re: Buying a new boat or restoring an older model? - bigbuckdj on 6/27/17 at 11:16 pm
What made it totaled? Rotten core?...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: OB's thoughts on blazer bays with rolled gunnels? - bigbuckdj on 6/27/17 at 8:10 pm
I have a kenner 21v which is almost exactly the same as a blazer 2170 Except the blazer looks like it has more storage and weighs more. My wife hates the way the splatter looks but that's pretty low on the priority list for me. It was cheap and seems well made. They have a blazer 24 build thread on ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Buying a new boat or restoring an older model? - bigbuckdj on 6/26/17 at 1:28 pm
I think it depends what "restore" is. A new motor and some wiring as you mentioned before is definitely manageable. There's also some peace of mind in knowing what every wire goes to in case of emergency. Replacing A rotten floor/transom is gonna be a doozy....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Buying a new boat or restoring an older model? - bigbuckdj on 6/24/17 at 11:00 pm
[quote]which is why i would rather buy the hull and get a brand new motor. Peace of mind may cost me in the long run, but it also may save me thousands if I can get the hull i want[/quote] I just did this exact thing. I knew the exact hull I wanted and I waited forever for the hull at the right pri...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Buying a new boat or restoring an older model? - bigbuckdj on 6/24/17 at 9:53 pm
If you buy a true used one like 8+ years old you should put a ton of thought into the purchase. When you go look at the boat, be prepared to really check out the motor and condition of the hull. A lot of people are just unloading their problem onto someone else. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: What's the minimum amount of money you need to live comfortably? - bigbuckdj on 6/24/17 at 9:41 pm
Me and the wife in houston. I'd think probably 50k take home would be the comfortable minimum for us....
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re: Is the Increasing Popularity of Alligator Gar Fishing threatening the resource? - bigbuckdj on 6/16/17 at 5:10 pm
I bowfish a lot and I never shoot them. Something freaks me out about killing something that old....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Monster spec caught in Corpus Christi - bigbuckdj on 6/15/17 at 8:37 pm
[quote]Management priorities, as set by recreational leadership, will determine whether the fishery is managed for liberal limits and smaller fish or restrictive creel limits and larger fish.[/quote] So the links is suggesting with a more conservative limit we would have larger fish?...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Shopping Bay Boats - What should i list my current boat for? (UPDATE) - bigbuckdj on 6/11/17 at 11:21 pm
[quote]The zuke 175 will push it just as fast as my yam 200. It's the gears/torque that let it swing a bigger prop.[/quote] Not trying to highjack but can someone explain this? I always thought go fast boats used little props for top end. Wouldn't it just plane at a lower rpm with the larger prop...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Trolling Motor Issues... - bigbuckdj on 6/9/17 at 2:13 pm
[link=(https://www.minnkotamotors.com/general.aspx?pageid=1963)]Minn Kota rigging chart[/link] This minn Kota rigging chart link says your trolling motor should have a 60 amp breaker. I was having a very similar issue with my 80lb ulterra it would pop the 50 if the wind was blowing really hard and ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
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