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by jethro
28 Jan 2020, 14:31
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Minn Kota Ulterra or Terrova? Something else?
Replies: 7
Views: 301

Minn Kota Ulterra or Terrova? Something else?

I was leaning towards the Ulterra but I have decided on the Garmin Force. I’m going with the 93sv EchoMAP UHD. Let us know how you like the new Minn Kota. I desperately wanted to go with Garmin electronics but Garmin has completely dropped the ball for us that don't own bass boats. I have been wait...
by jethro
21 Jan 2020, 14:43
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Three battery dilemma - Sea Nymph 14R
Replies: 10
Views: 427

Three battery dilemma - Sea Nymph 14R

Thought about pulling 12 volts from the first battery in the series, I assume I'd just run the power and ground parallel from the first battery to get the 12 volts? Thought I'd get feedback on the displays from the motor? Group 31's near me are $108 out the door, so they aren't crazy expensive. On ...
by jethro
21 Jan 2020, 10:04
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Under water cameras
Replies: 7
Views: 681

Under water cameras

I use an Aqua-Vu Micro Revolution when I am ice fishing but never tried it open water. I agree with the other comments that the range of vision is pretty small, so keep that in mind. I jig for lake trout a lot in the winter, it's great for that, but I don't see it being anything more than a fun thin...
by jethro
21 Jan 2020, 09:58
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Three battery dilemma - Sea Nymph 14R
Replies: 10
Views: 427

Three battery dilemma - Sea Nymph 14R

I have heard that as well but the drain would be pretty minimal for the smaller fish finders. My Helix 5 draws less than 1 amp and my Lowrance Elite 5 is even less. LED lights would be minimal and the bilge is likely only in emergencies.
by jethro
21 Jan 2020, 09:51
Forum: Watering Hole
Topic: We're Back!
Replies: 10
Views: 392

We're Back!

I've been a big Pats fan since the late 70's and I am honestly happy to say we aren't in it this year. Sick of the whole thing to be honest, dynasty talk and never ending cheating scandals, haters... it's exhausting. That said, you're team deserves it with how they played this year and I hope you ca...
by jethro
21 Jan 2020, 09:46
Forum: Boat House
Topic: Aluminum Frame Question
Replies: 11
Views: 213

Aluminum Frame Question

I've never done a build like this but in my mind, heavy angle would be strong enough for what you want to do like Big Terp said. I would definitely bump to 1/4" over 1/8", huge difference in strength. Buy once, cry once.
by jethro
21 Jan 2020, 09:40
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Minn Kota Ulterra or Terrova? Something else?
Replies: 7
Views: 301

Minn Kota Ulterra or Terrova? Something else?

Well, deed is partly done, good chunk of my Christmas bonus is spent. I ordered a 112v, 60" shaft, Riptide Ulterra with i-pilot, bluetooth and link. Need a few more batteries, an on board charger and will start shopping for a new Humminbird finder to work with the link system. Most likely a Helix 12...
by jethro
21 Jan 2020, 09:28
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Three battery dilemma - Sea Nymph 14R
Replies: 10
Views: 427

Three battery dilemma - Sea Nymph 14R

Is the outboard electric start? Honestly the fish finders and some small LED lights and a bilge that is used primarily as a safety measure could run off a very small, 12v powersports battery unless they are 12" screens or Garmin Panoptix units. That said, if it were me I would keep a full size, grou...
by jethro
20 Jan 2020, 14:57
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Minn Kota Ulterra or Terrova? Something else?
Replies: 7
Views: 301

Minn Kota Ulterra or Terrova? Something else?

Sorry I can't help, but I am following. I would love to add iPilot. That is my ultimate enhancement, but not in the budget for now. Yeah, I'm dying to have autopilot for trolling. I'm sure you know how it is keeping that boat straight in a bit of a breeze when you are trying to set lines on the rig...
by jethro
20 Jan 2020, 10:30
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Minn Kota Ulterra or Terrova? Something else?
Replies: 7
Views: 301

Minn Kota Ulterra or Terrova? Something else?

I'm upgrading my trolling motor this season and I can't decide between the Ulterra and the Terrova. I am worried the Ulterra with it's auto stow/deploy is not as durable but I really like the idea of it and if I am spending all this money anyway, might as well get it. Only if it's standing the test ...
by jethro
20 Jan 2020, 10:03
Forum: Watering Hole
Topic: Why do they drop a ball???
Replies: 10
Views: 385

Why do they drop a ball???

richg99 wrote:
14 Jan 2020, 13:10
Jethro...you probably didn't live in a big city that had 7 digits. (circa 1950 ish..) Ha Ha
Oh no, town had less than 4000 residents. My graduating class in High School was 42 students.
by jethro
14 Jan 2020, 13:03
Forum: Watering Hole
Topic: Why do they drop a ball???
Replies: 10
Views: 385

Why do they drop a ball???

When I grew up we only had to dial 4 digits to call people in town. My number was 8383!
by jethro
08 Jan 2020, 15:49
Forum: Watering Hole
Topic: Why do they drop a ball???
Replies: 10
Views: 385

Why do they drop a ball???

That's really interesting, I never knew this!

Slightly related.. does anyone else remember calling the operator to get the current time? For the youngsters here, the operator could be reached by dialing "0". Wonder what happens when you dial "0" now?
by jethro
08 Nov 2019, 16:15
Forum: Boat House
Topic: It's not tin, but it is interesting
Replies: 11
Views: 908

It's not tin, but it is interesting

They are 3D printing buildings out of concrete now. Crazy times. The days of the Jetsons where you just ask the computer for whatever you want are getting closer.
by jethro
08 Nov 2019, 16:07
Forum: Watering Hole
Topic: Where do you keep your Boat?
Replies: 21
Views: 1734

Where do you keep your Boat?

Have any of you heard or been a part of, a boat slip coup. It was explained to me like a condo/coup where you own the slip and have access to the rest of the marina but only own/use the slip you own. Found one here that is for sale and reasonable and would keep my boat wet all the time. Galveston B...