdoor Board|| Deep Freeze/GFI Issue - Polar Pop on 12/27/13 at 10:46 am|
OB please restore my sanity.
(I know thedice20 had a thread on this a while back but he wont text me back to tell me if it got fixed :casty:)
Deep freeze is plugged into a regular outlet in garage.
GFI in garage with nothing plugged in keeps tripping, causing the deep freeze to stop and ...