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re: Buying a new boat or restoring an older model? - bigbuckdj
What made it totaled? Rotten core?...
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re: Looking at purchasing a new off shore type boat. - bigbuckdj
[quote]something with dual engines.[/quote] One day I'll have a Tideline 235...
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re: OB's thoughts on blazer bays with rolled gunnels? - bigbuckdj
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 ...
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re: Buying a new boat or restoring an older model? - bigbuckdj
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....
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re: Buying a new boat or restoring an older model? - bigbuckdj
[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...
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re: Buying a new boat or restoring an older model? - bigbuckdj
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. ...
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re: What's the minimum amount of money you need to live comfortably? - bigbuckdj
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: Would you fish it? - bigbuckdj
[quote] peeled that wrap off of it [/quote] Its painted...
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re: Boat Upholstery - bigbuckdj
[quote]Niko Industries[/quote]...
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re: Best price for Costas? - bigbuckdj
[quote]eBay[/quote]...
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re: Shopping Bay Boats - What should i list my current boat for? (UPDATE) - bigbuckdj
Man I think you got a really good deal on that sea hunt....
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re: Is the Increasing Popularity of Alligator Gar Fishing threatening the resource? - bigbuckdj
I bowfish a lot and I never shoot them. Something freaks me out about killing something that old....
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re: Monster spec caught in Corpus Christi - bigbuckdj
[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?...
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re: Weekend results thread 6/11/17 - bigbuckdj
Caught a four man limit of trout in hopedale in Saturday. The only negative was the insane line at hopedale marina....
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re: Bay Boat int. refinishing. - bigbuckdj
I have a 21 kenner and I'm looking to do the same. Can I jump in this? Bigbuckdj@yahoo.com...
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re: Shopping Bay Boats - What should i list my current boat for? (UPDATE) - bigbuckdj
[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...
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re: Hopedale check in - bigbuckdj
That was insane. Have y'all ever seen it that packed before?...
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re: Trolling Motor Issues... - bigbuckdj
[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 ...
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re: Getting a personal loan - bigbuckdj
That's a good idea I just purchased a new motor for my boat through light stream. It was 3.24% for 3 years....
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re: Getting a personal loan - bigbuckdj
You should check out lightstream if you have good credit. No collateral, completely unsecured, good interest rates....
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