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re: 2004 Triton TX-186 Intercoastal Restoration Project w/pics - bigbuckdj
I dont have much to contribute here but i rewired and fixed some stuff on my boat. [link=(https://www.genuinedealz.com/)]GenuineDealz[/link] pretty much had the best prices on quality stuff and they shipped super fast if you are looking for a source. Thanks for sharing this with us. ...
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re: Any goat or sheep owners here? - bigbuckdj
I had a few boer goats in high school for FFA and they were awesome, acted like dogs, and could easily be leash trained like everyone is saying. Not that the goats were rocket scientists but the sheep i saw were really really dumb. Im sure youll enjoy whichever you get, they are hardy and entertaini...
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re: Trolling motor wiring - bigbuckdj
Mine has 3. A red, white, and black. The red was 24v, white was 12v, and black was ground. I just ditched the white when I switched and wired the batteries in series. ETA: the ipilot is a game changer, you’re gonna love it. Also, get the minn Kota 60 amp breaker....
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re: Opinions on Irish Setter Vaprtrek boots? - bigbuckdj
I have some I bought them very cheap on camo Fire. They are the uninsulated kind but I love em. They are really comfortable and seem like they will hold up....
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re: Smoked Backstrap? - bigbuckdj
reverse sear mine to 140 and its really great. I just cut all the silverskin off and salt with kosher rock salt let it sit for 4 hours or so and throw it on at 250 degrees and i pull it off when internal is around 130-135 then sear it on the grill and put some butter and pepper on it right after i p...
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re: Anyone here put together their own first aid kit? - bigbuckdj
I’ve been looking at adventure medical kits to keep in the boat. They seem to have good reviews....
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re: Buying a new baitcaster need some help deciding - bigbuckdj
[quote]academy’s website[/quote] Sorry I missed that. ...
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re: Buying a new baitcaster need some help deciding - bigbuckdj
[quote]I’d get a Lews Custom Speed Spool[/quote] I dont own one so i cannot comment, but ive held the slp framed reels from lews and the [link=(http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Lews_Custom_Inshore_Speed_Spool_SLP_Casting_Reels/descpage-CIS.html)]Lews custom inshore with sealed bearings at $200[/lin...
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re: Rim/Tire question - bigbuckdj
[quote]Rubbing on fenders is one thing but you will also rub on control arms/tie rods etc on the inner side of the tire.[/quote] I don’t know what your lift and tire combo will bring you, but the large backspacing of my oem rim made my tire rub my control arm and sway bar. ...
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re: Tree Stand Safety PSA: KC Royals Manager Nearly Dies From Treestand Fall - bigbuckdj
[quote]consider what happens when the stand goes and you are hanging from the tree.[/quote] After i bought a lone wolf setup i watched [link=(https://youtu.be/LqB-uEVQKj8)]This video[/link] and realized the purpose of the little buckle on the back of my harness. I now have a little rope back ther...
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re: Looking for a 3-way clicker/counter - bigbuckdj
[link=(https://tallycounterstore.com/3-count-bouncer-doorman-counter/)]E-5 triple pitch doorman counter[/link] No idea if it works but it seems to be exactly what you’re looking for FWIW, I never lose count on redfish and my trout count on the regular rapala counter never matches how many are ...
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re: Bow Hunting 101 - bigbuckdj
yeah, i guess im probably too comfortable with buying used stuff and i have a good understanding of what bows fit me. If you are buying used I suggest you look and see what brands and models have stood the test of time to minimize some of the risk cowboy is describing. he is very right that you may ...
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re: Bow Hunting 101 - bigbuckdj
i say buy a used mathews from the switchback XT/drenalin/DXT era if you are spending your own money. I think those bows were very forgiving and tough. I had a DXT and absolutely loved it. Even if the draw length isnt right, a mathews dealer should be willing to swap cams with you. If you dont...
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re: First Mortgage Question - 15yr vs 30yr vs. Investing "Extra Payments" - bigbuckdj
[quote] Did you take into account the mortgage interest deduction coupled with your tax rate? It generally lowers the effective interest rate you're paying.[/quote] The higher interest rate of the mortgage would offset some taxes paid. cant rule out changes in tax law either. I think if you ...
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re: Talk me out of choosing a high deductible plan + HSA - bigbuckdj
[quote]Whenever I have medical expenses - I pay out of pocket. Although I can reimburse myself through my HSA to cover these, I pay after-tax dollars to cover that. I scan in the bill and throw it on google drive. From here on out - I can withdraw any amount of money up until the total accumulat...
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re: First Mortgage Question - 15yr vs 30yr vs. Investing "Extra Payments" - bigbuckdj
by similar math it may be better to take an interest only loan. I think its all about what you are comfortable with. [link=(http://www.clevelandhousingmarket.com/images/MortgagesAreNotBad.pdf)]Somebody sent me this link a while back, it gets to what you are getting at[/link]...
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re: Financing custom built boat - bigbuckdj
If you have good credit, use lightstream. It's insane how easy it is....
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re: Block Ice Mold Ideas - bigbuckdj
[link=(http://www.bigice.com/Home.html)]Big Ice[/link] I always thought these were a good idea, but 20 bucks for one tray seems crazy. I have just frozen water bottles, 2 liter bottles, things like that. I like these ideas for something more permanent. ...
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re: question about possibly suspending 401K roth for 6-12 months - bigbuckdj
I think it depends on your company. If I max out, they keep contributing their match. It is probably worth a call to payroll....
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