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bcbouy
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Post by bcbouy » 17 Sep 2011, 00:10

i would have bought a 20" transom boat, if i didn't already have a short shaft motor.
if all else fails....stop using all else

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Post by shawnfish » 17 Sep 2011, 01:02

fender66 wrote:
SVOMike86 wrote:
fender66 wrote:Bathroom for when peeing just isn't enough
Definitely...

I'm about to order my iPilot TM, going to go with the riptide (saltwater). Just cant decide if I wanna go 12V or 24V. How do you guys like yours??
If you can afford 24V....you won't regret it. I promise. Your run time is so much better.
100% AGREE!!! AND ID GO WITH THE TERROVA SO YOU STILL HAVE THE FOOT CONTROL OPTION
MY WORST FEAR......THAT WHEN I DIE MY WIFE WILL SELL ALL MY FISHING GEAR FOR WHAT I TOLD HER I PAID FOR IT.......

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Post by shawnfish » 17 Sep 2011, 01:03

lucescoflathead wrote:I'd but a boat without a center bench. There would be more room to move around. Other than that, I really like my boat.

REMOVE THE CENTER BENCH, NOT HARD AT ALL JUST MAKE SURE YOU PUT BACK SOME SUPPORT/BRACING IF NEEDED. I DID AND LOVE THE ROOM.
MY WORST FEAR......THAT WHEN I DIE MY WIFE WILL SELL ALL MY FISHING GEAR FOR WHAT I TOLD HER I PAID FOR IT.......

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Post by SVOMike86 » 17 Sep 2011, 05:37

shawnfish wrote:100% AGREE!!! AND ID GO WITH THE TERROVA SO YOU STILL HAVE THE FOOT CONTROL OPTION
I like the foot control option, but apparently with iPilot, you lose the option to have it. I need/want iPilot more than a foot control. Kinda sucks now that I think about it.

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Post by lucescoflathead » 17 Sep 2011, 07:05

Mine has the live well in it. But thanks for the reply. Todd

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Post by Canoeman » 17 Sep 2011, 07:55

As stated.. bigger motor, the freshly rebuilt 115 merc jet i have now pushes me and 2 people and gear around just fine.. but i want faster.. n bigger.

Ive upgraded boats 3 times in the last 3 years to get to this Alweld.. my girl asked me if i was done.. I told her for now.. lol.

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Post by fender66 » 17 Sep 2011, 09:12

Ive upgraded boats 3 times in the last 3 years to get to this Alweld.. my girl asked me if i was done.. I told her for now.. lol.
We are NEVER done. :LOL2:
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Post by 00 mod » 17 Sep 2011, 09:33

SVOMike86 wrote:
shawnfish wrote:100% AGREE!!! AND ID GO WITH THE TERROVA SO YOU STILL HAVE THE FOOT CONTROL OPTION
I like the foot control option, but apparently with iPilot, you lose the option to have it. I need/want iPilot more than a foot control. Kinda sucks now that I think about it.

I have the terrova with ipilot and foot control. You lose the options on the powerdrive model if I am not mistaken.. Check into the terrova 24v 80 lb with ipilot and us2... that is the model I have

Terrova 80/US2/i-Pilot 80 24 45" Terrova Electric Steer Variable $1379.99

Has foot and remote control

Jeff

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Post by gouran01 » 17 Sep 2011, 09:43

tell her the TM is an investment in her sanity, too much time home and not fishing will cause repeated attempts to annoy and irritate.

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Post by batman » 17 Sep 2011, 09:51

Minn Kota has a new wireless foot pedal you can use with the Powerdrive and I-Pilot if you need a foot control.
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Post by parkerdog » 17 Sep 2011, 11:31

batman wrote:Minn Kota has a new wireless foot pedal you can use with the Powerdrive and I-Pilot if you need a foot control.
DanD

Dammit! I haven't even installed my i-pilot pd yet and already I've got another accessory to buy! AArrgh
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Post by SVOMike86 » 17 Sep 2011, 11:42

Awesome guys! Thanks for doing my research for me :lol: I'll have to do some more later to make sure I can get it on the saltwater riptide one. Im pretty sure its a Powerdrive though, so it should be good...

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Post by LonLB » 17 Sep 2011, 14:35

batman wrote:Minn Kota has a new wireless foot pedal you can use with the Powerdrive and I-Pilot if you need a foot control.
DanD

Are you postive? I've never noticed that listed as one of the features of the wireless pedal. If that is the case, then I will surely buy a wireless pedal. I have to buy one anyhow, so may as well go wireless right off the bat.

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Post by LonLB » 17 Sep 2011, 14:43

One other thing I think would be cool......Talk about how you would like to address these things you would change. Because, at least for me, I have to add a little at a time, because what I want is WAY outside my budget.

For instance I listed an I-pilot Terrova, and two 896c S/I Hummingbirds, and a power pole.


So.. :oops: my trolling motor was free-but new (engineering department extra). It only a 12v 55lb thrust. With a control board, and motor I can convert it to a 70lb 24v, and in a year or two add the I-pilot to it (it's a Powerdrive V2)

ONE Hummingbird 896c S/I, Likely in the BOW, and then move my current Lowrance X15 sonar/gps to the rear console.

And for a powerpole, I'd like to add one of the manual anchor pole things like I saw here on tinboats. I'll try and find it again.

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Post by SVOMike86 » 17 Sep 2011, 22:59

LonLB wrote:And for a powerpole, I'd like to add one of the manual anchor pole things like I saw here on tinboats. I'll try and find it again.
I think it was called "Skinny Water Systems" or something like that. There's actually a bunch of companies that make that type of stuff...

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