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by Mack in N.C.
17 Sep 2019, 23:38
Forum: Jet Boat Projects
Topic: Longtail run up the river like a Jet?
Replies: 2
Views: 947

Longtail run up the river like a Jet?

see it here.....1 big rapid 1/2 way into video.

by Mack in N.C.
15 Jul 2019, 14:45
Forum: Boat House
Topic: Speed Test Sears 12' Jon Boat and Sear 7HP Motor
Replies: 0
Views: 479

Speed Test Sears 12' Jon Boat and Sear 7HP Motor

I finally tested the speed of my sears 12' gamefisher and my sears 7hp motor. I had retired this motor but my 2.5 merc need a part for the carb so I pulled the ole gal out for a run. She hit 15 for a split second.

by Mack in N.C.
27 Feb 2019, 21:43
Forum: Fishing Reports
Topic: Invasive species
Replies: 55
Views: 5248

Invasive species

How do you know for sure you didn't hook a smallie and this fish ate your smallie? According to my friend that is the muskie biologist at the V.D.G.I.F. for our region, that doesn't happen....yeah, piss on my leg and tell me it's raining, Joe Williams. Samples have been collected with their stomach...
by Mack in N.C.
27 Feb 2019, 21:34
Forum: Boat House
Topic: Wheel on my 12' Jon and some other mods
Replies: 0
Views: 575

Wheel on my 12' Jon and some other mods

Here ya go, just a few of the mods I have done. I think the one wheel works better than 2 as you can steer it better.

https://youtu.be/4J3gfn37SPY
by Mack in N.C.
27 Feb 2019, 21:27
Forum: Boat House
Topic: Transom Launching Wheels
Replies: 16
Views: 1652

Transom Launching Wheels

I use one wheel in the center of mine . it is a lot easier than 2 wheels as with 1 wheel you move it around like a wheelbarrow . my vido would explain it better

https://youtu.be/4J3gfn37SPY
by Mack in N.C.
05 Dec 2017, 01:48
Forum: Motors
Topic: Help with Mercury 2.5
Replies: 5
Views: 681

Help with Mercury 2.5

thanks for the replies.......
by Mack in N.C.
03 Dec 2017, 20:58
Forum: Motors
Topic: Help with Mercury 2.5
Replies: 5
Views: 681

Help with Mercury 2.5

Got a little 2.5 mercury that has always run like a charm.. been pretty easy maintenance on it. Had to rebuild carb last year . anyway I store it in my building attached to a rafter so it is up right. Went in there yesterday and this motor leaked grease? all over one of my stihl chainsaw cases. Incl...
by Mack in N.C.
17 Jul 2017, 20:05
Forum: Fishing Reports
Topic: Check out my Little 12' Jon and 45 lb Bluecat
Replies: 1
Views: 592

Check out my Little 12' Jon and 45 lb Bluecat

Video of my fixed up Jon and beast of a 45 lb blue cat caught in a Central NC river.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s_cIWuxsc04
by Mack in N.C.
24 Jul 2014, 23:22
Forum: Electrical
Topic: 30 in or 36 in shaft>>>
Replies: 1
Views: 286

30 in or 36 in shaft>>>

Got a 1232 jon....I run an electric on the transom or sometimes a gas motor but I purchased this https://www.walmart.com/ip/ProControll-EZ-Mount/19604094 to make it easy to put an electric on the bow when I use a gas motor....I want to purchase a motor dedicated to the front so I can turn the head a...
by Mack in N.C.
22 May 2014, 21:12
Forum: Boat House
Topic: How to mount trolling motor on bow of 12' Jon
Replies: 8
Views: 900

How to mount trolling motor on bow of 12' Jon

2 the first 2 posters - was the wood block put on the outside or inside..????

to the last poster - is that made out of aluminum and how thick is the metal and how tall is the front of it??? oh and how much did it cost.???

thanks for the replies
by Mack in N.C.
21 May 2014, 23:07
Forum: Boat House
Topic: How to mount trolling motor on bow of 12' Jon
Replies: 8
Views: 900

How to mount trolling motor on bow of 12' Jon

Ok...had this Jon for 3 years and I either run a gas motor or electric on the stern. Now I want to sometimes use a gas motor and also a trolling motor on the bow but do I need a bracket to mount on the bow? I guess I could just clamp it on but any suggestion on a plate or mount??? trolling motor is ...
by Mack in N.C.
07 Oct 2013, 23:49
Forum: Motors
Topic: suggestions for kill switch
Replies: 1
Views: 431

suggestions for kill switch

Need to know if and how I can install a kill switch on an older motor. I have seen some wire out to the tiller handle but I would rather have one that pulls out. any suggestions or kill switch reccomendations (mfg #)..thanks Mack here is a video of the motor. you can see the motor at the 42 second m...
by Mack in N.C.
07 Oct 2013, 19:26
Forum: Motors
Topic: 1951 Elgin Rebuild
Replies: 2
Views: 451

1951 Elgin Rebuild

Call these people. if they don't have it, no one does.

Good luck


Twin City Outboard

Address: 600 Canterbury Rd S, Shakopee, MN 55379

Phone:(952) 496-1951
by Mack in N.C.
06 Oct 2013, 21:59
Forum: Motors
Topic: Help! help with Sears (eska) 7hp leaking gas
Replies: 7
Views: 992

Help! help with Sears (eska) 7hp leaking gas

Ran motor yesterday. she ran great as she always has. I swear I think she is pushing this little Jon 18-20 miles and hour. Watch it Thudpucker and you will see how a good motor runs. yall must have had a bad one as this one has always ran great. Only time she missed a beat yesterday was when she ran...
by Mack in N.C.
04 Oct 2013, 00:05
Forum: Motors
Topic: Help! help with Sears (eska) 7hp leaking gas
Replies: 7
Views: 992

Help! help with Sears (eska) 7hp leaking gas

It just flooded by the carb and filled up the engine. well hello nccatfisher,didnt know you got on here too. fiqured it was that but never had it come out of peee holes but my mechanic said it could depending on what port was open and how I carried it or tilted it. to the first poster, this motor h...